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Rebecca | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  Rebecca  130 min,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [12 Apr 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  George Sanders, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson, Laurence Olivier
Plot:  A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
Writer:  Daphne Du Maurier (celebrated novel), Robert E. Sherwood (screen play), Joan Harrison (screen play), Philip MacDonald (adaptation), Michael Hogan (adaptation)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Letter from an Unknown Woman | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Letter from an Unknown Woman  87 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Max Ophüls]  [13 Sep 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet
Plot:  A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.
Writer:  Howard Koch (screenplay), Stefan Zweig (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jane Eyre | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Jane Eyre  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Stevenson]  [07 Apr 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Orson Welles, Peggy Ann Garner
Plot:  After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
Writer:  Charlotte Brontë (by), Aldous Huxley (screen play), Robert Stevenson (screen play), John Houseman (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Suspicion | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Suspicion  99 min,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [14 Nov 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 83/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Cedric Hardwicke, Joan Fontaine, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon begins to suspect he is planning to murder her.
Writer:  Samson Raphaelson (screen play), Joan Harrison (screen play), Alma Reville (screen play), Anthony Berkeley (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gunga Din | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Gunga Din  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy, War]  [George Stevens]  [17 Feb 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Fontaine, Sam Jaffe, Victor McLaglen
Plot:  In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
Writer:  Joel Sayre (screen play), Fred Guiol (screen play), Ben Hecht (story), Charles MacArthur (story), Rudyard Kipling (poem)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Damsel in Distress | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  A Damsel in Distress  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [George Stevens]  [19 Nov 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joan Fontaine
Plot:  Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X". After Alyce goes to London to meet a beau...
Writer:  P.G. Wodehouse (screen play), Ernest Pagano (screen play), S.K. Lauren (screen play), P.G. Wodehouse (from the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ivanhoe | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Ivanhoe  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Richard Thorpe]  [20 Feb 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Elizabeth Taylor, George Sanders, Joan Fontaine, Robert Taylor
Plot:  A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne.
Writer:  Noel Langley (screenplay), Æneas MacKenzie (adaptation), Marguerite Roberts (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB
September Affair | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  September Affair  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [18 Oct 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Françoise Rosay, Jessica Tandy, Joan Fontaine, Joseph Cotten
Plot:  An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ...
Writer:  Fritz Rotter (story), Robert Thoeren (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Constant Nymph | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Constant Nymph  112 min,  [Drama, Music, Romance]  [Edmund Goulding]  [10 Jul 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Brenda Marshall, Charles Boyer, Joan Fontaine
Plot:  Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. When Tessa's ...
Writer:  Kathryn Scola (screenplay), Margaret Kennedy (novel), Basil Dean (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Above All | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  This Above All  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Anatole Litvak]  [12 May 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Henry Stephenson, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell, Tyrone Power
Plot:  Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Writer:  Eric Knight (novel), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Kiss the Blood Off My Hands  79 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Norman Foster]  [30 Oct 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Joan Fontaine, Lewis L. Russell, Robert Newton
Plot:  Fugitive Bill Saunders and lonely nurse Jane Wharton are crossed by fate when he hides out in her apartment.
Writer:  Leonardo Bercovici (screenplay), Ben Maddow (adaptation), Walter Bernstein (adaptation), Hugh Gray (additional dialogue), Gerald Butler (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Beyond a Reasonable Doubt  80 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [25 Jan 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Franz, Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer
Plot:  A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.
Writer:  Douglas Morrow (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Bigamist | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Bigamist  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Ida Lupino]  [03 Dec 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edmond O'Brien, Edmund Gwenn, Ida Lupino, Joan Fontaine
Plot:  Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of the agency senses Harry is keeping a secret and does some investigating. He soon discovers Harry has done an unusual amount of ...
Writer:  Lawrence B. Marcus (story), Lou Schor (story), Collier Young (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
You Gotta Stay Happy | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  You Gotta Stay Happy  100 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [H.C. Potter]  [28 Oct 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eddie Albert, James Stewart, Joan Fontaine, Roland Young
Plot:  Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne,...
Writer:  Karl Tunberg (written for the screen by), Robert Carson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea  105 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Irwin Allen]  [12 Jul 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Eden, Joan Fontaine, Peter Lorre, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.
Writer:  Irwin Allen (screenplay), Charles Bennett (screenplay), Irwin Allen (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Casanova's Big Night | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Casanova's Big Night  86 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Musical]  [Norman Z. McLeod]  [12 Apr 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Audrey Dalton, Basil Rathbone, Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine
Plot:  A meek tailor thinks his wooing will be helped if he assumes the identity of the famous Casanova...who's deeply in debt.
Writer:  Hal Kanter (written for the screen by), Edmund L. Hartmann (written for the screen by), Aubrey Wisberg (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Born to Be Bad | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Born to Be Bad  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nicholas Ray]  [31 Aug 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, Joan Leslie, Mel Ferrer, Robert Ryan, Zachary Scott
Plot:  A woman's attempt to appear innocent and sweet clashes with her lover who sees through her act and the wealthy man she tries to trick into marrying her.
Writer:  Edith Sommer (screen play), Charles Schnee (adaptation), Robert Soderberg (additional dialogue), George Oppenheimer (additional dialogue), Anne Parrish (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Man of Conquest | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Man of Conquest  105 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, History, Romance]  [George Nichols Jr.]  [15 May 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Ellis, Gail Patrick, Joan Fontaine, Richard Dix
Plot:  The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.
Writer:  Wells Root (screenplay), Edward E. Paramore Jr. (screenplay), Jan Fortune (screenplay), Harold Shumate (original story), Wells Root (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Something to Live For | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Something to Live For  89 min,  [Drama]  [George Stevens]  [07 Mar 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Richard Derr, Teresa Wright
Plot:  An actress becomes an alcoholic after being jilted. She is aided by an Alcoholics Anonymous member with whom she has an affair; however, he is married.
Writer:  Dwight Taylor
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Darling, How Could You! | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Darling, How Could You!  96 min,  [Comedy]  [Mitchell Leisen]  [08 Aug 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, John Lund, Mona Freeman, Peter Hansen
Plot:  Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon ...
Writer:  Dodie Smith (screenplay), Lesser Samuels (screenplay), J.M. Barrie (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
From This Day Forward | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  From This Day Forward  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [John Berry]  [02 Mar 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Harry Morgan, Joan Fontaine, Mark Stevens, Rosemary DeCamp
Plot:  Incidents of a marriage are recalled in flashback.
Writer:  Hugo Butler (screenplay), Garson Kanin (adaptation), Thomas Bell (based upon the novel by: "All Brides Are Beautiful"), Edith Sommer (additional scenes), Charles Schnee (additional scenes)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Certain Smile | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  A Certain Smile  104 min,  [Drama]  [Jean Negulesco]  [19 Sep 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bradford Dillman, Christine Carère, Joan Fontaine, Rossano Brazzi
Plot:  Dominique, a law student at the Sorbonne, is engaged to a fellow classmate. Unfortunately, she's more attracted to his philandering Uncle Luc, who's married to the charming Francoise. Dominique and Luc begin a tawdry affair.
Writer:  Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay), Françoise Sagan (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Until They Sail | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Until They Sail  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Robert Wise]  [27 Feb 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Joan Fontaine, Paul Newman, Piper Laurie
Plot:  During WW2, husband-less New Zealand women meet and marry American soldiers who are fighting in the Pacific theater.
Writer:  Robert Anderson (screenplay), James A. Michener (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Frenchman's Creek | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Frenchman's Creek  110 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Mitchell Leisen]  [20 Sep 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arturo de Córdova, Basil Rathbone, Joan Fontaine, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  An English lady falls madly in love with a French Pirate.
Writer:  Daphne Du Maurier (novel), Talbot Jennings
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Island in the Sun | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Island in the Sun  119 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Rossen]  [02 Aug 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Dandridge, James Mason, Joan Collins, Joan Fontaine
Plot:  Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself ...
Writer:  Alfred Hayes, Alec Waugh (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Emperor Waltz | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Emperor Waltz  106 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Billy Wilder]  [02 Jul 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Lucile Watson, Roland Culver
Plot:  A brash American gramophone salesman tries to get Emperor Franz Joseph's endorsement in turn-of-the-century Austria.
Writer:  Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tender Is the Night | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Tender Is the Night  142 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry King]  [23 Feb 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Jason Robards, Jennifer Jones, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell
Plot:  A Psychiatrist and his life with a patient he helped to recover.
Writer:  Ivan Moffat (screenplay), F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Serenade | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Serenade  121 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Music, Romance]  [Anthony Mann]  [23 Mar 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, Mario Lanza, Sara Montiel, Vincent Price
Plot:  Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer. He debuts at Lardelli's Italian restaurant in San Francisco, where he is ...
Writer:  Ivan Goff (screenplay), Ben Roberts (screenplay), John Twist (screenplay), James M. Cain (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Decameron Nights | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Decameron Nights  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Adventure, Romance]  [Hugo Fregonese]  [16 Nov 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Godfrey Tearle, Joan Collins, Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan
Plot:  The main story combines bits of Giovanni Boccaccio's own life (maybe and maybe not) with three of his most fabulous stories of love. It has Boccaccio following Fiametta to a country villa ...
Writer:  Giovanni Boccaccio (novel), George Oppenheimer (screenplay), Geza Herczeg (treatment)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Spain    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Witches | Movie Details for Actor Joan Fontaine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Witches  90 min,  [Horror]  [Cyril Frankel]  [01 Feb 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alec McCowen, Ann Bell, Joan Fontaine, Kay Walsh
Plot:  Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well.
Writer:  Nigel Kneale (screenplay), Norah Lofts (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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