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Chimes at Midnight | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Chimes at Midnight  115 min,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Orson Welles]  [17 Mar 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jeanne Moreau, John Gielgud, Margaret Rutherford, Orson Welles
Plot:  The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (plays), Raphael Holinshed (book), Orson Welles
Language:  English    Country:  Spain, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB
The Elephant Man | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Elephant Man  124 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama]  [David Lynch]  [10 Oct 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 8 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, John Gielgud, John Hurt
Plot:  A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
Writer:  Christopher De Vore (screenplay), Eric Bergren (screenplay), David Lynch (screenplay), Frederick Treves (book), Ashley Montagu (in part on the book "The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity")
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Julius Caesar | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Julius Caesar  120 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Joseph L. Mankiewicz]  [04 Jun 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  James Mason, John Gielgud, Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando
Plot:  The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Providence | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Providence  104 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Alain Resnais]  [09 Feb 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  11 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  David Warner, Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud
Plot:  Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, ...
Writer:  David Mercer
Language:  English    Country:  France, Switzerland, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gandhi | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Gandhi  191 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Richard Attenborough]  [25 Feb 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 79/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 8 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 20 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud
Plot:  Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Writer:  John Briley
Language:  English    Country:  UK, India, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Secret Agent | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Secret Agent  86 min,  UNRATED,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [15 Jun 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre, Robert Young
Plot:  After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
Writer:  Campbell Dixon (play), W. Somerset Maugham (novel), Charles Bennett (screenplay), Ian Hay (dialogue), Alma Reville (continuity), Jesse Lasky Jr. (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Scarlet and the Black | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Scarlet and the Black  143 min,  [Drama, History, War]  [Jerry London]  [02 Feb 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Plummer, Gregory Peck, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone
Plot:  Vatican efforts, lead by Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, to save Allied POWs and downed Allied airmen as the Nazis invade Rome.
Writer:  J.P. Gallagher (book), David Butler
Language:  English, German, Italian    Country:  USA, UK, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Arthur | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Arthur  97 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Steve Gordon]  [17 Jul 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Dudley Moore, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John Gielgud, Liza Minnelli
Plot:  Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she ...
Writer:  Steve Gordon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Becket | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Becket  148 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Peter Glenville]  [11 Mar 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 23 nominations.
Actors:  Gino Cervi, John Gielgud, Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton
Plot:  King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas à Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.
Writer:  Jean Anouilh (play), Lucienne Hill (play), Edward Anhalt (screenplay)
Language:  English, Latin, Welsh    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Good Companions | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Good Companions  95 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Victor Saville]  [05 Nov 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edmund Gwenn, Jessie Matthews, John Gielgud, Mary Glynne
Plot:  Film musical taken from JB Priestley's novel about three musicians joining together to save a failing concert party, the Dinky Doos.
Writer:  Ian Dalrymple, Edward Knoblock (play), W.P. Lipscomb (scenario and additional dialogue), Angus MacPhail, J.B. Priestley (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Haunted | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Haunted  108 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [18 Jun 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Aidan Quinn, Anthony Andrews, John Gielgud, Kate Beckinsale
Plot:  A skeptical professor visits a remote British estate to debunk allegations of psychic phenomena, but soon finds himself haunted by a ghost from his own past.
Writer:  James Herbert (novel), Timothy Prager, Bob Kellett, Lewis Gilbert
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Shooting Party | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Shooting Party  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Alan Bridges]  [01 Sep 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dorothy Tutin, Edward Fox, James Mason, John Gielgud
Plot:  While Europe stands on the brink of a World War in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.
Writer:  Isabel Colegate (novel), Julian Bond (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prospero's Books | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Prospero's Books  124 min,  R,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Peter Greenaway]  [30 Aug 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Erland Josephson, John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Michel Blanc
Plot:  An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The...
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Peter Greenaway
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Charge of the Light Brigade | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Charge of the Light Brigade  139 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, History, War]  [Tony Richardson]  [11 Oct 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Harry Andrews, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  In 1854, during the Crimean War, poor planning leads to a British Light Brigade openly charging a Russian artillery position with tragic consequences.
Writer:  Charles Wood (screenplay), Cecil Woodham-Smith (additional source material "The Reason Why")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sebastian | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Sebastian  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [David Greene]  [10 Mar 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud, Lilli Palmer, Susannah York
Plot:  A British mathematician, working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with another decrypter. This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.
Writer:  Leo Marks (original screen story), Gerald Vaughan-Hughes (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Barretts of Wimpole Street | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Barretts of Wimpole Street  105 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Sidney Franklin]  [16 Jan 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Travers, Jennifer Jones, John Gielgud, Virginia McKenna
Plot:  Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.
Writer:  Rudolph Besier (play), John Dighton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Appointment with Death | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Appointment with Death  102 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Michael Winner]  [27 Apr 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carrie Fisher, John Gielgud, Lauren Bacall, Peter Ustinov
Plot:  When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great many suspects.
Writer:  Agatha Christie (based on the novel by), Anthony Shaffer (screenplay), Peter Buckman (screenplay), Michael Winner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Julius Caesar | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Julius Caesar  117 min,  G,  [Drama, History, War]  [Stuart Burge]  [28 May 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson
Plot:  The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both ...
Writer:  Robert Furnival (adaptation), William Shakespeare (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eagle in a Cage | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Eagle in a Cage  98 min,  GP,  [Drama]  [Fielder Cook]  [25 Apr 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billie Whitelaw, John Gielgud, Kenneth Haigh, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  1815. A soldier becomes the governor of St. Helena and jailer of Napoleon. High brow.
Writer:  Millard Lampell (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Assignment to Kill | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Assignment to Kill  102 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Sheldon Reynolds]  [01 Dec 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Herbert Lom, Joan Hackett, John Gielgud, Patrick O'Neal
Plot:  A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
Writer:  Sheldon Reynolds
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Plenty | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Plenty  121 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Fred Schepisi]  [20 Sep 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Meryl Streep, Charles Dance, Tracey Ullman, John Gielgud
Plot:  A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make whatever kind of life for herself, at the expense of others around her, in post-World War II England.
Writer:  David Hare (play), David Hare (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Leave All Fair | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Leave All Fair  N/A,  [Drama]  [John Reid]  [04 Jun 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Féodor Atkine, Jane Birkin, John Gielgud, Simon Ward
Plot:  It was only after her death that the work of New Zealand writer, Katherine Mansfield, became well known, thanks to her editor and husband, John Middleton-Murry. She had left New Zealand to ...
Writer:  Jean Betts, Stanley Harper, Maurice Pons, John Reid
Language:  English    Country:  France, New Zealand    More Info:  IMDB
Sphinx | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Sphinx  118 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Mystery, Thriller]  [Franklin J. Schaffner]  [11 Feb 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Langella, John Gielgud, Lesley-Anne Down, Maurice Ronet
Plot:  Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs: murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse.
Writer:  John Byrum (screenplay), Robin Cook (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Netherlands    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Human Factor | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The Human Factor  115 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Jan 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Derek Jacobi, John Gielgud, Joop Doderer, Nicol Williamson, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.
Writer:  Graham Greene (novel), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Saint Joan | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Saint Joan  110 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger]  [08 May 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 30%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud, Richard Todd, Richard Widmark
Plot:  In 1456, French king Charles VII recalls the story of how he met the 17 year-old peasant girl Joan of Arc, entrusted her with the command of the French Army and ultimately burned her at the stake as a heretic.
Writer:  Graham Greene, George Bernard Shaw (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Formula | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  The Formula  117 min,  R,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John G. Avildsen]  [19 Dec 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 30%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations.
Actors:  George C. Scott, John Gielgud, Marlon Brando, Marthe Keller
Plot:  The synthetic fuel production formula, invented by the Nazis at the end of WW2, is sought after by some who aim to sell it and by others who wish to destroy it.
Writer:  Steve Shagan (novel), Steve Shagan (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, German    Country:  West Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Caligula | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Caligula  156 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, History]  [Tinto Brass, Bob Guccione, Giancarlo Lui]  [15 Feb 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Guido Mannari, Helen Mirren, John Gielgud, Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Teresa Ann Savoy
Plot:  Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Writer:  Gore Vidal (adapted from an original screenplay by)
Language:  Italian, English    Country:  Italy, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Arthur 2: On the Rocks | Movie Details for Actor John Gielgud | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 28%  Arthur 2: On the Rocks  113 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Bud Yorkin]  [08 Jul 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Dudley Moore, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John Gielgud, Liza Minnelli
Plot:  Arthur loses all his money, and his wife wants a baby.
Writer:  Steve Gordon (characters), Andy Breckman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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