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Great Expectations | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Great Expectations  118 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Mystery]  [David Lean]  [22 May 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Simmons, John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
Writer:  Charles Dickens (by), David Lean (adapted for the screen by), Ronald Neame (adapted for the screen by), Anthony Havelock-Allan (adapted for the screen by), Kay Walsh (adapted for the screen with), Cecil McGivern (adapted for the screen with)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Hobson's Choice | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Hobson's Choice  108 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [David Lean]  [19 Apr 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Brenda de Banzie, Charles Laughton, Daphne Anderson, John Mills
Plot:  Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.
Writer:  Harold Brighouse (by), David Lean (screenplay), Norman Spencer (screenplay), Wynyard Browne (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Which We Serve | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  In Which We Serve  115 min,  [Drama, War]  [Noël Coward, David Lean]  [23 Dec 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson, John Mills, Noël Coward
Plot:  This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
Writer:  Noël Coward (by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
When the Wind Blows | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  When the Wind Blows  84 min,  [Animation, Comedy, Drama]  [Jimmy T. Murakami]  [11 Mar 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Russell, John Mills, Peggy Ashcroft, Robin Houston
Plot:  A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war.
Writer:  Raymond Briggs (book), Raymond Briggs (script)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Rocking Horse Winner | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Rocking Horse Winner  91 min,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Anthony Pelissier]  [30 Nov 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  John Howard Davies, John Mills, Ronald Squire, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  A young boy receives a rocking horse for Christmas and soon learns that he is able to pick the winning horse at the races.
Writer:  D.H. Lawrence (short story), Anthony Pelissier (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Goodbye, Mr. Chips | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Goodbye, Mr. Chips  114 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin]  [28 Jul 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Greer Garson, John Mills, Robert Donat, Terry Kilburn
Plot:  An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
Writer:  R.C. Sherriff (screen play), Claudine West (screen play), Eric Maschwitz (screen play), James Hilton (book)
Language:  English, Latin, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Wrong Box | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Wrong Box  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Bryan Forbes]  [04 Jul 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Graham Stark, James Villiers, Jeremy Lloyd, John Mills, Michael Caine, Nicholas Parsons, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson (suggested by a novel by), Lloyd Osbourne (suggested by a novel by), Larry Gelbart (written for the screen by), Burt Shevelove (written for the screen by)
Language:  English, Swahili    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ice Cold in Alex | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Ice Cold in Alex  130 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, War]  [J. Lee Thompson]  [27 Jun 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, John Mills, Sylvia Syms
Plot:  During WW2 in North Africa, a medical field unit must cross the desert in their ambulance in order to reach the British lines in Alexandria.
Writer:  Christopher Landon (novel), T.J. Morrison (screenplay), Christopher Landon (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tiger Bay | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Tiger Bay  105 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [J. Lee Thompson]  [14 Dec 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell
Plot:  A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.
Writer:  Noël Calef (short story "Rodolphe et le Revolver"), John Hawkesworth (screenplay), Shelley Smith (screenplay)
Language:  English, Polish, Spanish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swiss Family Robinson | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Swiss Family Robinson  126 min,  G,  [Adventure, Family]  [Ken Annakin]  [21 Dec 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, John Mills
Plot:  A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.
Writer:  Lowell S. Hawley (screenplay), Johann David Wyss (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Chalk Garden | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Chalk Garden  106 min,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Ronald Neame]  [21 May 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Deborah Kerr, Edith Evans, Hayley Mills, John Mills
Plot:  A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! ...
Writer:  John Michael Hayes (screenplay), Enid Bagnold (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tunes of Glory | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Tunes of Glory  106 min,  [Drama]  [Ronald Neame]  [17 Sep 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, John Mills, Kay Walsh, Susannah York
Plot:  Major Jock Sinclair has been in this Highland regiment since he joined as a boy piper. During the Second World War, as Second-in-Command, he was made acting Commanding Officer. Now the ...
Writer:  James Kennaway (screenplay), James Kennaway (based on his novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The October Man | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The October Man  110 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [20 May 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Chapman, Joan Greenwood, John Mills, Kay Walsh
Plot:  Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ...
Writer:  Eric Ambler (novel), Eric Ambler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Colditz Story | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Colditz Story  94 min,  [Drama, History, War]  [Guy Hamilton]  [26 Feb 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bryan Forbes, Christopher Rhodes, Eric Portman, John Mills, Lionel Jeffries
Plot:  Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German POW camp housed in a Medieval castle.
Writer:  P.R. Reid (novel), Guy Hamilton (adaptation), Ivan Foxwell (adaptation), William Douglas-Home (dialogue)
Language:  English, German, French, Polish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scott of the Antarctic | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Scott of the Antarctic  111 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Biography]  [Charles Frend]  [20 Apr 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Firth, Derek Bond, Diana Churchill, Harold Warrender, John Mills
Plot:  The story of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's 1912 expedition and his quest to be the first to reach the South Pole in Antarctica.
Writer:  Walter Meade (screenplay), Ivor Montagu (screenplay), Mary Hayley Bell (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
So Well Remembered | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  So Well Remembered  114 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Edward Dmytryk]  [16 Apr 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard
Plot:  On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ...
Writer:  James Hilton (novel), John Paxton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Dunkirk | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Dunkirk  135 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Leslie Norman]  [10 Sep 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernard Lee, John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Robert Urquhart
Plot:  A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.
Writer:  Trevor Dudley Smith (novel), Ewan Butler (book), J.S. Bradford (book), David Divine (screenplay), W.P. Lipscomb (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
We Dive at Dawn | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  We Dive at Dawn  98 min,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Anthony Asquith]  [28 Jun 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Watling, John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar
Plot:  All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.
Writer:  J.B. Williams (story), Val Valentine (story), J.B. Williams (screenplay), Val Valentine (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Above Us the Waves | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Above Us the Waves  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Ralph Thomas]  [26 Oct 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice, John Gregson, John Mills
Plot:  The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.
Writer:  Charles Esme Thornton Warren (book), James D. Benson (book), Robin Estridge (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Swedish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Waterloo Road | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Waterloo Road  76 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Sidney Gilliat]  [05 Feb 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, John Mills, Joy Shelton, Stewart Granger
Plot:  A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.
Writer:  Val Valentine (story), Sidney Gilliat
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Young Mr. Pitt | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Young Mr. Pitt  118 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [21 Sep 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Mills, Phyllis Calvert, Robert Donat, Robert Morley
Plot:  This biopic tells the story of the life of Pitt The Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of 24.
Writer:  Viscount Castlerosse (additional dialogue), Sidney Gilliat (screenplay), Frank Launder (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dulcima | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Dulcima  98 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Frank Nesbitt]  [01 Dec 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bernard Lee, Carol White, John Mills, Stuart Wilson
Plot:  A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him...
Writer:  H.E. Bates (story), Frank Nesbitt (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oklahoma Crude | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Oklahoma Crude  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Western]  [Stanley Kramer]  [24 Aug 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Faye Dunaway, George C. Scott, Jack Palance, John Mills
Plot:  In 1913, in Oklahoma, oil derrick owner Lena Doyle, aided by her father and a hobo, is stubbornly drilling for oil despite the pressure from major oil companies to sell her land.
Writer:  Marc Norman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Chuka | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Chuka  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Gordon Douglas]  [23 Jul 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ernest Borgnine, John Mills, Luciana Paluzzi, Rod Taylor
Plot:  While Indians besiege a U.S. Army fort in 1876, residents of the fort a gunfighter, a stagecoach driver, two Mexican women, and a motley company of soldiers try to come to terms with their pasts.
Writer:  Richard Jessup (novel), Richard Jessup (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ghost Camera | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Ghost Camera  66 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Mystery]  [Bernard Vorhaus]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino, John Mills, Victor Stanley
Plot:  When a photograph is taken at the scene of a murder, the camera is tossed out of a castle window to destroy the evidence and lands in the back of a passing car belonging to chemist John ...
Writer:  Joseph Jefferson Farjeon (story "A Mystery Narrative"), H. Fowler Mear (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Operation Crossbow | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Operation Crossbow  115 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Michael Anderson]  [01 Apr 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  George Peppard, John Mills, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard
Plot:  Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.
Writer:  Duilio Coletti (original story), Vittoriano Petrilli (original story), Emeric Pressburger (screenplay), Derry Quinn (screenplay), Ray Rigby (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ryan's Daughter | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Ryan's Daughter  206 min,  GP,  [Drama, Romance]  [David Lean]  [01 Jan 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Jones, John Mills, Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard
Plot:  Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
Writer:  Robert Bolt (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Car of Dreams | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Car of Dreams  72 min,  [Comedy]  [Graham Cutts, Austin Melford]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Grete Mosheim, John Mills, Norah Howard, Robertson Hare
Plot:  A pretty young factory worker is window-shopping at a Rolls-Royce dealership, and dreamily mentions that she would love to have a car like that. The son of the factory's owner happens to be...
Writer:  Richard Benson (adaptation), Stafford Dickens (adaptation), Austin Melford (screen play), László Vadnay (play), Miklós Vitéz (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Lady Caroline Lamb | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Lady Caroline Lamb  123 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Robert Bolt]  [22 Dec 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  John Mills, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain, Sarah Miles
Plot:  A noblewoman doomed to a loveless marriage falls into a scandalous affair with the dashing Lord Byron.
Writer:  Robert Bolt
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bean | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Bean  89 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Mel Smith]  [07 Nov 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 42%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  John Mills, Pamela Reed, Peter MacNicol, Rowan Atkinson
Plot:  The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.
Writer:  Rowan Atkinson (character "Mr. Bean"), Richard Curtis (character "Mr. Bean"), Richard Curtis, Robin Driscoll
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The 'Human' Factor | Movie Details for Actor John Mills | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  The 'Human' Factor  95 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Edward Dmytryk]  [27 Jun 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Sullivan, George Kennedy, John Mills, Raf Vallone
Plot:  After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Writer:  Peter Powell (original screenplay), Thomas Hunter (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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