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Citizen Kane | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 94%  Citizen Kane  119 min,  PG,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Orson Welles]  [05 Sep 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 100/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Dorothy Comingore, Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Ruth Warrick
Plot:  Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
Writer:  Herman J. Mankiewicz (original screen play), Orson Welles (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Third Man | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Third Man  93 min,  [Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller]  [Carol Reed]  [12 Oct 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 99%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alida Valli, Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard
Plot:  Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Writer:  Graham Greene (by), Graham Greene (screen play)
Language:  English, German, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jane Eyre | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | 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
Chimes at Midnight | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | 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
Touch of Evil | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Touch of Evil  95 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [01 Feb 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Orson Welles
Plot:  A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.
Writer:  Orson Welles (screenplay), Whit Masterson (based on the novel "Badge Of Evil" by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Compulsion | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Compulsion  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Fleischer]  [01 Apr 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bradford Dillman, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi, Orson Welles
Plot:  Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case.
Writer:  Richard Murphy (screenplay), Meyer Levin (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Stranger | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Stranger  95 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [01 Aug 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles, Philip Merivale
Plot:  An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
Writer:  Anthony Veiller (screenplay), Victor Trivas (adaptation), Decla Dunning (adaptation), Victor Trivas (original story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
F for Fake | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  F for Fake  89 min,  PG,  [Documentary]  [Orson Welles, Gary Graver, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach]  [12 Mar 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Elmyr de Hory, François Reichenbach, Oja Kodar, Orson Welles
Plot:  A documentary about fraud and fakery.
Writer:  Orson Welles
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  France, Iran, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Macbeth | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Macbeth  92 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Orson Welles]  [23 Jun 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dan O'Herlihy, Jeanette Nolan, Orson Welles, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  In 11th century Scotland, nobleman Macbeth and his wife plot to murder the king and usurp the throne in order to fulfill an evil prophecy made by three witches.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Immortal Story | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Immortal Story  58 min,  [Drama]  [Orson Welles]  [18 Sep 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Jeanne Moreau, Norman Eshley, Orson Welles, Roger Coggio
Plot:  In the Portuguese town of Macao, a wealthy trader named Charles Clay hires two people to recreate a story of a sailor who is paid to impregnate a man's wife.
Writer:  Karen Blixen (novel), Orson Welles, Louise de Vilmorin
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lady from Shanghai | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Lady from Shanghai  87 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [24 Dec 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth
Plot:  Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Writer:  Sherwood King (story based on a novel by), Orson Welles (screenplay)
Language:  English, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Long, Hot Summer | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Long, Hot Summer  115 min,  [Drama]  [Martin Ritt]  [18 May 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Franciosa, Joanne Woodward, Orson Welles, Paul Newman
Plot:  Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.
Writer:  William Faulkner (novel), Irving Ravetch (screenplay), Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Confidential Report | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Confidential Report  93 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [02 Oct 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Michael Redgrave, Orson Welles, Patricia Medina, Peter van Eyck
Plot:  An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger.
Writer:  Orson Welles (story), Orson Welles (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, French, Polish    Country:  France, Spain, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB
Tomorrow Is Forever | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Tomorrow Is Forever  104 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Irving Pichel]  [17 Apr 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Orson Welles
Plot:  An American World War I soldier, whose disfigured face is reconstructed by Austrian plastic surgeons, returns home after twenty years, but no one recognizes him, his widow is married to another man, and his son is a grown young man.
Writer:  Gwen Bristow (by), Lenore J. Coffee (screen play)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Waterloo | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Waterloo  123 min,  G,  [Action, Biography, Drama]  [Sergey Bondarchuk]  [29 Oct 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Plummer, Jack Hawkins, Orson Welles, Rod Steiger
Plot:  Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
Writer:  H.A.L. Craig (story and screenplay), Sergey Bondarchuk (screenplay collaboration), Vittorio Bonicelli (screenplay collaboration)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  Italy, Soviet Union, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I'll Never Forget What's'isname | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  I'll Never Forget What's'isname  97 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Michael Winner]  [09 Feb 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol White, Harry Andrews, Oliver Reed, Orson Welles
Plot:  The professional and romantic misadventures of an advertising executive in 1960s swinging London.
Writer:  Peter Draper
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Malpertuis | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Malpertuis  125 min,  [Drama, Fantasy, Horror]  [Harry Kümel]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Mathieu Carrière, Michel Bouquet, Orson Welles, Susan Hampshire
Plot:  A young sailor finds himself trapped in the labyrinthine mansion of his occultist uncle, along with a number of eccentric and mysterious relatives who all seem to be harboring a dark secret.
Writer:  Jean Ferry (screenplay and dialogue), Jean Ray (novel)
Language:  Dutch    Country:  Belgium, France, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Prince of Foxes | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Prince of Foxes  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Henry King]  [23 Dec 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Marina Berti, Orson Welles, Tyrone Power, Wanda Hendrix
Plot:  An unscrupulous agent for the Borgias suffers a change of heart when asked to betray a noble count and his much younger, very beautiful wife.
Writer:  Milton Krims (screenplay), Samuel Shellabarger (novel)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bugs Bunny Superstar | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Bugs Bunny Superstar  90 min,  UNRATED,  [Documentary, Animation, Family]  [Larry Jackson]  [09 Jan 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Friz Freleng, Mel Blanc, Orson Welles, Robert Clampett, Tex Avery
Plot:  Animator Robert Clampett presents a history of "Termite Terrace," the little shack on the Warner Brothers studio lot which in the 1930's and 1940's housed the animation unit which gave ...
Writer:  Larry Jackson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Crack in the Mirror | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Crack in the Mirror  97 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Richard Fleischer]  [19 May 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexander Knox, Bradford Dillman, Juliette Gréco, Orson Welles
Plot:  Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ...
Writer:  Marcel Haedrich (novel), Darryl F. Zanuck
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sailor from Gibraltar | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Sailor from Gibraltar  91 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Tony Richardson]  [24 Apr 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ian Bannen, Jeanne Moreau, Orson Welles, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  In Italy, a vacationing Englishman leaves his girlfriend for a wealthy mysterious American widow who's sailing the seas in search of her long-lost sailor friend.
Writer:  Marguerite Duras (novel), Christopher Isherwood, Don Magner, Tony Richardson
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Transformers: The Movie | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Transformers: The Movie  84 min,  PG,  [Animation, Action, Adventure]  [Nelson Shin]  [08 Aug 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Gregg Berger, Jack Angel, Leonard Nimoy, Michael Bell, Norman Alden, Orson Welles, Robert Stack
Plot:  The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.
Writer:  Ron Friedman
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Rose | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Black Rose  120 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, History, Romance]  [Henry Hathaway]  [01 Sep 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Cécile Aubry, Jack Hawkins, Orson Welles, Tyrone Power
Plot:  A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East.
Writer:  Talbot Jennings (screenplay), Thomas B. Costain (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trent's Last Case | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Trent's Last Case  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Mystery]  [Herbert Wilcox]  [22 Sep 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John McCallum, Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding, Orson Welles
Plot:  When a wealthy business man is found dead reporter Philip Trent is sent to investigate. Against the police conclusions, he suspects the assumed suicide is really a murder, and becomes ...
Writer:  Pamela Bower (screenplay), E.C. Bentley (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Treasure Island | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Treasure Island  94 min,  G,  [Adventure, Family]  [Andrea Bianchi, John Hough, Antonio Margheriti]  [01 Oct 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kim Burfield, Lionel Stander, Orson Welles, Walter Slezak
Plot:  Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.
Writer:  Wolf Mankowitz (adapted for the screen by), Orson Welles (adapted for the screen by), Hubert Frank (screenplay), Antonio Margheriti (screenplay), Bautista de la Calle (screenplay), Lothar Kompatzki (dialogue: German version), Alberto Liberati (dialogue: Italian version), Gérard Vergez (dialogue: French version)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  France, Italy, Spain, UK, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House of Cards | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  House of Cards  105 min,  G,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [John Guillermin]  [20 Sep 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Actors:  George Peppard, Inger Stevens, Keith Michell, Orson Welles
Plot:  In 1960s Paris, an American boxer stumbles upon an international fascist conspiracy that aims to create a new world order.
Writer:  Stanley Ellin (novel), Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Southern Star | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Southern Star  104 min,  M,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Sidney Hayers, Orson Welles]  [28 May 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Segal, Ian Hendry, Orson Welles, Ursula Andress
Plot:  In 1912 West Africa, diamond tycoon Kramer hires penniless American fortune hunter Dan Rockland, who's posing as a geologist, but when a huge diamond is found, everyone wants to steal it.
Writer:  David Pursall (screenplay), Jack Seddon (screenplay), Jules Verne (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Safe Place | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  A Safe Place  94 min,  GP,  [Drama]  [Henry Jaglom]  [29 Oct 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Nicholson, Orson Welles, Phil Proctor, Tuesday Weld
Plot:  A strange young woman lives in a fantasy world where she can never grow up.
Writer:  Henry Jaglom
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Butterfly | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Butterfly  108 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Matt Cimber]  [05 Feb 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Lois Nettleton, Orson Welles, Pia Zadora, Stacy Keach
Plot:  In 1937 Nevada, silver mine caretaker Jess Tyler is reunited with his teenage daughter Kady who will do anything to persuade Jess to let her have claim to the mine.
Writer:  James M. Cain (novel), Matt Cimber (adaptation), John F. Goff (screenplay), Matt Cimber (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Casino Royale | Movie Details for Actor Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Casino Royale  131 min,  [Comedy]  [Val Guest, Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Richard Talmadge]  [28 Apr 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  David Niven, Orson Welles, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress
Plot:  In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
Writer:  Wolf Mankowitz (screenplay), John Law (screenplay), Michael Sayers (screenplay), Ian Fleming (suggested by the novel "Casino Royale")
Language:  English, French, Scottish Gaelic, German, Japanese    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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