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The Great Escape | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Great Escape  172 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [John Sturges]  [04 Jul 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  James Donald, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Steve McQueen
Plot:  Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Writer:  Paul Brickhill (book), James Clavell (screenplay), W.R. Burnett (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, French, Russian, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hamlet | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Hamlet  242 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Kenneth Branagh]  [25 Dec 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Blessed, David Blair, Derek Jacobi, Julie Christie, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Attenborough, Riz Abbasi
Plot:  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Kenneth Branagh (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sand Pebbles | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Sand Pebbles  182 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Robert Wise]  [20 Dec 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 8 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Steve McQueen
Plot:  In 1926, an US naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat on a rescue mission in war-torn China.
Writer:  Richard McKenna (novel), Robert Anderson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brighton Rock | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Brighton Rock  92 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Boulting]  [21 Sep 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Actors:  Harcourt Williams, Hermione Baddeley, Richard Attenborough, William Hartnell
Plot:  Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie murders a journalist called Fred Hale whom he believes is responsible for...
Writer:  Graham Greene (from the novel by), Graham Greene (screenplay), Terence Rattigan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Flight of the Phoenix | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Flight of the Phoenix  142 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [15 Dec 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Hardy Krüger, James Stewart, Peter Finch, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.
Writer:  Lukas Heller (screenplay), Trevor Dudley Smith (novel)
Language:  English, Italian, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Seance on a Wet Afternoon | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Seance on a Wet Afternoon  115 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [05 Nov 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Kim Stanley, Margaret Lacey, Maria Kazan, Marie Burke, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  A medium and her husband stage a kidnapping in order for her to pretend to solve the crime and achieve fame.
Writer:  Mark McShane (novel), Bryan Forbes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Jurassic Park | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Jurassic Park  127 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Steven Spielberg]  [11 Jun 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 25 nominations.
Actors:  Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, Richard Attenborough, Sam Neill
Plot:  During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Writer:  Michael Crichton (novel), Michael Crichton (screenplay), David Koepp (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The League of Gentlemen | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The League of Gentlemen  116 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Crime, Thriller]  [Basil Dearden]  [15 Apr 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Richard Attenborough, Roger Livesey
Plot:  A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
Writer:  John Boland (novel), Bryan Forbes (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I'm All Right Jack | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  I'm All Right Jack  105 min,  [Comedy]  [John Boulting]  [07 Mar 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ian Carmichael, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Terry-Thomas
Plot:  A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.
Writer:  Alan Hackney (novel), Frank Harvey (screenplay), John Boulting (screenplay), Alan Hackney (with)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat  76 min,  [Musical]  [David Mallet]  [05 Apr 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Donny Osmond, Joan Collins, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  A humourously musical retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph.
Writer:  Tim Rice (book), Michael Walsh
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Angry Silence | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Angry Silence  95 min,  TV-14,  [Drama]  [Guy Green]  [29 Jul 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Bernard Lee, Michael Craig, Pier Angeli, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  A young factory worker decides to stand up against his work-mates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.
Writer:  Richard Gregson (original treatment for the screen), Michael Craig (original treatment for the screen), Bryan Forbes
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
10 Rillington Place | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  10 Rillington Place  106 min,  GP,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Fleischer]  [29 Jan 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Actors:  John Hurt, Judy Geeson, Pat Heywood, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans.
Writer:  Clive Exton (screenplay), Ludovic Kennedy (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Magic Box | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Magic Box  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [John Boulting]  [21 Jan 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Maria Schell, Martin Boddey, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough, Robert Beatty, Robert Donat
Plot:  A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema.
Writer:  Ray Allister (based on the biography: "Friese-Greene, Close Up of an Inventor"), Eric Ambler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Guns at Batasi | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Guns at Batasi  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, War]  [John Guillermin]  [30 Oct 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Flora Robson, Jack Hawkins, John Leyton, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Writer:  Robert Holles (screenplay), Robert Holles (novel), Leo Marks (original adaptation), Marshall Pugh (original adaptation), C.M. Pennington-Richards (additional material)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dunkirk | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | 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
The Third Secret | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Third Secret  103 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Charles Crichton]  [01 Feb 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Diane Cilento, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Stephen Boyd
Plot:  A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as ...
Writer:  Robert L. Joseph
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Breakout | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Breakout  101 min,  [Drama, War]  [Don Chaffey]  [17 Jan 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernard Lee, Michael Wilding, Richard Attenborough, Richard Todd
Plot:  In 1943, an Italian-administered POW camp for captured Allies goes through a series of failed escapes only to culminate in a daring plan for a literally-dramatic mass escape.
Writer:  Bryan Forbes (screenplay), Frank Harvey (screenplay), Michael Gilbert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Dancing with Crime | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Dancing with Crime  83 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Paddy Carstairs]  [13 Oct 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry K. Barnes, Garry Marsh, Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim
Plot:  A London cab driver gets mixed up with a criminal gang and sets out to expose the group and its leader for what they are.
Writer:  Peter Fraser (story), Brock Williams
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eight O'Clock Walk | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Eight O'Clock Walk  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Lance Comfort]  [10 May 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cathy O'Donnell, Derek Farr, Ian Hunter, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  Taxicab driver Tom Banning is led to an abandoned bomb-site by an eight-year-old girl as an April-fool prank. The girl is later found murdered and Manning is picked up by Scotland Yard for ...
Writer:  Jack Roffey (from an original story), Gordon Harboard (from an original story), Katherine Strueby (screenplay), Guy Morgan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jet Storm | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Jet Storm  88 min,  [Thriller]  [Cy Endfield]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernard Braden, Hermione Baddeley, Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker
Plot:  Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, threatening ...
Writer:  Cy Endfield (screenplay), Sigmund Miller (original story), Sigmund Miller (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Conduct Unbecoming | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Conduct Unbecoming  107 min,  PG,  [Drama, Crime, Mystery]  [Michael Anderson]  [05 Oct 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Michael York, Richard Attenborough, Stacy Keach, Trevor Howard
Plot:  At a British Regimental party in Colonial India the widow of Captain Scarlett is assaulted in the garden and she accuses one of the newly arrived junior lieutenants of the crime.
Writer:  Robert Enders, Barry England (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
SOS Pacific | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  SOS Pacific  92 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Guy Green]  [14 Oct 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eva Bartok, John Gregson, Pier Angeli, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  A flying boat has to ditch off an island in the Pacific. Along with the injured owner-pilot the passengers include a policeman and his smuggler prisoner, a slimey limey witness against him,...
Writer:  Robert Westerby (screenplay), Gilbert Thomas (based on a story by), Bryan Forbes (additional scenes and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Miracle on 34th Street | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Miracle on 34th Street  114 min,  PG,  [Family, Fantasy]  [Les Mayfield]  [18 Nov 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dylan McDermott, Elizabeth Perkins, J.T. Walsh, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.
Writer:  Valentine Davies (story), George Seaton, George Seaton (screenplay), John Hughes (screenplay)
Language:  English, American Sign Language, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Swahili    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Loot | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Loot  101 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Silvio Narizzano]  [01 May 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Hywel Bennett, Lee Remick, Milo O'Shea, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  Based on the play by Joe Orton, this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately one of them works in a funeral parlor ...
Writer:  Ray Galton (screenplay), Alan Simpson (screenplay), Joe Orton (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Grenade | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Last Grenade  94 min,  M,  [Drama, War]  [Gordon Flemyng]  [01 Mar 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alex Cord, Honor Blackman, Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker
Plot:  Two soldiers of fortune, Harry Grigsby and Kip Thompson, used to be the best of friends when they fought side by side in the Congo. But now Kip has changed sides and Grigsby does not ...
Writer:  Kenneth Ware (screenplay), James Mitchell (adaptation), John Sherlock (adaptation), John Sherlock (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Human Factor | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | 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
Doctor Dolittle | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Doctor Dolittle  152 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Richard Fleischer]  [19 Dec 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Newley, Rex Harrison, Richard Attenborough, Samantha Eggar
Plot:  After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.
Writer:  Hugh Lofting (novels), Leslie Bricusse (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rosebud | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Rosebud  126 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Otto Preminger]  [24 Mar 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Claude Dauphin, Cliff Gorman, Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV ...
Writer:  Erik Lee Preminger (screenplay), Joan Hemingway (novel), Paul Bonnecarrère (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brannigan | Movie Details for Actor Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Brannigan  111 min,  PG,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Douglas Hickox]  [26 Mar 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  John Wayne, Judy Geeson, Mel Ferrer, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  Chicago police lieutenant Jim Brannigan is sent to the UK to escort organized crime boss Ben Larkin back to the USA but Larkin's hit-men prepare an ambush for Brannigan.
Writer:  Christopher Trumbo (screenplay), Michael Butler (screenplay), William P. McGivern (screenplay), William W. Norton (screenplay), Christopher Trumbo (story), Michael Butler (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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