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Beau Geste | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Beau Geste  112 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [William A. Wellman]  [24 Jul 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston
Plot:  Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.
Writer:  Robert Carson (screen play), Percival Christopher Wren (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Victor Victoria | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Victor Victoria  134 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Music, Musical]  [Blake Edwards]  [19 Mar 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  James Garner, Julie Andrews, Lesley Ann Warren, Robert Preston
Plot:  A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Writer:  Blake Edwards (screenplay), Hans Hoemburg (concept), Reinhold Schünzel
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Music Man | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Music Man  151 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Morton DaCosta]  [19 Jun 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Robert Preston, Shirley Jones
Plot:  Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk.
Writer:  Meredith Willson (based on: "The Music Man"), Franklin Lacey (written in collaboration with), Marion Hargrove (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Gun for Hire | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  This Gun for Hire  81 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Frank Tuttle]  [19 Jun 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Laird Cregar, Robert Preston, Veronica Lake
Plot:  When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.
Writer:  Albert Maltz (screen play), W.R. Burnett (screen play), Graham Greene (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Junior Bonner | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Junior Bonner  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Western]  [Sam Peckinpah]  [02 Aug 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Ida Lupino, Robert Preston, Steve McQueen
Plot:  Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.
Writer:  Jeb Rosebrook
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wake Island | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Wake Island  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [John Farrow]  [11 Aug 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Macdonald Carey, Robert Preston, William Bendix
Plot:  December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
Writer:  W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Frank Butler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Dark at the Top of the Stairs  124 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Delbert Mann]  [08 Oct 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Robert Preston
Plot:  In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ...
Writer:  Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay), Irving Ravetch (screenplay), William Inge (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Semi-Tough | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Semi-Tough  108 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance, Sport]  [Michael Ritchie]  [19 May 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Kris Kristofferson, Robert Preston
Plot:  A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.
Writer:  Walter Bernstein, Dan Jenkins (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
All the Way Home | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  All the Way Home  97 min,  [Drama]  [Alex Segal]  [03 Jun 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Aline MacMahon, Jean Simmons, Pat Hingle, Robert Preston
Plot:  In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the ...
Writer:  Tad Mosel (based upon the play by), James Agee (novel), Philip H. Reisman Jr. (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Union Pacific | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Union Pacific  135 min,  [Drama, Western]  [Cecil B. DeMille]  [05 May 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Robert Preston
Plot:  In 1862, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads compete westward across the wilderness toward California.
Writer:  Walter DeLeon (screen play), C. Gardner Sullivan (screen play), Jesse Lasky Jr. (screen play), Jack Cunningham (adaptation), Ernest Haycox (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Starfighter | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Last Starfighter  101 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Nick Castle]  [13 Jul 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Dan Mason, Dan O'Herlihy, Kay E. Kuter, Lance Guest, Robert Preston
Plot:  Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Writer:  Jonathan R. Betuel
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blood on the Moon | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Blood on the Moon  88 min,  PASSED,  [Western]  [Robert Wise]  [21 Nov 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Mitchum, Robert Preston, Walter Brennan
Plot:  Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.
Writer:  Lillie Hayward (screenplay), Harold Shumate (adaptation), Luke Short (adaptation), Luke Short (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Macomber Affair | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Macomber Affair  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure]  [Zoltan Korda]  [17 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Reginald Denny, Robert Preston
Plot:  Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ...
Writer:  Ernest Hemingway (story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"), Seymour Bennett (adaptation), Frank Arnold (adaptation), Casey Robinson, Seymour Bennett
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Whispering Smith | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Whispering Smith  88 min,  PASSED,  [Western]  [Leslie Fenton]  [09 Dec 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Brenda Marshall, Donald Crisp, Robert Preston
Plot:  Legendary railroad detective Whispering Smith becomes convinced that old friend and colleague Murray Sinclair has joined a criminal band to loot the railroad.
Writer:  Frank Butler (screenplay), Karl Kamb (screenplay), Frank H. Spearman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Frontier | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Last Frontier  98 min,  APPROVED,  [History, Romance, Western]  [Anthony Mann]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Guy Madison, James Whitmore, Robert Preston, Victor Mature
Plot:  A trapper and his two partners work as scouts for a remote army fort where they witness an incompetent colonel's decision to throw his small unprepared garrison against Red Cloud's sizable Sioux force.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Russell S. Hughes (screenplay), Richard Emery Roberts (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Tulsa | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Tulsa  90 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Stuart Heisler]  [26 May 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Lloyd Gough, Pedro Armendáriz, Robert Preston, Susan Hayward
Plot:  It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells...
Writer:  Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Curtis Kenyon (screenplay), Richard Wormser (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Child's Play | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Child's Play  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Horror, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [01 Jun 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Beau Bridges, James Mason, Robert Preston, Ron Weyand
Plot:  At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.
Writer:  Robert Marasco (play), Leon Prochnik (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Island of Love | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Island of Love  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Morton DaCosta]  [25 Oct 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Giorgia Moll, Robert Preston, Tony Randall, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A con man (Robert Preston) enlists a drunk writer (Tony Randall) to write a fictitious screen play to be funded by a rich but unethical mobster producer. The plot is the story of Adam and ...
Writer:  David R. Schwartz (screenplay), Leo Katcher (story)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mame | Movie Details for Actor Robert Preston | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Mame  132 min,  PG,  [Musical]  [Gene Saks]  [27 Mar 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bea Arthur, Bruce Davison, Lucille Ball, Robert Preston
Plot:  It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis becomes the ward of their only living relative, Edward's equally wealthy New ...
Writer:  Jerome Lawrence (Broadway musical), Robert E. Lee (Broadway musical), Jerry Herman (Broadway musical), Patrick Dennis (novel), Jerome Lawrence (stage play 'Auntie Mame'), Robert E. Lee (stage play 'Auntie Mame'), Paul Zindel (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese, French, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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