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The Pied Piper | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Pied Piper  87 min,  [Drama]  [Irving Pichel]  [21 Aug 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Monty Woolley, Otto Preminger, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  While traveling in France during the Nazi invasion of 1940, an Englishman is entrusted with the care of a group of refugee children.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson, Nevil Shute (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lassie Come Home | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Lassie Come Home  89 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Family]  [Fred M. Wilcox]  [01 Dec 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins.
Actors:  Donald Crisp, Edmund Gwenn, May Whitty, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.
Writer:  Hugo Butler (screenplay), Eric Knight (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Macbeth | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | 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
Planet of the Apes | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Planet of the Apes  112 min,  G,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Franklin J. Schaffner]  [03 Apr 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 79/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
Writer:  Michael Wilson (screenplay), Rod Serling (screenplay), Pierre Boulle (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fright Night | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Fright Night  106 min,  R,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Tom Holland]  [02 Aug 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Amanda Bearse, Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, William Ragsdale
Plot:  When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.
Writer:  Tom Holland
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
That Darn Cat! | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  That Darn Cat!  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Family]  [Robert Stevenson]  [02 Dec 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine, Hayley Mills, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  After a kidnapped bank teller uses a neighbor's wandering cat to send an SOS, the FBI assigns a cat-allergic agent to the case.
Writer:  Gordon Gordon (screenplay), Mildred Gordon (screenplay), Bill Walsh (screenplay), Gordon Gordon (book), Mildred Gordon (book)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dead of Winter | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Dead of Winter  100 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror, Thriller]  [Arthur Penn]  [06 Feb 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jan Rubes, Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, William Russ
Plot:  A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Writer:  Marc Shmuger, Mark Malone
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The White Cliffs of Dover | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The White Cliffs of Dover  126 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Clarence Brown]  [01 Jun 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Marshal, Frank Morgan, Irene Dunne, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ...
Writer:  Alice Duer Miller (poem), Claudine West (screenplay), Jan Lustig (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), Robert Nathan (additional poetry)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Class of 1984 | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Class of 1984  98 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Mark L. Lester]  [20 Aug 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Merrie Lynn Ross, Perry King, Roddy McDowall, Timothy Van Patten
Plot:  A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.
Writer:  Tom Holland (story), Mark L. Lester (screenplay), John C.W. Saxton (screenplay), Tom Holland (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Escape from the Planet of the Apes | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Escape from the Planet of the Apes  98 min,  G,  [Action, Sci-Fi]  [Don Taylor]  [09 Jul 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bradford Dillman, Kim Hunter, Natalie Trundy, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society, but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Writer:  Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle (based upon characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lord Love a Duck | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Lord Love a Duck  105 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [George Axelrod]  [29 Jul 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Lola Albright, Martin West, Roddy McDowall, Tuesday Weld
Plot:  A bright satirical comedy about an innocent high school girl granted her wishes by a student prodigy. A broad satire of teenage culture in the sixties, its targets ranging from progressive education to beach movies.
Writer:  Al Hine (novel), Larry H. Johnson (screenplay), George Axelrod (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bedknobs and Broomsticks | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Bedknobs and Broomsticks  117 min,  G,  [Animation, Adventure, Comedy]  [Robert Stevenson]  [13 Dec 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe
Plot:  An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain.
Writer:  Ralph Wright (animation story), Ted Berman (animation story), Bill Walsh (screenplay), Don DaGradi (screenplay), Mary Norton (book)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
5 Card Stud | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  5 Card Stud  103 min,  PG,  [Mystery, Romance, Western]  [Henry Hathaway]  [22 Nov 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Inger Stevens, Robert Mitchum, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.
Writer:  Marguerite Roberts (screenplay), Ray Gaulden (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thunderhead - Son of Flicka | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Thunderhead - Son of Flicka  78 min,  [Drama, Family]  [Louis King]  [10 Aug 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Bell, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.
Writer:  Mary O'Hara (novel), Dwight Cummins (screenplay), Dorothy Yost (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Legend of Hell House | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Legend of Hell House  95 min,  PG,  [Horror]  [John Hough]  [15 Jun 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Clive Revill, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  Physicist Lionel Barrett and his wife lead a team of mediums into the Belasco House, which is supposedly haunted by the victims of its late owner, a six-foot-five serial killer.
Writer:  Richard Matheson (novel), Richard Matheson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hello Down There | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Hello Down There  88 min,  G,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold, Ricou Browning]  [25 Jun 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Jim Backus, Roddy McDowall, Tony Randall
Plot:  A marine scientist volunteers to have his family live in a prototype underwater home to prove it's practical.
Writer:  Art Arthur (story), John McGreevey (screenplay), Frank Telford (screenplay), Ivan Tors (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Cat from Outer Space | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Cat from Outer Space  104 min,  G,  [Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi]  [Norman Tokar]  [09 Jun 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Harry Morgan, Ken Berry, Roddy McDowall, Sandy Duncan
Plot:  A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that has special powers, including the ability to allow the cat to communicate with humans, has...
Writer:  Ted Key
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Third Day | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Third Day  119 min,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Jack Smight]  [13 Sep 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur O'Connell, Elizabeth Ashley, George Peppard, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  A man stumbles out of a car crash with no memory of what transpired. Everyone who he meets suggests that he is a ruthless man with an aggressive temper. Could he be deliberately blocking ...
Writer:  Joseph Hayes (based on the novel by), Burton Wohl (screenplay), Robert Presnell Jr. (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Funny Lady | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Funny Lady  136 min,  PG,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Herbert Ross]  [15 Mar 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 6 nominations.
Actors:  Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose.
Writer:  Jay Presson Allen (screenplay), Arnold Schulman (screenplay), Arnold Schulman (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Subterraneans | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  The Subterraneans  89 min,  [Drama]  [Ranald MacDougall]  [23 Jun 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Peppard, Janice Rule, Leslie Caron, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  A love story between two misunderstood new bohemians who don't even understand themselves.
Writer:  Jack Kerouac (novel), Robert Thom
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Conquest of the Planet of the Apes  88 min,  PG,  [Action, Sci-Fi]  [J. Lee Thompson]  [30 Jun 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Don Murray, Natalie Trundy, Ricardo Montalban, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Writer:  Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shakma | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Shakma  100 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Hugh Parks, Tom Logan]  [05 Oct 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Amanda Wyss, Ari Meyers, Christopher Atkins, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  A wild animal attacks people trapped in a large tower.
Writer:  Roger Engle
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Embryo | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Embryo  104 min,  PG,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ralph Nelson]  [21 May 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Carrera, Diane Ladd, Rock Hudson, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho ...
Writer:  Anita Doohan (screenplay), Jack W. Thomas (screenplay), Jack W. Thomas (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Battle for the Planet of the Apes | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Battle for the Planet of the Apes  93 min,  G,  [Action, Sci-Fi]  [J. Lee Thompson]  [15 Jun 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 40/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Roddy McDowall, Severn Darden
Plot:  One decade after a worldwide series of ape revolutions and a brutal nuclear war among humans, Caesar must protect survivors of both species from an insidious human cult and a militant ape faction alike.
Writer:  Pierre Boulle (characters), Paul Dehn (story), John William Corrington (screenplay), Joyce Hooper Corrington (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fright Night Part 2 | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Fright Night Part 2  104 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror, Thriller]  [Tommy Lee Wallace]  [19 May 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Julie Carmen, Roddy McDowall, Traci Lind, William Ragsdale
Plot:  Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires, out for revenge.
Writer:  Tom Holland (characters), Tim Metcalfe, Miguel Tejada-Flores, Tommy Lee Wallace
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Double Trouble | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Double Trouble  86 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Paragon]  [14 Feb 1992]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 3.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Carradine, David Paul, Peter Paul, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  Muscle-bound twins try to smash a jewel smuggling ring.
Writer:  Jeffrey Kerns (screenplay), Kurt Wimmer (story), Charles Osburn (story), Kurt Wimmer, Charles Osburn
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords | Movie Details for Actor Roddy McDowall | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords  75 min,  G,  [Animation, Action, Adventure]  [Don Lusk, Ray Patterson, Alan Zaslove]  [21 Mar 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  Margot Kidder, Michael Bell, Roddy McDowall, Telly Savalas
Plot:  The Go-Bots fight to rescue the Rock People.
Writer:  Jeff Segal
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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