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The Third Man | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Third Man  93 min,  [Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller]  [Carol Reed]  [12 Oct 1949]
Ratings:  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
Odd Man Out | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Odd Man Out  116 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Carol Reed]  [23 Apr 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick, James Mason, Robert Newton
Plot:  A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.
Writer:  F.L. Green (by), F.L. Green (screenplay), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fallen Idol | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Fallen Idol  95 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Carol Reed]  [25 Oct 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 88/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Bobby Henrey, Michèle Morgan, Ralph Richardson, Sonia Dresdel
Plot:  A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy.
Writer:  Graham Greene (story "The Basement Room"), Graham Greene (screenplay), Lesley Storm (additional dialogue), William Templeton (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Way Ahead | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Way Ahead  91 min,  APPROVED,  [War, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [03 Jun 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  David Niven, James Donald, John Laurie, Stanley Holloway
Plot:  A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team...
Writer:  Eric Ambler (original story), Eric Ambler (screen play), Peter Ustinov (screen play)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Night Train to Munich | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Night Train to Munich  90 min,  [Thriller, War]  [Carol Reed]  [29 Dec 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Basil Radford, Margaret Lockwood, Paul Henreid, Rex Harrison
Plot:  When Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Axel Bomasch, inventor of a new type of armor-plating.
Writer:  Gordon Wellesley (based on an original story by), Sidney Gilliat (screenplay), Frank Launder (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Our Man in Havana | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Our Man in Havana  111 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [19 Feb 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs, Maureen O'Hara
Plot:  Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.
Writer:  Graham Greene (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Stars Look Down | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Stars Look Down  110 min,  [Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [16 Sep 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Edward Rigby, Emlyn Williams, Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Nancy Price
Plot:  Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners against the owners. But he falls in love with Jenny who gets him to ...
Writer:  A.J. Cronin (from the book by), J.B. Williams (screenplay), A.J. Cronin (adaptation), J.B. Williams (scenario), A. Coppel (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Agony and the Ecstasy | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Agony and the Ecstasy  138 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Carol Reed]  [07 Oct 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Rex Harrison
Plot:  The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
Writer:  Irving Stone (based on the novel: "The Agony and the Ecstasy" by), Philip Dunne (screen story and screenplay)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oliver! | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Oliver!  153 min,  G,  [Drama, Family, Musical]  [Carol Reed]  [27 Sep 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 25 nominations.
Actors:  Harry Secombe, Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis
Plot:  Young Oliver Twist runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
Writer:  Lionel Bart (book), Vernon Harris (screenplay), Charles Dickens (freely adapted from "Oliver Twist" by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Laburnum Grove | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Laburnum Grove  65 min,  [Comedy]  [Carol Reed]  [01 Dec 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cedric Hardwicke, Edmund Gwenn, Ethel Coleridge, Victoria Hopper
Plot:  Laburnum Grove. A quiet, residential address in one of the newer north London suburbs, Nice houses. Nice people.Mr Radfern, decent, respectable citizen and householder spends his Sunday ...
Writer:  Anthony Kimmins (screen play), J.B. Priestley (play), Gordon Wellesley (scenario editor)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Bank Holiday | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Bank Holiday  86 min,  [Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [01 Jun 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Hugh Williams, John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood, René Ray
Plot:  A 1930s British summer Bank Holiday starts at midday on Saturday with a rush for the trains to the sea-side. Doreen Richards under the name Miss Fulham is off with friend Milly to a beauty ...
Writer:  Hans Wilhelm (original story), Rodney Ackland (original story), Rodney Ackland (scenario), Roger Burford (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mutiny on the Bounty | Movie Details for Director Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Mutiny on the Bounty  178 min,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed]  [08 Nov 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Hugh Griffith, Marlon Brando, Richard Harris, Trevor Howard
Plot:  In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.
Writer:  Charles Lederer (screenplay), Charles Nordhoff (novel), James Norman Hall (novel)
Language:  English, Polynesian, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man Between | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Man Between  100 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Carol Reed]  [02 Nov 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Claire Bloom, Geoffrey Toone, Hildegard Knef, James Mason
Plot:  In post-World War II Berlin, the British Susanne Mallison travels to Berlin to visit her older brother Martin Mallison, a military who married German Bettina Mallison. The naive Susanne ...
Writer:  Harry Kurnitz (screenplay by), Walter Ebert (based on an original story by)
Language:  English, German, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Outcast of the Islands | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Outcast of the Islands  93 min,  [Drama, Adventure]  [Carol Reed]  [11 Jul 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ralph Richardson, Robert Morley, Trevor Howard, Wendy Hiller
Plot:  A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.
Writer:  Joseph Conrad (novel), William Fairchild
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Girl in the News | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Girl in the News  78 min,  [Crime, Thriller]  [Carol Reed]  [31 Jan 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry K. Barnes, Emlyn Williams, Margaret Lockwood, Roger Livesey
Plot:  Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances. Changing her name she gets a position nursing ...
Writer:  Sidney Gilliat (screenplay), Roy Vickers (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Key | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Key  134 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Carol Reed]  [01 Sep 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Oskar Homolka, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard, William Holden
Plot:  During WW2, successive tug boat British captains sent on dangerous salvage missions pass-on the key to a home-port apartment where a lonely Swiss-Italian young war-widow lives.
Writer:  Jan de Hartog (novel), Carl Foreman
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Running Man | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Running Man  103 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Carol Reed]  [01 Oct 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Felix Aylmer, Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick
Plot:  Hard up and with a grudge against insurance companies, Rex Black feigns his death and meets up with his wife and the money in Malaga when things seemed to have quietened down. But when the ...
Writer:  John Mortimer (screenplay), Shelley Smith (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Young Mr. Pitt | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Young Mr. Pitt  118 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [21 Sep 1942]
Ratings:  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
The Remarkable Mr. Kipps | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Remarkable Mr. Kipps  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [30 Jun 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Diana Calderwood, Diana Wynyard, Michael Redgrave, Philip Frost, Phyllis Calvert
Plot:  Kipps the draper's apprentice falls in love with a girl above his station. When he unexpectedly inherits a fortune, he thinks his dream has come true. But money can't make him a gentleman, or bring him the girl he really wants...
Writer:  H.G. Wells (famous novel), Sidney Gilliat (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
A Girl Must Live | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  A Girl Must Live  92 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [25 Sep 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Robey, Lilli Palmer, Margaret Lockwood, Renee Houston
Plot:  A run-away school-girl falls among chorus girls planning to marry into the nobility.
Writer:  Emery Bonnett (novel), Frank Launder, Austin Melford, Michael Pertwee
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Climbing High | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Climbing High  78 min,  [Comedy]  [Carol Reed]  [01 Dec 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison
Plot:  Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).
Writer:  Marion Dix, Sonnie Hale (original screenplay), Lesser Samuels
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trapeze | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Trapeze  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Carol Reed]  [30 May 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado, Tony Curtis
Plot:  A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
Writer:  Max Catto (novel), Liam O'Brien (adaptation), James R. Webb (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Midshipman Easy | Movie Details for Director Carol Reed | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Midshipman Easy  70 min,  [Adventure]  [Carol Reed]  [20 Apr 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Harry Tate, Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood, Robert Adams
Plot:  A young man runs away to sea but finds more adventures than he was expecting.
Writer:  Anthony Kimmins (screenplay), Frederick Marryat (novel), Peggy Thompson (continuity)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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