www.moviesnearme.co.uk

David Lean - Director - Detail View - 17 Movies (avg. 79.1%)


      Home    Help    IMDB    Wikipedia


Sort:     Poster:     Director:      +   -   ?


Lawrence of Arabia | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 93%  Lawrence of Arabia  216 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [David Lean]  [11 Dec 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 100/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 7 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Peter O'Toole
Plot:  The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Writer:  T.E. Lawrence (writings), Robert Bolt (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Arabic, Turkish    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Great Expectations | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Great Expectations  118 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Mystery]  [David Lean]  [22 May 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Simmons, John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
Writer:  Charles Dickens (by), David Lean (adapted for the screen by), Ronald Neame (adapted for the screen by), Anthony Havelock-Allan (adapted for the screen by), Kay Walsh (adapted for the screen with), Cecil McGivern (adapted for the screen with)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Oliver Twist | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Oliver Twist  105 min,  [Drama]  [David Lean]  [30 Jul 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alec Guinness, John Howard Davies, Kay Walsh, Robert Newton
Plot:  An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
Writer:  Charles Dickens (by), David Lean (screen play), Stanley Haynes (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Bridge on the River Kwai | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Bridge on the River Kwai  161 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, War]  [David Lean]  [14 Dec 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 7 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, William Holden
Plot:  After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Writer:  Pierre Boulle (novel), Carl Foreman (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese, Thai    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Happy Breed | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  This Happy Breed  115 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [David Lean]  [12 Apr 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Alison Leggatt, Amy Veness, Celia Johnson, Robert Newton
Plot:  Noel Coward's attempt to show how the ordinary people lived between the wars. Just after WWI the Gibbons family moves to a nice house in the suburbs. An ordinary sort of life is led by the ...
Writer:  David Lean (adapted for the screen by), Ronald Neame (adapted for the screen by), Anthony Havelock-Allan (adapted for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Brief Encounter | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Brief Encounter  86 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [David Lean]  [24 Aug 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins.
Actors:  Celia Johnson, Joyce Carey, Stanley Holloway, Trevor Howard
Plot:  Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
In Which We Serve | Movie Details for Director Noël Coward, David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  In Which We Serve  115 min,  [Drama, War]  [Noël Coward, David Lean]  [23 Dec 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson, John Mills, Noël Coward
Plot:  This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
Writer:  Noël Coward (by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Summertime | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Summertime  100 min,  [Romance, Drama]  [David Lean]  [07 Nov 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Darren McGavin, Isa Miranda, Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi
Plot:  A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.
Writer:  Arthur Laurents (based on the original play "The Time of the Cuckoo"), H.E. Bates (screenplay), David Lean (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hobson's Choice | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Hobson's Choice  108 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [David Lean]  [19 Apr 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Brenda de Banzie, Charles Laughton, Daphne Anderson, John Mills
Plot:  Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.
Writer:  Harold Brighouse (by), David Lean (screenplay), Norman Spencer (screenplay), Wynyard Browne (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Passage to India | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  A Passage to India  164 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [David Lean]  [01 Feb 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 26 nominations.
Actors:  James Fox, Judy Davis, Peggy Ashcroft, Victor Banerjee
Plot:  Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
Writer:  E.M. Forster (by), E.M. Forster (based on the novel by), Santha Rama Rau (and the play by), David Lean (screenplay)
Language:  English, Hindi    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Major Barbara | Movie Details for Director Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Major Barbara  121 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean]  [02 Aug 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton, Wendy Hiller
Plot:  A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.
Writer:  George Bernard Shaw (original play), George Bernard Shaw (scenario and dialogue), George Bernard Shaw (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Doctor Zhivago | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Doctor Zhivago  197 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [David Lean]  [31 Dec 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Geraldine Chaplin, Julie Christie, Omar Sharif, Rod Steiger
Plot:  The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
Writer:  Boris Pasternak (novel), Robert Bolt (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, French    Country:  USA, Italy, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Passionate Friends | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Passionate Friends  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [David Lean]  [26 Jan 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann Todd, Betty Ann Davies, Claude Rains, Trevor Howard
Plot:  The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.
Writer:  H.G. Wells (novel), Eric Ambler (screenplay), David Lean (adaptation), Stanley Haynes (adaptation)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blithe Spirit | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Blithe Spirit  96 min,  [Comedy, Fantasy]  [David Lean]  [14 May 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford, Rex Harrison
Plot:  Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
Writer:  David Lean (adapted for the screen by), Ronald Neame (adapted for the screen by), Anthony Havelock-Allan (adapted for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Breaking the Sound Barrier | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Breaking the Sound Barrier  109 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [David Lean]  [21 Dec 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Ann Todd, John Justin, Nigel Patrick, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.
Writer:  Terence Rattigan (story), Terence Rattigan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Ryan's Daughter | Movie Details for Director David Lean | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Ryan's Daughter  206 min,  GP,  [Drama, Romance]  [David Lean]  [01 Jan 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Jones, John Mills, Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard
Plot:  Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
Writer:  Robert Bolt (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Greatest Story Ever Told | Movie Details for Director George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  The Greatest Story Ever Told  225 min,  G,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco]  [09 Apr 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 37%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Dorothy McGuire, Ina Balin, Max von Sydow, Michael Anderson Jr.
Plot:  An all-star, large scale epic film that chronicles the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.
Writer:  Fulton Oursler (book), Henry Denker (source writings), James Lee Barrett (screenplay), George Stevens (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

Back to top of page