Douglas Sirk - Director - Detail View - 23 Movies (avg. 72.0%)

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All I Desire | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  All I Desire  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [15 Oct 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Lyle Bettger, Marcia Henderson, Richard Carlson
Plot:  In 1910, a wayward mother re-visits the family she deserted.
Writer:  James Gunn (screenplay), Robert Blees (screenplay), Gina Kaus (adaptation), Carol Ryrie Brink (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
All That Heaven Allows | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  All That Heaven Allows  89 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [05 Apr 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel, Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson
Plot:  An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.
Writer:  Peg Fenwick (screenplay), Edna L. Lee (story), Harry Lee (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Lured | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Lured  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Douglas Sirk]  [05 Sep 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, George Sanders, Lucille Ball
Plot:  A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. He announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. After ...
Writer:  Leo Rosten (screenplay), Jacques Companéez (from a story by), Ernst Neubach (from a story by), Simon Gantillon (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Imitation of Life | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Imitation of Life  125 min,  [Drama]  [Douglas Sirk]  [30 Apr 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  John Gavin, Lana Turner, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner
Plot:  An aspiring actress befriends a black widow, but trouble arises when the latter is rejected by her daughter, who tries to pass for white.
Writer:  Eleanore Griffin (screenplay), Allan Scott (screenplay), Fannie Hurst (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Magnificent Obsession | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Magnificent Obsession  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [07 Aug 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Jane Wyman, Otto Kruger, Rock Hudson
Plot:  A selfish playboy enamored by a woman he seems to hurt more than he intends begins to understand a deeper meaning to their relationship.
Writer:  Lloyd C. Douglas (novel), Robert Blees (screenplay), Wells Root (adaptation), Sarah Y. Mason (based upon the screenplay by), Victor Heerman (based upon the screenplay by)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Time to Love and a Time to Die | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  A Time to Love and a Time to Die  132 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Douglas Sirk]  [07 Sep 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Don DeFore, Jock Mahoney, John Gavin, Liselotte Pulver
Plot:  On the Russian front in 1944 German Private Ernst Graeber receives a leave and visits his family in Germany but Germany isn't the same country he left behind.
Writer:  Orin Jannings (screenplay), Erich Maria Remarque (novel)
Language:  English, German, Russian    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Written on the Wind | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Written on the Wind  99 min,  [Drama]  [Douglas Sirk]  [25 Dec 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Dorothy Malone, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Rock Hudson
Plot:  Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.
Writer:  George Zuckerman (screenplay), Robert Wilder (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
There's Always Tomorrow | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  There's Always Tomorrow  84 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [01 Feb 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, William Reynolds
Plot:  When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life.
Writer:  Bernard C. Schoenfeld (screenplay), Ursula Parrott (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shockproof | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Shockproof  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Douglas Sirk]  [19 Jan 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Esther Minciotti, John Baragrey, Patricia Knight
Plot:  Jenny Marsh, still dangerously attractive after 5 years in prison for killing a man in defense of her shady lover Harry, clashes at first with parole officer Griff Marat, who's determined ...
Writer:  Helen Deutsch, Samuel Fuller
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Has Anybody Seen My Gal | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Has Anybody Seen My Gal  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Douglas Sirk]  [08 May 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau, Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson
Plot:  An aging heir-less millionaire wants to leave his fortune to the unsuspecting family of his first love but not before testing his prospective heirs by living with them under the guise of a poor boarder.
Writer:  Joseph Hoffman (written for the screen by), Eleanor H. Porter (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Thunder on the Hill | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Thunder on the Hill  84 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Douglas Sirk]  [01 Sep 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Blyth, Anne Crawford, Claudette Colbert, Robert Douglas
Plot:  Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette ...
Writer:  Charlotte Hastings (play), Oscar Saul, Andrew Solt
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Scandal in Paris | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  A Scandal in Paris  100 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Crime, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [19 Jul 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Carole Landis, George Sanders, Signe Hasso
Plot:  The autobiography of elegant criminal, François Eugène Vidocq, from his birth in a French jail in 1775 to his appointment as chief of police of Paris where he intends to rob the city bank. ...
Writer:  François-Eugène Vidocq (memoirs), Ellis St. Joseph (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sleep, My Love | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Sleep, My Love  97 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Douglas Sirk]  [03 Nov 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Rita Johnson, Robert Cummings
Plot:  Alison Courtland wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she cannot remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.
Writer:  St. Clair McKelway (screenplay), Leo Rosten (screenplay), Leo Rosten (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
To New Shores | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  To New Shores  106 min,  [Drama]  [Douglas Sirk]  [28 Jan 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Carola Höhn, Edwin Jürgensen, Willy Birgel, Zarah Leander
Plot:  In 1846 the actress Gloria Vane is the leading star at the Adelphi Theatre in London. She is in love with the destitute nobleman Albert Finsbury. He is leaving for Australia to become an ...
Writer:  Lovis Hans Lorenz (novel), Kurt Heuser, Douglas Sirk
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Take Me to Town | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Take Me to Town  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Western]  [Douglas Sirk]  [19 Jun 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sheridan, Lee Patrick, Phillip Reed, Sterling Hayden
Plot:  A pretty saloon entertainer escapes the marshal's custody and hides in a small town where she unexpectedly becomes surrogate mother to three motherless boys who wish to see their father re-married.
Writer:  Richard Morris (screenplay), Richard Morris (story "Flame of the Timberline")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wilton's Zoo | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Wilton's Zoo  94 min,  [Crime]  [Douglas Sirk]  [04 Oct 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Albert van Dalsum, Annie van Ees, Enny Snijders, Piet Bron
Plot:  Twelve year old Jan Grovers spends more time in the alleys of Rotterdam than with his family (though he occasionally looks after his tree younger sisters, all of whom are called Mientje). ...
Writer:  J.M. Brusse (novel), Carl Zuckmayer, Curt Alexander (screenplay), Jaap Van der Poll (dialogue)
Language:  Dutch    Country:  Netherlands    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Never Say Goodbye | Movie Details for Director Jerry Hopper, Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Never Say Goodbye  96 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Jerry Hopper, Douglas Sirk]  [10 Mar 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornell Borchers, George Sanders, Rock Hudson, Shelley Fabares
Plot:  In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Victor, an artist and his "dead" wife's now boyfriend, ...
Writer:  Luigi Pirandello (play), Bruce Manning (earlier screenplay), John D. Klorer (earlier screenplay), Leonard Lee (earlier screenplay), Charles Hoffman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Meet Me at the Fair | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Meet Me at the Fair  87 min,  [Musical]  [Douglas Sirk]  [01 Jan 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Chet Allen, Dan Dailey, Diana Lynn, Scatman Crothers
Plot:  In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are ...
Writer:  Martin Berkeley, Gene Markey (novel), Irving Wallace
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
No Room for the Groom | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  No Room for the Groom  82 min,  [Comedy]  [Douglas Sirk]  [04 Aug 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Don DeFore, Piper Laurie, Spring Byington, Tony Curtis
Plot:  Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more ...
Writer:  Joseph Hoffman (screenplay), Darwin L. Teilhet (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Interlude | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Interlude  90 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [30 Oct 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Françoise Rosay, June Allyson, Marianne Koch, Rossano Brazzi
Plot:  The story of a young woman, Helen Banning, who travels to Munich in search of life experience and romance. While working for America House, she meets a famous symphony conductor, Tonio ...
Writer:  Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Franklin Coen (screenplay), Inez Cocke (adaptation), Dwight Taylor (based on a screenplay by), James M. Cain (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Captain Lightfoot | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Captain Lightfoot  92 min,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Douglas Sirk]  [26 Mar 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Rush, Jeff Morrow, Kathleen Ryan, Rock Hudson
Plot:  A pair of Irish rebels have swashbuckling adventures in 1815.
Writer:  W.R. Burnett (novel), W.R. Burnett, Oscar Brodney
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
La Habanera | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  La Habanera  98 min,  [Drama]  [Douglas Sirk]  [30 Dec 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ferdinand Marian, Julia Serda, Karl Martell, Zarah Leander
Plot:  Trapped in Puerto Rico, a beautiful young Swede is torn between her passionate, but mildly abusive South American oligarch husband and her longing for her European homeland.
Writer:  Gerhard Menzel
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Taza, Son of Cochise | Movie Details for Director Douglas Sirk | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Taza, Son of Cochise  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [18 Feb 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Rush, Gregg Palmer, Rex Reason, Rock Hudson
Plot:  When peacemaking Apache chief Cochise dies, the Chiricahua Apaches are torn between following Cochise's peace loving son Taza and following the warlike renegade Apache warrior Geronimo.
Writer:  George Zuckerman (screenplay), Gerald Drayson Adams (story), Gerald Drayson Adams (adaptation)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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