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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn  129 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Mar 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, James Dunn, Joan Blondell, Lloyd Nolan
Plot:  Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
Writer:  Tess Slesinger (screen play), Frank Davis (screen play), Betty Smith (adapted from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On the Waterfront | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  On the Waterfront  108 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Elia Kazan]  [22 Jun 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 88/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 8 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger
Plot:  An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
Writer:  Budd Schulberg (screenplay), Budd Schulberg (based upon an original story by), Malcolm Johnson (suggested by articles by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Streetcar Named Desire | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  A Streetcar Named Desire  122 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Dec 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Karl Malden, Kim Hunter, Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh
Plot:  Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (screen play), Oscar Saul (adaptation), Tennessee Williams (original play "A Streetcar Named Desire")
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wild River | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Wild River  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 May 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Albert Salmi, Jo Van Fleet, Lee Remick, Montgomery Clift
Plot:  A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.
Writer:  Paul Osborn (screenplay), William Bradford Huie (based on novels by), Borden Deal (based on novels by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Face in the Crowd | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  A Face in the Crowd  126 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Jun 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Andy Griffith, Anthony Franciosa, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau
Plot:  An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
Writer:  Budd Schulberg (story), Budd Schulberg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Baby Doll | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Baby Doll  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Elia Kazan]  [29 Dec 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Karl Malden, Mildred Dunnock
Plot:  A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Panic in the Streets | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Panic in the Streets  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Elia Kazan]  [15 Sep 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance, Paul Douglas, Richard Widmark
Plot:  A doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Writer:  Richard Murphy (screenplay), Daniel Fuchs (adaptation), Edna Anhalt (story), Edward Anhalt (story)
Language:  English, Mandarin, Greek    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
East of Eden | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  East of Eden  118 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Elia Kazan]  [10 Apr 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Burl Ives, James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey
Plot:  A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
Writer:  John Steinbeck (novel), Paul Osborn (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Splendor in the Grass | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Splendor in the Grass  124 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [17 Nov 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Christie, Barbara Loden, Natalie Wood, Pat Hingle, Warren Beatty
Plot:  A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Writer:  William Inge
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gentleman's Agreement | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Gentleman's Agreement  118 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Feb 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Celeste Holm, Dorothy McGuire, Gregory Peck, John Garfield
Plot:  A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
Writer:  Laura Z. Hobson (novel), Moss Hart (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
America America | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  America America  174 min,  [Drama]  [Elia Kazan]  [17 Jun 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Elena Karam, Frank Wolff, Harry Davis, Stathis Giallelis
Plot:  A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.
Writer:  Elia Kazan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Boomerang! | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Boomerang!  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Elia Kazan]  [28 Apr 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cara Williams, Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb
Plot:  The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.
Writer:  Richard Murphy (screenplay), Fulton Oursler (based upon an article published in The Reader's Digest December, 1945)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Man on a Tightrope | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Man on a Tightrope  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Elia Kazan]  [29 Jun 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Cameron Mitchell, Fredric March, Gloria Grahame, Terry Moore
Plot:  Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.
Writer:  Neil Paterson (story "International Incident"), Robert E. Sherwood
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Viva Zapata! | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Viva Zapata!  113 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Elia Kazan]  [22 Aug 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Jean Peters, Joseph Wiseman, Marlon Brando
Plot:  The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
Writer:  John Steinbeck
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pinky | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan, John Ford | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Pinky  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Elia Kazan, John Ford]  [01 Nov 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, Jeanne Crain, William Lundigan
Plot:  A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.
Writer:  Cid Ricketts Sumner (novel), Philip Dunne (screenplay), Dudley Nichols (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Visitors | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Visitors  88 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Elia Kazan]  [17 May 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Woods, Patricia Joyce, Patrick McVey, Steve Railsback
Plot:  Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are ...
Writer:  Chris Kazan (from an original screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Tycoon | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Last Tycoon  123 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [19 Nov 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Jeanne Moreau, Robert De Niro, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis
Plot:  F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Writer:  F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel), Harold Pinter (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Arrangement | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  The Arrangement  125 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Elia Kazan]  [24 Dec 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Deborah Kerr, Faye Dunaway, Kirk Douglas, Richard Boone
Plot:  A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father.
Writer:  Elia Kazan, Elia Kazan (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sea of Grass | Movie Details for Director Elia Kazan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  The Sea of Grass  123 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Western]  [Elia Kazan]  [25 Apr 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  Katharine Hepburn, Melvyn Douglas, Robert Walker, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  This western begins with St. Louis resident Lutie Cameron (Katharine Hepburn) marrying New Mexico cattleman Col. James B. 'Jim' Brewton (Spencer Tracy) after a short courtship. When she ...
Writer:  Conrad Richter (novel), Marguerite Roberts, Vincent Lawrence
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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