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Metropolis | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 93%  Metropolis  153 min,  [Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Fritz Lang]  [13 Mar 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 99%, Metacritic 98/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Fritz Rasp, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Plot:  In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Writer:  Thea von Harbou (screenplay), Thea von Harbou (novel)
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
M | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  M  99 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Fritz Lang]  [31 Aug 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke, Peter Lorre
Plot:  When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Writer:  Thea von Harbou (script), Fritz Lang (script)
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Heat | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Big Heat  89 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [25 Sep 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alexander Scourby, Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando
Plot:  Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.
Writer:  Sydney Boehm (screenplay), William P. McGivern (Saturday Evening Post serial)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scarlet Street | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Scarlet Street  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [28 Dec 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dan Duryea, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Margaret Lindsay
Plot:  When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.
Writer:  Georges de La Fouchardière (novel), André Mouézy-Éon (novel), Dudley Nichols (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Fury | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Fury  92 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [05 Jun 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Cabot, Spencer Tracy, Sylvia Sidney, Walter Abel
Plot:  When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to fake his death and frame the mob for his supposed murder.
Writer:  Bartlett Cormack (screen play), Fritz Lang (screen play), Norman Krasna (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
You Only Live Once | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  You Only Live Once  86 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [29 Jan 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barton MacLane, Henry Fonda, Jean Dixon, Sylvia Sidney
Plot:  The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.
Writer:  Gene Towne (screenplay), C. Graham Baker (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Woman in the Window | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Woman in the Window  107 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [03 Nov 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edmund Breon, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey
Plot:  When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (written for the screen by), J.H. Wallis (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler  242 min,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [30 Sep 1922]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alfred Abel, Aud Egede-Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Plot:  Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.
Writer:  Norbert Jacques (novel), Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Rancho Notorious | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Rancho Notorious  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Fritz Lang]  [19 Sep 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Gloria Henry, Marlene Dietrich, Mel Ferrer
Plot:  After the murder of his fiancée, a Wyoming ranch hand sets out to find her killer.
Writer:  Daniel Taradash (screenplay), Silvia Richards (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Liliom | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Liliom  118 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Fritz Lang]  [15 May 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Madeleine Ozeray, Robert Arnoux, Roland Toutain
Plot:  Two women love the same man in a world of few prospects. In Budapest, Liliom is a "public figure," a rascal who's a carousel barker, loved by the experienced merry-go-round owner and by a ...
Writer:  Ferenc Molnár (play), Robert Liebmann (adaptation), Bernard Zimmer (dialogue)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Testament of Dr. Mabuse  122 min,  [Crime]  [Fritz Lang]  [01 Jan 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gustav Diessl, Oskar Höcker, Otto Wernicke, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Rudolf Schündler
Plot:  A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade.
Writer:  Norbert Jacques (characters), Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Destiny | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Destiny  114 min,  [Drama, Fantasy, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [30 Jan 1922]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Sternberg, Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen
Plot:  When a woman's fiancé disappears, Death gives her three chances to save him from his fate.
Writer:  Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Man Hunt | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Man Hunt  105 min,  [Drama, Thriller, War]  [Fritz Lang]  [20 Jun 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Actors:  George Sanders, Joan Bennett, John Carradine, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
Writer:  Geoffrey Household (novel), Dudley Nichols (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ministry of Fear | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Ministry of Fear  86 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [05 Feb 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Actors:  Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke, Marjorie Reynolds, Ray Milland
Plot:  Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it.
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (screenplay), Graham Greene (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Die Nibelungen: Siegfried  100 min,  UNRATED,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [Fritz Lang]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Gertrud Arnold, Hanna Ralph, Margarete Schön, Paul Richter, Theodor Loos
Plot:  Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to...
Writer:  Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
While the City Sleeps | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  While the City Sleeps  100 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [30 May 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Andrews, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Rhonda Fleming
Plot:  A serial killer has been killing beautiful women in New York, and the new owner of a media company offers a high ranking job to the 1st administrator who can get the earliest scoops on the case.
Writer:  Casey Robinson (screenplay), Charles Einstein (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hangmen Also Die! | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Hangmen Also Die!  134 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [01 Apr 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anna Lee, Brian Donlevy, Gene Lockhart, Walter Brennan
Plot:  After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.
Writer:  Bertolt Brecht (adaptation), Fritz Lang (adaptation), John Wexley (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blue Gardenia | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Blue Gardenia  90 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [28 Mar 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sothern, Anne Baxter, Raymond Burr, Richard Conte
Plot:  A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.
Writer:  Charles Hoffman (screenplay), Vera Caspary (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Western Union | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Western Union  95 min,  APPROVED,  [History, Western]  [Fritz Lang]  [21 Feb 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jagger, Randolph Scott, Robert Young, Virginia Gilmore
Plot:  When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor.
Writer:  Zane Grey (novel), Robert Carson (screen play)
Language:  English, Sioux    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Clash by Night | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Clash by Night  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Fritz Lang]  [06 Jun 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan
Plot:  Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl.
Writer:  Alfred Hayes (screenplay), Clifford Odets (play)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Woman in the Moon | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Woman in the Moon  95 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Fritz Lang]  [06 Feb 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gerda Maurus, Gustav von Wangenheim, Klaus Pohl, Willy Fritsch
Plot:  A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there.
Writer:  Thea von Harbou (novel), Fritz Lang (screenplay), Hermann Oberth (scientific material), Thea von Harbou (manuscript)
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Moonfleet | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Moonfleet  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Fritz Lang]  [24 Jun 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  George Sanders, Joan Greenwood, Stewart Granger, Viveca Lindfors
Plot:  Moonfleet is set in Dorset, England. The Fleet refers to the land just west of Portland, Southern England.
Writer:  Jan Lustig (screenplay), Margaret Fitts (screenplay), J. Meade Falkner (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Beyond a Reasonable Doubt  80 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [25 Jan 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Franz, Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer
Plot:  A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.
Writer:  Douglas Morrow (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Moontide | Movie Details for Director Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Moontide  94 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang]  [29 May 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Claude Rains, Ida Lupino, Jean Gabin, Thomas Mitchell
Plot:  After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ...
Writer:  John O'Hara (screen play), Willard Robertson (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House by the River | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  House by the River  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [25 Mar 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Patrick, Jane Wyatt, Lee Bowman, Louis Hayward
Plot:  A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
Writer:  Mel Dinelli (screenplay), A.P. Herbert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Human Desire | Movie Details for Director Fritz Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Human Desire  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Fritz Lang]  [03 Nov 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, External Reviews
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Edgar Buchanan, Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame
Plot:  A Korean War vet returns to his job as a railroad engineer and becomes involved in an affair with a co-worker's wife following a murder on a train where they meet.
Writer:  Alfred Hayes (screenplay), Émile Zola (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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