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The Gunfighter | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Gunfighter  85 min,  [Western]  [Henry King]  [21 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Jean Parker, Millard Mitchell
Plot:  Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.
Writer:  William Bowers (screenplay), William Sellers (screenplay), William Bowers (story), André De Toth (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twelve O'Clock High | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Twelve O'Clock High  132 min,  [Drama, War]  [Henry King]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Gary Merrill, Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Millard Mitchell
Plot:  A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.
Writer:  Sy Bartlett (screenplay), Beirne Lay Jr. (screenplay), Beirne Lay Jr. (novel), Sy Bartlett (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Snows of Kilimanjaro | Movie Details for Director Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Snows of Kilimanjaro  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Henry King, Roy Ward Baker]  [25 Dec 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Hildegard Knef, Susan Hayward
Plot:  Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.
Writer:  Casey Robinson (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Spanish, Swahili    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Old Man and the Sea | Movie Details for Director John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Old Man and the Sea  86 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann]  [11 Oct 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Don Diamond, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.
Writer:  Ernest Hemingway (novel), Peter Viertel
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tol'able David | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Tol'able David  99 min,  [Drama]  [Henry King]  [31 Dec 1921]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Ernest Torrence, Gladys Hulette, Richard Barthelmess, Walter P. Lewis
Plot:  When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance.
Writer:  Joseph Hergesheimer (novel), Edmund Goulding, Henry King
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wilson | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Wilson  154 min,  UNRATED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Henry King]  [01 Aug 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ruth Nelson, Thomas Mitchell
Plot:  A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Song of Bernadette | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Song of Bernadette  156 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [Henry King]  [01 Apr 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Bickford, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb, Vincent Price, William Eythe
Plot:  In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ...
Writer:  George Seaton (screenplay), Franz Werfel (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Carousel | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Carousel  128 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Fantasy, Musical]  [Henry King]  [16 Feb 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Ruick, Cameron Mitchell, Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones
Plot:  Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter.
Writer:  Phoebe Ephron (screenplay), Henry Ephron (screenplay), Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Ferenc Molnár (from the musical play based on "Liliom" by), Benjamin Glazer (adapted by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Alexander's Ragtime Band | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Alexander's Ragtime Band  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Henry King]  [16 Aug 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman, Tyrone Power
Plot:  This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.
Writer:  Kathryn Scola (screen play), Lamar Trotti (screen play), Richard Sherman (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Winning of Barbara Worth | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Winning of Barbara Worth  89 min,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Henry King]  [14 Oct 1926]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Lane, Gary Cooper, Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky
Plot:  While building an irrigation system for a Southwestern desert community, an engineer vies with a local cowboy for the affections of a rancher's daughter.
Writer:  Rupert Hughes (titles), Frances Marion (adaptation), Harold Bell Wright (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stella Dallas | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Stella Dallas  110 min,  [Drama]  [Henry King]  [16 Nov 1925]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Joyce, Belle Bennett, Jean Hersholt, Ronald Colman
Plot:  Stella Dallas is a small town girl who marries the upper class Stephen Dallas, with whom she has nothing in common. After the birth of a daughter, Laurel, the Dallases go their separate ...
Writer:  Frances Marion (adaptation), Olive Higgins Prouty (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Margie | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Margie  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Henry King]  [01 Nov 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Young, Glenn Langan, Jeanne Crain, Lynn Bari
Plot:  A woman reminisces about her teenage years in the 1920s, when she fell in love with her teacher.
Writer:  F. Hugh Herbert (screen play by), Ruth McKenney (based on stories by), Richard Bransten (based on stories by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Swan | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Black Swan  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Henry King]  [04 Dec 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Laird Cregar, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell, Tyrone Power
Plot:  An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (screenplay), Seton I. Miller (screenplay), Seton I. Miller (adaptation), Rafael Sabatini (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
O. Henry's Full House | Movie Details for Director Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  O. Henry's Full House  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco]  [27 Oct 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Farley Granger, Fred Allen, Jeanne Crain
Plot:  John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screen play), Richard L. Breen (screen play), Ivan Goff (screen play), Ben Roberts (screen play), Walter Bullock (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stanley and Livingstone | Movie Details for Director Henry King, Otto Brower | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Stanley and Livingstone  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Henry King, Otto Brower]  [18 Aug 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Nancy Kelly, Richard Greene, Spencer Tracy, Walter Brennan
Plot:  When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the ...
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screen play), Julien Josephson (screen play), Hal Long (historical research and story outline), Sam Hellman (historical research and story outline)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jesse James | Movie Details for Director Henry King, Irving Cummings | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Jesse James  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Henry King, Irving Cummings]  [27 Jan 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly, Randolph Scott, Tyrone Power
Plot:  After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prince of Foxes | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Prince of Foxes  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Henry King]  [23 Dec 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Marina Berti, Orson Welles, Tyrone Power, Wanda Hendrix
Plot:  An unscrupulous agent for the Borgias suffers a change of heart when asked to betray a noble count and his much younger, very beautiful wife.
Writer:  Milton Krims (screenplay), Samuel Shellabarger (novel)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lloyd's of London | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Lloyd's of London  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Henry King]  [29 Jan 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Standing, Madeleine Carroll, Tyrone Power
Plot:  Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance ...
Writer:  Ernest Pascal (screen play), Walter Ferris (screen play), Curtis Kenyon (from a story by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Bravados | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Bravados  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [Henry King]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Albert Salmi, Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Stephen Boyd
Plot:  A man is chasing four outlaws who killed his wife and finds them in a small town's jail but they escape to Mexico.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Frank O'Rourke (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
David and Bathsheba | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  David and Bathsheba  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Henry King]  [10 Aug 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Kieron Moore, Raymond Massey, Susan Hayward
Plot:  After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Captain from Castile | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Captain from Castile  140 min,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Henry King]  [01 Jan 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cesar Romero, Jean Peters, Lee J. Cobb, Tyrone Power
Plot:  The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screenplay), Samuel Shellabarger (novel)
Language:  English, Nahuatl    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The White Sister | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The White Sister  143 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Henry King]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gail Kane, J. Barney Sherry, Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman
Plot:  A young woman becomes a nun when she believes her sweetheart has been killed, but things get complicated when he returns alive.
Writer:  Francis Marion Crawford (novel), George V. Hobart, Charles E. Whittaker, Will M. Ritchey (titles), Don Bartlett (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Bell for Adano | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  A Bell for Adano  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Henry King]  [21 Jun 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Tierney, Glenn Langan, John Hodiak, William Bendix
Plot:  In WW2, U.S. Army Major Joppolo and his troops are tasked with administering the war damaged Italian town of Adano where the locals decry the loss of the town bell.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screenplay), Norman Reilly Raine (screenplay), John Hersey (novel)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Seventh Heaven | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Seventh Heaven  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Henry King]  [25 Mar 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Gregory Ratoff, James Stewart, Jean Hersholt, Simone Simon
Plot:  A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to ...
Writer:  Melville Baker, Austin Strong (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
State Fair | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  State Fair  99 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Henry King]  [10 Feb 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Janet Gaynor, Lew Ayres, Sally Eilers, Will Rogers
Plot:  An Iowa family finds adventure, love, and heartbreak, when they spend a week at the state fair.
Writer:  Sonya Levien (screenplay), Paul Green (screenplay), Philip Stong (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Old Chicago | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  In Old Chicago  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Musical]  [Henry King]  [15 Apr 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alice Brady, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Tyrone Power
Plot:  The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screen play), Sonya Levien (screen play), Niven Busch (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Carolina | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Carolina  85 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Henry King]  [02 Feb 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Henrietta Crosman, Janet Gaynor, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Young
Plot:  During Civil War Reconstruction, the Connelly family is romantically restored to their former glory when Will Connelly marries a Yankee farm girl, Joanna Tate, despite the objects of his ...
Writer:  Reginald Berkeley, Paul Green (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Old New York | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Little Old New York  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Henry King]  [09 Feb 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Faye, Brenda Joyce, Fred MacMurray, Richard Greene
Plot:  Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper believes in him, but her boyfriend doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
Writer:  Harry Tugend (screen play), John L. Balderston (story), Rida Johnson Young (based upon play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Yank in the R.A.F. | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  A Yank in the R.A.F.  98 min,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Henry King]  [09 Feb 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, John Sutton, Reginald Gardiner, Tyrone Power
Plot:  An American pilot impulsively joins Her Majesty's Royal Air Force in Britain in an attempt to impress his ex-girlfriend.
Writer:  Darrell Ware (screenplay), Karl Tunberg (screenplay), Darryl F. Zanuck (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Untamed | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Untamed  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Henry King]  [01 Mar 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Justin, Richard Egan, Susan Hayward, Tyrone Power
Plot:  In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame.
Writer:  Talbot Jennings (screenplay), Frank Fenton (screenplay), Michael Blankfort (screenplay), Talbot Jennings (adaptation), William A. Bacher (adaptation), Helga Moray (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King of the Khyber Rifles | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  King of the Khyber Rifles  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Henry King]  [22 Dec 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  John Justin, Michael Rennie, Terry Moore, Tyrone Power
Plot:  A half-caste British officer in 19th-century India battles the prejudices of both his Army colleagues and the local populace while trying to help put down a rebellion led by a greedy local ruler.
Writer:  Ivan Goff (screenplay), Ben Roberts (screenplay), Harry Kleiner (story), Talbot Mundy (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tender Is the Night | Movie Details for Director Henry King | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Tender Is the Night  142 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry King]  [23 Feb 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Jason Robards, Jennifer Jones, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell
Plot:  A Psychiatrist and his life with a patient he helped to recover.
Writer:  Ivan Moffat (screenplay), F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing | Movie Details for Director Henry King, Otto Lang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing  102 min,  UNRATED,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Henry King, Otto Lang]  [26 Sep 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Isobel Elsom, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher, William Holden
Plot:  A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.
Writer:  John Patrick (screenplay), Han Suyin (novel)
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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