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The Big Clock | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Big Clock  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Farrow]  [09 Apr 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, George Macready, Maureen O'Sullivan, Ray Milland
Plot:  After murdering someone, a magazine tycoon tries to frame an unknown, innocent man of the murder instead, while the innocent man tries to solve the murder himself.
Writer:  Jonathan Latimer (screenplay), Kenneth Fearing (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Seven Wonders of the World | Movie Details for Director Tay Garnett, Paul Mantz, Andrew Marton, Ted Tetzlaff, Walter Thompson, John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Seven Wonders of the World  106 min,  [Documentary, History]  [Tay Garnett, Paul Mantz, Andrew Marton, Ted Tetzlaff, Walter Thompson, John Farrow]  [11 Apr 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claude Dauphin, Lowell Thomas, Paul Mantz
Plot:  Lowell Thomas searches the world for natural and man made wonders and invites the audience to try to update the ancient Greek list of "Seven Wonders of the World."
Writer:  Prosper Buranelli, W.P. Lipscomb
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hondo | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Hondo  83 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [John Farrow]  [27 Nov 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Geraldine Page, John Wayne, Michael Pate, Ward Bond
Plot:  Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and young son living in the midst of warring Apaches and becomes their protector.
Writer:  James Edward Grant (screenplay), Louis L'Amour (story)
Language:  English, Athapascan languages    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wake Island | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Wake Island  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [John Farrow]  [11 Aug 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Macdonald Carey, Robert Preston, William Bendix
Plot:  December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
Writer:  W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Frank Butler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Alias Nick Beal | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Alias Nick Beal  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [John Farrow]  [04 Mar 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Audrey Totter, George Macready, Ray Milland, Thomas Mitchell
Plot:  A district attorney rises to political success and the governorship but loses his sense of morality once he starts associating with the shadowy and perhaps diabolical Nick Beal.
Writer:  Jonathan Latimer (screenplay), Mindret Lord (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Around the World in 80 Days | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson, John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Around the World in 80 Days  175 min,  G,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Michael Anderson, John Farrow]  [17 Oct 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Cantinflas, David Niven, Robert Newton, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Writer:  James Poe (screenplay), John Farrow (screenplay), S.J. Perelman (screenplay), Jules Verne (book)
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
His Kind of Woman | Movie Details for Director John Farrow, Richard Fleischer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  His Kind of Woman  120 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Crime, Film-Noir]  [John Farrow, Richard Fleischer]  [10 Jan 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Russell, Robert Mitchum, Tim Holt, Vincent Price
Plot:  A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle.
Writer:  Frank Fenton, Jack Leonard
Language:  English, Spanish, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Night Has a Thousand Eyes | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Night Has a Thousand Eyes  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [John Farrow]  [22 Oct 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, John Lund, Virginia Bruce
Plot:  When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity.
Writer:  BarrĂ© Lyndon (screenplay), Jonathan Latimer (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Five Came Back | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Five Came Back  75 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [John Farrow]  [23 Jun 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Chester Morris, John Carradine, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie
Plot:  Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. Crashing into jungles known to be ...
Writer:  Jerome Cady (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Nathanael West (screenplay), Richard Carroll (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tarzan Escapes | Movie Details for Director Richard Thorpe, John Farrow, James C. McKay, George B. Seitz, William A. Wellman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Tarzan Escapes  89 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Adventure]  [Richard Thorpe, John Farrow, James C. McKay, George B. Seitz, William A. Wellman]  [06 Nov 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Benita Hume, John Buckler, Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan
Plot:  An expedition seeking to bring Jane back to civilization, and Tarzan into captivity, gets more than it's bargained for.
Writer:  Cyril Hume (screen play), Edgar Rice Burroughs (based upon the characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
John Paul Jones | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  John Paul Jones  126 min,  [Action, Biography, History]  [John Farrow]  [16 Jun 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien, Marisa Pavan, Robert Stack
Plot:  The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
Writer:  John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr. (film), Jesse Lasky Jr., Clements Ripley (story "Nor'wester")
Language:  English, French    Country:  Spain, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Years Before the Mast | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Two Years Before the Mast  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [John Farrow]  [22 Nov 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Barry Fitzgerald, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix
Plot:  The playboy son of a wealthy shipping magnate discovers at first hand the desperate privations suffered by the crew of one of his fathers ships when he is unwillingly pressganged aboard.
Writer:  Seton I. Miller (screenplay), George Bruce (screenplay), Richard Henry Dana Jr. (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Where Danger Lives | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Where Danger Lives  82 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [John Farrow]  [16 Nov 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claude Rains, Faith Domergue, Maureen O'Sullivan, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has to flee with her to the Mexican border.
Writer:  Charles Bennett (screenplay), Leo Rosten (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Bill | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  My Bill  64 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Farrow]  [09 Jul 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Louise, Bonita Granville, John Litel, Kay Francis
Plot:  The town of Colbrook, Massachusetts was founded by the family of the same name, and as such they are its leading family. Widowed Mrs. Reginald Colbrook - Mary - has had to manage the family...
Writer:  Vincent Sherman (screen play), Robertson White (screen play), Tom Barry (from the play: "Courage" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Commandos Strike at Dawn | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Commandos Strike at Dawn  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, War]  [John Farrow]  [30 Dec 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anna Lee, Cedric Hardwicke, Lillian Gish, Paul Muni
Plot:  A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.
Writer:  Irwin Shaw (screen play), C.S. Forester (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Back from Eternity | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Back from Eternity  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [John Farrow]  [19 Feb 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anita Ekberg, Phyllis Kirk, Robert Ryan, Rod Steiger
Plot:  A South American plane loaded with an assortment of characters crash lands in a remote jungle area in the middle of a storm. The passengers then discover they are in an area inhabited by ...
Writer:  Richard Carroll (story), Jonathan Latimer
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Sea Chase | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Sea Chase  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [John Farrow]  [04 Jun 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Farrar, John Wayne, Lana Turner, Lyle Bettger
Plot:  As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.
Writer:  James Warner Bellah (screenplay), John Twist (screenplay), Andrew Geer (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Plunder of the Sun | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Plunder of the Sun  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [John Farrow]  [26 Aug 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Diana Lynn, Francis L. Sullivan, Glenn Ford, Patricia Medina
Plot:  American adventurer gets involved in archaeological artifact smuggling and treasure hunting in Mexico.
Writer:  Jonathan Latimer (screen play), David Dodge (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Saint Strikes Back | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Saint Strikes Back  64 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [John Farrow]  [10 Mar 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Sanders, Jerome Cowan, Jonathan Hale, Wendy Barrie
Plot:  Simon Templar, the Saint, travels to San Francisco to solve crime mysteries within the police department.
Writer:  John Twist (screenplay), Leslie Charteris (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ride, Vaquero! | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Ride, Vaquero!  90 min,  [Romance, Western]  [John Farrow]  [17 Jul 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Robert Taylor
Plot:  Two outlaws, Rio and Esqueda, raised together as step-brothers, have a showdown over the issue of whether to evict new settlers from their territory.
Writer:  Frank Fenton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Red, Hot and Blue | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Red, Hot and Blue  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Musical]  [John Farrow]  [05 Sep 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Hutton, June Havoc, Victor Mature, William Demarest
Plot:  An aspiring actress finds herself in a jam when a gangster, who is backing the show she is in, is found dead in her apartment.
Writer:  Hagar Wilde (screenplay), John Farrow (screenplay), Charles Lederer (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Red Mountain | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle, John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Red Mountain  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [William Dieterle, John Farrow]  [01 Nov 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Lizabeth Scott
Plot:  In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.
Writer:  George W. George (screenplay), George W. George (story), John Meredyth Lucas, George F. Slavin (screenplay), George F. Slavin (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Unholy Wife | Movie Details for Director John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Unholy Wife  94 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Farrow]  [01 Oct 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beulah Bondi, Diana Dors, Rod Steiger, Tom Tryon
Plot:  Wealthy vintner Paul Hochen meets blonde bombshell Phyllis in a bar...and marries her. In due course, Phyllis is bored by Paul, and finds an exciting new lover in rodeo rider San. To adjust...
Writer:  Jonathan Latimer (screenplay), William Durkee (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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