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Rififi | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  Rififi  118 min,  [Crime, Thriller]  [Jules Dassin]  [05 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 97/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Carl Möhner, Janine Darcey, Jean Servais, Robert Manuel
Plot:  Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...
Writer:  Auguste Le Breton (novel), Jules Dassin (adaptation), René Wheeler (collaboration), Auguste Le Breton (collaboration), Auguste Le Breton (dialogue)
Language:  French, Italian, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Thieves' Highway | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Thieves' Highway  94 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Jules Dassin]  [10 Oct 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Lawrence, Lee J. Cobb, Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese
Plot:  A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
Writer:  A.I. Bezzerides (screen play by), A.I. Bezzerides (based on his novel: "Thieves' Market")
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brute Force | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Brute Force  98 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Jules Dassin]  [01 Aug 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Hume Cronyn, Yvonne De Carlo
Plot:  At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.
Writer:  Richard Brooks (screenplay), Robert Patterson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Never on Sunday | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Never on Sunday  97 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Jules Dassin]  [01 Oct 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Giorgos Foundas, Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri, Titos Vandis
Plot:  An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.
Writer:  Jules Dassin
Language:  English, Greek, Russian    Country:  Greece, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Naked City | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Naked City  96 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Jules Dassin]  [04 Mar 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Fitzgerald, Don Taylor, Dorothy Hart, Howard Duff
Plot:  New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.
Writer:  Albert Maltz (screenplay), Malvin Wald (screenplay), Malvin Wald (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Topkapi | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Topkapi  120 min,  UNRATED,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Jules Dassin]  [02 Sep 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Maximilian Schell, Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morley
Plot:  A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger.
Writer:  Monja Danischewsky (screenplay), Eric Ambler (based on the novel "The Light of Day")
Language:  English, French, Turkish, German, Greek, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night and the City | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Night and the City  96 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Jules Dassin]  [27 Nov 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe, Richard Widmark
Plot:  A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Writer:  Jo Eisinger (screenplay), Gerald Kersh (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Rehearsal | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Rehearsal  92 min,  [Drama]  [Jules Dassin]  [17 Oct 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri, Mikis Theodorakis, Olympia Dukakis
Plot:  A recreation of how the Greek military junta that started in 1967 tragically affected university students.
Writer:  Jules Dassin
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  UK, Greece    More Info:  IMDB
The Canterville Ghost | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin, Norman Z. McLeod | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Canterville Ghost  95 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Fantasy]  [Jules Dassin, Norman Z. McLeod]  [01 Aug 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Margaret O'Brien, Robert Young, William Gargan
Plot:  In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ...
Writer:  Oscar Wilde (story "The Canterville Ghost"), Edwin Blum (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
He Who Must Die | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  He Who Must Die  122 min,  [Drama]  [Jules Dassin]  [04 May 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Carl Möhner, Gert Fröbe, Grégoire Aslan, Jean Servais
Plot:  Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ...
Writer:  Ben Barzman, Jules Dassin, Nikos Kazantzakis (novel), André Obey
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Dream of Passion | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  A Dream of Passion  110 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Jules Dassin]  [01 Aug 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Andréas Voutsinas, Despo Diamantidou, Ellen Burstyn, Melina Mercouri
Plot:  Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy "Medea" (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. As a publicity stunt, ...
Writer:  Jules Dassin, Euripides (play), Minoas Volonakis (adaptation)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  Greece, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Phaedra | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Phaedra  115 min,  [Drama]  [Jules Dassin]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Elizabeth Ercy, Melina Mercouri, Raf Vallone
Plot:  The powerful Greek shipowner and constructor Thanos proposes to marry Phaedra during the baptism of a ship with her name. Phaedra, who is the daughter of Thanos'greatest competitor, is a ...
Writer:  Margarita Lymberaki (screenplay), Jules Dassin, Margarita Lymberaki (original scenario)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  France, Greece, USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Letter for Evie | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  A Letter for Evie  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance, War]  [Jules Dassin]  [28 Jan 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hume Cronyn, John Carroll, Marsha Hunt, Spring Byington
Plot:  Evie's co-workers at the uniform shirt factory, and her almost-fiancée's inability to kiss, inspire her to slip a letter into a size sixteen-and-a-half shirt for some anonymous soldier. ...
Writer:  Blanche Brace (story), DeVallon Scott (screenplay), Alan Friedman (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Law | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Law  114 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Jules Dassin]  [11 Nov 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gina Lollobrigida, Marcello Mastroianni, Melina Mercouri, Pierre Brasseur
Plot:  Illicit passions pervade an Italian town, where men gather nightly for the cynical "game of the law."
Writer:  Roger Vailland (novel), Jules Dassin, Françoise Giroud (dialogue)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB
Two Smart People | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Two Smart People  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Jules Dassin]  [04 Jun 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hugo Haas, John Hodiak, Lloyd Nolan, Lucille Ball
Plot:  Director Jules Dassin (Night and the City) combines the best of film noir, crime caper and romance in this little gem starring Lucille Ball, John Hodiak and Lloyd Nolan.
Writer:  Ethel Hill (screenplay), Leslie Charteris (screenplay), Ralph Wheelwright (story), Allan Kenward (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Reunion in France | Movie Details for Director Jules Dassin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Reunion in France  104 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Jules Dassin]  [25 Dec 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Crawford, John Wayne, Philip Dorn, Reginald Owen
Plot:  Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.
Writer:  Jan Lustig (screenplay), Marvin Borowsky (screenplay), Marc Connelly (screenplay), Leslie Bush-Fekete (story)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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