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The Longest Day | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Longest Day  178 min,  G,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck]  [04 Oct 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Arletty, Eddie Albert, Jean-Louis Barrault, John Wayne, Paul Anka, Richard Burton, Robert Ryan
Plot:  The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Writer:  Cornelius Ryan (screenplay), Cornelius Ryan (book), Romain Gary (additional episodes written by), James Jones (additional episodes written by), David Pursall (additional episodes written by), Jack Seddon (additional episodes written by)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swiss Family Robinson | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Swiss Family Robinson  126 min,  G,  [Adventure, Family]  [Ken Annakin]  [21 Dec 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, John Mills
Plot:  A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.
Writer:  Lowell S. Hawley (screenplay), Johann David Wyss (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Quartet | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Quartet  120 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart]  [22 Nov 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Basil Radford, Ian Fleming, Naunton Wayne, W. Somerset Maugham
Plot:  Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself. In the first story, The Facts of Life, a young man with great potential on the...
Writer:  W. Somerset Maugham (stories), R.C. Sherriff
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Third Man on the Mountain | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Third Man on the Mountain  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [Ken Annakin]  [10 Nov 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Donald, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, Michael Rennie
Plot:  A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.
Writer:  Eleanore Griffin (screenplay by), James Ramsey Ullman (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trio | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin, Harold French | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Trio  91 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ken Annakin, Harold French]  [20 Dec 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Felix Aylmer, James Hayter, Kathleen Harrison, Lana Morris
Plot:  Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Verger," "Mr. Know-All," and "The Sanatorium," are introduced by the author.
Writer:  Noel Langley, W. Somerset Maugham (screenplay), W. Somerset Maugham (stories), R.C. Sherriff
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Across the Bridge | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Across the Bridge  103 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Ken Annakin]  [06 Sep 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernard Lee, David Knight, Marla Landi, Noel Willman, Rod Steiger
Plot:  A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.
Writer:  Graham Greene (story "Across the Bridge"), Guy Elmes (screenplay), Denis Freeman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes  138 min,  G,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Ken Annakin]  [16 Jun 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alberto Sordi, James Fox, Sarah Miles, Stuart Whitman
Plot:  Sabotage efforts damage an international air race.
Writer:  Jack Davies, Ken Annakin
Language:  English, French, German, Italian, Japanese    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Miranda | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Miranda  80 min,  [Fantasy, Comedy, Romance]  [Ken Annakin]  [24 May 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum
Plot:  A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.
Writer:  Peter Blackmore (screenplay), Peter Blackmore (play), Denis Waldock (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Battle of the Bulge | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Battle of the Bulge  167 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Ken Annakin]  [16 Dec 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Robert Ryan, Robert Shaw
Plot:  A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.
Writer:  Philip Yordan, Milton Sperling, John Melson
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crooks Anonymous | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Crooks Anonymous  88 min,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Ken Annakin]  [01 Apr 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Julie Christie, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Plot:  Forsdyke, a pathological petty thief subjects himself to a strict correction course run by a wealthy ex-con Widdowes and his Crooks Anonymous organization. Forsdyke's young and innocent ...
Writer:  Jack Davies (original screenplay), Henry Blyth (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Long Duel | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Long Duel  115 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Ken Annakin]  [12 Oct 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andrew Keir, Harry Andrews, Trevor Howard, Yul Brynner
Plot:  To protest against British oppression and tyranny a tribal leader becomes a bandit.
Writer:  Peter Yeldham (screenplay), Ranveer Singh (story), Ernest Borneman (originally adaptated for the screen by), Geoffrey Orme (additional material)
Language:  English, Hindi    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fifth Musketeer | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Fifth Musketeer  104 min,  PG,  [Adventure]  [Ken Annakin]  [14 Dec 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beau Bridges, Cornel Wilde, Sylvia Kristel, Ursula Andress
Plot:  King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille. The king wants to increase his popularity and ...
Writer:  Alexandre Dumas père (novel), David Ambrose, George Bruce (earlier screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Austria, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Biggest Bundle of Them All | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Biggest Bundle of Them All  105 min,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Ken Annakin]  [12 Jul 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Godfrey Cambridge, Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Vittorio De Sica
Plot:  Robinson, Welch and some incompetent european gangsters kidnap an American gangster who they think has a lot of money.
Writer:  Sy Salkowitz, Josef Shaftel (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking  100 min,  G,  [Family, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Ken Annakin]  [29 Jul 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Cory Crow, David Seaman, Eileen Brennan, Tami Erin
Plot:  After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old ...
Writer:  Astrid Lindgren (books), Ken Annakin
Language:  English    Country:  Sweden, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pirate Movie | Movie Details for Director Ken Annakin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 30%  The Pirate Movie  98 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Musical]  [Ken Annakin]  [06 Aug 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 9%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Kerr, Christopher Atkins, Kristy McNichol, Ted Hamilton
Plot:  The crew of a large ship sail the high seas encountering other pirates from other ships. The boy from the ship ends up having to save his girlfriend who is kidnapped by a bunch of other pirates.
Writer:  W.S. Gilbert (operetta), Trevor Farrant
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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