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The Boy Friend | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Boy Friend  137 min,  G,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Ken Russell]  [25 Feb 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bryan Pringle, Christopher Gable, Max Adrian, Twiggy
Plot:  When the leading lady of a low-budget musical revue sprains her ankle, the assistant stage manager is forced to understudy and perform in her place, becoming a star and finding love in the process.
Writer:  Ken Russell (screenplay), Sandy Wilson (musical)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Devils | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Devils  111 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Ken Russell]  [16 Jul 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins.
Actors:  Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian, Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
Writer:  Ken Russell (screenplay), John Whiting (based on the play by), Aldous Huxley (novel)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Women in Love | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Women in Love  131 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ken Russell]  [25 Mar 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 18 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden, Oliver Reed
Plot:  Two best friends fall in love with a pair of women, but the relationships soon go in very different directions.
Writer:  D.H. Lawrence (novel), Larry Kramer (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Mahler | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Mahler  115 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Ken Russell]  [01 Feb 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Georgina Hale, Lee Montague, Miriam Karlin, Robert Powell
Plot:  Composer Gustav Mahler's life, told in a series of flashbacks as he and his wife discuss their failing marriage during a train journey.
Writer:  Ken Russell
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Music Lovers | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Music Lovers  123 min,  R,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Ken Russell]  [12 Feb 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Gable, Glenda Jackson, Max Adrian, Richard Chamberlain
Plot:  Piano teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexuality by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a nymphomaniac whom he cannot satisfy.
Writer:  Melvyn Bragg (screenplay), Catherine Drinker Bowen (book), Barbara von Meck (book)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Altered States | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Altered States  102 min,  R,  [Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Ken Russell]  [25 Dec 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid, William Hurt
Plot:  A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Writer:  Paddy Chayefsky (written for the screen by), Paddy Chayefsky (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tommy | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Tommy  111 min,  PG,  [Drama, Musical]  [Ken Russell]  [26 Mar 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Elton John, Oliver Reed, Roger Daltrey
Plot:  A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult.
Writer:  The Who (by), Ken Russell (screenplay), Pete Townshend (rock opera), John Entwistle (additional material), Keith Moon (additional material)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Rainbow | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Rainbow  113 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Ken Russell]  [26 May 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Amanda Donohoe, Christopher Gable, Paul McGann, Sammi Davis
Plot:  A young woman deals in her own personal way with the trials of adolescence and young adulthood in early 1900s England.
Writer:  Ken Russell (screenplay), Vivian Russell (screenplay), D.H. Lawrence (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Savage Messiah | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Savage Messiah  97 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama]  [Ken Russell]  [01 Sep 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Tutin, Helen Mirren, Lindsay Kemp, Scott Antony
Plot:  Biographical film of the life of French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.
Writer:  Christopher Logue (screenplay), H.S. Ede (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lair of the White Worm | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Lair of the White Worm  93 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror]  [Ken Russell]  [21 Oct 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Amanda Donohoe, Catherine Oxenberg, Hugh Grant, Peter Capaldi
Plot:  When an archeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further unexplainable occurrences.
Writer:  Ken Russell (screenplay by), Bram Stoker (adapted from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Billion Dollar Brain | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Billion Dollar Brain  111 min,  [Crime, Thriller]  [Ken Russell]  [14 Jan 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ed Begley, Karl Malden, Michael Caine, Oskar Homolka
Plot:  A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
Writer:  Len Deighton (novel), John McGrath (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, Finnish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Aria | Movie Details for Director Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge, Julien Temple | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Aria  90 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge, Julien Temple]  [30 Oct 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  John Hurt, Roy Hyatt, Sevilla Delofski, Stephanie Lane, Theresa Russell
Plot:  Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (...
Writer:  Robert Altman (segment), Bruce Beresford (segment), Don Boyd (segment), Bill Bryden (segment), Derek Jarman (segment), Franc Roddam (segment), Nicolas Roeg (segment), Ken Russell (segment), Charles Sturridge (segment), Julien Temple (segment)
Language:  Italian, French, German, English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Salome's Last Dance | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Salome's Last Dance  89 min,  R,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Ken Russell]  [01 Jun 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglas Hodge, Glenda Jackson, Nickolas Grace, Stratford Johns
Plot:  Set in France Oscar Wilde (so it appears) visits a local theatre and is surprised by their retelling of his own work ""Salome'" the story line then digresses in to a VERY twisted portrayal ...
Writer:  Oscar Wilde (play), Vivian Russell (translation), Ken Russell
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gothic | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Gothic  87 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Ken Russell]  [10 Apr 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Myriam Cyr, Natasha Richardson
Plot:  The Shelleys visit Lord Byron and compete to write a horror story.
Writer:  Lord Byron (story), Percy Bysshe Shelley (story), Stephen Volk (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Lisztomania | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Lisztomania  103 min,  R,  [Biography, Comedy, Music]  [Ken Russell]  [29 Jan 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr, Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman
Plot:  Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic lifestyle while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.
Writer:  Ken Russell
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Women and Men: Stories of Seduction | Movie Details for Director Frederic Raphael, Tony Richardson, Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Women and Men: Stories of Seduction  83 min,  R,  [Romance, Drama]  [Frederic Raphael, Tony Richardson, Ken Russell]  [14 Dec 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Beau Bridges, Dominic Hawksley, Felipe García Vélez, Melanie Griffith
Plot:  Three short stories come to the screen, each focused on a man and a woman. The first is set in the 1940s, the other two in the 1920s. In "The Man in a Brooks Brothers Suit," a businessman ...
Writer:  Valerie Curtin, Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne, Ernest Hemingway (story "Hills Like White Elephants"), Mary McCarthy (story "The Man In The Brooks Brothers Suit"), Dorothy Parker (story "Dusk Before Fireworks"), Frederic Raphael (segment)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Whore | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Whore  85 min,  NC-17,  [Drama]  [Ken Russell]  [18 Oct 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, External Reviews
Actors:  Antonio Fargas, Benjamin Mouton, Elizabeth Morehead, Theresa Russell
Plot:  The prostitute Liz works on the streets of Los Angeles. She recalls her life in flashback, when she marries an alcoholic man. She leaves him with their son. Then she works as waitress in a ...
Writer:  David Hines (play), Ken Russell (screenplay), Deborah Dalton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crimes of Passion | Movie Details for Director Ken Russell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Crimes of Passion  107 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Ken Russell]  [19 Oct 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Dan Gerrity, Gordon Hunt, Kathleen Turner, Terri Hoyos
Plot:  A mysterious woman, fashion designer by day, prostitute by night, and accused of murder, is hounded by two men: a married father of two, and a sexually repressed preacher.
Writer:  Barry Sandler
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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