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Alfie | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Alfie  114 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [24 Aug 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations.
Actors:  Julia Foster, Michael Caine, Millicent Martin, Shelley Winters
Plot:  An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.
Writer:  Bill Naughton (screenplay), Bill Naughton (based on the play: "Alfie")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sink the Bismarck! | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Sink the Bismarck!  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [11 Feb 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Carl Möhner, Dana Wynter, Kenneth More, Laurence Naismith
Plot:  The World War II story of the British Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.
Writer:  Edmund H. North (screen story), Edmund H. North (screenplay), C.S. Forester (book)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Carve Her Name with Pride | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Carve Her Name with Pride  119 min,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [20 Jun 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Denise Grey, Jack Warner, Paul Scofield, Virginia McKenna
Plot:  Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and ...
Writer:  R.J. Minney (book), Vernon Harris (screenplay), Lewis Gilbert (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Reach for the Sky | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Reach for the Sky  123 min,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [27 Jul 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Kenneth More, Lee Patterson, Lyndon Brook, Muriel Pavlow
Plot:  Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.
Writer:  Paul Brickhill (book), Lewis Gilbert (screenplay), Vernon Harris (additional scenes)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cast a Dark Shadow | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Cast a Dark Shadow  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Thriller]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [28 Jan 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Harrison, Kay Walsh, Margaret Lockwood
Plot:  A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife and manages to get away with it. After an investigation results in a decision of 'accidental ...
Writer:  John Cresswell (screenplay), Janet Green (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Haunted | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Haunted  108 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [18 Jun 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Aidan Quinn, Anthony Andrews, John Gielgud, Kate Beckinsale
Plot:  A skeptical professor visits a remote British estate to debunk allegations of psychic phenomena, but soon finds himself haunted by a ghost from his own past.
Writer:  James Herbert (novel), Timothy Prager, Bob Kellett, Lewis Gilbert
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Operation: Daybreak | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Operation: Daybreak  118 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, War]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [27 Feb 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joss Ackland, Martin Shaw, Nicola Pagett, Timothy Bottoms
Plot:  In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.
Writer:  Alan Burgess (novel), Ronald Harwood (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia    More Info:  IMDB
The Spy Who Loved Me | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Spy Who Loved Me  125 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [03 Aug 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel, Roger Moore
Plot:  James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed.
Writer:  Christopher Wood (screenplay), Richard Maibaum (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Arabic    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Good Die Young | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Good Die Young  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [01 Nov 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gloria Grahame, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey, Richard Basehart
Plot:  In London, three otherwise law-abiding good men and their unscrupulous leader are about to commit a serious crime but for different reasons.
Writer:  Vernon Harris (screenplay), Lewis Gilbert (screenplay), Richard Macaulay (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Educating Rita | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Educating Rita  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [28 Oct 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Julie Walters, Maureen Lipman, Michael Caine, Michael Williams
Plot:  In London, the twenty-seven year-old hairdresser Rita decides to complete her basic education before having children as desired by her husband Denny. She joins the literature course in an ...
Writer:  Willy Russell (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
You Only Live Twice | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  You Only Live Twice  117 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [13 Jun 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, Metacritic 61/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Sean Connery, Tetsurô Tanba
Plot:  Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
Writer:  Harold Jack Bloom (additional story material), Roald Dahl (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The 7th Dawn | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The 7th Dawn  123 min,  [Adventure, Drama, War]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [13 Aug 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Capucine, Susannah York, Tetsurô Tanba, William Holden
Plot:  Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Writer:  Michael Keon (novel), Karl Tunberg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stepping Out | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Stepping Out  106 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [11 Oct 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Irwin, Ellen Greene, Jane Krakowski, Liza Minnelli, Robyn Stevan, Shelley Winters
Plot:  Stepping Out is a 1991 musical-comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Liza Minnelli, written by Richard Harris and based on a play also written by Harris. Minnelli plays the role ...
Writer:  Richard Harris (play), Richard Harris (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shirley Valentine | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Shirley Valentine  108 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [30 Aug 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alison Steadman, Julia McKenzie, Pauline Collins, Tom Conti
Plot:  Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in ...
Writer:  Willy Russell (play), Willy Russell (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sea Shall Not Have Them | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Sea Shall Not Have Them  91 min,  [Drama, War]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [01 Jun 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Steel, Dirk Bogarde, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Patrick
Plot:  During autumn of 1944, an RAF Hudson carrying a VIP passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and trying to keep ...
Writer:  Lewis Gilbert (screenplay), John Harris (novel), Vernon Harris (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Moonraker | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Moonraker  126 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [29 Jun 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Richard Kiel, Roger Moore
Plot:  James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
Writer:  Christopher Wood (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Portuguese    Country:  UK, France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Adventurers | Movie Details for Director Lewis Gilbert | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Adventurers  171 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Lewis Gilbert]  [25 Mar 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Badel, Candice Bergen, Charles Aznavour, Thommy Berggren
Plot:  The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his ...
Writer:  Michael Hastings (screenplay), Lewis Gilbert (screenplay), Harold Robbins (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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