Michael Anderson - Director - Detail View - 17 Movies (avg. 62.1%)

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The Dam Busters | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Dam Busters  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Michael Anderson]  [16 Jul 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Basil Sydney, Michael Redgrave, Richard Todd, Ursula Jeans
Plot:  The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
Writer:  Paul Brickhill (book), Guy Gibson (based on Wing Comdr. Gibson's own account in "Enemy Coast Ahead"), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    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
Shake Hands with the Devil | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Shake Hands with the Devil  111 min,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Michael Anderson]  [24 Jun 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Wynter, Don Murray, Glynis Johns, James Cagney
Plot:  In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.
Writer:  Rearden Conner (novel), Marian Spitzer (adaptation), Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts
Language:  English    Country:  Ireland, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Chase a Crooked Shadow | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Chase a Crooked Shadow  87 min,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Michael Anderson]  [06 May 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexander Knox, Anne Baxter, Herbert Lom, Richard Todd
Plot:  At Kimberley Prescott's villa, a stranger shows-up and claims he is her brother who supposedly died the previous year in a car accident.
Writer:  David D. Osborn (screenplay), Charles Sinclair (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
1984 | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  1984  90 min,  [Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Michael Anderson]  [01 Sep 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Kossoff, Edmond O'Brien, Jan Sterling, Michael Redgrave
Plot:  In a totalitarian future society, Winston Smith, whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.
Writer:  George Orwell (freely adapted from the novel by: "1984"), William Templeton (screenplay), Ralph Gilbert Bettison (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Logan's Run | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Logan's Run  119 min,  PG,  [Action, Sci-Fi]  [Michael Anderson]  [23 Jun 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Jenny Agutter, Michael York, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne
Plot:  An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30.
Writer:  David Zelag Goodman (screenplay by), William F. Nolan (based on the novel "Logan's Run"), George Clayton Johnson (based on the novel "Logan's Run")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Wreck of the Mary Deare | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Wreck of the Mary Deare  105 min,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Michael Anderson]  [06 Nov 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Emlyn Williams, Gary Cooper, Michael Redgrave
Plot:  A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name.
Writer:  Eric Ambler (screenplay), Hammond Innes (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Naked Edge | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Naked Edge  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Michael Anderson]  [18 Aug 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Deborah Kerr, Diane Cilento, Eric Portman, Gary Cooper
Plot:  Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.
Writer:  Joseph Stefano (screenplay), Max Ehrlich (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Quiller Memorandum | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Quiller Memorandum  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Michael Anderson]  [15 Dec 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alec Guinness, George Segal, Max von Sydow, Senta Berger
Plot:  In the West Berlin of the 1960s, two British agents are killed by a Nazi group, prompting British Intelligence to dispatch agent Quiller to investigate.
Writer:  Trevor Dudley Smith (based on the novel by), Harold Pinter (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Conduct Unbecoming | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Conduct Unbecoming  107 min,  PG,  [Drama, Crime, Mystery]  [Michael Anderson]  [05 Oct 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Michael York, Richard Attenborough, Stacy Keach, Trevor Howard
Plot:  At a British Regimental party in Colonial India the widow of Captain Scarlett is assaulted in the garden and she accuses one of the newly arrived junior lieutenants of the crime.
Writer:  Robert Enders, Barry England (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Operation Crossbow | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Operation Crossbow  115 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Michael Anderson]  [01 Apr 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  George Peppard, John Mills, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard
Plot:  Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.
Writer:  Duilio Coletti (original story), Vittoriano Petrilli (original story), Emeric Pressburger (screenplay), Derry Quinn (screenplay), Ray Rigby (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Shoes of the Fisherman | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Shoes of the Fisherman  162 min,  G,  [Drama]  [Michael Anderson]  [14 Nov 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, David Janssen, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner
Plot:  Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David Telemond, a troubled young priest who befriends him. ...
Writer:  John Patrick (screenplay), James Kennaway (screenplay), Morris L. West (novel)
Language:  English, Latin, Hebrew    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pope Joan | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Pope Joan  132 min,  PG,  [Drama, History]  [Michael Anderson]  [29 Sep 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeremy Kemp, Liv Ullmann, Natasa Nicolescu, Sharon Winter
Plot:  In medieval Europe, a pious young woman becomes a scholar of theology, disguises herself as a man, rises through the Catholic Church hierarchy and is elected Pope.
Writer:  John Briley (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze  100 min,  G,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Michael Anderson]  [01 Jun 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Michael Miller, Paul Gleason, Ron Ely, William Lucking
Plot:  Doc and the Amazing Five battle Captain Seas and "the green death" for control of a fabulous resource.
Writer:  Lester Dent (based upon the novel by), George Pal (screenplay by), Joe Morheim (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flight from Ashiya | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Flight from Ashiya  100 min,  [Adventure, Romance, Drama]  [Michael Anderson]  [25 Mar 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Chakiris, Richard Widmark, Suzy Parker, Yul Brynner
Plot:  A helicopter rescue team tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon.
Writer:  Elliott Arnold (novel), Elliott Arnold, Waldo Salt
Language:  English    Country:  Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Orca | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 35%  Orca  92 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Horror]  [Michael Anderson]  [22 Jul 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bo Derek, Charlotte Rampling, Richard Harris, Will Sampson
Plot:  A hunter squares off against a killer whale seeking vengeance for the death of its mate.
Writer:  Luciano Vincenzoni (story and screenplay), Sergio Donati
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Netherlands, Italy, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Millennium | Movie Details for Director Michael Anderson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Millennium  108 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Michael Anderson]  [25 Aug 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J. Travanti, Kris Kristofferson, Robert Joy
Plot:  An NTSB investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster meets a warrior woman from 1000 years in the future. She replaces the people from airplanes before they crash with corpses with the same features.
Writer:  John Varley (short story "Air Raid"), John Varley (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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