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In a Lonely Place | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  In a Lonely Place  94 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Nicholas Ray]  [01 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carl Benton Reid, Frank Lovejoy, Gloria Grahame, Humphrey Bogart
Plot:  A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.
Writer:  Andrew Solt (screenplay), Edmund H. North (adaptation), Dorothy B. Hughes (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lusty Men | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Lusty Men  113 min,  [Action, Drama, Sport]  [Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish]  [24 Oct 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Hunnicutt, Arthur Kennedy, Robert Mitchum, Susan Hayward
Plot:  Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.
Writer:  Horace McCoy (written for the screen by), David Dortort (written for the screen by), Claude Stanush (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On Dangerous Ground | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  On Dangerous Ground  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Kemper, Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond
Plot:  Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.
Writer:  A.I. Bezzerides (screen play), A.I. Bezzerides (based on an adaptation of the novel), Nicholas Ray (based on an adaptation of the novel), Gerald Butler (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Rebel Without a Cause | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Rebel Without a Cause  111 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Nicholas Ray]  [29 Oct 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  James Dean, Jim Backus, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo
Plot:  A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.
Writer:  Stewart Stern (screen play), Irving Shulman (adaptation), Nicholas Ray (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Johnny Guitar | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Johnny Guitar  110 min,  [Drama, Western]  [Nicholas Ray]  [23 Aug 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 83/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Joan Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady, Sterling Hayden
Plot:  After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Roy Chanslor (based on novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bigger Than Life | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Bigger Than Life  95 min,  [Drama]  [Nicholas Ray]  [26 Oct 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Rush, James Mason, Robert F. Simon, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
Writer:  Cyril Hume (story and screenplay), Richard Maibaum (story and screenplay), Burton Roueche (article)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Savage Innocents | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Savage Innocents  110 min,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Nicholas Ray]  [15 Feb 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Carlo Giustini, Peter O'Toole, Yôko Tani
Plot:  An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.
Writer:  Hans Ruesch (adaptation), Franco Solinas (adaptation), Baccio Bandini (adaptation), Hans Ruesch (novel), Nicholas Ray (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  France, Italy, UK    More Info:  IMDB
King of Kings | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  King of Kings  168 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Nicholas Ray]  [30 Oct 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Hurd Hatfield, Jeffrey Hunter, Ron Randell, Siobhan McKenna
Plot:  The temporary physical life of everyone's Savior, Jesus Christ.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Party Girl | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Party Girl  99 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nicholas Ray]  [28 Oct 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cyd Charisse, John Ireland, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Taylor
Plot:  Lawyer Thomas Farrell is a defender of crooks. Vicki Gayle encourages him improve his reputation, but mob king Rico Angelo insists otherwise.
Writer:  George Wells (screenplay), Leo Katcher (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flying Leathernecks | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Flying Leathernecks  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Nicholas Ray]  [28 Aug 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Don Taylor, Janis Carter, John Wayne, Robert Ryan
Plot:  Major Kirby leads The Wildcats squadron into the historic WWII battle of Guadalcanal.
Writer:  James Edward Grant (screenplay), Kenneth Gamet (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bitter Victory | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Bitter Victory  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Nicholas Ray]  [01 Mar 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Curd Jürgens, Raymond Pellegrin, Richard Burton, Ruth Roman
Plot:  A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
Writer:  René Hardy (screenplay), Nicholas Ray (screenplay), Gavin Lambert (screenplay), René Hardy (from Mr. Hardy's novel), Paul Gallico (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German, Arabic    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Hot Blood | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Hot Blood  85 min,  [Drama, Musical]  [Nicholas Ray]  [01 Mar 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Jane Russell, Joseph Calleia, Luther Adler
Plot:  Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it.
Writer:  Jean Evans (story), Jesse Lasky Jr.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Knock on Any Door | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Knock on Any Door  100 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nicholas Ray]  [17 Mar 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allene Roberts, George Macready, Humphrey Bogart, John Derek
Plot:  Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he lost his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy...
Writer:  Daniel Taradash (screenplay), John Monks Jr. (screenplay), Willard Motley (from the novel "Knock On Any Door" by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Run for Cover | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Run for Cover  93 min,  [Western]  [Nicholas Ray]  [14 May 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Cagney, Jean Hersholt, John Derek, Viveca Lindfors
Plot:  Mistaken for train robbers, Matt Dow and Davey Bishop are shot at by the sheriff and his posse but they are cleared and hired as lawmen.
Writer:  Winston Miller (screenplay), Harriet Frank Jr. (story), Irving Ravetch (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Born to Be Bad | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Born to Be Bad  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nicholas Ray]  [31 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Fontaine, Joan Leslie, Mel Ferrer, Robert Ryan, Zachary Scott
Plot:  A woman's attempt to appear innocent and sweet clashes with her lover who sees through her act and the wealthy man she tries to trick into marrying her.
Writer:  Edith Sommer (screen play), Charles Schnee (adaptation), Robert Soderberg (additional dialogue), George Oppenheimer (additional dialogue), Anne Parrish (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
55 Days at Peking | Movie Details for Director Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  55 Days at Peking  154 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Nicholas Ray, Guy Green]  [06 May 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston, David Niven, Flora Robson
Plot:  During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
Writer:  Robert Hamer (additional dialogue), Philip Yordan (screenplay), Bernard Gordon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Macao | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Macao  81 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray]  [28 May 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Russell, Robert Mitchum, Thomas Gomez, William Bendix
Plot:  Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson?
Writer:  Bernard C. Schoenfeld (screenplay), Stanley Rubin (screenplay), Robert Creighton Williams (story)
Language:  English, Cantonese, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Androcles and the Lion | Movie Details for Director Chester Erskine, Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Androcles and the Lion  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Chester Erskine, Nicholas Ray]  [09 Jan 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Young, Jean Simmons, Robert Newton, Victor Mature
Plot:  Story of a Christian in ancient Rome who befriends a lion.
Writer:  Chester Erskine (screen adaptation), Ken Englund (screen adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Racket | Movie Details for Director John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, Tay Garnett, Nicholas Ray, Sherman Todd | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Racket  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, Tay Garnett, Nicholas Ray, Sherman Todd]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Lizabeth Scott, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, William Talman
Plot:  The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. There are only two problems: First, Nick is the violent type, preferring to do things...
Writer:  William Wister Haines (screenplay), W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Bartlett Cormack (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB

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