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Citizen Kane | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 94%  Citizen Kane  119 min,  PG,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Orson Welles]  [05 Sep 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 100/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Dorothy Comingore, Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Ruth Warrick
Plot:  Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
Writer:  Herman J. Mankiewicz (original screen play), Orson Welles (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Chimes at Midnight | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Chimes at Midnight  115 min,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Orson Welles]  [17 Mar 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jeanne Moreau, John Gielgud, Margaret Rutherford, Orson Welles
Plot:  The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (plays), Raphael Holinshed (book), Orson Welles
Language:  English    Country:  Spain, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB
Touch of Evil | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Touch of Evil  95 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [01 Feb 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Orson Welles
Plot:  A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.
Writer:  Orson Welles (screenplay), Whit Masterson (based on the novel "Badge Of Evil" by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Magnificent Ambersons | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Magnificent Ambersons  88 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise]  [10 Jul 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins.
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Dolores Costello, Joseph Cotten, Tim Holt
Plot:  The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
Writer:  Booth Tarkington (from the novel by), Orson Welles (script writer)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Stranger | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Stranger  95 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [01 Aug 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles, Philip Merivale
Plot:  An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
Writer:  Anthony Veiller (screenplay), Victor Trivas (adaptation), Decla Dunning (adaptation), Victor Trivas (original story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Trial | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Trial  119 min,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Orson Welles]  [07 Sep 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Arnoldo Foà, Billy Kearns, Jess Hahn
Plot:  An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Writer:  Pierre Cholot (adaptation), Franz Kafka (based on the novel by), Orson Welles
Language:  English    Country:  France, West Germany, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
F for Fake | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles, Gary Graver, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  F for Fake  89 min,  PG,  [Documentary]  [Orson Welles, Gary Graver, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach]  [12 Mar 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Elmyr de Hory, François Reichenbach, Oja Kodar, Orson Welles
Plot:  A documentary about fraud and fakery.
Writer:  Orson Welles
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  France, Iran, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Macbeth | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Macbeth  92 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Orson Welles]  [23 Jun 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dan O'Herlihy, Jeanette Nolan, Orson Welles, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  In 11th century Scotland, nobleman Macbeth and his wife plot to murder the king and usurp the throne in order to fulfill an evil prophecy made by three witches.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Immortal Story | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Immortal Story  58 min,  [Drama]  [Orson Welles]  [18 Sep 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Jeanne Moreau, Norman Eshley, Orson Welles, Roger Coggio
Plot:  In the Portuguese town of Macao, a wealthy trader named Charles Clay hires two people to recreate a story of a sailor who is paid to impregnate a man's wife.
Writer:  Karen Blixen (novel), Orson Welles, Louise de Vilmorin
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lady from Shanghai | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Lady from Shanghai  87 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [24 Dec 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth
Plot:  Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Writer:  Sherwood King (story based on a novel by), Orson Welles (screenplay)
Language:  English, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Confidential Report | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Confidential Report  93 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [02 Oct 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Akim Tamiroff, Michael Redgrave, Orson Welles, Patricia Medina, Peter van Eyck
Plot:  An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger.
Writer:  Orson Welles (story), Orson Welles (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, French, Polish    Country:  France, Spain, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB
The Southern Star | Movie Details for Director Sidney Hayers, Orson Welles | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Southern Star  104 min,  M,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Sidney Hayers, Orson Welles]  [28 May 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Segal, Ian Hendry, Orson Welles, Ursula Andress
Plot:  In 1912 West Africa, diamond tycoon Kramer hires penniless American fortune hunter Dan Rockland, who's posing as a geologist, but when a huge diamond is found, everyone wants to steal it.
Writer:  David Pursall (screenplay), Jack Seddon (screenplay), Jules Verne (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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