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Anatomy of a Murder | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Anatomy of a Murder  160 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Sep 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur O'Connell, Ben Gazzara, James Stewart, Lee Remick
Plot:  In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Writer:  Wendell Mayes (screenplay), John D. Voelker (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Laura | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Laura  88 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Nov 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Clifton Webb, Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Vincent Price
Plot:  A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
Writer:  Vera Caspary (novel), Jay Dratler (screen play), Samuel Hoffenstein (screen play), Elizabeth Reinhardt (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Where the Sidewalk Ends | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Where the Sidewalk Ends  95 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bert Freed, Dana Andrews, Gary Merrill, Gene Tierney
Plot:  Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (screenplay), Victor Trivas (adaptation), Frank P. Rosenberg (adaptation), Robert E. Kent (adaptation), William L. Stuart (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Otto Preminger]  [31 Dec 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Bickford, Gary Cooper, Ralph Bellamy, Rod Steiger
Plot:  A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.
Writer:  Milton Sperling (story and screenplay), Emmet Lavery (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Daisy Kenyon | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Daisy Kenyon  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Otto Preminger]  [25 Dec 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Joan Crawford, Ruth Warrick
Plot:  Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent ...
Writer:  David Hertz (screenplay), Elizabeth Janeway (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Advise & Consent | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Advise & Consent  139 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Otto Preminger]  [06 Jun 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Franchot Tone, Henry Fonda, Lew Ayres, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
Writer:  Allen Drury (novel), Wendell Mayes (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man with the Golden Arm | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Man with the Golden Arm  119 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Otto Preminger]  [16 Jan 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Stang, Eleanor Parker, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak
Plot:  A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.
Writer:  Walter Newman (screenplay), Lewis Meltzer (screenplay), Nelson Algren (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Porgy and Bess | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Porgy and Bess  138 min,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian]  [24 Jun 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Sammy Davis Jr., Sidney Poitier
Plot:  In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish...
Writer:  Dorothy Heyward (play), DuBose Heyward (libretto), DuBose Heyward (play), N. Richard Nash (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bunny Lake Is Missing | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Bunny Lake Is Missing  107 min,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Otto Preminger]  [03 Oct 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Carol Lynley, Keir Dullea, Laurence Olivier, Martita Hunt
Plot:  A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
Writer:  John Mortimer (screenplay), Penelope Mortimer (screenplay), Marryam Modell (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bonjour Tristesse | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Bonjour Tristesse  94 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Feb 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Jean Seberg, Mylène Demongeot
Plot:  Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.
Writer:  Arthur Laurents (screenplay), Françoise Sagan (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fallen Angel | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Fallen Angel  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Otto Preminger]  [20 Mar 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Faye, Charles Bickford, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell
Plot:  A slick con man arrives in a small town looking to make some money, but soon gets more than he bargained for.
Writer:  Harry Kleiner (screen play), Marty Holland (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The 13th Letter | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The 13th Letter  85 min,  [Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Otto Preminger]  [21 Feb 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Constance Smith, Linda Darnell, Michael Rennie
Plot:  Respectable citizens receive anonymous letters revealing their adulterous relationships.
Writer:  Howard Koch (screen play), Louis Chavance (story "Le Corbeau")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Carmen Jones | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Carmen Jones  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Otto Preminger]  [28 Oct 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, Olga James, Pearl Bailey
Plot:  Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.
Writer:  Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Harry Kleiner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nancy Steele Is Missing! | Movie Details for Director George Marshall, Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Nancy Steele Is Missing!  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [George Marshall, Otto Preminger]  [12 Mar 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  June Lang, Peter Lorre, Victor McLaglen, Walter Connolly
Plot:  After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward,...
Writer:  Charles Francis Coe (story "Ransom"), Gene Fowler, Hal Long
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kidnapped | Movie Details for Director Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Kidnapped  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger]  [27 May 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith, Freddie Bartholomew, Warner Baxter
Plot:  In 1747, young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle Ebenezer who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson, Sonya Levien (screen play), Eleanor Harris (screen play), Ernest Pascal (screen play), Edwin Blum (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Exodus | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Exodus  208 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger]  [02 Jan 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Eva Marie Saint, Paul Newman, Peter Lawford, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Leon Uris (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Centennial Summer | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Centennial Summer  102 min,  [History, Musical]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Aug 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, William Eythe
Plot:  In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
Writer:  Albert E. Idell (novel), Michael Kanin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
River of No Return | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger, Jean Negulesco | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  River of No Return  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Romance, Western]  [Otto Preminger, Jean Negulesco]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Actors:  Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, Rory Calhoun, Tommy Rettig
Plot:  The titular river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others.
Writer:  Frank Fenton (screenplay), Louis Lantz (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Cardinal | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Cardinal  175 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Otto Preminger]  [12 Dec 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Carol Lynley, Dorothy Gish, John Huston, Maggie McNamara, Romy Schneider, Tom Tryon
Plot:  A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.
Writer:  Robert Dozier (screenplay), Henry Morton Robinson (novel)
Language:  English, German, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Such Good Friends | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Such Good Friends  101 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Otto Preminger]  [14 Oct 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dyan Cannon, James Coco, Jennifer O'Neill, Ken Howard
Plot:  While awaiting the outcome of her husband's surgery, Julie Messinger discovers he has been having affairs.
Writer:  Lois Gould (based on the novel by), Elaine May (screenplay), David Shaber (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
In Harm's Way | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  In Harm's Way  165 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Otto Preminger]  [06 Apr 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon
Plot:  A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral, and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Writer:  Wendell Mayes (screenplay), James Bassett (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Moon Is Blue | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Moon Is Blue  99 min,  M,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Otto Preminger]  [08 Jul 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  David Niven, Maggie McNamara, Tom Tully, William Holden
Plot:  Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.
Writer:  F. Hugh Herbert (written for the screen by), F. Hugh Herbert (stage play "The Moon Is Blue")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Royal Scandal | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  A Royal Scandal  94 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch]  [01 Oct 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Charles Coburn, Tallulah Bankhead, William Eythe
Plot:  In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.
Writer:  Edwin Justus Mayer (screenplay), Bruno Frank (adaptation), Lajos Biró (play), Melchior Lengyel (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Human Factor | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The Human Factor  115 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Otto Preminger]  [01 Jan 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Derek Jacobi, John Gielgud, Joop Doderer, Nicol Williamson, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.
Writer:  Graham Greene (novel), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Saint Joan | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Saint Joan  110 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger]  [08 May 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 30%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud, Richard Todd, Richard Widmark
Plot:  In 1456, French king Charles VII recalls the story of how he met the 17 year-old peasant girl Joan of Arc, entrusted her with the command of the French Army and ultimately burned her at the stake as a heretic.
Writer:  Graham Greene, George Bernard Shaw (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rosebud | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Rosebud  126 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Otto Preminger]  [24 Mar 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Claude Dauphin, Cliff Gorman, Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV ...
Writer:  Erik Lee Preminger (screenplay), Joan Hemingway (novel), Paul Bonnecarrère (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon  113 min,  GP,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Otto Preminger]  [11 May 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Coco, Ken Howard, Liza Minnelli, Robert Moore
Plot:  Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her with to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and ...
Writer:  Marjorie Kellogg (novel), Marjorie Kellogg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hurry Sundown | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Hurry Sundown  146 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Otto Preminger]  [09 Feb 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Diahann Carroll, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Michael Caine
Plot:  Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann...
Writer:  Horton Foote, Bert Gilden (novel), Katya Gilden (novel), Thomas C. Ryan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Skidoo | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Skidoo  98 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Otto Preminger]  [19 Dec 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol Channing, Frankie Avalon, Fred Clark, Jackie Gleason
Plot:  Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his ...
Writer:  Doran William Cannon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Forever Amber | Movie Details for Director Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Forever Amber  138 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl]  [10 Nov 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, George Sanders, Linda Darnell, Richard Greene
Plot:  In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
Writer:  Philip Dunne (screenplay), Ring Lardner Jr. (screenplay), Jerome Cady (adaptation), Kathleen Winsor (novel)
Language:  English, French, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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