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Requiem for a Heavyweight | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Requiem for a Heavyweight  95 min,  [Drama, Sport]  [Ralph Nelson]  [16 Nov 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Julie Harris, Mickey Rooney
Plot:  Mountain Rivera, a punchy has-been managed by the unprincipled Maish, is mauled in a fight and forced to quit boxing. Can his devoted cutman and a sympathetic social worker help him find a ...
Writer:  Rod Serling (teleplay), Rod Serling
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lilies of the Field | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Lilies of the Field  94 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama]  [Ralph Nelson]  [05 Jul 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Isa Crino, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  A traveling handyman becomes the answer to the prayers of nuns who wish to build a chapel in the desert.
Writer:  James Poe (screenplay), William E. Barrett (novel)
Language:  English, German, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Father Goose | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Father Goose  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Comedy, Romance]  [Ralph Nelson]  [10 Dec 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Jack Good, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard
Plot:  During World War II, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female.
Writer:  Peter Stone (screenplay), Frank Tarloff (screenplay), S.H. Barnett (story)
Language:  English, French, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Charly | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Charly  103 min,  M,  [Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi]  [Ralph Nelson]  [23 Sep 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Claire Bloom, Cliff Robertson, Leon Janney, Lilia Skala
Plot:  An intellectually disabled man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius.
Writer:  Daniel Keyes (novel), Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fate Is the Hunter | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Fate Is the Hunter  106 min,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Ralph Nelson]  [16 Oct 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Glenn Ford, Nancy Kwan, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette
Plot:  A man refuses to believe that pilot error caused a fatal crash, and persists in looking for another reason.
Writer:  Ernest K. Gann (book), Harold Medford (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Soldier in the Rain | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Soldier in the Rain  88 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Ralph Nelson]  [27 Nov 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jackie Gleason, Steve McQueen, Tony Bill, Tuesday Weld
Plot:  The bond of friendship between a worldly-wise Army Master Sergeant and his naive worshiper.
Writer:  Maurice Richlin (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay), William Goldman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Duel at Diablo | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Duel at Diablo  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Ralph Nelson]  [18 Jun 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bibi Andersson, Dennis Weaver, James Garner, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  In Apache territory, a supply army column heads for the next fort, an ex-scout searches for the killer of his Indian wife, and a housewife abandons her husband in order to re-join her Apache lover's tribe.
Writer:  Marvin H. Albert (screenplay), Michael M. Grilikhes (screenplay), Marvin H. Albert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Once a Thief | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Once a Thief  107 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Ralph Nelson]  [08 Sep 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Alain Delon, Ann-Margret, Jack Palance, Van Heflin
Plot:  Eddie Pedak, a convicted criminal, has a steady job, a wife and daughter and he puts a down payment on a boat. He also has a police detective and brother after him, the first believes Eddie...
Writer:  Zekial Marko (screenplay), Zekial Marko (novel)
Language:  English, Italian, Cantonese    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
...tick... tick... tick... | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  ...tick... tick... tick...  100 min,  G,  [Drama, Action]  [Ralph Nelson]  [09 Jan 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Fredric March, George Kennedy, Jim Brown, Lynn Carlin
Plot:  Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.
Writer:  James Lee Barrett
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Wilby Conspiracy | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Wilby Conspiracy  105 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Ralph Nelson]  [01 Feb 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Michael Caine, Nicol Williamson, Prunella Gee, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  Black anti-apartheid activist and British engineer are forced to run from South African secret police.
Writer:  Rod Amateau (screenplay), Harold Nebenzal (screenplay), Peter Driscoll (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Wrath of God | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Wrath of God  111 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Western]  [Ralph Nelson]  [15 Nov 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Langella, John Colicos, Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  Set in the 1920s, several foreigners held by a South American military group are offered possible freedom if they accept to topple a local crazed military leader.
Writer:  Jack Higgins, Jack Higgins (novel), Ralph Nelson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Counterpoint | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Counterpoint  107 min,  [Drama, War]  [Ralph Nelson]  [20 Oct 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Kathryn Hays, Leslie Nielsen, Maximilian Schell
Plot:  Famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, is forced to put on private concerts for the Nazi generals.
Writer:  James Lee (screenplay), Joel Oliansky (screenplay), Alan Sillitoe (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Soldier Blue | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Soldier Blue  112 min,  R,  [Western]  [Ralph Nelson]  [30 Oct 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Candice Bergen, Donald Pleasence, John Anderson, Peter Strauss
Plot:  After a cavalry patrol is ambushed by the Cheyenne, the two survivors, a soldier and a woman, must reach the safety of the nearest fort.
Writer:  Theodore V. Olsen (novel), John Gay (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Embryo | Movie Details for Director Ralph Nelson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Embryo  104 min,  PG,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ralph Nelson]  [21 May 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Carrera, Diane Ladd, Rock Hudson, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho ...
Writer:  Anita Doohan (screenplay), Jack W. Thomas (screenplay), Jack W. Thomas (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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