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Shadowlands | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Shadowlands  131 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Richard Attenborough]  [14 Jan 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Andrew Seear, Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Julian Fellowes, Michael Denison, Roddy Maude-Roxby
Plot:  C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer, and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.
Writer:  William Nicholson (screenplay), William Nicholson (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Gandhi | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Gandhi  191 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Richard Attenborough]  [25 Feb 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 79/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 8 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 20 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud
Plot:  Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Writer:  John Briley
Language:  English    Country:  UK, India, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Magic | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Magic  107 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror]  [Richard Attenborough]  [08 Nov 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Anthony Hopkins, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter
Plot:  A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Writer:  William Goldman (screenplay), William Goldman (based on his novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oh! What a Lovely War | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Oh! What a Lovely War  144 min,  G,  [Comedy, Musical, War]  [Richard Attenborough]  [03 Oct 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Colin Farrell, John Rae, Malcolm McFee, Wendy Allnutt
Plot:  The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.
Writer:  Charles Chilton (based on Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop Production by, and the members of the original cast), Ted Allan (after a stage treatment by)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cry Freedom | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Cry Freedom  157 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Richard Attenborough]  [06 Nov 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Denzel Washington, John Matshikiza, Josette Simon, Juanita Waterman, Kevin Kline, Wabei Siyolwe
Plot:  South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
Writer:  John Briley (screenplay), Donald Woods (books)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Bridge Too Far | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  A Bridge Too Far  175 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, War]  [Richard Attenborough]  [15 Jun 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Erik van 't Wout, Marlies van Alcmaer, Michael Caine, Ryan O'Neal, Sean Connery, Siem Vroom, Wolfgang Preiss
Plot:  Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Writer:  Cornelius Ryan (book), William Goldman (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Dutch, Polish, Latin    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Chaplin | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Chaplin  143 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Richard Attenborough]  [08 Jan 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Geraldine Chaplin, John Thaw, Paul Rhys, Robert Downey Jr.
Plot:  A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.
Writer:  David Robinson (book), Charles Chaplin (book), Diana Hawkins (story), William Boyd (screenplay), Bryan Forbes (screenplay), William Goldman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Young Winston | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Young Winston  124 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Richard Attenborough]  [28 Jul 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins, Robert Shaw, Simon Ward
Plot:  A complex family relationships, as well as a combat experience, form the personality of the future world-famous politician.
Writer:  Winston Churchill (based upon "My Early Life: A Roving Commission"), Carl Foreman (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Chorus Line | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  A Chorus Line  113 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Music, Musical]  [Richard Attenborough]  [20 Dec 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 39%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Jan Gan Boyd, Michael Blevins, Michael Douglas, Sharon Brown, Terrence Mann, Yamil Borges
Plot:  Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.
Writer:  Arnold Schulman (screenplay), Michael Bennett (concept: musical "A Chorus Line"), James Kirkwood Jr. (book), Nicholas Dante (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grey Owl | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Grey Owl  118 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, Western]  [Richard Attenborough]  [01 Oct 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Annie Galipeau, Pierce Brosnan, Stewart Bick, Vlasta Vrana
Plot:  The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.
Writer:  William Nicholson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Ojibwa, Sioux, French    Country:  UK, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Love and War | Movie Details for Director Richard Attenborough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 35%  In Love and War  113 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Richard Attenborough]  [24 Jan 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Chris O'Donnell, Mackenzie Astin, Margot Steinberg, Sandra Bullock
Plot:  Reporter Ernest Hemingway is an ambulance driver in Italy during World War I. While bravely risking his life in the line of duty, he is injured and ends up in the hospital, where he falls ...
Writer:  Henry S. Villard (book), James Nagel (book), Allan Scott (screen story), Dimitri Villard (screen story), Allan Scott (screenplay), Clancy Sigal (screenplay), Anna Hamilton Phelan (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB

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