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A Hard Day's Night | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  A Hard Day's Night  87 min,  G,  [Comedy, Music, Musical]  [Richard Lester]  [07 Jul 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 96/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, The Beatles
Plot:  A "typical" day in the life of The Beatles, including many of their famous songs.
Writer:  Alun Owen (original screenplay)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Petulia | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Petulia  105 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Richard Lester]  [10 Jun 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Hill, George C. Scott, Julie Christie, Richard Chamberlain
Plot:  An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Writer:  Lawrence B. Marcus (screenplay), John Haase (novel), Barbara Turner (adaptation)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Help! | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Help!  92 min,  G,  [Adventure, Comedy, Musical]  [Richard Lester]  [25 Aug 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Eleanor Bron, George Harrison, John Lennon, Leo McKern, Paul McCartney, The Beatles
Plot:  Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.
Writer:  Marc Behm (screenplay), Charles Wood (screenplay), Marc Behm (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Superman II | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester, Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Superman II  127 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Richard Lester, Richard Donner]  [19 Jun 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty
Plot:  Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Writer:  Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Mario Puzo (story by), Mario Puzo (screenplay by), David Newman (screenplay by), Leslie Newman (screenplay by)
Language:  English, French, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Three Musketeers | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Three Musketeers  106 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure]  [Richard Lester]  [29 Mar 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Michael York, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain
Plot:  A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.
Writer:  George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay), Alexandre Dumas (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Spain, Panama, UK    More Info:  IMDB
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Richard Lester]  [16 Oct 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Phil Silvers, Zero Mostel
Plot:  A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.
Writer:  Melvin Frank (screenplay), Michael Pertwee (screenplay), Burt Shevelove (book), Larry Gelbart (book), Titus Maccius Plautus (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge  108 min,  PG,  [Adventure, History]  [Richard Lester]  [26 Feb 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Michael York, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain
Plot:  The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Writer:  George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay), Alexandre Dumas (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  Spain, Panama    More Info:  IMDB
Robin and Marian | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Robin and Marian  106 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Richard Lester]  [12 Mar 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Richard Harris, Robert Shaw, Sean Connery
Plot:  Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.
Writer:  James Goldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Royal Flash | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Royal Flash  102 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, History]  [Richard Lester]  [01 Oct 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Bates, Florinda Bolkan, Malcolm McDowell, Oliver Reed
Plot:  Ne'er-do-well Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince.
Writer:  George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay), George MacDonald Fraser (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Knack... and How to Get It | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Knack... and How to Get It  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Richard Lester]  [07 Jul 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Donal Donnelly, Michael Crawford, Ray Brooks, Rita Tushingham
Plot:  Cool and sophisticated Tolen (Ray Brooks) has a monopoly on womanizing - with a long like of conquests to prove it - while the naive and awkward Colin (Michael Crawford) desperately wants a...
Writer:  Charles Wood (screenplay), Ann Jellicoe (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Juggernaut | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Juggernaut  109 min,  PG,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [Richard Lester]  [25 Sep 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, David Hemmings, Omar Sharif, Richard Harris
Plot:  A blackmailer demands a huge ransom in exchange for information on how to disarm the seven bombs he placed aboard the transatlantic liner Britannic.
Writer:  Alan Plater (additional dialogue), Richard Alan Simmons
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bed Sitting Room | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Bed Sitting Room  90 min,  R,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Richard Lester]  [02 Jan 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Lowe, Dudley Moore, Harry Secombe, Peter Cook, Ralph Richardson, Rita Tushingham
Plot:  Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ...
Writer:  John Antrobus (screenplay), Charles Wood (adaptation), Spike Milligan (based on the play by), John Antrobus (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Ritz | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Ritz  91 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Richard Lester]  [26 Dec 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Weston, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard, Rita Moreno
Plot:  On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay ...
Writer:  Terrence McNally (play), Terrence McNally (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Return of the Musketeers | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Return of the Musketeers  102 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Richard Lester]  [25 Aug 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  C. Thomas Howell, Frank Finlay, Michael York, Oliver Reed
Plot:  In France in 1649, the services of the Four Musketeers are needed again and they run into some old foes from 20 years before.
Writer:  George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay), Alexandre Dumas (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France, Spain    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Butch and Sundance: The Early Days  115 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Western]  [Richard Lester]  [24 Aug 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeff Corey, John Schuck, Tom Berenger, William Katt
Plot:  A prequel of sorts to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) which chronicles the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the 1969 movie.
Writer:  William Goldman (characters), Allan Burns
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Finders Keepers | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Finders Keepers  96 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Richard Lester]  [18 May 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beverly D'Angelo, Louis Gossett Jr., Michael O'Keefe, Pamela Stephenson
Plot:  On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. The ...
Writer:  Charles Dennis (novel), Charles Dennis (screenplay), Ronny Graham, Terence Marsh
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How I Won the War | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  How I Won the War  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, War]  [Richard Lester]  [23 Oct 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, External Reviews
Actors:  John Lennon, Lee Montague, Michael Crawford, Roy Kinnear
Plot:  An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Writer:  Patrick Ryan (novel), Charles Wood (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cuba | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Cuba  122 min,  R,  [Adventure, Romance, Thriller]  [Richard Lester]  [21 Dec 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Brooke Adams, Hector Elizondo, Jack Weston, Sean Connery
Plot:  A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.
Writer:  Charles Wood
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Superman III | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Superman III  125 min,  PG,  [Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Richard Lester]  [17 Jun 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 26%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Reeve, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Margot Kidder, Richard Pryor
Plot:  Synthetic kryptonite laced with tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.
Writer:  Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), David Newman (screenplay by), Leslie Newman (screenplay by)
Language:  English, Italian, Spanish    Country:  Netherlands, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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