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Attack | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Attack  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War, Action]  [Robert Aldrich]  [17 Oct 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Eddie Albert, Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Robert Strauss
Plot:  In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post but tensions between Captain Cooney and Lieutenant Costa run high.
Writer:  Norman Brooks (play), James Poe (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kiss Me Deadly | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Kiss Me Deadly  106 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Robert Aldrich]  [09 Sep 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Albert Dekker, Juano Hernandez, Paul Stewart, Ralph Meeker
Plot:  A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit."
Writer:  Mickey Spillane (novel), A.I. Bezzerides (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?  134 min,  [Drama, Horror, Thriller]  [Robert Aldrich]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy
Plot:  A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.
Writer:  Henry Farrell (from the novel by), Lukas Heller (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Dirty Dozen | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Dirty Dozen  150 min,  [Action, Adventure, War]  [Robert Aldrich]  [22 Oct 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Bronson, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Lee Marvin
Plot:  During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screenplay), Lukas Heller (screenplay), E.M. Nathanson (novel)
Language:  English, German, French, Spanish, Latin    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Flight of the Phoenix | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Flight of the Phoenix  142 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [15 Dec 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Hardy Krüger, James Stewart, Peter Finch, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.
Writer:  Lukas Heller (screenplay), Trevor Dudley Smith (novel)
Language:  English, Italian, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twilight's Last Gleaming | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Twilight's Last Gleaming  146 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Robert Aldrich]  [09 Feb 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Joseph Cotten, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne
Plot:  A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ...
Writer:  Ronald M. Cohen (screenplay), Edward Huebsch (screenplay), Walter Wager (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  West Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ulzana's Raid | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Ulzana's Raid  103 min,  R,  [Adventure, Western]  [Robert Aldrich]  [25 Dec 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bruce Davison, Burt Lancaster, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel
Plot:  After fierce war chief Ulzana and a small war party jump the reservation bent on murder and terror, an inexperienced young lieutenant is assigned to track him down.
Writer:  Alan Sharp
Language:  English, Apache languages    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Autumn Leaves | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Autumn Leaves  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [01 Aug 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Cliff Robertson, Joan Crawford, Lorne Greene, Vera Miles
Plot:  Millicent Wetherby is a middle-aged woman whose life is devoid of love and affection. Millicent's solitary existence changes when she encounters Burt Hansen a charismatic younger man. As ...
Writer:  Jean Rouverol, Hugo Butler, Lewis Meltzer, Robert Blees, Jack Jevne (front for Jean Rouverol and Hugo Butler)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Longest Yard | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Longest Yard  121 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [30 Aug 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Ed Lauter, Eddie Albert, Michael Conrad
Plot:  A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.
Writer:  Tracy Keenan Wynn (screenplay), Albert S. Ruddy (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Knife | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Big Knife  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Aldrich]  [25 Nov 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ida Lupino, Jack Palance, Jean Hagen, Wendell Corey
Plot:  Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.
Writer:  James Poe (adapted for the screen by), Clifford Odets (stage play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Vera Cruz | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Vera Cruz  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Western]  [Robert Aldrich]  [25 Dec 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Cesar Romero, Denise Darcel, Gary Cooper
Plot:  During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
Writer:  Roland Kibbee (screenplay), James R. Webb (screenplay), Borden Chase (story)
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Killing of Sister George | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Killing of Sister George  138 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [01 Mar 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Beryl Reid, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser, Susannah York
Plot:  George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can...
Writer:  Frank Marcus (from the play by), Lukas Heller (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Too Late the Hero | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Too Late the Hero  145 min,  GP,  [Action, War, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [10 Sep 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cliff Robertson, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Michael Caine
Plot:  A reluctant hero, American Lieutenant Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.
Writer:  Robert Aldrich (story), Robert Sherman (story), Robert Aldrich (screenplay), Lukas Heller (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Apache | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Apache  91 min,  [Western]  [Robert Aldrich]  [08 Oct 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Charles Bronson, Jean Peters, John McIntire
Plot:  Refusing to let himself be re-settled on a Florida reservation, Massai, an Apache warrior, escapes his captors and returns to his homeland to become a peaceful farmer.
Writer:  James R. Webb (written for the screen by), Paul Wellman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Grissom Gang | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Grissom Gang  128 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [01 Sep 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Kim Darby, Robert Lansing, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante
Plot:  Set in the Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the 1948 British film...
Writer:  Leon Griffiths (screenplay), James Hadley Chase (based on novel by "No Orchids for Miss Blandish")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Sunset | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Last Sunset  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Robert Aldrich]  [09 Sep 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dorothy Malone, Joseph Cotten, Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson
Plot:  At a Mexican ranch, fugitive O'Malley and pursuing sheriff Stribling agree to help rancher Breckenridge drive his herd into Texas where Stribling could legally arrest O'Malley but Breckenridge's wife complicates things.
Writer:  Howard Rigsby (novel), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Garment Jungle | Movie Details for Director Vincent Sherman, Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Garment Jungle  88 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Vincent Sherman, Robert Aldrich]  [25 Apr 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gia Scala, Kerwin Mathews, Lee J. Cobb, Richard Boone
Plot:  The struggle of a lady's garment workers' organization to unionize a New York clothing sweat shop; the owner of which is determined to keep the union out of his business at any cost.
Writer:  Lester Velie (articles), Harry Kleiner (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ten Seconds to Hell | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Ten Seconds to Hell  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Robert Aldrich]  [14 Jun 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Palance, Jeff Chandler, Martine Carol, Robert Cornthwaite
Plot:  After 1945, six German ex-soldiers are hired to defuse unexploded Allied bombs in the ruins of Berlin.
Writer:  Robert Aldrich (screenplay), Teddi Sherman (screenplay), Lawrence P. Bachmann (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hustle | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Hustle  120 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Robert Aldrich]  [25 Dec 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ben Johnson, Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Paul Winfield
Plot:  At the instigation of a grieving father, a Los Angeles cop investigates the suspicious circumstances of a girl's apparent suicide.
Writer:  Steve Shagan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
...All the Marbles | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  ...All the Marbles  113 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Sport]  [Robert Aldrich]  [16 Oct 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Burt Young, Laurene Landon, Peter Falk, Vicki Frederick
Plot:  Harry manages The California Dolls, a female wrestling tag team endlessly touring America, and he's also romantically involved with one of them. Their fortunes seem on the slide (...
Writer:  Mel Frohman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Legend of Lylah Clare | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Legend of Lylah Clare  130 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [15 Nov 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ernest Borgnine, Kim Novak, Milton Selzer, Peter Finch
Plot:  A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.
Writer:  Robert Thom (teleplay), Edward DeBlasio (teleplay), Hugo Butler (screenplay), Jean Rouverol (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Angry Hills | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Angry Hills  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War, Thriller]  [Robert Aldrich]  [29 Jul 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Elisabeth Müller, Gia Scala, Robert Mitchum, Stanley Baker
Plot:  In 1941, Greek resistance entrusts an American journalist with a Greek double-agent secret list that must reach London and must not fall into Nazi hands.
Writer:  A.I. Bezzerides (screenplay by), Leon Uris (based on the book by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Big Leaguer | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Big Leaguer  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Sport]  [Robert Aldrich]  [19 Aug 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward G. Robinson, Jeff Richards, Richard Jaeckel, Vera-Ellen
Plot:  John Lobert runs a training camp in Florida for the New York Giants. Every year, he evaluates the 18-22 year old hopefuls to pick the best for a minor league contract. They all have dreams ...
Writer:  Herbert Baker, John McNulty (story), Lou Morheim (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Choirboys | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Choirboys  119 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [23 Dec 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Clyde Kusatsu, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King
Plot:  A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Writer:  Joseph Wambaugh (novel), Christopher Knopf (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
4 for Texas | Movie Details for Director Robert Aldrich | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  4 for Texas  124 min,  APPROVED,  [Western, Comedy]  [Robert Aldrich]  [25 Dec 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anita Ekberg, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Ursula Andress
Plot:  Zack Thomas is a tough guy who hooks up with Joe Jarrett to open a casino.
Writer:  Teddi Sherman, Robert Aldrich
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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