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Run Silent Run Deep | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Run Silent Run Deep  93 min,  APPROVED,  [War, Action, Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [27 Mar 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Brad Dexter, Burt Lancaster, Clark Gable, Jack Warden
Plot:  A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew.
Writer:  John Gay (screenplay), Edward L. Beach (based on novel by)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
I Want to Live! | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  I Want to Live!  120 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [03 Dec 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Simon Oakland, Susan Hayward, Theodore Bikel, Virginia Vincent
Plot:  A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.
Writer:  Nelson Gidding (screenplay), Don Mankiewicz (screenplay), Ed Montgomery (newspaper articles), Barbara Graham (letters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Executive Suite | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Executive Suite  104 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [30 Apr 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric March, June Allyson, William Holden
Plot:  When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice presidents vie to see who will replace him.
Writer:  Ernest Lehman (screen play), Cameron Hawley (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Day the Earth Stood Still | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Day the Earth Stood Still  92 min,  G,  [Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Robert Wise]  [25 Dec 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Hugh Marlowe, Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Sam Jaffe
Plot:  An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
Writer:  Edmund H. North (screen play), Harry Bates (based on a story by)
Language:  English, French, Hindi, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sand Pebbles | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Sand Pebbles  182 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Robert Wise]  [20 Dec 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 8 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Steve McQueen
Plot:  In 1926, an US naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat on a rescue mission in war-torn China.
Writer:  Richard McKenna (novel), Robert Anderson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Magnificent Ambersons | Movie Details for Director Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Magnificent Ambersons  88 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise]  [10 Jul 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins.
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Dolores Costello, Joseph Cotten, Tim Holt
Plot:  The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
Writer:  Booth Tarkington (from the novel by), Orson Welles (script writer)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
West Side Story | Movie Details for Director Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  West Side Story  153 min,  [Crime, Drama, Musical]  [Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise]  [23 Dec 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 10 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  George Chakiris, Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn
Plot:  Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Writer:  Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Arthur Laurents (book), Jerome Robbins (play)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sound of Music | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Sound of Music  174 min,  G,  [Biography, Drama, Family]  [Robert Wise]  [29 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Julie Andrews, Richard Haydn
Plot:  A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Writer:  George Hurdalek (with the partial use of ideas by), Howard Lindsay (from the stage musical book by), Russel Crouse (from the stage musical book by), Ernest Lehman (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Set-Up | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Set-Up  73 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Sport]  [Robert Wise]  [02 Apr 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Baxter, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Robert Ryan
Plot:  Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.
Writer:  Art Cohn (screenplay), Joseph Moncure March (from the poem by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Haunting | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Haunting  112 min,  G,  [Horror]  [Robert Wise]  [25 Aug 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Claire Bloom, Julie Harris, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn
Plot:  A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.
Writer:  Nelson Gidding (screenplay), Shirley Jackson (based on the novel: "The Haunting of Hill House")
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Curse of the Cat People | Movie Details for Director Gunther von Fritsch, Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Curse of the Cat People  70 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Gunther von Fritsch, Robert Wise]  [01 Apr 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Ann Carter, Jane Randolph, Kent Smith, Simone Simon
Plot:  The young, friendless daughter of Oliver and Alice Reed befriends her father's dead first wife and an aging, reclusive actress.
Writer:  DeWitt Bodeen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Somebody Up There Likes Me | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Somebody Up There Likes Me  113 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, Sport]  [Robert Wise]  [12 Dec 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Eileen Heckart, Everett Sloane, Paul Newman, Pier Angeli
Plot:  Boxer Rocky Graziano's biopic, based on his autobiography, from childhood to his World Middleweight Championship title win at age 28 in 1947.
Writer:  Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Rocky Graziano (autobiography), Rowland Barber (with)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Body Snatcher | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Body Snatcher  77 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Robert Wise]  [01 Oct 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Edith Atwater, Henry Daniell
Plot:  A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers.
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson (short story), Philip MacDonald (written for the screen by), Val Lewton (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Born to Kill | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Born to Kill  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Wise]  [03 May 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Phillip Terry, Walter Slezak
Plot:  A calculating divorcĂ©e risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister.
Writer:  Eve Greene (screenplay), Richard Macaulay (screenplay), James Gunn (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Odds Against Tomorrow | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Odds Against Tomorrow  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Robert Wise]  [01 Nov 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ed Begley, Gloria Grahame, Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters
Plot:  Dave Burke hires two very different debt-burdened men for a bank robbery. Suspicion and prejudice threaten to end their partnership.
Writer:  William P. McGivern (novel), Abraham Polonsky (screenplay), Nelson Gidding (screenplay), John O. Killens (front for Abraham Polonsky)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Desert Rats | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Desert Rats  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [20 May 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  James Mason, Richard Burton, Robert Douglas, Robert Newton
Plot:  Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them.
Writer:  Richard Murphy
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
So Big | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  So Big  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Robert Wise]  [31 Oct 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Wyman, Nancy Olson, Sterling Hayden, Steve Forrest
Plot:  After the death of her father and the loss of his fortune, Selina takes a job teaching school in the Dutch community of New Holland. She stays with the Pools and teaches young Roelf piano. ...
Writer:  Edna Ferber (novel), John Twist
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The House on Telegraph Hill | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The House on Telegraph Hill  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Wise]  [27 Aug 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Fay Baker, Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese, William Lundigan
Plot:  Concentration camp survivor Victoria Kowelska finds herself involved in mystery, greed, and murder when she assumes the identity of a dead friend in order to gain passage to America.
Writer:  Elick Moll (screenplay), Frank Partos (screenplay), Dana Lyon (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three Secrets | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Three Secrets  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [14 Oct 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eleanor Parker, Frank Lovejoy, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman
Plot:  A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his ...
Writer:  Martin Rackin, Gina Kaus
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blood on the Moon | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Blood on the Moon  88 min,  PASSED,  [Western]  [Robert Wise]  [21 Nov 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Mitchum, Robert Preston, Walter Brennan
Plot:  Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.
Writer:  Lillie Hayward (screenplay), Harold Shumate (adaptation), Luke Short (adaptation), Luke Short (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tribute to a Bad Man | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Tribute to a Bad Man  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Robert Wise]  [01 Apr 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Don Dubbins, Irene Papas, James Cagney, Stephen McNally
Plot:  With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs his spread with an iron hand and deals with rustlers even more ruthlessly.
Writer:  Michael Blankfort (story), Jack Schaefer (short story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Flags West | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Two Flags West  92 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Robert Wise]  [01 Nov 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Jeff Chandler, Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell
Plot:  Forced by circumstances,Confederate POWs and Union soldiers join forces against Indians but old animosities resurface during their fragile alliance.
Writer:  Curtis Kenyon (story), Frank S. Nugent (story), Casey Robinson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Star! | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Star!  176 min,  G,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [22 Oct 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Massey, Julie Andrews, Michael Craig, Richard Crenna
Plot:  A musical biography of Gertrude Lawrence, who led a hustling and bustling life on the stage.
Writer:  William Fairchild
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Andromeda Strain | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Andromeda Strain  131 min,  G,  [Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Robert Wise]  [12 Mar 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Hill, David Wayne, James Olson, Kate Reid
Plot:  A group of scientists investigate a deadly new alien virus before it can spread.
Writer:  Michael Crichton (novel), Nelson Gidding (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two for the Seesaw | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Two for the Seesaw  119 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Wise]  [24 Nov 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Edmon Ryan, Elisabeth Fraser, Robert Mitchum, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from ...
Writer:  William Gibson (play), Isobel Lennart (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two People | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Two People  100 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Wise]  [18 Mar 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Fudge, Estelle Parsons, Lindsay Wagner, Peter Fonda
Plot:  Evan Bonner is an army deserter who returns home to deal with the fallout of his actions. He becomes distracted when he meets attractive model Diedre McCluskey, thinking he's fallen in love.
Writer:  Richard De Roy
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Until They Sail | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Until They Sail  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Robert Wise]  [27 Feb 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Simmons, Joan Fontaine, Paul Newman, Piper Laurie
Plot:  During WW2, husband-less New Zealand women meet and marry American soldiers who are fighting in the Pacific theater.
Writer:  Robert Anderson (screenplay), James A. Michener (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Helen of Troy | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Helen of Troy  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Robert Wise]  [26 Jan 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brigitte Bardot, Cedric Hardwicke, Jacques Sernas, Rossana PodestĂ , Stanley Baker
Plot:  The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint.
Writer:  John Twist (screenplay), Hugh Gray (screenplay), Hugh Gray (adaptation), N. Richard Nash (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Audrey Rose | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Audrey Rose  113 min,  PG,  [Drama, Fantasy, Horror]  [Robert Wise]  [06 Apr 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, John Beck, Marsha Mason, Susan Swift
Plot:  A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.
Writer:  Frank De Felitta (screenplay), Frank De Felitta (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Star Trek: The Motion Picture | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Star Trek: The Motion Picture  132 min,  G,  [Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Robert Wise]  [08 Dec 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner
Plot:  When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept it.
Writer:  Gene Roddenberry (based on Star Trek created by), Harold Livingston (screenplay), Alan Dean Foster (story)
Language:  English, Klingon    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hindenburg | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  The Hindenburg  125 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Robert Wise]  [25 Dec 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, George C. Scott, Roy Thinnes, William Atherton
Plot:  A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.
Writer:  Richard Levinson (screen story), William Link (screen story), Michael M. Mooney (book), Nelson Gidding (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rooftops | Movie Details for Director Robert Wise | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 23%  Rooftops  98 min,  R,  [Action, Drama]  [Robert Wise]  [17 Mar 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Eddie Velez, Jason Gedrick, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Troy Byer
Plot:  A skilled young street fighter battles criminals across the rooftops of New York City.
Writer:  Allan A. Goldstein (story), Tony Mark (story), Terence Brennan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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