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A Night to Remember | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  A Night to Remember  123 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [16 Dec 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Honor Blackman, Kenneth More, Robert Ayres, Ronald Allen
Plot:  On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.
Writer:  Walter Lord (from the book by), Eric Ambler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, German, Italian, Polish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Don't Bother to Knock | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Don't Bother to Knock  76 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [01 Aug 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Donna Corcoran, Marilyn Monroe, Richard Widmark
Plot:  After being dumped by his girlfriend, an airline pilot pursues a babysitter in his hotel and gradually realizes she's dangerous.
Writer:  Daniel Taradash (screenplay), Charlotte Armstrong (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Snows of Kilimanjaro | Movie Details for Director Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Snows of Kilimanjaro  114 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Henry King, Roy Ward Baker]  [25 Dec 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Hildegard Knef, Susan Hayward
Plot:  Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.
Writer:  Casey Robinson (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Spanish, Swahili    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Anniversary | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Anniversary  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Thriller]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [18 Feb 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Jack Hedley, James Cossins, Sheila Hancock
Plot:  Three sons who work in the family construction business help their overbearing mother celebrate her anniversary to her late husband.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Bill MacIlwraith (from the stage play by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I'll Never Forget You | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  I'll Never Forget You  90 min,  [Drama, Fantasy, Romance]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [07 Dec 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Blyth, Dennis Price, Michael Rennie, Tyrone Power
Plot:  A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.
Writer:  John L. Balderston (play), Ranald MacDougall
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The One That Got Away | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The One That Got Away  106 min,  [Adventure, Drama, War]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [22 Nov 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Colin Gordon, Hardy Krüger, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander
Plot:  A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.
Writer:  Howard Clewes (screenplay), Kendal Burt (book), James Leasor (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Inferno | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Inferno  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [21 Jul 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Larry Keating, Rhonda Fleming, Robert Ryan, William Lundigan
Plot:  A tough, hard-driving business tycoon suffers a broken leg and is left to die in the desert by his scheming wife and her greedy lover.
Writer:  Francis M. Cockrell
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The October Man | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The October Man  110 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [20 May 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Chapman, Joan Greenwood, John Mills, Kay Walsh
Plot:  Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ...
Writer:  Eric Ambler (novel), Eric Ambler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Vault of Horror | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Vault of Horror  87 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [30 Mar 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Curd Jürgens, Erik Chitty, Glynis Johns, Mike Pratt, Roy Evans, Terry-Thomas, Tom Baker
Plot:  An anthology of five horror stories shared by five men trapped in the basement of an office building.
Writer:  Al Feldstein (based on the stories written by), William M. Gaines (based on the stories written by), Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Vampire Lovers | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Vampire Lovers  91 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [22 Oct 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ingrid Pitt, Madeline Smith, Peter Cushing, Pippa Steel
Plot:  Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Gemany.
Writer:  Sheridan Le Fanu (story "Carmilla"), Harry Fine (adaptation), Tudor Gates (adaptation), Michael Style (adaptation), Tudor Gates (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
And Now the Screaming Starts! | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  And Now the Screaming Starts!  91 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [16 Feb 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham
Plot:  England, 1795: the young Catherine has just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes the victim of an old curse that lays on the family. On her wedding night she is raped by a ghost and gets pregnant.
Writer:  Roger Marshall (screenplay), David Case (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Passage Home | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Passage Home  102 min,  [Drama]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [01 Apr 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Steel, Cyril Cusack, Diane Cilento, Peter Finch
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  William Fairchild
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Highly Dangerous | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Highly Dangerous  90 min,  [Action, Thriller]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [12 Oct 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dane Clark, Margaret Lockwood, Marius Goring, Naunton Wayne
Plot:  A British lady entomologist travels to a Balkan country to look into germ warfare trials using various bugs as carriers.
Writer:  Eric Ambler
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Asylum | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Asylum  88 min,  PG,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [17 Nov 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Barbara Parkins, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom, Peter Cushing, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms
Plot:  In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.
Writer:  Robert Bloch
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scars of Dracula | Movie Details for Director Roy Ward Baker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Scars of Dracula  96 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Roy Ward Baker]  [23 Dec 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Lee, Christopher Matthews, Dennis Waterman, Jenny Hanley
Plot:  A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ...
Writer:  Anthony Hinds (screenplay), Bram Stoker (based on the character created by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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