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Inherit the Wind | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Inherit the Wind  128 min,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Stanley Kramer]  [01 Nov 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Dick York, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Writer:  Nedrick Young (screenplay), Harold Jacob Smith (screenplay), Jerome Lawrence (play), Robert E. Lee (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Defiant Ones | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Defiant Ones  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Stanley Kramer]  [27 Sep 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Charles McGraw, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Tony Curtis
Plot:  Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
Writer:  Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Judgment at Nuremberg | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Judgment at Nuremberg  186 min,  [Drama, War]  [Stanley Kramer]  [18 Dec 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 25 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Marlene Dietrich, Richard Widmark, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.
Writer:  Abby Mann, Abby Mann (based on his original story by)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ship of Fools | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Ship of Fools  149 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Stanley Kramer]  [01 Oct 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  José Ferrer, Lee Marvin, Simone Signoret, Vivien Leigh
Plot:  A varied group of passengers boarding a ship bound for post-war Germany represents a microcosm of 1930s society.
Writer:  Katherine Anne Porter (novel), Abby Mann (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World  205 min,  G,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Stanley Kramer]  [02 Dec 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.
Writer:  William Rose (story), Tania Rose (story), William Rose (screenplay), Tania Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
On the Beach | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  On the Beach  134 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi]  [Stanley Kramer]  [17 Dec 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Gregory Peck
Plot:  After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
Writer:  John Paxton (screenplay), Nevil Shute (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Secret of Santa Vittoria | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Secret of Santa Vittoria  139 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [Stanley Kramer]  [27 Feb 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Anna Magnani, Anthony Quinn, Hardy Krüger, Virna Lisi
Plot:  During WWII in Italy, a wine producing village hide a million bottles from the Germans
Writer:  Robert Crichton (novel), Ben Maddow, William Rose
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Pressure Point | Movie Details for Director Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Pressure Point  91 min,  [Drama]  [Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer]  [11 Jul 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bobby Darin, Carl Benton Reid, Peter Falk, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.
Writer:  Hubert Cornfield (screenplay), S. Lee Pogostin (screenplay), Robert M. Lindner (story "The Fifty-Minute Hour")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Guess Who's Coming to Dinner  108 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Stanley Kramer]  [12 Dec 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 22 nominations.
Actors:  Katharine Hepburn, Katharine Houghton, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fiancé.
Writer:  William Rose
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oklahoma Crude | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Oklahoma Crude  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Western]  [Stanley Kramer]  [24 Aug 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Faye Dunaway, George C. Scott, Jack Palance, John Mills
Plot:  In 1913, in Oklahoma, oil derrick owner Lena Doyle, aided by her father and a hobo, is stubbornly drilling for oil despite the pressure from major oil companies to sell her land.
Writer:  Marc Norman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Not as a Stranger | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Not as a Stranger  135 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Stanley Kramer]  [01 Jul 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Frank Sinatra, Gloria Grahame, Olivia de Havilland, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
Writer:  Edna Anhalt (written for the screen by), Edward Anhalt (written for the screen by), Morton Thompson (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pride and the Passion | Movie Details for Director Stanley Kramer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  The Pride and the Passion  132 min,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Stanley Kramer]  [10 Jul 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren, Theodore Bikel
Plot:  During the Napoleonic Wars, a British captain is sent to Spain to help prevent the French from stealing a powerful cannon.
Writer:  Edna Anhalt (screen story and screenplay), Edward Anhalt (screen story and screenplay), C.S. Forester (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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