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The Heiress | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  The Heiress  115 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [28 Dec 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Miriam Hopkins, Montgomery Clift, Olivia de Havilland, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.
Writer:  Ruth Goetz (written for the screen by), Augustus Goetz (written for the screen by), Ruth Goetz (from the play "The Heiress"by), Augustus Goetz (from the play "The Heiress"by), Henry James (suggested by the novel "Washington Square" by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Little Foxes | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  The Little Foxes  116 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [29 Aug 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 9 Oscars. Another 3 wins.
Actors:  Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson, Teresa Wright
Plot:  The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.
Writer:  Lillian Hellman (by), Lillian Hellman (screen play), Arthur Kober (additional scenes and dialogue), Dorothy Parker (additional scenes and dialogue), Alan Campbell (additional scenes and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Country | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Big Country  166 min,  [Romance, Western]  [William Wyler]  [01 Oct 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons
Plot:  A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
Writer:  James R. Webb (screenplay), Sy Bartlett (screenplay), Robert Wilder (screenplay), Jessamyn West (adaptation), Robert Wyler (adaptation), Donald Hamilton (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Best Years of Our Lives | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Best Years of Our Lives  170 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [William Wyler]  [17 Jun 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 92/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 7 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright
Plot:  Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Writer:  Robert E. Sherwood (screen play), MacKinlay Kantor (from a novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
How to Steal a Million | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  How to Steal a Million  123 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [19 Aug 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith, Peter O'Toole
Plot:  Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her.
Writer:  George Bradshaw (based on a story by), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Collector | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Collector  119 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Thriller]  [William Wyler]  [17 Jun 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Maurice Dallimore, Mona Washbourne, Samantha Eggar, Terence Stamp
Plot:  A man kidnaps a woman and holds her hostage just for the pleasure of having her there.
Writer:  John Fowles (novel), John Kohn (screenplay), Stanley Mann (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Letter | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Letter  95 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Wyler]  [23 Nov 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bette Davis, Frieda Inescort, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson
Plot:  The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.
Writer:  W. Somerset Maugham (by), Howard Koch (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wuthering Heights | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Wuthering Heights  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [07 Apr 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  David Niven, Flora Robson, Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon
Plot:  A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.
Writer:  Charles MacArthur (screen play), Ben Hecht (screen play), Emily Brontë (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
These Three | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  These Three  93 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [18 Mar 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Catherine Doucet, Joel McCrea, Merle Oberon, Miriam Hopkins
Plot:  Two school teachers and the man they both love face ruin when a malicious student cooks up a lie.
Writer:  Lillian Hellman (original story and screen play)
Language:  English, German, French, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Counsellor-at-Law | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Counsellor-at-Law  82 min,  TV-G,  [Drama]  [William Wyler]  [25 Dec 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bebe Daniels, Doris Kenyon, Isabel Jewell, John Barrymore
Plot:  Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.
Writer:  Elmer Rice (play), Elmer Rice (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Yiddish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Westerner | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Westerner  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [William Wyler]  [20 Sep 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Doris Davenport, Fred Stone, Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan
Plot:  Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinegarroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screenplay), Niven Busch (screenplay), Stuart N. Lake (from the story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Funny Girl | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Funny Girl  151 min,  G,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [William Wyler]  [19 Sep 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 89/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Francis, Barbra Streisand, Kay Medford, Omar Sharif
Plot:  The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.
Writer:  Isobel Lennart (based on the musical play by), Isobel Lennart (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ben-Hur | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Ben-Hur  212 min,  G,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [William Wyler]  [29 Jan 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 90/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 11 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Haya Harareet, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd
Plot:  When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Writer:  Lew Wallace (novel), Karl Tunberg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Roman Holiday | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Roman Holiday  118 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [02 Sep 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Gregory Peck, Hartley Power
Plot:  A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
Writer:  Ian McLellan Hunter (screenplay), John Dighton (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (story)
Language:  English, Italian, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jezebel | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Jezebel  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [26 Mar 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bette Davis, George Brent, Henry Fonda, Margaret Lindsay
Plot:  In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back.
Writer:  Clements Ripley (screen play), Abem Finkel (screen play), John Huston (screen play), Owen Davis (from the play by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mrs. Miniver | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Mrs. Miniver  134 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [William Wyler]  [01 Dec 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 6 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Greer Garson, May Whitty, Teresa Wright, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II.
Writer:  Arthur Wimperis (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), James Hilton (screenplay), Claudine West (screenplay), Jan Struther (based on the book by)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dodsworth | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Dodsworth  101 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [23 Sep 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Mary Astor, Paul Lukas, Ruth Chatterton, Walter Huston
Plot:  A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.
Writer:  Sinclair Lewis (novel), Sidney Howard (dramatisation), Sidney Howard (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Barbary Coast | Movie Details for Director Howard Hawks, William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Barbary Coast  91 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Howard Hawks, William Wyler]  [27 Dec 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins, Walter Brennan
Plot:  Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She...
Writer:  Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Children's Hour | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Children's Hour  108 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [19 Dec 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Writer:  Lillian Hellman (play), John Michael Hayes (screenplay), Lillian Hellman (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Friendly Persuasion | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Friendly Persuasion  137 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [William Wyler]  [25 Nov 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Dorothy McGuire, Gary Cooper, Richard Eyer
Plot:  The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War.
Writer:  Jessamyn West (book), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dead End | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Dead End  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Wyler]  [27 Aug 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Humphrey Bogart, Joel McCrea, Sylvia Sidney, Wendy Barrie
Plot:  The lives of a young man and woman, an infamous gangster and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum.
Writer:  Lillian Hellman (screen play), Sidney Kingsley (based upon the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Come and Get It | Movie Details for Director Howard Hawks, William Wyler, Richard Rosson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Come and Get It  99 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Howard Hawks, William Wyler, Richard Rosson]  [23 Dec 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edward Arnold, Frances Farmer, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan
Plot:  An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.
Writer:  Edna Ferber (based upon the famous novel by), Jane Murfin (screen play), Jules Furthman (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Desperate Hours | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Desperate Hours  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Wyler]  [13 Feb 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Fredric March, Humphrey Bogart, Martha Scott
Plot:  Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household.
Writer:  Joseph Hayes (screenplay), Joseph Hayes (adapted from the novel and play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Good Fairy | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Good Fairy  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [18 Feb 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Morgan, Herbert Marshall, Margaret Sullavan, Reginald Owen
Plot:  A naive girl just out of a cloistered orphanage finds that being a 'good fairy' to strangers makes life awfully complicated.
Writer:  Jane Hinton (English translation of play), Ferenc Molnár (play), Preston Sturges
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Carrie | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Carrie  118 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [31 Oct 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Eddie Albert, Jennifer Jones, Laurence Olivier, Miriam Hopkins
Plot:  Carrie boards the train to Chicago with big ambitions. She gets a job stitching shoes and her sister's husband takes almost all of her pay for room and board. Then she injures a finger and ...
Writer:  Theodore Dreiser (novel), Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress  45 min,  [Documentary, History, War]  [William Wyler]  [13 Apr 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  James A. Verinis, Robert J. Hanson, Robert Morgan, Stanley Wray
Plot:  Documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17, the "Memphis Belle". The "Memphis Belle" took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany. On their way ...
Writer:  Jerome Chodorov, Lester Koenig, William Wyler
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Detective Story | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Detective Story  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Wyler]  [19 May 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Cathy O'Donnell, Eleanor Parker, Kirk Douglas, William Bendix
Plot:  On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Robert Wyler (screenplay), Sidney Kingsley (based on the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Liberation of L.B. Jones | Movie Details for Director William Wyler | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Liberation of L.B. Jones  102 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [William Wyler]  [25 Jun 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Zerbe, Lee J. Cobb, Lola Falana, Roscoe Lee Browne
Plot:  A Southern lawyer uncovers the truth about a slain undertaker.
Writer:  Jesse Hill Ford (novel), Jesse Hill Ford (screenplay), Stirling Silliphant
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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