Most Popular Titles With Laurence Olivier
- Movies or TV
2. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
TV-14 | 138 min | Drama, Romance
When the now famous "star crossed lovers" of two enemy families meet, forbidden love ensues.
3. Clash of the Titans (1981)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.
4. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.
6. Rebecca (1940)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
7. Marathon Man (1976)
R | 125 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
8. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
115 min | Comedy, Romance
When Grandduke Charles, the prince-regent of Carpathia, a fictitious Balkan country which could start a European war by switching alliances, visits London for the coronation of the new ... See full summary »
9. The Bounty (1984)
PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British ... See full summary »
11. The Boys from Brazil (1978)
R | 125 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
12. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
13. Sleuth (1972)
PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.
16. Battle of Britain (1969)
G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain.
17. Wuthering Heights (1939)
TV-PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.
18. Hamlet (1948)
Unrated | 155 min | Drama
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.
19. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)
659 min | Drama
Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »
20. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ... See full summary »
21. War Requiem (1989)
92 min | Drama, War
A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the war's horrors. It ... See full summary »
23. A Little Romance (1979)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius who enchants them with his story telling. In an ... See full summary »
24. Dracula (1979)
R | 109 min | Horror, Romance
Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
25. The Jazz Singer (1980)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of being a pop singer.
26. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History
Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
27. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
G | 144 min | Musical, War
A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to ... See full summary »
31. Richard III (1955)
Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
32. The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)
TV-G | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the inspired Olivier concept, Shakespeare's play begins as a performance in the Globe Theatre, shifting in broad cinematic terms to an epic narrative of Henry V, who had developed from a... See full summary »
33. Three Sisters (1970)
G | 165 min | Drama
Olga, Masha, and Irina Prozoroff lead lonely and purposeless lives following the death of their father who has commanded the local army post. Olga attempts to find satisfaction in teaching ... See full summary »
34. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
107 min | Mystery, Thriller
A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
35. The Betsy (1978)
R | 125 min | Drama
The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.
36. That Hamilton Woman (1941)
Approved | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance
Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn't cut the grade with London society but she ... See full summary »
37. 49th Parallel (1941)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller
A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.
38. King Lear (1983 TV Movie)
158 min | Drama
An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
39. The Jigsaw Man (1984)
PG | 94 min | Thriller
An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the KGB and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.
40. This Happy Breed (1944)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Noel Coward's attempt to show how the ordinary people lived between the wars. Just after WWI the Gibbons family moves to a nice house in the suburbs. An ordinary sort of life is led by the ... See full summary »
41. Khartoum (1966)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British ... See full summary »
43. The Magic Box (1951)
118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who (this film would have you think) made the first movie camera.
44. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.
45. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
Set in a futuristic vision of the late 1980's, Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David ... See full summary »
46. Peter the Great (1986 TV Mini-Series)
371 min | Biography, Drama, History
This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the ... See full summary »
47. The Devil's Disciple (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance
The black sheep of a family (Dick Dudgeon) and the local minister (Anthony Anderson) discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.
49. Inchon (1981)
PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War
A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.
50. Carrie (1952)
118 min | Drama, Romance
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 ... See full summary »