Most Popular Titles With Laurence Olivier
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1. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance
When the now famous "star crossed lovers" of two feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.
3. 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.
4. Clash of the Titans (1981)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, 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.
5. 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. 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 »
7. Rebecca (1940)
Not Rated | 130 min | Mystery, Thriller
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
8. The Boys from Brazil (1978)
R | 125 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
9. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
115 min | Comedy, Romance
An American showgirl gets entangled in political intrigue after the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.
11. 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.
12. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)
659 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. Wuthering Heights (1939)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.
16. 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 »
17. 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.
18. The Jazz Singer (1980)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.
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. 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.
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 »
25. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History
Tsar 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 | Comedy, 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 the Smith family who go off to war. Much of ... See full summary »
28. 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.
29. 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.
30. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David Telemond, a troubled young priest who befriends him. ... See full summary »
31. The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)
Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
Adaptation of Shakespeare's history play in which the young Henry V seeks to conquer France.
32. 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.
34. 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.
35. 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 »
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. 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 »
39. 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.
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. 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 »
42. Fire Over England (1937)
Approved | 92 min | Adventure, History, Romance
Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »
43. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984 TV Mini-Series)
310 min | Action, Drama, History
This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of ... See full summary »
44. 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.
45. 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.
47. Lost Empires (1986 TV Mini-Series)
420 min | Drama
from Lost Empires novel re;eased in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the ... See full summary »
48. Wagner (1983– )
300 min | Biography, Drama, History
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at ... See full summary »
49. 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 »
50. 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 »