Most Popular Titles With Laurence Olivier

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year


















































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 | 197 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Howard Fast | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Votes: 90,861

2. Romeo and Juliet (1968)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When the now famous "star crossed lovers" of two feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Franco Brusati, Masolino D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli | Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 22,328

3. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Writer: Beverley Cross | Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

Votes: 30,706

4. Marathon Man (1976)

R | 125 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Votes: 41,001

5. Rebecca (1940)

Not Rated | 130 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Robert E. Sherwood, Joan Harrison, Philip MacDonald, Michael Hogan | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Votes: 77,990

6. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 37,325

7. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

Writers: Richard Hough, Robert Bolt | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Votes: 16,577

8. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,045

9. The Boys from Brazil (1978)

R | 125 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

Writers: Ira Levin, Heywood Gould | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 19,239

10. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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.

Writers: James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 14,821

11. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 10,312

12. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)

115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Richard Wattis, David Horne

Votes: 5,258

13. Sleuth (1972)

PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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.

Writer: Anthony Shaffer | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews

Votes: 35,134

14. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)

659 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Phoebe Nicholls

Votes: 4,394

15. Wuthering Heights (1939)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.

Writers: Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht, Emily Brontë | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 11,893

16. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 388

17. Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 »

Writers: Aldous Huxley, Jane Murfin, Jane Austen, Helen Jerome | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Edward Ashley, Marten Lamont

Votes: 5,619

18. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 155 min | Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 10,686

19. The World at War (1973 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  

A series of accurate documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden

Votes: 7,086

20. Dracula (1979)

R | 109 min | Horror, Romance

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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.

Writers: W.D. Richter, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, Bram Stoker | Director: John Badham | Stars: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan

Votes: 6,502

21. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

Votes: 590

22. Khartoum (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Writer: Robert Ardrey | Directors: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon | Stars: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 4,487

23. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Herbert Baker, Stephen H. Foreman | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams

Votes: 2,797

24. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 377

25. A Little Romance (1979)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 storytelling. In an ... See full summary »

Writers: Allan Burns, Claude Klotz | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Diane Lane, Thelonious Bernard, Arthur Hill

Votes: 3,735

26. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Writers: Edward Bond, James Goldman, Robert K. Massie | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,089

27. That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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 »

Writers: Walter Reisch, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood

Votes: 2,596

28. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.

Writers: John Mortimer, Penelope Mortimer, Marryam Modell | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Keir Dullea, Carol Lynley, Laurence Olivier, Martita Hunt

Votes: 4,755

29. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Votes: 2,981

30. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)

G | 162 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

Writers: John Patrick, James Kennaway, Morris L. West | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

Votes: 2,408

31. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

Writers: Charles Chilton, Ted Allan | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Votes: 1,873

32. This Happy Breed (1944)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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 »

Writers: Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness, Alison Leggatt

Votes: 1,953

33. The Betsy (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.

Writers: Harold Robbins, William Bast, Walter Bernstein | Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones

Votes: 1,139

34. Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)

PG | 123 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A noblewoman doomed to a loveless marriage falls into a scandalous affair with the dashing Lord Byron.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: Robert Bolt | Stars: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain, John Mills

Votes: 303

35. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Votes: 88

36. Wild Geese II (1985)

R | 125 min | Adventure, Thriller, Action

4.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

Writers: Daniel Carney, Reginald Rose | Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Scott Glenn, Barbara Carrera, Edward Fox, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 808

37. The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)

Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Adaptation of Shakespeare's history play in which the young Henry V seeks to conquer France.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 4,238

38. Othello (1965)

Unrated | 165 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A general's marriage is destroyed when a vengeful lieutenant convinces him that his new wife has been unfaithful.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, Robert Lang, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 978

39. 49th Parallel (1941)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Writers: Emeric Pressburger, Rodney Ackland | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George, Eric Portman

Votes: 4,034

40. The Jigsaw Man (1984)

PG | 94 min | Thriller

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the KGB and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.

Writers: Dorothea Bennett, Jo Eisinger | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell

Votes: 993

41. The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.

Writers: John Dighton, Roland Kibbee, George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott

Votes: 1,312

42. Carrie (1952)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 »

Writers: Theodore Dreiser, Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,438

43. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Sergio Franchi, Stan Kann

Votes: 253

44. The Entertainer (1960)

96 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Archie Rice, an old-time British music hall performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.

Writers: John Osborne, Nigel Kneale | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

Votes: 1,817

45. Richard III (1955)

Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

Writers: William Shakespeare, David Garrick, Colley Cibber | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 2,841

46. Peter the Great (1986 TV Mini-Series)

371 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Omar Sharif, Trevor Howard

Votes: 449

47. War Requiem (1989)

92 min | Drama, War

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

Writer: Derek Jarman | Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Tilda Swinton, Laurence Olivier, Patricia Hayes

Votes: 452

48. 21 Days Together (1940)

72 min | Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together ... See full summary »

Writers: John Galsworthy, Graham Greene, Basil Dean | Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 393

49. Lost Empires (1986 TV Mini-Series)

420 min | Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Colin Firth, Gillian Bevan, John Castle, Mike Edmonds

Votes: 242

50. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984 TV Mini-Series)

310 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 356