Most Voted Titles With Richard Attenborough
- Movies or TV
1. Jurassic Park (1993)
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
2. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.
3. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
4. The Great Escape (1963)
Unrated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
5. Elizabeth (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
6. Chaplin (1992)
PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker.
Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw
7. 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.
8. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama, History
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
9. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy
A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" ... See full summary »
10. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Approved | 142 min | Adventure, Drama
After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.
11. Shadowlands (1993)
PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.
12. Stairway to Heaven (1946)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.
13. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »
14. Cry Freedom (1987)
PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.
15. A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music
Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.
16. Othello (1995)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance
The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
17. In Love and War (1996)
PG-13 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Reporter Ernest Hemingway is an ambulance driver in Italy during World War I. While bravely risking his life in the line of duty, he is injured and ends up in the hospital, where he falls ... See full summary »
Writers: Henry S. Villard, James Nagel, Allan Scott, Dimitri Villard, Clancy Sigal, Anna Hamilton Phelan | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell, Mackenzie Astin, Margot Steinberg
18. Magic (1978)
R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller
A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
19. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.
20. Brighton Rock (2010)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
21. 10 Rillington Place (1971)
GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
London, 1949. John Christie is an unassuming, middle aged man who, along with his wife Ethel, manages the apartment building at 10 Rillington Place. His unassuming demeanor masks the fact ... See full summary »
22. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A psychic convinces her weak-willed husband to kidnap the child of a wealthy couple, so she can use her abilities to locate the child and thus achieve fame.
23. Closing the Ring (2007)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A young man searches for the proper owner of a ring that belonged to a U.S. World War II bomber gunner who had crashed onto the Cave Hill outside Belfast in Northern Ireland on June 1, 1944.
24. Brighton Rock (1947)
92 min | Crime, Drama
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred, the police believe it to be suicide. ... See full summary »
25. In Which We Serve (1942)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War
This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
26. Brannigan (1975)
PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in ... See full summary »
27. Grey Owl (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western
The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper turned conservationist who claimed to be a Native American.
28. Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy
The bones of a giant are discovered turing Jack Robinson's life upside down, teaching him the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix a greedy ancestor's mistakes.
30. I'm All Right Jack (1959)
105 min | Comedy
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.
31. The Magic Christian (1969)
M | 92 min | Comedy
Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.
32. The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced collegues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
33. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama
When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
34. The Chess Players (1977)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the... See full summary »
35. 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 »
36. Ten Little Indians (1974)
PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them?
PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of the child refugees who were transported to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust.
38. Young Winston (1972)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War
This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ... See full summary »
39. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)
TV-PG | 132 min | Documentary, Biography
Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »
40. Dunkirk (1958)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, War
Two stories in one - an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. ... See full summary »
41. The L-Shaped Room (1962)
126 min | Drama
Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits. She considers getting an abortion, but is ... See full summary »
42. The Tom Green Show (1999– )
30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Tom Green is a comedian who likes to go around and pull pranks on everybody. Among his most famous is putting a cowhead in his parent's bed, suckling a cow's udder, throwing plastic babies ... See full summary »
43. Guns at Batasi (1964)
Approved | 103 min | Drama
An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
44. 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.
45. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)
86 min | Documentary, Biography
In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »
46. The Railway Children (2000 TV Movie)
108 min | Family
Dramatisation of E Nesbit's classic novel about three children whose lives change Dramatically after they move to a Yorkshire cottage near a railway line.
47. Only Two Can Play (1962)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and ... See full summary »
48. The Human Factor (1979)
R | 115 min | Drama, Thriller
When Arthur Davis, a junior bachelor in the British secret service's African section, is seen taking a file with him -to meet his girlfriend Cynthia- the brass fears he may be the leak to ... See full summary »
49. The Angry Silence (1960)
95 min | Drama
A young factory worker decides to stand up against his work-mates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.
50. All Night Long (1962)
91 min | Drama
The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.