Most Popular Titles With Robert Shaw
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1. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
2. The Sting (1973)
PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.
3. From Russia with Love (1963)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.
4. A Carol for Another Christmas (1964 TV Movie)
84 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
Presented without commercial interruptions, this "United Nations Special" was sponsored by the Xerox Corporation, the first of a series of Xerox specials promoting the UN. Director Joseph ... See full summary »
5. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
6. The Deep (1977)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters. Featuring extended underwater ... See full summary »
7. Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
PG | 118 min | Action, Drama, War
During World War II, several oddly assorted military experts are teamed in a mission to raid and destroy a bridge vital to enemy strategy.
8. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
10. 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.
11. Robin and Marian (1976)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.
13. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.
15. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
G | 105 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile... See full summary »
16. Black Sunday (1977)
R | 143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
18. The Dam Busters (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War
The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
19. Danger Man (1960–1962)
24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »
20. Avalanche Express (1979)
PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller
When a senior Russian official, Gen. Marenkov, decides to defect to the west, CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to lead the team to get him out. Malenkov reveals that the Russians are trying... See full summary »
23. The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
117 min | Drama
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and ... See full summary »
25. End of the Game (1975)
PG | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
While investigating a high-profile murder case, a savvy but unorthodox veteran police inspector has to cope with a bad conscience, bad health, an overzealous partner, a timid superior and ... See full summary »
26. 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 »
27. Custer of the West (1967)
G | 143 min | Biography, Drama, History
George Armstrong Custer's love of the heroic traditions of the Calvary and his distaste with the coming of industrialization leads him to his destiny at the Little Big Horn.
29. The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Drama
The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for ... See full summary »
30. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.
31. The Birthday Party (1968)
G | 123 min | Drama, Comedy, Mystery
The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers, who eventually take him away.
32. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)
30 min | Adventure, Drama
Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. ... See full summary »
33. A Town Called Hell (1971)
R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.
35. The Guest (1963)
105 min | Drama
Aston (Robert Shaw), a quiet, reserved man, lives alone in a top-floor cluttered room of a small abandoned house in a poor London district. He befriends and takes in Mac Davies (Donald ... See full summary »
36. Hell in Korea (1956)
80 min | Drama, History, War
In 1951 during the Korean War retreat a small British re-con group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill.
37. Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)
97 min | Comedy, War
During World War II, two Americans are forced to bail out and parachute into a small German town. Herr Frick, being equal parts patriotic and lonely, keeps them as prisoners of war in his ... See full summary »
39. A Reflection of Fear (1972)
PG | 89 min | Horror
A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst ... See full summary »
40. Figures in a Landscape (1970)
R | 110 min | Action, Thriller
Two escaped convicts (Robert Shaw and Malcolm McDowell) are on the run in an unnamed Latin American country. But everywhere they go, they are followed and hounded by a menacing black ... See full summary »
46. The Hireling (1973)
PG | 95 min | Drama
A young British woman suffering from depression over the loss of her husband develops an unusual relationship with her chauffeur.
47. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955– )
30 min | Adventure, Family
Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from ... See full summary »
49. True Bond (2007 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
James Bond is a worldwide icon, but is Ian Fleming's creation based on a real character? This documentary profiles the wartime exploits of Dusko Popov, a double-agent who worked for Britain... See full summary »