Most Popular Titles With Robert Bolt
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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East.
2. Dogma (1999)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loophole and re-enter Heaven.
3. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, History, Romance
Life of a Russian doctor/poet who, although married, falls for a political activist's wife and experiences hardships during the Bolshevik Revolution.
4. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
5. 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 »
6. 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.
7. Ryan's Daughter (1970)
R | 206 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
8. The Red Tent (1969)
G | 158 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in ... See full summary »
10. A Man for All Seasons (1988 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama
Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he ... See full summary »
13. Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Drama
In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed. This biographical account follows his life ... See full summary »
15. Lost and Found: The Story of Cook's Anchor (1979 TV Short)
40 min | Short
Filmmaker David Lean is scouting locations in Tahiti for a feature film about the famous mutiny on the HMS Bounty. His property master, Eddie Fowlie, discovers the whereabouts of an anchor ... See full summary »
20. 'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic (1995 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary
Omar Sharif narrates and others discuss the making of Doctor Zhivago.
26. Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean (1966)
10 min | Short, Documentary
In this promotional short for the feature film Doctor Zhivago (1965), director 'David Lean' explains why he chose the performers for the leading roles in the movie.
The South Bank Show (1978– )
David Lean and Robert Bolt
Examining one of the great screen-writing partnerships, Robert Bolt and David Lean. This film follows there completion of an adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Nostromo.
ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
When Jim Cherry is presented with an opportunity to fulfill a lifetime dream project, he finds he lacks the courage to go ahead with it.
Film Night (1970–1976)
We're the Last of the Travelling Circuses
20 min | Talk-Show
This BBC Film Night documentary on the making of Ryan's Daughter takes us behind the scenes and talks to some of the cast of the epic film.