Most Popular Titles With Ken Adam
- Movies or TV
1. Ben-Hur (1959)
TV-PG | 212 min | Adventure, Drama
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
PG | 95 min | Comedy, War
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
3. Dr. No (1962)
TV-PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A resourceful government agent seeks answers in a case involving a missing colleague and the disruption of the American space program.
4. Addams Family Values (1993)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.
5. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
G | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.
6. Goldfinger (1964)
TV-PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
7. Barry Lyndon (1975)
PG | 184 min | Drama
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
8. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.
9. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
GP | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an extortion plot headed by his nemesis, Ernst Stavro Blofeld.
10. Thunderball (1965)
Approved | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.
11. Moonraker (1979)
PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
12. You Only Live Twice (1967)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
14. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
TV-G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.
15. Undercover Blues (1993)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »
16. 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.
17. The Freshman (1990)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an... See full summary »
18. Bogus (1996)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
19. Boys on the Side (1995)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first ... See full summary »
20. The Madness of King George (1994)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »
21. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.
22. The Ipcress File (1965)
109 min | Thriller
In London, a counter espionage agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.
25. Crimes of the Heart (1986)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »
27. Pennies from Heaven (1981)
R | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher.
28. Salon Kitty (1976)
X | 129 min | Drama
Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information ... See full summary »
29. The Out-of-Towners (1999)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
30. Agnes of God (1985)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.
31. The Doctor (1991)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama
Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors ... See full summary »
32. Curse of the Demon (1957)
Approved | 95 min | Horror
Dr. John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader, Julian Karswell. Holden is a skeptic and does not believe in ... See full summary »
33. Funeral in Berlin (1966)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
A British agent is sent to Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated.
34. The Last of Sheila (1973)
PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multi-millionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
35. The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Can a bickering odd couple in Manhattan become friends and maybe more? Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a ... See full summary »
37. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
38. Missiles from Hell (1958)
104 min | Drama, War
This forgotten war adventure centres on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to destroy the ... See full summary »
40. Dead Bang (1989)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy ... See full summary »
41. Taking Sides (2001)
108 min | Drama, Music, War
A tale based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular ... See full summary »
42. 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.
43. The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Approved | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure ... See full summary »
44. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, History
Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.
45. The Deceivers (1988)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.
46. The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)
123 min | Biography, Drama, History
At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Lord Queensbury by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic ... See full summary »
47. Gideon of Scotland Yard (1958)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical day" consists in ... See full summary »
49. Woman of Straw (1964)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tyrannical but ailing tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. The nurse, in turn, falls in love with Charles' ne'er-do-well nephew Anthony, who ... See full summary »
50. The Queen of Spades (1949)
95 min | Drama, Horror
An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »