Most Popular Titles With Maurice Gillett
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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
2. Batman (1989)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Fantasy
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.
3. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
4. Flash Gordon (1980)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
5. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
R | 97 min | Horror
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
6. Return to Oz (1985)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.
7. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
8. Out of Africa (1985)
PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
9. 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. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
11. Casino Royale (1967)
TV-14 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
Writers: Wolf Mankowitz, John Law, Michael Sayers, Ian Fleming | Directors: Val Guest, Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Richard Talmadge | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles
12. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
13. 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 »
14. Krull (1983)
PG | 121 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure
A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
15. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Approved | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Action
When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.
16. Macbeth (1971)
R | 140 min | Drama, History, War
A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
PG | 135 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes... See full summary »
19. Ragtime (1981)
PG | 155 min | Drama
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
20. White Nights (1985)
PG-13 | 136 min | Drama
An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to... See full summary »
21. Treasure Island (1950)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family
Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large ... See full summary »
22. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
23. Becket (1964)
PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, History
An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.
24. Hamlet (1948)
Unrated | 155 min | Drama
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.
25. Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
To prove that he still is strong and powerful, Philippe Douvier decides to kill Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Once Clouseau's death has been announced, the former Chief Inspector, ... See full summary »
26. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
G | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.
27. Doing Time (1979)
93 min | Comedy, Crime
This prison comedy is based on the popular British television series of the same name. Long time Slade prison inmate Fletcher is ordered by Grouty to arrange a football match between the ... See full summary »
28. Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
82 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.
29. Superman II (2006 Video)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to marry Lois, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
30. Mysterious Island (1961)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the ... See full summary »
31. The Innocents (1961)
Approved | 100 min | Horror
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
32. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
G | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Daisy Gamble, an unusual woman who hears phones before they ring, and does wonders with her flowers, wants to quit smoking to please her fiancé, Warren. She goes to a doctor of hypnosis to ... See full summary »
33. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Employing virtually every prominent Bristish performer of its time, this magical and intoxicating version of the story explores Alice's dizzying adventures in the rabbit hole both faithfully and metaphorically as a coming of age story.
34. 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.
35. Murder by Decree (1979)
PG | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.
36. Cromwell (1970)
G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of ... See full summary »
39. Three Sisters (1970)
G | 165 min | Drama
Olga, Masha, and Irina Prozoroff lead lonely and purposeless lives following the death of their father who has commanded the local army post. Olga attempts to find satisfaction in teaching ... See full summary »
40. Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.
41. Princess Caraboo (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it ... See full summary »
42. The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Adventure
The priceless Blue Water sapphire is coveted by the heirs of Sir Hector Geste - his new wife, Flavia; his daughter, Isabel; and his adopted twin sons, heroic Beau and pathetic Digby. When ... See full summary »
43. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
84 min | Family, Sci-Fi
The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.
44. I Could Go on Singing (1963)
100 min | Drama, Musical
Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father... See full summary »
45. 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 »
46. Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Unrated | 98 min | Horror
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to... See full summary »
47. Young Catherine (1991 TV Movie)
Unrated | Biography, Drama, History
A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
48. The Looking Glass War (1969)
M | 108 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
From the John le Carre novel about a British spy who sends a Polish defector to East Germany to verify missile sites.
50. The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his ... See full summary »