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1. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

Votes: 5,331

2. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan

Votes: 9,126

3. Sweet Dreams (1985)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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Jessica Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon

Votes: 3,118

4. The Gambler (1974)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this he cannot stop gambling.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: James Caan, Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, Morris Carnovsky

Votes: 2,760

5. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Anthony Zerbe

Votes: 1,806

6. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.9
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Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell

Votes: 4,457

7. Morgan! (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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After his wife leaves him for another man, a London artist begins his descent into madness in trying to win her back.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl

Votes: 1,251

8. Performance (1992– )

Drama

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Stars: Ian Holm, Ronald Pickup, Jane Horrocks, Hugh Grant

Votes: 35

9. Everybody Wins (1990)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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A seeming good Samaritan (Debra Winger) hires a private detective (Nolte) to prove a teen sitting in prison on a murder charge is innocent. His investigation discovers deep corruption in a ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

Votes: 840 | Gross: $1.37M

10. Isadora (1968)

M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards, John Fraser

Votes: 1,645

11. Night Must Fall (1964)

101 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Albert Finney, Susan Hampshire, Mona Washbourne, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 458

12. The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton (2002)

64 min | Documentary

8.5
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A gripping documentary about the courage and determination of a young English stockbroker who saved the lives of 669 children. Between March 13 and August 2, 1939, Nicholas Winton organized... See full summary »

Director: Matej Minac | Stars: Joe Schlesinger, Karel Reisz, Hugo Morom, Joseph Guns

Votes: 128

13. We Are the Lambeth Boys (1959)

53 min | Documentary

7.0
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Part of the British 'Free Cinema' movement, which included Lindsay Anderson's 'Every Day Except Christmas' (daily life at Covent Garden fruit/vegetable market) and 'O Dreamland' (a ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Jon Rollason, Tony Benson, Adrian Harding, Brian Mott

Votes: 164

14. Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000)

193 min | Documentary

6.7
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This is a documentary about direct-cinema from its very beginnings (Nanook of the North) to the fake-direct-cinema of the Blair Witch Project. All the important direct-cinema filmmakers are... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wintonick | Stars: Jean-Pierre Beauviala, Michel Brault, Gillian Caldwell, Robin Cowie

Votes: 177

15. Every Day Except Christmas (1957)

37 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Director: Lindsay Anderson | Star: Alun Owen

Votes: 117

16. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )

5 min | Documentary

8.0
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A five-part history of British cinema in the 1960s presented by American director Richard Lester.

Stars: Michael Caine, Lindsay Anderson, Dirk Bogarde, Julie Christie

Votes: 30

17. Momma Don't Allow (1955)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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A night at the Wood Green Jazz Club - an example of 'Free Cinema'

Directors: Karel Reisz, Tony Richardson | Stars: Chris Barber, Ron Bowden, Jim Bray, Lonnie Donegan

Votes: 178

18. Act Without Words I (2000 TV Short)

16 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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A hot, thirsty man in the desert is tormented when the things he needs drop from the sky only to disappear again or hover out of his reach.

Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Sean Foley

Votes: 100

19. Dream A40 (1965)

16 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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An experimental drama which explores a gay man's fears about his sexuality and physical attraction to another man.

Director: Lloyd Reckord | Stars: Michael Billington, Tony Cyrus, Neville Evans, Yolanda Fermin

Votes: 22

20. Robert Vas Film-maker (1978 TV Movie)

35 min | Biography

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A celebration of the life and work of the Documentary Film maker by his friend Karel Reisz

Directors: Barrie Gavin, Peter West | Stars: Lyndon Brook, Karel Reisz

21. Le cercle du cinéma (1997– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Bernard Rapp, Marie Colmant, Olivier de Bruyn, Philippe Collin

22. Adventure Story (1961– )

Adventure

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About two young adventurers stuck on an island.

Stars: Margaretta Scott, Edward Woodward

Votes: 12

23. March to Aldermaston (1959)

33 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Directors: Lindsay Anderson, Karel Reisz | Star: Richard Burton

Votes: 25

24. Les Mystères du Premier-Film (1995)

52 min | Documentary

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This film based on an idea of Bertrand Tavernier. It is a sort of "making off" (a film about a film) of the First Film, which was shot in Lyon by Louis Lumière just one century ago, on a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Améris | Stars: Youssef Chahine, Medhi Charef, Edgardo Cozarinsky, André De Toth

25. I Want to Go to School (1959)

31 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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A documentary short dealing with the connection between school, home and the personal relationship that grows between the teacher and the primary school student.

Director: John Krish | Star: John Barrie

Votes: 20

26. Band Wagon (1958)

9 min | Short, Music

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Director: Peter Hopkinson

27. Adventure Story (1961– )
Episode: Captured! (1961)

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Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Margaretta Scott

28. Le cercle du cinéma (1997– )
Episode: Episode dated 9 October 1997 (1997)

Talk-Show

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Director: Pierre Desfons | Stars: Bernard Rapp, Dominique Blanc, Jean-Max Causse, Marie Colmant

29. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )
Episode: Northern Lights (1993)

Documentary

9.6
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Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Michael Caine, Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay

Votes: 7

30. Adventure Story (1961– )
Episode: One More Chance (1961)

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Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Margaretta Scott

31. Adventure Story (1961– )
Episode: Only One Hope (1961)

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Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Margaretta Scott

32. Performance (1992– )
Episode: The Deep Blue Sea (1994)

Drama

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A woman unhappy in her passionless marriage leaves her husband for a younger and more ardent lover.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Colin Firth, Ian Holm, Carmel McSharry, Wojciech Pszoniak

Votes: 82

33. Adventure Story (1961– )
Episode: The Gunslinger (1961)

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Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Margaretta Scott

34. Adventure Story (1961– )
Episode: The Reef (1961)

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Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Margaretta Scott, Edward Woodward

35. Adventure Story (1961– )
Episode: The Switch (1961)

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Peter switches with Alexander in prison so he can save the queen.

Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Margaretta Scott