Nevil Shute Movies

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Movies based on books authored by Nevil Shute Norway.

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1. Crossing to Freedom (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A very proper Englishman becomes saddled with youngsters that he has to help escape Nazi Germany in this adaptation of the novel by Nevil Shute.

Director: Norman Stone | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mare Winningham, Susan Wooldridge, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 106

2. Lonely Road (1936)

61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Director: James Flood | Stars: Clive Brook, Victoria Hopper, Nora Swinburne, Malcolm Keen

Votes: 25

3. The Pied Piper (1942)

87 min | Drama

7.2
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While traveling in France during the Nazi invasion of 1940, an Englishman is entrusted with the care of a group of refugee children.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Monty Woolley, Roddy McDowall, Anne Baxter, Otto Preminger

Votes: 353

4. The Far Country (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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Two people from different backgrounds escaping their own past and finding a new life in post World War 2 Australia, can their pasts be left behind? Can the war be forgotten?

Director: George Miller | Stars: Michael York, Sigrid Thornton, Brenda Addie, Don Barker

Votes: 80

5. Landfall (1949)

86 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett, Edith Sharpe, Margaret Barton

Votes: 81

6. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 2,658

7. A Town Like Alice (1956)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Kenji Takaki, Tran Van Khe

Votes: 1,046

8. A Town Like Alice (1981– )

301 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.4
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Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. From the steamy... See full summary »

Stars: Helen Morse, Bryan Brown, Gordon Jackson, Dorothy Alison

Votes: 765

9. A Profile of 'A Town Like Alice' (2001 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary about the making of _Town Like Alice, A (1956)_.

Stars: Jane Hardstaff, Virginia McKenna, Jack Lee, Jean Anderson

10. On the Beach (1959)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.3
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After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Votes: 10,244 | Gross: $11.00M

11. On the Beach (2000 TV Movie)

195 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Well, the world has finally managed to blow itself up. Only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. Only two ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Armand Assante, Rachel Ward, Bryan Brown, Jacqueline McKenzie

Votes: 3,357