With Alexander Korda Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.

Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin

Votes: 10,885 | Gross: $0.27M

2. The Jungle Book (1942)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.7
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A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Votes: 3,476 | Gross: $2.83M

3. Things to Come (1936)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

6.7
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 6,440

4. The Four Feathers (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A timid British Army officer has quit and burns his last day summons to a war in Egypt. Calling him a coward, his girl friend and 3 officer friends give him a white feather. In redemption, he shadows his friends in war to save their lives.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez

Votes: 5,127

5. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 3,557

6. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 3,335

7. That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood

Votes: 3,627

8. The Spy in Black (1939)

77 min | Thriller, War

6.9
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,772

9. Elephant Boy (1937)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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This black and white movie is based on Rudyard Kipling's "Toomai, of the Elephants", in which a small native lad claims he knows the congregating place of the elephant hordes.

Directors: Robert J. Flaherty, Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, W.E. Holloway, Walter Hudd, Allan Jeayes

Votes: 639

10. The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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Straightforward biography of the Russian empress, up to her assumption of the throne.

Directors: Paul Czinner, Alexander Korda | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elisabeth Bergner, Flora Robson, Gerald du Maurier

Votes: 513

11. Rembrandt (1936)

Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester, Edward Chapman

Votes: 1,437

12. Sanders of the River (1935)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

5.5
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British District Officer in Nigeria in the 1930's rules his area strictly but justly, and struggles with gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.

Directors: Zoltan Korda, Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochran

Votes: 474

13. The Divorce of Lady X (1938)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Divorce lawyer Everard Logan thinks the woman who spent the night in his hotel room is the erring wife of his new client.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, Binnie Barnes, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 1,122

14. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything.

Directors: Lothar Mendes, Alexander Korda | Stars: Roland Young, Ralph Richardson, Edward Chapman, Ernest Thesiger

Votes: 1,180

15. Men Are Not Gods (1936)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

6.0
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Ann Williams, secretary to eccentric drama critic Frederick Skeates, is persuaded to alter a ruinous review of Shakespearean actor Edmund Davey by Davey's wife Barbara. Davey's 'Othello' ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Reisch | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Gertrude Lawrence, Sebastian Shaw, Rex Harrison

Votes: 221

16. The Ghost Goes West (1935)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A haunted Scottish castle is dismantled and transported to Florida, bringing the family ghost along with it.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,561

17. Lydia (1941)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Merle Oberon, Joseph Cotten, Edna May Oliver, Alan Marshal

Votes: 570

18. The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.6
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Paris is Burning! Under the Iron Fist of Robespierre hundreds are executed, by the swift and bloodstained guillotine. Through these acts of injustice a new heroism is born - The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Director: Hanns Schwarz | Stars: Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott, James Mason

Votes: 199

19. Clouds Over Europe (1939)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A quirky British Secret Service Agent named Major Hammond tries to discover who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes.

Directors: Tim Whelan, Arthur B. Woods | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Valerie Hobson, George Curzon

Votes: 665

20. The Drum (1938)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, War

6.4
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During the British Raj, Captain Carruthers works under cover to track smuggled shipments of arms on the restless Northwest Frontier of India. He fears a full-scale rebellion is brewing. To ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 730

21. The Private Life of Don Juan (1934)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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What do women want? Don Juan is aging. He's arrived secretly in Seville after a 20 year absence. His wife Dolores, whom he hasn't lived with in five years, still loves him. He refuses to ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Merle Oberon, Bruce Winston, Benita Hume

Votes: 488

22. Over the Moon (1939)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

5.6
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Young Jane Benson just about manages to make ends meet running the large family house in Yorkshire. In love with local doctor Freddie Jarvis, she suggests they marry, but almost at once ... See full summary »

Directors: Thornton Freeland, William K. Howard | Stars: Merle Oberon, Rex Harrison, Ursula Jeans, Robert Douglas

Votes: 219

23. The Challenge (1938)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.3
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Dramatization of the first climbing of the Matterhorn in 1865.

Directors: Milton Rosmer, Vincent Korda, Luis Trenker | Stars: Robert Douglas, Frank Birch, Geoffrey Wardwell, Moran Caplat

Votes: 151

24. Murder on Diamond Row (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him. Desperate, Scotland Yard re-hires ex-Inspector Barrabal who, as a known ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Sebastian Shaw, Ann Todd, Tamara Desni

Votes: 135


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