Search results for "Jack Hawkins"
The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea
IMDb: 7.5
126

At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Mandy

Mandy

Mandy
IMDb: 7.4
93

London, the early 1950s. Born deaf, Mandy is mute for most of her childhood. As she reaches school age her family itself is in danger of breaking up. Christine (Phylis…

Genre: Drama
Fortune Is a Woman

Fortune Is a Woman

Fortune Is a Woman
IMDb: 6.9
95

An insurance man (Jack Hawkins) discovers his ex-girlfriend (Arlene Dahl) and her husband’s (Dennis Price) art-forgery/arson scam.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Gideon’s Day

Gideon’s Day

Gideon’s Day
IMDb: 6.6
91

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…

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen
IMDb: 7.3
116

Involuntarily-retired Colonel Hyde recruits seven other dissatisfied ex-servicemen for a special project. Each of the men has a skeleton in the cupboard, is short of money, and is a service-trained…

Guns at Batasi

Guns at Batasi

Guns at Batasi
IMDb: 7.1
103

An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d’etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Monte Carlo or Bust!

Monte Carlo or Bust!

Monte Carlo or Bust!
IMDb: 6.2
122

Sequel to “Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines”. This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Kidnapped
IMDb: 6.2
100

Scottish orphan David Balfour is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer, who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that he cannot claim his inheritance. The…

When Eight Bells Toll

When Eight Bells Toll

When Eight Bells Toll
IMDb: 6
94

In a vein similar to Bond movies, a British agent Philip Calvert is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.

Genre: Action, Thriller
Tales That Witness Madness

Tales That Witness Madness

Tales That Witness Madness
IMDb: 5.7
90

Dr Tremayne is an enigmatic Psychiatrist running an asylum housing four very special cases. Visited by colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains his amazing and controversial theories as to why each of…

The Prisoner

The Prisoner

The Prisoner
IMDb: 6.9
95

A cardinal is arrested for treason against the state. He is a popular hero of his people, for his resistance against the Nazis during the war and his resistance when…

Genre: Drama
Home at Seven

Home at Seven

Home at Seven
IMDb: 6.7
85

Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur
IMDb: 8.1
222

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus…

Rampage

Rampage

Rampage
IMDb: 5.6
98

A German zoo hires two hunters to catch a rare breed of panther in Malaysia. The girlfriend of one of the hunters accompanies them on their hunt.

Genre: Adventure
Masquerade

Masquerade

Masquerade
IMDb: 5.7
102

The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.

Malta Story

Malta Story

Malta Story
IMDb: 6.5
97

In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines….

Genre: Drama, History, War
Lola

Lola

Lola
IMDb: 5.5
98

A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the couple get…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young Winston

Young Winston

Young Winston
IMDb: 6.7
149

This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with…

The Black Rose

The Black Rose

The Black Rose
IMDb: 6.3
116

In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The…

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs
IMDb: 6.6
105

In ancient Egypt the Pharaoh Khufu is obsessed with acquiring gold and plans to take it all with him into the “second life.” To this end he enlists the aid…

Genre: Drama, History
Judith

Judith

Judith
IMDb: 5.6
109

A Jewish woman is recruited to help track down a German commander who was her former husband.

Genre: Drama, War
The Small Back Room

The Small Back Room

The Small Back Room
IMDb: 7.2
106

At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his…

The Adventures of Gerard

The Adventures of Gerard

The Adventures of Gerard
IMDb: 5
92

Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he’s the best soldier…

The Two-Headed Spy

The Two-Headed Spy

The Two-Headed Spy
IMDb: 7
93

Wartime thriller with film noir elements based on a true story as written in A.P. Scotland’s autobiography “The London Cage”. The plot has greatly exaggerated the actual events of A.P….

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Fallen Idol

The Fallen Idol

The Fallen Idol
IMDb: 7.7
96

Phillipe, the son of an ambassador in London, idolizes Baines, his father’s butler, a kind of hero in the eyes of the child, whose perception changes when he accidentally discovers…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
No Highway

No Highway

No Highway
IMDb: 7.2
98

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft being manufactured by his employer has a subtle but…

Genre: Drama
Angels One Five

Angels One Five

Angels One Five
IMDb: 6.5
98

The year is 1940, Pilot Officer T.B. Baird arrives straight out of flight school to join a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. After…

Genre: Drama, War
The Intruder

The Intruder

The Intruder
IMDb: 6.7
84

When Ex Colonel Merton discovers a burglar ransacking his home, he is shocked to find out that the thief is a former soldier from his tank regiment. When the thief…

Genre: Crime
The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai
IMDb: 8.1
161

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
227

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic…

Zulu

Zulu

Zulu
IMDb: 7.7
138

In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly outnumbered Natal outpost of Rorke’s Drift from tribal…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Third Secret

The Third Secret

The Third Secret
IMDb: 6.6
103

A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as this…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Lord Jim

Lord Jim

Lord Jim
IMDb: 6.8
154

After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O’Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad’s novel written in 1900.

Genre: Adventure
Poppies Are Also Flowers

Poppies Are Also Flowers

Poppies Are Also Flowers
IMDb: 5.1
100

In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Shalako

Shalako

Shalako
IMDb: 5.6
113

Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.

Genre: Western
Waterloo

Waterloo

Waterloo
IMDb: 7.3
128

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Theatre of Blood

Theatre of Blood

Theatre of Blood
IMDb: 7.2
104

A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Death At Broadcasting House

Death At Broadcasting House

Death At Broadcasting House
IMDb: 6
75

An actor is murdered live on air whilst a play is being broadcast. Everyone in the play and broadcasting house fall under suspicion.

Genre: Mystery