Search results for "Laurence Olivier"
Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus
IMDb: 7.9
197

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners…

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman
IMDb: 7.2
128

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.

Henry V

Henry V

Henry V
IMDb: 7.1
137

In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Hamlet

Hamlet

Hamlet
IMDb: 7.6
155

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his…

Genre: Drama
Richard III

Richard III

Richard III
IMDb: 7.4
155

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against…

Genre: Drama, History
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
IMDb: 6
107

When gigantic robots attack New York City, “Sky Captain” uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of…

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far
IMDb: 7.4
175

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Devil’s Disciple

The Devil’s Disciple

The Devil’s Disciple
IMDb: 7.2
82

The Devil’s Disciple is a 1959 film adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play of the same title. The Anglo-American film was directed by Guy Hamilton who replaced Alexander Mackendrick…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Sleuth

Sleuth

Sleuth
IMDb: 8
138

A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover – but things aren’t exactly as they seem.

Term of Trial

Term of Trial

Term of Trial
IMDb: 7.1
130

A schoolteacher plagued by alcoholism and his refusal to serve in World War II, Graham Weir inspires contempt in almost everyone around him, including his bitter wife, Anna. When the…

Genre: Drama
Wild Geese II

Wild Geese II

Wild Geese II
IMDb: 4.8
125

A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

Genre: Action, Thriller
The Divorce of Lady X

The Divorce of Lady X

The Divorce of Lady X
IMDb: 6.7
92

The morning after a London barrister lets a mystery woman stay in his suite, a friend files for divorce.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins
IMDb: 7.9
100

An aging actress and socialite, Jessica Medlicott has ended her engagement with a younger man and is now being sued by her former fiancé. Esteemed barrister Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones is…

Genre: Drama
The Ebony Tower

The Ebony Tower

The Ebony Tower
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

A brash young artist invades the secluded retirement of an elderly painter and finds that the great man lives with two young women in a tantalizingly ambiguous relationship.

Carrie

Carrie

Carrie
IMDb: 7.3
118

Carrie’s dreams of adventure in the big city are quickly squashed as she discovers all that awaits her there is a bleak life of grueling and poorly-paid factory work. That…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Othello

Othello

Othello
IMDb: 7.1
165

The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.

Genre: Drama
The Beggar’s Opera

The Beggar’s Opera

The Beggar’s Opera
IMDb: 6.2
94

Adaptation of John Gay’s 18th century opera, featuring Laurence Olivier as MacHeath and Hugh Griffith as the Beggar.

Genre: Crime, History, Music
The Jigsaw Man

The Jigsaw Man

The Jigsaw Man
IMDb: 5.2
94

Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital…

Genre: Thriller
As You Like It

As You Like It

As You Like It
IMDb: 5.9
96

Film version of Shakespeare’s comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman
IMDb: 7.1
162

All eyes focus on the Vatican, watching for the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the election of the next Pope. This time much more is at stake. The…

Genre: Drama
The Prince and the Showgirl

The Prince and the Showgirl

The Prince and the Showgirl
IMDb: 6.5
115

A saucy American showgirl in London is wooed by a roving-eyed Duke, but his estranged son, the young King, interrupts their late supper with politics and angry accusations.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
IMDb: 7.4
118

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
IMDb: 7.6
104

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff….

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Jazz Singer

The Jazz Singer

The Jazz Singer
IMDb: 5.9
115

Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
IMDb: 6.7
113

Concerned about his friend’s cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Fire Over England

Fire Over England

Fire Over England
IMDb: 6.5
92

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations…

Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca
IMDb: 8.1
130

Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several…

The Entertainer

The Entertainer

The Entertainer
IMDb: 7.1
96

Archie Rice, an old-time British vaudeville performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.

Genre: Drama, Music
Murder at the Gallop

Murder at the Gallop

Murder at the Gallop
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

A documentary series that gives a historical account of the events of World War II, from its roots in the 1920s to the aftermath and the lives it profoundly influenced.

Genre: Documentary
Bunny Lake Is Missing

Bunny Lake Is Missing

Bunny Lake Is Missing
IMDb: 7.3
107

A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.

The World at War

The World at War

The World at War
TMDb: 8.2
60 min

A documentary series that gives a historical account of the events of World War II, from its roots in the 1920s to the aftermath and the lives it profoundly influenced.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Khartoum

Khartoum

Khartoum
IMDb: 6.8
134

English General Charles George Gordon is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people…

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain
IMDb: 7
132

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.

Genre: History, War
Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Marathon Man
IMDb: 7.5
125

A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Boys from Brazil

The Boys from Brazil

The Boys from Brazil
IMDb: 7
125

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

Dracula

Dracula

Dracula
IMDb: 6.5
109

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic. Count Dracula is a subject of fatal attraction to more than one English maiden lady, as he seeks an immortal bride.

Genre: Horror, Romance
A Little Romance

A Little Romance

A Little Romance
IMDb: 7.5
108

A young American girl and a young French boy meet in Paris and fall in love, with the assistance of an old man and his stories.

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans
IMDb: 6.9
118

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa’s head, and battling the…

The Bounty

The Bounty

The Bounty
IMDb: 7
132

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…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
War Requiem

War Requiem

War Requiem
IMDb: 6.6
92

A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen’s poems reflecting the war’s horrors. It…

Genre: Drama, War