Search results for "Orson Welles"
Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane
IMDb: 8.3
119

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move…

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Black Magic

Black Magic

Black Magic
IMDb: 6.4
105

Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV’s court.

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
IMDb: 7.3
116

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer
IMDb: 7.4
115

Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman’s Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman’s Bend…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Roots of Heaven

The Roots of Heaven

The Roots of Heaven
IMDb: 6.4
121

In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining “roots of Heaven.” At…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Immortal Story

The Immortal Story

The Immortal Story
IMDb: 7.1
63

An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
A Safe Place

A Safe Place

A Safe Place
IMDb: 5.2
94

A young woman in Manhattan lives in a world where the past, present and future mix.

The Transformers: The Movie

The Transformers: The Movie

The Transformers: The Movie
IMDb: 7.3
84

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the…

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
IMDb: 7.4
98

As his life comes to its end, famous Hollywood director Orson Welles puts it all on the line at the chance for renewed success with the film The Other Side…

Genre: Documentary
To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire
IMDb: 7.4
50

A man travels by foot in the snow with his dog.

Genre: Adventure
The Secret of Nikola Tesla

The Secret of Nikola Tesla

The Secret of Nikola Tesla
IMDb: 7.4
115

Life and times of Nikola Tesla, famous scientist whose inventions were stolen, but whose greatest contribution to mankind remain a mystery to this day.

Genre: Drama, History
Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight
IMDb: 7.8
115

The career of Shakespeare’s Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
IMDb: 8
24

Rikki is a young mongoose who is adopted by a human family after nearly drowning in the river. He returns the favour by protecting them from two murderous cobra.

Genre: Animation, Family
Too Much Johnson

Too Much Johnson

Too Much Johnson
IMDb: 5.9
67

This film was not intended to stand by itself, but was designed as the cinematic aspect of Welles’ Mercury Theatre stage presentation of William Gillette’s 1894 comedy about a New…

Genre: Comedy
The V.I.P.s

The V.I.P.s

The V.I.P.s
IMDb: 6.3
119

Wealthy passengers fogged in at London’s Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.

Genre: Drama
Get to Know Your Rabbit

Get to Know Your Rabbit

Get to Know Your Rabbit
IMDb: 5.5
91

A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be…

Genre: Comedy
Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)
IMDb: 2.6
84

A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.

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…

The Southern Star

The Southern Star

The Southern Star
IMDb: 5.5
104

Comedy adventure based on a Jules Verne novel about the ups and downs of jewel thieves in the wilds of Africa circa 1900. George Segal is the appealing hero-heel and…

Genre: Adventure
The Kremlin Letter

The Kremlin Letter

The Kremlin Letter
IMDb: 6.3
120

A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter…

The Lady from Shanghai

The Lady from Shanghai

The Lady from Shanghai
IMDb: 7.6
87

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

The Magnificent Ambersons

The Magnificent Ambersons

The Magnificent Ambersons
IMDb: 7.7
88

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre
IMDb: 7.5
97

After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Stranger

The Stranger

The Stranger
IMDb: 7.4
96

A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.

Tomorrow Is Forever

Tomorrow Is Forever

Tomorrow Is Forever
IMDb: 7.4
105

In 1918, Elizabeth MacDonald learns that her husband, John Andrew, has been killed in the war. Elizabeth bears John’s son and eventually marries her kindly boss. Unknown to her, John…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Third Man

The Third Man

The Third Man
IMDb: 8.1
105

In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to learn he has died. Martins develops…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Prince of Foxes

Prince of Foxes

Prince of Foxes
IMDb: 7
107

In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central Italy. On this delicate mission…

Othello

Othello

Othello
IMDb: 7.6
93

When a secret marriage is planned between Othello, a Moorish general, and Desdemona, the daughter of Senator Brabantio, her old suitor Roderigo takes it hard. He allies himself with Iago,…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil
IMDb: 8
95

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When…

Genre: Crime, Thriller
Compulsion

Compulsion

Compulsion
IMDb: 7.4
103

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their…

Genre: Crime, Drama
A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons
IMDb: 7.7
120

A depiction of the conflict between King Henry VIII of England and his Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas More, who refuses to swear the Oath of Supremacy declaring Henry Supreme Head…

Genre: Drama, History
Casino Royale

Casino Royale

Casino Royale
IMDb: 5.2
131

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan – that every agent will be named…

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
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Treasure Island
IMDb: 5.9
94

Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer’s treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale.

Genre: Adventure, Family
Necromancy

Necromancy

Necromancy
IMDb: 4.7
83

Orson Welles plays the head of a witches’ coven in the town of Lilith, where he needs the powers of Pamela Franklin to raise his son from the dead.

Genre: Horror
F for Fake

F for Fake

F for Fake
IMDb: 7.8
89

Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works…

Genre: Documentary
Filming Othello

Filming Othello

Filming Othello
IMDb: 7.5
84

Filming Othello is a 1978 documentary film directed by and starring Orson Welles about the making of his award-winning 1952 production Othello. The film, which was produced for West German…

Genre: Documentary
Man in the Shadow

Man in the Shadow

Man in the Shadow
IMDb: 6.9
80

In effect, modern cow town Spurline is run by Virgil Renchler, owner of the Golden Empire Ranch. One night, two of Virgil’s henchmen go a little too far and beat…

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin
IMDb: 7.3
99

Claiming that he doesn’t know his own past, a rich man enlists an ex-con with an odd bit of detective work. Gregory Arkadin says he can’t remember anything before the…

The Trial

The Trial

The Trial
IMDb: 7.8
118

An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

Genre: Crime, Drama