Search results for "Richard Burton"
Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four
IMDb: 7.1
113

George Orwell’s novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

The Robe

The Robe

The Robe
IMDb: 6.7
135

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus’ homespun robe after the…

Genre: Drama, History
The Rains of Ranchipur

The Rains of Ranchipur

The Rains of Ranchipur
IMDb: 5.8
104

India. The spoilt and stubborn Edwina Esketh, comes to a small town with her husband. She falls in love with an indian doctor, Dr. Safti. She also meets an old…

Bitter Victory

Bitter Victory

Bitter Victory
IMDb: 6.7
102

During the second world war, two British officers, Brand and Leith, who have never seen combat are assigned a vital mission. Their relationship and the operation are complicated by the…

Genre: Drama, War
The Longest Day

The Longest Day

The Longest Day
IMDb: 7.8
178

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
IMDb: 8
131

A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

Genre: Drama
Candy

Candy

Candy
IMDb: 5.3
124

Based on Terry Southern’s satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire’s Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie…

The Medusa Touch

The Medusa Touch

The Medusa Touch
IMDb: 7
105

A French detective in London reconstructs the life of a man lying in hospital with severe injuries with the help of journals and a psychiatrist. He realises that the man…

Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare
IMDb: 7.7
155

World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that’s nearly impossible to breach. It’s…

Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Waterfront Women

Waterfront Women

Waterfront Women
IMDb: 6.5
80

When ship’s fireman Peter McCabe walks out on his long-suffering wife, he leaves her impoverished, with two young daughters and a boy born soon after his departure. After an absence…

Genre: Drama
Absolution

Absolution

Absolution
IMDb: 6.5
95

At a Catholic boys’ school, domineering disciplinarian Father Goddard rules over his pupils with an iron hand. When one of his teenage charges confesses to murder, the dogmatic but deeply…

Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Cleopatra
IMDb: 7
248

Determined to hold on to the throne, Cleopatra seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony, who vows to…

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus
IMDb: 5.6
93

Faustus is a scholar at the University of Wittenberg when he earns his doctorate degree. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and power leads him to employ necromancy to conjure Mephistopheles…

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
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
Bluebeard

Bluebeard

Bluebeard
IMDb: 5.7
125

Baron von Sepper is an Austrian aristocrat noted for his blue-toned beard, and his appetite for beautiful wives. His latest spouse, an American beauty named Anne, discovers a vault in…

The Sandpiper

The Sandpiper

The Sandpiper
IMDb: 6.3
117

A free-spirited artist, who lives near California’s Big Sur, meets the administrator of the parochial school that her young son attends and lures the cleric away from his wife.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew
IMDb: 7.2
122

Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana
IMDb: 7.6
118

A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Raid on Rommel

Raid on Rommel

Raid on Rommel
IMDb: 5.6
99

Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they…

Genre: Action, War
Sea Wife

Sea Wife

Sea Wife
IMDb: 5.7
81

In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator,…

The Desert Rats

The Desert Rats

The Desert Rats
IMDb: 6.8
88

Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to…

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel
IMDb: 7.1
98

A young man plots revenge against the woman he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty.

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
IMDb: 5.8
136

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god – this was Alexander the…

Look Back in Anger

Look Back in Anger

Look Back in Anger
IMDb: 7
98

A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

Genre: Drama
Becket

Becket

Becket
IMDb: 7.8
148

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome…

Genre: Drama, History
Anne of the Thousand Days

Anne of the Thousand Days

Anne of the Thousand Days
IMDb: 7.5
145

Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

Villain

Villain

Villain
IMDb: 6.6
98

Ruthless East End gangster Vic Dakin has plans for an ambitious raid on the wages van of a plastic factory. This is a departure from Dakin’s usual modus operandi, and…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Klansman

The Klansman

The Klansman
IMDb: 5.2
112

A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Exorcist II: The Heretic

Exorcist II: The Heretic

Exorcist II: The Heretic
IMDb: 3.8
118

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and…

The Wild Geese

The Wild Geese

The Wild Geese
IMDb: 6.8
134

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the…

Genre: Action, War
Equus

Equus

Equus
IMDb: 7.2
137

A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable…

Genre: Drama, Mystery
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
IMDb: 7.6
112

British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the Cold War during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Boom!

Boom!

Boom!
IMDb: 5.6
113

Explores the confrontation between the woman who has everything, including emptiness, and a penniless poet who has nothing but the ability to fill a wealthy woman’s needs.

Genre: Drama, Thriller