Vanessa Redgrave

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1. Behind the Mask (1958)

99 min | Drama

Newly qualified surgeon takes the blame for his drug addict colleague after the death of their patient through neglect.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tony Britton, Carl Möhner, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 145

2. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Mistaken identity, unrequited love, and the supernatural are combined in Shakespeare's classic set in the woods of Greece on a moonlit night.

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Georgine Anderson, Stephanie Bidmead, Michael Blakemore, David Buck

Votes: 35

3. As You Like It (1963 TV Movie)

140 min

After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Directors: Michael Elliott, Ronald Eyre | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Patrick Allen, Max Adrian, Patrick Wymark

Votes: 56

4. Morgan! (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness in trying to win her back.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl

Votes: 1,517

5. A Farewell to Arms (1966– )

45 min | Drama

The story of a doomed love affair in World War One, between an English nurse and an American lieutenant.

Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, George Hamilton, Susan Engel, Ann Rye

Votes: 46

6. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

72 Metascore

The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Votes: 28,491 | Gross: $28.35M

7. Blow-Up (1966)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

82 Metascore

A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle

Votes: 51,248

8. Camelot (1967)

G | 179 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical

70 Metascore

The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings

Votes: 5,555 | Gross: $31.10M

9. The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)

91 min | Drama, Romance

In Italy, a vacationing Englishman leaves his girlfriend for a wealthy mysterious American widow who's sailing the seas in search of her long-lost sailor friend.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Ian Bannen, Vanessa Redgrave, Orson Welles

Votes: 263

10. Red and Blue (1967)

36 min | Short

An English cabaret singer goes to Paris for a nightclub engagement, where the romantic image of her songs is very different from the reality of her solitary life.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., John Bird, Gary Raymond

Votes: 67

11. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, History, War

In 1854, during the Crimean War, poor planning leads to a British Light Brigade openly charging a Russian artillery position with tragic consequences.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,789

12. A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror

A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country.

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Georges Géret, Gabriella Boccardo

Votes: 1,099

13. Isadora (1968)

M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards, John Fraser

Votes: 1,993

14. The Sea Gull (1968)

G | 141 min | Drama, Romance

An aging actress named Irina Arkidana pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Vanessa Redgrave, Simone Signoret, David Warner

Votes: 655

15. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Comedy, Musical, War

The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Votes: 2,448

17. Dropout (1970)

109 min | Drama, Romance

Mary is a disillusioned English banker's wife who meets a troubled Italian immigrant, Bruno. Mary is captivated by Bruno and they set off on a voyage together. In the course of their voyage, they meet a series of society's dropouts.

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Gigi Proietti, Frank Windsor

Votes: 119

18. The Devils (1971)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

49 Metascore

In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

Votes: 11,877

19. La vacanza (1971)

101 min | Drama

Medieval drama in which Redgrave plays an allegedly insane woman who is allowed to finally leave the madhouse to see if she is capable of functioning normally. Her parents pay no attention ... See full summary »

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, Leopoldo Trieste, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 174

20. The Trojan Women (1971)

GP | 105 min | Drama

The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.

Director: Michael Cacoyannis | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas

Votes: 1,094

21. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

53 Metascore

During the sixteenth century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 3,676

22. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

63 Metascore

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 50,251

23. Out of Season (1975)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

In this tense story of an unusual romantic triangle, middle-aged Ann (Vanessa Redgrave) and her teenage daughter Joanna (Susan George) manage a failing hotel on an island off the British ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Cliff Robertson, Susan George, Edward Evans

Votes: 316

24. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Votes: 3,939

25. Julia (1977)

PG | 117 min | Drama

58 Metascore

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 8,157

26. Agatha (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse

Votes: 2,559

27. Yanks (1979)

R | 138 min | Drama, War

During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Richard Gere, Lisa Eichhorn, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane

Votes: 2,928 | Gross: $3.93M

28. Bear Island (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,873

29. Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, Music

Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.

Directors: Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams, Christine Baranski

Votes: 1,845

30. My Body, My Child (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A woman must choose between having an abortion or giving birth to a deformed child.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Albertson, Joseph Campanella, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 108

31. Sing Sing (1983)

117 min | Comedy

Eduardo accidentally discovers that he is adopted. His real father is dying. On his death bed the father reveals that Eduardo's mother was the "Queen of England", failing to clarify that this is the nickname of Italian prostitute.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Adriano Celentano, Enrico Montesano, Marina Suma, Franco Giacobini

Votes: 329

32. The Bostonians (1984)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

A Boston feminist and a conservative Southern lawyer contend for the heart and mind of a beautiful and bright girl unsure of her future.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy, Madeleine Potter

Votes: 1,653 | Gross: $1.01M

33. Wetherby (1985)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery

The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Director: David Hare | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Marjorie Yates

Votes: 1,305 | Gross: $1.30M

34. Steaming (1985)

R | 95 min | Drama

Three female frequenters of a steam room decide to fight its closure.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Diana Dors, Patti Love

Votes: 376

35. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama, History

The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

Votes: 621

36. Peter the Great (1986)

371 min | Biography, Drama, History

Biopic of Peter I, Czar of Russia, from childhood in 1682 to the Great Northern War against Sweden during the 1700s.

Stars: Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Omar Sharif, Trevor Howard

Votes: 568

37. Second Serve (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Fact-based story about tennis pro Renee Richards, whose player status was challenged in 1976 when it was revealed that she was a transsexual. Flashback to 1964 and meet Richard Radley, a ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Martin Balsam, William Russ, Alice Krige

Votes: 223

38. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

72 Metascore

This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 5,286 | Gross: $1.65M

39. Consuming Passions (1988)

R | 98 min | Comedy

A tragic mishap at a chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets. The problem is that they want more!

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Vanessa Redgrave, Tyler Butterworth, Freddie Jones

Votes: 380 | Gross: $0.12M

40. A Man for All Seasons (1988 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

King Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he... See full summary »

Director: Charlton Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

Votes: 487

41. Romeo.Juliet (1990)

120 min | Drama, Romance

The tale centers on an eccentric bag lady who rescues the stray cats of Venice and puts them on a boat to set sail for the New World.

Director: Armondo Linus Acosta | Stars: John Hurt, Robert Powell, Francesca Annis, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 146

42. Orpheus Descending (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Brad Sullivan, Manning Redwood, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 241

45. Young Catherine (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Plummer, Franco Nero, Marthe Keller

Votes: 855

46. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

An elderly, bedridden former movie star is "cared for" by her sister, who hates her and keeps her a virtual prisoner in the family mansion.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave, Bruce A. Young, Amy Steel

Votes: 507

47. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her half-sister's son, a ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Callow | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Carradine, Cork Hubbert, Rod Steiger

Votes: 584 | Gross: $0.18M

48. Howards End (1992)

PG | 142 min | Drama, Romance

89 Metascore

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 26,170 | Gross: $25.97M