ENGLISH ACTORS OF ALL TIMES CHAPTER 2 :RICHARD ATTENBOROUGHby datamatyc | created - 22 Oct 2014 | updated - 06 Dec 2014 | Public
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Masterpiece Classic (1971– )
The Railway Children
108 min | Drama, Romance
Dramatization of E. Nesbit's classic novel about three children whose lives change Dramatically after they move to a Yorkshire cottage near a railway line.
2. Elizabeth (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History
The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
Votes: 86,453 | Gross: $30.08M
3. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there, while an InGen team approaches with another agenda.
Votes: 349,420 | Gross: $229.09M
4. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Votes: 34,344 | Gross: $4.41M
5. E=mc2 (1996)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A physicist struggling to prove one of Einstein's theories still finds time to dabble in an extra-curricular relationship with one of his lab assistants. Meanwhile at home, his under-sexed ... See full summary »
7. Jurassic Park (1993)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Votes: 791,719 | Gross: $402.45M
8. The Human Factor (1979)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered, security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.
9. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
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. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Votes: 47,668 | Gross: $50.80M
10. The Chess Players (1977)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Wazed Ali Shah was the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, had sent General Outram on a secret mission to clear the... See full summary »
11. Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
At a British Regimental party in Colonial India, the widow of Captain Scarlett is assaulted in the garden, and she accuses one of the newly arrived junior Lieutenants of the crime.
12. Rosebud (1975)
PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In a bold coup, a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaire's five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European ... See full summary »
13. Brannigan (1975)
PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Chicago Police Lieutenant Jim Brannigan is sent to the U.K. to escort organized crime boss Ben Larkin back to the U.S., but Larkin's hitmen prepare an ambush for Brannigan.
14. Ten Little Indians (1974)
PG | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller
Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?
15. 10 Rillington Place (1971)
GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans.
16. A Severed Head (1971)
R | 98 min | Comedy
The wine taster and merchant Martin Lynch-Gibbon is married to the shallow and spoiled Antonia Lynch-Gibbon, and loves his mistress Georgie Hands. Antonia is under therapy with Martin's ... See full summary »
17. Loot (1970)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime
Based on the play by Joe Orton, this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately one of them works in a funeral parlor ... See full summary »
18. The Last Grenade (1970)
M | 94 min | Drama, War
Two soldiers of fortune, Harry Grigsby and Kip Thompson, used to be the best of friends when they fought side by side in the Congo. But now Kip has changed sides and Grigsby does not ... See full summary »
19. The Magic Christian (1969)
M | 92 min | Comedy
Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone, and anything, can be bought with money.
21. The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
M | 93 min | Comedy
Harriet Blossom, the lonely wife of a workaholic brassiere manufacturer, breaks her sewing machine and ends up in bed with the repairman, a mechanic from one of her husband's factories. The... See full summary »
22. Only When I Larf (1968)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Adventure
A master conman leads a pair of British accomplices on an international adventure of highly profitable dirty tricks.
23. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to the sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.
Votes: 7,676 | Gross: $9.00M
25. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Not Rated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama
After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.
26. Guns at Batasi (1964)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, History, War
An anachronistic strict Regimental Sergeant Major, on a remote colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat, must use his experience to defend those in his care.
28. The Third Secret (1964)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The first secret is what we don't tell people, the second secret is what we don't tell ourselves, and the third secret is the truth. The death of a psychologist is investigated by his teenage daughter and a former patient.
29. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Votes: 206,756 | Gross: $12.10M
31. All Night Long (1962)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Music
This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period, including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.
32. Only Two Can Play (1962)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and ... See full summary »
33. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
34. The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Unrated | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
36. SOS Pacific (1959)
92 min | Drama, Thriller
A flying boat has to ditch off an island in the Pacific. Along with the injured owner-pilot, the passengers include a policeman and his smuggler prisoner, a slimey limey witness against him... See full summary »
37. Jet Storm (1959)
88 min | Thriller
Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, ... See full summary »
38. I'm All Right Jack (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labor union.
39. Breakout (1959)
101 min | Drama, War
In 1943, an Italian-administered P.O.W. camp for captured Allies goes through a series of failed escapes only to culminate in a daring plan for a dramatic mass escape.
40. Desert Patrol (1958)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, War
Sent to destroy a Nazi petrol dump in the North African desert, a British commando team unexpectedly discovers a large Nazi tank unit, and must inform headquarters in time.
41. The Man Upstairs (1958)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
John Wilson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks help from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his model... See full summary »
42. Dunkirk (1958)
Approved | 135 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.
45. The Baby and the Battleship (1956)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy
After a pierside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails, he ... See full summary »
46. Private's Progress (1956)
102 min | Comedy, War
In World War II, a failed British Officer is selected by his uncle, a Brigadier with the War Office, to participate in a secret operation to "recover" looted artworks from the Nazis.
47. PT Raiders (1955)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling innocuous black market items into post-war Britain, but through greed they graduate to more sinister cargo.
48. Eight O'Clock Walk (1954)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama
Taxicab driver Tom Banning is led to an abandoned bomb-site by an eight-year-old girl as an April-fool prank. The girl is later found murdered and Manning is picked up by Scotland Yard for ... See full summary »
49. Father's Doing Fine (1952)
83 min | Comedy, Romance