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List of Anthony Newley Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Oliver Twist (1948)
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Oliver Twist
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Based on the popular novel by Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist is a drama film which tells the story of an orphaned boy, and his involvement with various criminals in his search of a true home.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alec Guinness, John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan
2. The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)
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The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History, War
Star Cast:
Laurence Olivier, Felix Aylmer, Leslie Banks, Gerald Case, Griffith Jones
3. The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963)
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The Small World of Sammy Lee
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sammy 'Lee' Leeman
Director:
Ken Hughes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Warren Mitchell, Robert Stephens, Wilfrid Brambell, Julia Foster
4. Sweet November (1968)
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2
Sweet November
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Blake
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Theodore Bikel, Sandy Baron, Sandy Dennis, Burr DeBenning
5. How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)
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How to Murder a Rich Uncle
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2

How to Murder a Rich Uncle is a comedy crime film which tells the story of an impoverished family living on a grand English estate, but going through hard times. When Sir Henry, head of the household, learns that their rich Canadian Uncle George is visiting them, he feels that murdering his uncle is the only solution to get rid of their financial problems.

As:
Cast
Role:
Edward
Director:
Nigel Patrick
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Wendy Hiller, Charles Coburn, Nigel Patrick, Katie Johnson
6. Madeleine (1950)
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Madeleine
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ann Todd, Leslie Banks, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny
7. The Last Man to Hang? (1956)
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The Last Man to Hang?
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Terence Fisher
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, John Schlesinger, Freda Jackson
8. The Guinea Pig (1948)
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The Guinea Pig
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Set against the backdrop of the aftermath of the Second World War, The Guinea Pig is about a teenager who finds it difficult to adjust to the English public school system. After winning a scholarship to Saintbury, he attempts to bring boys from different social classes together. The film was released as The Outsider in the U.S. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Boulting
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles, Robert Flemyng, Sheila Sim, Cecil Trouncer
9. Jazz Boat (1960)
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Jazz Boat
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bert Harris
Director:
Ken Hughes
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leo McKern, James Booth, Bernie Winters, Anne Aubrey
10. The Lady Is a Square (1959)
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The Lady Is a Square
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Freddy
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anna Neagle, Janette Scott, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Frankie Vaughan
11. Above Us the Waves (1955)
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Above Us the Waves
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Based on actual events during the World War II, this war drama film tells the story of a three naval officers, and their efforts to destroy a German battleship named Tirpitz.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Sir John Mills, John Mills, James Robertson Justice, Donald Sinden, John Gregson
12. Mr. Quilp (1975)
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Mr. Quilp
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As:
Cast
Role:
Daniel Quilp
Director:
Michael Tuchner
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Michael Hordern, David Hemmings, Jill Bennett, Sarah-Jane Varley
13. The Battle of the River Plate (1956)
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The Battle of the River Plate
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, Christopher Lee, John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter
14. The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)
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2
The Cockleshell Heroes
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marine Clarke
Director:
José Ferrer
Genres:
Action, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Trevor Howard, Christopher Lee, José Ferrer, Dora Bryan, Victor Maddern
15. Vote for Huggett (1949)
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Vote for Huggett
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Joe Huggett writes a letter to the local newspaper, calling for the construction of a pleasure garden for a new war memorial. He is overwhelmed by the response from the public, but things get awkward for a corrupt local councilor who wants to use the space for his own purpose for profit. Eventually, the people convince Huggett to stand for election of the local councilor.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Petula Clark, David Tomlinson, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Susan Shaw
16. Idol on Parade (1959)
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2
Idol on Parade
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeep Jackson
Director:
John Gilling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
William Bendix, Sidney James, Lionel Jeffries, Anne Aubrey
17. Navy Heroes (1955)
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Navy Heroes
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Wolf Rilla
Genres:
Romance, History, Adventure, War
Star Cast:
Greta Gynt, Mervyn Johns, Kieron Moore, Harry Fowler
18. Vice Versa (1948)
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Vice Versa
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Vice Versa is a fantasy comedy film which tells the story of Marshall, a divorced executive at a departmental store, who finds himself in the possession of a strange ornamental skull. When he and his son touch the skull, it releases a mysterious power that swaps their bodies with one another. However, it seems that their problems have only begun.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dick Bultitude / Paul Bultitude
Director:
Peter Ustinov
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Petula Clark, Kay Walsh, Roger Livesey, David Hutcheson
19. A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949)
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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Smart
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
John McCallum, Diana Dors, Honor Blackman, Maurice Denham
20. Don't Ever Leave Me (1949)
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Don't Ever Leave Me
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Crabtree
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Petula Clark, Jimmy Hanley, Edward Rigby, Hugh Sinclair
21. The Good Companions (1957)
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The Good Companions
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Hugh Griffith, Janette Scott
22. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
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Doctor Dolittle
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Doctor Dolittle is a veterinary physician who can communicate with animals. His life takes a turn after he is put in an asylum for freeing a lovesick seal from captivity. However, with the help of his friends, he manages to escape, and he sets out in search of the giant sea snail, a legendary but elusive creature.

As:
Cast
Role:
Matthew Mugg
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Rex Harrison, Richard Attenborough, Samantha Eggar, Peter Bull
23. X the Unknown (1956)
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X the Unknown
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
LCpl. 'Spider' Webb
Director:
Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Edward Chapman, Dean Jagger, Jameson Clark, Leo McKern
24. Sammy Stops the World (1978)
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Sammy Stops the World
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As:
Writer
Director:
Mel Shapiro
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Sammy Davis Jr., Marian Mercer, Dennis Daniels, Randon Lo, Shelly Burch
25. The Adventures of Dusty Bates (1947)
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The Adventures of Dusty Bates
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dusty Bates (as Tony Newley)
Director:
Darrell Catling
Star Cast:
Michael McKeag, Bernard Lee, Grace Arnold, Billie Brooks
26. Up to His Neck (1954)
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Up to His Neck
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Paddy Carstairs
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ronald Shiner, Harry Fowler, Laya Raki, Colin Gordon
28. Summertree (1971)
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Summertree
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In 1970, Jerry, a college student, visits his parents and tells them that he wants to drop out of university to find his true purpose. His parents get worried, as they had spent a significant sum of money for his education. He soon falls for a woman older to him, and they start living together. Meanwhile, as the Vietnam War is going on, he tries various ways to avoid being drafted into the army.

As:
Director
Director:
Anthony Newley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Rob Reiner, Barbara Bel Geddes, Michael Douglas, Jack Warden, Brenda Vaccaro
29. The Man Inside (1958)
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The Man Inside
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Sam is a clerk working for a jeweler who dreams of stealing a fortune in diamonds one day. Although, he manages to execute his plan eventually, he ends up killing a man in the process.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ernesto
Director:
John Gilling
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anita Ekberg, Donald Pleasence, Jack Palance, Bonar Colleano, Nigel Patrick
30. Highly Dangerous (1950)
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Highly Dangerous
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Ward Baker
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Naunton Wayne, Marius Goring
31. Tank Force (1958)
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Tank Force
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2

Tank Force is a war drama film which revolves around Sergeant Daniel Thatcher, who is captured by German forces during the time of the Second World War, as he had attempted to eliminate Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s right-hand man. Having already lost his wife in a concentrate camp, Thatcher decides not to accept defeat, and tries various attempts to escape.

As:
Cast
Role:
Noakes
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Victor Mature, Luciana Paluzzi, Leo Genn, Bonar Colleano
32. Those People Next Door (1953)
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Those People Next Door
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Harlow
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Warner, Gladys Henson, Charles Victor, Patricia Cutts
33. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)
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Killers of Kilimanjaro
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2

Robert Adamson is an American railroad engineer in colonial Africa, who sets out from Mombasa, Kenya, to Lake Victoria, in order to plot out a route for the first transcontinental railroad in Africa. He is accompanied by Jane Carlton, a young woman, whose father and fiance have both disappeared in the African wilds.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hooky Hook
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Robert Taylor, Grégoire Aslan, Allan Cuthbertson
34. Port Afrique (1956)
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2
Port Afrique
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2

When Rip Reardon gets to know about his wife being dead, he suspects foul play. He tries to convince Inspector Colonel that she has been murdered whereas Colonel feels that she committed suicide.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rudolph Maté
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Pier Angeli, Christopher Lee, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, Eugene Deckers
35. High Flight (1957)
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High Flight
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2

High Flight is a war drama film which revolves around Granite Rudge, an instructor who teaches at an RAF Training School. He is dealing with a difficult cadet named Tony Winchester, whose behavior is reckless. However, Tony reminds Rudge of his young days during the Second World War, when Tony’s father used to be his commanding officer, and it was due to his rebellious behavior, that his father had to die to protect Rudge.

As:
Cast
Role:
Roger Endicott
Director:
John Gilling
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh, Kenneth Fortescue
36. The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)
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The Bandit of Zhobe
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2

The Bandit of Zhobe is an action adventure film which tells the story of Kasim Khan, a warrior who is arrested by Major Crowley, under suspicion of attacking British troops. He manages to escape eventually, and while he was away, a rival warlord Azhad Khan dresses his troops as British soldiers and attacks Kasim’s village. This tricks Kasim into thinking that the British was behind the attack, and he wages a war on them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cpl. Stokes
Director:
John Gilling
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Victor Mature, Dermot Walsh, Norman Wooland, Anne Aubrey
37. Top of the Form (1953)
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2
Top of the Form
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Percy
Director:
John Paddy Carstairs
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ronnie Corbett, Mary Jerrold, Ronald Shiner, Harry Fowler, Alfie Bass
38. Stop the World: I Want to Get Off (1966)
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2
Stop the World: I Want to Get Off
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2
As:
Writer
Director:
Philip Saville
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Millicent Martin, Tony Tanner, Leila Croft, Valerie Croft, Neil Hawley
39. Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)
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Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?
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2

In order to forget Mercy Humppe, and find true happiness with his wife, Merkin, a film star, decides to watch an autobiographical movie of himself which shows his life, growth and moral decay. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Heironymus Merkin
Director:
Anthony Newley
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Joan Collins, Bruce Forsyth, Alexander Newley, Tara Newley
40. In the Nick (1960)
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2
In the Nick
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Newcombe
Director:
Ken Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Andrews, James Booth, Bernie Winters, Anne Aubrey
41. The Heart of a Man (1959)
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The Heart of a Man
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1
As:
Cast
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Medwin, Frankie Vaughan, Tony Britton, Anne Heywood
42. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)
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1
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
PG
7
1

Sweeney, a divorced playwright whose career is on decline, is prepared to do anything to win his wife Georgina back. Though she is now married to a wealthy but mean builder, the two ex-s who are still in love, continue to sleep together. But as his slipshod plans, including abduction, crumble one by one, two inept police officers come chasing after him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sweeney
Director:
John Trent
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Candy, Isaac Hayes, Yvonne De Carlo, Lloyd Bochner
43. The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
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1
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
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4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Manzini
Director:
Rod Amateau
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Musical, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Mackenzie Astin, Phil Fondacaro, Katie Barberi
44. Let's Get Married (1960)
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Let's Get Married
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dickie Bird
Director:
Peter Graham Scott
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicholas Parsons, Hermione Baddeley, James Booth, Bernie Winters
45. The Little Ballerina (1947)
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2
The Little Ballerina
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marian Chapman, Yvonne Marsh, Kay Henderson, Doreen Richards

TV Movie(s)

1. Stoppt die Welt - Ich möchte aussteigen (1966)
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Stoppt die Welt - Ich möchte aussteigen
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3
As:
Writer
Director:
Imo Moszkowicz
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Hanns Lothar, Violetta Ferrari, Gisela Kraus, Henny Sudra, Eva Sepp
2. Lucy in London (1966)
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2
Lucy in London
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Binder
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Twiggy, Lucille Ball, Joby Blanshard, Jenny Counsell, Clark Five The Dave, Denis Gilmore
4. Malibu (1983)
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2
Malibu
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
E.W. Swackhamer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, James Coburn, Steve Forrest, Chad Everett
5. Stop the World, I Want to Get Off (1996)
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3
Stop the World, I Want to Get Off
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3
As:
Writer
Director:
David Stern
Star Cast:
Ellen Harvey, Sharen Camille, Heather Hoppus, Caryn E. Kaplan, Christopher Legg
6. Polly: Comin' Home! (1990)
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2
Polly: Comin' Home!
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Debbie Allen
Genres:
Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Celeste Holm, Dorian Harewood, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam
7. Outrage! (1986)
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2
Outrage!
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Grauman
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Burgess Meredith, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges
8. Stagecoach (1986)
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Stagecoach
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Post
Genres:
Drama, Western, Action
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, John Schneider, Willie Nelson
9. Coins in the Fountain (1990)
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2
Coins in the Fountain
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Wharmby
Star Cast:
Stuart Wilson, Loni Anderson, Stepfanie Kramer, Shanna Reed
10. Blade in Hong Kong (1985)
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2
Blade in Hong Kong
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Reza Badiyi
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, David Ho, Patricia Duff, Ken Fagen, John Greene

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

The Lakes (1997)
The Lakes
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Bennett, John Simm, Kaye Wragg, Charles Dale
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956)
Colonel March of Scotland Yard
As:
Cast
Director:
Bernard Knowles, Arthur Crabtree, Phil Brown, Donald Ginsberg, Cy Endfield
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts
Gone to Seed (1992)
Gone to Seed
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Edward Cook, Peter Cook, Hilda Fenemore, Sheila Hancock, Warren Clarke
Duet (1987)
Duet
As:
Cast
Director:
David Steinberg, Lee Shallat Chemel, Peter Baldwin, Michael Zinberg, Arlene Sanford
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Reed, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Lemmon, Alison La Placa, Jodi Thelen, Mary Page Keller
Anna Lee (1994)
Anna Lee
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Adrian Edmondson, Brian Glover, Imogen Stubbs, John Rowe
Tonight at 8.30 (1991)
Tonight at 8.30
As:
Cast
Director:
John Glenister, Paul Annett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
The Upper Hand (1990)
The Upper Hand
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Honor Blackman, Katherine Helmond, Diana Weston, Eamonn Walker

Anthony Newley Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Song of the Year 1963