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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.

Starring:
Alec Guinness, John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan
Directed By:
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
TV-G
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Adapted from the well-known play by William Shakespeare, this Oscar winning film takes us to the life of Henry V, who had proven himself to be a purposeful monarch. However, when war breaks out, he has no other option but to unite the dissident factions in the English Army, so that they can join forces to crush the French armies. When a peace treaty is arranged with the French court, he is offered the hand of Princess Katherine, daughter of Charles VI of France, as a part of the peace agreement.    

Starring:
Laurence Olivier, Felix Aylmer, Leslie Banks, Gerald Case, Griffith Jones
Directed By:
3. The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963)
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The Small World of Sammy Lee
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Role:
Sammy 'Lee' Leeman
Starring:
Warren Mitchell, Robert Stephens, Wilfrid Brambell, Julia Foster
Directed By:
Ken Hughes
4. Sweet November (1968)
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Sweet November
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Role:
Charlie Blake
Starring:
Theodore Bikel, Sandy Baron, Sandy Dennis, Burr DeBenning
Directed By:
Robert Ellis Miller
5. How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)
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How to Murder a Rich Uncle
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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.

Role:
Edward
Starring:
Michael Caine, Wendy Hiller, Charles Coburn, Nigel Patrick, Katie Johnson
Directed By:
Nigel Patrick
6. Madeleine (1950)
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Madeleine
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Starring:
Ann Todd, Leslie Banks, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny
Directed By:
7. The Last Man to Hang? (1956)
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The Last Man to Hang?
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2
Starring:
Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, John Schlesinger, Freda Jackson
Directed By:
Terence Fisher
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. 

Starring:
Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles, Robert Flemyng, Sheila Sim, Cecil Trouncer
Directed By:
Roy Boulting
9. Jazz Boat (1960)
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Jazz Boat
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Role:
Bert Harris
Starring:
Leo McKern, James Booth, Bernie Winters, Anne Aubrey
Directed By:
Ken Hughes
10. The Lady Is a Square (1959)
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The Lady Is a Square
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Role:
Freddy
Starring:
Anna Neagle, Janette Scott, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Frankie Vaughan
Directed By:
Herbert Wilcox
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.

Starring:
Sir John Mills, John Mills, James Robertson Justice, Donald Sinden, John Gregson
Directed By:
Ralph Thomas
12. Mr. Quilp (1975)
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Mr. Quilp
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Role:
Daniel Quilp
Starring:
Michael Hordern, David Hemmings, Jill Bennett, Sarah-Jane Varley
Directed By:
Michael Tuchner
13. The Battle of the River Plate (1956)
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The Battle of the River Plate
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Starring:
Peter Finch, Christopher Lee, John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter
Directed By:
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
14. The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)
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The Cockleshell Heroes
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Role:
Marine Clarke
Starring:
Trevor Howard, Christopher Lee, José Ferrer, Dora Bryan, Victor Maddern
Directed By:
José Ferrer
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.  

Starring:
Petula Clark, David Tomlinson, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Susan Shaw
Directed By:
Ken Annakin
16. Idol on Parade (1959)
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Idol on Parade
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2
Role:
Jeep Jackson
Starring:
William Bendix, Sidney James, Lionel Jeffries, Anne Aubrey
Directed By:
John Gilling
17. Navy Heroes (1955)
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Navy Heroes
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Starring:
Greta Gynt, Mervyn Johns, Kieron Moore, Harry Fowler
Directed By:
Wolf Rilla
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.

Role:
Dick Bultitude / Paul Bultitude
Starring:
Petula Clark, Kay Walsh, Roger Livesey, David Hutcheson
Directed By:
Peter Ustinov
19. A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949)
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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
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Starring:
John McCallum, Diana Dors, Honor Blackman, Maurice Denham
Directed By:
Ralph Smart
20. Don't Ever Leave Me (1949)
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Don't Ever Leave Me
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Starring:
Petula Clark, Jimmy Hanley, Edward Rigby, Hugh Sinclair
Directed By:
Arthur Crabtree
21. The Good Companions (1957)
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The Good Companions
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Starring:
Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Hugh Griffith, Janette Scott
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
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.

Role:
Matthew Mugg
Starring:
Rex Harrison, Richard Attenborough, Samantha Eggar, Peter Bull
Directed By:
Richard Fleischer
23. X the Unknown (1956)
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X the Unknown
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Role:
LCpl. 'Spider' Webb
Starring:
Edward Chapman, Dean Jagger, Jameson Clark, Leo McKern
Directed By:
Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey
24. Sammy Stops the World (1978)
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Sammy Stops the World
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Starring:
Sammy Davis Jr., Marian Mercer, Dennis Daniels, Randon Lo, Shelly Burch
Directed By:
Mel Shapiro
25. The Adventures of Dusty Bates (1947)
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The Adventures of Dusty Bates
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Role:
Dusty Bates (as Tony Newley)
Starring:
Michael McKeag, Bernard Lee, Grace Arnold, Billie Brooks
Directed By:
Darrell Catling
26. Up to His Neck (1954)
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Up to His Neck
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Starring:
Ronald Shiner, Harry Fowler, Laya Raki, Colin Gordon
Directed By:
John Paddy Carstairs
27. Fire Down Below (1957)
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Fire Down Below
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Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Jack Lemmon, Rita Hayworth, Herbert Lom, Bonar Colleano
Directed By:
Robert Parrish
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.

Starring:
Teri Garr, Rob Reiner, Barbara Bel Geddes, Michael Douglas, Jack Warden, Brenda Vaccaro
Directed By:
Anthony Newley
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.

Role:
Ernesto
Starring:
Anita Ekberg, Donald Pleasence, Jack Palance, Bonar Colleano, Nigel Patrick
Directed By:
John Gilling
30. Highly Dangerous (1950)
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Highly Dangerous
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The British government asks Frances Gray to investigate insects that might be used for germ warfare. She accepts the job unwillingly, and goes undercover as a tour director. The chief of police takes her for questioning after discovering her cover. However, when her contact is murdered, things get even worse. The future looks dark for her as well as for the rest of humanity.

Starring:
Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Naunton Wayne, Marius Goring
Directed By:
Roy Ward Baker
31. Tank Force (1958)
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Tank Force
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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.

Role:
Noakes
Starring:
Victor Mature, Luciana Paluzzi, Leo Genn, Bonar Colleano
Directed By:
Terence Young
32. Those People Next Door (1953)
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Those People Next Door
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Starring:
Jack Warner, Gladys Henson, Charles Victor, Patricia Cutts
Directed By:
John Harlow
33. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)
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Killers of Kilimanjaro
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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.

Role:
Hooky Hook
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Robert Taylor, Grégoire Aslan, Allan Cuthbertson
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
34. Port Afrique (1956)
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Port Afrique
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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.

Starring:
Pier Angeli, Christopher Lee, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, Eugene Deckers
Directed By:
Rudolph Maté
35. High Flight (1957)
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High Flight
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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.

Role:
Roger Endicott
Starring:
Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh, Kenneth Fortescue
Directed By:
John Gilling
36. The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)
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The Bandit of Zhobe
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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.

Role:
Cpl. Stokes
Starring:
Victor Mature, Dermot Walsh, Norman Wooland, Anne Aubrey
Directed By:
John Gilling
37. Top of the Form (1953)
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Top of the Form
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Role:
Percy
Starring:
Ronnie Corbett, Mary Jerrold, Ronald Shiner, Harry Fowler, Alfie Bass
Directed By:
John Paddy Carstairs
38. Stop the World: I Want to Get Off (1966)
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Stop the World: I Want to Get Off
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2
Starring:
Millicent Martin, Tony Tanner, Leila Croft, Valerie Croft, Neil Hawley
Directed By:
Philip Saville
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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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. 

Role:
Heironymus Merkin
Starring:
Milton Berle, Joan Collins, Bruce Forsyth, Alexander Newley, Tara Newley
Directed By:
Anthony Newley
40. In the Nick (1960)
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In the Nick
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Role:
Dr. Newcombe
Starring:
Harry Andrews, James Booth, Bernie Winters, Anne Aubrey
Directed By:
Ken Hughes
41. The Heart of a Man (1959)
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The Heart of a Man
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Starring:
Michael Medwin, Frankie Vaughan, Tony Britton, Anne Heywood
Directed By:
Herbert Wilcox
42. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)
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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
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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. 

Role:
Sweeney
Starring:
John Candy, Isaac Hayes, Yvonne De Carlo, Lloyd Bochner
Directed By:
John Trent
43. The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
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This adventure fantasy comedy musical film tells the story of a group of urchins, who help a shopkeeper’s assistant woo a fashion designer.

Role:
Captain Manzini
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Mackenzie Astin, Phil Fondacaro, Katie Barberi
Directed By:
Rod Amateau
44. Let's Get Married (1960)
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Let's Get Married
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Role:
Dickie Bird
Starring:
Nicholas Parsons, Hermione Baddeley, James Booth, Bernie Winters
Directed By:
Peter Graham Scott
45. The Little Ballerina (1947)
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The Little Ballerina
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Starring:
Marian Chapman, Yvonne Marsh, Kay Henderson, Doreen Richards
Directed By:
Lewis Gilbert

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
Starring:
Hanns Lothar, Violetta Ferrari, Gisela Kraus, Henny Sudra, Eva Sepp
Directed By:
Imo Moszkowicz
2. Lucy in London (1966)
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Lucy in London
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2
Starring:
Twiggy, Lucille Ball, Joby Blanshard, Jenny Counsell, Clark Five The Dave, Denis Gilmore
Directed By:
Steve Binder
3. Alice in Wonderland (1985)
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Alice in Wonderland
TV-PG
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2
Starring:
Scott Baio, Sherman Hemsley, Patrick Duffy, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas, Sid Caesar, John Stamos
Directed By:
Harry Harris
4. Malibu (1983)
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Malibu
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2
Starring:
Eva Marie Saint, James Coburn, Steve Forrest, Chad Everett
Directed By:
E.W. Swackhamer
5. Stop the World, I Want to Get Off (1996)
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Stop the World, I Want to Get Off
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3
Starring:
Ellen Harvey, Sharen Camille, Heather Hoppus, Caryn E. Kaplan, Christopher Legg
Directed By:
David Stern
6. Polly: Comin' Home! (1990)
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Polly: Comin' Home!
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2
Starring:
Celeste Holm, Dorian Harewood, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam
Directed By:
Debbie Allen
7. Outrage! (1986)
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Outrage!
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2
Starring:
Mel Ferrer, Burgess Meredith, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges
Directed By:
Walter Grauman
8. Stagecoach (1986)
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Stagecoach
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Starring:
Kris Kristofferson, June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, John Schneider, Willie Nelson
Directed By:
Ted Post
9. Coins in the Fountain (1990)
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Coins in the Fountain
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2
Starring:
Stuart Wilson, Loni Anderson, Stepfanie Kramer, Shanna Reed
Directed By:
Tony Wharmby
10. Blade in Hong Kong (1985)
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Blade in Hong Kong
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2
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, David Ho, Patricia Duff, Ken Fagen, John Greene
Directed By:
Reza Badiyi
11. Boris and Natasha (1992)
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Boris and Natasha
PG
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1
Starring:
Thomas F. Wilson, Corey Burton, John Travolta, John Candy, Jim Cummings, John Calvin, Andrea Martin
Directed By:
Charles Martin Smith

Animation(s)

CBS Library (1979)
CBS Library
Starring:
Michael York, Rita Moreno, John Carradine, Anthony Michael Hall, Dick Van Dyke, Jerry Stiller, James Earl Jones
Directed By:
Sam Weiss, Seth Pinsker

TV Shows and Videos

Assignment Foreign Legion (1956)
Assignment Foreign Legion
Starring:
Roger Moore, Merle Oberon, Christopher Lee, Donald Pleasence
Directed By:
Lance Comfort, Don Chaffey, Michael McCarthy, David MacDonald, Terence Fisher
The Lakes (1997)
The Lakes
Starring:
Elizabeth Bennett, John Simm, Kaye Wragg, Charles Dale
Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Magnum, P.I.
Starring:
Carol Burnett, James Cromwell, Mimi Rogers, Alfonso Ribeiro, Angela Lansbury, Mako Iwamatsu, Shannen Doherty
Directed By:
Michael Vejar, Ivan Dixon, Ray Austin, Russ Mayberry, Alan J. Levi
The Mike Douglas Show (1961)
The Mike Douglas Show
Starring:
Vincent Price, Vivian Vance, Diana Ross, Cloris Leachman, Elsa Lanchester, Mike Douglas
Directed By:
Don Roy King, Arthur Forrest, Ernest Sherry, Bob Loudin
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956)
Colonel March of Scotland Yard
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts
Directed By:
Bernard Knowles, Arthur Crabtree, Phil Brown, Donald Ginsberg, Cy Endfield
Gone to Seed (1992)
Gone to Seed
Starring:
Peter Edward Cook, Peter Cook, Hilda Fenemore, Sheila Hancock, Warren Clarke
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Starring:
Melanie Griffith, George Lazenby, John Huston, David Cassidy, Richard Chamberlain, Rory Calhoun, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
Timothy Bond, Roger Young, Bill Corcoran, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Crowe
Duet (1987)
Duet
Starring:
Robert Reed, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Lemmon, Alison La Placa, Jodi Thelen, Mary Page Keller
Directed By:
David Steinberg, Lee Shallat Chemel, Peter Baldwin, Michael Zinberg, Arlene Sanford
Simon & Simon (1981)
Simon & Simon
Starring:
Giovanni Ribisi, Edd Byrnes, Tina Louise, Britt Ekland, Jonathan Banks, Robert Englund, Tom Selleck
Directed By:
Gerald McRaney, Alan J. Levi, Vincent McEveety, Christian I. Nyby II, Corey Allen
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Murder, She Wrote
Starring:
Audra Lindley, Eli Wallach, Rod Taylor, Paul Sorvino, George Takei, Tippi Hedren, Mary Wickes
Directed By:
Anthony Pullen Shaw, Walter Grauman, Vincent McEveety, Seymour Robbie, Jerry Jameson
Fame (1982)
Fame
Starring:
Betty White, Fred Willard, Don Cheadle, Ray Walston, Bebe Neuwirth, Art Carney, Dermot Mulroney
Directed By:
Michael Ray Rhodes, Oz Scott, Ray Danton, Harry Harris, Jack Bender
Anna Lee (1994)
Anna Lee
Starring:
Adrian Edmondson, Brian Glover, Imogen Stubbs, John Rowe
Tonight at 8.30 (1991)
Tonight at 8.30
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Joan Collins, Edward Duke
Directed By:
John Glenister, Paul Annett
Hart to Hart (1979)
Hart to Hart
Starring:
Lois Chiles, Amanda Blake, Eva Gabor, David McCallum, Adam West, Capucine, Florence Henderson
Directed By:
Tom Mankiewicz, Earl Bellamy, Harry Winer, Paul Krasny, Ralph Senensky
CBS Summer Playhouse (1987)
CBS Summer Playhouse
Starring:
Brandon Lee, Mark Ruffalo, Lori Loughlin, Lee Majors, Frank Langella, Tony Goldwyn, Pauly Shore
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, James Frawley, Corey Allen, Peter Baldwin, John Pasquin
Glitter (1984)
Glitter
Starring:
Ginger Rogers, Phyllis Diller, Dorothy McGuire, Michelle Phillips, Tori Spelling, Patricia Neal, Helen Hayes
Directed By:
Jackie Cooper
The Upper Hand (1990)
The Upper Hand
Starring:
Bob Monkhouse, Honor Blackman, Katherine Helmond, Diana Weston, Eamonn Walker
EastEnders (1985)
EastEnders
TV-PG
Starring:
Amanda Holden, Madhur Jaffrey, Scott Adkins, David Walliams, Martin Kemp, Tamzin Outhwaite, David Essex
Directed By:
Steve Shill, Jonathan Dent, Jim Goddard, Bill Hays, Jean Stewart

Anthony Newley Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Song of the Year 1963