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List of Diane Cilento Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Wicker Man (1973)
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3
The Wicker Man
R
13
3

This is a folk horror film centering on a police sergeant’s visit to an isolated Scottish island in search of a missing girl.  His enquiry draws a blank as he is told there was no such girl. He also notices the residents following pagan rituals and openly displaying frivolous sexual activities.  When he returns to his seaplane he finds it sabotaged. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Rose
Director:
Robin Hardy
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Edward Woodward, Ingrid Pitt
2. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
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2
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Action, History, War
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Christopher Lee, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall
3. Hombre (1967)
13
3
Hombre
13
3

Hombre is a Western film which tells the story of John Russell, a white man who grew up among Native Indians. This makes him the subject of racism, but when the people are attacked by outlaws, he becomes their only hope for survival.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jessie
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Fredric March, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Boone
5. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
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3
The Agony and the Ecstasy
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Contessina de'Medici
Director:
Carol Reed
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo
6. Paradise Lagoon (1957)
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2
Paradise Lagoon
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tweeny
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cecil Parker, Martita Hunt, Kenneth More, Sally Ann Howes,
7. Once Upon a Tractor (1965)
11
2
Once Upon a Tractor
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Geraldine
Director:
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Melvyn Douglas, Albert Dekker, Alan Bates, John Gayford
8. The Third Secret (1964)
11
2
The Third Secret
11
2

This American drama film revolves around the apparent suicide of a prominent psychologist in London. This causes huge disbelief among his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe that it was suicide, since it would go against all the principles her father stood for. Therefore, she begins her own investigation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Tanner
Director:
Charles Crichton
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Pamela Franklin, Stephen Boyd
9. The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp (1954)
10
2
The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Angel
Director:
Alan Bromly
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Felix Aylmer, Jerry Desmonde, Robert Eddison, Joe Linnane
10. Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
11
2
Hitler: The Last Ten Days
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hanna Reitsch
Director:
Ennio De Concini
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Alec Guinness, Joss Ackland, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi, Gabriele Ferzetti
11. The Naked Edge (1961)
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2
The Naked Edge
10
2

When businessman, Jason Root, is murdered, the only two people present at the scene are George Radcliffe and Donald Heath. Heath is found guilty on George’s testimony but when a letter with a blackmail threat from one Jeremy Gray turns up accusing George of the crime, his wife Martha takes it upon herself to find the truth. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Heath
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr, Hermione Gingold, Eric Portman
12. Rattle of a Simple Man (1964)
10
2
Rattle of a Simple Man
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cyrenne
Director:
Muriel Box
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Thora Hird, Michael Medwin, Harry H. Corbett, Charles Dyer
13. Tom Jones (1963)
10
2
Tom Jones
10
2

Tom Jones is a romantic adventure comedy film which revolves around a man named Tom, who is quite popular among the women. However, the only love in his life is Sophie. However, things get complicated because her parents want her to get married to another man, who happens to be Tom’s cousin.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Jack MacGowran, George Devine, Rachel Kempson, Angela Baddeley
14. Jet Storm (1959)
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2
Jet Storm
10
2

Ernest loses his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He manages to track down the person responsible for the case, and boards the same flight, from London to New York. He plants a bomb in order to kill the man, although it will not just result in the death of the man but also the crew, the passengers, and himself.

As:
Cast
Role:
Angelica Como
Director:
Cy Endfield
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, Stanley Baker, Bernard Braden
15. A Novel Affair (1957)
10
2
A Novel Affair
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Muriel Box
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Carlo Giustini, Patricia Dainton,
16. Z.P.G. (1972)
10
2
Z.P.G.
PG
10
2

The movie is set in future when earth is heavily populated and smog filled. The Government adopts a policy of Z.P.G - zero population growth – and issues a ban on pregnancies for the next three decades. Violators of the law face death penalty. Despite this, a couple, dissatisfied with robot baby, decides to go ahead and have a real child. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Edna
Director:
Michael Campus
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Geraldine Chaplin, Oliver Reed, Don Gordon, David Markham
17. The Truth About Women (1957)
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2
The Truth About Women
10
2

In order to restore another man’s faith in love, a man starts to recall his relationships with the women in his life whom he had loved. He also tells the story of the woman whom he ended up marrying, and how she left him during childbirth.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ambrosine Viney
Director:
Muriel Box
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, Laurence Harvey, Christopher Lee, Julie Harris, Mai Zetterling
18. I Thank a Fool (1962)
9
2
I Thank a Fool
9
2

I Thank a Fool is a crime drama mystery film, which tells the story of a doctor who is prosecuted for mercy killing by a district attorney. However, he also hires the same doctor to care for the victim's mentally-ill wife.

As:
Cast
Role:
Liane Dane
Director:
Robert Stevens
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, Susan Hayward, Cyril Cusack, Kieron Moore, Peter Finch
19. Negatives (1968)
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2
Negatives
9
2

Theo and Vivien like to spice up their lovemaking by dressing up and role-playing. Theo pretends to be Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen, a notorious criminal, while Vivien pretends to be his mistress Ethel le Neve. However, things get complicated when Reingard, a photographer from Germany, moves into a room near their shop. She finds their relationship unique, and gets involved in their world.

As:
Cast
Role:
Reingard
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Glenda Jackson, Norman Rossington, Peter McEnery, Billy Russell
20. The Passing Stranger (1954)
9
2
The Passing Stranger
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jill
Director:
John Arnold
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Duncan Lamont, Lee Patterson, Liam Redmond, Olive Gregg
21. Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)
9
2
Stop Me Before I Kill!
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Denise Colby
Director:
Val Guest
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Françoise Rosay, Claude Dauphin, Ronald Lewis, Bernard Braden
22. Meet Mr. Lucifer (1953)
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2
Meet Mr. Lucifer
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Pelissier
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stanley Holloway, Jack Watling, Peggy Cummins, Barbara Murray, Joseph Tomelty
23. Passage Home (1955)
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2
Passage Home
9
2

A young woman Ruth, who in a difficult situation is rescued by a ship bound to South America. On the way, Captain Ryland, and Vosper, his second mate, find themselves attracted to her. Ryland eventually proposes to her, but when she turns him down, he attempts to rape her in his cabin. However, Vosper rescues her. Things turn worse, when their ship faces a severe storm.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Elton
Director:
Roy Ward Baker
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, Cyril Cusack, Hugh Griffith, Geoffrey Keen, Anthony Steel
24. The Woman for Joe (1955)
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2
The Woman for Joe
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary
Director:
George More O'Ferrall
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Hunter, David Kossoff, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi
25. Duet for Four (1982)
8
2
Duet for Four
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margot Mason
Director:
Tim Burstall
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sigrid Thornton, Peter Aanensen, Warwick Comber, Clare Binney
26. Dead on Course (1952)
8
2
Dead on Course
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Terence Fisher
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Colin Tapley, Zachary Scott, Robert Beatty, Kay Kendall
27. The Boy Who Had Everything (1985)
8
2
The Boy Who Had Everything
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Stephen Wallace
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Connery, Ian Gilmour, Laura Williams, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

TV Movie(s)

1. Dial M for Murder (1967)
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2
Dial M for Murder
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margo Wendice
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Cyril Cusack, Hugh O'Brian, Nigel Davenport
2. Anna Christie (1957)
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2
Anna Christie
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Christopherson
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Van Boolen, Carl Conway, Renee Houston

TV Shows and Videos

Blackmail (1965)
Blackmail
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Ian Hendry, Ronald Hines, Ray Marioni
Festival (1963)
Festival
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lee Grant, Judi Dench, Cyril Cusack, Mary Ure
Affairs of the Heart (1974)
Affairs of the Heart
As:
Cast
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Brett, Derek Jacobi, Pamela Brown, Anna Calder-Marshall
Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left (1993)
Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Bruce Spence, Jeffrey Walker, Lauren Hewett, Silvia Seidel
Everyman (1976)
Everyman
As:
Writer
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Spike Milligan, Peter France, Jenni Murray, Vanya Kewley, Joan Bakewell