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List of Laurence Olivier Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (1983)
9
2
Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson
9
2
Role:
Joe Halpern
Starring:
Jackie Gleason, Jackie Gleason
Directed By:
Alvin Rakoff
2. Rebecca (1940)
76
18
Rebecca
76
18

A naive young woman falls in love with and marries the aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter, and upon reaching his estate, Manderley, realizes that he still loves his first wife, Rebecca, while the domineering housekeeper Mrs. Danvers is also obsessed with her. Just as she becomes consumed by inferiority complex, a sudden crisis changes the dynamics between the characters.

Role:
'Maxim' de Winter
Starring:
Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny
Directed By:
3. Sleuth (1972)
32
9
Sleuth
PG
32
9

Slueth is a mystery thriller film, which tells the story of Andrew, who wants to divorce his wife without having to pay her any alimony. He, therefore, joins hands with her ex-lover, Milo, to plan a robbery. But their personal differences are the only obstacles in their plan. 

Role:
Andrew Wyke
Starring:
Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews, Eve Channing
Directed By:
4. Spartacus (1960)
74
19
Spartacus
PG-13
74
19

Arrogant Thracian slave Spartacus, who is trained in a gladiatorial school, rises in arms against his captors following repeated humiliations and incites a violent revolt involving thousands of slaves. As the group travels south to board ships to other lands, two opposing senators attempt to use the slave revolt to seize control of the decadent Roman Republic.

Role:
Crassus
Directed By:
5. Love Among the Ruins (1975)
9
2
Love Among the Ruins
9
2
Role:
Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones
Starring:
Katharine Hepburn, Richard Pearson, Colin Blakely, Joan Sims
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy
6. King Lear (1983)
8
3
King Lear
8
3
Role:
King Lear
Starring:
John Hurt, Leo McKern, Colin Blakely, Dorothy Tutin
Directed By:
Michael Elliott
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
7. Uncle Vanya (1963)
8
3
Uncle Vanya
8
3
Starring:
Robert Lang, Michael Redgrave, Rosemary Harris, Fay Compton
Directed By:
Stuart Burge
8. The Moon and Sixpence (1959)
9
2
The Moon and Sixpence
9
2
Role:
Charles Strickland
Starring:
Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, Cyril Cusack, Denholm Elliott, Judith Anderson
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor (Lead or Support)
9. Hamlet (1948)
17
5
Hamlet
17
5

Based on the famous play by William Shakespeare, this Oscar winning British film tells the story of Prince Hamlet, who is seeking revenge against Claudius, the man responsible for the death of his father. Although he loses his loved ones, he is adamant, and wants revenge at any cost.

Starring:
Christopher Lee, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight, Anthony Quayle
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
10. Wuthering Heights (1939)
17
5
Wuthering Heights
17
5

Based on a novel of the same name, this romantic drama film is about Heathcliff, an orphaned boy who is found on the streets by Mr Earnshaw.  He brings him home to live with his own children Cathy and Hindley. Over the years, Cathy and Heathcliff develop feelings for one another, although Hindley despises Heathcliff. However, their neighbor Edgar also falls for Cathy, and proposes to her. Heathcliff decides to disappear from her life forever.

Role:
Heathcliff
Starring:
David Niven, Merle Oberon, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson
Directed By:
11. The Power and the Glory (1961)
7
4
The Power and the Glory
7
4
Role:
Priest
Starring:
Keenan Wynn, George C. Scott, Roddy McDowall, Julie Harris, Martin Gabel
Directed By:
Marc Daniels
12. Marathon Man (1976)
37
13
Marathon Man
R
37
13

Thomas Levy, a history student and long-distance runner, is unaware of the fact that his older brother is a government agent chasing down a Nazi war criminal, until the latter is murdered, and Thomas finds himself in the middle of a dangerous international plot involving stolen jewels, Nazis and government spies. 

Role:
Szell
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Roy Scheider, William Devane, Marthe Keller
Directed By:
John Schlesinger
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
13. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
33
12
A Bridge Too Far
PG
33
12

It is based on the events of ‘Operation Market Garden’ of September, 1944. In order to bring a quick end to the WWII, the allied forces decide to drop thousands of paratroopers to secure strategic bridges in Netherlands to obtain access into Germany. The main bridge was the one to Arnhem. But tough German resistance and faulty allied intelligence led to failure.

Starring:
Sean Connery, Robert Redford, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Richard Attenborough, Maximilian Schell, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
14. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
11
4
Pride and Prejudice
11
4

Mrs. Bennet is looking for wealthy men for her daughters, so that they can settle down. Her happiness seems to know no bounds, when a young bachelor starts to live near them.

Starring:
Greer Garson, May Beatty, E.E. Clive, Edward Ashley
Directed By:
Robert Z. Leonard
15. A Little Romance (1979)
10
5
A Little Romance
PG
10
5

Daniel is a thirteen year old French boy, who fall in love with Lauren, a thirteen year old American girl at school. However, things get complicated as Lauren’s mother doesn’t approve of their relationship. Soon, they befriend a kind elderly man named Julius, who tells them stories of his life, and eventually he decides to help them elope.

Role:
Julius
Starring:
Diane Lane, Broderick Crawford, Sally Kellerman, Arthur Hill, Thelonious Bernard
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
16. Richard III (1955)
9
3
Richard III
9
3
Role:
Richard III
Starring:
John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
17. The Merchant of Venice (1973)
7
4
The Merchant of Venice
7
4
Role:
Shylock
Starring:
Jeremy Brett, Michael Jayston, Joan Plowright, Anthony Nicholls
Directed By:
John Sichel
18. A Voyage Round My Father (1982)
7
4
A Voyage Round My Father
7
4
Role:
Clifford Mortimer
Starring:
Jane Asher, Michael Aldridge, Alan Bates, Elizabeth Sellars
Directed By:
Alvin Rakoff
19. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
11
5
Bunny Lake Is Missing
11
5

Bunny Lake Is Missing is a psychological thriller mystery film which tells the story of a woman named Ann Lake, who is settled in England with her daughter Bunny. After Bunny’s first day at school, she goes missing, and therefore Ann goes to the police to file a complaint, but soon her own sanity is questioned when it seems that there is no evidence of her daughter ever existing. When her brother appears and backs up the suspicions of the police, it seems that Ann may really be a mentally disturbed individual.

Role:
Superintendent Newhouse
Starring:
Otto Preminger, Anna Massey, Oliver Reed, Martita Hunt
Directed By:
20. 49th Parallel (1941)
11
4
49th Parallel
11
4
Starring:
Niall MacGinnis, Eric Portman, Richard George, Raymond Lovell
Directed By:
Michael Powell
21. This Happy Breed (1944)
9
4
This Happy Breed
9
4
Starring:
Sir John Mills, Celia Johnson, John Mills, Robert Newton, Stanley Holloway
Directed By:
22. Carrie (1952)
9
3
Carrie
9
3
Role:
George Hurstwood
Starring:
Eddie Albert, Miriam Hopkins, Basil Ruysdael, Jennifer Jones
Directed By:
23. Saturday, Sunday, Monday (1978)
7
3
Saturday, Sunday, Monday
7
3
Starring:
Frank Finlay, Nicholas Clay, Michael Elphick, Caroline Blakiston
Directed By:
Alan Bridges
24. The Dance of Death (1969)
7
3
The Dance of Death
G
7
3
Role:
Edgar
Starring:
Robert Lang, Geraldine McEwan, Janina Faye, Malcolm Reynolds
Directed By:
David Giles
25. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
9
5
Nicholas and Alexandra
PG
9
5
Starring:
Jeremy Brett, Ian Holm, Janet Suzman, Michael Jayston, Lynne Frederick, Roderic Noble
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner
26. That Hamilton Woman (1941)
9
3
That Hamilton Woman
9
3
Role:
Lord Horatio Nelson
Starring:
Vivien Leigh, Gladys Cooper, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood
Directed By:
Alexander Korda
27. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
7
3
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
7
3
Role:
Big Daddy
Starring:
Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Maureen Stapleton, Jack Hedley
Directed By:
Robert Moore
28. Come Back, Little Sheba (1977)
7
4
Come Back, Little Sheba
7
4
Role:
Doc Delaney
Starring:
Joanne Woodward, Carrie Fisher, Nicholas Campbell, Patience Collier
Directed By:
Silvio Narizzano
29. Term of Trial (1962)
7
3
Term of Trial
7
3

Graham Weir is a schoolteacher who is facing several problems in his career for his refusal to fight during the Second World War. Things get even worse, when Shirley, a student, asks him to sleep with her, but he refuses. Therefore, she accuses him of violating her, which leads Graham into serious trouble.

Role:
Graham Weir
Starring:
Simone Signoret, Terence Stamp, Sarah Miles, Hugh Griffith
Directed By:
Peter Glenville
30. The Entertainer (1960)
9
3
The Entertainer
9
3
Role:
Archie Rice
Starring:
Albert Finney, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates, Brenda de Banzie
Directed By:
31. The Temporary Widow (1930)
7
3
The Temporary Widow
7
3
Role:
Peter Bille
Starring:
Frank Stanmore, Lilian Harvey, Athole Stewart, Gillian Dean
Directed By:
Gustav Ucicky
32. Othello (1965)
7
4
Othello
7
4
Role:
Othello
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi, Christopher Timothy, Robert Lang, Frank Finlay, Anthony Nicholls, Roy Holder
Directed By:
Stuart Burge
33. Daphne Laureola (1978)
7
3
Daphne Laureola
7
3
Role:
Sir Joseph
Starring:
Grégoire Aslan, Arthur Lowe, Joan Plowright, Clive Arrindell
Directed By:
Waris Hussein
34. The Magic Box (1951)
7
3
The Magic Box
7
3

This biographical drama captures the life of British inventor, William Friese-Greene, as he tirelessly works to successfully project moving images to create the world's first motion picture camera. His obsession with his work bankrupts him, damages his health, and ruins his personal relationships, while greedy businessmen of the film industry fail to recognize the novelty of his creation.

Starring:
Robert Donat, Richard Attenborough, Edward Chapman, Renée Asherson, Robert Beatty
Directed By:
John Boulting
35. The Boys from Brazil (1978)
19
8
The Boys from Brazil
R
19
8

Veteran Nazi-hunter Ezra Lieberman receives information about a group of former Nazis, led by infamous Dr. Josef Mengele, hatching some sinister plan in South America. Dr. Mengele, who has cloned Hitler 95 times, is raising them in Brazil to create the Fourth Reich. Determined to thwart the dreadful plan, Lieberman tracks down Mengele to confront him in the presence of a Hitler clone.

Role:
Ezra Lieberman
Starring:
Gregory Peck, James Mason, Anne Meara, Bruno Ganz, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner
36. The Bounty (1984)
18
9
The Bounty
PG
18
9

The Bounty is an adventure action drama film which tells us the story of Captain William Bligh, whose crew is fed up of his harsh discipline. This leads to a mutiny between them. Later, eventually the Captain faces a court martial, to explain the events that led to this.

Role:
Admiral Hood
Starring:
Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Anthony Hopkins, Edward Fox
Directed By:
Roger Donaldson
37. The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)
10
4
The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France
TV-G
10
4

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:
Anthony Newley, Felix Aylmer, Leslie Banks, Gerald Case, Griffith Jones
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Awards:
Academy Award for
38. The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
8
3
The Shoes of the Fisherman
G
8
3
Role:
Premier Piotr Ilyich Kamenev
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Vittorio De Sica, John Gielgud, David Janssen, Oskar Werner
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
39. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
8
3
Oh! What a Lovely War
G
8
3
Starring:
Jane Seymour, Ian Holm, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde, Maggie Smith, Sir John Mills
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor
40. The Devil's Disciple (1959)
8
3
The Devil's Disciple
8
3
Role:
Gen. Burgoyne
Starring:
Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Janette Scott, Eva Le Gallienne
Directed By:
Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick
41. Clash of the Titans (1981)
25
11
Clash of the Titans
PG
25
11

The story centers on Perseus—the son of the Greek god Zeus—who grows up in a deserted village until he is relocated to an abandoned amphitheater in Joppa by the revengeful sea goddess Thetis. There he learns about Princess Andromeda, who cannot marry until her suitor answers a riddle invented by Calbos.  Perseus decides to take up the challenge.   

Role:
Zeus
Starring:
Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Claire Bloom, Jack Gwillim
Directed By:
Desmond Davis
42. Battle of Britain (1969)
16
7
Battle of Britain
G
16
7

In 1940, German Luftwaffe begins a series of concentrated aerial attacks to establish air superiority over England. The dedicated pilots of Britain’s RAF face terrible odds, yet repeatedly take to the skies in a desperate battle to stop the outnumbering German Luftwaffe from taking over English skies. Finally, the aggressive counter-attack by the determined RAF succeeds in fending off the Nazi invasion of England.

Starring:
Christopher Plummer, Ian McShane, Trevor Howard, Michael Caine, Harry Andrews
Directed By:
Guy Hamilton
43. The Rehearsal (1974)
6
3
The Rehearsal
6
3
Starring:
Olympia Dukakis, Maximilian Schell, Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri
Directed By:
Jules Dassin
44. Khartoum (1966)
9
4
Khartoum
9
4

During the mid 1880s, Egyptian forces lead by the British General Charles Gordon, defends Khartoum against an army being led by a religious fanatic named Mohammed Ahmed el Mahdi.

Role:
The Mahdi
Starring:
Charlton Heston, Ralph Richardson, Richard Johnson, Alexander Knox
Directed By:
Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon
45. Potiphar's Wife (1931)
6
3
Potiphar's Wife
6
3
Role:
Straker
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Donald Calthrop, Norman McKinnel, Nora Swinburne, Guy Newall
Directed By:
Maurice Elvey
46. The Divorce of Lady X (1938)
6
3
The Divorce of Lady X
6
3

When a thick London fog forces young socialite, Leslie Steele, to seek refuge in a hotel suite occupied by lawyer Everard Logan, she charms him into giving up his room and his heart. What follows is a comedy of errors when Leslie is mistaken as Lord Mere’s wife, one of Logan’s clients. 

Role:
Logan
Starring:
Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, Binnie Barnes, Morton Selten
Directed By:
Tim Whelan
47. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
8
4
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
PG
8
4
Role:
Professor James Moriarty
Starring:
Robert Duvall, Joel Grey, Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Nicol Williamson
Directed By:
Herbert Ross
48. The Ebony Tower (1984)
6
3
The Ebony Tower
6
3
Role:
Henry Breasley
Starring:
Greta Scacchi, Roger Rees, Toyah Willcox, Georgina Melville
Directed By:
Robert Knights
49. Q Planes (1939)
6
3
Q Planes
6
3
Role:
Tony McVane
Starring:
Ralph Richardson, George Merritt, Valerie Hobson, George Curzon
Directed By:
Tim Whelan, Arthur B. Woods
50. Dracula (1979)
10
5
Dracula
R
10
5

Dracula is a horror drama film which takes us to the year 1913. After surviving a shipwreck, Count Dracula comes ashore and begins his search for an immortal bride.

Role:
Prof. Abraham Van Helsing
Starring:
Frank Langella, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan, Trevor Eve
Directed By:
John Badham
51. Too Many Crooks (1930)
6
3
Too Many Crooks
6
3
Role:
The Man
Starring:
A. Bromley Davenport, Dorothy Boyd, Arthur Stratton, Ellen Pollock
Directed By:
George King
52. Fire Over England (1937)
6
3
Fire Over England
6
3

During Queen Elizabeth I’s tenure, when navy officer Richard Ingolby is killed in Spanish war, his son Michael offers to infiltrate Spanish court disguised as one of the conspirators. He then finds their plan to send an armada to destroy the British navy. The ageing Elizabeth is taken in by Michael’s valor but is jealous of pretty lady-in-waiting, Cynthia, who has won Michael’s love.

Role:
Michael Ingolby
Starring:
James Mason, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey, Leslie Banks
Directed By:
William K. Howard
53. A Talent for Murder (1984)
6
3
A Talent for Murder
6
3
Role:
Dr. Anthony Wainwright
Starring:
Angela Lansbury, Garrick Hagon, Hildegard Neil, Charles Keating
Directed By:
Alvin Rakoff
54. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
9
5
The Prince and the Showgirl
PG
9
5
Role:
The Regent
Starring:
Marilyn Monroe, Sybil Thorndike, Richard Wattis, Jeremy Spenser
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
55. The Conquest of the Air (1936)
5
3
The Conquest of the Air
5
3
Role:
Vincent Lunardi
Starring:
Franklin Dyall, Hay Petrie, Henry Victor, Frederick Culley
Directed By:
John Monk Saunders, Zoltan Korda, Donald Taylor, Alexander Esway, Alexander Shaw
56. The Yellow Ticket (1931)
5
3
The Yellow Ticket
5
3

Marya Kalish finds herself in a predicament. She needs to travel to St. Petersburg to visit her dying father, but to travel, she needs a yellow ticket, something which is required for a single woman to travel alone, but the ticket also suggests that she might be a sex worker. When a British reporter finds out about her plight, he decides to write about it, but it gets him in trouble with the police.  

Role:
Julian Rolfe
Starring:
Lionel Barrymore, Walter Byron, Elissa Landi, Arnold Korff
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
57. The Demi-Paradise (1943)
5
3
The Demi-Paradise
5
3
Role:
Ivan Kouznetsoff
Starring:
Margaret Rutherford, Felix Aylmer, Marjorie Fielding, Penelope Dudley-Ward
Directed By:
Anthony Asquith
58. Three Sisters (1970)
5
3
Three Sisters
G
5
3

Based on a play by Anton Chekhov, this drama film tells the story of three sisters who wish to escape their small Russian town and return to Moscow, the place where they grew up.

Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Sheila Reid, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier, John Sichel
59. 21 Days (1940)
5
3
21 Days
5
3

Larry Durrant loves Wanda, whose long-missing husband Henry returns to blackmail them and accidently gets killed in a fight with Larry. An innocent man, John Evans, gets arrested for the murder and is to be tried in 3 weeks. Larry and Wanda have 21 days to be together, before Larry turns himself in to save the innocent. So, what happens after 21 days? 

Role:
Larry
Starring:
Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Francis L. Sullivan, David Horne
Directed By:
Basil Dean
60. The Beggar's Opera (1953)
5
3
The Beggar's Opera
5
3

Highwayman Captain MacHeath, who is romancing two pretty maids, incurs wrath of their powerful fathers. Together, both fathers hatch a plot resulting in MacHeath’s imprisonment and a death sentence. A musical beggar, who has created an opera with MacHeath as hero, entertains him with his opera while the highwayman awaits his sentence.

Role:
Captain MacHeath
Starring:
Kenneth Williams, Stuart Burge, George Rose, Hugh Griffith, Cyril Conway
Directed By:
Peter Brook
61. Moscow Nights (1935)
5
3
Moscow Nights
5
3
Role:
Capt. Ivan Ignatoff
Starring:
Athene Seyler, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Harry Baur, Lilian Braithwaite
Directed By:
Anthony Asquith
62. David Copperfield (1970)
5
3
David Copperfield
5
3
Starring:
Richard Attenborough, Corin Redgrave, Cyril Cusack, Susan Hampshire, Edith Evans
Directed By:
Delbert Mann
63. As You Like It (1936)
5
3
As You Like It
5
3
Role:
Orlando
Starring:
Elisabeth Bergner, Sophie Stewart, Henry Ainley, Leon Quartermaine
Directed By:
Paul Czinner
64. The Jazz Singer (1980)
6
4
The Jazz Singer
PG
6
4
Role:
Cantor Rabinovitch
Starring:
Paul Nicholas, Lucie Arnaz, Franklyn Ajaye, Catlin Adams, Neil Diamond
Directed By:
Richard Fleischer
65. Perfect Understanding (1933)
4
3
Perfect Understanding
4
3

Judy and Nicholas have got married under the condition that they will have perfect understanding. But their agreement is soon put to test when alone and drunk in Cannes, Nicholas ends up sleeping with his former mistress and quickly returns home to confess his transgression to Judy. 

Role:
Nicholas Randall
Starring:
Gloria Swanson, John Halliday, Nigel Playfair, Michael Farmer
Directed By:
Cyril Gardner
66. Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
5
3
Lady Caroline Lamb
PG
5
3

Lady Caroline Lamb is an epic historical romantic drama film, which tells the story of Caroline Ponsonby, who is quite bored of her loveless marriage with her husband. She eventually falls in love with Lord Byron, who is also a poet, and the two begin a scandalous affair. 

Starring:
Richard Chamberlain, Sir John Mills, John Mills, Pamela Brown, Sarah Miles
Directed By:
Robert Bolt
67. Friends and Lovers (1931)
4
3
Friends and Lovers
4
3

Victor Sangrito uses his wife Alva to lure men into romances, after which he blackmails them. His latest victim is Captain Geoff Roberts, who had fallen in love with Alva. However, he is forced to pay the blackmail and leave for India. He befriends Ned Nichols, a lieutenant, who had also the same experience with Alva.

Role:
Lieutenant Ned Nichols
Starring:
Erich von Stroheim, Lili Damita, Hugh Herbert, Adolphe Menjou
Directed By:
Victor Schertzinger
68. Westward Passage (1932)
4
3
Westward Passage
4
3
Role:
Nick Allen
Starring:
Irving Pichel, Zasu Pitts, Ann Harding, Juliette Compton
Directed By:
Robert Milton
69. No Funny Business (1933)
4
3
No Funny Business
4
3
Role:
Clive Dering
Starring:
Gertrude Lawrence, Jill Esmond, Gibb McLaughlin, Edmund Breon
Directed By:
John Stafford, Victor Hanbury
70. The Betsy (1978)
4
4
The Betsy
R
4
4
Role:
Number One
Starring:
Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Duvall, Jane Alexander
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
71. The Jigsaw Man (1983)
4
4
The Jigsaw Man
PG
4
4
Role:
Adm. Sir Gerald Scaith
Starring:
Robert Powell, Michael Caine, Charles Gray, Susan George
Directed By:
Terence Young
72. Inchon (1981)
1
3
Inchon
PG
1
3

Based on the Battle of Inchon during the Korean War of 1950, this is dramatized version of the battle. In September 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Commander of the UN forces, led an amphibious invasion with 200 UN ships and 70,000 military men on the pre-decided beaches. This war also had its repercussions on the relationship of Major Hallsworth and his wife, Barbara. 

Role:
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Jacqueline Bisset, Omar Sharif, Toshiro Mifune, Richard Roundtree
Directed By:
Terence Young
73. War Requiem (1989)
6
3
War Requiem
6
3
Role:
The Old Soldier
Starring:
Tilda Swinton, Sean Bean, Owen Teale, Nathaniel Parker, Patricia Hayes
Directed By:
Derek Jarman
74. Wild Geese II (1985)
3
4
Wild Geese II
R
3
4
Role:
Rudolf Hess
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Barbara Carrera, Scott Glenn, Edward Fox
Directed By:
Peter R. Hunt

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Brideshead Revisited
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3
Starring:
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Directed By:
Charles Sturridge, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
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Jesus of Nazareth
TV-G
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NET Playhouse
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Peter the Great
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Role:
King William III of Orange
Starring:
Mel Ferrer, Elke Sommer, Omar Sharif, Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Trevor Howard, Ursula Andress
Directed By:
Marvin J. Chomsky, Lawrence Schiller, Osman Ragheb
ITV Play of the Week
7
2
ITV Play of the Week
7
2
Starring:
Richard Harris, Michael Crawford, Donald Sutherland, Judi Dench, Miriam Margolyes, Leslie Caron, Lois Maxwell
Directed By:
Lost Empires
7
2
Lost Empires
7
2
Starring:
Colin Firth, Gillian Bevan, John Castle, Mike Edmonds, Ted Morris
Directed By:
Alan Grint
Wagner
7
2
Wagner
7
2
Starring:
Richard Burton, Gabriel Byrne, Franco Nero, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, László Gálffi
Directed By:
Tony Palmer
The Last Days of Pompeii
7
3
The Last Days of Pompeii
7
3
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Franco Nero, Olivia Hussey, Lesley-Anne Down, Ned Beatty
Directed By:
Peter R. Hunt
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
5
3
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
5
3
Starring:
Glenda Jackson, Tim Curry, Alan Bennett, Alec Guinness, Telly Savalas, Joss Ackland, Ian McKellen
Directed By:

Director

Hindle Wakes (1976)
9
2
Hindle Wakes
9
2
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Roy Dotrice, Jack Hedley, Trevor Eve, Judi Bowker, Rosalind Ayres
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier, June Howson
Hamlet (1948)
20
6
Hamlet
20
6

Based on the famous play by William Shakespeare, this Oscar winning British film tells the story of Prince Hamlet, who is seeking revenge against Claudius, the man responsible for the death of his father. Although he loses his loved ones, he is adamant, and wants revenge at any cost.

Starring:
Christopher Lee, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight, Anthony Quayle
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
Richard III (1955)
10
4
Richard III
10
4
Starring:
John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)
11
5
The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France
TV-G
11
5

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:
Anthony Newley, Felix Aylmer, Leslie Banks, Gerald Case, Griffith Jones
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Awards:
Academy Award for
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
10
6
The Prince and the Showgirl
PG
10
6
Starring:
Marilyn Monroe, Sybil Thorndike, Richard Wattis, Jeremy Spenser
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier
Three Sisters (1970)
5
3
Three Sisters
G
5
3

Based on a play by Anton Chekhov, this drama film tells the story of three sisters who wish to escape their small Russian town and return to Moscow, the place where they grew up.

Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Sheila Reid, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates
Directed By:
Laurence Olivier, John Sichel

Narrator/Dubbing

Male of the Species (1969)
7
2
Male of the Species
7
2
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Paul Scofield, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Anna Calder-Marshall
Directed By:
Charles Jarrott, Anthony Page
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
16
5
Romeo and Juliet
TV-14
16
5

Based on the well-known play of the same name by William Shakespeare, this Oscar-winning film tells the story of Romeo Montague, a handsome young man, who falls in love with the beautiful and young Juliet Capulet. Although the two want to be with each other, their relationship creates a lot of tension due to the feud between their families.

Role:
Narrator / Lord Montague / Complementary Role (voice) (uncredited)
Starring:
Olivia Hussey, Michael York, Robert Stephens, Milo O'Shea, John McEnery
Directed By:

Laurence Olivier Awards

Academy Awards
Hamlet Best Actor in a Leading Role 1949
Golden Globe Awards
Marathon Man Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture 1977
Hamlet Best Actor 1949
Primetime Emmy Awards
King Lear Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special 1984
Brideshead Revisited Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special 1982
Love Among the Ruins Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy 1975
Long Day's Journey Into Night Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 1973
The Moon and Sixpence Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor (Lead or Support) 1960
BAFTA Awards
Oh! What a Lovely War Best Supporting Actor 1970
Richard III Best British Actor 1956