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List of Tony Richardson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Red and Blue (1967)
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3
Red and Blue
13
3
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Michael York, Vanessa Redgrave, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Gary Raymond, John Bird
2. Nijinsky: Unfinished Project (1970)
12
2
Nijinsky: Unfinished Project
12
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Scofield, Rudolf Nureyev, Claude Jade
3. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
11
2
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
11
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Redgrave, Alec McCowen, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, James Bolam
4. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
11
2
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
TV-PG
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Karel Reisz
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field, Norman Rossington, Hylda Baker
5. A Taste of Honey (1961)
12
2
A Taste of Honey
12
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Rita Tushingham, Murray Melvin, Paul Danquah
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best British Film, BAFTA Award for Best British Screenplay
6. Mademoiselle (1966)
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2
Mademoiselle
11
2

Manou is an Italian woodcutter living in a French village, who is blamed by the villagers, for the recent fires and flooding in the area. However, the culprit is actually a sexually repressed woman named Mademoiselle, who is  obsessed with Manou.

As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeanne Moreau, Ettore Manni, Keith Skinner, Umberto Orsini, Georges Aubert
7. Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
12
2
Girl with Green Eyes
12
2

This 1964 British film revolves around a naïve, young girl named Kate who moves to Dublin, where she meets Eugene Gaillard, a middle-aged author. Things take a turn when she starts developing an attraction for him, despite their age and martial status. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Desmond Davis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Marie Kean, Arthur O'Sullivan
9. Look Back in Anger (1959)
11
2
Look Back in Anger
11
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Donald Pleasence, Claire Bloom, Edith Evans, Mary Ure, Gary Raymond
10. The Entertainer (1960)
12
2
The Entertainer
12
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates, Brenda de Banzie
11. Hamlet (1969)
11
2
Hamlet
G
11
2

Based on Shakespeare’s play of the same name, the film is made with minimalist set. Directed by Tony Richardson, it follows the story of Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, whose life has been thrown into frenzy once he learns from his dead father, represented by a shining light, that he has been poisoned by his uncle, the current king now married to his mother. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marianne Faithfull, Anthony Hopkins, Nicol Williamson, Judy Parfitt, Mark Dignam
12. A Delicate Balance (1973)
11
2
A Delicate Balance
PG
11
2

An uneasy yet peaceful relationship is preserved by the well-to-do couple Agnes and Tobias as they share house with Agnes’s alcoholic sister Claire. Then their 36-year-old daughter Julia returns home after her 4th divorce, and their friends Harry and Edna turn up unexpectedly with an intention to stay on. The presence of new arrivals prompts each one to discover their inner selves. 

As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lee Remick, Katharine Hepburn, Joseph Cotten, Paul Scofield, Kate Reid
13. The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
11
2
The Sailor from Gibraltar
11
2

Anna, a wealthy French widow, sets out in her yacht in search of an old sailor friend she had known years earlier. Alan, a holidaying Englishman who has recently broken-up with girlfriend Sheila, joins Anna in her search. Some other enigmatic characters are also intrigued by her strange quest. Gradually, Alan gets attracted towards Anna, but will she forget her old love?

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama, Romance
14. 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:
Producer, Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Diane Cilento, Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Jack MacGowran, George Devine, Rachel Kempson, Angela Baddeley
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director
16. Momma Don't Allow (1956)
10
2
Momma Don't Allow
10
2

Momma Don’t Allow is a British short documentary film which revolves around a show performed by a music band at a well known trad jazz club in London.  

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson, Karel Reisz
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
Chris Barber, Ron Bowden, Jim Bray, Lonnie Donegan, Pat Halcox
17. Laughter in the Dark (1969)
11
2
Laughter in the Dark
X
11
2

In order to destroy a wealthy art dealer emotionally and financially, young theater usherette and her ex-lover devise a scheme. Will they succeed?

As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Karina, Richard Burton, Nicol Williamson, Siân Phillips, Jean-Claude Drouot
18. Sanctuary (1961)
11
2
Sanctuary
11
2

Sanctuary is a drama film which revolves around the story of Nancy, a maid who receives the death penalty for murdering the infant son of her employer, Mrs Gowan Stevens. However, it eventually appears that Nancy committed the murder to save Mrs Stevens from a predicament.

As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lee Remick, Harry Townes, Yves Montand, Bradford Dillman, Odetta
19. The Border (1982)
10
2
The Border
R
10
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Jack Nicholson, Valerie Perrine, Elpidia Carrillo, Warren Oates
20. Mahogany (1975)
10
2
Mahogany
PG
10
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson, Berry Gordy, Jack Wormser
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diana Ross, Anthony Perkins, Billy Dee Williams, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Beah Richards
21. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
10
2
The Hotel New Hampshire
R
10
2

The Hotel New Hampshire is a comedy drama film which tells the story of the eccentric Berry family, who runs a hotel. They experience all sorts of disasters and tragedies, as well as bizzare incidents, but despite all odds, they keep going, managing to stick together.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
23. Joseph Andrews (1977)
10
2
Joseph Andrews
R
10
2

Joseph Andrews is a British period comedy film, which tells the story of an innocent 18th century villager Joseph, and his romantic misadventures.  

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, John Gielgud, Hugh Griffith, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid
24. Ned Kelly (1970)
8
2
Ned Kelly
GP
8
2

It is based on a true-life story. An impoverished Ned Kelly, who is unjustly convicted by the police, turns an outlaw with his brothers and friends. After his mother is imprisoned with false accusations of involvement in a killing, he commits several murders and bank robberies, becoming the most famed Australian bushranger. Finally, he is captured after a gun battle at Glenrowan. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
History, Western, Biography, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Mick Jagger, Frank Thring, Mark McManus, Ken Goodlet, Clarissa Kaye-Mason
25. Dead Cert (1974)
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2
Dead Cert
8
2

Based on a mystery novel by Dick Francis, Dead Cert is a suspense drama film which revolves around Alan York, whose beloved friend Bill is killed during a steeplechase. He feels that the death is not an accident, and therefore he begins an investigation. He soon finds himself in the world of gambling. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, John Bindon, Julian Glover, Scott Antony, Michael Williams

TV Movie(s)

1. A Death in Canaan (1978)
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2
A Death in Canaan
11
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Dennehy, Stefanie Powers, Jacqueline Brookes, Tom Atkins, Paul Clemens
2. Othello (1955)
11
2
Othello
11
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Edmund Willard, Paul Rogers, Gordon Heath, Rosemary Harris, Robert Hardy
3. Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (1988)
10
2
Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun
10
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Claire Bloom, Stefanie Powers, Peter Bowles, Brian Cox, Niamh Cusack
4. The Penalty Phase (1986)
9
2
The Penalty Phase
9
2
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Melissa Gilbert, John Harkins, Millie Perkins, Jonelle Allen, Peter Strauss

TV Shows and Videos

The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
The Phantom of the Opera
As:
Director
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Burt Lancaster, Teri Polo, Adam Storke, Charles Dance, Ian Richardson

Tony Richardson Awards

Academy Awards
Tom Jones Best Picture 1964
Tom Jones Best Director 1964
BAFTA Awards
A Taste of Honey Best British Film 1962
A Taste of Honey Best British Screenplay 1962