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Arthur (1981)

6.9/10
Director: Steve Gordon
Starring: Dudley Moore, John Gielgud, Liza Minnelli

Spoiled millionaire Dudley Moore must choose between continued wealth (in a planned marriage) and true love (with working-class waitress Liza Minnelli... Read more

The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

7.7/10
Director: Jerry London
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Gregory Peck, John Gielgud

Gregory Peck plays Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a real-life cleric who, during World War II, rescued thousands of escaped POWs from the Gestapo. Christo... Read more

The Secret Agent (1936)

5.8/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre

A week of murder and intrigue in which a spy accidentally kills an innocent man. The real villain is thus free to hunt down his pursuer and continue h... Read more

Becket (1964)

8/10
Director: Peter Glenville
Starring: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud

Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole star in this grand historical drama adapted from the Jean Anouilh play about the tumultuous relationship of an archbi... Read more

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1979)

6.4/10
Director: Joseph Strick
Starring: Bosco Hogan, T P McKenna, John Gielgud

This beautiful adaptation of James Joyce's autobiographical novel is a faithful portrait of the young author and his coming of age. Stephen Dedalus is... Read more

Agatha Christie Mysteries: Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1980)

Director: Tony Wharmby
Starring: Eric Porter, Francesca Annis, John Gielgud, James Warwick

Meet another pair of the best selling writer's witty crime solvers: Bobby Jones and Lady Frankie Derwent, out to investigate a murder on a Welsh golf... Read more

Priest of Love (1981)

6.6/10
Director: Christopher Miles
Starring: Ava Gardner, Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, John Gielgud

This biographical film provides insight into the life of renowned British author D.H. Lawrence (Ian McKellen), best known for his sexually explicit no... Read more

Wagner (1983)

7.9/10
Director: Tony Palmer
Starring: Gemma Craven, Joan Plowright, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Va...

Historical dazzler stars Richard Burton as the notorious composer, philosopher and scoundrel Richard Wagner. His exploits were the talk of Europe; his... Read more

Caligula (1979)

5.3/10
Director: Tinto Brass
Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud

'Penthouse' publisher Bob Guccione's entry into film-making was a disaster, but nevertheless, 'Caligula' has achieved cult status of sorts. This epic... Read more

Haunted (1996)

8.3/10
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Anthony Andrews, Kate Beckinsale, Aidan Quinn, John Gielgud

This creepy thriller stars Aidan Quinn as an investigator looking into a haunting in the isolated British countryside. A series of eerie occurrences l... Read more

The Whistle Blower (1986)

6.2/10
Director: Simon Langton
Starring: Michael Caine, James Fox, Nigel Havers, John Gielgud

A tense thriller of espionage, spies and counterspies, in which one man's search leads him to the top levels of government intelligence where things a... Read more

The Shooting Party (1984)

7/10
Director: Alan Bridges
Starring: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

An all-star British cast is featured in this complex film about the personalities, intrigues and conflicts that happen in the course of a weekend shoo... Read more

Agatha Christie Mysteries: The Seven Dials Mystery (1981)

Director: Tony Wharmby
Starring: Cheryl Campbell, John Gielgud, Rula Lenska, James Warwick

Agatha Christie's intricate mystery begins, as her stories often do, in an otherwise peaceful countryside where the grisly remains of two murdered vic... Read more

The Shakespeare Collection: Series 1 (BBC) (1978)

8.5/10
Starring: Helen Mirren, John Gielgud, Claire Bloom, Alan Rickman

In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyal... Read more

The Power of One (1992)

7.2/10
Director: John G Avildsen
Starring: Stephen Dorff, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Morgan Freeman, John Gielgud

It's the 1930s, and as the people he cares for die or leave his village, young South African P.K. bonds with much older Doc (Armin Mueller-Stahl). A f... Read more

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

6.7/10
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: John Gielgud, David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Trevor Howard

October 25, 1854: Balaclava, the Crimea; military minds blunder and six hundred gallant Britishers, sabres flashing, ride to their deaths. David Hemmi... Read more

The Charge of the Light Brigade (Blu-ray) (1968)

7.1/10
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: John Gielgud, David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Trevor Howard

October 25, 1854: Balaclava, the Crimea; military minds blunder and six hundred gallant Britishers, sabres flashing, ride to their deaths. David Hemmi... Read more

Shining Through (1992)

6.4/10
Director: David Seltzer
Starring: Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith, Liam Neeson, Joely Richardson, John Gielgud

Sweeping WWII romance-drama stars Melanie Griffith as a secretary who falls in love with her mysterious new boss (Michael Douglas). She soon discovers... Read more

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected: Volume 1 (1980)

Director: Various
Starring: Joan Collins, John Gielgud, Joss Ackland, Michael Gambon, Saeed Jaffrey, Cyril L...

From the master of the macabre and creator of "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" comes one of the most star-studded series ever created featuring bizar... Read more

Home (1971)

6.6/10
Director: Lindsay Anderson
Starring: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Dandy Nichols, Mona Washbourne, Warren Clarke

Two irrepressible legends of the British stage (Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson) lend elegance, wit and pathos in this made for television a... Read more

Gandhi ( Blu-ray ) (1982)

8.1/10
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, John Mills, Martin Sheen...

Richard Attenborough's Academy Award-winning epic follows the extraordinary life of Mahatma Gandhi (played by Ben Kingsley), from his beginnings as a... Read more

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected: 1.2 (1979)

Director: Alastair Reid, Claude Whatham, Herbert Wise, Michael Tuchner, Simon Langton
Starring: John Alderton, Joan Collins, Joseph Cotten, Jose Ferrer, Michael Gambon, Susan G...

Like his children's books, Roald Dahl's adult stories never fail to suprise. Each stand alone, playfully macabre story in this acclaimed series is a b... Read more

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected: 1.4 (1979)

Director: Claude Whatham, Giles Foster, Herbert Wise, John Gorrie
Starring: John Alderton, Joan Collins, Joseph Cotten, Jose Ferrer, Michael Gambon, Susan G...

Like his children's books, Roald Dahl's adult stories never fail to suprise. Each stand alone, playfully macabre story in this acclaimed series is a b... Read more

Hitchcock Collection: Secret Agent / The Farmer's Wife / Rich and Strange / Juno and the Paycock / The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Henry Kendall, Joan Barry, Barry Fitzgerald, Margaret...

A collection of 5 classic Hitchcock films. 'Secret Agent' (1935) - Hitchcock's realistic, darkly funny thriller stars John Gielgud as the British agen... Read more

Gold (1974)

5.7/10
Director: Peter R Hunt
Starring: Bradford Dillman, John Gielgud, Ray Milland, Roger Moore, Susannah York

Roger Moore stars as the stalwart hero, Rod Slater, who uncovers a plot to release a vast underground lake in South Africa that would flood and destro... Read more

Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight) (1965)

8.6/10
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, John Gielgud, Margaret Rutherford, Orson Welles, Norman Rodway

Henry IV (John Gielgud) usurps the English throne, sets in motion the factious War of the Roses and now faces a rebellion led by Northumberland scion... Read more

The Far Pavilions (Part Three) (1984)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Duffell
Starring: Ben Cross, Amy Irving, Christopher Lee, Rossano Brazzi, Omar Sharif, John Gielgu...

Part Three, Episodes 5 and 6. Based on M. M. Kaye's enormously successful novel, "The Far Pavilions" is a lavish epic set in the India of the British... Read more

Richard III (Olivier) (1954)

7.5/10
Director: Laurence Olivier
Starring: Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke...

Shakespeare's tragic, twisted king is brilliantly portrayed by Laurence Olivier, who also produced and directed. With Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Richards... Read more

Gandhi (1982)

8.1/10
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mill...

Richard Attenborough's Academy Award-winning epic follows the extraordinary life of Mahatma Gandhi (played by Ben Kingsley), from his beginnings as a... Read more

Shine (1996)

7.7/10
Director: Scott Hicks
Starring: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Noah Taylor, Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, John Gielgud

Geoffrey Rush's upset win for the Best Actor Oscar was the jewel in the crown for this wonderful, moving little film portraying the torrid true story... Read more

Shine ( Blu-ray ) (1996)

7.7/10
Director: Scott Hicks
Starring: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Noah Taylor, Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, John Gielgud

Geoffrey Rush's upset win for the Best Actor Oscar was the jewel in the crown for this wonderful, moving little film portraying the torrid true story... Read more

Plenty (1985)

6.1/10
Director: Fred Schepisi
Starring: Meryl Streep, Charles Dance, Tracey Ullman, John Gielgud, Sting , Ian McKellen,...

Meryl Streep stars in this David Hare screenplay filmed by Australian director Fred Schepisi ('The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith'). Streep is intelligent... Read more

The Formula (1980)

5.6/10
Director: John G Avildsen
Starring: George C Scott, Marlon Brando, Marthe Keller, John Gielgud, Beatrice Straight, R...

Steve Shagan adapted his own best-selling novel for the screen with George C Scott and Marlon Brando heading the cast. Barney Caine is a police detec... Read more

Julius Caesar (1953)

7.4/10
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Starring: Deborah Kerr, Edmond O'Brien, Greer Garson, James Mason, John Gielgud, Louis Cal...

A superior adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of political power and honour in ancient Rome. Lavishly produced with Oscar Winning art direction-... Read more

The Far Pavilions (Part Two) (1984)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Duffell
Starring: Ben Cross, Amy Irving, Christopher Lee, Rossano Brazzi, Omar Sharif, John Gielgu...

Part Two, Episodes 3 and 4. Based on M. M. Kaye's enormously successful novel, "The Far Pavilions" is a lavish epic set in the India of the British Ra... Read more

Elizabeth ( Blu-ray ) (1998)

7.5/10
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Christopher Eccleston, Geoffrey Rush, John Gielgud, Joseph Fienn...

Before the Golden Age, Elizabeth was a passionate and naive girl who came to reign over a land divided by bloody turmoil. Amid palace intrigue and att... Read more

Richard III (Olivier) ( Blu-ray ) (1954)

7.5/10
Director: Laurence Olivier
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Stanley Baker, Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Cedric Hardwicke, R...

Shakespeare's tragic, twisted king is brilliantly portrayed by Laurence Olivier, who also produced and directed. With Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Richards... Read more

The Elephant Man (1980)

8.2/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie J...

From the director of 'Eraserhead' and 'Dune', based on the true story of John Merrick, who suffered from a rare, physically distorting disease and was... Read more

The Elephant Man (Blu-ray) (1980)

8.2/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie J...

From the director of 'Eraserhead' and 'Dune', based on the true story of John Merrick, who suffered from a rare, physically distorting disease and was... Read more

Les Miserables (Jordan) (1978)

7.4/10
Director: Glenn Jordan
Starring: Richard Jordan, Anthony Perkins, Cyril Cusack, Claude Dauphin, John Gielgud, Ian...

Victor Hugo's classic story of an escaped convict and the detective who trails him for a lifetime. A lavish remake of the perennial favourite, starrin... Read more

Murder By Decree (1978)

7/10
Director: Bob Clark
Starring: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, Donald Sutherland, Genevieve Bujold, David Hem...

Christoper Plummer and James Mason take on the roles of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in this entertaining mystery-thriller (which would later influen... Read more

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected: 2.1 (1980)

Director: Giles Foster, Alan Gibson, Graham Evans, John Bruce
Starring: John Gielgud, Bernard Miles, Peter Tuddenham, Betsy Blair, Stephanie Cole, Bill...

This playfully macabre series continues with a collection of stories inspired by Roald Dahl. Each stand-alone episode in this acclaimed series is a br... Read more

Romeo And Juliet (BBC) (1978)

7.6/10
Director: Alvin Rakoff
Starring: John Gielgud, Patrick Ryecart, Rebecca Saire, Alan Rickman, Celia Johnson, Micha...

Shakespeare's tragic love story was among the first of the BBC's Shakespeare series to be filmed, and possibly one of the most faithful to the play.... Read more

Heartbreak House (1977)

Director: Cedric Messina
Starring: John Gielgud, Sian Phillips, Barbara Murray, Daniel Massey, Lesley-Anne Down, Da...

Shaw's passionate response to World War I was this rollicking romp through the minefields of romantic entanglement. Captain Shotover (John Gielgud) i... Read more

Galileo (1974)

7.8/10
Director: Joseph Losey
Starring: Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Michael Gough, Patrick Magee, Tom Conti, Margaret Leig...

Bertolt Brecht's play "Galileo" is a unique look at the nature of creation. It examines the responsibilities of both the creator and the authorities c... Read more

Alice In Wonderland (1966)

7.2/10
Director: Jonathan Miller
Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, Peter Cook, John Gielgud, Leo McKern, Michael Redgrave, Peter...

Lewis Carroll's classic children's story has long proved fertile ground for Freudian analysis, surrealists, social historians, literary critics and fi... Read more

The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)

7.2/10
Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: Anthony Quinn, Oskar Werner, David Janssen, Vittorio De Sica, Leo McKern, John G...

From Morris L. West's bestseller, this is both an urgent tale of geopolitical intrigue and a fascinating look at Vatican procedure. Anthony Quinn play... Read more

The Strauss Dynasty (1991)

7.7/10
Director: Marvin Chomsky
Starring: Alice Krige, Anthony Higgins, Cherie Lunghi, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, John Rhys...

'The Strauss Dynasty' is the story of Johann Strauss and his sons; their music and the unforgettable waltzes which gained fame among royalty and commo... Read more

The Infiltrator (2016)

7/10
Director: Brad Furman
Starring: John Leguizamo, Benjamin Bratt, Diane Kruger, Bryan Cranston, Joseph Gilgun

Based on a true story, Federal agent ROBERT BOB MAZUR (Bryan Cranston) goes deep undercover to infiltrate Pablo Escobar's drug trafficking scene pla... Read more

Brideshead Revisited (1981)

8.7/10
Director: Charles Sturridge, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Diana Quick, Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Step...

When Oxford under-graduate Charles Ryder (Jeremy Irons) meets the charismatic Sebastian Flyte (Anthony Andrews) it is the beginning of a devoted frien... Read more

Aces High (1976)

6.6/10
Director: Jack Gold
Starring: Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Malcolm McDowell, Peter Firth, Ray Milland, R...

An excellent cast heads this solid old-fashioned war drama recounting the adventures of a crack group of WWI airmen. Exciting aerial dogfight sequence... Read more

Beckett On Film: Volume 3 (2000)

3.6/10
Director: David Mamet, Patricia Rozema, Katie Mitchell, Damien Hirst, Charles Garrad
Starring: Richard Johnson, Harold Pinter, Rebecca Pidgeon, John Gielgud, Jim Norton, Timot...

Derived from the Gate Theatre Dublin's performances, this acclaimed 'Beckett on Film' project brings together a collection of films from the distingui... Read more

Merlin (1998)

7.1/10
Director: Steve Barron
Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Isabella Rossellini, James Earl Jones, John Gielgud, Marti...

The legend of King Arthur, this time, is told from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin (Sam Neill). This expensive made-for-TV production co-... Read more

The Infiltrator (Blu-ray) (2016)

7/10
Director: Brad Furman
Starring: John Leguizamo, Benjamin Bratt, Diane Kruger, Bryan Cranston, Joseph Gilgun

Based on a true story, Federal agent ROBERT BOB MAZUR (Bryan Cranston) goes deep undercover to infiltrate Pablo Escobar's drug trafficking scene pla... Read more

Edward the Seventh: Part One, Episodes 1-6 (1975)

Director: John Gorrie
Starring: Harry Andrews, Annette Crosbie, Robert Hardy, Nigel Havers, Felicity Kendal, Jan...

Directed by John Gorrie ('The Oscar Wilde Collection') this BAFTA-winning drama focuses around the life of Edward VII and the dramas, romances, traged... Read more

Julius Caesar (Blu-ray) (1970)

7.2/10
Director: Stuart Burge
Starring: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson, Robert Vaughn, Ri...

The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to ass... Read more

Oscar Wilde Vol 1: The Picture of Dorian Gray (1976) / The Importance of Being Earnest (1988)

Director: John Gorrie, Stuart Burge
Starring: Rupert Frazer, Gemma Jones, Alec McCowen, Paul McGann, Natalie Ogle, Joan Plowri...

Acclaimed BBC adaptations of two of Oscar Wilde's most esteemed works. Lovingly restored, these plays feature a who's who of great actors of the Briti... Read more

Edward the Seventh: Part Two, Episodes 7-13 (1975)

Director: John Gorrie
Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal, Derek Fowlds, France...

Directed by John Gorrie (The Oscar Wilde Collection) this BAFTA winning drama focuses around the life of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and the dramas... Read more

Murder On The Orient Express (1974)

7.3/10
Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, Anthony Perkins, Joh...

Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot solves a murder on a train in this stylish movie based on the Agatha Christie mystery. Albert Finney is terrific as t... Read more

Scarlett (1994)

6.5/10
Director: John Erman
Starring: Annabeth Gish, Ann-Margret , Colm Meaney, Jean Smart, Joanne Whalley, John Gielg...

The greatest love story ever told began with "Gone With the Wind" and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforge... Read more

Edward the Seventh: The Complete Series (1975)

Director: John Gorrie
Starring: Annette Crosbie, Charles Dance, Derek Fowlds, Francesca Annis, Jane Lapotaire, J...

Directed by John Gorrie ('The Oscar Wilde Collection'), this BAFTA-winning drama focuses around the life of Edward VII and the dramas, romances, trage... Read more

The Anton Chekhov Collection (2008)

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Bill Paterson, David Warner, Eileen Atkins, Ian Holm, Janet Suz...

This collection includes productions of Chekhov's greatest plays. The one-act "The Proposal" (1959) finds rich families building wealth through marria... Read more

Oh! What A Lovely War (1969)

7.2/10
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, John Gielgud, Kenneth More, Jack H...

Based on a 1963 stage show by Charles Chilton, lampooning World War I and war in general, and focused on the Smith family who have five sons to send o... Read more

The Loved One (1965)

7.2/10
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: Anjanette Comer, Dana Andrews, James Coburn, John Gielgud, Lionel Stander, Marga...

The suicide of his expatriate uncle (John Gielgud) draws Englishman and poet Dennis Barlow (Robert Morse) into California's booming funeral industry.... Read more