Wendy Hiller

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1. Lancashire Luck (1937)

74 min | Comedy

A working-class father's life changes when he wins a fortune on a football pools lottery. He moves with his daughter to the high-class part of town where he buys a small tea shop. They ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: George Carney, Wendy Hiller, Muriel George, Nigel Stock

Votes: 7

2. Pygmalion (1938)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A phonetics and diction expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society.

Directors: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Marie Lohr

Votes: 7,363 | Gross: $3.05M

3. The Fame of Grace Darling (1939 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

The action of the play takes place from September, 1838, to October, 1842, in the Longstone Lighthouse, Farne Islands, Northumberland; at Cousin McFarlane's shop at Alnwick; and in Grandfather Horsley's cottage at Bamburgh.

Stars: Wendy Hiller, Mark Dignam, Marie Ault, Norman Claridge

4. Major Barbara (1941)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.

Directors: Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton

Votes: 1,101

5. I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney, Walter Hudd

Votes: 7,333

6. Outcast of the Islands (1951)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Adventure

A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide, and a Captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Trevor Howard, Robert Morley, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 808

7. Sailor of the King (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama, Romance

In 1940, Canadian sailor Andrew Brown is prisoner on a battle damaged German raider and he plans to delay the raider's at-sea repairs until a British naval task-force can destroy it.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie, Wendy Hiller, Bernard Lee

Votes: 493

8. Something of Value (1957)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, War

Although Peter and Kimani grew up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After Kimani's father is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani joins a band... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 882

9. How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)

79 min | Crime, Comedy

The impoverished Clitterburn family live on a grand English estate but times are hard and the head of the household, Sir Henry, seizes upon news of the impending arrival of their rich ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Patrick | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Charles Coburn, Wendy Hiller, Katie Johnson

Votes: 172

11. Separate Tables (1958)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance

The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables."

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 6,141 | Gross: $7.40M

12. Sons and Lovers (1960)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

In the early twentieth century, an artistically talented young man living in an English coal mining town is inhibited by his domineering and emotionally manipulative mother.

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure

Votes: 1,219

13. Toys in the Attic (1963)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

Newlyweds Julian and Lily Berniers have been in Chicago on business before returning to their hometown, New Orleans, where they'll meet with Julian's older spinster sisters Anna and Carrie,... See full summary »

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 940

14. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

72 Metascore

The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Votes: 29,079 | Gross: $28.35M

16. David Copperfield (1970 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama

The legendary novel by Charles Dickens comes to life in this colorful interpretation directed by Delbert Mann.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Cyril Cusack, Edith Evans, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 456

18. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

63 Metascore

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 51,587

19. Voyage of the Damned (1976)

PG | 155 min | Drama, War

The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 2,436

20. The Cat and the Canary (1978)

98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror

A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.

Director: Radley Metzger | Stars: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 1,098

21. Richard II (1978 TV Movie)

158 min | Biography, Drama, History

The incompetent King Richard II is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer King.

Director: David Giles | Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Gielgud, Jon Finch, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 251

22. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Robin Ellis, Raymond Burr, Harry Andrews

Votes: 254

23. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

77 Metascore

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 206,323

24. Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981 TV Movie)

103 min | Fantasy, Thriller

Two British women claim to have been thrown into a time warp where they saw Marie Antoinette as they were strolling through the gardens at Versailles Palace in France. After they tell their... See full summary »

Director: John Bruce | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Hannah Gordon, Bosco Hogan, Niall Toibin

Votes: 110

25. Making Love (1982)

R | 113 min | Drama

A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 2,306 | Gross: $11.90M

26. Witness for the Prosecution (1982 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

Leonard Vole (Beau Bridges) is accused of murdering an elderly rich woman, and the only alibi to him depends on his wife Christine (Dame Diana Rigg).

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Deborah Kerr, Beau Bridges, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 623

27. The Kingfisher (1985 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama, Romance

When Cecil (Sir Rex Harrison) discovers that his love Evelyn (Wendy Hiller), that got away fifty years ago, has been recently widowed and is passing by his home on the way to the funeral. ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen

Votes: 66

28. Attracta (1983)

55 min

An aging school teacher remembers times gone by and thinks about her own past.

Director: Kieran Hickey | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Kate Thompson, Joe McPartland, John Kavanagh

Votes: 8

29. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy

Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Unfortunately, Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Cyril Cusack, Charles Gray, Nicolas Chagrin, Nick Burnell

Votes: 153

30. Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986)

R | 306 min | Biography, Drama

The Story of the last viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten

Stars: Nicol Williamson, Janet Suzman, Ian Richardson, Sam Dastor

Votes: 165

31. All Passion Spent (1986)

55 min | Drama

After a lifetime in the spotlight.Lady Slane, the 85 year old wife of a recently deceased politician is allowed to shed her public persona and retreat to a cottage in the Hampstead ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendy Hiller, Harry Andrews, Maurice Denham, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 208

32. Anne of Avonlea (1987)

230 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Marilyn Lightstone, Schuyler Grant

Votes: 8,109

33. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance

A middle-aged spinster falls in love with a fellow resident of her boardinghouse, who mistakenly believes she has the money to help him start a new business.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Wendy Hiller, Marie Kean

Votes: 846 | Gross: $0.52M

34. The Death of the Heart (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Family

A young orphan girl, Portia, goes to live with her well-to-do aunt and uncle. As she is groomed to become a lady, she is confused by the young man who seems to be courting her. Surrounded ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Daniel Chatto, JoJo Cole, Judith Davis

Votes: 42

35. A Taste for Death (1988)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Sir Paul Berowne - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The minister's wife is in... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Wendy Hiller, Fiona Fullerton, Penny Downie

Votes: 253

36. Ending Up (1989 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

A traditional rural English Christmas, reluctantly spent with the predominantly geriatric family (who all have their quirks and eccentricities) ends in tragedy after a practical joke goes ... See full synopsis »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: John Mills, Wendy Hiller, Michael Hordern, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 34

37. The Best of Friends (1991 TV Movie)

81 min | Biography

Adapted from their letters and journals, this is a portrayal of the unique twenty-five-year friendship shared by Dame Laurentia McLachlan (Benedictine nun), Sir Sydney Cockerell (museum ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Patrick McGoohan, Amma Asante

Votes: 101

38. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: The Countess Alice (1992)

81 min | Drama

A reporter is assigned a then-and-now piece on a 50-year old photospread of three society beauties. One of them, Lady Alice Munroe, now the widowed Grafin von Holzendorf, has agreed to be ... See full summary »

Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Zoë Wanamaker, Duncan Bell, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 65



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