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Richard Burton
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Date of Birth: Nov 10, 1925

Country: UK

Biography: Richard Burton, CBE was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winning), and was a recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony Awards for Best Actor. Burton was at one time the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. He remains closely associated in the public consciousness with his second wife, actress Elizabeth Taylor; the couple's turbulent relationship was rarely out of the news... (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 65 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (65) | Director (1)
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Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001)
Hosted by Robert Culp, this two-hour program combines film clips, behind the scenes footage, and recent interviews to create a look at the troubled 1958-1963 production. The interviews include a few surviving (at the time) actors such as Hume Cronyn and Martin Landau, plus 1995 bits from Roddy McDowall. (imdb)
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Ellis Island (1984)
Ellis Island (1984) - TV Mini-Series
The lives and struggles of some of the countless immigrants who arrived on Ellis Island during the 19th century in search of the American Dream.
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1984 (1984)
George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. (imdb)
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Wagner (1983)
Wagner (1983) - TV Series
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth. Wagner's radical musical and political ideas, his German nationalism and even his anti-Semitism are set in the context of his life and times. (imdb)
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Circle of Two (1981)
The story of the impossible love between a schoolgirl and a 60-years old painter. (imdb)
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Lovespell (1981)
The classic Arthurian tale of tragic love. In medieval times, Lord of Cornwall decides to marry an Irish princess Isolde. However, his most loyal knight Tristan becomes bewitched by her beauty and they fall hopelessly in love. (imdb)
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Breakthrough (1979)
German sergeant gets involved in anti-Hitler conspiracy, and saves the life of an American colonel. (imdb)
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Absolution (1978)
Father Goddard hears confessions at a catholic school. In confession, student Benjamin Stanfield tells Goddard that he has accidentally murdered his friend and buried him in the forest. Goddard investigates the matter and finds a buried scarecrow. Shortly after, Stanfield once again enters the confession booth, telling Goddard that what before was a practical joke, he has now made happen.
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The Wild Geese (1978)
A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader (imdb)
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The Medusa Touch (1978)
John Morlar (Richard Burton) is watching the British television broadcast when an anchorman states that American astronauts are trapped in orbit around the moon. Suddenly someone in Morlar's room picks up a figurine and strikes him on the head repeatedly. His blood splatters the television screen... (imdb)
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The Man with No Name (1977)
Profile of Clint Eastwood. (imdb)
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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Pazuzu, the demon of the first movie, takes a shot at possessing victim Linda Blair once again. (imdb)
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Equus (1977)
A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an opinionated but inwardly-timid father and a genteel, religious mother... (imdb)
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Volcano: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry (1976)
A documentary on the life of the alcoholic writer Malcolm Lowry, interspersed with readings of Lowry's work by Richard Burton. (imdb)
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The Klansman (1974)
A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in white sheets aren't intent on holding a fair and impartial trial, Garth takes to the woods as the Klansmen lynching party hunts him down. (imdb)
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The Voyage (1974)
Adriana loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in to rekindle her lust of life. Soon, Adriana begins having dizzy spells. Cesar helps her to a specialist, and the diagnosis is not good. She has an incurable disease. For the rest of their time together, Cesar woos Adriana and eventually proposes to her on a gondola. (imdb)
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The Gathering Storm (1974)
The story of British prime minister Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II. (imdb)
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Brief Encounter (1974)
Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. (imdb)
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The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)
Movie, one of the most exepensive in the history of former Yugoslavia, is made for the 30th anniversary of Battle of Sutjeska - the toughest battle Yugoslav Partizans had to fight in WWII. (imdb)
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Massacre in Rome (1973)
In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders of SS-Lieutenant Colonel Kappler. (imdb)
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Divorce His, Divorce Hers (1973)
The story of the breakup of an 18-year marriage, as seen from the points of view of both the husband and the wife. (imdb)
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Bluebeard (1972)
Baron von Sepper is an Austrian aristocrat noted for his blue-toned beard, and his appetite for beautiful wives. His latest spouse, an American beauty named Anne, discovers a vault in his castle that's filled with the frozen bodies of several beautiful women... (imdb)
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Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape. (imdb)
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The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jackson. Jackson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to Trotsky's house. (imdb)
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Under Milk Wood (1972)
This is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of Blind Captain cat. This is a true "Classic" of modern British writing with a wonderful, mischievous use of language. (imdb)
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Villain (1971)
Murderous, sadistic London gang leader Vic Dakin, a mother-obsessed homosexual modeled on real-life gangster Ronnie Kray, is worried about potential stool pigeons that may bring down his criminal empire. The brutal Vic cuts the throat of one bloke who has been a little too loose-lipped, afraid that his gossiping may turn into a grand operatic performance for the coppers. (imdb)
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Raid on Rommel (1971)
Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug the mistress of an Italian general, blow up the entire fuel supply for the Afrika Korps, and swap philatelic gossip with Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. (imdb)
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Mooch Goes to Hollywood (1971)
A dog named Mooch comes to Hollywood and tries to make it in show business with the help of Zsa Zsa Gabor (imdb)
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Staircase (1969)
Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their mothers, but not each other as time apart takes its toll on their relationship when Harry has to care for his invalid mother who snips at him every chance she gets. (imdb)
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Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
He was King. She was barely 18. And in their thousand days they played out the most passionate and shocking love story in history! (imdb)
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Boom (1968)
Explores the confrontation between the woman who has everything, including emptiness, and a penniless poet who has nothing but the ability to fill a wealthy woman's needs
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Candy (1968)
Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a sendup of Voltaire's -Candide-. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process. (imdb)
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on. (imdb)
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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Pertuchio tames his wealthy shrewish wife, Katharina. (imdb)
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The Comedians (1967)
Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic white hotel owner... (imdb)
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Doctor Faustus (1967)
A man sells his soul to the devil in order to have the woman he loves. (imdb)
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Per Firenze (1966)
Per Firenze (1966) - TV Movie
After the great flood in Florence, Italy in 1966 Zeferelli and a film crew arrive to document the devastation and recovery efforts.
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A night of fun and drinks for two college professors (one old, one new) and their wives turns into an emotional and psychological nightmare.
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The Sandpiper (1965)
Young Danny Reynolds and his mother Laura live an idyllic life near California's Big Sur. Laura teaches Danny at home. After Danny shoots a deer, authorities take the boy away to live and study in a parochial orphanage/school. The unwed mother is distraught... (imdb)
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Michael James, a notorious womanizer, desperately wants to be faithful to his fiancée Carole, but runs into serious problems since every woman he meets seems to fall in love with him. (imdb)
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one. (imdb)
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Zulu (1964)
Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. (imdb)
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Hamlet (1964)
The highly successful 1964 Richard Burton Broadway production of "Hamlet", deliberately staged in the style of a "dress rehearsal", but performed in front of a live audience. (imdb)
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Becket (1964)
An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's. (imdb)
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The Night of the Iguana (1964)
A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life. (imdb)
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The V.I.P.s (1963)
Awaiting at London Airport for a flight to New York, Frances Andros (Elizabeth Taylor), seen off by her tycoon husband, Paul Andros (Richard Burton), plans to leave her spouse for the arms of an aging international playboy, Marc Champselle (Louis Jourdan). Les Mangrum (Rod Taylor), a self-made Australian businessman traveling with his loyal secretary, Miss Mead (Maggie Smith), must be in New York the following day to arrange the loan that will help him repel a hostile takeover of his tractor company.(imdb)
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Cleopatra (1963)
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (imdb)
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The Longest Day (1962)
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (imdb)
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The Tempest (1960)
The Tempest (1960) - TV Movie
Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who lives in exile on a remote island as a sorcerer, uses his powers to shipwreck his usurper brother on the island
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The Bramble Bush (1960)
A handsome and successful young doctor returns to his home town in New England to see his dying friend for one last time. However, his friend wants to die because he is suffering so much from his illness, and he manages to convince the doctor to commit euthanasia (a mercy killing) on him. Haunted by what he has done, and troubled further still by other dark secrets from his past, the doctor seeks comfort in the arms of several of the town's lustful women. (imdb)
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Ice Palace (1960)
At the end of World War I, Zeb Kennedy, a canner, and Thor Storm, a fishing boat captain, set up a fish cannery in Alaska and through the years find themselves on opposite sides of Alaska's bid for statehood. Zeb is determined to let nothing and no one stop him from building his business and gaining great wealth. At first Zeb and Thor's girlfriend, Birdie, are only good friends. But even though Zeb and Birdie fall in love, Zeb remains devoted to his greater love: money. Zeb goes off to Se (IMDb)
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Look Back in Anger (1959)
A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values. (imdb)
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Sen noci svatojanske (1959)
A Stop-Motion animation based on the famous Shakespeare play.
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Bitter Victory (1957)
Unfit commander receives an undeserved citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters. Unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers. (imdb)
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Sea Wife (1957)
In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun. The men reveal their true selves under the hardships of survival. Told in a too-long flashback frame. (imdb)
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Alexander the Great (1956)
An epic film that follows the life of Alexander the Great, the macedonian king that united all ancient greek tribes and led them against the vast Persian Empire (imdb)
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Prince of Players (1955)
A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth (Richard Burton) with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President Lincoln by Edwin's brother, John Wilkes Booth (John Derek). In the film, Edwin's days in the spotlight dwindle shortly after his brother is caught and killed for assassinating Lincoln. (imdb)
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The Rains of Ranchipur (1955)
India. The spoiled and stubborn Edwina Esketh, comes to a small town with her husband. She falls in love with an Indian doctor, Dr. Safti. She also meets an old friend of hers, the alcoholic Tom Ransome. An awful earthquake is followed by days of rain. (imdb)
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Thursday
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The Robe (1953)
Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed. (imdb)
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The Desert Rats (1953)
Rommel has the British in retreat on his way to the Suez Canal. All that stands in his way is Tobruk, held by a vastly out numbered force of Australian troops. Richard Burton leads these troops on daring raids against Rommel, keeping him off balance as they earn the nickname 'The Desert Rats'. (imdb)
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My Cousin Rachel (1952)
When Philip Ashley's much-loved (and rich) cousin Ambrose dies, he is convinced that Ambrose was murdered by his new wife Rachel to inherit his wealth. But when he meets Rachel and falls in love with her, he knows that his suspicions must have been unfounded. But were they, or is Rachel just trying to use Philip to get at the estate Ambrose left to him instead of to her? And will she murder him next? (imdb)
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Green Grow the Rushes (1951)
A group of enterprising smugglers make use of an ancient charter to smuggle brandy into the southern coast of England. When their ship is seized it looks like they are in trouble until the Customs Officers try & find out where the brandy went. (imdb)
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Waterfront (1950)
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family, leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is none-too-pleased at her father's attempted return. (imdb)
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The Last Days of Dolwyn (1949)
A movie based on a true story, this is the story of a man who was exiled as a thief from his village but later returns for revenge. He plans to buy the entire district up as part of a water reservoir project but an old woman and her stepson stand in his way. Revenge, murder, desperation and love all intertwine in this moving account. This was Richard Burton's first screen role, having been a stage actor prior to his stint in the Royal Air Force as a navigator during WWII. (allmovie.com)
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