Actors: Alec Guinness

Star Wars (1977) Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher

Star Wars (1977) PG 121 min - Adventure, Action, Science Fiction - 25 May 1977 Your rating: Not rated yet! Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire. Director:  George Lucas Writers:  George Lucas Stars:  Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, James Earl Jones,...

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Swan, The (1956) Starring Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, and Louis Jourdan

The Swan (1956) — 104 min - Comedy, Drama, History, Romance - 26 April 1956 Your rating: Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night...

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Ladykillers, The (1955) Starring Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, and Peter Sellers

The Ladykillers (1955) NR 91 min - Comedy, Crime - 8 December 1955 Your rating: A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group's mastermind, Professor Marcus, tells her a cover story that they are members of an amateur string quintet and would like to use the rooms to hone their musical skills. In reality, they're plotting to rob an armored bank van and plan to use Mrs. Wilberforce's naiveté and her Victorian sensibilities to their advantage. Director:  Alexander...

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Doctor Zhivago (1965) Starring Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, and Geraldine Chaplin

Doctor Zhivago (1965) PG-13 197 min - Drama, Romance, War - 22 December 1965 Your rating: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other yet because of their current situation cannot find a way be together. Director:  David Lean Stars:  Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Siobhán McKenna, Ralph Richardson, Gérard Tichy, Noel Willman, Jack MacGowran, Mark Eden, Erik Chitty, Klaus Kinski, Rita...

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Lavender Hill Mob, The (1951) Starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, and Sid James

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) — 81 min - Comedy, Crime - 21 June 1951 Your rating: A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers. Director:  Charles Crichton Stars:  Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, Alfie Bass, Marjorie Fielding, Edie Martin, John Salew, Ronald Adam, Arthur Hambling, Gibb McLaughlin, John Gregson, Clive Morton, Sydney Tafler, Marie Burke, Audrey Hepburn, William Fox, Michael Trubshawe, Ann Heffernan, Jacques B. Brunius, Eugene Deckers, Paul Demel, Andreas Malandrinos, Cyril Chamberlain, Tony Quinn,...

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Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Starring Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, and Alec Guinness

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) — 106 min - Comedy, Drama - 1 January 1949 Your rating: Louis Mazzini's mother belongs to the aristocratic family D'Ascoyne, but she ran away with an opera singer. Therefore, she and Louis were rejected by the D'Ascoynes. Once adult, Louis decides to avenges his mother and him, by becoming the next Duke of the family. Murdering every potential successor is clearly the safest way to achieve his goal. Director:  Robert Hamer Stars:  Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Cecil Ramage, Hugh Griffith, John Salew,...

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Oliver Twist (1948) Starring John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, and Alec Guinness

Oliver Twist (1948) — 116 min - Adventure, Drama, Family - 28 June 1948 Your rating: When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger and his criminal mentor, Fagin. When kindly Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy. Director:  David Lean Stars:  John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare,...

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