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Sidney J. Furie

Director, Actor

Young Ones, The / Summer HolidayYoung Ones, The / Summer Holiday (1961-1962) Recommended
Dir. Sidney J. Furie, Peter Yates
Feat. Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, The Shadows
A pairing of delightfully dated musical vehicles for Brit pop sensation of the day, Cliff Richard. THE YOUNG ONES has Cliff organising a fundraising…
Leather Boys, TheLeather Boys, The (1964) Recommended
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Rita Tushingham, Colin Campbell, Dudley Sutton
Gritty study of an impulsive young woman's incompatible marriage to motorcycle–loving mechanic, and his subsequent 'close' relationship with a…
Ipcress File, TheIpcress File, The (1965)
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman
An academic James Bond–style thriller involving kidnapping, espionage, mysterious tapes and corrupt authorities. Stylised photography and an…
Appaloosa, TheAppaloosa, The (Southwest to Senora) (1966)
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon
Minor, though well–crafted and photographed Western set around Brando's attempts to recover his prized horse from a Mexican bandit (Saxon).
Lady Sings the BluesLady Sings the Blues (1972) Recommended
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor
Diana Ross is terrific in her acting debut as famously–troubled jazz legend Billie Holiday in this flawed but fascinating biographical drama…
Gable and LombardGable and Lombard (1976)
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield
A speculative and superficial biopic based on the scandalous romance and tumultuous marriage of 1930's screen stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard,…
Boys in Company C, TheBoys in Company C, The (1978)
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, R. Lee Ermey
A rugged and absurdist action film about young soldiers scarred by the horrors and blunders of war. Faintly critical of America’s involvement, this…
Superman 4Superman 4 (Superman IV: The Quest for Peace) (1987)
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper
Final entry in the Christopher Reeve series, this time clashing with implacable foe Lex Luther (Hackman) who has produced a superpowered ally,…

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