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Lewis Gilbert

Director, Actor

Good Die Young, TheGood Die Young, The (1954) Recommended
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Laurence Harvey, Sir Stanley Baker, Joan Collins
Fiery British heist–noir with a debt–burdened Laurence Harvey leading a motley crew of down–on–their–luck military men…
Reach for the SkyReach for the Sky (1956)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Kenneth More
British WW2 favourite tells the courageous true story of pilot Douglas Bader who overcame the amputation of both legs to miraculously continue his…
Admirable Crichton, TheAdmirable Crichton, The (1957)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Sally Ann Howes
Comedy about an impeccable butler (Kenneth More) who becomes the ruler of an aristocratic family when social order is flipped after they all become…
Carve Her Name With PrideCarve Her Name With Pride (1958)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner
Brit war–time romance centred on a lady living in London during WW2 who marries and has a child with a French soldier. Upon hearing of his…
Ferry to Hong KongFerry to Hong Kong (1959)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Orson Welles, Sylvia Syms, Curt Jurgens
Maritime adventure in which Orson Welles portrays a reluctant sea captain forced to take a shady rogue deportee from Hong Kong onboard his vessel…
Sink the BismarckSink the Bismarck (1960)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith
A no–nonsense depiction of the WW2 hunt by the British navy to destroy the German super–warship Bismarck. Conveying both the allied…
Light Up the Sky!Light Up the Sky! (1960)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Ian Carmichael, Benny Hill, Dick Emery
Ian Carmichael leads an inept searchlight unit during in this bumbling and occasionally tragic wartime comedy. Larrikins Benny Hill and Tommy Steele…
Damn the Defiant!Damn the Defiant! (H.M.S. Defiant) (1962)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Quayle
Naval drama set aboard a British warship during the Napoleonic wars is a defiantly good–quality effort. Script, photography (by Christopher…
AlfieAlfie (1965)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Michael Caine, Shelley Winters
The film that made Michael Caine a household name. His eponymous anti–hero is that of a likely lad who likes to 'ave a go wiv the birds. They…
You Only Live TwiceYou Only Live Twice (1967) Recommended
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Tetsuro Tamba
The fifth Bond film starring Sean Connery as the agent supreme. A space flight is hijacked by sinister crime organisation Spectre, bringing the world…

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