The best David Niven’s movies

David Niven

David Niven

28/02/1910- 29/07/1983
We present our ranking of the best David Niven’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about David Niven.
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Casino Royale

Casino Royale
5/10
Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of baccarat, but all the Bonds get more than they can handle.

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
7.5/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 07/04/1939
  • Character: Edgar Linton
The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley's sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy -- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor.

The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone
7.5/10
  • Genre: ActionWar
  • Release: 27/04/1961
  • Character: Cpl. James Arthur Miller
A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile
7.2/10
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Release: 29/09/1978
  • Character: Colonel Race
As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?

The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther
7/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 18/12/1963
  • Character: Sir Charles Lytton
The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for the Tyrolean Alps, where the famous Lugashi jewel 'The Pink Panther' is going to be. However, he does not know who The Phantom really is, or for that matter who anyone else really is...

Murder by Death

Murder by Death
7.3/10
Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are decently allowed.

Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days
6.7/10
Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

Dodsworth

Dodsworth
7.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 23/09/1936
  • Character: Captain Clyde Lockert
A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

55 Days at Peking

55 Days at Peking
6.7/10
Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals.

Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty
7.6/10
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.

Escape to Athena

Escape to Athena
5.6/10
During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a Greek island are trying to escape. They not only want their freedom, but also seek an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the summit of the island's mountain.

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death
8/10
When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake, and dispatch an angel to collect him.

Trail of the Pink Panther

Trail of the Pink Panther
4.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 03/12/1982
  • Character: Sir Charles Litton
The Pink Panther diamond is stolen once again from Lugash and the authorities call in Chief Inspector Clouseau from France. His plane disappears en-route. This time, famous French TV reporter Marie Jouvet sets out to solve the mystery and starts to interview everybody connected to Clouseau.

The Brain

The Brain
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 07/03/1969
  • Character: Col. Carol Matthews, aka "Le Cerveau"
Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.

Curse of the Pink Panther

Curse of the Pink Panther
4.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 12/08/1983
  • Character: Sir Charles Litton
Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. Clifton Sleigh. Sleigh obtusely bungles his way past assassins and corrupt officials as though he were Clouseau's American cousin.

The Sea Wolves

The Sea Wolves
6.3/10
This true story follows the exploits of a top-secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart (Roger Moore). Since the ships are in neutral territory the British Military command, while encouraging the scheme, must deny any knowledge of it if it fails. Pugh and Stewart enlist the aid of retired officer Col. Bill Grice (David Niven) and some of his former soldiers. On the pretext of being on a fishing expedition, these seemingly drunken old men in civilian clothing must board and destroy 3 Nazi ships, whose radio transmissions have resulted in Nazi submarines sinking allied ships. While Stewart arranges a diversion onshore, Pugh and Grice carry out the dangerous raid on and destruction of the Nazi ships.

The Bishop's Wife

The Bishop's Wife
7.6/10
An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.

Candleshoe

Candleshoe
6.7/10
  • Genre: Family
  • Release: 16/12/1977
  • Character: Priory
When ex-con artist Harry claims that a secret treasure is hidden inside Candleshoe, an English estate, he creates an elaborate plan to find and steal the prize. By convincing a girl named Casey to impersonate the estate owner's long-lost granddaughter, Harry hopes to uncover the treasure's location. But when Casey has a change of heart, she must follow the clues and find the treasure, in order to save Candleshoe and stop Harry before it is too late.

Bonjour Tristesse

Bonjour Tristesse
6.9/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 15/01/1958
  • Character: Raymond
Cecile is a decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father, Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra
6.8/10
The queen of Egypt barges the Nile and flirts with Mark Antony and Julius Caesar.

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