The best Lee Remick’s drama movies

Lee Remick

Lee Remick

14/12/1935- 02/07/1991
Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for the 1962 film Days of Wine and Roses, and for the 1966 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway theatre performance in Wait Until Dark. Remick made her film debut in 1957 in A Face in the Crowd. Her other notable film roles include Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Wild River (1960), The Detective (1968), The Omen (1976), and The Europeans (1979). She won Golden Globe Awards for the 1973 TV film The Blue Knight, and for playing the title role in the 1974 miniseries Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill. For the latter role, she also won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress. In April 1991, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lee Remick, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​
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Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder
8/10
Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner, who's hiding a dark secret.

The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 03/04/1958
  • Character: Eula Varner
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.

Days of Wine and Roses

Days of Wine and Roses
7.8/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 26/12/1962
  • Character: Kirsten Arnesen Clay
An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.

Sometimes a Great Notion

Sometimes a Great Notion
6.9/10
Hank Stamper and his father, Henry, own and operate the family business by cutting and shipping logs in Oregon. The town is furious when they continue working despite the town going broke and the other loggers go on strike ordering the Stampers to stop, however Hank continues to push his family on cutting more trees. Hank's wife wishes he would stop and hopes that they can spend more time together. When Hank's half brother Leland comes to work for them, more trouble starts.

Wild River

Wild River
7.5/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 26/05/1960
  • Character: Carol Garth Baldwin
A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in particular a farmer who objects to his employment (with pay) of local black laborers. Much of the plot revolves around the eviction of an elderly woman from her home on an island in the River, and the young man's love affair with that woman's widowed granddaughter.

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd
8.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 29/05/1957
  • Character: Betty Lou Fleckum
The rise of a raucous hayseed named Lonesome Rhodes from itinerant Ozark guitar picker to local media rabble-rouser to TV superstar and political king-maker. Marcia Jeffries is the innocent Sarah Lawrence girl who discovers the great man in a back-country jail and is the first to fall under his spell.

The Running Man

The Running Man
6.6/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 01/10/1963
  • Character: Stella Black
An insurance man (Alan Bates) gets chummy in Spain with a couple (Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick) who have collected on a fake death.

The Detective

The Detective
6.5/10
Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a gay man.

The Competition

The Competition
6.7/10
The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her teacher, Greta, or will she condemn Paul to obscurity?

Baby the Rain Must Fall

Baby the Rain Must Fall
6.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 12/01/1965
  • Character: Georgette Thomas
Henry Thomas tries to overcome the horrors of his childhood and start a new life with his wife and kid. However, his abusive step-mother and his dependence on alcohol threaten to ruin his future.

Hennessy

Hennessy
6.1/10
Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.

The Europeans

The Europeans
6.2/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 01/05/1979
  • Character: Eugenia Young
A New England household is upset by the arrival of two cousins from Europe.

The Last Tycoon

The Last Tycoon
7.9/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 14/03/1957
  • Character: Cecelia Brady
A movie producer is slowly working himself to death.

These Thousand Hills

These Thousand Hills
6.3/10
A cowboy (Don Murray) tries for easy money with his partner, then tries ranching with a saloon hostess's (Lee Remick) money.

Tribute

Tribute
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 14/12/1980
  • Character: Maggie Stratton
A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.

The Blue Knight

The Blue Knight
7.1/10
Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance
6.6/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 12/11/1973
  • Character: Julia
In their nice Connecticut home, Agnes and Tobias have grown used to the imperfection and fragility of their marriage. Quietly nursing their grief over the death of their son, they get by well enough together. Agnes' boozy sister wanders in and out, and they allow anxiety-stricken friends to move into an upstairs room. But, when their daughter, Julia, shows up announcing her fourth divorce, long-repressed emotions come to the surface.

Sanctuary

Sanctuary
6.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 18/04/1961
  • Character: Temple Drake
In 1920s rural Mississippi, Nancy Mannigoe, an African-American servant, is placed on death row for the murder of Temple Drake's infant child. Temple, the daughter of the governor, pleads with her father to exonerate Nancy of the charges, explaining that Nancy acted in haste to prevent her from resuming her affair with a roguish Cajun called Candy Man. Details of Temple's sordid past are uncovered as she begs mercy for her faithful servant.

Ike: The War Years

Ike: The War Years
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 01/01/1980
  • Character: Kay Summersby
Dramatization of the World War II years of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The Vision

The Vision
7/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 25/11/1987
  • Character: Grace Gardner
Veteran broadcaster James Marriner is persuaded to front a new big budget national family TV channel. But he begins to suspect that the channel is a front for something much more sinister and political.

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