Guy Hamilton

Guy Hamilton

  • Highest Rated: 97% Goldfinger (1964)
  • Lowest Rated: 41% Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins (1985)
  • Birthday: Sep 16, 1922
  • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Born in Paris to British parents, director Guy Hamilton began his career assisting in French films; after World War II, he became an assistant director in British films, most notably for directors Carol Reed (Fallen Idol, The Third Man) and John Huston (The African Queen). He began directing in the early '50s, doing such notable work as the POW-escape film The Colditz Story and the Shaw adaptation The Devil's Disciple. He had a mega-hit in 1964 with the James Bond film Goldfinger, and went on to direct Sean Connery's first comeback as 007, Diamonds are Forever; Hamilton also guided Roger Moore in the Bond films Live and Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun. He also made the more serious espionage thriller Funeral in Berlin, as well as actioners (Battle of Britain, Force 10 from Navarone) and mysteries (The Mirror Crack'd, Evil Under the Sun). Hamilton mostly retired by the late 1980s; he died in 2016, at age 93.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

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No Score Yet A Film for the Few: Making 'Battle of Britain' Actor 2005
41% Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins Director 1985
86% Evil Under the Sun Director 1982
63% The Mirror Crack'd Director 1980
54% Force 10 From Navarone Director Producer 1978
45% The Man with the Golden Gun Director 1974
65% Live and Let Die Director 1973
65% Diamonds Are Forever Director 1971
67% Battle of Britain Director 1969
75% Funeral in Berlin Director 1966
No Score Yet Party's Over Director 1966
97% Goldfinger Director 1964
No Score Yet The Winston Affair (Man in the Middle) Director 1964
No Score Yet The Best of Enemies Screenwriter Director 1962
No Score Yet A Touch of Larceny Director 1959
No Score Yet The Devil's Disciple Director 1959
No Score Yet Dragnet Walker Scott 1956
No Score Yet The Colditz Story Screenwriter Director 1955
No Score Yet An Inspector Calls Director 1954
No Score Yet The Intruder Director 1953

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