Movies starring William Holden

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Casino Royale

The only James Bond story for which Albert Broccoli never obtained the rights is Casino Royale. Those are held by Charles Feldman, who, following the success of Dr. No, From Russia with Love, and Goldfinger, decided that he wanted to make his ...

Bridge on the River Kwai, The

Although it's certainly a matter for argument, many cineastes consider David Lean to be one of the ten best directors of lavish epics. Although several of Lean's most accomplished movies were made while he was based in the U.K., they nevertheless ...

Run Time: 2:41
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: ADVENTURE
Director: David Lean
Cast: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, William Holden, ...
Sunset Blvd.

1950 was a very good year for movies that took a look behind the showbiz scene. Both Sunset Blvd. (films) and All About Eve (theater) collected their share of Oscar nominations, with Eve beating out Sunset in the key Best Picture category. Howeve...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Mature Themes)
Genre: THRILLER/DRAMA
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, ...
Network

In motion pictures, there are essentially three types of satire: a fatuous, silly kind that emphasizes jokes to the exclusion of all else; a lightly comic approach that gently pokes fun at issues while developing a plot and characters; and a vicio...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch, ...
Stalag 17

There was a time when it was considered "daring" or "risky" to make a comedy-tinged war movie. In the early 1950s, with the scabs from World War II still in evidence and the United States enmeshed in Korea, war didn't seem to be a lighthearte...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence, Mild Profanity)
Genre: War/Comedy
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, ...
Sabrina

In the 1940s and '50s, star power drove movies. Staples of cinema like plot, character, and photography were often of secondary importance to who topped the marquee. Well-known actors could draw large crowds to a bad movie, while obscure name...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: ROMANCE
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, ...
Wild Bunch, The

Violence comes in many shapes, sizes, and forms. Twenty-six years ago, when Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch was first released, it caused a stir because of its gritty, uncompromising style. The deaths in this film are neither sterile nor heroic. W...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: WESTERN
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Cast: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, ...