Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson

Known For: Production · Birthday: 1918-08-03 · Deathday: 1986-09-20 (68 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, UK

66 Movies

Also Known As: Denis Johnson Sr.

Biography.

Denis Hale Johnson (July 1, 1949 – May 24, 2017) was an American writer best known for his short story collection Jesus' Son (1992) and his novel Tree of Smoke (2007), which won the National Book Award for Fiction. He also wrote plays, poetry, journalism, and non-fiction.

Movies & TV shows.

66 Movies
Haunters of the Deep

Haunters of the Deep

1984
Josh Holman encounters the ghost of a child mine worker with a special warning on the headlands of his Cornish home town, as an old tin mine is about to be re-opened after the discovery of valuable de...
Curse of the Pink Panther

Curse of the Pink Panther

5.32
1983
The Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for Inspector Clouseau. Dreyfus rigs the Surete's computer to select the worst detective in the world. A sleigh. As if he were Clouseau's Ame...
Trail of the Pink Panther

Trail of the Pink Panther

5.39
1982
Chief Inspector Clouseau from France is called in by the authorities to investigate the theft of the Pink Panther diamond. His plane is missing. Marie Jouvet, a famous French TV reporter, is going to ...
Outland

Outland

5
1981
An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Jupiter's third moon is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. He waits alone for the assassins hired by the c...
The Awakening

The Awakening

1980
The evil spirit of an Egyptian queen enters a British archaeologist's daughter.
Hanover Street

Hanover Street

1979
Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2. Things get complicated when she falls for a pilot.
The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers

1978
They made him a hero by branding him cowardice. A man overcame fear.
Nasty Habits

Nasty Habits

1977
In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what they want.
Permission to Kill

Permission to Kill

1975
The downfall of a Third World political leader is plotted by an intelligence agent.
Out of Season

Out of Season

1975
Middle-aged Ann and her teenage daughter Joanna manage a failing hotel on an island off the British coast. One day, the hotel receives an unexpected guest, a man named Joe.
No Sex Please: We're British

No Sex Please: We're British

1973
Pete, the owner of a porn store, orders some new stuff from his supplier, but he doesn't know the address of the local bank. Newlyweds David andPenny Hunter are shocked when first photos, films and tw...
Innocent Bystanders

Innocent Bystanders

1972
John Craig is given the task of tracking down a Russian scientist who is on the run. The game is called cross and double-cross.
Follow Me!

Follow Me!

1972
A British bankers hires a private detective to find out if his American wife is cheating on him.
The Go-Between

The Go-Between

1971
A British teenager spends a summer in the countryside and develops a crush on a young woman. In order to impress Marian, Leo becomes the go-between, delivering secret romantic letters to Ted, a handso...
Bloomfield

Bloomfield

1970
An aging soccer player has a girlfriend, a young fan, and doubts about throwing a game.
Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

1970
In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a mentally disturbed Scotsman,...
Oliver!

Oliver!

6.67
1968
Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpo...
A Countess From Hong Kong

A Countess From Hong Kong

1
1967
A Russian countess sneaks away from her husband. The diplomat is going to New York.
Alfie

Alfie

6
1966
The story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life was told in the film.
The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File

4.29
1965
Sly and dry intelligence agent, Harry Palmer is tasked with investigating British Intelligence security, and is soon enmeshed in a world of double-dealing, kidnap and murder when he finds a traitor op...
A Shot in the Dark

A Shot in the Dark

5.53
1964
The murder of Mr is being investigated by Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Benjamin Ballon's driver is at a country estate. A Shot in the Dark is the second film in the Pink Panther film series and is more...
The Haunting

The Haunting

4.57
1963
There is a doctor. Markway, who is doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, is investigating Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
The Girl Hunters

The Girl Hunters

1963
In this 1963 adaptation of his novel, Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, taken out of the gut...
The Punch and Judy Man

The Punch and Judy Man

1963
The man known as the Punch And Judy Man is Walter Pinner. His hatred of snobbery comes to a head when he learns that he will be performing at the 60th anniversary celebrations of the town in front of ...
Light in the Piazza

Light in the Piazza

1962
A young American woman is traveling in Italy with her mother. Naccarelli knows where the mother and daughter will go next. Mrs and Signor Naccarelli are worried about where this will lead. The person ...
A Matter of WHO

A Matter of WHO

1961
The World Health Organization believes there is a link between oil drilling in the Middle East and an outbreak of a disease in Europe.
Five Golden Hours

Five Golden Hours

1961
A noble crook consoles wealthy widows and is doing well until he meets and falls in love with a baroness who knows all about get-rich-quick schemes. The baroness takes off with the dough after the cro...
Village of the Damned

Village of the Damned

5.82
1960
Everyone falls unconscious in a small English village. Every woman of child bearing age is pregnant when they awake. The children have the same blond hair, eyes, and connection to each other.
Bottoms Up!

Bottoms Up!

1960
Professor Jim Edwards, an incompetent boarding school headmaster, devised a plan to save his job by passing off his bookie's son as a Middle Eastern prince. An official from the Foreign Office arrives...
Tommy the Toreador

Tommy the Toreador

1959
Tommy is a happy sailor, travelling the world, singing his favourite songs. When he visits Spain, he gets mistaken for a famous bullfighter. Tommy finishes up in the bull-ring facing a VERY angry bull...
Wonderful Things!

Wonderful Things!

1958
Carmello, a young fisherman who is unable to earn enough from fishing to marry his tempestuous fiancée, decides to come to England to seek his fortune and finds fortunes are not quite so easy to come ...
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

1958
American scientist Dr. Frank Smith is brought to Britain to help the C.I.A. There is a defecting East block scientist they want him to debrief. The commies are less than amused and set Dr. Smith up fo...
These Dangerous Years

These Dangerous Years

1957
A gang member is called up for National Service after winning a singing contest and getting into a fight with another soldier.
Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst

Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst

1957
While sailing lawfully up the Yangste in 1949, the British warship Amethyst found its return to the open sea blocked by Communist Chinese shore batteries that unexpectedly opened fire. In charge, Liet...
It's Great to be Young!

It's Great to be Young!

1956
John Mills is a teacher in It's Great to a Young. When Frome starts imposing all sorts of repressive rules, the headmaster tries to stand up for his students, but is dismissed for his troubles. The ki...
Home and Away

Home and Away

1956
There is a lot of excitement in the house when George discovers that he won the pools. It was his son who won in partnership with the son of a woman against whom George has bad feelings.
My Teenage Daughter

My Teenage Daughter

1956
The magazine editor lives in London with her two daughters. When Jan is invited to a party at the Savoy, she meets Tony Ward Black, the owner of a car and supposedly running through a legacy. Mark, a ...
Timeslip

Timeslip

6
1955
An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his body. He is seven-and-a-half seconds ahead of us. He teams up with a reporter to stop his e...
Cast a Dark Shadow

Cast a Dark Shadow

1955
Edward "Teddy" Bare is a scheming schemer who believes he will inherit a fortune when he kills his wife. Teddy is looking for a new victim when things don't go according to plan. Freda is more guarded...
The Deadliest Sin

The Deadliest Sin

1955
A confession to a priest from a thief leads to the priest's life being threatened by his gang.
The Hornet's Nest

The Hornet's Nest

1955
A jewel thief hides a small fortune in stolen goods on an empty barge before being arrested by the cops. He runs into a lot of trouble with the boat's beautiful tenants when he returns to claim his lo...
Contraband Spain

Contraband Spain

1955
After his brother is murdered, an FBI agent goes to the French-Spanish border to round up counterfeiters.
The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp

The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp

1954
An angel finds that she needs money to fulfill her mission on Earth. Her only solution to this problem is to pawn her harp.
The Sleeping Tiger

The Sleeping Tiger

1954
A doctor's wife tries to seduce a thief who broke into the doctor's home and was caught in a web of doctors who wanted to experiment on him.
Devil on Horseback

Devil on Horseback

1954
A boy wants to be a jockey.
The Good Die Young

The Good Die Young

1954
Three men are encouraged by a playboy to commit a mail van robbery.
Child's Play

Child's Play

1954
Family sci-fi adventure.
Operation Diplomat

Operation Diplomat

1953
A physician is forced to operate on a mystery figure under shady circumstances.
Background

Background

1953
Two years of deterioration sees John and Barbara Lomax's marriage reduced to bitter sniping and "keeping up appearances" for the sake of the children. When John's old friend Bill professes his love fo...
The Village

The Village

1953
The Village was directed by Leopold Lindtberg.
Laxdale Hall

Laxdale Hall

1953
A parliamentary delegation is sent to a remote Scottish Highlands community, where the residents are protesting the poor condition of their road by withholding their taxes, and spending a few days amo...
Miss Robin Hood

Miss Robin Hood

1952
A writer of adventure stories for girls is presented with an intriguing proposition from an elderly fan in this delightful fantasy adventure. She suggests that they plotted to steal a secret whiskey f...
The Brave Don't Cry

The Brave Don't Cry

1952
The "feel" of a documentary is what The Brave Don't Cry aspires to. A group of workers are trapped in a cave-in. The families of the miners are waiting. The rescue is nip and tuck and times, but event...
Time, Gentlemen, Please!

Time, Gentlemen, Please!

1952
Hayhoe, England is expecting a visit from the Prime Minister because of its high productivity. Dan Dance is an old rogue who would rather drink than work. The village council is determined to have a p...
The Madame Gambles

The Madame Gambles

1951
Employess of a dress shop battle with a crooked gambler to get their jobs back.
There Is Another Sun

There Is Another Sun

1951
Story of romance between a young boxer in fairground boxing booth and a chorus girl, and how 'Racer', a 'Wall of Death' rider in the same fairground, involves them in a robbery.
Old Mother Riley's Jungle Treasure

Old Mother Riley's Jungle Treasure

1951
Old Mother Riley runs into a ghost who is a pirate.
Paul Temple's Triumph

Paul Temple's Triumph

1950
A husband and wife detective team are looking into the murder of one of her friends. A shadowy figure known as "Z" leads a sinister crime organization.
Something in the City

Something in the City

1950
A man hides the fact that he lost his job from his wife when he goes off to work each day as normal, but he gets into trouble when he is followed by a reporter.
The Cure for Love

The Cure for Love

1949
Sergeant Jack Hardacre returns from the war with a plan to reconcile with his fiancée. He fell in love with a new lodger.
The Lost People

The Lost People

1949
Two British soldiers hold a group of refugees in a German theatre before they return them to their homelands. There are rivalries between Serb and Croat, resistance fighter and collaborators, Pole and...
The Ghosts of Berkeley Square

The Ghosts of Berkeley Square

1947
1947 British comedy. The ghosts of two stupid 18th-century officers who killed themselves when trying to prevent war by kidnapping the Duke of Marlborough will haunt a Berkeley Square mansion until a ...
Appointment with Crime

Appointment with Crime

1946
A small-time jewel thief is abandoned by his partners-in-crime, a club owner and his driver. When the robbery goes wrong, it's Victor Weske. After he was released from prison, he came up with a plan f...
Lisbon Story

Lisbon Story

1946
A musical cabaret singer meets a British agent and goes with him to Nazi occupied France to save an atomic scientist.
Frenzy

Frenzy

1946
A seance is held to discover the whereabouts, and the killer, of a sculptor's wife.
The Echo Murders

The Echo Murders

1945
The detective solved a series of crimes while taking on Nazi spies.
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