David Lean

Biography

Sir David Lean CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter, and editor, best remembered for bringing Charles Dickens's novels to the screen with films such as Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), and for his big-screen epics such as The Brid...

15 titles Directing Writing

7.4

A Passage to India

1984 · Director

7.5

Ryan's Daughter

1970 · Director

8.0

Doctor Zhivago

1965 · Director

8.3

Lawrence of Arabia

1962 · Director

8.2

The Bridge on the River Kwai

1957 · Director

7.7

Hobson's Choice

1954 · Director

6.9

The Sound Barrier

1952 · Director

7.0

Madeleine

1950 · Director

7.6

The Passionate Friends

1949 · Director

7.8

Oliver Twist

1948 · Director

7.9

Great Expectations

1946 · Director

7.2

Blithe Spirit

1945 · Director

8.1

Brief Encounter

1945 · Director

7.3

This Happy Breed

1944 · Director

7.3

In Which We Serve

1942 · Director

8 titles Directing Writing

7.4

A Passage to India

1984 · Screenplay

7.7

Hobson's Choice

1954 · Screenplay

7.6

The Passionate Friends

1949 · Adaptation

7.8

Oliver Twist

1948 · Screenplay

7.9

Great Expectations

1946 · Screenplay

8.1

Brief Encounter

1945 · Screenplay

7.2

Blithe Spirit

1945 · Adaptation

7.3

This Happy Breed

1944 · Adaptation