Search results for "Barbara Nichols"


Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) RT 69% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Arthur Franz

Sweet Smell of Success (1957) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 2001

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Mackendrick
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Tony Curtis  •  Susan Harrison  •  Martin Milner

The Power (1968) RT Audience 38%

One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Aldo Ray  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Richard Carlson

Where the Boys Are (1960) RT 83% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Good girls Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie - all students at mid-western Penmore University - are planning on going to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break to get away ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Dolores Hart  •  George Hamilton  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  Jim Hutton

Dear Heart (1964) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 2014

A lonely Ohio spinster hopes to find romance when she travels to New York City for a postmasters' convention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Glenn Ford  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Barbara Nichols

House of Women (1962) RT Audience 25%

An innocent, pregnant prison inmate (Shirley Knight) becomes the bad warden's (Andrew Duggan) personal favorite.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Doniger
CAST:  Shirley Knight  •  Andrew Duggan  •  Barbara Nichols  •  Margaret Hayes

The Scarface Mob (1959)

Story of how a group of incorruptible federal lawmen helped put 1920s' Chicago gangster Al Capone in prison.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Barbara Nichols  •  Pat Crowley

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Art Carney  •  Phil Silvers

The George Raft Story (1961) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Ray Danton  •  Jayne Mansfield  •  Barrie Chase  •  Barbara Nichols

The Naked and the Dead (1958) RT Audience 40%

Fighting men in World War II learn the value of courage and quickness at the risk of losing their lives.  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Aldo Ray  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Raymond Massey  •  Lili St. Cyr




Looking for Love (1964)

DVD release: Sep 2011

An aspiring young singer, who's so far had no luck with her show business career, unexpectedly gets her big break by inventing a specialized clothes rack. Comedy with songs.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Connie Francis  •  Jim Hutton  •  Susan Oliver  •  Barbara Nichols

Miracle in the Rain (1956) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Van Johnson  •  Peggie Castle  •  Fred Clark

Charley and the Angel (1973) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 1988

Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Harry Morgan  •  Kurt Russell  •  Cloris Leachman

That Kind of Woman (1959) RT Audience 58%

A young GI (Tab Hunter) falls in love with a kept woman (Sophia Loren) on a train to New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Tab Hunter  •  Jack Warden  •  Barbara Nichols

The Human Duplicators (1965)

An alien is dispatched from a faraway galaxy to take over the Earth by "duplicating" humans and creating a race of zombies resembling animated pottery in this low-budget ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Hugo Grimaldi
CAST:  George Nader  •  Barbara Nichols  •  George Macready  •  Richard Kiel

The Pajama Game (1957) RT 91% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen  •  George Abbott
CAST:  Doris Day  •  John Raitt  •  Carol Haney  •  Eddie Foy, Jr.

Who Was That Lady? (1960) RT Audience 46%

In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Dean Martin  •  Janet Leigh  •  James Whitmore

The King and Four Queens (1956) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2009

Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Mystery • Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Jean Willes  •  Jo Van Fleet

The Loved One (1965) RT 53% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Robert Morse  •  Jonathan Winters  •  Anjanette Comer  •  Dana Andrews