Search results for "Barbara Stanwyck"

Ball of Fire (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Henry Travers

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) RT 77% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

A Taste of Evil (1971)

On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Llewellyn Moxey
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Barbara Parkins  •  Roddy McDowall  •  William Windom

The Night Walker (1964) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 1993

A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Robert Taylor  •  Judi Meredith  •  Rochelle Hudson

Roustabout (1964) RT 63% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2000

Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle; laid up after an accident, he joins a carnival owned by the feisty Barbara Stanwyck.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Leif Erickson  •  Joan Freeman

Walk on the Wild Side (1962) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Feb 2004

At the Doll House, a 1930’s New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Capucine  •  Jane Fonda  •  Anne Baxter

Trooper Hook (1957) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Oct 2011

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GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Charles Marquis Warren
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Earl Holliman  •  Edward Andrews

Forty Guns (1957) RT 100% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2005

An authoritarian rancher, Barbara Stanwyck, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns. When a new Marshall arrives to set things straight, the cattle ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Dean Jagger  •  John Ericson

Crime of Passion (1957) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. Her drive to advance ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gerd Oswald
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fay Wray  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Raymond Burr

These Wilder Years (1956) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2012

A man tries to find a son he gave up for adoption years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Betty Lou Keim

The Maverick Queen (1956) RT Audience 43%

A Pinkerton detective goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of thieves whose boss is a feisty lady saloonkeeper. Complications ensue.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Scott Brady  •  Mary Murphy

There's Always Tomorrow (1956) RT Audience 81%

There’s Always Tomorrow is a remake of a 1934 film of the same name. Fred MacMurray is a toy company executive whose wife (Joan Bennett) and kids (Gigi Perreau, William ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Joan Bennett  •  William Reynolds

Escape to Burma (1955) RT Audience 50%

A fugitive in British Burma hides on a teak plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Robert Ryan  •  David Farrar  •  Murvyn Vye

The Violent Men (1955) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A former Union Army officer plans to sell out to Anchor Ranch and move east with his fiancée, but the low price offered by Anchor's crippled owner and the outfit's bullying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Dianne Foster

Witness to Murder (1954) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A woman fights to convince the police that she witnessed a murder while looking out her bedroom window.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Sanders  •  Gary Merrill  •  Jesse White

Executive Suite (1954) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2007

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Holden  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fredric March  •  June Allyson

Cattle Queen of Montana (1954) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Sierra Nevada Jones must fight a villainous rancher to regain the land that is rightfully hers.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Gene Evans  •  Lance Fuller