Search results for "Betty Field"


How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life (1968)

Director Fielder Cook's 1968 sex comedy has wealthy playboy Dean Martin wrongly believing good girl Stella Stevens is his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fielder Cook
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Stella Stevens  •  Eli Wallach  •  Anne Jackson

7 Women (1966) RT Audience 68%

In a mission in China in 1935, Agatha Andrews is a rigid missionary beset by Mongolian bandits led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan. With her are her assistant Jane Argent, staff ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Sue Lyon  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Flora Robson

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) RT 82% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2001

After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Karl Malden  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Neville Brand

BUtterfield 8 (1960) RT 47% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Sep 2000

The story about Gloria Wandrous, a promiscuous fashion model, who falls in love with Weston Liggett, the hard drinking son of a working class family who has married into money.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Eddie Fisher  •  Dina Merrill

Peyton Place (1957) RT 60% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Grace Metalious' once-notorious bestseller Peyton Place is given a lavish -- and necessarily toned-down -- film treatment in this deluxe 20th Century-Fox production. Set ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Diane Varsi  •  Hope Lange  •  Lee Philips

Picnic (1955) RT 57% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Apr 2000

The morning of a small town Labor Day picnic, a drifter (Hal Carter) blows into town to visit an old fraternity buddy (Alan Benson) who also happens to be the son of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  William Holden  •  Kim Novak  •  Betty Field  •  Susan Strasberg

The Great Gatsby (1949) RT 38% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 1998

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Betty Field  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Ruth Hussey

Tomorrow the World (1944)

German boy Emil comes to live with his American uncle who tries to teach the former Hitler Youth to reject Nazism.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Betty Field  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Skip Homeier

The Great Moment (1944) RT 83% / Audience 21%

DVD release: Nov 2006

The biography of Dr.W.T.Morgan, a 19th century Boston dentist, during his quest to have anesthesia, in the form of ether, accepted by the public and the medical and dental ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Betty Field  •  Harry Carey  •  William Demarest

Flesh and Fantasy (1943) RT Audience 86%

Director Julien Duvivier's 1943 anthology film tells three tales of the supernatural. The first story is set at the Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the second involves a psychic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Robert Benchley  •  Betty Field  •  Robert Cummings  •  Edgar Barrier




Kings Row (1942) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Five children in an apparently ideal American small town find their lives changing as the years pass near the turn of the century in 1900. Parris and Drake, both of whom have ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Charles Coburn  •  Claude Rains

Are Husbands Necessary? (1942)

George and Mary Elizabeth Cugat are about to celebrate their second wedding anniversary and dream of having a child. Although they live comfortably on George's earnings as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Betty Field  •  Patricia Morison  •  Eugene Pallette

Blues in the Night (1941) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their talented leader from dying after he breaks from the band and begins drinking and taking drugs.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Priscilla Lane  •  Betty Field  •  Richard Whorf  •  Lloyd Nolan

The Shepherd of the Hills (1941) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Young Matt Masters, an Ozark Mountains moonshiner, hates the father he has never seen, who apparently deserted Matt's mother and left her to die. His obsession contributes to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Ward Bond  •  Betty Field  •  Harry Carey

Seventeen (1940) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Aug 2015

A high-school student in a small town becomes smitten with the sophisticated new girl who's just arrived from Chicago. Based on Booth Tarkington's story.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Betty Field  •  Otto Kruger  •  Ann Shoemaker

Of Mice and Men (1939) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A mentally retarded giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch in depression era America.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Betty Field  •  Lon Chaney, Jr.  •  Charles Bickford

What a Life (1939)

Jackie Cooper stars in this first film in the wholesome "Henry Aldrich" series of teen comedies.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Theodore Reed
CAST:  Jackie Cooper  •  Betty Field  •  John Howard  •  Hedda Hopper

Bus Stop (1956) RT 79% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2002

Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Don Murray  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Betty Field

Victory (1940)

A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Betty Field  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jerome Cowan

Coogan's Bluff (1968) RT 94% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Coogan (Clint Eastwood) an Arizona deputy sheriff goes to New York to pick up a prisoner. While escorting the prisoner to the airport he escapes and Coogan heads into the City ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Susan Clark  •  Tisha Sterling