Search results for "Darren McGavin"


Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)

An adopted teen who runs away to what he believes to be his birth town and mother, in the hopes of putting together the missing pieces of his sense of identity. He arrives ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Darren McGavin
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Bobby Darin  •  Tessa Dahl

A Christmas Story (1983) RT 89% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 1999

The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Melinda Dillon  •  Darren McGavin  •  Peter Billingsley  •  Ian Petrella

Airport '77 (1977) RT 50% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

Billy Madison (1995) RT 46% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Darren McGavin  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Bradley Whitford

Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Twin brothers -- one rough and tough, the other a city-bred milquetoast -- compete for their father's fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  Jim Dale  •  Karen Valentine  •  Don Knotts  •  Jack Elam

Raw Deal (1986) RT 25% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Kathryn Harrold  •  Darren McGavin  •  Sam Wanamaker

Summertime (1955) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Middle-aged Ohio secretary Jane Hudson has never found love and has nearly resigned herself to spending the rest of her life alone. But before she does, she uses her savings ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Isa Miranda  •  Darren McGavin

The Delicate Delinquent (1957) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Don McGuire
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Darren McGavin  •  Martha Hyer  •  Robert Ivers

The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) RT 86% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2000

Frankie is a heroin addict and sits in prison. He wants a different life but the rehabilitation isn’t as easy as he had thought. Director Otto Preminger films one of the first ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kim Novak  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Arnold Stang

Turk 182! (1985) RT 20% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Aug 2002

After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Timothy Hutton  •  Robert Urich  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Robert Culp




By Dawn's Early Light (1990) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 2004

When a nuclear missile is launched by presumably Soviet forces toward Turkey, the beginning of the ultimate war to end all wars WW 3 is started. Powers Boothe, his girlfriend ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jack Sholder
CAST:  Powers Boothe  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  James Earl Jones  •  Martin Landau

Dead Heat (1988) RT 11% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2011

LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Goldblatt
CAST:  Treat Williams  •  Joe Piscopo  •  Lindsay Frost  •  Vincent Price

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) RT 100% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2003

A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Bickford  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Rod Steiger

She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Lee Bowman  •  Adele Jergens  •  Charles Winninger

Bullet for a Badman (1964)

Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Darren McGavin  •  Ruta Lee  •  Beverley Owen

The Challenge (1970) RT 60% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2016

All-out war between the United States and an Asian country is averted when the two sides agree to settle their differences by each choosing a single soldier as champion and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Mako Iwamatsu  •  James Whitmore

Berlin Affair (1970)

Spy suspense drama set in 1960's Berlin. Intrigue and double-cross lead Killian on a twisting path through love and loss.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Reinhard Kolldehoff  •  Brian Kelly

The Challengers (1970)

Racers compete in the Grand Prix.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Sean Garrison  •  Nico Minardos  •  Anne Baxter

The Outsider (1967)

Not so uncommon themes of the 1960's are used as dark backdrop for a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con with a bone to pick with the Los Angeles police Dept. Darren McGavin plays ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Sean Garrison  •  Shirley Knight  •  Nancy Malone

The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) RT Audience 79%

Colonel Steve Austin, astronaut and test pilot, is badly injured when he crashes while testing an experimental aircraft. A covert government agency (OSI) is willing to pay for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Irving
CAST:  Lee Majors  •  Barbara Anderson  •  Martin Balsam  •  Darren McGavin