Search results for "Don Siegel"

Jinxed! (1982)

Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Ken Wahl  •  Rip Torn  •  Jack Elam

Rough Cut (1980) RT Audience 25%

A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  David Niven  •  Timothy West

Escape from Alcatraz (1979) RT 95% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 1999

The true story of three inmates who attempt a daring escape from the infamous prison, Alcatraz Island. Although no-one had managed to escape before, bank robber Frank Morris ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

Telefon (1977)

Nicolai Dalchimski, a mad KGB agent steals a notebook full of names of "sleeping" undercover KGB agents sent to the U.S. in the 1950's. These agents got their assignments ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Lee Remick  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Tyne Daly

The Shootist (1976) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Ron Howard  •  James Stewart

The Black Windmill (1974) RT Audience 34%

A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Clive Revill

Charley Varrick (1973) RT 86% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Felicia Farr  •  Andrew Robinson

Dirty Harry (1971) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1997

When a madman dubbed the "Scorpio Killer" terrorizes San Francisco, hard-boiled cop Harry Callahan -- famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement -- is tasked ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Andrew Robinson  •  John Vernon  •  Reni Santoni

The Beguiled (1971) RT 91% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Geraldine Page  •  Elizabeth Hartman  •  Jo Ann Harris

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) RT 78% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2003

Hogan, on his way to do some reconnaissance for a future mission to capture a French fort, encounters Sister Sara, a nun in trouble. Before he knows it, Hogan is accompanying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Alberto Morin  •  John Kelly

Death of a Gunfighter (1969) RT Audience 40%

In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel  •  Alan Smithee  •  Robert Totten
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Lena Horne  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Kent Smith

Madigan (1968) RT 100% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Inger Stevens  •  Henry Fonda  •  Harry Guardino

Stranger on the Run (1967)

A drifter finds himself wrongly accused of murder by a power-crazed sheriff. The sheriff gives him a horse, some supplies, and a one-hour head start into the desert, then he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Anne Baxter  •  Michael Parks  •  Sal Mineo

The Hanged Man (1964) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Aug 2008

A gunman who believes his friend has been murdered sets out to get the people who killed him and finds himself enmeshed in corrupt labor union politics.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Robert Culp  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Vera Miles  •  Norman Fell

The Killers (1964) RT 77% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Surprised that their contract victim didn't try to run away from them, two professional hit men try to find out who hired them and why.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Angie Dickinson  •  John Cassavetes  •  Clu Gulager

Hell Is for Heroes (1962) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2001

World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Bobby Darin  •  Fess Parker  •  Harry Guardino

Flaming Star (1960) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Steve Forrest  •  Barbara Eden  •  Dolores del Río

Edge of Eternity (1959)

Helped by socialite Janice Kendon and barkeeper Scott O'Brien, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin works to solve three brutal murders in and around the Grand Canyon. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Victoria Shaw  •  Mickey Shaughnessy  •  Edgar Buchanan

The Lineup (1958) RT 83% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2009

An international drug-smuggling racket plants heroin on unsuspecting American tourists traveling in Asia, so that the dope traffic can pass through customs undetected. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Eli Wallach  •  Robert Keith  •  Richard Jaeckel  •  Mary LaRoche

The Gun Runners (1958) RT Audience 29%

Remake of "To Have and Have Not" based on Hemingway short story. Plot reset to early days of Cuban revolution. A charter boat skipper gets entangled in gunrunning scheme to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Eddie Albert  •  Patricia Owens  •  Richard Jaeckel