Search results for "Edmond O'Brien"


Man-Trap (1961)

Helmed by Edmond O'Brien, this slick crime thriller stars Jeffrey Hunter as naïve Matt Jameson, whose Korean War pal Vince Biskay (David Janssen) talks Matt into helping ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Edmond O'Brien
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  David Janssen  •  Stella Stevens  •  Elaine Devry

Shield for Murder (1954) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2016

A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Howard W. Koch
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Marla English  •  John Agar  •  Emile Meyer

A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

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

99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)

Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Ann Turkel

Lucky Luciano (1973) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francesco Rosi
CAST:  Gian Maria Volonté  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Rod Steiger  •  Vincent Gardenia

Isn't It Shocking? (1973)

A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Alan Alda  •  Louise Lasser  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Lloyd Nolan

They Only Kill Their Masters (1972) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Apr 1993

An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  James Garner  •  Katharine Ross  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Harry Guardino

The Intruders (1970) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Feb 2015

The James and Younger outlaw gangs ride into town, and it is up to the local marshal, who has lost both his nerve and his gun skills, to stop them.  (more)

GENRES: TV movie • Western
DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Don Murray  •  Anne Francis  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  John Saxon

The Love God? (1969) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Apr 1996

Abner Peacock's (Knotts) beloved bird-watcher's magazine, "The Peacock," is in financial crisis. Desperate to stay afloat, Abner takes on new partners who have an agenda of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nat Hiken
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Anne Francis  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Maureen Arthur




The Wild Bunch (1969) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  William Holden  •  Robert Ryan  •  Edmond O'Brien

Fantastic Voyage (1966) RT 93% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2007

The science of miniaturization has been unlocked, and the army has big plans. But when a scientist carrying the secret of the process is injured in a surprise attack, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Stephen Boyd  •  Raquel Welch  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Donald Pleasence

Synanon (1965)

Director Richard Quine's 1965 drama dramatizes the problems of various patients at a drug rehabilitation home. The cast includes Edmond O'Brien, Richard Conte, Stella Stevens, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Chuck Connors  •  Stella Stevens  •  Alex Cord

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

Seven Days in May (1964) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2000

US military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Fredric March  •  Ava Gardner

The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the US, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

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

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  James Stewart  •  Vera Miles  •  Lee Marvin