Search results for "Edmond O'Brien"

Shield for Murder (1954) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2016

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

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

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

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

D.O.A. (1950) RT 90% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 1950

Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Pamela Britton  •  Luther Adler  •  Beverly Garland

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

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

Pete Kelly's Blues (1955) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2008

In 1927 Kansas City Pete Kelly and his jazz band play nightly at a speakeasy. A local gangster starts to move in on them and when their drummer is killed Kelly gives in...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Music
CAST:  Jack Webb  •  Janet Leigh  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Peggy Lee

The Girl Can't Help It (1956) RT 75% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 weeks. But what is he going to do when he finds out that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Jayne Mansfield  •  Tom Ewell  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Julie London

The Great Impostor (1961)

Fitionalized account of Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. who stole or created fictional identities and worked in a variety of occupations, most quite successfully.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Karl Malden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Arthur O'Connell

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) RT 44% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2004

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Betty Hutton  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Charlton Heston  •  Dorothy Lamour

The Hitch-Hiker (1953) RT 100% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Two fishermen pick up a psychotic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  William Talman  •  José Torvay

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool's Day and sends Quasimodo to catch ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

The Killers (1946) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Ava Gardner  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Albert Dekker

The Last Voyage (1960) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The S. S. Claridon is scheduled for her five last voyages after thirty-eight years of service. After an explosion in the boiler room, Captain Robert Adams is reluctant to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  Dorothy Malone  •  George Sanders  •  Edmond O'Brien

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

DVD release: Nov 1999

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

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

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
CAST:  John Wayne  •  James Stewart  •  Vera Miles  •  Lee Marvin

The Turning Point (1952)

Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  William Holden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Alexis Smith  •  Tom Tully

The Web (1947) RT Audience 54%

Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Ella Raines  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  William Bendix  •  Vincent Price

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

White Heat (1949) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A psychopathic criminal (Cagney) with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Margaret Wycherly