Search results for "Franklin J. Schaffner"


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Welcome Home (1989) RT Audience 71%

An Air Force officer (Kris Kristofferson) returns to his father (Brian Keith), son and remarried wife (JoBeth Williams) in Vermont after 17 years in Vietnam.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Sam Waterston  •  Brian Keith

Lionheart (1987)

A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Nicola Cowper  •  Dexter Fletcher

Sphinx (1981) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs - murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse!  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Frank Langella  •  Maurice Ronet  •  John Gielgud

The Boys from Brazil (1978) RT 70% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Laurence Olivier  •  James Mason  •  Lilli Palmer

Patton (1970)

"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Karl Malden  •  Stephen Young  •  Michael Strong

Planet of the Apes (1968) RT 90% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2001

Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  James Daly

The War Lord (1965) RT 67% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Richard Boone  •  Maurice Evans

The Best Man (1964) RT Audience 91%

The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Edie Adams  •  Margaret Leighton

The Stripper (1963) RT Audience 50%

An aging former movie starlet (Joanne Woodward) whose Hollywood career went nowhere, now reduced to dancing with a third-rate touring show, finds herself stranded in a small ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Richard Beymer  •  Claire Trevor  •  Carol Lynley

Islands in the Stream (1977) RT 80% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  David Hemmings  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Hart Bochner




Yes, Giorgio (1982) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Luciano Pavarotti  •  Kathryn Harrold

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) RT 71% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Michael Jayston  •  Janet Suzman  •  Roderic Noble  •  Ania Marson

The Double Man (1967) RT Audience 18%

In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Britt Ekland  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Clive Revill

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