Search results for "George Furth"

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

Blazing Saddles (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) RT 89% / Audience 92%

DVD release: May 2000

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Robert Redford  •  Katharine Ross  •  Strother Martin

Doctor Detroit (1983) RT 40% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Donna Dixon  •  Lydia Lei

Megaforce (1982) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 1990

Megaforce is an elite multi-national military unit that does the jobs that individual governments wont. When the peaceful Republic of Sardun in under threat from their more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Hal Needham
CAST:  Barry Bostwick  •  Michael Beck  •  Persis Khambatta  •  Henry Silva

Oh, God! (1977) RT 72% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2002

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  John Denver  •  George Burns  •  Teri Garr  •  Donald Pleasence

Shampoo (1975) RT 63% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2003

George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Lee Grant

The Cannonball Run (1981) RT 30% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hal Needham
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Roger Moore  •  Farrah Fawcett  •  Dean Martin

The Man with Two Brains (1983) RT 76% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kathleen Turner  •  David Warner  •  Paul Benedict

Hooper (1978) RT 67% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hal Needham
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Robert Klein  •  Adam West  •  Jan-Michael Vincent

Fame Is the Name of the Game (1966)

An investigative reporter looks into the murder of a call girl. His investigation unearths her diary, with the names of many prominent people in it. He sets out to find her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Anthony Franciosa  •  Jill St. John  •  Jack Klugman  •  George Macready

Tammy and the Millionaire (1967)

A bayou girl (Debbie Watson) and her kin (Frank McGrath, Denver Pyle) have run-ins with some rich folks.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins  •  Sidney Miller  •  Ezra Stone
CAST:  Debbie Watson  •  Frank McGrath  •  Denver Pyle  •  George Furth

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life (1968)

Director Fielder Cook's 1968 sex comedy has wealthy playboy Dean Martin wrongly believing good girl Stella Stevens is his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fielder Cook
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Stella Stevens  •  Eli Wallach  •  Anne Jackson

The New Interns (1964)

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GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Michael Callan  •  Dean Jones  •  Telly Savalas  •  Stefanie Powers

The Cool Ones (1967)

DVD release: Aug 2012

A young, millionaire rock promoter creates a new boy/girl team for his teen TV dance show. Will the ambitious go-go dancer and has-been pop star fall in love for real?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gene Nelson
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Debbie Watson  •  Gil Peterson  •  Phil Harris

The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980)

This is the story of how one of the famous movie roles was cast. The role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Bill Macy  •  Harold Gould  •  Sharon Gless

The Third Girl from the Left (1973)

A chorus girl comes to the realization that she is not getting any younger and that her longtime relationship with a nightclub comedian is going nowhere. She finds herself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  Tony Curtis  •  Barbi Benton  •  Michael Brandon

P.J. (1968)

Reluctant New York City private eye P.J. Detweiler is hired as a bodyguard to protect Maureen Preble, the mistress of shady millionaire William Orbison. In truth, Orbison ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Raymond Burr  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Brock Peters

A Rage to Live (1965) RT Audience 50%

Grace Caldwell, a young Pennsylvania newspaper heiress living with her widowed mother, has trouble restraining herself when it comes to the amorous attentions of young men. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Grauman
CAST:  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Sarah Marshall

The Boston Strangler (1968)

Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Henry Fonda  •  George Kennedy  •  Mike Kellin