Search results for "George Raft"


The George Raft Story (1961) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Ray Danton  •  Jayne Mansfield  •  Barrie Chase  •  Barbara Nichols

Casino Royale (1967) RT 29% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

Ocean's 11 (1960)

Ocean's Eleven is the 'Rat-Pack' comedy about robber Danny Ocean and his gang's attempt to rob the five biggest casinos in Las Vegas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Peter Lawford  •  Angie Dickinson

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Bolero (1934) RT Audience 50%

The complicated relationship between an ambitious, ruthless nightclub dancer and the woman he loves.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  George Raft  •  Carole Lombard  •  Sally Rand  •  Frances Drake

Each Dawn I Die (1939) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2008

A corrupt D.A. with governatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  James Cagney  •  George Raft  •  Jane Bryan  •  George Bancroft

Johnny Angel (1945) RT Audience 29%

George Raft plays a sailor who sets out to solve his father's mysterious death.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  George Raft  •  Claire Trevor  •  Signe Hasso  •  Lowell Gilmore

Nocturne (1946) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 1991

A cop is suspended from the force when he gets to personally involved in solving the murder of a womanizing L.A. songwriter.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  George Raft  •  Lynn Bari  •  Virginia Huston  •  Joseph Pevney

Red Light (1949) RT Audience 18%

Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess. He pays fellow prisoner Rocky, ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  George Raft  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Raymond Burr

Scarface (1932) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2007

Big Louis Costillo, last of the old-style gang leaders is slain, and his former bodyguard Tony Camonte is taken into custody. Since Costillo's body has never been found, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Ann Dvorak  •  Karen Morley  •  Osgood Perkins




Some Like It Hot (1959) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: May 2001

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tony Curtis  •  Jack Lemmon  •  George Raft

Stage Door Canteen (1943) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Judith Anderson  •  Tallulah Bankhead  •  Kenny Baker  •  Ralph Bellamy

They Drive by Night (1940) RT 95% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Joe (George Raft) and Paul Fabrini (Humphrey Bogart) are Wildcat or, independent truck drivers who have their own small one truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Ida Lupino  •  Humphrey Bogart

Whistle Stop (1946) RT Audience 22%

When beautiful Mary returns to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Léonide Moguy
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ava Gardner  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Tom Conway

The Ladies Man (1961) RT 11% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Apr 2001

After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Helen Traubel  •  Pat Stanley  •  Kathleen Freeman

Night After Night (1932) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 1993

A former boxer purchases a classy speakeasy and falls in love with a wealthy society girl.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  George Raft  •  Constance Cummings  •  Wynne Gibson  •  Mae West

Skidoo (1968) RT 36% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jackie Gleason  •  Carol Channing  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Fred Clark

The Bowery (1933) RT Audience 40%

"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  George Raft  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Fay Wray

If I Had a Million (1932) RT Audience 84%

An elderly business tycoon, believed to be dying, decides to give a million dollars each to 8 strangers chosen at random from the phone directory. The various segents of this ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog  •  Ernst Lubitsch  •  H. Bruce Humberstone  •  Norman Z. McLeod  •  William A. Seiter  •  James Cruze  •  Stephen Roberts
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Laughton  •  George Raft  •  Jack Oakie

Race Street (1948)

A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  George Raft  •  William Bendix  •  Marilyn Maxwell  •  Frank Faylen