Search results for "Howard Hawks"


Hatari! (1962) RT 67% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Elsa Martinelli  •  Red Buttons

Ball of Fire (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2007

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Henry Travers

Bringing up Baby (1938) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Mar 2005

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Cary Grant  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Walter Catlett

El Dorado (1966)

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  James Caan  •  Charlene Holt

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) RT 98% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jane Russell  •  Elliott Reid  •  Charles Coburn

His Girl Friday (1940) RT 97% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Gene Lockhart

I Was a Male War Bride (1949) RT 79% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Marion Marshall  •  Randy Stuart

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator (Richard ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Jean Arthur  •  Richard Barthelmess  •  Rita Hayworth

Red River (1948)

Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Joanne Dru  •  Walter Brennan

Rio Bravo (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2001

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Ricky Nelson  •  Walter Brennan




Rio Lobo (1970) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2003

After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Jorge Rivero  •  Jennifer O'Neill  •  Jack Elam

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

Sergeant York (1941) RT 84% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Walter Brennan  •  Joan Leslie  •  Margaret Wycherly

The Big Sleep (1946) RT 96% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lauren Bacall  •  John Ridgely  •  Martha Vickers

The Outlaw (1943) RT 89% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks  •  Howard Hughes
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Jack Beutel  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Walter Huston

To Have and Have Not (1944) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A Martinique charter boat skipper gets mixed up with the underground French resistance operatives during WWII.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Walter Brennan  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Dolores Moran

Twentieth Century (1934) RT 88% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Oscar Jaffe is a successful Broadway director, Lily Garland his biggest star. When she leaves his direction, his success goes with her. When he recognizes her aboard the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Carole Lombard  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns

Viva Villa! (1934)

In this fictionalized biography, young Pancho Villa takes to the hills after killing an overseer in revenge for his father's death.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks  •  Jack Conway  •  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Leo Carrillo  •  Fay Wray  •  Donald Cook

Come and Get It (1936)

An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler  •  Howard Hawks  •  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Edward Arnold  •  Joel McCrea  •  Frances Farmer  •  Walter Brennan