Search results for "Jack Albertson"

The Fox and the Hound (1981) RT 69% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2000

The fun and adventure begin when a lonely widow adopts an orphaned fox cub named Tod. The mischievous fox soon meets up with Copper, an adorable hound puppy. As the innocent ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Rich  •  Ted Berman  •  Art Stevens
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pearl Bailey  •  Jack Albertson

The Poseidon Adventure (1972) RT 79% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2001

The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen  •  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Red Buttons  •  Carol Lynley

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Jack Albertson  •  Peter Ostrum  •  Roy Kinnear

Rabbit, Run (1970)

DVD release: Mar 2010

Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom comes home one day from his dead-end job to find his pregnant wife Janice asleep, splayed in front of the TV, highball glass in hand. After a moment's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  James Caan  •  Carrie Snodgress  •  Anjanette Comer  •  Jack Albertson

Justine (1969) RT Audience 40%

In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden, the British consular officer, with Justine, the beautiful and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Anouk Aimée  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Robert Forster  •  Anna Karina

Changes (1969)

It's the late sixties, a time of peace signs, free love and revolution; and Kent (Kent Lane DEFIANT, HOOPER) like others of his generation, is looking for a meaning to his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hall Bartlett
CAST:  Kent Lane  •  Jack Albertson  •  Gregory Walcott  •  Michele Carey

The Subject Was Roses (1968) RT 100% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 1996

When Timmy Cleary (Sheen), comes home from soldiering, he's greeted by the open but strained arms of his two parents, John and Nettie, (Neal and Albertson). Once considered ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ulu Grosbard
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Jack Albertson  •  Martin Sheen  •  Don Saxon

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 Flim-Flam Man (1967) RT 71% / Audience 64%

Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Sue Lyon  •  Harry Morgan  •  Jack Albertson

How to Murder Your Wife (1965) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Virna Lisi  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Eddie Mayehoff

Kissin' Cousins (1964) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2007

An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gene Nelson
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Jack Albertson

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2004

An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Remick  •  Charles Bickford  •  Jack Klugman

Period of Adjustment (1962) RT 67% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Nov 1992

George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Anthony Franciosa  •  Jane Fonda  •  Jim Hutton  •  Lois Nettleton

Lover Come Back (1961) RT 89% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Doris Day  •  Tony Randall  •  Edie Adams

Never Steal Anything Small (1959) RT Audience 33%

Director Charles Lederer's 1959 musical stars James Cagney as an unscrupulous longshoreman who'll resort to every dirty trick in the book to win his union's presidency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lederer
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Shirley Jones  •  Roger Smith  •  Cara Williams

Teacher's Pet (1958) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A rugged city editor (Clark Gable) poses as a journalism student and flirts with the professor (Doris Day).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Doris Day  •  Gig Young  •  Mamie Van Doren

Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) RT 80% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Makeup genius and actor Lon Chaney (James Cagney) marries two women (Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer) and stars in silent classics like "The Phantom of the Opera."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Jane Greer  •  Marjorie Rambeau

Monkey on My Back (1957) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2005

The painfully true story of welterweight boxing champion Barney Ross is detailed in Monkey on My Back. Cameron Mitchell stars as Ross, whose meteoric ring career is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Cameron Mitchell  •  Dianne Foster  •  Paul Richards  •  Jack Albertson

The Unguarded Moment (1956)

A high-school music teacher (Esther Williams) is the victim of a student (John Saxon) who writes dirty notes and assaults women.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  George Nader  •  John Saxon  •  Edward Andrews

The Harder They Fall (1956) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Rod Steiger  •  Jan Sterling  •  Mike Lane