Search results for "James Westerfield"

Dead Aim (1975) RT Audience 50%

A traveling gravedigger during an (unspecified) war adopts a orphan he finds alone in the desert. After the war with the orphan grown and business slow, the orphan begins to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Bolaños
CAST:  Glen Lee  •  Venetia Vianello  •  James Westerfield  •  Virgil Frye

True Grit (1969) RT 90% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kim Darby  •  Jeremy Slate  •  Dennis Hopper

Hang 'Em High (1968) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Inger Stevens  •  Ed Begley  •  Pat Hingle

Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernard Girard
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Camilla Sparv  •  Aldo Ray  •  Nina Wayne

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2001

The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Martha Hyer  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.

Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) RT 64% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Maria Perschy  •  John McGiver

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) RT 82% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2001

After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Karl Malden  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Neville Brand

Homicidal (1961) RT 78% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2002

The story centers around a murderous scheme to collect a rich inheritance. The object of murder is Miriam Webster, who is to share in the inheritance with her half brother ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Glenn Corbett  •  Patricia Breslin  •  Joan Marshall  •  Eugenie Leontovich

The Plunderers (1960)

Four young toughs have ridden into Trail City and claimed it as easy pickings for their bullying and gunplay. The whole town will be overrun by lawlessness if decent folks ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Jeff Chandler  •  John Saxon  •  Dolores Hart  •  Marsha Hunt

Wild River (1960) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Montgomery Clift  •  Lee Remick  •  Jo Van Fleet  •  Albert Salmi

The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: May 2008

Fleeing to Dodge City after killing a man in self defence Masterson finds his brother Ed (Harry Lauter) running for sheriff of the town. When Ed is killed by hired guns of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Julie Adams  •  John McIntire  •  Richard Anderson

The Proud Rebel (1958) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Searching for a doctor who can help him get his son to speak again--the boy hadn't uttered a word since he saw his mother die in the fire that burned down the family home--a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Dean Jagger  •  David Ladd

Decision at Sundown (1957) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Bart Allison arrives in Sundown after a three year search for Tate Kimbrough. Although it is Kimbrough's wedding day, Allison makes it clear he blames him for the death of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Budd Boetticher
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  John Carroll  •  Karen Steele  •  Valerie French

Jungle Heat (1957) RT Audience 100%

Japanese communists attempt to take over Hawaii and only Dr. Jim Ransom can stop them.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard W. Koch
CAST:  Lex Barker  •  Mari Blanchard  •  James Westerfield  •  Glenn Langan

Three Brave Men (1956) RT Audience 100%

A lawyer takes the case of a Navy clerk who sues after he's fired for suspected Communist beliefs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Dunne
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Nina Foch

Man with the Gun (1955) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1998

A stranger comes to town looking for his estranged wife. He finds her running the local girls. He also finds a town and sheriff afraid of their own shadow, scared of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jan Sterling  •  Karen Sharpe  •  Henry Hull

The Violent Men (1955) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A former Union Army officer plans to sell out to Anchor Ranch and move east with his fiancée, but the low price offered by Anchor's crippled owner and the outfit's bullying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Dianne Foster

On the Waterfront (1954) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Karl Malden  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Rod Steiger

Side Street (1950)

A struggling young father-to-be gives in to temptation and impulsively steals an envelope of money from the office of a corrupt attorney. Instead of a few hundred dollars it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Farley Granger  •  Cathy O'Donnell  •  James Craig  •  Paul Kelly