Search results for "James Whitmore"

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) RT 91% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Bob Gunton  •  William Sadler

The Majestic (2001) RT 42% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Martin Landau  •  Laurie Holden  •  David Ogden Stiers

The Relic (1997) RT 31% / Audience 34%

DVD release: Apr 1999

A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Linda Hunt  •  James Whitmore

Glory! Glory! (1989)

A rock singer revives a failing TV ministry, but the cost may be high when she falls for a reporter planning an exposé.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Ellen Greene  •  James Whitmore  •  Richard Thomas

Nuts (1987) RT 38% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Karl Malden

Hail Columbia!: IMAX (1982)

The maiden voyage of Columbia, the first space shuttle, is recounted with footage shot on the ground and in space.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Graeme Ferguson
CAST:  James Whitmore

Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975) RT 100% / Audience 82%

One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Binder
CAST:  James Whitmore

I Will Fight No More Forever (1975) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Pursued by 2,000 US soldiers and cavalry, Chief Joseph leads his tribe of 800 Nez Perce on a 1,700 mile journey across the West and towards Canada. Based on the true story of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard T. Heffron
CAST:  James Whitmore  •  Ned Romero  •  Sam Elliott  •  Linda Redfearn

Where the Red Fern Grows (1974) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 1997

Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  James Whitmore  •  Beverly Garland  •  Jack Ging  •  Lonny Chapman

The Harrad Experiment (1973) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Jan 1998

At fictional Harrad College students learn about sexuality and experiment with each other. Based on the 1962 book of the same name by Robert Rimmer, this movie deals with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  James Whitmore  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Don Johnson  •  Bruno Kirby

Chato's Land (1972) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A posse pursues Pardon Chato (Charles Bronson) a mestizo indian after he killed a US marshal in self-defense. As they get deeper into Indian territory, just who is hunting who.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Jack Palance  •  James Whitmore  •  Simon Oakland

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  Toshio Masuda  •  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Martin Balsam  •  Sô Yamamura  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Tatsuya Mihashi

The Challenge (1970) RT 60% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2016

All-out war between the United States and an Asian country is averted when the two sides agree to settle their differences by each choosing a single soldier as champion and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Mako Iwamatsu  •  James Whitmore

Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: May 2004

In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  George Kennedy  •  James Whitmore  •  Monte Markham  •  Reni Santoni

Madigan (1968) RT 100% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Inger Stevens  •  Henry Fonda  •  Harry Guardino

Nobody's Perfect (1968) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2007

This military service comedy chronicles the misadventures of the U.S.S. Bustard in Japan. The crew has stolen a Buddha statue from a Japanese village, which if discovered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Alan Rafkin
CAST:  Doug McClure  •  Nancy Kwan  •  James Whitmore  •  David Hartman

The Split (1968) RT Audience 25%

A group of thieves attempt a daring robbery of a football stadium.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gordon Flemyng
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  Diahann Carroll  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Julie Harris

Chuka (1967) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  John Mills  •  Luciana Paluzzi

Black Like Me (1964) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences when he passed as a black man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Lerner
CAST:  James Whitmore  •  Sorrell Booke  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Al Freeman, Jr.