Search results for "Jane Russell"

Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Peter Fonda host an examination of the history of decency standards for movies from the early 1920s onwards.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Forsher
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Peter Fonda  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ira Richard Barmak

Darker than Amber (1970) RT Audience 50%

Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Robert Clouse
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Suzy Kendall  •  Ahna Capri

Waco (1966)

Preacher Sam Stone and his new beautiful wife Jill stand by the grave of Sheriff Billy Kelly, who died trying to bring law-and-order to Emporia, Wyoming. Among the mourners ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Howard Keel  •  Jane Russell  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Wendell Corey

Johnny Reno (1966) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: May 2005

The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Jane Russell  •  Lon Chaney, Jr.  •  John Agar

The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957) RT Audience 33%

When a movie star is kidnapped, everyone thinks it's a publicity stunt. It's not.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Ralph Meeker  •  Fred Clark

Hot Blood (1956) RT 83% / Audience 42%

Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Luther Adler  •  Joseph Calleia

The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) RT Audience 63%

Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Richard Egan  •  Joan Leslie  •  Agnes Moorehead

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) RT Audience 17%

Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere. Quitting Broadway, the sisters decided to travel to Paris to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Jeanne Crain  •  Alan Young  •  Scott Brady

The Tall Men (1955) RT Audience 59%

Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jane Russell  •  Robert Ryan  •  Cameron Mitchell

Foxfire (1955) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A part-Indian mining engineer looks for gold in an Arizona ghost town with his socialite bride.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Dan Duryea  •  Barton MacLane

Underwater! (1955) RT Audience 13%

Dominic Quesada and Johnny Gray, two SCUBA divers searching for sunken treasure off the coast of Cuba, think they've hit the jackpot when they find a 17th century ship on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Richard Egan  •  Joseph Calleia

The French Line (1954) RT Audience 33%

Oil heiress Mame Carson takes an incognito cruise so that men will love her for her body, not her money.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Arthur Hunnicutt  •  Mary McCarty

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

Montana Belle (1952) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 1990

Oklahoma outlaw Belle Starr meets the Dalton gang when rescued from lynching by Bob Dalton, who falls for her. So do gang member Mac and wealthy saloon owner Tom Bradfield, ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Forrest Tucker  •  George Brent  •  Scott Brady

Macao (1952) RT 44% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2007

A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Josef von Sternberg
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jane Russell  •  William Bendix  •  Thomas Gomez

The Las Vegas Story (1952) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 2012

When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Victor Mature  •  Vincent Price  •  Hoagy Carmichael

Son of Paleface (1952) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In this sequel to "The Paleface", Peter Potter Jr. and Mike 'The Torch' Delroy return as the lead characters. Junior Potter returns to claim his father's gold, which is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Jane Russell  •  Roy Rogers  •  Bill Williams

His Kind of Woman (1951) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2006

Nick Ferraro, deported crime boss, needs to re-enter the USA. His plan involves "honest" gambler Dan Milner, who's subjected to a series of "misfortunes," then bribed to take ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  John Farrow
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jane Russell  •  Vincent Price  •  Tim Holt

Double Dynamite (1951)

An innocent bank teller, suspected of embezzlement, is aided by an eccentric, wisecracking waiter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Groucho Marx  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Don McGuire

The Paleface (1948) RT 100% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Bob Hope stars in this laugh-packed wild west spoof co-starring Jane Russell as a sexy Calamity Jane, Hope is a meek frontier dentist, "Painless" Peter Potter, who finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Jane Russell  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Iris Adrian