Search results for "Janet Leigh"


Psycho (1960) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2001

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Vera Miles  •  John Gavin  •  Janet Leigh

Act of Violence (1948) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mary Astor

Grand Slam (1967) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Giuliano Montaldo
CAST:  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Hoffmann  •  Klaus Kinski  •  Riccardo Cucciolla

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steve Miner
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Adam Arkin  •  Michelle Williams

Holiday Affair (1949) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Just before Christmas, department store clerk Steve Mason meets big spending customer Connie Ennis, really a commercial spy. He unmasks her but lets her go, which gets him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don Hartman
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Janet Leigh  •  Wendell Corey  •  Gordon Gebert

Little Women (1949)

Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Elizabeth Taylor

Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Bing Crosby

Pete Kelly's Blues (1955) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2008

In 1927 Kansas City Pete Kelly and his jazz band play nightly at a speakeasy. A local gangster starts to move in on them and when their drummer is killed Kelly gives in...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Webb
CAST:  Jack Webb  •  Janet Leigh  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Peggy Lee

Scaramouche (1952) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Jul 2003

In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mel Ferrer

John Carpenter's The Fog (1980)

Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  John Houseman




The Manchurian Candidate (1962) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2001

The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Janet Leigh  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Angela Lansbury

The Naked Spur (1953) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Stewart is a bounty hunter in Colorado territory after killer Robert Ryan. Stewart's efforts to bring in Ryan and collect the reward are compromised by the presence of Ryan's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ralph Meeker

The Perfect Furlough (1958)

A love-starved soldier (Tony Curtis) stationed at an Arctic base wins a furlough in Paris, but a pretty, no-nonsense military psychologist (Janet Leigh) is ordered to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Linda Cristal

Touch of Evil (1958) RT 96% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Janet Leigh  •  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Calleia

Night of the Lepus (1972) RT 10% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  William F. Claxton
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Janet Leigh  •  Rory Calhoun  •  DeForest Kelley

Angels in the Outfield (1951) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: May 2007

Paul Douglas, stars with Janet Leigh, as the hot-tempered Pittsburgh Pirates manager whose hard-luck team goes on a wining streak thanks to some heavenly intervention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Donna Corcoran

Words and Music (1948)

Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Janet Leigh  •  June Allyson

Two Tickets to Broadway (1951) RT Audience 29%

Nancy Peterson and her friends wants to get a spot on Bob Crosby's TV show, but their agent has linked them.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  James V. Kern
CAST:  Tony Martin  •  Janet Leigh  •  Gloria DeHaven  •  Eddie Bracken

Just This Once (1952)

A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Janet Leigh  •  Peter Lawford  •  Lewis Stone  •  Marilyn Erskine