Search results for "Joe Turkel"


Blade Runner (1982) RT 89% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to kill a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Sean Young  •  Edward James Olmos

Friendly Persuasion (1956) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Richard Eyer

Paths of Glory (1957) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: May 2001

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard orders his subordinate, General Mireau, to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Ralph Meeker  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  George Macready

Southside 1-1000 (1950)

The U.S. Secret Service goes after a counterfeiting ring by placing one of it's agents in a criminal mob.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Boris Ingster
CAST:  Don DeFore  •  Andrea King  •  George Tobias  •  Barry Kelley

The Boy and the Pirates (1960) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Young boy is magically transported back in time to a pirate ship on the high seas. Jimmy desires to be a pirate when one day he discovers a magic bottle on the beach. He makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bert I. Gordon
CAST:  Murvyn Vye  •  Charles Herbert  •  Susan Gordon  •  Paul Guilfoyle

The Glass Wall (1953) RT Audience 58%

Peter Kaban, a Hungarian refugee, is about to be deported after jumping ship in New York harbor. He needs to find an ex-G.I named Tom whom he helped during the war, as Tom.can ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Vittorio Gassman  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Ann Robinson  •  Douglas Spencer

The Hindenburg (1975) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

The Killing (1956) RT 97% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Coleen Gray  •  Vince Edwards  •  Jay C. Flippen

The Sand Pebbles (1966) RT 88% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2001

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Richard Crenna  •  Candice Bergen

The Shining (1980) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Danny Lloyd  •  Scatman Crothers




Village of the Giants (1965) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jun 2001

"Genius" accidentally invents "goo" which causes living things to rapidly grow to an enormous size. Seeing an opportunity to get rich, some delinquent teenagers steal the ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bert I. Gordon
CAST:  Tommy Kirk  •  Ron Howard  •  Beau Bridges  •  Johnny Crawford

Which Way Is Up? (1977) RT 20% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2002

Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Lonette McKee  •  Margaret Avery  •  Morgan Woodward

Hellcats of the Navy (1957) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2003

Future "first couple" Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis made their only joint film appearance in Hellcats of the Navy. Ronnie plays Casey Abbott, commander of a WW2 submarine, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Ronald Reagan  •  Nancy Reagan  •  Arthur Franz  •  Robert Arthur

King Rat (1965) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2003

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  George Segal  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Patrick O'Neal  •  James Donald

Warlock (1959) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2005

A band of murderous cowboys have imposed a reign of terror on the town of Warlock. When the sheriff humiliatingly run out of town the residents hire the services of Clay ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Henry Fonda  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Dorothy Malone

Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

A federal agent infiltrates a crime syndicate.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Shelley Winters  •  Dan Duryea  •  Tony Curtis

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) RT 100% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2006

Chicago February 14th 1929. Al Capone finally establishes himself as the city's boss of organised crime. In a north-side garage his hoods, dressed as policemen, surprise and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  George Segal  •  Ralph Meeker  •  Jean Hale

A Slight Case of Larceny (1953)

Two nitwits decide to open a gas station. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Eddie Bracken  •  Elaine Stewart  •  Douglas Fowley

Gypsy Colt (1954) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 1993

In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew Marton
CAST:  Donna Corcoran  •  Ward Bond  •  Frances Dee  •  Larry Keating

The Naked Street (1955)

A reporter follows the story of a gangster (Anthony Quinn), his sister (Anne Bancroft) and her small-time hoodlum husband (Farley Granger).  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Farley Granger  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Graves