Search results for "Joel McCrea"


Colorado Territory (1949) RT Audience 65%

Western remake of High Sierra with Joel McCrea taking over the Humphrey Bogart role.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Henry Hull

Dead End (1937) RT 89% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2005

This film introduced the Dead End Kids in their intricate East Side slum, overlooked by the apartments of the rich. Their antics, some funny, some vicious, alternate with ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Joel McCrea  •  Humphrey Bogart  •  Wendy Barrie

Ramrod (1947) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 1990

A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Veronica Lake  •  Don DeFore  •  Donald Crisp

Ride the High Country (1962) RT 93% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2006

An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mariette Hartley  •  Ron Starr

Sullivan's Travels (1941) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Veronica Lake  •  Robert Warwick  •  William Demarest

The More the Merrier (1943) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2004

It's World War II and there is a severe housing shortage everywhere - especially in Washington, D.C. where Connie Milligan rents an apartment. Believing it to be her patriotic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Joel McCrea  •  Charles Coburn  •  Richard Gaines

The Palm Beach Story (1942) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mary Astor  •  Rudy Vallée

These Three (1936) RT 100% / Audience 78%

Scandal destroys the lives of two small-town schoolteachers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Merle Oberon  •  Joel McCrea  •  Catherine Doucet

Foreign Correspondent (1940) RT 94% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Its titular hero, Johnny Jones, is an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Laraine Day  •  Herbert Marshall  •  George Sanders

The Divine Lady (1929) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Sep 2009

A partly fictionalized account of history begins with the arrival of slatternly Emma Hart, a cook's daughter, at the home of Charles Greville. Greville takes her as his lover ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Corinne Griffith  •  Victor Varconi  •  H.B. Warner  •  Ian Keith




Private Worlds (1935)

The work of a progressive female psychiatrist and her colleague at a mental hospital is threatened by the arrival of a conservative new supervisor, who disapproves of both her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Bennett  •  Helen Vinson

Come and Get It (1936)

An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler  •  Howard Hawks  •  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Edward Arnold  •  Joel McCrea  •  Frances Farmer  •  Walter Brennan

Frenchie (1950)

Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Shelley Winters  •  Paul Kelly  •  Elsa Lanchester

Bed of Roses (1933) RT Audience 100%

A girl from the wrong side of the tracks is torn between true love and a life of sin.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Joel McCrea  •  John Halliday  •  Pert Kelton

Born to Love (1931)

A pregnant American nurse (Constance Bennett) living in London during WWI, believing her soldier-fiance (Joel McCrea) has been killed in France, marries a wealthy aristocrat ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Joel McCrea  •  Paul Cavanagh  •  Frederick Kerr

The Common Law (1931)

A woman (Constance Bennett) models for an artist (Joel McCrea). They fall in love. Can the artist overcome the beauty's recent past as another man's mistress?  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Joel McCrea  •  Lew Cody  •  Hedda Hopper

The Fair Co-Ed (1927)

Marion go off to college where she joins the basketball team to be near the coach, Bob. She instantly makes a rival of Betty, who's also interested in Bob.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jane Winton  •  Thelma Hill

Woman Wanted (1935) RT Audience 33%

Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to prison a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Joel McCrea  •  Lewis Stone  •  Louis Calhern

The Outriders (1950)

DVD release: Feb 2011

Late in the Civil War, three Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison camp in Missouri. They soon fall into the hands of pro-Confederate raiders, who force them to act ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Arlene Dahl  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Claude Jarman Jr.

Chance at Heaven (1933) RT Audience 10%

A young bride thinks she's landed the perfect husband until he falls for a spoiled-rotten socialite. Director William Seiter's 1934 troubled-marriage drama stars Ginger Rogers ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Joel McCrea  •  Marian Nixon  •  Andy Devine