Search results for "John Frankenheimer"


All Fall Down (1962) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Jun 1992

Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry..  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Eva Marie Saint  •  Warren Beatty  •  Karl Malden  •  Angela Lansbury

French Connection II (1975)

"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marsailles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Fernando Rey  •  Bernard Fresson  •  Philippe Léotard

George Wallace (1997) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2009

George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Clarence Williams III  •  William Sanderson

Grand Prix (1966)

Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his team after a crash at Monaco that injures his teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  James Garner  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Brian Bedford  •  Yves Montand

Path to War (2002) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2003

From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bruce McGill

Reindeer Games (2000)

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Gary Sinise  •  Charlize Theron  •  Dennis Farina

Ronin (1998) RT 68% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jean Reno  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Seconds (1966) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Salome Jens  •  John Randolph  •  Will Geer

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) RT 22% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer  •  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Val Kilmer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  David Thewlis

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 Train (1964) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Paul Scofield  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Suzanne Flon

Dead Bang (1989) RT 33% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Don Johnson  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  William Forsythe  •  Bob Balaban

Andersonville (1996) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2004

This lengthy docudrama records the harrowing conditions at the Confederacy's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. The drama unfolds through the eyes of a company of Union ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Jarrod Emick  •  Cliff DeYoung  •  William H. Macy

The Burning Season (1994) RT Audience 73%

Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Sônia Braga  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Carmen Argenziano

Seven Days in May (1964) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2000

A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Fredric March  •  Ava Gardner

The Rainmaker (1982)

The Rainmaker is a made for TV movie starring Tommy Lee Jones  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  James Cromwell  •  Tuesday Weld  •  William Katt

The Hire: Ambush (2001)

While escorting an elderly man to an undisclosed location, The Driver is confronted by a van full of armed men and is warned that the old man has stolen a large amount of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Tomás Milián

The Fourth War (1990) RT 78% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 1990

Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Jürgen Prochnow  •  Lara Harris  •  Harry Dean Stanton

The Extraordinary Seaman (1969)

Lt. Commander Finchhaven, a ghostly relic from the First World War, he had fallen down dead drunk on his first assignment and been consigned from the great beyond to sail the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  David Niven  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Alan Alda  •  Mickey Rooney