Search results for "John Gavin"


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

Imitation of Life (1959) RT 84% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Lora Meredith (Lana Turner), a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson (Juanita Moore), a black widow. Annie becomes the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Juanita Moore  •  John Gavin  •  Sandra Dee

Spartacus (1960) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Jean Simmons  •  Charles Laughton

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Carol Channing  •  James Fox

Midnight Lace (1960) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 1996

This 1960 thriller, set in London, stars Doris Day as a wife who begins to unravel when she receives threatening telephone calls informing her she's soon to be murdered.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Rex Harrison  •  John Gavin  •  Myrna Loy

Jennifer (1978)

Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Brice Mack
CAST:  Lisa Pelikan  •  Bert Convy  •  Nina Foch  •  Amy Johnston

Four Girls in Town (1957)

Four young starlets, from various parts of the world, are called to Hollywood to test for the lead in a major film. Each is romantically pursued by the director, composer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Sher
CAST:  George Nader  •  Julie Adams  •  Sydney Chaplin  •  Marianne Koch

Tammy Tell Me True (1961) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Tammy leaves the river in Mississippi to attend college, developing a relationship with Tom Freeman (John Gavin). Sandra Dee replaces Debbie Reynolds in this and the third ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Sandra Dee  •  John Gavin  •  Charles Drake  •  Virginia Grey

Quantez (1957)

A gang of bank robbers with a posse in hot pursuit. Riding into the desert, they take refuge in Quantez, a small town they find deserted. Their horses tired and near death, ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Dorothy Malone  •  James Barton  •  Sydney Chaplin

Behind the High Wall (1956)

A group prison breakout goes from bad to worse when the desperate warden tries to steal the gang's dough.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Abner Biberman
CAST:  Tom Tully  •  Sylvia Sidney  •  Betty Lynn  •  John Gavin




Romanoff and Juliet (1961)

Political satire has Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet story updated for the cold war era, with the children of the US and Russian ambassadors falling in love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Ustinov
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Sandra Dee  •  John Gavin  •  Akim Tamiroff

Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)

Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Armand Assante  •  John Gavin  •  Rip Torn

House of Shadows (1976) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jun 1990

Audrey investigates a murder that occured 23 years ago in a dark mansion. She searches for the dead body, the killer, and the truth.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ricardo Wullicher
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  John Gavin  •  Leonor Manso  •  Mecha Ortiz

The New Adventures of Heidi (1978) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Katy Kurtzman  •  John Gavin  •  Marlyn Mason

Pedro Páramo (1967)

Highly symbolic and allegorical, this drama takes the search of a son for his father in the chaotic times of the Mexican Revolution and the early 1900s as its basis. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Carlos Velo
CAST:  John Gavin  •  Ignacio López Tarso  •  Julissa  •  Pilar Pellicer

A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) RT Audience 74%

A German soldier (John Gavin) home on leave falls in love with a girl (Lilo Pulver), then returns to World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  John Gavin  •  Liselotte Pulver  •  Jock Mahoney  •  Don DeFore

Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)

An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rod Amateau
CAST:  Ian McShane  •  Anna Calder-Marshall  •  John Gavin  •  Severn Darden