Search results for "John Huston"

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

Prizzi's Honor (1985) RT 88% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey

Under the Volcano (1984) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Anthony Andrews  •  Ignacio López Tarso

Escape to Victory (1981)

A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Max von Sydow  •  Pelé

Phobia (1980) RT Audience 20%

A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Paul Michael Glaser  •  Susan Hogan  •  John Colicos  •  David Bolt

Wise Blood (1979) RT 89% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2009

A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Brad Dourif  •  John Huston  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Dan Shor

Love and Bullets (1979) RT Audience 42%

Charles Bronson is out for revenge in this action drama. Jackie Pruit (Jill Ireland) is the girlfriend of notorious gangster Joe Bomposa (Rod Steiger). When it looks as if ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Jill Ireland  •  Rod Steiger  •  Henry Silva

The Man Who Would Be King (1975) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1997

A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Michael Caine  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Saeed Jaffrey

The Mackintosh Man (1973)

A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Dominique Sanda  •  James Mason  •  Harry Andrews

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) RT 71% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Ned Beatty  •  Anthony Perkins

Fat City (1972)

Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Candy Clark

The Kremlin Letter (1970) RT Audience 60%

A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Richard Boone  •  Nigel Green  •  Dean Jagger  •  Lila Kedrova

The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) RT 20% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 1992

An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Paul Henreid  •  Oskar Homolka  •  Yul Brynner

Sinful Davey (1969) RT 33% / Audience 50%

Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Pamela Franklin  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Ronald Fraser

A Walk with Love and Death (1969) RT Audience 70%

A noblewoman's daughter and a young Frenchman embark on an ill-fated romance during the Hundred Years' War.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Francis Heim  •  Assi Dayan  •  Anthony Higgins  •  John Hallam

Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) RT 57% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Marlon Brando  •  Brian Keith  •  Julie Harris

Casino Royale (1967) RT 29% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, Bond thinks up the ultimate plan. That every agent will be named James Bond. One of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

The Bible: In the Beginning (1966)

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Michael Parks  •  Ulla Bergryd  •  Richard Harris  •  Franco Nero

The List of Adrian Messenger (1963) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 1994

A writer named Adrian Messenger (John Merivale) believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Robert Mitchum

The Misfits (1961) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2001

While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Thelma Ritter