Search results for "John Huston"


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 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

Beat the Devil (1953) RT 67% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Robert Morley

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

Fat City (1972)

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

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

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

In 1944, in South Pacific, the castaway Marine Corporal Allison drifts in a raft to the Tuasiva Island, where he meets Sister Angela. She tells him that she is the only person ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Robert Mitchum

Key Largo (1948)

A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco (Robinson) holes up -- and holds at ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Lionel Barrymore

Moulin Rouge (1952) RT 75% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Zsa Zsa Gábor  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Claude Nollier

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

The African Queen (1951) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2004

At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Morley  •  Peter Bull




The Asphalt Jungle (1950) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Louis Calhern  •  Jean Hagen  •  James Whitmore

The Battle of San Pietro (1945) RT Audience 70%

This documentary movie is about the battle of San Pietro, a small village in Italy. Over 1,100 US soldiers were killed while trying to take this location, that blocked the way ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Mark W. Clark  •  John Huston

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)

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

The Dead (1987) RT 92% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2006

An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Donal McCann  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Helena Carroll

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 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

The Red Badge of Courage (1951) RT 90% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War • Western
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Bill Mauldin  •  Douglas Dick  •  Robert Easton

The Roots of Heaven (1958) RT Audience 50%

In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Trevor Howard  •  Eddie Albert  •  Juliette Gréco

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