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, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One ...  (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 holes up - and holds at gunpoint hotel ...  (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 • Western
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