Search results for "José Ferrer"


The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.  (more)

GENRES: War
DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  Trevor Howard  •  José Ferrer  •  Anthony Newley  •  Victor Maddern

The High Cost of Loving (1958)

Middle-aged middle-manager Jim Fry, with the same company for fifteen years, is in a comfortable rut. But life becomes less predictable when he doesn't receive an invitation ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Jim Backus  •  Edward Platt

Return to Peyton Place (1961) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Residents of the small town of Peyton Place aren't pleased when they realize they're the characters in local writer Allison MacKenzie's controversial first novel. A sequel to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  Carol Lynley  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Mary Astor

I Accuse! (1958) RT Audience 67%

The famous "Dreyfus Case" where a Jewish captain in the French Army is falsely accused of treason. He is sentenced to imprisonment on Devil's Island. When the real traitor is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Viveca Lindfors  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

State Fair (1962) RT 14% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2006

The third film version of 'State Fair' (and the second musical version).Margy Frake this time round is played by newcomer Pamela Tiffin, who has her voice dubbed as Jeanne ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  Pat Boone  •  Bobby Darin  •  Pamela Tiffin  •  Ann-Margret

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) RT 97% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Apr 2001

An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Alec Guinness  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Jack Hawkins

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) RT 74% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mia Farrow  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Tony Roberts

Blood & Orchids (1986)

Hester Murdoch is found naked and nearly beaten to death by four young Hawaiian men on the beach and taken to the hospital. Some of the men didn't want to get involved, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jane Alexander  •  Sean Young  •  José Ferrer

Dune (1984) RT 57% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 1998

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Francesca Annis  •  Leonardo Cimino  •  Brad Dourif  •  José Ferrer

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




Ship of Fools (1965) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Simone Signoret  •  José Ferrer  •  Lee Marvin

The Big Bus (1976) RT 78% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2002

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Joseph Bologna  •  Stockard Channing  •  John Beck  •  Rene Auberjonois

The Caine Mutiny (1954) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  José Ferrer  •  Van Johnson  •  Fred MacMurray

The Swarm (1978) RT 13% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Katharine Ross  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Chamberlain

Whirlpool (1949) RT 89% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2005

The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Richard Conte  •  José Ferrer  •  Charles Bickford

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) RT 37% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2001

All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

The Big Brawl (1980)

A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Clouse
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  José Ferrer  •  Kristine DeBell  •  Mako Iwamatsu

Joan of Arc (1948) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2004

In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Francis L. Sullivan  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Ward Bond

The Sentinel (1977) RT 58% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2004

A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Chris Sarandon  •  Cristina Raines  •  Martin Balsam  •  José Ferrer

Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil (1985) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Nov 2004

The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  John Shea  •  Bill Nighy  •  Lucy Gutteridge  •  David Warner