Search results for "Joseph Cotten"


Citizen Kane (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Orson Welles  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Ruth Warrick

Airport '77 (1977) RT 50% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

Duel in the Sun (1946) RT 81% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Gregory Peck  •  Lionel Barrymore

F for Fake (1973) RT 88% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A documentary about fraud and fakery.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Oja Kodar  •  Elmyr de Hory

Gaslight (1944)

In the late 19th century, Paula Alquist is studying music in Italy, but ends up abandoning her classes because she's fallen in love with the gallant Gregory Anton. The couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Dame May Whitty

Heaven's Gate (1980) RT 57% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2001

Harvard graduate James Averill (Kris Kristofferson) is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Christopher Walken  •  John Hurt  •  Isabelle Huppert

Latitude Zero (1969)

DVD release: May 2004

A massive underwater volcano erupts and puts a group of investigative scientists in danger. They are rescued by an atomic super submarine named The Alpha under the command of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ishirô Honda
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Cesar Romero  •  Akira Takarada  •  Patricia Medina

Lydia (1941) RT Audience 29%

Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, invites several men her own age to her home to reminisce about the times when they were young and courted her. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Alan Marshal  •  Joseph Cotten

Niagara (1953)

Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, who are honeymooning in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jean Peters  •  Max Showalter

Othello (1951) RT 80% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Desdemona, daughter of a Venetian aristocrat, elopes with Moorish military hero Othello, to the great resentment of Othello's envious underling Iago. Alas, Iago knows ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Micheál MacLiammóir  •  Robert Coote  •  Suzanne Cloutier




Petulia (1968) RT 91% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2006

An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  George C. Scott  •  Arthur Hill

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A bored young woman, a teen living in Santa Rosa, California, Charlotte "Charlie" Newton (Wright), is frustrated because nothing seems to be happening in her life and that of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Teresa Wright  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Henry Travers

Soylent Green (1973) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2003

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Leigh Taylor-Young  •  Chuck Connors

The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) RT 81% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Robert Fuest
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Virginia North  •  Terry-Thomas

The Farmer's Daughter (1947) RT Audience 77%

A Swedish-American farmer's daughter leaves the farm to attend nursing school. Penny-less after an acquaintance steals her tuition money, she obtains a job as a household ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Charles Bickford

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) RT 91% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2012

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Dolores Costello  •  Anne Baxter  •  Tim Holt

The Third Man (1949) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, "The Third Man" stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Alida Valli  •  Orson Welles  •  Trevor Howard

Too Much Johnson (1938) RT Audience 64%

This film was not intended to stand by itself, but was designed as the cinematic aspect of Welles' Mercury Theatre stage presentation of William Gillette's 1894 comedy about a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Virginia Nicholson  •  Arlene Francis  •  Mary Wickes

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  Toshio Masuda  •  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Martin Balsam  •  Sô Yamamura  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Tatsuya Mihashi

Touch of Evil (1958) RT 96% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Janet Leigh  •  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Calleia