Search results for "Karl Swenson"


Vanishing Point (1971)

Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Barry Newman  •  Cleavon Little  •  Dean Jagger  •  Victoria Medlin

Flaming Star (1960) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Steve Forrest  •  Barbara Eden  •  Dolores del Río

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2004

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Widmark  •  Marlene Dietrich

Lonely Are the Brave (1962) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2009

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Walter Matthau  •  Carroll O'Connor

Major Dundee (1965) RT 97% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2005

During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico ...  (more)

GENRES: War • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Richard Harris  •  Jim Hutton  •  James Coburn

North to Alaska (1960) RT 43% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2003

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stewart Granger  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Fabian

Seconds (1966) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Salome Jens  •  John Randolph  •  Will Geer

The Birds (1963) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Veronica Cartwright

The Cincinnati Kid (1965) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2005

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Karl Malden




The Hanging Tree (1959) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jun 1993

Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realising that he can ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Maria Schell  •  Karl Malden  •  George C. Scott

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2001

The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Martha Hyer  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.

The Sword in the Stone (1963) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sebastian Cabot  •  Karl Swenson  •  Junius Matthews  •  Norman Alden

Ulzana's Raid (1972) RT 86% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Bruce Davison  •  Jorge Luke  •  Richard Jaeckel

...tick...tick...tick... (1970)

Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  George Kennedy  •  Fredric March  •  Lynn Carlin

One Foot in Hell (1960) RT Audience 17%

Mitch Barrett becomes embittered because his wife is allowed to die when he can't pay for the medicine she needs. The remorseful townspeople hire Mitch to be a deputy sheriff, ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  James B. Clark
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Don Murray  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Dolores Michaels

The Gun and the Pulpit (1974)

In the days of the "Wild West", a gunslinger, with a price on his head, discovers the body of a traveling minister who has been killed in an ambush. Fearing those who are ...  (more)

GENRES: TV movie • Western
DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Marjoe Gortner  •  Slim Pickens  •  David Huddleston  •  Geoffrey Lewis

Walk on the Wild Side (1962) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Feb 2004

At the Doll House, a 1930’s New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Capucine  •  Jane Fonda  •  Anne Baxter

Ice Palace (1960) RT Audience 75%

Alaska: America's last great wilderness frontier. A land of primitive grandeur, of glaciers, mountains and ice-fields. And of ambitious cannery tycoon Zeb "Czar" Kennedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Robert Ryan  •  Carolyn Jones  •  George Takei