Search results for "Karl Swenson"


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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




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

DVD release: Sep 2004

Judgment at Nuremberg is an American film based on the trials of 4 Nazi judges in Nuremberg Germany in 1948 by an American court.  (more)

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

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

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: Adventure • Comedy • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stewart Granger  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Fabian

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

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

No Name on the Bullet (1959) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Cool, cultured John Gant rides into Lordsburg. Gant is a professional killer, and although no one knows who he is there to kill, they are all worried. Everyone has enemies, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Charles Drake  •  Joan Evans  •  Virginia Grey

Kings Go Forth (1958) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Tony Curtis  •  Natalie Wood  •  Leora Dana

The Gallant Hours (1960) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jun 1992

A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Montgomery
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Dennis Weaver  •  Ward Costello  •  Vaughn Taylor

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

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