Search results for "King Vidor"


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

Northwest Passage (1940)

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Ruth Hussey

The Big Parade (1925) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2013

The story of an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes friends with two working class men, experiences ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  John Gilbert  •  Renée Adorée  •  Hobart Bosworth  •  Claire McDowell

The Citadel (1938) RT 86% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rex Harrison

The Crowd (1928) RT 96% / Audience 91%

John, an ambitious but undisciplined New York City office worker, meets and marries Mary. They start a family, struggle to cope with marital stress, financial setbacks, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Eleanor Boardman  •  James Murray  •  Bert Roach  •  Estelle Clark

War and Peace (1956) RT 33% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Henry Fonda  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Vittorio Gassman

The Champ (1931) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Dink Purcell loves his alcoholic father, ex-heavyweight champion Andy "Champ" Purcell, despite his frequent binges, his frequent gambling and their squalid living conditions. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Irene Rich  •  Roscoe Ates

Beyond the Forest (1949) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 1991

The wife (Bette Davis) of a Wisconsin doctor (Joseph Cotten) kills a witness to her affair with an influential man (David Brian) from Chicago.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Joseph Cotten  •  David Brian  •  Ruth Roman

Show People (1928) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Peggy Pepper arrives in Hollywood, from Georgia, to become a great dramatic star. Things do not go entirely according to plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Marion Davies  •  William Haines  •  Dell Henderson  •  Renée Adorée

Hallelujah! (1929)

DVD release: Apr 1991

A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Daniel L. Haynes  •  Nina Mae McKinney  •  William Fountaine  •  Harry Gray




An American Romance (1944) RT 83% / Audience 0%

A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Ann Richards  •  Walter Abel  •  John Qualen

The Stranger's Return (1933)

"Miriam Hopkins plays Louise Starr, who gets divorced from her husband and returns to the home she left on a farm where she reunites with her grandfather. He introduces her to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  Franchot Tone  •  Stuart Erwin

Cynara (1932) RT Audience 25%

London barrister's marriage is under strain after his affair with a shop-girl who is out to have him. Told in flashback.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Kay Francis  •  Phyllis Barry  •  Henry Stephenson

The Texas Rangers (1936) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2007

Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Jack Oakie  •  Jean Parker  •  Lloyd Nolan

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

DVD release: Sep 2009

Richard Trevelyan (Richard Todd) was convicted of murdering his wife, given an 11th-hour Death Row reprieve and freed under unusual circumstances after retrial. But his past ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Ruth Roman  •  Mercedes McCambridge  •  Zachary Scott

The Metaphor (1980)

Vidor and Wyeth discuss the influence of The Big Parade on Wyeth and the use of metaphors in art  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST: 

Man Without a Star (1955) RT Audience 63%

Man Without a Star is a 1955 western film starring Kirk Douglas as a wanderer who gets dragged into a range war. It was based on the novel of the same name by Dee Linford.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Jeanne Crain  •  Claire Trevor  •  William Campbell

Japanese War Bride (1952) RT Audience 100%

A Korean war vet and his bride face subtitle and sometimes extreme racism when they return to his home in rural California.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Shirley Yamaguchi  •  Don Taylor  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  Marie Windsor

So Red the Rose (1935)

SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Margaret Sullavan  •  Walter Connolly  •  Randolph Scott  •  Janet Beecher