Search results for "Luis van Rooten"


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Champion (1949) RT 92% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2013

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. One of the all-time great boxing movies. Academy ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Marilyn Maxwell  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Paul Stewart

Cinderella (1950) RT 97% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Oct 2005

When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Ilene Woods  •  Eleanor Audley  •  Verna Felton  •  Rhoda Williams

Detective Story (1951) RT 67% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod (Douglas), leads a precinct of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Eleanor Parker  •  William Bendix  •  Cathy O'Donnell

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) RT Audience 72%

When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Gail Russell  •  John Lund  •  Virginia Bruce

The Big Clock (1948) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Stroud, a crime magazine's crusading editor has to post-pone a vacation with his wife, again, when a glamorous blonde is murdered and he is assigned by his publishing boss ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Charles Laughton  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  George Macready

The Unholy Wife (1957) RT Audience 40%

A woman marries a man for his wealth, then concocts a plan to kill him, take his money, and run off with her lover. Things go wrong when they accidentally kill the wrong person.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Diana Dors  •  Rod Steiger  •  Tom Tryon  •  Beulah Bondi

Beyond Glory (1948)

DVD release: Oct 2016

Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Donna Reed  •  George Macready  •  George Coulouris

City Across the River (1949) RT Audience 33%

Brooklyn youth Frank Cusack, good son and brother by day, is a gang member by night. The Dukes, seemingly likable dead-end-kids, are dangerously involved with racketeer Gaggsy ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Luis van Rooten  •  Jeff Corey

Fury River (1961)

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GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur  •  George Waggner  •  Otto Lang  •  Alan Crosland, Jr.
CAST:  Keith Larsen  •  Buddy Ebsen  •  Don Burnett  •  Luis van Rooten

Lydia Bailey (1952)

A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Dale Robertson  •  Anne Francis  •  Charles Korvin  •  William Marshall




To the Victor (1948)

An American serviceman remains in France after WWII and becomes a black marketeer.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Dennis Morgan  •  Viveca Lindfors  •  Anthony Caruso  •  William Conrad

The Hitler Gang (1944)

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GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Bobby Watson  •  Roman Bohnen  •  Martin Kosleck  •  Victor Varconi

To the Ends of the Earth (1948)

A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Signe Hasso  •  Maylia  •  Ludwig Donath

Fräulein (1958)

In melodramatic fashion, the film tells the tale of a young German woman who finds herself alone in the world when the rest of her family is killed in a WWII air raid. Helping ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Dana Wynter  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Dolores Michaels  •  Theodore Bikel

Curse of the Faceless Man (1958) RT Audience 11%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A stone-encrusted body is unearthed at Pompeii, and people left alone with it keep dying of crushed skulls...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Edward L. Cahn
CAST:  Richard Anderson  •  Elaine Edwards  •  Adele Mara  •  Luis van Rooten

Two Years Before the Mast (1946) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 1998

In 1834, Charles Stewart (Alan Ladd), the spoiled, dissolute son of a shipping magnate, is shanghaied aboard the Pilgrim, one of his father's own ships. He embarks upon a long ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Brian Donlevy  •  William Bendix  •  Barry Fitzgerald

My Favorite Spy (1951) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Sep 2010

A burlesque comic (Bob Hope) doubles for a spy in Tangier and meets the spy's girlfriend (Hedy Lamarr), who is also a spy.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Francis L. Sullivan  •  Arnold Moss

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