Search results for "Martin Balsam"


12 Angry Men (1957) RT 92% / Audience 86%

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ed Begley  •  E. G. Marshall

Psycho (1960) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2001

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Vera Miles  •  John Gavin  •  Janet Leigh

Catch-22 (1970) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2001

A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Martin Balsam  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Art Garfunkel

After the Fox (1966)

Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Victor Mature  •  Britt Ekland  •  Martin Balsam

All the President's Men (1976) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Robert Redford  •  Jack Warden  •  Martin Balsam

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  George Peppard  •  Patricia Neal  •  Buddy Ebsen

Cape Fear (1991) RT 76% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Nick Nolte  •  Jessica Lange  •  Juliette Lewis

Cape Fear (1962) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Polly Bergen  •  Lori Martin

Harlow (1965)

Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Red Buttons  •  Raf Vallone  •  Angela Lansbury

Hombre (1967)

John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Fredric March  •  Richard Boone  •  Diane Cilento




On the Waterfront (1954) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Karl Malden  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Rod Steiger

The Delta Force (1986) RT 20% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Menahem Golan
CAST:  Chuck Norris  •  Lee Marvin  •  Shelley Winters  •  Martin Balsam

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2001

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Robert Shaw  •  Martin Balsam  •  Héctor Elizondo

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

Two Evil Eyes (1990) RT 55% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E. G. Marshall

A Thousand Clowns (1965) RT 69% / Audience 91%

Twelve-year-old Nick lives with his Uncle Murray, a Mr.Micawber-like Dickensian character who keeps hoping something won't turn up. What turns up is a social worker, who falls ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Coe
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Barbara Harris  •  Martin Balsam  •  Gene Saks

Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973) RT Audience 19%

Rita, a middle aged New York City homemaker, finds herself in an emotional crisis which forces her to re-examine her life, as well as her relationships with her mother, her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gilbert Cates
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Martin Balsam  •  Sylvia Sidney  •  Tresa Hughes

St. Elmo's Fire (1985) RT 47% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

The Bedford Incident (1965) RT 86% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Eric Portman  •  James MacArthur

Mitchell (1975) RT Audience 31%

A tough-guy cop (Joe Don Baker) pursues two drug runners (Martin Balsam, John Saxon) across the city to bust a large syndicate. Very much an anti-hero, Mitchell often ignores ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Joe Don Baker  •  Martin Balsam  •  John Saxon  •  Linda Evans