Search results for "Otto Preminger"

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Frederick Manion, an Army lieutenant, is arrested for the murder of bartender Barney Quill. In his defense, he claims that Quill raped and beat up his wife Laura. Although ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Lee Remick  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Arthur O'Connell

Angel Face (1952) RT 80% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2007

An ambulance driver gets involved with a rich girl that might have a darker side.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jean Simmons  •  Mona Freeman  •  Herbert Marshall

The Human Factor (1979) RT 33% / Audience 19%

DVD release: Oct 2006

When Arthur Davis, a junior bachelor in the British secret service's African section, is seen taking a file with him to meet his girlfriend Cynthia- the brass fears he may be ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Derek Jacobi  •  John Gielgud  •  Joop Doderer

Rosebud (1975) RT 40% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1994

In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Kim Cattrall  •  Isabelle Huppert

Such Good Friends (1971) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2011

Otto Preminger directs this comedy-drama based upon the novel by Lois Gould and adapted by Elaine May (under the pseudonym Esther Dale). Julie Messinger (Dyan Cannon) is an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Dyan Cannon  •  James Coco  •  Jennifer O'Neill  •  Ken Howard

Skidoo (1968) RT 36% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jackie Gleason  •  Carol Channing  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Fred Clark

Hurry Sundown (1967) RT 29% / Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2011

Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Jane Fonda  •  John Phillip Law  •  Diahann Carroll

Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Carol Lynley  •  Keir Dullea  •  Martita Hunt

In Harm's Way (1965) RT 40% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2001

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Tom Tryon

The Cardinal (1963)

A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Tom Tryon  •  Romy Schneider  •  John Huston  •  Carol Lynley

Exodus (1960) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ralph Richardson

Porgy and Bess (1959) RT 83% / Audience 79%

Set in the early 1900s in the fictional Catfish Row section of Charleston, South Carolina, which serves as home to a black fishing community, the story focuses on the titular ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Sammy Davis, Jr.  •  Pearl Bailey

Bonjour Tristesse (1958) RT 86% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Deborah Kerr  •  David Niven  •  Mylène Demongeot

Saint Joan (1957) RT 30% / Audience 50%

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) RT 100% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2003

A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Bickford  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Rod Steiger

The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) RT 86% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2000

Frankie is a heroin addict and sits in prison. He wants a different life but the rehabilitation isn’t as easy as he had thought. Director Otto Preminger films one of the first ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kim Novak  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Arnold Stang

River of No Return (1954) RT 64% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2002

A western tale, set in the days of the California Gold Rush, in which Miss Monroe appears as a saloon singer who falls into the capable arms of Robert Mitchum after she is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Tommy Rettig

The Moon Is Blue (1953) RT 38% / Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2004

Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  David Niven  •  William Holden  •  Maggie McNamara  •  Tom Tully

The 13th Letter (1951) RT 83% / Audience 50%

The English-language remake of the French classic Le corbeau. Michael Rennie plays a doctor at a Canadian hospital who receives a series of poison pen letters. Soon these ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  Charles Boyer  •  Michael Rennie  •  Constance Smith