Search results for "Peter Lorre"

Der Verlorene (1951)

A German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Lorre
CAST:  Peter Lorre  •  Karl John  •  Helmuth Rudolph  •  Johanna Hofer

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2003

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  James Mason  •  Paul Lukas  •  Peter Lorre

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Mortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. We watch him being married at city hall in the opening scene. Now all that is required ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Raymond Massey  •  Jack Carson

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

The Patsy (1964)

When a star comedian dies, his comedy team decides to train a 'nobody' to play the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man chosen, bellboy Stanley Belt (Lewis), can't do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Ina Balin  •  Everett Sloane  •  Phil Harris

The Raven (1963) RT 92% / Audience 64%

A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Peter Lorre  •  Boris Karloff  •  Hazel Court

The Comedy of Terrors (1963) RT 88% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 1995

An undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Peter Lorre  •  Boris Karloff  •  Joyce Jameson

Tales of Terror (1962) RT 71% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Peter Lorre  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Debra Paget

Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Red Buttons  •  Barbara Eden  •  Cedric Hardman  •  Peter Lorre

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) RT 75% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2007

The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Barbara Eden  •  Peter Lorre

Scent of Mystery (1960)

An Englishman (Denholm Elliott) and a cabby (Peter Lorre) try to save an heiress from murder in Spain.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jack Cardiff
CAST:  Denholm Elliott  •  Peter Lorre  •  Beverly Bentley  •  Paul Lukas

The Big Circus (1959) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2009

With tough and savvy boss Victor Mature in charge, the Whirling Circus just keeps chugging along, but an unknown saboteur--who'll stop at nothing, including murder--is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Red Buttons  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Kathryn Crosby

Hell Ship Mutiny (1957) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2008

A ship's captain in the South Seas battles a villainous pearl trader who uses island natives as slaves for his business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Sholem  •  Elmo Williams
CAST:  Jon Hall  •  John Carradine  •  Peter Lorre  •  Mike Mazurki

The Sad Sack (1957)

Private Meredith Bixby is so out of step in the Army that his six weeks of planned basic training has now stretched to 17 months. After he loses a tank, WAC Major Shelton, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  David Wayne  •  Phyllis Kirk  •  Peter Lorre

The Story of Mankind (1957) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The Spirit of Man (Ronald Colman) debates history with the devil (Vincent Price) before a court of fate, because of the hydrogen bomb.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx

Silk Stockings (1957) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Janis Paige  •  Peter Lorre

The Buster Keaton Story (1957)

Director Sidney Sheldon's 1957 film biography of the stone-faced comedian stars Donald O'Connor in the title role. Others in the cast include Ann Blyth, Rhonda Fleming, Peter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Sheldon
CAST:  Donald O'Connor  •  Ann Blyth  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Peter Lorre

Congo Crossing (1956)

Director Joseph Pevney's 1956 jungle drama, set in Africa, stars Virginia Mayo, George Nader, Peter Lorre, Michael Pate, Kathryn Givney, Raymond Bailey and Rex Ingram.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  George Nader  •  Peter Lorre  •  Michael Pate

Beat the Devil (1953) RT 67% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Robert Morley