Search results for "Richard Widmark"


Against All Odds (1984) RT 67% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Dec 1999

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Rachel Ward  •  James Woods  •  Alex Karras

Broken Lance (1954) RT 80% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2005

Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Wagner  •  Jean Peters  •  Richard Widmark

Cheyenne Autumn (1964) RT 70% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Carroll Baker  •  Karl Malden  •  Sal Mineo

Coma (1978)

A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Crichton
CAST:  Geneviève Bujold  •  Michael Douglas  •  Elizabeth Ashley  •  Richard Widmark

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2004

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Widmark  •  Marlene Dietrich

Kiss of Death (1947) RT 86% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Small-time crook Nick Bianco gets caught in a jewel heist and despite urgings from well-meaning district attorney D'Angelo, refuses to rat on his partners and goes to jail, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Coleen Gray  •  Richard Widmark

Madigan (1968) RT 100% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Inger Stevens  •  Henry Fonda  •  Harry Guardino

Night and the City (1950) RT 79% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Gene Tierney  •  Googie Withers  •  Hugh Marlowe

Panic in the Streets (1950) RT 95% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2005

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Paul Douglas  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Jack Palance




Pickup on South Street (1953) RT 90% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2005

A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Jean Peters  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Murvyn Vye

Road House (1948) RT 100% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2009

A night club owner becomes infatuated with a torch singer and frames his best friend/manager for embezzlement when the chanteuse falls in love with him.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Celeste Holm  •  Richard Widmark

Rollercoaster (1977) RT 57% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  George Segal  •  Richard Widmark  •  Timothy Bottoms  •  Henry Fonda

The Alamo (1960) RT 50% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  John Wayne
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Widmark  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Frankie Avalon

The Last Wagon (1956) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2006

When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Todd, a white man who has lived with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Felicia Farr  •  Susan Kohner  •  Tommy Rettig

The Street with No Name (1948) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2005

After two gang-related killings in "Center City," a suspect (who was framed) is arrested, released on bail...and murdered. Inspector Briggs of the FBI recruits a young agent, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Mark Stevens  •  Richard Widmark  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Barbara Lawrence

The Swarm (1978) RT 13% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Katharine Ross  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Chamberlain

The Way West (1967) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2008

In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Richard Widmark  •  Lola Albright

Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2011

A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Charles Durning  •  Joseph Cotten

True Colors (1991) RT 47% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  John Cusack  •  James Spader  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Imogen Stubbs