Search results for "Robert Wise"

Audrey Rose (1977) RT 56% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Marsha Mason  •  John Beck  •  Susan Swift

The Sound of Music (1965)

Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Richard Haydn

A Storm in Summer (2000) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2002

Set in 1969, Abel Shaddick, a crotchety deli owner, has a grudge against virtually everyone in his upstate New York town of Fairview, particularly against his slacker nephew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Ruby Dee

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) RT 46% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2001

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  George Takei  •  James Doohan

The Hindenburg (1975) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

Two People (1973)

Evan Bonner is a deserter from the Vietnam war; he is on his way back to America to give himself up when he meets Deirdre McCluskey, a beautiful if petulant model. The two ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Lindsay Wagner  •  Estelle Parsons  •  Alan Fudge

The Andromeda Strain (1971) RT 67% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2000

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Arthur Hill  •  David Wayne  •  James Olson  •  Kate Reid

Star! (1968)

Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Richard Crenna  •  Michael Craig  •  Daniel Massey

The Sand Pebbles (1966) RT 88% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2001

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Richard Crenna  •  Candice Bergen

The Haunting (1963) RT 86% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Harris  •  Claire Bloom  •  Richard Johnson  •  Russ Tamblyn

Two for the Seesaw (1962) RT 60% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Nov 1992

Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Edmon Ryan  •  Elisabeth Fraser

West Side Story (1961) RT 94% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2003

An old-time crook plans a heist. When one of his two partners is found out to be a black man tensions flare.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Robert Ryan  •  Shelley Winters  •  Ed Begley

I Want to Live! (1958) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2002

Barbara Graham is a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars. She has been sentenced for some petty crimes. Two men she knows murder an older woman. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Simon Oakland  •  Virginia Vincent  •  Theodore Bikel

Until They Sail (1957) RT 60% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 1992

Four sisters in New Zealand fall for four U.S. soldiers en route to the Pacific theater in WWII.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Paul Newman  •  Piper Laurie

This Could Be the Night (1957) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jan 1993

To earn extra money, a prim schoolteacher takes a second job as secretary to the uncouth owner of a boisterous nightclub. Released in 1957, starring Jean Simmons, Paul Douglas ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Paul Douglas  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Joan Blondell

Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: May 1994

Jeremy Rodock is a tough horse rancher who strings up rustlers soon as look at them. Fresh out of Pennsylvania, Steve Miller finds it hard to get used to Rodock's ways, ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Don Dubbins  •  Stephen McNally  •  Irene Papas