Search results for "Scatman Crothers"


Black Belt Jones (1974) RT Audience 70%

Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Clouse
CAST:  Jim Kelly  •  Gloria Hendry  •  Scatman Crothers  •  Eric Laneuville

Coonskin (1975) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A multi-layered satire of race relations in America. Live-action sequences of a prison break bracket the animated story of Brother Rabbit, Brother Bear, and Preacher Fox, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Bakshi
CAST:  Barry White  •  Charles Gordone  •  Scatman Crothers  •  Philip Michael Thomas

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) RT 95% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Dec 1997

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Danny DeVito  •  William Redfield

Silver Streak (1976) RT 88% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Richard Pryor  •  Patrick McGoohan

Stay Hungry (1976) RT 75% / Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2004

Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Sally Field  •  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  R. G. Armstrong

The Aristocats (1970) RT 66% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2000

When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Phil Harris  •  Sterling Holloway  •  Scatman Crothers  •  Eva Gabor

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) RT 71% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Bruce Dern  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Scatman Crothers

The Shining (1980) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Danny Lloyd  •  Scatman Crothers

The Shootist (1976) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Ron Howard  •  James Stewart

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger




Truck Turner (1974) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Isaac Hayes  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alan Weeks  •  Annazette Chase

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) RT Audience 67%

Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow

Zapped! (1982) RT 7% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Peyton and Barney are fun loving high school students working on a science project with white mice. When one of the mice begins to move food toward itself with out touching it ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert J. Rosenthal
CAST:  Scott Baio  •  Willie Aames  •  Robert Mandan  •  Felice Schachter

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Meredith Salenger  •  John Cusack  •  Ray Wise  •  Scatman Crothers

Two of a Kind (1983)

DVD release: Jun 2004

God throws his hands up at the foolishness of humanity and orders the race destroyed. A trio of bleeding-heart angels strike a deal with him: if they can find just two good ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Olivia Newton-John  •  Charles Durning  •  Oliver Reed

Chesty Anderson, USN (1976)

It's a tidal wave of laughs When "CHESTY" puts her deadly weapons into action!  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ed Forsyth
CAST:  Shari Eubank  •  Scatman Crothers  •  Dorrie Thomson  •  Rosanne Katon

The Cheap Detective (1978) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Ann-Margret  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Sid Caesar

The Fortune (1975) RT 20% / Audience 36%

DVD release: May 1998

Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them . Not even murder.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Stockard Channing  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Warren Beatty  •  Ian Wolfe

Alias Jesse James (1959) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Insurance salesman Milford Farnsworth sells a man a life policy only to discover that the man in question is the outlaw Jesse James. Milford is sent to buy back the policy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Wendell Corey  •  Will Wright

Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)

A young man from a wealthy New York family pursues a career as the leader of a dance band. Musical.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Donald O'Connor  •  Janet Leigh  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Scatman Crothers