Search results for "Slim Pickens"


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. A classic black and white war satire from director ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Aug 2006

After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Sally Field  •  Telly Savalas  •  Peter Boyle

1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

Blazing Saddles (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

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

Major Dundee (1965) RT 97% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2005

During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico ...  (more)

GENRES: War • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Richard Harris  •  Jim Hutton  •  James Coburn

One-Eyed Jacks (1961) RT 54% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Marlon Brando
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Karl Malden  •  Katy Jurado  •  Pina Pellicer

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Bob Dylan  •  Richard Jaeckel

The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) RT 93% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Stella Stevens  •  Slim Pickens  •  David Warner

The Getaway (1972) RT 85% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2005

A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Ali MacGraw  •  Ben Johnson  •  Al Lettieri




The Howling (1981) RT 66% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2001

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Patrick Macnee  •  Dennis Dugan  •  Christopher Stone  •  Belinda Balaski

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

Will Penny (1967) RT 83% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Tom Gries
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Ben Johnson  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Joan Hackett

The Black Hole (1979) RT 43% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 1999

The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gary Nelson
CAST:  Maximilian Schell  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Robert Forster  •  Joseph Bottoms

Hawmps! (1976) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2005

In old-west Texas, the cavalry's horses can't take the heat. So the military sends them camels instead, and assigns one man to convince the unit that the camels are a good idea.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Camp
CAST:  James Hampton  •  Christopher Connelly  •  Slim Pickens  •  Denver Pyle

The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) RT 56% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A roving bachelor gets saddled with three children and a wealth of trouble when the youngsters stumble upon a huge gold nugget. They join forces with two bumbling outlaws to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Western
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Tim Conway  •  Harry Morgan  •  Bill Bixby

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

The Great Locomotive Chase (1956) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2000

During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Francis D. Lyon
CAST:  Fess Parker  •  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Jeff York  •  John Lupton

The Flim-Flam Man (1967) RT 71% / Audience 64%

Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Sue Lyon  •  Harry Morgan  •  Jack Albertson

Smoky (1946) RT Audience 67%

Clint Barkley first sees Smoky as a runaway, and drives him back to the ranch where he meets the owner, Julie Richards. He is given a job on her ranch, but the head cowhand is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Anne Baxter  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Esther Dale