Search results for "Tony Curtis"


Tony Curtis, Driven to Stardom (2012)

Tony Curtis, the man who influenced Elvis Presley and James Dean. A sex symbol, a matinee idol, a powerful and magnetic actor, Tony Curtis was the original movie star.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Ian Ayres
CAST:  Jules Audry  •  Jim Backus  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Guillaume Cabaret

Tony Curtis on 'Some Like It Hot' (2001)

Leonard Maltin interviews Tony Curtis on his experience filming 'Some Like It Hot'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Leonard Maltin

Criss Cross (1949) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Dan Duryea  •  Stephen McNally

Mister Cory (1957)

An opportunistic young man from the slums gambles his way to wealth, power and high society.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Martha Hyer  •  Charles Bickford  •  Kathryn Crosby

Operation Petticoat (1959) RT 84% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Tony Curtis  •  Joan O'Brien  •  Dina Merrill

Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Carlos Montalbán

Reflections of Evil (2002) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Julie, a teen who died from a PCP overdose in the early '70s searches from beyond the grave for her younger brother Bob who now in the '90s is an obese watch seller suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Damon Packard
CAST:  Nicole Vanderhoff  •  Beverly Miller  •  Chad Nelson  •  Damon Packard

Some Like It Hot (1959) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: May 2001

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tony Curtis  •  Jack Lemmon  •  George Raft

Spartacus (1960) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2001

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Jean Simmons  •  Charles Laughton

Sweet Smell of Success (1957) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 2001

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Mackendrick
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Tony Curtis  •  Susan Harrison  •  Martin Milner




The Celluloid Closet (1996) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Armistead Maupin  •  Arthur Laurents

The Defiant Ones (1958) RT 81% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Charles McGraw

The Great Impostor (1961)

Fitionalized account of Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. who stole or created fictional identities and worked in a variety of occupations, most quite successfully.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Karl Malden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Arthur O'Connell

The Great Race (1965)

Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Tony Curtis  •  Natalie Wood  •  Peter Falk

The Immortals (1995) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2005

An elaborate heist unites 8 strangers in a simultaneous assault on targets all over the city- and explodes in a hailstorm of gunfire and high-speed chases in this powerful ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Grant
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Tia Carrere  •  Tony Curtis

The Mirror Crack'd (1980) RT 67% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Tony Curtis  •  Edward Fox

The Perfect Furlough (1958)

A love-starved soldier (Tony Curtis) stationed at an Arctic base wins a furlough in Paris, but a pretty, no-nonsense military psychologist (Janet Leigh) is ordered to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Linda Cristal

The Rat Race (1960) RT Audience 56%

Tender romantic comedy about an aspiring musician who arrives in New York in search of fame & fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jack Oakie  •  Kay Medford