Search results for "Walter Brennan"


A Stolen Life (1946) RT Audience 77%

A twin takes her deceased sister's place as wife of the man they both love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Glenn Ford  •  Dane Clark  •  Walter Brennan

Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2005

A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Ryan  •  Anne Francis  •  Walter Brennan

Blood on the Moon (1948) RT Audience 52%

Mitchum plays drifter cowboy Jim Garry. After receiving a job-offer letter from smooth-talking Tate Riling (Preston), Garry rides into an Indian reservation and finds himself ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Robert Preston  •  Walter Brennan

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Whale
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Colin Clive  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Ernest Thesiger

Fury (1936)

When a prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Walter Abel  •  Bruce Cabot

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

Meet John Doe (1941) RT 89% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 2005

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Gary Cooper  •  Edward Arnold  •  Walter Brennan

My Darling Clementine (1946) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Linda Darnell  •  Victor Mature  •  Cathy Downs

Nobody Lives Forever (1946) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jun 2012

A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Walter Brennan  •  Faye Emerson

Northwest Passage (1940)

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Ruth Hussey




Red River (1948)

Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Joanne Dru  •  Walter Brennan

Rio Bravo (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: May 2001

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Ricky Nelson  •  Walter Brennan

Sergeant York (1941) RT 84% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Walter Brennan  •  Joan Leslie  •  Margaret Wycherly

Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) RT 67% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  James Garner  •  Joan Hackett  •  Walter Brennan  •  Harry Morgan

The Far Country (1954) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2003

In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Ruth Roman  •  Corinne Calvet  •  Walter Brennan

The Invisible Man (1933) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Working in Dr. Cranley's laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley's ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Whale
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Gloria Stuart  •  William Harrigan  •  Henry Travers

The King of Jazz (1930) RT Audience 67%

This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  John Murray Anderson
CAST:  Paul Whiteman  •  John Boles  •  Laura La Plante  •  Jeanette Loff

The Pride of the Yankees (1942) RT 92% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Teresa Wright  •  Babe Ruth  •  Walter Brennan

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2006

In 1911, Vernon Castle, minor stage comic meets stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they're married. They abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Walter Brennan

The Westerner (1940) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to be a friend ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Walter Brennan  •  Doris Davenport  •  Fred Stone