Search results for "Whit Bissell"


5 Card Stud (1968) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2002

The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Inger Stevens  •  Roddy McDowall

A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

Airport (1970) RT 80% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dean Martin  •  Jean Seberg  •  Jacqueline Bisset

Brute Force (1947) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Prison inmates revolt against a sadistic guard.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Charles Bickford  •  Yvonne De Carlo

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) RT 84% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Richard Carlson  •  Julie Adams  •  Richard Denning  •  Antonio Moreno

He Walked by Night (1948) RT 83% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2003

This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker  •  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Scott Brady  •  Roy Roberts  •  Whit Bissell

Hud (1963) RT 84% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Brandon De Wilde

I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) RT 40% / Audience 19%

DVD release: Jun 1991

A meat-eating teenager (Michael Landon) sees a psychiatrist (Whit Bissell), who only makes things worse.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gene Fowler Jr.
CAST:  Michael Landon  •  Yvonne Fedderson  •  Whit Bissell  •  Tony Marshall

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Kevin McCarthy  •  Dana Wynter  •  Larry Gates  •  King Donovan

Never So Few (1959) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2005

A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Peter Lawford  •  Steve McQueen




Raw Deal (1948) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2005

In this film noir classic, a revenge-seeking gangster (Dennis O'Keefe) is sent to prison after being framed for a crime he didn't commit. After seducing a beautiful young ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Claire Trevor  •  Marsha Hunt  •  John Ireland

Side Street (1950)

A struggling young father-to-be gives in to temptation and impulsively steals an envelope of money from the office of a corrupt attorney. Instead of a few hundred dollars it ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Farley Granger  •  Cathy O'Donnell  •  James Craig  •  Paul Kelly

Somewhere in the Night (1946) RT 89% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 2005

George Taylor returns from the WWII with amnesia. Back home in Los Angeles, he tries to track down his old identity, stumbling into a 3-year old murder case and a hunt for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  John Hodiak  •  Nancy Guild  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Richard Conte

Soylent Green (1973) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2003

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Leigh Taylor-Young  •  Chuck Connors

Spencer's Mountain (1963) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  James MacArthur  •  Donald Crisp

The Caine Mutiny (1954) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  José Ferrer  •  Van Johnson  •  Fred MacMurray

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 Desperate Hours (1955) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Fredric March  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Martha Scott

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) RT 89% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A trumpet player in a radio orchestra (Jack Benny) falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's the angel Athanael. The beautiful angel Elizabeth (Alexis Smith) delivers ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Alexis Smith  •  Dolores Moran  •  Allyn Joslyn

The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) RT Audience 38%

Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Earl McEvoy
CAST:  Evelyn Keyes  •  Charles Korvin  •  William Bishop  •  Dorothy Malone