Search results for "William Holden"

Network (1976)

A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  William Holden  •  Peter Finch  •  Robert Duvall

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  William Holden  •  Alec Guinness  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Sessue Hayakawa

S.O.B. (1981)

Felix Farmer (Richard Mulligan) latest movie flops - and lots of Hollywood types spring into action. Agents are called. Lawyers are retained. Statements are issued. It's what ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  William Holden  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Larry Hagman

The Earthling (1980) RT Audience 88%

Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Jack Thompson  •  Olivia Hamnett

When Time Ran Out (1980) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Feb 2009

An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  William Holden  •  Edward Albert

Ashanti (1979) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Kabir Bedi  •  Omar Sharif

Fedora (1978) RT 73% / Audience 61%

DVD release: May 1992

An ambitious Hollywood hustler becomes involved with a reclusive female star whom he tries to lure out of retirement.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  William Holden  •  Marthe Keller  •  Hildegard Knef  •  José Ferrer

Damien: Omen II (1978)

Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle (Lee Grant and William Holden). Widely ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Taylor  •  Mike Hodges
CAST:  William Holden  •  Lee Grant  •  Jonathan Scott-Taylor  •  Robert Foxworth

21 Hours at Munich (1976)

A dramatization of the incident in 1972 when Arab terrorists broke into the Olympic compound in Munich and murdered 11 Israeli athletes.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  William Holden  •  Shirley Knight  •  Franco Nero  •  Anthony Quayle

The Towering Inferno (1974) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Paul Newman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Vaughn

Open Season (1974) RT Audience 100%

Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Cornelia Sharpe  •  John Phillip Law  •  Richard Lynch

Breezy (1973) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Breezy is a teen-aged hippy with a big heart. After taking a a ride with a man who only wants her for sex, Breezy manages to escape. She runs to hide on a secluded property ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  William Holden  •  Kay Lenz  •  Roger C. Carmel  •  Marj Dusay

The Blue Knight (1973)

Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Robert Butler
CAST:  William Holden  •  Lee Remick  •  Joe Santos  •  Sam Elliott

The Revengers (1972)

The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Woody Strode  •  Roger Hanin

Wild Rovers (1971)

Ross Bodine and Frank Post are cowhands on Walt Buckman's R-Bar-R ranch. Bodine is older and broods a bit about how he will get along when he's too old to cowboy. Post is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Karl Malden  •  Lynn Carlin

The Christmas Tree (1969) RT Audience 67%

A French-American millionaire (William Holden), his girlfriend (Virna Lisi) and his war buddy (Andre Bourvil) try to grant his dying son's every wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  William Holden  •  Virna Lisi  •  Bourvil  •  Madeleine Damien

The Wild Bunch (1969) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  William Holden  •  Robert Ryan  •  Edmond O'Brien

The Devil's Brigade (1968) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2002

1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  William Holden  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Vince Edwards  •  Andrew Prine