George C. Scott

George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American actor, director and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayals of the prosecutor Claude Dancer in Anatomy of a Murder (1959), General Buck Turgidson in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove (1964), General George S. Patton in the film Patton (1970), and Ebenezer Scrooge in Clive Donner's film A Christmas Carol (1984). Description above from the Wikipedia article George C. Scott, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Christmas Carol (1984)

A bitter old miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Roger Rees  •  David Warner  •  Susannah York

A bitter old miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Roger Rees  •  David Warner  •  Susannah York

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

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After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.  (more)

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

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.  (more)

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

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Lee Remick  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Arthur O'Connell

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Lee Remick  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Arthur O'Connell

Angus (1995)

Angus is a large, pathetic 14-year-old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of only one girl, Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Chris Owen

Angus is a large, pathetic 14-year-old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of only one girl, Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Chris Owen

Hardcore (1979)

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in search for his runaway teenage daughter who’s making porno films in the pits of Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Peter Boyle  •  Season Hubley  •  Dick Sargent

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in search for his runaway teenage daughter who’s making porno films in the pits of Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Peter Boyle  •  Season Hubley  •  Dick Sargent

Patton (1970)

"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Karl Malden  •  Stephen Young  •  Michael Strong

"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Karl Malden  •  Stephen Young  •  Michael Strong

Petulia (1968)

An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  George C. Scott  •  Arthur Hill

An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  George C. Scott  •  Arthur Hill

Taps (1981)

Military cadets take extreme measures to ensure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Ronny Cox  •  Sean Penn

Military cadets take extreme measures to ensure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Ronny Cox  •  Sean Penn

The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Michael Parks  •  Ulla Bergryd  •  Richard Harris  •  Franco Nero

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Michael Parks  •  Ulla Bergryd  •  Richard Harris  •  Franco Nero

The Changeling (1980)

After a tragic event happens, composer John Russell moves to Seattle to try to overcome it and build a new and peaceful life in a lonely big house that has been uninhabited for many years. But, soon after, the obscure history of such an old mansion and his own past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jean Marsh

After a tragic event happens, composer John Russell moves to Seattle to try to overcome it and build a new and peaceful life in a lonely big house that has been uninhabited for many years. But, soon after, the obscure history of such an old mansion and his own past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jean Marsh

The Exorcist III (1990)

Fifteen years after the original film, the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman is investigating a baffling series of murders on Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. His investigation eventually leads him to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Peter Blatty
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Ed Flanders  •  Brad Dourif  •  Jason Miller

Fifteen years after the original film, the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman is investigating a baffling series of murders on Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. His investigation eventually leads him to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Peter Blatty
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Ed Flanders  •  Brad Dourif  •  Jason Miller

The Formula (1980)

While investigating the death of a friend and fellow cop, Los Angeles police officer Barney Caine stumbles across evidence that Nazis created a synthetic alternative to gasoline during World War II. This revelation has the potential to end the established global ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Marlon Brando  •  Marthe Keller  •  John Gielgud

While investigating the death of a friend and fellow cop, Los Angeles police officer Barney Caine stumbles across evidence that Nazis created a synthetic alternative to gasoline during World War II. This revelation has the potential to end the established global ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Marlon Brando  •  Marthe Keller  •  John Gielgud

The Hanging Tree (1959)

Joseph "Doc" Frail is a doctor with a past he's trying to outrun. While in Montana, he comes across a mining camp with a hanging tree and rescues a man named Rune from the noose. With Rune as his servant, Frail decides to settle down, and he takes over as town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Maria Schell  •  Karl Malden  •  George C. Scott

Joseph "Doc" Frail is a doctor with a past he's trying to outrun. While in Montana, he comes across a mining camp with a hanging tree and rescues a man named Rune from the noose. With Rune as his servant, Frail decides to settle down, and he takes over as town ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Maria Schell  •  Karl Malden  •  George C. Scott

The Hindenburg (1975)

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its chief of security. As he races against the clock to uncover a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its chief of security. As he races against the clock to uncover a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Anne Bancroft  •  William Atherton  •  Roy Thinnes

The Hospital (1971)

Dr. Bock, the chief of medicine at a Manhattan hospital, is suicidal after the collapse of his personal life. When an intern is found dead in a hospital bed, it appears to Bock to be a case of unforgivable malpractice. Hours later, another doctor, who happens to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Diana Rigg  •  Richard Dysart  •  Barnard Hughes

Dr. Bock, the chief of medicine at a Manhattan hospital, is suicidal after the collapse of his personal life. When an intern is found dead in a hospital bed, it appears to Bock to be a case of unforgivable malpractice. Hours later, another doctor, who happens to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Diana Rigg  •  Richard Dysart  •  Barnard Hughes

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

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A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Gabriel  •  Hendel Butoy
CAST:  Bob Newhart  •  Eva Gabor  •  John Candy  •  Tristan Rogers

A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Gabriel  •  Hendel Butoy
CAST:  Bob Newhart  •  Eva Gabor  •  John Candy  •  Tristan Rogers

They Might Be Giants (1971)

Every hero has a weakness, and Sherlock Holmes' weakness was Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solve mysteries and search for Moriarty in 1970s New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Jack Gilford  •  Lester Rawlins

Every hero has a weakness, and Sherlock Holmes' weakness was Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solve mysteries and search for Moriarty in 1970s New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Harvey
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Jack Gilford  •  Lester Rawlins

Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990)

The plot chronicles the exploits of Michael, a teenager who is using marijuana and stealing his father's beer. His younger sister, Corey, is worried about him because he started acting differently. When her piggy bank goes missing, her cartoon tie-in toys come to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milton Gray  •  Marsh Lamore  •  Bob Shellhorn  •  Mike Svayko  •  Karen Peterson
CAST:  Jason Marsden  •  Lindsay Parker  •  Townsend Coleman  •  Laurie O'Brien

The plot chronicles the exploits of Michael, a teenager who is using marijuana and stealing his father's beer. His younger sister, Corey, is worried about him because he started acting differently. When her piggy bank goes missing, her cartoon tie-in toys come to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milton Gray  •  Marsh Lamore  •  Bob Shellhorn  •  Mike Svayko  •  Karen Peterson
CAST:  Jason Marsden  •  Lindsay Parker  •  Townsend Coleman  •  Laurie O'Brien

The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

Dr. Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers they're to be used ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Fritz Weaver

Dr. Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers they're to be used ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Fritz Weaver

Malice (1993)

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Bebe Neuwirth
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