Jack Palance

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Volodymyr Palahniuk (February 18, 1919 – November 10, 2006), known professionally as Jack Palance, was an American film actor. During half a century of film and television appearances he was nominated for three Academy Awards, all as Best Actor in a Supporting Role, winning in 1991 for his role in City Slickers. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Palance, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Batman (1989)

Batman must face his most ruthless nemesis when a deformed madman calling himself "The Joker" seizes control of Gotham's criminal underworld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Kim Basinger  •  Michael Gough

Batman must face his most ruthless nemesis when a deformed madman calling himself "The Joker" seizes control of Gotham's criminal underworld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Kim Basinger  •  Michael Gough

Bagdad Cafe (1987)

A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Percy Adlon
CAST:  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  CCH Pounder  •  Jack Palance  •  Christine Kaufmann

A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Percy Adlon
CAST:  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  CCH Pounder  •  Jack Palance  •  Christine Kaufmann

Barabbas (1961)

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where he tries to win ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Katy Jurado

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where he tries to win ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Katy Jurado

City Slickers (1991)

FunnyCleverCuteLighthearted

Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Jack Palance

Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Jack Palance

City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)

Mitch Robbins 40th birthday begins quite well until he returns home and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have a wonderful birthday-night with his wife when he discovers a treasure map of Curly by chance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Jack Palance

Mitch Robbins 40th birthday begins quite well until he returns home and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have a wonderful birthday-night with his wife when he discovers a treasure map of Curly by chance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Jack Palance

Contempt (1963)

DramaticEnjoyable

A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker is making a picture destined to bomb ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Brigitte Bardot  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Jack Palance  •  Giorgia Moll

A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker is making a picture destined to bomb ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Brigitte Bardot  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Jack Palance  •  Giorgia Moll

Cops & Robbersons (1994)

Hard-as-nails cop, Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing—but can you survive the Robberson family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Jack Palance  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Robert Davi

Hard-as-nails cop, Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing—but can you survive the Robberson family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Jack Palance  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Robert Davi

Ebenezer (1998)

A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Jubenvill
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Amy Locane  •  Richard Comar

A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Jubenvill
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Amy Locane  •  Richard Comar

Panic in the Streets (1950)

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. The next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the Public Health Service confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague. To prevent a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Paul Douglas  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Jack Palance

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. The next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the Public Health Service confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague. To prevent a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Paul Douglas  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Jack Palance

Shane (1953)

Charming

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Jean Arthur  •  Van Heflin  •  Brandon De Wilde

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Jean Arthur  •  Van Heflin  •  Brandon De Wilde

Sudden Fear (1952)

Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a romantic leading man. On a train from New York to San Francisco, Blaine sets out to prove Myra wrong...by romancing her. Is he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Jack Palance  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Bruce Bennett

Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a romantic leading man. On a train from New York to San Francisco, Blaine sets out to prove Myra wrong...by romancing her. Is he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Jack Palance  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Bruce Bennett

The Professionals (1966)

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Lee Marvin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Woody Strode

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Lee Marvin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Woody Strode

Torture Garden (1967)

Five people visit a fairground sideshow run by the sinister Dr. Diabolo. Having shown them a handful of haunted-house-style attractions, he promises them a genuinely scary experience if they will pay extra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Beverly Adams  •  Peter Cushing

Five people visit a fairground sideshow run by the sinister Dr. Diabolo. Having shown them a handful of haunted-house-style attractions, he promises them a genuinely scary experience if they will pay extra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Beverly Adams  •  Peter Cushing

Young Guns (1988)

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Charlie Sheen

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Charlie Sheen

Angels' Brigade (1979)

Six sexy women, and a teenage girl, devastate a right-wing militia before doing battle with ruthless drug pushers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greydon Clark
CAST:  Sylvia Anderson  •  Lieu Chinh  •  Robin Greer  •  Jack Palance

Six sexy women, and a teenage girl, devastate a right-wing militia before doing battle with ruthless drug pushers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greydon Clark
CAST:  Sylvia Anderson  •  Lieu Chinh  •  Robin Greer  •  Jack Palance

Tango & Cash (1989)

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrei Konchalovsky
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Kurt Russell  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Jack Palance

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrei Konchalovsky
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Kurt Russell  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Jack Palance

Imagine (1972)

A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lennon  •  Yōko Ono  •  Steve Gebhardt
CAST:  John Lennon  •  Yōko Ono  •  Jack Palance  •  Fred Astaire

A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lennon  •  Yōko Ono  •  Steve Gebhardt
CAST:  John Lennon  •  Yōko Ono  •  Jack Palance  •  Fred Astaire

Solar Crisis (1990)

A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at the right time so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian  •  Alan Smithee
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charlton Heston  •  Peter Boyle  •  Annabel Schofield

A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at the right time so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian  •  Alan Smithee
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charlton Heston  •  Peter Boyle  •  Annabel Schofield

Man in the Attic (1953)

London, 1888: on the night of the third Jack the Ripper killing, soft-spoken Mr. Slade, a research pathologist, takes lodgings with the Harleys, including a gloomy attic room for "experiments." Mrs. Harley finds Slade odd and increasingly suspects the worst; her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Constance Smith  •  Byron Palmer  •  Frances Bavier

London, 1888: on the night of the third Jack the Ripper killing, soft-spoken Mr. Slade, a research pathologist, takes lodgings with the Harleys, including a gloomy attic room for "experiments." Mrs. Harley finds Slade odd and increasingly suspects the worst; her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Constance Smith  •  Byron Palmer  •  Frances Bavier

The Sensuous Nurse (1975)

Greedy relatives hire a sensual caregiver to hasten the demise of a wealthy count suffering from a heart condition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nello Rossati
CAST:  Ursula Andress  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Mario Pisu  •  Jack Palance

Greedy relatives hire a sensual caregiver to hasten the demise of a wealthy count suffering from a heart condition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nello Rossati
CAST:  Ursula Andress  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Mario Pisu  •  Jack Palance
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