Robert Mitchum

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum  (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, author, composer and singer and is #23 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. Mitchum is largely remembered for his starring roles in several major works of the film noir style, and is considered a forerunner of the anti-heroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s. Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Mitchum, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Scrooged (1988)

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

5 Card Stud (1968)

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

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Inger Stevens  •  Roddy McDowall

Angel Face (1953)

An ambulance driver gets involved with a rich girl that might have a darker side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jean Simmons  •  Mona Freeman  •  Herbert Marshall

Blood on the Moon (1948)

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 in the middle of a feud between cattle ranchers and homesteaders. What Garry doesn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Robert Preston  •  Walter Brennan

Cape Fear (1991)

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Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Nick Nolte  •  Jessica Lange  •  Juliette Lewis

Cape Fear (1962)

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Polly Bergen  •  Lori Martin

Crossfire (1947)

A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Robert Ryan  •  Gloria Grahame

Dead Man (1995)

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Gary Farmer  •  Crispin Glover  •  Lance Henriksen

El Dorado (1966)

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  James Caan  •  Charlene Holt

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

In 1944, in South Pacific, the castaway Marine Corporal Allison drifts in a raft to the Tuasiva Island, where he meets Sister Angela. She tells him that she is the only person in the island and was left behind by the runaway boat to Fiji Island while seeking the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Robert Mitchum

His Kind of Woman (1951)

Nick Ferraro, deported crime boss, needs to re-enter the USA. His plan involves "honest" gambler Dan Milner, who's subjected to a series of "misfortunes," then bribed to take a trip to Mexico. En route, Dan meets chanteuse Lenore Brent, truly his kind of woman. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  John Farrow
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jane Russell  •  Vincent Price  •  Tim Holt

Holiday Affair (1949)

Just before Christmas, department store clerk Steve Mason meets big spending customer Connie Ennis, who's actually a comparison shopper sent by another store. Steve lets her go, which gets him fired. They spend the afternoon together, which doesn't sit well with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Hartman
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Janet Leigh  •  Wendell Corey  •  Gordon Gebert

Macao (1952)

A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson  •  Josef von Sternberg  •  Nicholas Ray  •  Mel Ferrer
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jane Russell  •  William Bendix  •  Thomas Gomez

Midway (1976)

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward Albert  •  Henry Fonda  •  James Coburn

Out of the Past (1947)

Jeff Bailey seems to be a mundane gas station owner in remote Bridgeport, CA. He is dating local girl Ann Miller and lives a quiet life. But Jeff has a secret past, and when a mysterious stranger arrives in town, Jeff is forced to return to the dark world he had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jane Greer  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Rhonda Fleming

Pursued (1947)

A hard-hitting western drama starring Mitchum as an orphan raised by a feuding family who wants to see him dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Teresa Wright  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Judith Anderson  •  Dean Jagger

Rachel and the Stranger (1948)

A widowed farmer takes an indentured servant as his new wife, but the arrival of a passing stranger threatens their burgeoning relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Foster
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Robert Mitchum  •  William Holden  •  Gary Gray

River of No Return (1954)

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Tommy Rettig

Ryan's Daughter (1970)

An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Sarah Miles  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Trevor Howard  •  Christopher Jones

That Championship Season (1982)

It started as a friendly meeting between 4 old buddies with their basketball coach and ended up in revealing the truth about their relationship. The meeting forces the five men to reveal their true identity, to be honest with each other for the first time in their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Miller
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Stacy Keach  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Martin Sheen
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