Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 – September 11, 2010) was an American stage, film, and television actor, who appeared in over two hundred television and film roles. For his role in the 1951 film version of Death of a Salesman, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and won a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actor. McCarthy is probably best known for his starring role in Invasion of the Body Snatchers, a 1956 horror science fiction film.

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A Gathering of Eagles (1963)

Rock Hudson plays an Air Force Colonel who has just been re-assigned as a cold war B-52 commander who must shape up his men to pass a grueling inspection that the previous commander had failed, and had been fired for. He is also recently married, and as a tough ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Rod Taylor  •  Mary Peach  •  Barry Sullivan

Addams Family Reunion (1998)

The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives. Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of a cure is to find a family member hoping that they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Payne
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Daryl Hannah  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Ray Walston

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joel Grey  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Kevin McCarthy

Innerspace (1987)

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Brooke Adams  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Veronica Cartwright

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

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

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Kevin McCarthy  •  Dana Wynter  •  Larry Gates  •  King Donovan

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

Fed up with all the attention going to Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck quits Hollywood, teams up with recently-fired stuntman Damien Drake Jr. and embarks on a round-the-world adventure, along with Bugs and The VP of Warner Bros. Their mission? Find Damien's father, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Steve Martin  •  Timothy Dalton

Nightmare (1956)

Clarinettist Stan has a nightmare about killing a man in a mirrored room. But when he wakes up and finds blood marks on himself and a key from the dream, he suspects that it may have truly happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Connie Russell  •  Virginia Christine

Piranha (1978)

When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Heather Menzies  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Dick Miller  •  Keenan Wynn

Roadracers (1994)

Cynical look at a '50s rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Salma Hayek  •  John Hawkes  •  Jason Wiles

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Lane Smith  •  Sheryl Lee Ralph  •  Joe Don Baker

The Howling (1981)

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Patrick Macnee  •  Dennis Dugan  •  Christopher Stone  •  Belinda Balaski

The Misfits (1961)

While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three decide to move ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Thelma Ritter

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

This remake of four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone. Each is very true to its original, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control. The film consists of four chapters: 'Time Out' (directed by John Landis), 'Kick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg  •  John Landis  •  Joe Dante  •  George Miller
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Vic Morrow  •  John Larroquette  •  John Lithgow

UHF (1989)

The eccentric new manager of a UHF television channel tries to save the station from financial ruin with an odd array of programming.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Levey
CAST:  "Weird Al" Yankovic  •  Victoria Jackson  •  Michael Richards  •  David Bowe

Between Time and Timbuktu (1972)

A poet-astronaut is shot through an area of space called the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum. He is duplicated into infinite copies of himself, each of whom finds himself in a bizarre situations on a different world. (These scenarios are all derived from the novels ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Barzyk
CAST:  Bruce Morrow  •  Dortha Duckworth  •  William Hickey  •  Ray Goulding

The Best Man (1964)

The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Edie Adams  •  Margaret Leighton

Hotel (1967)

This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is chased though ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Karl Malden  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Catherine Spaak

Ace High (1968)

After Cacopoulos manages to save himself from being hung on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens and Hutch Bessy of a lot of money and steals their horses. This results in a merry chase and Stevens and Bessy become unwilling allies in Cacopoulus' revenge against the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Colizzi
CAST:  Eli Wallach  •  Terence Hill  •  Bud Spencer  •  Brock Peters

Just Cause (1995)

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arne Glimcher
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Blair Underwood  •  Kate Capshaw
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