Search results for "Anne Francis"

Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2005

A stranger visits a tiny Western town determined to keep a horrible secret.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Ryan  •  Anne Francis  •  Walter Brennan

Battle Cry (1955) RT 80% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 2003

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their training to combat ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Aldo Ray  •  Mona Freeman  •  James Whitmore

Blackboard Jungle (1955) RT 76% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2005

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Anne Francis  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Vic Morrow

Brainstorm (1965) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Brainstorm, released in 1965, is a late film noir whose male protagonist at first prevents the suicide of his employer's wife, falls in love with her, and is later driven to ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Conrad
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Anne Francis  •  Dana Andrews  •  Viveca Lindfors

Forbidden Planet (1956) RT 98% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A rescue team from earth lands their flying saucer-like spacecraft on an alien world, to discover they are not only not welcomed by the lone survivor of a missing scientific ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fred M. Wilcox
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Anne Francis  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Warren Stevens

The Satan Bug (1965) RT 60% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jul 1996

The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  George Maharis  •  Richard Basehart  •  Anne Francis  •  Dana Andrews

Mazes and Monsters (1982) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Nov 2005

This film was the pinnacle of anti-D&D fearmongering. Bound together by a desire to play "Mazes and Monsters," Robbie and his four college classmates decide to move the board ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Wendy Crewson  •  David Wallace  •  Chris Makepeace

The Rack (1956) RT Audience 45%

Captain Edward Hall returns to the USA after two years in a prison camp in the korean war. In the camp he was brainwashed and helped the Chinese convince the other prisoners ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Arnold Laven
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Wendell Corey  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Edmond O'Brien

Elopement (1951)

Two sets of parents frantically race to stop their eloping children's wedding. Comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Charles Bickford  •  Anne Francis  •  William Lundigan

The Great American Pastime (1956)

Bruce Hallerton becomes coach of the Panthers, a little league baseball team. The fact that an attractive widow has her son in the team causes problems with his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herman Hoffman
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Anne Francis  •  Ann Miller  •  Dean Jones

Fireball Forward (1972)

A hard-nose general takes over a division with a bad combat record.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Anne Francis  •  Ricardo Montalbán

Little Mo (1978)

Biography of tennis star Maureen Connolly, the first woman to win all Grand Slam titles in one year.  (more)

GENRES: TV movie
DIRECTION:  Daniel Haller
CAST:  Michael Learned  •  Anne Baxter  •  Glynnis O'Connor  •  Claude Akins

The Hired Gun (1957)

A rich Texan hires a gunman (Rory Calhoun) to bring an escaped woman (Anne Francis) back to hang.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Ray Nazarro
CAST:  Rory Calhoun  •  Anne Francis  •  Vince Edwards  •  John Litel

The Crowded Sky (1960) RT Audience 20%

The passengers and crew aboard an airplane reflect on their sorry lives, unaware they're soon to collide with another plane. A 1960 film, with Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.  •  John Kerr

Mongo's Back in Town (1971)

Professional killer is hired by his brother, a gang boss, to wipe out a rival gangster.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Sally Field  •  Anne Francis  •  Charles Cioffi

My First Love (1988)

A widow thinks she's ready for a new romance with her high school sweetheart, a physician of considerable means. The only thing standing in the way of rekindling this first ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gilbert Cates
CAST:  Beatrice Arthur  •  Richard Kiley  •  Joan Van Ark  •  Barbara Barrie

Detour to Terror (1980)

A homicidal dune-buggy trio terrorizes a busload of Las Vegas bound tourists with the intent to kidnap one of them.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy
CAST:  O. J. Simpson  •  Arte Johnson  •  Lorenzo Lamas  •  Randall Carver

Haunts of the Very Rich (1972) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 1987

A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort. After experiencing a brush with death, they find themselves wondering about their existences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Lloyd Bridges  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Ed Asner  •  Anne Francis