Search results for "Burgess Meredith"

The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A down-and-out student is hired to kill a wealthy woman. When someone else is suspected of the crime, the student taunts police until they realize that they may have to wrong man.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charles Laughton  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Irving Allen
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Franchot Tone  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Robert Hutton

The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go (1970)

An American draft dodger and aspiring writer named Nero Finnigan (Jeff Bridges) becomes involved with the notorious Mr. Go (James Mason), an oriental organized crime ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Burgess Meredith
CAST:  James Mason  •  Jeff Bridges  •  Jack MacGowran  •  Irene Tsu

Batman (1966) RT 72% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Adam West  •  Burt Ward  •  Cesar Romero  •  Burgess Meredith

Burnt Offerings (1976) RT 33% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Karen Black  •  Oliver Reed  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Bette Davis

Camp Nowhere (1994) RT 18% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Prince
CAST:  Jonathan Jackson  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Melody Kay  •  Andrew Keegan

Clash of the Titans (1981) RT 66% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2004

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Desmond Davis
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Claire Bloom  •  Maggie Smith  •  Jack Gwillim

Hurry Sundown (1967) RT 29% / Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2011

Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Jane Fonda  •  John Phillip Law  •  Diahann Carroll

In Harm's Way (1965) RT 40% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2001

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Tom Tryon

Magic (1978)

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Ann-Margret  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Ed Lauter

Of Mice and Men (1939) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A mentally retarded giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch in depression era America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Betty Field  •  Lon Chaney, Jr.  •  Charles Bickford

Rocky (1976) RT 93% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2006

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky II (1979) RT 73% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2005

After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky III (1982) RT 63% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvester Stallone
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Carl Weathers

Rocky V (1990) RT 28% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Talia Shire  •  Burt Young  •  Sage Stallone

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) RT 17% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Oct 2005

The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  John Lithgow  •  David Huddleston  •  Burgess Meredith

State of Grace (1990) RT 84% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ed Harris  •  Robin Wright

Street of Chance (1942) RT Audience 20%

In this Cornell Woolrich thriller, a man's memory is recovered after being injured by falling construction material. Discovering a year-long lapse, he returns to his old life ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jack Hively
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Claire Trevor  •  Louise Platt  •  Sheldon Leonard

The Hindenburg (1975) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 1998

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 ...  (more)

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

The Story of G.I. Joe (1945) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2000

War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins Company C, 18th Infantry as this American army unit fights its way across North Africa in World War II. He comes to know the soldiers and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Burgess Meredith  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Freddie Steele  •  Wally Cassell

Torture Garden (1967) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2005

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 ...  (more)

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