Search results for "Burl Ives"

The Big Country (1958)

Retired, wealthy sea Captain Jame McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jean Simmons  •  Carroll Baker  •  Charlton Heston

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Larry Roemer
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Billie Mae Richards  •  Larry D. Mann  •  Stan Francis

Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure (1985)

The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Aubree Miller  •  Burl Ives  •  Daniel Frishman  •  Guy Boyd

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) RT 97% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Paul Newman  •  Burl Ives  •  Judith Anderson

East of Eden (1955) RT 88% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2005

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  James Dean  •  Julie Harris  •  Raymond Massey  •  Richard Davalos

So Dear to My Heart (1948) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Sep 1992

The tale of Jeremiah Kincaid and his quest to raise his 'champion' lamb, Danny. Jeremiah's dream of showing Danny at the Pike County Fair must overcome the obstinate ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Hamilton Luske  •  Harold D. Schuster
CAST:  Bobby Driscoll  •  Luana Patten  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Burl Ives

Summer Magic (1963) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2005

Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Burl Ives  •  Deborah Walley

Two Moon Junction (1988) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Zalman King
CAST:  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Richard Tyson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Burl Ives

White Dog (1982) RT 92% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2008

A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Kristy McNichol  •  Paul Winfield  •  Burl Ives  •  Jameson Parker

Station West (1948) RT Audience 47%

Dick Powell is a stranger in town battling Raymond Burr... with only Jane Greer on his side.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Mystery • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Jane Greer  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Burl Ives

Smoky (1946) RT Audience 67%

Clint Barkley first sees Smoky as a runaway, and drives him back to the ranch where he meets the owner, Julie Richards. He is given a job on her ranch, but the head cowhand is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Anne Baxter  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Esther Dale

Sierra (1950)

Ring Hassard and his father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie as Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. Things change when they take in a lost ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Wanda Hendrix  •  Audie Murphy  •  Burl Ives  •  Dean Jagger

The McMasters (1970) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 1989

Set in the immediate post-Civil War era, The McMasters stars Brock Peters as a black Union soldier who finds he must figuratively fight the war all over again. Returning to ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Alf Kjellin
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Brock Peters  •  David Carradine  •  Jack Palance

Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)

In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Shelley Winters  •  James Darren  •  Jean Seberg

Thomas Hart Benton (1989)

Thomas Hart Benton's paintings were energetic and uncompromising. Today his works are in museums, but Benton hung them in saloons for ordinary people to appreciate.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Thomas Hart Benton  •  Jason Robards  •  Edward R. Murrow  •  Burl Ives

The New Adventures of Heidi (1978) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Aug 2009

Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Ralph Senensky
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Katy Kurtzman  •  John Gavin  •  Marlyn Mason

The Power and the Prize (1956) RT Audience 67%

An ambitious executive jeopardizes his career to marry a European refugee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Elisabeth Müller  •  Burl Ives  •  Charles Coburn

Wind Across the Everglades (1958) RT Audience 50%

An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Chana Eden  •  Gypsy Rose Lee

Day of the Outlaw (1959) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2008

Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Burl Ives  •  Tina Louise  •  Alan Marshal