Search results for "Burt Lancaster"

The Midnight Man (1974)

An ex-convict, and ex-cop, finds himself in the midst of drama as a murder, of a female student, is commited at the university where he works as a night watchman. He is ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Burt Lancaster  •  Roland Kibbee
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Susan Clark  •  Cameron Mitchell  •  Ed Lauter

The Kentuckian (1955) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2001

A frontiersman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Burt Lancaster
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dianne Foster  •  Diana Lynn  •  John McIntire

Field of Dreams (1989) RT 86% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  James Earl Jones  •  Amy Madigan  •  Timothy Busfield

1900 (1976)

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Robert De Niro  •  Dominique Sanda  •  Stefania Sandrelli

A Child Is Waiting (1963) RT 91% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2015

Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for mentally retarded children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cassavetes
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Gena Rowlands  •  Steven Hill

Airport (1970) RT 80% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dean Martin  •  Jean Seberg  •  Jacqueline Bisset

Apache (1954) RT 78% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 2001

Following the surrender of Geronimo, Massai, the last Apache warrior is captured and scheduled for transportation to a Florida reservation. On the way he manages to escape and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Jean Peters  •  John McIntire  •  Charles Bronson

Atlantic City (1980) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help realizing her dream of going to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kate Reid  •  Michel Piccoli

Brute Force (1947) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Charles Bickford  •  Yvonne De Carlo

Buffalo Bill and the Indians (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 ...  (more)

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

Come Back, Little Sheba (1952) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2004

An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger. Doc Delaney (Burt Lancaster) and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Shirley Booth  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Terry Moore  •  Richard Jaeckel

Criss Cross (1949) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Dan Duryea  •  Stephen McNally

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) RT 77% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

Desert Fury (1947)

The daughter of a Nevada casino owner gets involved with a racketeer, despite everyone's efforts to separate them.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  John Hodiak  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Wendell Corey

From Here to Eternity (1953) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Donna Reed

Go Tell the Spartans (1978) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Craig Wasson  •  Marc Singer  •  Joe Unger

I Walk Alone (1947) RT Audience 60%

Frankie Madison returns to New York after 14 years in prison. Noll Turner, Frankie's former partner in bootlegging, is now a wealthy nightclub manager, and Frankie is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Wendell Corey

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2004

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Widmark  •  Marlene Dietrich

Kiss the Blood off My Hands (1948) RT Audience 53%

Bill Saunders, a former prisoner of war living in England, whose experiences have left him unstable and violent, gets into a bar fight in which he in kills a man and then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Foster
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Robert Newton  •  Lewis L. Russell