Search results for "Charles Drake"

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

A Night in Casablanca (1946) RT 57% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2004

The Marx Brothers are employed at a hotel in postwar Casablanca, where a ring of Nazis is trying to recover a cache of stolen treasure.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Archie Mayo
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Charles Drake

All That Heaven Allows (1955) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Two different social classes collide when Cary Scott, a wealthy upper-class widow, falls in love with her much younger and down-to-earth gardener, prompting disapproval and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Rock Hudson  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Conrad Nagel

Conflict (1945) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: May 1992

Filmed some 18 months before its release, Conflict is one of two melodramas in which Humphrey Bogart self-consciously portrayed a wife murderer (the other was The Two Mrs. ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alexis Smith  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Rose Hobart

Harvey (1950) RT 84% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Josephine Hull  •  Peggy Dow  •  Charles Drake

It Came from Outer Space (1953) RT 81% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2002

Author & amateur astronomer John Putnam and schoolteacher Ellen Fields witness an enormous meteorite come down near a small town in Arizona, but Putnam becomes a local object ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Richard Carlson  •  Barbara Rush  •  Charles Drake  •  Joe Sawyer

Now, Voyager (1942)

A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Paul Henreid  •  Claude Rains  •  Gladys Cooper

Sergeant York (1941) RT 84% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Walter Brennan  •  Joan Leslie  •  Margaret Wycherly

The Glenn Miller Story (1954) RT 88% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Harry Morgan  •  Charles Drake

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool's Day and sends Quasimodo to catch ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

Whistle Stop (1946) RT Audience 22%

When beautiful Mary returns to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Léonide Moguy
CAST:  George Raft  •  Ava Gardner  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Tom Conway

Winchester '73 (1950) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2003

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Shelley Winters  •  Dan Duryea  •  Stephen McNally

To Hell and Back (1955) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2004

The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Jesse Hibbs
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Marshall Thompson  •  Charles Drake  •  Gregg Palmer

Showdown (1963) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Nov 1993

A cowboy has to get 12,000 dollars in stolen bonds from the ex-girlfriend of his partner, or the gang holding him hostage will kill him.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  R.G. Springsteen
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Kathleen Crowley  •  Charles Drake  •  Harold J. Stone

Tammy Tell Me True (1961) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Tammy leaves the river in Mississippi to attend college, developing a relationship with Tom Freeman (John Gavin). Sandra Dee replaces Debbie Reynolds in this and the third ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Sandra Dee  •  John Gavin  •  Charles Drake  •  Virginia Grey

Step Down to Terror (1958)

Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Colleen Miller  •  Charles Drake  •  Rod Taylor  •  Josephine Hutchinson

The Price of Fear (1956)

A co-owner of a race track goes on the run after witnessing something he shouldn't have at the track.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abner Biberman
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Lex Barker  •  Charles Drake  •  Gia Scala

Four Guns to the Border (1954)

Outlaws on the lam battle attacking Apaches.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Carlson
CAST:  Rory Calhoun  •  Colleen Miller  •  George Nader  •  Walter Brennan

Lone Hand (1953)

Western starring Joel McCrea as a law enforcement officer who goes undercover and pretends to be an outlaw.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Barbara Hale  •  Alex Nicol  •  Jimmy Hunt

The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)

Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Ted Tetzlaff
CAST:  William Powell  •  Julie Adams  •  Charles Drake  •  Rosemary DeCamp