Search results for "Don Siegel"

Dirty Harry (1971) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1997

When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Andrew Robinson  •  John Vernon  •  Reni Santoni

Escape from Alcatraz (1979) RT 95% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Patrick McGoohan  •  Fred Ward  •  David Cryer

Charley Varrick (1973) RT 86% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Felicia Farr  •  Andrew Robinson

Flaming Star (1960) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Steve Forrest  •  Barbara Eden  •  Dolores del Río

Hell Is for Heroes (1962) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2001

World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Bobby Darin  •  Fess Parker  •  Harry Guardino

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Kevin McCarthy  •  Dana Wynter  •  Larry Gates  •  King Donovan

Madigan (1968) RT 100% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Inger Stevens  •  Henry Fonda  •  Harry Guardino

Private Hell 36 (1954) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Steve Cochran  •  Howard Duff  •  Dean Jagger

Telefon (1977)

Nicolai Dalchimski, a mad KGB agent steals a notebook full of names of "sleeping" undercover KGB agents sent to the U.S. in the 1950's. These agents got their assignments ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Lee Remick  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Tyne Daly

The Big Steal (1949) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Army Lieutenant Halliday, accused of stealing the Army payroll, pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's ex-girlfriend and is in turn ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jane Greer  •  William Bendix  •  Patric Knowles

The Black Windmill (1974) RT Audience 34%

A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Clive Revill

The Killers (1964) RT 77% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Angie Dickinson  •  John Cassavetes  •  Clu Gulager

The Lineup (1958) RT 83% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2009

An international drug-smuggling racket plants heroin on unsuspecting American tourists traveling in Asia, so that the dope traffic can pass through customs undetected. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Eli Wallach  •  Robert Keith  •  Richard Jaeckel  •  Mary LaRoche

The Shootist (1976) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Ron Howard  •  James Stewart

Death of a Gunfighter (1969) RT Audience 40%

In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel  •  Alan Smithee  •  Robert Totten
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Lena Horne  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Kent Smith

The Beguiled (1971) RT 91% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Geraldine Page  •  Elizabeth Hartman  •  Jo Ann Harris

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) RT 78% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2003

Hogan, on his way to do some reconnaissance for a future mission to capture a French fort, encounters Sister Sara, a nun in trouble. Before he knows it, Hogan is accompanying ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Alberto Morin  •  John Kelly

Coogan's Bluff (1968) RT 94% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Coogan (Clint Eastwood) an Arizona deputy sheriff goes to New York to pick up a prisoner. While escorting the prisoner to the airport he escapes and Coogan heads into the City ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Susan Clark  •  Tisha Sterling

China Venture (1953)

Director Don Siegel's 1953 World War II drama, about American soldiers undertaking a mission to capture a Japanese admiral who had survived an air crash in China, stars Edmond ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Jocelyn Brando

Edge of Eternity (1959)

Helped by socialite Janice Kendon and barkeeper Scott O'Brien, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin works to solve three brutal murders in and around the Grand Canyon. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Victoria Shaw  •  Mickey Shaughnessy  •  Edgar Buchanan