Search results for "Douglas Fowley"

Macumba Love (1960)

A writer who specializes in exposing fake witchcraft journeys to Brazil to investigate a voodoo cult.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Douglas Fowley
CAST:  June Wilkinson  •  William Wellman Jr.  •  Walter Reed  •  Ruth de Souza

Armored Car Robbery (1950) RT Audience 59%

The film tells the story of a well-planned robbery of an armored car when it stops at a sports stadium. Yet, the heist goes awry, and a tough Los Angeles cop named Cordell ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Charles McGraw  •  Adele Jergens  •  William Talman  •  Douglas Fowley

Barabbas (1961) RT 100% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Katy Jurado

Behind Locked Doors (1948) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Behind the locked doors of a mental institution resides crooked politico Judge Drake (Herbert Heyes), free from prosecution so long as he pretends to be crazy. To get the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Budd Boetticher
CAST:  Lucille Bremer  •  Richard Carlson  •  Douglas Fowley  •  Ralf Harolde

Desperate (1947) RT Audience 67%

An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Steve Brodie  •  Audrey Long  •  Raymond Burr  •  Douglas Fowley

Dodge City (1939) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Michael Curtiz's epic Western stars Errol Flynn as Wade Hatton, a wagon master turned sheriff who tames a cow town at the end of a railroad line.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Bruce Cabot

Edge of Doom (1950) RT Audience 36%

A priest sets out to catch the man who killed one of his colleagues.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Farley Granger  •  Joan Evans  •  Robert Keith

Flaxy Martin (1949)

DVD release: Oct 2009

Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Zachary Scott  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Tom D'Andrea

From Noon till Three (1976) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2009

Bank robber Graham Dorsey spends a few hours with beautiful widow Amanda Starbuck, in which time his gang takes part in a disastrous holdup. Learning of his comrades' demise, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Frank D. Gilroy
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Jill Ireland  •  Douglas Fowley  •  Stan Haze

Jitterbugs (1943)

The two-man Laurel and Hardy Zoot Suit Band find themselves fronting a scam for "gasolene pills" in wartime oil-short America. They are however soon on the side of the angels ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Malcolm St. Clair
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Robert Bailey

Scared to Death (1947) RT 67% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A woman is married to the son of a doctor, the proprietor of a private sanatorium, where she is under unwilling treatment. Both the son and the doctor indicate they want the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Bela Lugosi  •  George Zucco  •  Nat Pendleton  •  Molly Lamont

Singin' in the Rain (1952) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 1997

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly  •  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jean Hagen

The Band Wagon (1953) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Oscar Levant  •  Nanette Fabray

The High and the Mighty (1954) RT 25% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Dan Roman is a veteran pilot haunted by a tragic past. Now relegated to second-in-command cockpit assignments he finds himself on a routine Honolulu-to-San Francisco flight - ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Claire Trevor  •  Laraine Day  •  Robert Stack

The Thin Man (1934) RT 97% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Nat Pendleton

Battleground (1949)

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  John Hodiak  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  George Murphy

Walking Tall (1973) RT 75% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Joe Don Baker  •  Elizabeth Hartman  •  Gene Evans  •  Noah Beery, Jr.

The Naked Jungle (1954) RT 86% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2004

The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Eleanor Parker  •  William Conrad  •  Abraham Sofaer

Mighty Joe Young (1949) RT 95% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 2005

After being taken from his home in Africa, Gorilla "Joe" is an instant hit in a Hollywood nightclub. This fun and wonderfully entertaining slant on "King Kong" is much better ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ernest B. Schoedsack
CAST:  Terry Moore  •  Ben Johnson  •  Robert Armstrong  •  Frank McHugh

Kansas Pacific (1953) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Just before the Civil War (but after the South has seceded), Southern saboteurs try to prevent railroad construction from crossing Kansas to the frontier; army captain Nelson ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Ray Nazarro
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Eve Miller  •  Barton MacLane  •  Harry Shannon