Search results for "Ed Begley"

12 Angry Men (1957) RT 92% / Audience 86%

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ed Begley  •  E. G. Marshall

Boomerang (1947) RT 40% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Sep 2002

In a quiet Connecticut town, a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Cara Williams

Dark City (1950) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Viveca Lindfors  •  Dean Jagger

Firecreek (1968) RT Audience 57%

A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Henry Fonda  •  Inger Stevens  •  Gary Lockwood

Hang 'Em High (1968) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Inger Stevens  •  Ed Begley  •  Pat Hingle

It Happens Every Spring (1949) RT 100% / Audience 70%

A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Jean Peters  •  Paul Douglas  •  Ed Begley

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2003

An old-time crook plans a heist. When one of his two partners is found out to be a black man tensions flare.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Robert Ryan  •  Shelley Winters  •  Ed Begley

On Dangerous Ground (1951) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2006

A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman. While on his temporary assignment he assists in a manhunt of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino  •  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ward Bond  •  Charles Kemper

Sitting Pretty (1948) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2002

Leona Stevenson is confined to bed and uses her telephone to keep in contact with the outside world. One day she overhears a murder plot on the telephone and is desperate to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Ann Richards  •  Wendell Corey

The Street with No Name (1948) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2005

After two gang-related killings in "Center City," a suspect (who was framed) is arrested, released on bail...and murdered. Inspector Briggs of the FBI recruits a young agent, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Keighley
CAST:  Mark Stevens  •  Richard Widmark  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Barbara Lawrence

The Turning Point (1952)

Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  William Holden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Alexis Smith  •  Tom Tully

Wild in the Streets (1968) RT 65% / Audience 50%

Max Flatow is a precocious, social miscreant who has a way with home-made explosives. When he tires of these, he runs away from home only to emerge seven years later as Max ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Barry Shear
CAST:  Shelley Winters  •  Christopher Jones  •  Diane Varsi  •  Hal Holbrook

The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) RT 71% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Harve Presnell  •  Ed Begley  •  Jack Kruschen

Patterns (1956)

A New York corporate boss (Everett Sloane) grooms an Ohio engineer (Van Heflin) for the No. 2 man's (Ed Begley) job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fielder Cook
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Everett Sloane  •  Ed Begley  •  Beatrice Straight

Warning Shot (1967) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Pounded by the press for shooting a doctor, an ousted Los Angeles policeman (David Janssen) works his own case.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Ed Begley  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Sam Wanamaker

Wyoming Mail (1950) RT Audience 67%

In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Alexis Smith  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Ed Begley

A Time to Sing (1968)

A young farmer becomes a singer against the wishes of his uncle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Dreifuss
CAST:  Hank Williams, Jr.  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Ed Begley  •  Donald Woods

Backfire (1950) RT Audience 30%

When he's discharged from a military hospital, ex-GI Bob Corey (Gordon MacRae) goes on a search for his army buddy Steve Connolly (Edmond O'Brien). A reformed crook, Connolly ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Virginia Mayo  •  Gordon MacRae  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Dane Clark

The Lady from Texas (1951)

An eccentric Civil War widow is accused of being insane.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Mona Freeman  •  Josephine Hull  •  Gene Lockhart