Search results for "Fred MacMurray"

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

Double Indemnity (1944) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Porter Hall

Follow Me, Boys! (1966) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Vera Miles  •  Lillian Gish  •  Charles Ruggles

Pushover (1954) RT 80% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jul 2010

A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Philip Carey  •  Kim Novak  •  Dorothy Malone

Remember the Night (1940)

An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Elizabeth Patterson

The Apartment (1960) RT 93% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ray Walston

The Caine Mutiny (1954) RT 92% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  José Ferrer  •  Van Johnson  •  Fred MacMurray

The Happiest Millionaire (1967) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Jul 1999

A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Tommy Steele  •  Greer Garson  •  Geraldine Page

The Swarm (1978) RT 13% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Katharine Ross  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Chamberlain

The Shaggy Dog (1959) RT 67% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Through an ancient spell, a boy changes into a sheepdog and back again. It seems to happen at inopportune times and the spell can only be broken by an act of bravery....  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Jean Hagen  •  Tommy Kirk  •  Annette Funicello

The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) RT 81% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Nancy Olson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Tommy Kirk

And the Angels Sing (1944)

The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy, Bobby, Josie, and Patti, aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel to buy a soy bean ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Betty Hutton  •  Diana Lynn

Grand Old Girl (1935) RT Audience 33%

An elderly schoolteacher is determined to rid her town of the local gambling den.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John S. Robertson
CAST:  May Robson  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Mary Carlisle  •  Alan Hale

Captain Eddie (1945)

WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Lynn Bari  •  Charles Bickford  •  Thomas Mitchell

Smoky (1946) RT Audience 67%

Clint Barkley first sees Smoky as a runaway, and drives him back to the ranch where he meets the owner, Julie Richards. He is given a job on her ranch, but the head cowhand is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Anne Baxter  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Esther Dale

The Lady is Willing (1942) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 1993

Bold, eccentric Broadway performer Lisa Madden befuddles her handlers by coming home with a baby she picked up on the street. She wants to keep the baby but has to find a ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Aline MacMahon  •  Stanley Ridges

Quantez (1957)

A gang of bank robbers with a posse in hot pursuit. Riding into the desert, they take refuge in Quantez, a small town they find deserted. Their horses tired and near death, ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Dorothy Malone  •  James Barton  •  Sydney Chaplin

Gun for a Coward (1957) RT Audience 29%

A young cowboy, whose dedication to the principles of peace and reason has earned him a reputation for cowardice, overcomes his psychological aversion to violence after his ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Abner Biberman
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Janice Rule  •  Chill Wills

An Innocent Affair (1948)

Vincent Doane is in the precarious position of trying to close an advertising account with his rich ex-fiancée. Unfortunately she is more interested in him than in business. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Charles "Buddy" Rogers  •  Rita Johnson

Invitation to Happiness (1939)

An egotistical boxer romances a rich backer's daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Billy Cook