Search results for "Fredric March"

A Star Is Born (1937) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Janet Gaynor  •  Fredric March  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  May Robson

Anthony Adverse (1936) RT 13% / Audience 47%

Based on the novel by Hervey Allen, this expansive drama follows the many adventures of the eponymous hero, Anthony Adverse. Abandoned at a convent by his heartless nobleman ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Donald Woods  •  Anita Louise

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) RT 93% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men - a good and an evil side. He believes that by separating the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  Rose Hobart  •  Holmes Herbert

Hombre (1967)

John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Fredric March  •  Richard Boone  •  Diane Cilento

I Married a Witch (1942) RT 95% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2013

A witch and her sorcerer father who were burned at the stake by Puritans in the 17th century return to the present to haunt the descendant of the man who condemned them.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Veronica Lake  •  Robert Benchley  •  Susan Hayward

One Foot in Heaven (1941) RT 100% / Audience 52%

Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Martha Scott  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Gene Lockhart

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Myrna Loy  •  Dana Andrews  •  Teresa Wright

The Desperate Hours (1955) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Fredric March  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Martha Scott

Les Misérables (1935)

In early nineteenth-century France Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who failed to report to parole, is relentlessly pursued over a twenty-year period by Javert, an obsessive policeman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Boleslawski
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Rochelle Hudson

The Royal Family of Broadway (1930) RT Audience 75%

Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Cyril Gardner
CAST:  Ina Claire  •  Fredric March  •  Mary Brian  •  Henrietta Crosman

The Affairs of Cellini (1934) RT Audience 20%

The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Constance Bennett  •  Frank Morgan  •  Fay Wray

Sarah and Son (1930) RT Audience 67%

A ne'er-do-well husband, after years of abusing his wife, disappears with their son, and winds up selling him to a wealthy family. Years later, the wife--now a world-famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dorothy Arzner
CAST:  Ruth Chatterton  •  Fredric March  •  Fuller Mellish Jr.  •  Gilbert Emery

The Dark Angel (1935) RT Audience 78%

Kitty Vane, Alan Trent, and Gerald Shannon have been inseparable friends since childhood. Kitty has always known she would marry one of them, but has waited until the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Merle Oberon  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Janet Beecher

...tick...tick...tick... (1970)

Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Jim Brown  •  George Kennedy  •  Fredric March  •  Lynn Carlin

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) RT 75% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A World War II veteran (Gregory Peck) can either rise on Madison Avenue or be with his wife (Jennifer Jones) and family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nunnally Johnson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Fredric March  •  Marisa Pavan

Mary of Scotland (1936) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2006

The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fredric March  •  Florence Eldridge  •  Douglas Walton

The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954) RT 78% / Audience 61%

DVD release: May 2001

A naval aviator is assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended bridges during the Korean War.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  William Holden  •  Grace Kelly  •  Fredric March  •  Mickey Rooney

Executive Suite (1954) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2007

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Holden  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fredric March  •  June Allyson

Nothing Sacred (1937) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jul 1997

When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Fredric March  •  Charles Winninger  •  Walter Connolly

Alexander the Great (1956)

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Rossen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Fredric March  •  Claire Bloom  •  Peter Cushing