Search results for "Fritz Lang"


M (1931) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert's heinous crimes are so ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Peter Lorre  •  Ellen Widmann  •  Inge Landgut  •  Otto Wernicke

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) RT 69% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Arthur Franz

Clash by Night (1952) RT 73% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2005

An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Paul Douglas  •  Robert Ryan  •  Marilyn Monroe

Destiny (1921) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2000

As a young couple stops and rests in a small village inn, the man is abducted by Death and is sequestered behind a huge doorless, windowless wall. The woman finds a mystic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Lil Dagover  •  Walter Janssen  •  Bernhard Goetzke  •  Hans Sternberg

Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)

After Siegfried's death, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party. She tries to persuade Etzel and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Margarete Schön  •  Gertrud Arnold  •  Theodor Loos  •  Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)

Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Paul Richter  •  Theodor Loos  •  Margarete Schön  •  Gertrud Arnold

Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922)

Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse, who is a master of disguise and has been hypnotising people into doing his bidding, sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Rudolf Klein-Rogge  •  Aud Egede Nissen  •  Gertrude Welcker  •  Alfred Abel

Woman in the Moon (1929)

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a sucessful expedition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Willy Fritsch  •  Gerda Maurus  •  Klaus Pohl  •  Fritz Rasp

Fury (1936)

Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Walter Abel  •  Bruce Cabot

House by the River (1950) RT 62% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Louis Hayward stars as a wealthy man who tries to seduce the family maid. She resists, and he kills her. Long jealous of his brother Lee Bowman, Hayward does his best to pin ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Louis Hayward  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Lee Bowman  •  Dorothy Patrick




Human Desire (1954) RT 55% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Jeff Warren, a Korean War vet just returning to his railroad engineer's job, boards at the home of co-worker Alec Simmons and is charmed by Alec's beautiful daughter. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Edgar Buchanan

Metropolis (1927) RT 99% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2003

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Fritz Alberti  •  Gustav Fröhlich  •  Brigitte Helm  •  Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Ministry of Fear (1944) RT 91% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Stephen Neale is released into WWII England after two years in an asylum, but it doesn't seem so sane outside either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Carl Esmond  •  Hillary Brooke

Moonfleet (1955) RT 75% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 1992

Set in the eighteenth century, Moonfleet is about John Mohune, a young orphan, played by Jon Whiteley, who is sent to the Dorset village of Moonfleet to stay with an old ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  George Sanders  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Viveca Lindfors

Rancho Notorious (1952) RT 100% / Audience 69%

A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Mel Ferrer  •  Gloria Henry

The Big Heat (1953)

Dave Bannion is an upright cop on the trail of a vicious gang he suspects holds power over the police force. Bannion is tipped off after a colleague's suicide and his fellow ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Jocelyn Brando  •  Alexander Scourby

The Blue Gardenia (1953) RT 86% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Apr 2000

Deeply distraught that her GI ex-boyfriend plans to marry another woman, Norah Larkin agrees to go out on a date with lothario Harry Prebble. Norah's drunken night out with ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Anne Baxter  •  Richard Conte  •  Ann Sothern  •  Raymond Burr

The Return of Frank James (1940) RT 83% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Farmer Frank (Henry Fonda) and his ward (Jackie Cooper) hunt brother Jesse's killers, the back-shooting Fords.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Gene Tierney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Henry Hull

Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (1933)

After a detective is assaulted by thugs and placed in an asylum run by Professor Baum, he observes the professor's preoccupation with another patient, the criminal genius Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Rudolf Klein-Rogge  •  Oscar Beregi Sr.  •  Paul Bernd  •  Henry Pleß

The Woman in the Window (1944) RT 95% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Joan Bennett  •  Raymond Massey  •  Edmund Breon