Search results for "Gary Merrill"

All About Eve (1950) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 1999

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Anne Baxter  •  George Sanders  •  Celeste Holm

Mysterious Island (1961) RT 83% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 2002

During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Michael Craig  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Michael Callan  •  Gary Merrill

The Great Impostor (1961)

Fitionalized account of Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. who stole or created fictional identities and worked in a variety of occupations, most quite successfully.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Karl Malden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Arthur O'Connell

The Power (1968) RT Audience 38%

One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Aldo Ray  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Richard Carlson

Twelve O'Clock High (1949) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2001

In this story of the early days of daylight bombing raids over Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a "hard luck" bomber group. Much of the story deals with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Gary Merrill  •  Millard Mitchell

Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2005

A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Gene Tierney  •  Gary Merrill  •  Bert Freed

Witness to Murder (1954) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A woman fights to convince the police that she witnessed a murder while looking out her bedroom window.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Sanders  •  Gary Merrill  •  Jesse White

Decision Before Dawn (1951) RT 100% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2006

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Gary Merrill  •  Oskar Werner  •  Hildegard Knef

This Is the Army (1943) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In WW I dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Joan Leslie  •  George Tobias  •  Alan Hale

Clambake (1967) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2001

The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur H. Nadel
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Teri Garr  •  Will Hutchins

The Frogmen (1951) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2005

The new commander of a Navy Underwater Demolition Team--nicknamed "Frogmen"--must earn the respect of the men in his unit, who are still grieving over the death of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Robert Wagner  •  Dana Andrews  •  Gary Merrill

Another Man's Poison (1951) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Novelist Janet Frobisher, lives in an isolated house, having been separated for years from her criminal husband. She has fallen in love with her secretary's fiancé and when ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Gary Merrill  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Anthony Steel

Night Without Sleep (1952)

Awaking one morning out of a drunken stupor, composer Richard Morton can't shake the feeling he has murdered a woman during the night.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Gary Merrill  •  Linda Darnell  •  Hildegard Knef  •  Joyce Mackenzie

Thieves (1977)

Martin and Sally Cramer grew up on the hardscrabble Lower East Side, where Sally still teaches; meanwhile, Martin's the head of a fancy private school. Romantic dalliances ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  Marlo Thomas  •  Charles Grodin  •  Irwin Corey  •  Héctor Elizondo

The Human Jungle (1954) RT Audience 50%

Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Gary Merrill  •  Jan Sterling  •  Regis Toomey  •  Lamont Johnson

The Searching Eye (1964)

The simple actions of a young boy on the beach provide visual metaphors for the normally unseen world. The camera adds a profound dimension to what the boy has seen, giving us ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
CAST:  Walter Lang  •  Gary Merrill  •  Vic Perrin

Destination Inner Space (1966)

DVD release: Jun 2011

A futuristic underwater sea-lab is having problems with a UFO that's parked between them and a nearby deep ocean trench. As they investigate, they attract the unwanted ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis D. Lyon
CAST:  Scott Brady  •  Sheree North  •  Gary Merrill  •  John Howard

Catacombs (1964) RT Audience 6%

A rich woman who uses meditation to deal with pain is visited by her niece who returns from Paris. The woman can be a handful and one of her employees suggests to her husband ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gordon Hessler
CAST:  Gary Merrill  •  Georgina Cookson  •  Jane Merrow  •  Neil McCallum