Search results for "Henry Fonda"


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)

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

Battle of the Bulge (1965) RT 67% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2005

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Robert Shaw  •  Robert Ryan  •  Dana Andrews

Fail-Safe (1964) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Walter Matthau  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Larry Hagman

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

Fort Apache (1948) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2006

In John Ford's sombre exploration the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Henry Fonda  •  Shirley Temple  •  Pedro Armendáriz

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

In Harm's Way (1965) RT 40% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2001

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Tom Tryon

Jesse James (1939) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2007

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Henry Fonda  •  Nancy Kelly  •  Randolph Scott

Jezebel (1938) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 1997

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Henry Fonda  •  George Brent  •  Margaret Lindsay

Madigan (1968) RT 100% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Inger Stevens  •  Henry Fonda  •  Harry Guardino




Meteor (1979) RT 5% / Audience 13%

DVD release: Mar 2000

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Natalie Wood  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith

Midway (1976) RT 54% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2000

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward Albert  •  Henry Fonda  •  James Coburn

My Darling Clementine (1946) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Linda Darnell  •  Victor Mature  •  Cathy Downs

My Name is Nobody (1973)

Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Tonino Valerii
CAST:  Terence Hill  •  Henry Fonda  •  Jean Martin  •  R. G. Armstrong

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 2003

This classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Sergio Leone
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Jason Robards  •  Charles Bronson

Rollercoaster (1977) RT 57% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  George Segal  •  Richard Widmark  •  Timothy Bottoms  •  Henry Fonda

Spencer's Mountain (1963) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  James MacArthur  •  Donald Crisp

Tales of Manhattan (1942) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 1996

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Henry Fonda

The Cheyenne Social Club (1970) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Two cowboys inherit a "social club" specializing in satisfying men.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Henry Fonda  •  Shirley Jones  •  Sue Ane Langdon

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Jane Darwell  •  John Carradine  •  Charley Grapewin