Search results for "Howard Duff"

A Wedding (1978) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Muffin's wedding to Dino Corelli is to be a big affair. Except the ageing priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, only the families actually turn up as the Corelli Italian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Howard Duff

Brute Force (1947) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Charles Bickford  •  Yvonne De Carlo

Deadly Companion (1980)

Michael Taylor, played by Michael Sarrazin, is tormented by his sheer lack of memory concerning the night his wife was found brutally killed.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susan Clark  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Howard Duff

No Way Out (1987) RT 91% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Gene Hackman  •  Sean Young  •  Will Patton

Private Hell 36 (1954) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Steve Cochran  •  Howard Duff  •  Dean Jagger

The Naked City (1948) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2007

The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jules Dassin
CAST:  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Howard Duff  •  Dorothy Hart  •  Don Taylor

While the City Sleeps (1956) RT 89% / Audience 69%

Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed "The Lipstick Killer"  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  George Sanders  •  Howard Duff

Boys' Night Out (1962) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jan 1994

Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  James Garner  •  Tony Randall  •  Howard Morris

Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

A federal agent infiltrates a crime syndicate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Shelley Winters  •  Dan Duryea  •  Tony Curtis

Spaceways (1953) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The test launch for the first inter-planetary research station goes wrong when the satellite station is inadvertently set up instead of returning to earth. Two people attached ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Eva Bartok  •  Alan Wheatley  •  Philip Leaver

Women's Prison (1955) RT Audience 21%

A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women's prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Jan Sterling  •  Cleo Moore  •  Audrey Totter

Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949)

Drifter Sam Bass shows up in Denton, Texas (soon to host a great horse race) looking for work. Before long, he attracts the attention of pretty storekeeper Katherine Egan (the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Howard Duff  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Dorothy Hart

The Yellow Mountain (1954)

A formula brawling-buddies western where one goes bad and then returns to the fold. Pete Menlo owns some gold claims in Nevada where he is joined by his old friend Andy Martin ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Jesse Hibbs
CAST:  Lex Barker  •  Mala Powers  •  Howard Duff  •  William Demarest

Woman in Hiding (1950) RT Audience 75%

Deborah Chandler's rejected suitor, Selden Clark, manages the factory of her father, who dies: did he fall or was he pushed? But charming Clark manages to win her over and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Stephen McNally  •  Howard Duff  •  Peggy Dow

Steel Town (1952)

Steve Kostain (Lund), nephew of the owner, begins working at a steel mill to learn the business from the bottom up. He rooms with a steel working family, the McNamaras, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  John Lund  •  Nancy Kulp  •  Howard Duff

The Lady from Texas (1951)

An eccentric Civil War widow is accused of being insane.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Mona Freeman  •  Josephine Hull  •  Gene Lockhart

Illegal Entry (1949)

Long before he became producer/director of The Tonight Show, Fred DeCordova helmed the Universal meller Illegal Entry. Howard Duff, who later worked with DeCordova on the TV ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Märta Torén  •  George Brent  •  Gar Moore

Red Canyon (1949) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2009

A former outlaw goes straight and is determined to catch and tame a wild stallion. Western.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Ann Blyth  •  Edgar Buchanan  •  George Brent

Settle the Score (1989)

Katherine Whately, a tough, young Chicago cop, comes home to her small town to settle her teenage rape. She is welcomed by her brother but shunned by her father. Josh, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin Sherin
CAST:  Jaclyn Smith  •  Jeffrey DeMunn  •  Amy Wright  •  Howard Duff

Jennifer (1953)

In this drama, a young woman is hired to take care of an eerie old mansion. There she finds herself entangled with an enigmatic murderer.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Newton
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Howard Duff  •  Robert Nichols  •  Mary Shipp