Search results for "Jack Albertson"

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  John Payne  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Gene Lockhart

Bring Your Smile Along (1955) RT Audience 100%

Nancy Willows (Constance Towers), pretty blonde high school teacher, writes song lyrics which spark the careers of struggling young pianist-composer Martin Adams (Keefe ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Frankie Laine  •  Jerry Dennis  •  Constance Towers  •  Lucy Marlow

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2004

An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Remick  •  Charles Bickford  •  Jack Klugman

Kissin' Cousins (1964) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2007

An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gene Nelson
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Jack Albertson

The Harder They Fall (1956) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Rod Steiger  •  Jan Sterling  •  Mike Lane

The Poseidon Adventure (1972) RT 79% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2001

The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Red Buttons  •  Carol Lynley

Top Banana (1954) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 1996

Jerry Biffle (Phil Silvers) is the star of the Blendo Soap Program. He has been invited to participate in an autograph-signing party for his new book at an important ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Phil Silvers  •  Judy Lynne  •  Danny Scholl  •  Rose Marie

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Mel Stuart
CAST:  Gene Wilder  •  Jack Albertson  •  Peter Ostrum  •  Roy Kinnear

The Shaggy Dog (1959) RT 67% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Through an ancient spell, a boy changes into a sheepdog and back again. It seems to happen at inopportune times and the spell can only be broken by an act of bravery....  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Jean Hagen  •  Tommy Kirk  •  Annette Funicello

Teacher's Pet (1958) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A rugged city editor (Clark Gable) poses as a journalism student and flirts with the professor (Doris Day).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Doris Day  •  Gig Young  •  Mamie Van Doren

The Fox and the Hound (1981) RT 69% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2000

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Rich  •  Ted Berman  •  Art Stevens
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pearl Bailey  •  Jack Albertson

A Tiger Walks (1964) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Mar 1997

A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Norman Tokar
CAST:  Brian Keith  •  Vera Miles  •  Pamela Franklin  •  Sabu

How to Murder Your Wife (1965) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Virna Lisi  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Eddie Mayehoff

The Eddy Duchin Story (1956) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2002

The life story of the famous pianist and band-leader of the 1930s and 1940s.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  Tyrone Power  •  James Whitmore  •  Victoria Shaw

The Flim-Flam Man (1967) RT 71% / Audience 64%

Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Sue Lyon  •  Harry Morgan  •  Jack Albertson

Next Time I Marry (1938)

DVD release: May 1991

Heiress Nancy Crocker Fleming will only receive her inheritance if she marries a "plain American." Her late father was afraid a foreign gigolo would steal her heart and money. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  James Ellison  •  Lee Bowman  •  Granville Bates

The Unguarded Moment (1956)

A high-school music teacher (Esther Williams) is the victim of a student (John Saxon) who writes dirty notes and assaults women.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harry Keller
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  George Nader  •  John Saxon  •  Edward Andrews

The Late Liz (1971)

Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.  (more)

CAST:  Anne Baxter  •  Steve Forrest  •  James Gregory  •  Coleen Gray

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life (1968)

Director Fielder Cook's 1968 sex comedy has wealthy playboy Dean Martin wrongly believing good girl Stella Stevens is his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fielder Cook
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Stella Stevens  •  Eli Wallach  •  Anne Jackson