Search results for "Jack Palance"


Batman (1989) RT 72% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Kim Basinger  •  Michael Gough

Bagdad Café (1987)

A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Percy Adlon
CAST:  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  C. C. H. Pounder  •  Jack Palance  •  Christine Kaufmann

Barabbas (1961) RT 100% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Silvana Mangano  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Katy Jurado

City Slickers (1991) RT 90% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 1999

New York meets the west in this comedy starring Billy Crystal. Three New York business men decide to take a 'Wild West' vacation that turns out to not be the relaxing vacation ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Jack Palance

City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)

On Mitch Robbins 40th birthday begins quite well until he returns home and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Paul Weiland
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jon Lovitz  •  Jack Palance

Contempt (1963) RT 94% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Brigitte Bardot  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Jack Palance  •  Giorgia Moll

Cops & Robbersons (1994)

Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Jack Palance  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Robert Davi

Ebenezer (1998) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 1998

No overview found.A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Western
DIRECTION:  Ken Jubenvill
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Amy Locane  •  Richard Comar

Panic in the Streets (1950) RT 95% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2005

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Paul Douglas  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Jack Palance

Shane (1953) RT 97% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Jean Arthur  •  Van Heflin  •  Brandon De Wilde




Sudden Fear (1952) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a "romantic leading man." On a train from ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Jack Palance  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Bruce Bennett

The Professionals (1966) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The Professionals is a 1966 American Western film directed by Richard Brooks. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in about 1917, it features a small group of experts heading into ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Lee Marvin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Woody Strode

Torture Garden (1967) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Five people visit a fairground sideshow run by the sinister Dr. Diabolo. Having shown them a handful of haunted-house-style attractions, he promises them a genuinely scary ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Beverly Adams  •  Peter Cushing

Young Guns (1988) RT 40% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Charlie Sheen

Angels Revenge (1979)

Six sexy women, and a teenage girl, devastate a right-wing militia before doing battle with ruthless drug pushers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Greydon Clark
CAST:  Sylvia Anderson  •  Lieu Chinh  •  Robin Greer  •  Jack Palance

Tango & Cash (1989) RT 33% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Albert Magnoli
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Kurt Russell  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Jack Palance

Imagine (1972) RT Audience 79%

A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music • TV movie
DIRECTION:  John Lennon  •  Yoko Ono  •  Steve Gebhardt
CAST:  John Lennon  •  Yoko Ono  •  Jack Palance  •  Fred Astaire

Solar Crisis (1990) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Mar 1993

A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charlton Heston  •  Peter Boyle  •  Annabel Schofield

Man in the Attic (1953) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Apr 2004

London, 1888: on the night of the third Jack the Ripper killing, soft-spoken Mr. Slade, a research pathologist, takes lodgings with the Harleys, including a gloomy attic room ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Jack Palance  •  Constance Smith  •  Byron Palmer  •  Frances Bavier

The Sensuous Nurse (1975)

Greedy relatives hire a sensual caregiver to hasten the demise of a wealthy count suffering from a heart condition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nello Rossati
CAST:  Ursula Andress  •  Duilio Del Prete  •  Mario Pisu  •  Jack Palance