Search results for "James Donald"

Best Friends Genetically Modified (2016)

Jackson's unhealthy eating habits lead to persistent nagging by his lady friend, which triggers Jackson to break off the relationship. Tony picks up the health baton and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Donald James Parker
CAST:  Donald James Parker  •  Royce Henry  •  John David Gregory Jr  •  Tiffany Burns

Best Friends Eternally (2015)

Jackson and Tony have been best friends since the Vietnam War bonded the two men with different worldviews. Tony dutifully informs his best buddy that they can be best friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald James Parker
CAST:  Donald James Parker  •  Wanda Morganstern  •  Courtney Lee Simpson  •  Royce Henry

Old Rugged Cross (2016)

Pastor Luke Wolfe is a man with a mission: to close down the rest of the churches in town and to build a facility that will be the gem of the community. He also aims to put a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald James Parker
CAST:  Kelly Nelon Clark  •  Ken Dohse  •  James Alcorn  •  Amelia Mann

Best Friends Recycled (2016)

Tony and Jackson have been best friends since the Vietnam War. When Jackson lines up Tony with an attractive widow, he doesn’t consider that the dynamics of his friendship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald James Parker
CAST:  Donald James Parker  •  Royce Henry  •  Diana Schmitt  •  Diana Lenska

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  William Holden  •  Alec Guinness  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Sessue Hayakawa

The Great Escape (1963) RT 93% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  James Garner  •  Richard Attenborough  •  James Donald

Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Feb 2002

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Michael Douglas  •  Senta Berger  •  Angie Dickinson

In Which We Serve (1942) RT 93% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2007

This is the story of a British Naval ship, the HMS Torrin, from it's construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ships first and only ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  David Lean  •  Noël Coward
CAST:  Noël Coward  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Michael Wilding  •  John Mills

Lust for Life (1956) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2006

An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Anthony Quinn  •  James Donald  •  Pamela Brown

Edward, My Son (1949) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Following the death of his only son, a ruthless businessman reflects on his life, his unhappy marriage and his questionable parenting skills. Released in 1949, starring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Ian Hunter  •  James Donald

Quatermass and the Pit (1967)

An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  James Donald  •  Andrew Keir  •  Barbara Shelley  •  Julian Glover

King Rat (1965) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2003

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Bryan Forbes
CAST:  George Segal  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Patrick O'Neal  •  James Donald

The Way Ahead (1944)

A mismatched collection of conscripted civilians find training tough under Lieutenant Jim Perry and Sergeant Ned Fletcher when they are called up to replace an infantry ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  David Niven  •  Stanley Holloway  •  James Donald  •  John Laurie

The Net (1953) RT 36% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Nov 1997

A secret jet aircraft capable of traveling three times the speed of sound is being developed by a group of scientists secretly. On the day of the test flight, one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  James Donald  •  Phyllis Calvert  •  Noel Willman  •  Herbert Lom

Trottie True (1949)

Tottie True is a gay-90s British music-hall performer who has her sights set on moving from rags to riches, who loses her heart to the pure-and-true blue balloonist, Sid ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Desmond Hurst
CAST:  Jean Kent  •  James Donald  •  Hugh Sinclair  •  Andrew Crawford

The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)

The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Irving Lerner
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Nigel Davenport  •  Michael Craig

The Small Voice (1948)

A man (James Donald) and his wife (Valerie Hobson) take to their house some men they rescue from a road crash and then find they have picked up some dangerous criminals.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fergus McDonell
CAST:  Valerie Hobson  •  James Donald  •  Howard Keel  •  David Greene

Cage of Gold (1950)

A young woman, Judith Moray, deserts her prospective fiance, the nice doctor Alan Kearn, for an old flame, the dashing but roguish former wing commander Bill Glennan. Glennan ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  David Farrar  •  James Donald  •  Herbert Lom

San Demetrio London (1943) RT Audience 50%

British drama documentary from 1943, based on the true story of the 1940 rescue of the tanker MV San Demetrio by parts of her own crew after she had been set afire in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  Walter Fitzgerald  •  Ralph Michael  •  Neville Mapp  •  Barry Letts

Broken Journey (1948)

Passengers and crew struggle to survive after their plane crashes in the Alps.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Phyllis Calvert  •  James Donald  •  Margot Grahame  •  Francis L. Sullivan