Search results for "James Mason"

North by Northwest (1959) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  James Mason  •  Jessie Royce Landis

11 Harrowhouse (1974) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2011

A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Aram Avakian
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Candice Bergen  •  James Mason  •  Trevor Howard

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2003

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  James Mason  •  Paul Lukas  •  Peter Lorre

A Star Is Born (1954) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  James Mason  •  Jack Carson  •  Charles Bickford

Age of Consent (film) (1969)

An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  James Mason  •  Helen Mirren  •  Jack MacGowran  •  Neva Carr-Glynn

Autobiography of a Princess (1975) RT Audience 25%

On the birthday of her late father, a deposed Maharaja, a displaced Indian princess living in London and his former private secretary watch home movies and reminisce about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Mason  •  Madhur Jaffrey  •  Diane Fletcher  •  Timothy Bateson

Cold Sweat (1970)

During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Liv Ullmann  •  James Mason  •  Jill Ireland

Cross of Iron (1977) RT 80% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2000

It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Maximilian Schell  •  James Mason  •  David Warner

Fire Over England (1937) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Flora Robson  •  Raymond Massey  •  Leslie Banks  •  Laurence Olivier

Heaven Can Wait (1978) RT 89% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 1999

Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  James Mason  •  Dyan Cannon

Lolita (1962) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  James Mason  •  Sue Lyon  •  Shelley Winters  •  Peter Sellers

North Sea Hijack (1980)

A terrorist (Anthony Perkins) holds an offshore drilling rig and production platform for ransom in the North Sea. Ffolkes (Roger Moore) a wealthy eccentric, volunteers to send ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  James Mason  •  Anthony Perkins  •  David Hedison

Odd Man Out (1947) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2015

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman (James Mason) wounded in a daring robbery.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  James Mason  •  Robert Newton  •  Cyril Cusack  •  F.J. McCormick

One Way Street (1950) RT Audience 33%

After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico to hide out.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  James Mason  •  Märta Torén  •  Dan Duryea  •  Basil Ruysdael

The Boys from Brazil (1978) RT 70% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Laurence Olivier  •  James Mason  •  Lilli Palmer

The Decks Ran Red (1958) RT Audience 43%

The Decks Ran Red (also called Infamy) is a 1958 M-G-M sea-going suspense drama based on the book Infamy at Sea, and directed by Andrew L. Stone. The feature starred, James ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  James Mason  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Stuart Whitman

The Desert Rats (1953) RT 80% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2002

Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  James Mason  •  Robert Newton  •  Robert Douglas

The Reckless Moment (1949) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2006

After discovering the dead body of Bea Harper's lover, Bea's mother Lucia hides the body under the assumption that it was her daughter who killed the man.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Max Ophüls
CAST:  James Mason  •  Joan Bennett  •  Geraldine Brooks  •  Henry O'Neill

The Verdict (1982)

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Jack Warden  •  James Mason

The Wicked Lady (1945) RT 29% / Audience 79%

A married woman finds new thrills as a masked robber on the highways.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leslie Arliss
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  James Mason  •  Patricia Roc  •  Griffith Jones