Search results for "James Stewart"


It's a Wonderful Life (1946) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 1995

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Donna Reed  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Thomas Mitchell

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) RT 89% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2003

A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Peter Finch  •  Hardy Krüger

Rear Window (1954) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Grace Kelly  •  James Stewart  •  Wendell Corey  •  Thelma Ritter

Airport '77 (1977) RT 50% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  James Stewart  •  Erica Yohn  •  Catherine Cavadini

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The film pits a humble small-town lawyer against a hard-headed big city prosecutor. Emotions flare as a jealous army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Lee Remick  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Arthur O'Connell

Bandolero! (1968)

Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Dean Martin  •  Raquel Welch  •  George Kennedy

Bell, Book and Candle (1958) RT 75% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2000

A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancee, so she enchants him to love her instead... only to fall in love with him for real.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Kim Novak  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Ernie Kovacs

Bend of the River (1952) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2003

Two men with questionable pasts, Glyn McLyntock and his friend Cole, lead a wagon-train load of homesteaders from Missouri to the Oregon territory...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Rock Hudson  •  Jay C. Flippen

Broken Arrow (1950) RT 89% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2007

Indian scout Tom Jeffords (James Stewart) is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns (through an uncomfortably close encounter) ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Debra Paget  •  Basil Ruysdael




Call Northside 777 (1948) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Conte  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Helen Walker

Carbine Williams (1952)

This is the story of David Marshall 'Marsh' Williams, the real life inventor of the world famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in WWII. It all started when Marsh, who was ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Jean Hagen  •  Wendell Corey  •  James Arness

Cheyenne Autumn (1964) RT 70% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Carroll Baker  •  Karl Malden  •  Sal Mineo

Firecreek (1968) RT Audience 57%

A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Henry Fonda  •  Inger Stevens  •  Gary Lockwood

Harvey (1950) RT 84% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Feb 2001

The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Josephine Hull  •  Peggy Dow  •  Charles Drake

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: History • Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) RT 80% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Banker Roger Hobbs wants to spend his vacation alone with his wife, Peggy, but she insists on a family vacation at a California beach house that turns out to be ugly and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Fabian  •  John Saxon

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) RT 94% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  James Stewart  •  Claude Rains  •  Edward Arnold

Night Passage (1957) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2003

Grant MacLaine, a former railroad troubleshooter, lost his job after letting his outlaw brother, the Utica Kid, escape. After spending five years wandering the west and ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  James Neilson
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Audie Murphy  •  Dan Duryea  •  Dianne Foster

No Highway in the Sky (1951) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 1995

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Glynis Johns  •  Jack Hawkins