Search results for "James Westerfield"

Hang 'Em High (1968) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Inger Stevens  •  Ed Begley  •  Pat Hingle

On the Waterfront (1954) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Karl Malden  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Rod Steiger

Side Street (1950)

A struggling young father-to-be gives in to temptation and impulsively steals an envelope of money from the office of a corrupt attorney. Instead of a few hundred dollars it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Farley Granger  •  Cathy O'Donnell  •  James Craig  •  Paul Kelly

The Chase (1946)

Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Michèle Morgan  •  Steve Cochran  •  Lloyd Corrigan

The Howards of Virginia (1940) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Martha Scott  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Alan Marshal

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2001

The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Martha Hyer  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.

True Grit (1969) RT 90% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kim Darby  •  Jeremy Slate  •  Dennis Hopper

Undercurrent (1946) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2007

An unsuspecting wife of a power hungry husband, is driven to madness by his deception.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Taylor  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Edmund Gwenn

Wild River (1960) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Montgomery Clift  •  Lee Remick  •  Jo Van Fleet  •  Albert Salmi

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

The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) RT 81% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Nancy Olson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Tommy Kirk

Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) RT 64% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Maria Perschy  •  John McGiver

Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank while the Soviet premier is due to arrive.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernard Girard
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Camilla Sparv  •  Aldo Ray  •  Nina Wayne

Blue (1968) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: May 2005

A young man is torn between the woman he loves and his loyalty to his father, the leader of a mexican gang.  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Silvio Narizzano
CAST:  Terence Stamp  •  Joanna Pettet  •  Karl Malden  •  Stathis Giallelis

That Funny Feeling (1965) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Joan Howell, a young and pretty maid-for-hire, meets and begins dating wealthy New York City businessman Tom Milford. Embarrassed about bringing him back to her tiny apartment ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Sandra Dee  •  Bobby Darin  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Nita Talbot

Three Hours to Kill (1954) RT Audience 20%

After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In flashback we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Western
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Donna Reed  •  Dianne Foster  •  Stephen Elliott

The Human Jungle (1954) RT Audience 50%

Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Gary Merrill  •  Jan Sterling  •  Regis Toomey  •  Lamont Johnson

Dead Aim (1971) RT Audience 50%

A traveling gravedigger during an (unspecified) war adopts a orphan he finds alone in the desert. After the war with the orphan grown and business slow, the orphan begins to ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  José Bolaños
CAST:  Glen Lee  •  Venetia Vianello  •  James Westerfield  •  Virgil Frye

The Whistle At Eaton Falls (1951)

A newly promoted plant supervisor finds himself in the position of having to announce a layoff of his fellow workers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Lloyd Bridges  •  Dorothy Gish  •  Carleton Carpenter  •  Murray Hamilton