Search results for "Jean Peters"

Apache (1954) RT 78% / Audience 45%

DVD release: May 2001

Following the surrender of Geronimo, Massai, the last Apache warrior is captured and scheduled for transportation to a Florida reservation. On the way he manages to escape and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Jean Peters  •  John McIntire  •  Charles Bronson

Broken Lance (1954) RT 80% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2005

Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Wagner  •  Jean Peters  •  Richard Widmark

It Happens Every Spring (1949) RT 100% / Audience 70%

A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Jean Peters  •  Paul Douglas  •  Ed Begley

Niagara (1953)

Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, who are honeymooning in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jean Peters  •  Max Showalter

Pickup on South Street (1953) RT 90% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 2005

In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy, inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Jean Peters  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Murvyn Vye

Vicki (1953) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A supermodel gets murdered. While investigating the case the story of a waitress turned glamor girl is revealed.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Jean Peters  •  Elliott Reid  •  Richard Boone

Viva Zapata! (1952) RT 65% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2003

The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Jean Peters  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Joseph Wiseman

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) RT 63% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Nov 2004

American girls dream of finding romance in Rome, but there is none for secretaries, Anita tells her replacement at the USDA. But Maria soon meets Prince Dino de Cessi at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  Jean Peters  •  Louis Jourdan

Love That Brute (1950)

Director Alexander Hall's 1950 comedy, about a crude gangster hopelessly falling for a sweet young city government employee, stars Paul Douglas, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Jean Peters  •  Cesar Romero  •  Keenan Wynn

Deep Waters (1948)

A state welfare agent (Jean Peters) persuades a Maine lobsterman (Dana Andrews) to take a troubled orphan boy (Dean Stockwell) aboard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Jean Peters  •  Cesar Romero  •  Dean Stockwell

Lure of the Wilderness (1952)

A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Jean Peters  •  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Constance Smith  •  Walter Brennan

Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)

A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Dale Robertson  •  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Mitzi Gaynor

Wait till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952)

At the fiftieth anniversary of his town's founding, the town's first barber recalls his long-dead, spirited bride and the flaw in his own character that helped bring about her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jean Peters  •  David Wayne  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Albert Dekker

A Man Called Peter (1955) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Jean Peters  •  Marjorie Rambeau  •  Jill Esmond

A Blueprint for Murder (1953) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Two orphans, Polly and Doug, live with their stepmother Lynn; Polly collapses with the same mystery symptoms that killed her father. The kids' visiting uncle, Whitney Sargent, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Jean Peters  •  Gary Merrill  •  Catherine McLeod

O. Henry's Full House (1952) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Five O. Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic's acclaim was "The Cop and the Anthem". Soapy tells fellow bum Horace that he is going to get arrested so ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway  •  Howard Hawks  •  Jean Negulesco  •  Henry Koster  •  Henry King
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Fred Allen  •  Anne Baxter  •  Jeanne Crain

Jack Frost (1997)

Serial killer is genetically mutated in car wreck on the way to his execution. After which, he becomes a murdering snowman hell-bent on revenge for the sheriff who caught him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Cooney
CAST:  Scott MacDonald  •  Christopher Allport  •  Stephen Mendel  •  F. William Parker

The Great Waldo Pepper (1975) RT 71% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Geoffrey Lewis  •  Bo Svenson