Search results for "Nehemiah Persoff"


An American Tail (1986) RT 69% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2004

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Bluth
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Nehemiah Persoff  •  Erica Yohn

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

An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Larry Latham
CAST:  Thomas Dekker  •  Lacey Chabert  •  Jane Singer  •  Nehemiah Persoff

An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)

Fievel and his friend Tony Toponi find a map that they believe points to a treasure buried somewhere beneath Old New York, and the plucky rodent is determined to find it. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Larry Latham
CAST:  Thomas Dekker  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Pat Musick  •  Nehemiah Persoff

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

Some Like It Hot (1959) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: May 2001

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tony Curtis  •  Jack Lemmon  •  George Raft

The Comancheros (1961) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2003

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  John Wayne  •  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Ina Balin  •  Nehemiah Persoff

The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1969) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2013

A runaway truck containing the corpse of a slain gang leader rolls into a California nightclub owned by Johnny Cain, a hard bitten former free-lance adventurer. The gang ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Francis D. Lyon
CAST:  Adam West  •  Nancy Kwan  •  Robert Alda  •  Nehemiah Persoff

The Harder They Fall (1956) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Rod Steiger  •  Jan Sterling  •  Mike Lane

The Power (1968) RT Audience 38%

One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Aldo Ray  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Richard Carlson




The Wrong Man (1956) RT 91% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2004

True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Vera Miles  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Harold J. Stone

Twins (1988) RT 34% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 1998

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Danny DeVito  •  Kelly Preston  •  Chloe Webb

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) RT 37% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2001

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

Red Sky at Morning (1971) RT Audience 50%

Before going off to World War II, Frank Arnold (Richard Crenna) relocates his wife, Ann (Claire Bloom), and son, Joshua (Richard Thomas), to New Mexico. Joshua has a difficult ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Richard Thomas  •  Catherine Burns  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Richard Crenna

The Wild Party (1956) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jun 2004

An ex-football brute (Anthony Quinn) and his beatnik gang take a rich girl (Carol Ohmart) and her boyfriend hostage (Arthur Franz) at a jazz joint.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Carol Ohmart  •  Arthur Franz  •  Jay Robinson

Al Capone (1959)

In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone comes to Chicago at the dawn of Prohibition to be the bodyguard of racketeer Johnny Torrio. Capone's rise in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Rod Steiger  •  Fay Spain  •  James Gregory  •  Martin Balsam

The Big Show (1961)

A European circus family is torn apart by greed and jealousy.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  James B. Clark
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Nehemiah Persoff

Voyage of the Damned (1976) RT 89% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Oskar Werner  •  Lee Grant