Search results for "Nestor Paiva"


All That Heaven Allows (1955) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Two different social classes collide when Cary Scott, a wealthy upper-class widow, falls in love with her much younger and down-to-earth gardener, prompting disapproval and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Rock Hudson  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Conrad Nagel

Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Aug 1993

A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Pal
CAST:  Sal Ponti  •  Joyce Taylor  •  John Dall  •  William Smith

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) RT 84% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Richard Carlson  •  Julie Adams  •  Richard Denning  •  Antonio Moreno

Fear (1946)

B-movie film noir take on Crime and Punishment. A college student gets deeper and deeper in trouble when he takes a loan from a shady college professor.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Alfred Zeisler
CAST:  Peter Cookson  •  Warren William  •  Anne Gwynne  •  Francis Pierlot

Follow Me Quietly (1949) RT Audience 58%

1949 thriller about the hunt for a serial killer known as "the Judge" who kills his victims on rainy nights.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  William Lundigan  •  Dorothy Patrick  •  Jeff Corey  •  Nestor Paiva

Midnight (1939) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Don Ameche  •  John Barrymore  •  Francis Lederer

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Cary Grant stars as an advertising executive who dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Myrna Loy  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Reginald Denny

Ramrod (1947) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 1990

A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Joel McCrea  •  Veronica Lake  •  Don DeFore  •  Donald Crisp

Revenge of the Creature (1955) RT 25% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Sep 1993

Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  John Agar  •  Lori Nelson  •  John Bromfield  •  Nestor Paiva

Santa Fe Trail (1940) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 1999

As a penalty for fighting fellow classmates days before graduating from West Point, J.E.B. Stuart, George Armstrong Custer and four friends are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Alan Hale  •  Ronald Reagan




Tarantula (1955) RT 92% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1993

A lone-wolf scientist sequestered in a mansion near a small desert town arouses the suspicion of the town's doctor when his lab assistant is found dead from a case of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  John Agar  •  Mara Corday  •  Leo G. Carroll  •  Nestor Paiva

The Dancing Masters (1943) RT Audience 55%

The Dancing Masters is a 1943 Laurel and Hardy feature film. The plot involves the team running a ballet school, and getting involved with an inventor. A young Robert Mitchum ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Malcolm St. Clair
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Trudy Marshall  •  Robert Bailey

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool's Day and sends Quasimodo to catch ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

Young Man with a Horn (1950) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard teaches young Rick Martin everything he knows about playing, so Rick becomes a star musician, but a troubled marriage and the desire to play ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Doris Day  •  Hoagy Carmichael

Hold That Ghost (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Richard Carlson  •  Joan Davis

Hold Back the Dawn (1941) RT 100% / Audience 77%

Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Victor Francen

Another Thin Man (1939) RT 81% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Virginia Grey  •  Otto Kruger

A Medal for Benny (1945) RT Audience 100%

Benny's girl friend (Dorothy Lamour) is being romanced by the town ne'er do well (Arturo de Cordova) who keeps coming up with get-rich-quick schemes. Benny's father (J. Carrol ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Irving Pichel
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Arturo de Córdova  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Mikhail Rasumny

The Sea Hawk (1940) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe (Errol Flynn) plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Claude Rains  •  Donald Crisp

They Knew What They Wanted (1940) RT Audience 33%

When visiting San Francisco, Tony Patucci, a ageing winegrower from the Napa Valley, sees waitress Amy Peters and falls in love. Returning home, he persuades his foreman Joe, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Charles Laughton  •  William Gargan  •  Harry Carey