Search results for "Otto Preminger"


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

Angel Face (1952) RT 80% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2007

An ambulance driver gets involved with a rich girl that might have a darker side.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jean Simmons  •  Mona Freeman  •  Herbert Marshall

Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Carol Lynley  •  Keir Dullea  •  Martita Hunt

Fallen Angel (1945) RT 78% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2006

An unemployed drifter, Eric Stanton wanders into a small California town and begins hanging around the local diner. While Eric falls for the lovely waitress Stella, he also ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Alice Faye  •  Dana Andrews  •  Linda Darnell  •  Charles Bickford

Hurry Sundown (1967) RT 29% / Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2011

Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Jane Fonda  •  John Phillip Law  •  Diahann Carroll

In Harm's Way (1965) RT 40% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2001

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Patricia Neal  •  Tom Tryon

Laura (1944)

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Dana Andrews  •  Clifton Webb  •  Vincent Price

Porgy and Bess (1959) RT 83% / Audience 79%

Set in the early 1900s in the fictional Catfish Row section of Charleston, South Carolina, which serves as home to a black fishing community, the story focuses on the titular ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Sammy Davis, Jr.  •  Pearl Bailey

River of No Return (1954) RT 64% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2002

The itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Tommy Rettig

The 13th Letter (1951) RT 83% / Audience 50%

The English-language remake of the French classic Le corbeau. Michael Rennie plays a doctor at a Canadian hospital who receives a series of poison pen letters. Soon these ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  Charles Boyer  •  Michael Rennie  •  Constance Smith




The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) RT 86% / Audience 84%

DVD release: May 2000

A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kim Novak  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Arnold Stang

Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2005

A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Gene Tierney  •  Gary Merrill  •  Bert Freed

Whirlpool (1949) RT 89% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2005

The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Richard Conte  •  José Ferrer  •  Charles Bickford

The Moon Is Blue (1953) RT 38% / Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2004

Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  David Niven  •  William Holden  •  Maggie McNamara  •  Tom Tully

Bonjour Tristesse (1958) RT 86% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Deborah Kerr  •  David Niven  •  Mylène Demongeot

Exodus (1960) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ralph Richardson

The Cardinal (1963)

A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Tom Tryon  •  Romy Schneider  •  John Huston  •  Carol Lynley

Saint Joan (1957) RT 30% / Audience 50%

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) RT 100% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2003

A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Charles Bickford  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Rod Steiger

Skidoo (1968) RT 36% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jackie Gleason  •  Carol Channing  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Fred Clark