Search results for "Raymond Massey"


A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Niven  •  Kim Hunter  •  Kathleen Byron  •  Richard Attenborough

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Mortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. We watch him being married at city hall in the opening scene. Now all that is required ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Raymond Massey  •  Jack Carson

Battle Cry (1955) RT 80% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 2003

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their training to combat ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Aldo Ray  •  Mona Freeman  •  James Whitmore

David and Bathsheba (1951) RT 80% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Feb 2007

David and Bathsheba is a 1951 historical epic film about King David made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry King, produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, from a screenplay by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Susan Hayward  •  Kieron Moore  •  Raymond Massey

East of Eden (1955) RT 88% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 2005

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  James Dean  •  Julie Harris  •  Raymond Massey  •  Richard Davalos

Fire Over England (1937) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Flora Robson  •  Raymond Massey  •  Leslie Banks  •  Laurence Olivier

49th Parallel (1941)

In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada's Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding officer ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Leslie Howard  •  Eric Portman  •  Raymond Lovell

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: History • Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Possessed (1947)

A dazed woman walks the streets of Los Angeles looking for a man named David. After collapsing in a diner, she's taken to the psychiatric ward of a nearby hospital. Flashbacks ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Van Heflin  •  Raymond Massey  •  Geraldine Brooks

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




The Great Impostor (1961)

Fitionalized account of Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. who stole or created fictional identities and worked in a variety of occupations, most quite successfully.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Mulligan
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Karl Malden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Arthur O'Connell

The Old Dark House (1932) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Whale
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Charles Laughton  •  Ernest Thesiger

The Woman in the Window (1944) RT 95% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Joan Bennett  •  Raymond Massey  •  Edmund Breon

Things to Come (1936)

Late 1960 and the world consists of feudal cities after decades of a global war and plague. 2035 and the world has been rebuilt with fantastic technology, but has progress ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Raymond Massey  •  Edward Chapman  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Cedric Hardwicke

Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) RT 80% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Raymond Massey  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Mary Howard

Mackenna's Gold (1969) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Omar Sharif  •  Camilla Sparv  •  Julie Newmar

Reap the Wild Wind (1942) RT 67% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Dec 1998

Clipper ships taking the shortest route between the Mississippi and the Atlantic often end up on the shoals of Key West in the 1840s. Salvaging the ships' cargos has become a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  John Wayne  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Raymond Massey

The Hurricane (1937)

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Jon Hall  •  Mary Astor  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Come Fill the Cup (1951) RT Audience 60%

Director Gordon Douglas' 1951 drama stars James Cagney as a newspaperman battling his alcoholism. The cast also includes Gig Young (Oscar nominee, Best Supporting Actor), ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Phyllis Thaxter  •  Raymond Massey  •  James Gleason

Carson City (1952)

Mine owner William Sharon (Larry Keating) keeps having his gold shipments held up by a gang of bandits. Sharon hires banker Charles Crocker (Thurston Hall), who happens to ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Lucille Norman  •  Raymond Massey  •  Richard Webb