Search results for "Richard Deacon"


Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) RT 27% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 1997

When the murder of an archaeologist puts a valuable medallion into their hands, Abbott and Costello waste little time in trying to sell it, only to find themselves pursued by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Marie Windsor  •  Michael Ansara

Invaders from Mars (1953) RT 82% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In the early hours of the night, young David Maclean sees a flying saucer land and disappear into the sand dunes just beyond his house. Slowly, all of the adults, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Helena Carter  •  Arthur Franz  •  Jimmy Hunt  •  Leif Erickson

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 1998

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Kevin McCarthy  •  Dana Wynter  •  Larry Gates  •  King Donovan

North to Alaska (1960) RT 43% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2003

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stewart Granger  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Fabian

Piranha (1978) RT 72% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 1999

When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Heather Menzies  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Dick Miller  •  Keenan Wynn

Private Hell 36 (1954) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2012

Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Steve Cochran  •  Howard Duff  •  Dean Jagger

Rabbit Test (1978) RT Audience 14%

Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joan Rivers
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Joan Prather  •  Doris Roberts  •  Alex Rocco

That Darn Cat! (1965) RT 93% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2005

A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wrist watch. Convincing the FBI, though, and catching the bad guys is tougher than she imagined.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Dean Jones  •  Dorothy Provine  •  Roddy McDowall

The Birds (1963) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Veronica Cartwright

Them! (1954) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  James Arness  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Joan Weldon  •  James Whitmore




This Island Earth (1955) RT 71% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Aliens have landed and are hiding on Earth, but need Earth’s scientists to help them fight an inter-planetary war.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  Jeff Morrow  •  Faith Domergue  •  Rex Reason  •  Lance Fuller

The Gnome-Mobile (1967) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2004

An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Walter Brennan  •  Matthew Garber  •  Karen Dotrice  •  Richard Deacon

The Young Philadelphians (1959) RT 67% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Up and coming young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Barbara Rush  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brian Keith

That Touch of Mink (1962) RT 78% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Doris Day  •  Gig Young  •  Audrey Meadows

-30- (1959) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 1994

A newspaper editor deals with a particularly stressful day in the newsroom.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Webb
CAST:  Jack Webb  •  William Conrad  •  David Nelson  •  Whitney Blake

Everything's Ducky (1961) RT Audience 20%

Everything's Ducky is a 1961 film directed by Don Taylor and starring Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, and Jackie Cooper. Two sailors sneak a talking duck aboard their ship. ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Don Taylor
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Joanie Sommers  •  Jackie Cooper

The King's Pirate (1967)

Handsome British officer, Lt. Brian Fleming is sent undercover to infiltrate a lively band of pirates.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Doug McClure  •  Jill St. John  •  Guy Stockwell  •  Mary Ann Mobley

Dear Heart (1964) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 2014

A lonely Ohio spinster hopes to find romance when she travels to New York City for a postmasters' convention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Glenn Ford  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Barbara Nichols

The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (1984)

Arthur is asked to pick up a bird for Thanksgiving dinner, so he brings home a 266-pound chicken named Henrietta. The family welcome her with open arms, but the neighbors are ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Peter Baldwin
CAST:  Benny Baker  •  Vivian Bonnell  •  Hamilton Camp  •  Keene Curtis

Francis in the Haunted House (1956)

DVD release: May 1995

A Ha-Ha-Haunted House Has Got 'Em! ...and it's every ghost for himself!  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Virginia Welles  •  James Flavin  •  Timothy Carey