Search results for "Richard Jaeckel"


3:10 to Yuma (1957) RT 96% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Van Heflin  •  Felicia Farr  •  Leora Dana

Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Finkleman
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Chad Everett

Born Innocent (1974) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2004

A constant runaway is given over to the care of the state and finds herself in a remand centre for girls. She is soon caught between the uncaring bureaucracy, the sometimes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Joanna Miles  •  Kim Hunter  •  Richard Jaeckel

Chisum (1970) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Forrest Tucker  •  Christopher George  •  Ben Johnson

Come Back, Little Sheba (1952) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2004

An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger. Doc Delaney (Burt Lancaster) and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Shirley Booth  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Terry Moore  •  Richard Jaeckel

Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) RT 40% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 2004

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  Cloris Leachman  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Stephen W. Burns  •  Elyssa Davalos

Latitude Zero (1969)

DVD release: May 2004

A massive underwater volcano erupts and puts a group of investigative scientists in danger. They are rescued by an atomic super submarine named The Alpha under the command of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ishirô Honda
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Cesar Romero  •  Akira Takarada  •  Patricia Medina

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Bob Dylan  •  Richard Jaeckel

Starman (1984) RT 81% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2001

An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Karen Allen  •  Charles Martin Smith  •  Richard Jaeckel

The Devil's Brigade (1968) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2002

1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Andrew McLaglen
CAST:  William Holden  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Vince Edwards  •  Andrew Prine




The Dirty Dozen (1967) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Apr 1998

12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Charles Bronson  •  Jim Brown

The Gunfighter (1950) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2008

Gregory Peck stars as an aging notorious gunslinger, Johnny Ringo. Sick of killing he tries to avoid trouble, but when a cocksure young man named Eddie draws on him, Ringo has ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Helen Westcott  •  Millard Mitchell  •  Jean Parker

The Lineup (1958) RT 83% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2009

An international drug-smuggling racket plants heroin on unsuspecting American tourists traveling in Asia, so that the dope traffic can pass through customs undetected. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Eli Wallach  •  Robert Keith  •  Richard Jaeckel  •  Mary LaRoche

Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2011

A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Charles Durning  •  Joseph Cotten

Ulzana's Raid (1972) RT 86% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Bruce Davison  •  Jorge Luke  •  Richard Jaeckel

Wing and a Prayer (1944) RT 80% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2001

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dana Andrews  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

Battleground (1949)

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  John Hodiak  •  Ricardo Montalbán  •  George Murphy

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2001

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant's tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  John Wayne  •  John Agar  •  Adele Mara  •  Forrest Tucker

Guadalcanal Diary (1943) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  William Bendix  •  Richard Conte

The King of the Kickboxers (1990) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Sep 1991

Kahn is a heavy weight kick-box champion, who often kills his opponents in front of the running camera, to sell it on video tape. Jake had to witness once how his brother was ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Lucas Lowe
CAST:  Loren Avedon  •  Richard Jaeckel  •  Billy Blanks  •  Don Stroud