Search results for "Robert Ryan"

The Ghost Breakers (1940) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2002

After intrepid working girl Mary Carter becomes the new owner of a reputedly haunted mansion located on Black Island near the Cuban coast, a stranger phones warning her to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Richard Carlson  •  Paul Lukas

Act of Violence (1949) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A former prisoner of war, Frank Enley is hailed as a hero in his California town. However, Frank actually aided his Nazi captors, and he closely guards this secret. Frank's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mary Astor

Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2005

A stranger visits a tiny Western town determined to keep a horrible secret.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Ryan  •  Anne Francis  •  Walter Brennan

Battle of the Bulge (1965) RT 67% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2005

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Robert Shaw  •  Robert Ryan  •  Dana Andrews

Berlin Express (1948) RT Audience 58%

Robert Ryan leads a group of Allied agents fighting an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Robert Ryan  •  Charles Korvin  •  Paul Lukas

Beware, My Lovely (1952) RT Audience 53%

A psychopath takes a job as a handyman at the house of a lonely widow.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Harry Horner
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Robert Ryan  •  Taylor Holmes  •  Barbara Whiting

Clash by Night (1952) RT 73% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2005

An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Paul Douglas  •  Robert Ryan  •  Marilyn Monroe

Crossfire (1947)

A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Robert Young  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Robert Ryan  •  Gloria Grahame

Flying Leathernecks (1951) RT 86% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2004

Major Daniel Kirby takes command of a squadron of Marine fliers just before they are about to go into combat. While the men are well meaning, he finds them undisciplined and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Ryan  •  Don Taylor  •  Janis Carter

House of Bamboo (1955) RT 87% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Eddie Kenner (Robert Stack) is given a special assignment by the Army to get the inside story on Sandy Dawson (Robert Ryan), a former GI who has formed a gang of fellow ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Robert Stack  •  Shirley Yamaguchi  •  Cameron Mitchell

I Married a Communist (1949)

Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Laraine Day  •  Robert Ryan  •  John Agar  •  Thomas Gomez

King of Kings (1961) RT 85% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Siobhán McKenna  •  Hurd Hatfield  •  Viveca Lindfors

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 2003

An old-time crook plans a heist. When one of his two partners is found out to be a black man tensions flare.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Robert Ryan  •  Shelley Winters  •  Ed Begley

On Dangerous Ground (1951) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2006

A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman. While on his temporary assignment he assists in a manhunt of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino  •  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Ida Lupino  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ward Bond  •  Charles Kemper

The Busy Body (1967) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Sid Caesar is a bumbling gopher to a mob boss who must recover a fortune in cash stowed in the suit of a corpse.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Robert Ryan  •  Kay Medford  •  Walt Davis

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 Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The Naked Spur (1953) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Howard Kemp has been tracking killer Ben Vandergroat for a long time. In the Colorado Rockies, he teams up with prospector Jesse Tate and former Union soldier Roy Anderson. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Ryan  •  Ralph Meeker

The Professionals (1966) RT 93% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 1999

The Professionals is a 1966 American Western film directed by Richard Brooks. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in about 1917, it features a small group of experts heading into ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Lee Marvin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Woody Strode

The Set-Up (1949)

Stoker Thompson is a 35-year-old has-been boxer. His once-promising fighting career has come crashing to the end. Tiny, Stoker's manager, is sure he will continue to lose ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Audrey Totter  •  George Tobias  •  Alan Baxter