Search results for "Roddy McDowall"


Miracle on 34th Street (1973) RT Audience 60%

A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Fielder Cook
CAST:  Sebastian Cabot  •  Jane Alexander  •  David Hartman  •  Suzanne Davidson

The Big Country (1958)

Retired, wealthy sea Captain Jame McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jean Simmons  •  Carroll Baker  •  Charlton Heston

5 Card Stud (1968) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2002

The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Inger Stevens  •  Roddy McDowall

A Bug's Life (1998) RT 92% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1999

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) RT 38% / Audience 31%

DVD release: May 2009

The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Lew Ayres  •  Bobby Porter  •  Richard Eastham

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) RT 63% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  David Tomlinson  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Sam Jaffe

Cleopatra (1963) RT 55% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed, and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. Determined to hold on to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Burton  •  Rex Harrison  •  Roddy McDowall

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972) RT 44% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 2000

In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Don Murray  •  Joyce Haber  •  Ricardo Montalbán

Cutting Class (1989) RT 25% / Audience 22%

DVD release: Jun 2006

High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rospo Pallenberg
CAST:  Donovan Leitch, Jr.  •  Jill Schoelen  •  Brad Pitt  •  Roddy McDowall

Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974)

Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Susan George  •  Adam Roarke  •  Kenneth Tobey




Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) RT 78% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Don Taylor
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  Bradford Dillman  •  Natalie Trundy

Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! (1964)

Yogi Bear and his pal Boo Boo are shipped off to the San Diego Zoo by Jellystone National Park's Ranger Smith who is tired of Yogi's "pick-a-nick" basket stealing. Yogi ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  William Hanna  •  Joseph Barbera
CAST:  Daws Butler  •  Don Messick  •  Julie Bennett  •  Mel Blanc

How Green Was My Valley (1941) RT 90% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2000

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. Lots of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Anna Lee  •  Donald Crisp

It! (1966)

After a warehouse fire, museum director Groof and assistant Pimm find everything destroyed, only one statue withstood the fire mysteriously undamaged. Suddenly Groof is lying ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Herbert J. Leder
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Jill Haworth  •  Paul Maxwell  •  Aubrey Richards

Lassie Come Home (1943) RT 94% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Hard times come for the Carraclough family and they are forced to sell their dog, Lassie, to the rich Duke of Rudling. Lassie, however, is unwilling to remain apart from young ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Fred M. Wilcox
CAST:  Roddy McDowall  •  Donald Crisp  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Edmund Gwenn

Macbeth (1948) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2012

A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanette Nolan  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Alan Napier

Mean Johnny Barrows (1976) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Mar 2010

A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Williamson
CAST:  Fred Williamson  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Stuart Whitman  •  Jenny Sherman

Overboard (1987) RT 50% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Kurt Russell  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Katherine Helmond

Planet of the Apes (1968) RT 90% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2001

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  James Daly

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