Search results for "Stanley Kramer"

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) RT 68% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2001

Matt and Christina Drayton are a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Katharine Houghton

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2004

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Widmark  •  Marlene Dietrich

Ship of Fools (1965) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Simone Signoret  •  José Ferrer  •  Lee Marvin

The Defiant Ones (1958) RT 81% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Charles McGraw

Not as a Stranger (1955)

Lucas Marsh, an intern bent upon becoming a first-class doctor, not merely a successful one. He courts and marries the warm-hearted Kristina, not out of love but because she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Gloria Grahame

R. P. M. (1970)

R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Ann-Margret  •  Gary Lockwood  •  Paul Winfield

Oklahoma Crude (1973) RT Audience 20%

In 1913, in Oklahoma, oil derrick owner Lena Doyle, aided by her father and a hobo, is stubbornly drilling for oil despite the pressure from major oil companies to sell her land.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Jack Palance  •  John Mills

Inherit the Wind (1960) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2001

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy: the role religion should play in the schools.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Fredric March  •  Gene Kelly  •  Dick York

Judgment: The Court Martial of Lt. William Calley (1975)

This docudrama follows the court-martial of the title character, the man held responsible for the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer  •  Lee Bernhardi
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Harrison Ford  •  Linda Haynes  •  Bo Hopkins

The Runner Stumbles (1979) RT 44% / Audience 100%

DVD release: Dec 1990

Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Maureen Stapleton  •  Ray Bolger

The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) RT 67% / Audience 81%

DVD release: May 2008

During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Anna Magnani  •  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Virna Lisi

The Pride and the Passion (1957) RT 14% / Audience 24%

DVD release: May 2002

During the Napoleonic Wars, when the French have occupied Spain, some Spanish guerrilla soldiers are going to move a big cannon across Spain in order to help the British ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Sophia Loren  •  Theodore Bikel

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