Search results for "Sterling Hayden"


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

The Godfather (1972) RT 99% / Audience 98%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Al Pacino  •  James Caan  •  Richard S. Castellano

1900 (1976)

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Robert De Niro  •  Dominique Sanda  •  Stefania Sandrelli

Crime Wave (1954) RT 67% / Audience 72%

Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter. The other two former cellmates then attempt to force him into ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  André De Toth
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Gene Nelson  •  Phyllis Kirk  •  Ted de Corsia

Johnny Guitar (1954)

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Mercedes McCambridge  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Ernest Borgnine

Loving (1970) RT 93% / Audience 96%

Brooks Wilson is in crisis. He is torn between his wife Selma and two daughters and his mistress Grace, and also between his career as a successful illustrator and his feeling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  George Segal  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Keenan Wynn

Manhandled (1949) RT Audience 50%

Merle Kramer works as a stenographer for a psychiatrist. She is casually dating Karl Benson, a private eye and former cop. Merle mentions in passing that one of her boss's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Dan Duryea  •  Irene Hervey

Naked Alibi (1954)

Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Jerry Hopper
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Gene Barry  •  Marcia Henderson

9 to 5 (1980) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Colin Higgins
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Dolly Parton  •  Dabney Coleman

Suddenly (1954) RT 100% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2004

The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw's unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can't abide guns and those who use them. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Sterling Hayden  •  James Gleason  •  Nancy Gates




The Asphalt Jungle (1950) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Louis Calhern  •  Jean Hagen  •  James Whitmore

The Final Programme (1973)

After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Fuest
CAST:  Jon Finch  •  Jenny Runacre  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Harry Andrews

The Killing (1956) RT 97% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Coleen Gray  •  Vince Edwards  •  Jay C. Flippen

The Long Goodbye (1973) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Elliott Gould  •  Nina Van Pallandt  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Mark Rydell

The Star (1952) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but continues to desire a comeback.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stuart Heisler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Natalie Wood  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Warner Anderson

A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)

Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Barbara Ann Teer

Kansas Pacific (1953) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Just before the Civil War (but after the South has seceded), Southern saboteurs try to prevent railroad construction from crossing Kansas to the frontier; army captain Nelson ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Ray Nazarro
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Eve Miller  •  Barton MacLane  •  Harry Shannon

Zero Hour! (1957)

A routine flight turns into a major emergency as passengers and crew succumb to food poisoning - is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane? If that sounds vaguely ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hall Bartlett
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Linda Darnell  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Geoffrey Toone

Take Me to Town (1953) RT Audience 50%

Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Phillip Reed  •  Lee Patrick

Timberjack (1955) RT Audience 67%

A young man seeks his father's killers among lumberjacks, and discovers that they are actually timber barons who also seek to control lumber mills. Based on the novel of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Vera Ralston  •  David Brian  •  Adolphe Menjou