Search results for "Theodore Bikel"

200 Motels (1971) RT 67% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 1994

"Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Fantasy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Frank Zappa  •  Tony Palmer
CAST:  The Mothers of Invention  •  Ringo Starr  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Keith Moon

I Want to Live! (1958) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2002

Barbara Graham is a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars. She has been sentenced for some petty crimes. Two men she knows murder an older woman. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Susan Hayward  •  Simon Oakland  •  Virginia Vincent  •  Theodore Bikel

My Fair Lady (1964) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Rex Harrison  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

Shadow Conspiracy (1997) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Bobby Bishop is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George P. Cosmatos
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Stephen Lang

Sweet November (1968) RT 16% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Sandy Dennis  •  Sandy Baron  •  Burr DeBenning  •  Marj Dusay

The African Queen (1951) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2004

At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Morley  •  Peter Bull

The Colditz Story (1955) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  John Mills  •  Christopher Rhodes  •  Eric Portman  •  Ian Carmichael

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

The Final Days (1989) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Mar 1996

The Final Days concerns itself with the final months of the Richard Nixon presidency.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Lane Smith  •  Richard Kiley  •  David Ogden Stiers  •  Ed Flanders

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966) RT 84% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Carl Reiner  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Alan Arkin  •  Brian Keith

The Return of the King (1980)

Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.
CAST:  Orson Bean  •  Theodore Bikel  •  William Conrad  •  John Huston

The Enemy Below (1957) RT 80% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2004

The American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes commanded by Robert Mitchum, detects a German U-Boat, commanded by Curt Jürgens, resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Dick Powell
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Curd Jürgens  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Russell Collins

Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Londo Mollari, the Centauri Emperor, recounts the initial contact between the Humans and Minbari, which resulted in a major incident and subsequent war, for an eager pair of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mike Vejar
CAST:  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Mira Furlan  •  Richard Biggs  •  Andreas Katsulas

Murder on Flight 502 (1975) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Mar 2005

On a flight to London, a note is found stating that there will be murders taking place on the airliner before it lands.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George McCowan
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Polly Bergen  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Sonny Bono

The Divided Heart (1954)

During World War II, a German woman, Inga, goes missing and is presumed dead. Her infant son is placed in an orphanage where, years later, he's adopted by a childless couple. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  Cornell Borchers  •  Yvonne Mitchell  •  Armin Dahlen  •  Alexander Knox

Benefit of the Doubt (1993) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Feb 1994

Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Heap
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Amy Irving  •  Rider Strong  •  Christopher McDonald

A Dog of Flanders (1959) RT 21% / Audience 63%

DVD release: May 2003

The love and friendship of a boy and his dog as the boy tries to become an artist like his idol, Peter Paul Reubens.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  James B. Clark
CAST:  David Ladd  •  Donald Crisp  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Max Croiset

A Stoning in Fulham County (1988)

Religious beliefs clash with the law when an Amish infant is killed in a rural community.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Ken Olin  •  Jill Eikenberry  •  Gregg Henry

Prince Jack (1985)

A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bert Lovitt
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Jim Backus  •  Theodore Bikel  •  Robert Guillaume