Search results for "Thomas Mitchell"


It's a Wonderful Life (1946) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 1995

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Donna Reed  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Thomas Mitchell

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

The Black Swan (1942) RT 80% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2006

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Laird Cregar  •  Thomas Mitchell

High Noon (1952) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 2001

High Noon is about Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in the New Mexico Territory, who learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Grace Kelly  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Lloyd Bridges

Lost Horizon (1937) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 1999

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  John Howard

Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Victor Moore  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Fay Bainter  •  Thomas Mitchell

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) RT 94% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  James Stewart  •  Claude Rains  •  Edward Arnold

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his wife, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Jean Arthur  •  Richard Barthelmess  •  Rita Hayworth

Our Town (1940) RT 86% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. We see birth, life and death in this small community.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  William Holden  •  Martha Scott  •  Fay Bainter  •  Beulah Bondi

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Glenn Ford  •  Hope Lange  •  Peter Falk




Stagecoach (1939) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Claire Trevor  •  John Wayne  •  Andy Devine  •  John Carradine

Tales of Manhattan (1942) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 1996

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Henry Fonda

The Big Wheel (1949) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Oct 2000

The ambitious son of an accomplished race driver struggles to outrun his father's legacy and achieve his own successes.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Mary Hatcher  •  Michael O'Shea

The Dark Mirror (1946) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2006

De Havilland plays two roles in this entertaining psychological drama. A sister and her disturbed twin are implicated in a Hollywood murder and a police detective must figure ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Olivia de Havilland  •  Lew Ayres  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Richard Long

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool's Day and sends Quasimodo to catch ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

The Long Voyage Home (1940) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2006

The crew of the merchant ship Glencairn hope to survive a transatlantic crossing during World War II. Adapted from four Eugene O'Neill one-act plays.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Ian Hunter  •  Barry Fitzgerald

The Outlaw (1943) RT 89% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks  •  Howard Hughes
CAST:  Jane Russell  •  Jack Beutel  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Walter Huston

While the City Sleeps (1956) RT 89% / Audience 69%

Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed "The Lipstick Killer"  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  George Sanders  •  Howard Duff

Wilson (1944) RT 88% / Audience 46%

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

Theodora Goes Wild (1936) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 1996

The small-town prudes of Lynnfield are up in arms over 'The Sinner,' a sexy best-seller. They little suspect that author 'Caroline Adams' is really Theodora Lynn, scion of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Boleslawski
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Thurston Hall