Search results for "Van Heflin"

3:10 to Yuma (1957) RT 96% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Van Heflin  •  Felicia Farr  •  Leora Dana

Act of Violence (1949) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A former prisoner of war, Frank Enley is hailed as a hero in his California town. However, Frank actually aided his Nazi captors, and he closely guards this secret. Frank's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mary Astor

Airport (1970) RT 80% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 1999

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Dean Martin  •  Jean Seberg  •  Jacqueline Bisset

Battle Cry (1955) RT 80% / Audience 44%

DVD release: May 2003

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their training to combat ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Aldo Ray  •  Mona Freeman  •  James Whitmore

Possessed (1947)

A dazed woman walks the streets of Los Angeles looking for a man named David. After collapsing in a diner, she's taken to the psychiatric ward of a nearby hospital. Flashbacks ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Joan Crawford  •  Van Heflin  •  Raymond Massey  •  Geraldine Brooks

Santa Fe Trail (1940) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 1999

As a penalty for fighting fellow classmates days before graduating from West Point, J.E.B. Stuart, George Armstrong Custer and four friends are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Alan Hale  •  Ronald Reagan

Shane (1953) RT 97% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Jean Arthur  •  Van Heflin  •  Brandon De Wilde

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Young Martha inadvertently causes the death of her cruel, authoritarian aunt. Martha lies to the cops, and Walter, who saw the crime, corroborates the girl's story. Eventually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Van Heflin  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Kirk Douglas

Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) RT 100% / Audience 51%

DVD release: May 1998

Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Judy Garland  •  Kathryn Grayson

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) RT 37% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2001

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson, Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

Patterns (1956)

A New York corporate boss (Everett Sloane) grooms an Ohio engineer (Van Heflin) for the No. 2 man's (Ed Begley) job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fielder Cook
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Everett Sloane  •  Ed Begley  •  Beatrice Straight

Johnny Eager (1941) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 1993

A charming racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Lana Turner  •  Edward Arnold  •  Van Heflin

A Woman Rebels (1936) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Apr 2009

A Woman Rebels is the story of Pamela Thistlewaite (Katharine Hepburn), whose mission in life is to defy the restrictive and often hypocritical conventions of Victorian England.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  Donald Crisp

The Prowler (1951) RT 60% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A policeman investigating a peeping Tom becomes obsessed with the married victim.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Evelyn Keyes  •  John Maxwell  •  Katherine Warren

The Feminine Touch (1941) RT Audience 100%

A professor (Don Ameche) and his wife (Rosalind Russell) move to New York and confuse a publisher's romance with his assistant (Kay Francis).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Don Ameche  •  Kay Francis  •  Van Heflin

Seven Sweethearts (1942) RT Audience 100%

Little Deft Michigan follows the customs of old-world Holland and is known for its Tulip Festival. The owner of the hotel insists that his seven daughters marry in order, from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Peggy Moran

Annapolis Salute (1937)

Director Christy Cabanne's 1937 film about cadets at Annapolis stars James Ellison, Van Heflin and Arthur Lake.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  James Ellison  •  Van Heflin  •  Arthur Lake  •  Harry Carey

Saturday's Heroes (1937) RT Audience 33%

College football player is expelled for ticket scalping, and teams up with reporter to expose his school's hypocrisy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Killy
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Marian Marsh  •  Richard Lane  •  Alan Bruce

The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)

The 1937 film version of Bret Harte's story, starring Preston Foster.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Christy Cabanne
CAST:  Preston Foster  •  Van Heflin  •  Virginia Weidler  •  Jean Muir