Search results for "Warren Oates"


1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

Badlands (1973)

Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Warren Oates  •  Gary Littlejohn

Blue Thunder (1983) RT 84% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2001

Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Warren Oates  •  Candy Clark  •  Malcolm McDowell

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) RT 82% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Warren Oates  •  Isela Vega  •  Robert Webber  •  Gig Young

China 9 Liberty 37 (1978)

Gunslinger Clayton Drumm (Testi) is about to be hanged when he is given a chance to live if he will agree to murder Matthew (Oates), a miner who has steadfastly refused to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Warren Oates  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Sam Peckinpah

In the Heat of the Night (1967) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jan 2001

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Rod Steiger  •  Warren Oates  •  Lee Grant

Major Dundee (1965) RT 97% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2005

During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico ...  (more)

GENRES: War • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Richard Harris  •  Jim Hutton  •  James Coburn

Ride the High Country (1962) RT 93% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2006

An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mariette Hartley  •  Ron Starr

Sleeping Dogs (1977) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Nevan Rowe  •  Ian Mune  •  Warren Oates

Stripes (1981) RT 86% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jun 2001

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P. J. Soles




The Hired Hand (1971) RT 91% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Harry Collings returns home to his farm after drifting with his friend, Arch. His wife, who had given up on him, reluctantly allows him to stay, and soon believes that all ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Peter Fonda
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Warren Oates  •  Verna Bloom  •  Robert Pratt

The Shooting (1966) RT 100% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Will Hutchins  •  Millie Perkins  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Warren Oates

The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jan 1996

A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Warren Oates  •  Jill Clayburgh

The Wild Bunch (1969) RT 98% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  William Holden  •  Robert Ryan  •  Edmond O'Brien

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) RT 94% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A driver and a mechanic travel around the United States hopping from drag strip to drag strip in a 1955 Chevy Bel-Air coupe. They race for money, betting with their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  James Taylor  •  Warren Oates  •  Dennis Wilson  •  Laurie Bird

Drum (1976) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 2014

A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steve Carver  •  Burt Kennedy
CAST:  Warren Oates  •  Pam Grier  •  Ken Norton  •  Isela Vega

The Border (1982) RT 89% / Audience 51%

DVD release: May 2004

A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Valerie Perrine  •  Warren Oates

There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)

Charismatic criminal Paris Pitman ends up in jail, then attempts to escape the prison of warden Lopeman.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Henry Fonda  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Warren Oates

Dillinger (1973) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2000

The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Warren Oates  •  Ben Johnson  •  Michelle Phillips  •  Cloris Leachman

The Brink's Job (1978) RT Audience 59%

After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Peter Boyle  •  Allen Garfield  •  Warren Oates