Search results for "William Conrad"

Brainstorm (1965) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Brainstorm, released in 1965, is a late film noir whose male protagonist at first prevents the suicide of his employer's wife, falls in love with her, and is later driven to ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Conrad
CAST:  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Anne Francis  •  Dana Andrews  •  Viveca Lindfors

My Blood Runs Cold (1965)

DVD release: Mar 2009

Wealthy, reckless Californian Julie Merriday, accompanied by her boyfriend Harry Lindsay, an attorney, narrowly avoids crashing into a motorcycle driven by young Ben Gunther. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Conrad
CAST:  Troy Donahue  •  Joey Heatherton  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Nicolas Coster

Two on a Guillotine (1965) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Jun 2010

The daughter of a dead magician who accidentally killed his wife, her mother, while performing a guillotine trick must spend the night in his house in order to collect her ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  William Conrad
CAST:  Connie Stevens  •  Dean Jones  •  Cesar Romero  •  Parley Baer

Body and Soul (1947) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Rossen
CAST:  John Garfield  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Hazel Brooks  •  Anne Revere

Cry Danger (1951) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Rocky Mulloy, back in town after serving 5 years of a life sentence for armed robbery, hopes to clear his friend Danny Morgan who's still in prison for the same crime. It ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Dick Powell  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Richard Erdman  •  William Conrad

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) RT 77% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

Hudson Hawk (1991) RT 26% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Coburn

One Way Street (1950) RT Audience 33%

After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico to hide out.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  James Mason  •  Märta Torén  •  Dan Duryea  •  Basil Ruysdael

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) RT 86% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2002

Leona Stevenson is confined to bed and uses her telephone to keep in contact with the outside world. One day she overhears a murder plot on the telephone and is desperate to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Ann Richards  •  Wendell Corey

Tension (1949) RT Audience 60%

Warren Quimby manages a drugstore while trying to keep his volatile wife, Claire, happy. However, when Claire leaves him for a liquor store salesman, Warren can no longer bear ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  Richard Basehart  •  Audrey Totter  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Barry Sullivan

The Conqueror (1956) RT Audience 10%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Dick Powell
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Susan Hayward  •  Pedro Armendáriz  •  Agnes Moorehead

The Killers (1946) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Ava Gardner  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Albert Dekker

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 Naked Jungle (1954) RT 86% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2004

The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Eleanor Parker  •  William Conrad  •  Abraham Sofaer

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

The Racket (1951) RT 20% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 1990

Mobster Nick Scanlon (Ryan) has managed to buy several of the local government and law-enforcement officials. However, he can't seem to touch the incorruptible police captain ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Robert Ryan  •  William Talman

-30- (1959) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 1994

A newspaper editor deals with a particularly stressful day in the newsroom.  (more)

CAST:  Jack Webb  •  William Conrad  •  David Nelson  •  Whitney Blake

The Making of Star Wars (1977)

Ever wonder how they ever managed to make a movie like Star Wars? Well, bickering droid duo C-3PO and R2-D2 host this tour of the mind of creator George Lucas and what ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Carrie Fisher  •  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Any Number Can Play (1949) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 1994

Clark Gable stars in this 1949 drama, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, about a casino owner juggling both business and family problems. The cast also includes Alexis Smith, Mary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Alexis Smith  •  Wendell Corey  •  Audrey Totter

Cry of the Hunted (1953) RT Audience 38%

A prison convict escapes through the Louisiana swamps.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph H. Lewis
CAST:  Vittorio Gassman  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Polly Bergen  •  William Conrad