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

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)

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%

A drugstore manager, Warren Quimby (Basehart), is married to sexy, man-hungry Claire (Totter). She leaves him for another man, Barney (Gough). Quimby decides to murder the man ...  (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  •  Nicholas Ray
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

The Milkman (1950)

A dairy owner's son takes a job as milkman with a rival company. Director Charles T. Barton's 1950 comedy stars Donald O'Connor, Jimmy Durante, Piper Laurie, Henry O'Neill, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Donald O'Connor  •  Jimmy Durante  •  Piper Laurie  •  Joyce Holden