In post-World War II Germany, a small boy who survived Auschwitz wanders alone ' feral, mute and terrified. He finds a makeshift home with a big-hearted GI, while the mother he does not remember searches desperately for him. Starring a then-unknown Montgomery Clift in his movie debut, directed in a near-documentary style by Fred Zinnemann and filme..
Gravel-voiced granite man-of-noir Charles McGraw stars in this classic flick about crime and passion, taken and shaken with a twist. McGraw plays Honest Joe Peters, a Los Angeles-based insurance detective gifted with a mind for graft but a soul for the straight and narrow, making him a natural at his job. It all starts to go south for Joe when a li..
Wealthy shoe manufacturer John Reeves (George Arliss) relishes a challenge, whether it's beating his competitors in business or helping a couple of spoiled rich kids find purpose in life. Years ago, Reeves lost the girl he loved to a manufacturing rival. Now, after both the girl and the rival have died, he runs into their daughter (Bette Davis) and..
The West is a mighty perilous place. A man needs a good horse, a trusty shootin'-iron and steady nerve. And one more thing, according to aging cowpoke Will Lane (Buddy Ebsen): a bride. Director Burt Kennedy lassos plenty of laughs as well as action in Mail Order Bride, much as he'd do later in the memorable comic westerns Support Your Local Sheriff..
From the producer of Selena and directed by award-winning actor Edward James Olmos comes the stirring true story of courage and justice. The year is 1968, the height of the national civil-rights movement. Paula Crisostomo (Alexa Vega, Spy Kids) is an idealistic honor student who refuses to play it safe in a school system that discriminates against ..
Cheyenne's much anticipated fourth season heralded some changes for TV's first mega-hit show, and its star, Clint Walker. With a now compressed episode order, newly minted superstar Clint Walker was able split his time between the big and small screens, while the show would share slots with fellow Western ramblers like Bronco and Sugarfoot. So whil..
Mircale on 34th Streets Maureen OHara plays a wealthy young woman in Victorian era London who marries a penniless art instructor and moves with him to the slums. After his accidental death, she is blackmailed by a busybody neighbor.
When a television presenters investigation leads to the suicide of a bank president, his position-and his life-are called into question. Torn between truth and lies, between mistress and wife, he must fight for more than just his image.
What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. The Nazis hanged him on April 9, 1945, less than a month before the end of the war. Bonhoeffers last years, his participati..
Sadie owns a riverboat used by the goldminers. They gamble and drink as they travel to and from their claims. The Yukon Mining Company tries to take over the riverboat so that they can cheat the miners out of their claims.
Aspiring composer Constance Dane never imagined she would someday meet celebrated New York conductor Franz Roberti. Yet a love of music brings them together, and romantic love soon follows. So, too, do jealousies, human misunderstandings and artistic flareups that will test their devotion. Break of Hearts is a triple-hankie romance to swoon by, sw..
We are friends for life. The man speaking: Micawber, played by W.C. Fields with great comedic charm and human warmth. The child addressed: David, played by Freddie Bartholomew in his Hollywood debut. The movie: David Copperfield, still one of the best ever screen adaptations of a Charles Dickens novel. To call the casting inspired is to underrate ..
Nat Harbin (Dan Duryea, Winchester 73) and his gang, including the voluptuous Gladden (Jayne Mansfield, The Girl Cant Help It), have 15 minutes to rob the home of a fake spiritualist (Phoebe Mackay, Splendor in the Grass). Once they steal a valuable necklace from her safe, they go into hiding. As the heat -- and a crooked cop trying to get the neck..
When a car rams through a guardrail and plunges into the river below, all the elements of a tantalizing movie thriller bubble to the surface: a drowned cocktail waitress, a disoriented driver with no memory of the accident ' and a ferocious D.A. who'll stop at nothing to prove him guilty. Add to that a touch of blackmail, some creepy red herrings a..
James Curtayne (Spencer Tracy) was once a brilliant defense attorney, saving scores from prison-time and death row. But that was before a part of him crawled inside a bottle and never crawled out. He now practices civil law...it's safer that way. But when John O'Hara (James Arness), a kid from the neighborhood, gets hauled up on Murder One, he allo..
Sam Giancana (John Turturro) and Phyllis McGuire (Mary-Louise Parker) were the un-American mobster and the All-American songbird. Theirs was one of the most extraordinary and unexpected love affairs of the 60s. A relationship that rocked the nation -- and shook the mob to its core. When Vegas mobster Sam Giancana falls for singer Phyllis McGuire, i..
The sins of the father.... Convicted murderer Gary Tison (Robert Mitchum) knows all about sin. And after his young sons bust him out of the joint, he makes sure they do too, leading the unwilling boys on a blood-soaked rampage of crime across the Southwest. Based on a true story, A Killer in the Family lays bare the horror of violence and the terri..
Gregory Fitzgerald (Steve Forrest) is on his way to join the priesthood in Austria when he meets and falls in love with Monica Johnson (Anne Baxter). After he rescues her from the mob, Monica realizes she loves him, too ' and just what that love might mean for his future. Neophyte priest Fitzgerald is soon lost in a labyrinth of lust and lies as he..
A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the Wests most notorious outlaws. Billy the Kid. Say that name in the 1880s New Mexico Territory and some folks whoop for joy. Other folks reach for their guns.