Western fans have saddled up often with these desperados. At least 5 versions ' tales of grim men sacrificing their own well-being for the safety of an infant they find while on the lam from a bank heist ' have come to the screen. The gritty Hell's Heroes (with Charles Bickford, Raymond Hatton and Fred Kohler, directed by William Wyler), says Leona..
This woman is tough. This woman is smart. This woman is Joan Crawford. This Woman Is Dangerous. Who else but Crawford could portray a criminal mastermind and a glamour gal? In this gritty melodrama, the silver-screen legend stars as Beth Austin, the brains behind a skilled robbery crew. She's also the inamorata of callous killer and fellow gang mem..
Less than a year after the inaugural flight of Pan American Airways' China Clipper captured the public's interest, Warner Bros. crafted a fictional version of the famed seaplane's feat and sent it winging into theaters. Pat O'Brien plays Dave Logan, an aviation visionary and taskmaster who puts his career ahead of his personal life as, he launches ..
James Garner is Nichols, the reluctant sheriff of a small Western town, in this quirky, offbeat series. It's 1914 and a violence-weary Nichols (Garner) has returned to his Arizona home after 18 years in the army. Forced into becoming its new lawman by the tough and powerful rancher (Neva Patterson) whose family runs the town, Nichols refuses to car..
The true life story of Ralph Waldo Petey Greene Jr. In the mid-to-late 1960s, in Washington, D.C., vibrant soul music and exploding social consciousness were combining to unique and powerful effect. It was the place and time for Petey to fully express himself - sometimes to outrageous effect - and tell it like it is. With the support of his irrepre..
I was meant to be an actress! A cast of splendid talents ' Spencer Tracy, Jean Simmons, Teresa Wright and screen-debuting Anthony Perkins ' who know well the siren song of the stage bring brio to this comedy about a 17-year-old (Simmons) who yearns to be a star. Her father (Tracy) loves his daughter - but an actress? He suggests the no-glamour, no-..
The war is over but a new struggle begins for former World War I flyboys Cary Lockwood (Richard Barthelmess) and his three friends. They are all shell-shocked by their combat experiences and ill-fitted for a world of workaday responsibility. For them, the night life of Paris is an irresistible siren's call. Then comes the allure of Lisbon with its ..
James Coburn brashes out the truth as he plays breezy and brilliant pathologist Peter Carey, confronting hypocrisy and murder in a Boston hospital. Directed by Blake Edwards and adapted from an early novel by Michael Crichton (writing under a pseudonym), The Carey Treatment is an existential murder mystery with a pathologist standing in for the P.I..
A high-powered divorce lawyer sees life from both sides of the fence in this cautionary love story that brought TV audiences a deeper understanding of the emotionally turbulent terrain explored in the then-recent theatrical hits Kramer vs. Kramer and Ordinary People. A successful but self-centered attorney, Jack Sturgess (Tom Selleck) finds himself..
After falling ill, Yesterday (Khumalo) learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. Set against the awesome, harsh landscapes of South Africa, Yesterday is an eloquent, unsentimental film that quietly builds an overwhelming emoti..
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 ..
Need a no-fuss way out of a broken marriage? Got an itch to turn a spin of the roulette wheel into easy money? Reno is the movie and the place where it all happens. Richard Dix, whose Cimarron and The Conquerors make him no stranger to tales of historic sweep, stars in this morality tale tracing the development of the Biggest Little City in the Wor..
After a woman is attacked in her apartment, she begins reliving the traumatic event in her dreams night after night. She seeks help at a sleep disorder research center, with some unexpected, and horrific, results. This pulse-pounding psychological thriller stars Emmy Award-winner Kristy McNichol (Only When I Laugh, TVs Empty Nest), Paul Shenar (Sca..
Factory girl Marian Martin has two ways out of poverty: brains and beauty. But it's 1928, and brains don't help a girl much...unless she uses them to promote her other asset. So in no time Marian's living on Park Avenue, draped in designer gowns, dripping in jewels, and cuddled up with a man who isn't her husband. Joan Crawford plays the lollipop ..
Happy days are here again! Marie Dressler takes command in the war between men and women as widow Hattie Burns, who runs for mayor of a city corrupted by illegal gin and slick pols who could bring tears to a glass eye. The womenfolk back Hattie, the menfolk don't and the ladies go on strike until their hapless hubbies reconsider. This reworking of ..