Search results for "Elia Kazan"
Boomerang!

Boomerang!

Boomerang!
IMDb: 7.2
88

In a quiet Connecticut town, a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Gentleman’s Agreement

Gentleman’s Agreement

Gentleman’s Agreement
IMDb: 7.2
118

A magazine writer poses as a Jew to expose anti-Semitism.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Pinky

Pinky

Pinky
IMDb: 7.2
102

Pinky, a light skinned black woman, returns to her grandmother’s house in the South after graduating from a Northern nursing school. Pinky tells her grandmother that she has been “passing”…

Genre: Drama
Panic in the Streets

Panic in the Streets

Panic in the Streets
IMDb: 7.3
96

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
East of Eden

East of Eden

East of Eden
IMDb: 7.9
115

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Wild River

Wild River

Wild River
IMDb: 7.6
110

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Last Tycoon

The Last Tycoon

The Last Tycoon
IMDb: 6.3
123

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Man on a Tightrope

Man on a Tightrope

Man on a Tightrope
IMDb: 7.1
105

Elia Kazan’s 1953 film stars Fredric March as the owner of an impoverished circus in Communist-ruled Czechoslovokia who plots to flee across the border to freedom, taking his entire troupe…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
IMDb: 8
128

In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa’s alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles:…

Genre: Drama
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire
IMDb: 8
125

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Genre: Drama
Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!
IMDb: 7.4
113

The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.

Genre: History, Western
On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront
IMDb: 8.1
108

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses…

Genre: Crime, Drama
A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd
IMDb: 8.2
125

The rise of a raucous hayseed named Lonesome Rhodes from itinerant Ozark guitar picker to local media rabble-rouser to TV superstar and political king-maker. Marcia Jeffries is the innocent Sarah…

Genre: Drama
Splendor in the Grass

Splendor in the Grass

Splendor in the Grass
IMDb: 7.8
124

A fragile Kansas girl’s unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town’s most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Baby Doll

Baby Doll

Baby Doll
IMDb: 7.4
114

Archie Lee Meighan is a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll, a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie…

Genre: Drama