Search results for "John Huston"
The African Queen

The African Queen

The African Queen
IMDb: 7.7
105

At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and…

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
IMDb: 8.2
126

Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him…

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
IMDb: 7.3
116

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Barbarian and the Geisha

The Barbarian and the Geisha

The Barbarian and the Geisha
IMDb: 5.7
105

Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love…

The Roots of Heaven

The Roots of Heaven

The Roots of Heaven
IMDb: 6.4
121

In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining “roots of Heaven.” At…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Wise Blood

Wise Blood

Wise Blood
IMDb: 7.1
106

A Southerner–young, poor, ambitious but uneducated–determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Annie

Annie

Annie
IMDb: 6.6
127

An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks decides…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific
IMDb: 6.8
97

Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for…

Escape to Victory

Escape to Victory

Escape to Victory
IMDb: 6.7
116

A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.

Genre: Drama, War
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
IMDb: 7.3
108

In 1944, in South Pacific, the castaway Marine Corporal Allison drifts in a raft to the Tuasiva Island, where he meets Sister Angela. She tells him that she is the…

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Freud: The Secret Passion

Freud: The Secret Passion

Freud: The Secret Passion
IMDb: 7.3
120

An examination of Czech-Austrian psychologist Sigmund Freud’s career when he began to treat patients diagnosed with hysteria, using the radical technique of hypnosis.

Genre: Drama
On Our Merry Way

On Our Merry Way

On Our Merry Way
IMDb: 5.9
107

Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day’s roving…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Under the Volcano

Under the Volcano

Under the Volcano
IMDb: 7
112

Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British…

Genre: Drama
The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana
IMDb: 7.6
118

A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Kremlin Letter

The Kremlin Letter

The Kremlin Letter
IMDb: 6.3
120

A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter…

In This Our Life

In This Our Life

In This Our Life
IMDb: 7.4
97

A young woman dumps her fiancée and runs off with her sister’s husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon
IMDb: 8
101

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Key Largo

Key Largo

Key Largo
IMDb: 7.8
100

A hurricane swells outside, but it’s nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up – and holds at gunpoint hotel…

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle
IMDb: 7.9
112

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar “Doc” Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge
IMDb: 7.1
119

Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Genre: Drama, Music
Beat the Devil

Beat the Devil

Beat the Devil
IMDb: 6.5
89

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne’er-do-wells trying to lay claim…

The Misfits

The Misfits

The Misfits
IMDb: 7.3
124

While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated…

The List of Adrian Messenger

The List of Adrian Messenger

The List of Adrian Messenger
IMDb: 6.9
99

Adrian Messenger, a famous writer, asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, a former British agent, to help him investigate the whereabouts of the people who appear on a list, without asking…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
The Bible: In the Beginning…

The Bible: In the Beginning…

The Bible: In the Beginning…
IMDb: 6.3
174

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.

Genre: Drama, Family
Casino Royale

Casino Royale

Casino Royale
IMDb: 5.2
131

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan – that every agent will be named…

Reflections in a Golden Eye

Reflections in a Golden Eye

Reflections in a Golden Eye
IMDb: 6.8
108

Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.

Fat City

Fat City

Fat City
IMDb: 7.3
100

Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Genre: Drama
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
IMDb: 7
120

Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his…

Genre: Western
The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King
IMDb: 7.8
129

A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as “godlike” rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Prizzi’s Honor

Prizzi’s Honor

Prizzi’s Honor
IMDb: 6.7
124

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.

The Unforgiven

The Unforgiven

The Unforgiven
IMDb: 6.7
125

The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiawa tribe.

Genre: Romance, Western