Search results for "Jim Backus"
The Girl Most Likely to…

The Girl Most Likely to…

The Girl Most Likely to…
IMDb: N/A
73

An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.

Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Crazy Mama

Crazy Mama

Crazy Mama
IMDb: N/A
83

Melba Stokes, her mother Sheba and daughter Cheryl embark on a crime spree after their California beauty parlor is repossessed. Their destination is Arkansas, where the three generations of women…

Genre: Action, Comedy
Good Guys Wear Black

Good Guys Wear Black

Good Guys Wear Black
IMDb: 5.1
95

The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over.

Genre: Action
Surviving Gilligan’s Island

Surviving Gilligan’s Island

Surviving Gilligan’s Island
IMDb: 7.2
100

It was as funny and as cartoonish as the series with three survivors (Gilligan, Mary-Anne, and the Professor) telling their favorite anecdotes and having some of them acted out. The…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Operation Bikini

Operation Bikini

Operation Bikini
IMDb: 3.8
77

The film takes place aboard an American submarine in the Pacific during World War II. The sub’s commander is ordered to stop and pick up an underwater demolition team led…

Genre: Drama, War
The Wild and the Innocent

The Wild and the Innocent

The Wild and the Innocent
IMDb: 6.5
84

Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy’s first taste “big city” life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy’s…

Genre: Western
The Big Operator

The Big Operator

The Big Operator
IMDb: 6.5
91

A power-mad union boss resorts to murder to eliminate witnesses scheduled to testify against him. The eclectic cast includes Mickey Rooney, Mamie Van Doren, Mel Torme, Jay North, Vampira, Charles…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Advance to the Rear

Advance to the Rear

Advance to the Rear
IMDb: 5.9
97

Slapstick rules in this 1964 Civil War comedy about miltary misfits and their incompetent commanders. Directed by George Marshall, and starring Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell, Jim…

Genre: Comedy, War, Western
Myra Breckinridge

Myra Breckinridge

Myra Breckinridge
IMDb: 4.4
94

Myron Breckinridge flies to Europe to get a sex-change operation and is transformed into the beautiful Myra. She travels to Hollywood, meets up with her rich Uncle Buck and, claiming…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Horizontal Lieutenant

The Horizontal Lieutenant

The Horizontal Lieutenant
IMDb: 6.1
90

Director Richard Thorpe’s 1962 military comedy stars Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss, Miyoshi Umeki, Jim Backus, Jack Carter, Marty Ingels, Charles McGraw and Argentina Brunetti.

Top Secret Affair

Top Secret Affair

Top Secret Affair
IMDb: 6.3
100

A publisher (Susan Hayward) uses her magazine and charm to derail a general (Kirk Douglas) on the Washington fast track.

Genre: Comedy
Critic’s Choice

Critic’s Choice

Critic’s Choice
IMDb: 5.9
100

Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good….

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)
IMDb: 2.6
84

A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.

I’ll See You in My Dreams

I’ll See You in My Dreams

I’ll See You in My Dreams
IMDb: 6.8
110

Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
1001 Arabian Nights

1001 Arabian Nights

1001 Arabian Nights
IMDb: 6.3
75

Mr. Magoo’s take on 1001 Arabian Nights.

Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town

Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town

Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town
IMDb: 6.9
79

When Pa wins a jingle-writing contest, he and Ma head for New York City. They they get in trouble with gangsters when they lose some stolen money which they had…

Genre: Comedy
Rescue from Gilligan’s Island

Rescue from Gilligan’s Island

Rescue from Gilligan’s Island
IMDb: 5.4
95

When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to…

Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol

Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol

Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol
IMDb: 7.7
53

An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens’ timeless classic “A Christmas Carol.” The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn’t have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the…

The High Cost of Loving

The High Cost of Loving

The High Cost of Loving
IMDb: 6.4
87

Middle-aged middle-manager Jim Fry, with the same company for fifteen years, is in a comfortable rut. But life becomes less predictable when he doesn’t receive an invitation to an important…

Genre: Comedy
Don’t Bother to Knock

Don’t Bother to Knock

Don’t Bother to Knock
IMDb: 6.9
76

Jed, an airline pilot, is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell, a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he realises…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Hollywood Story

Hollywood Story

Hollywood Story
IMDb: 6.7
76

A producer takes over a small film studio and – sensing that it’ll be a good movie- begins investigating an old murder of a silent film star shot in his…

Genre: Crime
Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause
IMDb: 7.7
111

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching…

Genre: Drama
Deep in My Heart

Deep in My Heart

Deep in My Heart
IMDb: 6.3
132

Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Man of a Thousand Faces

Man of a Thousand Faces

Man of a Thousand Faces
IMDb: 7.2
122

The turbulent life and professional career of vaudeville actor and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney (1883-1930), the man of a thousand faces; bearer of many personal misfortunes that even…

Genre: Drama
Zotz!

Zotz!

Zotz!
IMDb: 5.9
87

Jonathan Jones, a professor of ancient languages, comes into possession of an ancient coin. He translates its inscription, which gives him three powers: to inflict pain, slow down time or…

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
The Wheeler Dealers

The Wheeler Dealers

The Wheeler Dealers
IMDb: 6.6
107

Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market….

Genre: Comedy
Hello Down There

Hello Down There

Hello Down There
IMDb: 5.9
88

Given the chance to live in a simulated underwater home for a month, a scientist convinces his family to take advantage of the offer. Once the family agrees to move…

The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County

The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County

The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County
IMDb: 6.2
99

A simple-minded blacksmith named Charley, well loved by the townsfolk, saves for a year to send off for a mail-order bride.

Friday Foster

Friday Foster

Friday Foster
IMDb: 6
90

Friday Foster, an ex-model magazine photographer, goes to Los Angeles International airport to photograph the arrival of Blake Tarr, the richest black man in America. Three men attempt to assassinate…

Genre: Action, Thriller
Pete’s Dragon

Pete’s Dragon

Pete’s Dragon
IMDb: 6.4
128

Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind…

The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind
IMDb: 5.5
103

A young man is drafted and goes through the rigors of basic training, ultimately discovering the experience is also character-building. Director David Butler’s 1956 film stars ’50s teen favorites Tab…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Johnny Cool

Johnny Cool

Johnny Cool
IMDb: 6.5
103

A deported gangster trains an Italian convict to take over his operations in the U.S.

Sunday in New York

Sunday in New York

Sunday in New York
IMDb: 6.8
105

Eileen is 22 and is smarting from her breakup with Russ. She comes to New York to visit her brother, Adam, who is an airline pilot. Eileen confides to her…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
I Love Melvin

I Love Melvin

I Love Melvin
IMDb: 6.7
77

Melvin Hoover, a budding photographer for Look magazine, accidentally bumps into a young actress named Judy LeRoy in the park. They start to talk and Melvin soon offers to do…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Gilligan’s Island

Gilligan’s Island

Gilligan’s Island
TMDb: 7
30,25 min

Gilligan’s Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television. The situation comedy series featured Bob Denver; Alan Hale, Jr.; Jim…

Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy, Family