Tag: Burt Lancaster

Conversation Piece (1974) 7.5

Conversation Piece (1974)

Storyline:Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter's boyfriend and forc...

Vera Cruz (1954) 7.1

Vera Cruz (1954)

Storyline:After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and togeth...

Ulzana’s Raid (1972) 7.1

Ulzana’s Raid (1972)

Storyline:Report reaches the US cavalry that the Apache leader Ulzana has left his reservation with a band of followers. A compassionate young officer, Lieutenant DeBuin, is given a small company to find him and bring...

The Flame and the Arrow (1950) 7

The Flame and the Arrow (1950)

Storyline:Twelfth-century Lombardy lies under the iron heel of German overlord Count Ulrich 'The Hawk', but in the mountains, guerillas yet resist. Five years before our story, Ulrich stole away the pretty wife of you...

Sweet Smell of Success (1957) 8.1

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Storyline:J.J. Hunsecker, the most powerful newspaper columnist in New York, is determined to prevent his sister from marrying Steve Dallas, a jazz musician. He therefore covertly employs Sidney Falco, a sleazy and un...

I Walk Alone (1947) 7

I Walk Alone (1947)

Storyline:Frankie Madison returns to New York after 14 years in prison. Noll Turner, Frankie's former partner in bootlegging, is now a wealthy nightclub manager, and Frankie is expecting him to honor a verbal '50:50' ...

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948) 6.8

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948)

Storyline:Bill Saunders, disturbed ex-soldier, kills a man in a postwar London pub brawl. Fleeing, he hides out in the apartment of lonely nurse Jane Wharton. Later, despite misgivings about his violent nature, Jane b...

The Gypsy Moths (1969) 6.4

The Gypsy Moths (1969)

Storyline:On a 4th of July weekend, three barnstorming skydivers arrive to perform in a small Kansas town. They are hosted by the youngest member Webson's aunt, the unhappily married Elizabeth. While Browdy one-nights...

The Hallelujah Trail (1965) 6.6

The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

Storyline:A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo. ...

Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981) 6.1

Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981)

Storyline:In nineteenth century Oklahoma, two teen girls, fans of stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meet and join up with them. They find a shadow of a former gang and although disappointed, still try to help t...

Scorpio (1973) 6.2

Scorpio (1973)

Storyline:Cross is an old hand at the CIA who often teams up with Frenchman Jean “Scorpio” Laurier, a gifted freelance operative. After their last mission together, the CIA orders Scorpio to eliminate Cross, leaving h...

Jim Thorpe All-American (1951) 6.2

Jim Thorpe All-American (1951)

Storyline:The triumph and tragedy of Native Anerican Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality.User Reviews:

The Midnight Man (1974) 7.0

The Midnight Man (1974)

Storyline:An ex-convict, and ex-cop, finds himself in the midst of drama as a murder, of a female student, is commited at the university where he works as a night watchman. He is reluctantly drawn into the criminal in...

Ten Tall Men (1951) 6.0

Ten Tall Men (1951)

Storyline:Sgt. Mike Kincaid of the French Foreign Legion learns, from a Riff prisoner, that an attack will soon be made by the villainous Hussin on the Legion's outpost of Tarfa. Kincaid volunteers to lead nine other ...

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 6.8

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)

Storyline:Leona Stevenson is confined to bed and uses her telephone to keep in contact with the outside world. One day she overhears a murder plot on the telephone and is desperate to find out who is the intended vict...

Trapeze (1956) 6.5

Trapeze (1956)

Storyline:A pair of men try to perform the dangerous User Reviews: Great role for Burt in Carol Reed's love tryst circus plot. rnrnGreat curio piece with Burt Lancaster being a former circus performer, the film was so...

Brute Force (1947) 7.1

Brute Force (1947)

Storyline:Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of...

Local Hero (1983) 6.9

Local Hero (1983)

Storyline:An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.User Reviews:

Criss Cross (1949) 7.2

Criss Cross (1949)

Storyline:Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love against all better judgement. S...

Rope of Sand (1949) 6.8

Rope of Sand (1949)

Storyline:Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed...

Lawman (1971) 7

Lawman (1971)

Storyline:While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken, trail-weary cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unawar...

Castle Keep (1969) 6.2

Castle Keep (1969)

Storyline:Toward the end of World War II, a small company of American GI's occupy an ancient castle. Their commander has an affair with the countess in resident. One guy falls in love with a Volkswagon. A baker among ...

Mister 880 (1950) 7.1

Mister 880 (1950)

Storyline:The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 years. ...

Apache (1954) 6.4

Apache (1954)

Storyline:Following the surrender of Geronimo, Massai, the last Apache warrior is captured and scheduled for transportation to a Florida reservation. Instead, he manages to escape and heads for his homeland to win bac...