Tag: James Stewart

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) 6.6

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

Storyline:To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous...

Born to Dance (1936) 6.7

Born to Dance (1936)

Storyline:Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of Lucy James, a Broad...

Bend of the River (1952) 7.3

Bend of the River (1952)

Storyline:Two men with questionable pasts, Glyn McLyntock and his friend Cole, lead a wagon-train load of homesteaders from Missouri to the Oregon territory. They establish a settlement outside of Portland and as wint...

Fools’ Parade (1971) 6.5

Fools’ Parade (1971)

Storyline:When a trio of ex-convicts led by Mattie Appleyard is released from prison, they hope to open a general store using money Mattie has saved during his 40-year sentence. This attempt is met with great resistan...

The Shop Around the Corner (1940) 8.1

The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Storyline:In Budapest, Hungary, the Matuschek and Company store is owned by Mr. Hugo Matuschek and the bachelor Alfred Kralik is his best and most experienced salesman. When Klara Novak seeks a job position of saleswo...

After the Thin Man (1936) 7.7

After the Thin Man (1936)

Storyline:Now back in San Francisco after their holiday in New York, Nick and Nora find themselves trying to solve another mystery. It's New Year's Eve and they are summoned to dinner at Nora's elderly, and very arist...

The Mortal Storm (1940) 7.8

The Mortal Storm (1940)

Storyline:Interesting to note that the film was made in 1940, one year before America's entry into the European war against Hitler. The movie depicts Germany in 1933. In 1938 the 'night of broken glass' took place. In...

Night Passage (1957) 6.7

Night Passage (1957)

Storyline:The workers on the railroad haven't been paid in several months, that's because Whitey and his gang, including fast-shooting, dangerous, but likeable Utica Kid, keep holding up the train for its payroll. Gra...

Destry Rides Again (1939) 7.7

Destry Rides Again (1939)

Storyline:Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers. The mayor, who i...

Call Northside 777 (1948) 7.1

Call Northside 777 (1948)

Storyline:In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to ...

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) 6.3

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

Storyline:Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are pro...

The Far Country (1954) 6.8

The Far Country (1954)

Storyline:In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, ...

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 7.6

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Storyline:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the matc...

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 7.6

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Storyline:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the matc...

Cheyenne Autumn (1964) 6.4

Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

Storyline:A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.User Reviews: A Cheyenne is a soldier from the first slap on his bottom.rnrnCheyenne Autumn is directed by John Ford and is a

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) 6.7

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

Storyline:Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.User Reviews:

Thunder Bay (1953) 5.8

Thunder Bay (1953)

Storyline:Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oilrig.User Reviews: Boiling Oil.rnrnThunder Bay is directed by Anthony Mann and written by Gil Doud and George W. Geo...

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) 7.4

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Storyline:A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using...

Two Rode Together (1961) 6.8

Two Rode Together (1961)

Storyline:The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue. A cynical and corrupt marshal, Guthrie McCabe, is persuaded by an army lieutenant to ass...

The Philadelphia Story (1940) 8

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Storyline:Philadelphia socialites Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven married impulsively, with their marriage and subsequent divorce being equally passionate. They broke up when Dexter's drinking became excessive, it a ...

Bell Book and Candle (1958) 6.9

Bell Book and Candle (1958)

Storyline:Gillian Holroyd is just your average, modern-day, witch, living in a New York apartment with her Siamese familiar, Pyewacket. But one day a handsome publisher, Shep Henderson walks into her building and Gill...

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) 6.9

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Storyline:St. Louis based banker Roger Hobbs is writing a letter to his wife, Peggy Hobbs, about his true feelings concerning their just returned from month long vacation, the letter to be opened only after his death,...

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) 7.5

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Storyline:While attending a medical conference in Paris, American physician Dr. Ben McKenna, his wife, retired musical theater actress and singer Jo McKenna née Conway, and their adolescent son Hank McKenna decide to ...

Winchester ’73 (1950) 7.7

Winchester ’73 (1950)

Storyline:In a marksmanship contest, Lin McAdam wins a prized Winchester rifle, which is immediately stolen by the runner-up, Dutch Henry Brown. This "story of a rifle" then follows McAdams' pursuit, and the rifle as ...