Tag: Robert Wise

The Stupids (1996) 4.4

The Stupids (1996)

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Storyline:An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their User Reviews:

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) 7.5

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

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Storyline:An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.User Reviews: I'm impatient with stupidity. My people have learned to live without it. rnrnThe Day th...

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) 7.3

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

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Storyline:The true story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.User Reviews:

The Set-Up (1949) 7.2

The Set-Up (1949)

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Storyline:Stoker Thompson is a 35-year-old has-been boxer. His once-promising fighting career has come crashing to the end. Tiny, Stoker's manager, is sure he will continue to lose fights, so he takes money for a User...

Destination Gobi (1953) 6.3

Destination Gobi (1953)

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Storyline:A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are forced to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese.User Reviews:

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) 7.4

Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

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Storyline:Dave Burke is looking to hire two men to assist him in a bank raid: Earle Slater, a white ex-convict, and Johnny Ingram, a black gambler. Both are reluctant; but Burke arranges for Ingram's creditors to put ...

The Captive City (1952) 6.6

The Captive City (1952)

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Storyline:A small town newspaperman's investigation into a local bookie operation turns up a web of organized crime.User Reviews: John Forsythe stars in this excellent crime drama directed by Robert Wise. Unlike most ...

The Body Snatcher (1945) 7.4

The Body Snatcher (1945)

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Storyline:In Edinburgh in 1831, Dr. Wolfe MacFarlane runs a medical school where Donald Fettes is a student. Fettes is interested in helping a young girl who has lost the use of her legs. He is certain that MacFarlane...

Audrey Rose (1977) 5.8

Audrey Rose (1977)

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Storyline:In New York, Janice Templeton is happily married to executive Bill Templeton and they live in a comfortable and fancy apartment with their eleven-year-old daughter Ivy. One day, Janice is stalked by a weirdo...

A Game of Death (1945) 5.9

A Game of Death (1945)

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Storyline:A remake of Richard Connell's famous short story, "The Most Dangerous Game," about a madman who hunts human prey on his personal island habitat.User Reviews: This is basically the same exact film as the orig...

The Andromeda Strain (1971) 7.2

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

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Storyline:When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. Many years prio...

The Sound of Music (1965) 8

The Sound of Music (1965)

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Storyline:In 1930's Austria, a young woman named Maria is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When the Navy captain Georg Von Trapp writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven...

Run Silent Run Deep (1958) 7.4

Run Silent Run Deep (1958)

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Storyline:The captain of a submarine sunk by the Japanese during WWII is finally given a chance to skipper another sub after a year of working a desk job. His singleminded determination for revenge against the destroy...

The Hindenburg (1975) 6.2

The Hindenburg (1975)

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Storyline:This film is a compendium of the facts and fiction of the events leading up to the disaster. For dramatic effect, Sabotage was chosen as the cause, rather than electricity lashing out at a couple of tons of ...

The Haunting (1963) 7.6

The Haunting (1963)

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Storyline:Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who st...

Two for the Seesaw (1962) 6.8

Two for the Seesaw (1962)

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Storyline:Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from Greenwich Village, ...

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) 6.4

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

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Storyline:A massive alien spacecraft of enormous power destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, entering Federation space. Admiral James T. Kirk is ordered to take command of the USS Enterprise for the first time sin...