Tag: Walter Matthau

Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) 6.7

Ride a Crooked Trail (1958)

Storyline:After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain as the new Marshal...

Pirates (1986) 6.1

Pirates (1986)

Storyline:Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he rai...

Lonely Are the Brave (1962) 7.6

Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

Storyline:In order to free his best friend Paul Bondi from jail, cowboy Jack Burns gets himself imprisoned only to find out that Bondi does not want to escape. Thus Burns breaks out on his own and is afterwards being ...

Mirage (1965) 7.3

Mirage (1965)

Storyline:Walking down twenty-seven flights of stairs after the power goes out in the New York City office building he is in, David Stillwell emerges outside on the ground level to find that a man he didn't know eithe...

The Grass Harp (1995) 7

The Grass Harp (1995)

Storyline:After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city slicker comes to to...

The Incident (TV Movie 1990) 7

The Incident (TV Movie 1990)

Storyline:Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (B...

I’m Not Rappaport (1996) 6.5

I’m Not Rappaport (1996)

Storyline:Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened wi...

King Creole (1958) 7

King Creole (1958)

Storyline:Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about the only joint aroun...

First Monday in October (1981) 6.4

First Monday in October (1981)

Storyline:Ruth Loomis becomes the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. A staunch conservative, she immediately runs into conflict with Dan Snow, the high court's resident liberal. Although they ne...

Portrait of a ‘60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder (1982) 6.5

Portrait of a ‘60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder (1982)

Storyline:French film critic Michel Ciment interviews Billy Wilder about his life and filmmaking.User Reviews:

Casey’s Shadow (1978) 5.4

Casey’s Shadow (1978)

Storyline:Casey's family raises and trains race horses, and their latest undersized foal named Casey's Shadow does not seem to have a lot going for it, but may turn out to be a champion.User Reviews:

Pete ‘n’ Tillie (1972) 6.1

Pete ‘n’ Tillie (1972)

Storyline:A fun-loving bachelor woos and weds a secretary, but the bonds of this marriage aren't strong enough to stop his philandering from continuing.User Reviews:

California Suite (1978) 6.2

California Suite (1978)

Storyline:Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.User Reviews:

I.Q. (1994) 6.0

I.Q. (1994)

Storyline:Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.User Reviews:

The Bad News Bears (1976) 7.0

The Bad News Bears (1976)

Storyline:An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.User Reviews:

Grumpier Old Men (1995) 6.6

Grumpier Old Men (1995)

Storyline:A family wedding reignites the ancient feud between next-door neighbors and fishing buddies John and Max. Meanwhile, a sultry Italian divorcée opens a restaurant at the local bait shop, alarming the locals w...

Grumpy Old Men (1993) 6.6

Grumpy Old Men (1993)

Storyline:For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry fu...

The Survivors (1983) 5.8

The Survivors (1983)

Storyline:Sonny Paluso and Donald Quinelle are two unfortunate people who have just lost their jobs; Sonny's gas station has been blown away and Donald has just been fired by his boss's parrot! But that day, their liv...

Dennis the Menace (1993) 5.6

Dennis the Menace (1993)

Storyline:Everyone's favorite kid from the comics is back. When his parents have to go out of town, he stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be hel...

Charade (1963) 8

Charade (1963)

Storyline:When Regina Lampert's husband, Charles is found alongside a train, murdered, in no time she's left broke, homeless, and with the French police, the American government, and 3 rather insistent men all thinkin...

Cactus Flower (1969) 7.2

Cactus Flower (1969)

Storyline:Toni Simmons believes that the only reason her married lover won't leave his wife is because of the children. In truth, her lover, dentist Julian Winston, doesn't have any children. In fact, Julian doesn't e...

The Indian Fighter (1955) 6.4

The Indian Fighter (1955)

Storyline:Johnny Hawks, a former Indian fighter, returns to the West after the Civil War. He reacquaints himself with the Indian band led by Red Cloud. Red Cloud's beautiful daughter has now grown into womanhood... Un...

The Fortune Cookie (1966) 7.4

The Fortune Cookie (1966)

Storyline: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears tha...

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) 7.7

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

Storyline:Four seemingly-unrelated men board subway train Pelham 1:23 at successive stations. Mr. Blue, Mr. Green, Mr. Grey and Mr. Brown are heavily armed and overpower the motorman and novice conductor to take contr...