Tag: Jack Albertson

Dead & Buried (1981) 6.6

Dead & Buried (1981)

Sheriff Dan Gillis has a nice life with his wife, the teacher Janet Gillis, in the small coastal and friendly town of Potter's Bluff. When visitors are mysterious killed in the town, Sheriff Gillis investigates the cases...

Never Steal Anything Small (1959) 6.1

Never Steal Anything Small (1959)

Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife, Linda, MacIllaney breaks up th...

The Poseidon Adventure (1972) 7.1

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

A passenger ship, on her way to the scrap yard is pushed to her limits by the new owners to save on the dismantling fees. A tidal wave hits her, flipping her over so that all the internal rooms are upside down. A priest ...

Miracle on 34th Street-1947 7.9

Miracle on 34th Street-1947

At the Macy's Department Store Thanksgiving Day parade, the actor playing Santa is discovered to be drunk by a whiskered old man. Doris Walker, the no nonsense special events director, persuades the old man to take his p...

Days of Wine and Roses-1962 7.9

Days of Wine and Roses-1962

Joe Clay is a top-notch public-relations man. Anything a client wants, Joe can arrange, from dancing girls to an article in a prominent magazine. But part of the job is drinking, and Joe's ability to consume alcohol seem...

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life-1968 6.4

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life-1968

Battle of the sexes comedy about a free-wheeling bachelor who decides to save his friend's marriage by proving that all mistresses are incapable of fidelity. The plot gets complicated when the bachelor offers to set up t...

Man of a Thousand Faces-1957 7.2

Man of a Thousand Faces-1957

Loose biography of actor Lon Chaney. Growing up with deaf parents, he learns what it is like to be different. As an actor, he puts that knowledge (together with lots of make-up and talent) to use playing a variety of str...

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory-1971 7.8

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory-1971

The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one will win a lifetime s...

The Fox and the Hound-1981 7.3

The Fox and the Hound-1981

When an adopted fox and a to-be hunting hound become inseparable friends as pups, their friendship grows stronger every day in their "childhood." But as they grow older, they grow farther and farther apart, to the day wh...

Lover Come Back-1961 7.2

Lover Come Back-1961

Jerry Webster and Carol Templeton are both in the advertising business, but for different agencies. Annoyed by Jerry's methods of using alcohol and women to ensure contracts for his agency, Carol tries to get him thrown ...

How to Murder Your Wife-1965 6.6

How to Murder Your Wife-1965

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after th...

Teacher’s Pet-1958 7.1

Teacher’s Pet-1958

James Gannon, the hardboiled city editor of a newspaper, believes that the only way to learn the business is by way of the School of Hard Knocks, and has a very low regard for college-taught journalism, so he's not pleas...