Tag: Richard Brooks

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) 6.2

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Charles Wills returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led there after it was liberated. He worked then for "Stars and Stripes" when he met both Marion and Helen Ellswirth. He soon married and was happy staying in...

Shocker (1989) 5.5

Shocker (1989)

A murderous TV repairman, Horace Pinker is killing people in a small town left, right and center. He eventually finds the home of Lt. Parker, who is investigating his crimes, and savagely murders Parker's wife, son and d...

The Last Hunt (1956) 6.9

The Last Hunt (1956)

Set in the early 1880s, this is the story of one of the last buffalo hunts in the Northwest. Sandy McKinzie is tired of hunting buffalo, and tired of killing-Charley on the other hand relishes the hunt and enjoys killing...

The Catered Affair (1956) 7.5

The Catered Affair (1956)

At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception, because Jane's parents are poor and Jane and Ralph...

Code Name: Wolverine (1996) (TV) 4.4

Code Name: Wolverine (1996) (TV)

Harry Gordini is on his way to Italy for a holiday with his family. On his way he accidentally picks up the wrong suitcase which holds in it hundreds of millions worth of new superdrug. Now the drugdealers want the drugs...

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) 7.3

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. While trying to get her help to mak...

The Hidden (1987) 7

The Hidden (1987)

An alien parasite with the ability to possess human bodies goes on a violent crime spree in LA, committing dozens of murders and robberies. In pursuit of the extraterrestrial criminal is an FBI agent, and the local offic...

Storm Warning (1951) 7.1

Storm Warning (1951)

En route to a job, New York based model Marsha Mitchell decides to stop for less than 24 hours in the southern American town of Rock Point to visit her sister, Lucy Rice, who she has not seen in two years, and meet Lucy'...

Cobra Woman (1944) 5.8

Cobra Woman (1944)

Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are frequently sacrificed to an angry vo...

All Rise s1 e4 A View from the Bus 7.8

All Rise s1 e4 A View from the Bus

When a jury's field trip to a crime scene takes a dramatic turn, Lola must determine if the trip helped the defendant or biased the jury; Mark is ready to take down a reputed crime boss but discovers a cop may have tampe...

The Sin Seer-2015 3.6

The Sin Seer-2015

Rose Ricard has a gift, she can see into your soul. She can discern the truth from a lie and sometimes, she can perceive the very thoughts before they are formed in your mind. She uses these gifts to solve unsolved cases...

Battle Circus-1953 6

Battle Circus-1953

Nurse Lt. Ruth McGara is assigned to a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) unit near the front lines of the Korean War. There she meets and is roughly romanced by Major Jed Webbe, one of the unit's surgeons. Webbe is pu...

The Emperor’s New Clothes-2015 7.1

The Emperor’s New Clothes-2015

A look at the growing disparity between different economic classes.::Anonymous...

Chameleon-1995 6.1

Chameleon-1995

A government agent who had retired comes out to try to find a druglord who had his family murdered. However, as he assumes various roles, his chief becomes concerned about him as he starts struggling to differentiate bet...

Brute Force-1947 7.6

Brute Force-1947

At overcrowded Westgate Penitentiary, where violence and fear are the norm and the warden has less power than guards and leading prisoners, the least contented prisoner is tough, single-minded Joe Collins. Most of all, J...

Off Limits-1988 6.2

Off Limits-1988

McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investi...

The Professionals-1966 7.3

The Professionals-1966

A rich Texan, J.W. Grant, selects three men and invites them to his private train to offer them a contract: Rescue his wife who has been kidnapped by a Mexican revolutionary. The leader of the men, Rico, decides they wou...

84C MoPic-1989 6.9

84C MoPic-1989

Impressive performance by unknown actors in this low-budget Vietnam drama. The story is being told in the form of a documentary; a camera team follows an Army unit in pursuit of 'Charlie'. Filmed in Southern California. ...

Shakedown-1988 6

Shakedown-1988

A drug dealer shoots a corrupt police officer. Though the drug dealer admits his guilt, he pleads self-defense. His lawyer, Roland Dalton, and renegade loner NYPD narcotics agent Richie Marks, pursue evidence in his favo...

Wrong Is Right-1982 5.7

Wrong Is Right-1982

A satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman Patrick Hale on an international ...

Lord Jim-1965 6.8

Lord Jim-1965

James Burke, after distinguishing himself as a midshipman in the British merchant marine, rapidly rises to the rank of executive officer, second in command of a ship. A broken foot necessitates that he be put ashore to h...

Cleek-2017 4.7

Cleek-2017

Jacob Cleek is a quiet well presented artist, who keeps himself to himself. But Jacob has a secret, and when it starts to break to the surface, he must do what he can to stop his world from crumbling.::G.Hewitt...

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof-1958 8

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof-1958

The family of "Big Daddy" Pollitt convenes at his and Big Momma's. Among the attendees is alcoholic son, Brick; an ex-football player, who spends his time drinking and avoiding the ministries of his libidinous wife, Magg...

The Happy Ending-1969 6.3

The Happy Ending-1969

The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of cons...

In Cold Blood-1967 7.9

In Cold Blood-1967

In meeting in Kansas, ex-cons Perry Smith and Dick Hickock are breaking several conditions of their respective paroles. The meeting, initiated by Dick, is to plan and eventually carry out a robbery based on information h...

Resting Place-1986 6.2

Resting Place-1986

The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The parents are assisted by their neig...

Key Largo-1948 7.8

Key Largo-1948

Frank McCloud travels to a run-down hotel on Key Largo to honor the memory of a friend who died bravely in his unit during WW II. His friend's widow, Nora Temple, and wheelchair bound father, James Temple manage the hote...

The Substitute-1996 6

The Substitute-1996

After a botched mission in Cuba, professional mercenary Shale and his crew Joey Six, Hollan, Rem, and Wellman head home to Miami, Florida, where Shale is reunited with his fiance Jane Hetzko, who is a history teacher at ...

Officer Down-2013 5.5

Officer Down-2013

In Bridgeport, Connecticut, Detective David 'Cal' Callahan is a family man, married to Alexandra with a teenage daughter, Lanie. Cal has an unscrupulous past, drug and alcohol addicted, and he was reborn when he was shot...

In Too Deep-1999 6.3

In Too Deep-1999

Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack dealer Dwayne Gittens aka "God"....

Deadline – U.S.A.-1952 7.2

Deadline – U.S.A.-1952

Ed Hutcheson, tough editor of the New York 'Day', finds that the late owner's heirs are selling the crusading paper to a strictly commercial rival. At first he sees impending unemployment as an opportunity to win back hi...