The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz


The Wizard of Oz

Release Year: 1939 Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor (uncredited), Mervyn LeRoy (uncredited), Norman Taurog (uncredited), King Vidor (director: Kansas scenes – uncredited) Writers: Noel Langley (screenplay & adaptation), Florence Ryerson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Woolf (screenplay), L. Frank Baum (novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Arthur Freed (uncredited), Irving Brecher (contributing writer – uncredited), William H. ..

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)


Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Release year: 1960 Director: Lewis Milestone Screenwriter: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Richard Conte, Cesar Romero, Joey Bishop Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) gathers ten of his World War II buddies to pull of the ultimate Las Vegas heist. ..

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage


Fantastic Voyage

Release year: 1966 Director: Richard Fleischer Screenwriter: Harry Kleiner, David Duncan, Otto Klement (story), Jerome Bixby (story) Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O’Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O’Connell, William Refield, Arthur Kennedy Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Effects. When a scientist ..

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

Release Year: 1966 Director: Sergio Leone Writers: Sergio Leone (screenplay & story), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay & story), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay), Agenore Incrocci (screenplay), Mickey Know (English version) Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffré, Luigi Pistilli, Rada Rassimov, Enzo Petito Moviegeek Sunday Classic #153, week 21 2017 Two men joined by a ..

Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)

Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)


Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)

Release year: 1979 Director: Volker Schlöndorff Screenwriter: Günter Grass (novel), Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach, Daniel Olbrychski, Tina Engel, Berta Drews, Ilse Pagé Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Movie. Cannes: Palme d’Or. Moviegeek Sunday Classic When three-year old Oskar (David Bennent) sees the crazy world ..

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief


To Catch a Thief

Release Year: 1955 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: John Michael Hayes, David Dodge (novel To Catch a Thief) Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Jean Martinelli, Georgette Anys Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Cinematography. Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction – Color, Best Costume Design. Moviegeek Sunday ..

The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man


The Quiet Man

Release Year: 1952 Director: John Ford Writers: Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Maurice Walsh (short story “The Quiet Man”) Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick, Francis Ford, Eileen Crowe, Arthur Shields Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Director, Best Cinematography. Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Victor ..

Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra (1963)


Cleopatra (1963)

Release year: 1963 Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck Screenwriters: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Carlo Maria Franzero (book) Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn, Cesare Danova, Martin Landau Ratings: 4 Oscars: Best Cinematography (Color), Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design (Color), Best ..

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance


The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Release Year: 1962 Director: John Ford Writers: James Warner Bellah (screenplay), Willis Goldbeck (screenplay), Dorothy M. Johnson (story) Starring: John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, Edmond O’Brien, Andy Devine, Ken Murray, John Carradine, Jeantee Nolan, John Qualen, Willis Bouchey, Carleton Young, Woody Strode, Denver Pyle, Strother Martin, Lee Van Cleef, Robert F. Simon, O.Z. Whitehead, Paul Birch ..

Airplane!

Airplane!


Airplane!

Release year: 1980 Director: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker Screenwriter: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Hall Bartlett, John C. Champion, Arthur Hailey Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lorna Patterson Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Comedy/Musical Moviegeek Sunday Classic # 147, week 15 2017 In an attempt ..

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo


Rio Bravo

Release Year: 1959 Director: Howard Hawks Writers: Jules Furthman (screenplay), Leigh Brackett (screenplay), B.H. McCampbell (short story “Rio Bravo”) Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, John Russell, Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Estelita Rodriguez, Claude Akins Rating: Won 1 Golden Globe: Most Promising Newcomer – Female 8Angie Dickinson). Nominated for 1 ..

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)


Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Release year: 1967 Director: Arthur Penn Screenwriter: David Newman, Robert Benton Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Michael J. Pollard, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons), Best Cinematography. 8 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Warren Beatty), Best Actress (Faye Dunaway), Best Supporting Actor ..