Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals. After that, Dar begins his quest for revenge in this Conan-like movie. Director: Don Coscarelli. Cast: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts and Rip Torn.
Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes.
IMDB's Top 250 #26
Nominated for 4 Oscars.
Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired...
Frankie Machine is a skilled card dealer and one-time heroin addict. When he returns home from jail, he struggles to find a new livelihood and to avoid slipping back into addiction. Director: Otto Preminger. Cast: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker.
A Mr. Verloc is part of a gang of foreign saboteurs operating out of London. He manages a small cinema with his wife and her teenage brother as a cover, but they know nothing of his secret. Scotland Yard assign an undercover detective to work at the shop next to the cinema in order to observe the gang. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka and Desmond Tester.
This fascinating biography of the lengendary "Blue Eyes" takes us on an informative and captivating excursion through his life and career. From his fledgling days to present stardom, his career is chronicled in infinite detail, including rare and never before seen footage. Director: Nick Bougas. Cast: Frank Sinatra.
Sidney Lumet's Fantastic 70's Gem
A Thief (Duke Anderson) just released from ten years in jail, takes up with his old girlfriend (Ingrid) in her posh apartment. He makes plans to rob the entire building. What he doesn't know is that his every move is recorded on audio and video tape, although he is not the subject of any surveillance. Director: Sidney Lumet. Cast: Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon and Martin Balsam.
Sherlock Holmes takes on a case that the press has dubbed the pajama suicides. Eminent men are going to bed in the safety of their own homes, with everything seemingly being normal, only to commit suicide in the night. Holmes fakes his own death in the hopes of giving him a freer hand in the investigation and is convinced that a woman, a female Moriarty as he describes her, is behind the deaths. The dead men were all eminent and very wealthy. He...
9) The 39 Steps
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and he stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring trying to steal top secret information. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll and Lucie Mannheim.
10) My Man Godfrey
A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. Director: Gregory La Cava. Cast: William Powell, Carole Lombard and Alice Brady.
11) Alabama Moon
After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven-year-old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.
Won 5 Oscars.
Detective Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. Tibbs was simply waiting for his next train at the station in Sparta, Mississippi and the confusion is soon resolved but when local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is the Philadelphia PD's number one homicide expert, he reluctantly asks for his assistance. The murdered man, Mr. Colbert,...
Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot. Director: Roy William Neill. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Hillary Brooke.