Collections: John Huston

Misfits, The (1961) Starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, and Montgomery Clift

The Misfits (1961) NR 124 min - Drama, Action, Romance - 1 January 1961 Your rating: While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three decide to move into Guido's half-finished desert home together. When grizzled ex-rodeo rider Perce Howland arrives, the unlikely foursome strike up a business capturing wild horses. Director:  John Huston Stars:  Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach, James Barton, Kevin McCarthy, Estelle Winwood,...

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Beat the Devil (1953) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, and Gina Lollobrigida

Beat the Devil (1953) — 89 min - Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance - 24 November 1953 Your rating: The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa. Director:  John Huston Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Marco Tulli, Bernard Lee, Mario...

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Night of the Iguana, The (1964) Starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr

The Night of the Iguana (1964) — 125 min - Drama, Romance - 6 August 1964 Your rating: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner and Deborah Kerr star in Academy Award-winning director John Huston's adaptation of playwright Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana. Defrocked, alcoholic former priest T. Lawrence Shannon (Burton) has fallen far in his quest to sate his base, libidinous urges. Now working as a tour guide in Mexico for a group of female American schoolteachers, Shannon is caught with one of the women at the start of a night of alcohol and tropical heat that rips away the...

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Moby Dick (1956) Starring Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, and Leo Genn

Moby Dick (1956) — 116 min - Adventure, Drama - 27 June 1956 Your rating: In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction. Director:  John Huston Stars:  Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice, Harry Andrews, Bernard Miles,...

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In This Our Life (1942) Starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, and George Brent

In This Our Life (1942) — 97 min - Drama, Romance - 16 May 1942 Your rating: A young woman dumps her fiancée and runs off with her sister's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run...

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Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) NR 126 min - Action, Adventure, Drama, Western - 24 January 1948 Your rating: Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him in search of gold in the wilds of central Mexico. Through enormous difficulties, they eventually succeed in finding gold, but bandits, the elements, and most especially greed threaten to turn their success into disaster. Director:  John Huston Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, Barton MacLane, Alfonso...

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957) Starring Deborah Kerr, and Robert Mitchum

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957) — 108 min - Adventure, Drama, War - 13 March 1957 Your rating: In 1944, in South Pacific, the castaway Marine Corporal Allison drifts in a raft to the Tuasiva Island, where he meets Sister Angela. She tells him that she is the only person in the island and was left behind by the runaway boat to Fiji Island while seeking the local priest. Stranded in the island, but with water, fish and fruits, their paradisiacal life ends when the Japanese arrive to build a base, forcing Allison and the nun to hide in a...

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Asphalt Jungle, The (1950) Starring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, James Whitmore, and Marilyn Monroe

The Asphalt Jungle (1950) — 112 min - Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller - 23 May 1950 Your rating: Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist. Director:  John Huston Stars:  Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Marilyn Monroe, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, William 'Wee Willie' Davis, Dorothy Tree, Brad Dexter, John Maxwell Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline Recently paroled from prison, legendary...

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Key Largo (1948) Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Edward G Robinson

Key Largo (1948) — 100 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 31 July 1948 Your rating: A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco (Robinson) holes up -- and holds at gunpoint hotel owner Nora Temple (Bacall), her invalid father-in-law (Barrymore) and ex-GI Frank McCloud (Bogart). Director:  John Huston Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, Claire Trevor, Thomas Gomez, Harry Lewis, John Rodney, Marc Lawrence, Dan Seymour, Monte Blue, William Haade, Beulah Archuletta, Jerry Jerome, John Phillips, Pat Flaherty, John Litel, Alberto...

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Maltese Falcon, The (1941) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet, and Peter Lorre

The Maltese Falcon (1941) — 100 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 18 November 1941 Your rating: Spade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, who goes by the name of Miss Wanderly, walks into their office; and by that night everything's changed. Miles is dead. And so is a man named Floyd Thursby. It seems Miss Wanderly is surrounded by dangerous men. There's Joel Cairo, who uses gardenia-scented calling cards. There's Kasper Gutman, with his...

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