Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis (John Gavin), is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother.
Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.
In Federico Fellini's lauded Italian film, restless reporter Marcello Rubini (Marcello Mastroianni) drifts through life in Rome. While Marcello contends with the overdose taken by his girlfriend, Emma (Yvonne Furneaux), he also pursues heiress Maddalena (Anouk Aimée) and movie star Sylvia (Anita Ekberg), embracing a carefree approach to living. Despite his hedonistic attitude, Marcello does have moments of quiet reflection, resulting in an intriguing cinematic character study.
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess.
When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.
In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.
Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Marquis of Queensberry by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic ... See full summary »
A family inherits what proves to be a haunted house, but a special pair of goggles allows them to see their ghostly tormentors.
A hot rodder (Jack Nicholson) goes on a high-speed romp after kidnapping his buddy\'s (Robert Bean) girlfriend (Georgianna Carter).
Young college student Nan Barlow (Venetia Stevenson) arrives in the sleepy Massachusetts town of Whitewood to research witchcraft. Nan\'s stay at the eerie Raven\'s Inn takes a portentous turn when she learns its proprietor Mrs. Newless (Patricia Jessel) is the reincarnation of a witch burned at the stake in 1692. The discovery unravels the startling truth about the town: that it is really a coven of witches who have a sinister plan to sacrifice humans so that they can become immortal.
Napoleon Bonaparte (Pierre Mondy) crowns himself emperor and fights the English, Austrians and Russians in 1802.
While traveling shortly after the Civil War, Mitch Barrett (Alan Ladd) and his pregnant wife (Rachel Stephens) make an emergency stop at a nearby small town, where she begins feeling intense pain. Unable to cover the $1.87 cost of the medicine, Barrett can do nothing while his wife dies. In an attempt to make up for their inaction, the townsfolk name Barrett deputy sheriff in an act of goodwill. Although Barrett accepts the post, he is far from forgiving of them and begins to plot his revenge.
Against the vehement protests of his adult children, 51-year-old burger baron Harvey Howard (Bing Crosby) registers as a freshman at Pinehurst University and promptly rushes a fraternity. Howard struggles to overcome his age in making friends and immersing himself in college life. But as Howard begins to adjust to the academic environment, he develops a crush on his beautiful French professor Helene Gauthier (Nicole Maurey) that results in a serious campus controversy.
Based on Leon Uris\' novel, this historical epic provides a dramatic backstory to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, in the aftermath of World War II. Ari Ben Canaan (Paul Newman), a passionate member of the Jewish paramilitary group Haganah, attempts to transport 600 Jewish refugees on a dangerous voyage from Cyprus to Palestine on a ship named the Exodus. He faces obstruction from British forces, who will not grant the ship passage to its destination.
When one of his operations results in disfigurement, plastic surgeon Dr. Schuler (Anton Diffring) flees to France. After he successfully operates on young Nicole (Carla Challoner), her father, Vanet (Donald Pleasence), lets him join the circus he owns. Vanet dies and Schuler takes over, expanding his roster of performers with female criminals he operates on. If the girls try to flee, Schuler arranges for their seemingly accidental deaths during performances, drawing large, morbid crowds.
The Gilberts, Larry (Bob Hope) and Mary (Ruth Hussey), and the Weavers, Jack (Don DeFore) and Kitty (Lucille Ball), are neighbors and close friends -- even though Larry and Kitty always grate on each other\'s nerves. When the friends\' annual vacation arrives, Larry and Kitty are the only ones at the hotel, as their spouses can\'t make it. Stuck together for the trip, Larry and Kitty, surprisingly, fall in love. The two must now contemplate whether starting over is worth it at middle age.
Nick Romano (James Darren) lives in a poor tenement building on the south side of Chicago with his well-meaning but drug-addicted mother, Nellie (Shelley Winters). She encourages him to pursue his piano-playing talent in hopes that it will bring him a better life. Nellie\'s neighbors, like the alcoholic ex-lawyer (Burl Ives) who secretly loves her, help her in keeping Nick away from Louie, the resident drug dealer. But a chance meeting between Nick and Louie could change things forever.
Plucky Norman Puckle (Norman Wisdom) joins the British navy on the same ship and under the same admiral (Ian Hunter) he refused to yield to in the harbor.
Life is a Circus is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Val Guest and starring Bud Flanagan, Teddy Knox, Jimmy Nervo, Jimmy Gold and Charlie Naughton.
A love story between two misunderstood new bohemians who don\'t even understand themselves.
On New Year\'s Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year\'s party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs into an old acting acquaintance (Toto), who is helping a professional pickpocket (Ben Gazzara) steal from people during the hustle-bustle of New Year\'s Eve festivities. During the course of the evening, they have numerous crazy, humorous adventures all over Rome at different parties, restaurants, and even the Trevi fountain. Magnani\'s character (Tortorella) falls for Gazzara\'s character (Lello) without knowing what he\'s up to, while Toto tries to placate them both.