Tag Archives: Charles Durning
The Rosary Murders (1987) Fred Walton, Donald Sutherland, Charles Durning, Belinda Bauer, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (1975) Sam O’Steen, Maureen Stapleton, Charles Durning, Michael Brandon, Romance, Drama
When a Stranger Calls Back (1993) Fred Walton, Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Jill Schoelen, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
V.I. Warshawski (1991) Jeff Kanew, Kathleen Turner, Jay O. Sanders, Charles Durning, Action, Crime, Comedy
Victoria “V.I” Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim’s daughter, Kat, and together they set out to crack the case.
The Staten Island apartment of lovely model Danielle becomes the scene of a grisly murder that is witnessed by her neighbor, Grace, a reporter. But the police don’t believe her story, so it’s up to Grace to solve the murder mystery on her own.
An Enemy of the People (1978) George Schaefer, Steve McQueen, Bibi Andersson, Charles Durning, Drama
It’s winter in a small southern Norwegian town in the late nineteenth century. After years of struggling, Dr. Thomas Stockmann and his family – his wife Catherine, their young adult daughter Petra, and their two adolescent sons Ejlif and Morten – have returned to town after being away for five years up north, he now well respected and successful as the medical resident of the Health Institute at Kirsten Springs, where he is also a board member. He devised the springs and institute as a center of therapeutic benefits on his own, but developed it with his brother, the town mayor, Peter Stockmann, who is the board chair. They have reinvigorated what was the financially crumbling town. Peter takes credit for giving Thomas this air of respectability, something that has never been important to Thomas, who would rather be seen as a man of conviction in doing the right thing. In this respect, Petra takes after her father.
The Choirboys (1977) Robert Aldrich, Charles Durning, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Harry and Archie are released from prison ready to collect their Social Security. How could they get into trouble at their age? Let’s count the ways; A parole officer who is a famous criminal groupie, Dead end where people don’t know they are dealing with dangerous, though older, criminals, a hit man who can barely see, but who still has an outstanding contract on them. Does anyone still rob trains?