Tag Archives: John Huston
A Walk with Love and Death (1969) John Huston, Anjelica Huston, Assi Dayan, Anthony Higgins, Drama, Romance
Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) Boris Sagal, Roger Moore, John Huston, Patrick Macnee, Crime, Mystery
Moulin Rouge (1952) John Huston, José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand, Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
A Farewell to Arms (1957) Charles Vidor, John Huston, Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica, Drama, Romance, War
Prizzi’s Honor (1985) John Huston, Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley,the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone who double-crossed them.
JJ ‘Jake’ Gittes is a private detective who seems to specialize in matrimonial cases. He is hired by Evelyn Mulwray when she suspects her husband Hollis, builder of the city’s water supply system, of having an affair.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) John Huston, Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
When the intelligent criminal Erwin “Doc” Riedenschneider is released from prison, he seeks a fifty thousand-dollar investment from the bookmaker Cobby to recruit a small gang of specialists for a million-dollar heist of jewels from a jewelry. Doc is introduced to the lawyer Alonzo D. Emmerich that offers to finance the whole operation and buy the gems immediately after the burglary. Doc hires the safecracker Louis Ciavelli, the driver Gus Minissi and the gunman Dix Handley to the heist. His plan works perfectly but bad luck and betrayals compromise the steps after the heist and the gangsters need to flee from the police.
Love and Bullets (1979) Stuart Rosenberg, John Huston, Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Rod Steiger, Action, Crime, Drama
Phoenix cop Charlie Congers develops a personal hatred for mob boss Joe Bomposa. Congers sees the devastating effects of Bomposa’s drug trade on the community. He thinks it’s his duty to personally go after Bomposa who’s protected by an army of lawyers, money and political power. Often charged but never indicted for any offense, Bomposa continues his illegal activities. But out of the blue an opportunity presents itself when Bomposa’s girlfriend, ditsy blonde Jackie Pruit, is called to testify before a Senate investigation committee. Despite Miss’ Pruit unwillingness to co-operate with the Senate investigators, Joe Bomposa grows worried that she might talk to the cops, after all. His mobster friends and his lawyer advise him to send her away in Switzerland, on a vacation, far from the Senate investigators. However, when they get information that FBI agents are after her, they decide to contract a hit-man to have her killed in Switzerland.