An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow’s Gorky Park. Read More »
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A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves. Read More »
Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. Read More »
A Major with an attitude problem and a history of getting things done is told to interview military prisoners with death sentences or long terms for a dangerous mission Read More »
The Klansman (1974) Terence Young, Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell, Crime, Drama, Thriller
A tiny southern city has only been rocked by a catastrophe: a young girl was raped. Read More »
Shout at the Devil (1976) Peter R. Hunt, Lee Marvin, Roger Moore, Barbara Parkins, Action, Adventure, Drama
Just prior to World War One the hard drinking sharpshooting, Irish American Colonel Flynn O’Flynn, uses British aristocrat Sebastian Oldsmith to help poach ivory Read More »
The Killers (1964) Don Siegel, Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Don Siegel directed this intensely pessimistic re-make of Robert Siodmak’s 1946 film noir masterpiece The Killers, based upon a story by Ernest Hemingway. Read More »
Pocket Money (1972) Stuart Rosenberg, Paul Newman, Lee Marvin, Strother Martin, Western, Comedy, Drama
Jim Kane is a loser cowboy in Nogales, Arizona.He has more good nature than good sense and often takes jack-of-all-trades jobs. Read More »
Emperor of the North Pole (1973) Robert Aldrich, Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Action, Adventure, Drama
It is during the great depression in the US, and the land is full of people who are now homeless. Read More »
Paint Your Wagon (1969) Joshua Logan, Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg, Comedy, Drama, Musical
A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Read More »
Stanley Kramer’s WW-II character study has Lee Marvin as the Sergeant of a small squad laid over during fighting in Italy.
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During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. Following war logic, each time the crafty Japanese devises something useful, he guards it to deny its use to the Yank, who then steals it, its proceeds or the idea and/or ruins it. Yet each gets his chance to kill and/or capture the other, but neither pushes this to the end. After a while of this pointless pestering, they end up joining forces to build and man a raft…
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Seven Men from Now (1956) Budd Boetticher, Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Action, Western
Ex-sheriff Ben Stride tracks the seven men who held up a Wells Fargo office and killed his wife. Stride is tormented by the fact that his own failure to keep his job was the cause of his wife’s working in the express office and thus he is partly responsible for her death.
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The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976) Don Taylor, Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Robert Culp, Comedy, Western
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby’s wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam’s old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
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The Glory Brigade (1953) Robert D. Webb, Victor Mature, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin, Action, Drama, War
During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due to his Greek heritage Pryor is initially proud to accompany the Greek contingent but his feelings change to scorn and mistrust when what he believes is cowardice shown by the Greek soldiers and their leaders results in the near annihiliation of his own platoon. An uneasy alliance is maintained between the US and Greek troops as the enemy’s true objective is learned.
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