|1941 1979 PG, 118 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Treat Williams, Nancy Allen, Robert Stack, Christopher Lee, Slim Pickens, Elisha Cook Jr., Warren Oates, Lorraine Gary, Bobby DiCicco, Murray Hamilton, Tim Matheson, Toshiro Mifune
This film takes the events at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and then goes on to a make-believe story of the Japanese attack on Los Angeles. General Joseph Stilwell (Robert Stack) is in command of the military protecting California's coast, and Sgt. Tree (Dan Aykroyd) is assigned the job of installing a 40mm anti-aircraft gun in homeowner Ward Douglas' (Ned Beatty) backyard. When California is attacked, Hollywood Boulevard lies in ruins, and craziness is experienced by the military and civilians as well. Special effects really help this film.
|Airplane! 1980 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
Cast: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Leslie Nielsen, Peter Graves, Robert Stack, Barbara Billingsley, Kenneth Tobey, Ethel Merman, James Hong, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lorna Patterson, Stephen Stucker, Jim Abrahams, Craig Berenson
Leslie Nielsen found his niche as a character actor in this parody of the "Airport" disaster movies. When the passengers and its crew get sick from the food, the fate of the plane depends on a combat fatigued pilot (Robert Hays) and his long-lost love (Julie Hagerty) who also happens to be a stewardess on the flight. Great cliches, gags, and sly humor.
|Badlands of Dakota 1941 N/R, 74 min.|
Genre: Western / Romance
Director: Alfred E. Green
Cast: Robert Stack, Ann Rutherford, Richard Dix, Frances Farmer, Broderick Crawford, Hugh Herbert, Andy Devine, Lon Chaney Jr., Fuzzy Knight, Samuel S. Hinds, Addison Richards, Glenn Strange, Bradley Page, Carleton Young, Don Barclay
Set during the gold-rush era in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Wild Bill Hickok (Richard Dix) keeps the gangsters under control while trying to keep Calamity Jane's (Frances Farmer) romantic intentions at bay. Meanwhile, two brothers (Robert Stack and Broderick Crawford), fight over a woman (Ann Rutherford).
|BASEketball 1998 R, 98 min.|
Director: David Zucker
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Yasmine Bleeth, Jenny McCarthy, Robert Vaughn, Ernest Borgnine, Dian Bachar, Bob Costas, Trevor Einhorn, Al Michaels, Robert Stack, Reggie Jackson, Dan Patrick, Tim McCarver, Kenny Mayne
Joseph "Coop" Cooper (Trey Parker) and Doug Remer (Matt Stone) invent a cross between the games of baseball and basketball: BASEketball. This film is a slapstick satire on the world of professional sports.
|Beavis and Butt-Head Do America 1996 PG-13, 80 min.|
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Mike Judge
Cast: Mike Judge, Eric Bogosian, Cloris Leachman, David Spade, Robert Stack, Jacqueline Barba, Pamela Blair, Kristofor Brown, Demi Moore, Tony Darling, John Doman, Francis Dumaurier, Jim Flaherty, Tim Guinee, David Letterman
MTV's cartoon morons come to the big screen in this satire on contemporary society. The "plot" involves a theft of Beavis and Butt-Head's television set that leads to their possession of a deadly biological weapon and culminates in the White House. Yes, there is even a cameo of President Clinton!
|Big Trouble 1986 R, 93 min.|
Director: John Cassavetes
Cast: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Beverly D'Angelo, Charles Durning, Robert Stack, Paul Dooley, Valerie Curtin, Richard Libertini, Steve Alterman, John Finnegan, Jerry Pavlon, Paul La Greca, Karl Lukas, Maryedith Burrell, Edith Fields
"The In-Laws" duo (Peter Falk and Alan Arkin) are back with some funny moments, but not as many as in the original film. An insurance agent (Arkin) needs more money if he wants to get his boys through college. One way is to help the flighty Blanche (Beverly D'Angelo) in her plot to kill her husband (Falk).
|The Bullfighter and the Lady 1951 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Budd Boetticher
Cast: Robert Stack, Joy Page, Gilbert Roland, Virginia Grey, John Hubbard, Katy Jurado, Rodolfo Acosta, Antonio Gomez, Ismael Perez, Ruben Padilla, Dario Ramirez, Rudolfo Acosta
Skeet-shooting champion Johnny Regan (Robert Stack) wants to become a bullfighter in order to impress beautiful Anita de la Vega (Joy Page). A popular matador, Manolo Estrada (Gilbert Roland) teaches him the art of bullfighting and, later, he is responsible for the death of his mentor. The new matador fights another bull in his friend's honor. John Wayne was the producer.
|Bwana Devil 1952 N/R, 79 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Arch Oboler
Cast: Robert Stack, Barbara Britton, Nigel Bruce, Ramsay Hill, Paul McVey, Hope Miller, John Dodsworth, Patrick O'Moore, Patrick Aherne, Edward C. Short, Bhogwan Singh, Paul Thompson, Bhupesh Guha, Bal Seirgakar, Kalu K. Sonkur
Thrown spears and leaping lions appear to leave the screen and head for the audience in this first full-length, Natural Vision 3-D film. The story involves two lions that are attacking British railway workers in Kenya. Finally, engineer Bob Hayward (Robert Stack) comes to the rescue and kills the beasts.
|Caddyshack II 1988 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Allan Arkush
Cast: Jackie Mason, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Dyan Cannon, Robert Stack, Dina Merrill, Randy Quaid, Jessica Lundy, Jonathan Silverman, Brian McNamara, Marsha Warfield, Paul Bartel, Chynna Phillips, Pepe Serna
Eight years after the original "Caddyshack," the sequel appears with Jackie Mason in the role of millionaire contractor Jack Hartounian. Jack's daughter Kate (Jessica Lundy) wants to join upper-crust Bushwood Country Club whose members can't stand Jack. A solution is found by Jack when he buys the majority of Bushwood's stock and turns the country club into an amusement park featuring golf. The confrontation between Jack and the members is finally solved through a golf match.
|The Caretakers 1963 N/R, 97 min.|
Director: Hall Bartlett
Cast: Robert Stack, Joan Crawford, Polly Bergen, Susan Oliver, Janis Paige, Constance Ford, Barbara Barrie, Herbert Marshall, Diane McBain, Robert Vaughn
A West Coast mental hospital is the subject of this drama providing insightful views from both medical staff and patients' perspectives.
|A Date with Judy 1948 N/R, 113 min.|
Director: Richard Thorpe
Cast: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda, Xavier Cugat, Robert Stack, Leon Ames, Selena Royle, Scotty Beckett, George Cleveland
Judy Foster (Jane Powell) and Carol Pringle (Elizabeth Taylor) compete for the attention of an older man, Stephen I. Andrews (Robert Stack). Featured songs include "Cuanto La Gusta" and "It's a Most Unusual Day."
|Eagle Squadron 1942 N/R, 108 min.|
Director: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Robert Stack, Diana Barrymore, John Loder, Eddie Albert, Nigel Bruce, Leif Erickson, Jon Hall, Gladys Cooper, Alan Hale Jr., Rhys Williams
Great aerial shots highlight this film about Americans who volunteered to join the RAF and fight Nazis before America entered the war.
|Fighter Squadron 1948 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Robert Stack, John Rodney, Tom D'Andrea, Henry Hull, Rock Hudson, James Holden, Walter Reed, Shepperd Strudwick, Arthur Space, Jack Larson, Bill McLean, Mickey McCardle, John McGuire, Frank Marlowe
Major Ed Hardin (Edmond O'Brien) is a World War II fighter pilot who leads his group of daring men on their missions in the European theater. The film marks Rock Hudson's film debut.
|First Love 1939 N/R, 84 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: Deanna Durbin, Robert Stack, Eugene Pallette, Helen Parrish, Lewis Howard, Leatrice Joy, June Storey, Frank Jenks, Kathleen Howard, Thurston Hall, Samuel S. Hinds, Marcia Mae Jones, Jack Mulhall, Doris Lloyd, Charles Coleman
Orphaned Connie (Deanna Durbin) lives with her rich aunt and uncle and their children. The family accepts an invitation to a lavish social ball, but the family tells Connie to stay home. Connie does come to the ball and meets "Prince Charming" (Robert Stack) who just happens to be her wicked cousin's boyfriend. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards.
|Good Morning, Miss Dove 1955 N/R, 107 min.|
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas, Peggy Knudsen, Marshall Thompson, Chuck Connors, Biff Elliot, Jerry Paris, Mary Wickes
This is the touching, well-made story of Miss Dove, a small-town teacher who inspired generations of students. She is now hospitalized and her current and former students rally around her as she reflects on the past via flashbacks.
|The High and the Mighty 1954 G, 147 min.|
Director: William A. Wellman
Cast: John Wayne, Robert Newton, Robert Stack, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris, Sidney Blackmer, Ann Doran, David Brian
Passengers' emotions rise to the surface when their airplane is in danger of crashing into the Pacific Ocean. All of the "Airplane" comedies resulted from this, the first airplane disaster film. The film won an Academy Award for Best Musical Score and had four other nominations, including Best Director and two for Supporting Actress (Jan Sterling and Claire Trevor).
|House of Bamboo 1955 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Samuel Fuller
Cast: Robert Ryan, Robert Stack, Shirley Yamaguchi, Cameron Mitchell, Brad Dexter, Sessue Hayakawa, Biff Elliot, Sandro Giglio, Harry Carey Jr., Robert Quarry, DeForest Kelley
In this remake of "The Street With No Name" (1948), the setting is changed to Japan. Robert Stack takes on the role of a down-on-his-luck ex-GI who arrives in Tokyo and goes undercover to join a well-organized syndicate in an effort to stop the burglaries and bring down its psychotic leader (Robert Ryan).
|Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 PG, 97 min.|
Director: John Patrick Shanley
Cast: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Stack, Abe Vigoda, Ossie Davis, Dan Hedaya, Amanda Plummer, Carol Kane, Barry McGovern, Jayne Haynes, David Burton
When hypochondriac Joe (Tom Hanks) learns that he has only six months to live, he agrees to a deal giving him a trip to the South Seas. There is only one catch: he must jump into a volcano.
|John Paul Jones 1959 N/R, 126 min.|
Director: John Farrow
Cast: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Macdonald Carey, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Peter Cushing, Bruce Cabot, Bette Davis, David Farrar
The life of U.S. Naval hero John Paul Jones, the first American naval officer to set a tradition of victory, is depicted in this biographical spectacle.
|The Last Voyage 1960 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien, Woody Strode, Jack Kruschen, Joel Marston, George Furness, Richard Norris, Robert Martin, Bill Wilson, Tammy Marihugh, Andrew Hughes
Luxury liner S.S. Claridon has been successfully sailing for 38 years until this voyage when an explosion in the boiler room threatens to sink the ship. At first, Captain Robert Adams (George Sanders) does not want his ship evacuated, but the situation worsens, and the passengers are told to abandon ship. However, not everyone is able to get to safety. In the midst of the impending tragedy, passenger Cliff Henderson (Robert Stack) struggles against all odds to save his wife Laurie (Dorothy Malone) who is trapped under the wreckage in their cabin.
|Midas Valley 1985 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Gus Trikonis
Cast: Jean Simmons, Robert Stack, George Grizzard, Brett Cullen, France Nuyen, Linda Purl, Catherine Mary Stewart, Joseph Hacker, James Read, Shanna Reed
"Midas" is short for "Silicon," so that pretty much says what this "Knots Landing"-like TV movie is all about. The hoped-for series that this was the pilot for didn't happen.
|The Mortal Storm 1940 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Frank Borzage
Cast: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan, Robert Stack, William T. Orr, Maria Ouspenskaya, Bonita Granville, Irene Rich, Esther Dale
In this propaganda film about the tragedies endured by the Roth family, the father, a German professor (Frank Morgan), speaks out against the Nazis and ends up in a concentration camp where he is killed. His two sons (Robert Stack and William Orr) become Nazis as does his daughter's fiance (Robert Young). His daughter (Margaret Sullavan) eventually tries to cross the border into Austria with the man she loves (James Stewart), but she is killed trying to escape.
|Mr. Music 1950 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Richard Haydn
Cast: Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson, Charles Coburn, Ruth Hussey, Robert Stack, Tom Ewell, Marge & Gower Champion, Groucho Marx, Peggy Lee, Donald Woods, Ida Moore, Charles Kemper, Richard Hayden, Dorothy Kirsten, Irving Bacon
Although he prefers golf to song writing, Paul Merrick's (Bing Crosby), show producer Alex Conway (Charles Coburn) is determined that he write the music for a new hit show. Alex arranges for his college student secretary Katherine Holbrook (Nancy Olson) to move in with Paul and make sure that he spends time composing the musical score. Despite complications, Paul does write the music, and Katherine's college friends help in putting on the show.
|Murder on Flight 502 1975 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller / Drama
Director: George McCowan
Cast: Robert Stack, Ralph Bellamy, Theodore Bikel, Walter Pidgeon, Hugh O'Brian, Farrah Fawcett, Polly Bergen, Laraine Day, Dane Clark, Fernando Lamas, Brooke Adams, Sonny Bono, George Maharis, Danny Bonaduce
After a jumbo jet takes off from New York to London, a note is found with the message that some of the passengers are going to be killed. At first, the message is not taken seriously, but when two on board are murdered, the pilot (Robert Stack) tries to calm his passengers while background checks on the passengers are performed at the airport.
|My Outlaw Brother 1951 N/R, 82 min.|
aka: My Brother, The Outlaw
Director: Elliott Nugent
Cast: Mickey Rooney, Wanda Hendrix, Robert Preston, Robert Stack, Jose Torvay, Carlos Muzquiz, Fernando Wagner, Hilda Moreno, Margarito Luna, Chel Lopez, Don "Red" Barry, Jose Valasquez, Elliott Nugent, Felipe de Flores, Margarito Luna
Denny O'Moore (Mickey Rooney) travels to the West in search of his idolized big brother, Patrick (Robert Stack), and teams up with Texas Ranger Joe Walter (Robert Preston). When Denny realizes that Patrick is an outlaw, he aids Joe in putting Patrick behind bars.
|Nice Girl? 1941 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: William A. Seiter
Cast: Deanna Durbin, Franchot Tone, Walter Brennan, Robert Stack, Robert Benchley, Helen Broderick, Ann Gillis, Anne Gwynne, Elisabeth Risdon, Nana Bryant
In this first "adult" role for Deanna Durbin, she plays Jane Dana–who falls asleep in Richard Calvert's (Franchot Tone) home and must now protect her reputation.
|Plain Clothes 1988 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Martha Coolidge
Cast: Arliss Howard, George Wendt, Suzy Amis, Diane Ladd, Seymour Cassel, Larry Pine, Abe Vigoda, Robert Stack, Peter Dobson, Max Perlich
When his young brother is accused of killing his high-school teacher, an undercover agent (Arliss Howard) returns to the school. His objective is to solve the crime and clear his brother's name.
|The Tarnished Angels 1958 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Douglas Sirk
Cast: Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Jack Carson, Robert Middleton, Alan Reed, Alexander Lockwood, Christopher Olsen, Robert J. Wilke, Troy Donahue, William Schallert, Eugene Borden
Roger Shumann (Robert Stack) had been a flying ace in World War I but is now struggling to make a living as a barnstorming pilot. Along with his wife LaVerne (Dorothy Malone), 9-year-old son Jack (Christopher Olsen), and his troupe, Roger arrives at an air show and meets New Orleans journalist Burke Devlin (Rock Hudson). As Burke gets to know Roger's family, he is attracted to LaVerne. Tragedy lies ahead in this story about the importance of living the truth.
|To Be or Not to Be 1942 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Cast: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Lionel Atwill, Stanley Ridges, Sig Ruman, Tom Dugan, Miles Mander, Tom Dugan, Charles Halton, George Lynn, Henry Victor, Maude Eburne, Halliwell Hobbes
In Poland, during 1939, Shakespearean actors Joseph and Maria (Jack Benny and Carole Lombard) help the Polish underground. Maria falls for Lt. Stanislav Sobinski (Robert Stack) who is called to duty when Germany invades Poland. Meanwhile, Nazi spy Professor Siletsky (Stanley Ridges) has plans to destroy the Warsaw resistance movement, and Sobinski tries to interfere with plans for Siletsky to meet with Nazi Col. Ehrhardt (Sig Ruman). Now, the Shakespearian actors impersonate Nazi officers to outwit the Germans. This was Carole Lombard's last film.
|The Transformers: The Movie 1986 PG, 86 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Director: Nelson Shin
Cast: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Idle, Judd Nelson, Lionel Stander, Clive Revill, John Moschitta Jr., Norman Alden, Peter Cullen, Scatman Crothers, Casey Kasem, Jack Angel, Frank Welker
The 1980s' TV cartoon series is brought to the screen. The year is 2005, and the Autobots are locked in battle with the evil Decepticons for the rights to the planet. This time around, a killer Planet Unicron (voice of Orson Welles) enters the fray and adds to the perils endured by the Autobots in their fight for survival.
|Uncommon Valor 1983 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Gene Hackman, Robert Stack, Patrick Swayze, Fred Ward, Reb Brown, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Harold Sylvester, Tim Thomerson, Gail Strickland, Jeremy Kemp
A retired Marine (Gene Hackman) has evidence that his son and others may still be alive in a Vietnamese prison. With financial backing from another father (Robert Stack), he puts together an invasion force whose mission is to free the missing men.
|Written on the Wind 1956 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Douglas Sirk
Cast: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Robert Keith, Grant Williams, Robert J. Wilke, Edward Platt, Harry Shannon, John Larch
The Hadleys are a wealthy oil family beset by troubles–son Kyle (Robert Stack) is an alcoholic and daughter Marylee (Dorothy Malone) is a nymphomaniac. Dorothy Malone won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Robert Stack was nominated for Supporting Actor in this soaper that is saved by good acting.
|1. 1941 (1979)|
2. Airplane! (1980)
3. Badlands of Dakota (1941)
4. BASEketball (1998)
5. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
6. Big Trouble (1986)
7. The Bullfighter and the Lady (1951)
8. Bwana Devil (1952)
9. Caddyshack II (1988)
10. The Caretakers (1963)
11. A Date with Judy (1948)
12. Eagle Squadron (1942)
13. Fighter Squadron (1948)
14. First Love (1939)
15. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)
16. The High and the Mighty (1954)
17. House of Bamboo (1955)
18. Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
19. John Paul Jones (1959)
20. The Last Voyage (1960)
21. Midas Valley (1985)
22. The Mortal Storm (1940)
23. Mr. Music (1950)
24. Murder on Flight 502 (1975)
25. My Outlaw Brother (1951)
aka: My Brother, The Outlaw
26. Nice Girl? (1941)
27. Plain Clothes (1988)
28. The Tarnished Angels (1958)
29. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
30. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
31. Uncommon Valor (1983)
32. Written on the Wind (1956)
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