Highest Rated Titles With Howard Hawks
- Movies or TV
7. The Big Sleep (1946)
Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.
8. Rio Bravo (1959)
Not Rated | 141 min | Western
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.
9. His Girl Friday (1940)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
10. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
TV-G | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby."
11. The Dawn Patrol (1930)
Not Rated | 108 min | War, Drama, Action
World War I ace Dick Courtney derides the leadership of his superior officer, but Courtney is soon promoted to squadron commander and learns harsh lessons about sending subordinates to their deaths.
12. To Have and Have Not (1944)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Expatriate American Harry Morgan helps to transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.
14. Ball of Fire (1941)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.
15. Twentieth Century (1934)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.
16. The French Connection (1971)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
17. Red River (1948)
Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.
18. Scarface (1932)
Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
19. Sergeant York (1941)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
True story of a hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.
20. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Approved | 121 min | Adventure, Drama
At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.
21. Underworld (1927)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.
22. El Dorado (1966)
Approved | 126 min | Western
Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
25. Open All Night (1924)
64 min | Comedy
A couple's marriage is going stale. She wants a take-charge kind of guy, someone who'll show her who the boss is. He's not that type, and in fact believes that women don't really respect ... See full summary »
26. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two singers, best friends Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei's fiancé's disapproving father to keep an eye on her, a rich, enamoured old man and many other doting admirers.
27. The Thing from Another World (1951)
TV-PG | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
28. Hatari! (1962)
Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways ?
29. Full House (1952)
Approved | 117 min | Drama
John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.
Writers: Lamar Trotti, Richard L. Breen, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Walter Bullock | Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger
30. The Dreamers (2003)
NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
31. Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)
Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
Roger Willoughby is considered to be a leading expert on sports fishing. He's written books on the subject and is loved by his customers in the sporting goods department at Abercrombie and ... See full summary »
32. Air Force (1943)
Passed | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.
33. The Big Sky (1952)
Passed | 140 min | Drama, Western
Jim Deakins is a frontiersman and Indian trader who is making a perilous journey with a group of other men up the Missouri River to get a large haul of furs from friendly Blackfoot Indians.... See full summary »
34. The Little Princess (1917)
62 min | Drama
Little Sara Crewe is placed in a boarding school by her father when he goes off to war, but he does not understand that the headmistress is a cruel, spiteful woman who makes life miserable ... See full summary »
36. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War
Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »
37. A Song Is Born (1948)
Passed | 113 min | Comedy, Musical
Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police. Where better to hide than a musical research institute staffed entirely by lonely ... See full summary »
38. Come and Get It (1936)
Passed | 99 min | Drama
An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.
39. The Criminal Code (1931)
Passed | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.
40. Monkey Business (1952)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.
41. Test Pilot (1938)
Passed | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.
42. Ceiling Zero (1936)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with ... See full summary »
44. Barbary Coast (1935)
91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »
45. The Road to Glory (1936)
103 min | Drama, War
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
47. Rio Lobo (1970)
G | 114 min | Adventure, Western, Romance
After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
50. Land of the Pharaohs (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, History
A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.