Most Popular Titles With Fred Zinnemann

1. A Hatful of Rain (1957)
109 min | Drama
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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
136 min | Drama, War
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

3. From Here to Eternity (1953)
118 min | Drama, Romance, War
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In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

4. High Noon (1952)
85 min | Drama, Western
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Metascore: 89/100 (7 reviews)

A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

5. Act of Violence (1948)
82 min | Thriller, Film-Noir, Drama
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An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp..

6. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

7. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
120 min | Biography, Drama, History
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

8. Oklahoma! (1955)
145 min | Musical, Romance, Western
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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.

9. Biography (1987– )
60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

10. The Nun's Story (1959)
149 min | Drama
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In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »

11. Julia (1977)
117 min | Drama
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At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

12. The Men (1950)
85 min | Drama
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Paralized war vet tries to adjust to the world without the use of his limbs.

13. Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
118 min | Drama, War
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Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. ... See full summary »

14. The Sundowners (1960)
133 min | Drama, Adventure
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In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to ... See full summary »

15. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
86 min | Adventure, Drama
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An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.

16. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
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17. The Clock (1945)
90 min | Drama, Romance
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Soldier Joe Allen is on a two-day leave in New York, and there he meets Alice. She agrees to show him the sights and they spend the day together. In this short time they find themselves ... See full summary »

18. The Seventh Cross (1944)
112 min | Drama, War
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In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The ... See full summary »

19. Kid Glove Killer (1942)
74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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First feature film from director Fred Zinneman is a snappy little "B" feature that features Van Heflin as the head of a city crime lab who solves the murder of the town mayor by analyzing ... See full summary »

20. The Member of the Wedding (1952)
93 min | Drama
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In a small Georgia town, twelve year old tomboy Frankie Addams feels unconnected to the world, a fact troubling to her. Her unconventional views for a twelve year old girl make her an ... See full summary »

21. People on Sunday (1930)
74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »

22. Five Days One Summer (1982)
108 min | Drama
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Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann's haunting tale of incestuous love set against a magnificent background of the Swiss Alps.

23. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
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24. Peter Ibbetson (1935)
88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love ... See full summary »

25. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)
30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. He would then be surprised with the news that he was to be the featured guest. Next he was ... See full summary »

26. Eyes in the Night (1942)
80 min | Crime, Mystery
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A blind detective and his seeing-eye dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot.

27. The Search (1948)
104 min | Drama, War
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In the Post-War Berlin, an American private helps a lost Czech boy to find his mother.

28. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)
Family
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29. Teresa (1951)
102 min | Drama
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30. The Lady or the Tiger? (1942)
10 min | Short
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Author Frank R. Stockton, often asked the question, finally decides to divulge the untold ending of his story, The Lady or the Tiger?. The story itself... In olden times, a barbaric king ... See full summary »

32. The Dark Angel (1935)
106 min | Drama, Romance
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Kitty Vane, Alan Trent, and Gerald Shannon have been inseparable friends since childhood. Kitty has always known she would marry one of them, but has waited until the beginning of World War... See full summary »

34. The Kid from Spain (1932)
96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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Eddie and his Mexican friend Ricardo are expelled from college after Ricardo put Eddie in the girl's dormitory when he was drunk. Per chance Eddie gets mixed up in a bank robbery and is ... See full summary »

35. My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)
92 min | Comedy
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36. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)
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37. Fred Zinnemann - Ein Hollywoodregisseur (1983 TV Movie)
63 min | Documentary
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38. Nana (1934)
90 min | Drama
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39. Little Mister Jim (1947)
92 min | Drama
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A boy learns to deal with the loss of his mother and the subsequent mourning of his father through the wisdom of the family's Chinese cook.

40. George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
110 min | Documentary, Biography
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Biography of director George Stevens by his son. It includes clips from many of his films with commentary by the actors and by directors such as Frank Capra, John Huston and Alan Pakula, ... See full summary »

41. Benjy (1951)
Short, Drama
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42. Rece do góry (1981)
76 min | Drama
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Censored by the Polish authorities, this film was reedited and new footage added. It begins with a sci-fi motif: abstract images and electronic music take the viewer from ruins of Lebanon ... See full summary »

43. The Old South (1940)
11 min | Short, History
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Chronicle of the importance of cotton to the economy and culture of the American South.

Writer: Herman Hoffman |  Director: Fred Zinnemann |  Stars: George Lynn, Frank Whitbeck
44. I Kiss Your Hand Madame (1929)
66 min | Drama
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Laurence Gerard has just divorced. While leading fat lover Talandier by the nose, She meets the count Lerski, who now works as waiter but do not tell her. When she hears from her husband he... See full summary »

45. The Man from Yesterday (1932)
71 min | Drama, Romance, War
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A woman whose husband never came home from World War I finds herself in love with her doctor. She travels with him to Switzerland, and as they check into the hotel there, she is astounded to see her supposedly dead husband.

46. The Wiser Sex (1932)
76 min | Comedy, Drama
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A young woman goes undercover to gather evidence to free her boyfriend, an attorney who has been framed for a murder he didn't commit.

47. That Mothers Might Live (1938)
10 min | Short, Biography, Drama
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This short tells the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865), a Hungarian physician. He was the first to realize that the deaths of new mothers could be significantly reduced simply ... See full summary »

48. The David Susskind Show (1958–1987)
Talk-Show
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49. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: 'Forbidden Passage' (1941)
21 min | Short, Crime, Drama
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This entry in MGM's series of shorts, "Crime Does Not Pay", features the U.S. Department of Immigration's efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal aliens into the country. Desperate ... See full summary »

50. Friend Indeed (1937)
10 min | Short, History
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Pete Smith tells the story of 'Sparky', a German shepherd dog trained to lead his blind master, a country doctor who lost his sight in a fire, and now has to depend upon the dog to lead him... See full summary »

Writer: Barney Gerard |  Director: Fred Zinnemann |  Stars: Pete Smith, Mary Gordon