Most Popular Titles With Robert Shaw
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1. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
2. Time After Time (1979)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period.
3. Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
4. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama
A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.
5. Berlin Express (1948)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.
6. Tobacco Road (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a ... See full summary »
7. Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
PG | 119 min | Music, Romance, Drama
Willie Nelson is a country singer on the road caught in a romantic triangle with Dyan Cannon and Amy Irving, the daughter of one of his longtime musical sidekick.
8. Captain from Castile (1947)
Not Rated | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
10. Adam Had Four Sons (1941)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Romance
Early 1905, French governess Emilie Gallatin (Ingrid Bergman) is hired to care of a luxurious family mansion and the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard (Warner Baxter) and his wife, Molly ... See full summary »
11. Johnny Apollo (1940)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The son of a jailed Wall Street broker turns to crime to pay for his father's release.
12. Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final.
13. Lillian Russell (1940)
Approved | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
14. The Late George Apley (1947)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy
George and Catherine Apley of Boston lead a proper life in the proper social circle, as did the Apleys before them. When grown daughter Eleanor falls in love with Howard (from New York!), ... See full summary »
15. The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms... See full summary »
16. Young People (1940)
Approved | 79 min | Drama
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ... See full summary »
17. Star Dust (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »
18. Rose of Washington Square (1939)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Musical
A singer becomes a star in the Ziegfeld Follies, but her marriage to a con man has a bad effect on her career.
19. Sex Hygiene (1942)
30 min | Short, Drama
Several servicemen relax by playing pool, but one of them goes off to spend time with a prostitute. Later, he discovers he has contracted a venereal disease. A graphic and frank ... See full summary »
20. The Great Profile (1940)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy
Barrymore lampoons himself. A famous actor, given to drink, nearly destroys the show, but his leading lady returns to save it. Meanwhile a young girl tries to reform him.
21. Rise and Shine (1941)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Stupid football player is kidnapped by gangsters. Lunatics abound: former footballer now dancer, professor interested in magic, gangster who makes horse noises when excited.
22. Here I Am a Stranger (1939)
82 min | Drama
Young Englishman (Greene) meets his real father (Dix) in America, a former alcoholic. They both grow in getting know one another.
23. 20,000 Men a Year (1939)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Pilot disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
25. Sailor's Lady (1940)
67 min | Comedy
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a... See full summary »
26. The Sky's No Limit (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Story of the lives, loves and personal problems of three women astronaut candidates planning to be the first women in space.
27. Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
79 min | Comedy
When a waiter gives a society girl a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
29. Ride on Vaquero (1941)
64 min | Western
Honest robber Cisco despises kidnapping and aids the law in unearthing a kidnapping gang. He also flirts with a dance hall girl.
30. Quick Millions (1939)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy
In Hollywood the Jones family runs into crooks who convince them they have inherited a gold mine at the Grand Canyon.
31. Boy Friend (1939)
70 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
32. Son of the Guardsman (1946)
England, 12th century. David Trent is a nobleman who forms an outlaw group to combat his evil uncle Sir Edgar Bullard. Bullard has kidnapped Louise, the daughter of his rival Lord Markham. ... See full summary »
33. Golden Hoofs (1941)
68 min | Comedy
Jane's grandfather must sell his trotting horse farm. She falls for the business-minded young man who buys it and hopes to teach him the pleasures of trotting.
34. Manhattan Heartbeat (1940)
72 min | Drama
A couple can't make ends meet. He is an airplane mechanic and makes extra money testing planes. When the baby arrives things get better.