Highest Rated Titles With Dalton Trumbo
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3. Papillon (1973)
R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
4. Roman Holiday (1953)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
6. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
R | 111 min | Drama, War
Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death --- a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, ... See full summary »
7. Gun Crazy (1950)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
8. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Approved | 107 min | Drama, Western
A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
9. Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)
Passed | 105 min | Drama, Family
A Norwegian farmer lovingly raises his daughter in rural World War II-era Benson Junction, Wisconsin.
10. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
Passed | 138 min | Drama, History, War
In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.
12. The Prowler (1951)
92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way.
13. I Married a Witch (1942)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.
14. The Way We Were (1973)
PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
15. Kitty Foyle (1940)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Kitty Foyle, a hard-working white-collar girl from a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania low, middle-class family, meets and falls in love with young socialite Wyn Strafford but his family is against her.
16. A Man to Remember (1938)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance
Doctor John Abbott is a single parent who settles in the town of Westport, with his son Dick, trying to eke out a living for them. He also inherits, by way of his doorstep, an unwanted baby... See full summary »
17. The Fixer (1968)
M | 132 min | Drama
In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bog, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.
18. Five Came Back (1939)
Passed | 75 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. Crashing into jungles known to be ... See full summary »
19. Career (1959)
105 min | Drama
More than anything in the world, Sam Lawson wants to be a successful actor. Is he willing to sacrifice his wife, happiness and personal reputation to achieve his goal?
20. The Two-Headed Spy (1958)
93 min | Drama, Thriller, War
This movie is based on a true story as written in A.P. Scotland's autobiography "The London Cage". The plot has greatly exaggerated the actual events of A.P. Scotland's experiences, including the addition of a fictional love interest.
22. A Guy Named Joe (1943)
Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War
Maj. Pete Sandidge is a very able pilot who seems to have a streak of luck as far as flying goes. World War II is raging and Pete has come out of it pretty so far. He even has a beautiful ... See full summary »
23. He Ran All the Way (1951)
77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The uptight and dumb small time thief Nick Robey and his partner and only friend Al Molin steal $10,000.00 from a man, but the heist goes wrong. Al Molin is killed by a policeman and Nick ... See full summary »
25. Emergency Wedding (1950)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy
In this remake of 1941's "You Belong to Me," a young millionaire, Peter J. Kirk, Jr., fails in all of his attempts to emulate his successful father. He meets and marries Dr. Heln Hunt, who ... See full summary »
26. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.
27. The Brave One (1956)
100 min | Drama, Family
A young Mexican boy tirelessly tries to save his pet bull from death at the hands of a celebrated matador.
28. Exodus (1960)
Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History
The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer ... See full summary »
29. Cowboy (1958)
Approved | 92 min | Western
Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves, he joins Tom Reece and his cattle-driving outfit. Soon,... See full summary »
30. Johnny Got His Gun (2008)
75 min | Drama
The story of a young American soldier hit by an artillery shell on the last day of the First World War. The film takes place in the mind of a quadruple amputee who has also lost his eyes, ... See full summary »
31. Terror in a Texas Town (1958)
Approved | 80 min | Western
A Swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land.
32. The Last Sunset (1961)
Approved | 112 min | Romance, Western
Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to a drunkard getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman ... See full summary »
33. The Brothers Rico (1957)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.
34. Executive Action (1973)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History
Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
37. The Horsemen (1971)
GP | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their ... See full summary »
39. FTA (1972)
R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows ... See full summary »
Writers: Michael Alaimo, Len Chandler, Pamela Donegan, Nancy Dowd, Rita Martinson, Robin Menken, Holly Near, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Francine Parker | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Pamela Donegan, Len Chandler
40. The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Delia Jordan's father is murdered and some very valuable jewelry stolen. She hires Michael Lanyard (aka The Lone Wolf), a retired-and-reformed jewel thief to find the killer and the jewels.... See full summary »
41. Hawaii (1966)
Approved | 189 min | Drama
Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But ... See full summary »
42. The Boss (1956)
89 min | Drama
Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne's persuasive performance as "The Boss."
43. The Gangster (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner: the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.
44. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »
45. Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence (1939)
Approved | 62 min | Drama
New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.
46. Always (1989)
PG | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy
A romantic adventure about a legendary pilot's passion for dare-devil firefighting and his girl.
47. Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Cricket West is a hopeful actress with a plan and a pair of vocal chords that bring down the house. Along with her eccentric aunt, she plays host to the local jockeys, whose leader is the ... See full summary »
48. Everybody Sing (1938)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of trouble at her exclusive private and very conservative school. She is expelled when she starts singing in a Jazzy style in her music ... See full summary »
49. Jealousy (1945)
71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The wife of an alcoholic writer must take a job as a taxi driver to make ends meet. A young man she picks up as a fare befriends her, but when her husband is found murdered, the police suspect she and her new "friend" committed the murder.