Most Popular Titles With Jules Dassin
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1. 60 Minutes (1968– )
60 min | Documentary, News | Active
A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.
5. Night and the City (1992)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama
The story about a cheating and incompetent lawyer (Harry Fabian) who suddenly gets obsessed on becoming a boxing promoter.
6. The Naked City (1948)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran ... See full summary »
7. Brute Force (1947)
Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.
8. Reunion in France (1942)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.
9. The Canterville Ghost (1944)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ... See full summary »
11. Night and the City (1950)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
13. Thieves' Highway (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
14. The Law (1959)
114 min | Drama
Illicit passions pervade an Italian town, where men gather nightly for the cynical "game of the law."
15. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
16. He Who Must Die (1957)
122 min | Drama
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ... See full summary »
17. 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
85 min | Drama
Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair, Maria becomes obsessed with a recent ... See full summary »
18. Uptight (1968)
M | 104 min | Drama
Black revolutionaries are betrayed by one of their own. Based on the 1935 classic, "The Informer."
19. Crack in the Mirror (1960)
97 min | Crime, Drama
Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ... See full summary »
20. A Dream of Passion (1978)
R | 110 min | Drama
Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy "Medea" (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. As a publicity stunt, ... See full summary »
21. A Letter for Evie (1946)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Evie's co-workers at the uniform shirt factory, and her almost-fiancée's inability to kiss, inspire her to slip a letter into a size sixteen-and-a-half shirt for some anonymous soldier. ... See full summary »
22. Nazi Agent (1942)
83 min | Crime, Drama
A story of German-born identical twins (both played by Veidt), one a loyal American and the other, a Nazi official. The American is forced to help a group of German spies, but eventually ... See full summary »
23. The Affairs of Martha (1942)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Romance
Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposé.
24. Two Smart People (1946)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Director Jules Dassin (Night and the City) combines the best of film noir, crime caper and romance in this little gem starring Lucille Ball, John Hodiak and Lloyd Nolan.
26. Phaedra (1962)
115 min | Drama
A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, ... See full summary »
28. Young Ideas (1943)
77 min | Comedy
Academy Award-winner* Mary Astor (The Maltese Falcon) stars as a widow whose grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor in this charming, offbeat comedy directed by... See full summary »
29. The Tell-Tale Heart (1941)
Approved | 20 min | Crime, Mystery, Short
In this classic Edgar Allan Poe story, a man commits a murder, but afterward the victim's beating heart torments the murderer's mind.
30. Buzz (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A journey to places, where the overseen Hollywood screenwriter Albert Isaac "Buzz" Bezzerides lived and worked, revealing the operation of Hollywood's production system in the 40ies, 50ies, 60ies and more ...
37. Modern Greeks: Melina Mercouri (2007 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, Biography
She was born Anna Amalia Mercouri or Maria Amalia Mercouri, and became well-known to international audiences when she starred in the 1960 film Never on Sunday, directed by her husband Jules... See full summary »
38. The Long Haul of A.I. Bezzerides (2005)
61 min | Documentary
A celebration of the life of singular artist, A.I. Bezzerides; novelist, screenwriter, contemporary of William Faulkner and John Fante, and the last of the proletariat poets.
60 Minutes (1968– )
Losing Their Marbles/Bad Medicine/Married Priests
"Losing Their Marbles" looks at how a debate over ancient marble statues is heating up between Britain and Greece. "Bad Medicine" examines how prescription drugs can be tampered with as ... See full summary »