Most Popular Titles With Robert Preston
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1. The Last Starfighter (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A video-gaming boy, seemingly doomed to stay at his trailer park home all his life, finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.
2. Victor Victoria (1982)
PG | 132 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
3. The Music Man (1962)
Approved | 151 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A con man comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.
4. How the West Was Won (1962)
Approved | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
5. S.O.B. (1981)
R | 122 min | Comedy
A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
7. Mame (1974)
PG | 132 min | Musical
The musical revolves around the antics of Mame Dennis, a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric with a flare for life and a razor sharp wit. Her life is suddenly changed when she becomes the ... See full summary »
9. Semi-Tough (1977)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.
10. Junior Bonner (1972)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.
11. Beau Geste (1939)
Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight... See full summary »
12. Union Pacific (1939)
Passed | 135 min | Drama, Western
In 1862, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads compete westward across the wilderness toward California.
14. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.
15. Child's Play (1972)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.
16. This Gun for Hire (1942)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When hired killer Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he's is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.
18. Wake Island (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
19. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
21. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.
22. Tulsa (1949)
Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance
It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells... See full summary »
23. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
25. Blood on the Moon (1948)
Passed | 88 min | Action, Drama, Western
Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.
26. Variety Girl (1947)
93 min | Comedy, Musical
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, ... See full summary »
27. Climax! (1954–1958)
60 min | Drama
This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.
28. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »
29. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
Approved | 124 min | Drama
In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »
30. North West Mounted Police (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He ... See full summary »
31. The Last Frontier (1955)
Approved | 98 min | History, Western
Crude and uncivilized backwoods trapper Jed Cooper and his two partners sign up as scouts in a remote Oregon army fort, manned chiefly by untrained rookie soldiers. Jed, flirting with the ... See full summary »
32. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)
90 min | Comedy
Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »
33. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
60 min | Drama
Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.
34. Rehearsal for Murder (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.
35. Whispering Smith (1948)
Passed | 88 min | Western
Legendary railroad detective Whispering Smith becomes convinced that old friend and colleague Murray Sinclair has joined a criminal band to loot the railroad.
36. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Robert Preston is retired and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Mary Tyler Moore who is ... See full summary »
39. The Macomber Affair (1947)
Approved | 89 min | Adventure
Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ... See full summary »
42. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)
60 min | Music
Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" ... See full summary »
43. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's ... See full summary »
44. Outrage! (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
After a technicality results in the release of a man being tried for the rape and murder of a young woman, her father murders the man. Admitting his guilt and refusing to use temporary ... See full summary »
47. My Outlaw Brother (1951)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Romance, Western
A young man travels to Mexico in search of his brother, who has become involved with a dangerous gang.
48. The Lady Gambles (1949)
99 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling.