Connections: D.O.A.

Movies connected to one another through second billed performers.
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
D.O.A. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why. (83 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
2.
Watch the Birdie (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A cameraman helps a heiress to get rid off her finacial adviser, who wants to get her money. (71 mins.)
Director: Jack Donohue
“ Connected to "D.O.A." by Pamela Britton. ” - smitty008
 
3.
Inside Straight (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Rip MacCool has learned early in life that "money talks" (and other stuff walks), as does the audience via flashbacks... (87 mins.)
Director: Gerald Mayer
“ Connected to "Watch the Birdie" by Arlene Dahl. ” - smitty008
 
4.
Mr. Imperium (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A beautiful singer/dancer turned actress and playboy crown prince turned monarch have their clandestine... (87 mins.)
Director: Don Hartman
“ Connected to "inside Straight" by Barry Sullivan. ” - smitty008
 
5.
Strictly Dishonorable (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
(86 mins.)
“ Connected to "Mr. Imperium" by Ezio Pinza. ” - smitty008
 
6.
Angels in the Outfield (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager... (99 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ Connected to "Strictly Dishonorable" by Janet Leigh. ” - smitty008
 
7.
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious... (89 mins.)
“ Connected to "Angels in the Outfield" by Keenan Wynne. ” - smitty008
 
8.
Skirts Ahoy! (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a naval base. However, their greatest trouble... (109 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
“ Connected to "It's a Big Country" by Keefe Brassel ” - smitty008
 
9.
It Grows on Trees (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
What happens when an American family gets two trees that grow spendable money. (84 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ Connected to "Skirts Ahoy" by Joan Evans. ” - smitty008
 
10.
The Robe (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards. (135 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Connected to "It Grows on Trees" by Dean Jagger. ” - smitty008
 
11.
The Actress (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress.... (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Connected to "The Robe" by Jean Simmons ” - smitty008
 
12.
Track of the Cat (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family... (102 mins.)
“ Connected to "The Actress" by Teresa Wright. ” - smitty008
 
13.
An Annapolis Story (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Two brothers, enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy on the verge of the Korean War, fall in love with the same girl. (81 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ Connected to "Track of the Cat" by Diana Lynn. ” - smitty008
 
14.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
15.
Battle Hell (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1949, during the Chinese Civil War, British warship H.M.S. Amethyst sails up the Yangtse river but on the return trip finds its way blocked by a barrage fire from the Communist Chinese shore batteries. (113 mins.)
“ Connected to "D-Day the Sixth of June" by Richard Todd. ” - smitty008
 
16.
Hell Drivers (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets. (108 mins.)
“ Connected to "Battle Hell" by William Hartnell. ” - smitty008
 
17.
Action of the Tiger (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner. (93 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ Connected to "Hell Drivers" by Herbert Lom. ” - smitty008
 
18.
The Foxiest Girl in Paris (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Haute Couture mannequin in Paris becomes involved in the activities of two rival jewel thief gangs. (95 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
“ Connected to "Action of the Tiger" by Martine Carol. ” - smitty008
 
19.
Tabarin (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Jacques Forestier, also a choreographer, an art decorator and a stage producer, is the very competent manager of "Tabarin"... (110 mins.)
Director: Richard Pottier
“ Connected to "The Foxiest Girl in Paris" by Mischa Auer. ” - smitty008
 
20.
Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Women (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Martine runs a sports center for women ,but they are short of the readies .To avoid seizure,she turns her health club into a nightclub with plenty of whiskey and wild women. (90 mins.)
“ Connected to "Tabarin" by Annie Cordy. ” - smitty008
 
21.
Babette Goes to War (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Comedy about a naive French country girl in London who helps the war effort by parachuting into German-occupied France to help kidnap an important German general. She bungles through to a heroic finish of plot and counter-plot. (106 mins.)
Director: Christian Jaque
“ Connected to "Cigarettes, Whiskey, and Wild Women" by Jean Carmet. ” - smitty008
 
22.
The Itchy Palm (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A widow in her fifties,Madame Lacoste ,meets Jean when they both come to put their pussy in a cattery.The man borrows a hefty sum from her ,to send his sick young son to breathe the fresh air of the country ,or so he said. (94 mins.)
Director: Gérard Oury
“ Connected to "Babette Goes to War" by Jacques Charrier. ” - smitty008
 
23.
The Dam on the Yellow River (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Anti-Communist propaganda flick, in which the victory of Mao Tse-Tung's People's Liberation Army is seen through the eyes of an American journalist reporting from the Nationalists'side. (95 mins.)
Director: Renzo Merusi
“ Connected to "The Itchy Palm" by Franca Bettoia. ” - smitty008
 
24.
Legions of the Nile (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Roman Emperor Octavian rules the empire from Rome, and his rival Marc Antony has taken Egyptian queen... (100 mins.)
“ Connected to "The Dam on the Yellow River" by Georges Marchal. ” - smitty008
 
25.
The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career... (166 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
“ Connected to "Legions of the Nile" by Ettore Manni. ” - smitty008
 
26.
Love and the Frenchwoman (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The seven stages of woman - seven stories about French women and love in the sixties. (143 mins.)
“ Connected to "The Battle of Austerlitz" by Martine Carol. ” - smitty008
 
27.
The Great Spy Chase (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies... (109 mins.)
Director: Georges Lautner
“ Connected to "Love and the Frenchwoman" by Pierre-Jean Vaillard. ” - smitty008
 
28.
The Real Bargain (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The eccentric Comtesse de Saint-Plâs sells a black Citroën DS to car dealer Paul Souflé. He sells it to the young mathematics teacher Jacques Denzac who is about to marry. (90 mins.)
Director: Michel Drach
 
29.
Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When his father dies, young lad travels to Milan to attend the funeral and decides to follow in his father's footsteps as a gigolo. He is successful at finding rich women to prey on, but finds himself caught up in a bidding war. (91 mins.)
“ Connected to "The Real Bargain" by Edwige Feuillère. ” - smitty008
 
30.
The Falling Man (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Henry Silva is a police inspector. A gang of robbers killed his son and he is accused of having killed a police informer and is kicked out of the Department. He will have to do all by himself to discover the truth. (95 mins.)
Director: Hal Brady
“ Connected to "Listen, Let's Make Love" by Beba Loncar. ” - smitty008
 
31.
The Monitors (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel. (92 mins.)
Director: Jack Shea
“ Connected to "The Falling Man" by Keenan Wynne. ” - smitty008
 
32.
Ginger in the Morning (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An attractive young hitchhiker named Ginger meets and and takes up with a lonely, middle-aged advertising executive who is recently divorced... (90 mins.)
Director: Gordon Wiles
“ Connected to "The Monitors" by Susan Oliver. ” - smitty008
 
33.
Mr. Sycamore (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree. (87 mins.)
Director: Pancho Kohner
“ Connected to "Ginger in the Morning" by Mark Miller. ” - smitty008
 
34.
God Told Me To (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to." (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
“ Connected to "God Told Me To" by Sandy Dennis. ” - smitty008
 
35.
The Sentinel (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably cheap Brooklyn Heights apartment, where weird occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
“ Connected to "God Told Me To" by Deborah Raffin. ” - smitty008
 
36.
The Duellists (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels. (100 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Connected to "The Sentinal" by Cristina Raines. ” - smitty008
 
37.
Blue Collar (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three workers, Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel) and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto), are working... (114 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
38.
Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Connected to "Blue Collar" by Yaphet Kotto. ” - smitty008
 
39.
Eyewitness (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Eccentric Vietnam War vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a TV reporter he has a huge crush on. The cops suspect his loser best friend. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
40.
The Amateur (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge... (112 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
“ Connected to "Eyewitness" by Christopher Plummer. ” - smitty008
 
41.
Red Kiss (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
1952, Paris. Nadia, a Red Diaper baby, has a sister, Polish parents, and at 15 is an active Communist... (112 mins.)
Director: Véra Belmont
“ Connected to "The Amateur" by Marthe Keller. ” - smitty008
 
42.
The Belly of an Architect (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An American architect arrives in Italy, supervising an exhibition for a French architect, Boullée, who is famous for his oval structures... (119 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
“ Connected to "Red Kiss" by Lambert Wilson. ” - smitty008
 
43.
Twins (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is short, a womanizer, and small-time crook. (107 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Connected to "The Belly of an Architect" by Chloe Webb. ” - smitty008
 
44.
The War of the Roses (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle. (116 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Connected to "Twins" by Danny DeVito. ” - smitty008
 
45.
V.I. Warshawski (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kanew
“ Connected to "The War of the Roses" by Kathleen Turner. ” - smitty008
 
46.
Defenseless (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A lawyer is hired to defend an old college friend accused of murdering her husband. (104 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ Connected to "V.I. Warshawski" by Jay O. Edwards. ” - smitty008
 
47.
Thunderheart (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Connected to "Defenseless" by Sam Shepard. ” - smitty008
 
48.
Rain Without Thunder (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
It's the year 2042 and the threat is real...women are going to prison for terminating their pregnancies. An investigating reporter is determined to reveal the truth behind the convictions. (85 mins.)
Director: Gary O. Bennett
“ Connected to "Thunderheart" by Graham Greene. Second Billed was Katharine Crost. As this was her only credited role, here the list ends. ” - smitty008