Most Popular Titles With Joseph Cotten
6. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
7. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 325 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
Votes: 9,770 | Gross: $1.50M
8. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
9. Soylent Green (1973)
PG | 97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a CEO with ties to the world's main food supply.
10. The Virginian (1962–1971)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »
11. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 113,360 | Gross: $0.45M
12. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.
15. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.
Votes: 24,956 | Gross: $14.50M
17. Gaslight (1944)
Passed | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane.
21. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Unrated | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
An aging, reclusive Southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
22. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »
24. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »
25. 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.
26. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Dr. Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
28. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
31. Duel in the Sun (1946)
Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore
Votes: 6,298 | Gross: $20.40M
33. The Grasshopper (1970)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Wide-eyed nineteen year old Christine Adams decides on a whim to leave her broken family life in small town British Columbia to move to Los Angeles to be with her boyfriend Eddie Molina, ... See full summary »
35. Under Capricorn (1949)
Approved | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.
36. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
R | 146 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ... See full summary »
38. Othello (1952)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with one of his officers Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter lieutenant named Iago.
39. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »
40. A Blueprint for Murder (1953)
Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Whitney Cameron suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece, but without proof how does he prevent the murder of his nephew?
42. 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.
44. Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
R | 112 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama
Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,585 | Gross: $3.69M
46. The Last Sunset (1961)
Approved | 112 min | Drama, 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 »
47. Lady Frankenstein (1971)
R | 99 min | Horror
When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's ... See full summary »
48. Baron Blood (1972)
PG | 90 min | Horror
A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had... See full summary »
49. September Affair (1950)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »
51. Beyond the Forest (1949)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she ... See full summary »
52. Checkmate (1960–1962)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
53. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.
54. The Steel Trap (1952)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A Bank officer discovers a flaw in the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil and decides to take advantage of it. On Friday, he steals a million dollars from the bank, knowing it won't be ... See full summary »
55. The Screaming Woman (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Horror, Drama, Thriller
A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »
56. Suspicion (1957–1958)
60 min | Drama
The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »
59. Journey Into Fear (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board.
60. City Beneath the Sea (1971 TV Movie)
G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit an underwater city called Pacifica. They find that they must defend their city against hostile alien forces.
63. Caravans (1978)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History
The story happens in 1948, in a fictional country, called Zakharstan (in the novel "Caravans" is probably Afghanistan). Mark Miller (Michael Sarazyn) is a young U.S. Embassy employee who is... See full summary »
Votes: 519 | Gross: $1.00M
64. From the Earth to the Moon (1958)
101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In 1868, American inventor Victor Barbicane develops a powerful military explosive that he also uses as fuel for a moon-bound rocket manned by himself and a motley crew.
65. The Money Trap (1965)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When half a million dollars disappears from a doctor office's safe, the cops assigned to the burglary case, Joe and Pete, decide to find the money and keep it for themselves.
66. White Comanche (1968)
93 min | Drama, Western
William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the ... See full summary »
70. Love Letters (1945)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...
71. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)
90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy
This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.
72. The Survivor (1981)
87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A plane crashes just after takeoff and the only survivor, the pilot walks out of the wreckage. He doesn't remember the explosion or the crash, but 300 passengers & crew are dead. As the investigation goes on people are wanting answers.
74. The Killer Is Loose (1956)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.
75. Concorde Affaire '79 (1979)
96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A reporter tries to stop the crash of an aircraft after uncovering an airline's plot to save their business by sabotaging Concorde flights and have them decommissioned.
76. Bus Stop (1961–1962)
60 min | Drama
Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.
78. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )
30 min | Drama
An anthology series usually starring Miss Stanwyck with her character either facing difficulties or overcoming peril. Several of the episodes were pilots, none of them turned into series.
79. Latitude Zero (1969)
G | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That's when monsters and mutants sent by the captain's rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.
80. The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Approved | 91 min | Western
A look at what happened to Custer and his troops at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Custer, an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into ... See full summary »
81. The Man with a Cloak (1951)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In 1848 NYC, a Frenchwoman visits exiled former French Marshal Thevenet to ask for his financial help in behalf of his French grandson but Thevenet's house staff schemes to kill him and take his fortune.
82. Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Reverend Jim Jones, the priest of an independent church in the South American country Guyana, orders his followers to commit suicide. But not all of them follow him blindly and begin to think on their own.
84. Two Flags West (1950)
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
Forced by circumstances,Confederate POWs and Union soldiers join forces against Indians but old animosities resurface during their fragile alliance.
85. A Delicate Balance (1973)
PG | 133 min | Drama
A well-to-do Connecticut family is upended when the grown daughter's godparents, seized by a nameless terror, decide they've come to live with them.
86. The Devil's Daughter (1973 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Horror
A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to Satan when she was born is told by Satan that she must marry a fellow demon.
87. The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 148 min | Crime, Drama
Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.
89. Syndicate Sadists (1975)
R | 90 min | Crime, Action, Thriller
A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.
91. Off to See the Wizard (1967–1968)
60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Family-oriented TV series, produced by MGM, in which animated versions of the "Wizard of Oz" characters were used as wrap-arounds to introduce various family-oriented films from the MGM ... See full summary »
92. The Wild Heart (1952)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance
A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a ... See full summary »
95. The Angel Wore Red (1960)
99 min | Action, Drama, War
A clergyman leaves the priesthood over the church's indifferent position during the Spanish Civil War but finds himself attracted to a beautiful entertainer.
98. Jack of Diamonds (1967)
Unrated | 108 min | Crime, Drama
The protege of a famous cat burglar reluctantly agrees to join forces with a lesser criminal in the daring heist of several famous jewels from a seemingly impenetrable vault.
100. Lydia (1941)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the ... See full summary »