Most Popular Titles With Cornel Wilde
4. 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.
5. The Scarlet Coat (1955)
Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.
6. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
30 min | Comedy, Family
The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »
9. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Not Rated | 152 min | Drama, Family, Romance
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.
Votes: 10,148 | Gross: $36.00M
11. The Big Combo (1955)
87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
12. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.
15. Gargoyles (1972 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Horror
An anthropologist/paleontologist and his daughter, while traveling through the southwestern US, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles.
16. High Sierra (1941)
Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.
17. The Naked Prey (1965)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari ... See full summary »
18. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »
19. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »
20. 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. The Fifth Musketeer (1979)
PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille. The king wants to increase his popularity and ... See full summary »
23. Road House (1948)
Passed | 95 min | Action, Drama, Film-Noir
A night club owner becomes infatuated with a torch singer and frames his best friend/manager for embezzlement when the chanteuse falls in love with him.
27. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)
30 min | Drama
When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »
29. Forever Amber (1947)
Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
30. Sword of Lancelot (1963)
116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
This period action classic features Cornel Wilde, who also co-produced and directed this film, as Lancelot, the bravest knight of the Round Table.
31. The Greatest Show on Earth (1963–1964)
60 min | Drama, Family
Johnny Slate is the big boss who successfully keeps the circus running as it moves from town to town. He manages to deal with the unexpected frequently and uses Otto King, the accountant, as a sounding board.
35. Omar Khayyam (1957)
101 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance
During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.
36. Constantine and the Cross (1961)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Biopic of Constantine the Great, set between 293-312 AD, from his days as Tribune to his accession as Roman Emperor of Gaul under the tetrarchy system and ending with his battle against the usurper Roman Emperor Maxentius in Rome.
37. Edge of Eternity (1959)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the 1950s, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin is pressured by his community to solve a string of mysterious murders around a mining ghost town in Grand Canyon.
40. 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.
43. Hot Blood (1956)
85 min | Drama, Musical
Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it.
44. Centennial Summer (1946)
102 min | History, Musical
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
45. The Walls of Jericho (1948)
106 min | Drama
After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julia Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria... See full summary »
46. Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure
Jean-Paul rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo, and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his ... See full summary »
49. Main Street to Broadway (1953)
Approved | 103 min | Music, Romance
In New York, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a stage ... See full summary »
51. The Homestretch (1947)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, ... See full summary »
52. Storm Fear (1955)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After being wounded by a bullet, bank robber Charlie Blake seeks shelter with his gang at his brother's mountain retreat. There he rekindles his romance with his brother's wife and reconnects with the boy he believes is his son.
53. 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" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.
54. Sharks' Treasure (1975)
PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure
Eccentric charter skipper Jim Carnahan and his team of hard-luck dreamers battle sharks, bandits and their own greed to recover sunken treasure off the coast of Honduras.
55. Shockproof (1949)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jenny Marsh, still dangerously attractive after 5 years in prison for killing a man in defense of her shady lover Harry, clashes at first with parole officer Griff Marat, who's determined ... See full summary »
57. Passion (1954)
Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Western
In Mexican California, a land feud erupts and murder is committed when rich landowner Don Domingo reneges on an earlier verbal promise made by his father to grant to the tenant Melo family a piece of land.
58. Maracaibo (1958)
88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In Venezuela during the 1950s, a vacationing Texas oilman is asked to help extinguish an oil derrick fire and he succumbs to the charms of a visiting New York novelist.
59. Wintertime (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and ... See full summary »
61. Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)
85 min | Drama
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world... See full summary »
62. California Conquest (1952)
Passed | 78 min | Adventure, History, Romance
The period is the 1840's and California is part of Mexico. Many of the citizens wish to become part of the United States. Other countries are also interested and the Russians have ... See full summary »
65. Star of India (1954)
Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Romance
Squire Pierre St. Laurent returns from wars in India to 17th-century provincial France to find his estate confiscated by governor Narbonne, for back taxes, and resold to Katrina, a Dutch ... See full summary »
66. Manila Calling (1942)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, War
When the Japanese capture the principal radio station of the American Radio Communications Company in the Philippines, the staff manages to escape into the jungle, tie up with a band of ... See full summary »
67. Lady with Red Hair (1940)
Approved | 78 min | Biography, Drama
A messy divorce leaves Mrs. Leslie Carter shunned by Chicago society for being an adulteress and forbidden from having custody of her son. She's determined to return to her hometown in a ... See full summary »
70. Who Do You Trust? (1956–1963)
30 min | Game-Show
Married pairs of contestants were asked to answer questions, the husband deciding whether he or she would answer. The original emcee Edgar Bergen was later replaced by Johnny Carson.
71. The Devil's Hairpin (1957)
83 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Cocky car racer Nick Jargin has retired since he nearly caused the death of his brother at a hairpin bend on a circuit. He now holds a trendy café who keeps him busy full time until one day... See full summary »
74. Saadia (1953)
Approved | 82 min | Drama
Saadia is a wild, strange Arab girl whose life has been dominated by a local sorceress, a vengeful outcast in the community, who has convinced her she has the "evil eye" and brings disaster... See full summary »
80. Kisses for Breakfast (1941)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
Rodney has just married the often engaged Juliette and they are both ready to leave on their honeymoon. However, Clara showed up and Rodney sneaks out to talk to her. Clara is blackmailing ... See full summary »
82. The Joe Pyne Show (1965–1967)
60 min | Talk-Show
Joe Pyne was a talk-show host with a confrontational style who often had guests on his show with whom he disagreed politically and/or philosophically. If the "discussion" got too heated, Pyne would often throw the guest off the show.
83. The Perfect Snob (1941)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
Her mother (Greenwood) wants her to find wealth; her father (Ruggles) tells her to seek love. She (Bari) finds both in Hawaiian hunk (Wilde).
88. Inside Beverly Hills (1956 TV Special)
90 min | News
NBC special celebrating the 50th anniversary of Beverly Hills hosted by Art Linkletter with tours of star homes, live entertainment, and comedy sketches.
92. The Rhythm Party (1936)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Music
In a parlor/party setting, Dr. Sigmund Spaeth), the pianist tune-detector, demonstrates to his guests how the melodies of many songs and symphonies resemble each other. Among the guests ... See full summary »
93. Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Premiere (1955)
10 min | Short
Ralph Staub takes his Screen Snapshots camera to a Hollywood premiere where Cornel Wilde is acting as master of ceremonies, and where George Jessel, who never missed a super market opening,... See full summary »
Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
An Evening to Remember
30 min | Comedy, Family
Cornel Wilde has a car accident while traveling through Springfield. The person who hit his car just happens to be a client of Jim Anderson. Due to a mix up with Jim's secretary, Cornel ... See full summary »
Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Charlie's Cherubs/Stalag 3
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three insurance secretaries want to solve a crime by emulating their idols on "Charlie's Angels" (1976)_; and a quartet of World War II veterans reunite in the hope of recovering a treasure stolen by the Nazis.
Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)
Coast to Coast
30 min | Drama
Up and coming Hollywood star Damon Phillips is about to be married to another star, and big offers are on the way, yet he has one nagging worry- that his first wife that he ran out on will ... See full summary »
Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Deliveries in the Rear/Stop Killing Me/Dead Weight
TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Anatomy teacher John Fletcher, who uses grave robbers to get bodies, learns a lesson. / A strange woman goes to the police to report her husband for attempted murder. / Criminal Landau doubts the credentials of aging exporter Bullivant.