Highest Rated Director Titles With Edgar G. Ulmer
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1. People on Sunday (1930)
Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »
3. The Black Cat (1934)
65 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror
American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.
Votes: 7,821 | Gross: $0.24M
4. Ruthless (1948)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by ... See full summary »
5. The Naked Dawn (1955)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico, at the dawn of the automobile, modern bandit Santiago burglarizes train freight cars and falls in love with a poor farmer's wife.
6. The Strange Woman (1946)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman.
7. The Singing Blacksmith (1938)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Musical
Moishe Oysher gives his most robust performance as a passionate shtetl blacksmith who must struggle against temptation to become a mensch. Ulmer's film is a musical version of David Pinski's classic 1906 play Yankl der Schmid.
8. Carnegie Hall (1947)
Approved | 144 min | Music, Drama
A mother (Marsha Hunt) wants her son (William Prince) to grow up to be a pianist good enough to play at Carnegie Hall but, when grown, the son prefers to play with Vaughan Monroe's ... See full summary »
9. I pirati di Capri (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi, are trying to restore freedom to the people of Naples in 1799. The Queen is ... See full summary »
10. Club Havana (1945)
Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Mystery
Edgar G. Ulmer directed this film about a number of different characters unfolding love, hate, and death problems during an evening in a fashionable Latin nightclub.
11. Her Sister's Secret (1946)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
A WWII tale of romance that begins during New Orlean's "Mardi Gras" celebration when a soldier and a girl meet and fall in love. He asks her to marry him but she decides to wait until his ... See full summary »
14. The Cavern (1964)
94 min | War, Drama, Adventure
Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
15. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)
Passed | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck), The Count of Monte Cristo, rides again in 1832, this time accompanied by (or stood in for) his countess wife, Haydee (Lenore Aubert. He is out for vengeance ... See full summary »
16. Green Fields (1937)
Passed | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
Ulmer's soulful, open-air adaptation of Peretz Hirshbein's classic play heralded the Golden Age of Yiddish cinema. When an ascetic young scholar ventures into the countryside, searching for... See full summary »
Votes: 79 | Gross: $0.08M
17. Strange Illusion (1945)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Paul, a young man whose father was once lieutenant Governor of California before his untimely death, has a strange, recurring dream in which his mother falls in love with a dangerous man (... See full summary »
18. Der Meineidbauer (1956)
104 min | Drama
After his step brother Jacob dies in an accident, farmer Matthias Ferner learns from Paula, Jacob's spouse of many years, that she and her two children will inherit the whole farm. She ... See full summary »
20. So Young So Bad (1950)
Approved | 91 min | Drama
A psychiatrist and nurse overthrow the abusive heads of a girls' reform school in order to teach the "unfortunate" young women that they have a chance at healthy lives.
24. St. Benny the Dip (1951)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime
A gang of con artists disguise themselves as clerics in order to pull off a job, but soon find that even pretending to be religious people is having an effect on them.
26. Americaner Shadchen (1940)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Nat Silver has been engaged 7 times already. This time, his 8th, he's really going to get married. But a visitor shows up, Shirley's old boyfriend. With a gun ! He'll kill himself unless he... See full summary »
27. My Son, the Hero (1943)
66 min | Comedy
A broken down boxing promoter finds that his son has become a hero fighting in the pacific and is about to come home for a war bond tour. Trouble is, he's been lying about how successful ... See full summary »
28. The Man from Planet X (1951)
Approved | 71 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.
29. Journey Beneath the Desert (1961)
105 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A helicopter crashes in the desert, and the crew winds up in the underground city of Atlantis and get mixed up in a slave revolt.
30. Prisoner of Japan (1942)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, War
On a small tropical island in the South Pacific, David Bowman (Alan Baxter), a young American planter, finds himself pitted against a ruthless Japanese agent, Matsuru (Ernst Deutsch). He ... See full summary »
Votes: 31 | Gross: $0.35M
31. Hannibal (1959)
103 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
During the Second Punic War in 218 BC, Carthaginian general Hannibal attacks the Roman Republic by crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps with his vast army.
32. Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)
Not Rated | 75 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
In 1960, a military test pilot is caught in a time warp that propels him to year 2024 where he finds a plague has sterilized the world's population.
33. Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)
Unrated | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror
A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.
34. Babes in Bagdad (1952)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »
36. Thunder Over Texas (1934)
Not Rated | 61 min | Western
A cowboy tries to protect a young woman whose father was murdered because he had railroad maps that showed the location of a proposed new line. Now the killers are after her because they think she has the maps.
37. The Naked Venus (1959)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama
A young American painter and his French wife move with their small daughter to the US when the husband's father dies. His mother takes an instant dislike to the wife, and when she finds out... See full summary »
39. Loves of Three Queens (1954)
97 min | Drama
At a wedding party involving three beautiful women, a young man should choose the most charming. But a professor intervenes to prevent the verdict, remembering the troubles caused by Paris in a similar situation.
40. Jive Junction (1943)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young, classical-trained musician, Peter Crane, transfers from the Conservatory to Clinton High School, where he finds his music in conflict to that of the high school's world of jive and... See full summary »
42. Tomorrow We Live (1942)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Julie Bronson (Jean Parker), whose father, "Pop" Bronson (Emmett Lynn) operates a desert café, is attracting the unwanted attention of a half-crazed gangster known as The Ghost (Ricardo ... See full summary »
43. Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the ... See full summary »
47. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)
Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi
A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.