JOHN STURGES 20/20 {D19-105} UN/DEL {0} = {19-105}

IMDb Feature Films Directed by John Sturges that I have both seen and Rated.


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1.
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
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An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (128 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
2.
Kind Lady (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Mary Herries has a passion for art and fine furniture. Even though she is getting on in years, she enjoys being around these priceless articles... (78 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
3.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
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A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife. (95 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
4.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary. (81 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
5.
The Great Escape (1963)
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Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II. (172 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
6.
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
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During the Civil War, a group of Confederates escapes from the Union POW camp at Fort Bravo but has to contend with the desert, the Mescalero Indians and the pursuing Union troops. (99 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
7.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
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Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. (122 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
8.
Joe Kidd (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An ex-bounty hunter reluctantly helps a wealthy landowner and his henchmen track down a Mexican revolutionary leader. (88 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
9.
The Capture (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A badly injured fugitive explains to a priest how he came to be in his present predicament. (91 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
10.
Backlash (1956)
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in. (84 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
11.
The People Against O'Hara (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Jim Curtayne, formerly a successful defense attorney who is now a recovering alcoholic, attempts a comeback when he defends a neighbor's son a homicide charge. (102 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
12.
Right Cross (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick... (90 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
Hour of the Gun (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday. (100 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
15.
Mystery Street (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when a human skeleton is found on a Massachusetts beach. (93 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
16.
Sergeants 3 (1962)
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In this retelling of Gunga Din (1939) transplanted to the 1870's American West, three cavalry officers and a bugler work together to thwart a Native American chief intent on uniting local tribes against the white man. (112 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
17.
Marooned (1969)
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Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out? (134 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
18.
The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
On its way to Denver, a cargo of whiskey destined for the miners, is sought after by the Temperance League, the U.S. Cavalry, the local Indians and the miners themselves. (165 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
19.
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II. (135 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
20.
McQ (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Seattle cop Lon McQ investigates the murder of his best friend and the corruption within the police department. (111 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
21.
Valdez, il mezzosangue (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A runaway teenager and a mixed-race horse breeder strike an unlikely friendship in the context of common hardships. (98 mins.)
 
22.
Ice Station Zebra (1968)
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USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station. (148 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
23.
The Satan Bug (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the nasty germs has gotten free and killed several scientists... (114 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
24.
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A Eurasian photographer uses his women in an attempt to get American nationality. (110 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
25.
By Love Possessed (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Neurotic woman engages in an affair with the law partner of her impotent husband. (115 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
26.
Never So Few (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
During WW2, the American O.S.S. mounts covert operations against the Japanese army in the jungles of Burma. (125 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
27.
The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story. (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
28.
The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Marshal Jake Wade aids outlaw Clint Hollister escape jail but Clint wants to know where Wade hid an old hold-up loot taken while both men were outlaws in the same gang. (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
29.
Saddle the Wind (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Steve Sinclair is a world-weary former gunslinger, now living as a peaceful rancher. Things go wrong when his wild younger brother Tony arrives on the scene with his new gun and pending bride and former saloon girl Joan Blake. (84 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
 
30.
The Scarlet Coat (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point. (101 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
31.
Underwater! (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Two scuba divers find a shipwreck which may contain undiscovered treasure, however, their attempt to salvage it is threatened by scavengers. (99 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
32.
Fast Company (1953)
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The temperamental Carol Maldon leaves New York behind to take control of her father's stable, she inherited... (67 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
33.
Jeopardy (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A family vacationing on the coast of Mexico have to cope with multiple threats to their safety. (69 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
34.
The Girl in White (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The first female doctor in New York City comes up against prejudice from male counterparts who feel threatened by her skills... (92 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
35.
The Magnificent Yankee (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Biography of celebrated American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes. (89 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
36.
The Walking Hills (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of treasure hunters search for a wagon load of gold, buried years before in Death Valley. (78 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
37.
Best Man Wins (1948)
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Jim Smiley has a frog that can jump further than anyone else's frog, and Jim becomes obsessed with entering the frog in all of the local jumping-frog contests, not realizing that his obsession is about to cost him his marriage. (78 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
38.
The Sign of the Ram (1948)
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The wheelchair-bound matriarch of an English family uses her handicap to cynically manipulate all those around her... (84 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
39.
Keeper of the Bees (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Michael Worthington, an elderly owner of an apiary, befriends an embittered artist, Jamie McFarlaine... (68 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
40.
For the Love of Rusty (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Danny Mitchell, feeling that he has been misunderstood (nothing new for this kid in this series) by his parents... (68 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
41.
Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Geoffrey Holden is an elderly conman who is a lovable old man when providing his beloved granddaughter with the simple luxuries of life... (69 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
42.
Shadowed (1946)
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Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball... (70 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
43.
The Man Who Dared (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A crusading reporter plans his own arrest and conviction for first degree murder, trying to show that the death sentence should be outlawed when based on circumstantial evidence alone, but his plan goes awry. (66 mins.)
Director: John Sturges