Movies: Last Worksby qempyrean | created - 29 May 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Final films of Golden Age directors. An ongoing list still in progress.
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1. Lafayette Escadrille (1958)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, War
American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I, meets and loves a French girl and a prostitute.
Director: William A. Wellman
2. A Distant Trumpet (1964)
Approved | 117 min | Western
West Point graduate Lt. Hazard is posted to Fort Delivery, Arizona, where he has to deal with lax discipline, romantic complications, Apaches and his conflicting feelings toward the Indians.
Director: Raoul Walsh
3. The Human Factor (1979)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered, security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.
Director: Otto Preminger
4. Hello-Goodbye (1970)
GP | 107 min | Comedy
Harry England, a British car salesman on a trip to France meets a Baroness when her Rolls-Royce Breaks down. They spend a few days together and become lovers before she disappers one night,... See full summary »
Director: Jean Negulesco
R | 105 min | Drama
A secretary takes her boss's car for the holiday in the Mediterranean, oddly retracing a journey she has not taken, and is recognized by people she has not met before. When a body turns up ... See full summary »
Director: Anatole Litvak
6. Buddy Buddy (1981)
R | 96 min | Comedy
During a high profile Mafia testimony case in California's Riverside County, a hired killer checks-in a hotel room near the courthouse while his next door depressed neighbor wants to commit suicide due to marital problems.
Votes: 4,052 | Gross: $7.26M
Director: Billy Wilder
7. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parent's jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Votes: 91,087 | Gross: $7.08M
Director: Sidney Lumet
8. The Dead (1987)
PG | 83 min | Drama
Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.
Votes: 6,666 | Gross: $4.37M
Director: John Huston
9. Family Plot (1976)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
10. 7 Women (1966)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
In China in 1935, seven dedicated missionary women try to protect themselves from the advances of a barbaric Mongolian warlord and his cut-throat gang of warriors.
Director: John Ford
11. Five Days One Summer (1982)
PG | 108 min | Drama
Sir Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann's haunting tale of incestuous love set against a magnificent background of the Swiss Alps.
Votes: 897 | Gross: $0.20M
Director: Fred Zinnemann
12. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.
Director: Frank Capra
13. A Passage to India (1984)
PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
Votes: 15,850 | Gross: $27.19M
Director: David Lean
14. The Last Tycoon (1976)
PG | 123 min | Drama, Romance
F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Votes: 7,434 | Gross: $1.82M
Director: Elia Kazan
15. The Only Game in Town (1970)
M/PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fran walks into a piano bar for pizza. She comes back home with Joe, the piano player. Joe plans on winning $5,000 and leaving Las Vegas. Fran waits for something else. Meanwhile, he moves in with her.
Votes: 814 | Gross: $1.50M
Director: George Stevens
16. Rich and Famous (1981)
R | 117 min | Drama
Liz and Merry Noel become friends as college roommates and their friendship endures over the years. Liz becomes a respected "serious" novelist. Merry Noel marries, has a daughter and writes... See full summary »
Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $14.49M
Director: George Cukor
17. Rio Lobo (1970)
G | 114 min | Adventure, Romance, War
After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose treachery caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Votes: 9,603 | Gross: $9.27M
Director: Howard Hawks
18. The Comancheros (1961)
Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
Director: Michael Curtiz
19. The Public Eye (1972)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
When a straight-laced British accountant marries a free-spirited American, he starts trying to change her. His wife doesn't keep regular hours, so he suspects an affair and hires a ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed; aka: Follow Me!
20. Scar Tissue (1975)
110 min | Crime, Thriller
A naive young girl is forcefully kidnapped while babysitting the son of a wealthy food mogul. Her and the boy are held hostage by an ex-stuntman and a vengeful movie star.
Director: René Clément; aka: The Babysitter
21. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Not Rated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.
Votes: 13,878 | Gross: $13.68M
Director: Lewis Milestone
22. The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A Southern lawyer uncovers the truth about a slain undertaker.
Director: William Wyler
23. Silk Stockings (1957)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ... See full summary »
Director: Rouben Mamoulian
24. Framed (1975)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A gambler kills a sheriff in self defense. But as everyone in conspiring against him, he is condemned to a long sentence in prison.
Votes: 340 | Gross: $2.12M
Director: Phil Karlson
25. John Paul Jones (1959)
126 min | Action, Biography, History
The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
Director: John Farrow
26. Why Must I Die? (1960)
86 min | Crime, Drama
Debra Paget commits a murder for which Terry Moore (as club singer Lois King) is arrested, tried, and condemned to die. The story line wanders through the trial and Miss King's final hours ... See full summary »
Director: Roy Del Ruth
27. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Passed | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
In Hong Kong, the ambassador returning to America meets the Russian countess, a refugee without a passport, who decides to hide in his cabin.
Director: Charles Chaplin
28. Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
125 min | Drama, History, War
During the Chinese Civil War of 1949, the Communists constantly harass the two priests of a remote Catholic mission outpost.
Director: Leo McCarey
29. Half a Sixpence (1967)
Not Rated | 143 min | Musical
Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
Director: George Sidney
30. The Big Fisherman (1959)
Approved | 180 min | Drama, History
Exploring the life of Peter, from being a successful fisherman to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ and being dependent on Jesus Christ.
Director: Frank Borzage
31. City in the Sea (1965)
Unrated | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In 1903, in Cornwall, a group of locals discover an underwater city, dating back to 1803, that hides a society of smugglers and aquatic creatures.
Director: Jacques Tourneur; aka: The City Under the Sea, or War-Gods of the Deep
32. Madison Avenue (1961)
TV-PG | 94 min | Drama
An adman and an ad woman put a dangerous milk tycoon in line for the White House.
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
33. The Osterman Weekend (1983)
R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
During the Cold War, a controversial television journalist is asked by the C.I.A. to persuade certain acquaintances, who are Soviet Agents of the Omega network, to defect.
Votes: 7,524 | Gross: $6.49M
Director: Sam Peckinpah
34. The 'Human' Factor (1975)
R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Director: Edward Dmytryk
35. Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution.
Votes: 2,540 | Gross: $3.42M
Director: J. Lee Thompson
36. A Matter of Time (1976)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A simple young woman helps eccentric old countess deal with her old age and she introduces the young woman to a world of upper class society.
Director: Vincente Minnelli
37. Play Dirty (1969)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, War
During World War II in North Africa, a group of British commandos disguised in Italian soldiers must travel behind enemy lines and destroy a vital Nazi oil depot.
Director: Andre De Toth
38. The Last Challenge (1967)
Approved | 105 min | Western
A deadly gunslinger travels to a town to shoot it out with a famed gunslinger turned lawman in a small town.
Director: Richard Thorpe
39. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A German plot to kidnap Sir Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
Director: John Sturges
40. A Matter of Morals (1960)
90 min | Drama
Alan Kennebeck, a Milwaukee bank official, arrives in Stockholm to verify a loan to a factory official. At the same time, Mr Kennebeck, who is married, drifts into a tender affair with the official's sister-in-law Anita.
Director: John Cromwell
41. The Swiss Conspiracy (1976)
PG | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former U.S.Justice Department official is hired as a security consultant for a Zurich based Swiss bank when five of its clients are blackmailed.
Director: Jack Arnold
42. Hook, Line and Sinker (1969)
G | 91 min | Comedy
Man (Lewis) is told by his doctor (Lawford), and best friend, that he has a terminal illness. At his wife's urging, he lives life to the fullest, racking up insurmountable debts. When the ... See full summary »
Director: George Marshall
43. The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his ... See full summary »
Votes: 985 | Gross: $2.43M
Director: Richard Quine
44. Kisses for My President (1964)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy
When the women of America join together on election day and elect a Leslie McCloud as the US President, things get a little awkward. Especially for her husband Thad NcCloud. He, as First ... See full summary »
Director: Curtis Bernhardt
45. The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Anthology movie about three owners of a yellow Rolls-Royce. A British diplomat buys the car for his French wife. A mobster's girlfriend has an affair in Italy. An American woman drives a Yugoslavian partisan to Ljubljana on the eve of the Nazi invasion.
Director: Anthony Asquith
46. Moment to Moment (1966)
108 min | Drama, Thriller
Kay Stanton, her husband Neil and son Tommy live on the French Riviera. While at the port, when her husband was on a trip she meets an American naval officer, and they begin an affair. Kay ... See full summary »
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
47. Reindeer Games (2000)
R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with the other man's girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself a reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Votes: 35,896 | Gross: $23.36M
Director: John Frankenheimer
48. Lilith (1964)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
A war veteran gets work at a mental institution where he meets the beautiful, but eccentric, Lilith.
Director: Robert Rossen
49. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
R | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller