Charles Bronson Schlockby jackallen-67055 | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
The reason why I name these lists "(Insert random actors name) Schlock" is cuz these actors were good in the past, and as time went on, they developed into bad movies and have the Generic Action Movie Curse on them
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1. You're in the Navy Now (1951)
Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, War
When a new commander is assigned to a submarine chaser with an experimental engine, he finds the entire crew has as little experience as he does.
2. The People Against O'Hara (1951)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jim Curtayne, formerly a successful defense attorney who is now a recovering alcoholic, attempts a comeback when he defends a neighbor's son facing a homicide charge.
3. The Mob (1951)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Johnny Damico botches a murder case and is suspended from the force. In reality, he is put undercover to identify the mysterious boss of the NY waterfront who has murdered everyone in his way. Will Johnny be next in line?
5. My Six Convicts (1952)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
A psychologist pioneers a research study at a prison. He seeks the help of six savvy inmates including a safe-cracker, a mobster, a pair of armed robber and psychopath. Could he trust them? What's in it for them?
6. The Marrying Kind (1952)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
Florence and Chet Keefer have had a troublesome marriage. Whilst in the middle of a divorce hearing the judge encourages them to remember the good times they have had hoping that the ... See full summary »
Despite its buoyant tone and comic energy, George Cukor's drama of scenes from a marriage, as viewed in flashback by a couple in divorce court, is a scathing work of New York neorealism.
7. Pat and Mike (1952)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Pat is a women's sports sensation unless her fiancé is around. Her new shady manager Mike keeps them apart and develops feelings for her.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy take competition to a romantic-comic highpoint in this elegantly directed sports comedy by George Cukor.
10. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
A calculating New York bookie hires a talented singer and dancer to entertain his nightclub. She brings her pet bloodhounds with her. This makes his girlfriend jealous, so she considers spilling the beans on his dealings to the feds.
11. Torpedo Alley (1952)
84 min | Drama
Carrier pilot Lieutenant Bob Bingham (Mark Stevens) is rescued at sea by a submarine after he freezes at the controls and crashes, killing his two crewmen. He returns to civilian life but ... See full summary »
13. The Clown (1953)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and faithfully ... See full summary »
14. House of Wax (1953)
GP | 88 min | Horror
An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.
Votes: 14,838 | Gross: $23.75M
House of Wax is a 3-D horror delight that combines the atmospheric eerieness of the wax museum with the always chilling presence of Vincent Price.
15. Crime Wave (1953)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
By shuffling some standard ingredients with quiet competence, "Crime Wave," the new Warners film on the Holiday's screen, manages to look a good deal better than it is.
17. Tennessee Champ (1954)
Approved | 73 min | Drama
A little B-picture that M-G-M tossed out, barely promoted and forgot about but one that is better than some of the A-dross from Leo in the same era. Shelley Winters, after an absence of 15 ... See full summary »
19. Apache (1954)
Passed | 91 min | Western
Refusing to let himself be re-settled on a Florida reservation, Massai, an Apache warrior, escapes his captors and returns to his homeland to become a peaceful farmer.
Votes: 3,613 | Gross: $6.00M
Colorful and rising.
20. Drum Beat (1954)
Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Western
In 1872, Indian fighter Johnny MacKay is appointed peace commissioner for the California and Oregon territory but he faces tough opposition from the renegade Modocs led by their chief Captain Jack.
21. Vera Cruz (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
Rousing western set South of Border with Cooper and Lancaster in blazing style.
22. Big House, U.S.A. (1955)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jerry Barker finds a lost boy whose rich father is extorted into paying a ransom for his return but the boy accidentally dies and Jerry goes to prison.
24. Jubal (1956)
Passed | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.
The strong point of this gripping dramatic story set in pioneer Wyoming is a constantly mounting suspense.
25. Run of the Arrow (1957)
Approved | 86 min | Western
When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.
26. Showdown at Boot Hill (1958)
Approved | 71 min | Western
A deputy marshal kills a murderer in a town that loved him, and when no one is willing to identify him, he can't collect any reward.
28. Gang War (1958)
Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama
A Los Angeles high-school teacher's problems begin when he happens to witness a gangland killing and agrees to identify the murderers. Not realizing this will cause the underworld to retaliate "big time".
29. When Hell Broke Loose (1958)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, War
In 1945, a GI falls in-love with a German woman while elite German troops, in U.S.uniforms, carry out sabotage and assassinations behind American lines.
31. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Seven gunfighters are hired by Mexican peasants to liberate their village from oppressive bandits.
Votes: 82,125 | Gross: $4.91M
The Magnificent Seven transplants Seven Samurai into the Old West with a terrific cast of Hollywood stars -- and without losing any of the story's thematic richness.
32. Master of the World (1961)
Not Rated | 102 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure
In 1868, an American scientist and his team become hostages of fanatical pacifist Robur who uses his airship Albatross to destroy military targets on Earth.
33. A Thunder of Drums (1961)
Approved | 97 min | Western
The trials and tribulations of bitter veteran Captain Maddocks and argumentative rookie Lieutenant McQuade at a cavalry desert outpost.
34. X-15 (1961)
107 min | Drama, History
During the Cold War in the 1960s the U.S.A.F.and NASA tested the experimental rocket-powered aircraft X-15 that set altitude and speed records and reached the edge of outer space.
35. Kid Galahad (1962)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Musical, Sport
After completing his military service, Walter Gulick takes a job as a sparring partner at a gym, the owner of which sees potential in Walter as a professional fighter and takes him under his wing.
Votes: 2,223 | Gross: $1.75M
Kid Galahad is a real mixed bag, with some half-baked ideas and some unwanted detours.
36. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Votes: 208,470 | Gross: $12.10M
With its impeccably slow-building story and a cast for the ages, The Great Escape is an all-time action classic.
37. 4 for Texas (1963)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Western
Zack Thomas is a tough guy who hooks up with Joe Jarrett to open a casino.
A stupid and overlong Rat Pack sex comedy Western that bites the dust with hardly any intentional laughs.
38. Guns of Diablo (1964)
Not Rated | 91 min | Romance, Western
Wagon train scout Linc Murdock reminisces about his old feud with rancher Rance Macklin over pretty Maria during the time when Linc worked for the Macklin ranch.
39. The Sandpiper (1965)
TV-14 | 117 min | Drama
A free-spirited single mother forms a connection with the wed headmaster of an Episcopal boarding school in California.
Votes: 2,657 | Gross: $15.26M
Trite and often ponderous in its philosophizing by the two principals.
40. Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Not Rated | 167 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.
When all the dust settles, Battle of the Bulge is just a really long, really talky movie
41. This Property Is Condemned (1966)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The dramatic love story of small-town Mississippi girl Alva Starr and railroad official Owen Legate, set during the Great Depression.
Derived from a Tennessee Williams one-acter, the production is adult without being sensational, touching without being maudlin.
42. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Adventure, War
During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.
Votes: 62,668 | Gross: $45.30M
Amoral on the surface and exuding testosterone, The Dirty Dozen utilizes combat and its staggering cast of likable scoundrels to deliver raucous entertainment.
43. Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Unrated | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1743, outlaw Leon Alastray is hunted by the Spanish army but is given sanctuary by a priest in a village terrorized by marauding Yaqui Indians.
45. Farewell, Friend (1968)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After an overseas deployment, two former French Foreign Legion members plan to break into the vault of a French corporation.
46. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 165 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 277,783 | Gross: $5.32M
A landmark Sergio Leone spaghetti western masterpiece featuring a classic Morricone score.
48. Rider on the Rain (1970)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
This fascinating, labyrinthine film pulls off the rare trick of maintaining its heroine's POV for the first 90-minutes.
49. You Can't Win 'Em All (1970)
PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy