8.1/10
24
2 user

The Sound of Anger (1968)

A young man is arrested on suspicion of sabotaging the plane of his girlfriend's father, a wealthy man who despises him.

Director:

Michael Ritchie

Writers:

Dick Nelson (teleplay), Roy Huggins (story)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

The Island (1980)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

In New York City, journalist Blair Maynard convinces his editor to travel to Florida to investigate the mysterious disappearance of ships in the Bermuda Triangle area. Maynard is divorced, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Michael Caine, David Warner, Angela Punch McGregor
Prime Cut (1972)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A vicious Kansas City slaughterhouse owner and his hick family are having a bloody "beef" with the Chicago crime syndicate over profits from their joint illegal operations. Top enforcer Nick Devlin is sent to straighten things out.

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Lee Marvin, Gene Hackman, Sissy Spacek
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A murderer known as "The Breather" kills off high schoolers.

Directors: Mickey Rose, Michael Ritchie
Stars: Kristen Riter, Matthew Goldsby, Jerry Belson
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Keith Carradine, Monica Vitti, Raf Vallone
Biography | Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Wanda Holloway tries to hire a hitman (through her ex's brother) to kill either or both a cheerleader and her mother. With the intended victims out of the way, Wanda's daughter gets the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Holly Hunter, Beau Bridges, Swoosie Kurtz
Smile (1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd
The Candidate (1972)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A mysterious fair come to a small community in the countryside, which could make real the illusions of two kids.

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Joel Grey, Barnard Hughes, Jean Louisa Kelly
Semi-Tough (1977)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh
Certificate: M/PG Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Quietly cocky Robert Redford joins U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman. Lots of good skiing action leading to an exciting climax.

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Camilla Sparv
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Larry Buchanan
Stars: Burl Ives, Frank Hamer, John Jenkins
The Outsider (TV Movie 1967)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Pilot for the detective drama series has Darren McGavin playing David Ross, a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con hired to tail a woman in an embezzling case which takes a turn when he finds ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie
Stars: Darren McGavin, Sean Garrison, Shirley Knight
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Burl Ives ... Walter Nichols
James Farentino ... Neil Darrell
Guy Stockwell ... Brad Darrell
Dorothy Provine ... Marge Carruthers
Charles Aidman ... Jerry Thompson
Jay C. Flippen ... Judge Prentiss
Lynda Day George ... Barbara Keeley (as Lynda Day)
David Macklin ... Barry Kochek
Dana Elcar ... Andrew Pearce
Collin Wilcox Paxton ... Ann Kochek (as Collin Wilcox)
John Milford ... Sheriff Turner
Shannon Farnon ... Dorothy Daley
Nina Roman Nina Roman ... Judy Schaeffer
George Murdock ... George Grebe
Gene Dynarski ... Lieutenant Morrisey
Edit

Storyline

A young man is arrested on suspicion of sabotaging the plane of his girlfriend's father, a wealthy man who despises him.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1968 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by The Whole World Is Watching (1969) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Landmark TV Movie
15 December 2007 | by mackduffSee all my reviews

"The Sound of Anger"'s shooting title was "The Adversarys" and was a pilot for a series which eventually became "The Bold Ones". The only character, in the proposed continuing cast, to make it to the series was Burl Ives.

It was the first TV Movie based on a true story and had the nerve to take a swipe at right wing politics controlling the justice system in Orange County which is referred to in the film as "Citrus County".

The Roy Hugins script is smart and involving. Michael Richy's direction and editing is inventive and exciting. The sound, photography and music are a 10.

Burl Ives is wonderful and David Macklin and Linda Day George make a terrific MacBeth like couple. Macklin has a strident scene near the end that really scores.

This film is still fresh and cogent today.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed