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Robinson Crusoe on Mars | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Robinson Crusoe on Mars  110 min,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Byron Haskin]  [01 Jun 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Actors:  Adam West, Paul Mantee, The Woolly Monkey, Victor Lundin
Plot:  Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Writer:  Ib Melchior (screenplay), John C. Higgins (screenplay), Daniel Defoe (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Naked Jungle | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Naked Jungle  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [Byron Haskin]  [03 Mar 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Abraham Sofaer, Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, William Conrad
Plot:  The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Ranald MacDougall (screenplay), Carl Stephenson (based on a story by), Ben Maddow (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Too Late for Tears | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Too Late for Tears  99 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Byron Haskin]  [28 Oct 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Kennedy, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore, Lizabeth Scott
Plot:  Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder.
Writer:  Roy Huggins (screenplay), Roy Huggins (from his Saturday Evening Post serial)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The War of the Worlds | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The War of the Worlds  85 min,  G,  [Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Byron Haskin]  [26 Aug 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ann Robinson, Gene Barry, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite
Plot:  A small town in California is attacked by Martians, beginning a worldwide invasion.
Writer:  H.G. Wells (novel), Barré Lyndon (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Action in the North Atlantic | Movie Details for Director Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Action in the North Atlantic  126 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh]  [12 Jun 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Hale, Humphrey Bogart, Julie Bishop, Raymond Massey
Plot:  An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic.
Writer:  John Howard Lawson (screenplay), Guy Gilpatric (story), A.I. Bezzerides (additional dialogue), W.R. Burnett (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Treasure Island | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Treasure Island  96 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family]  [Byron Haskin]  [19 Jul 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Basil Sydney, Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Walter Fitzgerald
Plot:  The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.
Writer:  Lawrence Edward Watkin (screenplay), Robert Louis Stevenson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Boss | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Boss  89 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Byron Haskin]  [01 Oct 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doe Avedon, Gloria McGehee, John Payne, William Bishop
Plot:  Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne's persuasive performance as "The Boss."
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo, Ben Perry (front for Dalton Trumbo)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Warpath | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Warpath  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Byron Haskin]  [01 Aug 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jagger, Edmond O'Brien, Forrest Tucker, Harry Carey Jr.
Plot:  John Vickers joins Custer's cavalry regiment seeking private revenge.
Writer:  Frank Gruber
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Power | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Power  108 min,  UNRATED,  [Thriller, Sci-Fi]  [Byron Haskin]  [21 Feb 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Hamilton, Richard Carlson, Suzanne Pleshette, Yvonne De Carlo
Plot:  One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and how to stop them.
Writer:  John Gay (screenplay), Frank M. Robinson (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The First Texan | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The First Texan  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Byron Haskin]  [29 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Felicia Farr, Jeff Morrow, Joel McCrea, Wallace Ford
Plot:  Eastern lawyer Sam Houston moves to Texas where, at the request of President Jackson, he leads the Texan independence movement and wins several battles against the Mexican army.
Writer:  Daniel B. Ullman (story), Daniel B. Ullman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Silver City | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Silver City  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Byron Haskin]  [01 Dec 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Fitzgerald, Edmond O'Brien, Richard Arlen, Yvonne De Carlo
Plot:  Having masterminded the hold up of his company office, a mining engineer is barred from the industry. He then sets up shop as an assayer, scheming to acquire a rich silver mine lease from its operators.
Writer:  Frank Gruber, Luke Short (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jet Over the Atlantic | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Jet Over the Atlantic  95 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Byron Haskin]  [04 Nov 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Raft, Guy Madison, Ilona Massey, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  Assorted people board a plane with a fire bomb in its luggage hold.
Writer:  Irving H. Cooper (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Denver and Rio Grande | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Denver and Rio Grande  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Western]  [Byron Haskin]  [03 Oct 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jagger, Edmond O'Brien, Kasey Rogers, Sterling Hayden
Plot:  A romanticized history of the building of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in the Colorado mountains.
Writer:  Frank Gruber
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Captain Sindbad | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Captain Sindbad  85 min,  [Action, Adventure, Family]  [Byron Haskin]  [19 Jun 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Abraham Sofaer, Guy Williams, Heidi Brühl, Pedro Armendáriz
Plot:  The peaceful kingdom of Baristan has an evil ruler named El-Carim. He plans to capture his rival, Sindbad, who will soon return from sea in order to marry Princess Jana. The Princess ...
Writer:  Ian McLellan Hunter, Guy Endore
Language:  English    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Armored Command | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Armored Command  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Byron Haskin]  [09 Jul 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Earl Holliman, Howard Keel, Tina Louise, Warner Anderson
Plot:  An American army unit is trapped in a small town during a German counterattack and discovers that a spy in the town is providing the Germans with information about them.
Writer:  R.W. Alcorn
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
September Storm | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin, Paul Stader | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  September Storm  99 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama]  [Byron Haskin, Paul Stader]  [09 Sep 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Asher Dann, Joanne Dru, Mark Stevens, Robert Strauss
Plot:  A young, handsome man works on the yacht of a Parisian tycoon who happens to be away at the moment. Two nautical layabouts convince the man to take them out looking for the sunken treasure.
Writer:  W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Steve Fisher (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
From the Earth to the Moon | Movie Details for Director Byron Haskin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  From the Earth to the Moon  101 min,  [Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi]  [Byron Haskin]  [29 Mar 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Debra Paget, Don Dubbins, George Sanders, Joseph Cotten
Plot:  In 1868, American inventor Victor Barbicane develops a powerful military explosive that he also uses as fuel for a moon-bound rocket manned by himself and a motley crew.
Writer:  Jules Verne (novels), Robert Blees (screenplay), James Leicester (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB

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