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Invasion of the Body Snatchers | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Invasion of the Body Snatchers  80 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Don Siegel]  [05 Feb 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Dana Wynter, Kevin McCarthy, King Donovan, Larry Gates
Plot:  A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
Writer:  Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Jack Finney (Collier's magazine serial)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dirty Harry | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Dirty Harry  102 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Don Siegel]  [23 Dec 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Andrew Robinson, Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, John Vernon, Reni Santoni
Plot:  When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
Writer:  Harry Julian Fink (screenplay), Rita M. Fink (screenplay), Dean Riesner (screenplay), Harry Julian Fink (story), Rita M. Fink (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Riot in Cell Block 11 | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Riot in Cell Block 11  80 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Don Siegel]  [28 Feb 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Emile Meyer, Frank Faylen, Leo Gordon, Neville Brand
Plot:  Fed up with the inhumane prison living conditions, a general prison riot breaks out, leading to hostage-taking, a stand-off with the guards and eventual negotiations with the prison administration officials.
Writer:  Richard Collins (story), Richard Collins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Shootist | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Shootist  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Don Siegel]  [20 Aug 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  James Stewart, John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard
Plot:  A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.
Writer:  Glendon Swarthout (novel), Miles Hood Swarthout (screenplay), Scott Hale (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Madigan | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Madigan  101 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Don Siegel]  [05 Apr 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Harry Guardino, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, Richard Widmark
Plot:  In New York City's Spanish Harlem, detectives Madigan and Bonaro are given 72 hours by their superior to capture a hoodlum wanted for homicide in Brooklyn.
Writer:  Howard Rodman (screenplay), Abraham Polonsky (screenplay), Richard Dougherty (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Escape from Alcatraz | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Escape from Alcatraz  112 min,  PG,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Don Siegel]  [22 Jun 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Clint Eastwood, Jack Thibeau, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom
Plot:  Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Writer:  J. Campbell Bruce (book), Richard Tuggle (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Beguiled | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Beguiled  105 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller, War]  [Don Siegel]  [28 May 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Actors:  Clint Eastwood, Elizabeth Hartman, Geraldine Page, Jo Ann Harris
Plot:  While imprisoned in a Confederate girls' boarding school, an injured Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts, causing them to turn on each other, and eventually, on him.
Writer:  Albert Maltz (screenplay), Irene Kamp (screenplay), Thomas Cullinan (from the novel by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Charley Varrick | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Charley Varrick  111 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Don Siegel]  [19 Oct 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew Robinson, Felicia Farr, Joe Don Baker, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery, unaware they are stealing money from the Mob.
Writer:  John Reese (novel), Howard Rodman (screenplay), Dean Riesner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Coogan's Bluff | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Coogan's Bluff  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Don Siegel]  [02 Oct 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Actors:  Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Tisha Sterling
Plot:  An Arizona deputy goes to New York City to escort a fugitive back into custody.
Writer:  Herman Miller (screenplay), Dean Riesner (screenplay), Howard Rodman (screenplay), Herman Miller (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flaming Star | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Flaming Star  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Don Siegel]  [20 Dec 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Eden, Dolores del Rio, Elvis Presley, Steve Forrest
Plot:  When fighting breaks out between two cultures in West Texas, the mixed-blood Pacer tries to act as a peacemaker, but the "flaming star of death" pulls him irrevocably into the deadly violence.
Writer:  Clair Huffaker (screenplay), Nunnally Johnson (screenplay), Clair Huffaker (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lineup | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Lineup  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Don Siegel]  [11 Jun 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Eli Wallach, Mary LaRoche, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Keith
Plot:  In San Francisco, a psychopathic gangster and his mentor retrieve heroin packages carried by unsuspecting travelers.
Writer:  Stirling Silliphant
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hell Is for Heroes | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Hell Is for Heroes  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Don Siegel]  [26 Jun 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino, Steve McQueen
Plot:  Small squad must hold off German attack.
Writer:  Robert Pirosh (screenplay), Richard Carr (screenplay), Robert Pirosh (story)
Language:  English, Polish, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Mules for Sister Sara | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Two Mules for Sister Sara  116 min,  GP,  [Adventure, Romance, War]  [Don Siegel]  [13 Aug 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Alberto Morin, Clint Eastwood, Manolo Fábregas, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.
Writer:  Budd Boetticher (story), Albert Maltz (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, French, Latin    Country:  Mexico, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Killers | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Killers  93 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Don Siegel]  [30 May 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Angie Dickinson, Clu Gulager, John Cassavetes, Lee Marvin
Plot:  Surprised that their contract victim didn't try to run away from them, two professional hit men try to find out who hired them and why.
Writer:  Ernest Hemingway (story), Gene L. Coon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Verdict | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Verdict  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Don Siegel]  [23 Nov 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Coulouris, Joan Lorring, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  After an innocent man is executed in a case he was responsible for, a Scotland Yard superintendent finds himself investigating the murder of his key witness.
Writer:  Peter Milne (screenplay), Israel Zangwill (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Steal | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Big Steal  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Don Siegel]  [01 Jul 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Greer, Patric Knowles, Robert Mitchum, William Bendix
Plot:  An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's fiancee.
Writer:  Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Gerald Drayson Adams (screenplay), Richard Wormser (story "The Road to Carmichael's")
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crime in the Streets | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Crime in the Streets  91 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Don Siegel]  [10 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  James Whitmore, John Cassavetes, Mark Rydell, Sal Mineo, Virginia Gregg
Plot:  Social worker tries to befriend local slum gang.
Writer:  Reginald Rose (story), Reginald Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Private Hell 36 | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Private Hell 36  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Don Siegel]  [03 Sep 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jagger, Howard Duff, Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran
Plot:  When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.
Writer:  Collier Young (written for the screen by), Ida Lupino (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Baby Face Nelson | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Baby Face Nelson  85 min,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Don Siegel]  [04 Apr 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Carolyn Jones, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo Gordon, Mickey Rooney
Plot:  George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...
Writer:  Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Irving Shulman (screenplay), Irving Shulman (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Black Windmill | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Black Windmill  106 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Don Siegel]  [02 Aug 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clive Revill, Delphine Seyrig, Donald Pleasence, Michael Caine
Plot:  A British Agent's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Writer:  Leigh Vance (screenplay), Clive Egleton (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rough Cut | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt, Robert Ellis Miller | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Rough Cut  112 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt, Robert Ellis Miller]  [20 Jun 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, David Niven, Lesley-Anne Down, Timothy West
Plot:  Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.
Writer:  Larry Gelbart, Derek Lambert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night Unto Night | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Night Unto Night  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Don Siegel]  [22 Aug 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Ronald Reagan, Rosemary DeCamp, Viveca Lindfors
Plot:  A scientist haunted by the incurable illness epilepsy meet a beautiful woman haunted by the voice of her dead husband.
Writer:  Kathryn Scola, Philip Wylie (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Telefon | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Telefon  102 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Don Siegel]  [16 Dec 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, Lee Remick, Tyne Daly
Plot:  A Russian officer is sent to USA to try and stop sleeper agents who will mindlessly attack government entities when they hear certain coded words.
Writer:  Peter Hyams (screenplay), Stirling Silliphant (screenplay), Walter Wager (based upon the novel by), Robert Frost (excerpts from poem)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jinxed! | Movie Details for Director Don Siegel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Jinxed!  103 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Don Siegel]  [22 Oct 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Midler, Ken Wahl, Rip Torn, Val Avery
Plot:  Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with ...
Writer:  Frank D. Gilroy (screenplay), David Newman (screenplay), Frank D. Gilroy (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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