Irving Pichel - Director - Detail View - 15 Movies (avg. 70.2%)

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The Most Dangerous Game | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Most Dangerous Game  63 min,  [Adventure, Horror, Mystery]  [Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack]  [09 Sep 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Fay Wray, Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong
Plot:  An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.
Writer:  James Ashmore Creelman (screen play), Richard Connell (from the O.Henry prize winning collection story by)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pied Piper | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Pied Piper  87 min,  [Drama]  [Irving Pichel]  [21 Aug 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Monty Woolley, Otto Preminger, Roddy McDowall
Plot:  While traveling in France during the Nazi invasion of 1940, an Englishman is entrusted with the care of a group of refugee children.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson, Nevil Shute (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tomorrow Is Forever | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Tomorrow Is Forever  104 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Irving Pichel]  [17 Apr 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Claudette Colbert, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Orson Welles
Plot:  An American World War I soldier, whose disfigured face is reconstructed by Austrian plastic surgeons, returns home after twenty years, but no one recognizes him, his widow is married to another man, and his son is a grown young man.
Writer:  Gwen Bristow (by), Lenore J. Coffee (screen play)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
They Won't Believe Me | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  They Won't Believe Me  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Irving Pichel]  [16 Jul 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Greer, Rita Johnson, Robert Young, Susan Hayward
Plot:  Philandering California stockbroker Larry Ballentine, on trial for murdering his wife and girlfriend, takes the stand to explain one death as suicide and the other as an accident.
Writer:  Jonathan Latimer (screenplay), Gordon McDonell (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swamp Water | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir, Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Swamp Water  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Jean Renoir, Irving Pichel]  [23 May 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Brennan, Walter Huston
Plot:  A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.
Writer:  Vereen Bell (novel), Dudley Nichols
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Martin Luther | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Martin Luther  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Irving Pichel]  [25 Oct 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Guy Verney, John Ruddock, Niall MacGinnis, Pierre Lefevre
Plot:  Biopic of German priest Martin Luther covering his life between 1505-1530 A.D. and the birth of the Protestant Reformation movement.
Writer:  Allan Sloane (researched and prepared for the screen by), Lothar Wolff (researched and prepared for the screen by), Theodore G. Tappert, Jaroslav Pelikan
Language:  English    Country:  West Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB
And Now Tomorrow | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  And Now Tomorrow  86 min,  [Drama]  [Irving Pichel]  [18 May 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Barry Sullivan, Loretta Young, Susan Hayward
Plot:  Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an ...
Writer:  Frank Partos (screen play), Raymond Chandler (screen play), Rachel Field (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Medal for Benny | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  A Medal for Benny  77 min,  [Drama]  [Irving Pichel]  [16 Apr 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Arturo de C√≥rdova, Dorothy Lamour, J. Carrol Naish, Mikhail Rasumny
Plot:  Outcast Benny Martin joined the army to escape public scorn. But when the townspeople learn that he is to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, they pretend that he and his family are cherished, eminent citizens.
Writer:  Frank Butler (screen play), Jack Wagner (additional dialogue), John Steinbeck (story), Jack Wagner (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Something in the Wind | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Something in the Wind  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Irving Pichel]  [21 Jul 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Winninger, Deanna Durbin, Donald O'Connor, John Dall
Plot:  A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.
Writer:  Harry Kurnitz (screenplay), William Bowers (screenplay), Fritz Rotter (story), Charles O'Neal (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Happy Land | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Happy Land  73 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Irving Pichel]  [10 Nov 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Ann Rutherford, Don Ameche, Frances Dee, Harry Carey
Plot:  In a typical American Midwestern city, Hartfield, Iowa, Lew Marsh (Don Ameche) is the owner of a drugstore. Everyone knows Lew and knew his grandfather, old "Gramp" Marsh (Harry Carey), who...
Writer:  Kathryn Scola (screenplay), Julien Josephson (screenplay), MacKinlay Kantor (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She | Movie Details for Director Lansing C. Holden, Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  She  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Fantasy, Romance]  [Lansing C. Holden, Irving Pichel]  [12 Jul 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Helen Gahagan, Helen Mack, Nigel Bruce, Randolph Scott
Plot:  Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality...
Writer:  Ruth Rose (adaptation), Dudley Nichols (additional dialogue), H. Rider Haggard (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Quicksand | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Quicksand  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Irving Pichel]  [24 Mar 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bates, Jeanne Cagney, Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre
Plot:  After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
Writer:  Robert Smith (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Santa Fe | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Santa Fe  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Irving Pichel]  [01 Apr 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janis Carter, Jerome Courtland, Peter M. Thompson, Randolph Scott
Plot:  After their service in the Civil War, four brothers go their separate ways, but later find themselves on opposite sides of a final showdown.
Writer:  Kenneth Gamet (screenplay), James Vance Marshall (novel), Louis Stevens (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Destination Moon | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Destination Moon  92 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Irving Pichel]  [01 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dick Wesson, John Archer, Tom Powers, Warner Anderson
Plot:  One of the first science fiction films to attempt a high level of accurate technical detail tells the story of the first trip to the Moon.
Writer:  Alford Van Ronkel (written for the screen by), Robert A. Heinlein (written for the screen by), James O'Hanlon (written for the screen by), Robert A. Heinlein (from a novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Without Honor | Movie Details for Director Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Without Honor  69 min,  [Drama]  [Irving Pichel]  [11 Apr 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Dane Clark, Franchot Tone, Laraine Day
Plot:  Jane Bandle has recently married, but Bill, her husband's brother, tries to wreck her marriage because Jane rejected his sexual advances before her marriage.
Writer:  James Poe
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB

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