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The Incredible Shrinking Man | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Incredible Shrinking Man  81 min,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold]  [17 May 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  April Kent, Grant Williams, Paul Langton, Randy Stuart
Plot:  When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.
Writer:  Richard Matheson (screenplay), Richard Matheson (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Mouse That Roared | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Mouse That Roared  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Jack Arnold]  [01 Nov 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  David Kossoff, Jean Seberg, Peter Sellers, William Hartnell
Plot:  An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan.
Writer:  Roger MacDougall (screenplay), Stanley Mann (screenplay), Leonard Wibberley (novel)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tarantula | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Tarantula  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold]  [20 Feb 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  John Agar, Leo G. Carroll, Mara Corday, Nestor Paiva
Plot:  A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
Writer:  Robert M. Fresco (screenplay), Martin Berkeley (screenplay), Jack Arnold (story), Robert M. Fresco (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Creature from the Black Lagoon | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Creature from the Black Lagoon  79 min,  G,  [Horror]  [Jack Arnold]  [05 Mar 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Antonio Moreno, Julie Adams, Richard Carlson, Richard Denning
Plot:  A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.
Writer:  Harry Essex (screenplay), Arthur A. Ross (screenplay), Maurice Zimm (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
No Name on the Bullet | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  No Name on the Bullet  77 min,  APPROVED,  [Western]  [Jack Arnold]  [01 Feb 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Joan Evans, Virginia Grey
Plot:  When hired killer John Gant rides into Lordsburg, the town's folk become paranoid as each leading citizen has enemies capable of using the services of a professional killer for personal revenge.
Writer:  Gene L. Coon (screenplay), Howard Amacker (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Came from Outer Space | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  It Came from Outer Space  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold]  [05 Jun 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer, Richard Carlson
Plot:  A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.
Writer:  Harry Essex (screenplay), Ray Bradbury (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Tattered Dress | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Tattered Dress  93 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Jack Arnold]  [14 Mar 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gail Russell, Jack Carson, Jeanne Crain, Jeff Chandler
Plot:  When top lawyer James Blane gets an acquittal for a man who killed another man for sexually roughing up his trophy wife, the murderous town sheriff frames him for bribing a juror in the case.
Writer:  George Zuckerman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
High School Confidential! | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  High School Confidential!  85 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Jack Arnold]  [13 Jun 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore, Mamie Van Doren, Russ Tamblyn
Plot:  A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him,...
Writer:  Robert Blees (screenplay), Robert Blees (story), Lewis Meltzer
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Bachelor in Paradise | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Bachelor in Paradise  109 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Jack Arnold]  [01 Nov 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bob Hope, Janis Paige, Jim Hutton, Lana Turner
Plot:  A. J. Niles is the author of a series of 'Bachelor Books'. These books describe the romantic life of a bachelor in various cities of the world. But when he runs into trouble with the I.R.S....
Writer:  Valentine Davies (screenplay), Hal Kanter (screenplay), Vera Caspary (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hello Down There | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold, Ricou Browning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Hello Down There  88 min,  G,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold, Ricou Browning]  [25 Jun 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Jim Backus, Roddy McDowall, Tony Randall
Plot:  A marine scientist volunteers to have his family live in a prototype underwater home to prove it's practical.
Writer:  Art Arthur (story), John McGreevey (screenplay), Frank Telford (screenplay), Ivan Tors (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lively Set | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Lively Set  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Sport]  [Jack Arnold]  [24 Oct 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Doug McClure, James Darren, Joanie Sommers, Pamela Tiffin
Plot:  Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy ...
Writer:  Mel Goldberg (screenplay), William Wood (screenplay), Mel Goldberg (story), William Alland (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Monster on the Campus | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Monster on the Campus  77 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold]  [01 May 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Franz, Joanna Moore, Judson Pratt, Nancy Walters
Plot:  The blood of a primitive fish exposed to gamma rays causes a benign research professor to regress to an ape-like, bloodthirsty prehistoric hominid.
Writer:  David Duncan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Global Affair | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  A Global Affair  84 min,  [Comedy]  [Jack Arnold]  [30 Jan 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Bob Hope, Elga Andersen, Michèle Mercier, Yvonne De Carlo
Plot:  As an employee at the United Nations building in New York City, Bob Hope finds himself in charge of an infant abandoned at the UN. Besides being a bachelor trying to cope with an infant, he...
Writer:  Jack Arnold (screenplay), Bob Fisher (screenplay), Charles Lederer (screenplay), Arthur Marx (screenplay), Eugene Vale (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Swiss Conspiracy | Movie Details for Director Jack Arnold | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  The Swiss Conspiracy  89 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Jack Arnold]  [01 Sep 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Janssen, John Ireland, John Saxon, Senta Berger
Plot:  A former U.S.Justice Department official is hired as a security consultant for a Zurich based Swiss bank when five of its clients are blackmailed.
Writer:  Norman Klenman (screenplay), Norman Klenman (story), Horward Merrill (story), Philip Saltzman, Norman Sedawie (story), Michael Stanley
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB

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