Highest Rated Titles With Elia Kazan
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5. The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955 TV Special)
Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »
7. L'héritage de la chouette (1990– )
236 min | Documentary, History
A 13-part documentary mini-series (directed by Chris Marker) on the significance of ancient Greek culture in the creation of the modern Western Civilization.
10. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
126 min | Drama, Music
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
13. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
14. Tramlijn Begeerte (1951)
18 | 122 min | Drama
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Votes: 89,410 | Gross: $8.00M
15. De verloren zoon (1955)
14 | 118 min | Drama
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
16. American Masters (1985– )
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
L'héritage de la chouette (1990– )
Olympisme ou La Grèce imaginaire
Instead of its commonly assumed use to promote Democracy, thinkers show how the Nazis distorted the legacy of ancient Greece, such as the Olympics, for their own undemocratic purposes.
20. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
6 | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 15,662 | Gross: $8.72M
22. Wild River (1960)
110 min | Drama, History, Romance
A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.
25. Viva Zapata! (1952)
12 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Elia Kazan/Bess Armstrong/Bobby Kelton/Ardath Evitt
Johnny presents magazines aimed at unusual hobbies. Elia Kazan (novel "Acts of Love"); Bess Armstrong (How to Pick Up Girls! (1978)); Bobby Kelton performs stand-up; Ardath Evitt talks about taking up parachuting at age 74.
27. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
118 min | Drama, Romance
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
28. All My Sons (1948)
94 min | Drama, Film-Noir
During WW2, industrialist Joe Keller commits a crime and frames his business partner Herbert Deever but years later his sin comes back to haunt him when Joe's son plans to marry Deever's daughter.
29. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
6 | 124 min | Drama
In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »
34. Love, Marilyn (2012)
107 min | Documentary, Biography
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.
35. Het lied van de grote stad (1940)
104 min | Drama, Music, Sport
Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together.
36. Watchtower Over Tomorrow (1945)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Short documentary film about the Dumbarton Oaks plan and the proposed formation of the United Nations.
45. Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey (1995)
75 min | Documentary, Biography
Elia Kazan was one of the greatest Hollywood and Broadway directors. A three-time Academy Award winner, five-time Tony Award winner and winner of Best Dramatic Film at Cannes, he was also ... See full summary »
49. Blues in the Night (1941)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powell, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit ... See full summary »
50. One Touch of Venus (1948)
82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.