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Robert Wise

Director, Actor

Curse of the Cat PeopleCurse of the Cat People (1944)
Dir. Gunther V Fritsch, Robert Wise
Feat. Simone Simon
Sequel of worth to the original Val Lewton psychological chiller, again with the feline Simone Simon, here haunting the imagination of a small girl…
Body Snatcher, TheBody Snatcher, The (1945)
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi
Quietly creepy Val Lewton production with Boris Karloff as a sinister grave robber who provides bodies for medical research and then blackmails the…
MGM Film Noir CollectionMGM Film Noir Collection (The Stranger, He Walked By Night, He Ran All The Way, Odds Against Tomorrow ) (1946-1959)
Dir. Orson Welles, John Berry, Robert Wise
Four vintage film noirs from the MGM vault.
Born to KillBorn to Kill (1947) Recommended
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor, Audrey Long
Cracking, hard–edged B–movie thriller, with studly Lawrence Tierney as a ‘homme fatale’ who seduces his way into a cushy marriage in…
Set-Up, TheSet-Up, The (1948) Recommended
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias
This film noir classic is a gripping, real–time examination of a night in the life of an aging prize–fighter who refuses to be corrupted…
Three SecretsThree Secrets (1950)
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman
Three women exchange handkerchiefs and spill their secrets while awaiting news of their children after a plane crashes. You may need the tissues…
Day the Earth Stood Still, TheDay the Earth Stood Still, The (1951) Aro Favourite
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal
The blueprint for excellence in fifties sci–fi, Michael Rennie plays Klaatu, a peace–seeking alien whose good intentions meet with…
Desert Rats, TheDesert Rats, The (1953)
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Richard Burton
No–nonsense British Army officer Richard Burton assumes command of an Australian platoon, but struggles to win their respect. Sequel to The…
Somebody Up There Likes MeSomebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Paul Newman
Paul Newman laces on the gloves in this round of boxing biography, playing NYC heavyweight Rocky Graziano with true Method–acting guts.…
Helen of TroyHelen of Troy (1956)
Dir. Robert Wise
Feat. Rossana Podesta, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Niall MacGinnis
Homer's epic of the Trojan War is treated with Hollywood gloves in this above–average adaptation. Centering around the the ambiguous figure of…

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