Drama

Pork Chop Hill (1959 with Gregory Peck)

— 97 min - Action, War, Drama - 29 May 1959 Our rating: During the Korean war, Lieutenant Joe Clemons (Gregory Peck) and his troop of GIs must retake a lonely hill that has been overrun by Chinese forces. Based on actual events, this war...

Raintree County (1957 with Elizabeth Taylor)

— 168 min - Drama, Romance - 20 December 1957 Our rating: Raintree County is a Civil War-era epic about two lovers (Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift) caught on opposite sides of the Mason-Dixon line. Despite powerful performances and...

Doctor Zhivago (1965, Julie Christie, Omar Sharif)

PG-13 197 min - Drama, Romance, War - 22 December 1965 Our rating: David Lean's most celebrated films are anything but slim. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) weighed in at 161 minutes, Lawrence of Arabia (1962) topped the scales at 216...

Gone with the Wind (1939, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable)

G 238 min - Drama, Romance, War - 15 December 1939 Our rating: In the most dressed-down scene in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind a servant chases a rooster across a muddy lot while the rooster's comb glows a brilliant, unreal red, and it's the...

Kiss Me Deadly (1955, Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker)

NR 106 min - Drama, Mystery, Thriller - 18 May 1955 Our rating: Set in Los Angeles, Kiss Me Deadly opens with Mike Hammer (Ralph Meeker) driving along a deserted road when he picks up a scared Christina (Cloris Leachman) who's just escaped from...

Casino (Universal 1995, Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone)

R 178 min - Drama, Crime - 22 November 1995 Our rating: When Martin Scorsese announced his Mob-in-Vegas drama Casino in the mid-'90s, there was a distinct feeling of déjà vu , particularly as he was teaming up once again with GoodFellas writer...

Big Boss, The (1971, Bruce Lee, Maria Yi)

R 100 min - Action - 2 October 1971 Our rating: Having seemingly failed to crack Hollywood with his appearances in TV series and movies in the '60s, Bruce Lee returned to Hong Kong to make smaller scale, more local films. However, it came as...