Directors DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of JOHN STURGES

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  1. Jim_K

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    DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of JOHN STURGES

    Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

    JOHN STURGES

    The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
    McQ (1974)
    Chino (1973)
    Joe Kidd (1972)
    Marooned (1969)
    Ice Station Zebra (1968)
    Hour of the Gun (1967)
    The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
    The Satan Bug (1965)
    The Great Escape (1963)
    A Girl Named Tamiko (1963)
    Sergeants 3 (1962)
    By Love Possessed (1961)
    The Magnificent Seven (1960)
    Never So Few (1959)
    Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
    The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
    The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
    Backlash (1956)
    The Scarlet Coat (1955)
    Underwater! (1955)
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
    Escape from Fort Bravo (1954)
    Fast Company (1953)
    Jeopardy (1953)
    The Girl in White (1952)
    It's a Big Country (1951)
    The People Against O'Hara (1951)
    Kind Lady (1951)
    Right Cross (1950)
    Mystery Street (1950)
    The Capture (1950)
    The Magnificent Yankee (1950)
    The Walking Hills (1949)
    Best Man Wins (1948)
    The Sign of the Ram (1948)
    Thunderbolt (1947)
    Keeper of the Bees (1947)
    For the Love of Rusty (1947)
    Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)
    Shadowed (1946)
    The Man Who Dared (1946)
     
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    Ratings out of [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


    JOHN STURGES (1910 - 1992)


    The Eagle Has Landed (1976) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    McQ (1974) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Chino (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Joe Kidd (1972) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Marooned (1969) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Ice Station Zebra (1968) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Hour of the Gun (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Hallelujah Trail (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Satan Bug (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Great Escape (1963) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    A Girl Named Tamiko (1963) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Sergeants 3 (1962) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    By Love Possessed (1961) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Magnificent Seven (1960) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Never So Few (1959) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Old Man and the Sea (1958) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Law and Jake Wade (1958) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Backlash (1956) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Scarlet Coat (1955) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Underwater! (1955) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Escape from Fort Bravo (1954) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Fast Company (1953) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Jeopardy (1953) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Girl in White (1952)
    It's a Big Country (1951) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The People Against O'Hara (1951) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Kind Lady (1951) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Right Cross (1950) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Mystery Street (1950) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Capture (1950) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Magnificent Yankee (1950) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Walking Hills (1949) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Best Man Wins (1948)
    The Sign of the Ram (1948) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Thunderbolt (1947)
    Keeper of the Bees (1947)
    For the Love of Rusty (1947)
    Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)
    Shadowed (1946)
    The Man Who Dared (1946)
     
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    The Satan Bug (1965) ***
    The Great Escape (1963) ****
    The Magnificent Seven (1960) ****
    The Old Man and the Sea (1958) ***
    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) ***
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) ***[​IMG]
     
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    The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
    The Capture (1950)
    The Magnificent Yankee (1950)
    The Walking Hills (1949)
    Best Man Wins (1948)
    The Sign of the Ram (1948)
    Thunderbolt (1947)
    Keeper of the Bees (1947)
    For the Love of Rusty (1947)
    Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)
    Shadowed (1946)
    The Man Who Dared (1946)

    Seen 20
    Own 2
     
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    1. Bad Day at Black Rock - B+
    2. The Great Escape - B


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    The Eagle Has Landed (1976) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    McQ (1974) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Joe Kidd (1972) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Marooned (1969) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Ice Station Zebra (1968) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Hour of the Gun (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Satan Bug (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Great Escape (1963) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Magnificent Seven (1960) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Law and Jake Wade (1958) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
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    Sturges has certainly made some great films, extremely popular films too, The Great Escape and The Magnificent Seven must be two of the most watched movies ever on tv.

    Rankings

    1)The Great Escape
    2)The Magnificent Seven
    3)Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
    4)Bad Day at Black Rock
    5)Last Train from Gun Hill
    6)The Eagle has Landed
    7)Ice Station Zebra
    8)Marooned
    9)Hour of the Gun
    10)The Satan Bug

    Average Rating 3.5 out of 5
     
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    JOHN STURGES

    Seen: 4
    Like: 4
    Own: 4

    Rank order:

    The Magnificent Seven (1960)
    The Great Escape (1963)
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
    Ice Station Zebra (1968)


    There's lots of disagreement about what makes a great director. For some it's zombies, for others 2 french people sipping tea and spouting pseudo-philosophy. [​IMG] For me, it's telling a great story cinematically, totally engulfing you and entertaining the fuck out of you
    . John Sturges may not do that as well as Hitchcock or Wilder, but he's still one of the best, and certainly a great director in my book! If I want to ruminate on the meaning of life, I'll read a philosophy book. If I want to watch a great film, one sure fire way is to put on one by John Sturges.
     
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    Lots of testosterone here.

    Out of 4 stars:
    Bad Day at Black Rock: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
    The Great Escape: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Magnificent Seven: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Never So Few: [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I just saw, and thoroughly enjoyed, Bad Day... for the first time. Spencer Tracy is great (as usual) and he delivers one of the coolest karate chops in the history of film here.
    [​IMG]
     
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    The Great Escape (1963) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Magnificent Seven (1960) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]1/2
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Great Escape
    Bad Day at Black Rock
    Magnificent Seven
     
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    In order of merit:


    1.Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) ****
    2.The Great Escape (1963) ***1/2
    3.The Magnificent Seven (1960) ***1/2
    4.Hour of the Gun (1967) ***
    5.Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) ***
    6.The Satan Bug (1965) ***
    7.Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) ***
    8.The Law and Jake Wade (1958) ***
    9.Backlash (1956) ***
    10.Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) ***
    11.The Eagle Has Landed (1976) ***
    12.The Old Man and the Sea (1958) ***
    13.The People Against O'Hara (1951) **1/2
    14.Kind Lady (1951) **1/2
    15.The Hallelujah Trail (1965) **1/2
    16.Ice Station Zebra (1968) **1/2
    17.Joe Kidd (1972) **1/2
    18.Never So Few (1959) **1/2
    19.Jeopardy (1953) **
    20.Chino (1973) **


    I'd also be interested in the following:


    McQ (1974)
    Marooned (1969)
    Sergeants 3 (1962)
    The Scarlet Coat (1955)
    It's a Big Country (1951)
    Right Cross (1950)
    Mystery Street (1950)
    The Capture (1950)
    The Magnificent Yankee (1950)
    The Walking Hills (1949)
    The Sign of the Ram (1948)
     
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    The Magnificent Seven (1960) ***
    Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) ***
     
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