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DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of JOHN STURGES


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#1 of 33 Jim_K

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Posted May 30 2005 - 11:33 PM

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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#2 of 33 Jim_K

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Posted May 30 2005 - 11:34 PM

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JOHN STURGES (1910 - 1992)


The Eagle Has Landed (1976) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
McQ (1974) Posted Image Posted Image
Chino (1973) Posted Image Posted Image
Joe Kidd (1972) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Marooned (1969) Posted Image Posted Image
Ice Station Zebra (1968) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hour of the Gun (1967) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Satan Bug (1965) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Great Escape (1963) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Girl Named Tamiko (1963) Posted Image Posted Image
Sergeants 3 (1962) Posted Image Posted Image
By Love Possessed (1961) Posted Image Posted Image
The Magnificent Seven (1960) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Never So Few (1959) Posted Image Posted Image
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Old Man and the Sea (1958) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Law and Jake Wade (1958) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Backlash (1956) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Scarlet Coat (1955) Posted Image Posted Image
Underwater! (1955) Posted Image Posted Image
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Escape from Fort Bravo (1954) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Fast Company (1953) Posted Image Posted Image
Jeopardy (1953) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Girl in White (1952)
It's a Big Country (1951) Posted Image Posted Image
The People Against O'Hara (1951) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Kind Lady (1951) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Right Cross (1950) Posted Image Posted Image
Mystery Street (1950) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Capture (1950) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Magnificent Yankee (1950) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Walking Hills (1949) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Best Man Wins (1948)
The Sign of the Ram (1948) Posted Image Posted Image
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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#3 of 33 SteveGon

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Posted May 31 2005 - 12:09 AM

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) ***Posted Image


#4 of 33 Bill McA

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Posted May 31 2005 - 12:46 AM

The Eagle Has Landed (1976) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
McQ (1974) Posted ImagePosted Image
Chino (1973) Posted ImagePosted Image
Joe Kidd (1972) Posted ImagePosted Image
Marooned (1969) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Ice Station Zebra (1968) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the Blu)
Hour of the Gun (1967)
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Satan Bug (1965) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Great Escape (1963) Posted ImagePosted Image
A Girl Named Tamiko (1963) Posted Image
Sergeants 3 (1962)
By Love Possessed (1961) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Magnificent Seven (1960) Posted ImagePosted Image
Never So Few (1959) Posted Image
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Old Man and the Sea (1958) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Law and Jake Wade (1958) Posted ImagePosted Image
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Backlash (1956)
The Scarlet Coat (1955)
Underwater! (1955)
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Escape from Fort Bravo (1954) Posted ImagePosted Image
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) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
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


       

#5 of 33 Brook K

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Posted May 31 2005 - 04:07 AM

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


Own: 0
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#6 of 33 Steve Christou

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Posted May 31 2005 - 04:58 AM

The Eagle Has Landed (1976) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
McQ (1974) Posted Image Posted Image
Joe Kidd (1972) Posted Image Posted Image
Marooned (1969) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Ice Station Zebra (1968) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hour of the Gun (1967) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Satan Bug (1965) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Great Escape (1963) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Magnificent Seven (1960) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Law and Jake Wade (1958) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
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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#7 of 33 george kaplan

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Posted May 31 2005 - 05:59 AM

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. Posted Image 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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#8 of 33 Marc Fedderman

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Posted May 31 2005 - 05:23 PM

Lots of testosterone here.

Out of 4 stars:
Bad Day at Black Rock: Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image 1/2
The Great Escape: Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Magnificent Seven: Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Never So Few: Posted Image Posted Image

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.
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#9 of 33 Adam_S

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Posted June 03 2005 - 05:16 AM

The Great Escape (1963) - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
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Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

Great Escape
Bad Day at Black Rock
Magnificent Seven
 

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#11 of 33 Jim_K

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#13 of 33 Mario Gauci

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Posted September 24 2005 - 12:15 AM

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)

#14 of 33 Jim_K

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#15 of 33 Joe Karlosi

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The Magnificent Seven (1960) ***
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) ***

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