The best Bill Walker’s movies

Bill Walker

Bill Walker

01/07/1896- 27/01/1992
Today we present the best Bill Walker’s movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen … and that you love! Let’s go there with the best Bill Walker’s movies.
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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
8.3/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 20/12/1962
  • Character: Reverend Sykes (uncredited)
Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
8/10
Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by simmering subconscious thoughts of mutual envy, hate and revenge.

Big Jake

Big Jake
7.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 26/05/1971
  • Character: Moses Brown
An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.

The Killers

The Killers
7.7/10
Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life insurance policy, an investigator, on a hunch, decides to look into the murder. As the Swede's past is laid bare, it comes to light that he was in love with a beautiful woman who may have lured him into pulling off a bank robbery overseen by another man.

The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer
7.3/10
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
7.5/10
An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying
6.7/10
A college student tries to get rich quick by wooing two wealthy sisters.

Young Man with a Horn

Young Man with a Horn
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaMusicRomance
  • Release: 01/03/1950
  • Character: Funeral Minister (uncredited)
Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard teaches young Rick Martin everything he knows about playing, so Rick becomes a star musician, but a troubled marriage and the desire to play pure jazz instead of commercial swing songs cause him problems.

Our Man Flint

Our Man Flint
6.4/10
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.

The Far Horizons

The Far Horizons
6.1/10
Virginia, 1803. After the United States of America acquires the inmense Louisiana territory from France, a great expedition, led by William Lewis and Meriwether Clark, is sent to survey the new lands and go where no white man has gone before.

4 for Texas

4 for Texas
5.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 25/12/1963
  • Character: Bill (uncredited)
In the 1870s, two rival businessmen, Zack Thomas and Joe Jarrett, on a stagecoach heading to Galveston, Texas, must pull together to protect $100,000 from an outlaw named Matson. Once in Galveston, however, their rivalry continues, as Thomas joins up with Elya Carlson and Jarret with Maxine Richter. But Matson is still on the loose, and a scheming banker threatens both Thomas and Jarrett.

Twilight's Last Gleaming

Twilight's Last Gleaming
6.7/10
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release: 09/02/1977
  • Character: Willard
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.

The Mating Game

The Mating Game
6.9/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 29/04/1959
  • Character: Servant at Burnshaw Home
Tax collector Lorenzo Charlton comes to the Larkins' farm to ask why Pop Larkins hasn't paid his back taxes. Charlton has to stay for a day to try to estimate the income from the farm, but it isn't easy to calculate when the farmer has such a lovely daughter.

The Gambler from Natchez

The Gambler from Natchez
6.7/10
  • Release: 04/08/1954
  • Character: Rivage's butler
Returning to New Orleans, following four years of army service in Texas in the 1840s, Captain Vance Colby finds his father, a professional gambler, has been killed. The police tell him his father was killed while caught cheating in a card game by Andre Rivage, an arrogant young dilettante. Vance protests that his father was an honest gambler and never used marked cards, but the police inspector tells him there were witnesses. Aided by a riverboat owner, Captain Barbee, and his daughter, Melanie, Vance sets out to clear his father's name and avenge his death.

The Big Knife

The Big Knife
6.8/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 25/10/1955
  • Character: Russell
Movie star Charlie Castle draws the ire of Hollywood producer Stanley Hoff when he refuses to sign a new seven-year contract. Castle is sick of the low quality of the studio's films and wants to start a new life. While his estranged wife supports him in the decision, Castle's talent agent urges him to reconsider. When Castle continues to be uncooperative, Hoff resorts to blackmail in order to get his way.

The Outcast

The Outcast
6.4/10
Jet Cosgrave (John Derek) is The Outcast in this big-budget Republic western. Thanks to the chicanery of his crooked uncle Major Cosgrave (Jim Davis), Jet has been cheated out of his father's property and branded a pariah. He spends the rest of the film trying to regain his birthright and clear his name. The two women in Jet's life are Judy Polsen (Joan Evans), who chases him for so long that he finally catches her, and Alice Austin (Catherine McLeod), Major Cosgrave's fianee. The supporting cast is dotted with such weatherbeaten western "regulars" as Slim Pickens, Bob Steele and Harry Carey Jr.

Ride a Crooked Trail

Ride a Crooked Trail
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/09/1958
  • Character: Jackson
After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain as the new Marshal; an old flame, Scala, nearly unmasks him by accident, only to be forced to assume the ruse of being Murphy's wife. The "couple" given a house and respectability, which neither has had before. They maintain the charade to avoid hurting a young orphan boy, Matthau's ward. Scala is torn by her loyalty to boyfriend planning to rob the bank and growing feelings for Murphy

Queen Bee

Queen Bee
6.7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 07/11/1955
  • Character: Sam
A devilish Southern woman, married to a man who despises her, manages to manipulate those around her under the guise of being kind. But, when her sister-in-law is engaged to be married to the woman's former lover and her husband starts up an affair with her cousin, visting from New York, things start to go awry and she sets a plan to destroy it all.

I'll Cry Tomorrow

I'll Cry Tomorrow
7.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 25/12/1955
  • Character: Porter (uncredited)
Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie (Jo Van Fleet), Lillian Roth (Susan Hayward) becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood sweetheart, David Tredman (Ray Danton), he dies and Lillian takes her first drink of many down the road of becoming an alcoholic.

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
7.8/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 31/01/1974
  • Character: Elder Banks
In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In between the chapters of her life, the present-day struggles of Blacks in Bayonne, urged on by Jimmy, are dramatized.

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