The best Jack Lambert’s movies

Jack Lambert

Jack Lambert

13/04/1920- 18/02/2002
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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.

Kiss Me Deadly

Kiss Me Deadly
7.5/10
One evening, Hammer gives a ride to Christina, an attractive hitchhiker on a lonely country road, who has escaped from the nearby lunatic asylum. Thugs waylay them and force his car to crash. When Hammer returns to semi-consciousness, he hears Christina being tortured until she dies. Hammer, both for vengeance and in hopes that "something big" is behind it all, decides to pursue the case.

Bend of the River

Bend of the River
7.3/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 13/02/1952
  • Character: Red
Two men with questionable pasts, Glyn McLyntock and his friend Cole, lead a wagon-train load of homesteaders from Missouri to the Oregon territory...

Machine-Gun Kelly

Machine-Gun Kelly
6.1/10
George Kelly is angry at the world and scared to death of dying. A career bank robber, Kelly gets his confidence from his Thompson SMG and his girl Flo. After a botched robbery, Flo, Kelly and his gang try their hand at a more lucrative job: kidnapping.

Day of the Outlaw

Day of the Outlaw
7.3/10
Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed with a fatal wound and the town is a powder keg waiting to blow.

Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 20/03/1959
  • Character: Snake Brice (uncredited)
Insurance salesman Milford Farnsworth sells a man a life policy only to discover that the man in question is the outlaw Jesse James. Milford is sent to buy back the policy, but is robbed by Jesse. And when Jesse learns that Milford's boss is on the way out with more cash, he plans to rob him too and have Milford get killed in the robbery while dressed as Jesse, and collect on the policy.

Run for Cover

Run for Cover
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 29/04/1955
  • Character: Larsen
Western that starts when a man (Matt Dow) is mistaken as a train robber. After the town's sheriff shoots the kid he's riding with, Dow clears his name and ends up as the new sheriff. He romances a Swedish woman and settles in to a peaceful life only to find that the boy has a few secrets of his own.

99 River Street

99 River Street
7.4/10
A former boxer --now taxi driver-- gets mixed up with jewel thieves.

4 for Texas

4 for Texas
5.5/10
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.

Backlash

Backlash
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 11/04/1956
  • Character: Mike Benton
Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.

The Harvey Girls

The Harvey Girls
7/10
On a train trip West to become a mail-order bride, Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle-stop.

The Enforcer

The Enforcer
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaThriller
  • Release: 24/02/1951
  • Character: 'Philadelphia' Tom Zaca
After years of investigation, Assistant District Attorney Martin Ferguson has managed to build a solid case against an elusive gangster whose top lieutenant is about to testify.

The Unsuspected

The Unsuspected
7.2/10
The host of the radio murder mystery "The Unsuspected" has a niece who cannot remember being married. An associate of the show is found hanged.

Scared Stiff

Scared Stiff
6.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 27/04/1953
  • Character: Zombie
A nightclub singer and his partner escape mobsters by fleeing to Cuba with a beautiful heiress, who has inherited a haunted castle on an isolated island. The trio hunt for a hidden treasure and encounter a ghost, a zombie, and a mysterious killer...

Blackbeard, the Pirate

Blackbeard, the Pirate
6/10
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Release: 24/12/1952
  • Character: Tom Whetstone
Honest Robert Maynard finds himself serving as ship's surgeon under the infamous pirate Blackbeard.

Stage Door Canteen

Stage Door Canteen
6.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusicRomanceWar
  • Release: 24/06/1943
  • Character: Sailor Cutting In with Ina Claire (uncredited)
A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen during the war. The soldier meets a pretty young hostess and they enjoy the many entertainers and a growing romance

The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost
6.9/10
The descendent of a ghost imprisoned for cowardice hopes to free the spirit by displaying courage when under duress.

Winchester '73

Winchester '73
5.5/10
TV Remake of the 1950 James Stewart Western movie of the same title has two brothers, one an ex-con the other a law officer, competing for possession of the famed repeating rifle.

Dick Tracy's Dilemma

Dick Tracy's Dilemma
5.9/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 20/05/1947
  • Character: Steve 'The Claw' Michel
Dick Tracy investigates the theft of a fortune of fur coats, a possible insurance swindle and several murders, all linked to a huge thug who wears a hook in place of his right hand.

Abilene Town

Abilene Town
6.2/10
Marshall Dan Mitchell, who is the law in Abilene, has the job of keeping peace between two groups. For a long time, the town had been divided, with the cattlemen and cowboys having one end of town to themselves, while townspeople occupied the other end. Mitchell liked it this way, it made things easier for him, and kept problems from arising between the two factions. However…

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