The best Kim Darby’s drama movies

Kim Darby

Kim Darby

08/07/1947 (74 años)
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Kim Darby’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about Kim Darby.

Mockingbird Don't Sing

Mockingbird Don't Sing
6.5/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 04/05/2001
  • Character: Louise Standon
The tragic true story of one of the worst cases of child abuse ever documented (in which a girl was locked in a room without social contact for nearly thirteen years) and what happened when she was finally rescued.

The Strawberry Statement

The Strawberry Statement
6.7/10
Simon (Bruce Davison), a student at a fictional university in San Francisco (based on San Francisco State College) is indifferent to the student protests around him, until walking in on a naked woman (Kristina Holland) in his dormitory roommate's bed. While she quickly runs over to the toilets to dress, Simon protests to his roommate that their time should only be devoted to studying, so they can get good jobs and lots of money. Coming back clothed, the woman refuses setting another date with the roommate because she'll be busy protesting. She explains the university's plan to construct a gymnasium in an African-American neighborhood, thus causing conflict with the local African American population. She tells him that she and others plan to take over one of the university's buildings.

Deadly Embrace

Deadly Embrace
4.1/10
A beautiful but horny and neglected Beverly Hills wife hires a hot young stud as a gardener. It eventually gets through to her husband that some hanky-panky may possibly be going on, and he begins to spy on her.

Flatbed Annie & Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers

Flatbed Annie & Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers
5.4/10
This engaging made-for-television movie follows the adventures of Ginny "Sweetie Pie" LaRosa (Kim Darby), who needs money after her trucker husband, Jack (Fred Willard), is shot by hijackers. Fortunately, she finds a partner in Flatbed Annie (Annie Potts), a freewheelin' driver. The women form an unlikely but profitable friendship while fending off the repo man who wants the truck and the criminals who are after the cocaine hidden in it.

The Grissom Gang

The Grissom Gang
6.8/10
The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, and headed by Ma Barker clone Irene Dailey. One of the Grissoms, played by Scott Wilson, takes a liking to his prisoner, which results in a bloody breakdown of the family unit. Both The Grissom Gang and the original No Orchids For Miss Blandish were inspired by the best-seller by James Hadley Chase, though neither film retains Chase's original ending.

Bus Riley's Back in Town

Bus Riley's Back in Town
5.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 24/03/1965
  • Character: Gertrude "Gussie" Riley
Bus Riley returns to his small town after time in the army. On his return, his ex-girlfriend wants to resume their relationship. The only problem is she has married in the mean time. Searching for fulfilment in his life, Bus decides to get a job with his gay friend who is a mortician. When the mortician makes a pass at him, Bus quickly gets out.

The People

The People
6.3/10
A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials with mild paranormal powers who are attempting to repress and deny their heritage for fear of arousing prejudice and hatred in their human neighbors. Based on a series of novels by the late Zenna Henderson.

The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd

The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd
6.6/10
A humanistic account of "the Robin Hood of the Cookson Hills", in which Charles Arthur Floyd is portrayed as a decent man who has a strong sense of family and duty.

The Restless Ones

The Restless Ones
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 02/12/1965
  • Character: April Harris
A reporter doing a story on a Christian pastor who ministers to troubled teens doesn't realize that his own son is getting mixed up with a disturbed young girl and that both of them are headed for trouble.

Newsbreak

Newsbreak
4.2/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 26/09/2000
  • Character: Frances Johnson
A reporter risks his life to get to the bottom of a stack of lies, corruption and murder surrounding the opening of a local power plant.

The Last Best Sunday

The Last Best Sunday
6.1/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 03/06/1999
  • Character: Mrs. Summers
A Hispanic teenager hides out from the law in the home of a good-natured, but rebellious, Caucasian teenage girl after killing two rednecks whom beat him up and left him for dead, leading to a collision of cultures between the two youths.

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