The best Roy Glenn’s movies

Roy Glenn

Roy Glenn

03/06/1914- 12/03/1971
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Hang 'em High

Hang 'em High
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 31/07/1968
  • Character: Guard
Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and starts dispensing his own brand of Wild West justice.

Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Escape from the Planet of the Apes
6.3/10
The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a spacecraft. Intrigued by their intelligence, humans use them for research - until the apes attempt to escape.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
7.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 11/12/1967
  • Character: Mr. Prentice
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind
7.4/10
Mitch Wayne is a geologist working for the Hadleys, an oil-rich Texas family. While the patriarch, Jared, works hard to establish the family business, his irresponsible son, Kyle, is an alcoholic playboy, and his daughter, Marylee, is the town tramp. Mitch harbors a secret love for Kyle's unsatisfied wife, Lucy -- a fact that leaves him exposed when the jealous Marylee accuses him of murder.

Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 21/03/1962
  • Character: Charles
Gigolo and drifter Chance Wayne returns to his home town as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter of the local politician Tom "Boss" Finley, who more or less forced him to leave his daughter and the town many years ago.

Support Your Local Gunfighter

Support Your Local Gunfighter
6.9/10
A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
8/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 28/05/1961
  • Character: Willie Harris
Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected financial windfall.

The Way West

The Way West
6.2/10
In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who have joined his wagon train. He clashes with one of the new settlers, Lije Evans, who doesn't quite appreciate Tadlock's ways. Along the way, the families must face death and heartbreak and a sampling of frontier justice when one of them accidentally kills a young Indian boy.

Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones
6.8/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 28/10/1954
  • Character: Rum Daniels
The tale of the cigarette-maker Carmen and the Spanish cavalry soldier Don Jose is translated into a modern-day story of a parachute factory worker and a stalwart GI named Joe who is about to go to flying school. Conflict arises when a prize-ring champ captures the heart of Carmen after she has seduced Joe and caused him to go AWOL.

Edge of the City

Edge of the City
7.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 04/01/1957
  • Character: Stevedore (uncredited)
An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official.

A Man Called Adam

A Man Called Adam
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaMusic
  • Release: 16/03/1966
  • Character: Police Sergeant
A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.

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6.7/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 09/01/1970
  • Character: The Drunk
Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.

Time Table

Time Table
6.6/10
  • Genre: Crime
  • Release: 08/02/1956
  • Character: Train Porter
An insurance detective encounters numerous surprises when he is assigned to investigate a meticulously-planned train robbery in Arizona.

Finian's Rainbow

Finian's Rainbow
6.2/10
Having left Ireland, Finian McLonergan and his daughter Sharon arrive in the American state of Missitucky with a magical golden crock that has been stolen from Og, a leprechaun. Finian buries the crock near Fort Knox believing that it will grow bigger, and he and Sharon settle down in Rainbow Valley, a small community of racially-integrated sharecroppers. Meanwhile, Rawkins, a racist Senator, is determined to get his hands on the land but is thwarted when he is magically turned black and gets a helping of his own bigotry. After many plot twists, all is resolved and love, wealth and happiness descend on Rainbow Valley.

Where Love Has Gone

Where Love Has Gone
6.4/10
  • Genre: Romance
  • Release: 02/11/1964
  • Character: Servant
A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.

Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round

Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
6.1/10
A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank while the Soviet premier is due to arrive.

Riot in Cell Block 11

Riot in Cell Block 11
7/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 18/02/1954
  • Character: Guard Delmar
A prisoner leads his counterparts in a protest for better living conditions which turns violent and ugly.

A Man Called Peter

A Man Called Peter
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaFamily
  • Release: 31/03/1955
  • Character: New Jersey Laborer
Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.

The Raid

The Raid
6.8/10
  • Genre: WarWestern
  • Release: 04/08/1954
  • Character: Emmanuel - Mrs. Bishop's Butler (uncredited)
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
6.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 06/10/1968
  • Character: George, the Gas Station Attendant
Harold Fine is a self-described square - a 35-year-old Los Angeles lawyer who's not looking forward to middle age nor his upcoming wedding. His life changes when he falls in love with Nancy, a free-spirited, innocent, and beautiful young hippie. After Harold and his family enjoy some of her "groovy" brownies, he decides to "drop out" with her and become a hippie too. But can he return to his old life when he discovers that the hippie lifestyle is just a little too independent and irresponsible for his tastes?

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