The best Roy Jenson’s movies

Roy Jenson

Roy Jenson

09/02/1927- 27/04/2007
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Red Dawn

Red Dawn
6.3/10
It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town—and their country—from invading Soviet forces.

Chinatown

Chinatown
8.2/10
Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

Soylent Green

Soylent Green
7/10
In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.

Every Which Way but Loose

Every Which Way but Loose
6.3/10
Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who leads him on a screwball chase across the American Southwest. Nothing's in the way except a motorcycle gang, and legendary brawler Tank Murdock.

Will Penny

Will Penny
7.1/10
  • Genre: RomanceWestern
  • Release: 19/12/1967
  • Character: Boetius Sullivan
Will Penny, an aging cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters. He finds that his cabin in the high mountains has been appropriated by a woman whose guide to Oregon has deserted her and her son. Too ashamed to kick mother and child out just as the bitter winter of the mountains sets in, he agrees to share the cabin until the spring thaw. But it isn't just the snow that slowly thaws; the lonely man and woman soon forget their mutual hostility and start developing a deep love for one another.

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
7/10
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.

The Getaway

The Getaway
7.3/10
A recently released ex-convict and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes wrong.

The Caine Mutiny

The Caine Mutiny
7.7/10
  • Genre: War
  • Release: 23/06/1954
  • Character: Sailor
When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Breakheart Pass

Breakheart Pass
6.7/10
At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being transported to face trial for murder.

Any Which Way You Can

Any Which Way You Can
6.1/10
Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A motorcycle gang and an orangutan called Clyde all add to the 'fun'.

Paint Your Wagon

Paint Your Wagon
6.6/10
A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnapping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boom town. Along the way there is plenty of drinking, gambling, and singing. They even find time to do some creative gold mining.

The Car

The Car
6.1/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 12/05/1977
  • Character: Ray Mott
The film is set in the fictional Utah community of Santa Ynez, which is being terrorized by a mysterious black coupe that appears out of nowhere and begins running people down. After the car kills off the town's Sheriff, it becomes the job of Captain Wade Parent to stop the murderous driver.

The Wind and the Lion

The Wind and the Lion
6.8/10
At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers, and the attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.

Harper

Harper
6.8/10
  • Genre: Crime
  • Release: 22/02/1966
  • Character: Puddler
Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
6.9/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 18/12/1972
  • Character: Outlaw
Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.

Tom Horn

Tom Horn
6.8/10
A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ambitions of ranchers and corrupt officials as progress marches over him and the old west.

Ride Lonesome

Ride Lonesome
7.1/10
  • Genre: ActionWestern
  • Release: 15/02/1959
  • Character: Outlaw (uncredited)
A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely.

Dillinger

Dillinger
6.9/10
After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort out several other mobsters, while Dillinger's bank robbing exploits make him something of a folk hero. Escaping from jail he finds Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson have joined the gang and pretty soon he is Public Enemy Number One. Now the G-men really are after him.

13 Ghosts

13 Ghosts
6/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 18/07/1960
  • Character: Ghost (uncredited)
Reclusive Dr. Zorba has died and left his mansion to his nephew Cyrus and his family. They will need to search the house to find the doctor's fortune, but along with the property they have also inherited the occultist's collection of 13 ghosts.

5 Card Stud

5 Card Stud
6.4/10
The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.

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