|Daddy and Them 2001 R, 101 min.|
Director: Billy Bob Thornton
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Jim Varney, Jeff Bailey, Andy Griffith, Brenda Blethyn, Tuesday Knight, Kelly Preston, Sandra Seacat, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Affleck
There are plenty of oddball, red-neck characters in Billy Bob Thornton's follow-up to his highly successful "Sling Blade." The dysfunctional family of Claude (Thornton) comes together in support of Uncle Hazel (Jim Varney) who is accused of murder. But before long, the family groups are warring with each other.
|The Demon Murder Case 1983 TV, 100 min.|
aka: The Rhode Island Murders
Director: William Hale
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Liane Langland, Eddie Albert, Andy Griffith, Cloris Leachman, Richard Masur, Ken Kercheval, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Fields
This made-for-TV drama involves the efforts of a dermatologist (Andy Griffith), a psychic (Cloris Leachman), and a priest (Eddie Albert) to exorcise evil spirits from their client.
|A Face in the Crowd 1957 N/R, 125 min.|
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Lee Remick, Walter Matthau, Rip Torn, Percy Waram, Rod Brasfield, Kay Medford, Charles Irving, Paul McGrath, Marshall Neilan, Rod Brasfield, Alexander Kirkland, Howard Smith
Lonesome Rhodes (Andy Griffith) rises from small-time entertainer to television star after radio producer Marcia Jeffries (Patricia Neal) promotes him to fame as a TV idol. His down-home sense of humor gains him a huge audience, and Lonesome Rhodes becomes a national celebrity. But, problems develop when he becomes involved in greed and corruption and uses his power to sway voters into electing a reactionary presidential candidate into office.
|Fatal Vision 1984 TV, 192 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: David Greene
Cast: Karl Malden, Eva Marie Saint, Andy Griffith, Gary Cole, Barry Newman, Gary Grubbs, Mitch Ryan, Albert Salmi, Joel Polis, Wendy Schaal, Scott Paulin, Barry Corbin, Alexandra Johnson, Paddi Edwards, Frank Dent
In 1970, a military doctor's pregnant wife and two small daughters were brutally murdered in their home. During the investigation of this real life case, the murdered woman's father becomes increasingly suspicious of his son-in-law's role in the murder. He convinces the police to focus their scrutiny on the doctor. An Emmy went to Malden for his job as the father.
|Go Ask Alice 1973 TV, 74 min.|
Director: John Korty
Cast: William Shatner, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Andy Griffith, Julie Adams, Ruth Roman, Wendell Burton, Robert Carradine, Mackenzie Phillips, Charles Martin Smith, Michael Morgan, Jennifer Edwards, Ayn Ruymen
Alice is the pseudonym for the author of a "real-life" diary in which 15-year-old Alice (Jamie Smith-Jackson) writes about moving to a new school and getting involved in drugs. She ends up running away from her home and parents (William Shatner and Julie Adams) who have no clue as to her problems. Alice becomes a prostitute before crashing and realizing the error of her ways.
|Hearts of the West 1975 PG, 103 min.|
Director: Howard Zieff
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Alan Arkin, Blythe Danner, Andy Griffith, Donald Pleasence, Richard B. Shull, Herb Edelman, Alex Rocco, Frank Cady, Matt Clark
Jeff Bridges aspires to be a writer of Western lore and takes a correspondence course; the course turns out to be a fraud. Through a series of twists and turns, he ends up with stolen cash and, as an escape route, becomes a cowboy on a movie set.
|No Time for Sergeants 1958 N/R, 111 min.|
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton, William Fawcett, Don Knotts, Jean Willes, Will Hutchins, Dub Taylor, Jamie Farr, Howard Smith, James Millhollin, Sydney Smith, Bartlett Robinson, John Close
This is the film version of Ira Levin's Broadway play that also starred Andy Griffith as Pvt. Will Stockdale. The dialogue is very funny as Georgia farm boy Will "adjusts" to the United States Air Force after being drafted. Sgt. Orville C. King (Myron McCormick), who realizes that Will can be a troublemaker, assigns Will the duty of "Permanent Latrine Orderly," and Will's friend Pvt. Ben Whitledge (Nick Adams) tries to convince Will to join him and be transferred into the Infantry. Later, Will and Ben are on an airplane that crashes; but, they escape, and King is dismayed when they show up for their funeral.
|Onionhead 1958 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: Norman Taurog
Cast: Andy Griffith, Felicia Farr, Walter Matthau, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Joe Mantell, Ray Danton, James Gregory, Joey Bishop, Roscoe Karns, Claude Akins
Al Woods (Andy Griffith) serves as a cook on a Coast Guard buoy tender where Red Wilder (Walter Matthau) serves as his mentor.
|Rustlers' Rhapsody 1985 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Western
Director: Hugh Wilson
Cast: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith, Fernando Rey, Sela Ward, Brant von Hoffman, Christopher Malcolm, Jim Carter, Patrick Wayne, Paul Maxwell, Manuel Pereiro, Margarita Calahorra, Billy J. Mitchell, John Orchard
Singing cowboy Rex O'Herlihan (Tom Berenger) rides into the middle of a clash between evil cattle baron Colonel Ticonderoga (Andy Griffith) and sheepherders in this satire on Westerns. When Rex tries to defend the sheepherders, Bob Barber (Patrick Wayne) is hired to fight him and force the sheepherders out of the valley.
|The Second Time Around 1961 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Western
Director: Vincent Sherman
Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Steve Forrest, Andy Griffith, Juliet Prowse, Thelma Ritter, Ken Scott, Isobel Elsom, Rodolfo Acosta, Timothy Carey, Tom Greenway, Eleanor Audley, Marie Blake, Nicky Blair, Charles Seel, Jimmy Garrett
Widowed Lucretia "Lu" Rogers (Debbie Reynolds) leaves her two children in New York and resettles in Charleyville, Arizona Territory, where she takes a job working on Aggie Gate's (Thelma Ritter) ranch. Lu is courted by saloon owner Dan Jones (Steve Forrest) and by rancher Pat Collins (Andy Griffith). Lu adapts well to her new surroundings and is elected sheriff. When Lu is kidnapped, Dan and Pat form a posse and rescue her. After her rescue, Lu marries Dan, gives the sheriff's badge to Pat, and uses the reward money to bring her children to Arizona.
|Spy Hard 1996 PG-13, 81 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action
Director: Rick Friedberg
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Charles Durning, Marcia Gay Harden, Barry Bostwick, Andy Griffith, John Ales, Elya Baskin, Clyde Kusatsu, Downtown Julie Brown, Mason Gamble, Carlos Lauchu, Stephanie Romanov, Ray Charles, Hulk Hogan
Special agent Dick Steele (Leslie Nielsen) returns to the Agency to track down General Rancor (Andy Griffith) who is hiding a missile that could destroy the world, and he needs a computer chip designed by Prof. Ukrinsky (Elya Baskin) to achieve his goal of world domination. Coming to Steele's aid is Prof. Ukrinsky's beautiful daughter Veronique (Nicollette Sheridan) who is actually KGB agent 3.14, and fun and intrigue ensue.
|Waitress 2007 PG-13, 104 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Adrienne Shelly
Cast: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Jeremy Sisto, Andy Griffith, Adrienne Shelly, Eddie Jemison, Lew Temple, Darby Stanchfield, Heidi Sulzman, Lauri Johnson, Sarah Hunley, Cindy Drummond
Jenna (Keri Russell) is married to her no-good husband Earl (Jeremy Sisto) and works as a server at Joe's (Andy Griffith) Pie Diner. She is secretly saving up money and planning a way out of her unhappy marriage by entering a pie bake-off through which Jenna hopes to win the large cash prize. Plans change when Jenna discovers she is pregnant after getting drunk and sleeping with Earl. But Jenna finds a way to drown her sorrows: an extramarital affair with her married OB/GYN, Dr. Pomatter (Nathan Fillion).
|Winter Kill 1974 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Jud Taylor
Cast: Andy Griffith, John Larch, Tim O'Connor, Sheree North, Nick Nolte, Charles Tyner, Joyce Van Patten, Louise Latham
In this pilot for a TV series, Andy Griffith plays a laid-back sheriff in a ski resort town. A serial killer hits town and leaves a spray-painted message at the scene of each of his crimes. The series didn't make it, but Griffith and crew tried the same formula twice more while trying.
|1. Daddy and Them (2001)|
2. The Demon Murder Case (1983)
aka: The Rhode Island Murders
3. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
4. Fatal Vision (1984)
5. Go Ask Alice (1973)
6. Hearts of the West (1975)
7. No Time for Sergeants (1958)
8. Onionhead (1958)
9. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)
10. The Second Time Around (1961)
11. Spy Hard (1996)
12. Waitress (2007)
13. Winter Kill (1974)
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