In Retro is HDNet Movies' showcase for memorable classic movies from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
On The Waterfront
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
Director: Elia Kazan
Synopsis: Marlon Brando gives a memorable performance as a washed up prize fighter turned dock worker with a heavy heart after his friend is killed at the request of his corrupt union boss.
Run Time: 1:47
Lawrence Of Arabia
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn
Director: David Lean
Synopsis: Universally recognized as one of the greatest films of all time, <i>Lawrence of Arabia</i> tells the epic true story of T.E. Lawrence, a British military officer who helped organize the Arabian revolt against the Turks.
Run Time: 3:36
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon
Director: John Sturges
Synopsis: Although initially reluctant, an ex-bounty hunter helps track down and defeat a scorned Mexican revolutionary looking for trouble.
Run Time: 1:27
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Cast: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam
Director: Joseph Sargent
Synopsis: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Run Time: 1:44
Cast: Robert DeNiro, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle
Director: Martin Scorsese
Synopsis: A psychotic and lonely New York City cab driver decends into violent paranoia when his hatred of street people becomes overwhelming.
Run Time: 1:53
The Deer Hunter
Cast: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken
Director: Michael Cimino
Synopsis: This epic drama examines the deep psychological effects of the Vietnam War on the inhabitants of a small American town.
Run Time: 3:03
Coal Miner's Daughter
Cast: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm
Director: Michael Apted
Synopsis: Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones headline this biopic on country singer Loretta Lynn's rise from humble beginnings to the top of the music world.
Run Time: 2:04
The Last Waltz
Cast: Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan
Director: Martin Scorsese
Synopsis: This rock documentary by Martin Scorsese features the final performance of The Band, joined by musical guests Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, and others.
Run Time: 1:57
Cast: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson
Director: Paul Wendkos
Synopsis: A story about a young girl's introduction into California surf culture, through her crush on a young surfer.
Run Time: 1:35
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Cast: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson
Director: Fred Zinneman
Synopsis: This classic musical tells the story of two young cowboys who fight for the women they love in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century.
Run Time: 2:19