In Retro is HDNet Movies' showcase for memorable classic movies from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Bye, Bye Birdie
Cast: Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret
Director: George Sidney
Synopsis: A film adaptation of the Broadway musical stars Dick Van Dyke as Albert Peterson, a chemist that believes the answer to his troubles can be found in helping a local musician get onto the Ed Sullivan show.
Run Time: 1:51
Cast: Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford
Director: Gene Kelly
Synopsis: A matchmaker sets her sights on a match of her own, the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder.
Run Time: 2:24
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross
Director: Mike Nichols
Synopsis: A recent college graduate's life becomes complicated when he enters a love triangle with a mother and daughter.
Run Time: 1:45
Cast: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw
Director: George Roy Hill
Synopsis: Robert Redford and Paul Newman star in this Oscar winning caper comedy about two con men who seek to avenge the death of their friend by stealing a fortune from the man who killed him.
Run Time: 2:09
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Cast: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe
Director: Stuart Millar
Synopsis: When Eula's Indian village is attacked by thugs, she recruits the help of Marshal Rooster J. Cogburn to avenge her town and her father's death.
Run Time: 1:47
High Plains Drifter
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Mariana Hill
Director: Clint Eastwood
Synopsis: A mysterious gunfighter who is hired by a corrupt frontier mining town to defend it against a group of criminals.
Run Time: 1:44
12 Angry Men
Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley
Director: Sidney Lumet
Synopsis: An open and shut case of murder soon becomes much more when the jury adjourns and has to face each other's predjudices and preconceptions about the trial and the accused.
Run Time: 1:36
The Flight of the Phoenix
Cast: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch
Director: Robert Aldrich
Synopsis: After a cargo plane goes down in a Sahara sandstorm, one of the passengers, an airplane designer, plans to build a new plane from the wreckage.
Run Time: 2:21
Cast: Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds
Director: Tom Gries
Synopsis: A half-Native American, half-white bank robbers steals 100 rifles to help his tribe fight off the Mexican Army. But first, he must deal with the Arizona lawman sent to arrest him.
Run Time: 1:59