Movies directed by John Frankenheimer
The Train (1964)
140 mins Thriller, War
Conflict after the conflict is a way to describe "The Train" a war movie which seems on paper should not be that interesting but in the end is surprisingly enthralling with so much going on. You know it is a simple premise, s...
Grand Prix (1966)
176 mins Drama, Sport
Having watched "Grand Prix" for I think maybe the fifth time in my life I feel conflicted as to how I feel about this movie which scrapes in at just under 3 hours. It is a conflict which I know many other movie fans have with...
The Horsemen (1971)
109 mins Action , Adventure , Drama
The Horsemen: Omar Sharif stars as Uraz who loses his leg whilst competiting in a brutal buzkashi and then deals with treachery on the journey home...
French Connection II (1975)
119 mins Action , Crime, Drama
I wasn't a fan of the first "French Connection" and struggled to see why so many felt it was a classic. Ironically I actually prefer the follow up, "French Connection II", as it is a lot more watchable with less focus on the ...
The Burning Season (1994)
120 mins Biography, Drama, TV Movie
I will be honest, I hadn't heard of Chico Mendes or the fight of the Rubber Tappers before coming across "The Burning Season" but I still knew what to expect. I shall say spoiler alert here but as this is a true story about a...
Reindeer Games (2000)
104 mins Action , Crime, Drama
When the credits rolled on "Reindeer Games" or "Deception" as it is also known the feeling I had was of almost 2 hours wasted. Now you can say that of a lot of movies but I felt it more than ever after watching this because y...
* This is purely a list of reviews on The Movie Scene featuring the name John Frankenheimer as one of the directors.