Tony Curtis Movies on DVD
Jet-setting bedroom farce stars Tony Curtis as a swinging bachelor living in Paris who juggles relationships with three stewardesses from different airlines, much to the envy of visiting pal Jerry Lewis and the consternation of housekeeper Thelma Ritter. The set-up works, until the gals' schedule changes lead to hilarious complications. With Dany Saval, Suzanna Leigh. 102 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
A drama teacher must put his acting skills to work when he's mistaken for a notorious hit man and then tapped by the Justice Department to continue to pose as the killer in order to flush out the crooks behind a gubernatorial assassination plot. Thrilling actioner stars Ted Prior, Tony Curtis, Charlene Tilton, Bo Hopkins, Charles Napier, and Robert Davi. Standard; Soundtrack: English. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
A reworking of the popular 1945 Barbara Stanwyck film, this romantic comedy stars Dyan Cannon as a TV personality who finds her phony lifestyle threatened when she's forced to host a live holiday broadcast with a heroic forest ranger (Kris Kristofferson). Tony Curtis and Richard Roundtree co-star; Arnold Schwarzenegger directs. 94 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; theatrical trailers.
Way-out satire on Sixties lifestyles, Southern California-style, with Tony Curtis as a conniving tourist who gets a job selling pools to Malibu hipsters thanks to Claudia Cardinale, a woman who had run his car off the road. Soon, Curtis falls for her and sky-diving Sharon Tate, while trying to stay alive amidst houses sliding towards the ocean. With Robert Webber, Mort Sahl. 97 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
A Hollywood writer and playboy is shot and killed by an angry film producer after being caught with his wife, but gets his chance for revenge--and a lesson in sexism--when he's reincarnated as a beautiful woman. Debbie Reynolds stars as "Charlie," with Tony Curtis as her confused best friend, in this lively filming of George Axelrod's play. Walter Matthau, Pat Boone, Ellen Burstyn co-star. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Lavish (if not always accurate) account of the legendary magician/escape artist/spiritualist stars Tony Curtis as Harry Houdini and Janet Leigh as his wife (the couple's first film together). Many of Houdini's greatest stunts--including his famous escape from a locked trunk submerged in an icy river--are thrillingly re-created in this biodrama from producer George Pal. Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke co-star; look quickly for an uncredited Tor Johnson. 107 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Director Nicolas Roeg's bizarre masterwork depicts four icons of '50s America in thinly veiled, mythic characterizations: Marilyn Monroe (Theresa Russell), Joe DiMaggio (Gary Busey), Joseph McCarthy (Tony Curtis), and Albert Einstein (Michael Emil), coming together in one memorable 24-hour period. With Will Sampson, Michael Emil. 108 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; interviews; "making of" documentary; theatrical trailer.
Tony Curtis is chilling as Louis "Lepke" Buchalter in this rigorous portrayal of the ruthless gangster's rise from his youth in Manhattan's Lower East Side to his command of Murder, Inc., the notorious assassination bureau that served the needs of other underworld figures. Co-stars Anjanette Comer, Michael Callan, Milton Berle. 110 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
In desperate need for a flop flick for tax purposes, movie mogul Tony Curtis hires a wunderkind filmmaker to make a sci-fi "epic" called "Lobster Man from Mars," but he's in for the surprise of his life. A wacky lampoon of low-budget movies, co-starring Deborah Foreman, Patrick Macnee, and the voice of Dr. Demento. 84 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround; audio commentary; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
The stale marriage between an Air Force officer (Tony Curtis) and his wife (Virna Lisi) gets unexpectedly freshened up when Curtis' old Korean War buddy (George C. Scott) reappears on the scene and the boys renew their long-running competition for Lisi's affections. Saucy bedroom farce also stars Carroll O'Connor, Richard Eastham. 119 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
A publicity-hungry New York press agent (Tony Curtis) desperate for success tries to ingratiate himself with a powerful columnist (Burt Lancaster) by breaking up an affair between the writer's sister and a jazz musician. Powerful drama of the high cost of fame, co-scripted by Clifford Odets, also stars Martin Milner, Susan Harrison, Barbara Nichols. 96 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; bonus documentaries "James Wong Howe: Cinematographer" (1973), "Mackendrick: The Man Who Walked Away" (1986); interviews; theatrical trailer; booklet.
A publicity-hungry New York press agent (Tony Curtis) desperate for success tries to ingratiate himself with a powerful columnist (Burt Lancaster) by breaking up an affair between the writer's sister and a jazz musician. Powerful drama of the high cost of fame, co-scripted by Clifford Odets, also stars Martin Milner, Susan Harrison, Barbara Nichols. 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby mono, French mono; Subtitles: French, Spanish; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Powerfully disturbing semi-documentary filmization of the events surrounding the brutal murders of 13 women in the Boston area during the 1960s. Tony Curtis is effectively chilling as deranged blue-collar worker Albert De Salvo, with Henry Fonda as the criminologist fascinated by the case. Co-stars George Kennedy, Hurd Hatfield and Sally Kellerman. 116 min. Widescreen; featurette; newsreel footage; theatrical trailers.
In the 1960s, actors Tony Curtis and Arye Gross were riding high on TV as costumed crimefighter Reptile Man and sidekick Tadpole. Decades later, the typecast twosome is reduced to making convention appearances in costume, and Gross' frustration at his stalled acting career leads to a showdown between the "heroes." Clever comic-book comedy also stars Ally Walker, Paul Sand. AKA: "Brittle Glory." 89 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; filmographies; theatrical trailer.
"Kitchen sink" comic salute to silent slapstick from Blake Edwards follows a pack of wacky racers, including stalwart hero Tony Curtis, dastardly villain Jack Lemmon, and femme fatale Natalie Wood, on a 22,000-mile road race from New York to Paris in 1908. Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn, Vivian Vance, Larry Storch and Ross Martin also star. 160 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai; "making of" documentary; biographies; trailer.
This insightful documentary chronicles Jill and Tony Curtis' love for each other and examines their shared passion for saving the lives of horses. Featuring a visit to their horse rescue facility, Shiloh, and a disturbing trip to Utah to attend a slaughter auction, the film presents an in-depth analysis of how the screen legend and his wife continue their tireless efforts to stop senseless equine killings in America. 73 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus footage; bonus documentaries; music video.
When treasure-seeking intruders break into an ancient Egyptian crypt, they trigger a curse that sends reincarnated nemesis Tony Curtis out for vengeance (will he say, "Yonda lies the pyramid of my fadda, da Pharaoh"?). Greg Wrangler, Leslie Hardy co-star. 98 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Sadly aware that her career and longtime relationship with no-good lounge singer Tony Curtis are going nowhere, aging chorus girl Kim Novak is just as conscious that her alternate prospects are slim. That may just change, thanks to the persistent attentions of much-younger delivery boy Michael Brandon. Made-for-TV backstage drama co-stars Barbi Benton, Michael Conrad, Anne Ramsey. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Two-disc set includes "Houdini" and "Those Daring Young Men In Their Jaunty Jalopies."