Hud (1962)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal

Paul Newman is Hud, a man at odds with his father, tradition and himself. Patricia Neal and Melvyn Douglas both won Academy Awards for their roles as... Read more

Norma Rae (1979)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle, Ron Leibman

In an Oscar-winning performance, Sally Field is unforgettable as Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionises a small town and discovers a po... Read more

The Molly Maguires (1969)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Richard Harris, Sean Connery, Samantha Eggar

'The Molly Maguires' was a secret society of militant coal miners who battled their exploitation by mine owners with violence, intimidation...and some... Read more

Nuts (1987)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Eli Wallach, Robert Webbe...

Barbra Streisand is a high priced prostitute arrested for murder. Richard Dreyfuss is the lawyer appointed to defend her. Her wealthy parents, Karl Ma... Read more

Hombre (1966)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento

A trip by stagecoach across Arizona brings together a disparate group of passengers, including a corrupt Indian agent (Fredric March), his wife (Barba... Read more

Edge of the City (1957)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Jack Warden, John Cassavetes, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier

Aka 'A Man is Ten Feet Tall'. Two labourers (Sidney Poitier and John Cassavetes) face corruption on the New York waterfront and share a bond cutting a... Read more

Paris Blues (1961)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Joanne Woodward, Louis Armstrong, Paul Newman, Serge Reggiani, Sidney Poitier, D...

From the smoky cellar bistros of Paris' Left Bank comes this tender, bittersweet tale of two American expatriate jazz musicians (Paul Newman, Sidney P... Read more

Stanley and Iris (1990)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz

A sensitive film about illiteracy and isolation. Jane Fonda begins a wary relationship with Robert De Niro as she teaches him to read. Directed with f... Read more

The Long Hot Summer (1958)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Angela Lansbury, Anthony Franciosa, Joanne Woodward, Lee Remick, Orson Welles, P...

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward first met while making this adaptation of several William Faulkner stories. Newman is the wanderer who takes a job on... Read more

The Front (1976)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Andrea Marcovicci, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy, Woody Allen, Zero Mostel

This acclaimed comedy with a serious theme stars Woody Allen, in a rare non-Allen vehicle, as Howard Prince, a cashier who is convinced to 'front' for... Read more