Movies directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
The War Lord (1965)
123 mins Drama
If you go looking for information on "The War Lord" I will guarantee that you will find some declaring this movie the most authentic, most realistic depiction of life under the Normans ever made. I disagree as this is still a...
Planet of the Apes (1968)
112 mins Adventure , Mystery, Sci-Fi
As a rule I don't watch a great deal of sci-fi or at least sci-fi which isn't intended as comedy because it is simply not my thing and find it hard work. It is why despite being a hugely popular movie I have avoided "Planet o...
172 mins Biography, Drama, War
I doubt there are many people who call themselves film fans who don't recognize the image of George C. Scott standing in front of the Stars & Stripes as General George S. Patton. But I wonder how many of those who recognize t...
151 mins Biography, Crime, Drama
Like a bus, you wait for one to come along and then two arrive, in truth I wasn't waiting for a movie like "Papillon" to come along but it was the second movie of the weekend which left me feeling annoyed. Annoyed because "Pa...
* This is purely a list of reviews on The Movie Scene featuring the name Franklin J. Schaffner as one of the directors.