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The Lady Eve | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Lady Eve  94 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Preston Sturges]  [21 Mar 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, Henry Fonda
Plot:  A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, until one of them falls in love with him.
Writer:  Monckton Hoffe (screen play: based on a story by), Preston Sturges
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Devil and Miss Jones | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Devil and Miss Jones  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Sam Wood]  [11 Apr 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn, Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings
Plot:  A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
Writer:  Norman Krasna
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The More the Merrier | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The More the Merrier  104 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance, War]  [George Stevens]  [13 May 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Richard Gaines
Plot:  During the World War II housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.
Writer:  Robert Russell (screen play), Frank Ross (screen play), Richard Flournoy (screen play), Lewis R. Foster (screen play), Robert Russell (story), Frank Ross (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Gentlemen Prefer Blondes  91 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Howard Hawks]  [01 Aug 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe
Plot:  Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
Writer:  Charles Lederer (screen play), Joseph Fields (based on the musical comedy by), Anita Loos (based on the musical comedy by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lured | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Lured  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Douglas Sirk]  [05 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, George Sanders, Lucille Ball
Plot:  A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. He announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. After ...
Writer:  Leo Rosten (screenplay), Jacques Companéez (from a story by), Ernst Neubach (from a story by), Simon Gantillon (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Road to Singapore | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Road to Singapore  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Victor Schertzinger]  [22 Mar 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Charles Coburn, Dorothy Lamour
Plot:  Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.
Writer:  Don Hartman (screen play), Frank Butler (screen play), Harry Hervey (based on a story by)
Language:  English, Esperanto    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Heaven Can Wait | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Heaven Can Wait  112 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Ernst Lubitsch]  [13 Aug 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Don Ameche, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Main
Plot:  An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
Writer:  Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), Leslie Bush-Fekete (play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Monkey Business | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Monkey Business  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Howard Hawks]  [07 Nov 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cary Grant, Charles Coburn, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe
Plot:  A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (screenplay), Charles Lederer (screenplay), I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay), Harry Segall (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wilson | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Wilson  154 min,  UNRATED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Henry King]  [01 Aug 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ruth Nelson, Thomas Mitchell
Plot:  A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.
Writer:  Lamar Trotti (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Bachelor Mother | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Bachelor Mother  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Garson Kanin]  [04 Aug 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, David Niven, Frank Albertson, Ginger Rogers
Plot:  Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep ...
Writer:  Norman Krasna (screen play), Felix Jackson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Edison, the Man | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Edison, the Man  107 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama]  [Clarence Brown]  [10 May 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Lynne Overman, Rita Johnson, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.
Writer:  Talbot Jennings (screen play), Bradbury Foote (screen play), Dore Schary (original story), Hugo Butler (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Name Only | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  In Name Only  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [18 Aug 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Lombard, Cary Grant, Charles Coburn, Kay Francis
Plot:  After a wealthy man finds out his wife is a gold digger, he meets and falls for a widowed mother, and complications ensue.
Writer:  Richard Sherman (screen play), Bessie Breuer (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Has Anybody Seen My Gal | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Has Anybody Seen My Gal  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Douglas Sirk]  [08 May 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau, Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson
Plot:  An aging heir-less millionaire wants to leave his fortune to the unsuspecting family of his first love but not before testing his prospective heirs by living with them under the guise of a poor boarder.
Writer:  Joseph Hoffman (written for the screen by), Eleanor H. Porter (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Long Wait | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Long Wait  94 min,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Drama]  [Victor Saville]  [26 May 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Charles Coburn, Gene Evans, Peggie Castle
Plot:  An amnesiac finally learns his true identity...as a murder suspect. And he doesn't even know whether he is guilty...
Writer:  Alan Green, Lesser Samuels, Mickey Spillane (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Green Years | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Green Years  127 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Victor Saville]  [04 Jul 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beverly Tyler, Charles Coburn, Hume Cronyn, Tom Drake
Plot:  An orphaned young boy is guided by his great-grandfather and strives to go to university to become a doctor. However, the boy's harsh grandfather stands in his way.
Writer:  A.J. Cronin (novel), Robert Ardrey (screenplay), Sonya Levien (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Paradine Case | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Paradine Case  125 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [26 Aug 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Todd, Charles Coburn, Charles Laughton, Gregory Peck
Plot:  A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.
Writer:  Robert Hichens (from the novel by), Alma Reville (adaptation), David O. Selznick (screen play), James Bridie (treatment in consultation with)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
George Washington Slept Here | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  George Washington Slept Here  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [William Keighley]  [28 Nov 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Jack Benny, Percy Kilbride
Plot:  When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.
Writer:  Moss Hart (play), George S. Kaufman (play), Everett Freeman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
H.M. Pulham, Esq. | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  H.M. Pulham, Esq.  120 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [King Vidor]  [13 Aug 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey
Plot:  A man who lived his life as he was was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.
Writer:  John P. Marquand (novel), Elizabeth Hill (screenplay), King Vidor (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
John Paul Jones | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  John Paul Jones  126 min,  [Action, Biography, History]  [John Farrow]  [16 Jun 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien, Marisa Pavan, Robert Stack
Plot:  The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
Writer:  John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr. (film), Jesse Lasky Jr., Clements Ripley (story "Nor'wester")
Language:  English, French    Country:  Spain, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Impact | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Impact  111 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Arthur Lubin]  [01 Apr 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Charles Coburn, Ella Raines, Helen Walker
Plot:  A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.
Writer:  Dorothy Davenport (screenplay), Jay Dratler (screenplay), Jay Dratler (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Princess O'Rourke | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Princess O'Rourke  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Norman Krasna]  [23 Oct 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Jack Carson, Olivia de Havilland, Robert Cummings
Plot:  A pilot falls in love with a woman he believes is heading cross country to become a maid, little suspecting that she's actually a princess.
Writer:  Norman Krasna
Language:  English, French, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trouble Along the Way | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Trouble Along the Way  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Michael Curtiz]  [04 Apr 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Donna Reed, John Wayne, Tom Tully
Plot:  Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ...
Writer:  Melville Shavelson (screenplay), Jack Rose (screenplay), Douglas Morrow (story), Robert Hardy Andrews (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Idiot's Delight | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Idiot's Delight  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Clarence Brown]  [27 Jan 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Norma Shearer
Plot:  A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.
Writer:  Robert E. Sherwood (play), Robert E. Sherwood (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, Esperanto    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Made for Each Other | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Made for Each Other  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Cromwell]  [10 Feb 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carole Lombard, Charles Coburn, James Stewart, Lucile Watson
Plot:  While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.
Writer:  Jo Swerling (screenplay), Rose Franken (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Stranger in My Arms | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  A Stranger in My Arms  88 min,  [Drama]  [Helmut Käutner]  [03 Mar 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Jeff Chandler, June Allyson, Sandra Dee
Plot:  Air Force test pilot Pike Yarnell reluctantly attends the memorial service for long-dead Donald Beasley, his navigator during the Korean War; recalling, in flashbacks, their painful days ...
Writer:  Robert Wilder (novel), Peter Berneis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Green Grass of Wyoming | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Green Grass of Wyoming  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Western]  [Louis King]  [03 Jun 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Lloyd Nolan, Peggy Cummins, Robert Arthur
Plot:  "Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. ...
Writer:  Martin Berkeley (screenplay), Mary O'Hara (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Louisa | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Louisa  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Alexander Hall]  [31 May 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn, Ronald Reagan, Ruth Hussey
Plot:  To her family's discomfiture, grandmother Louisa starts dating two men...a grocer and her son's boss.
Writer:  Stanley Roberts (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Power and the Prize | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Power and the Prize  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burl Ives, Charles Coburn, Elisabeth Müller, Robert Taylor
Plot:  This melodrama starring Robert Taylor and Burl Ives was directed by Henry Koster. An American business executive working in England wants to marry European refugee Elizabeth Mueller, but he...
Writer:  Howard Swigett (novel), Robert Ardrey (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
B.F.'s Daughter | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  B.F.'s Daughter  108 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [02 Apr 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart, Van Heflin
Plot:  Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.
Writer:  John P. Marquand (novel), Luther Davis (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Unexpected Uncle | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Unexpected Uncle  67 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Peter Godfrey]  [07 Nov 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Shirley, Charles Coburn, Ernest Truex, James Craig
Plot:  A feisty retiree plays peacemaker for a young couple.
Writer:  Delmer Daves (screen play), Noel Langley (screen play), Eric Hatch (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How to Be Very, Very Popular | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  How to Be Very, Very Popular  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Nunnally Johnson]  [06 Jan 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Grable, Charles Coburn, Robert Cummings, Sheree North
Plot:  2 girls on the lam hide out in a college fraternity.
Writer:  Edward Hope (novel), Nunnally Johnson, Howard Lindsay (play), Lyford Moore (play), Harlan Thompson (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Royal Scandal | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  A Royal Scandal  94 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch]  [01 Oct 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Charles Coburn, Tallulah Bankhead, William Eythe
Plot:  In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.
Writer:  Edwin Justus Mayer (screenplay), Bruno Frank (adaptation), Lajos Biró (play), Melchior Lengyel (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rhapsody in Blue | Movie Details for Actor Charles Coburn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Rhapsody in Blue  135 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Musical]  [Irving Rapper]  [22 Sep 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn, Joan Leslie, Robert Alda
Plot:  George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.
Writer:  Sonya Levien (original story), Howard Koch (screenplay), Elliot Paul (screenplay), Harry Chandlee (contribution), Robert Rossen (contribution)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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