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Psycho | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 93%  Psycho  109 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [08 Sep 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 97/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, John Gavin, Vera Miles
Plot:  A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Writer:  Joseph Stefano (screenplay by), Robert Bloch (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Manchurian Candidate | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Manchurian Candidate  126 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [24 Oct 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 94/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, Frank Sinatra, Janet Leigh, Laurence Harvey
Plot:  A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
Writer:  Richard Condon (based upon a novel by), George Axelrod (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Touch of Evil | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Touch of Evil  95 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Orson Welles]  [01 Feb 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Orson Welles
Plot:  A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.
Writer:  Orson Welles (screenplay), Whit Masterson (based on the novel "Badge Of Evil" by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Naked Spur | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Naked Spur  91 min,  PASSED,  [Thriller, Western]  [Anthony Mann]  [26 Jun 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan
Plot:  A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers.
Writer:  Sam Rolfe, Harold Jack Bloom
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bye Bye Birdie | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Bye Bye Birdie  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [27 May 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Maureen Stapleton
Plot:  A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
Writer:  Michael Stewart (book), Irving Brecher (screen play)
Language:  English, Russian, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Houdini | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Houdini  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [George Marshall]  [02 Jul 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Actors:  Angela Clarke, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Torin Thatcher
Plot:  The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.
Writer:  Philip Yordan (screenplay), Harold Kellock (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scaramouche | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Scaramouche  115 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [George Sidney]  [27 Jun 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Eleanor Parker, Janet Leigh, Mel Ferrer, Stewart Granger
Plot:  18th century France. A man sets out to avenge the death of his friend at the hands of a master swordsman.
Writer:  Ronald Millar (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), Rafael Sabatini (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Vikings | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Vikings  116 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure]  [Richard Fleischer]  [28 Jun 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis
Plot:  A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess.
Writer:  Calder Willingham (screenplay), Dale Wasserman (adaptation), Edison Marshall (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Holiday Affair | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Holiday Affair  87 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Don Hartman]  [24 Dec 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gordon Gebert, Janet Leigh, Robert Mitchum, Wendell Corey
Plot:  A young widow is romanced by a sales clerk whom she inadvertently got fired.
Writer:  Isobel Lennart (screenplay), John D. Weaver (story "Christmas Gift")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Angels in the Outfield | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Angels in the Outfield  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family, Fantasy]  [Clarence Brown]  [19 Oct 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Donna Corcoran, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Paul Douglas
Plot:  A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ...
Writer:  Richard Conlin (story), Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), George Wells (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grand Slam | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Grand Slam  121 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Giuliano Montaldo]  [28 Sep 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Klaus Kinski, Riccardo Cucciolla, Robert Hoffmann
Plot:  After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond company in Brazil with a crew of professionals. The men assemble in Rio de Janeiro...
Writer:  Paolo Bianchini (story), Augusto Caminito (story), Marcello Coscia, Marcello Fondato, Mino Roli (screenplay), Mino Roli (story), José Antonio de la Loma
Language:  English, Portuguese, French, German    Country:  Italy, Spain, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Romance of Rosy Ridge | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Romance of Rosy Ridge  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Roy Rowland]  [04 Aug 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Marshall Thompson, Thomas Mitchell, Van Johnson
Plot:  Janet Leigh makes an impressive debut alongside Van Johnson in this historical romance in which a farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. ...
Writer:  Lester Cole, MacKinlay Kantor (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Boardwalk | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Boardwalk  98 min,  [Drama]  [Stephen Verona]  [14 Nov 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Joe Silver, Lee Strasberg, Ruth Gordon
Plot:  In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader ...
Writer:  Leigh Chapman, Stephen Verona
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Walking My Baby Back Home | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Walking My Baby Back Home  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [06 Dec 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Buddy Hackett, Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, Lori Nelson
Plot:  World War II veteran Clarence "Jigger" Millard forms a band with several other former GIs. The band fails to take off and he is forced to join a minstrel show headed by Colonel Wallace. He soon falls for Wallace's niece Chris Hall.
Writer:  Don McGuire (screenplay), Oscar Brodney (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rogue Cop | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Rogue Cop  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Roy Rowland]  [17 Jun 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Raft, Janet Leigh, Robert Taylor, Steve Forrest
Plot:  After witnessing a murder, honest cop Eddie Kelvaney is silenced by gangster Dan Beaumonte, prompting Eddie's brother, Detective Chris Kelvaney, to search for the killer.
Writer:  Sydney Boehm (screen play), William P. McGivern (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Who Was That Lady? | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Who Was That Lady?  115 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [08 Apr 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dean Martin, James Whitmore, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis
Plot:  In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To ...
Writer:  Norman Krasna (play), Norman Krasna
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Living It Up | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Living It Up  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Norman Taurog]  [23 Jul 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Edward Arnold, Janet Leigh, Jerry Lewis
Plot:  An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (play), Jack Rose (screenplay), Melville Shavelson (screenplay), James Street (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Sister Eileen | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  My Sister Eileen  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Comedy, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [22 Sep 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Betty Garrett, Bob Fosse, Jack Lemmon, Janet Leigh
Plot:  Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street". They find an apartment (such as it is!), but ...
Writer:  Blake Edwards (screenplay), Richard Quine (screenplay), Joseph Fields (play), Jerome Chodorov (play), Ruth McKenney (stories)
Language:  English, Portuguese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pete Kelly's Blues | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Pete Kelly's Blues  95 min,  [Crime, Drama, Music]  [Jack Webb]  [31 Jul 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edmond O'Brien, Jack Webb, Janet Leigh, Peggy Lee
Plot:  In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band perform nightly at a seedy speakeasy until a racketeer tries to extort them in exchange for protection.
Writer:  Richard L. Breen
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Shield of Falworth | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Black Shield of Falworth  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, History, Romance]  [Rudolph Maté]  [02 Sep 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Rush, David Farrar, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis
Plot:  Peasant Myles Falworth is trained for knighthood and is groomed by various nobles to defeat the evil Earl of Alban who's plotting to usurp King Henry IV's throne.
Writer:  Oscar Brodney (screenplay), Howard Pyle (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Perfect Furlough | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Perfect Furlough  93 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Blake Edwards]  [30 Nov 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Linda Cristal, Tony Curtis
Plot:  To pacify 104 sex-starved male soldiers building an Arctic radar base, Army psychologist Vicki Loren suggests choosing one by lot to have a "perfect furlough" as selected by the men: three ...
Writer:  Stanley Shapiro
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prince Valiant | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Prince Valiant  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Henry Hathaway]  [05 Apr 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Debra Paget, James Mason, Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner
Plot:  A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screenplay), Hal Foster (based on King Features Syndicate's "Prince Valiant" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fog | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Fog  89 min,  R,  [Horror, Thriller]  [John Carpenter]  [08 Feb 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Houseman
Plot:  An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters.
Writer:  John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Just This Once | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Just This Once  90 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy]  [Don Weis]  [31 Jul 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Lewis Stone, Marilyn Erskine, Peter Lawford
Plot:  Mark MacLene owes the IRS, the banks and others a lot of money. The problem is that his trust makes $1,000,000 a year, but he spends $150,000 every month. His trustee, Sam, uses the power ...
Writer:  Sidney Sheldon (screenplay), Max Trell (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wives and Lovers | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Wives and Lovers  103 min,  [Comedy]  [John Rich]  [04 Oct 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Martha Hyer, Shelley Winters, Van Johnson
Plot:  A struggling author and his wife suddenly become wealthy and move to the suburbs. Divorced neighbor and "companion" aid marital misconstrual which almost culminates in a divorce.
Writer:  Edward Anhalt, Jay Presson Allen (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hello Down There | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Hello Down There  88 min,  G,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Jack Arnold, Ricou Browning]  [25 Jun 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Jim Backus, Roddy McDowall, Tony Randall
Plot:  A marine scientist volunteers to have his family live in a prototype underwater home to prove it's practical.
Writer:  Art Arthur (story), John McGreevey (screenplay), Frank Telford (screenplay), Ivan Tors (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three on a Couch | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Three on a Couch  109 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Jerry Lewis]  [01 Mar 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gila Golan, Janet Leigh, Jerry Lewis, Mary Ann Mobley
Plot:  An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises ...
Writer:  Bob Ross (screenplay), Samuel A. Taylor (screenplay), Arne Sultan (story), Marvin Worth (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Strictly Dishonorable | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Strictly Dishonorable  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Melvin Frank, Norman Panama]  [03 Jul 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ezio Pinza, Gale Robbins, Janet Leigh, Millard Mitchell
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Preston Sturges (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Confidentially Connie | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Confidentially Connie  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family]  [Edward Buzzell]  [13 Mar 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Louis Calhern, Van Johnson, Walter Slezak
Plot:  Texas cattleman Opie Bedloe comes to Maine to visit his son Joe, a college instructor, and his wife Connie in the hopes of persuading Joe to give up his teaching career and come back to ...
Writer:  Max Shulman (screenplay), Max Shulman (story), Herman Wouk (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jet Pilot | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Jet Pilot  113 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [01 Oct 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, John Wayne, Paul Fix
Plot:  Air Force Colonel Jim Shannon is tasked to escort a defecting Soviet pilot who is scheming to lure Shannon to the USSR.
Writer:  Jules Furthman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Tickets to Broadway | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Two Tickets to Broadway  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Romance]  [James V. Kern]  [20 Nov 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eddie Bracken, Gloria DeHaven, Janet Leigh, Tony Martin
Plot:  Nancy Peterson and her friends want to get a spot on Bob Crosby's TV show, but their agent has linked them.
Writer:  Sid Silvers (screenplay), Hal Kanter (screenplay), Sammy Cahn (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night of the Lepus | Movie Details for Actor Janet Leigh | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 25%  Night of the Lepus  88 min,  PG,  [Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [William F. Claxton]  [04 Oct 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, External Reviews
Actors:  DeForest Kelley, Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun, Stuart Whitman
Plot:  Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Writer:  Don Holliday (screenplay), Gene R. Kearney (screenplay), Russell Braddon (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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