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Scarlet Street | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Scarlet Street  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Fritz Lang]  [28 Dec 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dan Duryea, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Margaret Lindsay
Plot:  When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.
Writer:  Georges de La Fouchardière (novel), André Mouézy-Éon (novel), Dudley Nichols (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Woman in the Window | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Woman in the Window  107 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Fritz Lang]  [03 Nov 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Actors:  Edmund Breon, Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey
Plot:  When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (written for the screen by), J.H. Wallis (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Women | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Little Women  115 min,  [Drama, Family, Romance]  [George Cukor]  [24 Nov 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Edna May Oliver, Joan Bennett, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Lukas
Plot:  Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops...
Writer:  Louisa May Alcott (by), Sarah Y. Mason (screen play), Victor Heerman (screen play)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Father's Little Dividend | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Father's Little Dividend  82 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [27 Apr 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Don Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Bennett, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  In this sequel to Father of the Bride (1950), newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with the fact that he will soon be a granddad.
Writer:  Albert Hackett (screenplay), Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Edward Streeter (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Man Hunt | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Man Hunt  105 min,  [Drama, Thriller, War]  [Fritz Lang]  [20 Jun 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Actors:  George Sanders, Joan Bennett, John Carradine, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
Writer:  Geoffrey Household (novel), Dudley Nichols (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Father of the Bride | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Father of the Bride  92 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [16 Jun 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Don Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Bennett, Spencer Tracy
Plot:  The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding.
Writer:  Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay), Edward Streeter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
There's Always Tomorrow | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  There's Always Tomorrow  84 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Sirk]  [01 Feb 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, William Reynolds
Plot:  When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life.
Writer:  Bernard C. Schoenfeld (screenplay), Ursula Parrott (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
We're No Angels | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  We're No Angels  106 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [Michael Curtiz]  [08 Sep 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Aldo Ray, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Bennett, Peter Ustinov
Plot:  Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.
Writer:  Albert Husson (play), Ranald MacDougall
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man in the Iron Mask | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Man in the Iron Mask  113 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, History, Romance]  [James Whale]  [13 Jul 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Bennett, Joseph Schildkraut, Louis Hayward, Warren William
Plot:  Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan.
Writer:  Alexandre Dumas (novel), George Bruce (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Reckless Moment | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Reckless Moment  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Max Ophüls]  [26 Dec 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Geraldine Brooks, Henry O'Neill, James Mason, Joan Bennett
Plot:  After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal.
Writer:  Henry Garson (screen play), Robert Soderberg (screen play), Mel Dinelli (adaptation), Robert E. Kent (adaptation), Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (based upon the Ladies Home Journal story "The Blank Wall")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Guy Who Came Back | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Guy Who Came Back  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Sport]  [Joseph M. Newman]  [16 Aug 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Don DeFore, Joan Bennett, Linda Darnell, Paul Douglas
Plot:  Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football ...
Writer:  W.G. Fay (story), Allan Scott (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hollow Triumph | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Hollow Triumph  83 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Steve Sekely]  [03 Feb 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eduard Franz, Joan Bennett, Leslie Brooks, Paul Henreid
Plot:  Pursued by the big-time gambler he robbed, John Muller takes a new identity, with ironic results.
Writer:  Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Murray Forbes (based upon a novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Private Worlds | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Private Worlds  84 min,  [Drama]  [Gregory La Cava]  [19 Apr 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert, Helen Vinson, Joan Bennett
Plot:  The work of a progressive female psychiatrist and her colleague at a mental hospital is threatened by the arrival of a conservative new supervisor, who disapproves of both her methods and the fact that she is a woman in a "man's field."
Writer:  Lynn Starling (screenplay), Gregory La Cava (screenplay), Gladys Unger (additional dialogue), Phyllis Bottome (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mississippi | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Mississippi  73 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [A. Edward Sutherland, Wesley Ruggles]  [22 Mar 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bing Crosby, Joan Bennett, Queenie Smith, W.C. Fields
Plot:  Crosby plays a Philadelpia Quaker engaged to a Southern belle. He becomes a social outcast when he refuses to fight a duel. Fields then hires him to perform on his riverboat, promoting him ...
Writer:  Francis Martin (screen play), Jack Cunningham (screen play), Herbert Fields (adapted by), Claude Binyon (adapted by), Booth Tarkington (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
She Couldn't Take It | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  She Couldn't Take It  77 min,  [Comedy]  [Tay Garnett]  [08 Oct 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billie Burke, George Raft, Joan Bennett, Walter Connolly
Plot:  The wealthy Van Dyke family are constantly in the media for outrageous behavior, much to the frustration of patriarch Dan Van Dyke. His self-centered, bubble-headed wife has a fondness for ...
Writer:  C. Graham Baker (story), Oliver H.P. Garrett, Gene Towne
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Macomber Affair | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Macomber Affair  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure]  [Zoltan Korda]  [17 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Reginald Denny, Robert Preston
Plot:  Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ...
Writer:  Ernest Hemingway (story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"), Seymour Bennett (adaptation), Frank Arnold (adaptation), Casey Robinson, Seymour Bennett
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo  71 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Stephen Roberts]  [14 Nov 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Colin Clive, Joan Bennett, Nigel Bruce, Ronald Colman
Plot:  Russian prince goes to Monte Carlo just after World War I with money supplied him by Parisian Russians. He wins but the casino operators want him honor the tradition of returning to the ...
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson, Howard Smith, Ilya Surguchev (play), Frederick Albert Swan (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Woman on the Beach | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Woman on the Beach  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [01 Jul 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Bickford, Joan Bennett, Nan Leslie, Robert Ryan
Plot:  A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.
Writer:  Frank Davis (screenplay), Jean Renoir (screenplay), J.R. Michael Hogan (adaptation), Mitchell Wilson (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Disraeli | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Disraeli  90 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Alfred E. Green]  [01 Nov 1929]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  David Torrence, Doris Lloyd, George Arliss, Joan Bennett
Plot:  Prime Minister of Great Britain Benjamin Disraeli outwits the subterfuge of the Russians and chicanery at home in order to secure the purchase of the Suez Canal.
Writer:  Julien Josephson (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Puttin' on the Ritz | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Puttin' on the Ritz  88 min,  [Musical]  [Edward Sloman]  [01 Mar 1930]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Aileen Pringle, Harry Richman, James Gleason, Joan Bennett
Plot:  A vaudeville and nightclub performer becomes successful and forgets who his friends really are.
Writer:  Billy K. Wells (dialogue), James Gleason (dialogue), John W. Considine Jr. (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Highway Dragnet | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Highway Dragnet  70 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Nathan Juran]  [27 Jan 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Bennett, Reed Hadley, Richard Conte, Wanda Hendrix
Plot:  Wrongly accused of killing a bar-girl he was seen with earlier, a Korean War vet flees from the police in the company of a woman photographer and her young female model.
Writer:  Herb Meadow (screenplay), Jerome Odlum (screenplay), Tom Hubbard (additional dialogue), Fred Eggers (additional dialogue), U.S. Andersen (story), Roger Corman (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Son of Monte Cristo | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Son of Monte Cristo  102 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [10 Jan 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Florence Bates, George Sanders, Joan Bennett, Louis Hayward
Plot:  In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of "Lichtenburg" in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. The visiting Count of Monte Cristo falls for Zona...
Writer:  George Bruce (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
For Heaven's Sake | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  For Heaven's Sake  92 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [George Seaton]  [29 Jan 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clifton Webb, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Bennett, Robert Cummings
Plot:  An angel disguises himself as a crusty old rancher in order to visit Earth and help an unborn child find suitable parents.
Writer:  George Seaton, Dorothy Segall (play), Harry Segall (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Desire in the Dust | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Desire in the Dust  102 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [William F. Claxton]  [05 Feb 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Bennett, Ken Scott, Martha Hyer, Raymond Burr
Plot:  Lonnie Wilson, the son of a toothless sharecropper, Zuba Wilson, returns to small southern hometown after spending six years on the chain-gang for killing Colonel Ben Marquand's son in an ...
Writer:  Harry Whittington (novel), Charles Lang (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Green Hell | Movie Details for Actor Joan Bennett | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Green Hell  87 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Romance]  [James Whale]  [26 Jan 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr., George Sanders, Joan Bennett, John Howard
Plot:  A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. A beautiful woman, brought to their camp by hired bearers, has come to join her husband, a...
Writer:  Frances Marion (original story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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