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Battleground | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Battleground  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, War, Drama]  [William A. Wellman]  [20 Jan 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  George Murphy, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban, Van Johnson
Plot:  A squad of the 101st Airborne Division copes with being trapped in the besieged city of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
Writer:  Robert Pirosh (story and screenplay)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo  138 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Mervyn LeRoy]  [01 Nov 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Don DeFore, Robert Walker, Spencer Tracy, Tim Murdock, Van Johnson
Plot:  In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screen play), Ted W. Lawson (based on the book), Robert Considine (based on the book)
Language:  English, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Caine Mutiny | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Caine Mutiny  124 min,  [Drama, War]  [Edward Dmytryk]  [24 Jun 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 6 nominations.
Actors:  Fred MacMurray, Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson
Plot:  When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Writer:  Stanley Roberts (screen play), Michael Blankfort (additional dialogue), Herman Wouk (based upon the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brigadoon | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Brigadoon  108 min,  PASSED,  [Fantasy, Musical, Romance]  [Vincente Minnelli]  [08 Sep 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Cyd Charisse, Elaine Stewart, Gene Kelly, Van Johnson
Plot:  Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past.
Writer:  Alan Jay Lerner (screenplay), Alan Jay Lerner (musical)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
State of the Union | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  State of the Union  124 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Frank Capra]  [30 Apr 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson
Plot:  An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.
Writer:  Howard Lindsay (play), Russel Crouse (play), Anthony Veiller (screenplay), Myles Connolly (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Command Decision | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Command Decision  112 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Sam Wood]  [01 Feb 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Donlevy, Clark Gable, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.
Writer:  William R. Laidlaw (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), William Wister Haines (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Miracle in the Rain | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Miracle in the Rain  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Fantasy, Romance]  [Rudolph Maté]  [01 Apr 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Fred Clark, Jane Wyman, Peggie Castle, Van Johnson
Plot:  Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (novel), Ben Hecht (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In the Good Old Summertime | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  In the Good Old Summertime  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [29 Jul 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Judy Garland, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington, Van Johnson
Plot:  It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other. They develop an instant and mutual dislike which intensifies when, later on, Andrew is ...
Writer:  Albert Hackett (written for the screen by), Frances Goodrich (written for the screen by), Ivan Tors (written for the screen by), Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), Miklós László (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Guy Named Joe | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  A Guy Named Joe  120 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Victor Fleming]  [01 Mar 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Irene Dunne, Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Ward Bond
Plot:  A dead World War II bomber pilot named Pete Sandidge, becomes the guardian angel of another pilot, Ted Randall. He guides Ted through battle and helping him to romance his old girlfriend, despite her excessive devotion to Sandidge's memory.
Writer:  Chandler Sprague (story), David Boehm (story), Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (adaptation), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
23 Paces to Baker Street | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  23 Paces to Baker Street  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Henry Hathaway]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cecil Parker, Patricia Laffan, Van Johnson, Vera Miles
Plot:  A blind American writer living in London stumbles upon a criminal conspiracy involving kidnapping and extortion.
Writer:  Nigel Balchin (screenplay by), Philip MacDonald (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Romance of Rosy Ridge | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | 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
Go for Broke! | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Go for Broke!  92 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, War]  [Robert Pirosh]  [14 Sep 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akira Fukunaga, George Miki, Lane Nakano, Van Johnson
Plot:  The story of Japanese-American soldiers who fought in Europe during World War II.
Writer:  Robert Pirosh
Language:  English, Japanese, Italian, Hawaiian, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bottom of the Bottle | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Bottom of the Bottle  88 min,  [Drama]  [Henry Hathaway]  [19 May 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Carson, Joseph Cotten, Ruth Roman, Van Johnson
Plot:  In the border town of Nogales, Arizona, a wealthy attorney and rancher is solicited by his escaped convict brother in aiding him to cross the border into Mexico where his wife and children are living in poverty.
Writer:  Georges Simenon (novel), Sydney Boehm
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thrill of a Romance | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Thrill of a Romance  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Romance]  [Richard Thorpe]  [12 Nov 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Esther Williams, Frances Gifford, Henry Travers, Van Johnson
Plot:  A swim teacher and a wealthy businessman are married after a brief courtship. A charming war hero falls in love with this newly-married woman, after her husband abandons her on their honeymoon for the sake of a business meeting.
Writer:  Richard Connell (original screenplay), Gladys Lehman (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Remains to Be Seen | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Remains to Be Seen  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Music]  [Don Weis]  [15 May 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, June Allyson, Louis Calhern, Van Johnson
Plot:  June Allyson plays a band singer working in New York City; Van Johnson is the manager of a fancy apartment house where a murder is committed. The victim is Allyson's wealthy uncle, and ...
Writer:  Russel Crouse (play), Howard Lindsay (play), Sidney Sheldon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mother Is a Freshman | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Mother Is a Freshman  81 min,  [Comedy]  [Lloyd Bacon]  [25 Jul 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Lawrence, Loretta Young, Rudy Vallee, Van Johnson
Plot:  In order to afford her daughter's college tuition, a woman enrolls herself at the same school aided by a rare large bursary but they both fall in-love with the same cute English professor.
Writer:  Raphael Blau (story), Mary Loos, Richard Sale
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bride Goes Wild | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Bride Goes Wild  98 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Norman Taurog]  [03 Mar 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hume Cronyn, Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, June Allyson, Van Johnson
Plot:  McGrath publishes books for children and Uncle Bump is one of the best sellers. Unfortunately, Greg, who is Uncle Bump, tends to drink too much and has not started his next book. Martha won...
Writer:  Albert Beich
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Easy to Love | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Easy to Love  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Charles Walters]  [25 Dec 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Esther Williams, John Bromfield, Tony Martin, Van Johnson
Plot:  An Aquatic performer tries to attract the man she loves.
Writer:  László Vadnay (screenplay), William Roberts (screenplay), László Vadnay (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three Guys Named Mike | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Three Guys Named Mike  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Charles Walters]  [01 Mar 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Sullivan, Howard Keel, Jane Wyman, Van Johnson
Plot:  A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman, all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about each other, ...
Writer:  Sidney Sheldon (screenplay), Ruth Brooks Flippen (story), Ethel Wells (suggestions)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wives and Lovers | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | 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
Yours, Mine and Ours | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Yours, Mine and Ours  111 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Family]  [Melville Shavelson]  [24 Apr 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Louise Troy, Lucille Ball, Van Johnson
Plot:  A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family.
Writer:  Bob Carroll Jr. (story), Madelyn Davis (story), Mort Lachman, Melville Shavelson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grounds for Marriage | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Grounds for Marriage  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Robert Z. Leonard]  [19 Jan 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Sullivan, Kathryn Grayson, Paula Raymond, Van Johnson
Plot:  Opera singer Ina Massine tries to win back former husband Dr. Lincoln I. Bartlett.
Writer:  Laura Kerr (screenplay), Samuel Marx (story), Allen Rivkin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pied Piper of Hamelin | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Pied Piper of Hamelin  89 min,  UNRATED,  [Musical, Family, Fantasy]  [Bretaigne Windust]  [26 Nov 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claude Rains, Jim Backus, Lori Nelson, Van Johnson
Plot:  Overwhelmed by rats, a medieval town hires a magical piper who can rid the town of the pest in exchange for gold but the crooked mayor has no intention of honoring the deal.
Writer:  Robert Browning (poem), Hal Stanley, Irving Taylor
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Confidentially Connie | Movie Details for Actor Van Johnson | 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

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