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The Solid Gold Cadillac | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Solid Gold Cadillac  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [22 Aug 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Fred Clark, John Williams, Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas
Plot:  A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation.
Writer:  Abe Burrows (screen play), George S. Kaufman (from the play by), Howard Teichmann (from the play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pushover | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Pushover  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Richard Quine]  [06 Aug 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Malone, Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey
Plot:  A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run and together they double-cross the hood nd the cops.
Writer:  Roy Huggins (screenplay), Thomas Walsh (novel), Bill S. Ballinger (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bell Book and Candle | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Bell Book and Candle  106 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Romance, Fantasy]  [Richard Quine]  [19 Dec 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ernie Kovacs, Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Kim Novak
Plot:  A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real.
Writer:  Daniel Taradash (screenplay), John Van Druten (play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Strangers When We Meet | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Strangers When We Meet  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [01 Sep 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Rush, Ernie Kovacs, Kim Novak, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A suburban architect loves his wife but is bored with his marriage and with his work, so he takes up with the neglected, married beauty who lives down the street.
Writer:  Evan Hunter (screenplay), Evan Hunter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Notorious Landlady | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Notorious Landlady  123 min,  [Comedy, Mystery]  [Richard Quine]  [01 Apr 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Fred Astaire, Jack Lemmon, Kim Novak, Lionel Jeffries
Plot:  An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.
Writer:  Larry Gelbart (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay), Margery Sharp (story "The Notorious Tenant")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Drive a Crooked Road | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Drive a Crooked Road  83 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Richard Quine]  [10 Mar 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dianne Foster, Jack Kelly, Kevin McCarthy, Mickey Rooney
Plot:  An upright car mechanic falls in love with the girlfriend of a gangster. This forces him to participate in the criminal underworld.
Writer:  Blake Edwards (screen play), Richard Quine (adaptation), James Benson Nablo (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Sister Eileen | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  My Sister Eileen  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Comedy, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [22 Sep 1955]
Ratings:  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
It Happened to Jane | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  It Happened to Jane  97 min,  [Comedy]  [Richard Quine]  [24 May 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Day, Ernie Kovacs, Jack Lemmon, Steve Forrest
Plot:  Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world".
Writer:  Norman Katkov (screenplay), Max Wilk (story), Norman Katkov (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hotel | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Hotel  124 min,  GP,  [Drama]  [Richard Quine]  [19 Jan 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Melvyn Douglas, Rod Taylor
Plot:  A historical New Orleans hotel struggles to financially survive while the dramas of its various guests unfold.
Writer:  Arthur Hailey (novel), Wendell Mayes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How to Murder Your Wife | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  How to Murder Your Wife  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Richard Quine]  [26 Jan 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Eddie Mayehoff, Jack Lemmon, Terry-Thomas, Virna Lisi
Plot:  A man who has set up the perfect lifestyle for himself makes the mistake of marrying while drunk...and his fantasies of murder are used against him.
Writer:  George Axelrod
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Operation Mad Ball | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Operation Mad Ball  105 min,  [Comedy, War]  [Richard Quine]  [17 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur O'Connell, Ernie Kovacs, Jack Lemmon, Kathryn Grant
Plot:  In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Locke try to outwit one another on issues such as wooing pretty nurses, accounting for missing medical supplies, organizing unauthorized dances and influencing their C.O.
Writer:  Arthur Carter (screenplay), Jed Harris (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay), Arthur Carter (play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sex and the Single Girl | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Sex and the Single Girl  110 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [25 Dec 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall, Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis
Plot:  A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.
Writer:  Helen Gurley Brown (book), Joseph Heller (screenplay), David R. Schwartz (screenplay), Joseph Hoffman (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Moonshine War | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Moonshine War  100 min,  GP,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Quine]  [01 Jul 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Alda, Melodie Johnson, Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark
Plot:  A federal agent attempts to make some real money before the alcohol ban is lifted so he sets his sights on the whiskey cache of an old army buddy.
Writer:  Elmore Leonard (novel), Elmore Leonard (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Paris When It Sizzles | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Paris When It Sizzles  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [08 Apr 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Grégoire Aslan, Raymond Bussières, William Holden
Plot:  The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.
Writer:  Julien Duvivier (story "La fête à Henriette"), Henri Jeanson (story "La fête à Henriette"), George Axelrod (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Synanon | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Synanon  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Richard Quine]  [31 Aug 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alex Cord, Chuck Connors, Richard Conte, Stella Stevens
Plot:  This film chronicles the goings on at Synanon House, a rehabilitation center for people with all kinds of addictions. Chuck Dederich, a recovering alcoholic, founded and runs Synanon House.
Writer:  Ian Bernard (screenplay), Barry Oringer (story), S. Lee Pogostin (screenplay), S. Lee Pogostin (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The World of Suzie Wong | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The World of Suzie Wong  126 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Richard Quine]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Michael Wilding, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, William Holden
Plot:  A businessman moves to Hong Kong to pursue a career as an artist and falls in love with a prostitute he hires as a model.
Writer:  Paul Osborn (adaptation), Richard Mason (novel), John Patrick (screenplay)
Language:  English, Cantonese    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine, Alexander Mackendrick | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad  86 min,  [Comedy]  [Richard Quine, Alexander Mackendrick]  [15 Feb 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Harris, Hugh Griffith, Robert Morse, Rosalind Russell
Plot:  A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation. The only problem is that the husband has been dead for quite some time, and his wife had...
Writer:  Arthur Kopit (play), Ian Bernard (screenplay), Herbert Baker (narration for Jonathan Winters written by), Pat McCormick (narration for Jonathan Winters written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Prisoner of Zenda | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Prisoner of Zenda  108 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Richard Quine]  [17 Aug 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Elke Sommer, Lionel Jeffries, Lynne Frederick, Peter Sellers
Plot:  Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his ...
Writer:  Dick Clement (screenplay), Ian La Frenais (screenplay), Anthony Hope (novel), Edward E. Rose (dramatisation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Talent for Loving | Movie Details for Director Richard Quine | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  A Talent for Loving  110 min,  R,  [Comedy, Western]  [Richard Quine]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cesar Romero, Geneviève Page, Richard Widmark, Topol
Plot:  A professional gambler is trapped into marrying within a Mexican family under an Aztec curse.
Writer:  Richard Condon (novel), Jack Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB

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