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Singin' in the Rain | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 94%  Singin' in the Rain  103 min,  G,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly]  [11 Apr 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 99/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Gene Kelly, Jean Hagen
Plot:  A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.
Writer:  Betty Comden (story by), Adolph Green (story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
On the Town | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  On the Town  98 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly]  [30 Dec 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ann Miller, Betty Garrett, Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly
Plot:  Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.
Writer:  Adolph Green (screenplay), Betty Comden (screenplay), Adolph Green (based upon the musical play whose book was by), Betty Comden (based upon the musical play whose book was by), Jerome Robbins (idea)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Charade | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Charade  113 min,  [Comedy, Mystery, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [05 Dec 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?
Writer:  Peter Stone (screenplay), Peter Stone (story), Marc Behm (story)
Language:  English, French, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It's Always Fair Weather | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  It's Always Fair Weather  101 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly]  [02 Sep 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cyd Charisse, Dan Dailey, Dolores Gray, Gene Kelly
Plot:  Three soldiers meet ten years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now.
Writer:  Betty Comden (story), Adolph Green (story), Betty Comden (screenplay), Adolph Green (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Indiscreet | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Indiscreet  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [26 Jul 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Cecil Parker, Ingrid Bergman, Phyllis Calvert
Plot:  An actress who has given up on love meets a suave banker and begins a flirtation with him...even though he's already married.
Writer:  Norman Krasna (screenplay), Norman Krasna (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Grass Is Greener | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Grass Is Greener  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [27 Feb 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a ...
Writer:  Hugh Williams (screenplay), Margaret Vyner (screenplay), Hugh Williams (play), Margaret Vyner (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Seven Brides for Seven Brothers  102 min,  G,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [Stanley Donen]  [06 Aug 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Howard Keel, Jane Powell, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall
Plot:  In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.
Writer:  Albert Hackett (screenplay), Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), Stephen Vincent Benet (story "The Sobbin' Women")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Funny Face | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Funny Face  103 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [13 Feb 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair
Plot:  An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.
Writer:  Leonard Gershe
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Royal Wedding | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Royal Wedding  93 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [23 Mar 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Actors:  Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill
Plot:  Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by ship where ...
Writer:  Alan Jay Lerner (story), Alan Jay Lerner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pajama Game | Movie Details for Director George Abbott, Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Pajama Game  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [George Abbott, Stanley Donen]  [10 Dec 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Carol Haney, Doris Day, Eddie Foy Jr., John Raitt
Plot:  An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay rise.
Writer:  George Abbott (screenplay), Richard Bissell (screenplay), George Abbott (book), Richard Bissell (book), Richard Bissell (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two for the Road | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Two for the Road  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [15 Jul 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Albert Finney, Audrey Hepburn, Eleanor Bron, William Daniels
Plot:  A couple in the south of France non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage.
Writer:  Frederic Raphael
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bedazzled | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Bedazzled  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [10 Dec 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Peter Cook, Raquel Welch
Plot:  A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.
Writer:  Peter Cook (screenplay), Peter Cook (story), Dudley Moore (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Damn Yankees | Movie Details for Director George Abbott, Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Damn Yankees  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [George Abbott, Stanley Donen]  [04 Jan 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 nominations.
Actors:  Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston, Russ Brown, Tab Hunter
Plot:  A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant.
Writer:  George Abbott (screenplay), George Abbott (book), Douglass Wallop (book), Douglass Wallop (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Movie Movie | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Movie Movie  105 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Musical, Sport]  [Stanley Donen]  [04 Jan 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Eli Wallach, George C. Scott, Red Buttons, Trish Van Devere
Plot:  Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.
Writer:  Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB
Deep in My Heart | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Deep in My Heart  132 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Comedy, Musical]  [Stanley Donen]  [24 Dec 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doe Avedon, Helen Traubel, José Ferrer, Merle Oberon
Plot:  Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.
Writer:  Elliott Arnold (book), Leonard Spigelgass
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Arabesque | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Arabesque  105 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure, Crime]  [Stanley Donen]  [18 Aug 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Badel, Gregory Peck, Kieron Moore, Sophia Loren
Plot:  Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Writer:  Julian Mitchell (screenplay), Stanley Price (screenplay), Peter Stone (screenplay), Gordon Cotler (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Give a Girl a Break | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Give a Girl a Break  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [03 Dec 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Debbie Reynolds, Dolly Sharp, Gower Champion, Marge Champion
Plot:  The star of an upcoming Broadway production, Janet Hallson, walks out during rehersals. The producers of the show, Ted Sturgis, Leo Belney and Bob Dowdy begin to search a replacement. After...
Writer:  Vera Caspary (story), Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Once More, with Feeling! | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Once More, with Feeling!  92 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [01 Mar 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Geoffrey Toone, Kay Kendall, Maxwell Shaw, Yul Brynner
Plot:  Yul Brynner plays a musical genius whose eccentricities are kept in check by his wife, until she discovers him "auditioning" a sultry young pianist. She walks out on him and his career ...
Writer:  Harry Kurnitz (play), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Surprise Package | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Surprise Package  100 min,  [Comedy]  [Stanley Donen]  [30 Nov 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eric Pohlmann, Mitzi Gaynor, Noël Coward, Yul Brynner
Plot:  An American gangster is exiled from the United States for criminal activity and is sent back to the Greek island where he was born. Once on the island, he is watched by a corrupt local ...
Writer:  Art Buchwald (book), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kiss Them for Me | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Kiss Them for Me  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [10 Dec 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker
Plot:  In 1944, three Navy pilots stationed in Hawaii and a P.R. officer go on a 4-day leave to San Francisco where they party with a good crowd in the executive suite of a busy hotel.
Writer:  Julius J. Epstein (screenplay), Luther Davis (play), Frederic Wakeman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Staircase | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Staircase  96 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [20 Aug 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dermot Kelly, Jake Kavanagh, Michael Rogers, Royston Starr
Plot:  Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their ...
Writer:  Charles Dyer (screenplay), Charles Dyer (play)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lucky Lady | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Lucky Lady  118 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Stanley Donen]  [25 Dec 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, Geoffrey Lewis, Liza Minnelli
Plot:  A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trois after business hours.
Writer:  Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blame It on Rio | Movie Details for Director Stanley Donen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 29%  Blame It on Rio  100 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [17 Feb 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 9%, Metacritic 22/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Demi Moore, Joseph Bologna, Michael Caine, Michelle Johnson, Valerie Harper
Plot:  Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter.
Writer:  Charlie Peters (screenplay), Larry Gelbart (screenplay)
Language:  English, Portuguese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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