Search results for "George Cukor"

A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

A Star Is Born (1954) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  James Mason  •  Jack Carson  •  Charles Bickford

The Wizard of Oz (1939) RT 99% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1999

One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Mervyn LeRoy  •  King Vidor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Frank Morgan  •  Ray Bolger  •  Bert Lahr

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Sam Wood
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

The Corn Is Green (1979) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2012

A strong-willed teacher, determined to educate the poor and illiterate youth of an impoverished Welsh village, discovers one student whom she believes to have the seeds of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Anna Massey  •  Ian Saynor  •  Bill Fraser

The Blue Bird (1976) RT Audience 38%

A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Jane Fonda  •  Ava Gardner  •  Cicely Tyson

Love Among the Ruins (1975) RT Audience 89%

An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Richard Pearson  •  Colin Blakely

Travels with My Aunt (1972) RT 40% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 1993

A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt"s shady schemes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Alec McCowen  •  Robert Stephens  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.

Justine (1969) RT Audience 40%

In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden, the British consular officer, with Justine, the beautiful and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Anouk Aimée  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Robert Forster  •  Anna Karina

My Fair Lady (1964) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Rex Harrison  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

Something's Got to Give (1962) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2001

Unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife", due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dean Martin  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Tom Tryon

Let's Make Love (1960) RT 67% / Audience 61%

DVD release: May 2002

When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Yves Montand  •  Tony Randall  •  Frankie Vaughan

Heller In Pink Tights (1960) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Nineteenth century Wyoming: the wild West. Mild-mannered Tom Healy has a two-wagon theater troupe hounded by creditors because Angela, his leading lady and the object of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Steve Forrest

Hot Spell (1958)

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DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Shirley Booth  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Earl Holliman

Wild Is the Wind (1957) RT Audience 70%

Wild Is the Wind represents a (perhaps deliberate) reversal of the situation in The Rose Tattoo (1955). Whereas in Tattoo, Anna Magnani played a widow who could never find a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Anna Magnani  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Joseph Calleia

Les Girls (1957) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2003

After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele. A Rashômon style ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Mitzi Gaynor  •  Kay Kendall  •  Taina Elg

Bhowani Junction (1956) RT 100% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1991

Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ava Gardner  •  Stewart Granger  •  Bill Travers  •  Abraham Sofaer

It Should Happen to You (1954) RT 100% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Gladys Glover has just lost her modeling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Peter Lawford  •  Michael O'Shea

The Actress (1953) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Mar 2009

The true story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Jean Simmons  •  Teresa Wright  •  Anthony Perkins