Search results for "Leo McCarey"


An Affair to Remember (1957) RT 64% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Nicky Ferrante is an international, European playboy setting forth on a cruise ship headed for New York to meet his wealthy fiancée. Terry McKay, a former night-club singer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Richard Denning  •  Neva Patterson

Satan Never Sleeps (1962) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  William Holden  •  Clifton Webb  •  France Nuyen  •  Athene Seyler

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958) RT 25% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Harry Bannerman, a Connecticut suburbanite who becomes involved in various shenanigans with his wife Grace Oglethorpe, leads a protest movement against a secret army plan to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Joan Collins  •  Jack Carson

My Son John (1952) RT 60% / Audience 10%

DVD release: Aug 2012

In this Cold War drama, a woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Van Heflin  •  Dean Jagger  •  Robert Walker

Good Sam (1948) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2014

Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Ray Collins  •  Edmund Lowe

The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) RT 94% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Father O'Malley the unconventional priest from 'Going My Way' continues his work for the Catholic Church. This time he is sent to St. Mary's, a run-down parochial school on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Henry Travers  •  William Gargan

Going My Way (1944) RT 78% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley (Bing Crosby) led a colourful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy. After being appointed to a run-down ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Frank McHugh  •  James Brown

Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Walter Slezak  •  Albert Dekker

Love Affair (1939) RT 86% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 1998

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love aboard ship. They arrange to reunite 6 months later, after Michel has had a chance to earn a decent living.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Charles Boyer  •  Maria Ouspenskaya  •  Lee Bowman

The Awful Truth (1937) RT 91% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Cary Grant  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Alexander D'Arcy




Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Victor Moore  •  Beulah Bondi  •  Fay Bainter  •  Thomas Mitchell

The Milky Way (1936) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Harold Lloyd  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Verree Teasdale  •  Helen Mack

Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) RT 100% / Audience 92%

In this comedy of an Englishman stranded in a sea of barbaric Americans, Marmaduke Ruggles (Charles Laughton), a gentleman's gentleman and butler to an Earl is lost in a poker ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Mary Boland  •  Charles Ruggles  •  ZaSu Pitts

Belle of the Nineties (1934) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Mae West, full of bosom and double entendre, wrote this lightweight saga of multiple loves which appears in a lavish (for 1934) production featuring songs backed by Duke Ellington.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  John Miljan  •  Duke Ellington  •  Mae West  •  Johnny Mack Brown

Six of a Kind (1934) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Oct 1996

The Whinneys share expenses for their trip to Hollywood with George and Gracie and thier great Dane. A clerk in Whinney's bank has put fifty thousand dollars in a suitcase, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Mary Boland  •  W.C. Fields  •  George Burns

Duck Soup (1933) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Zeppo Marx

The Kid from Spain (1932) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Eddie and his Mexican friend Ricardo are expelled from college after Ricardo put Eddie in the girl's dormitory when he was drunk. Per chance Eddie gets mixed up in a bank ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Lyda Roberti  •  Robert Young  •  Ruth Hall