Search results for "Marilyn Monroe"

The Seven Year Itch (1955) RT 86% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2001

With his family away for their annual summer holiday, Richard Sherman decides he has the opportunity to live a bachelor's life. The beautiful but ditzy blonde from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tom Ewell  •  Evelyn Keyes  •  Sonny Tufts

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) RT 69% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2002

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dan Dailey

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Love Happy (1949)

The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls when they get mixed up with gangsters due to a tin of sardines containing Romanoff diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Ilona Massey

Monkey Business (1952)

Barnaby Fulton is a research chemist working on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. One of the labs chimps, Esther, gets loose in the laboratory and, having ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marilyn Monroe

Ladies of the Chorus (1949) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 1992

Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles, Bubbles leaves the show and Peggy takes her place. ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Adele Jergens  •  Rand Brooks  •  Nana Bryant

A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) RT Audience 50%

Comedy western about a cowboy who is hired by a stagecoach boss to stop the railroad reaching his territory and putting him out of business. He uses everything from Indians to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Anne Baxter  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Walter Brennan

Don't Bother to Knock (1952) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2002

Jed, an airline pilot, (Widmark) is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell (Monroe), a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Donna Corcoran

The Kennedy Detail (2010)

Based on the book by Gerald S. Blaine With Lisa McCubbin "The Kennedy Detail", this documentary interviews the men who served on President JFK's Secret Service Detail and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Vince DiPersio
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Clint Hill  •  Gerald S. Blaine  •  Paul Landis

I due Kennedy (1969)

Life, career and death of the two protagonists of American life sixties, John and Robert Kennedy, from the days of their ascent to the White House, the first as president, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gianni Bisiach
CAST:  John F. Kennedy  •  Joseph P. Kennedy  •  Jacqueline Kennedy  •  Rose Kennedy

Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Peter Fonda host an examination of the history of decency standards for movies from the early 1920s onwards.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Forsher
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Peter Fonda  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ira Richard Barmak

James Dean: Forever Young (2005) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Documentary of the brief but memorable career of the now iconic James Dean. Narrated by Martin Sheen, the film focuses much attention on his early work for television, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan
CAST:  James Dean  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Martin Sheen  •  Elizabeth Taylor

We Remember Marilyn (1996)

We Remember Marilyn. Marilyn Monroe transforms from Norma Jean, a cuddly teenager, into the most recognizable face and body in the world in these home movies, photos and film ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ted Newsom
CAST:  John Christopher Hyke  •  Trudi Jo Marie Keck  •  Reed Richmond  •  Jeannette Pugliese

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) RT Audience 100%

In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dick Haymes  •  Anne Revere  •  Allyn Joslyn

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

You Were Meant for Me (1948)

A bandleader falls in love and marries a small town girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Jeanne Crain  •  Dan Dailey  •  Oscar Levant  •  Barbara Lawrence