Search results for "Peter Lawford"


Ocean's 11 (1960)

Ocean's Eleven is the 'Rat-Pack' comedy about robber Danny Ocean and his gang's attempt to rob the five biggest casinos in Las Vegas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Peter Lawford  •  Angie Dickinson

Easter Parade (1948) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2005

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Fred Astaire  •  Peter Lawford  •  Ann Miller

Harlow (1965)

Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Red Buttons  •  Raf Vallone  •  Angela Lansbury

Little Women (1949)

Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Elizabeth Taylor

Mrs. Miniver (1942) RT 92% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2004

The Minivers, an English "middle-class" family experience life in the first months of World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Teresa Wright  •  Dame May Whitty

Never So Few (1959) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: May 2005

A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Peter Lawford  •  Steve McQueen

Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Carlos Montalbán

Royal Wedding (1951)

Fred Astaire (Tom) and Jane Powell (Ellen) are asked to perform as a dance team in England at the time of Princess Elizabeth's wedding. As brother and sister, each develops a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Jane Powell  •  Peter Lawford  •  Sarah Churchill

Son of Lassie (1945) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Laddie (Son of Lassie) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage?  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  S. Sylvan Simon
CAST:  Peter Lawford  •  Donald Crisp  •  June Lockhart  •  Nigel Bruce

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford




The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The Sky's the Limit (1943) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Flying Tiger Fred Atwell sneaks away from his famous squadron's personal appearance tour and goes incognito for several days of leave. He quickly falls for photographer Joan ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Joan Leslie  •  Robert Benchley  •  Robert Ryan

Mrs. Parkington (1944) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 1993

In this family saga, Mrs. Parkington recounts the story of her life, beginning as a hotel maid in frontier Nevada where she is swept off her feet by mine owner and financier ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Greer Garson  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Edward Arnold  •  Agnes Moorehead

Angels Revenge (1979)

Six sexy women, and a teenage girl, devastate a right-wing militia before doing battle with ruthless drug pushers.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Greydon Clark
CAST:  Sylvia Anderson  •  Lieu Chinh  •  Robin Greer  •  Jack Palance

Corvette K-225 (1943) RT Audience 33%

The story of a Canadian WWII naval vessel, with a dramatic subplot concerning her first captain.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Ella Raines  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Noah Beery, Jr.

Exodus (1960) RT 64% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2002

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ralph Richardson

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

Pilot #5 (1943)

A small group of Allied soldiers and airmen on Java are being bombed by Japanese 'planes daily. With only one working fighter of their own, and five pilots anxious to fly it, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Franchot Tone  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Gene Kelly  •  Van Johnson

It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2008

Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Jimmy Durante

Skidoo (1968) RT 36% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jackie Gleason  •  Carol Channing  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Fred Clark