Search results for "Robert Cummings"


Dial M for Murder (1954) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2004

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man anyway. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Grace Kelly  •  Robert Cummings  •  John Williams

Beach Party (1963) RT 43% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Annette Funicello

Kings Row (1942) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Five children in an apparently ideal American small town find their lives changing as the years pass near the turn of the century in 1900. Parris and Drake, both of whom have ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Charles Coburn  •  Claude Rains

One Night in the Tropics (1940) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Jim "Lucky" Moore, an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve: a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if Steve does not marry ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Allan Jones  •  Nancy Kelly

Saboteur (1942) RT 81% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Priscilla Lane  •  Robert Cummings  •  Otto Kruger  •  Alan Baxter

Sons of the Desert (1933) RT 100% / Audience 88%

Stan and Ollie deceive their wives into thinking they are taking a medicinal cruise when they are really going to a convention.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  William A. Seiter
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Charley Chase  •  Mae Busch

The Chase (1946)

Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Michèle Morgan  •  Steve Cochran  •  Lloyd Corrigan

The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2013

The wealthiest man in the world, John P. Merrick, is a private person who likes to stay anonymous. One of his many assets, so small that he didn't even knew that he owned it, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Jean Arthur  •  Charles Coburn  •  Robert Cummings  •  Edmund Gwenn

Moon Over Miami (1941) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Kay, Barbara and Susan Latimer come into a small legacy when they expected a large one, then abandon the Texas greasy-spoon where they work to hunt in Miami for rich husbands, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Betty Grable  •  Robert Cummings  •  Jack Haley

My Geisha (1962) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2006

A director's (Yves Montand) wife (Shirley MacLaine) poses as a geisha to win the lead in his Japanese production of "Madame Butterfly."  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Cardiff
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Yves Montand  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Robert Cummings




And One Was Beautiful (1940) RT Audience 50%

A teenager falls hard for an irresponsible playboy. Director Robert B. Sinclair's 1940 drama stars Laraine Day, Robert Cummings, Jean Muir, Billie Burke and Esther Dale.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Laraine Day  •  Jean Muir  •  Billie Burke

Free and Easy (1941)

This brief (56-minute) MGM B-picture was adapted from Ivor Novello's play The Truth Game. Max and Florian Clemington (Robert Cummings and Nigel Bruce), pretend to be members ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Judith Anderson  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939)

Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Edgar Bergen  •  Robert Cummings  •  Constance Moore  •  John Sutton

Heaven Only Knows (1947)

Also released as Montana Mike, Heaven Only Knows is an offbeat western with fantasy overtones. Hard-bitten gambling boss Brian Donlevy rules his frontier community with brawn ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Western
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Jorja Curtright

Free for All (1949) RT Audience 100%

An inventor comes up with a pill that turns water into gasoline. Complications ensue  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Barton
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Ray Collins  •  Ann Blyth  •  Percy Kilbride

Paid in Full (1950) RT 51% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Two sisters fall in love with the same man. After the wedding, the new husband realizes he may have married the wrong sister.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Diana Lynn  •  Eve Arden

The First Time (1952) RT Audience 100%

Director Frank Tashlin's 1952 comedy about a married couple welcoming their first child stars Robert Cummings and Barbara Hale.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Barbara Hale  •  Bill Goodwin  •  Jeff Donnell

How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955) RT Audience 50%

Two strippers on the run hide out in a college fraternity. Director Nunnally Johnson's 1955 musical comedy stars Betty Grable, Sheree North, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Nunnally Johnson
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Sheree North  •  Charles Coburn  •  Tommy Noonan

The Barefoot Mailman (1951)

Sylvanus Hurley is a swindler who's been swindled: he's been given a deed to a large plot of mangrove swamp in the out-of-the-way community. So he decides to con the locals, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Earl McEvoy
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Terry Moore  •  John Russell  •  Jerome Courtland

Let's Live a Little (1948)

A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Hedy Lamarr  •  Robert Cummings  •  Anna Sten  •  Robert Shayne