Search results for "Spencer Tracy"


Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: May 2005

A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller • Western
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Ryan  •  Anne Francis  •  Walter Brennan

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) RT 68% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2001

Matt and Christina Drayton are a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Katharine Houghton

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Judgment at Nuremberg is an American film based on the trials of 4 Nazi judges in Nuremberg Germany in 1948 by an American court.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Richard Widmark  •  Marlene Dietrich

The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Spencer Tracy plays an American priest tending to the natives of a South Sea island. A plane carrying three convicts -- Harry (Frank Sinatra), Marcel Gregoire Aslan and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Kerwin Mathews  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont

Inherit the Wind (1960) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2001

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy: the role religion should play in the schools.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Fredric March  •  Gene Kelly  •  Dick York

The Old Man and the Sea (1958) RT 88% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Based on one of Hemingway's most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging, down on his luck Cuban fisherman. After catching nothing for nearly 3 months, he hooks a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Felipe Pazos  •  Harry Bellaver  •  Don Diamond

Desk Set (1957) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2004

Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Gig Young  •  Joan Blondell

Broken Lance (1954) RT 80% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2005

Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Wagner  •  Jean Peters  •  Richard Widmark

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




Plymouth Adventure (1952) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 2002

The story of the voyage of the "Mayflower" in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. The passenger list includes John Alden and Priscilla Mullins among ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Van Johnson  •  Gene Tierney  •  Leo Genn

Pat and Mike (1952) RT 90% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Pat Pemberton (Hepburn) is a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering fiancé is around. The ladies golf championship is in her reach until she gets flustered by his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Aldo Ray  •  William Ching

The People Against O'Hara (1951) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Nov 2011

A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Pat O'Brien  •  Diana Lynn  •  John Hodiak

Father's Little Dividend (1951) RT 100% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 1998

In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Joan Bennett  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Don Taylor

Father of the Bride (1950) RT 93% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Proud father Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter, Kay, got married. Starting when she announces her engagement through to the wedding itself, we learn of all the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Joan Bennett  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Don Taylor

Edward, My Son (1949) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Following the death of his only son, a ruthless businessman reflects on his life, his unhappy marriage and his questionable parenting skills. Released in 1949, starring ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Ian Hunter  •  James Donald

Adam's Rib (1949) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2000

When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. Unfortunately for him his wife Amanda (who happens to be a lawyer too) decides to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Judy Holliday  •  Tom Ewell

Malaya (1949) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Jun 1994

After living abroad for several years, journalist John Royer returns to the United States just after the U.S. enters World War II. His boast that he could easily smuggle ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  James Stewart  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Sydney Greenstreet

State of the Union (1948) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Van Johnson  •  Angela Lansbury