Search results for "Spencer Tracy"


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

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

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: Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Wagner  •  Jean Peters  •  Richard Widmark

Captains Courageous (1937) RT 93% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Melvyn Douglas

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) RT 65% / Audience 62%

Dr. Jekyll believes good and evil exist in everyone and creates a potion that allows his evil side, Mr. Hyde, to come to the fore. He faces horrible consequences when he lets ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Lana Turner  •  Donald Crisp

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

Fury (1936)

When a prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Walter Abel  •  Bruce Cabot

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

How the West Was Won (1962) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Sep 2006

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

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

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears ...  (more)

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

Northwest Passage (1940)

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy during ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Robert Young  •  Walter Brennan  •  Ruth Hussey

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

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

Woman of the Year (1942) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

San Francisco (1936) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Jack Holt

Libeled Lady (1936) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy

Test Pilot (1938) RT 71% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Dec 1991

Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Lionel Barrymore

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

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