Search results for "Tom Ewell"

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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

Easy Money (1983) RT 56% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2000

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Signorelli
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Joe Pesci  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Candice Azzara

The Girl Can't Help It (1956) RT 75% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A down-and-out gangster hires an alcoholic press agent to make his blonde bombshell girlfriend a recording star in 6 weeks. But what is he going to do when he finds out that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Jayne Mansfield  •  Tom Ewell  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Julie London

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

They Knew What They Wanted (1940) RT Audience 33%

When visiting San Francisco, Tony Patucci, a ageing winegrower from the Napa Valley, sees waitress Amy Peters and falls in love. Returning home, he persuades his foreman Joe, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Charles Laughton  •  William Gargan  •  Harry Carey

Tender Is the Night (1962) RT Audience 55%

Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr., Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell, Paul Lukas and Jill St. John.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Jennifer Jones  •  Jason Robards  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Tom Ewell

Up Front (1951)

Military comedy set during WWII, inspired by Bill Mauldin's popular newspaper cartoons of soldiers "Willie" and "Joe".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  David Wayne  •  Tom Ewell  •  Jeffrey Lynn  •  Richard Egan

The Great American Pastime (1956)

Bruce Hallerton becomes coach of the Panthers, a little league baseball team. The fact that an attractive widow has her son in the team causes problems with his wife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herman Hoffman
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Anne Francis  •  Ann Miller  •  Dean Jones

Finders Keepers (1952) RT Audience 27%

No overview found.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Julie Adams  •  Evelyn Varden  •  Dusty Henley

A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed (1958)

Two bunglers (Tom Ewell, Mickey Rooney) rob a bank and buy a racehorse, then try to rob another bank.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Mickey Shaughnessy  •  Dina Merrill

Mr. Music (1950) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Feb 1993

A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Haydn
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Nancy Olson  •  Charles Coburn  •  Ruth Hussey

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) RT Audience 17%

TV writer Greg Whitcomb did his military service heroically but now has settled into everyday life with a young wife, Katy. A letter from the war department arrives that Katy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Tom Ewell  •  Sheree North  •  Rita Moreno  •  Rick Jason

To Find a Man (1972)

A boarding-school girl (Pamela Sue Martin) comes home pregnant and asks the boy (Darren O'Connor) next door for help getting an abortion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buzz Kulik
CAST:  Pamela Sue Martin  •  Darren O'Connor  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Phyllis Newman

A Life of Her Own (1950) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1993

Glossy melodrama starring Lana Turner as a young woman from Kansas who moves to New York, becomes highly successful at a prestigious modeling agency, and falls in love with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Ray Milland  •  Tom Ewell  •  Louis Calhern

State Fair (1962) RT 14% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Feb 2006

The third film version of 'State Fair' (and the second musical version).Margy Frake this time round is played by newcomer Pamela Tiffin, who has her voice dubbed as Jeanne ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  Pat Boone  •  Bobby Darin  •  Pamela Tiffin  •  Ann-Margret

American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) RT 63% / Audience 25%

American soldiers stranded in the Philippines after the Japanese invasion form guerrilla bands to fight back.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Micheline Presle  •  Tom Ewell  •  Robert Patten

They Only Kill Their Masters (1972) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Apr 1993

An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  James Garner  •  Katharine Ross  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Harry Guardino

Lost in Alaska (1952) RT Audience 45%

Two volunteer firemen rescue a gold prospector from suicide. However, once they discover that the police mistakenly want them for murder, they travel with the prospector to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jean Yarbrough
CAST:  Bud Abbott  •  Lou Costello  •  Mitzi Green  •  Tom Ewell

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