Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress. She is the first and only Hispanic person and one of the few performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony and at the time the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award.

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Angus (1995)

Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the rest of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Kevin Connolly

Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the rest of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Read Johnson
CAST:  Perry Anzilotti  •  Kathy Bates  •  Robert Curtis Brown  •  Kevin Connolly

Carnal Knowledge (1971)

The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Candice Bergen  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Ann-Margret

The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Candice Bergen  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Ann-Margret

I Like It Like That (1994)

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darnell Martin
CAST:  Lauren Vélez  •  Jon Seda  •  Tomas Melly  •  Desiree Casado

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette gets a good job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darnell Martin
CAST:  Lauren Vélez  •  Jon Seda  •  Tomas Melly  •  Desiree Casado

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

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In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly  •  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jean Hagen

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly  •  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jean Hagen

Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamara Jenkins
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  Alan Arkin  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Eli Marienthal

In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamara Jenkins
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  Alan Arkin  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Eli Marienthal

The King and I (1956)

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Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

West Side Story (1961)

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In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

This Rebel Breed (1960)

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops send two recent police academy graduates to a local high school to pose as students. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops send two recent police academy graduates to a local high school to pose as students. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

The Toast of New Orleans (1950)

Snooty opera singer meets a rough-and-tumble fisherman in the Louisiana bayous, but this fisherman can sing! Her agent lures him away to New Orleans to teach him to sing opera, but comes to regret this rash decision when the singers fall in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Mario Lanza  •  David Niven  •  J. Carrol Naish

Snooty opera singer meets a rough-and-tumble fisherman in the Louisiana bayous, but this fisherman can sing! Her agent lures him away to New Orleans to teach him to sing opera, but comes to regret this rash decision when the singers fall in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Mario Lanza  •  David Niven  •  J. Carrol Naish

The Night of the Following Day (1969)

Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hubert Cornfield
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Richard Boone  •  Rita Moreno  •  Pamela Franklin

Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hubert Cornfield
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Richard Boone  •  Rita Moreno  •  Pamela Franklin

Pagan Love Song (1950)

Island girl Mimi plans to leave Tahiti, but maybe she'll have a reason to stay when Mr. Endicott arrives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Alton
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Howard Keel  •  Minna Gombell  •  Charles Mauu

Island girl Mimi plans to leave Tahiti, but maybe she'll have a reason to stay when Mr. Endicott arrives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Alton
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Howard Keel  •  Minna Gombell  •  Charles Mauu

Jivaro (1954)

At Rio Galdez's remote Brazilian trading post live assorted outcast Americans and Europeans, including Jerry Russell, ex-engineer who became obsessed with the Jivaro headhunters' treasure, quit his job, and took up with the bottle and local girl Maroa. But he still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Fernando Lamas  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Brian Keith  •  Pascual García Peña

At Rio Galdez's remote Brazilian trading post live assorted outcast Americans and Europeans, including Jerry Russell, ex-engineer who became obsessed with the Jivaro headhunters' treasure, quit his job, and took up with the bottle and local girl Maroa. But he still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Ludwig
CAST:  Fernando Lamas  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Brian Keith  •  Pascual García Peña

Latin Lovers (1953)

An heiress searches for true love while vacationing in Brazil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Ricardo Montalban  •  John Lund  •  Louis Calhern

An heiress searches for true love while vacationing in Brazil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Ricardo Montalban  •  John Lund  •  Louis Calhern

Marlowe (1969)

Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Both are soon killed by an ice pick, so Marlowe deduces that there's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  James Garner  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Rita Moreno

Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Both are soon killed by an ice pick, so Marlowe deduces that there's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  James Garner  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Carroll O'Connor  •  Rita Moreno

Blue Moon (2000)

Hoping to revitalize their marriage, an elderly couple from New York (Gazzara, Moreno) go on vacation to the Catskills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John A. Gallagher
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Rita Moreno  •  Alanna Ubach  •  Burt Young

Hoping to revitalize their marriage, an elderly couple from New York (Gazzara, Moreno) go on vacation to the Catskills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John A. Gallagher
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Rita Moreno  •  Alanna Ubach  •  Burt Young

The Yellow Tomahawk (1954)

When the army insists on building a fort on Indian land, in defiance of a treaty, the warnings of a scout go unheeded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  Rory Calhoun  •  Peggie Castle  •  Noah Beery Jr.  •  Warner Anderson

When the army insists on building a fort on Indian land, in defiance of a treaty, the warnings of a scout go unheeded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  Rory Calhoun  •  Peggie Castle  •  Noah Beery Jr.  •  Warner Anderson

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo (2005)

Never before has the extraordinary life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo been framed in relation to the full spectrum of the historical and cultural influences that shaped her. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FRIDA KAHLO explores the 20th century icon who became an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Stechler
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Lila Downs  •  Leon Trotsky

Never before has the extraordinary life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo been framed in relation to the full spectrum of the historical and cultural influences that shaped her. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FRIDA KAHLO explores the 20th century icon who became an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Stechler
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Lila Downs  •  Leon Trotsky

The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979)

In this one-hour special, Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub to celebrate the premiere of the Muppets' first feature film, The Muppet Movie. Hosts Dick van Dyke and Rita Moreno interview the wide array of celebrities and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Harris
CAST:  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt  •  Dave Goelz

In this one-hour special, Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub to celebrate the premiere of the Muppets' first feature film, The Muppet Movie. Hosts Dick van Dyke and Rita Moreno interview the wide array of celebrities and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Harris
CAST:  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt  •  Dave Goelz

The Spree (1998)

A policeman becomes obsessed with a female cat burglar, who convinces him to join her in crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Wallace
CAST:  Jennifer Beals  •  Powers Boothe  •  Garry Chalk  •  John Cassini

A policeman becomes obsessed with a female cat burglar, who convinces him to join her in crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Lee Wallace
CAST:  Jennifer Beals  •  Powers Boothe  •  Garry Chalk  •  John Cassini

Evita Peron (1981)

Aspiring actress Eva Duarte rises from a minor celebrity to the wife of a powerful Argentine dictator, but her all consuming fiery rage, ambition, and hatred eventually become her downfall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  James Farentino  •  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Michael Constantine

Aspiring actress Eva Duarte rises from a minor celebrity to the wife of a powerful Argentine dictator, but her all consuming fiery rage, ambition, and hatred eventually become her downfall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  James Farentino  •  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Michael Constantine
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