Search results for "Cary Grant"


North by Northwest (1959) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  James Mason  •  Jessie Royce Landis

To Catch a Thief (1955) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2009

To prevent being accused of the crimes, an ex-burglar must catch a thief who’s been copying his style.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Grace Kelly  •  Jessie Royce Landis  •  Brigitte Auber

An Affair to Remember (1957) RT 64% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Nickie Ferrante's return to New York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is also on her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Richard Denning  •  Neva Patterson

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Mortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. We watch him being married at city hall in the opening scene. Now all that is required ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Priscilla Lane  •  Raymond Massey  •  Jack Carson

Bringing up Baby (1938) RT 95% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Mar 2005

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Cary Grant  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Walter Catlett

Charade (1963) RT 92% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 1997

After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Walter Matthau  •  James Coburn

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) RT 77% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

Father Goose (1964) RT 79% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2013

During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Leslie Caron  •  Trevor Howard  •  Jack Good

Gunga Din (1939) RT 92% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 2004

British army sergeants Ballantine, Cutter and MacChesney serve in India during the 1880s, along with their native water-bearer, Gunga Din. While completing a dangerous ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Victor McLaglen  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Sam Jaffe

His Girl Friday (1940) RT 97% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Gene Lockhart




Houseboat (1958)

An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Sophia Loren  •  Martha Hyer  •  Harry Guardino

I Was a Male War Bride (1949) RT 79% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2004

Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ann Sheridan  •  Marion Marshall  •  Randy Stuart

In Name Only (1939) RT Audience 76%

A wealthy man falls for a widow but is locked into a loveless marriage with a woman who has contrived to convince his parents she is the ideal wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Cary Grant  •  Kay Francis  •  Charles Coburn

Indiscreet (1958) RT 100% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Anna Kalman is an accomplished actress who has given up hope of finding the man of her dreams. She is in the middle of taking off her face cream, while talking about this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Cecil Parker  •  Phyllis Calvert

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Cary Grant stars as an advertising executive who dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Myrna Loy  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Reginald Denny

Mr. Lucky (1943) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2009

A conman poses as a war relief fundraiser, but when he falls for a charity worker, his conscience begins to trouble him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Laraine Day  •  Charles Bickford  •  Gladys Cooper

My Favourite Wife (1940)

Seven years after a shipwreck in which she was presumed dead, Ellen Arden arrives home to find that her husband Nick has just remarried. The overjoyed Nick struggles to break ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Randolph Scott  •  Irene Dunne  •  Gail Patrick

Notorious (1946) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Claude Rains  •  Louis Calhern

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his wife, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Jean Arthur  •  Richard Barthelmess  •  Rita Hayworth

Operation Petticoat (1959) RT 84% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Tony Curtis  •  Joan O'Brien  •  Dina Merrill