Search results for "Donna Reed"

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 1995

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Donna Reed  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Thomas Mitchell

From Here to Eternity (1953) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Donna Reed

Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Carlos Montalbán

Ransom! (1956) RT Audience 64%

A rich man (Glenn Ford) stuns his wife (Donna Reed) and town with a televised threat to his son's kidnapper.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Donna Reed  •  Leslie Nielsen  •  Juano Hernandez

Scandal Sheet (1952) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2009

A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Broderick Crawford  •  Donna Reed  •  John Derek  •  Rosemary DeCamp

The Caddy (1953) RT 80% / Audience 77%

The origin of Anthony and Miller, a wildly successful comedy team, can be traced back several years to Harvey Miller's stage fright on the golf links. Although the son of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Dean Martin  •  Donna Reed  •  Barbara Bates

They Were Expendable (1945) RT 89% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 1999

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  John Wayne  •  Donna Reed  •  Jack Holt

Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2005

High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
CAST:  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Barry Nelson  •  Donna Reed

Backlash (1956) RT Audience 40%

Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Donna Reed  •  William Campbell  •  John McIntire

Thousands Cheer (1943) RT Audience 59%

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

Apache Trail (1942) RT Audience 25%

The brother of a notorious outlaw is put in a charge of a stagecoach line way station in dangerous Apache territory. A stagecoach arrives at the station with a valuable box of ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe  •  Richard Rosson
CAST:  Lloyd Nolan  •  Donna Reed  •  William Lundigan  •  Ann Ayars

Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)

Dr. Gillespie is called in to investigate when a young man suffering from mental problems disappears on a killing spree.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Philip Dorn  •  Donna Reed  •  Phil Brown

Mokey (1942)

A newlywed tries to deal with her troubled stepchild.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wells Root
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Donna Reed  •  Robert Blake  •  Cordell Hickman

The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942) RT Audience 25%

While Judge Hardy handles a couple's divorce, Andy takes a shine to their shy daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Lewis Stone  •  Ann Rutherford  •  Cecilia Parker

See Here, Private Hargrove (1944) RT Audience 67%

Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. He muddles through basic training at Fort Bragg with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Robert Walker  •  Donna Reed  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Ray Collins

Faithful in My Fashion (1946)

Hoping to find everything just as he had left it four years ago, soldier Jeff Compton, who is home on a two-week furlough, visits the New York City department store in which ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Salkow
CAST:  Donna Reed  •  Tom Drake  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Spring Byington

Saturday's Hero (1951)

A talented high school football player encounters trouble in a college program.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  John Derek  •  Donna Reed  •  Sidney Blackmer  •  Alexander Knox

Beyond Glory (1948)

DVD release: Oct 2016

Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Alan Ladd  •  Donna Reed  •  George Macready  •  George Coulouris

The Get-Away (1941)

A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Buzzell
CAST:  Robert Sterling  •  Charles Winninger  •  Donna Reed  •  Henry O'Neill