Search results for "Edward Everett Horton"

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

DVD release: Aug 2000

Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a ...  (more)

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

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Boxer Joe Pendleton, flying to his next fight, crashes...because a Heavenly Messenger, new on the job, snatched Joe's spirit prematurely from his body. Before the matter can ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alexander Hall
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Claude Rains  •  Evelyn Keyes  •  James Gleason

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

Lost Horizon (1937) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 1999

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Jane Wyatt  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  John Howard

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) RT 63% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Glenn Ford  •  Hope Lange  •  Peter Falk

Shall We Dance (1937) RT 88% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Ballet star Pete 'Petrov' Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer and musical star he's fallen for but barely knows. By the time the ocean ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Eric Blore

The Gang's All Here (1943) RT 100% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Playboy Andy Mason, on leave from the army, romances showgirl Edie Allen overnight to such effect that she's starry-eyed when he leaves next morning for active duty in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Alice Faye  •  Carmen Miranda  •  Phil Baker  •  Benny Goodman

The Gay Divorcee (1934) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Guy Holden falls for Mimi Glossop without knowing she's married. She's trying to get a divorce, so her dizzy aunt and incompetent lawyer hire a professional correspondent to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Alice Brady  •  Edward Everett Horton

The Story of Mankind (1957) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The Spirit of Man (Ronald Colman) debates history with the devil (Vincent Price) before a court of fate, because of the hydrogen bomb.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx

Top Hat (1935) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Erik Rhodes

Trouble in Paradise (1932) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Kay Francis  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Charles Ruggles

Alice in Wonderland (1933) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 2010

On a boring winter afternoon, Alice dreams, that she's visiting the land behind the mirror. This turns out to be a surrealistic nightmare, with all sorts of strange things ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Charlotte Henry  •  Richard Arlen  •  Roscoe Ates  •  William Austin

Holiday (1930) RT Audience 96%

A romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Mary Astor  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Robert Ames

Lady on a Train (1945) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Aug 2004

While on a train, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder as they pass a building. When she tells the police, they think she's crazy since she can't tell exactly where the crime ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Charles David
CAST:  Deanna Durbin  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  David Bruce  •  George Coulouris

The Devil Is a Woman (1935) RT 78% / Audience 71%

In the carnival in Spain in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, the exiled republican Antonio Galvan comes from Paris masquerade to enjoy the party and visit his friend ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Josef von Sternberg
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Alison Skipworth

Smart Woman (1931)

A society man's loving, devoted wife, upon learning that he has been unfaithful and is planning to leave her for the other woman, strategically pretends to be having an affair ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Mary Astor  •  Robert Ames  •  John Halliday  •  Edward Everett Horton

Roar of the Dragon (1932)

A boatload of Westerners is trapped in Manchuria as bandits led by Russian renegade Voronsky ravage the area. Seeking refuge in a fortified inn, the group is led by the boat's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wesley Ruggles
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Gwili Andre  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Arline Judge

But the Flesh Is Weak (1932)

A poor-but-charming father (C. Aubrey Smith) and son (Robert Montgomery) try to enter high society by marrying rich English widows.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Robert Montgomery  •  Nora Gregor  •  Heather Thatcher  •  Edward Everett Horton

Biography of a Bachelor Girl (1935)

Everyweek Newsmagazine editor Richard Kurt pursues famous free-spirited portrait artist Marion Forsythe on her return to the states from Europe, seeking to convince her to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward H. Griffith
CAST:  Ann Harding  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Edward Arnold

The Night Is Young (1935)

Young Austrian Archduke Paul "Gustl" Gustave is in an arranged engagement to Princess Matilda, but his uncle, the emperor, decides to let Gustl continue his fling with ballet ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dudley Murphy
CAST:  Ramon Novarro  •  Evelyn Laye  •  Charles Butterworth  •  Una Merkel