Search results for "George Cukor"


A Double Life (1947) RT 71% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A Shakespearian actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Signe Hasso  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Shelley Winters

A Star Is Born (1954) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  James Mason  •  Jack Carson  •  Charles Bickford

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

Born Yesterday (1950)

Uncouth, loud-mouth junkyard tycoon Harry Brock descends upon Washington D.C. to buy himself a congressman or two, bringing with him his mistress, ex-showgirl Billie Dawn.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Broderick Crawford  •  William Holden  •  Howard St. John

Dinner at Eight (1933) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver, contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  John Barrymore  •  Wallace Beery  •  Jean Harlow

Gaslight (1944)

In the late 19th century, Paula Alquist is studying music in Italy, but ends up abandoning her classes because she's fallen in love with the gallant Gregory Anton. The couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Dame May Whitty

Little Women (1933)

Little Women is a coming-of-age drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Joan Bennett  •  Paul Lukas  •  Edna May Oliver

My Fair Lady (1964) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Aug 2003

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Audrey Hepburn  •  Rex Harrison  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

One Hour with You (1932) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Genevieve Tobin  •  Charles Ruggles

Romeo and Juliet (1936) RT 75% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Scenes of combat that will stir your pulse...tender haunting romance that will stay ever fresh in your memory...spectacular beauty that will set a feast for your eyes...in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Leslie Howard  •  John Barrymore  •  Edna May Oliver




Something's Got to Give (1962) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2001

Unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife", due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dean Martin  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Tom Tryon

The Blue Bird (1976) RT Audience 38%

A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Jane Fonda  •  Ava Gardner  •  Cicely Tyson

The Marrying Kind (1952) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Florence and Chet Keefer have had a troublesome marriage. Whilst in the middle of a divorce hearing the judge encourages them to remember the good times they have had hoping ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Aldo Ray  •  Madge Kennedy  •  Sheila Bond

The Philadelphia Story (1940) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  James Stewart  •  Ruth Hussey

The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger (1935)

Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Freddie Bartholomew  •  Frank Lawton  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Basil Rathbone

The Royal Family of Broadway (1930) RT Audience 75%

Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Cyril Gardner
CAST:  Ina Claire  •  Fredric March  •  Mary Brian  •  Henrietta Crosman

Wild Is the Wind (1957) RT Audience 70%

Wild Is the Wind represents a (perhaps deliberate) reversal of the situation in The Rose Tattoo (1955). Whereas in Tattoo, Anna Magnani played a widow who could never find a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Anna Magnani  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Anthony Franciosa  •  Joseph Calleia

Edward, My Son (1949) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Following the death of his only son, a ruthless businessman reflects on his life, his unhappy marriage and his questionable parenting skills. Released in 1949, starring ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Ian Hunter  •  James Donald

Love Among the Ruins (1975) RT Audience 89%

An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Richard Pearson  •  Colin Blakely

Sylvia Scarlett (1935) RT 88% / Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2007

Sylvia Scarlett and her father, Henry, flee France one step ahead of the police. Henry, while employed as a bookkeeper for a lace factory, was discovered to be an embezzler. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Cary Grant  •  Brian Aherne  •  Edmund Gwenn