Search results for "Katharine Hepburn"

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

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

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) RT 68% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2001

Matt and Christina Drayton are a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Katharine Houghton

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

Stage Door (1937) RT 95% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The ups and downs in the lives and careers of a group of ambitious young actresses and show girls from disparate backgrounds brought together in a theatrical hostel. Centres ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Lucille Ball

Stage Door Canteen (1943) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Judith Anderson  •  Tallulah Bankhead  •  Kenny Baker  •  Ralph Bellamy

State of the Union (1948) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2006

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Van Johnson  •  Angela Lansbury

Summertime (1955) RT 93% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Middle-aged Ohio secretary Jane Hudson has never found love and has nearly resigned herself to spending the rest of her life alone. But before she does, she uses her savings ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Isa Miranda  •  Darren McGavin

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The African Queen (1951) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2004

At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Morley  •  Peter Bull

The Iron Petticoat (1957) RT Audience 29%

Captain Vinka Kovelenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Noelle Middleton  •  James Robertson Justice

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

Undercurrent (1946) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2007

An unsuspecting wife of a power hungry husband, is driven to madness by his deception.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Taylor  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Edmund Gwenn

Woman of the Year (1942) RT 90% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 1997

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

Desk Set (1957) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2004

Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Gig Young  •  Joan Blondell

Morning Glory (1933) RT 67% / Audience 46%

DVD release: May 2007

Wildly optimistic chatterbox Eva Lovelace is a would-be actress trying to crash the New York stage. She attracts the interest of a paternal actor, a philandering producer, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lowell Sherman
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Mary of Scotland (1936) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2006

The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fredric March  •  Florence Eldridge  •  Douglas Walton

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Dragon Seed (1944) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: May 2007

The lives of a small Chinese village are turned Upside down when the Japanese invade it. And heroic young Chinese woman leads her fellow villagers in an uprising against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet  •  Jack Conway
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Walter Huston  •  Aline MacMahon  •  Akim Tamiroff

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)

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