Search results for "Mary Astor"


Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2004

In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucille Bremer

The Maltese Falcon (1941) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2000

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre

Act of Violence (1949) RT 90% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A former prisoner of war, Frank Enley is hailed as a hero in his California town. However, Frank actually aided his Nazi captors, and he closely guards this secret. Frank's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Robert Ryan  •  Janet Leigh  •  Mary Astor

Desert Fury (1947)

The daughter of a Nevada casino owner gets involved with a racketeer, despite everyone's efforts to separate them.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  John Hodiak  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Burt Lancaster  •  Wendell Corey

Don Juan (1926) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1991

If there was one thing that Don Juan de Marana learned from his father Don Jose, it was that women gave you three things - life, disillusionment and death. In his father's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan Crosland
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Mary Astor  •  Myrna Loy  •  Hedda Hopper

Little Women (1949)

Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Elizabeth Taylor

Midnight (1939) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Don Ameche  •  John Barrymore  •  Francis Lederer

Red Dust (1932) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Dennis, owner of a rubber plantation in Cochinchina, is involved with Vantine, who left Saigon to evade the police; but when his new surveyor, Gary, arrives along with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jean Harlow  •  Gene Raymond  •  Mary Astor

The Palm Beach Story (1942) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mary Astor  •  Rudy Vallée

The Show of Shows (1929)

It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  John G. Adolfi
CAST:  Frank Fay  •  William Courtenay  •  H.B. Warner  •  Hobart Bosworth




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

Two Arabian Knights (1927) RT Audience 67%

Director Lewis Milestone's 1927 comedy follows the exploits of two American soldiers during WWI. Starring William Boyd, Mary Astor and Louis Wolheim.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  William Boyd  •  Mary Astor  •  Louis Wolheim  •  Ian Keith

Brigham Young (1940) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Based on the story of the famous Mormon leader, it follows Brigham Young and his challenge to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The ...  (more)

GENRES: History • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Linda Darnell  •  Dean Jagger  •  Brian Donlevy

The Hurricane (1937)

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Jon Hall  •  Mary Astor  •  C. Aubrey Smith

The Great Lie (1941) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Days after Sandra and Pete elope, they discover their consummated union isn't valid since, unbeknownst to them, Sandra's divorce isn't yet final. They decide to not stay ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  George Brent  •  Mary Astor  •  Lucile Watson

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Joseph Cotten

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

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 • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

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

Woman Against Woman (1938)

A newlywed unhappily discovers that her husband's scheming ex-wife still has a controlling influence in his life and home.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert B. Sinclair
CAST:  Virginia Bruce  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Mary Astor  •  Janet Beecher