Search results for "Mary Wickes"

By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Sequel to On Moonlight Bay. The trials and tribulations of the Winfield family in small town Indiana as Marjorie Winfield's boyfriend, William Sherman, returns from the Army ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Gordon MacRae  •  Mary Wickes  •  Leon Ames

Cimarron (1960)

The epic story of a family that's involved in the Oklahoma Land Rush in 1889.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Maria Schell  •  Anne Baxter  •  Arthur O'Connell

Little Women (1994)

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Trini Alvarado  •  Samantha Mathis

Now, Voyager (1942)

A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Paul Henreid  •  Claude Rains  •  Gladys Cooper

On Moonlight Bay (1951) RT 100% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2007

The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Gordon MacRae  •  Leon Ames  •  Rosemary DeCamp

Sister Act (1992) RT 71% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Maggie Smith  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Wendy Makkena

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) RT 7% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Kathy Najimy  •  James Coburn  •  Barnard Hughes

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

When Quasimodo defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Gary Trousdale  •  Kirk Wise
CAST:  Tom Hulce  •  Demi Moore  •  Jason Alexander  •  Kevin Kline

The Music Man (1962) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Morton DaCosta
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Shirley Jones  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Ron Howard

Too Much Johnson (1938) RT Audience 64%

This film was not intended to stand by itself, but was designed as the cinematic aspect of Welles' Mercury Theatre stage presentation of William Gillette's 1894 comedy about a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Virginia Nicholson  •  Arlene Francis  •  Mary Wickes

White Christmas (1954) RT 76% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Danny Kaye  •  Rosemary Clooney  •  Vera-Ellen

Napoleon and Samantha (1972) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Bernard McEveety
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Jodie Foster  •  Johnny Whitaker  •  Will Geer

How to Murder Your Wife (1965) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Virna Lisi  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Eddie Mayehoff

The Trouble with Angels (1966) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Mary and her friend, Rachel, are new students at St. Francis Academy, a boarding school run by the iron fist of Mother Superior. The immature teens grow bored and begin ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Ida Lupino
CAST:  Rosalind Russell  •  Hayley Mills  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Camilla Sparv

Half a Hero (1953)

A man moves his family from the big city to the suburbs.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Jean Hagen  •  Mary Wickes  •  Frank Cady

The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  George Murphy  •  Anne Shirley  •  William Gargan  •  Richard Barthelmess

How's About It (1943)

A song publisher gets sued for stealing lyrics.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Robert Paige  •  Grace McDonald  •  Shemp Howard  •  Walter Catlett

Young Man with Ideas (1952)

A Montana lawyer (Glenn Ford) gets distracted after moving to California with his wife (Ruth Roman) and children.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Ruth Roman  •  Denise Darcel  •  Donna Corcoran

My Kingdom for a Cook (1943)

While visiting Massachusetts, a famous English author (Charles Coburn) faces the wrath of a socialite (Isobel Elsom) after stealing her chef.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Bill Carter  •  Marguerite Chapman  •  Isobel Elsom

Dear Heart (1964) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Feb 2014

A lonely Ohio spinster hopes to find romance when she travels to New York City for a postmasters' convention.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Geraldine Page  •  Glenn Ford  •  Angela Lansbury  •  Barbara Nichols