Search results for "Red Skelton"

Ocean's 11 (1960)

Ocean's Eleven is the 'Rat-Pack' comedy about robber Danny Ocean and his gang's attempt to rob the five biggest casinos in Las Vegas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lewis Milestone
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Peter Lawford  •  Angie Dickinson

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

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

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

Three Little Words (1950) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Song-and-dance man Bert Kalmar can't continue his stage career after an injury for while, so he has to earn his money as a lyricst. Per chance he meets composer Harry Ruby and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Red Skelton  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Arlene Dahl

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) RT 75% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2006

The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli  •  George Sidney  •  Roy Del Ruth  •  Charles Walters  •  Robert Lewis  •  Lemuel Ayers  •  Merrill Pye
CAST:  William Powell  •  Judy Garland  •  Lucille Ball  •  Fred Astaire

A Southern Yankee (1948) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Dec 1991

Red Skelton plays Aubrey Filmore, a feather-brained but lovable bellboy who dreams of becoming an agent for the Union's secret service during the Civil War.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • History • War
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Arlene Dahl  •  George Coulouris

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

Ship Ahoy (1942) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: May 1993

Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. She thinks that she is working for the US ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edward Buzzell
CAST:  Eleanor Powell  •  Red Skelton  •  Bert Lahr  •  Virginia O'Brien

I Dood It (1943) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jan 1992

Constance Shaw, a Broadway dance star, and Joseph Rivington Reynolds, a keen fan of hers, marry after she breaks up with her fiancé. Connie thinks Joseph owns a gold mine, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Eleanor Powell  •  Richard Ainley  •  Patricia Dane

Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)

A variety of predicaments arise to distract Dr. Kildare from his wedding to Nurse Mary Lamont.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Lew Ayres  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Laraine Day  •  Red Skelton

The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)

An ice skater sues Kildare (Lew Ayres) for malpractice after his roadside first aid leaves her paralyzed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold S. Bucquet
CAST:  Lew Ayres  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Laraine Day  •  Bonita Granville

The Show Off (1946)

Red Skelton stars in this adaptation of the George Kelly play.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Harry Beaumont
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Marilyn Maxwell  •  Marjorie Main  •  Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Merton of the Movies (1947)

In 1915, Kansas theatre usher Merton Gill is a rabid silent-movie fan. When he brings Mammoth Studios free publicity by imitating star Lawrence Rupert's heroics, they bring ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Alton
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Virginia O'Brien  •  Gloria Grahame  •  Leon Ames

Watch the Birdie (1950) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 1991

A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Donohue
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Arlene Dahl  •  Ann Miller  •  Leon Ames

Excuse My Dust (1951)

Joe, inventor in an American Small town of 1895 has problems with his new invention, a car, driven with a gasoline motor. Everybody is making fun about his "crazy invention", ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Edward Sedgwick  •  Buster Keaton  •  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Sally Forrest  •  Macdonald Carey  •  William Demarest

Texas Carnival (1951) RT Audience 22%

DVD release: Jul 1992

A Texas carnival showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Red Skelton  •  Howard Keel  •  Ann Miller

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 Clown (1953) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Jul 2012

Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Red Skelton  •  Jane Greer  •  Tim Considine  •  Loring Smith