Search results for "Vincente Minnelli"


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

An American in Paris (1951) RT 95% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Leslie Caron  •  Oscar Levant  •  Georges Guétary

Father of the Bride (1950) RT 93% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Proud father Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter, Kay, got married. Starting when she announces her engagement through to the wedding itself, we learn of all the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Joan Bennett  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Don Taylor

Gigi (1958) RT 77% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 1999

A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor (Louis Jourdan) in Paris offers them all to Gigi (Leslie Caron). But she, who's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Hermione Gingold

Lust for Life (1956) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2006

An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Anthony Quinn  •  James Donald  •  Pamela Brown

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer, Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  Dick Powell

The Band Wagon (1953) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Oscar Levant  •  Nanette Fabray

The Clock (1945) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Robert Walker  •  James Gleason  •  Keenan Wynn

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

Yolanda and the Thief (1945) RT 80% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2011

Johnny Riggs, a con man on the lam, finds himself in a Latin-American country named Patria. There, he overhears a convent-bred rich girl praying to her guardian angel for help ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Frank Morgan  •  Mary Nash




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

Bells Are Ringing (1960)

Based on the successful 1956 Broadway production of the same name by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne, the film focuses on Ella Peterson, who works in the basement ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Dean Martin  •  Fred Clark  •  Eddie Foy, Jr.

The Pirate (1948) RT 71% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 2007

A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Gene Kelly  •  Walter Slezak  •  Gladys Cooper

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)

Karl from Germany and Marcelo from France emigrated to Argentina and became brothers-in-law. Karl soon returned to Germany to serve in the army. Marcelo and his children Julio ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Ingrid Thulin  •  Glenn Ford  •  Charles Boyer  •  Lee J. Cobb

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

Father's Little Dividend (1951) RT 100% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 1998

In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Joan Bennett  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Don Taylor

The Long, Long Trailer (1954) RT 38% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2006

A newly wed couple, Tacy and Nicky, travel in a trailer for their honeymoon. The journey is a humorous one that could end up destroying their marriage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  Desi Arnaz  •  Marjorie Main  •  Keenan Wynn

Some Came Running (1958) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2008

Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran, returns to 1948 Parkman, Indiana, his hometown. His prosperous brother introduces him to Gwen French...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Martha Hyer

Cabin in the Sky (1943) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2006

When compulsive gambler Little Joe Jackson dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be sent back to Earth for six months to prove that he ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli  •  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Ethel Waters  •  Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson  •  Lena Horne  •  Louis Armstrong