Genre: Romantic comedy Description: In Woman of the Year Tess Harding (Katharine Hepburn) and Sam Craig (Spencer Tracy) are two journalists who carry out their feud in their respective columns. Until they meet face to face.
Genre: Comedy Description: In Some Like it Hot musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) witness a mob hit and they fear that they will be next. To flee the state, the two broke men create a disguise: as Josephine and Daphne they sign up to perform in Sweet Sue’s all girl orchestra.
Genre: Comedy Description: In Pillow Talk career woman Jan Morrow (Doris Day) and womanizer Brad Allen (Rock Hudson) share a telephone party line together but have never met.
Genre: Film noir drama Description: Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) convinces bored insurance agent Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) to murder her husband so they can collect his insurance policy. Everything goes as planned, until Walter’s boss Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) takes over the investigation and the pair become suspicious of each other’s motives. Cast: Fred …
Genre: Musical Description: In Funny Face fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) is on a quest to find a new model, when he runs into bookstore clerk Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn).
Genre: Musical Description: In High Society socialite Tracy Lord (Grace Kelly) is set to marry George Kittridge (John Lund). But her ex-husband (Bing Crosby) is still in love with her and tries to get her back.
Genre: Crime Drama Description: Prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) has to decide if he will remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) and Friendly’s right-hand man and Terry’s own brother Charley (Rod Steiger) or if he will testify against them in court. His guilty conscience gets worse when he falls …
Genre: Drama/thriller Description: The unnamed second Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine) is a naive young woman, who falls in love with the charming Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier). After their wedding they return to Maxim’s vast estate, Manderly. The servants display a subtle hostility towards the second Mrs. De Winter, as they all adored his …
Genre: Comedy Description: In His Girl Friday newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) finds out that his best reporter ánd ex-wife Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) is engaged and wants to quit her job and settle down. But Walter has one more trick up his sleeve: he suggests they cover one more story together in a …
Genre: Romantic Comedy Description: In It Happened One Night spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) has eloped with pilot and fortune-hunter King Westley (Jameson Thomas) against the wishes of her wealthy father. He wants to have the marriage annulled because he knows Westley is really only interested in her money.
Genre: Musical comedy Description: In Swing Time John ‘Lucky’ Garnett (Fred Astaire) is a gambler and a dancer who is set to marry Margaret (Betty Furness). But when he loses all of his money in a bet, Margaret’s father tells him he must earn 25.000 dollars to show his good intentions.
Genre: Drama Description: In The Misfits the recently divorced Roslyn Taber (Marilyn Monroe) falls for down-on-his-luck cowboy Gaylord Langland (Clark Gable). She joins him and his partners Guido (Eli Wallach) and Perce (Montgomery Clift) in the Nevada country. But Roslyn gets angry with the men when she finds out that the reason they look for …
Genre: Romantic comedy Description: In Roman Holiday crown Princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) is in Rome during her goodwill tour of Europe but finds herself frustrated with her tightly scheduled and sheltered life. Finally, she is so fed up that she escapes her guardians and runs off.
Genre: Comedy Description: In She Done Him Wrong Lady Lou (Mae West) is a singer in a Bowery barroom salon in New York in the 1890’s. She’s a bawdy, seductive woman with a lot of admirers.
Genre: Drama Description: In Grand Hotel a group of very different individuals stay at a luxurious hotel in Berlin of between-wars Germany. The story follows this intertwining cast of characters over the course of one tumultuous day.
Genre: Comedy Description: In The Seven Year Itch Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell), like many other Manhattanites, packs his wife (Evelyn Keyes) and child off to summer vacation, while he stays behind to work. He begins to fantasize about other women and the opportunities he has now that his wife is out of town, but he …
Genre: Romance Description: In An Affair To Remember Nickie Ferrante (Cary Grant), a well-known playboy, and Terry McKay ( Deborah Kerr), a nightclub singer, meet on a ship crossing the ocean. They are both heading back from Europe to their intended fiancées. They develop a friendship that blossoms into love.
Genre: drama/film noir Description: In Laura police detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) is investigating the murder of the beautiful and successful Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney).
Genre: Drama Description: 12 Angry Men begins in a courthouse where an eighteen year old boy from a bad neighborhood is on trial for allegedly stabbing his father to death.
Genre: Drama Description: From Here to Eternity focuses on the Schofield Army Barracks in Honolulu, in the languid days before the attack on Pearl Harbor.