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1. Bedazzled (2000)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted 7 wishes by the devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul.

Writers: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Larry Gelbart, Harold Ramis, Peter Tolan | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor, Miriam Shor

2. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.4
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

3. Funny Face (1957)

Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

Writer: Leonard Gershe | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

4. Moonlighting (1985–1989)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The quirky cases of a former model and a smart aleck detective who manage a private detective agency.

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong

5. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Dave Chappelle

6. Charade (1963)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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Romance and suspense in Paris, as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust?

Writers: Peter Stone, Marc Behm | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn

7. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Writers: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dorothy Kingsley, Stephen Vincent Benet | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

8. The Little Prince (1974)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

6.4
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A pilot, stranded in the desert, meets a little boy who is a prince on a planet.

Writers: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Alan Jay Lerner | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Richard Kiley, Steven Warner, Joss Ackland, Clive Revill

9. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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55 Metascore

A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his,... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Stone, Jonathan Demme, Steve Schmidt, Jessica Bendinger | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins, Olga Sékulic

10. Saturn 3 (1980)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.9
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Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Amis, John Barry | Directors: Stanley Donen, John Barry | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Kirk Douglas, Harvey Keitel, Ed Bishop

11. Blame It on Rio (1984)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter.

Writers: Charlie Peters, Larry Gelbart | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Michael Caine, Michelle Johnson, Demi Moore, Joseph Bologna

12. Two for the Road (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A couple in the south of France non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage.

Writer: Frederic Raphael | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Albert Finney, Eleanor Bron, William Daniels

13. Cover Girl (1944)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny.

Writers: Virginia Van Upp, Marion Parsonnet, Paul Gangelin, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers

14. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

15. Bedazzled (1967)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for 7 wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.

Writers: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch

16. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Jerome Robbins | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

17. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

18. Love's Labour's Lost (2000)

PG | 93 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical

6.1
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35 Metascore

An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. Love's Labour's Lost tells the story of four best friends who swear off love.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Alicia Silverstone, Natascha McElhone, Kenneth Branagh

20. Indiscreet (1958)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met ... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker, Phyllis Calvert

21. The Pajama Game (1957)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee ... See full summary »

Writers: George Abbott, Richard Bissell | Directors: George Abbott, Stanley Donen | Stars: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr.

22. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd, Lars von Trier

23. Royal Wedding (1951)

93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by ship where ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Jay Lerner | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill

24. Damn Yankees! (1958)

111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

7.2
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Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant.

Writers: George Abbott, Douglass Wallop | Directors: George Abbott, Stanley Donen | Stars: Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston, Russ Brown

25. Arabesque (1966)

Unrated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.

Writers: Julian Mitchell, Stanley Price, Peter Stone, Gordon Cotler | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore

26. The Grass Is Greener (1960)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Williams, Margaret Vyner | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons

27. Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003 Video)

R | 101 min | Documentary

6.3
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Writers: Kevin Burns, James Petersen, Steven Smith | Directors: Kevin Burns, Steven Smith | Stars: Brandy Snow, Shannon Tweed, Richard Roeper, Paul Verhoeven

28. Love Letters (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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An ambitious U.S. Senator reflects back on his life after the death of a woman whom he loved and kept in contact with only through correspondence. The movie is told in flashbacks as the two... See full summary »

Writer: A.R. Gurney | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Steven Weber, Laura Linney, Kirsten Storms, Tim Redwine

29. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected "fathead" who intends to take an active interest in running the team. But K.C. ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Tugend, George Wells, Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett

30. Movie Movie (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach

31. Kiss Them for Me (1957)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.8
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Three decorated Navy pilots finagle a four day leave in San Francisco. They procure a posh suite at the hotel and Commander Crewson, a master of procurement, arranges to populate it with ... See full summary »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Luther Davis, Frederic Wakeman | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker

32. Lucky Lady (1975)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trios after business hours.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Geoffrey Lewis

33. Deep in My Heart (1954)

Approved | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.

Writers: Elliott Arnold, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: José Ferrer, Merle Oberon, Helen Traubel, Doe Avedon

34. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

35. A Date with Judy (1948)

113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challenged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie.

Writers: Dorothy Cooper, Dorothy Kingsley, Aleen Leslie | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda

36. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
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Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York again, and find out, that they have litte in common now.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray

37. Staircase (1969)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Dyer | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Rex Harrison, Richard Burton, Cathleen Nesbitt, Beatrix Lehmann

38. MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 360 min | Documentary

7.2
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The history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Samuel Marx, June Allyson, Lew Ayres

39. Best Foot Forward (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Musical, Comedy

6.5
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Lucille Ball accepts an invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career..

Writers: Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, John Cecil Holm | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lucille Ball, William Gaxton, Virginia Weidler, Tommy Dix

40. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.3
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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.

Writer: Leonard Gershe | Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

41. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2014)

26 min | Biography

6.8
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Creators: Mark Kaplan, Martin Saint Charles, David Freydt | Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, George Lucas

42. The Kissing Bandit (1948)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

5.0
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Ricardo, the milquetoast son of a Mexican bandit, would rather lead a quiet life in Boston. But the family would rather that he follow in his father's footsteps and become "The Kissing Bandit".

Writers: John Briard Harding, Isobel Lennart | Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, J. Carrol Naish, Mildred Natwick

43. Omnibus (1967–2002)

Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Arts documentary series.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, Kirsty Wark, Eric Morecambe

44. Kismet (1955)

Approved | 113 min | Adventure, Musical, Fantasy

6.4
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Like a tale spun by Scheherazade, Kismet follows the remarkable and repeated changes of fortune that engulf a poor poet. It all happens in one incredible day when Kismet (Fate) takes a hand.

Writers: Edward Knoblock, Charles Lederer, Luther Davis | Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Stanley Donen | Stars: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray, Vic Damone

45. This Time for Keeps (1947)

105 min | Musical

6.0
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Expected to follow his opera star father into the business, but discontent with his life; a young man pursues a career in popular music and romances the aquatic-ballet dancer he met during his time in the service.

Writers: Gladys Lehman, Erwin S. Gelsey, Lorraine Fielding | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Esther Williams, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante, Johnny Johnston

47. Give a Girl a Break (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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The star of an upcoming Broadway production, Janet Hallson, walks out during rehersals. The producers of the show, Ted Sturgis, Leo Belney and Bob Dowdy begin to search a replacement. After... See full summary »

Writers: Vera Caspary, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Debbie Reynolds, Helen Wood

48. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )

360 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

49. Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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The dancing teacher Anastasia falls in love with the smart theatre agent Jud. He likes her, too, but does not want to give up his solo life at all. Thus she plans a trap for him...

Writer: Ruth Brooks Flippen | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Larry Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson, Tom Tully

50. Living in a Big Way (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical

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Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he returns he is surprised to discover not only that his bride is not what she led him to ... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory La Cava, Irving Ravetch | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Gene Kelly, Marie McDonald, Charles Winninger, Phyllis Thaxter