Most Popular Titles With I.A.L. Diamond
- Movies or TV
1. Just Go with It (2011)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance
On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.
2. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
3. The Apartment (1960)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
4. Irma la Douce (1963)
Unrated | 147 min | Comedy, Romance
In Paris, an ex-cop falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time. Not so easy...
5. Love in the Afternoon (1957)
Approved | 130 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Director Billy Wilder salutes his idol, Ernst Lubitsch, with this comedy about a middle-aged playboy fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.
6. One, Two, Three (1961)
Unrated | 115 min | Comedy
Comedy about Coca-Cola's man in West Berlin, who may be fired if he can't keep his American boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
7. Monkey Business (1952)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.
8. The Front Page (1974)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.
10. Love Nest (1951)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jim and Connie's postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim's army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim's friend Ed. ... See full summary »
11. Cactus Flower (1969)
M | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
A dentist pretends to be married to avoid commitment, but when he falls for his girlfriend and proposes, he must recruit his lovelorn nurse to pose as his wife.
12. Avanti! (1972)
R | 140 min | Comedy, Romance
A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
14. Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.
Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, I.A.L. Diamond, Sixto Pondal Ríos, Carlos A. Olivari | Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore
15. Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
A jealous piano teacher Orville Spooner sends his beautiful wife, Zelda, away for the night while he tries to sell a song to a famous nightclub singer Dino, who is stranded in town.
16. Buddy Buddy (1981)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Walter Matthau plays a professional killer going by the name of Trabucco, who is on his way to rub out gangster Rudy "Disco" Gambola, set to testify against the mob. As Trabucco heads off ... See full summary »
17. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.
18. It's a Great Feeling (1949)
85 min | Comedy, Musical
A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.
19. Fedora (1978)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance
Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress out of retirement.
20. Let's Make It Legal (1951)
Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The nearly-final divorce of the Halsworths suddenly gets complicated when Miriam's old flame comes to town.
22. That Certain Feeling (1956)
103 min | Comedy
When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for ... See full summary »
Writers: William Altman, Eleanor Brooke, I.A.L. Diamond, Melvin Frank, Jean Kerr, Norman Panama | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, George Sanders, Pearl Bailey
23. Never Say Goodbye (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, ... See full summary »
24. Merry Andrew (1958)
Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Downtrodden but creative English school-teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip discovers joys of love and circus life with acrobat (Pier Angeli).
25. Always Together (1947)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
Millionaire Turner, on his deathbed, leaves a million to Jane Barker. A movie addict who believes life is like the movies, marries Donn without telling him about the bequest. Turner gets ... See full summary »
26. The Girl from Jones Beach (1949)
78 min | Comedy
Glamour artist Bob Randolph is world famous for his paintings of a stunning beauty dubbed "The Randolph Girl". What the world doesn't know is that his pin-up creation is really a composite ... See full summary »
27. The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968 TV Special)
Writers: I.A.L. Diamond, Gig Henry, Hal Kanter, Mort Lachman, Bill Larkin, Charles Lee, John Rapp, Norman Sullivan, Daniel Taradash, Lester A. White | Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Louis Armstrong, Hal Ashby
28. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the "real" America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate ... See full summary »
33. Something for the Birds (1952)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy
Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the ... See full summary »
34. Murder in the Blue Room (1944)
61 min | Comedy, Mystery, Musical
A party is thrown at a haunted mansion, people start to die, and a man who spent a night in the "blue room" disappears.
35. Billy Wilder (1970 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
Death Mills, or Die Todesmhlen, is a 1945 American propaganda documentary film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by the United States Department of War. It was intended for German ... See full summary »