Most Popular Titles With Thelma Ritter

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year











































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Rear Window (1954)

Approved | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

2. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Writers: George Seaton, Valentine Davies | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

3. All About Eve (1950)

TV-PG | 138 min | Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

4. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

5. Call Northside 777 (1948)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler, Leonard Hoffman, Quentin Reynolds, James P. McGuire | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker

6. The Misfits (1961)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A sexy divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle in early-sixties Nevada.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: John Huston | Stars: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter

7. How the West Was Won (1962)

TV-G | 164 min | Western

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Writer: James R. Webb | Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

8. Pillow Talk (1959)

Approved | Comedy, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.

Writers: Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin, Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene | Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter

9. Move Over, Darling (1963)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three years into their loving marriage with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Kanter, Jack Sher, Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, Leo McCarey | Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen, Thelma Ritter

10. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

11. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

147 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Writers: Guy Trosper, Thomas E. Gaddis | Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

12. Titanic (1953)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An unhappy married couple deal with their problems on board the ill-fated ship.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Audrey Dalton

13. Pickup on South Street (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Dwight Taylor | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye

14. Daddy Long Legs (1955)

Approved | 126 min | Musical, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendelton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in ... See full summary »

Writers: Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, Jean Webster | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore, Thelma Ritter

15. A Hole in the Head (1959)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An impractical widower tries to hang onto his Miami hotel and his 12-year-old son.

Writer: Arnold Schulman | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones

16. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands: but she does not say which one.

Writers: Vera Caspary, John Klempner, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas

17. Boeing, Boeing (1965)

102 min | Comedy

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A friend visits his philandering friend just as that man's scheme of being secretly simultaneously engaged to three flight attendants goes awry.

Writers: Edward Anhalt, Marc Camoletti | Director: John Rich | Stars: Tony Curtis, Jerry Lewis, Dany Saval, Christiane Schmidtmer

18. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

19. A New Kind of Love (1963)

Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.

Writer: Melville Shavelson | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor

20. With a Song in My Heart (1952)

117 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and she leaves on a... See full summary »

Writer: Lamar Trotti | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, David Wayne, Thelma Ritter

21. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

22. The Incident (1967)

Approved | 107 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Late one night, two young toughs hold hostage the passengers in one car of a New York subway train.

Writer: Nicholas E. Baehr | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Victor Arnold, Robert Bannard, Beau Bridges, Ruby Dee

23. The Mating Season (1951)

101 min | Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Ellen McNulty leaves her New Jersey hamburger stand and heads west to pay a surprise visit to her son and his new bride. When Ellen arrives, her daughter-in-law mistakes her for the maid ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen, Caesar Dunn | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins, Thelma Ritter

24. As Young as You Feel (1951)

Unrated | 77 min | Comedy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A 65-year-old printer hatches an elaborate scheme to avoid forced retirement.

Writers: Paddy Chayefsky, Lamar Trotti | Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, David Wayne, Jean Peters

25. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

26. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

27. Startime (I) (1959–1961)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Dean Martin, Marian Anderson, Alice Backes, Polly Bergen

28. For Love or Money (1963)

108 min | Comedy

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.

Writers: Larry Markes, Michael Morris | Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Gig Young, Thelma Ritter

29. The Proud and Profane (1956)

111 min | Drama, War

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In the Pacific during WWII, a Roman Catholic widow falls for a tough lieutenant colonel.

Writers: Lucy Herndon Crockett, George Seaton | Director: George Seaton | Stars: William Holden, Deborah Kerr, Thelma Ritter, Dewey Martin

30. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

31. Lucy Gallant (1955)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The success story of a dressmaker who comes to run a group of fashion shops at the expense of her love life.

Writers: Margaret Cousins, John Lee Mahin, Winston Miller | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston, Claire Trevor, Thelma Ritter

32. The Second Time Around (1961)

99 min | Family, Western

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.

Writers: Richard Emery Roberts, Oscar Saul, Clair Huffaker | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Steve Forrest, Andy Griffith, Juliet Prowse

33. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1966)

60 min | Music

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

34. The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Marriage broker Mae Swasey, who somewhat cynically arranges her loser clients' affairs, meets model Kitty Bennett and can't resist meddling in her life, by disentangling her from a married ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Thelma Ritter, Scott Brady, Zero Mostel

35. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

36. What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)

94 min | Comedy

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A new infection that simply makes people feel happy is treated as a threat by the authorities while its "victims" work to spread it to others.

Writers: Vincent McHugh, Robert Pirosh, George Seaton | Director: George Seaton | Stars: George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore, Don Stroud, Susan Saint James

37. Father Was a Fullback (1949)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.

Writers: Clifford Goldsmith, Aleen Leslie, Casey Robinson, Mary Loos, Richard Sale | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Maureen O'Hara, Betty Lynn, Rudy Vallee

38. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

39. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Norbert Schiller

40. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Janet Blair

41. City Across the River (1949)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The macho head of an urban community center tries to reform juvenile delinquents.

Writers: Maxwell Shane, Dennis J. Cooper, Irving Shulman | Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Stephen McNally, Thelma Ritter, Luis Van Rooten, Jeff Corey

42. Frontier Circus (1961–1962)

60 min | Western

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A one-ring circus travels through the American West in the 1880's.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Stars: Chill Wills, John Derek, Richard Jaeckel, J. Pat O'Malley

43. Perfect Strangers (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Ginger Rogers and Dennis Morgan, serving on a sequestered jury during a murder trial, fall in love. She is divorced, he is married.

Writers: Edith R. Sommer, George Oppenheimer, Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht, Leslie Bush-Fekete | Director: Bretaigne Windust | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, Thelma Ritter, Margalo Gillmore

44. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

45. The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A romantic triangle develops on Erie Canal boats in 1850.

Writers: Walter Bullock, Sally Benson, Joseph Fields, Frank B. Elser, Marc Connelly, Walter D. Edmonds | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Betty Grable, Dale Robertson, Thelma Ritter, John Carroll

46. The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955 TV Special)

Family

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Bob Hope, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson

47. The Christophers (1952– )

30 min

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

48. The Jack Paar Program (1962–1965)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Paar, Jose Melis, Jim G. Lucas, Jonathan Winters

49. The 26th Annual Academy Awards (1954 TV Special)

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Fredric March, Buddy Adler, Phyllis Applegate

50. I'll Get By (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Pamela Harris, Helen Logan, Mary Loos, Richard Sale | Director: Richard Sale | Stars: June Haver, William Lundigan, Gloria DeHaven, Dennis Day