Dynamic Duos

The greatest frequently-paired motion picture personalities, over the years. Discounting those who were generally accepted as a team, and seldom seen one without the other, such as Laurel and Hardy, and Abbott and Costello, and boyfriend/girlfriend, or man/wife pairings, such as Eastwood and Locke, or Bronson and Ireland.
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1.
The Thin Man (1934)
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Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it. (91 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ Powell and Loy. Mostly as Nick and Nora Charles, but with a few other non-'Thin Man' movies mixed in. ” - David C. Bohn
 
2.
Top Hat (1935)
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An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer. (101 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ Astaire and Rogers. ” - David C. Bohn
 
3.
Rose-Marie (1936)
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek... (113 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ MacDonald and Eddy. ” - David C. Bohn
 
4.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. (102 mins.)
“ Flynn and DeHavilland. ” - David C. Bohn
 
5.
Babes in Arms (1939)
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The struggle of two talented young artists, to make their own way in the show business. (94 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Rooney and Garland. ” - David C. Bohn
 
6.
Road to Singapore (1940)
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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour. (85 mins.)
“ Hope and Crosby. ” - David C. Bohn
 
7.
At War with the Army (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II. (93 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
“ Martin and Lewis. ” - David C. Bohn
 
8.
Pat and Mike (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Pat is a women's sports sensation unless her fianc is around. Her new shady manager Mike keeps them apart and develops feelings for her. (95 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Tracy and Hepburn ” - David C. Bohn
 
9.
The Quiet Man (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Duke and O'Hara. ” - David C. Bohn
 
10.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
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Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. (122 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Lancaster and Douglas. ” - David C. Bohn
 
11.
Pillow Talk (1959)
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A man and a woman who share a telephone line despise each other, but he has fun romancing her with his voice disguised. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
“ Hudson and Day. ” - David C. Bohn
 
12.
Beach Party (1963)
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"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini. (101 mins.)
Director: William Asher
“ Frankie and Annette. ” - David C. Bohn
 
13.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
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A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. (131 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ Liz and Dick. ” - David C. Bohn
 
14.
The Odd Couple (1968)
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Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. (105 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ Lemmon and Matthau ” - David C. Bohn
 
15.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ Newman and Redford. They made only 2 movies together, but their marvelous chemistry qualifies them, in my opinion, as a 'duo'. ” - David C. Bohn
 
16.
They Call Me Trinity (1970)
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A lazy, unorthodox gunfighter and his portly, horse-thieving brother defend a Mormon settlement from a land-grabbing Major and his henchmen. (113 mins.)
Director: E.B. Clucher
“ 'Spaghetti' duo, Hill and Spencer. ” - David C. Bohn
 
17.
Stir Crazy (1980)
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Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit, however, no prison cell can keep them locked in. (111 mins.)
Director: Sidney Poitier
“ Pryor and Wilder. ” - David C. Bohn