VINCENTE MINNELLI /favorite films

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1.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. (118 mins.)
 
2.
Gigi (1958)
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Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. (115 mins.)
 
3.
Designing Woman (1957)
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A sportswriter and a fashion-designer marry after a whirlwind romance, and discover they have little in common. (118 mins.)
 
4.
Tea and Sympathy (1956)
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Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain... (122 mins.)
 
5.
An American in Paris (1951)
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Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. (113 mins.)
 
6.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)
 
7.
Lust for Life (1956)
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. (122 mins.)
 
8.
Some Came Running (1958)
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In the post-war, the alcoholic and bitter veteran military and former writer Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown Parkman... (137 mins.)
 
9.
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
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After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption. (107 mins.)
 
10.
The Band Wagon (1953)
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition. (112 mins.)
 
11.
Brigadoon (1954)
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Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. (108 mins.)
 
12.
Father of the Bride (1950)
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The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding. (92 mins.)
 
13.
Madame Bovary (1949)
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A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts. (114 mins.)
 
14.
Cabin in the Sky (1943)
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife. (98 mins.)
 
15.
The Cobweb (1955)
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At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head... (134 mins.)
 
16.
The Pirate (1948)
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A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco... (102 mins.)
 
17.
Home from the Hill (1960)
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Dramatic story of the influential Hunnicutt family set in Texas during the late 1950s. (150 mins.)
 
18.
The Clock (1945)
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Soldier Joe Allen is on a two-day leave in New York, and there he meets Alice. She agrees to show him the sights and they spend the day together... (90 mins.)
 
19.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
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In Argentina, the family man Julio Madariaga is the patriarch of his family and considers his farm the paradise on Earth... (153 mins.)
 
20.
Undercurrent (1946)
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Middle-aged bride Ann Hamilton soon begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her. (116 mins.)
 
21.
The Sandpiper (1965)
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A free-spirited single mother forms a connection with the wed headmaster of an Episcopal boarding school in California. (117 mins.)
 
22.
Goodbye Charlie (1964)
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Shot by a jealous husband, Charley falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman... (116 mins.)
 
23.
Kismet (1955)
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A roguish poet is given the run of the scheming Wazir's harem while pretending to help him usurp the young caliph. (113 mins.)
 
24.
Bells Are Ringing (1960)
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Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her... (126 mins.)
 
25.
The Reluctant Debutante (1958)
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A teenage American girl while visiting her father, is thrown into London society during the "Debutante Season". (94 mins.)
 
26.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
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Eddie thinks it is time for his father to remarry. However, in his opinion his father's taste in women leaves much to be desired... (118 mins.)
 
27.
The Story of Three Loves (1953)
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An anthology film consisting of three very different stories about love set in Europe and told in flashback. (122 mins.)
 
28.
Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
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The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style. (110 mins.)
 
29.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
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Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists... (132 mins.)
Director: Richard Whorf
 
30.
Father's Little Dividend (1951)
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In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with the fact that he will soon be a granddad. (82 mins.)