Most Popular Titles With Cyd Charisse
6. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
10. American Masters (1985– )
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
14. Something's Got to Give (1962)
37 min | Comedy, Short
Unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife," due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.
15. Brigadoon (1954)
Passed | 108 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance
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.
16. The Silencers (1966)
102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »
19. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »
21. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical
Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva.
Votes: 1,652 | Gross: $6.72M
22. Medical Center (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »
23. Silk Stockings (1957)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ... See full summary »
24. Warlords of the Deep (1978)
PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of ... See full summary »
25. The Harvey Girls (1946)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide ... See full summary »
26. This Is Your Life (1961–2003)
25 min | Documentary, Biography
Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »
28. Party Girl (1958)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Lawyer Thomas Farrell is a defender of crooks. Vicki Gayle encourages him improve his reputation, but mob king Rico Angelo insists otherwise.
29. Three Wise Fools (1946)
Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
It had been forty years since Richard, James and Theodore insulted The O'Monahan and he put a vexing blessing on them. All three have obtained their dreams of grandeur, but they all live in... See full summary »
30. East Side, West Side (1949)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A vain businessman puts strains on his happy marriage to a rich, beautiful socialite by allowing himself be be seduced by a former girlfriend.
31. Burke's Law (1994–1995)
60 min | Crime, Drama
This brief revival of the 1960s cop thriller continued the adventures of Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire. By now, Burke was a widower with a son, Peter, who ... See full summary »
32. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.
34. Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Approved | 107 min | Drama
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.
35. Donny and Marie (1975–1979)
60 min | Music
Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »
37. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now.
38. Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
PG | 92 min | Comedy
In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of success.
39. The Unfinished Dance (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play... See full summary »
41. Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
112 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical
Chuck Rodwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not ... See full summary »
42. Tension (1949)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.
44. Checkmate (1960–1962)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
45. Thousands Cheer (1943)
Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »
47. Sombrero (1953)
Approved | 103 min | Musical, Romance
Adapted from the book, "Mexican Village," by Josefina Niggli, the film tells three interwoven love stories against the background of a feud between two villages. Cyd Charisse and Rick Jason... See full summary »
48. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)
60 min | Comedy, Family
The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »
49. Empire State Building Murders (2008 TV Movie)
88 min | Crime
A tribute and doc-crime-drama celebrating American film noir and the icons of the Hollywood golden age. It recaptures the time and place of New York in the 30's and 40s as well as plays with the codes and references of the genre.
51. Mission to Moscow (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
53. Swimsuit (1989 TV Movie)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
Mrs. Allison is the owner of the Saltare Swimsuit company. Her top man Brian, and his not so bright assitant Willard have to find men and women that can be prospective models for her ... See full summary »
56. The Kissing Bandit (1948)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
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".
57. Dinah! (1974– )
90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »
59. Startime (I) (1959–1961)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Ford Motor Company sponsored this hour long program which rotated between variety shows, dramatic productions and musical comedies. One of the offerings was turned into a regular series, Sing Along With Mitch.
60. That's Entertainment! III (1994)
G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,175 | Gross: $0.27M
61. On an Island with You (1948)
Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him.
62. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)
60 min | Music
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »
63. MGM Parade (1955–1956)
The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »
64. Black Tights (1961)
140 min | Drama, Musical
Live scenes of Paris and a continuity Narrator link together four dramatic choreographies, all by Roland Petit: Carmen (1949), La croqueuse de diamants (1950), Deuil en 24 heures (1953), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1959).
65. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)
60 min | Music
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" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.
72. Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the moviestar's last months including her tumultuous love affairs, drug and alcohol dependency, depression and eventual firing from her final film, 20th Century Fox's "... See full summary »
74. Arthur Godfrey and His Friends (1949–1959)
60 min | Music
Arthur Godfrey and his Friends entertained the audience with many skits and Musical numbers. The show was live, and Godfrey often did away with the script and improvised. He refused to ... See full summary »
75. Twilight for the Gods (1958)
120 min | Drama
The sailing vessel Cannibal has a leaking hull. The captain (Rock Hudson) reluctantly changes course for Honolulu, where one passenger (Cyd Charisse) is wanted by the law. The water rising, everyone struggles against nature to survive.
80. In Our Time (1944)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
It is early 1939 in Poland when Mrs. Bromley and Jennifer come to buy antiques for her business in London. Jennifer meets Count Stephen and they wine, dine and see the sights though out the... See full summary »
81. Escort Girl (1941)
68 min | Crime, Drama
A pair of nightclub owners run a string of escort bureaus where men pay for the "companionship" of young women. The district attorney sends an undercover agent to infiltrate the bureaus.
84. Five Golden Hours (1961)
90 min | Comedy
A petty crook gallantly consoles wealthy widows and is doing all right in his chosen profession until he meets and falls in love with a lovely baroness, who knows all about get-rich-quick ... See full summary »
85. Assassination in Rome (1965)
Unrated | 110 min | Thriller
In this crime-thriller, Rome proves to be an unhappy destination for an American couple when the husband is kidnapped and his wife begins a desperate search for him.
87. Something to Shout About (1943)
90 min | Musical
Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson is told by wealthy divorcée Donna Davis that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can ... See full summary »
89. Janet Jackson: Design of a Decade 1986/1996 (1996 Video)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
A compilation of music videos from pop singer Janet Jackson.
Directors: Piers Ashworth, Rene Elizondo, Yuri Elizondo, Wayne Isham, Brian Jones, Mary Lambert, Marcus Nispel, Herb Ritts, Dominic Sena, Peter Smillie, Julien Temple | Stars: Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul, Cab Calloway, Cyd Charisse
90. Portrait of an Escort (1980 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama
Jordan West is a divorcée who moonlights at a professional dating service to make ends meet. But her secret job causes gossip among her neighbors and trouble at the real estate office where... See full summary »
92. Janet Jackson: The Rhythm Nation Compilation (1990 Video)
55 min | Music
A collection of videos from Janet Jackson's CD "Rhythm Nation".
95. What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of 'Singin' in the Rain' (2002 Video)
103 min | Documentary, Short
Movie and stage icon Debbie Reynolds hosts the making of "Singin' in the Rain". The short documentary includes Donald O'Connor, who played the comical "Cosmo Brown", Stanley Donen, one half... See full summary »
96. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire (1981 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Music
A Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to dancer Fred Astaire by the AFI featuring highlights from his films and reminiscences from his co-workers.
99. The Gay Parisian (1941)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Musical, Romance
In a Paris nightclub setting, the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo performs to the music of Jacques Offenbach.