MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,284 this week

The Sun Comes Up (1949)

 -  Drama | Family  -  12 May 1949 (USA)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 209 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 1 critic

Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 123 titles
created 07 Nov 2012
 
a list of 20 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 4859 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Sun Comes Up" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Sun Comes Up (1949)

The Sun Comes Up (1949) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Sun Comes Up.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: William Beaudine
Stars: June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly, Jon Provost
Drama | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Lassie is trying to find her way home. She will have to run all the way from Colorado to California. Her loving owner is looking for her too.

Director: Don Chaffey
Stars: James Stewart, Mickey Rooney, Pernell Roberts
The Yearling (1946)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A boy persuades his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves?

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr.
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Geraldine Brooks
Lassie (1954–1974)
Adventure | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

Stars: Lassie, Jon Provost, June Lockhart
The Red Pony (1949)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Family | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A ranch boy is gifted with a colt, grows to love him but the colt escapes, with tragic results.

Director: Lewis Milestone
Stars: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern
Lassie (2005)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Director: Charles Sturridge
Stars: John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole
Drama | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Bill's separated from his litter, making friends with the wild creatures until he's found and adopted by young Kathie. An accident separates him from her, and he's drafted into K-9 duty in ... See full summary »

Director: Fred M. Wilcox
Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake
Lassie (1994)
Family | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The dog everyone loves now leaps into the '90s in this all-new exciting, updated version of Lassie! Determined to start a new life in the country, the Turner Family - Dad, stepmom, little ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Helen Slater, Tom Guiry, Jon Tenney
Heidi (1937)
Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl.

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher
A Tiger Walks (1964)
Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar
Stars: Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Pamela Franklin
Lassie (TV Series 1997)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Karen Cabot moves back to her old hometown, Hudson Falls, VT, with her son Timmy. There she runs a veterinary clinic. Timmy, her son, finds a dog, a collie. He names her Lassie, and they ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Almgren, Corey Sevier, Tim Post
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Thomas I. Chandler
Claude Jarman Jr. ...
Jerry
...
Arthur Norton
Percy Kilbride ...
Mr. Willie B. Williegood
Nicholas Joy ...
Victor Alvord
...
Mrs. Golightly
Hope Landin ...
Mrs. Pope
Esther Somers ...
Susan, the maid
Pal ...
Lassie (as Lassie)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Bates ...
Orphan (as Charles Bates Perry uncredited)
Lassie ...
Edit

Storyline

Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her late son. Punctuated with song-filled interludes. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A grand threesome who will win your heart! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 May 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lassies nya husse  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 23, 1950 with Jeanette MacDonald reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

When Jerry finally decides to go play with Lassie, we can hear someone off-screen give Lassie a command. Right after Jerry says,"Let's have fun now," and hugs Lassie, a man's voice clearly speaks a word off-camera, and Lassie looks in that direction before running off with the boy. See more »

Connections

Follows Courage of Lassie (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Were Mine
(uncredited)
based on "Romance"
Music by Anton Rubinstein
Lyrics by Paul Bourget
Sung by Jeanette MacDonald
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Not Your Typical Lassie Movie
29 June 1999 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

This is not the type of Lassie movie/TV show I enjoyed as a kid. Here "she" plays a supporting, but key role. Older kids may enjoy it, once they get past the classical singing. I especially enjoyed the scenes with the shopkeeper. I found the ending much too predictable.


1 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Barbara Billingsly and Mickey McGuire collegeofuselessknowlege
Music score Django6924
Rural South? Esmollin
Discuss The Sun Comes Up (1949) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?