MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,632 this week

Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)

 -  Comedy  -  24 July 1953 (Finland)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 137 users  
Reviews: 6 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (play), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1655 titles
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1344 titles
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 956 titles
created 01 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 868 titles
created 27 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 71 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)

Stop, You're Killing Me (1952) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Stop, You're Killing Me.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lilian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets ... See full summary »

Directors: Roy Del Ruth, W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: Jack Benny, Eleanor Powell, Robert Taylor
Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Ronald Reagan, Viveca Lindfors, Broderick Crawford
Highway 301 (1950)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Led by a psychotic killer, a vicious gang of armed robbers terrorizes Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, robbing banks and payrolls and murdering anyone who might identify them

Director: Andrew L. Stone
Stars: Steve Cochran, Virginia Grey, Gaby André
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After several women are murdered, the police are baffled who the suspect is. All evidence points to Dupin, but soon it becomes apparent that it is something that is stronger and more deadlier than man.

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Karl Malden, Claude Dauphin, Patricia Medina
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Jack Smith
Arena (1953)
Drama | Sport | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Rodeo rider's marriage is endangered because of his commitment to the sport.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Gig Young, Jean Hagen, Polly Bergen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

At a college located in the small town of Haverton, law Professor Roger Bowden's third year Evidence class is about ready to hold its annual final project, a mock grand jury investigation. ... See full summary »

Director: David Friedkin
Stars: Dean Jones, Joan O'Brien, Thomas Mitchell
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Pamela Jones, an American actress on holiday in Brazil meets coffee plantation owner Claudio DeSantis, falls in love with him and they get married. After living at his ranch for some time ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Sylbert
Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Rhonda Fleming, Odete Lara
Fear (1946)
Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A medical student--broke, hungry and desperate for money--is hired to murder a loan shark. After the killing he is tormented by guilt over what he's done. A detective, who knows the student... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Zeisler
Stars: Peter Cookson, Warren William, Anne Gwynne
Red Light (1949)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess. He pays fellow prisoner Rocky, who gets out a... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: George Raft, Virginia Mayo, Gene Lockhart
Starlift (1951)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Air Force fliers Rick Williams and Mike Nolan attempt to meet film star Nell Wayne, with whom Rick shares a hometown but not much else. Fellow film stars Doris Day and Ruth Roman mistakenly... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Virginia Mayo
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
...
Virginia Gibson ...
Bill Hayes ...
Charles Cantor ...
...
Howard St. John ...
Commissioner Mahoney
...
Innocence (as Henry Morgan)
...
Mrs. Harriet Whitelaw
Stephen Chase ...
...
Henry Slate ...
Ryan
Jack Pepper ...
Louis Lettieri ...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 July 1953 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Le bal des mauvais garçons  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(WarnerColor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was originally designed as a vehicle for Danny Kaye, then under contact for Warner Brothers, but the comedian terminated his agreement with the studio. See more »

Connections

Version of A Slight Case of Murder (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't We Be Friends
(uncredited)
Music by Kay Swift
Played on the radio in the kitchen
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Thanks to the seasoned cast a fun romp
3 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Daffy bit of nonsense that benefits from the perfectly matched leads. Big, brawling, braying Broderick Crawford and the divine Claire Trevor at her brassy, sassy height. As a hood and his wife/moll longing to go straight and enter high society for the sake of their daughter the pair tear it up, Broderick with his over the top performance, which is just right for the material and Claire's more shaded but equally well measured work.

Joining them in the fun are several distinguished character actors, Ned Glass, Sheldon Leonard, Harry Morgan, Margaret Dupont etc., all doing some variant of their patented shtick and adding to the jolly nature of this black comedy.

The only place where this fall short is in the casting of the secondary leads. Neither Bill Hayes, who went on to decades of fame on the daytime soap Days of Our Lives, nor Virginia Gibson make much of an impression against the colorful juggernaut and polished scene stealing of the stars.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Will trade any movie I have 1st hand save of, for 1st hand save on Dvd-R phxtoodamhot
Trying to find the movie Stop You're Killing Me marta-phillips
Discuss Stop, You're Killing Me (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?