MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 253 this week

Oklahoma! (1955)

Approved  |   |  Musical, Romance, Western  |  9 January 1956 (Brazil)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 8,078 users  
Reviews: 96 user | 45 critic

In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 19 Oct 2010
 
a list of 49 titles
created 07 Jul 2011
 
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 18 Jan 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Oklahoma!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Oklahoma! (1955)

Oklahoma! (1955) on IMDb 7.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Oklahoma!.

User Polls

Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

South Pacific (1958)
Musical | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.

Director: Joshua Logan
Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr
Oklahoma! (TV Movie 1999)
Musical | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Cowboy Curly McClain tries to win the heart of a girl in a singing and dancing extravaganza.

Director: Trevor Nunn
Stars: Maureen Lipman, Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Director: Stanley Donen
Stars: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards
The Music Man (1962)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk.

Director: Morton DaCosta
Stars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett
State Fair (1945)
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes
Biography | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno
Calamity Jane (1953)
Comedy | Musical | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.

Director: David Butler
Stars: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie
Certificate: Passed Biography | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

Directors: George Sidney, Busby Berkeley
Stars: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern
Carousel (1956)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Billy Bigelow has been dead for fifteen years, and now outside the pearly gates, he long waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. But he has heard that there is a problem with his ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King
Stars: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell
Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Of course, the couple seem to act a great ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A matchmaker named Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Kelly
Stars: Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford
Oklahoma (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: James Benning
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Charlotte Greenwood ...
...
...
...
...
Barbara Lawrence ...
...
...
Marshal
...
Dream Curly / Dancer
Bambi Linn ...
Dream Laurey / Dancer
Jennie Workman ...
Dancer
Virginia Bosler ...
Dancer
Edit

Storyline

In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love. Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Now everyone can see it-at popular prices! (general release CinemaScope version) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 January 1956 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Oklahoma  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System) (CinemaScope version) (35 mm magnetic prints)

Color:

(Technicolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first Todd-AO production which had a frame rate of 30fps, incompatible with 35mm which is 24fps. As a result it was shot simultaneously in 35mm CinemaScope for general release. The second Todd-AO film, Around the World in Eighty Days, was shot in Todd-AO at 30fps and 24fps. 35mm CinemaScope reduction prints could therefore be made from the 24fps version. After this Todd-AO switched to 24fps for all future productions. See more »

Goofs

When Curley and Laurey are singing "People will say we're in love," the view moves back and forth from the pair standing underneath the peach tree to standing a few feet away from the tree. The change in the shot appears intentional; however, the place where the actors stand whilst singing changes noticeably. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Curly: [singing] There's a bright golden haze on the meadow, There's a bright golden haze on the meadow. The corn is as high as a elephant's eye, And it looks like it's climbin' clear up to the sky. Oh, what a beautiful mornin', Oh, what a beautiful day! I got a beautiful feelin' Everything's goin' my way.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dave (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'
(1943) (uncredited)
(Finale)
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, and Chorus
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I love musicals
8 June 2003 | by (Ill) – See all my reviews

It is a rarity these days to see a good (none the less) musical on tv or in the theaters,with the exception of "Chicago". Even less to find "classic" worthy films. I grew up on watching old classic musicals or just classic movies. Black and white movies mostly. Oklahoma! has to be one of the most wounderful movies ever made. Most of my friends have never seen this movie, I finally made them watch it and now I am glad to say we have a weekly ritual to watch classics.


20 of 32 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Kaleidoscope/Knife valis1984
Anyone else sympathize with Jud? bsonrisa
Other Women who could have played Ado Annie? FrankStanko
Did anyone else think that Laurey's dream was boring? solidjake
The Todd-AO version needs a restoration... Ken K.
Why do they always have to have different actors to play dream curly + laury? pettigrove_sarah
Discuss Oklahoma! (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?