5.6/10
362
12 user

Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)

In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

Director:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Eddie Albert
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Actor Jason Steele plays a caring, godlike doctor on television. Off the set, he's the insecure fiancee of Melissa, a pretty art teacher. Jason doesn't know what to expect of marriage, ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Martin Balsam
San Antonio (1945)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Tough dance hall girl working for the local villain falls for a cowboy trying to clean up the town.

Directors: David Butler, Robert Florey, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Ad-agency president Dan Edwards who, when he goes to Mexico to celebrate his nineteenth wedding anniversary, winds up getting divorced by mistake - whereupon his wife Valerie marries his ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Donohue
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, Dean Martin
Certificate: Passed Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When a rich but cantankerous dowager on an isolated estates hires an engaging handyman, her niece/companion becomes suspicious of his motives.

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: Merle Tottenham, Kathleen Harrison, May Whitty
Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.

Director: Eugène Lourié
Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An exhausted concert pianist learns he is the owner of an apartment building; after being advised to move there to rest, he becomes involved in the lives of his eccentric tenants.

Director: Delmer Daves
Stars: David Niven, Jane Wyman, Victor Moore
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The lives, loves, and battles of fictional characters in the Army's First Ranger Battalion during WWII.

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: James Garner, Etchika Choureau, Jack Warden
Comedy | Musical | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II.

Director: Hal Walker
Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Mike Kellin
High Barbaree (1947)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Van Johnson is a navy pilot in WWII, who has been shot down in the Pacific on a bombing mission. He and a wounded comrade are the only survivors of the mission and are lost at sea. As they ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway
Stars: Van Johnson, June Allyson, Thomas Mitchell
Ada (1961)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Bo Gillis is running for Governor. Steve writes the speeches, Sylvester runs the campaign and Bo plays the guitar. Everything is going according to the plan until a hooker named Ada is ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A wealthy woman, trying to discourage a former boyfriend from pursuing her, hires a young songwriter who needs money to pay off his gambling debts to pretend to be her boyfriend. The ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor, George Sanders
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Ray Hunter
...
Nina Martelli
...
Maria Martelli
...
Mike Clark Jr.
...
Papa Vittorio Martelli
...
Anton
...
Arthur
...
Vittorio Cisini
Evelyn Varden ...
Countess Alzani
...
Diana Martelli
Lisa Gaye ...
Ana Martelli
...
Bob Dudley
...
Tom Crandall (as Steve Dunne)
...
Dan
...
Girl on Main Title (as Monique Van Vooren)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 April 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

10.000 Schlafzimmer  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)|

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dean Martin's first film without Jerry Lewis. See more »

Quotes

Nina Martelli: [Nina is aboard Ray's private plane - her first time ever flying] Nobody will believe me, this wonderful plane, and only you and me.
Ray Hunter: Well, don't, uh, any of your boyfriends have, uh, private planes?
Nina Martelli: Ha! They're lucky to have "Lambrettas." You know - motor scooters. You ever been on the back seat of a motor scooter?
Ray Hunter: No, not lately.
Nina Martelli: [Indicating his private plane] *This* is better.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Martin and Lewis (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Money Is a Problem
(uncredited)
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Staged by Jack Baker
Sung by Lisa Montell (dubbed by Betty Wand)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dino Goes Solo
2 August 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Millionaire businessman Dean Martin (as Ray Hunter) buys a ritzy hotel in Rome, where he sings a few songs and attracts beautiful Italian women. The first is lady reporter Eva Bartok (as Maria Martelli), but Mr. Martin arouses her teenage sister Anna Maria Alberghetti (as Nina) much a-more. She proposes and he agrees, but they are told that family tradition dictates young Alberghetti's three older sisters must marry first. So, the plan is to get everyone hitched. "I have to marry four girls," says Martin. His pilot is around to help, but Dewey Martin (as Mike Clark) may want the same girl as his boss...

This film opens with a sexy blonde, in bed, inviting us to see, "Dean Martin in Ten Thousand Bedrooms." Later, we later learn the elicited promiscuous thoughts are wrong - the title actually refers to Martin's character being in the hotel business. This was Martin's first film without former partner Jerry Lewis. Everyone expected the funny half of the comic team to do well, and Martin to fail. Of course, Martin had something Jerry did not have - a successful recording career. That, too, seemed in jeopardy with the advent of rock 'n' roll. Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" is heard herein, although not sung by Martin...

Surprisingly, Martin did very well in the movies and exceptionally well on television. Not only did he survive Elvis Presley and the early rockers, Martin continued to sell millions of records throughout The Beatles' era. His career was in better shape than anyone thought, especially after this film. In "Ten Thousand Bedrooms", Martin seems awkward. It doesn't make sense, because he had a affable screen presence - maybe it was just the pressure of having to carry a film on his own. No matter, Martin honed his style - act like you just drank a martini and are looking forward to sex and a big plate of spaghetti.

**** Ten Thousand Bedrooms (4/3/57) Richard Thorpe ~ Dean Martin, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Dewey Martin, Eva Bartok


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

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?