Most Rated Feature Film Titles With Dan Dailey
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1. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.
2. The Mortal Storm (1940)
Passed | 100 min | Drama
The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
4. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Three soldiers meet ten years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now.
5. Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Passed | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must ... See full summary »
7. Susan and God (1940)
Approved | 117 min | Drama, Comedy
Susan Trexel is a wealthy socialite, who while vacationing in Europe undergoes a religious transformation. On her return to America, Susan takes on the task of spreading her new found ... See full summary »
Votes: 936 | Gross: $0.82M
8. This Is the Army (1943)
Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Musical, War
In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. In WWII his son Johnny Jones, who was before his ... See full summary »
Votes: 857 | Gross: $20.83M
10. Pepe (1960)
Unrated | 180 min | Comedy, Musical
The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.
Votes: 734 | Gross: $9.60M
11. Lady Be Good (1941)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy.
12. Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical
In 1950s Las Vegas, a gambling rancher and a ballerina discover that some people have luck at cards while others have luck at love.
13. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War
Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.
14. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.
15. A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Western
In 1876 Colorado, the Tomahawk and Western Railroad is expanding through the Rockies, but some stagecoach operators, fearing a loss of revenue, plan to sabotage the railroad.
16. Mother Wore Tights (1947)
107 min | Musical
In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her ... See full summary »
17. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the late J. Edgar Hoover, who was head of the FBI from 1924-1972. The film follows Hoover from his racket-busting days through his reign under eight U.S. presidents.
18. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)
Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War
An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.
19. I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves.
20. My Blue Heaven (1950)
Approved | 96 min | Drama, Musical
Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.
21. Panama Hattie (1942)
Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Musical
Hattie Maloney runs a saloon in Panama where assorted characters congregate where they frequently sing and dance Cole Porter numbers. An upper class gentleman arrives and sparks fly between... See full summary »
22. The Kid from Left Field (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
Coop's an ex-ballplayer is now a peanut vendor, who takes too much of an interest in the game. But he's passed on his craze for baseball to his son, Christie. When his dad gets fired, Chris... See full summary »
23. The Wayward Bus (1957)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
Joan Collins, Jayne Mansfield and Dan Dailey star in this engaging drama based on a novel by John Steinbeck. Three strangers - a stripper (Mansfield), an alcoholic wife (Collins) and a ... See full summary »
24. The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)
Approved | 104 min | Biography, Musical
Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to ... See full summary »
25. You Were Meant for Me (1948)
Approved | 92 min | Musical
1920's bandleader Chuck Arnold meets hometown girl Peggy at one of the band's dances and next day weds her. Though she loves him, life on the road becomes increasingly difficult for her, ... See full summary »
26. Dulcy (1940)
Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And Wacky stuff happens.
28. The Getaway (1941)
Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A G-man is sent to prison to befriend a suspected robbery ringleader and then helps him break out to gain his confidence.
30. The Girl Next Door (1953)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie ... See full summary »
31. Washington Melodrama (1941)
Passed | 80 min | Drama
Calvin Claymore is a wealthy businessman trying to get a bill passed to help the starving children of Europe at the outbreak of World War 2. He meets a dancer at a night club, escorts her ... See full summary »
32. Hullabaloo (1940)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A movie musical centered on merrily befogged Merriweather's attempt to restore his career - all while reuniting with his three children (from his three alimony-seeking ex-wives!).
34. Sunday Punch (1942)
76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The routine of a group of fledgling boxers all living in Ma Galestrum's boarding house is interrupted when Ma allows her roving niece, beautiful Judy Galestrum, to move in. Especially ... See full summary »
36. Mokey (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Drama
Mokey is an eight-year-old boy whose father gives him too little attention and whose stepmother misunderstands him. His misdeeds are due to neglect and misunderstanding on the part of his elders.
38. You're My Everything (1949)
94 min | Comedy, Musical
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a ... See full summary »
39. The Captain Is a Lady (1940)
65 min | Comedy
Because of a bad investment, Captain and Mrs. Peabody are evicted from their home. Mrs. Peabody finds lodging at a retirement home, but as only single women are allowed, the Captain has to ... See full summary »
40. The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
In 1902, medicine show con man Dan Thompson settles down with the daughter he hardly knows in a New York theatrical boarding house full of eccentric characters. Forced to take a job in an ... See full summary »
41. Meet Me at the Fair (1953)
Approved | 87 min | Musical
In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are ... See full summary »
42. I'll Get By (1950)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
43. Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)
92 min | Musical
The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now... See full summary »
44. Down in San Diego (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A group of neighborhood teenagers discover some suspicious goings-on near a naval base in San Diego, and suspect that a foreign espionage ring is at work trying to find out military secrets.
45. Give Out, Sisters (1942)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music
Peggy (Peggy Ryan)), a messenger, delivers a telegram to The Flamingo Club where the Andrews Sisters (The Andrews Sisters) and Bob Edwards' Orchestra are appearing. Peggy learns that the ... See full summary »
46. Underwater Warrior (1958)
91 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Based upon the life of Commander Francic D. Fane (USNR), _UnderWater Warrior_ follows the evolution of the US Navy's Underwater Demolition Unit from its inception near the end of World War ... See full summary »