Cast: Carolyn Jones, Leslie Nielsen, Joan Collins, Agnes Moorehead
Former nightclub singer Kay Hilliard (June Allyson), married 10 years and mother of a young daughter, is informed that her husband Steven (Leslie Nielsen) is having an affair with chorus girl Crystal Allen (Dame Joan Collins), so she goes to Reno for a divorce. After that, Steven marries Crystal, but Crystal isn't true. When Kay hears about this, she starts fighting to win her ex-husband back.
Cast: Ned Glass, Marshall Thompson, Nancy Kulp, Dean Martin
The origin of Anthony and Miller, a wildly successful comedy team, can be traced back several years to Harvey Miller's stage fright on the golf links. Although the son of a skilled golfer and an outstanding player in his one right, Miller is too nervous to golf in front of a gallery. He becomes coach and caddy for Joe Anthony, his girlfriend's brother, who must convince his fisherman father that hitting a little ball into a hole can be more lucrative than trawling the Pacific Ocean. While on the PGA tour, their natural comedic abilities are recognized by a shrewd agent who senses their talent and potential, and a new comedy team is born.—Gabe Taverney ([email protected])
Cast: Frank Welker, Dody Goodman, Susan Tyrrell, Nancy Cartwright
Alvin has entered himself, Simon, and Theodore in a hot air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this film made with musical numbers by the Chipmunks and Chipettes.—Corey Semple
Cast: Gloria Stuart, Lucille Ball, Paulette Goddard, David Manners
A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.
Cast: Mae Clarke, Keenan Wynn, Howard Keel, Betty Hutton
A story very loosely based on the love story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler who meet at a shooting match. Fabulous music although the lead characters have virtually nothing to do with the actual historical figures. Annie joins Frank Butler in Col. Cody's Wild West Show. They tour the world performing before Royalty as well as the public at large.
Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life -- a flood. Sixteen years later she sets out to make her way in the world. Can she sing and play the piano? She assures the Leadville saloon keeper that she can and learns quickly. Soon she is the bride of Johnny Brown, who in a few years will be able to replace the original cigar wrapper wedding ring with a replica in gold and gemstones. But it takes more than a few million dollars to be accepted by Denver society. The Browns head for Europe and bring a few crowned heads back to Denver for a party that turns into a ballroom brawl. Molly goes to Europe alone, returning on the Titanic. She didn't survive a flood as a baby for the story to end here.
Cast: Yaya DaCosta, Mary Steenburgen, Danny Glover, Stacy Keach
1950. Rural Alabama. Cotton harvest. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner, piano player Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt to the liquor man, the chicken man, and the landlord, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint, away from Touissant's, the rival joint across the way. His plan to hire a guitar legend go awry and Tyrone is forced to take drastic action in a final scheme to save the club.
Cast: Sara Paxton, Jane Seymour, Adrienne Bailon, Chelsea Kane
3 weeks before a musical dance show grand opening, Mirabella, the lead and director's daughter, decides to drop out and head to Italy to get married to a rich Italian and stay. Mom ain't happy. When mom Harper lands in Rome chasing Mirabella (she's not invited to the wedding), she takes a tonic that makes her decades younger. She decides to use the new look to meet her daughter under an alias, seduce the groom, sabotage the wedding and get Mirabella back to the show.
Set in New York City, Mae West is Peaches O'Day, a con artist who befriends Captain Jim McCarey (Edmund Lowe), a cop who must turn her in unless she leaves town. The clever Peaches returns transformed as sultry brunette and Parisian sensation Mademoiselle Fifi. After catching her show, crooked mayoral candidate John Quade (Lloyd Nolan) tries to close it down when Peaches demurely declines his romantic overtures. Captain McCarey jumps in the race for mayor against Quade, and the loyal Peaches fervently campaigns for him. As usual, Mae causes a commotion as she deftly maneuvers her way through a battle between the good and the corrupt.
Cast: Esther Williams, Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Joi Lansing
The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected "fathead" who intends to take an active interest in running the team. But K.C. turns outs to be a beautiful woman who really knows her baseball. Second baseman Dennis Ryan promptly falls in love. But his playboy roommate Eddie O'Brien has his own notions about how to treat the new lady owner and some unsavory gamblers have their own ideas about how to handle Eddie.
On September 11th, 2001, 7000 people are stranded in the tiny town of Gander, Newfoundland after all flights into the US are grounded. While stranded, the people of Gander and the "come from aways" find love, loss, and hope in the aftermath of terror.
The film revolves around Brigitte Laurier, played by the iconic French actress Brigitte Bardot, who is known for her beauty and vivacious personality. Brigitte plays the role of a free-spirited and somewhat mischievous young woman who becomes the center of attention in the bustling city of Paris.
Brigitte is married to Michel, a stuffy and serious diplomat, and their marriage is on the rocks due to her carefree behavior and frequent escapades. However, despite their differences, Michel is still deeply in love with her.
As the story unfolds, Brigitte's playful and flirtatious nature leads to a series of comic and romantic situations. She attracts the attention of various men, including an American journalist and a wealthy playboy, all of whom become enamored with her.
Amidst the whirlwind of attention and affairs, Brigitte must decide whether she wants to continue her carefree lifestyle or if she is ready to commit to her husband and their marriage. The film explores themes of love, fidelity, and the social expectations placed on women in post-war Paris.
"Naughty Girl" is characterized by its witty humor, lively performances, and the magnetic presence of Brigitte Bardot, who was at the height of her fame during this period. The film offers a glimpse into the changing social norms and attitudes of the time, particularly with regards to women's independence and choices in relationships.
Overall, "Naughty Girl" is a delightful and entertaining film that showcases the charisma of its lead actress and provides a lighthearted commentary on love and society in mid-20th century Paris.
The film is set in Russia during the late 16th century, a time of political intrigue and social upheaval. Boris Godunov (played by Ruggero Raimondi) has ascended to the throne as the Tsar of Russia. However, his rule is marked by internal strife, including opposition from a pretender to the throne, a young monk who claims to be Dmitry Ivanovich, the rightful heir.
As Boris Godunov grapples with the challenges of leadership, his reign is haunted by guilt and doubt, as he is believed to have been involved in the murder of Dmitry Ivanovich's family. His conscience weighs heavily on him, and the specter of the past threatens to unravel his rule.
The film explores the complex character of Boris Godunov, portraying him as a man tormented by his past actions and the burden of ruling a vast and diverse empire. Ruggero Raimondi delivers a compelling and emotionally charged performance in this role, capturing the internal struggles of a leader torn between power and morality.
The opera by Modest Mussorgsky, which serves as the foundation for the film, provides a stirring and evocative musical backdrop to the political and emotional drama. The film's operatic elements, combined with its sumptuous costumes and breathtaking cinematography, create a sensory feast for the audience.
As tensions rise and the pretender gains support, "Boris Godunov" becomes a gripping tale of political intrigue, betrayal, and the consequences of unchecked ambition. The film explores themes of power, morality, and the human capacity for both greatness and moral failing.
"Boris Godunov" (1989) is a masterful adaptation that transports viewers to a turbulent and pivotal period in Russian history. It is a cinematic experience that immerses the audience in the grandeur and complexity of the past while delving deep into the psyche of its titular character, Boris Godunov.