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Cary Grant
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Date of Birth: Jan 18, 1904

Country: UK

Biography: Archibald Alexander Leach (January 18, 1904-November 29, 1986), better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English-American actor. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks". Grant's best-known films include Bringing Up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Suspicion (1941), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), Notorious (1946), To Catch A Thief (1955), and North by Northwest (1959)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 77 - You've Seen 77

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Titles You've Ranked (77)
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Dream Wife Dream Wife (1953)
Summary: Spurned by his State Department Official-girlfriend, a woman intent on keeping career before marriage, a debonair man decides to marry the kind of woman he wants--an Arab princess, whose sole purpose in life is to please her man. But. soon the girlfriend is able to talk some sense into the princess and make her see the power of her being her own person. (Yahoo.com)
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The Amazing Adventure The Amazing Adventure (1936)
Summary: A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance. (imdb)
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Big Brown Eyes Big Brown Eyes (1936)
Summary: Sassy manicurist Eve Fallon is recruited as an even more brassy reporter and she helps police detective boyfriend Danny Barr break a jewel theft ring and solve the murder of a baby.
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Every Girl Should Be Married Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
Summary: Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage. (imdb)
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The Howards of Virginia The Howards of Virginia (1940)
Summary: Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for freedom against England. Matt will meet Jane's father in the battlefield. (TCM.com)
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The Eagle and the Hawk The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)
Summary: The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy. (imdb)
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Suzy Suzy (1936)
Summary: American showgirl Suzy is in London in 1914. She loves Irish inventor Terry who works for an engineering firm owned by a German woman. After their marriage Terry is murdered and Suzy flees to Paris where she meets flyer Andre as war is breaking out. (imdb)
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Born to Be Bad Born to Be Bad (1934)
Summary: An unwed mother gives up her seven-year-old son for adoption when he starts keeping bad company, but then changes her mind. (Wikipedia)
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Room for One More Room for One More (1952)
Summary: Anne and "Poppy" Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home - and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation. (imdb)
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None But the Lonely Heart None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
Summary: When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they're both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet. (imdb)
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Crisis Crisis (1950)
Summary: Dr Ferguson is a brain surgeon, on vacation with his wife in a small Spanish-speaking country. This is actually a dictatorship ruled by tyrant Raoul Farrago. As they leave the country, Dr and Madam are arrested and lead to Farrago. He has a tumor that has to be removed quickly. Ferguson's duty is to cure sick people, but letting Farrago die would be a relief for the people... (imdb)
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In Name Only In Name Only (1939)
Summary: While out riding in the country, wealthy New Yorker Alec Walker meets young widow Julie Eden, and a relationship quickly develops. However, Alec has not told her that he is already locked into a loveless marriage to the avaricious Maida, who has contrived to convince his parents she is the ideal wife. A completely coincidental car crash alerts the two women to each other's existence, a situation to which they react very differently. (imdb)
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Cary Grant: A Class Apart Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004)  - TV Episode
Summary: Documentary about the famous star, produced by TCM
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Destination Tokyo Destination Tokyo (1943)
Summary: In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore. (IMDb)
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The Grass Is Greener The Grass Is Greener (1960)
Summary: Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a liking to more than the house. Soon, Hattie Durant gets involved and they have a good old fashioned love triangle. (imdb)
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Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland (1933)
Summary: This star-laden version of Lewis Carroll's novel combines elements of both the title novel and Carroll's sequel, Through the Looking Glass.
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Singapore Sue Singapore Sue (1932)  - Short Film
Summary: Four sailors enter a Singapore dive, meet a Chinese girl from Brooklyn, and find there's more to her than meets the eye. Two songs. (imdb)
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Sinners in the Sun Sinners in the Sun (1932)
Summary: A New York fashion model finds herself being pursued by a poor but honest garage mechanic and a rich philanderer. (imdb)
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Hot Saturday Hot Saturday (1932)
Summary: Bank employee Ruth Brock has a reputation around town for being fast-and-easy but none of the panting suitors has made her yet. She disillusions them one after the other, but the last lad is a bad sport and starts a gossip scandal, among the hens and roosters, about her and a millionaire playboy and Ruth loses her job. Figuring that as long as she has the name, she might as well play the game, she looks him up. (imdb)
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Kiss and Make-Up Kiss and Make-Up (1934)
Summary: Grant plays a Paris beautician who unwittingly turns his client into a monster by making her too beautiful. (netflix.com)
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Metropolis Refundada Metropolis Refundada (2010)
Summary: This documentary highlights the discovery of the most complete print of the Fritz Lang masterpiece in an Argentinean film museum. (tcm.com)
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This Is the Night This Is the Night (1932)
Summary: Grant plays the Olympic-athlete husband of Thelma Todd, who in turn is the object of desire for Parisian millionaire Roland Young. To keep Grant from catching on, Young hires Lily Damita to pose as his wife. Later, Young arranges to catch Grant in a compromising situation with Damita, thus leaving the field clear for Todd. But when Grant falls for Damita, Young finds that he is genuinely jealous! (allmovie.com)
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Madame Butterfly Madame Butterfly (1932)
Summary: Lt. B.F. Pinkerton is on shore-leave in Japan. He and his buddy Lieutenant Barton, out for a night on the town, stop in at a local establishment to check out the food, drink and girls, 'uh, and girls' to quote Lt. Barton. Pinkerton spies Cho-Cho San and immediately falls in lust. Barton counsels Pinkerton that he can 'marry' this beautiful Japanese girl, enjoy himself with cultural approval, then sail happily on back to America unshackled, since abandonment equates divorce in Japan... (imdb)
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Gambling Ship Gambling Ship (1933)
Summary: Tired of the dangerous life as gambling boss, Ace Corbin retires from the racket and travels cross-country by train to begin a new life with a new name. On the train, he meets Eleanor and they fall in love. Eleanor is afraid to tell Ace she's a soiled dove and Ace doesn't tell Eleanor of his shady past. Old enemies won't let Ace begin his new life, and old commitments won't free Eleanor of her sordid ties. Ace's old life and Eleanor's deception collide with the typical results. (imdb)
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Ladies Should Listen Ladies Should Listen (1934)
Summary: The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actually part of a scheme to swindle him out of some mineral rights he owns, she devises a plot to save him and expose the con artists. (imdb)
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The Big Parade of Comedy The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)
Summary: A compilation of scenes from classic MGM comedies from the silent era up to 1948's "A Southern Yankee." Among the films showcased are "The Thin Man," "A Night at the Opera," "Dinner at Eight" and "Bonnie Scotland." (imdb)
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Enter Madame Enter Madame (1935)
Summary: Man marries opera singer, winds up taking back seat to her career. (imdb)
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The Woman Accused The Woman Accused (1933)
Summary: Jeffrey and Glenda play two lovers about to embark on a three-day cruise to nowhere. Their plan is to be married on board by the ship's captain. As Glenda is packing to leave, she receives a threatening phone call from her obsessed, former lover who has taken residence just two floors above her apartment. Glenda sneaks upstairs to confront Leo and tell him that it's over. Leo, a high-powered attorney calls a hit-man to have Jeffrey eliminated. (imdb)
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When You When You're in Love (1937)
Summary: In this tuneful, romantic drama, an Australian opera starwants to perform in a major U.S. festival but cannot enter the country unless she is married. To this end, she hires a handsome artist temporarily marry her. At first it is all strictly business, but in time, the artist starts falling in love. Songs include: "Our Song," "Minnie the Moocher" (this number is usually cut out in 98m televised version of the film), "Siboney," and "The Waltz Song." (allmovie.com)
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The Last Outpost The Last Outpost (1935)
Summary: The Last Outpost is a 1935 film directed by Charles Barton and produced by E. Lloyd Sheldon. It starred Cary Grant and Claude Rains. Both Grant's and Rains' character find an interest in a woman played by Gertrude Michael, creating tension between the two close friends, who are both British soldiers in Kurdistan. (wikipedia.org)
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Thirty Day Princess Thirty Day Princess (1934)
Summary: A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a much-needed loan for her country. She contracts the mumps, and an actress who looks exactly like her is hired to impersonate her. (imdb)
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Once Upon a Time Once Upon a Time (1944)
Summary: Smalltime crookster and showman Jerry Flynn is desperately searching for a new act to promote in order to save him from ruin. He meets a boy on the street who claims to have a dancing caterpillar called Curly. Flynn seizes the opportunity for fame and fortune at Curly's expense. (imdb)
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Merrily We Go to Hell Merrily We Go to Hell (1932)
Summary: Nere-do-well Jerry Corbett finally meets and marries the right girl, Joan Prentiss. Unfortunately their wedded bliss is interrupted when Jerry's play becomes a hit and he hooks up with the wrong woman from his past. Joan decides that turn-about is fair play and she picks another man to escort her around to various parties around New York. Eventually Jerry quits drinking and sends his girlfriend packing, just in time for Joan to take him back. (imdb)
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The Toast of New York The Toast of New York (1937)
Summary: A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street. (TCM.com)
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Wedding Present Wedding Present (1936)
Summary: When Charlie Mason is promoted from irresponsible reporter to hard-nosed city editor, it costs him his girlfriend, ace reporter Rusty Fleming. After he hears she's engaged to another, he quits and tries to win her back. (imdb)
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Devil and the Deep Devil and the Deep (1932)
Summary: An unstable, jealous naval commander (Laughton) wrongfully accuses his wife (Bankhead) of infidelity with a young lieutenant (Grant). The young man is transferred but the commander's wife falls into an adulterous affair with the replacement (Cooper). The triangle erupts with tragic consequences on-board a submarine.
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Wings in the Dark Wings in the Dark (1935)
Summary: In his dedicated pursuit of technology that will aid pilots to safely "fly blind" during adverse conditions. Aerial innovator Ken Gordon is literally blinded in an accident, but this setback doesn't deter him from his goal. (imdb)
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Kiss Them for Me Kiss Them for Me (1957)
Summary: Three decorated Navy pilots finagle a four day leave in San Francisco. They procure a posh suite at the hotel and Commander Crewson, a master of procurement, arranges to populate it with party people. Lieutenant Wallace is trying to get the pilots to make speeches to rally the homefront at shipyard magnate Eddie Turnbill's plants, but they're tired of the war and just want to have fun... (imdb)
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The Talk of the Town The Talk of the Town (1942)
Summary: When the Holmes Woolen Mill burns down, political activist Leopold Dilg is jailed for arson (and murder; one man was lost). Escaping, Leopold hides out in the home of his childhood sweetheart Nora Shelley ...which she has just rented to unsuspecting law professor Michael Lightcap. As Lightcap's unwelcome guests, Nora and Leopold drag the professor, willy-nilly, from pure legal theory to impure legal practice. Blends comedy, thriller, philosophy, mystery and romance. (imdb)
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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Summary: A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think. (imdb)
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To Catch a Thief To Catch a Thief (1955)
Summary: Stars Cary Grant as a former thief suspected of a new series of crimes and Grace Kelly as the woman who romances him. (imdb)
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An Affair to Remember An Affair to Remember (1957)
Summary: A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen? (imdb)
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Blonde Venus Blonde Venus (1932)
Summary: American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned... (imdb)
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Suspicion Suspicion (1941)
Summary: A woman thinks her husband may be planning to kill her. (imdb)
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Only Angels Have Wings Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Summary: While waiting for her boat, Bonnie Lee stops at a small airport in South America. The pilots there deliver... (imdb)
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Gunga Din Gunga Din (1939)
Summary: In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land. (imdb)
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People Will Talk People Will Talk (1951)
Summary: Dr. Noah Praetorius falls in love with Debra, a student who finds out that she is pregnant by her old boyfriend who recently died in combat. (imdb)
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Holiday Holiday (1938)
Summary: Free-thinking Johnny Case finds himself betrothed to a millionaire's daughter. When her family, with the exception of black-sheep Linda and drunken Ned, want Johnny to settle down to big business, he rebels (imdb)
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Monkey Business Monkey Business (1952)
Summary: Barnaby Fulton, a chemist, is working on youth formula for a chemical company by testing it on chimps... (imdb)
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Bringing Up Baby Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Summary: David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances... (imdb)
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His Girl Friday His Girl Friday (1940)
Summary: A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (imdb)
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Notorious Notorious (1946)
Summary: A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? (imdb)
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Arsenic and Old Lace Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Summary: A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (imdb)
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The Awful Truth The Awful Truth (1937)
Summary: Before their divorce becomes final, Jerry and Lucy Warriner both do their best to ruin each other's plans for remarriage... (imdb)
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Topper Topper (1937)
Summary: A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs. (imdb)
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The Philadelphia Story The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Summary: When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. (imdb)
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Charade Charade (1963)
Summary: Romance and suspense in Paris, as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust? (imdb)
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Dead Men Don Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Summary: Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot. Characters from real noirs appear as scenes from various films are intercut. (imdb)
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Penny Serenade Penny Serenade (1941)
Summary: As Julie prepares to leave her husband Roger, she begins to play through a stack of recordings, each of which reminds her of events in their lives together. (imdb)
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Mr. Lucky Mr. Lucky (1943)
Summary: Cary Grant plays gambler, Joe Adams, who takes on the identity of a dead gangster in order to avoid the draft. Adams plans to use a war relief charity to get his gambling operation up and running, until he falls in love with Lorraine Day and has a change of heart. (imdb)
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Sylvia Scarlett Sylvia Scarlett (1935)
Summary: Escaping to England from a French embezzlement charge, widower Henry Scarlett is accompanied by daughter Sylvia who, to avoid detection, "disguises" herself as a boy, "Sylvester." (imdb)
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Night and Day Night and Day (1946)
Summary: The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s... (imdb)
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Walk Don Walk Don't Run (1966)
Summary: Cary Grant arrives in Tokyo early during Olympic week. With no hotel rooms anywhere, he pulls a card from the embassy bulletin board and talks his way into Samantha Eggar's flat. Later finding Jim Hutton, an architecture student and olympic athlete (who always avoids any identification of his event) who also has no room, he sublets his part of her apartment to Hutton and then tries to play match maker to the two of them. (imdb)
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The Pride and the Passion The Pride and the Passion (1957)
Summary: The story in this movie deals with the perseverance of Spaniards to take back their country from the French who have conquered Spain under Napoleon as he marched over Europe. A huge cannon, perhaps the largest in the world at that time, is discarded by the army as they retreat from the French invaders. A "ragtag" group of Spanish loyalists find "The Gun" (C.S. Forester's book title) and begin to restore it so they may tow it across Spain to the French stronghold in Avila... (imdb)
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I Was a Male War Bride I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Summary: Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. Rochard tries to return to America with the other female war brides. Zany gender-confusing antics follow. (imdb)
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I I'm No Angel (1933)
Summary: The bold Tira works as dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Out of an urgent need of money, she agrees to a risky new number: she'll put her head into a lion's muzzle! With this attraction the circus makes it to New York and Tira can persue her dearest occupation: flirting with rich men and accepting expensive presents... (imdb)
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She Done Him Wrong She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Summary: New York singer and nightclub owner Lady Lou has more men friends than you can imagine. Unfortunately one of them is a vicious criminal who's escaped and is on the way to see "his" girl, not realising she hasn't exactly been faithful in his absence. Help is at hand in the form of young Captain Cummings a local temperance league leader though. (imdb)
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My Favorite Wife My Favorite Wife (1940)
Summary: Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife. (imdb)
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Houseboat Houseboat (1958)
Summary: Tom Winston, a widower, is trying to understand and raise three precocious children alone. He gets a little unexpected help from Cinzia, when the children decide she is be the new maid. She is actually an Italian socialite who is trying to get away from her overprotective father. (imdb)
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Operation Petticoat Operation Petticoat (1959)
Summary: World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of army nurses. (imdb)
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The Bishop The Bishop's Wife (1947)
Summary: A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn't about fundraising. (imdb)
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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
Summary: A high school girl falls for a playboy artist with screwball results. (imdb)
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Father Goose Father Goose (1964)
Summary: During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow! (imdb)
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That Touch of Mink That Touch of Mink (1962)
Summary: Cathy Timberlake is an old fashioned country girl who meets the man of her dreams, Philip Shayne, after his Rolls Royce splashes her with mud on her way to a job interview. Philip is a romantic businessman who is taken by Cathy's honest heart. There's one problem, he's not interested in marriage while Cathy has never thought of anything else. (imdb)
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Indiscreet Indiscreet (1958)
Summary: Anna Kalman is an accomplished actress who has given up hope at finding the man of her dreams. She is in the middle of taking off her face cream (one of the best scenes), while talking about this subject with her sister, when in walks Philip Adams... (imdb)
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Once Upon a Honeymoon Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
Summary: At the start of WWII, Katie O'Hara, an American burlesque girl intent on social climbing, marries Austrian Baron Von Luber. Pat O'Toole, an American radio reporter, sees this as a chance to investigate Von Luber, who is suspected of having Nazi ties... (imdb)
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North by Northwest North by Northwest (1959)
Summary: An advertising executive is mistaken for a spy and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.