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Gene Kelly
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Date of Birth: Aug 23, 1912

Country: USA

Biography: Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 - February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen.

Total Titles at Criticker: 52 - You've Seen 0

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Find more information about Gene Kelly at The Internet Movie Database

Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (47) | Director (13)
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What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of
Movie and stage icon Debbie Reynolds hosts the making of "Singin' in the Rain". The short documentary includes Donald O'Connor, who played the comical "Cosmo Brown", Stanley Donen, one half of the directors next to Gene Kelly, and Kathleen Freeman, who played Phoebe Dinsmore, Lina Lamont's (Jean Hagen) voice coach. (imdb)
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Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (2002)
A documentary on Gene Kelly. (imdb)
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Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. (imdb)
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Les demoiselles ont eu 25 ans (1993)
Documentary about Les Demoiselles de Rochefort and it's director Jacques Demy made by his wife 25 years after the film.
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The history of dance depicted on film. (imdb)
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Xanadu (1980)
The story of a girl who makes dreams come true. (imdb)
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Viva Knievel! (1977)
As the legendary stuntman travels to Mexico to prepare for one of his greatest stunts yet, he takes time out of his schedule to meet his fans, help out lonely orphans, and try to get his alcoholic mechanic to reconcile with his son. While all of this is going on, Evel's main rival is plotting to have Evel killed and then get rich by using the Team Evel 18-wheeler to smuggle cocaine into America. (imdb)
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers. (imdb)
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MGM musical numbers from the introduction of sound in the late '20s through to the 1950s, possibly with Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Judy Garland getting the most coverage. Linked by some of the stars who worked at MGM handing the commentary on one to another. (imdb)
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40 Carats (1973)
A forty year old woman who was vacationing in Greece meets a twenty-two year old, who was also on vacation. They spend the night together and she leaves him while he was sleeping. She then returns to New York and she is stunned to learn that her daughter's boyfriend is him. He then pursues her, and she is uncertain of what to do. (imdb)
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The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution (imdb)
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Hello, Dolly! (1969)
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 clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City. In New York, she fixes Vandergelder's clerks up with the woman Vandergelder had been courting, and her shop assistant (Dolly has designs of her own on Mr. Vandergelder, you see). (imdb)
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The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
Delphine and Solange are two sisters living in Rochefort. Delphine is a dancing teacher and Solange composes and teaches the piano... (imdb)
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A Guide for the Married Man (1967)
Robert Morse convinces his best friend Walter Matthau that he should fool around with other women in order to preserve his happy marriage... (imdb)
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Jack and the Beanstalk (1967)
A retelling of the popular fairy tale that mixes live action and animation. (imdb)
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What a Way to Go! (1964)
This black comedy opens with Louisa Foster donating a multimillion dollar check to the IRS. The tax department thinks she's crazy and sends her to a psychiatrist. She then discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich. (imdb)
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Gigot (1962)
A poignant comedy about a mute who befriends Nicole, the little daughter of a prostitute. Gleason shows his considerable talents as an actor without uttering a sound as he plays the bumbling, kind-hearted janitor, Gigot. Gleason wrote the original story and music for this film.
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Billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue. He goes to the theatre, where he sees Amanda rehearsing a song, and the director thinks him an actor suited to play himself in the revue. He takes the part in order to see more of Amanda. (imdb)
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Inherit the Wind (1960)
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. (imdb)
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Marjorie Morningstar (1958)
While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. As they pursue an on-again-off-again relationship, Marjorie completes her studies at Hunter College, and works to establish an acting career, while Noel first leaves the theater for a job with an advertising agency, but later completes a musical he'd started writing before he and Marjorie had first met. (imdb)
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The Tunnel of Love (1958)
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child. (TCM.com)
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The Happy Road (1957)
An American boy and a French girl run away from a Swiss school making for Paris to reunite with their parents. The boy's father (Gene Kelly) and the girl's mother (Barbara Laage) join forces, despite cultural differences, to search for their kids (imdb)
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Les Girls (1957)
After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren (Kay Kendall) is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele (Taina Elg). A Rashômon (1950)-style narrative presents the story from three points of view. Sybil accuses Angele of having an affair with Barry (Gene Kelly), while Angele insists that it was actually Sybil who was having the affair. Finally, Barry gives his side of the story. (imdb)
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Invitation to the Dance (1956)
This is a movie where three entirely different stories are told though dancing. Words are not used and the style of dancing is different for each part. Kelly is a clown in the 'Circus'; a Marine in 'Ring Around the Rosy'; and Sinbad in 'Sinbad the Sailor'. (imdb)
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Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York again, and find out, that they have little in common now. (imdb)
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Deep in My Heart (1954)
Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg. (imdb)
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Brigadoon (1954)
Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. (imdb)
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Crest of the Wave (1954)
British and American sailors conduct demolitions experiments off the Scottish coast. (TCM.com)
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Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)
The dancing teacher Anastasia falls in love with the smart theatre agent Jud. He likes her, too, but does not want to give up his solo life at all. Thus she plans a trap for him. (imdb)
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The Devil Makes Three (1952)
U.S. Air Corps Captain Jeff Elliott returns to Munich, Germany, following World War II, to visit the family that once saved his life, and learns that the only one still alive is the family's youngest, Wilhelmina "Willie" Lehrt, as the rest of the family were victims of an Allied air raid strike. "Willie", now working as a cabaret singer and forcibly-involved with a gold-smuggling gang, working to restart Hitler's 1000-year reign-plan,does not receive Elliott with open arms. (imdb)
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Singin
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (imdb)
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An American in Paris (1951)
Jerry Mulligan, a struggling American painter in Paris, is "discovered" by an influential heiress with an interest in more than Jerry's art... (imdb)
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The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious tolerance to the dangers of self-centeredness and myopic reasoning. The parables represent a broad cross-section of the American experience: the elderly woman whose pride is injured when she's forgotten in the latest census; the novice minister more pleased with the sound of his own voice than with the needs of his congregation; and more... (imdb)
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Black Hand (1950)
Now grown-up, Johnny Columbo returns to New York from Italy having sworn a vendetta against the Black Hand who killed his father years earlier. Becoming romantically involved with a girl from school and meeting up with an honest cop also fighting the gangs, Columbo starts to wonder if there may be legal ways to defeat them. (imdb)
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Summer Stock (1950)
A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister. (imdb)
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
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. (imdb)
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On the Town (1949)
Three sailors - Gabey, Chip and Ozzie - let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same... (imdb)
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Words and Music (1948)
Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.
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The Pirate (1948)
A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate. (imdb)
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The Three Musketeers (1948)
The hectic adventures of D'Artagnan, a young provincial noble who just comes to Paris to enter the musketeers. He will meet action, love, hate, the king and the queen as his impetuousness gets him involved in political plots... and of course virile and indestructible friendship with the three musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis. (imdb)
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Living in a Big Way (1947)
Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he returns he is surprised to discover not only that his bride is not what she led him to believe, but also that she expects a quick divorce. Both Mr. & Mrs Gogarty must find their place with or without each other in a society still adjusting to peace. (imdb)
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Ziegfeld Follies (1946)
The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style. (imdb)
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Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical. Particularly notable for its Gene Kelly-Jerry Mouse dance number. (imdb)
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Combat Fatigue Irritability (1945)
Gene Kelly snaps and cusses the ones he loves while on shore leave during WWII. He also finds himself unable to shoot a rabbit.
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The Story of Submarine Warfare in the Pacific (1945)
The U.S. Pacific submarine fleet was all that was available in the early days of America's involvement in World War 2 and it took the fight to the Japanese with great success.
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Cover Girl (1944)
Rusty Parker, a red-headed leggy dancer at Danny McGuire's Night Club in Brooklyn, wants to be a successful Broadway star. She enters a contest to be a 'Cover Girl' as a stepping-stone in her career... (imdb)
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Christmas Holiday (1944)
A young femme fatale-type woman realizes that the wealthy man she married is an incorrigible wastrel. (imdb)
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Pilot #5 (1943)
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice. (TCM.com)
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The Cross of Lorraine (1943)
A group of French soldiers during WWII are captured by Nazis troops and sent to a military prison. There they will have to make use of his best resources to keep alive... and sane, while at the same time scheming a way out. (imdb)
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Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
Hat check man Louis Blore is in love with nightclub star May Daly. May, however, is love with a poor dancer, but wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May to marry him and she accepts even though she doesn't love him. Soon after, Louis has an accident and gets knocked on the head, where he dreams that he's King Louis XV pursuing the infamous Madame Du Barry. (imdb)
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Thousands Cheer (1943)
Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her father. Eddie's also plagued by fear of having an accident during his family's trapeze act in the army variety show, which also features a gallery of MGM stars. (imdb)
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For Me and My Gal (1942)
Set during WW I, Palmer and Hayden team up as vaudeville artists. Harry Palmer deliberately injures his hand to avoid being drafted to the army. Later, he makes up for this. WW I patriotism for a WW II audience, very sentimental, great musical episodes and songs. (imdb)
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