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Janet Leigh
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Date of Birth: Jul 6, 1927

Country: USA

Biography: Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 - October 3, 2004), born Jeanette Helen Morrison, was an American actress. She was the wife of actor Tony Curtis from June 1951 to September 1962 and the mother of Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis. Discovered by actress Norma Shearer, Leigh secured a contract with MGM and began her film career in the late 1940s. She appeared in several popular films over the following decade, including Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 62 - You've Seen 0

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A Fate Totally Worse Than Death (2005)
Danielle (Julie Benz) is the leader of a clique of arrogant, mean high school girls; she and her rich friends Tiffany (Nicole Bilderback) and Brooke (Monica Keena) care only about their pampered selves (although Brooke has periodic misgivings). No one really hangs out with them except a dumb jock named Gavin, and the class nerd Jonathan, and poor Danielle is getting nowhere with the popular guy Drew... (imdb)
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Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999)
This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, such as "Shadow of a Doubt", "Notorious", "Rear Window", "Vertigo", "Psycho" and "The Birds". (imdb)
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Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later (1998)
It's been twenty years since Laurie Strode escaped her brother's wrath. Now, it's time for one hell of a family reunion. (Trancas International Films)
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Untitled (1997)
Untitled (1997) - Short Film
This trailer was made by Martin Arnold for the Viennale, the Vienna International Film Festival, in 1997 and screened in several cinemas all over Austria and during the Festival in Vienna. (imdb)
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The Making of
An retrospective on the entire movie, from start to finish. There are interviews with many of the principle cast and crew, who all talk openly and lovingly about entire process of making the film. The sessions with Janet Leigh are particularly involving, and she talks a great deal about shooting the now infamous shower scene.
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The Fog (1980)
A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an old leper colony, is the target for revenge by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths. (imdb)
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Boardwalk (1979)
In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader named Strut has decided to make Coney Island his new turf. Strut begins shaking down the merchants in the area, demanding payment for "protection" and using violence to deal with anyone who gets in his way. (imdb)
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Murder at the World Series (1977)
A disturbed young man, who had tried out for the Houston Astros baseball team and been rejected, plots to take his revenge by a series of kidnappings. (imdb)
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Night of the Lepus (1972)
Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!! (imdb)
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One Is a Lonely Number (1972)
A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her husband will come back to her. After uncovering disturbing new information about her husbands infidelity, she finally comes to realize her marriage is truly over. And it is only then that she discovers what is truly important in life. (imdb)
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Deadly Dream (1971)
A scientist keeps having dreams that he is marked for murder by a mysterious tribunal for something that he's not aware that he's done, and that his wife and his friends are part of the conspiracy. Soon he's not sure which is the dream and which is reality. (imdb)
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House on Greenapple Road (1970)
A detective investigates the disappearance of the promiscuous wife of a timid salesman, and finds that everything is not quite as it appears (imdb)
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Hello Down There (1969)
Given the chance to live in a simulated underwater home for a month, a scientist convinces his family to take advantage of the offer. Once the family agrees to move in, underwater mayhem occurs! (amazon)
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Honeymoon with a Stranger (1969)
While vacationing with her husband in Italy, a middle-aged woman wakes up one morning to find that the man in bed with her is not her husband but an imposter. He, however, claims he is her husband, and she cannot get anyone to believe her. (imdb)
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Grand Slam (1967)
After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond company in Brazil with a crew of professionals. The men assemble in Rio de Janeiro and run in to an unanticipated problem: a new alarm system called Grand Slam 70. (imdb)
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The Spy in the Green Hat (1967)
T.H.R.U.S.H. with the help of Doctor von Kronen, a Nazi scientist, has a plan to divert the Gulf Stream, turning Greenland from a barren wasteland into a lush island for their new Headquarters. The men from U.N.C.L.E. Napoleon Solo and Ilyia Kuryakin are sent to stop them. (imdb)
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Kid Rodelo (1966)
Based on a novel by Louis L'Amour, this western, filmed on location in Spain, chronicles the quest of an ex-con to locate a fortune in stolen gold and to get even with his treacherous former partners. (allrovi.com)
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Harper (1966)
Paul Newman IS Harper, a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby (Lauren Bacall) hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring. (imdb)
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Three on a Couch (1966)
An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises himself as three different men to gauge their trust and hopefully cure them so that his fiancee can go with him. (imdb)
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An American Dream (1966)
A TV talk-show host who may have killed his wife finds himself being pursued by both the police and a gang of hoods. (imdb)
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Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Conrad Birdie is the biggest rock & roll star of the 60's ever to be drafted. Aspiring chemist and song writer Albert is convinced he can make his fortune and marry his girlfriend Rosie if he gets Conrad on the Ed Sullivan show to kiss a high school girl goodbye... (imdb)
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Wives and Lovers (1963)
A writer forced into writing cookbooks to make ends meet while his wife works as a dental assistant suddenly strikes gold and makes it rich when his novel gets picked up and turned into a play. He and his family struggle with the adapting to a life of fame and fortune, including the of seductive allure of extramarital rendezvous.
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
John Frankenheimer's gripping political thriller about a group of American soldiers who are captured and brainwashed into becoming sleeper agents. (MGM)
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Pepe (1960)
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 (imdb)
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Psycho (1960)
A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel after stealing $40 thousand, which has terrible secrets of its own in the form of an odd proprietor and his domineering, never-seen mother.
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Who Was That Lady? (1960)
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions. (imdb)
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The Vikings (1958)
Einar and Eric are two Viking half-brothers. The former is a great warrior whilst the other is an ex-slave, but neither knows the true identity of the other (imdb)
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Touch of Evil (1958)
A Mexican government investigator and his young American wife put their honeymoon on hold in an American border town when they become embroiled in a frame-up planned by the town's chief investigator (imdb)
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The Perfect Furlough (1958)
To pacify 104 sex-starved male soldiers building an Arctic radar base, Army psychologist Vicki Loren suggests choosing one by lot to have a "perfect furlough" as selected by the men: three weeks in Paris with their favorite pin-up queen, Sandra Roca. Since "winner" Paul Hodges is a tireless Don Juan, and this is a fifties comedy, Vicki is ordered to keep Paul and Sandra out of bed. But who will guard the guardian? (imdb)
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Jet Pilot (1957)
Air Force Colonel Shannon is assigned to escort defecting Soviet pilot Anna. He falls in love with her, but she is scheming to lure him back to the USSR. But Shannon has a scheme of his own. (imdb)
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Safari (1956)
Wealthy eccentric Sir Vincent Brampton and his fiancée Linda Latham hire Ken Duffield to lead them on a jungle hunt. Duffield is looking for the murderer of his son; he gets the killer and Linda. (imdb)
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Pete Kelly
In 1927 Kansas City Pete Kelly and his jazz band play nightly at a speakeasy. A local gangster starts to move in on them and when their drummer is killed Kelly gives in, even though this also means taking the thug's alcoholic girl as a singer. Kelly soon realises he has made a big mistake selling out in this way and that rich girl Ivy is now the only decent thing in his life. (imdb)
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My Sister Eileen (1955)
Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street". They find an apartment (such as it is), but fame and fortune are a lot more elusive. Ruth gets the attention of playboy publisher Bob Baker when she submits a story about her gorgeous sister Eileen. She tries to keep his attention by convincing him that she, (a "spinsterish old-maid writer") and the gorgeous, man-getting Eileen are one and the same person. (imdb)
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The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)
In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they journey to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Mackworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight so that, through the planning of Mackworth and his friend, Prince Hal, Myles can regain his true birthright from the evil Albon, and bear the black shield of Falworth. (imdb)
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Rogue Cop (1954)
Detective Chris Kelvaney has a brother, Eddie, who also is a policeman. He witnessed a murderer running away from the scene of the crime. Chris has contacts with the gangster Beaumonte, who is willing to pay $15,000 if Eddie withdraws his testimony. But Eddie is an honorable cop and refuses. Beaumonte makes sure that Eddie is killed. After his death, Kelvaney starts to track down his brother's killer. (imdb)
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Prince Valiant (1954)
Hal Foster's Sunday-comics saga of a young Viking prince in the service of King Arthur is brought to the screen in CinemaScope and Technicolor in Prince Valiant. Despite the fact that he sports a dutch bob that makes him look like actress Phyllis Kirk, Robert Wagner is quite virile and convincing as the title character. (All Movie Guide)
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Living It Up (1954)
Pretty Wally Cooper, a reporter for the New York Chronicle convinces her editor to let her do a series of articles on Homer Flagg, a young man from New Mexico who is believed to be dying as a result of radioactive poisoning... (imdb)
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Confidentially Connie (1953)
Texas cattleman Opie Bedloe comes to Main to visit his son Joe, a college instructor, and his wife Connie in the hopes of persuading Joe to give up his teaching career and come back to Texas and take over the ranch. (imdb)
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Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)
Talented GI pals group up to form a band, but do not find true fame until they adopt that lively Dixieland sound. (allrovi.com)
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Houdini (1953)
A romanticized version of the life and times of the legendary escape artist , Harry Houdini. Chronicles his early beginnings in show business as a dime museum performer, to his ultimate (and inaccurate) death on stage in the Chinese Water Torture Cell (imdb)
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The Naked Spur (1953)
A bitter Howard Kemp heads westward to the Rockies from Abilene, Kansas on the trail of murderer Ben Vandergroat and the $5000 reward on Vandergroat's head, money after which Kemp lusts in order to re-purchase the ranch that his absconding fiancée had sold during his stint in the army. Kemp unexpectedly crosses paths with an old, star-crossed gold miner, Jesse Tate, and with a recently-discharged soldier of questionable repute, Roy Anderson.
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Fearless Fagan (1952)
The unbreakable bond between a young man and his pet lion provides the action in this comedy. The trouble begins when the young man becomes a private in the army. Because he cannot bear to sell his lion Fagan to a mean-spirited circus trainer, the private asks his sergeant to help him find a good home for his pet. Naturally, the sergeant at first disbelieves his charge. He becomes a believer after the big kitty escapes from his cage and the Army must send out search parties to get him back. (allrovi.com)
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Scaramouche (1952)
Andre-Louis Moreau is a nobleman's bastard in the days of the French revolution. (imdb)
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Just This Once (1952)
A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl. (TCM.com)
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Strictly Dishonorable (1951)
An Italian opera star has a marriage of convenience with an innocent fan from Mississippi.
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Angels in the Outfield (1951)
A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager... (imdb)
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Two Tickets to Broadway (1951)
Nancy Peterson and her friends wants to get a spot on Bob Crosby's TV show, but their agent has linked them. (imdb)
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It
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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Little Women (1949)
Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s... (imdb)
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That Forsyte Woman (1949)
The Forsytes, Soames and Irene Forsyte is a marriage of covenience. Young Jolyon Forsyte is a black sheep who ran away with the maid after his wife's death. Teenager June Forsyte has found love with an artist, Phillip Bosseny. The interactions of these Forsytes and the people and society around them is the truss for this love story set in the rigid and strict times of the Victorian age. (imdb)
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The Doctor and the Girl (1949)
Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of his grown children. The daughter, Fabienne, runs away from home and Michael, after first following his father's advice of being callous to the point of cruelty toward patients, changes when he falls in love with a patient, marries her and sets up his practice on the lower East Side in New York. (imdb)
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How to Smuggle a Hernia Across the Border (1949)
Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis, and Janet Leigh have fun in Lewis' house.
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The Red Danube (1949)
The story of a Russian ballerina in Vienna in 1945 who is befriended by, and falls in love with, a British Major when they meet in the convent in which she is hiding from the Russian authorities. The British Colonel turns her over to the Russians when they present a trumped-up story but discovers the lie when he sees her on a DP (Displaced Persons) train later. The Mother Superior of the convent and the Colonel set about trying to get her freed. (imdb)
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Act of Violence (1949)
WWII veteran and former POW Frank Enley (Heflen) lives a peaceful life as a contractor, until his disturbed prison mate Joe Parkson returns to get revenge for the secrets Enley is hiding.
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Holiday Affair (1949)
Just before Christmas, department store clerk Steve Mason meets big spending customer Connie Ennis, really a commercial spy. He unmasks her but lets her go, which gets him fired. They end up on a date, which doesn't sit well with Connie's steady suitor, Carl, but delights her son Timmy, who doesn't want Carl for a step-dad. Standard (if sweet) romantic complications follow. (imdb)
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Hills of Home (1948)
William McClure is the villlage doctor in a remote Scottish glen. Tricked into buying Lassie, a collie afraid of water, he sets about teaching her to swim. At the same time he has the bigger problem that he is getting older and must ensure the glen will have a new local doctor ready. (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 Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. (TCM.com)
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Columbo (1971)
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Reputations (1994)
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