Michael Curtiz

White Christmas 1954

Having left the Army following W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.

Category: Christmas, Comedy, Musical

Stars: Bing Crosby,Danny Kaye,Rosemary Clooney,Vera-Ellen

7.6 IMDB Rating 2,096 Views
Angels with Dirty Faces 1938

Two boyhood friends, Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connolly have taken different paths in life. After Rocky is arrested he is sent to a juvenile facility and becomes a lifelong tough guy and criminal. Jerry on the other hand goes straight and becomes a Catholic priest ministering to people in the same neighborhood when he and Rocky grew up. When Rocky is released from prison he resumes his criminal lifestyle and becomes much admired by many of the local kids. Worried that the kids will follow Rocky into the criminal world, Jerry works hard to keep them on the straight and narrow. When Rocky is convicted and sentenced to the electric chair, Jerry asks him for one last favor.

Category: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Movies

Stars: James Cagney,Pat O'Brien,Humphrey Bogart,Ann Sheridan

8.0 IMDB Rating 908 Views
Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942

A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Musical

Stars: James Cagney,Joan Leslie,Walter Huston,Richard Whorf

7.8 IMDB Rating 710 Views
Mildred Pierce 1945

When Mildred Pierce's wealthy husband leaves her for another woman, Mildred decides to raise her two daughters on her own. Despite Mildred's financial successes in the restaurant business, her oldest daughter, Veda, resents her mother for degrading their social status. In the midst of a police investigation after the death of her second husband, Mildred must evaluate her own freedom and her complicated relationship with her daughter.

Category: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Movies

Stars: Joan Crawford,Jack Carson,Zachary Scott,Eve Arden

8.0 IMDB Rating 1,268 Views
Casablanca 1942

The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriate who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he constantly receives from the local authorities, Rick's cafe has become a kind of haven for refugees seeking to obtain illicit letters that will help them escape to America. But when Ilsa, a former lover of Rick's, and her husband, show up to his cafe one day, Rick faces a tough challenge which will bring up unforeseen complications, heartbreak and ultimately an excruciating decision to make.

Category: Drama, Movies, Romantic, War

Stars: Humphrey Bogart,Ingrid Bergman,Paul Henreid,Claude Rains

8.5 IMDB Rating 2,650 Views