Tag: Bette Davis

The Catered Affair (1956) 7.5

The Catered Affair (1956)

Storyline:At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception, because Jane's parents are poor and J...

The Old Maid (1939) 7.6

The Old Maid (1939)

Storyline:After a two-year absence, Clem Spender returns home on the very day that his former fiancée, Delia, is marrying another man. Clem enlists in the Union army and dies on the battlefield, but not before finding...

Old Acquaintance (1943) 7.5

Old Acquaintance (1943)

Storyline:Jealous of best friend Kit, a critically acclaimed but financially unsuccessful author and playwright, Millie writes a novel, the first in a string of bestselling trashy novels. After eight years of neglect ...

Connecting Rooms (1970) 6.9

Connecting Rooms (1970)

Storyline:Explores the relationships shared by the residents of a seedy boarding house in London owned by dour Mrs. Brent (Kay Walsh). Amongst them are busker Wanda Fleming (Bette Davis), who is flattered by the atten...

Storm Center (1956) 6.5

Storm Center (1956)

Storyline:Politicians go after a small-town librarian when she refuses to ban a book. She's quickly labeled a Communist.User Reviews:

Now, Voyager (1942) 7.5

Now, Voyager (1942)

Storyline:A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.User Reviews:

The Petrified Forest (1936) 7.4

The Petrified Forest (1936)

Storyline:A drifter, a waitress and a notorious gangster cross paths in the Petrified Forest region of Arizona. Alan, a destitute writer, goes into the diner where Gabrielle works. Gabrielle dreams of studying art, an...

Of Human Bondage (1934) 7.0

Of Human Bondage (1934)

Storyline:Club-footed medical school student Philip Carey falls in love with cynical waitress Mildred Rogers. She rejects him and runs off with a salesman, later returning pregnant and unmarried. Philip takes her in, ...

The Letter (1940) 7.5

The Letter (1940)

Storyline:After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.User Reviews:

Watch on the Rhine (1943) 7.0

Watch on the Rhine (1943)

Storyline:On the eve of World War II, the German Kurt Müller, his American-born wife Sara, and their three children, having lived in Europe for years, visit Sara's wealthy mother near Washington, DC. Kurt secretly wor...

Jezebel (1938) 7.3

Jezebel (1938)

Storyline:In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.User Reviews:

Mr. Skeffington (1944) 6.7

Mr. Skeffington (1944)

Storyline:A popular and beautiful woman is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man to save her brother from an embezzlement charge.User Reviews:

Deception (1946) 6.9

Deception (1946)

Storyline:Davis and Rains shine in a romantic melodrama set in the world of concert music. Davis is a pianist torn between her wealthy, jealous patron and her cellist husband.User Reviews:

Another Man’s Poison (1951) 7.1

Another Man’s Poison (1951)

Storyline:Mystery writer Janet Frobisher lives alone in a dark English country house, when she's not philandering with her secretary's fiancée. At an extremely awkward moment, she has an unwelcome visitor: George Bate...

Where Love Has Gone (1964) 6.6

Where Love Has Gone (1964)

Storyline:After his teenage daughter Danny is arrested for the murder of his ex-wife's current lover, Luke Miller recalls his marriage to Valerie Hayden and the subsequent events which led to the tragedy. The lurid st...

Pocketful of Miracles (1961) 7.3

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

Storyline:Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York City as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples, he thinks they bring him...

Dead Ringer (1964) 7.4

Dead Ringer (1964)

Storyline:After the funeral of her brother-in-law, Edith Phillips learns that Margaret de Lorca, her rich twin sister, had tricked her way into marriage with the man she also loved. So she kills Margaret and assumes h...

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) 8.1

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Storyline:In a tale that almost redefines sibling rivalry, faded actresses Blanche and 'Baby' Jane Hudson live together. Jane was by far the most famous when she performed with their father in vaudeville but as they g...

All About Eve (1950) 8.3

All About Eve (1950)

Storyline:Eve (Anne Baxter) is waiting backstage to meet her idol, aging Broadway star Margo Channing (Bette Davis). It seems innocent enough as Eve explains that she has seen Margo in EVERY performance of her current...

The Whales of August (1987) 7.5

The Whales of August (1987)

Storyline:It's August. Like they have most summers, elderly widowed sisters Libby Strong and Sarah Webber, who live in Philadelphia, are staying together in the family's summer cottage on an island off the coast of Ma...