Tag: Jean Arthur

The More the Merrier (1943) 7.7

The More the Merrier (1943)

Storyline:It's World War II and there is a severe housing shortage everywhere - especially in Washington, D.C. where Connie Milligan rents an apartment. Believing it to be her patriotic duty, Connie offers to sublet h...

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) 7.7

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Storyline:When the ship San Luis makes a stop at the port of Barranca, to deliver mailbags and load bananas, cabaret singer Bonnie Lee leaves the boat for some hours to look around. She meets a gang of American flyers...

The Plainsman (1936) 6.9

The Plainsman (1936)

Storyline:With the end of the North American Civil War, the manufacturers of repeating rifles find a profitable means of making money selling the weapons to the North American Indians, using the front man John Lattime...

Shane (1953) 7.6

Shane (1953)

Storyline:Shane rides into a conflict between cattleman Ryker and a bunch of settlers, like Joe Starrett and his family, whose land Ryker wants. When Shane beats up Ryker's man Chris, Ryker tries to buy him. Then Shan...

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 7.6

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Storyline:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the matc...

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 7.6

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Storyline:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the matc...

Arizona (1940) 5.1

Arizona (1940)

Storyline:Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his journey and Phoebe is l...

The Talk of the Town (1942) 7.3

The Talk of the Town (1942)

Storyline: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 .....

Easy Living (1937) 6.7

Easy Living (1937)

Storyline:J.B. Ball, a rich financier, gets fed up with his free-spending family. He takes his wife's just-bought (very expensive) sable coat and throws it out the window, it lands on poor hard-working girl Mary Smith...

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) 8

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Storyline:Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life - including playing the tuba in the town band. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow picks up his tuba and move...

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) 8.2

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Storyline:Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed on a lark by the spineless governor of his state. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childh...

A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) 6.6

A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)

Storyline:A New York bank clerk,Mollie Truesdale (Jean Arthur), in the late 1930s, finds that her cherished dream of making a 17-day all-expenses-paid bus trip to the Pacific Coast and back, isn't all she thought it w...

A Foreign Affair (1948) 7.4

A Foreign Affair (1948)

Storyline:A congressional committee visits occupied Berlin to investigate G.I. morals. Congresswoman Phoebe Frost, appalled at widespread evidence of human frailty, hears rumors that cafe singer Erika, former mistress...