skip navigation
Stanley Donen

Stanley Donen

  • Singin' In The Rain (1952) September 13 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Kismet (1955) October 01 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Fearless Fagan (1952) October 15 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (2)



Also Known As: Died:
Born: April 13, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, USA Profession: Director ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Love Letters (1999) as Director
Television movie based on A.R. Gurney's two-person play tracing the relationship between a man and a woman through their letters from grade school through middle age. Senator Andrew Ladd and artist Melissa Gardner fell in love as children. Their romance is sparked by their extensive correspondence,
2.
Blame It On Rio (1984) as Director
A middle-aged man engages in a secret romance with his best friend's grown daughter while the three are vacationing in Rio.
3.
Saturn 3 (1980) as Director
A story of deep space terror and twisted love in a man-made Garden of Eden.
4.
Movie Movie (1978) as Director
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll
5.
Lucky Lady (1975) as Director
Walker and Kibby run a liquor smuggling operation in Mexico during Prohibition. They team up with Claire, a cabaret singer with connections to some nightclub owners. Things get complicated when Walker and Kibby both fall in love with Claire who can't decide which one she likes the best. But while th
6.
Little Prince, The (1974) as Director
When a pilot makes an emergency landing in the Sahara, he meets the Little Prince from Asteroid B-612, who tells him about his travels through the solar system and his most important life lessons which he learned on Earth.
7.
Staircase (1969) as Director
Homosexual lovers face age and society's disapproval together.
8.
Bedazzled (1967) as Director
A short-order cook makes a deal with the Devil to win a beautiful waitress.
9.
Two for the Road (1967) as Director
A married couple's relationship rises and falls during a series of European trips.
10.
Arabesque (1966) as Director
A university professor gets mixed up with international spies and a two-timing woman.
11.
Charade (1963) as Director
A beautiful widow tries to find her husband's lost fortune while eluding the killers who want it themselves.
12.
The Grass Is Greener (1961) as Director
Impoverished aristocrats consider splitting up to pursue wealthy spouses.
13.
Surprise Package (1960) as Director
A deported gangster sends back to the U.S. for money, but his corrupt associates send him a beautiful woman instead.
14.
Once More, With Feeling! (1960) as Director
In order to seek a public divorce, a symphony conductor and his harpist wife must first be legally married.
15.
Damn Yankees (1958) as Director
Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant.
16.
Indiscreet (1958) as Director
A tycoon pretends to be married while courting a beautiful actress.
17.
Funny Face (1957) as Director
A fashion photographer turns a Greenwich Village unknown into an international supermodel.
18.
The Pajama Game (1957) as Director
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
19.
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Director
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
20.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955) as Director
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
21.
Kismet (1955) as Fill-In Director
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
22.
Give a Girl a Break (1954) as Director
Three young dancers vie for a starring role on Broadway.
23.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as Director
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
24.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) as Director
When their older brother marries, six lumberjacks decide it's time to go courting for themselves.
25.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Director
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
26.
Fearless Fagan (1952) as Director
When a circus clown is drafted, he tries to sneak his pet lion into the service.
27.
Love Is Better Than Ever (1952) as Director
A small-town girl falls for a big-city talent agent.
28.
Royal Wedding (1951) as Director
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
29.
Rich, Young and Pretty (1951) as Fill-In Director
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
30.
On the Town (1949) as Director
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.

Cast (feature film)

31.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (1998)
This American Film Institute special covers the full spectrum of American movie making from westerns to musicals focussing on the top 100 films chosen by the AFI including Psycho, On the Waterfront, E.T. - The extra-terrestrial, West Side Story, Citizen Kane, 2001, and many others.
32.
Musicals Great Musicals (1996)
A primer on MGM's Arthur Freed Unit.
33.
Audrey Hepburn: Remembered (1993)
The life and career of actress Audrey Hepburn.
34.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
35.
The Big Show (1957) as
36.
Best Foot Forward (1943) as Cadet
A movie star wreaks havoc when she accepts an invitation to a military academy dance.

Writer (feature film)

37.
Indiscreet (1988) as From Film ("Indiscreet")
A television movie remake of the 1958 Cary Grant-Ingrid Bergman film of the same title, about a British actress whose image is compromised when she falls in love with a jet-setting diplomat who is posing as a married man.
38.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Story
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.

Producer (feature film)

39.
Blame It On Rio (1984) as Producer
A middle-aged man engages in a secret romance with his best friend's grown daughter while the three are vacationing in Rio.
40.
Saturn 3 (1980) as Producer
A story of deep space terror and twisted love in a man-made Garden of Eden.
41.
Movie Movie (1978) as Producer
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll
42.
Little Prince, The (1974) as Producer
When a pilot makes an emergency landing in the Sahara, he meets the Little Prince from Asteroid B-612, who tells him about his travels through the solar system and his most important life lessons which he learned on Earth.
43.
Staircase (1969) as Producer
Homosexual lovers face age and society's disapproval together.
44.
Two for the Road (1967) as Producer
A married couple's relationship rises and falls during a series of European trips.
45.
Bedazzled (1967) as Producer
A short-order cook makes a deal with the Devil to win a beautiful waitress.
46.
Arabesque (1966) as Producer
A university professor gets mixed up with international spies and a two-timing woman.
47.
Charade (1963) as Producer
A beautiful widow tries to find her husband's lost fortune while eluding the killers who want it themselves.
48.
The Grass Is Greener (1961) as Producer
Impoverished aristocrats consider splitting up to pursue wealthy spouses.
49.
Once More, With Feeling! (1960) as Producer
In order to seek a public divorce, a symphony conductor and his harpist wife must first be legally married.
50.
Surprise Package (1960) as Producer
A deported gangster sends back to the U.S. for money, but his corrupt associates send him a beautiful woman instead.
51.
Indiscreet (1958) as Producer
A tycoon pretends to be married while courting a beautiful actress.
52.
Damn Yankees (1958) as Producer
Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant.
53.
The Pajama Game (1957) as Producer
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!

Dance (feature film)

54.
Funny Face (1957) as Songs staged by
A fashion photographer turns a Greenwich Village unknown into an international supermodel.
55.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955) as Dances and mus numbers staged by
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
56.
Give a Girl a Break (1954) as Mus numbers staged by
Three young dancers vie for a starring role on Broadway.
57.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Mus numbers staged and dir
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
58.
The Kissing Bandit (1949) as Dance Director
A timid young man is forced to follow in his father's footsteps as a notorious masked bandit.
59.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Mus numbers staged by
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
60.
Big City (1948) as Dance Director
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
61.
A Date with Judy (1948) as Dance Director
A teenager thinks her father is involved with a fiery Latin singer.
62.
Killer McCoy (1947) as "Swanee River" number [choreographed] by
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
63.
Living in a Big Way (1947) as Dance seq created and dir by
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
64.
This Time for Keeps (1947) as Dances and water ballet by
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
65.
Cover Girl (1944) as Choreography
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.

Production Companies (feature film)

66.
Staircase (1969) as Company
Homosexual lovers face age and society's disapproval together.
67.
Two for the Road (1967) as Company
A married couple's relationship rises and falls during a series of European trips.
68.
Bedazzled (1967) as Company
A short-order cook makes a deal with the Devil to win a beautiful waitress.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

69.
Pretty Woman (1990)
A millionaire turns a streetwalker into a lady for one weekend.
70.
Pretty Woman (1990)
A millionaire turns a streetwalker into a lady for one weekend.
71.
Bert Rigby, You'Re A Fool (1989)
An English coal miner gives up his job and girl to join an amateur show that will tour in the United States.
72.
Bert Rigby, You'Re A Fool (1989)
An English coal miner gives up his job and girl to join an amateur show that will tour in the United States.

Special Thanks (feature film)

73.
Bedazzled (2000) as Special Thanks
A socially inept computer geek strikes a deal with the devil to win over a woman.

Cast (special)

74.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998) as Award Recipient (Honorary Award)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
75.
Nichols and May -- Take Two (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary about the influential comedy team of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Includes highlights of the team's many television appearances, featuring recently discovered kinescopes of live performances not seen since their original television broadcasts in the late 1950s and 60s. Four of their radi
76.
Moviemakers: Stanley Donen, The (1996) as Himself
Profile of director Stanley Donen.
77.
Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (1996)
A one-time songwriter rises to produce some of the screen's greatest musicals.
78.
Hollywood Fashion Machine, The (1995)
Documentary chronicling the impact of Hollywood on the fashion world.
79.
Diamonds on the Silver Screen (1992)
A documentary tracing how the sport of baseball has been depicted in Hollywood films.
80.
Cary Grant: The Leading Man (1988) as Interviewee
A documentary about the late film actor Cary Grant, featuring interviews with several of Grant's colleagues and clips from his classic films. A "Crazy About the Movies" presentation.
81.
Lionel Richie: The Making of Dancing on the Ceiling (1986)
A half-hour special that takes a look behind-the-scenes of the making of singer-songwriter Lionel Richie's music video "Dancing on the Ceiling."

Producer (special)

82.
58th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1986) as Producer
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Film Production - Main (special)

83.
Moviemakers: Stanley Donen, The (1996) as Still Photographs
Profile of director Stanley Donen.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute