Don Ameche

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1. Sins of Man (1936)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing ... See full summary »

Directors: Otto Brower, Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Jean Hersholt, Don Ameche, Allen Jenkins, J. Edward Bromberg

Votes: 23

2. Ramona (1936)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance

Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Kent Taylor, Pauline Frederick

Votes: 228

3. Ladies in Love (1936)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates. One dates a nobleman and, learning of her rejection by him, considers poison. Another... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Loretta Young, Constance Bennett, Simone Simon

Votes: 371

4. One in a Million (1936)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

American theatrical manager (Menjou) discovers Henie preparing for the Olympics in Switzerland and brings her to Madison Square Garden.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Sonja Henie, Adolphe Menjou, Don Ameche, Ned Sparks

Votes: 238 | Gross: $2.00M

5. In Old Chicago (1938)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, Musical

The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Alice Brady

Votes: 1,982

6. Love Is News (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville

Votes: 517

7. Fifty Roads to Town (1937)

80 min | Comedy

A man hides out in the country to avoid testifying in his friends' divorce. A girl who he thinks is a process server thinks he's a gangster. So do the sheriff and his men.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Don Ameche, Ann Sothern, Slim Summerville, Jane Darwell

Votes: 29

8. You Can't Have Everything (1937)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds"... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Alice Faye, The Ritz Brothers, Don Ameche, Charles Winninger

Votes: 198

9. Love Under Fire (1937)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Drama, War

During the Spanish Civil War, a detective from Scotland Yard falls in love with a woman he had believed to be a jewel thief.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Borrah Minevitch, Frances Drake

Votes: 28

10. Happy Landing (1938)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

Bandleader (Romero and manager (Ameche) discover skater (Henie) in Norway. They become rivals as she returns with them to America.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Sonja Henie, Don Ameche, Jean Hersholt, Ethel Merman

Votes: 97

11. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Music, Musical

This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman

Votes: 1,793

12. Josette (1938)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

Two young men try to wrest their father from the clutches of a gold digger but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer with whom they both fall in love.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Don Ameche, Simone Simon, Robert Young, Joan Davis

Votes: 66

13. Gateway (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

Irish immigrant meets returning war correspondent on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amours of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Don Ameche, Arleen Whelan, Gregory Ratoff, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 44

14. The Three Musketeers (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

D'Artagnan sings and fronts for slapstick cowardly Ritz brothers posing as musketeers.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Don Ameche, Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz, Al Ritz

Votes: 460

15. Midnight (1939)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

A chorus girl stranded in Paris is set up by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man, while being romantically pursued by a cab driver.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer

Votes: 4,183

16. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of how Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

Votes: 933

17. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.

Directors: Irving Cummings, Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, J. Edward Bromberg, Alan Curtis

Votes: 330

18. Swanee River (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Don Ameche, Andrea Leeds, Al Jolson, Felix Bressart

Votes: 120 | Gross: $0.29M

19. Lillian Russell (1940)

Passed | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Henry Fonda, Edward Arnold

Votes: 367

20. Four Sons (1940)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, History, War

When the Germans invade Czechoslovakia the four sons of a Czecho-German family follow different paths: Czech patriot, Nazi supporter, artist in America, and heroic German soldier.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Don Ameche, Eugenie Leontovich, Mary Beth Hughes, Alan Curtis

Votes: 83

21. Down Argentine Way (1940)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 891

22. That Night in Rio (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical

An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 703

23. Moon Over Miami (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Robert Cummings, Carole Landis

Votes: 975

24. Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)

Approved | 85 min | Musical

Broadway director Lloyd Lloyd (Don Ameche) and composer Dick Rayburn (Oscar Levant) search for talent down South and discover singer Cindy Lou Bethany (Mary Martin) who surprises them with her voice and striptease.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Don Ameche, Mary Martin, Oscar Levant, Virginia Dale

Votes: 44

25. The Feminine Touch (1941)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy

John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students. He leaves college to go to New York to have his manuscript on jealousy ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Kay Francis, Van Heflin

Votes: 678

26. Confirm or Deny (1941)

74 min | Drama, War

Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send inappropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love.

Directors: Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang | Stars: Don Ameche, Joan Bennett, Roddy McDowall, John Loder

Votes: 208

27. The Magnificent Dope (1942)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lynn Bari, Don Ameche, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 343

28. Girl Trouble (1942)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

A South American in New York rents the apartment of a socialite who pretends to be his maid.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Don Ameche, Joan Bennett, Billie Burke, Frank Craven

Votes: 69

29. Something to Shout About (1943)

90 min | Musical

Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson is told by wealthy divorcée Donna Davis that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Don Ameche, Janet Blair, Jack Oakie, William Gaxton

Votes: 74

30. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Votes: 9,061

31. Happy Land (1943)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Romance, War

In a typical American Midwestern city, Hartfield, Iowa, Lew Marsh (Don Ameche) is the owner of a drugstore. Everyone knows Lew and knew his grandfather, old "Gramp" Marsh (Harry Carey), who... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Don Ameche, Frances Dee, Harry Carey, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 273

32. Wing and a Prayer (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

In WW2, an American aircraft carrier sails around the Pacific on a decoy mission until it joins the battle of Midway against the Japanese forces.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,202

33. Greenwich Village (1944)

Approved | 82 min | Musical

In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Carmen Miranda, Don Ameche, William Bendix, Vivian Blaine

Votes: 313

34. It's in the Bag! (1945)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy

The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Fred Allen, Jack Benny, Don Ameche, William Bendix

Votes: 418

35. Guest Wife (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

A newspaper correspondent who has convinced his publisher he is married implores his friend's wife to pose as his bride.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

Votes: 327

36. So Goes My Love (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Jane Budden, a country girl goes to the big city, determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead, she meets and marries Hiram Maxim, a struggling inventor. After their marriage, his ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Ryan | Stars: Myrna Loy, Don Ameche, Rhys Williams, Bobby Driscoll

Votes: 311

37. That's My Man (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

A poor young man is finally able to achieve his dream of running a horse at the track, but when he starts becoming successful, he begins to lose sight of what mattered to him before.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Don Ameche, Catherine McLeod, Roscoe Karns, John Ridgely

Votes: 64

38. Sleep, My Love (1948)

Passed | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

Alison Courtland wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she cannot remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings, Don Ameche, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,372 | Gross: $1.80M

39. Slightly French (1949)

Passed | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A cinema director who is in an emotional and professional crisis thinks that he has discovered a French star when he meets an ordinary dancer.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Don Ameche, Janis Carter, Willard Parker

Votes: 209

40. Phantom Caravan (1954)

61 min | Drama

International private detective gets mixed up with Indian sect murders in Switzerland.

Director: Roy Rich | Stars: Don Ameche, Genine Graham, Gaby Fehling, Willoughby Gray

42. A Fever in the Blood (1961)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

The murder of a socialite leads to a sensational trial, with a close governor's race hanging on its outcome.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Angie Dickinson, Jack Kelly, Don Ameche

Votes: 193

43. Picture Mommy Dead (1966)

Unrated | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

Teenaged Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined after the shock suffered over the fiery death of her glamorous socialite mother. Her father has a new wife, who ... See full summary »

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Don Ameche, Martha Hyer, Susan Gordon, Zsa Zsa Gabor

Votes: 443

44. Shadow Over Elveron (1968 TV Movie)

Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A corrupt sheriff knows the secrets of everyone in town and uses that information to go unchallenged. But after the arrest of an innocent teenager, the new doctor cannot keep quiet and ... See full summary »

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: James Franciscus, Shirley Knight, Leslie Nielsen, Franchot Tone

Votes: 48

45. The Boatniks (1970)

G | 99 min | Family, Comedy

Young and awkward, U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Thomas Garland suffers from constant comparison with his late father, a war hero. Thomas falls for pretty Kate Fairchild, a young woman who runs a... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Robert Morse, Stefanie Powers, Phil Silvers, Norman Fell

Votes: 644 | Gross: $18.61M

46. Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)

M/PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama