Movies like Charade 1963

After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex, Scobie and Gideon, who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name?

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1 The Big Sleep 1946

Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love.

Genres:

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Howard Hawks

Writers:

William Faulkner (screen play), Leigh Brackett (screen play) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

2 High Society 1956

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. Bing still loves her. Spy magazine blackmails Grace's family by threatening to reveal her playboy father's exploits if not allowed to cover the wedding.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

Charles Walters

Writers:

John Patrick (screenplay), Philip Barry (play)

Country:

United States of America
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3 The Seven Year Itch 1955

With his family away for their annual summer holiday, Richard Sherman decides he has the opportunity to live a bachelor's life. The beautiful but ditzy blonde from the apartment above catches his eye and they soon start spending time together - maybe a little too much time!

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Billy Wilder

Writers:

Billy Wilder (screenplay), George Axelrod (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

4 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone, a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Howard Hawks

Writers:

Charles Lederer (screen play), Joseph Fields (based on the musical comedy by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 How To Marry A Millionaire 1953

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Jean Negulesco

Writers:

Nunnally Johnson (screen play), Zoe Akins (plays) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

6 How To Steal A Million 1966

A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

William Wyler

Writers:

George Bradshaw (based on a story by), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.6

7 Sabrina 1954

Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work – busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. David is all play – technically he is employed by the family business, but never shows up for work, spends all his time entertaining, and has been married and divorced three times. Meanwhile, Sabrina Fairchild is the young, shy, and awkward daughter of the household chauffeur, who goes away to Paris for two years, and returns to capture David's attention, while falling in love with Linus.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Billy Wilder

Writers:

Billy Wilder (written for the screen by), Samuel A. Taylor (written for the screen by) (as Samuel Taylor) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

8 Pillow Talk 1959

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Michael Gordon

Writers:

Stanley Shapiro (screenplay), Maurice Richlin (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

9 Two For The Road 1967

The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and their increasing tensions that led to both of them having extra-marital affairs.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Stanley Donen

Country:

United Kingdom
7.5

10 Funny Face 1957

A shy Greenwich Village book clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and whisked off to Paris where she becomes a reluctant model.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Stanley Donen

Writer:

Leonard Gershe

Country:

United States of America
7

11 Love In The Afternoon 1957

Lovestruck conservatory student Ariane pretends to be just as much a cosmopolitan lover as the worldly mature Frank Flannagan hoping that l’amour will take hold.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Billy Wilder

Writers:

Billy Wilder (screenplay), I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

12 Gilda 1946

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Charles Vidor

Writers:

E.A. Ellington (story), Jo Eisinger (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

13 To Catch A Thief 1955

To prevent being accused of the crimes, an ex-burglar must catch a thief who’s been copying his style.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Director:

Alfred Hitchcock

Writers:

John Michael Hayes (screenplay), David Dodge (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

14 Bringing Up Baby 1938

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Howard Hawks

Writers:

Dudley Nichols (screen play), Hagar Wilde (screen play) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

15 The Philadelphia Story 1940

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

George Cukor

Writers:

Donald Ogden Stewart (screen play), Philip Barry (based on the play by)

Country:

United States of America
7.9

16 The Shop Around The Corner 1940

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realising that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Ernst Lubitsch

Writers:

Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), Miklós László (based on a play by) (as Nikolaus Laszlo)

Country:

United States of America
8.1

17 An American In Paris 1951

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Vincente Minnelli

Writers:

Alan Jay Lerner (story by), Alan Jay Lerner (screen play by)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

18 Arsenic And Old Lace 1944

Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home to tell his two maiden aunts, he finds out his aunts' hobby - killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar!

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Frank Capra

Writers:

Julius J. Epstein (screen play), Philip G. Epstein (screen play) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8

19 Wait Until Dark 1967

After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to retrieve it. When Hendrix leaves for business, the crooks make their move -- and find his blind wife, Susy, alone in the apartment. Soon, a life-threatening game begins between Susy and the thugs.

Genres:

Horror, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Terence Young

Writers:

Frederick Knott (play), Robert Carrington (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.8

20 His Girl Friday 1940

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Howard Hawks

Writers:

Charles Lederer (screen play), Ben Hecht (from the play "The Front Page") | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

21 Irma La Douce 1963

A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living sex worker.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Billy Wilder

Country:

United States of America
7.4

22 The Thin Man 1934

A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Director:

W.S. Van Dyke

Writers:

Albert Hackett (screen play), Frances Goodrich (screen play) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8

23 Top Hat 1935

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Mark Sandrich

Writers:

Dwight Taylor (screen play), Allan Scott (screen play) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.8

24 Laura 1944

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Director:

Otto Preminger

Writers:

Vera Caspary (novel), Jay Dratler (screen play) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
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