Entertainment The Best Cyd Charisse Movies  

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List of the best Cyd Charisse movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cyd Charisse's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Cyd Charisse movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Cyd Charisse movies will be at the top of the list. Cyd Charisse has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cyd Charisse movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Cyd Charisse films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List features films like Ziegfeld Follies, It's Always Fair Weather.

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Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Peter Lorre
Silk Stockings is a 1957 Metrocolor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer CinemaScope musical film adaptation of the 1955 stage musical of the same name, which itself was an adaptation of the film Ninotchka. Silk ...more

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Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse
The Harvey Girls is a 1946 MGM musical film based on the 1942 novel of the same name by Samuel Hopkins Adams, about Fred Harvey's famous Harvey House waitresses. Directed by George Sidney, the ...more

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Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Michael Kidd
It's Always Fair Weather is a 1955 MGM musical satire scripted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who also wrote the show's lyrics, with music by André Previn and starring Gene Kelly, Dan ...more

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Fred Astaire, Julie Newmar, Cyd Charisse
The Band Wagon is a 1953 musical comedy film that many critics rank, along with Singin' in the Rain, as the finest of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals, although it was only a modest box-office ...more

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Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno
Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. It ...more

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Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Van Johnson
Brigadoon is a 1954 MGM musical feature film made in CinemaScope and Ansco Color based on the Broadway musical of the same name by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The film was directed by ...more

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Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire
Ziegfeld Follies is a 1946 Hollywood musical comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, Merrill Pye, George Sidney ...more

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Cyd Charisse, William Conrad, Richard Basehart
Tension is a 1949 crime thriller film noir directed by John Berry, and written by Allen Rivkin, based on a story written by John D. Klorer. The drama features Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, ...more

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Cyd Charisse, Walter Huston, Ann Harding
Mission to Moscow is a book by the former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Joseph E. Davies and a film based on it directed by Michael Curtiz in 1943. The 1941 book sold 700,000 copies. The ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury
Till The Clouds Roll By is a 1946 American musical film made by MGM. The film is a fictionalized biography of composer Jerome Kern who was originally involved with the production of the film. ...more

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Gene Kelly, José Ferrer, Cyd Charisse
Deep in My Heart is a 1954 MGM biographical musical film about the life of operetta composer Sigmund Romberg, who wrote the music for The Student Prince, The Desert Song, and The New Moon, among ...more

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Kirk Douglas, Cyd Charisse, Edward G. Robinson
Two Weeks in Another Town is a 1962 drama film based on a novel by Irwin Shaw, directed by Vincente Minnelli, and starring Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse, Claire Trevor, Daliah ...more

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Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse
Thousands Cheer is a 1943 American comedy musical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Produced at the height of the Second World War, the film was intended as a morale booster for American ...more

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Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Cyd Charisse
The Silencers is an American spy film spoof motion picture released in 1966 and starring Dean Martin as agent Matt Helm. It is loosely based upon the novel The Silencers by Donald Hamilton, as ...more

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Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse
Something's Got to Give is an unfinished 1962 American feature film, directed by George Cukor for 20th Century Fox and starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. A remake of My ...more

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Cyd Charisse, Robert Taylor, Lee J. Cobb
Party Girl is a American film noir, directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse and Lee J. Cobb. It was the last film Taylor did under contract for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Janet Leigh
Words and Music is a 1948 film loosely based on the creative partnership of the composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart. The film stars Mickey Rooney as Hart and Tom Drake as Rodgers, ...more

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Cyd Charisse, Ricardo Montalbán, Esther Williams
Fiesta is a 1947 film directed by Richard Thorpe.

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Frank Sinatra, Cyd Charisse, Kathryn Grayson
The Kissing Bandit is a 1948 film directed by Laslo Benedek.

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Cyd Charisse, Esther Williams, Carroll Baker
Easy to Love is a 1953 musical film directed by Charles Walters. It stars Esther Williams and Van Johnson. It was Williams' final aquatic film with a U.S. setting.

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Cyd Charisse, Maurice Chevalier, Zizi Jeanmaire
Black Tights is a 1961 French anthology film featuring four ballet segments shot in Technirama and directed by Terence Young. The film is also known as Un deux trois quatre! in France.

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Debbie Reynolds, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead
Meet Me in Las Vegas is an MGM musical comedy produced by Joe Pasternak, directed by Roy Rowland, filmed in Eastman Color and CinemaScope, and starring Dan Dailey and Cyd Charisse.. The film has ...more

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Cyd Charisse, Yvonne De Carlo, Ricardo Montalbán
Sombrero is a 1953 film starring Ricardo Montalbán, Pier Angeli, Vittorio Gassman and Cyd Charisse.

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Mark of the Renegade Cyd Charisse
Mark of the Renegade is a 1951 film directed by Hugo Fregonese.

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Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse
Twilight for the Gods is a 1958 drama film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Rock Hudson and Cyd Charisse. The story is based on the novel Twilight for the Gods by Ernest K. Gann.