On the Town

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MGM Released 1949

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Director:
Gene Kelly
Released:
1949
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Oscar-winners Gene Kelly ("Singin' In the Rain," "An American In Paris") and Frank Sinatra ("From Here to Eternity," "Guys and Dolls") star in this fun-filled spectacular musical about three sailors who wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York. Oscar-winning score features "New York, New York."

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  • 80

    Empire Ian Nathan

    Delightful, athletic stuff with some unusual - but wonderful - location shooting. New York never looked better.

  • 75

    LarsenOnFilm Josh Larsen

    For all its silliness, the musical also taps into something existential, thanks to its ticking-clock structure. As the hours slip away and impending separation looms over every not...

  • 70

    Time Out

    The most cinematic of film musicals and the one most given to dance, On the Town is exhilarating, brash spectacle, all rip-snorting, wisecracking attack, and maybe just a teensy bi...

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Arts, Comedy, Music

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Classics, Musicals