Best Cary Grant Movies

Updated
Best Cary Grant Movies

Ever viewed these Best Cary Grant Movies? We promise you'll find some new films. We assembled 11 of our favorites.

North by Northwest (1959)

North by Northwest
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
Rated Approved

North by Northwest is an Alfred Hitchcock film starring Cary Grant as New York City advertising executive Roger O. Thornhill, who is mistaken for a nonexistent spy named George Kaplan, and is forced to go on the run across the United States to prove his innocence. Along the way, he is pursued by a sinister assassin, mysterious government agents, and a beautiful blonde (Eva Marie Saint). Through a series of thrilling set pieces, including a fight atop Mount Rushmore and a harrowing crop dusting chase, Thornhill attempts to outwit the bad guys and clear his name. In the end, the truth is revealed, and he is able to reclaim his life and happily reunite with his love interest.

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

The Philadelphia Story
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey
Rated Not Rated

The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart. The story revolves around the impending wedding of socialite Tracy Lord (Hepburn) and wealthy businessman George Kittredge (John Howard). As preparations for the wedding progress, her ex-husband C. K. Dexter Haven (Grant) arrives to disrupt her plans. Complications arise when two of Tracy's childhood friends, magazine reporter Macaulay 'Mike' Connor (Stewart) and photographer Liz Imbrie (Ruth Hussey), come to cover the wedding for Spy magazine. As Tracy's relationships with the two new arrivals develop, she must grapple with her feelings for her old and newfound love interests. Ultimately, she is forced to choose between a life of convention and one of true love.

Notorious (1946)

Notorious
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern
Rated Not Rated

Notorious is an American romantic thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. The movie follows Alicia Huberman (Bergman), the daughter of a convicted Nazi spy, who is recruited by a government agent, Devlin (Grant), to infiltrate a ring of Nazis in Brazil. Alicia soon finds herself falling in love with Devlin, but must confront her own inner demons as she works to uncover the secrets of the Nazis. The stakes are high as Alicia risks her life to protect her country, and the lives of those she loves. With its themes of love, betrayal, and espionage, Notorious is widely regarded as one of Alfred Hitchcock's classics.

Charade (1963)

Charade
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Donen, starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn
Rated Passed

Charade is a romantic comedy/mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant. The film follows the story of a young woman, Regina Lampert (Hepburn), whose husband is killed shortly after they arrive on vacation in Paris. Three of her husband's ex-colleagues show up, claiming that her late husband had stolen a fortune in gold during the war. She finds herself on a cross-country chase, involving murder and betrayal, as she attempts to find the stolen gold and uncover the truth behind her husband's death. Along the way, she meets an enigmatic American, Peter Joshua (Grant), who helps her unravel the mystery. Together, they must outwit the trio of criminals in a thrilling game of cat and mouse.

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Bringing Up Baby
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett
Rated Passed

Bringing Up Baby is a classic screwball comedy directed by Howard Hawks and starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. The film follows Susan Vance, an eccentric heiress, as she sets her sights on zoology professor David Huxley. As Susan enlists David's help in locating her pet leopard, Baby, the two find themselves in a series of wild adventures and misadventures that include a missing dinosaur bone, a series of comically mistaken identities, and a madcap chase scene through a golf course. In the end, David and Susan find themselves unexpectedly married, with Baby in tow. The film is widely celebrated for its witty dialogue, madcap humor, and Hepburn and Grant's delightful chemistry.

The Awful Truth (1937)

The Awful Truth
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Leo McCarey, starring Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy
Rated Passed

The Awful Truth is a romantic comedy written and directed by Leo McCarey. The story follows Jerry Warriner (Cary Grant) and Lucy Warriner (Irene Dunne), a couple who have been married for five years but are now going through a divorce. When Jerry finds out that Lucy is about to be married to another man, he goes to desperate lengths to win her back, enlisting the help of his friend and confidant, singer-songwriter Dan Leeson (Ralph Bellamy). Through a series of hilarious hijinks and misunderstandings, the two attempt to sabotage Lucy's new romance and reunite the couple. Along the way, they learn valuable lessons about true love, forgiveness and the importance of communication. The Awful Truth is a classic screwball comedy that has remained a beloved favorite for decades.

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Only Angels Have Wings
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Howard Hawks, starring Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess
Rated Passed

Only Angels Have Wings is a 1939 American adventure drama directed by Howard Hawks. Set in a small port town in South America, the film follows Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) and his band of pilots who are employed by the local mail service to fly dangerous cargo over the Andes Mountains. When a young woman named Bonnie Lee (Jean Arthur) arrives in town, she is determined to prove herself as a pilot and win over Geoff's affections. Meanwhile, another pilot, Kid Dabb (Thomas Mitchell) is dealing with his own personal demons and a past that is slowly catching up with him. With danger and romance around every corner, these pilots must bravely face the dangers of the skies in order to survive. In the end, the film emphasizes the resilience of the human spirit and reaffirms the value of friendship and loyalty.

To Catch a Thief (1955)

To Catch a Thief
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams
Rated PG

An Affair to Remember (1957)

An Affair to Remember
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Leo McCarey, starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson
Rated Not Rated

Suspicion (1941)

Suspicion
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce
Rated Approved

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Irving Reis, starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee
Rated Approved

 



Related Articles

Visitors also search for: Best Movies About Native American Movies About Airports Scary Movies For Beginners Movies About African Culture Movies From 1990 Movies About Warlocks Movies About Racism For Kids