Dustin Hoffman plays a timid Italian bank teller who manages to woo a beautiful woman named Maria Rosa (Stefania Sandrelli). When they wed, he slowly learns that life isn't as delightful. Pietro Gerrni helmed the romantic comedy, which was filmed in English and dubbed into Italian.
'America, America' (1963)
The Oscar-winning film, adapted from Elia Kazan's book of the same name, tells the story of a young Anatolian Greek (played by Greek actor Stathis Giallelis) who loses his family's fortune while embarking on his journey to America. The movie was also directed, produced and written by Kazan.
'Author! Author!' (1982)
Al Pacino stars in the 1982 film directed by Arthur Hiller. Pacino plays a playwright named Ivan Travalian who has to deal with relationship issues as he struggles to write an original play. Tuesday Weld stars as Travalian's pestering wife, while Dyan Cannon plays the Broadway actress who has an affair with the playwright.
'Boeing (707) Boeing (707)' (1965)
Director John Rich's comedy starred Tony Curtis as playboy Bernard Lawrence, an American writer living in Paris, France. Lawrence devises a system to juggle between three different girlfriends, but his plan becomes interrupted when a fellow journalist, Robert Reed (Jerry Lewis), moves into his apartment for a few days and tries to take over his ways.
'Breaker! Breaker!' (1977)
Tough-guy Chuck Norris stars as a truck driver who searches for his brother after he disappears in a town run by a corrupt judge. George Murdock, Terry O'Connor and Don Gentry are also featured in Don Hulette's action flick filled with plenty of ass-kicking from Norris.
'Buddy Buddy' (1981)
The comedy, directed by Billy Wilder, stars Walter Matthau as a professional hitman who is supposed to kill Rudy "Disco" Gambola (Fil Formicola) before he testifies against his fellow Mob members. His plan is set back when he comes across the suicidal Victory Clooney (Jack Lemmon).
'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' (1968)
The British musical movie, based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Musical Car, featured Dick Van Dyke as eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts. Fleming is joined by Sally Ann Howes as Truly Scrumptious and Lionel Jeffries as Grandpa Potts in the Ken Hughes-directed film.
'Corrina, Corrina' (1994)
Set in the late 1950s, Whoopi Goldberg plays Corrina Washington, a nanny who is hired by a widower Manny Singer (Ray Liotta), to care for his daughter Molly (Tina Majorino). Written and directed by Jessie Nelson, the comedy-drama also starred Larry Miller, Joan Cusack and Don Ameche.
'Europa Europa' (1990)
Polish director Agnieszka Holland's film is based on the 1989 autobiography of Solomon Perel, a German Jewish boy who survived the Holocaust by pretending to be a Nazi. The movie received a Golden Globe for foreign language film in 1990.
'Liar Liar' (1997)
Jim Carrey stars in the comedy as Fletcher Reede, a career-oriented lawyer and divorced father, who is known to bend the truth, especially around his son, Max (Justin Cooper). When he fails to keep his promise to attend Max's birthday party, his son makes a birthday wish of his dad (Carrey) going through a day without telling a lie. Fletcher suddenly struggles to say anything that isn't true, making for an interesting moment when he tries to settle a case in court the next day.
Mary Mary (1963)
Debbie Reynolds and Barry Nelson star in the Mervyn LeRoy-helmed film as the divorced couple Mary and Bob McKellaway. When a situation forces them to reunite, old feelings are rekindled and their new romantic interests are left in the dust.
'New York, New York' (1977)
Liza Minnelli stars opposite Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's musical drama tribute to Scorsese's hometown of N.Y. De Niro plays a self-centered sax player, Jimmy Doyle, who meets a young singer, Francine Evans (Minnelli), on V-J (Victory over Japan) Day.
'Runner Runner' (2013)
The Brad Furman-directed thriller sees Ben Affleck as an online-gambling outlaw who convinces Justin Timberlake to join his illegal operation. In the film, Affleck stars as the criminal Ivan Block, who convinces a grad student, Richie (Timberlake), to join his illegal operation after Richie tries to confront him about being cheated during a game. The 20th Century Fox film opened in theaters Oct. 4.
'The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!' (1966)
Based on Nathaniel Benchley's novel The Off-Islanders, Norman Jewison's war comedy tells the story of a Soviet submarine that accidentally runs aground near a small New England town. The cast includes Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith and Jonathan Winters.
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