Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain poster
1927 Hollywood. Monumental Pictures' biggest stars, glamorous on-screen couple Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood, are also an off-screen couple if the trade papers and gossip columns are to be believed. Both perpetuate the public perception if only to please their adoring fans and bring people into the movie theaters. In reality, Don barely tolerates her, while Lina, despite thinking Don beneath her, simplemindedly believes what she sees on screen in order to bolster her own stardom and sense of self-importance. R.F. Simpson, Monumental's head, dismisses what he thinks is a flash in the pan: talking pictures. It isn't until The Jazz Singer (1927) becomes a bona fide hit which results in all the movie theaters installing sound equipment that R.F. knows Monumental, most specifically in the form of Don and Lina, have to jump on the talking picture bandwagon, despite no one at the studio knowing anything about the technology. Musician Cosmo Brown, Don's best friend, gets hired as Monumental's ...

Director: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Writer: Betty Comden (story by), Adolph Green (story by)
Production: MGM
Year: 1952
MetaScore: 99/100
ImdbRating: 8.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 11 Apr 1952
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

Do something - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Do something
She can't dance - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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She can't dance
Talking pictures - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Talking pictures
What's the big idea - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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What's the big idea
This wig weighs a ton - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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This wig weighs a ton
Moses supposes his toeses are roses - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Moses supposes his toeses are roses
If we bring a little joy into your humdrum lives - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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If we bring a little joy into your humdrum lives
We're missing every other word - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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We're missing every other word
I'm glad you turned up - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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I'm glad you turned up
Miss Lamont - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Miss Lamont
I'm an actress - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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I'm an actress
It'll be a sensation - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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It'll be a sensation
Here's one thing I learned from the movies - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Here's one thing I learned from the movies
You've been reading all those fan magazines again - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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You've been reading all those fan magazines again
I'm still more important to the studio than she is - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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I'm still more important to the studio than she is
No Miss Lamont - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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No Miss Lamont
What's the first thing an actor learns - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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What's the first thing an actor learns
Short people have long faces - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Short people have long faces
Dumb or something - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Dumb or something
Make 'em laugh - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Make 'em laugh
No kidding - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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No kidding
Don't tell me - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Don't tell me
I just had to tell you how good you were - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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I just had to tell you how good you were
By way of Australia - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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By way of Australia
Tell me the truth - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Tell me the truth
Did somebody get paid for writing that dialog - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Did somebody get paid for writing that dialog
The price of fame - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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The price of fame
Which of my pictures have you seen - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Which of my pictures have you seen
You were gorgeous - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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You were gorgeous
Remind me to give you a raise - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Remind me to give you a raise
Ladies and gentlemen - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Ladies and gentlemen
Its vulgar - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Its vulgar
We're really rolling - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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We're really rolling
If it isn't Ethel Barrymore - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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If it isn't Ethel Barrymore
We movie stars get the glory - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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We movie stars get the glory
This California dew's a little heavier than usual tonight - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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This California dew's a little heavier than usual tonight
It ain't been in vain for nothin' - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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It ain't been in vain for nothin'
She's so refined - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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She's so refined
Where'd Miss Selden go - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Where'd Miss Selden go
Gotta Dance - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Gotta Dance
That's right - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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That's right
This is a demonstration of a talking picture - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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This is a demonstration of a talking picture
Hamlet's soliloquy - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Hamlet's soliloquy
What's your name - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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What's your name
This is Dora Bailey - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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This is Dora Bailey
They sent me to the finest schools - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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They sent me to the finest schools
Here we are - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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Here we are
The new Don Lockwood - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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The new Don Lockwood
All I do is dream of you the whole night through - screenshot from movie Singin' in the Rain
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All I do is dream of you the whole night through

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Don Lockwood - Gene Kelly
Cosmo Brown - Donald O'Connor
Kathy Selden - Debbie Reynolds
Lina Lamont - Jean Hagen
R.F. Simpson - Millard Mitchell
Dancer - Cyd Charisse
Roscoe Dexter - Douglas Fowley
Zelda Zanders - Rita Moreno
Teresa - a Lady-in-Waiting - Dawn Addams
Call Boy - John Albright
Chorus Girl - Betty Allen
Chorus Girl - Sue Allen
Chorus Girl - Marie Ardell
Chorus Girl - Bette Arlen
Chorus Boy - David Bair
Chorus Girl - Marcella Becker
Wardrobe Woman - Margaret Bert
Dora Bailey - Madge Blake
Audience Member - Lulu Mae Bohrman
Audience Member - Gail Bonney
Film Crew Member - Chet Brandenburg
Party Guest - Tex Brodus
Girl Talking with Cosmo at Party - Gwen Carter
Chorus Boy - Bill Chatham
Audience Member - Lyle Clark
Hairdresser - Mae Clarke
Audience Member - Harry Cody
Fencer - Chick Collins
Projectionist - Pat Conway
Chorus Girl - Jeanne Coyne
Audience Member - Ruby C. Currie
Movie Usher - Fred Datig Jr.
Sound Engineer - Bert Davidson
Chorus Boy - Robert Dayo
Chorus Girl - Patricia Denise
Party Guest - Harry Denny
Audience Member - Kay Deslys
Chorus Girl - Gloria DeWerd
Baron de la Ma de la Toulon - John Dodsworth
Audience Member - Michael Dugan
Audience Member - Phil Dunham
Audience Member - Helen Eby-Rock
Chorus Girl - Marietta Elliott
Phil - Villain in Barroom Brawl - Richard Emory
Chorus Girl - Betty Erbes
Audience Member - Charles Evans
Chorus Boy - Luigi Faccuito
Sid Phillips - Tommy Farrell
Audience Member - Don Fields
Chorus Boy - Ernie Flatt
Audience Member - Bess Flowers
Security Guard - George Ford
Gangster in Broadway Melody Ballet - Robert Fortier
Assistant Director - Dan Foster
Matt - Policeman - Robert Foulk
Dancer - Clair Freeman
Phoebe Dinsmore - Kathleen Freeman
Chorus Boy - Lance Fuller
Chorus Girl - Jeanne Gail
Audience Member - Glen Gallagher
Usherette - Diane Garrett
Orchestra Leader - Jack George
Audience Member - John George
Party Guest - Kenneth Gibson
Chorus Girl - Shirley Glickman
Audience Member - Mickey Golden
Mrs. Simpson - Inez Gorman
Audience Member - A. Cameron Grant
Audience Member - Beatrice Gray
Audience Member - Marion Gray
Awards Ceremony Attendee - Robert Haines
Audience Member - William Hamel
Chorus Girl - Betty Hannon
Audience Member - Sam Harris
Film Crew Member - Jack Hendricks
Minor Role - Lars Hensen
Audience Member - Dean Henson
Fencer - Jean Heremans
J. Cumberland Spendrill III - Stuart Holmes
Chorus Girl - Joyce Horne
Chorus Boy - Don Hulbert
Audience Member - Frank Hyers
Chorus Girl - Patricia Jackson
Chorus Boy - Ivor James
Audience Member - Morgan Jones
Usherette - Jan Kayne
Chorus Boy - Jimmy Kelly
Police Escort at Premiere - Kenner G. Kemp
Audience Member - Mike Lally
Olga Mara - Judy Landon
Chorus Girl - Joi Lansing
Chorus Girl - Janet Lavis
Chorus Girl - Virginia Lee
Audience Member - William F. Leicester
Audience Member - Peggy Leon
Male Tango Dancer - Diki Lerner
Bert - Cowboy Knocked Out in Barroom Brawl - Bill Lewin
Female Tango Dancer - Sylvia Lewis
Assistant Cameraman - King Lockwood
Chorus Boy - John Logan
Filipino Butler - Leon Lontoc
Chorus Girl - Shirley Lopez
Film Crew Member - Leota Lorraine
Chorus Girl - Joan Maloney
Dancing Fat Man at Party - Paul Maxey
Chorus Girl - Dorothy McCarty
Chorus Girl - Ann McCrea
Audience Member - Philo McCullough
Projectionist - Joseph Mell
Chorus Girl - Sheila Meyers
Villain - Carl Milletaire
Chorus Girl - Gloria Moore
Usherette - Marilyn Moore
Club Patron - Forbes Murray
Chorus Girl - Peggy Murray
Chorus Girl - Sally Musick
Chorus Girl - Anne Neyland
Audience Member - Ruth Packard
Usherette - Dorothy Patrick
Fencer - Allen Pinson
Old Man Getting Umbrella in 'Singin' in the Rain' Number - 'Snub' Pollard
Fruit Peddler - Angi O. Poulos
Saloon Keeper - Charles Regan
Chorus Girl - Shirley Jean Rickert
Chorus Girl - Joanne Rio
Chorus Girl - Joel Robinson
Chorus Girl - Joette Robinson
Man in Forecourt - Tony Rocke
Audience Member - Victor Romito
Cosmo as a Boy - Dennis Ross
Audience Member - Edith Russell
Chorus Boy - Paul Salata
Party Guest - Cosmo Sardo
Chorus Girl - Audrey Saunders
Messenger on Screen - William Schallert
Audience Member - Phil Schumacher
Chorus Girl - Betty Scott
Fencer - David Sharpe
Audience Member - Bert Spencer
Lady-in-Waiting - Elaine Stewart
Leading Man - Ben Strobach
Policeman in 'Singin' in the Rain' Number - Brick Sullivan
Don as a Boy - Allen Sutherland
Man in Talking Pictures Demonstration - Julius Tannen
Sound Technician - Harry Tenbrook
Singer in 'Beautiful Girl' Segment - Jimmy Thompson
Chorus Girl - Dee Turnell
Actress in 'The Royal Rascal' - Lana Turner
Chorus Girl - Tyra Vaughn
Chorus Boy - Tommy Walker
Chorus Girl - Audrey Washburn
Diction Coach - Bobby Watson
Awards Ceremony Attendee - Chalky Williams
Policeman - Robert B. Williams
Rudy Vallee Impersonator - Wilson Wood
Publicity Man - Adam York
Chorus Girl - Norma Zimmer