The best Mary Wickes’s movies

Mary Wickes

Mary Wickes

13/06/1910- 22/10/1995
We present our ranking of the best Mary Wickes’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Mary Wickes.
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
7/10
At the urging of his gargoyle pals, Quasimodo leaves the solitary safety of his Notre Dame tower against the wishes of his guardian, the evil Judge Claude Frollo. He ventures out to the Festival of Fools and finds his first true friend, a Romani woman named Esmeralda, who entrusts him with a secret. When the secret is revealed, Quasi soon finds himself fighting to save the people and city he loves.

One Hundred and One Dalmatians

One Hundred and One Dalmatians
7.3/10
When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. In a Disney animation classic, Dalmatian Pongo is tired of his bachelor-dog life. He spies lovely Perdita and maneuvers his master, Roger, into meeting Perdita's owner, Anita. The owners fall in love and marry, keeping Pongo and Perdita together too. After Perdita gives birth to a litter of 15 puppies, Anita's old school friend Cruella De Vil wants to buy them all. Roger declines her offer, so Cruella hires the criminal Badun brothers to steal them -- so she can have a fur coat.

Sister Act

Sister Act
6.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 28/05/1992
  • Character: Sister Mary Lazarus
A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and begins helping with community projects, which gets her an interview on TV—and identification by the mob.

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
5.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 09/12/1993
  • Character: Sister Mary Lazarus
Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous chief of a local authority.

The Music Man

The Music Man
7.7/10
A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.

Little Women

Little Women
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 21/12/1994
  • Character: Aunt March
With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

White Christmas

White Christmas
7.5/10
Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.

The Proud Rebel

The Proud Rebel
6.9/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/07/1958
  • Character: Mrs. Ainsley (uncredited)
Searching for a doctor who can help him get his son to speak again--the boy hadn't uttered a word since he saw his mother die in the fire that burned down the family home--a Confederate veteran finds himself facing a 30-day jail sentence when he's unfairly accused of starting a brawl in a small town. A local woman pays his fine, providing that he works it off on her ranch. He soon finds himself involved in the woman's struggle to keep her ranch from a local landowner who wants it--and whose sons were responsible for the man being framed for the fight.

Now, Voyager

Now, Voyager
7.9/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 22/10/1942
  • Character: Dora Pickford
A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.

Postcards From the Edge

Postcards From the Edge
6.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 14/09/1990
  • Character: Grandma
Substance-addicted Hollywood actress, Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who still treats her like a child. Despite these and other problems, Suzanne begins to see the funny side of her situation, and also realises that not only do daughters have mothers—mothers do too.

Fate Is the Hunter

Fate Is the Hunter
6.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 08/11/1964
  • Character: Mrs. Llewlyn
A man refuses to believe that pilot error caused a fatal crash, and persists in looking for another reason. Airliner crashes near Los Angeles due to unusual string of coincidences. Stewardess, who is sole survivor, joins airline executives in discovering the causes of the crash.

The Trouble with Angels

The Trouble with Angels
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyFamily
  • Release: 29/03/1966
  • Character: Sister Clarissa
Mary and her friend, Rachel, are new students at St. Francis Academy, a boarding school run by the iron fist of Mother Superior. The immature teens grow bored and begin playing pranks on both the unsuspecting nuns and their unpleasant classmates, becoming a constant thorn in Mother Superior's side. However, as the years pass, Mary and Rachel slowly mature and begin to see the nuns in a different light.

How to Murder Your Wife

How to Murder Your Wife
6.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 26/01/1965
  • Character: Harold's Secretary
Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had attended a friend's stag party - he finds that he is married to the very beautiful woman who popped out of the cake - and who doesn't speak a word of English. Despite his initial protestations, he comes to like married life and even changes his cartoon character from a super spy to a somewhat harried husband.

Who Done It?

Who Done It?
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyMystery
  • Release: 30/10/1942
  • Character: Juliet Collins
Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.

Cimarron

Cimarron
6.4/10
  • Genre: DramaWestern
  • Release: 01/12/1960
  • Character: Mrs. Neal Hefner
The epic story of a family that's involved in the Oklahoma Land Rush in 1889.

The Mayor of 44th Street

The Mayor of 44th Street
5.6/10
In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's leader resists his attempts. More trouble ensues when the dancer helps a convict gain parole by hiring him. It later turns out that the ex-con is only interested in trying to use the agency as a front for extortion. Songs include the Oscar nominated "When There's a Breeze on Lake Louise," "Your Face Looks Familiar," "Heavenly, Isn't He?" "Let's Forget It," "You're Bad For Me," and "A Million Miles From Manhattan."

The Man Who Came to Dinner

The Man Who Came to Dinner
7.5/10
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in indefinitely with a Midwestern family.

Higher and Higher

Higher and Higher
6/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 31/12/1943
  • Character: Sandy Brooks
A valet to a bankrupt millionaire plans to rebuild his boss's fortune by passing a scullery maid off as a high-society debutante.

On Moonlight Bay

On Moonlight Bay
6.9/10
The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and act like a proper young lady. Unfortunately William Sherman has unconventional ideas for the time. His ideas include not believing in marriage or money, which causes friction with Marjorie's father, who is the local bank vice president

It Happened to Jane

It Happened to Jane
6.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 24/05/1959
  • Character: Matilda Runyon
Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world".

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