Katharine Hepburn Movies

List of the best Katharine Hepburn movies: Bringing Up Baby(1938), Stage Door(1937), On Golden Pond(1981), Woman of the Year(1942), Summertime(1955), Alice Adams(1935), Song of Love(1947), A Delicate Balance(1973), Undercurrent(1946), Morning Glory(1933), Mary of Scotland(1936), Quality Street(1937) ... ...

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Bringing Up Baby

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

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Stage Door

A chronicle of the ambitions, dreams, and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house.

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On Golden Pond

Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.

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Woman of the Year

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

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An American spinster's dream of romance finally becomes a bittersweet reality when she meets a handsome--but married--Italian man while vacationing in Venice.

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Alice Adams

A working-class girl is thwarted and embarrassed in her attempts to move up socially by her gauche family and unstable father.

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Song of Love

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

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A Delicate Balance

A well-to-do Connecticut family is upended when the grown daughter's godparents, seized by a nameless terror, decide to come live with them.

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Middle-aged bride Ann Hamilton soon begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her.

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Morning Glory

When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success.

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Mary of Scotland

The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

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Quality Street

In the 1810s, an old maid poses as her own niece in order to teach her onetime beau a lesson.

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The Little Minister

In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ... See full summary »

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Christopher Strong

A famous female flier and a member of Parliament drift into a potentially disastrous affair.

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Sylvia Scarlett

When her father decides to flee to England, young Sylvia Scarlett must become Sylvester Scarlett and protect her father every step of the way, with the questionable help of plenty others.

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Nice, eccentric, idealistic and slightly mad Countess Aurelia, who believes that the good must prevail over evil, decides to stand up to corrupt powerful leaders of Paris by putting them on trial with 'unwashed masses' as the jury.

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Break of Hearts

Franz Roberti is a famous orchestra conductor who has a number of girlfriends. While talking with his old music teacher, Professor Thalma, he meets Constance, an aspiring music composer. ... See full summary »

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Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable ... See full summary »

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The Corn Is Green

A spinster schoolteacher (Katharine Hepburn) cultivates a gifted student (Ian Saynor) among illiterate miners in 1890s Wales.

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One Christmas

An Alabama boy (T.J. Lowther) meets a noblewoman (Katharine Hepburn) and other characters on a visit to his father (Henry Winkler) in 1930 New Orleans.

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Dragon Seed

A Chinese villager (Katharine Hepburn), her husband and in-laws (Walter Huston, Aline MacMahon) burn their land to foil Japanese invaders.

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The Man Upstairs

An escaped thief (Ryan O'Neal) becomes a holiday guest after a spry woman (Katharine Hepburn) catches him raiding her refrigerator.

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The Ultimate Solution of Grace Quigley

Grateful oldsters pay a spry widow (Katharine Hepburn) to be put out of their misery by her hit-man associate (Nick Nolte).

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The Philadelphia Story

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

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The Lion in Winter

1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African-American fiancé.

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The African Queen

In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

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Adam's Rib

Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.

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Desk Set

Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.

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The Rainmaker

During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.

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Rooster Cogburn

Marshal Rooster Cogburn unwillingly teams up with Eula Goodnight to track down her father's murderers.

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A Bill of Divorcement

A man, Hilary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum. However, he finds things are not the way they were when he left.

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The Sea of Grass

On America's frontier, a St. Louis woman marries a New Mexico cattleman who is seen as a tyrant by the locals.

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The Iron Petticoat

Captain Vinka Kovelenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the order to show her... See full summary »

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Keeper of the Flame

A reporter (Spencer Tracy) interviews a patriot's widow (Katharine Hepburn) for a biography, but he makes a startling discovery.

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Suddenly, Last Summer

A surgeon is assigned the case of a young woman whose aunt wants her lobotomized to cover up a family secret.

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Love Affair

Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. Both engaged to others, they become romantic on board the ship sent to take ... See full summary »

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