On the Town | Full Movie

On the Town
  • UR
  • 1h 38m
  • 1949
Fresh93%
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They Paint The Town With Joy!. Three sailors--Gabey (Gene Kelly), Chip (Frank Sinatra) and Ozzie (Jules Munshin)--are let loose in New York City on a 24-hour leave. On a subway, Gabey sees a poster of "Miss Turnstiles of the Month"--a woman named Ivy Smith (Vera-Ellen). Thinking she's a high society girl, the trio spends the day looking for her. Along the way they run into a cab driver, Hilde (Betty Garrett), who is attracted to Chip, and a gorgeous anthropologist named Claire (Ann Miller). Song highlights: "New York, New York", "A Day In New York", "Main Street", "Prehistoric Man", "You're Awful", "I'm Feeling Like I'm Not Out Of Bed", "Come Up To My Place" and "Count On Me".

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh93%
Reviews
Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

The pep, enthusiasm and apparent fun the makers of On the Town had in putting it together comes th...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Stephen Garrett
Fresh

On the Town is exhilarating, brash spectacle, all rip-snorting, wisecracking attack, and maybe jus...

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Bosley Crowther
Fresh

Gaiety, rhythm, humor and a good, wholesome dash of light romance have been artfully blended toget...

June 17, 2017
Medium
Chris Barsanti
Fresh

...as fresh as the day it was minted.

June 25, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Romance, Musical
  • Release Date:December 30, 1949
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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