- On the Town (1949)
- Dir. Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly
- Exuberant musical about three sailors enjoying a day's leave in New York is about as good as this stuff gets. The cast almost bounce off the screen.
- Take Me Out To The Ball Game (Everybody's Cheering) (1949)
- Dir. Busby Berkeley
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly
- An excellent warm–up for ON THE TOWN with Sinatra and Kelly playing vaudeville buddies in the early–1900s who yuck it up in variety…
- From Here to Eternity (1953)
- Dir. Fred Zinnemann
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr…
- Frank Sinatra established himself an actor alongside Burt Lancaster in this account of life at a Honolulu barracks at the time of Pearl Harbour.…
- Young at Heart (1954)
- Dir. Gordon Douglas
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Doris Day
- Slick musical with Frank Sinatra wooing Doris Day, while trying to make it as a singer.
- Suddenly (1954)
- Dir. Lewis Allen
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden
- Frank Sinatra impresses in an unsympathetic role: a sneering, cynical war–veteran out to practice his marksmanship on the President of the…
- Guys and Dolls (1955)
- Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Feat. Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Vivien Leigh
- Snappy popular musical in spite of its length. Marlon Brando appears in an atypically upbeat performance.
- Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
- Dir. Otto Preminger
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak
- Cardshark Frank Sinatra, is fresh out of 'the joint' with dreams of being a jazz drummer.
Heroin though, is keeping him down, trapped in a…
- Not As A Stranger (1955)
- Dir. Stanley Kramer
Feat. Robert Mitchum, Olivia de Havilland, Frank Sinatra…
- Undemanding medical drama notable for being Kramer's directorial debut and for its abundance of big stars in small roles.
Mitchum plays against…
- High Society (1956)
- Dir. Charles Walters
Feat. Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra…
- On the button remake of THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, giving the skewed love–triangle tale a musical treatment. Score by Cole Porter.
- Pal Joey (1957)
- Dir. George Sidney
Feat. Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Frank Sinatra
- Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak clash over Frank Sinatra who happens to belt out 'The Lady is a Tramp' among others in cool, jazzy musical.