The Bad and the Beautiful

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Plot – Jonathan Shields does business with Harry Pebbel to revive the film production company of his father and he shows indeed innate management skills. He calls many actors to shoot a movie but actually he manipulates everyone. Director Fred Amiel writes a script but Jonathan makes another man to direct it and to make actress Georgia Lorrison act in his film, Jonathan tells her he’s fallen in love with her. Then he collaborates with novelist James Bartlow, but as his wife distracts the writer Jonathan makes the woman to leave her husband. Alone, Jonathan himself tries to direct the movie, but he doesn’t get the expected success and the company falls back in bankruptcy. Desperate, he recalls his friends who help him despite everything.

Movie Info

Title The Bad and the Beautiful

Year 1952

Director Vincente Minnelli

GenreDrama,Romance

Top 7 Quotes of “The Bad and the Beautiful” Movie

“- Georgia: Jonathan, will you marry me?
– Jonathan: Not even a little bit.”
Lana Turner – Georgia
Kirk Douglas – Jonathan

“- ‘Gaucho’: To give truth to a performance, there’s nothing like love.
– Georgia: Love is for the very young.
– Lila: Love is for the birds!”
Gilbert Roland – ‘Gaucho’
Lana Turner – Georgia
Elaine Stewart – Lila

“- Jonathan: What scares the human race more than any other single thing?
– Fred: The dark!
– Jonathan: Of course. And why? Because the dark has a life of its own. In the dark, all sorts of things come alive.”
Kirk Douglas – Jonathan
Barry Sullivan – Fred Amiel

“If you dream, dream big.”
Kirk Douglas – Jonathan

“- Jonathan: Look. Put five men dressed like cats on the screen, what do they look like?
– Fred: Like five men dressed like cats.”
Kirk Douglas – Jonathan
Barry Sullivan – Fred Amiel

“Don’t worry. Some of the best movies are made by people working together who hate each other’s guts.”
Kirk Douglas – Jonathan

“- ‘Gaucho’: Don’t talk like that about Georgia – or Jonathan. He’s a great man!
– Lila: Hah hah. There are no great men, buster! There’s only men!”
Gilbert Roland – ‘Gaucho’
Elaine Stewart – Lila