Oscar Directors: Cukor, George–Filmography, Year, Title, Stars, Oscar Noms and Awards

George Cukor Filmography, 1930-1981

Year  Title Studio Genre Cast

1930  Grumpy Paramount, Drama, Cyril Maude, Co-directed with Cyril Gardner

1930  The Virtuous Sin, Paramount, Drama, Kay Francis, Walter Huston, Kenneth MacKenna, Co-directed with Louis J. Gasnier

1930  The Royal Family of Broadway, Paramount, Comedy, Fredric March, Ina Claire, Co-directed with Cyril Gardner

1931 Tarnished Lady, Paramount, Drama, Tallulah Bankhead, Clive Brook, Alexander Kirkland

1931 Girls About Town, Paramount, Comedy, Kay Francis, Lilyan Tashman, Joel McCrea

1932  One Hour with You, Paramount, Musical, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Directed part of the film when Ernst Lubitsch took ill and was credited as dialogue director

1932  What Price Hollywood? RKO Radio, Drama Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton

1932  A Bill of Divorcement RKO Radio, Drama Katharine Hepburn, John Barrymore, Billie Burke

1932  Rockabye RKO Radio, Drama Constance Bennett, Joel McCrea, Paul Lukas; David O. Selznick hired Cukor to shoot 2 weeks of retakes after the initial footage by George Fitzmaurice was disappointing

1932  The Animal Kingdom, RKO Radio, Drama, Lslie Howard, Ann Harding, Myrna Loy; Uncredited

1933  Our Betters, RKO Radio, Drama, Constance Bennett

1933  Dinner at Eight, MGM, Drama, John Barrymore, Jean Harlow, Marie Dressler, Lionel Barrymore, Billie Burke, Wallace Beery

1933  Little Women RKO Radio, Drama Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Frances Dee, Douglass Montgomery

1934  Manhattan Melodrama Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Crime Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy Directed additional scenes after production

1935  David Copperfield, MGMayer Drama, Freddie Bartholomew, W. C. Fields, Lionel Barrymore

1935  No More Ladies, MGM, Comedy Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Franchot Tone Completed filming when Edward H. Griffith took ill

1935  Sylvia Scarlett, RKO Radio, Comedy, Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Brian Aherne

1936  Romeo and Juliet, MGM, Romance, Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Basil Rathbone

1936  Camille, MGM, Romance Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

1938  I Met My Love Again, Walter Wanger, Romance, Joan Bennett, Henry Fonda, Assisted Joshua Logan in directing parts of the film

1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Selznick International Pictures Adventure Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran Shot some retakes after production completed

1938 Holiday Columbia Pictures Comedy Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant

1939 Zaza Paramount Pictures Drama Claudette Colbert, Herbert Marshall

1939 The Women Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell

1939 Gone With the Wind Selznick International Pictures Drama Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard Fired in the early stages of production, but a few of his scenes remain in the finished film

1940 Susan and God Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Joan Crawford, Fredric March

1940 The Philadelphia Story Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart Nominated for six Oscars, including Best Picture

1941 A Woman’s Face Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt

1941 Two-Faced Woman Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Constance Bennett

1942 Her Cardboard Lover Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor, George Sanders

1943 Keeper of the Flame Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn

1943 Resistance and Ohm’s Law Army Signal Corps Documentary short film[52]

1944 Gaslight Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Thriller Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotten Nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture

1944 I’ll Be Seeing You Selznick International Pictures Drama Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple Replaced by William Dieterle during production

1947 Desire Me Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Greer Garson, Robert Mitchum Contributed to the film along with four other directors

1947 A Double Life Kanin Productions Film noir Ronald Colman, Signe Hasso, Shelley Winters

1949 Edward, My Son Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr

1949 Adam’s Rib Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday

1950 A Life of Her Own Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Lana Turner, Ray Milland

1950 Born Yesterday Columbia Pictures Comedy Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, William Holden Nominated for five Oscars including Best Picture

1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker 20th Century Fox Comedy Thelma Ritter, Jeanne Crain, Scott Brady

1952 The Marrying Kind Columbia Pictures Comedy Judy Holliday, Aldo Ray

1952 Pat and Mike Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray

1953 The Actress Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Jean Simmons, Spencer Tracy, Teresa Wright

1954 It Should Happen to You Columbia Pictures Comedy Judy Holliday, Peter Lawford, Jack Lemmon

1954 A Star Is Born Warner Bros., Transcona Enterprises Drama Judy Garland, James Mason

Partially lost film
1956 Bhowani Junction Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Drama Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger
1957 Les Girls Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Musical Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall
1957 Wild Is the Wind Paramount Pictures Drama Anna Magnani, Anthony Quinn
1958 Hot Spell Paramount Pictures Drama Shirley Booth, Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine Uncredited
1960 Heller in Pink Tights Paramount Pictures Western Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Steve Forrest The final film was disavowed by Cukor
1960 Song Without End William Goetz Drama Dirk Bogarde, Capucine, Geneviève Page Completed the film when Charles Vidor died during production
1960 Let’s Make Love The Company of Artists Musical Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall
1962 Something’s Got to Give 20th Century Fox Comedy Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse The film was abandoned after Monroe’s death / 37 minutes of footage survives
1962 The Chapman Report DFZ Productions Drama Shelley Winters, Jane Fonda, Claire Bloom, Glynis Johns
1964 My Fair Lady Warner Bros. Musical Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison Winner of eight Oscars, including Best Picture
1969 Justine 20th Century Fox Drama Michael York, Anouk Aimée, Dirk Bogarde Replaced Joseph Strick shortly after production began
1972 Travels with My Aunt Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Comedy Maggie Smith, Alec McCowen, Cindy Williams

1975 Love Among the Ruins ABC Circle Films, Drama, Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier, TV film

1976 The Blue Bird 20th Century Fox, Lenfilm Studio, Tower International, Wenks Films Drama Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner

1979 The Corn Is Green Warner. TV Drama Katharine Hepburn, Bill Fraser, Ian Saynor, TV film

1981 Rich and Famous MGM Drama Jacqueline Bisset, Candice Bergen






Bankhead, Tallulah, Tarnished Lady

Bartholomeu, Freddie

Bennett, Constance; What Price Holly; Rockaby

Bergen, Candice, Rich and Famous

Bisset, Jacqueline, Rich and Famous

Brook,  Clive, Tarnished Lady


Chevalier, Maurice, One Hour with You,  Jeanette MacDonald

Claire, Ina (Royal Family)

Colbert, Claudette, Zaza









Francis, Kay, Girls About Town





Hamilton, Neil

Hepburn, Katharine (Bill of Divorcement)

Huston, Walter








Kirkland, Alexander, Tarnished Lady




McCrea, Joel, Girls About Town

MacDonald, Jeanette, One Hour with You

MacKenna, Kenneth (Virtuous Sin)

March, Fredric (Royal Family)

Maude, Cyril















Tashman, Lilyian, Girls About Town

Tracy, Spencer