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An American in Paris

Original Theatrical Date: November 10, 1951
  • Best Picture
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Score

A magical moment in cinema history, 1951's An American in Paris earned eight Academy Award nominations, winning six (including "Best Picture"), while striking box-office gold.

This sparkling musical showcases the incomparable Gene Kelly with the lovely Leslie Caron amid the glorious melodies of George and Ira Gershwin.

When ex-GI Jerry Mulligan (Kelly) remains in Paris to pursue life as an artist, he is discovered by a wealthy patroness interested in more than his art, but soon three friends find their lives complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.

Genre: RomanceOscar WinnersClassicMusic/Musicals