Great Film Taglines


Great Film Tag Lines
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Great Film Tagline:
Film Title:

"It's all about women...and their men!"

All About Eve (1950)

"The City Under the City"

The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

"The Bride gets the THRILLS! Father gets the BILLS!"

Father of the Bride (1950)


Gun Crazy (1950)

"The Bogart suspense picture with the surprise finish - "

In a Lonely Place (1950)

"A Hollywood Story."

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

"The greatest adventure a man ever lived...with a woman!"

The African Queen (1951)

"What A Joy To See M·G·M's Technicolor Musical!"

An American In Paris (1951)

"From Out of Space... A Warning and An Ultimatum."

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

"I'm in trouble, George... bad trouble."

A Place in the Sun (1951)

"It begins with the shriek of a train whistle and ends with shrieking excitement! Young America's idol - a good looking stranger in search of sensation - and a girl in love. These are the people around whom Alfred Hitchcock spins his wonderful new web of suspense and surprise. WARNER BROS. bring a pounding new tempo to motion picture entertainment."

Strangers on a Train (1951)

"The story of a blonde who wanted to go places, and a brute who got her there - the hard way!"

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

"The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer against a background of circus spectacle."

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

"The story of a man who was too proud to run."

High Noon (1952)

"What a Glorious Feeling" -- "MGM's Technicolor Musical Treasure!"

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

"A hard cop and a soft dame!"

The Big Heat (1953)

"The boldest book of our time... Honestly, fearlessly on the screen!"

From Here to Eternity (1953)

"I changed my sex!"

Glen or Glenda? (1953)

"You've never been scared until you've been scared in 3-D."

House of Wax (1953)

"Crushed lips don't talk..."

I Confess (1953)

"a raging torrent of emotion that even nature can't control"

Niagara (1953)

"Audrey Hepburn at her Oscar-winning best in an immortal comedy-romance!"

Roman Holiday (1953)

"The most UNUSUAL and INTIMATE journey into human emotions ever filmed!!!"

Rear Window (1954)

"...the chauffeur's daughter who learned her stuff in Paris!"

Sabrina (1954)

"Blood red kisses! White hot thrills! Mickey Spillane's latest H-bomb!"

Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

"It's the love story of an unsung hero!"

Marty (1955)

"The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL...THE SUSPENSE!"

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

"Jim Stark - a kid from a 'good' family - what makes him a bomb?"

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

"Incredible! Invisible! Insatiable!"

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

"he had to find her...he had to find her."

The Searchers (1956)

"The Greatest Event in Motion Picture History"

The Ten Commandments (1956)

"The story of a family's ugly secret and the stark moment that thrust their private lives into public view!"

Written on the Wind (1956)

"Life Is In Their Hands -- Death Is On Their Minds!"

12 Angry Men (1957)

"It spans a whole new world of entertainment!"

The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)

"The most amazing motion picture of our time!"

I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)

"BOMBSHELL! the roll of the drums... the click of the rifle-bolts... the last cigarette... and then... the shattering impact of this story... perhaps the most explosive motion picture in 25 years!"

Paths of Glory (1957)

"This is the story of J.J. - But not the way he wants it told!"

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

"Once in 50 years suspense like this!"

Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

"The night the unsinkable sank."

A Night to Remember (1958)


Touch of Evil (1958)

"Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!"

Vertigo (1958)

"The Entertainment Experience of a Lifetime!"

Ben-Hur (1959)

"It's a deadly game of 'tag' and Cary Grant is 'it'!"
"It's love and murder at first sight!"

North by Northwest (1959)

"Unspeakable Horrors From Outer Space Paralyze the Living and Resurrect The Dead!"

Planet 9 From Outer Space (1959)

"The movie too HOT for words!"

Some Like It Hot (1959)

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