Top Ten Gene Kelly Movies

Since it was Gene Kelly’s 100th birthday yesterday, I’m listing my top ten favorite Gene Kelly Movies.

10. The Cross of Lorraine

1942

Starring Gene Kelly and Jean-Pierre Aumont

World War 2 movie about Nazi prisoners trying to survive.

9. Thousands Cheer

1943

Starring Gene Kelly and Kathryn Greyson

Gene Kelly is a circus acrobat who falls in love during the war. This features the mop dance.

8. Invitation to the Dance

1956

Starring Gene Kelly and Igor Youskevitch

This largely unknown movie celebrates dance.

7. The Three Musketeers

1948

Starring Gene Kelly and Lana Turner

Classic MGM over the top adventure.

6. On the Town

1949

Starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra

Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra sing and dance on shore leave in New York City.

5. An American in Paris

1951

Starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron

Romance with dancing and singing.

4. Anchors Away

1945

Starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra

Gene Kelly dances with an animated character.

3. For Me and My Gal

1942

Starring Gene Kelly and Judy Garland

Great music and good story.

2. It’s Always Fair Weather

1955

Starring Gene Kelly, Dan Daily, and Cyd Charrise

He tap dances on roller skates. Need I say anymore.

1. Singing In the Rain

1952

Starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Conner, and Debby Reynolds

If you want to know why this is number one, just watch this clip.

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About Tamera Kraft

Tamera Kraft has been a children’s pastor for over 20 years. She is the leader of a ministry called Revival Fire For Kids where she mentors other children’s leaders, teaches workshops, and is a children’s ministry consultant and children’s evangelist. She is also a writer and has curriculum published including Kid Konnection 5: Kids Entering the Presence of God published by Pathway Press. She is a recipient of the 2007 National Children’s Leaders Association Shepherd’s Cup for lifetime achievement in children’s ministry.

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