An American in Paris Poster

Release Date: October 4th, 1951

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

Cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch, Eugene Borden, Martha Barnattre, Ann Codee

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Genres: Romance, Musical

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Lighthearted, Love interest, Touching, Rivalry, Love, 1950s


Winner Cinematography (Color)
Winner Art Direction (Color)
Winner Writing (Story and Screenplay)
Winner Costume Design (Color)
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1951)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Best Motion Picture
Nominated Directing