5 movies we love to celebrate Gene Kelly

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Gene Kelly's Impact on Hollywood's Move Musicals

Oscar winning film legend and musical superstar Gene Kelly would have turned 103 today!

Kelly, who passed away in 1996 after complications with two strokes, was the definition of old Hollywood. With the lengthy career he's had, we decided to list the five films that show why Gene Kelly is truly a Hollywood icon.

5.) For Me and My Gal
Judy Garland And Gene Kelly In 'For Me And My Gal'
4.) An American in Paris
An American In Paris3.) On the Town
On The Town2.) Anchors Aweigh
Kathryn Grayson And Gene Kelly In 'Anchors Aweigh'1.) Singin' in the Rain
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5 movies we love to celebrate Gene Kelly
Cyd Charisse and Gene Kelly hold hands in car in a scene from the film 'It's Always Fair Weather', 1955. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
1952: Actor Gene Kelly performs song 'Singin' In The Rain' from movie of same name. 'Singin' In The Rain' was directed by Stanley Donan and Gene Kelly. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Scene with Gene Kelly in the movie "Inherit the Wind" directed by Stanley Kramer. USA 1959 (Photo by Ullstein Picture/Ullstein picture via Getty Images)
Vincent Price looking at Gene Kelly in a scene from the film 'The Three Musketeers', 1948. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Gene Kelly takes the hand of Alice Pearce in a scene from the film 'On The Town', 1949. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Gene Kelly with a hat and cane dancing on stage in a scene from the film 'Take Me Out To The Ball Game', 1949. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Gene Kelly and Judy Garland in publicity portrait for the film 'The Pirate', 1948. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Gene Kelly embracing Cyd Charisse in a scene from the film 'Brigadoon', 1954. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
AUGUST 13: Entertainers Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra pose for a portrait wearing sailor suits in a still from the movie 'Anchors Aweigh' which was released on August 13, 1945. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Peter Lorre raises the butt of his pistol to Gene Kelly in front of Jean Pierre Aumont. Richard Whorf , and Joseph Calleia in a scene from the film 'The Cross Of Lorraine', 1943. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
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