In everything from Italian restaurants to movies, you've heard his charismatic crooning voice sing signature staples like "That's Amore," "Everybody Loves Somebody," and "Ain't That a Kick in the Head?"
Entertainment legend Dean Martin was one one of the most popular singers, actors, and comedians of the 20th century. In fact, the Rat Pack icon was known as "The King of Cool" for his easy charm. In honor of the centennial of his birth, we took a look at which of Dean Martin's films our subscribers have rented the most.
Comedy duo Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis come together for the first time in this slapstick-heavy feature. Vic Puccinelli (Martin) and Alvin Korwin (Lewis) are buddies who join the army and subsequently find themselves knee-deep in mischief at boot camp. Puccinelli is promoted to first sergeant, while Korwin's career stalls due to his endless clumsiness. Meanwhile, Puccinelli begins to romance Helen (Polly Bergen), a beautiful young local.
John Wayne stars as the eldest of four Elder brothers who reunite in Texas to bury their mother and investigate the death of their father. But a meddling sheriff and a rival gang have other plans for the brothers, and soon the air is thick with lead.
Sheriff John Wayne has a problem: He must keep killer Claude Akins from escaping the town lockup (with outside help from his brother and a cadre of hired guns). The only people Wayne can call on for support are an alcoholic Dean Martin, a well-meaning Angie Dickinson, a crippled Walter Brennan and an eager Ricky Nelson.
High jinks and hilarity ensue as daring drivers -- including Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise, Peter Fonda, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jackie Chan -- team up for an illegal cross-country road race that they'll do anything to win.
Frank Sinatra leads an all-star cast as Danny Ocean, who decides to knock over a few casinos on the Las Vegas Strip with his buddies -- including Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford -- in one of the merriest heist movies ever. The summit meeting of Sinatra's "Rat Pack" cronies, this comic caper was filmed on location in Vegas during the daylight-hour downtime between the real-life group's ongoing gig at the Sands Hotel.