Singing in the Rain is a 1952 American musical romantic comedy film directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, and starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor, and Debbie Reynolds. The film is set in Hollywood in the late 1920s, during the transition from silent films to "talkies," and follows the romantic and professional lives of three actors as they adapt to the new medium.
Singing in the Rain is widely considered one of the greatest musical films ever made and is often cited as one of the best films of all time. It was a commercial and critical success upon its release and has since become a classic of the genre. The film's memorable musical numbers, including the title song, have become popular standards, and its innovative choreography and use of Technicolor have been widely praised.