Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's teenaged daughter.
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
- Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Seven Arts Productions, Allied Artists, Transworld Pictures
- Keyword: sexual obsession, hotel, loss of loved one, based on novel or book, depression, small town, flirt, midlife crisis, eroticism, youngster, lolita, motel, diary, seduction, forbidden love, literature professor, provocation, fascination, one-sided love, widow, adoptive father, summer camp, secret love, older man younger woman relationship, sex with a minor
- Cast: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell, Jerry Stovin, Diana Decker