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1. Lolita (1962)

Approved | 152 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Writer: Vladimir Nabokov | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

2. North by Northwest (1959)

Approved | 136 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

Writer: Ernest Lehman | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

3. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

Approved | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Writer: Earl Felton | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre

4. The Verdict (1982)

R | 129 min | Drama

7.8
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A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

Writers: Barry Reed, David Mamet | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

5. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

6. The Boys from Brazil (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

Writers: Ira Levin, Heywood Gould | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer

7. Mandingo (1975)

R | 127 min | Action, Romance

6.1
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A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.

Writers: Kyle Onstott, Jack Kirkland, Norman Wexler | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward

8. Salem's Lot (1979 TV Movie)

PG | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.

Writers: Stephen King, Paul Monash | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia

9. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

10. A Star Is Born (1954)

Approved | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Writers: Moss Hart, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

11. Julius Caesar (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, History

7.4
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud

12. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

13. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

Writers: Walter Reisch, Charles Brackett, Jules Verne | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

14. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Writers: Elaine May, Warren Beatty, Harry Segall | Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

15. Yellowbeard (1983)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Chapman, Peter Cook, Bernard McKenna | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

16. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Jean Inness

17. The Blue Max (1966)

Unrated | 156 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.1
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A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Writers: Jack Hunter, Ben Barzman, Basilio Franchina, David Pursall, Jack Seddon, Gerald Hanley | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp

18. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Unrated | 188 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Action-packed look at the beginnings of the fall of the Roman Empire. Here is the glory, the greed and grandeur that was Rome. Here is the story of personal lust for power, and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Barzman, Basilio Franchina, Philip Yordan | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason

19. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

20. The Cross of Iron (1977)

R | 119 min | Action, Drama, War

7.5
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In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission. Meanwhile the upper-class and arrogant Prussian Captain Hauptmann ... See full summary »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Walter Kelley, James Hamilton, Willi Heinrich | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

21. Ivanhoe (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince ... See full summary »

Writers: John Gay, Sir Walter Scott | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: James Mason, Anthony Andrews, Sam Neill, Michael Hordern

22. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

23. Evil Under the Sun (1982)

PG | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.

Writer: Anthony Shaffer | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

24. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

25. Island in the Sun (1957)

119 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself ... See full summary »

Writers: Alfred Hayes, Alec Waugh | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins

26. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, John Hopkins, Elwyn Jones, John Lloyd | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark

27. Bloodline (1979)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.8
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When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.

Writers: Laird Koenig, Sidney Sheldon | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason, Claudia Mori

28. The Shooting Party (1985)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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While Europe stands on the brink of a World War in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.

Writers: Isabel Colegate, Julian Bond | Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

29. The Last of Sheila (1973)

PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multi-millionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.

Writers: Stephen Sondheim, Anthony Perkins | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Benjamin, James Coburn, James Mason, Dyan Cannon

30. Georgy Girl (1966)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.

Writers: Margaret Forster, Peter Nichols | Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: James Mason, Alan Bates, Lynn Redgrave, Charlotte Rampling

31. Escape from Zahrain (1962)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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A hunted revolutionary leads a rag tag group of individuals through the desert in an attempt to elude the security forces and escape the fictitious Arab country of Zahrain.

Writers: Michael Barrett, Robin Estridge | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Yul Brynner, Sal Mineo, Jack Warden, Madlyn Rhue

32. The Water Babies (1978)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.0
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This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.

Writers: Charles Kingsley, Michael Robson, Lionel Jeffries, Denis Norden | Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw, Joan Greenwood

33. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

34. Child's Play (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.

Writers: Robert Marasco, Leon Prochnik | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Ron Weyand

35. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety that would become notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

36. Frankenstein: The True Story (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 185 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A more psychological telling of the Mary Shelley story has a different kind of monster...

Writers: Christopher Isherwood, Don Bachardy, Mary Shelley | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: James Mason, Leonard Whiting, David McCallum, Jane Seymour

37. Madame Bovary (1949)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Gustave Flaubert | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan

38. The MacKintosh Man (1973)

PG | 98 min | Thriller

6.4
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A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.

Writers: Walter Hill, Desmond Bagley | Director: John Huston | Stars: Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason, Harry Andrews

39. The Deadly Affair (1966)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide.

Writers: John le Carré, Paul Dehn | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Maximilian Schell, Simone Signoret, Harriet Andersson

40. Age of Consent (1969)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Lindsay, Peter Yeldham | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran, Neva Carr-Glynn

41. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)

122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.1
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A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain.

Writer: Albert Lewin | Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim

42. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

43. Ffolkes (1979)

PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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When terrorists take over two oil rigs and threaten to explode them if their demands are not met, a unique commando unit is sent in to stop them.

Writer: Jack Davies | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, Michael Parks

44. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.8
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Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

45. The Wicked Lady (1945)

97 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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17th-century beauty Barbara Worth starts her career of crime by stealing her best friend's bridegroom. Her next exploit is to recover gambling losses by donning mask and cloak and taking to... See full summary »

Writers: Magdalen King-Hall, Leslie Arliss, Gordon Glennon, Aimée Stuart | Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Patricia Roc, Griffith Jones

46. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The life and career of the respected World War II German general.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Desmond Young | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy, Luther Adler

47. The Pumpkin Eater (1964)

118 min | Drama

7.4
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Film screenwriter Jake Armitage and his wife Jo Armitage live in London with six of Jo's eight children, with the two eldest boys at boarding school. The children are spread over Jo's three... See full summary »

Writers: Penelope Mortimer, Harold Pinter | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray

48. East Side, West Side (1949)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A vain playboy puts strains his happy marriage to a rich, beautiful socialite allows himself be be seduced by a former girlfriend.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Marcia Davenport | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Mason, Van Heflin, Ava Gardner

49. Mayerling (1968)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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Based on real life events that led to tragic deaths of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera.

Writers: Claude Anet, Michel Arnold, Denis Cannan, Terence Young | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason, Ava Gardner

50. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams