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1. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd, Lars von Trier

2. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

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62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Writer: Gilbert Adair | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

3. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

4. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

5. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.

Writer: Oliver Stone | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

6. Hollywood (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

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The definitive documentary about the American silent film industry.

Stars: James Mason, Viola Dana, Byron Haskin, Colleen Moore

7. Ein verdammt gutes Leben - Howard Hawks (1978 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Writer: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Director: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg | Stars: Howard Hawks, Greg Hawks

8. Hollywood Greats (1977– )

40 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.

Stars: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross, George Cukor, David Thomson

9. Hollywood Greats (1977– )
Episode: Clark Gable (1977)

Documentary, History

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A profile of Clark Gable, one of the stars of Hollywood's golden age.

Writer: Barry Norman | Stars: Frank Capra, Virginia Grey, Howard Hawks, Grace Kelly

10. Hollywood Greats (1977– )
Episode: Gary Cooper (1977)

40 min | Documentary, History

5.4
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A profile of Gary Cooper, one of the stars of Hollywood's golden age.

Writer: Barry Norman | Director: Margaret Sharp | Stars: Barry Norman, Maria Cooper, Delmer Daves, Henry Hathaway

11. Hollywood Greats (1977– )
Episode: Humphrey Bogart (1977)

Documentary, History

8.5
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A profile of Humphrey Bogart, one of the stars of Hollywood's golden age.

Writer: Barry Norman | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Nathaniel Benchley, Joan Bennett, Ingrid Bergman

12. The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (1973 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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A documentary filmography of Howard Hawks, including lengthy footage of Hawks himself discussing his films and many clips from his best-known pictures.

Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Howard Hawks, Sydney Pollack, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

13. The French Connection (1971)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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96 Metascore

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, Robin Moore | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco

14. Rio Lobo (1970)

G | 114 min | Adventure, Western, Romance

6.8
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After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.

Writers: Burton Wohl, Leigh Brackett | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam

15. Plimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio Lobo (1970 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

6.6
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George Plimpton got a job playing one of the bad guys in the Howard Hawks-directed John Wayne Western "Rio Lobo." In this special we see him talking to Hawks about whether he'll be killed ... See full summary »

Writers: William Kronick, George Plimpton | Director: William Kronick | Stars: Howard Hawks, George Plimpton, John Wayne

16. Cinema (1964–1975)
Episode: Howard Hawks (1967)

Documentary

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Stars: Howard Hawks, Michael Scott

17. El Dorado (1966)

Approved | 126 min | Western

7.7
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Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Harry Brown | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Charlene Holt

18. Red Line 7000 (1965)

Approved | 110 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.9
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The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée... See full summary »

Writers: George Kirgo, Howard Hawks | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Caan, Laura Devon, Gail Hire, Charlene Holt

19. Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Roger Willoughby is considered to be a leading expert on sports fishing. He's written books on the subject and is loved by his customers in the sporting goods department at Abercrombie and ... See full summary »

Writers: Pat Frank, John Fenton Murray, Steve McNeil | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver

20. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James

21. Hatari! (1962)

Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways ?

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Harry Kurnitz | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

22. Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Western

8.1
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A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Leigh Brackett, B.H. McCampbell | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

23. Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.

Writers: William Faulkner, Harry Kurnitz, Harold Jack Bloom | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins, Dewey Martin, Alexis Minotis

24. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Two singers, best friends Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei's fiancé's disapproving father to keep an eye on her, a rich, enamoured old man and many other doting admirers.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Joseph Fields, Anita Loos | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid

25. Monkey Business (1952)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, I.A.L. Diamond, Harry Segall | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

26. Full House (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Richard L. Breen, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Walter Bullock | Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger

27. The Big Sky (1952)

Passed | 140 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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Jim Deakins is a frontiersman and Indian trader who is making a perilous journey with a group of other men up the Missouri River to get a large haul of furs from friendly Blackfoot Indians.... See full summary »

Writers: Dudley Nichols, A.B. Guthrie Jr. | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt, Arthur Hunnicutt

28. The Thing from Another World (1951)

TV-PG | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Writers: Charles Lederer, John W. Campbell Jr. | Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

29. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War

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Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Lederer, Leonard Spigelgass, Hagar Wilde, Henri Rochard | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart

30. Red River (1948)

Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.

Writers: Borden Chase, Charles Schnee | Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

31. A Song Is Born (1948)

Passed | 113 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police. Where better to hide than a musical research institute staffed entirely by lonely ... See full summary »

Writers: Billy Wilder, Thomas Monroe | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey

32. The Big Sleep (1946)

Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

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Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Writers: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman, Raymond Chandler | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

33. To Have and Have Not (1944)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Expatriate American Harry Morgan helps to transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.

Writers: Ernest Hemingway, Jules Furthman, William Faulkner | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

34. The Outlaw (1943)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and the attentions of vivacious country vixen Rio McDonald.

Writer: Jules Furthman | Directors: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks | Stars: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell, Walter Huston

35. Air Force (1943)

Passed | 124 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.

Writer: Dudley Nichols | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Garfield, John Ridgely, Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy

36. Corvette K-225 (1943)

98 min | War, Drama

6.9
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The story of a Canadian WWII naval vessel, with a dramatic subplot concerning her first captain.

Writer: John Rhodes Sturdy | Directors: Richard Rosson, Howard Hawks | Stars: Randolph Scott, James Brown, Ella Raines, Barry Fitzgerald

37. Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 3 (1942)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Hedda reports on a dog training school and a Hemingway hunting trip.

Director: Herbert Moulton | Stars: Hedda Hopper, Anna Boettiger, Ronald Colman, Gary Cooper

38. Sergeant York (1941)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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True story of a hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.

Writers: Abem Finkel, Harry Chandlee, Howard Koch, John Huston, Alvin C. York, Tom Skeyhill | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

39. Ball of Fire (1941)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Thomas Monroe | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

40. His Girl Friday (1940)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

41. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Approved | 121 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.

Writer: Jules Furthman | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

42. Indianapolis Speedway (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Joe is the three time Indy champion who still races to put young Eddie through College. Joe wants a better life for Eddie, and he explodes when he finds out that Eddie quit school for a ... See full summary »

Writers: Sig Herzig, Wally Kline, Howard Hawks | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, John Payne, Gale Page

43. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

TV-G | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby."

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Hagar Wilde | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

44. The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Approved | 103 min | War, Drama

7.7
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Dan Totheroh, John Monk Saunders | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp

45. Test Pilot (1938)

Passed | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.

Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Waldemar Young, Frank Wead | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore

46. Come and Get It (1936)

Passed | 99 min | Drama

7.1
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An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Jane Murfin, Jules Furthman | Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson, William Wyler | Stars: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer, Walter Brennan

47. The Road to Glory (1936)

103 min | Drama, War

6.9
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The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.

Writers: Joel Sayre, William Faulkner | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Fredric March, Warner Baxter, Lionel Barrymore, June Lang

48. Ceiling Zero (1936)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Wead | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin

49. Barbary Coast (1935)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan

50. Twentieth Century (1934)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.

Writers: Charles Bruce Millholland, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns