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1. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The life of Jesus Christ.

Writers: Fulton Oursler, Henry Denker, James Lee Barrett, George Stevens | Directors: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston, Michael Anderson Jr.

2. Shane (1953)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.7
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A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.

Writers: A.B. Guthrie Jr., Jack Sher, Jack Schaefer | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

3. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, George Seaton | Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

4. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.6
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Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.

Writers: Halsted Welles, Elmore Leonard | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana

5. 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

6. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.

Writers: Robert Rossen, John Patrick | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

7. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

8. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »

Writers: Guy Bolton, George Wells, Myles Connolly, Jean Holloway | Directors: Richard Whorf, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney | Stars: Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Lucille Bremer, June Allyson

9. The Three Musketeers (1948)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Robert Ardrey | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Van Heflin

10. Battle Cry (1955)

Approved | 149 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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A group of young Marines have adventures in love and war.

Writer: Leon Uris | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Nancy Olson

11. Santa Fe Trail (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.3
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The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Writer: Robert Buckner | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey, Ronald Reagan

12. 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

13. Stagecoach (1966)

Approved | 115 min | Western

6.0
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A group of unlikely traveling companions find themselves on the same stagecoach to Cheyenne. They include a drunken doctor, a bar girl who's been thrown out of town, a professional gambler,... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Landon, Dudley Nichols, Ernest Haycox | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Ann-Margret, Alex Cord, Red Buttons, Mike Connors

14. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he doesn't want anything to do with stage-struck amateurs. But when Lily follows him to New ... See full summary »

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson

15. 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

16. The Raid (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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A group of Confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few ... See full summary »

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Francis M. Cockrell, Herbert Ravenel Sass | Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone, Lee Marvin

17. They Came to Cordura (1959)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommended soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.

Writers: Ivan Moffat, Robert Rossen, Glendon Swarthout | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

18. 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

19. Black Widow (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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A young writer insinuates herself into the life of a Broadway producer.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Hugh Wheeler | Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft

20. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

21. Possessed (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A dazed woman walks the streets of Los Angeles looking for a man named David. After collapsing in a diner, she's taken to the psychiatric ward of a nearby hospital. Flashbacks reveal her ... See full summary »

Writers: Silvia Richards, Ranald MacDougall, Rita Weiman | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

22. Act of Violence (1948)

Passed | 82 min | Thriller, Film-Noir, Drama

7.5
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An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp..

Writers: Robert L. Richards, Collier Young | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor

23. The Big Bounce (1969)

R | 102 min | Drama

5.4
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A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Robert Dozier | Director: Alex March | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Leigh Taylor-Young, Van Heflin, Lee Grant

24. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Luther Davis | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

25. Gunman's Walk (1958)

Approved | 97 min | Western

7.0
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A powerful rancher always protects his wild adult son by paying for damages and bribing witnesses, until his crimes become too serious to rectify.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Ric Hardman | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Kathryn Grant, James Darren

26. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Elizabeth Goudge | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

27. Johnny Eager (1941)

Approved | 107 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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District Attorney's daughter falls in love with a gangster the D.A. is trying to put in jail.

Writers: James Edward Grant, John Lee Mahin | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin

28. Count Three and Pray (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Western

6.7
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A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

Writer: Herb Meadow | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward, Philip Carey, Raymond Burr

29. The Prowler (1951)

92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way.

Writers: Robert Thoeren, Hans Wilhelm, Hugo Butler, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell, Katherine Warren

30. Woman's World (1954)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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Needing to fill the position of general manager of his company, and believing that an executive's wife is crucial to her husband's success, auto industry mogul Gifford brings three couples ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Binyon, Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay, Mary Loos, Richard Sale, Mona Williams | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Van Heflin, Lauren Bacall, Clifton Webb, June Allyson

31. Tempest (1958)

120 min | Adventure

6.2
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A young officer in the army of Empress Catherine of Russia is on his way to his new duty station at a remote outpost. During a blinding snowstorm he comes upon a stranger who was caught in ... See full summary »

Writers: Alexander Pushkin, Ivo Perilli, Alberto Lattuada | Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Van Heflin, Viveca Lindfors, Geoffrey Horne

32. 5 Branded Women (1960)

115 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Yugoslav partisans grimly crop the hair of a village quintet of women believed to have consorted with the occupational Nazis. Four, for various reasons, have indeed - and their seducer is a... See full summary »

Writers: Ugo Pirro, Ivo Perilli, Paul Jarrico, Michael Wilson | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Van Heflin, Silvana Mangano, Jeanne Moreau, Vera Miles

33. Once a Thief (1965)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Pedak, a convicted criminal, has a steady job, a wife and daughter and he puts a down payment on a boat. He also has a police detective and brother after him, the first believes Eddie... See full summary »

Writer: Zekial Marko | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Alain Delon, Ann-Margret, Van Heflin, Jack Palance

34. The Ruthless Four (1968)

M | 96 min | Western

6.7
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This superior Spaghetti western scrutinizes the greed and paranoia that afflict four men as they struggle among themselves to unearth a fortune in gold from a remote Southwestern mine ...

Writers: Augusto Caminito, Fernando Di Leo | Director: Giorgio Capitani | Stars: Van Heflin, Gilbert Roland, Klaus Kinski, George Hilton

35. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Alan Simmons | Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Larry J. Blake

36. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.8
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton, Axel Gruenberg

37. Tomahawk (1951)

Approved | 82 min | History, Western

6.2
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In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Jarrett, Silvia Richards, Maurice Geraghty | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

38. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

39. Under Ten Flags (1960)

92 min | Drama, War

6.5
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This World War II story is told from the German point of view spotlighting the commander of a Nazi raider, disguised as a merchant ship and a British admiral.

Writers: Bernhard Rogge, Vittoriano Petrilli, Duilio Coletti, Ulrich Möhr, William Douglas-Home, Leonardo Bercovici | Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Van Heflin, Charles Laughton, Mylène Demongeot, John Ericson

40. My Son John (1952)

122 min | Drama

5.6
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The Jeffersons are the ideal picture-perfect all-American family of the McCarthy era, except that "son John" is gay, an atheist, and a liberal. The parents obviously suspect he's a Communist spy.

Writers: Myles Connolly, John Lee Mahin, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Robert Walker, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Dean Jagger

41. Patterns (1956)

83 min | Drama

7.9
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When Fred Staples is recruited onto the board of a high-powered New York corporation, he finds his ethics and ambition at odds.

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

42. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A man who lived his life as he was was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Elizabeth Hill, King Vidor | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Charles Coburn

43. Back Door to Heaven (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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The life of a young slum kid, who starts out stealing small things in order to fit in with the "crowd", winds up in reform school, and eventually spends much of his life in prison. Upon his... See full summary »

Writers: William K. Howard, John Bright, Robert Tasker | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Wallace Ford, Aline MacMahon, Stuart Erwin, Patricia Ellis

44. A Woman Rebels (1936)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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The story revolves around Pamela, as a woman in late-1800's England who has no intention of marriage and wishes to be her own person. After a great deal of difficulty in finding a job, she ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Ernest Vajda, Netta Syrett | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Herbert Marshall, Elizabeth Allan, Donald Crisp

45. The 35th Annual Academy Awards (1963 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Mary Badham, Ed Begley, Victor Buono

46. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

47. The Danny Thomas Hour (1967–1968)

60 min | Musical, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Thomas starred in the musical-variety and comedy episodes (many drawn from his earlier "Make Room for Daddy") and hosted the more dramatic offerings.

Stars: Danny Thomas, Hans Conried, Van Johnson, Joe Besser

48. The Last Child (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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In a badly-overpopulated future, where each couple is only allowed one child and where people over 65 are forbidden medical care under a very draconian set of laws, a young couple, pregnant... See full summary »

Writer: Peter S. Fischer | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Michael Cole, Van Heflin, Harry Guardino, Janet Margolin

49. Tap Roots (1948)

109 min | Drama, War, Western

6.8
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Morna Dabney is engaged to soldier Clay MacIvor in the days before the War Between the States. Morna's grandfather Big Sam Dabney founded their Mississippi plantation near Levington, which ... See full summary »

Writers: James H. Street, Alan Le May, Lionel Wiggam | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Van Heflin, Susan Hayward, Boris Karloff, Julie London

50. Cry of Battle (1963)

99 min | Action, War, Adventure

5.5
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During World War II, the spoiled son of a wealthy businessman finds himself involved in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese, and finds romance and adventure.

Writers: Benjamin Appel, Bernard Gordon | Director: Irving Lerner | Stars: Van Heflin, Rita Moreno, James MacArthur, Leopoldo Salcedo