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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. 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

3. Shane (1953)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, 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

4. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.6
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After outlaw leader Ben Wade is captured in a small town, his gang continue to threaten. Small-time rancher Dan Evans is persuaded to take Wade in secret to the nearest town with a railway ... See full summary »

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

5. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

6. 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

7. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. Kid Glove Killer (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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First feature film from director Fred Zinneman is a snappy little "B" feature that features Van Heflin as the head of a city crime lab who solves the murder of the town mayor by analyzing ... See full summary »

Writers: John C. Higgins, Allen Rivkin | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt, Lee Bowman, Samuel S. Hinds

13. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.4
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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

14. 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

15. 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

16. They Came to Cordura (1959)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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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

17. Stagecoach (1966)

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

18. East Side, West Side (1949)

Passed | 108 min | Crime, 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. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

7.0
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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

20. 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

21. Pioneers of Television (2008 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Documentary

7.3
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A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.

Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Tim Conway, Phyllis Diller, Dick Van Dyke

22. 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

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. 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

25. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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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

26. 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

27. 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

28. Flight from Glory (1937)

Approved | 67 min | Drama

6.3
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Writers: David Silverstein, John Twist, Robert Hardy Andrews | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Whitney Bourne, Onslow Stevens, Van Heflin

29. 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

30. 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

31. The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)

Approved | 67 min | History, Romance, Western

6.4
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A California mining camp is plagued by a series of murders. Four people come under suspicion for the killings and are run out of the camp. During a blizzard they take refuge in an isolated ... See full summary »

Writers: Bret Harte, John Twist, Harry Segall | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Jean Muir, Van Heflin, Virginia Weidler

32. 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

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. My Son John (1952)

122 min | Drama

5.5
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John Jefferson comes home from a trip overseas a strangely changed man. His already nervous wreck of a mother is distraught by the way he seems to be feigning feelings for her and his ... See full summary »

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

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. 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

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

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

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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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

45. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

7.6
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The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

Stars: Edward Villella, John Raitt, Jacques d'Amboise, Joan Sutherland

46. Wings of the Hawk (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.3
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Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Drayson Adams, Kay Lenard, James E. Moser | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane, George Dolenz

47. 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

48. Grand Central Murder (1942)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A convict being escorted in for retrial escapes at Grand Central and threatens his old girlfriend on the phone. She flees for her new beau's private railcar at the same station. When she is... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Ruric, Sue MacVeigh | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Van Heflin, Patricia Dane, Cecilia Parker, Virginia Grey

49. The Great Adventure (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical persons, as well as important historical events.

Stars: Van Heflin, Russell Johnson, Eddie Little Sky, Kent Smith

50. The Feminine Touch (1941)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy

6.9
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John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students. He leaves college to go to New York to have his manuscript on jealousy ... See full summary »

Writers: George Oppenheimer, Edmund L. Hartmann, Ogden Nash | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Kay Francis, Van Heflin