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1. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Writers: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Joe Ranft, Don McEnery, Bob Shaw, Geefwee Boedoe, Jason Katz, Jorgen Klubien, Robert Lence, David Reynolds | Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 168,699

2. Planet of the Apes (1968)

G | 112 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

Writers: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling, Pierre Boulle | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Votes: 116,688

3. The Longest Day (1962)

G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon | Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda

Votes: 37,316

4. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1998)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

Votes: 35,593

5. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

7.1
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When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

Writer: Tom Holland | Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 33,243

6. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.9
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Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 31,595

7. Overboard (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she's his wife.

Writer: Leslie Dixon | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 29,630

8. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.

Writers: Paul Gallico, Stirling Silliphant, Wendell Mayes | Directors: Ronald Neame, Irwin Allen | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

Votes: 28,753

9. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

G | 117 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain.

Writers: Ralph Wright, Ted Berman, Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Mary Norton | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 21,008

10. Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

G | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, Paul Dehn, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden

Votes: 19,136

11. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

PG | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

Writers: Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban, Natalie Trundy

Votes: 18,693

12. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

Writers: Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy

Votes: 17,803

13. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Mario Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 17,591

14. Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 16,940

15. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time--"leaping" into the body of a different person in a different time period each week.

Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt, Dennis Wolfberg

Votes: 16,869

16. The Black Hole (1979)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.9
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A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.

Writers: Jeb Rosebrook, Bob Barbash, Richard H. Landau, Gerry Day | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms

Votes: 16,108

17. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 14,537

18. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family

7.9
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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.

Writers: Philip Dunne, Richard Llewellyn | Director: John Ford | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Votes: 13,073

19. The Big Country (1958)

Unrated | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.9
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A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

Writers: Donald Hamilton, Jessamyn West, Robert Wyler, James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Votes: 9,618

20. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

Votes: 9,548

21. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 9,399

22. Batman (1966–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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The Caped Crusader battles evil in a bombastic 1960's parody of the comic book hero's exploits.

Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 9,018

23. Gargoyles (1994–1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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A clan of heroic night creatures pledge to protect modern New York City as they did in Scotland long ago

Creator: Greg Weisman | Stars: Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett, Frank Welker

Votes: 8,454

24. The Legend of Hell House (1973)

PG | 95 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: John Hough | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill

Votes: 7,403

25. 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

Votes: 7,327

26. Darkwing Duck (1991–1995)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.8
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A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh, Katie Leigh

Votes: 6,606

27. Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

R | 104 min | Horror, Comedy

5.8
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Charlie Brewster and Peter Vincent from the original Fright Night must face more vampires out for revenge.

Writers: Tom Holland, Tim Metcalfe, Miguel Tejada-Flores, Tommy Lee Wallace | Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall, Traci Lind, Julie Carmen

Votes: 6,505

28. Superman (1996–2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.

Creators: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel | Stars: Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany, David Kaufman

Votes: 6,325

29. The Tick (1994–1997)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers.

Creator: Ben Edlund | Stars: Townsend Coleman, Micky Dolenz, Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell

Votes: 5,827

30. 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.

Votes: 5,387

31. Class of 1984 (1982)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Holland, Mark L. Lester, John C.W. Saxton | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 5,062

32. The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A no account outlaw establishes his own particular brand of law and order and builds a town on the edges of civilization in this farcical western. With the aid of an old law text and ... See full summary »

Writers: John Milius, C.L. Sonnichsen | Director: John Huston | Stars: Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Roy Jenson, Gary Combs

Votes: 4,409

33. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Conrad Janis, Ralph James

Votes: 3,957

34. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 3,936

35. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)

PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers his mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best ... See full summary »

Writers: Leigh Chapman, Antonio Santean, Richard Unekis | Director: John Hough | Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, Kenneth Tobey

Votes: 3,785

36. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 3,695

37. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A 20th century astronaut is revived out of 500 years of suspended animation to become the greatest hero of a future Earth.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

Votes: 3,685

38. Laserblast (1978)

PG | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.4
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A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transform him into a grotesque killer.

Writers: Franne Schacht, Frank Ray Perilli | Director: Michael Rae | Stars: Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Gianni Russo, Ron Masak

Votes: 3,664

39. Macbeth (1948)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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In fog-dripping, barren and sometimes macabre settings, 11th-century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 3,494

40. Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (1994–1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad.

Creator: Everett Peck | Stars: Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis, Dweezil Zappa

Votes: 3,404

41. That Darn Cat! (1965)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.6
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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Gordon, Mildred Gordon, Bill Walsh | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 3,380

42. The Big Picture (1989)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn't as easy as it seems.

Writers: Michael Varhol, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean | Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Emily Longstreth, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 3,317

43. Lassie Come Home (1943)

TV-G | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.

Writers: Hugo Butler, Eric Knight | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Dame May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 3,264

44. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 3,216

45. Matlock (1986–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holliday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 3,152

46. Funny Lady (1975)

PG | 136 min | Musical, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose.

Writers: Arnold Schulman, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 2,939

47. The Grass Harp (1995)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city ... See full summary »

Writers: Truman Capote, Stirling Silliphant, Kirk Ellis | Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau, Edward Furlong

Votes: 2,919

48. Cutting Class (1989)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.1
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A murderer is loose in a high school in this 'whodunit' movie.

Writer: Steve Slavkin | Director: Rospo Pallenberg | Stars: Donovan Leitch Jr., Jill Schoelen, Brad Pitt, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 2,914

49. Wonder Woman (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.0
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The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes.

Creator: William M. Marston | Stars: Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil, Richard Eastham

Votes: 2,703

50. Man Hunt (1941)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

Writers: Geoffrey Household, Dudley Nichols | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, John Carradine

Votes: 2,628