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1. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 102

2. A Farewell to Arms (1966 TV Mini-Series)

45 min | Drama

8.9
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The story of a doomed love affair in World War One, between an English nurse and an American lieutenant.

Stars: Susan Engel, Ann Rye, Erik Chitty, George Hamilton

Votes: 46

3. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 132

4. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with oustanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 190

5. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 97

6. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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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

Votes: 60

7. A Clean, Well-Lighted Place (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

8.5
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An old waiter struggles to find a sense of meaning and dignity in his life amidst a world that is seemingly "full of nothing".

Director: Joe Ciaravino | Stars: John Henley, TJ Cheslea, Ronald Benjamin, Brian Ablett

Votes: 17

8. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1965– )

45 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: John Ronane, Ann Bell, Glynn Edwards, Joan Miller

Votes: 6

9. A Clean, Well-Lighted Place (2002)

Drama

8.3
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Ernest Hemingway's existential story concerns three men and their relentless pursuit for a 'light' to make it through the emptiness of night.

Director: William Tyler Alspaugh | Stars: Jorge Falcão, Ana Gomes, Pedro Pulido Valente, Luís Soveral

Votes: 10

10. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (2005)

Short

8.3
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A distraught boy in a religious frenzy makes a visit to a doctor's office with a special request. An interesting encounter unfolds replete with self-centered ego-play and an incredible magnitude of medical malfeasance.

Director: Justin Spence | Stars: David Blackwell, Bryan Kent, Philip J. Mather, Garry Peters

Votes: 16

11. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 904

12. Project XX (1954–1970)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Alexander Scourby, Bob Hope, Walter Brennan, Howard Lindsay

Votes: 11

13. The Sea (1958)

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Star: Ernest Hemingway

Votes: 5

14. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

20 min | Short, Animation

8.1
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An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Director: Aleksandr Petrov | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Kevin Duhaney, Yôji Matsuda, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 2,849

15. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Fury at Rio Hondo (1956)

60 min | Western

8.1
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In a politically turbulent Mexico full of revolutionaries, Cheyenne encounters a sexy, blond pickpocket singer in Rio Hondo. She arrived on the stage with a local rancher who owes Cheyenne money from a cattle deal and he wants to be paid.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Clint Walker, Peggie Castle, Carl Esmond, Ralph Moody

Votes: 40

16. To Have and Have Not (1944)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Votes: 23,533

17. The Killers (1946)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

Votes: 13,931

18. The Killers (2013)

8 min | Short, Crime, Mystery

7.8
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Set in the 1940s, two hit men grab a bite at a small town diner while waiting for a Swedish boxer to arrive so they can rub him out for a 'friend'.

Director: Alex Chikov | Stars: Lucas Bentley, Brandon Brown, Don Keaton, Tim Lile

Votes: 5

19. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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

Votes: 65

20. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Votes: 191,294 | Gross: $34.18M

21. Hills Like White Elephants (2002)

38 min | Short

7.6
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Director: Paige Cameron | Stars: Greg Wise, Emma Griffiths Malin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Todd Boyce

Votes: 30

22. Baby Shoes (2012)

4 min | Short

7.6
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As a father begins to sell his son's baby shoes and clothes, we see his thoughts of the child's life.

Director: Michael Howard | Stars: Robert Rainbolt, Rebecca Larken, Bill LeVasseur, Laurel Harris

Votes: 5

23. The Breaking Point (1950)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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An otherwise moral captain of a charter boat becomes financially strapped and is drawn into illegal activities in order to keep up payments on his boat.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Garfield, Patricia Neal, Phyllis Thaxter, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 1,101

24. Captain Khorshid (1987)

117 min

7.4
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Director: Naser Taghvai | Stars: Dariush Arjmand, Ali Nassirian, Saeed Poursamimi, Parvaneh Massoumi

Votes: 460

25. The Fifth Column (1960 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Hemingway's only play concerns a search for fifth-columnists during the Spanish Civil War.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Richard Burton, Maximilian Schell, Sally Ann Howes, Betsy von Furstenberg

Votes: 14

26. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 117

27. The Killers (1964)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Surprised that their contract victim didn't try to run away from them, two professional hit men try to find out who hired them and why.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager

Votes: 4,912

28. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

Unrated | 170 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Arturo de Córdova

Votes: 6,308

29. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)

86 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.

Directors: John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond

Votes: 5,451

30. The Old Man and the Sea (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch. ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Gary Cole, Patricia Clarkson, Joe Santos

Votes: 988

31. Los asesinos (2006)

10 min | Short, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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Director: Edu Moyano | Stars: Eduardo Duro, Salvador Guerra, Suso Millán, Antonio Aguilar

Votes: 7

32. Soldier's Home (1977 TV Short)

42 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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Harold Krebs went off to fight in World War I, "the war to end all wars." But when he comes home, Harold finds that he doesn't fit in any more. He needs peace and quiet to figure out what ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Richard Backus, Lane Binkley, Lisa Essary, Henry Fonda

Votes: 38

33. Playwrights '56 (1955– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Gene Saks, Albert Dekker, Nina Foch, Russell Hicks

Votes: 18

34. The Killers (1956)

19 min | Short

6.8
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Two men besiege a lunch bar looking for a third man they must kill.

Directors: Marika Beiku, Aleksandr Gordon, Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Yuliy Fayt, Aleksandr Gordon, Valentin Vinogradov, Vadim Novikov

Votes: 1,836

35. Under My Skin (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller

6.8
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On the run from gamblers he double-crossed, expatriate jockey Danny Butler tries to justify his son's faith in him as a winner.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: John Garfield, Micheline Presle, Luther Adler, Orley Lindgren

Votes: 153

36. The Macomber Affair (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Adventure

6.7
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Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny

Votes: 644

37. The Spanish Earth (1937)

Unrated | 52 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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A documentary showing the struggle of the Spanish Republican government against a rebellion by ultra-right-wing forces led by Gen. Francisco Franco and backed by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.

Director: Joris Ivens | Stars: Manuel Azaña, José Díaz, Dolores Ibárruri, Enrique Lister

Votes: 486

38. A Farewell to Arms (1932)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips

Votes: 3,573

39. Islands in the Stream (1977)

PG | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, David Hemmings, Gilbert Roland, Hart Bochner

Votes: 991

40. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)

Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.5
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An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Richard Beymer, Diane Baker, Corinne Calvet, Fred Clark

Votes: 353

41. Killarna - en far og seks syv brødre (2006)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.5
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Part documentary, part drama, this is the story of Johannes reuniting his brothers and their father, confronting them with a family dilemma and persuading them to play it out in a story based on Hemingway's The Killers.

Director: Johannes Trägårdh Jensen | Stars: Drezz Siegumfeldt Jensen, Johannes Trägårdh Jensen, Peder Jensen, Niklas Myschetzky

Votes: 10

42. Bokser ide u raj (2007)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Young man is hurrying to save his brother from two killers who want to kill him. But, his brother has different plans.

Director: Nikola Lezaic | Stars: Bora Nenic, Radomir Nikolic, Nemanja Oliveric

Votes: 11

43. My Old Man (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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An unlucky horse trainer, Frank Butler, wins big at the track and buys his 16-year old daughter a horse to salvage their relationship. When frank is hurt prior to the opening race, Jo must go it alone.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Warren Oates, Eileen Brennan, Joseph Maher

Votes: 66

44. 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

Votes: 5

45. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 3,680

46. The Sun Also Rises (1957)

Approved | 130 min | Drama

6.3
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A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 1,578

47. The Gun Runners (1958)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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The Cuban misadventures of a Florida smuggler, at the time of the Cuban Revolution.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Audie Murphy, Eddie Albert, Patricia Owens, Everett Sloane

Votes: 333

48. The Sun Also Rises (1984 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Drama

6.3
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An ex-soldier suffered some sort of injury to his genitals during World War I. Instead of going back home to the USA, he stays in Paris with several other wounded souls; some have been ... See full summary »

Stars: Hart Bochner, Jane Seymour, Robert Carradine, Zeljko Ivanek

Votes: 92

49. A Farewell to Arms (1957)

Approved | 152 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.

Directors: Charles Vidor, John Huston | Stars: Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica, Oskar Homolka

Votes: 1,859

50. The Garden of Eden (2008)

R | 111 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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28 Metascore

A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and her attractive Italian girlfriend. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Jack Huston, Mena Suvari, Caterina Murino, Carmen Maura

Votes: 694 | Gross: $0.02M