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1. From Here to Eternity (1953)

TV-PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War

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In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

Writers: Daniel Taradash, James Jones | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed

2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War

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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Writers: Erich Maria Remarque, Maxwell Anderson, George Abbott, Del Andrews, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

3. High Noon (1952)

PG | 85 min | Drama, Western

8.1
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A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

Writers: Carl Foreman, John W. Cunningham | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

4. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

5. Julia (1977)

PG | 117 min | Drama

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At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Alvin Sargent | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

6. The Day of the Jackal (1973)

PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

Writers: Frederick Forsyth, Kenneth Ross | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel

7. Oklahoma! (1955)

Approved | 145 min | Musical, Romance, Western

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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.

Writers: Sonya Levien, William Ludwig, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Lynn Riggs | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood

8. The Member of the Wedding (1952)

TV-G | 93 min | Drama

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In a small Georgia town, twelve year old tomboy Frankie Addams feels unconnected to the world, a fact troubling to her. Her unconventional views for a twelve year old girl make her an ... See full summary »

Writers: Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt, Carson McCullers | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Ethel Waters, Julie Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Arthur Franz

9. 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

10. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

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In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Anderson, Kathryn Hulme | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

11. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)

86 min | Adventure, Drama

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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.

Writers: Ernest Hemingway, Peter Viertel | Directors: John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond

12. The Men (1950)

Passed | 85 min | Drama

7.2
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Paralized war vet tries to adjust to the world without the use of his limbs.

Writer: Carl Foreman | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane, Jack Webb

13. The Clock (1945)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Soldier Joe Allen is on a two-day leave in New York, and there he meets Alice. She agrees to show him the sights and they spend the day together. In this short time they find themselves ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Nathan, Joseph Schrank, Paul Gallico, Pauline Gallico | Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Judy Garland, Robert Walker, James Gleason, Keenan Wynn

14. The Sundowners (1960)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure

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In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jon Cleary | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

15. The Seventh Cross (1944)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, War

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In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Deutsch, Anna Seghers | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Signe Hasso, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy

16. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

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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

17. A Hatful of Rain (1957)

109 min | Drama

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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Writers: Michael V. Gazzo, Alfred Hayes, Carl Foreman | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Don Murray, Eva Marie Saint, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan

18. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

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Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

19. The Search (1948)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, War

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In the Post-War Berlin, an American private helps a lost Czech boy to find his mother.

Writers: Richard Schweizer, David Wechsler, Paul Jarrico | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Aline MacMahon, Wendell Corey

20. Five Days One Summer (1982)

PG | 108 min | Drama

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Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann's haunting tale of incestuous love set against a magnificent background of the Swiss Alps.

Writers: Michael Austin, Kay Boyle | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Sean Connery, Betsy Brantley, Lambert Wilson, Jennifer Hilary

21. Act of Violence (1948)

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

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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

22. People on Sunday (1930)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Billy Wilder | Directors: Curt Siodmak, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Fred Zinnemann, Rochus Gliese | Stars: Erwin Splettstößer, Brigitte Borchert, Wolfgang von Waltershausen, Christl Ehlers

23. Eyes in the Night (1942)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Mystery

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A blind detective and his seeing-eye dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot.

Writers: Baynard Kendrick, Guy Trosper, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed, Stephen McNally

24. Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, War

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Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. ... See full summary »

Writers: Emeric Pressburger, J.P. Miller | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Raymond Pellegrin

25. Peter Ibbetson (1935)

88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love ... See full summary »

Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Waldemar Young, John Meehan, Edwin Justus Mayer, George L. Du Maurier, John Nathaniel Raphael, Constance Collier | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ann Harding, John Halliday, Ida Lupino

26. Teresa (1951)

102 min | Drama

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Writers: Alfred Hayes, Stewart Stern | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Pier Angeli, John Ericson, Patricia Collinge, Richard Bishop

27. Kid Glove Killer (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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

28. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Erwin, Macdonald Carey, George Sanders

29. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

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Writers: William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

30. The Dark Angel (1935)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance

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Kitty Vane, Alan Trent, and Gerald Shannon have been inseparable friends since childhood. Kitty has always known she would marry one of them, but has waited until the beginning of World War... See full summary »

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Mordaunt Shairp, Claudine West, Guy Bolton | Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Fredric March, Merle Oberon, Herbert Marshall, Janet Beecher

31. The Kid from Spain (1932)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Eddie and his Mexican friend Ricardo are expelled from college after Ricardo put Eddie in the girl's dormitory when he was drunk. Per chance Eddie gets mixed up in a bank robbery and is ... See full summary »

Writers: William Anthony McGuire, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Lyda Roberti, Robert Young, Ruth Hall

33. The 26th Annual Academy Awards (1954 TV Special)

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Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Fredric March, Buddy Adler, Phyllis Applegate

34. Nana (1934)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Willard Mack, Émile Zola | Directors: Dorothy Arzner, George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Anna Sten, Phillips Holmes, Lionel Atwill, Richard Bennett

35. My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

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Writer: Morton Thompson | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, Peter Lawford, Beverly Tyler, Edward Arnold

36. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Neile Adams, Anouk Aimée, Ann-Margret

37. Rece do góry (1981)

76 min | Drama

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Censored by the Polish authorities, this film was reedited and new footage added. It begins with a sci-fi motif: abstract images and electronic music take the viewer from ruins of Lebanon ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrzej Kostenko, Jerzy Skolimowski | Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Jerzy Skolimowski, Joanna Szczerbic, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Adam Hanuszkiewicz

38. George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)

110 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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Biography of director George Stevens by his son. It includes clips from many of his films with commentary by the actors and by directors such as Frank Capra, John Huston and Alan Pakula, ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens Jr. | Stars: Jean Arthur, Fred Astaire, Montgomery Clift, James Dean

39. The Lady or the Tiger? (1942)

10 min | Short

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Author Frank R. Stockton, often asked the question, finally decides to divulge the untold ending of his story, The Lady or the Tiger?. The story itself... In olden times, a barbaric king ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman Boxer, Frank R. Stockton | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Carey Wilson, William Bailey, John Baragrey, Vince Barnett

40. Benjy (1951)

Short, Drama

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Writer: Stewart Stern | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Lee Aaker, Neville Brand, Helen Brown, Henry Fonda

41. Little Mister Jim (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

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A boy learns to deal with the loss of his mother and the subsequent mourning of his father through the wisdom of the family's Chinese cook.

Writers: Tommy Wadelton, George Bruce | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, James Craig, Frances Gifford, Luana Patten

42. The Wiser Sex (1932)

Unrated | 76 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A young woman goes undercover to gather evidence to free her boyfriend, an attorney who has been framed for a murder he didn't commit.

Writers: Clyde Fitch, Caroline Francke, Harry Hervey | Directors: Berthold Viertel, Victor Viertel | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Lilyan Tashman, William 'Stage' Boyd

43. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: 'Forbidden Passage' (1941)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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This entry in MGM's series of shorts, "Crime Does Not Pay", features the U.S. Department of Immigration's efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal aliens into the country. Desperate ... See full summary »

Writer: Carl Dudley | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Addison Richards, Wolfgang Zilzer, Hugh Beaumont, George Lessey

44. The Old South (1940)

11 min | Short, History

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Chronicle of the importance of cotton to the economy and culture of the American South.

Writer: Herman Hoffman | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: George Lynn, Frank Whitbeck

45. I Kiss Your Hand Madame (1929)

66 min | Drama

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Laurence Gerard has just divorced. While leading fat lover Talandier by the nose, She meets the count Lerski, who now works as waiter but do not tell her. When she hears from her husband he... See full summary »

Writer: Rolf E. Vanloo | Director: Robert Land | Stars: Harry Liedtke, Marlene Dietrich, Pierre de Guingand, Charles Puffy

46. Decision (1958– )

30 min | Drama

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This 1958 summer replacement series for "The Loretta Lynn Show" consisted of pilots for other series such as a short version of "The Virginian" starring James Drury and "Man Against Crime" ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Michael Rennie, Mark Stevens, Merry Anders

47. The Man from Yesterday (1932)

71 min | Drama, Romance, War

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A woman whose husband never came home from World War I finds herself in love with her doctor. She travels with him to Switzerland, and as they check into the hotel there, she is astounded to see her supposedly dead husband.

Writers: Nell Blackwell, Rowland G. Edwards, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Director: Berthold Viertel | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Clive Brook, Charles Boyer, Andy Devine

48. That Mothers Might Live (1938)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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This short tells the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865), a Hungarian physician. He was the first to realize that the deaths of new mothers could be significantly reduced simply ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman Boxer | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Shepperd Strudwick, John Nesbitt, Rudolph Anders, King Baggot

49. Friend Indeed (1937)

Passed | 10 min | Short, History

6.5
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Pete Smith tells the story of 'Sparky', a German shepherd dog trained to lead his blind master, a country doctor who lost his sight in a fire, and now has to depend upon the dog to lead him... See full summary »

Writer: Barney Gerard | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Pete Smith, Mary Gordon, John Ince

50. Your Last Act (1941)

Approved | 11 min | Short

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This short looks at the odd bequests that people have made in their wills over the years. They include a woman who left her fortune to her pet cat and a murderer who ensured that his ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Rose, Doane R. Hoag | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: John Nesbitt, Vince Barnett, Edward Hearn, Claire McDowell