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1. The Prospector (1998)

28 min | Romance, Short, Western

9.3
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The year is 1850... A gold prospector, seeking his fortune, finds more than he bargained for when he befriends a stranded woman on his journey through the California Sierras. When their ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Renfroe | Stars: Tim DeKay, Bruce Hart, Elisa Taylor, Brian Wasiak

Votes: 6

2. Gloria Swanson: The Greatest Star (1997 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Cari Beauchamp, Charles Chaplin, Gloria Daly

Votes: 6

3. I Build the Tower (2006)

87 min | Documentary

9.0
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"I Build the Tower" is the true story of the life and work of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a residential lot in South Central Los Angeles. ... See full summary »

Writers: Brad Byer, Edward Landler | Directors: Brad Byer, Edward Landler

Votes: 5

4. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Greta Garbo: The Mysterious Lady (1998)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

9.0
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Writer: John Griffin | Director: John Griffin | Star: Greta Garbo

Votes: 68

5. The General (1926)

Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg, Charles Henry Smith | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Votes: 53,306

6. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 417

7. Tell It to the Marines (1926)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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A gruff Marine sergeant and a handsome new recruit compete for the affection of a nurse.

Writers: Richard Schayer, Joseph Farnham | Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Eddie Gribbon

Votes: 1,196

8. Tol'able David (1921)

99 min | Drama

8.1
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When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance.

Writers: Joseph Hergesheimer, Edmund Goulding, Henry King | Director: Henry King | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis, Ernest Torrence

Votes: 1,469

9. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Mary Griffitts, John Kerr, Janet Leigh

Votes: 50

10. Seven Chances (1925)

Not Rated | 56 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries. By 7 p.m. Today.

Writers: Roi Cooper Megrue, Clyde Bruckman, Jean C. Havez, Joseph A. Mitchell | Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards

Votes: 6,247

11. The Last Command (1928)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Writers: Lajos Biró, John F. Goodrich, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Josef von Sternberg | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond

Votes: 2,261

12. The Navigator (1924)

Unrated | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship.

Writers: Clyde Bruckman, Joseph A. Mitchell, Jean C. Havez | Directors: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton

Votes: 6,541

13. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.

Writers: Sam Taylor, Ted Wilde, Tim Whelan, Thomas J. Gray | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

Votes: 2,319

14. Keep Em' Rollin' (2005 Video)

Approved | 15 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Stars: Steve Gainer, William S. Hart, Harold Lloyd

Votes: 6

15. An Edison Album (2013 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Comedy, Fantasy

8.0
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A compilation of very short films produced by Thomas Edison's company in the early years of filmmaking (1893-1912).

Writer: Charles Musser

Votes: 14

16. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (2001)

118 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Wuthering Heights, The Little ... See full summary »

Writers: A. Scott Berg, Peter Jones | Directors: Mark A. Catalena, Peter Jones | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dana Andrews, Ann Blyth, Marlon Brando

Votes: 163

17. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Jack Benny: Now Cut That Out! (1996)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Joan Benny, George Burns

Votes: 48

18. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Spencer Tracy: Triumph & Turmoil (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Peter Graves, Spencer Tracy, Stanley Kramer, Robert Wagner

Votes: 49

19. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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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, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,084

20. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

Writers: June Mathis, Erich von Stroheim, Frank Norris | Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

Votes: 7,009

21. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)

Not Rated | 242 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.

Writers: Norbert Jacques, Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede-Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel

Votes: 5,230

22. The Scarecrow (1920)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short, Family

7.9
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Two inventive farmhands compete for the hand of the same girl.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Luke the Dog, Joe Keaton

Votes: 2,392

23. Big Business (1929)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Directors: James W. Horne, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall

Votes: 2,119

24. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life (1998)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Claire Bloom, Charles Chaplin, Oona Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

Votes: 83

25. The Goat (1921)

23 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Directors: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Malcolm St. Clair

Votes: 2,345

26. Teddy at the Throttle (1917)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Gloria Dawn lives down the hall from her sweetheart, Bobbie Knight. The dishonest Henry Black is Gloria's guardian, and he is also in charge of Bobbie's inheritance. The scheming guardian ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Bobby Vernon, Gloria Swanson, Wallace Beery, May Emory

Votes: 353

27. Biography (1987– )
Episode: John Steinbeck: An American Author (1999)

Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Profile of the American writer John Steinbeck, author of "The Grapes of Wrath," "Of Mice and Men," "East of Eden" and "Cannery Row."

Writer: Morgan Neville | Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: John Steinbeck, Fred Ward

Votes: 46

28. Underworld (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Writers: Charles Furthman, Ben Hecht, Robert N. Lee, George Marion Jr. | Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson | Stars: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent, Fred Kohler

Votes: 1,602

29. The Docks of New York (1928)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Julian Johnson, John Monk Saunders | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova, Clyde Cook

Votes: 2,712

30. The Play House (1921)

G | 23 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Monte Collins, Virginia Fox

Votes: 2,716

31. Neighbors (1920)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.

Writers: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton

Votes: 2,465

32. Po zakonu (1926)

80 min | Drama

7.7
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A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband ... See full summary »

Writers: Lev Kuleshov, Jack London, Viktor Shklovsky | Director: Lev Kuleshov | Stars: Aleksandra Khokhlova, Sergey Komarov, Vladimir Fogel, Pyotr Galadzhev

Votes: 530

33. Never Weaken (1921)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Thriller

7.7
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Our hero (Lloyd) is infatuated with a girl in the next office. In order to drum up business for her boss, an osteopath, he gets an actor friend to pretend injuries that the doctor "cures", ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Roach, Sam Taylor, H.M. Walker | Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Mark Jones

Votes: 1,088

34. The Freshman (1925)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

7.6
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Nerdy college student will do anything to become popular on campus.

Writers: Sam Taylor, Ted Wilde, John Grey, Tim Whelan | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson

Votes: 3,661 | Gross: $0.00M

35. The Wheel (1923)

273 min | Drama

7.6
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Sisif, a railwayman, and his son Elie fall in love with the beautiful Norma (whom Sisif rescued from a train crash when a baby and raised as his daughter), with tragic results. Originally ... See full summary »

Writer: Abel Gance | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Séverin-Mars, Ivy Close, Gabriel de Gravone, Pierre Magnier

Votes: 1,142

36. For Heaven's Sake (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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An irresponsible young millionaire changes his tune when he falls for the daughter of a downtown minister.

Writers: Ted Wilde, John Grey, Clyde Bruckman, Ralph Spence | Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young, Jim Mason

Votes: 984

37. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Buster Keaton: Genius in Slapshoes (1995)

50 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: James Karen, Buster Keaton, Richard Lewis, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 47

38. Why Worry? (1923)

TV-G | 63 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.5
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A hypochondriac vacations in the tropics for the fresh air-- and finds himself in the middle of a revolution instead.

Writers: Sam Taylor, Ted Wilde, Tim Whelan, H.M. Walker | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen, Wallace Howe

Votes: 1,122

39. Lumiere's First Picture Shows (2013 TV Movie)

27 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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An overview of the works of French film pioneers Louis and Auguste Lumière from 1895 to 1897.

Votes: 20

40. Laila (1929)

165 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A spirited Norwegian Lass is torn between two suits and two cultures.

Writers: Jens Andreas Friis, George Schnéevoigt | Director: George Schnéevoigt | Stars: Mona Mårtenson, Tryggve Larssen, Harald Schwenzen, Peter Malberg

Votes: 150

41. Two Tars (1928)

21 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo McCarey, H.M. Walker | Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Thelma Hill

Votes: 964

42. The Extraordinary Voyage (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary that chronicles the cinematic journey of the iconic film A Trip to the Moon.

Writers: Serge Bromberg, Eric Lange, Frédérique Moreau | Directors: Serge Bromberg, Eric Lange | Stars: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Michel Gondry, Michel Hazanavicius

Votes: 311 | Gross: $0.04M

43. Dom na Trubnoy (1928)

64 min | Comedy

7.4
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A girl Parasha Pitunova comes to Moscow from a deep province, eventually she arrives at a house. This is a story about the house and its inhabitants.

Writers: Nikolay Erdman, Anatoli Marienhof, Vadim Shershenevich, Viktor Shklovsky, Bella Zorich | Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Vera Maretskaya, Vladimir Fogel, Yelena Tyapkina, Sergey Komarov

Votes: 301

44. So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (2004 TV Movie)

38 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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A documentary which explores movie comedian Buster Keaton's five years under contract at MGM, where personal problems and studio tyranny nearly destroyed him.

Directors: Christopher Bird, Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Buster Keaton, James Karen, Louis B. Mayer, Irving Thalberg

Votes: 159

45. American Family (2002–2004)
Episode: Mexican Revolution (2002)

Drama, Family

7.4
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The family celebrates the 88th anniversary of the day Pancho Villa made Jess's grandmother colonel in his army during the Mexican revolution

Creator: Gregory Nava | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Constance Marie, Raquel Welch, A.J. Lamas

Votes: 5

46. 21 Jump Street (1987–1991)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Patrick Hasburgh | Stars: Johnny Depp, Dustin Nguyen, Peter DeLuise, Holly Robinson Peete

Votes: 8,643

47. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (I) (1923)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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In fifteenth century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen.

Writers: Victor Hugo, Perley Poore Sheehan, Edward T. Lowe Jr. | Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester

Votes: 3,502

48. Old and New (1929)

121 min | Drama

7.3
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100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.

Writers: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

Votes: 768

49. Mighty Like a Moose (1926)

TV-G | 22 min | Family, Short, Comedy

7.3
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After a homely married couple separately undergo plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Vivien Oakland, Ann Howe, Charles Clary

Votes: 390

50. Seven Years Bad Luck (1921)

TV-G | 62 min | Comedy

7.3
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After breaking a mirror in his home, superstitious Max tries to avoid situations which could bring bad luck-- but in doing so, causes himself the worst luck imaginable.

Writer: Max Linder | Director: Max Linder | Stars: Max Linder, Alta Allen, Ralph McCullough, Betty K. Peterson

Votes: 606