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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.6
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Writer: John Griffin | Director: John Griffin | Star: Greta Garbo

2. The Prospector (1998)

28 min | Romance, Short, Western

8.5
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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

3. The General (1926)

Unrated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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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

4. Tell It to the Marines (1926)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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U.S. Marine Sergeant O'Hara has his hands full training raw recruits, one of whom, 'Skeets' Burns, is a particular thorn in his side. If Burns's lackadaisical approach to the military were ... See full summary »

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

5. Tol'able David (1921)

99 min | Drama

8.2
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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

6. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.1
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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

7. The Navigator (1924)

Unrated | 59 min | Action, Comedy

8.1
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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

8. An Edison Album (2013 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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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

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

118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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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, Ruth Capps, Bette Davis, Peggy Elliott

10. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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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

11. Seven Chances (1925)

Not Rated | 56 min | Comedy, Family, 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

12. The Scarecrow (1920)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short, Family

8.0
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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, Mary Astor, Edward F. Cline, Luke the Dog

13. Keep Em' Rollin' (2005 Video)

Approved | 15 min | Documentary, Short

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

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Mary Griffitts, John Kerr, Janet Leigh

15. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Edward G. Robinson: Little Big Man (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: John McCarty, Edward G. Robinson

16. The Last Command (1928)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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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

17. 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

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Joan Benny, George Burns

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Selina Lin | Stars: Peter Graves, Spencer Tracy, Stanley Kramer, Robert Wagner

20. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

7.8
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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

21. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)

Not Rated | 242 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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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

22. Underworld (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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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

23. The Docks of New York (1928)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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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

24. The Play House (1921)

G | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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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, Virginia Fox, Joe Murphy

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

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

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

Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Writer: Morgan Neville | Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: John Steinbeck, Fred Ward

28. 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

29. 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

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

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: Claire Bloom, Charles Chaplin, Oona Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

31. 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

32. 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

33. Never Weaken (1921)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Thriller

7.6
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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

34. For Heaven's Sake (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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The Uptown Boy, J. Harold Manners (Lloyd) is a millionaire playboy who falls for the Downtown Girl, Hope (Ralston) who works in Brother Paul's (Weigel) mission. In order to build up ... See full summary »

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

35. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Jean Harlow: Platinum Bombshell (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Star: Jean Harlow

36. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

37. Why Worry? (1923)

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

7.5
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Harold Van Pelham (Lloyd) is a hypochondriac, rich businessman who sails to the tropics for his 'health.' Instead of the peace and seclusion he is seeking, he finds himself in the middle of... See full summary »

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

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

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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

39. Dom na Trubnoy (1928)

64 min | Comedy

7.4
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Writers: Nikolay Erdman, Anatoli Marienhof, Vadim Shershenevich, Viktor Shklovsky, Bella Zorich | Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Vera Maretskaya, Vladimir Fogel, Yelena Tyapkina, Sergey Komarov

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

27 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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An overview of the works of French film pioneers Louis and Auguste Lumière from 1895 to 1897.

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

50 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Writer: Peter Jones | Director: Peter Jones | Stars: James Karen, Buster Keaton, Richard Lewis, Dick Van Dyke

42. 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

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Constance Marie, Raquel Welch, A.J. Lamas

43. 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

44. Two Tars (1928)

21 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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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

45. Old and New (1929)

121 min | Drama

7.3
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Writers: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

46. Hot Water (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy

7.3
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Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in ... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Taylor, John Grey, Tim Whelan, Thomas J. Gray | Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles Stevenson

47. The Extraordinary Voyage (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.3
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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

48. The Electric House (1922)

TV-G | 23 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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After being mistakenly certified as an electrical engineer, Buster is hired to wire a house.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Jeffrey Vance | Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Keaton, Louise Keaton

49. 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

50. Laila (1929)

165 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Writers: Jens Andreas Friis, George Schnéevoigt | Director: George Schnéevoigt | Stars: Mona Mårtenson, Tryggve Larssen, Harald Schwenzen, Peter Malberg