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1. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family; his outspoken wife Cathy, teenage ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

2. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

3. Holiday Inn (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Elmer Rice, Irving Berlin | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

4. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

76 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.4
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Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues.

Writers: Arthur Mann, Lawrence Taylor | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers

5. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.

Writers: Viña Delmar, Josephine Lawrence, Helen Leary, Nolan Leary | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, Thomas Mitchell

6. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

7. Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.

Writers: Oscar Brodney, Cid Ricketts Sumner | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers

8. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.

Writers: Eric Hodgins, Norman Panama, Melvin Frank | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny

9. A Southern Yankee (1948)

90 min | Comedy, History, War

6.9
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A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.

Writers: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Harry Tugend | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris

10. 42nd Street (1933)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star...

Writers: Rian James, James Seymour, Bradford Ropes | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler

11. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Clipper ships taking the shortest route between the Mississippi and the Atlantic often end up on the shoals of Key West in the 1840s. Salvaging the ships' cargos has become a lucrative ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Le May, Thelma Strabel, Charles Bennett, Jesse Lasky Jr. | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Massey

12. She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.5
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In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member.

Writers: Mae West, Harvey F. Thew, John Bright | Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Gilbert Roland

13. Made for Each Other (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage. Lawyer thinks everything will be fine as he moves up the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Swerling, Rose Franken | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson

14. Belle Starr (1941)

Approved | 87 min | Western

5.8
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The setting is the Civil War and its aftermath. Belle's family has lost their land to Yankees. She marries Confederate guerilla leader Sam Starr and they continue activities against ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Niven Busch, Cameron Rogers | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Shepperd Strudwick

15. Imitation of Life (1934)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Bea Pullman and her daughter Jessie have had a hard time making ends meet since Bea's husband died. Help comes in the form of Delilah Johnson, who agrees to work as Bea's housekeeper in ... See full summary »

Writers: Fannie Hurst, William Hurlbut | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks

16. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

17. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.3
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Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.

Writers: Dashiell Hammett, Harry Kurnitz, Irving Brecher | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed

18. Bombshell (1933)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Jules Furthman, Caroline Francke, Mack Crane | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone

19. All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960)

112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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The minister of the town has died and his son Chad has no tears for him. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. ... See full summary »

Writers: Rosamond Marshall, Robert Thom | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, Susan Kohner, George Hamilton

20. The Goddess (1958)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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Loosely based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, the story of a young woman destined from childhood on to be adored by millions but unhappy in her own life. Patty Duke plays Emily Ann Faulkner ... See full summary »

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Kim Stanley, Lloyd Bridges, Steven Hill, Betty Lou Holland

21. The Facts of Life (1960)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.6
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Two romantic couples are each married to different people! They really DO love each other. At the beginning Kitty thinks Larry is un-funny, unendurable, and unrelenting. Larry thinks Kitty ... See full summary »

Writers: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Ruth Hussey, Don DeFore

22. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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The bio of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his rise to the Presidency of the United States.

Writers: Milton Gunzburg, Alvin Meyers, John L. Balderston, Wells Root | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main

23. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.

Stars: Guy Madison, Andy Devine, Sam Flint, William Haade

24. Good-bye, My Lady (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

7.3
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An old man and a young boy who live in the southeastern Mississippi swamps are brought together by the love of a dog.

Writers: Albert Sidney Fleischman, James H. Street | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

25. Bullets or Ballots (1936)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Martin Mooney | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart

26. The Big Street (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »

Writers: Leonard Spigelgass, Damon Runyon | Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

27. Primrose Path (1940)

Approved | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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Girl from the "wrong" side of the tracks falls in love with an ambitious young man from the "right" side of the tracks.

Writers: Allan Scott, Gregory La Cava, Robert L. Buckner, Walter Hart | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau, Henry Travers

28. Follow the Boys (1944)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.2
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During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »

Writers: Lou Breslow, Gertrude Purcell, Joe Schoenfeld | Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, John Rawlins | Stars: George Raft, Vera Zorina, Jeanette MacDonald, Orson Welles' Mercury Wonder Show

29. Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.4
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Hat check man Louis Blore is in love with nightclub star May Daly. May, however, is love with a poor dancer, but wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May... See full summary »

Writers: Herbert Fields, Buddy G. DeSylva, Nancy Hamilton, Irving Brecher, Wilkie C. Mahoney | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien

30. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)

70 min | Drama

7.3
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A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.

Writers: Oliver H.P. Garrett, William Faulkner | Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, William Gargan, Jack La Rue, Florence Eldridge

31. No Time for Comedy (1940)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, S.N. Behrman | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Rosalind Russell, James Stewart, Charles Ruggles, Genevieve Tobin

32. Coquette (1929)

Unrated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A flirtatious southern belle is compromised with one of her beaus.

Writers: George Abbott, Ann Preston Bridgers, John Grey, Allen McNeil, Sam Taylor | Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore, John St. Polis

33. Good Sam (1948)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.

Writers: Leo McCarey, John D. Klorer, Ken Englund | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ann Sheridan, Ray Collins, Edmund Lowe

34. Hold Your Man (1933)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.

Writers: Anita Loos, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess

35. Jack London (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

5.3
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Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916).

Writers: Charmian London, Ernest Pascal, Isaac Don Levine | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward, Osa Massen, Harry Davenport

36. Bourbon Street Beat (1959–1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A former New Orleans cop partners with an Ivy League lawyer to open up a private detective agency with offices on the city's famed Bourbon Street.

Stars: Richard Long, Andrew Duggan, Van Williams, Arlene Howell

37. Only Yesterday (1933)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

Writers: William Hurlbut, George O'Neil, Arthur Richman | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, John Boles, Edna May Oliver, Billie Burke

38. Stories of the Century (1954– )

30 min | Western

7.8
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Railroad detective Matt Clark roams the west, tracking down outlaws and bandits who are preying on the railroad.

Stars: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller, Pat Hogan

39. My Blue Heaven (1950)

96 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.

Writers: Claude Binyon, S.K. Lauren, Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, Jane Wyatt

40. Delightfully Dangerous (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Musical

5.9
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Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before... See full summary »

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Arthur Phillips, Irving Phillips, Frank Tashlin, Edward Verdier | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Jane Powell, Ralph Bellamy, Constance Moore, Morton Gould

41. What Price Hollywood? (1932)

Passed | 88 min | Drama

7.8
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The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer.

Writers: Gene Fowler, Rowland Brown, Adela Rogers St. Johns, Jane Murfin, Ben Markson | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton, Gregory Ratoff

42. Beulah (1950–1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A comedy series of a family with the central role pointed to their Negro domestic who pulls the weekly family situations together with more common sense than all of the other family members.

Stars: Ethel Waters, Louise Beavers, Ernest Whitman, David Bruce

43. You Can't Run Away from It (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger. She escapes and starts an adventurous trip back to ... See full summary »

Writers: Samuel Hopkins Adams, Claude Binyon, Robert Riskin | Director: Dick Powell | Stars: June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford, Paul Gilbert

44. The Last Gangster (1937)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, William A. Wellman, Robert Carson | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner, Lionel Stander

45. A Shriek in the Night (1933)

Unrated | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.3
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Pat Morgan and Ted Kord are rival newspaper reporters always trying to outscoop each other. They join together to solve a series of murders being committed in an apartment building.

Writers: Kurt Kempler, Frances Hyland | Director: Albert Ray | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, Harvey Clark, Purnell Pratt

46. Midnight Mary (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment ... See full summary »

Writers: Anita Loos, Gene Markey, Kathryn Scola | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Ricardo Cortez, Andy Devine

47. The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)

79 min | Comedy

6.5
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Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury, even as they drive the men crazy. Each woman represents a different ... See full summary »

Writers: Zoe Akins, Sidney Howard | Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Joan Blondell, Madge Evans, Ina Claire, David Manners

48. I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.2
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The life and career of famed American composer Stephen Foster.

Writer: Alan Le May | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ray Middleton, Bill Shirley, Muriel Lawrence, Eileen Christy

49. Palooka (1934)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy

6.1
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Knobby discovers young hunk Palooka and trains him to fight the reigning champ, also drunken sot, Al McSwatt.

Writers: Ham Fisher, Jack Jevne, Gertrude Purcell, Arthur Kober, Ben Ryan, Murray Roth | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Lupe Velez, Stuart Erwin, Marjorie Rambeau

50. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)

TV-PG | 144 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.

Writers: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harvey F. Thew, A.P. Younger, Walter Anthony | Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe, George Siegmann