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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

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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

3. 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

4. Bright Lights (1930)

69 min | Musical, Drama

7.0
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A successful Broadway star ready to retire from her wild career announces her engagement. But her tumultuous past isn't done with her yet.

Writers: Humphrey Pearson, Henry McCarty | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Frank Fay, Noah Beery, Daphne Pollard

5. 42nd Street (1933)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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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

6. 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

7. 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

8. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Add a Plot

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

9. 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

10. 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

11. The Vanishing Virginian (1942)

Passed | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Lynchburg Virginia is a present day mecca for the influx of Baptists that study there at the world's largest Christian college and for the immigrating retirees that arrive frequently... See full synopsis »

Writers: Jan Fortune, Rebecca Yancey Williams | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Frank Morgan, Kathryn Grayson, Spring Byington, Natalie Thompson

12. 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

13. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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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

14. 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

15. 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

16. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

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

17. 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

18. 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

19. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

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

20. 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

21. Hell's Highway (1932)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Chain gang prisoners forced to construct a "liberty highway" for their overseer chasten under his brutal stewardship, causing Duke Ellis to mastermind a mass riot.

Writers: Samuel Ornitz, Robert Tasker, Rowland Brown | Director: Rowland Brown | Stars: Richard Dix, Tom Brown, Rochelle Hudson, C. Henry Gordon

22. Brother Rat (1938)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

6.3
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Story of three buddies at the Virginia Military Institute. Cadet Bing Edwards is secretly married and soon to be a father.

Writers: Richard Macaulay, Jerry Wald, John Monks Jr., Fred F. Finklehoffe | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Wayne Morris, Johnnie Davis, Jane Bryan

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. 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

25. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.

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

26. 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

27. 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, Grace McDonald, Charley Grapewin

28. Bullets or Ballots (1936)

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

7.0
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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

29. 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

30. 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

31. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)

70 min | Drama

7.2
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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

32. The Big Street (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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

33. 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

34. Beulah (1950–1953)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. Never Wave at a WAC (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army lifestyle. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Englund, Frederick Kohner, Frederick Brady | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Paul Douglas, Marie Wilson, William Ching

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

95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Are we watching a remake of 'it happened one night'?

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

40. 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

41. 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

42. Millie (1931)

TV-G | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Millie Blake has a love affair that goes wrong, so Millie plays the field recklessly from that point on. When she finds out that one of the reckless players from her past has now cast his ... See full summary »

Writers: Donald Henderson Clarke, Charles Kenyon, Ralph Murphy | Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Helen Twelvetrees, Lilyan Tashman, Robert Ames, James Hall

43. Delightfully Dangerous (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Musical

6.0
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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

44. 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

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. Tell It to the Judge (1949)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Marsha Meredith, an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a Federal judgeship, but her nomination is opposed by a 'Good-Government' group who think her divorce makes her unfit for the job. This... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Perrin, Roland Kibbee, Devery Freeman | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Robert Cummings, Gig Young, Marie McDonald

47. Midnight Mary (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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

48. 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

49. Teenage Rebel (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.1
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Ginger Rogers get her teenage daughter (Betty Lou Keim) back from her ex-husband when she remarries and must win her love.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Edmund Goulding, Walter Reisch, Edith R. Sommer | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Michael Rennie, Mildred Natwick, Rusty Swope

50. 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