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1. Tequila Sunrise (1988)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Mac Mckussic is an unlikely drug dealer who wants to go straight. His old and best friend Nick Frescia is now a cop who is assigned to investigate and bring him to justice. Mac is very ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell, Raul Julia

2. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher who wields a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joe Benson

3. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.3
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

4. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

M | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.0
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Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.

Writers: Budd Boetticher, Albert Maltz | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

5. 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

6. Of Mice and Men (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Drama

7.8
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A mentally retarded giant and his level-headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch during the Great Depression.

Writers: John Steinbeck, Eugene Solow | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

7. The Desperadoes (1943)

Approved | Romance, Western

6.4
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A wanted outlaw arrives in town to rob a bank that has already been held up! His past and his friendship with the sheriff land them both in trouble.

Writers: Robert Carson, Max Brand | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes

8. Cover Girl (1944)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny.

Writers: Virginia Van Upp, Marion Parsonnet, Paul Gangelin, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers

9. Comanche Station (1960)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

Writer: Burt Kennedy | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier

10. Horizons West (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.2
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Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in post-Civil War Texas.

Writer: Louis Stevens | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Robert Ryan, Julie Adams, Rock Hudson, Judith Braun

11. Trapped Ashes (2006)

R | 105 min | Horror

4.8
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Seven strangers on a Hollywood movie studio tour are trapped inside an infamous House of Horror and forced to tell their most terrifying stories to get out alive.

Writer: Dennis Bartok | Directors: Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, John Gaeta, Monte Hellman, Ken Russell | Stars: Jayce Bartok, Henry Gibson, Lara Harris, Scott Lowell

12. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)

82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Forrest J Ackerman, John Badham, Diane Baker, Sidney D. Balkin

13. The More the Merrier (1943)

TV-G | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.

Writers: Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines

14. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.6
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

15. Ride Lonesome (1959)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Western

7.3
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A bounty hunter escorts a killer to town to be hanged, but is allowing the man's outlaw brother to catch up with him, for a showdown over a shocking previous murder.

Writer: Burt Kennedy | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

16. The Tall T (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Thriller, Western

7.5
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An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.

Writers: Burt Kennedy, Elmore Leonard | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt

17. Bad Reputation (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.

Writer: Jim Hemphill | Director: Jim Hemphill | Stars: Angelique Hennessy, Jerad Anderson, Danielle Noble, Kristina Conzen

18. Seminole (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Western

6.4
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A calvary Lt. on trial for murder, recounts his efforts make peace with the Siminole Indian tribe, under an evil major.

Writer: Charles K. Peck Jr. | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Rock Hudson, Barbara Hale, Anthony Quinn, Richard Carlson

19. The Man from the Alamo (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Western

6.5
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During the war for Texas independence, one man leaves the Alamo before the end (chosen by lot to help others' families) but is too late to accomplish his mission, and is branded a coward. ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Fisher, D.D. Beauchamp, Niven Busch, Oliver Crawford | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Glenn Ford, Julie Adams, Chill Wills, Hugh O'Brian

20. A Chump at Oxford (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

7.4
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.

Writers: Charley Rogers, Felix Adler, Harry Langdon | Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

21. Destroyer (1943)

99 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.7
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Flagwaving story of a new American destroyer, the JOHN PAUL JONES, from the day her keel is laid, to what was very nearly her last voyage. Among the crew, is Steve Boleslavski, a shipyard ... See full summary »

Writers: Borden Chase, Lewis Meltzer, Frank Wead | Directors: William A. Seiter, Ray Enright | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan

22. A Time for Dying (1969)

M | 67 min | Western

6.5
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Writer: Budd Boetticher | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Richard Lapp, Anne Randall, Robert Random, Beatrice Kay

23. The Killer Is Loose (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.

Writers: Harold Medford, John Hawkins, Ward Hawkins | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

24. Decision at Sundown (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Western

6.9
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Bart Allison and sidekick Sam arrive in the town of Sundown on the wedding day of town boss Tate Kimbrough, whom Allison blames for his wife's death years earlier.

Writers: Charles Lang, Vernon L. Fluharty | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, John Carroll, Karen Steele, Valerie French

25. Seven Men from Now (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Western

7.6
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A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.

Writer: Burt Kennedy | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Walter Reed

26. The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960)

101 min | Crime, History

6.9
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Jack Diamond and his sickly brother arrive in prohibition New York as jewellery thieves. After a spell in jail the coldly ambitious Diamond hits on the idea of stealing from thieves himself... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Landon | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Ray Danton, Karen Steele, Elaine Stewart, Jesse White

27. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998– )

30 min

7.6
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Hollywood's most notorious scandals exposed through interviews and re-enactments.

Stars: A.J. Benza, Noel Britton, Jeanne Carmen, Kyle J. Wood

28. Red Ball Express (1952)

83 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Story of the military truck drivers who kept the Allied armies supplied in Europe during WW2.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Marcy Klauber, William Grady Jr. | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Alex Nicol, Charles Drake, Judith Braun

29. Westbound (1959)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 1864 Capt. John Hayes goes to Colorado to take over the stagecoach line and keep the flow of Western gold flowing and help the North win the Civil War.

Writers: Berne Giler, Albert S. Le Vino | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Virginia Mayo, Karen Steele, Michael Dante

30. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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Texan Tom Buchanan is heading back home with enough money to start his own ranch, but when he stops in the crooked town of Agry, he's robbed and framed for murder.

Writers: Charles Lang, Jonas Ward | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, Barry Kelley, Tol Avery

31. Blood and Sand (1941)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Illiterate peasant Juan Gallardo rises meteorically to fame and fortune in the bullfight arena only to sow the seeds of his own fall.

Writers: Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Jo Swerling | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Alla Nazimova

32. Hong Kong (1960–1961)

60 min | Adventure

8.7
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Creator: Robert Buckner | Stars: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner, Jack Kruschen, Gerald Jann

33. Bullfighter and the Lady (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.0
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Johnny Regan, a U.S. citizen, goes to Mexico and takes up bullfighting as a lark, hoping to impress a Mexican beauty, Anita de la Vega. His lighthearted studying, under the tutelage of ... See full summary »

Writers: James Edward Grant, Budd Boetticher, Ray Nazarro | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Robert Stack, Joy Page, Gilbert Roland, Virginia Grey

34. The Cimarron Kid (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Western

6.6
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Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang ... See full summary »

Writers: Louis Stevens, Kay Lenard | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Audie Murphy, Beverly Tyler, James Best, Yvette Duguay

35. Wings of the Hawk (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Drayson Adams, Kay Lenard, James E. Moser | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane, George Dolenz

36. Behind Locked Doors (1948)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene Ling, Malvin Wald | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Lucille Bremer, Richard Carlson, Douglas Fowley, Ralf Harolde

37. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, David Lynch, Souleymane Cissé

38. The Magnificent Matador (1955)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Karen Harrison is a spoiled, rich, American predator who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos who has inexplicably run away prior to a ... See full summary »

Writers: Budd Boetticher, Charles Lang | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Manuel Rojas, Richard Denning

39. City Beneath the Sea (1953)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Two American divers are distracted by fair ladies and skulduggery while trying to salvage a gold ship off Jamaica.

Writers: Harry E. Rieseberg, Jack Harvey, Ramon Romero | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Robert Ryan, Mala Powers, Anthony Quinn, Suzan Ball

40. Horse

Western | Announced

A lone gunfighter seeks vengeance upon the men who murdered his horse.

Writer: Chad Ferrin | Director: Chad Ferrin | Star: Henry Ian Cusick

41. East of Sumatra (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure

5.7
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Tough Duke Mullane tries to open a new mine in the jungle, but the natives turn hostile...except for one lissome dancer.

Writers: Louis L'Amour, Jack Natteford, Frank Gill Jr. | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Marilyn Maxwell, Anthony Quinn, Suzan Ball

42. Public Defender (1954– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Creators: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon | Stars: Reed Hadley, John Close, Ben Welden, Jeri Lou James

43. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

44. One Mysterious Night (1944)

61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Blackie is enlisted by the police to help recover the Blue Star of the Nile diamond, stolen from a war relief exhibit.

Writers: Jack Boyle, Paul Yawitz | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Chester Morris, Janis Carter, William Wright, Richard Lane

45. Assigned to Danger (1948)

Approved | 66 min | Film-Noir, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Insurance investigator Dan Sullivan is forced to pose as a doctor while investigating a huge payroll robbery.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Eugene Ling | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Gene Raymond, Noreen Nash, Robert Bice, Martin Kosleck

46. Escape in the Fog (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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A military nurse recovering at an inn from a nervous breakdown keeps having dreams where she sees two men trying to murder a third. When she meets a man who is a federal agent at the inn, ... See full summary »

Writer: Aubrey Wisberg | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Otto Kruger, Nina Foch, William Wright, Konstantin Shayne

47. Killer Shark (1950)

76 min | Adventure

4.1
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A college student takes a break and goes out to sea with his father, the captain of a shark-hunting boat. When his inexperience results in an accident in which his father and a crewman are ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Lang | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Laurette Luez, Roland Winters, Edward Norris

48. Submarine Raider (1942)

64 min | Drama, War

4.9
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On December 6, 1941, Captain Yamanada of the Japanese aircraft carrier "Hiranamu", orders full steam ahead for Pearl Harbor. His ship encounters and sinks an American yacht and the single ... See full summary »

Writer: Aubrey Wisberg | Directors: Lew Landers, Budd Boetticher | Stars: John Howard, Marguerite Chapman, Bruce Bennett, Warren Ashe

49. Bronco Buster (1952)

80 min | Western

5.8
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A veteran rodeo rider takes on a young apprentice in order to "teach him the ropes", and winds up competing against him.

Writers: Lillie Hayward, Peter B. Kyne, Horace McCoy | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: John Lund, Scott Brady, Joyce Holden, Chill Wills

50. The Magnavox Theatre (1950– )

60 min | Drama

6.0
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Stars: Clem Bevans, Robert Clarke, John Hubbard, Cecil Kellaway