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1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 61,854

2. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Mario Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 17,882

3. The Awful Truth (1937)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

Writers: Viña Delmar, Arthur Richman | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy

Votes: 11,703

4. Holiday (1938)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A young man falls in love with a girl from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long suffering brother.

Writers: Donald Ogden Stewart, Sidney Buchman, Philip Barry | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres

Votes: 8,934

5. Lost Horizon (1937)

Unrated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La -- but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?

Writers: Robert Riskin, James Hilton | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard

Votes: 8,239

6. Sahara (I) (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

7.7
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Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall ... See full summary »

Writers: John Howard Lawson, Zoltan Korda, James O'Hanlon, Philip MacDonald | Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 5,179

7. The Talk of the Town (1942)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.

Writers: Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman, Dale Van Every, Sidney Harmon | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 4,369

8. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

TV-G | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Seton I. Miller, Harry Segall | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes, Rita Johnson

Votes: 3,536

9. The Sign of the Cross (1932)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, History

7.0
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A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.

Writers: Waldemar Young, Sidney Buchman, Wilson Barrett | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Elissa Landi, Charles Laughton

Votes: 1,295

10. Theodora Goes Wild (1936)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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The author of a scandalously racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity from her provincial small town neighbors who'd be scandalized if they knew.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Mary McCarthy | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Irene Dunne, Melvyn Douglas, Thomas Mitchell, Thurston Hall

Votes: 1,277

11. The Jolson Story (1946)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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This movie shows the idealized career of the singer Al Jolson, a little Jewish boy who goes against the will of his father in order to be in showbiz. He becomes a star, falls in love with a... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Chandlee, Stephen Longstreet, Andrew Solt | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest, Bill Goodwin

Votes: 1,092

13. The Group (1966)

Approved | 150 min | Drama

6.6
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It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film documents the years ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary McCarthy, Sidney Buchman | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Candice Bergen, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Shirley Knight

Votes: 863

14. A Song to Remember (1945)

113 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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Biography of Frederic Chopin.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Ernst Marischka | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch

Votes: 774

15. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Elizabeth Page | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 668

16. Broadway Bill (1934)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A runaway heiress and her sister's husband join forces to race the latter's fast horse, Broadway Bill.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Mark Hellinger | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly, Helen Vinson

Votes: 561

17. Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)

Not Rated | 155 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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After a senator suddenly dies after completing (and sealing) an investigation into the nuclear power industry, the remaining senator and the state governor must decide on a person who will ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, E.G. Marshall, Teresa Kelly

Votes: 425

18. Jolson Sings Again (1949)

96 min | Biography, Music

7.0
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In this sequel to The Jolson Story, we pick up the singer's career just as he has returned to the stage after a premature retirement. But his wife has left him and the appeal of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Sidney Buchman | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Larry Parks, Barbara Hale, William Demarest, Ludwig Donath

Votes: 413

19. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him. It turns out the financier of her play is a notorious art ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Harry Sauber, Jack Kirkland, Joseph Krumgold, May Edginton | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Reginald Owen, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 366

20. She Married Her Boss (1935)

85 min | Comedy

6.7
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A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different than taking care of him at work.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Thyra Samter Winslow | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Michael Bartlett, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 344

21. The Mark (1961)

127 min | Drama

7.4
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A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Charles E. Israel, Stanley Mann | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Maria Schell, Stuart Whitman, Rod Steiger, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 317

22. To the Ends of the Earth (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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Based on the files of the United States Department of Treasury. Commissioner Michael Barrows is an American Government Agent. On board a Coast Gaurd boat off the California coast he chases ... See full summary »

Writer: Jay Richard Kennedy | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dick Powell, Signe Hasso, Maylia, Ludwig Donath

Votes: 278

23. Over 21 (1945)

102 min | Comedy

6.4
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A woman screenwriter lives in a shabby bungalow in order to be near her husband, a 39-year-old newspaper editor who has just joined the army.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Ruth Gordon | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Irene Dunne, Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 218

24. The Deadly Trap (1971)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Jill is surprised and angry when her computer-genius boyfriend decides to quit his job in a big company for unclear reasons. But when her children disapear mysteriously and seem to have ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Eleanor Perry, Arthur Cavanaugh, Daniel Boulanger, René Clément | Director: René Clément | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Frank Langella, Barbara Parkins, Karen Blanguernon

Votes: 213

25. Daughter of the Dragon (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu, a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world. She is ... See full summary »

Writers: Lloyd Corrigan, Monte M. Katterjohn, Sax Rohmer, Sidney Buchman | Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Sessue Hayakawa, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 187

26. Saturday's Hero (1951)

111 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Millard Lampell | Director: David Miller | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Sidney Blackmer, Alexander Knox

Votes: 126

27. The Right to Romance (1933)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Dr "Peggy" Simmons, a successful and respected plastic surgeon, encounters job stress beyond her control. Lacking a social side to her harried life and desperately seeking romance, she ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Henry McCarty, Myles Connolly | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Ann Harding, Robert Young, Nils Asther, Sari Maritza

Votes: 118

28. The King Steps Out (1936)

85 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Ernst Decsey, Gustav Holm, Hubert Marischka | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Franchot Tone, Grace Moore, Walter Connolly, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 99

29. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 66

30. His Greatest Gamble (1934)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Writers: Sidney Buchman, Harry Hervey, Salisbury Field | Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Richard Dix, Dorothy Wilson, Bruce Cabot, Erin O'Brien-Moore

Votes: 54

31. All of Me (1934)

70 min | Drama

6.4
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A professor tires of the direction his life is going and wants to move west, but his girlfriend doesn't understand why he is so dissatisfied.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Thomas Mitchell, Rose Albert Porter | Director: James Flood | Stars: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, George Raft, Helen Mack

Votes: 46

32. From Hell to Heaven (1933)

67 min | Drama

6.6
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The various residents and occupants of a resort hotel await the outcome of a horse race at a nearby track, as it will affect each of their lives in different ways. .

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lawrence Hazard, Percy Heath | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Oakie, Adrienne Ames, David Manners

Votes: 32

33. Love Me Forever (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A man who loves an aspiring opera singer is prepared to sacrifice everything to help her with her career, even though he knows she doesn't love him.

Writers: Victor Schertzinger, Jo Swerling, Sidney Buchman | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Grace Moore, Leo Carrillo, Robert Allen, Spring Byington

Votes: 31

34. Thunder Below (1932)

67 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Sidney Buchman, Josephine Lovett, Thomas Rourke | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Bickford, Paul Lukas, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 29

35. Whom the Gods Destroy (1934)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

7.4
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Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester, is deeply in love with his wife Margaret and dreams of the future when his son Jack will step into his shoes. He sails to England to ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Payson Terhune, Sidney Buchman, Fred Niblo Jr. | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Walter Connolly, Robert Young, Doris Kenyon, Macon Jones

Votes: 24

36. No One Man (1932)

73 min | Drama

6.5
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When the boyfriend of a rich, bored socialite dies from a weak heart, she finds herself attracted to the doctor who treated him, a hard-working idealist decidedly different from the usual spoiled society rich kids she is used to.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Percy Heath, Rupert Hughes, Agnes Brand Leahy | Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Carole Lombard, Ricardo Cortez, Paul Lukas, Juliette Compton

Votes: 15

37. I'll Love You Always (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Nora Clegg, an actress, marries Carl Brent, an unemployed young engineer, whose estimation of his worth and ability keeps him from getting a job. He finally acquires a position that will ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Hazard, Vera Caspary, Sidney Buchman | Director: Leo Bulgakov | Stars: Nancy Carroll, George Murphy, Raymond Walburn, Arthur Hohl

Votes: 11

38. She Married an Artist (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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American artist Lee Thornwood (John Boles) and his model, Sally Dennis (Frances Drake), appear to be made for each other, but he weds Parisian designer Toni Bonnet (Luli Deste) instead...... See full summary »

Writers: Gladys Lehman, Delmer Daves, Avery Strakosch | Director: Marion Gering | Stars: John Boles, Luli Deste, Frances Drake, Helen Westley

Votes: 5

39. The Music Goes 'Round (1936)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

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Writers: Sidney Buchman, Jo Swerling | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Harry Richman, Rochelle Hudson, Walter Connolly, Douglass Dumbrille

41. Matinee Ladies (1927)

70 min | Comedy

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Writers: C. Graham Baker, Sidney Buchman, Albert S. Howson | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: May McAvoy, Malcolm McGregor, Hedda Hopper, Margaret Seddon

42. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: She Married Her Boss (1956)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different than taking care of him at work.

Writers: S.H. Barnett, Sidney Buchman, Thyra Samter Winslow | Director: Earl Eby | Stars: Richard Bartell, John Bryant, Ken Carpenter, Sandra Gould