Most Popular Titles With James Burke
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2. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
5. It Happened One Night (1934)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story.
9. You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Approved | 126 min | Comedy, Romance
A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.
10. Fast and Furious (1939)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin.
11. Treasure Island (1934)
TV-G | 110 min | Adventure
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.
12. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.
13. You're Never Too Young (1955)
102 min | Comedy
When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences.
14. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In Africa, the girl Jill Young trades a baby gorilla with two natives and raises the animal. Twelve years later, the talkative and persuasive promoter Max O'Hara organizes a safari to ... See full summary »
15. Beau Geste (1939)
TV-PG | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight... See full summary »
16. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
60 min | Comedy, Family
Lucy is back again in this one hour sequel to I Love Lucy. Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. ... See full summary »
17. Twentieth Century (1934)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.
18. The Life of Riley (1953–1958)
30 min | Comedy
Riley worked in an aircraft plant in California, but viewers usually saw him at home, cheerfully disrupting life with his malapropisms and ill timed intervention into minor problems. His ... See full summary »
19. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected "fathead" who intends to take an active interest in running the team. But K.C. ... See full summary »
20. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
21. The Big Clock (1948)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A career oriented magazine editor finds himself on the run when he discovers his boss is framing him for murder.
22. We're Not Married! (1952)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
In separate stories, five wedded couples learn that they are not legally married.
23. Dodge City (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Western
A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up.
24. High, Wide, and Handsome (1937)
Approved | 110 min | Musical, Western
Pennsylvania, 1859. Railroad tycoon Charles Bickford wants to take over the land of the oil-drilling framers, led by Peter Cortland.
25. Dead End (1937)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night.
26. Queen Christina (1933)
Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves.
27. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.
29. All Through the Night (1941)
Approved | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs.
30. Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.
31. Song of the Thin Man (1947)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Nick, Nora, and Nick Jr. investigate the murder of a band leader in New York.
33. The Call of the Wild (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »
34. His Kind of Woman (1951)
Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Film-Noir
A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle.
35. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.
36. The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance
Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't... See full summary »
37. The Virginian (1946)
Approved | 90 min | Romance, Western
Arriving at Medicine Bow, eastern schoolteacher Molly Woods meets two cowboys, irresponsible Steve and the "Virginian," who gets off on the wrong foot with her. To add to his troubles, the ... See full summary »
38. Klondike Annie (1936)
80 min | Comedy
Mae West plays Rose Carlton, the kept woman of Chan Lo (Harold Huber), who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment... See full synopsis »
39. The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Falling asleep during the Paradise Coffee ("The Coffee that Makes You Sleep") Program, the band's third trumpeter dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at ... See full summary »
40. On Borrowed Time (1939)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Young Pud is orphaned and left in the care of his aged grandparents. The boy and his cantankerous old grandfather become inseparable friends. But Gramps is concerned for his grandson's ... See full summary »
41. Alias Jesse James (1959)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Western
The outlaw T.J. 'Jesse' James tries to kill insurance agent Milford Farnsworth who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.
42. Casanova Brown (1944)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy
Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her ... See full summary »
43. Here Comes the Groom (1951)
113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.
44. Lucky Me (1954)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Candy Williams is a struggling performer in a musical troupe, headed by Hap Schneider. Unfortunately, the troupe has fallen on hard times, forcing the members to get jobs cleaning hotel ... See full summary »
45. Pot o' Gold (1941)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ... See full summary »
Writers: Walter DeLeon, Andrew Bennison, Monte Brice, Harry Tugend, Haydn Roth Evans, Robert Brilmayer | Director: George Marshall | Stars: James Stewart, Paulette Goddard, Horace Heidt, Charles Winninger
46. Little Miss Marker (1934)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Family, Drama
Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »
47. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
102 min | Drama, Romance
A feud, the origins of which can barely be remembered, has been boiling for decades between two sheltered mountain families, the Tollivers and the Falins. With plans to build a railroad ... See full summary »
48. June Bride (1948)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy
A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong...
50. Down to Earth (1947)
TV-G | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he... See full summary »