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1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.6
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

2. The Searchers (1956)

TV-G | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Alan Le May | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

3. The Quiet Man (1952)

Approved | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A retired American boxer returns to the village where he was born in Ireland, where he finds love.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Maurice Walsh | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

4. Funny Girl (1968)

G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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89 Metascore

The life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and ... See full summary »

Writer: Isobel Lennart | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

5. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Jean Inness

6. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family

7.9
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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.

Writers: Philip Dunne, Richard Llewellyn | Director: John Ford | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

7. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror

7.7
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A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.

Writer: Gaston Leroux | Directors: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe

8. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

9. Hazel (1961–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to... See full summary »

Creator: Ted Key | Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake

10. Designing Woman (1957)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A sportswriter and a fashion-designer marry after a whirlwind romance, and discover they have little in common.

Writer: George Wells | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene

11. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

TV-14 | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.7
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A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Ben Ames Williams | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

12. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Approved | 137 min | Drama

7.5
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Nunnally Johnson, A.J. Cronin | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

13. 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

14. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

15. Two Rode Together (1961)

Approved | 109 min | Western

6.9
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The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue. A cynical and corrupt marshal, Guthrie McCabe, is persuaded by an army... See full summary »

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Will Cook | Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal

16. Police Story (1973–1977)

120 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Creator: Joseph Wambaugh | Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

17. 3 Godfathers (1948)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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Three outlaws on the run discover a dying woman and her baby. They swear to bring the infant to safety across the desert, even at the risk of their own lives.

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Frank S. Nugent, Peter B. Kyne | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond

18. The Snake Pit (1948)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

7.7
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A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution.

Writers: Frank Partos, Millen Brand, Mary Jane Ward | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm

19. 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

20. Shock (1946)

Approved | 70 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.3
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A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man whom she witnessed commit a murder.

Writers: Eugene Ling, Albert DeMond, Martin Berkeley | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw

21. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

22. Dante's Inferno (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Klein, Robert Yost | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Claire Trevor, Henry B. Walthall, Alan Dinehart

23. A Man Called Peter (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.2
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The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.

Writers: Eleanore Griffin, Catherine Marshall | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond

24. Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence

25. Mother Wore Tights (1947)

107 min | Musical

6.8
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In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Miriam Young | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall

26. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

Approved | 153 min | Drama, War

7.2
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An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Sloan Wilson | Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

27. The Last Hurrah (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Drama

7.4
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Edwin O'Connor | Director: John Ford | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

28. 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

29. The Lodger (1944)

TV-PG | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Marie Belloc Lowndes | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laird Cregar, Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Cedric Hardwicke

30. Coney Island (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Musical, Comedy

6.7
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Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ... See full summary »

Writer: George Seaton | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger

31. The Cobweb (1955)

134 min | Drama

6.4
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At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head, Dr. Stewart McIver, thinks that it would be good therapy for his patients to ... See full summary »

Writers: John Paxton, William Gibson | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Charles Boyer, Gloria Grahame

32. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

7.3
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A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Writers: John Philip Sousa, Ernest Vajda, Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Ruth Hussey

33. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

34. Wagon Master (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Western

7.2
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Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Patrick Ford | Director: John Ford | Stars: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond

35. Cry of the City (1948)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Henry Edward Helseth | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Conte, Fred Clark, Shelley Winters

36. The Walls of Jericho (1948)

106 min | Drama

7.0
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After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julian Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Paul Wellman | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Linda Darnell, Anne Baxter, Kirk Douglas

37. Lady by Choice (1934)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Fan dancer Alabam Lee is convicted of breaching the morals code with her racy shows. Her agent has her adopt a "mother" from an old ladies home as a publicity ploy to improve her image. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Swerling, Dwight Taylor | Director: David Burton | Stars: Carole Lombard, May Robson, Roger Pryor, Walter Connolly

38. Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new ... See full summary »

Writers: Lew Brown, Will Rogers, Philip Klein, Ralph Spence | Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Baxter, Madge Evans, James Dunn, Sylvia Froos

39. Not Wanted (1949)

91 min | Drama

6.8
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After a beautiful but unsophisticated girl is seduced by a worldly piano player and gives up her out-of-wedlock baby, her guilt compels her to kidnap another child.

Writers: Paul Jarrico, Ida Lupino, Malvin Wald | Directors: Elmer Clifton, Ida Lupino | Stars: Sally Forrest, Keefe Brasselle, Leo Penn, Dorothy Adams

40. Key to the City (1950)

101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of "Puget City" and is proud of his rough and tumble background. ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Beich, Robert Riley Crutcher | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Frank Morgan, Marilyn Maxwell

41. The Show of Shows (1929)

128 min | Musical

6.0
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It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can ... See full summary »

Writers: J. Keirn Brennan, Frank Fay | Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner, Hobart Bosworth

42. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Robert Bray, Fay Roope

43. Jungle Jim (1955– )

20 min | Adventure

7.9
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Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Martin Huston, Dean Fredericks, Tamba

44. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

45. I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)

96 min | Comedy

7.1
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An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Brodney, Norman Krasna, Leo Townsend | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams, Maurice Chevalier

46. In the Meantime, Darling (1944)

72 min | Comedy, War

5.3
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A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Kober, Michael Uris | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Frank Latimore, Eugene Pallette, Mary Nash

47. The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Charming love story set on the Erie Canal in the mid-19th Century. A farmer works on the canal to earn money to buy a farm. He meets a cook on a canal boat, but she can't even consider ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter D. Edmonds, Marc Connelly, Frank B. Elser, Edwin J. Burke, Edward E. Paramore Jr. | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Henry Fonda, Charles Bickford, Slim Summerville

48. Give a Girl a Break (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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The star of an upcoming Broadway production, Janet Hallson, walks out during rehersals. The producers of the show, Ted Sturgis, Leo Belney and Bob Dowdy begin to search a replacement. After... See full summary »

Writers: Vera Caspary, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Debbie Reynolds, Helen Wood

49. The Luck of the Irish (1948)

99 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.

Writers: Philip Dunne, Constance Jones, Guy Jones | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Cecil Kellaway, Lee J. Cobb

50. Father Was a Fullback (1949)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.

Writers: Clifford Goldsmith, Aleen Leslie, Casey Robinson, Mary Loos, Richard Sale | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Maureen O'Hara, Betty Lynn, Rudy Vallee