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1. The Naked City (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Maltz, Malvin Wald | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor

2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Writers: Erich Maria Remarque, Maxwell Anderson, George Abbott, Del Andrews, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

3. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Writer: Ayn Rand | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

4. White Heat (1949)

Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Virginia Kellogg | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

5. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

30 min | Western

7.3
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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

6. Neptune's Daughter (1949)

95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters.

Writers: Dorothy Kingsley, Ray Singer, Dick Chevillat | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalban, Betty Garrett

7. The Big Shakedown (1934)

64 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Racketeers flood the market with counterfeit cosmetics and drugs, causing some tragedies.

Writers: Niven Busch, Rian James, Samuel G. Engel | Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Charles Farrell, Bette Davis, Ricardo Cortez, Glenda Farrell

8. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.6
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The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Guy Trosper | Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Dan Dailey, Joanne Dru, Richard Hylton, Richard Crenna

9. A Lawless Street (1955)

Passed | 78 min | Western

6.4
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A Marshal must face unpleasant facts about his past when he attempts to run a criminal gang out of town.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Brad Ward | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Randolph Scott, Angela Lansbury, Warner Anderson, Jean Parker

10. Romance on the High Seas (1948)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, I.A.L. Diamond, Sixto Pondal Ríos, Carlos A. Olivari | Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore

11. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Highly fictionalized account (see the IMDB 'goofs' for examples) of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big ... See full summary »

Writers: Wally Kline, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin

12. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Writers: Oliver H.P. Garrett, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Arthur Caesar | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, George Cukor | Stars: Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Leo Carrillo

13. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1953)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.

Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Sid Fields, Gordon Jones

14. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil war adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

15. San Francisco (1936)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

Writers: Anita Loos, Robert E. Hopkins | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt

16. Topper (1953–1955)

30 min | Fantasy, Comedy

7.8
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This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

17. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

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Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales, Gloria Henry

18. The Dark Past (1948)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.5
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An escaped psychopathic killer who takes the family and neighbors of police psychologist hostage reveals a recurring nightmare to the doctor.

Writers: Malvin Wald, Oscar Saul, Philip MacDonald, Michael Blankfort, Albert Duffy, James Warwick | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: William Holden, Nina Foch, Lee J. Cobb, Adele Jergens

19. Anything Goes (1936)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English ... See full summary »

Writers: Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Charles Ruggles, Ida Lupino

20. The Las Vegas Story (1952)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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The Las Vegas visit of singer Linda Rollins and her shady businessman husband leads to murder, and the cop on the case is Linda's old flame.

Writers: Jay Dratler, Earl Felton, Harry Essex, Paul Jarrico | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Hoagy Carmichael

21. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Drama, Western

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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

22. The Sheepman (1958)

Approved | 85 min | Western

6.9
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A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he ... See full summary »

Writers: William Bowers, James Edward Grant, William Roberts | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Shirley MacLaine, Leslie Nielsen, Mickey Shaughnessy

23. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.

Writers: Robert E. Burns, Howard J. Green, Brown Holmes | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson, Noel Francis

24. 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

25. The Racket (1928)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges.

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Del Andrews, Tom Miranda | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost, G. Pat Collins

26. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

27. 99 River Street (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An former boxer, turned cab driver, has to hide from the police, when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with.

Writers: Robert Smith, George Zuckerman | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter, Frank Faylen

28. Casey Jones (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, Western

8.1
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Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

Stars: Eddy Waller, Alan Hale Jr., Dub Taylor, Mary Lawrence

29. Ten Wanted Men (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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When his ward seeks protection with rival cattleman John Stewart, embittered, jealous rancher Wick Campbell hires ten outlaws to help him seize power in the territory.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr. | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Randolph Scott, Jocelyn Brando, Richard Boone, Alfonso Bedoya

30. Dead End (1937)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Sidney Kingsley | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie

31. The Clown (1953)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and faithfully ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins, Martin Rackin | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Red Skelton, Jane Greer, Tim Considine, Loring Smith

32. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)

30 min | Western

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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

33. The Naked Street (1955)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A mobster (Quinn) springs a condemmed murderer (Grainger) because he got his sister (Bancroft) pregnant.

Writers: Leo Katcher, Maxwell Shane | Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Farley Granger, Anthony Quinn, Anne Bancroft, Peter Graves

34. Broken Arrow (1956–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

Stars: John Lupton, Michael Ansara, Steven Ritch, Steve Conte

35. Rescue 8 (1958– )

30 min | Drama

8.1
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The experiences of two rescue specialists with the L.A. County Fire Department, whose job is to rescue people from dangerous, life-threatening situations (car accidents, cave-ins, stranded ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Davis, Lang Jeffries, Nancy Rennick, Mary K. Cleary

36. Above and Beyond (1952)

122 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Story of Col. Paul Tibbetts, the man who piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2.

Writers: Beirne Lay Jr., Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating

37. Hold Your Man (1933)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.

Writers: Anita Loos, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess

38. Brother Orchid (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk.

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Richard Connell | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sothern, Donald Crisp

39. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.

Writers: Lewis E. Lawes, Wilson Mizner, Brown Holmes, Courtney Terrett, Robert Lord | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Bette Davis, Arthur Byron, Lyle Talbot

40. Double Wedding (1937)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's milquetoast fiancé, and a free spirited artist in an auto trailer have romantic complications in this screwball comedy.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Ferenc Molnár | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Florence Rice, John Beal

41. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)

Approved | 89 min | Western

7.1
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Whenever it becomes known how good he is with guns, ex-gunman George and his wife Dora have to flee the town, in fear of all the gunmen who might want to challenge him. Unfortunately he ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank D. Gilroy, Russell Rouse | Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford, Russ Tamblyn

42. Heroes for Sale (1933)

76 min | Drama, War

7.8
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The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break? His war heroics earn fame and a medal for someone else, and his wounds ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Lord, Wilson Mizner | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon, Gordon Westcott

43. Invisible Stripes (1939)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An ex-con who wants to go straight has difficulties trying to reintegrate into society while on parole.

Writers: Warren Duff, Jonathan Finn, Lewis E. Lawes | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: George Raft, Jane Bryan, William Holden, Humphrey Bogart

44. Navy Blues (1941)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Richard Macaulay, Sam Perrin, Jerry Wald | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Jack Oakie, Martha Raye, Jack Haley

45. Call Her Savage (1932)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama

7.2
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Sexy Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.

Writers: Edwin J. Burke, Tiffany Thayer | Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Clara Bow, Gilbert Roland, Thelma Todd, Monroe Owsley

46. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Douglass Dumbrille, Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Jeff Morrow

47. The Woman on Pier 13 (1949)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him.

Writers: Charles Grayson, Robert Hardy Andrews, George W. George, George F. Slavin | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Robert Ryan, Laraine Day, John Agar, Thomas Gomez

48. Three Hours to Kill (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Mystery, Western

6.5
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After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In flashback we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch mob just as he... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Gottlieb, Richard Alan Simmons, Roy Huggins, Maxwell Shane | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott

49. Be Yourself! (1930)

65 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Ethnic comedy of a nightclub entertainer trying to train a boxer.

Writers: Max Marcin, Thornton Freeland, Joseph Jackson | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Fanny Brice, Robert Armstrong, Harry Green, G. Pat Collins

50. The Wild North (1952)

97 min | Adventure, Western

6.6
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In the Canadian mountains, a trapper goes on the run accused of a crime, and is pursued by a rugged and determined lawman.

Writer: Frank Fenton | Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Stewart Granger, Wendell Corey, Cyd Charisse, Morgan Farley