Most Popular Titles With Frank Faylen

1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
238 min | Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.

2. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

3. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.

4. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
129 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

5. Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
30 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville.

6. Maverick (1957–1962)
60 min | Action, Western, Adventure, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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 »

7. They Drive by Night (1940)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two brothers struggle as wildcat truck drivers; one comes to harm, the other is accused of his friend's murder.

8. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
9. Funny Girl (1968)
151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 89/100 (7 reviews)

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 »

10. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
30 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

11. The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
30 min | Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Dobie Gillis is an average teenager living in average Central City with an average desire--girls! He lusts after many nubile women, notably Thalia Menninger. Rivals for affection include ... See full summary »

12. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)
60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

13. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
122 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

14. The Lost Weekend (1945)
101 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.

15. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

16. Sergeant York (1941)
134 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

True story of a hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.

17. That Girl (1966–1971)
30 min | Comedy
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Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lou Marie.

18. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
128 min | Biography, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.

19. North to Alaska (1960)
122 min | Comedy, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after ... See full summary »

20. Blood on the Moon (1948)
88 min | Action, Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When a shady-looking stranger rides into town to join his old friend it is assumed he is a hired gun. But as the new man comes to realise the unlawful nature of his buddy's business and the... See full summary »

21. The Blue Dahlia (1946)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.

22. Across the Pacific (1942)
97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has ... See full summary »

23. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
88 min | Romance, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.

24. The Reluctant Dragon (1941)
74 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon.

25. My Mother the Car (1965–1966)
30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

The story of the relationship between a man and his mother, the latter having been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter automobile.

26. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
27. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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28. Fourteen Hours (1951)
92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.

29. 7th Cavalry (1956)
75 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An officer accused of cowardice volunteers to bring back General Custers's body after Little Big Horn.

30. 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.

31. Detective Story (1951)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.

32. Francis (1950)
91 min | Comedy, War, Fantasy, Family, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A Mule Wiser Than Many of the Humans.

33. Wake Island (1942)
87 min | Action, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.

34. A Guy Named Joe (1943)
120 min | Drama, Romance, War, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Maj. Pete Sandidge is a very able pilot who seems to have a streak of luck as far as flying goes. World War II is raging and Pete has come out of it pretty so far. He even has a beautiful ... See full summary »

35. The Fighting 69th (1940)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

36. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)
30 min | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »

37. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)
93 min | Biography, Musical, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

This is the film version of Vernon and Irene Castle, sensational ballroom dancers prior to World War I.

38. Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)
70 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A letter from Jane, who is nursing British troops, asks Tarzan's help in obtaining a malaria serum extractable from jungle plants. Tarzan and Boy set out across the desert looking for the ... See full summary »

39. Road to Rio (1947)
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.

40. Away All Boats (1956)
114 min | War, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of a U.S. naval ship and its crew in the Pacific, 1943-1945.

41. My Favorite Spy (1951)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »

42. The Sniper (1952)
88 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.

43. The Lusty Men (1952)
113 min | Action, Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When he sustains a rodeo injury, star rider Jeff McCloud returns to his hometown after many years of absence. He signs on as a hired hand with a local ranch, where he befriends fellow ranch... See full summary »

44. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
127 min | Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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.

45. 99 River Street (1953)
83 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

46. It's a Wonderful World (1939)
86 min | Crime, Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood is framed for murder and while Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, convicted and ... See full summary »

47. Kid Galahad (1937)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister.

48. Blue Skies (1946)
104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who ... See full summary »

49. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home... See full summary »

50. Variety Girl (1947)
93 min | Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, ... See full summary »