Most Voted Titles With Frank Faylen
- Movies or TV
1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Approved | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
TV-PG | 238 min | Drama, Romance, War
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.
3. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
4. The Lost Weekend (1945)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.
5. Sergeant York (1941)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
True story of a hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.
6. Funny Girl (1968)
G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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 »
7. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
TV-G | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.
8. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Approved | 122 min | Western
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.
9. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy
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.
10. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.
11. They Drive by Night (1940)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Two brothers struggle as wildcat truck drivers; one comes to harm, the other is accused of his friend's murder.
13. North to Alaska (1960)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Western
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 »
14. Detective Story (1951)
TV-PG | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.
16. Across the Pacific (1942)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
17. Road to Rio (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
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.
19. Marked Woman (1937)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties."
20. Kid Galahad (1937)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister.
21. The Canterville Ghost (1944)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ... See full summary »
22. Bullets or Ballots (1936)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »
23. Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)
Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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 »
24. It's a Wonderful World (1939)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Comedy, Romance
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 »
25. Brother Orchid (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
26. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)
Approved | 93 min | Biography, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of Vernon and Irene Castle, sensational ballroom dancers prior to World War I.
27. City for Conquest (1940)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan plays his girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his brother ... See full summary »
28. To Each His Own (1946)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Romance
An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business.
29. A Guy Named Joe (1943)
TV-G | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War
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 »
30. The Sniper (1952)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.
31. Fourteen Hours (1951)
TV-PG | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.
32. The Lusty Men (1952)
113 min | Action, Drama, Western
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 »
33. Blood on the Moon (1948)
Passed | 88 min | Action, Drama, Western
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 »
34. The Fighting 69th (1940)
TV-PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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.
35. Wake Island (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
36. 99 River Street (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
37. San Quentin (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Film-Noir
An army trainer becomes captain of the prison yard and in time, falls for the sister of a hardened inmate.
38. Ever Since Eve (1937)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
Marge is a capable secretary, but her bosses are more interested in her than her abilities. This causes her to be frequently unemployed. To get a job, she changes her look to make herself ... See full summary »
39. Maverick (1957–1962)
60 min | Action, Western, Adventure
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 »
40. Come Live with Me (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer.
41. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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 »
42. Edison, the Man (1940)
Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama
82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.
43. 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.
44. The Reluctant Dragon (1941)
Approved | 74 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
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.
Writers: Kenneth Grahame, Ted Sears, Al Perkins, Larry Clemmons, William Cottrell, Harry Clork, Erdman Penner, T. Hee, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, John P. Miller | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney | Stars: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper, Nana Bryant
45. Five Came Back (1939)
Passed | 75 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. Crashing into jungles known to be ... See full summary »
47. The Gang's All Here (1943)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A soldier falls for a chorus girl and then has trouble because he is posted to the Pacific.
48. They Won't Forget (1937)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.
49. That Girl (1966–1971)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
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.
50. Blue Skies (1946)
Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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 »