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1. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, War
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.
2. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Not Rated | 120 min | Romance, Thriller, War
On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.
3. Royal Wedding (1951)
93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by ship where ... See full summary »
4. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical
Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »
5. Way Out West (1937)
Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Western
Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey ... See full summary »
6. The Flying Deuces (1939)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy
Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins ... See full summary »
7. Carefree (1938)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love ... See full summary »
8. A Chump at Oxford (1940)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy
As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.
9. The Dawn Patrol (1930)
Not Rated | 108 min | War, Drama, Action
World War I ace Dick Courtney derides the leadership of his superior officer, but Courtney is soon promoted to squadron commander and learns harsh lessons about sending subordinates to their deaths.
10. 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.
11. Block-Heads (1938)
Passed | 57 min | Comedy, War
It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator. Oliver sees his old chum's picture in the paper and goes to... See full summary »
13. Another Fine Mess (1930)
28 min | Comedy, Short
Two homeless vagabonds hide out in a vacant mansion and pose as the residents when prospective lessees arrive and try to rent it.
14. Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, War
The boys' Army buddy, Eddie Smith, is killed in the trenches in France, leaving his baby girl an orphan. Back home after Armistice, they try to find Eddie's father and turn the child over ... See full summary »
15. Pardon Us (1931)
Passed | 56 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
It's Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman. In prison, Stan's loose tooth keeps getting him in trouble, because it ... See full summary »
16. The Toast of New York (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.
17. Julia Misbehaves (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
English dancehall actress Julia Packett hasn't seen her daughter since Susan was a few months old, having given her up to be raised by her respectable and wealthy father William (whom Julia... See full summary »
18. Our Relations (1936)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy
Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain.... See full summary »
19. Nice Girl? (1941)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
A young girl finds herself attracted to one of her father's business partners.
20. The Devil's Brother (1933)
Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
Two wannabe bandits join the service of a dashing nobleman, who secretly masquerades as Fra Diavolo, a notorious outlaw.
21. Saps at Sea (1940)
Approved | 57 min | Comedy
Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory, but when he follows doctor's orders about sea air, he finds an ex-con is aboard.
22. The Bohemian Girl (1936)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical
A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. ... See full summary »
23. She-Wolf of London (1946)
Passed | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.
24. Angel (1937)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.
25. Bonnie Scotland (1935)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy
Stan and Ollie mistakenly enlist in the army and find themselves posted to the Northwest Frontier in India on a dangerous mission.
26. Big Business (1929)
19 min | Short, Comedy, Family
Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner.
27. Feet First (1930)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy
Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and ... See full summary »
Writers: John Grey, Alfred A. Cohn, Clyde Bruckman, Felix Adler, Lex Neal, Paul Girard Smith | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Barbara Kent, Robert McWade, Lillian Leighton
28. Men O'War (1929)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Family
Two sailors on leave, Stanley and Oliver meet two girls at a park and invite them to have a soda. Unfortunately, the boys have only enough money to split theirs, a point which Oliver can't ... See full summary »
29. Liberty (1929)
20 min | Comedy, Short, Family
Two escaped convicts (Laurel & Hardy) change clothes in the getaway car, but wind up wearing each other's pants. The rest of the film involves their trying to exchange pants, in alleys, in ... See full summary »
30. Thicker Than Water (1935)
Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short
Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley, who used it instead to pay Mrs. Hardy for his room and board. While doing ... See full summary »
31. Chickens Come Home- (1931)
Passed | 30 min | Short, Comedy
Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo ('just the same old apple-cheeked boy'). Stan's attempts to help Ollie keep the blackmailer ... See full summary »
32. Raffles (1939)
Passed | 72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend... See full summary »
33. Our Wife (1931)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy
Oliver's plans to marry his hefty sweetheart go awry when the girl's father gets a load of her intended groom. They then elope in a tiny car much too small for their combined dimensions, ... See full summary »
34. Night Owls (1930)
Passed | 21 min | Short, Comedy
After getting lambasted by the Police Chief for the 42 unsolved robberies committed on his watch, Officer Kennedy bamboozles vagrants Stanley and Oliver into a plan to recover his ... See full summary »
35. Hills of Home (1948)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Drama
William McClure is the villlage doctor in a remote Scottish glen. Tricked into buying Lassie, a collie afraid of water, he sets about teaching her to swim. At the same time he has the ... See full summary »
36. One Good Turn (1931)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy
Stan and Ollie are down on their luck and beg at an old lady's house for food. While they are eating they overhear a villainous landlord (Finlayson) threatening to evict her if she does not... See full summary »
37. The Chimp (1932)
Passed | 25 min | Short, Comedy
Two bumbling circus performers inadvertently help drive the circus into ruin and then end up in possession of a flea circus and an oversized chimp.
38. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.
39. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »
40. Me and My Pal (1933)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy
It's the morning of Oliver's wedding to oil baron Peter Cucumber's daughter. While waiting for the taxi to take them to the ceremony, Oliver and his best man Stanley become absorbed in a ... See full summary »
41. Pick a Star (1937)
Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical
A Cinderella story of a young country girl who comes to Hollywood and achieves movie stardom with the help of a publicity man.
42. Challenge to Lassie (1949)
G | 76 min | Drama, Family
When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.
43. For the Defense (1930)
65 min | Drama
William Powell plays William Foster, a slick attorney who stays within the law, but specializes in representing crooks and shady characters. He's adept at keeping them out of jail, winning ... See full summary »
44. The Second 100 Years (1927)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They then disguise themselves as painters and walk out the front gate. Needing new clothes, ... See full summary »
46. Love 'Em and Weep (1927)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married businessman (Finlayson). He enlists a friend (Laurel) to keep her away from his home and wife. Confusion prevails when she crashes a house ... See full summary »
47. Sugar Daddies (1927)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Rich oil tycoon (Finlayson) awakens one morning, after a night of carousing, to be told that he was married the night before. His lawyer (Laurel) is called in to straighten things out when ... See full summary »
50. Do Detectives Think? (1927)
19 min | Comedy, Short
An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.