Most Popular Titles With James F. Hanley
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1. The Theory of Everything (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.
2. Hoosiers (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport
A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
3. Funny Girl (1968)
G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Plain faced Fanny Brice rises to stardom on the New York Vaudeville Stage and maintains a turbulent marriage with suave gambler Nick Arnstein.
4. Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In the 1930s, fictional jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute.
5. The Cat's Meow (2001)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
7. The Big Trail (1930)
Passed | 158 min | Adventure, Western, Romance
Breck Coleman leads hundreds of settlers in covered wagons from the Mississippi River to their destiny out West.
8. Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 170 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The Judy Garland story from the 1930s until her death.
9. Roberta (1935)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh... See full summary »
Writers: Jerome Kern, Otto A. Harbach, Alice Duer Miller, Jane Murfin, Sam Mintz, Allan Scott, Glenn Tryon | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott
10. The Gene Krupa Story (1959)
101 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of legendary jazz drummer, Gene Krupa. Since his youth, all Gene ever wanted to do is play the drums and make music. This is something his parents would not approve of- they want ... See full summary »
11. Stonewall (1995)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
12. The Naked and the Dead (1958)
131 min | Drama, War
In the Pacific during World War 2, the officers live a comfortable life with good food, good drink and good quarters. To them, war is a game which they know they will win and the common ... See full summary »
13. Humoresque (1946)
Approved | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.
14. Smile (1975)
PG | 113 min | Comedy
It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »
15. The Five Pennies (1959)
Approved | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ... See full summary »
16. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
17. With a Song in My Heart (1952)
117 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane's popularity soars, and she leaves on a... See full summary »
18. Bad Girl (1931)
90 min | Drama
A man and woman, skeptical about romance, nonetheless fall in love and are wed, but their lack of confidence in the opposite sex haunts their marriage.
19. Up the River (1930)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When paroled trustee Steve and former inmate Judy who try to put their criminal lives behind them are blackmailed, two career criminals come to their rescue.
20. Remember the Night (1940)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Just before Christmas, Lee Leander is caught shoplifting. It is her third offense. She is prosecuted by John Sargent. He postpones the trial because it is hard to get a conviction at ... See full summary »
21. Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a mansion in ... See full summary »
22. Remember the Day (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War
Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.
23. Glorifying the American Girl (1929)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
The rise of a showgirl, Gloria Hughes, culminating in a Ziegfeld extravaganza "Glorifying the American Girl".
24. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, War
The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.
25. Charlie Chan in Paris (1935)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Hired to investigate forged bonds, Charlie is thwarted by the murder of his undercover agent, but the arrival of son Lee helps him uncover the true culprits.
26. Midnight (1934)
76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jury foreman Edward Weldon's questioning leads to the death sentence for Ethel Saxon. His daughter Stella claims to have killed her lover, the gangster Gar Boni, just as Saxon was to sit in... See full summary »
27. My Man (1928)
99 min | Drama, Musical
A mailman, lives a normal everyday life, until one day, something unexpected happens, and everything he knew changes.
28. Listen, Darling (1938)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
To stop Pinkie's mother Dottie from marrying a man they know she does not love, Pinkie and her friend Buzz kidnap her in the family trailer to live a life on the open road without worries ... See full summary »
29. Since I Don't Have You (2013)
110 min | Drama
The son of the beloved female vocalist in the popular doo-wop group, The Skyliners, confronts his estranged father for the truth about her suicide.
30. Movie Crazy (1932)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a ... See full summary »
Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Agnes Christine Johnston, John Grey, Felix Adler, Clyde Bruckman, Frank Terry, Lex Neal | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson, Louise Closser Hale
31. The Mouthpiece (1932)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama
When a hot young prosecutor learns that a man he got convicted and executed was in fact innocent, he quits his DA job and becomes a defense attorney. He grows rich and powerful defending ... See full summary »
32. Rose of Washington Square (1939)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Musical
A singer becomes a star in the Ziegfeld Follies, but her marriage to a con man has a bad effect on her career.
33. His Double Life (1933)
68 min | Comedy, Drama
Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the... See full summary »
34. Home in Indiana (1944)
Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ... See full summary »
35. That Certain Feeling (1956)
103 min | Comedy
When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for ... See full summary »
Writers: William Altman, Eleanor Brooke, I.A.L. Diamond, Melvin Frank, Jean Kerr, Norman Panama | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, George Sanders, Pearl Bailey
36. Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (1944)
Unrated | 85 min | Drama, War
A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite ... See full summary »
37. Broadway Bad (1933)
61 min | Drama
Showgirl Joan Blondell, supported by her friend Ginger Rogers, fights for the custody of her son during a divorce hearing.
38. Happy Days (1929)
Passed | 80 min | Musical
Margie, singer on a showboat, decides to try her luck in New York inspite of being in love with the owners grandson. She is successful, but suddenly she hears that the showboat is in deep ... See full summary »
40. Seas Beneath (1931)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, War
In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine. Their mission is to find and sink a U-boat that has been especially effective in ... See full summary »
42. Elmer, the Great (1933)
TV-G | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Elmer does not want to leave Gentryville, because Nellie is the one that he loves. Even when Mr. Wade of the Chicago Cubs comes to get him, it is only because Nellie spurns him that he goes... See full summary »
43. After Tomorrow (1932)
Approved | 79 min | Drama
In the Depression, Pete and Sidney are good kids, working hard, giving money to their parents, and engaged for three years while they save to get married. Each has a selfish mother: ... See full summary »
44. Song o' My Heart (1930)
Passed | 85 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Broken hearts in Ireland. Sean is a great tenor, in semi-retirement, living in a village close to Mary, the woman he's always loved. Mary's aunt convinced her to marry a man for his money; ... See full summary »
45. Hat Check Girl (1932)
64 min | Comedy
Gerry Marsh is a hat-check girl in a nightclub surrounded by bootleggers, blackmailers and others before she falls in love with millionaire playboy Buster Collins. Gerry is supported by her girlfriend Jessie.
47. St. Louis Blues (1939)
92 min | Musical, Comedy
A Broadway musical comedy star tires of the same old grind and flees the city. She runs into the skipper of a showboat who befriends her, and they make plans to put together a musical revue... See full summary »
Writers: Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Eleanore Griffin, Jack Moffitt, William Rankin, Virginia Van Upp | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Lloyd Nolan, Tito Guízar, Jerome Cowan
48. Good Sport (1931)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance
When her husband (Alan Dinehart) sails for a three-month business trip in Europe, an unsophisticated wife ('Linda Watkins (I)') sublets a Manhattan apartment so she can occupy herself with ... See full summary »
49. Merely Mary Ann (1931)
74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Orphan drudge Mary Ann finds love and hope in the arms of a promising but poor composer, John Lonsdale.