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1. Green Mansions (1959)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A young man in the jungles of Venezuela meets a strange girl of the forest and falls in love with her.

Writers: Dorothy Kingsley, William Henry Hudson | Director: Mel Ferrer | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb, Sessue Hayakawa

2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.3
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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson | Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

3. Three Came Home (1950)

Approved | 106 min | War, Drama

7.4
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The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she ... See full summary »

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Agnes Newton Keith | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond, Sessue Hayakawa

4. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66.

Creators: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

5. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.9
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

6. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.

Writers: Lowell S. Hawley, Johann David Wyss | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

7. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

8. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

9. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

10. Tokyo Joe (1949)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities.

Writers: Steve Fisher, Walter Doniger, Cyril Hume, Bertram Millhauser | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox, Florence Marly, Sessue Hayakawa

11. The Geisha Boy (1958)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

6.3
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Gilbert Wooley is a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy.

Writers: Frank Tashlin, Rudy Makoul | Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Marie McDonald, Sessue Hayakawa, Barton MacLane

12. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

13. Hell to Eternity (1960)

Approved | 131 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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When his adoptive Japanese-American family is sent to Manzanar after Pearl Harbor, a young Chicano enlists in the marines to become a hero in the Battle of Saipan.

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Walter Roeber Schmidt, Gil Doud | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone, Patricia Owens

14. The Cheat (1915)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama

6.4
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A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Writers: Hector Turnbull, Jeanie Macpherson | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill

15. House of Bamboo (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate, a U.S. Army Investigator attempts to probe the coinciding death of a fellow Army official.

Writers: Harry Kleiner, Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Robert Ryan, Robert Stack, Shirley Yamaguchi, Cameron Mitchell

16. Hollywood (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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The definitive documentary about the American silent film industry.

Stars: James Mason, Viola Dana, Byron Haskin, Colleen Moore

17. The Daydreamer (1966)

Unrated | 101 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."

Writers: Hans Christian Andersen, Romeo Muller, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Director: Jules Bass | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Borge, Patty Duke, Jack Gilford

18. The Big Wave (1961)

73 min | Drama

5.0
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Yukio, a farm boy, and Toru, a fisherboy, live in a small Japanese village that is periodically threatened by a volcano on one side and tidal waves on the other. Yukio's younger sister ... See full summary »

Writers: Pearl S. Buck, Tad Danielewski | Director: Tad Danielewski | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Jûzô Itami, Mickey Curtis, Kôji Shitara

19. The Linkletter Show (1952–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Family

5.3
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Stars: Art Linkletter, Edith Head, Phyllis Diller, Nelson Eddy

20. Daughter of the Dragon (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu, a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world. She is ... See full summary »

Writers: Lloyd Corrigan, Monte M. Katterjohn, Sax Rohmer, Sidney Buchman | Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Sessue Hayakawa, Bramwell Fletcher

21. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

22. The Wrath of the Gods (1914)

56 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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An American sailor falls in love with a fisherman's daughter and convinces her that Jesus is more powerful than the gods who have cursed her.

Writers: William H. Clifford, Thomas H. Ince, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Frank Borzage, Kisaburo Kurihara

23. Hollywood and the Stars (1963– )

30 min

8.5
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Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rita Hayworth, Paul Newman, Humphrey Bogart

24. Gambling Hell (1942)

61 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Writers: Maurice Dekobra, Pierre-Gilles Veber, Roger Vitrac | Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Mireille Balin, Henri Guisol, Erich von Stroheim

25. Atarashiki tsuchi (1937)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Writer: Arnold Fanck | Directors: Arnold Fanck, Mansaku Itami | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Ruth Eweler, Sessue Hayakawa, Isamu Kosugi

26. Yoshiwara (1937)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Writers: Maurice Dekobra, Arnold Lipp, Wolfgang Wilhelm, J. Dapoigny, Max Ophüls | Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Pierre Richard-Willm, Sessue Hayakawa, Michiko Tanaka, Roland Toutain

27. The Dragon Painter (1919)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A wild man and genius becomes a master painter's disciple, but loses his divine gift when he finds love.

Writers: Richard Schayer, Mary McNeil Fenollosa | Director: William Worthington | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Edward Peil Sr., Toyo Fujita

28. Around the World with Douglas Fairbanks (1931)

80 min | Documentary

7.1
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Writer: Robert E. Sherwood | Directors: Douglas Fairbanks, Victor Fleming | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Victor Fleming, Duke Kahanamoku, Sôjin Kamiyama

29. Running Hollywood (1932)

20 min | Comedy, Short

4.2
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Writers: William Halligan, Harry Sauber | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Arthur Lake, Sally Blane, Benny Rubin

30. The Bottle Imp (1917)

50 min | Fantasy, Drama

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Lopaka, a poor Hawaiian fisherman, falls in love with Kokua, a young girl of royal blood. Her father refuses to let him marry her, though, unless Lopaka can bring him two feather cloaks ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Maigne, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Lehua Waipahu, H. Komshi, George Kuwa

31. The 43rd Annual Academy Awards (1971 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Jane Alexander, Robert Altman, Burt Bacharach

32. The Cheat (1937)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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This version of the story begins with the engineer's wife (Denise Morel) being driven to the site where her husband is building a bridge... See full synopsis »

Writers: Jean-Georges Auriol, Jacques Companéez, Herbert Juttke, Jacques Natanson, Hector Turnbull | Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Victor Francen, Sessue Hayakawa, Louis Jouvet, Lise Delamare

33. After Five (1915)

50 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.5
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Writers: Cecil B. DeMille, William C. de Mille | Directors: Oscar Apfel, Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Edward Abeles, Sessue Hayakawa, Betty Schade, Jane Darwell

34. Temptation (1915)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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Opera singer Renee Dupree is in love with struggling composer Julian who falls very seriously ill. She goes to impresario Mueller for the money Julian needs but is saved from sacrificing her virtue when a jealous lover kills Mueller.

Writers: Hector Turnbull, William C. de Mille | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Geraldine Farrar, Theodore Roberts, Pedro de Cordoba, Elsie Jane Wilson

35. The Secret Game (1917)

67 min | Drama

6.4
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During the Great War, German and Japanese spies face off in the United States.

Writer: Marion Fairfax | Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor, Mayme Kelso

36. The Typhoon (1914)

50 min | Drama

6.0
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Writer: Melchior Lengyel | Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Gladys Brockwell, Frank Borzage, Henry Kotani

37. The Devil's Claim (1920)

50 min | Drama

4.6
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Writer: J. Grubb Alexander | Director: Charles Swickard | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Rhea Mitchell, Colleen Moore, William Buckley

38. The Last of the Line (1914)

20 min | Short, Drama, Western

6.8
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Writers: Thomas H. Ince, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Jay Hunt | Stars: Joe Goodboy, Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Stanely Bigham

40. The Tong Man (1919)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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An opium smuggler is marked for murder in this story of the Chinese Mafia.

Writers: Richard Schayer, Clyde Westover | Director: William Worthington | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Helen Jerome Eddy, Marc Roberts, Toyo Fujita

41. The Secret Sin (1915)

Drama

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Writer: Margaret Turnbull | Director: Frank Reicher | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Hal Clements, Alice Knowland, Sessue Hayakawa

42. Alien Souls (1916)

50 min | Drama

5.3
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A Japanese maiden is pursued by an unscrupulous American young man who falsely believes her to have great riches.

Writers: Hector Turnbull, Margaret Turnbull | Director: Frank Reicher | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Earle Foxe, Grace Benham

43. Re mizeraburu: kami to akuma (1950)

112 min | Drama

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The story from Victor Hugo's classic novel about a man convicted of a minor crime who spends his entire life pursued by a zealous, relentless lawman, reset in Meiji-period Japan.

Writers: Victor Hugo, Goro Tanada | Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Eijirô Tôno, Keiko Kishi, Fujiko Hayakawa

44. The First Born (1921)

Romance, Drama

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Writer: Frederick Stowers | Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Helen Jerome Eddy, Sonny Loy, Goro Kino

45. The Ambassador's Envoy (1914)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Writer: Richard V. Spencer | Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Frank Borzage, Gladys Brockwell, Harrington Reynolds, Sessue Hayakawa

46. The Clue (1915)

50 min | Drama

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Writer: Margaret Turnbull | Directors: James Neill, Frank Reicher | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Gertrude Kellar, Edward MacKay, Sessue Hayakawa

47. O Mimi San (1914)

20 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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Writer: Thomas H. Ince | Director: Charles Miller | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Kisaburo Kurihara, Chick Morrison

48. The Hateful God (1914)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Scott Sidney | Stars: J. Frank Burke, Enid Markey, Marvel Stafford, Harry Keenan

49. The White Man's Law (1918)

50 min | Drama

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Writers: Marion Fairfax, John B. Browne | Director: James Young | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Florence Vidor, Jack Holt, Herbert Standing

50. Black Roses (1921)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Writer: Richard Schayer | Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Myrtle Stedman, Tsuru Aoki, Andrew Robson