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1. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Family

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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

2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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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. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

7.9
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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

7. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

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

8. 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

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. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. House of Bamboo (1955)

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

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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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

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

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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. Gambling Hell (1942)

61 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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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

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 Swamp (1921)

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Writers: J. Grubb Alexander, Sessue Hayakawa | Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Bessie Love, Janice Wilson, Frankie Lee

31. The Hidden Pearls (1918)

50 min | Drama

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Writer: Beulah Marie Dix | Director: George Melford | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Margaret Loomis, Florence Vidor, Theodore Roberts

32. 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

33. Sessue Hayakawa in 'The Man Who Laughed Last' (1929)

20 min | Short

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Writer: Edgar Allan Woolf | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Lucille Lortel

34. The Cheat (1937)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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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

35. The Soul of Kura San (1916)

50 min | Drama

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When his fiancée commits suicide after being used by an American artist, a Japanese art dealer seeks to get vengeance by seducing the artist's wife.

Writers: Frances Guihan, Charles Sarver | Director: Edward LeSaint | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Myrtle Stedman, Tsuru Aoki, George Webb

36. 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

37. 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

38. Forbidden Paths (1917)

50 min | Drama

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A Japanese man falls in love with the daughter of his American employer.

Writers: Beatrice DeMille, Leighton Osmun, Eve Unsell | Director: Robert Thornby | Stars: Vivian Martin, Sessue Hayakawa, Tom Forman, Carmen Phillips

39. Malaria (1943)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Paul Achard, Jean Gourguet, Émile Roussel, Georges Vally | Director: Jean Gourguet | Stars: Mireille Balin, Sessue Hayakawa, Jacques Dumesnil, Jean Debucourt

40. The Great Prince Shan (1924)

Drama

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An assassinated Lord's daughter refuses to marry a Chinese prince but agrees to be his mistress.

Writer: E. Phillips Oppenheim | Director: A.E. Coleby | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Ivy Duke, Tsuru Aoki, Valia

41. The Battle (1923)

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Writers: Claude Farrère, Margaret Turnbull | Directors: Sessue Hayakawa, Édouard-Émile Violet | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Félix Ford, Gina Palerme

42. 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

43. Patrouille blanche (1942)

89 min | Adventure, Mystery

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Writers: Amédée Pons, Jacques Séverac | Director: Christian Chamborant | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Junie Astor, Paul Azaïs, Robert Le Vigan

44. Bonds of Honor (1919)

50 min | Drama

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Writers: Frances Guihan, Clara Whipple | Director: William Worthington | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Marin Sais, Dagmar Godowsky

45. The Jaguar's Claws (1917)

Approved | 50 min | Western

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Writers: William M. McCoy, Beatrice DeMille, Leighton Osmun | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Fritzi Brunette, Tom Moore, Marjorie Daw

46. 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

47. The Beggar Prince (1920)

50 min | Comedy

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Writer: Richard Schayer | Director: William Worthington | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Beatrice La Plante, Thelma Percy, Bert Hadley

48. Mother of the Shadows (1914)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: George Osborne | Stars: Tsuru Aoki, Sessue Hayakawa, John Keller, Joe Goodboy

49. The Bravest Way (1918)

50 min | Drama

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Writer: Edith M. Kennedy | Director: George Melford | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Florence Vidor, Tsuru Aoki, Yukio Aoyama