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1. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 24,277

2. Bullitt (1968)

PG | 114 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.

Writers: Alan Trustman, Harry Kleiner, Robert L. Fish | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon

Votes: 42,686

3. Rio Bravo (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Romance, Western

8.1
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A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Leigh Brackett, B.H. McCampbell | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 39,350

4. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.8
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Creators: Ed Spielman, Herman Miller | Stars: David Carradine, Keye Luke, Radames Pera, Philip Ahn

Votes: 3,342

5. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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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 »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,319

6. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.0
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Writers: Jo Heims, Dean Riesner | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

Votes: 17,725

7. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 708

8. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)

Passed | 99 min | Western

6.7
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A ruthless Union captain is renowned throughout his prison fort as the toughest soldier in the business, capable of capturing every escaped convict under his supervision. However, when he ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Fenton, Phillip Rock, Michael Pate | Director: John Sturges | Stars: William Holden, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe, William Demarest

Votes: 1,595

9. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Maxwell Anderson, William March | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 8,885

10. Gypsy (1962)

Approved | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, Gypsy Rose Lee, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Paul Wallace

Votes: 3,868

11. Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Western, Comedy

7.6
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The adventures of a logging work team and the marriageable single women sent to them in post-American Civil War Seattle in the Washington Territory.

Creator: N. Richard Nash | Stars: Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, David Soul, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 496

12. The High and the Mighty (1954)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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When a commercial airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight and the pilot loses his nerve, it is up to the washed-up co-pilot Dan Roman to bring the plane in safely.

Writer: Ernest K. Gann | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack

Votes: 4,074

13. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 602

14. The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)

30 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

7.6
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The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group.

Creator: Tom Gries | Stars: Christopher George, Gary Raymond, Eric Braeden, Lawrence P. Casey

Votes: 733

15. Westward the Women (1951)

Not Rated | 118 min | Western, Drama

7.6
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A trail guide escorts a group of women from Chicago to California to marry men that have recently began settling there.

Writers: Charles Schnee, Frank Capra | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson, John McIntire

Votes: 1,814

16. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)

86 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.

Writers: Ernest Hemingway, Peter Viertel | Directors: John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond

Votes: 4,995

17. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Writer: Sidney Carroll | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

Votes: 2,777

18. A Lady Without Passport (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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There is a problem with foreign nationals using Cuba as a convenient jumping off point for illegal entry into the United States. So U.S. Immigration Service Agent Peter Karczag (John Hodiak... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Dimsdale, Cyril Hume, Lawrence Taylor | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, John Hodiak, James Craig, George Macready

Votes: 506

19. Willard (1971)

GP | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A social misfit, Willard is made fun of by his co-workers, and squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father by his boss. His only friends are a couple of rats he raised at ... See full summary »

Writers: Gilbert Ralston, Stephen Gilbert | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Bruce Davison, Elsa Lanchester, Sondra Locke, Michael Dante

Votes: 1,913

20. They Were Expendable (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.

Writers: William L. White, Frank Wead | Directors: John Ford, Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt

Votes: 5,310

21. A Majority of One (1961)

156 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

6.7
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A gentle love story about a Japanese businessman and widower, and a Brooklyn widow. But before a happy ending can ensue, they must learn again the lessons of tolerance, kindness and forgiveness.

Writer: Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Alec Guinness, Ray Danton, Madlyn Rhue

Votes: 686

22. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 343

23. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 268

24. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Ted W. Lawson, Robert Considine | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Tim Murdock

Votes: 3,779

25. Spencer's Mountain (1963)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even ... See full summary »

Writers: Earl Hamner Jr., Delmer Daves | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,682

26. Island in the Sky (1953)

Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue.

Writer: Ernest K. Gann | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel, James Arness

Votes: 2,202

27. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 226

28. Sweet November (1968)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A woman lures emotionally crippled men into affairs, then helps them repair their lives.

Writer: Herman Raucher | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Sandy Dennis, Anthony Newley, Theodore Bikel, Burr DeBenning

Votes: 725

29. A Guy Named Joe (1943)

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Chandler Sprague, David Boehm, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson, Ward Bond

Votes: 1,458

30. The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (1973)

PG | 114 min | Western

6.1
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Western story about a defiant wife who leaves her husband to take up riding with outlaws.

Writers: Marilyn Durham, Eleanor Perry | Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Sarah Miles, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden

Votes: 926

31. Marjorie Morningstar (1958)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie... See full summary »

Writers: Everett Freeman, Herman Wouk | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Gene Kelly, Natalie Wood, Claire Trevor, Everett Sloane

Votes: 682

32. Shadow on the Wall (1950)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Dell kills her beautiful sister in a blind rage when she has an affair with her fiancee, and finds the husband's little daughter may have witnessed it, and then plans to kill her too.

Writers: Lawrence P. Bachmann, Hannah Lees, William Ludwig | Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Ann Sothern, Zachary Scott, Gigi Perreau, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 492

33. Lafayette Escadrille (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I; meets & loves a French girl & prostitute.

Writers: Albert Sidney Fleischman, William A. Wellman | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Etchika Choureau, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 440

34. Countdown (1967)

Unrated | 101 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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Desperate to reach the moon first, NASA sends a man and shelter separately, one-way. He must find it to survive; he can't return until Apollo is ready.

Writers: Loring Mandel, Hank Searls | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Joanna Moore, Barbara Baxley

Votes: 1,194

35. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »

Stars: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

Votes: 154

36. The Stratton Story (1949)

Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

Writers: Douglas Morrow, Guy Trosper | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 1,802

37. Carbine Williams (1952)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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This is the story of David Marshall 'Marsh' Williams, the real life inventor of the world famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in WWII. It all started when Marsh, who was one to do ... See full summary »

Writer: Art Cohn | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Hagen, Wendell Corey, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 1,285

38. Intruder in the Dust (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Drama

7.7
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In 1940s Mississippi two teenage boys and an elderly woman combine forces to prevent a miscarriage of justice and clear a black man of a murder charge.

Writers: William Faulkner, Ben Maddow | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: David Brian, Claude Jarman Jr., Juano Hernandez, Porter Hall

Votes: 1,349

39. The FBI Story (1959)

Approved | 149 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.5
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A dedicated FBI agent recalls the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.

Writers: Richard L. Breen, John Twist, Don Whitehead | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

Votes: 1,977

40. Mystery Street (1950)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Richard Brooks, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,646

41. Track of the Cat (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an ... See full summary »

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Walter Van Tilburg Clark | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,240

42. Above and Beyond (1952)

Approved | 122 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Col. Paul Tibbetts piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2.

Writers: Beirne Lay Jr., Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating

Votes: 782

43. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)

M | 91 min | Comedy, Western

6.1
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Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery. Riding out to hunt down McKaye, Flagg is ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald M. Cohen, Dennis Shryack | Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Mitchum, George Kennedy, Martin Balsam, David Carradine

Votes: 769

44. Green Fire (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Rian Mitchell discovers an emerald deposit in South America, but gets chased away before he can start to mine. He tricks his partner, Vic, into returning to the site. While there, he meets ... See full summary »

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Stewart Granger, Grace Kelly, Paul Douglas, John Ericson

Votes: 844

45. Across the Wide Missouri (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.2
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Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Frank Cavett | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak, Adolphe Menjou

Votes: 1,302

46. Border Incident (1949)

Passed | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Mexican and American federal agents tackle a vicious gang exploiting illegal farm workers in southern California.

Writers: John C. Higgins, George Zuckerman | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy, Howard Da Silva, James Mitchell

Votes: 1,333

47. The Dakotas (1962– )

60 min | Western

8.1
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Marshal Ragan and his deputies maintain the peace in the Badlands of the Dakota Territory.

Stars: Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Michael Greene

Votes: 50

48. Which Way to the Front? (1970)

G | 96 min | Comedy, War

3.9
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Brendan Byers III, one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's fight against Hitler. However, Byers is not the kind of man who takes "No" ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Gardner, Dee Caruso, Dick Miller | Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Jan Murray, John Wood, Steve Franken

Votes: 866

49. Home Before Dark (1958)

136 min | Drama

7.2
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Simmons is magnetic as Charlotte, her lovely, delicate face reflecting the inner turmoil of a woman battling for sanity after she walks out of a mental institution.

Writers: Eileen Bassing, Robert Bassing | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Jean Simmons, Dan O'Herlihy, Rhonda Fleming, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 459

50. The Girl He Left Behind (1956)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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College students Andy Shaeffer and Susan Daniels are pinned. While Susan works hard to put herself through college, Andy sponges off his parents, his mother, Madeline Shaeffer, who in ... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Trosper | Director: David Butler | Stars: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus

Votes: 203