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1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Passed | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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100 Metascore

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Writers: Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf, L. Frank Baum | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

2. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Writers: Harry Essex, Arthur A. Ross, Maurice Zimm | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

3. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

TV-PG | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Writers: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi

4. This Island Earth (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Writers: Raymond F. Jones, Franklin Coen, Edward G. O'Callaghan | Directors: Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Lance Fuller

5. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Passed | 81 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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Whe Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

6. Winchester '73 (1950)

Approved | 92 min | Western

7.8
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Writers: Robert L. Richards, Borden Chase, Stuart N. Lake | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

7. Revenge of the Creature (1955)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

Writers: Martin Berkeley, William Alland | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield, Nestor Paiva

8. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert, and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strange.

Writers: Harry Essex, Ray Bradbury | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

9. Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)

76 min | Comedy

6.8
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The Kettles and their fifteen children are about to be evicted from their rundown rustic home when Pa wins the grand prize by coming up with a new tobacco slogan. Birdie Hicks is jealous of... See full summary »

Writers: Al Lewis, Betty MacDonald, Herbert H. Margolis, Lou Morheim | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall

10. Frenchie (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

Writer: Oscar Brodney | Director: Louis King | Stars: Joel McCrea, Shelley Winters, Paul Kelly, Elsa Lanchester

11. The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes the Creature very unhappy, and he escapes, killing people and ... See full summary »

Writer: Arthur A. Ross | Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer

12. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Loose biography of actor Lon Chaney. Growing up with deaf parents, he learns what it is like to be different. As an actor, he puts that knowledge (together with lots of make-up and talent) ... See full summary »

Writers: Ralph Wheelwright, R. Wright Campbell, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

13. The Land Unknown (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Three men and a woman crash-land in a deep crater in Antarctica, where they find a prehistoric world.

Writers: László Görög, William N. Robson, Charles Palmer | Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon

14. Montana (1950)

Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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An Australian sheepman comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.

Writers: James R. Webb, Borden Chase, Charles O'Neal, Ernest Haycox | Directors: Ray Enright, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Douglas Kennedy

15. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England

Writers: Lee Loeb, John Grant, Sid Fields, Grant Garett | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Craig Stevens

16. Istanbul (1957)

84 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A suspected diamond smuggler returns to Istanbul and finds the lady love he thought was dead...or does he?

Writers: Barbara Gray, Seton I. Miller, Richard Alan Simmons | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Errol Flynn, Cornell Borchers, John Bentley, Torin Thatcher

17. The Monster of Piedras Blancas (1959)

Unrated | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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The monster, which looks like a nastier version of "The Creature from the Black Lagoon," invades a sleepy lighthouse town. The superstitious lighthouse keeper is worried for the safety of ... See full summary »

Writer: H. Haile Chace | Director: Irvin Berwick | Stars: Les Tremayne, Forrest Lewis, John Harmon, Frank Arvidson

18. The Mole People (1956)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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A party of archaeologists discovers the remnants of a mutant five-millennia-old Sumerian civilization living beneath a glacier atop a mountain in Mesopatamia.

Writer: László Görög | Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: John Agar, Cynthia Patrick, Hugh Beaumont, Alan Napier

19. Monster on the Campus (1958)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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The blood of a primitive fish exposed to gamma rays causes a benign research professor to regress to an ape-like, bloodthirsty prehistoric hominid.

Writer: David Duncan | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Arthur Franz, Joanna Moore, Judson Pratt, Nancy Walters

20. The Kid from Texas (1950)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.5
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Billy the Kid becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Karl Kamb | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Audie Murphy, Gale Storm, Albert Dekker, Shepperd Strudwick

21. Never Steal Anything Small (1959)

94 min | Musical

6.0
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Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife,... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Charles Lederer, Rouben Mamoulian | Director: Charles Lederer | Stars: James Cagney, Shirley Jones, Roger Smith, Cara Williams

22. I Was a Shoplifter (1950)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Police detective sergeant Jeff Andrews is working on a case involving a gang of shoplifters, and he allows himself to falsely arrested as a petty thief, in order to make contact with the ... See full summary »

Writer: Irwin Gielgud | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Scott Brady, Mona Freeman, Andrea King, Tony Curtis

23. Peggy (1950)

76 min | Comedy

6.6
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When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps ... See full summary »

Writers: George W. George, George F. Slavin, Leon Ware | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Diana Lynn, Charles Coburn, Charlotte Greenwood, Barbara Lawrence

24. Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.6
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Traveling entertainer gets mixed up with bank robbers.

Writers: Oscar Brodney, Howard Dimsdale, Stanley Roberts | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Gale Storm, Walter Brennan, Vincent Price

25. The 7th Commandment (1961)

82 min | Drama

6.2
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A man and his girlfriend driving in their car have an accident. The man gets amnesia and wanders away from the accident. He is taken in by a traveling preacher, and several years later ... See full summary »

Writers: Irvin Berwick, Jack Kevan | Director: Irvin Berwick | Stars: Jonathan Kidd, Lyn Statten, John Harmon, Frank Arvidson

26. Wild Heritage (1958)

78 min | Western

5.7
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The Breslins (Jake, Emma, three boys, and nubile daughter) cross the plains in a covered wagon, then pause in a lawless western town where Jake is shot by gunslingers Arn and Jud. But ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul King, Joseph Stone, Steve Frazee | Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Will Rogers Jr., Maureen O'Sullivan, Rod McKuen, Casey Tibbs

27. The Street Is My Beat (1966)

93 min | Drama

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A newlywed young woman learns that her husband is a pimp, and ultimately goes to work for him as a call-girl...thus begins her rapid downward spiral.

Writers: Irvin Berwick, Jack Kevan, Harold Livingston | Director: Irvin Berwick | Stars: Shary Marshall, Todd Lasswell, John Harmon, Annabelle Weenick

28. Gallant Sons (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Mystery

6.2
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Two childhood friends have a falling out because of their fathers' occupations, which lands one father in jail.

Writers: William R. Lipman, Marion Parsonnet | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville, Gene Reynolds, Gail Patrick