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1. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Because of his insistence that his companion is an invisible six-foot rabbit, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but the man might be wiser than anyone knows.

Writers: Mary Chase, Oscar Brodney | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, Charles Drake

2. The Robe (1953)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Dunne, Gina Kaus, Lloyd C. Douglas, Albert Maltz | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

3. Jane Eyre (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.

Writers: Charlotte Brontë, Aldous Huxley, Robert Stevenson, John Houseman | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner

4. The Story of Ruth (1960)

132 min | Drama

6.9
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Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.

Writer: Norman Corwin | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Tom Tryon, Peggy Wood, Viveca Lindfors

5. The Bishop's Wife (1947)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn't about fundraising.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Bercovici, Robert Nathan | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

6. Flower Drum Song (1961)

Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Chinese stowaway Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong (Jack Soo), in an arranged marriage, but the groom ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Fields, C.Y. Lee, Oscar Hammerstein II | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

7. Dear Brigitte (1965)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.

Writers: John Haase, Hal Kanter | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Fabian, Glynis Johns, Cindy Carol

8. Désirée (1954)

110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.

Writers: Annemarie Selinko, Daniel Taradash | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon, Michael Rennie

9. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Edward Streeter | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Fabian, Lauri Peters

10. Full House (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.3
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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Richard L. Breen, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Walter Bullock | Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger

11. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

6.3
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A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.

Writers: Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, Nunnally Johnson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Sandra Dee, Audrey Meadows, Robert Morley

12. A Man Called Peter (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.2
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The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.

Writers: Eleanore Griffin, Catherine Marshall | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond

13. The Singing Nun (1966)

97 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.0
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Young and inexperienced Sister Ann has just arrived at her next posting at Samaritan House, a Dominican order located in a disreputable neighborhood of Ghent, Belgium. Sister Ann is ... See full summary »

Writers: John Furia, Sally Benson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalban, Greer Garson, Agnes Moorehead

14. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

7.1
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Miss Dove is a strict disciplinary, plus a well respected teacher, who has inspired her students to individual greatness. One day during class, Miss Dove experiences great pain in her back,... See full summary »

Writers: Eleanore Griffin, Frances Gray Patton | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas

15. The Virgin Queen (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

Writers: Harry Brown, Mindret Lord | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson

16. Three Smart Girls (1936)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Three sisters scheme to reunite their divorced parents before their wealthy father marries a conniving gold digger.

Writer: Adele Comandini | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Binnie Barnes, Charles Winninger, Alice Brady, Ray Milland

17. My Man Godfrey (1957)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy

6.3
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The eccentric Bullock household again need a new butler. Daughter Irene encounters bedraggled Godfrey Godfrey at the docks and, fancying him and noticing his obviously good manners, gets ... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Hatch, Peter Berneis, William Bowers, Everett Freeman | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: June Allyson, David Niven, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith

18. First Love (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Lionel Houser | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Stack, Eugene Pallette, Helen Parrish

19. The Naked Maja (1958)

111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.5
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Writers: Norman Corwin, Giorgio Prosperi, Oscar Saul, Talbot Jennings | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Ava Gardner, Anthony Franciosa, Amedeo Nazzari, Gino Cervi

20. D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War

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En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.

Writers: Ivan Moffat, Harry Brown, Lionel Shapiro | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien

21. It Started with Eve (1941)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Krasna, Leo Townsend, Hanns Kräly | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Robert Cummings, Guy Kibbee

22. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

7.3
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A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Writers: John Philip Sousa, Ernest Vajda, Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Ruth Hussey

23. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Writers: Nevil Shute, R.C. Sherriff, Oscar Millard, Alec Coppel | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

24. The Inspector General (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Rapp, Harry Kurnitz, Nikolai Gogol | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester

25. Come to the Stable (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

7.3
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Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small New England town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Millard, Sally Benson, Clare Boothe Luce | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester

26. One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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The daughter of a struggling musician forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and through persistence, charm and a few misunderstandings, is able to get Leopold ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Charles Kenyon, James Mulhauser, Hanns Kräly | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Adolphe Menjou, Alice Brady, Leopold Stokowski

27. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

Writers: Myles Connolly, James O'Hanlon, Harry Crane | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante

28. My Cousin Rachel (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Mystery, Romance, Drama

7.2
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When Philip Ashley's much-loved (and rich) cousin Ambrose dies, he is convinced that Ambrose was murdered by his new wife Rachel to inherit his wealth. But when he meets Rachel and falls in... See full summary »

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Daphne Du Maurier | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton, Ronald Squire

29. The Luck of the Irish (1948)

99 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Following American reporter Stephen Fitzgerald from Ireland to New York, a grateful leprechaun acts as the newsman's servant and conscience.

Writers: Philip Dunne, Constance Jones, Guy Jones | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Cecil Kellaway, Lee J. Cobb

30. The Rage of Paris (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mischa Auer, Louis Hayward

31. The Power and the Prize (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

6.2
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Writers: Howard Swigett, Robert Ardrey | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elisabeth Müller, Burl Ives, Charles Coburn

32. My Blue Heaven (1950)

96 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.

Writers: Claude Binyon, S.K. Lauren, Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, Jane Wyatt

33. The Unfinished Dance (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Drama

6.5
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Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Morand, Myles Connolly | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Cyd Charisse, Karin Booth, Danny Thomas

34. Spring Parade (1940)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman(Deanna Durbin) attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson, Ernst Marischka | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, Mischa Auer, Henry Stephenson

35. Elopement (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

6.7
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Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad... See full summary »

Writer: Bess Boyle | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Anne Francis, Charles Bickford, William Lundigan

36. Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939)

90 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Charles Winninger, Nan Grey, Helen Parrish

37. Music for Millions (1944)

Passed | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WW II.

Writer: Myles Connolly | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, José Iturbi, June Allyson, Jimmy Durante

38. There Goes the Bride (1932)

79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Koster, Wolfgang Wilhelm, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Albert de Courville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner, Jerry Verno

39. Fräulein (1958)

95 min | Romance, War, Drama

6.7
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A Nazi's fiancee helps an escaped U.S. soldier, then meets him in postwar Berlin.

Writers: James McGivern, Leo Townsend | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Dana Wynter, Mel Ferrer, Dolores Michaels, Margaret Hayes

40. Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy

7.0
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An urbane, sharp-tongued expert on how to stay young interrupts a lecturing tour to prove his theory at a dilapidated old people's home. To the despair of his agent and the alarm of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, Gwen Davenport, Robert E. McEnroe | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Joanne Dru, Hugh Marlowe, Zero Mostel

41. Wabash Avenue (1950)

92 min | Musical

6.3
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Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Tugend, Charles Lederer | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Phil Harris, Reginald Gardiner

42. Between Us Girls (1942)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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Carrie, ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky, travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris has just purchased. Chris is ... See full summary »

Writers: True Boardman, Myles Connolly, Regis Gignoux, Hans Jacoby, John Jacoby, Jacques Théry | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Diana Barrymore, Robert Cummings, Kay Francis, John Boles

43. Catherine the Last (1936)

Comedy

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Writers: Alexander Hunyady, Felix Jackson, Károly Nóti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Franciska Gaal, Hans Holt, Hans Olden, Otto Wallburg

44. The Tunnel (1933)

72 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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An engineer is hired to plan and oversee the construction of a undersea tunnel between Europe and the US. However, certain interests don't want to see the tunnel built and use every means ... See full summary »

Writers: Curtis Bernhardt, Bernhard Kellermann, Reinhart Steinbicker | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Paul Hartmann, Attila Hörbiger, Olly von Flint, Otto Wernicke

45. Little Mother (1935)

Drama

7.6
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A girl from a boarding school finds a baby and has to keep it because she seems to be the real mother to everyone.

Writer: Felix Jackson | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Franciska Gaal, Bandi, Friedrich Benfer, Otto Wallburg

48. Moscow Nights (1934)

79 min | Drama

5.9
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Writers: Pierre Benoît, Henry Koster, Jacques Natanson | Director: Alexis Granowsky | Stars: Annabella, Harry Baur, Germaine Dermoz, Roger Karl

49. Polenblut (1934)

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Writers: Henry Koster, Peter Ort, Leo Stein | Director: Carl Lamac | Stars: Anny Ondra, Hans Moser, Iván Petrovich, Margarete Kupfer

50. Toto (1933)

80 min

5.9
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Writers: Curt Alexander, Henry Koster, René Pujol | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Albert Préjean, Renée Saint-Cyr, Robert Goupil, Félix Oudart