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1. 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

2. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. Desire (1954)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir, 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

12. 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

13. My Cousin Rachel (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Mystery, Romance, Drama

7.2
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A young man plots revenge against the woman he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty.

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

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

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

6.4
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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

15. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

7.0
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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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

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. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

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

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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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

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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

31. 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

32. The Rage of Paris (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

7.3
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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

33. 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

34. 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

35. Wabash Avenue (1950)

92 min | Musical

6.2
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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

36. Spring Parade (1940)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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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

37. The Power and the Prize (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Howard Swigett, Robert Ardrey | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elisabeth Müller, Burl Ives, Charles Coburn

38. Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939)

90 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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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

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. There Goes the Bride (1932)

79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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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

41. Between Us Girls (1942)

85 min | Comedy

6.8
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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

42. Peter (1934)

85 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Writers: Felix Jackson, Sándor Nádas, Johann von Vásáry | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Franciska Gaal, Felix Bressart, Richard Eybner, Hans Jaray

43. The Tunnel (1933)

72 min | Sci-Fi

6.4
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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

44. 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

45. Thirteen Men and a Girl (1930)

79 min | Drama

6.3
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Writers: Heinz Goldberg, Henry Koster, Hans Rehfisch, Hans Wilhelm, Ludwig von Wohl | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Karin Evans, Erwin Kalser, Else Heller

46. Little Mother (1935)

Drama

7.5
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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

47. A csúnya lány (1935)

84 min | Comedy

7.0
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Mail for translation. Dr.Halmi a nokkel szemben nagyon szigoru elveket vall. Alkalmazottkent irodajaban csak csunya noket tur meg. Igy mit tehet a szegeny allastalan ... See full summary »

Writers: Béla Gaál, László Vadnay | Directors: Béla Gaál, Henry Koster | Stars: Pál Jávor, Ella Gombaszögi, Gyula Kabos, Márton Rátkai

49. Catherine the Last (1936)

Comedy

7.5
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Writers: Alexander Hunyady, Felix Jackson, Károly Nóti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Franciska Gaal, Hans Holt, Hans Olden, Otto Wallburg

50. Troopship (1937)

85 min | Drama

5.7
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Writers: Clemence Dane, Ian Hay, Patrick Kirwan, Henry Koster, Wolfgang Wilhelm | Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Leslie Banks, Flora Robson, Sebastian Shaw, Patricia Hilliard