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1. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.1
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Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play.

Writers: Erwin S. Gelsey, James Seymour, David Boehm, Ben Markson, Avery Hopwood | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon, Ruby Keeler

2. Okinawa (1952)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Drama, History

5.0
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Basically the story of the sea battle for Okinawa between the ships of the U.S. Navy and the Japanese suicide planes---the Kamaikazes---and, as such, is filled with stock footage from ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur A. Ross, Leonard Stern, Jameson Brewer | Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Denning, Rhys Williams

3. Flying Down to Rio (1933)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Aviator and band leader Roger Bond is forever getting his group fired for flirting with the lady guests. When he falls for Brazilian beauty Belinha de Rezende it appears to be for real, ... See full summary »

Writers: Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanemann, Erwin S. Gelsey, Anne Caldwell, Lou Brock | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Ginger Rogers

4. The Tougher They Come (1950)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Lumberjack Joe MacKinley (Preston Foster) inherits a valuable tract of forest-land which is coveted by a large lumber company. He and his new bride, Helen (Kay Buckley), start a logging ... See full summary »

Writer: George Bricker | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Wayne Morris, Preston Foster, Kay Buckley, William Bishop

5. Madam Satan (1930)

Passed | Musical, Romance, Comedy

6.7
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Angela and Bob Brooks are an upper class couple. Unfortunately, Bob is an unfaithful husband. But Angela has a plan to win back her husband's affections. An elaborate masquerade ball is to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeanie Macpherson, Gladys Unger, Elsie Janis | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny, Lillian Roth, Roland Young

6. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)

Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.

Writers: Karl Brown, George Wallace Sayre, Leslie T. White | Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox, Roger Pryor

7. Smart Money (1931)

81 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel.

Writers: Kubec Glasmon, John Bright, Lucien Hubbard, Joseph Jackson | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp, Ralf Harolde

8. Return to Warbow (1958)

67 min | Western

5.3
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After eleven years in prison, Clay Hollister escapes. Two other prisoners escape with him and the three return to find the money that was never recovered. It was supposedly hidden by Clay's... See full summary »

Writer: Les Savage Jr. | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Philip Carey, Catherine McLeod, Andrew Duggan, William Leslie

9. Passport to Suez (1943)

72 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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The Lone Wolf undercover to foil the Nazis stealing the plans!

Writers: Alden Nash, John Stone | Director: André De Toth | Stars: Warren William, Ann Savage, Eric Blore, Robert Stanford

10. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

7.3
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Charlie talks wealthy farmer's daughter Tillie into eloping with him (and taking her father's money). In the city Tillie gets drunk and lands in jail while Charlie runs off with her money ... See full summary »

Directors: Mack Sennett, Charles Bennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain

11. The Black Dakotas (1954)

Approved | 65 min | Romance, Western

5.5
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During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln sends an emissary with a peace treaty to the Sioux Indians. He also sends a gift of $130,000 in gold. This attracts the attention of Brock ... See full summary »

Writers: Ray Buffum, DeVallon Scott | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Gary Merrill, Wanda Hendrix, John Bromfield, Noah Beery Jr.

12. The Phantom Empire (1935)

Approved | 245 min | Musical, Sci-Fi, Western

6.3
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When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried ... See full summary »

Writers: Wallace MacDonald, Gerald Geraghty, Hy Freedman, John Rathmell, Armand Schaefer | Directors: Otto Brower, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro, Betsy King Ross, Dorothy Christy

13. Gunmen from Laredo (1959)

Approved | 67 min | Western

4.6
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After Ben Keefer kills Gil Reardon's wife, Reardon seeks revenge. To get to Keefer he has to outdraw one of Keefer's henchmen. But Keefer makes it look like murder amd he is convicted and ... See full summary »

Writer: Clarke Reynolds | Director: Wallace MacDonald | Stars: Robert Knapp, Maureen Hingert, Walter Coy, Paul Birch

14. Night Flight (1933)

84 min | Drama

6.4
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Polio breaks out in Rio de Janeiro, the serum is in Santiago and there's only one way to get the medicine where it's desperately needed: flown in by daring pilots who risk the treacherous weather and forbidding peaks of the Andes.

Writers: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore

15. No Time to Be Young (1957)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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Writers: Raphael Hayes, John McPartland | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman, Dorothy Green

16. Two-Fisted Law (1932)

64 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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After Rob Russell steals Tim Clark's ranch, Clark starts prospecting for silver.

Writers: William Colt MacDonald, Kurt Kempler | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman, Tully Marshall

17. My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Julia Ross secures employment, through a rather-noisy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes, and goes to live at her house. Two days later, she awakens in a different house ... See full summary »

Writers: Muriel Roy Bolton, Anthony Gilbert | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Nina Foch, Dame May Whitty, George Macready, Roland Varno

18. The Mayor of Hell (1933)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a former ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Chodorov, Islin Auster | Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Madge Evans, Arthur Byron, Allen Jenkins

19. The Last Flight (1931)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama

7.9
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Cary, Shep, Bill, and Francis are pilots who have just, and only just, survived the First World War. They linger in Europe in the aftermath, drinking and ostensibly having fun, but ... See full summary »

Writers: John Monk Saunders, Byron Morgan | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, David Manners, Johnny Mack Brown, Helen Chandler

20. The Face Behind the Mask (1941)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A disfigured watchmaker with a grudge against society embarks on a life of crime.

Writers: Paul Jarrico, Arthur Levinson, Thomas Edward O'Connell, Allen Vincent | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Peter Lorre, Evelyn Keyes, Don Beddoe, George E. Stone

21. The Devil Commands (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Scientist becomes obsessed with the idea of communicating with his dead wife.

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Milton Gunzburg | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anne Revere, Amanda Duff, Richard Fiske

22. The Nebraskan (1953)

Approved | 68 min | Western

5.0
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Trying to make peace with the Nebraska Sioux leads frontier scout Wade Harper through many perils.

Writers: David Lang, Martin Berkeley | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Philip Carey, Roberta Haynes, Wallace Ford, Richard Webb

23. The Range Feud (1931)

Passed | 64 min | Mystery, Western, Romance

5.7
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Clint Turner is arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Judy's father, a rival rancher who was an enemy of his own father.

Writers: Milton Krims, George H. Plympton | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming, Edward LeSaint

24. The Rounders (1914)

Unrated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Two drunks live in the same hotel. One beats his wife, the other is beaten by his. They go off and get drunk together. They try to sleep in a restaurant using tables as beds and are thrown ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, Minta Durfee

25. Man in the Dark (1953)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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A thug is convicted and undergoes experimental brain surgery to remove the criminal element in his brain. The operation wipes out all memories of his past life, including where he stashed ... See full summary »

Writers: George Bricker, Jack Leonard, William Sackheim, Tom Van Dycke, Henry Altimus | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Audrey Totter, Ted de Corsia, Horace McMahon

26. Texas Cyclone (1932)

63 min | Western

6.2
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Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.

Writers: Randall Faye, William Colt MacDonald | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Shirley Grey, Wheeler Oakman, John Wayne

27. Caught in a Cabaret (1914)

TV-G | 9 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Charlie is a clumsy waiter in a cheap cabaret, suffering the strict orders from his boss. He'll meet a pretty girl in the park, pretending to be a fancy ambassador, despite the jealousy of her fiancée.

Director: Mabel Normand | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Dan Albert, Phyllis Allen

28. Millie (1931)

TV-G | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Millie Blake has a love affair that goes wrong, so Millie plays the field recklessly from that point on. When she finds out that one of the reckless players from her past has now cast his ... See full summary »

Writers: Donald Henderson Clarke, Charles Kenyon, Ralph Murphy | Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Helen Twelvetrees, Lilyan Tashman, Robert Ames, James Hall

29. Those Love Pangs (1914)

16 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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Charlie and a rival vie for the favors of their landlady. In the park they each fall for different girls, though Charlie's has a male friend already. Charlie considers suicide, is talked ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Cecile Arnold, Vivian Edwards

30. The Star Boarder (II) (1914)

16 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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A brat's magic lantern show exposes an indiscreet moment between a landlady and her star boarder.

Writer: Craig Hutchinson | Director: George Nichols | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy, Gordon Griffith

31. The Drums of Jeopardy (1931)

75 min | Drama, Horror

6.0
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A mad doctor is determined to take revenge on the family he believes is responsible for his daughter's death.

Writers: Harold McGrath, Florence Ryerson | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Warner Oland, June Collyer, Lloyd Hughes, Clara Blandick

32. Cell 2455, Death Row (1955)

Approved | 77 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Whit, condemned and awaiting execution, reviews the events of his life that has brought him to Cell 2455 on San Quentin's Death Row, a story he had told in a autobiography that became a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack DeWitt, Caryl Chessman | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: William Campbell, R. Wright Campbell, Marian Carr, Kathryn Grant

33. Dough and Dynamite (1914)

33 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Charlie and another waiter must become bakers when the regular bakers go out on strike. The strikers put dynamite in a piece of bread which is delivered to the cake counter. It winds up in the oven and explodes.

Writer: Mack Sennett | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Fritz Schade, Norma Nichols

34. The Hard Man (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.1
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A lawman becomes a deputy in a town where he suspects the friend he had to kill in self defense, was framed for murder.

Writer: Leo Katcher | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Guy Madison, Valerie French, Lorne Greene, Barry Atwater

35. Before I Hang (1940)

Unrated | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals' blood, but secretly tests it on himself. He gets a pardon, but finds out he's become a Jekyll-&-Hyde.

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Karl Brown | Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Edward Van Sloan

36. Mother Machree (1928)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

5.5
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Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels ... See full summary »

Writers: Rida Johnson Young, Gertrude Orr, Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell | Director: John Ford | Stars: Belle Bennett, Philippe De Lacy, Victor McLaglen, Ted McNamara

37. The Man with Nine Lives (1940)

Approved | 74 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A medical researcher visits the deserted home of a pioneer in cryogenic science who disappeared 10 years earlier and finds him frozen in ice but still alive.

Writers: Karl Brown, Harold Shumate | Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Boris Karloff, Roger Pryor, Jo Ann Sayers, Stanley Brown

38. Apache Ambush (1955)

68 min | Western

5.8
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Just after the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln asks two former enemies--a Union officer and a former Confederate--to drive a herd of cattle from Texas to Kansas, to help feed civilians... See full summary »

Writer: David Lang | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Bill Williams, Richard Jaeckel, Alex Montoya, Movita

39. The Sea Hawk (1924)

Passed | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A wrongly convicted English gentleman goes from galley slave to pirate captain.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, J.G. Hawks, Walter Anthony | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Wallace Beery

40. Mabel's Married Life (1914)

17 min | Short, Comedy

5.9
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Accosted by a masher in the park and unable to motivate husband Charlie into taking action, Mabel gets him a boxing mannequin to sharpen his fighting skills.

Writers: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand | Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Eva Nelson

41. Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.9
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Released from Yuma prison four robbers return to the town where they had hidden their last robbery's loot but the place is now a ghost town raided by Apaches.

Writer: David Lang | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: John Hodiak, John Derek, David Brian, María Elena Marqués

42. The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914)

14 min | Short, Comedy

5.3
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The plot is a satire derived from Hugh Antoine D'Arcy's poem of the same title. The painter courts Madeleine but loses to the wealthy client who sits for his portrait. The despairing artist... See full summary »

Writer: Hugh Antoine d'Arcy | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards

43. I Love a Mystery (1945)

69 min | Mystery

6.3
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Opening with a car crash and a decapitation, the story is told in flashback as Jack and Doc become involved with a man who tells them that he will die in just such a manner in three days' ... See full summary »

Writers: Carlton E. Morse, Charles O'Neal | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Jim Bannon, Nina Foch, George Macready, Barton Yarborough

44. Mabel's Busy Day (1914)

TV-G | 10 min | Short, Comedy

5.6
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A hotdog girl gives one to a policeman who then allows her into a race track. While other customers swipe her hotdogs, Charlie runs off with the whole box, pretending to sell them while ... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Dan Albert, Charles Avery

45. The Knockout (1914)

TV-G | 27 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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To show his girl how brave he is Fatty challenges the champion to a fight. Charlie referees, trying to avoid contact with the two monsters.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Charles Chaplin, Dan Albert

46. Cry of the Werewolf (1944)

Unrated | 63 min | Horror

5.1
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Young woman raised by gypsies is actually daughter of a werewolf. She starts killing those who know about her.

Writers: Griffin Jay, Charles O'Neal | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Nina Foch, Stephen Crane, Osa Massen, Blanche Yurka

47. The Rogue Song (1930)

104 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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In czarist Russia, a princess falls for a dashing bandit leader, but their romance proves a stormy one.

Writers: Robert Bodansky, John Colton, Frances Marion, Wells Root, A.M. Willner | Directors: Lionel Barrymore, Hal Roach | Stars: Lawrence Tibbett, Catherine Dale Owen, Nance O'Neil, Judith Vosselli

48. Escape in the Fog (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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A military nurse recovering at an inn from a nervous breakdown keeps having dreams where she sees two men trying to murder a third. When she meets a man who is a federal agent at the inn, ... See full summary »

Writer: Aubrey Wisberg | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Otto Kruger, Nina Foch, William Wright, Konstantin Shayne

49. The Chance of a Lifetime (1943)

65 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Writers: Jack Boyle, Paul Yawitz | Director: William Castle | Stars: Chester Morris, Erik Rolf, Jeanne Bates, Richard Lane

50. In Old Santa Fe (1934)

64 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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Kentucky loses his horse in a rigged horse race and gets framed for the murder of a stagecoach driver.

Writers: Colbert Clark, James Gruen, Wallace MacDonald, John Rathmell | Directors: David Howard, Joseph Kane | Stars: Ken Maynard, Tarzan, Evalyn Knapp, H.B. Warner