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1. Modern Times (1936)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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96 Metascore

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

2. The Thin Man (1934)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Film-Noir

8.2
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Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it.

Writers: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dashiell Hammett | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

3. The Mark of Zorro (1940)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.6
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A young aristocrat must masquerade as a fop in order to maintain his secret identity of Zorro as he restores justice to early California.

Writers: John Taintor Foote, Garrett Fort, Bess Meredyth, Johnston McCulley | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard

4. A Night at the Opera (1935)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

8.1
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A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

Writers: George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, James Kevin McGuinness | Directors: Sam Wood, Edmund Goulding | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kitty Carlisle

5. Love Affair (1939)

TV-G | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love aboard ship. They arrange to reunite 6 months later, after Michel has had a chance to earn a decent living.

Writers: Delmer Daves, Donald Ogden Stewart, Mildred Cram, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman

6. A Farewell to Arms (1932)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry and Nurse Catherine Barkley during World War I. The action takes place in Italy and the two fall in love during the war and will stop ... See full summary »

Writers: Benjamin Glazer, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Ernest Hemingway | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips

7. Dodsworth (1936)

TV-PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

Writers: Sinclair Lewis, Sidney Howard | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor

8. Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.2
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A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Grover Jones, Aladar Laszlo | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles

9. The Crusades (1935)

Approved | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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King Richard and the Third Crusade (1190-1192) are given the DeMille treatment with more spectacle than history.

Writers: Harold Lamb, Waldemar Young, Dudley Nichols | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Loretta Young, Henry Wilcoxon, Ian Keith, C. Aubrey Smith

10. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Maxwell Anderson | Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

11. North West Mounted Police (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Le May, Jesse Lasky Jr., C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard, Preston Foster

12. Down Argentine Way (1940)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.

Writers: Darrell Ware, Karl Tunberg, Rian James, Ralph Spence | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood

13. Juarez (1939)

Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.

Writers: John Huston, Æneas MacKenzie, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Franz Werfel, Bertita Harding | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

14. Road to Singapore (1940)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.

Writers: Don Hartman, Frank Butler, Harry Hervey | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Coburn

15. Possessed (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Ambitious factory Girl Marion Martin meets a handsome well-to-do, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife.

Writers: Edgar Selwyn, Lenore J. Coffee | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

16. The Bride Wore Red (1937)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory, he sends Anni, who is a singer in a dive, to a ritzy resort for two weeks. ... See full summary »

Writers: Tess Slesinger, Bradbury Foote, Ferenc Molnár | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Robert Young, Billie Burke

17. Anthony Adverse (1936)

TV-G | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.

Writers: Hervey Allen, Sheridan Gibney | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise

18. Conquest (1937)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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A polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she might influence him to make Poland independent.

Writers: Waclaw Gasiorowski, S.N. Behrman, Samuel Hoffenstein, Helen Jerome, Salka Viertel | Directors: Clarence Brown, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen, Alan Marshal

19. Love on the Run (1936)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.5
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A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Manuel Seff, Gladys Hurlbut, Alan Green, Julian Brodie | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen

20. That Night in Rio (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.

Writers: Rudolph Lothar, Hans Adler, Jessie Ernst, George Seaton, Bess Meredyth, Hal Long, Samuel Hoffenstein | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, S.Z. Sakall

21. Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Rafael Sabatini's story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to...and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Dorothy Farnum | Director: King Vidor | Stars: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy, Lionel Belmore

22. Suez (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal.

Writers: Sam Duncan, Philip Dunne, Julien Josephson | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Annabella, J. Edward Bromberg

23. Blood and Sand (1941)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Illiterate peasant Juan Gallardo rises meteorically to fame and fortune in the bullfight arena only to sow the seeds of his own fall.

Writers: Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Jo Swerling | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Alla Nazimova

24. Arise, My Love (1940)

Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Jacques Théry, Benjamin Glazer, Hans Székely | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel

25. Four Men and a Prayer (1938)

TV-PG | 85 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.

Writers: Richard Sherman, Sonya Levien, Walter Ferris, David Garth | Director: John Ford | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, George Sanders, David Niven

26. Week-End in Havana (1941)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical

6.8
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Nan Spencer is on a boat bound for Havana which runs aground. The man sent to rescue her is engaged and she doesn't understand his disinterest. Gambler is interested, to the annoyance of his girlfriend.

Writers: Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, John Payne, Cesar Romero

27. Riptide (1934)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Park Avenue socialite Mary (Norma Shearer) and staid English nobleman, Lord Phillip Rexford (Herbert Marshall) are married as a lark, but she is very happy for several years with her ... See full summary »

Writer: Edmund Goulding | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Herbert Marshall, Mrs. Patrick Campbell

28. Submarine Patrol (1938)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure

5.9
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A naval officer is demoted for negligence and put in command of a run-down submarine chaser and with a motley crew.

Writers: William Faulkner, Rian James, Ray Millholland, Kathryn Scola, Darrell Ware, Jack Yellen | Director: John Ford | Stars: Richard Greene, Nancy Kelly, Preston Foster, George Bancroft

29. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921)

112 min | Drama

7.4
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An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Writers: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Bernard McConville | Directors: Alfred E. Green, Jack Pickford | Stars: Mary Pickford, Claude Gillingwater, Joseph J. Dowling, James A. Marcus

30. Under Two Flags (1936)

Approved | 112 min | Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends ... See full summary »

Writers: Ouida, W.P. Lipscomb, Walter Ferris | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Victor McLaglen, Rosalind Russell

31. Bill and Coo (1948)

Approved | 61 min | Musical, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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The feathered residents of Chirpendale are terrorized by an evil black crow by the name of "The Black Menace". But to the citizen's rescue comes a brave young taxi puller named Bill!

Writers: Royal Foster, Dean Riesner, Ken Murray | Director: Dean Riesner | Stars: Burton's Birds, Jimmy the Crow, George Burton, Elizabeth Walters

32. The Puppetoon Movie (1987)

G | 90 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Writer: Arnold Leibovit | Director: Arnold Leibovit | Stars: Paul Frees, Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Dick Beals

33. Forbidden Paradise (1924)

76 min | Comedy

6.7
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Writers: Lajos Biró, Agnes Christine Johnston, Hanns Kräly, Melchior Lengyel | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Adolphe Menjou, Rod La Rocque, Pauline Starke

34. The Gay Bride (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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Gangster Shoots Magiz is the producer of the show in which Mary is appearing. She marries him even though she can't stand a thing about him, knowing that in his business he may not be ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Francis Coe, Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Carole Lombard, Chester Morris, Zasu Pitts, Leo Carrillo

35. Blackwell's Island (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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In a fictional version of true events at the New York prison of Blackwell's Island in 1934, reporter Tim Haydon breaks up a crime organization run by racketeer Bull Bransom from within the ... See full summary »

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Lee Katz | Directors: William C. McGann, Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Garfield, Rosemary Lane, Dick Purcell, Victor Jory

36. The Passionate Plumber (1932)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy

6.1
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To make her lover jealous, a beautiful socialite passes off a bumbling plumber as her paramour.

Writers: Laurence E. Johnson, Ralph Spence | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Buster Keaton, Jimmy Durante, Polly Moran, Irene Purcell

37. Enter Madame! (1935)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Man marries opera singer, winds up taking back seat to her career.

Writers: Gilda Varesi Archibald, Charles Brackett, Dorothea Donn-Byrne, Gladys Lehman | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Elissa Landi, Cary Grant, Lynne Overman, Sharon Lynn

38. Get That Girl (1932)

67 min | Thriller, Action, Horror

5.2
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Writer: Charles R. Condon | Director: George Crone | Stars: Richard Talmadge, Shirley Grey, Fred Malatesta, Carl Stockdale

39. Beer and Pretzels (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Ted Healy and the 3 Stooges are fired and evicted from a theatre because Ted is annoys women working there. They then get jobs as waiters at a night club. Chaos leads to destruction of the business. At the end, Ted pursues another woman.

Writers: Matt Brooks, Ted Healy, Moe Howard | Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard, Ted Healy

41. Kiki (1926)

108 min | Comedy

7.6
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Kiki, a poor young woman who sells newspapers on the street corners of Paris, is able to land a job singing and dancing at a nearby theater. While she is there, she invites herself into the... See full summary »

Writers: Hanns Kräly, André Picard | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor, Marc McDermott

42. Eve's Love Letters (1927)

Comedy, Short

6.2
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A young wife is contacted by a former boyfriend, who informs her that he has a collection of her love letters that he will turn over to her husband unless the woman pays him off. She and ... See full summary »

Writer: Stan Laurel | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Agnes Ayres, Forrest Stanley, Jerry Mandy

43. Port of Seven Seas (1938)

81 min | Drama

6.7
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Writers: Marcel Pagnol, Preston Sturges | Director: James Whale | Stars: Wallace Beery, Frank Morgan, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Beal

44. The Man from Yesterday (1932)

71 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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A woman whose husband never came home from World War I finds herself in love with her doctor. She travels with him to Switzerland, and as they check into the hotel there, she is astounded to see her supposedly dead husband.

Writers: Nell Blackwell, Rowland G. Edwards, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Director: Berthold Viertel | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Clive Brook, Charles Boyer, Andy Devine

45. The Lone Wolf Returns (1935)

68 min | Mystery

6.7
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Once a jewel thief always a jewel thief? Yes and no. Yes if you consider the fact that Michael Lanyard also known as the Lone Wolf once retired from the "trade" but relapses back into his ... See full summary »

Writers: Lionel Houser, Joseph Krumgold, Bruce Manning, Louis Joseph Vance | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gail Patrick, Tala Birell, Henry Mollison

46. The Black Doll (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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Nicholas Rood, dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his ... See full summary »

Writers: William Edward Hayes, Harold Buckley | Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Donald Woods, Nan Grey, Edgar Kennedy, C. Henry Gordon

47. Laughing at Life (1933)

71 min | Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South... See full summary »

Writers: Ford Beebe, Prescott Chaplin, Thomas J. Dugan | Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Conchita Montenegro, William 'Stage' Boyd, Lois Wilson

48. Artists and Models Abroad (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Buck Boswell and his all-girl troupe are stranded in Paris, but Buck manages to con the manager of the 'Hotel de Navarre' in furnishing accommodations for his group, but the proprietor's ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse, Ken Englund | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jack Benny, Joan Bennett, Mary Boland, Charley Grapewin

49. Argentine Nights (1940)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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An all-girl band flees to Argentina to avoid their creditors.

Writers: J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater, Arthur T. Horman, Ray Golden, Sid Kuller | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: The Ritz Brothers, Al Ritz, Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz

50. Bridal Suite (1939)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.9
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Writers: Samuel Hoffenstein, Gottfried Reinhardt, Virginia Faulkner | Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Annabella, Robert Young, Walter Connolly, Reginald Owen