Most Voted Titles With Torben Meyer
- Movies or TV
1. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
2. The Great Dictator (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
4. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.
5. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.
6. The Lady Eve (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.
7. The Fly (1958)
Approved | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device.
9. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
10. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.
12. We're No Angels (1955)
106 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.
13. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War
After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.
14. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
Approved | 74 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures do battle.
15. Shall We Dance (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A budding romance between a ballet master and a tapdancer becomes complicated when rumours surface that they're already married.
16. A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance
A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
Writers: Charles Dickens, W.P. Lipscomb, S.N. Behrman, Thomas Carlyle, M. Clery, Mademoiselle des Echerolles, M. Nicholas | Directors: Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen
17. Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Music
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
18. The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.
19. The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.
Writers: Anthony Hope, John L. Balderston, Edward E. Rose, Wells Root, Donald Ogden Stewart | Directors: John Cromwell, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey
20. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, War
Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) delays the return to his hometown, feeling ... See full summary »
21. Mark of the Vampire (1935)
Passed | 60 min | Horror, Mystery
When a nobleman is murdered, a professor of the occult blames vampires; but not all is what it seems.
22. Journey Into Fear (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A US Navy engineer, returning to the US with his wife from a conference, finds himself pursued by Nazi agents, who are out to kill him. Without a word to his wife, he flees the hotel the ... See full summary »
23. The Conqueror (1956)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.
24. Christmas in July (1940)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance
An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest. As a joke, ... See full summary »
25. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
Unrated | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.
26. Houdini (1953)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama
The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.
27. G.I. Blues (1960)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Musical
Tulsa is a specialist in the US Army stationed in Germany. He loves to sing and has dreams to run his own nightclub when he leaves the army....but dreams don't come cheap. Tulsa places a ... See full summary »
28. Roberta (1935)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh... See full summary »
Writers: Jerome Kern, Otto A. Harbach, Alice Duer Miller, Jane Murfin, Sam Mintz, Allan Scott, Glenn Tryon | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott
29. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)
52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...
30. What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Passed | 88 min | Drama
The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer.
31. Downstairs (1932)
Passed | 77 min | Drama
At the wedding of Albert and Anna, Karl, the new chauffeur, arrives. Albert is the head butler, second generation to the Baron. Karl soon seems out of place as a servant, and Albert tells ... See full summary »
32. The Caddy (1953)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony.
33. Hollywood or Bust (1956)
95 min | Comedy, Musical
A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.
34. Edge of Darkness (1943)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, War
After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis.
35. Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
Approved | 103 min | Biography, Drama
True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.
36. Li'l Abner (1959)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family
As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »
37. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »
38. The Black Room (1935)
Unrated | 70 min | Crime, Horror
Ignoring an ancient prophecy, evil brother Gregor seeks to maintain his feudal power on his his Tyrolean estate by murdering and impersonating his benevolent younger twin.
39. Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charle Chan, the detective and son Lee team up to expose an opium-smuggling ring.
40. Living It Up (1954)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy
An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York.
41. Call Me Madam (1953)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy.
42. What Price Glory (1952)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In 1918 France, Captain Flagg commands a disreputable company of Marines; his new top sergeant is his old friendly enemy, Quirt. The two men become rivals for the favors of fair innkeeper's... See full summary »
43. Music in the Air (1934)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.
44. The Good Fairy (1935)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A naive girl just out of a cloistered orphanage finds that being a 'good fairy' to strangers makes life awfully complicated.
45. Front Page Woman (1935)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman reporter tries to prove she's just as good as any man, but runs into trouble along the way.
46. Just a Gigolo (1931)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Romance
Haines plays the role of a festive British nobleman, for whom a marriage has been arranged by his relatives. He goes to a European Summer resort and poses as a gigolo to meet the girl ... See full summary »
Writers: Alexander Engel, Alfred Grünwald, Frederic Hatton, Fanny Hatton, Hanns Kräly, Richard Schayer, Claudine West | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: William Haines, Irene Purcell, C. Aubrey Smith, Charlotte Granville
47. A New Kind of Love (1963)
Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
48. The Matchmaker (1958)
Approved | 103 min | Romance, Comedy
Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman.
49. The Great Waltz (1938)
Passed | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauß II - Schani to his friends - would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. ... See full summary »
50. My Favorite Spy (1951)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »