Highest Rated Titles With Esther Michelson

1. The Great Dictator (1940)
125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

2. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

3. The Lady Eve (1941)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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.

4. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
88 min | Romance, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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.

5. Humoresque (1946)
125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

6. Christmas in July (1940)
67 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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 »

7. Executive Suite (1954)
104 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.

8. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
143 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.

9. The Very Thought of You (1944)
99 min | Romance, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
10. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)
120 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man who lived his life as he was was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.

11. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

12. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected "fathead" who intends to take an active interest in running the team. But K.C. ... See full summary »

13. I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)
70 min | Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A dancer is pinned for murder after his shoe prints are found at the scene of the crime. His wife follows the trail of clues to the genuine killer.

14. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)
98 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »

16. The Bride Comes Home (1935)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A penniless socialite is hired by two young men as a front in their plan to start a magazine. Soon, however, they find themselves more interested in her than in their publishing venture.

17. One More Spring (1935)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
18. Francis Covers the Big Town (1953)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A man who has a talking mule gets a job on a newspaper, and both get mixed up in a murder trial.

19. Wings in the Dark (1935)
75 min | Adventure, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In his dedicated pursuit of technology that will aid pilots to safely "fly blind" during adverse conditions. aerial innovator Ken Gordon is literally blinded in an accident, but this setback doesn't deter him from his goal.

20. Bad Boy (1935)
56 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Poolroom ace Eddie marries his girlfriend Sally but can't find work so he sends her back to her family. Things improve after he catches some crooks.

21. I Take This Woman (1940)
98 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him. To make enough to give her what she wants he ... See full summary »

22. The Great Moment (1944)
83 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The biography of Dr. W. T. Morgan, a 19th century Boston dentist, during his quest to have anesthesia, in the form of ether, accepted by the public and the medical and dental establishment.

23. The Juggler (1953)
84 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Hans Muller is a Jewish refugee from Germany. Relocating to Israel after World War II, he can not overcome the psychological effects of the war. After attacking a policeman, Hans becomes a ... See full summary »

24. Here Comes the Band (1935)
86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The songwriter Ollie Watts goes to court to claim the rights to his song that was stolen by the unscrupulous music publisher Ted Lowry. Ollie brings his girlfriend and singer Margaret ... See full summary »