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1. The Great Dictator (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

2. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

3. The Lady Eve (1941)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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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.

Writers: Monckton Hoffe, Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

4. The Palm Beach Story (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy

7.9
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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.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee

5. Humoresque (1946)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

Writers: Clifford Odets, Zachary Gold, Fannie Hurst | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant, J. Carrol Naish

6. Christmas in July (1940)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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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 »

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Ernest Truex

7. Executive Suite (1954)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Cameron Hawley | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, June Allyson, Fredric March

8. Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.2
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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.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Natalie Marcin | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

9. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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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.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Elizabeth Hill, King Vidor | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Charles Coburn

10. The Very Thought of You (1944)

99 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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Writers: Alvah Bessie, Delmer Daves, Lionel Wiggam | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark, Faye Emerson

11. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Howard Koch, Elliot Paul, Harry Chandlee, Robert Rossen | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

12. I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)

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

6.9
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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.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Steve Fisher | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Don Castle, Elyse Knox, Regis Toomey, Charles D. Brown

13. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Harry Tugend, George Wells, Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett

14. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Maxence van der Meersch, Theodore Reeves | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Glenn Ford, Charles Coburn, Gloria DeHaven, Janet Leigh

15. McFadden's Flats (1935)

65 min | Comedy

6.8
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Writers: Arthur Caesar, Gus Hill, Edward Kaufman, Andy Rice, Casey Robinson | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Walter C. Kelly, Andy Clyde, Richard Cromwell, Jane Darwell

16. The Bride Comes Home (1935)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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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.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young, William Collier Sr.

17. One More Spring (1935)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Writers: Robert Nathan, Edwin J. Burke | Director: Henry King | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Warner Baxter, Walter Woolf King, Jane Darwell

18. Francis Covers the Big Town (1953)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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A man who has a talking mule gets a job on a newspaper, and both get mixed up in a murder trial.

Writers: Oscar Brodney, David Stern | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Yvette Duguay, Gene Lockhart, Nancy Guild

19. Wings in the Dark (1935)

75 min | Adventure, Romance

6.5
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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.

Writers: Jack Kirkland, Frank Partos, Dale Van Every, Earl H. Robinson, Nell Shipman, Philip D. Hurn | Director: James Flood | Stars: Myrna Loy, Cary Grant, Roscoe Karns, Hobart Cavanaugh

20. The Juggler (1953)

Passed | 84 min | Drama, War

6.4
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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 »

Writer: Michael Blankfort | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Milly Vitale, Paul Stewart, Joseph Walsh

21. Bad Boy (1935)

Approved | 56 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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.

Writers: Viña Delmar, Allen Rivkin | Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: James Dunn, Dorothy Wilson, Louise Fazenda, Victor Kilian

22. The Great Moment (1944)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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.

Writers: René Fülöp-Miller, Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Betty Field, Harry Carey, William Demarest

23. I Take This Woman (1940)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Charles MacArthur, James Kevin McGuinness | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Frank Borzage, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, Verree Teasdale, Kent Taylor

24. Here Comes the Band (1935)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Paul Sloane, Ralph Spence, Victor Mansfield | Director: Paul Sloane | Stars: Ted Lewis and His Orchestra, Ted Lewis, Virginia Bruce, Harry Stockwell