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1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, Philip Van Doren Stern | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

G | 238 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.

Writers: Margaret Mitchell, Sidney Howard | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

4. High Noon (1952)

PG | 85 min | Western

8.1
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89 Metascore

A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

Writers: Carl Foreman, John W. Cunningham | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

5. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.

Writers: Hal Kanter, Harry Tugend, Robert Riskin, Damon Runyon | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell

6. Three Wise Fools (1946)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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It had been forty years since Richard, James and Theodore insulted The O'Monahan and he put a vexing blessing on them. All three have obtained their dreams of grandeur, but they all live in... See full summary »

Writers: John McDermott, James O'Hanlon, Austin Strong | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Thomas Mitchell

7. Handle with Care (1958)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.8
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An idealistic young law student investigates an apparent tax fraud, and discovers that right and wrong isn't always a matter of black and white.

Writers: Morton S. Fine, David Friedkin, Samuel Grafton, Edith Grafton | Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Dean Jones, Joan O'Brien, Thomas Mitchell, John Smith

8. Casanova Brown (1944)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

6.4
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Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her ... See full summary »

Writers: Floyd Dell, Nunnally Johnson, Thomas Mitchell | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Frank Morgan, Anita Louise

9. Stagecoach (1939)

Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Western

7.9
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A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.

Writers: Ernest Haycox, Dudley Nichols | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

10. The Long Voyage Home (1940)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Aboard the freighter Glencairn, the lives of the crew are lived out in fear, loneliness, suspicion and cameraderie. The men smuggle drink and women aboard, fight with each other, spy on ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene O'Neill, Dudley Nichols | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Ward Bond

11. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Bruno Frank, Victor Hugo | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell

12. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.

Writers: Viña Delmar, Josephine Lawrence, Helen Leary, Nolan Leary | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, Thomas Mitchell

13. Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Macaulay, Jerry Wald | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Thomas Mitchell, Dennis Morgan, Virginia Grey

14. Flight from Destiny (1941)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.7
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After philosophy Professor Todhunter is told he has 6 months left to live, he is barred from teaching by his college so there won't be a scandal if he drops dead in class. Discussing a ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Berkeley, Barry Trivers | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Jeffrey Lynn, James Stephenson

15. Lost Horizon (1937)

Unrated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La -- but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?

Writers: Robert Riskin, James Hilton | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard

16. Love, Honor and Behave (1938)

71 min | Drama

5.5
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A woman raises her son Ted to be a good loser, in effect creating a weakling who never asserts himself. Even after marrying his childhood sweetheart Barbara and assuming family obligations,... See full summary »

Writers: Clements Ripley, Michael Jacoby, Robert Buckner, Lawrence Kimble, Stephen Vincent Benet | Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: Wayne Morris, Priscilla Lane, John Litel, Thomas Mitchell

17. The Outlaw (1943)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and the attentions of vivacious country vixen Rio McDonald.

Writer: Jules Furthman | Directors: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks | Stars: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell, Walter Huston

18. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

19. Man of the People (1937)

Passed | 81 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Jack Moreno is an attorney with an office in the neighborhood he grew up in. All he wants is to help his friends and neighbors. But he has to do business with the mob in order to make a living.

Writer: Frank Dolan | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Joseph Calleia, Florence Rice, Thomas Mitchell, Ted Healy

20. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Approved | 121 min | Adventure, Drama

7.7
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At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.

Writer: Jules Furthman | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

21. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

22. The Sullivans (1944)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Doherty, Mary C. McCall Jr., Jules Schermer | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle, Edward Ryan

23. The Black Swan (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller, Rafael Sabatini | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar, Thomas Mitchell

24. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Approved | 137 min | Drama

7.4
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Nunnally Johnson, A.J. Cronin | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

25. Bataan (1943)

Approved | 114 min | War

7.1
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Japan has just invaded the Phillipines and the US Army attempts a desperate defence. Thirteen men are chosen to blow up a bridge on the Bataan peninsula and keep the Japanese from ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Hardy Andrews | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell

26. Our Town (1940)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.8
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Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. People grow up, get married, live, and die. Milk and the newspaper get delivered every morning, and nobody locks... See full summary »

Writers: Thornton Wilder, Frank Craven, Harry Chandlee | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Holden, Martha Scott, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi

27. The Hurricane (1937)

Passed | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A Polynesian sailor -- unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully -- is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall | Directors: John Ford, Stuart Heisler | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor, C. Aubrey Smith

28. Theodora Goes Wild (1936)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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The author of a scandalously racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity from her provincial small town neighbors who'd be scandalized if they knew.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Mary McCarthy | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Irene Dunne, Melvyn Douglas, Thomas Mitchell, Thurston Hall

29. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

30. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

31. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, Dan Totheroh | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon

32. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.6
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

33. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Walter Abel, Edgar Stehli

34. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

35. Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958–1961)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

8.2
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Stars: Shirley Temple, Pernell Roberts, Agnes Moorehead, Jonathan Harris

36. Secret of the Incas (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure

6.4
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An adventurer searchers for hidden treasure in the Peruvian jungles.

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, Sydney Boehm | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey, Thomas Mitchell

37. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

7.7
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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »

Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

38. While the City Sleeps (1956)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A serial killer has been killing beautiful women in New York, and the new owner of a media company offers a high ranking job to the 1st administrator who can get the earliest scoops on the case.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Charles Einstein | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff

39. Silver River (1948)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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Unjustly booted out of the cavalry, Mike McComb strikes out for Nevada, and deciding never to be used again, ruthlessly works his way up to becoming one of the most powerful silver magnates... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Longstreet, Harriet Frank Jr. | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Thomas Mitchell, Bruce Bennett

40. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Harry Townes, Michael Rennie

41. Tales of Manhattan (1942)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Blankfort, Alan Campbell, Ladislas Fodor, László Görög, Ben Hecht, Samuel Hoffenstein, Ferenc Molnár, Donald Ogden Stewart, Lamar Trotti, László Vadnay | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda

42. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

43. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.

Writer: Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry King | Stars: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell

44. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

45. This Above All (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.

Writers: Eric Knight, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Stephenson

46. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.5
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

47. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.2
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Willis Bouchey, Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell

48. The Dark Mirror (1946)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Vladimir Pozner | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Long

49. Out of the Fog (1941)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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In Brooklyn, fishing is the hobby of the workers Jonah Goodwin and Olaf Johnson and they use to fish every night in their old boat. Jonah's daughter is the twenty-one year-old telephone ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Rossen, Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Irwin Shaw | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Thomas Mitchell, Eddie Albert

50. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

8.5
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Creator: James A. Michener | Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell