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2. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.
5. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
6. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.
9. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
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.
10. The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called ... See full summary »
11. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Not Rated | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
12. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In Africa, the girl Jill Young trades a baby gorilla with two natives and raises the animal. Twelve years later, the talkative and persuasive promoter Max O'Hara organizes a safari to ... See full summary »
17. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »
18. Pollyanna (1960)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
19. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
20. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
30 min | Comedy
From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.
22. Libeled Lady (1936)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.
24. The Lost Weekend (1945)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.
25. The Outlaw (1943)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
26. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
Passed | 99 min | Western
During the Civil War, a group of Confederates escapes from the Union POW camp at Fort Bravo but has to contend with the desert, the Mescalero Indians and the pursuing Union troops.
28. There's That Woman Again (1939)
72 min | Comedy, Mystery
Bill Reardon, a private detective, is working on a case involving stolen items from a local jewelry store. The case takes a different turn when Bill's prying wife wants to help catch the crook.
29. Angel and the Badman (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western
Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.
30. Who Was That Lady? (1960)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy
In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To ... See full summary »
31. Wichita (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western
Former buffalo hunter and entrepreneur Wyatt Earp arrives in the lawless cattle town of Wichita Kansas. His skill as a gun-fighter make him a perfect candidate for Marshal but he refuses ... See full summary »
33. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Approved | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.
34. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.
35. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
60 min | Comedy, Family
Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. Lucy is still getting into trouble with her sidekick Ethel, ... See full summary »
36. Bombshell (1933)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry.
37. Lady in the Lake (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder.
38. Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
95 min | Romance, Western
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.
39. Our Miss Brooks (1952–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »
42. The Sheepman (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Western
A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he ... See full summary »
43. The Major and the Minor (1942)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.
44. Wonder Man (1945)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake... See full summary »
45. Fury (1936)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.
46. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
30 min | Comedy
Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »
47. That Wonderful Urge (1948)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
When an heiress finds out that the friendly young man she's met at Sun Valley is really an investigative reporter, she ruins his career by falsely claiming they're married.
48. The Big Store (1941)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Musical
A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.
49. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry ... See full summary »
50. Road to Rio (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.