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1. Bonanza (1959–1973)

49 min | Western

7.4
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

2. 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

3. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

TV-G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Writers: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, Jules Verne | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

4. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

5. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

6. The Rat Race (1960)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Tender romantic comedy about an aspiring musician who arrives in New York in search of fame & fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long a romance develops.

Writer: Garson Kanin | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

7. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Creator: Irving Pincus | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

8. Lover Come Back (1961)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not been invented yet while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.

Writers: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Edie Adams

9. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, William Cameron Menzies, Lewis Carroll | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper

10. Tomahawk (1951)

Approved | 82 min | History, Western

6.2
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In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Jarrett, Silvia Richards, Maurice Geraghty | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

11. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

12. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.3
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton, Axel Gruenberg

13. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

14. Thieves' Highway (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.7
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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.

Writer: A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence

16. The Wonderful Country (1959)

Approved | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father's murderer, Martin Brady travels to Texas to broker an arms deal for his Mexican boss, strongman Governor Cipriano ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Tom Lea | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

17. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Writers: Samuel Hopkins Adams, E. Lloyd Sheldon | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

18. The Call of the Wild (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack London, Gene Fowler, Leonard Praskins | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie, Reginald Owen

19. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

68 min | War, Action, Drama

7.2
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Bogart Rogers, John Monk Saunders | Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard

20. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.

Writers: Lord Dunsany, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, Lewis R. Foster, Dudley Nichols, René Clair, Helene Fraenkel | Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy

21. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, John Twist, Joel Sayre, Bouck White, Matthew Josephson | Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

22. The Stolen Jools (1931)

20 min | Comedy, Short

5.5
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Star-packed promotional short subject intended to raise funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanatorium, produced in association with a cigarette company! Plot involves the ... See full summary »

Directors: William C. McGann, John G. Adolfi, Thomas Atkins, Harold S. Bucquet, Victor Heerman, Russell Mack | Stars: Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Wallace Beery

23. Million Dollar Legs (1932)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Sport

7.3
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A small country on the verge of bankruptcy is persuaded to enter the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics as a means of raising money. Either a masterpiece of absurdity or a triumph of satire, ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Henry Myers | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Jack Oakie, W.C. Fields, Andy Clyde, Lyda Roberti

24. Colleen (1936)

Approved | 89 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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The Ames Company makes every effort to keep Uncle Cedric away from any decisions or work. This is in the best interests for him and the company. Trouble starts when he hires a schemer named... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Milne, F. Hugh Herbert, Sig Herzig, Robert Lord | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Jack Oakie, Joan Blondell

25. Paramount on Parade (1930)

102 min | Musical

6.3
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A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

26. The Texas Rangers (1936)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Western

6.7
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Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw.

Writers: King Vidor, Elizabeth Hill, Louis Stevens, Walter Prescott Webb | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan

27. Murder at the Vanities (1934)

89 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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A homicide detective with an eye for the ladies investigating a murder in Earl Carroll's Vanities allows the music review to continue during the investigation.

Writers: Carey Wilson, Joseph Gollomb, Earl Carroll, Rufus King, Sam Hellman | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carl Brisson, Victor McLaglen, Jack Oakie, Kitty Carlisle

28. Tin Pan Alley (1940)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Pamela Harris | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Alice Faye, Betty Grable, Jack Oakie, John Payne

29. Young People (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.6
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Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin Blum, Don Ettlinger | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie, Charlotte Greenwood, Arleen Whelan

30. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Richard Macaulay | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Alice Faye, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

31. Navy Blues (1941)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Richard Macaulay, Sam Perrin, Jerry Wald | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Jack Oakie, Martha Raye, Jack Haley

32. The New Breed (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Creator: Hank Searls | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

33. Once in a Lifetime (1932)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

6.8
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Story of a Hollywood studio during the transition from silents to talkies.

Writers: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman, Seton I. Miller | Director: Russell Mack | Stars: Jack Oakie, Sidney Fox, Aline MacMahon, Russell Hopton

34. Little Men (1940)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for poor boys. When Dan, a tough street kid, comes to the school, he wins Jo's heart despite his hard edge, and she ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Kelly, Arthur Caesar, Louisa May Alcott | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Kay Francis, Jack Oakie, George Bancroft, Jimmy Lydon

35. Song of the Islands (1942)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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With his sidekick Rusty, Jeff Harper sails to paradisiacal tropical isle Ahmi-Oni to bargain on behalf of his cattle baron father for land owned by transplanted Irishman Dennis O'Brien. But... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Schrank, Robert Pirosh, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell

36. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)

60 min | Family, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jack Benny, William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Red Skelton

37. When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)

98 min | Musical

6.9
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Vaudeville performers, Dailey and Grable, have marital difficulties when he hits the "Big Time", which are compounded by his drinking problem.

Writers: Arthur Hopkins, Elizabeth Reinhardt, Lamar Trotti, George Manker Watters | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Jack Oakie, June Havoc

38. Dancers in the Dark (1932)

74 min | Drama

6.1
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A bandleader tries to romance a dancer by sending her boyfriend, a musician, out of town. However, things get complicated when he finds out that a gangster has designs on her too.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Brian Marlow, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: David Burton | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Jack Oakie, William Collier Jr., Eugene Pallette

39. Something to Shout About (1943)

90 min | Musical

6.9
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Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson is told by wealthy divorcée Donna Davis that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can ... See full summary »

Writers: Lou Breslow, Edward Eliscu, George Owen, Fred Schiller | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Don Ameche, Janet Blair, Jack Oakie, William Gaxton

40. Sitting Pretty (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Musical

7.0
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Chick Parker and Pete Pendleton are songwriters that are en route from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Dorothy, a lunch wagon proprietor, joins them.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Jack McGowan, S.J. Perelman, Nina Wilcox Putnam | Director: Harry Joe Brown | Stars: Jack Oakie, Jack Haley, Ginger Rogers, Gregory Ratoff

41. Looking for Trouble (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Joe and Casey trouble-shoot for the phone company. They try to prove that Joes's girl Ethel's boss Dan is a crook but are trapped by criminals and left in a burning building.

Writers: Leonard Praskins, Elmer Harris, J. Robert Bren | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jack Oakie, Constance Cummings, Arline Judge

42. Iceland (1942)

Approved | 79 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to Katina. Desperately wanting out, James ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Felix Bressart

43. College Humor (1933)

80 min | Comedy

6.6
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A college professor and the school's star football player are both rivals for the same beautiful coed.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Frank Butler, Dean Fales | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, Jack Oakie, Richard Arlen, Mary Carlisle

44. Sweet and Low-Down (1944)

Approved | 76 min | Musical, Romance

6.2
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After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to move on to their next engagement at a military camp, when a kid, Tony Birch, ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard English, Edward Haldeman | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

45. The Great American Broadcast (1941)

90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Ettlinger, Edwin Blum, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, John Payne, Cesar Romero

46. Uptown New York (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Writers: Viña Delmar, Warren Duff | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Jack Oakie, Shirley Grey, Leon Ames, George Cooper

47. The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)

97 min | Musical

6.2
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Writers: Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Ralph Spence, Jack Mintz | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Lyda Roberti

48. Wintertime (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Jevne, Arthur Kober, Eddie Moran, Lynn Starling | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Sonja Henie, Jack Oakie, Cesar Romero, Carole Landis

49. Hitting a New High (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.8
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Writers: Robert Harari, Maxwell Shane, Gertrude Purcell, John Twist | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Lily Pons, Jack Oakie, John Howard, Eric Blore

50. Target: The Corruptors (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The show featured a newspaper reporter, Paul Marino, and his undercover agent, Jack Flood, as they infiltrated the mob and reported on a different type of crime every week. The results of ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen McNally, Robert Harland, Harold J. Stone, Burt Brinckerhoff