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1. Sealed Cargo (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, War

6.8
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During the war off Nova Scotia a fishing boat comes across a badly damaged Danish schooner with only the captain aboard after it has apparently been shelled by a German U-boat. Not ... See full summary »

Writers: Dale Van Every, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Roy Huggins, Edmund Gilligan | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn

2. The Stratton Story (1949)

Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

Writers: Douglas Morrow, Guy Trosper | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead

3. Act of Violence (1948)

Passed | 82 min | Thriller, Film-Noir, Drama

7.5
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An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp..

Writers: Robert L. Richards, Collier Young | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor

4. Good Sam (1948)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.

Writers: Leo McCarey, John D. Klorer, Ken Englund | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ann Sheridan, Ray Collins, Edmund Lowe

5. Tish (1942)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Letitia "Tish" Carberry, an eccentric New England spinster, lives with her nephew, Charlie Sands, and her two cronies, Aggie Pilkington and Lizzie Wilkins, live in a near-by boarding house.... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Annalee Whitmore, Tom Seller, Harry Ruskin | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Marjorie Main, Zasu Pitts, Aline MacMahon, Susan Peters

6. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

TV-G | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

Writers: Robert Buckner, Edmund Joseph | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

7. Woman of the Year (1942)

Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.4
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Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

Writers: Ring Lardner Jr., Michael Kanin | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen

8. Captains of the Clouds (1942)

Approved | 114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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Inspired by Churcill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers.

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Roland Gillett, Richard Macaulay, Norman Reilly Raine | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale

9. Fingers at the Window (1942)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.4
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The City of Chicago is gripped by an Axe Murderer. The streets are empty at night as there has been six murders and six people have been caught, but they are lunatics. Only one person has ... See full summary »

Writers: Rose Caylor, Lawrence P. Bachmann | Director: Charles Lederer | Stars: Lew Ayres, Laraine Day, Basil Rathbone, Walter Kingsford

10. Phoney Cronies (1942)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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Three incompetents are hired to deliver a large crate (supposedly containing artifacts, but actually containing a live gangster) to a creepy old museum in the middle of the night, leading ... See full summary »

Writer: Harry Edwards | Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: El Brendel, Tom Kennedy, Monte Collins, Dudley Dickerson

11. All Work and No Pay (1942)

16 min | Short, Comedy

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Writers: Monte Collins, Elwood Ullman | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Andy Clyde, Frank Lackteen, Duke York, Eddie Laughton

12. The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister.

Writers: Fred Niblo Jr., Barry Trivers, Francis Wallace | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Joan Leslie

13. A Man Betrayed (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose.

Writers: Jack Moffitt, Tom Kilpatrick, Isabel Dawn | Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Wayne, Frances Dee, Edward Ellis, Wallace Ford

14. Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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With his high school graduation behind him, Andy Hardy decides that as an adult, it's time to start living his life. Judge Hardy had hoped that his son would go to college and study law, ... See full summary »

Writers: Agnes Christine Johnston, Aurania Rouverol | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Fay Holden, Ann Rutherford

15. Unholy Partners (1941)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A tough, ambitious newspaperman starts a new tabloid in 1919 New York, with a crooked big-time gambler as a partner.

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Bartlett Cormack, Lesser Samuels | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Laraine Day, Edward Arnold, Marsha Hunt

16. Sucker List (1941)

Approved | 19 min | Crime, Short, Drama

6.0
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Mr. Brown and his racketeer buddies, calling their company "Best Selections", come up with a scheme to bilk those already seemingly desperate for money of what little they have. The scheme ... See full summary »

Writers: Samuel H. Chain, Alan Friedman, Douglas Foster | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Lynne Carver, Noel Madison, John Archer, George Cleveland

17. The Dog in the Orchard (1941)

20 min | Short, Drama

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This Warner Bros. "Featurette" (production number 3104), based on Mary Roberts Rinehart's story with the same title, is about a man who murders his wife so he can marry another woman. ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Crump, Mary Roberts Rinehart | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Howard Da Silva, Barbara Pepper, Addison Richards, David Bruce

18. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary, Hugo Butler | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

19. The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Drama

6.4
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Assistant District Attorney Stephen Forbes, an impressive orator with a long list of convictions, resigns when an innocent boy is convicted and the real murderer confesses too late. He ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Earl Baldwin, Frank J. Collins | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: George Brent, Virginia Bruce, Brenda Marshall, Richard Barthelmess

20. A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.

Writers: Milton Krims, Valentine Williams, Wolfgang Wilhelm | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Edna Best, Eddie Albert, Albert Bassermann

21. Granny Get Your Gun (1940)

Approved | 56 min | Comedy, Western

6.3
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Minerva Hatton is back in Nevada, where she grubstaked her fortune years ago. Her granddaughter Julie Westcott is visiting while getting a divorce. They are blackmailed by Julie's husband, ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Erle Stanley Gardner | Director: George Amy | Stars: May Robson, Harry Davenport, Margot Stevenson, Hardie Albright

22. Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Ruskin, Willis Goldbeck, Max Brand | Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Nat Pendleton

23. You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

7.3
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Larson E. Whipsnade runs a seedy circus which is perpetually in debt. His performers give him nothing but trouble, especially Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Meanwhile, Whipsnade's son ... See full summary »

Writers: George Marion Jr., Richard Mack, Everett Freeman, W.C. Fields | Directors: George Marshall, Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

24. Stand Up and Fight (1939)

Passed | 97 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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This western starring Beery and Taylor as rivals is one cackling western. It involves the kidnapping and reselling of free slaves. Set in 1812 in the North and a town of abolitionists, the ... See full summary »

Writers: James M. Cain, Jane Murfin, Harvey Fergusson, Forbes Parkhill | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Wallace Beery, Robert Taylor, Florence Rice, Helen Broderick

25. The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

Approved | 91 min | Biography, Music, Musical

6.8
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Writers: Russel Crouse, Robert Lively, Andrew L. Stone | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Allan Jones, Mary Martin, Walter Connolly, Lee Bowman

26. Missing Evidence (1939)

64 min | Crime, Drama

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A Government agent finds romance while investigating a fraudulent sweepstakes racket.

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Preston Foster, Irene Hervey, Inez Courtney, Chick Chandler

27. They Asked for It (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Three teenage youths and a young girl, leave college and take over a small town newspaper. They get more than they bargained for when they print that the death of the town sot was murder, ... See full summary »

Writers: James B. Lowell, Arthur T. Horman | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: William Lundigan, Joy Hodges, Michael Whalen, Isabel Jewell

28. The Chump Takes a Bump (1939)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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At a nightclub, Charley fails to recognize his newly blonde wife.

Writer: Churchill Ross | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Charley Chase, Ann Doran, Ruth Skinner, Dell Henderson

29. Man-Proof (1938)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with ... See full summary »

Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Waldemar Young, George Oppenheimer, Fanny Heaslip Lea | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Myrna Loy, Franchot Tone, Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon

30. Woman Against Woman (1938)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Cynthia is married to Steve and is a selfish hard woman. She decides where they will live, who they will see and even gets rid of Dora, the nanny who raised Steve and is now raising their ... See full summary »

Writers: Margaret Culkin Banning, Edward Chodorov | Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Virginia Bruce, Mary Astor, Janet Beecher

31. Young Fugitives (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.6
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A young man befriends the last surviving Civil War veteran, intending to rob him of $50,000.

Writers: Edward James, Ben Grauman Kohn, Charles Grayson | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Dorothea Kent, Harry Davenport, Larry J. Blake

32. The Missing Guest (1938)

68 min | Mystery

6.1
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One of the guests at an old mansion disappears from his room. The other guests search the house for him, but he appears to have vanished into thin air.

Writers: Charles Martin, Paul Perez, Erich Philippi | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Paul Kelly, Constance Moore, William Lundigan, Edwin Stanley

33. City Streets (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Drama

6.5
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Writers: Isadore Bernstein, Lou Breslow, Fred Niblo Jr. | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Edith Fellows, Leo Carrillo, Tommy Bond, Mary Gordon

34. Jump, Chump, Jump (1938)

18 min | Comedy, Short

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Andy and the local schoolteacher expose some crooked politicians.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Andy Clyde, Bud Jamison, George Ovey, Gertrude Sutton

35. Madame X (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.2
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Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Alexandre Bisson | Directors: Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Gladys George, Warren William, John Beal, Reginald Owen

36. True Confession (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.7
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Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple. She is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest (and therefore unsuccessful) lawyer. Helen starts a new job, and when her employer is ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Binyon, Louis Verneuil, Georges Berr | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, John Barrymore, Una Merkel

37. Wells Fargo (1937)

Passed | 97 min | History, Western

6.7
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Writers: Paul Schofield, Gerald Geraghty, Frederick J. Jackson, Stuart N. Lake | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Joel McCrea, Bob Burns, Frances Dee, Lloyd Nolan

38. Mountain Justice (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Luci Ward | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Brent, Josephine Hutchinson, Guy Kibbee, Mona Barrie

39. A Girl with Ideas (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A rich banker's zany daughter gains control of a large newspaper.

Writers: Bruce Manning, Robert T. Shannon, William Rankin | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wendy Barrie, Walter Pidgeon, Kent Taylor, Dorothea Kent

40. Breezing Home (1937)

64 min | Crime, Drama

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Bookmakers try to fix a horse race.

Writers: Finley Peter Dunne, Philip Dunne, Charles Grayson | Director: Milton Carruth | Stars: Binnie Barnes, William Gargan, Wendy Barrie, Raymond Walburn

41. Behind the Mike (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

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Complications ensue after a radio producer insults a sponsor.

Writers: Thomas Ahearn, Walton Butterfield, Barry Trivers | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: William Gargan, Judith Barrett, Don Wilson, Sterling Holloway

42. Missing Witnesses (1937)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.0
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The daring of the racketeers, all working for one organization, in an east coast city leads the Governor to create a new undercover law agency formed to combat the gangsters, and to find ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Don Ryan | Director: William Clemens | Stars: John Litel, Dick Purcell, Jean Dale, Sheila Bromley

43. Stuck in the Sticks (1937)

18 min | Comedy, Short

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Director: Jack White | Stars: Andy Clyde, Robert McKenzie, Esther Howard, Bud Jamison

44. 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

45. Cain and Mabel (1936)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.1
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A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.

Writers: Laird Doyle, H.C. Witwer | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, Allen Jenkins, Roscoe Karns

46. Murder with Pictures (1936)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery

5.9
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Suspected crime boss Nate Girard beats a murder rap, and newspaper photog Kent Murdock is on the story. Girard and lawyer Redfield throw a party for the news men where Murdock romances a ... See full summary »

Writers: George Harmon Coxe, Sidney Salkow, Jack Moffitt | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Lew Ayres, Gail Patrick, Paul Kelly, Benny Baker

47. King of Burlesque (1936)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.

Writers: Gene Markey, Harry Tugend, James Seymour, Viña Delmar | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Warner Baxter, Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, Mona Barrie

48. Rose Bowl (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.4
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Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »

Writers: Marguerite Roberts, Francis Wallace | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Eleanore Whitney, Tom Brown, Buster Crabbe, William Frawley

49. The Phantom Rider (1936)

Approved | 258 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.7
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A 15-episode serial in which Buck Grant, the Phantom Rider, helps rancher, Mary Grayson, fight off a band of outlaws out to seize her property

Writers: Basil Dickey, Ella O'Neill, George H. Plympton | Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Buck Jones, Marla Shelton, Diana Gibson, Harry Woods

50. Love Begins at Twenty (1936)

Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.4
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Horatio Gillingwater, a hen-pecked husband of long standing, takes up boozing and begins to wear the family pants and take charge of family matters, including aiding the romance of his daughter, Lois, with Jerry Wayne.

Writers: Martin Flavin, Dalton Trumbo, Tom Reed | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Patricia Ellis, Warren Hull, Hobart Cavanaugh