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1. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

Writers: John Wexley, Warren Duff, Rowland Brown | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

2. 'G' Men (1935)

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

7.2
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It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval ... See full summary »

Writer: Seton I. Miller | Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak, Robert Armstrong

3. Hoosier Schoolboy (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

5.7
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A schoolteacher comes to a new town and finds herself caught up in the town's problems and disputes.

Writer: Robert Lee Johnson | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Anne Nagel, Frank Shields, Edward Pawley

4. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.6
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

5. Dante's Inferno (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

6.8
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Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Klein, Robert Yost | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Claire Trevor, Henry B. Walthall, Alan Dinehart

6. You and Me (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Romance

7.0
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An altruistic department-store owner hires ex-convicts in order to give them a second chance at life. Unfortunately, one of the convicts he hires recruits two of his fellow ex-convicts in a plan to rob the store.

Writers: Virginia Van Upp, Norman Krasna | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings, Barton MacLane

7. The Oklahoma Kid (1939)

Approved | 85 min | History, Western

6.5
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McCord's gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw "The Oklahoma Kid" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a "sooner" ... See full summary »

Writers: Warren Duff, Robert Buckner, Edward E. Paramore Jr., Wally Kline | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane, Donald Crisp

8. The Desperadoes (1943)

Approved | 87 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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A wanted outlaw arrives in town to rob a bank that has already been held up! His past and his friendship with the sheriff land them both in trouble.

Writers: Robert Carson, Max Brand | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes

9. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Although innocent, reporter Frank Ross is found guilty of murder and is sent to jail. While his friends at the newspaper try to find out who framed him, Frank gets hardened by prison life ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Warren Duff, Jerome Odlum | Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

10. Prison Break (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Joaquin Shannon arrives home from a cruise on his fishing boat. His first mate, Charles Nelson, is to marry Shannon's sister the next day. Nelson gets drunk and Shannon finds him near the ... See full summary »

Writers: Norton S. Parker, Dorothy Davenport | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Barton MacLane, Glenda Farrell, Paul Hurst, Constance Moore

11. The Last Gangster (1937)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, William A. Wellman, Robert Carson | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner, Lionel Stander

12. Treasure Island (1934)

TV-G | 110 min | Adventure

7.2
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Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, John Lee Mahin | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Barrymore, Otto Kruger

13. Thirteen Women (1932)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Thirteen women who were schoolmates send to a swami for their horoscopes. Little do they realize that Ursula, a half-breed Asian, is using her hypnotic powers over the swami and them to ... See full summary »

Writers: Tiffany Thayer, Bartlett Cormack, Samuel Ornitz | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Irene Dunne, Ricardo Cortez, Jill Esmond, Myrna Loy

14. Mississippi (1935)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot ... See full summary »

Writers: Francis Martin, Jack Cunningham, Herbert Fields, Claude Binyon, Booth Tarkington | Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Joan Bennett, Queenie Smith

15. Murders in the Zoo (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Horror, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A monomaniacal zoologist is pathologically jealous of his beautiful but unfaithful wife Evelyn and will not stop short of murder to keep her.

Writers: Philip Wylie, Seton I. Miller | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Lionel Atwill, Gail Patrick, Randolph Scott

16. The Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Western

6.0
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With thousands of cattle being rustled from White Sage ranch the 1930's Texas Rangers are called in. They manage to get one of their agents into the gang by making them think he is the Pecos Kid on the lam.

Writers: William R. Lipman, Horace McCoy | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ellen Drew, John Howard, Akim Tamiroff, May Robson

17. Castle on the Hudson (1940)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mobster Tommy Gordon isn't worried about being sentenced to Sing Sing prison because his political pals have promised him a quick parole. A troublesome prisoner, he finally concedes that ... See full summary »

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Brown Holmes, Courtney Terrett, Lewis E. Lawes | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

18. Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Butch Saunders has been transferred to Missing Persons because he was too brutal in other police work. He regards the assignment as "kindergarten" work. When a young woman asks him to help ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Presnell Sr., John H. Ayers, Carol Bird | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Bette Davis, Lewis Stone, Pat O'Brien, Glenda Farrell

19. White Banners (1938)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

7.1
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A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays with the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lloyd C. Douglas, Lenore J. Coffee, Cameron Rogers, Abem Finkel | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville

20. Flowing Gold (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Johnny Blake, dodging the law on a false murder charge, gets work in the oil fields. His boss and friend Hap O'Connor turns on him when Johnny and Hap's girlfriend Linda fall in love. An ... See full summary »

Writers: Rex Beach, Kenneth Gamet | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: John Garfield, Frances Farmer, Pat O'Brien, Raymond Walburn

21. Little Tough Guy (1938)

86 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young ... See full summary »

Writers: Gilson Brown, Brenda Weisberg | Director: Harold Young | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Helen Parrish, Marjorie Main, Jackie Searl

22. Flight Lieutenant (1942)

80 min | Drama

6.1
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A disgraced pilot determines to regain the respect of both his son, now a test pilot for the Army, and the men he once flew with.

Writers: Michael Blankfort, Richard Carroll, Betty Hopkins | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, Jonathan Hale

23. Romance of the Limberlost (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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One little correction -- the Limberlost is in Indiana, rather than in the south.

Writers: Gene Stratton-Porter, Marion Orth | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Jean Parker, Eric Linden, Marjorie Main, Edward Pawley

24. Tough Guy (1936)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Writers: Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf | Director: Chester M. Franklin | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Joseph Calleia, Rin Tin Tin Jr., Harvey Stephens

25. Dangerous to Know (1938)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A gangster tries to fix things so that he can marry a rich society woman.

Writers: Edgar Wallace, William R. Lipman, Horace McCoy | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Anna May Wong, Akim Tamiroff, Gail Patrick, Lloyd Nolan

26. Romance on the Range (1942)

63 min | Western

7.2
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Fur theives are looting the traps on the ranch where Roy is foreman and they have murdered one of Roy's friends. To complicate matters, the ranch owner, unknown to Roy, arrives with her ... See full summary »

Writer: J. Benton Cheney | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally Payne, Linda Hayes

27. Eyes of the Underworld (1942)

61 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Blackmail and murder in a tale of an auto-theft ring.

Writers: Maxwell Shane, Michael L. Simmons, Arthur Strawn | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Richard Dix, Wendy Barrie, Lon Chaney Jr., Lloyd Corrigan

28. Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938)

68 min | Mystery

7.2
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Writers: Mark Twain, Stuart Anthony, Lewis R. Foster, Robert Yost | Director: Louis King | Stars: Billy Cook, Donald O'Connor, Porter Hall, Phil Warren

29. Dangerous Number (1937)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy

5.3
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Hank Medhill, artificial silk manufacturer, has returned to the U.S. from Japan to learn that his former girlfriend, Eleanor Breen is about to marry. Hank convinces Eleanor to leave the ... See full summary »

Writers: Carey Wilson, Leona Dalrymple | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Reginald Owen, Cora Witherspoon

30. San Francisco Docks (1940)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Barmaid in seedy docks does better detective work than the police to get her beau off a murder accusation, helped by a good priest who proves to be a good fighter for the truth.

Writers: Stanley Rubin, Edmund L. Hartmann | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Irene Hervey, Barry Fitzgerald, Raymond Walburn

31. Mountain Justice (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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

32. Sons of the Legion (1938)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: Lewis R. Foster, Lillie Hayward, Robert F. McGowan | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Lynne Overman, Evelyn Keyes, Tim Holt, Elizabeth Patterson

33. It Can't Last Forever (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Russ Matthews, a theatrical agent who is not above pulling off a hoax or two or more to further the career of his clients (and himself), and a newspaper gossip-columnist, Carol Wilson, get ... See full summary »

Writers: Lee Loeb, Harold Buchman | Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Betty Furness, Robert Armstrong, Raymond Walburn

34. Smashing the Rackets (1938)

69 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, ... See full summary »

Writers: Forrest Davis, Lionel Houser | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Frances Mercer, Rita Johnson, Bruce Cabot

35. True to the Army (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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While doing her tight-rope act in a local circus, Daisy Hawkins (Judy Canova), sees the owner shot by gangsters. The gangsters are after her to eliminate the only eye witness and the police... See full summary »

Writers: Art Arthur, Bradford Ropes, Edmund L. Hartmann, Val Burton, Howard Lindsay, Edward Hope | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Judy Canova, Allan Jones, Ann Miller, Jerry Colonna

36. Sworn Enemy (1936)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Writers: Wells Root, Richard Wormser | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Robert Young, Florence Rice, Joseph Calleia, Lewis Stone

37. River's End (1940)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.4
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Convicted murderer John Keith (Dennis Morgan), escapes from his guards, and is pursued by Sergeant Conniston (Dennis Morgan, of the Royal Canadian Mouted Police. After a two year hunt, ... See full summary »

Writers: James Oliver Curwood, Barry Trivers, Bertram Millhauser | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Elizabeth Inglis, George Tobias, Victor Jory

38. Tess of the Storm Country (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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When Captain Howland decides that his daughter Tess is getting a bit to old to continue to go to sea with him, they move into a small cottage on the coast of Maine, but not for long. A ... See full summary »

Writers: Grace Miller White, Rupert Hughes, Sonya Levien, S.N. Behrman | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Dudley Digges, June Clyde

39. Sinner Take All (1936)

Passed | 74 min | Mystery

6.2
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Members of a wealthy family start getting threatening letters, and it's not long before the threats turn into reality and family members start getting bumped off. The family lawyer is a ... See full summary »

Writers: Leonard Lee, Walter Wise, Whitman Chambers | Director: Errol Taggart | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Margaret Lindsay, Joseph Calleia, Stanley Ridges

40. Money to Loan (1939)

20 min | Crime, Drama, Short

6.6
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The MGM crime reporter introduces Norman Kennedy, District Attorney of a large city, he who talks about the general want for money, and the extraordinary lengths some will go to to get it. ... See full summary »

Writer: John C. Higgins | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Alan Dinehart, Paul Guilfoyle, John Butler, Addison Richards

41. Helldorado (1935)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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Writers: Frank Mitchell Dazey, Philip Dunne, Frances Hyland, Rex Taylor | Director: James Cruze | Stars: Richard Arlen, Madge Evans, Ralph Bellamy, James Gleason

42. Hit the Road (1941)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Kids look to get revenge when their fathers are all killed in a mob war.

Writers: Robert Lee Johnson, Brenda Weisberg | Director: Joe May | Stars: Gladys George, Barton MacLane, Billy Halop, Huntz Hall

43. Unmarried (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Writers: Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt, Lillie Hayward, Brian Marlow | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Helen Twelvetrees, Buck Jones, Donald O'Connor, Virginia Vale

44. Gun Law (1938)

Passed | 60 min | Romance, Western

5.6
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Finding a man alone in the desert, Marshal Tom is relieved - of his horse, clothes and water. When he catches up to Raven, he finds him dying from drinking bad water. When he gets to ... See full summary »

Writer: Oliver Drake | Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Rita Oehmen, Ray Whitley, Paul Everton

45. The Lady's from Kentucky (1939)

67 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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Good-natured gambler Marty Black falls into ownership of a booking joint but soon falls on hard times. His one out is a marker for half-ownership in a young thoroughbred, which he quickly ... See full summary »

Writers: Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Rowland Brown | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: George Raft, Ellen Drew, Hugh Herbert, Zasu Pitts

46. Help Wanted (1939)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A racketeer sets up an employment agency, and then sends his henchmen to lineup foremen in companies that employ unskilled labor. The foreman is promised a cut on each new man he hires, and... See full summary »

Writer: Karl Kamb | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Tom Neal, Jo Ann Sayers, Clem Bevans, Edward Pawley

47. Old Hickory (1939)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.3
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Four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh President of the United States. We watch him win the Battle of New Orleans in 1812 after an alliance with pirate... See full summary »

Writers: Don Ryan, Owen Crump | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Hugh Sothern, Nana Bryant, Victor Kilian, Frank Wilcox

48. Treat 'Em Rough (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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When his father is accused of graft, a former boxer returns home to clear his name.

Writer: Roy Chanslor | Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Eddie Albert, Peggy Moran, William Frawley, Lloyd Corrigan

49. The Big Guy (1939)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A man is given the choice between having fabulous wealth or saving an innocent man from the death penalty.

Writers: Wallace Sullivan, Richard K. Polimer, Lester Cole | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Jackie Cooper, Ona Munson, Peggy Moran

50. King Solomon of Broadway (1935)

75 min | Musical, Drama

5.8
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An underworld character wins a Broadway nightclub in a card game.

Writers: Harry Clork, Albert J. Cohen, Doris Malloy, Robert T. Shannon | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Dorothy Page, Pinky Tomlin, Louise Henry