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1. Columbo (1968–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

2. Babes on Broadway (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off. He meets Penny Morris, herself no mean singer, and through... See full summary »

Writers: Fred F. Finklehoffe, Elaine Ryan | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler

3. Paris When It Sizzles (1964)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.

Writers: Julien Duvivier, Henri Jeanson, George Axelrod | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: William Holden, Audrey Hepburn, Grégoire Aslan, Raymond Bussières

4. Bell Book and Candle (1958)

Unrated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

6.9
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A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancee, so she enchants him to love her instead... only to fall in love with him for real.

Writers: John Van Druten, Daniel Taradash | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs

5. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot. Amongst events touching their family are the Boer War,... See full summary »

Writers: Noel Coward, Reginald Berkeley, Sonya Levien | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin

6. It Happened to Jane (1959)

97 min | Comedy

6.6
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Jane Osgood is trying to support her two young children by running a lobster business. After one of her shipments is ruined by inattention at the railroad station, Jane decides to take on ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Katkov, Max Wilk | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest

7. The Mickey Rooney Show (1954–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of an eager but somewhat bumbling young actor who gets a job as a page at a television studio in Hollywood while trying to break into show business.

Stars: Mickey Rooney, John Hubbard, Regis Toomey, Claire Carleton

8. The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

4.8
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Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, ... See full summary »

Writers: Rudy Dochtermann, Jim Moloney, Sax Rohmer | Directors: Piers Haggard, Richard Quine, Peter Sellers | Stars: Peter Sellers, Helen Mirren, David Tomlinson, Sid Caesar

9. All Ashore (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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Three sailors finally get some shore leave, and go in search of fun and girls.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Dick Haymes, Peggy Ryan, Ray McDonald

10. Pushover (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run and together they double-cross the hood nd the cops.

Writers: Roy Huggins, Thomas Walsh, Bill S. Ballinger | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey, Dorothy Malone

11. Words and Music (1948)

120 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.

Writers: Guy Bolton, Ben Feiner Jr., Fred F. Finklehoffe, Jean Holloway | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson, Perry Como

12. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.

Writers: Helen Gurley Brown, Joseph Heller, David R. Schwartz, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

13. Drive a Crooked Road (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An upright car mechanic falls in love with the girlfriend of a gangster. This forces him to participate in the criminal underworld.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine, James Benson Nablo | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Dianne Foster, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Kelly

14. For Me and My Gal (1942)

Passed | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War

7.2
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Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Writers: Howard Emmett Rogers, Richard Sherman, Fred F. Finklehoffe, Sid Silvers | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth

15. My Sister Eileen (1955)

Approved | 108 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street". They find an apartment (such as it is!), but ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine, Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov, Ruth McKenney | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, Betty Garrett, Bob Fosse

16. How to Murder Your Wife (1965)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy

6.7
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A man who has set up the perfect lifestyle for himself makes the mistake of marrying while drunk... and his fantasies of murder are used against him.

Writer: George Axelrod | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas, Eddie Mayehoff

17. The Notorious Landlady (1962)

123 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Blake Edwards, Margery Sharp | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire, Lionel Jeffries

18. Project U.F.O. (1978–1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi

7.2
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Two agents of the U.S. Government's Project Blue Book project investigate sightings of extraterrestrials and unidentified flying objects.

Creator: Jack Webb | Stars: Caskey Swaim, Edward Winter, William Jordan, Aldine King

19. Strangers When We Meet (1960)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A suburban architect loves his wife but is bored with his marriage and with his work, so he takes up with the neglected, married beauty who lives down the street.

Writer: Evan Hunter | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush

20. Hotel (1967)

PG | 124 min | Drama

6.6
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This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Wendell Mayes | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Melvyn Douglas

21. Operation Mad Ball (1957)

105 min | Comedy, War

6.5
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Private Hogan must raise his ability to scheme and plot to a new level to put on a madcap dance to celebrate the closing of an Army surgical hospital in post WWII France while evading the ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Carter, Jed Harris, Blake Edwards | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell

22. The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Anthony Hope, Edward E. Rose | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Peter Sellers, Lynne Frederick, Lionel Jeffries, Elke Sommer

23. The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, War

6.2
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Lieutenant Rip Crandall is hoodwinked into taking command of the "Wackiest Ship in the Navy" - a real garbage scow with a crew of misfits who don't know a jib from a jigger. What none of ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Murphy, Herbert H. Margolis, William Raynor, Herbert Carlson | Director: Richard Murphy | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Ricky Nelson, John Lund, Chips Rafferty

24. Command Decision (1948)

Passed | 112 min | War, Drama

7.3
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Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.

Writers: William R. Laidlaw, George Froeschel, William Wister Haines | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian Donlevy

25. Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (1967)

86 min | Comedy

5.0
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A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation. The only problem is that the husband has been dead for quite some time, and his wife had... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Kopit, Ian Bernard | Directors: Richard Quine, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Robert Morse, Barbara Harris, Hugh Griffith

26. He's a Cockeyed Wonder (1950)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy

5.1
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Freddie Frisby is informed by Bob Sears that he can't marry Bob's daughter, Judy, as he is only a fumbling failure as an orange picker, and Judy can do better. Freddie's prospects brighten ... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Henley | Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Terry Moore, William Demarest, Charles Arnt

27. My Sister Eileen (1942)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

7.1
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Sisters Ruth and Eileen Sherwood move from Ohio to New York in the hopes of building their careers. Ruth wants to get a job as a writer, while Eileen hopes to succeed on the stage. The two ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov, Ruth McKenney | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Janet Blair, George Tobias

28. Sound Off (1952)

83 min | Comedy

5.5
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Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Anne James, Sammy White, John Archer

29. Full of Life (1956)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Writer Nick and his wife Emily are expecting their first child. When a necessary home repair proves too costly to afford, Nick must swallow his pride and visit his father, a proud immigrant... See full summary »

Writer: John Fante | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Judy Holliday, Richard Conte, Salvatore Baccaloni, Esther Minciotti

30. Hec Ramsey (1972–1974)

90 min | Western

7.7
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The adventures of Hec Ramsey, a turn-of-the-20th-century detective who prefers to use his brains instead of his guns.

Creator: Harold Jack Bloom | Stars: Richard Boone, Rick Lenz, Harry Morgan, Dennis Rucker

31. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Laura Partridge is a very enthusiastic small stockholder of 10 shares in International Projects, a large corporation based in New York. She attends her first stockholder meeting ready to ... See full summary »

Writers: Abe Burrows, George S. Kaufman, Howard Teichmann | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark

32. The World of Suzie Wong (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Robert Lomax tired of working in an office, wants to be an artist. So he moves to Hong Kong to try his hand at painting. Finding a cheap hotel he checks in, only to find it's used by ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Osborn, Richard Mason, John Patrick | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding

33. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.1
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Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

34. Dames (1934)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Multi-millionaire Ezra Ounce wants to start a campaign against 'filthy' forms of entertainment, like Broadway-Shows. He comes to his relatives families and makes them members of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Delmer Daves, Robert Lord | Directors: Ray Enright, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts

35. Jane Eyre (1934)

62 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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A meek governess and her mysterious employer strike up a romantic relationship.

Writers: Charlotte Brontë, Adele Comandini | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Virginia Bruce, Colin Clive, Beryl Mercer, David Torrence

36. W (1974)

PG | 95 min | Thriller

6.4
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Is a young woman being stalked by her ex, or is she imagining things?

Writers: Gerald Di Pego, James Kelley, Ronald Shusett | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Twiggy, Michael Witney, Eugene Roche, Dirk Benedict

37. The World Changes (1933)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Edward Chodorov, Sheridan Gibney | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Paul Muni, Mary Astor, Aline MacMahon, Donald Cook

38. Catch-22 (1973 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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Writers: Hal Dresner, Joseph Heller | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Dana Elcar, Stewart Moss, Andy Jarrell

39. The Moonshine War (1970)

GP | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Writer: Elmore Leonard | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark, Alan Alda, Melodie Johnson

40. The Jean Arthur Show (1966– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Jean Arthur, Ron Harper, Michael Constantine, Ena Hartman

41. Stand by for Action (1942)

Passed | 109 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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U. S. Navy Lieutenant Gregg Masterman (Robert Taylor), of THE Harvard and Boston Back Bay Mastermans, learned about the sea while winning silver cups sailing his yacht. He climbs swiftly in... See full summary »

Writers: Laurence Kirk, Harvey S. Haislip, R.C. Sherriff, George Bruce, John L. Balderston, Herman J. Mankiewicz | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Charles Laughton, Walter Brennan

42. We've Never Been Licked (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Nick Grinde | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Richard Quine, Anne Gwynne, Noah Beery Jr., Martha O'Driscoll

43. King of the Underworld (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carol Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board.

Writers: George Bricker, Vincent Sherman, W.R. Burnett | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Kay Francis, James Stephenson, John Eldredge

44. Synanon (1965)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Ian Bernard, Barry Oringer, S. Lee Pogostin | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Chuck Connors, Stella Stevens, Alex Cord

45. A Talent for Loving (1969)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Western

5.6
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A professional gambler is trapped into marrying within a Mexican family under an Aztec curse.

Writers: Richard Condon, Jack Rose | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Richard Widmark, Topol, Geneviève Page, Cesar Romero

46. Counsellor at Law (1933)

TV-G | 82 min | Drama

7.7
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Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.

Writer: Elmer Rice | Director: William Wyler | Stars: John Barrymore, Bebe Daniels, Doris Kenyon, Isabel Jewell

47. Castle in the Air (1952)

78 min | Musical

6.2
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Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Frankie Laine, Billy Daniels, Charlotte Austin, Arthur Franz

48. No Sad Songs for Me (1950)

88 min | Drama

6.8
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Mary Scott learns she only has ten months to live before dying of an incurable disease. She manages to keep the news from her husband, Brad and daughter, Polly. She tries to make every ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Koch, Ruth Southard | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Wendell Corey, Viveca Lindfors, Natalie Wood

49. So This Is Paris (1955)

96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Three sailors on leave (Joe, Al and Davy) head for Paris with one thing on their minds. Joe pursues chanteuse Colette D'Avril who proves to be more than she appears; Davy is pursued by sexy... See full summary »

Writers: Ray Buffum, Charles Hoffman | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Tony Curtis, Gloria DeHaven, Gene Nelson, Corinne Calvet

50. McCoy (1975–1976)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Stars: Tony Curtis, Roscoe Lee Browne, Philip Chapin, Lucille Meredith