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1. Columbo (1971–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
2. Bell Book and Candle (1958)
Unrated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
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.
3. Words and Music (1948)
120 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
4. Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.
5. It Happened to Jane (1959)
97 min | Comedy
Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world".
6. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
7. How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Approved | 118 min | Comedy
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.
9. Cavalcade (1933)
Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War
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 »
10. Gunman's Walk (1958)
Approved | 97 min | Western
A powerful rancher always protects his wild adult son by paying for damages and bribing witnesses, until his crimes become too serious to rectify.
11. The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
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 »
13. For Me and My Gal (1942)
Passed | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War
Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.
14. The World of Suzie Wong (1960)
Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
15. My Sister Eileen (1955)
Approved | 108 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
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 »
16. The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, War
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 »
17. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
18. Full of Life (1956)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
20. Strangers When We Meet (1960)
Approved | 117 min | Drama, Romance
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.
21. The Notorious Landlady (1962)
123 min | Comedy, Mystery
An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.
22. Synanon (1965)
Approved | 105 min | Drama
This film chronicles the goings on at Synanon House, a rehabilitation center for people with all kinds of addictions. Chuck Dederich, a recovering alcoholic, founded and runs Synanon House.
23. Babes on Broadway (1941)
Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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 »
24. Command Decision (1948)
Passed | 112 min | War, Drama
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.
25. Dames (1934)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical
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 »
26. Hotel (1967)
PG | 124 min | Drama
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 »
86 min | Comedy
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 »
28. Operation Mad Ball (1957)
105 min | Comedy, War
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 »
29. King of the Underworld (1939)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
30. The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy
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 »
31. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation.
32. My Sister Eileen (1942)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy
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 »
35. Pushover (1954)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
37. So This Is Paris (1954)
96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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 »
38. Stand by for Action (1942)
Passed | 109 min | Action, Drama, War
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
39. Counsellor at Law (1933)
TV-G | 82 min | Drama
Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.
40. Drive a Crooked Road (1954)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An upright car mechanic falls in love with the girlfriend of a gangster. This forces him to participate in the criminal underworld.
41. No Sad Songs for Me (1950)
88 min | Drama
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 »
46. Life Returns (1935)
63 min | Drama
A doctor who has spent his career working on ways to revive the dead sees his chance to prove his theory by performing his procedures on a recently deceased dog.
Writers: Eugene Frenke, L. Wolfe Gilbert, John F. Goodrich, James P. Hogan, Arthur T. Horman, Mary McCarthy | Directors: Eugene Frenke, James P. Hogan | Stars: Onslow Stevens, George P. Breakston, Lois Wilson, Valerie Hobson
48. We've Never Been Licked (1943)
Approved | 103 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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 »
49. The Clay Pigeon (1949)
63 min | Film-Noir, Drama
Jim Fletcher, waking up from a coma, finds he is to be given a court martial for treason and charged with informing on fellow inmates in a Japanese prison camp during WWII. Escaping from ... See full summary »
50. Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Dr. Gillespie's health is failing, and the hospital is urging him to get a new assistant that he doesn't want. So, he poses a stumper in class to discourage all the bright young students; ... See full summary »