Latest Titles With Robert Rossen

1. Lilith (1964)
114 min | Drama
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Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally ... See full summary »

2. The Cool World (1963)
105 min | Crime, Drama
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Filmmaker Shirley Clarke ("The Connection") directs this powerful, stark semi-documentary look at the horrors of Harlem ghetto slum life filled with drugs, violence, human misery, and a ... See full summary »

3. Billy Budd (1962)
123 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

4. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)
Episode: Episode dated 22 June 1962 (1962)
105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show
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5. The Hustler (1961)
134 min | Drama, Sport
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An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.

6. They Came to Cordura (1959)
123 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War, Western
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An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommended soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.

7. Island in the Sun (1957)
119 min | Drama, Romance
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Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself ... See full summary »

8. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)
105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show
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9. Alexander the Great (1956)
141 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
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An epic film that follows the life of Alexander the Great, the macedonian king that united all ancient greek tribes and led them against the vast Persian Empire. Alexander conquered most of... See full summary »

10. Mambo (1954)
110 min | Drama
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Silvana Mangano (a very lovely & sexy voiced actress) plays a young, poor Venetian woman, Giovanna Masetti. She is struggling with an difficult life as a shop assistant when one day a young... See full summary »

11. The Brave Bulls (1951)
106 min | Drama
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12. Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Awards (1951)
10 min | Documentary, Short
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With producer Ralph Staub handling the microphone, this offering takes the viewer to the annual Photoplay Gold Medal Awards dinner. Loretta Young, John Derek, Farley Granger, and David ... See full summary »

13. All the King's Men (1949)
110 min | Drama
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

14. The Undercover Man (1949)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
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Treasury Department agent Frank Warren takes on the case of a mob leader who has evaded paying taxes on his ill-gotten gains.

15. The Accused (1949)
101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
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A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing.

16. Desert Fury (1947)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller, Western
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The daughter of a Nevada casino owner gets involved with a racketeer, despite everyone's efforts to separate them.

17. Johnny O'Clock (1947)
85 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
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High-class gambler gets in trouble with the law.

18. Body and Soul (1947)
104 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
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Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight, but when Charley's father is accidentally killed, Charley sets up a... See full summary »

19. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
116 min | Drama, Film-Noir
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.

20. A Walk in the Sun (1945)
117 min | Drama, War
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In the 1943 invasion of Italy, one American platoon lands, digs in, then makes its way inland to blow up a bridge next to a fortified farmhouse, as tension and casualties mount. Unusually ... See full summary »

21. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical, Romance
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

22. Edge of Darkness (1943)
119 min | Drama, War
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After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis.

23. The Sea Wolf (1941)
100 min | Drama, Adventure
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Humphrey van Weyden, a writer, and fugitives Ruth Webster and George Leach have been given refuge aboard the sealer "Ghost," captained by the cruel Wolf Larsen. The crew mutinies against ... See full summary »

24. Out of the Fog (1941)
85 min | Crime, Drama
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In Brooklyn, fishing is the hobby of the workers Jonah Goodwin and Olaf Johnson and they use to fish every night in their old boat. Jonah's daughter is the twenty-one year-old telephone ... See full summary »

25. Blues in the Night (1941)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Music
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"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit... See full summary »

26. Flight from Destiny (1941)
75 min | Drama
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After philosophy Professor Todhunter is told he has 6 months left to live, he is barred from teaching by his college so there won't be a scandal if he drops dead in class. Discussing a ... See full summary »

27. The Roaring Twenties (1939)
106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

28. Dust Be My Destiny (1939)
88 min | Drama
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Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading ... See full summary »

29. A Child Is Born (1939)
79 min | Drama
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A maternity ward, staffed by sympathetic nurses, serves mothers-to-be from all walks of life. These include a happy mother of a large family; a secretly-married teenager who thinks their ... See full summary »

30. Racket Busters (1938)
71 min | Crime, Drama
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Manhattan gangster John "Czar" Martin enters the trucking business in an effort to control the produce market. When he catches popular trucker Danny Jordan robbing the gang's office to ... See full summary »

31. Fools for Scandal (1938)
80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
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Rene is broke and Kay is a rich actress visiting Paris. They meet, share a cab and dinner. He is smitten by her, but she leaves for London and he follows. At her house, when he cooks the ... See full summary »

32. Heart of the North (1938)
83 min | Adventure, Western
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Cpl. Jim of the R.C.M.P. is taking his daughter Julie to school in Edmonton on the Arctic Queen. Six men hold up the boat when they stop for wood and gun down Jim in front of his daughter. ... See full summary »

33. Marked Woman (1937)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Music, Thriller
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A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties."

34. They Won't Forget (1937)
95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.