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1. Lilith (1964)

114 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

Writers: Robert Rossen, J.R. Salamanca | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter

2. The Cool World (1963)

105 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Shirley Clarke, Carl Lee, Warren Miller, Robert Rossen | Director: Shirley Clarke | Stars: Rony Clanton, Carl Lee, Yolanda Rodríguez, Clarence Williams III

3. Billy Budd (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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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.

Writers: Louis O. Coxe, Robert H. Chapman, Herman Melville, Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers

4. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)
Episode: Episode dated 22 June 1962 (1962)

Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

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Stars: Marty Allen, Gene Baylos, Hugh Downs, Eydie Gormé

5. The Hustler (1961)

Unrated | 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.

Writers: Sidney Carroll, Robert Rossen, Walter Tevis | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

6. They Came to Cordura (1959)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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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.

Writers: Ivan Moffat, Robert Rossen, Glendon Swarthout | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

7. Island in the Sun (1957)

119 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Alfred Hayes, Alec Waugh | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins

8. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

9. Alexander the Great (1956)

Approved | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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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 »

Writer: Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux

10. Mambo (1954)

110 min | Drama

6.4
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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 »

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Ivo Perilli, Guido Piovene, Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Michael Rennie, Vittorio Gassman, Shelley Winters

11. The Brave Bulls (1951)

106 min | Drama

7.4
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Writers: John Bright, Tom Lea | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Miroslava, Anthony Quinn, Eugene Iglesias

12. Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Awards (1951)

10 min | Documentary, Short

5.1
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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 »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Derek, Farley Granger, Mercedes McCambridge

13. All the King's Men (1949)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Writers: Robert Penn Warren, Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

14. The Undercover Man (1949)

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

6.8
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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.

Writers: Frank J. Wilson, Jack Rubin, Sydney Boehm, Malvin Wald | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Glenn Ford, Nina Foch, James Whitmore, Barry Kelley

15. The Accused (1949)

101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.9
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A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing.

Writers: Ketti Frings, June Truesdell | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Loretta Young, Robert Cummings, Wendell Corey, Sam Jaffe

16. Body and Soul (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

7.8
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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 »

Writer: Abraham Polonsky | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere

17. Desert Fury (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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The daughter of a Nevada casino owner gets involved with a racketeer, despite everyone's efforts to separate them.

Writers: Robert Rossen, Ramona Stewart | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: John Hodiak, Lizabeth Scott, Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey

18. Johnny O'Clock (1947)

85 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.9
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High-class gambler gets in trouble with the law.

Writers: Robert Rossen, Milton Holmes | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, Lee J. Cobb, Ellen Drew

19. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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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.

Writers: Robert Rossen, John Patrick | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

20. A Walk in the Sun (1945)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, War

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Harry Brown, Robert Rossen | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne, John Ireland

21. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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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.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Howard Koch, Elliot Paul, Harry Chandlee, Robert Rossen | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

22. Edge of Darkness (1943)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, War

7.3
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After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis.

Writers: Robert Rossen, William Woods | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston, Nancy Coleman

23. The Sea Wolf (1941)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Adventure

7.6
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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 »

Writers: Jack London, Robert Rossen | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Alexander Knox

24. Blues in the Night (1941)

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

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Edwin Gilbert, Robert Rossen | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf, Lloyd Nolan

25. Out of the Fog (1941)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Robert Rossen, Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Irwin Shaw | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Thomas Mitchell, Eddie Albert

26. Flight from Destiny (1941)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Anthony Berkeley, Barry Trivers | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Jeffrey Lynn, James Stephenson

27. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Writers: Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Robert Rossen, Mark Hellinger | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

28. Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Robert Rossen, Jerome Odlum | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: John Garfield, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh

29. A Child Is Born (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Mary M. Axelson, Robert Rossen | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jeffrey Lynn, Gladys George, Gale Page

30. Racket Busters (1938)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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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 »

Writers: Robert Rossen, Leonardo Bercovici | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, George Brent, Gloria Dickson, Allen Jenkins

31. Fools for Scandal (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Herbert Fields, Joseph Fields, Irving Brecher, Nancy Hamilton, James L. Shute, Rosemary Casey | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Bobby Connolly | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fernand Gravey, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins

32. Heart of the North (1938)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Western

5.3
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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 »

Writers: Lee Katz, Vincent Sherman, William Byron Mowery | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson, Gale Page, Allen Jenkins

33. Marked Woman (1937)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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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."

Writers: Robert Rossen, Abem Finkel | Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane, Isabel Jewell

34. They Won't Forget (1937)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.4
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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.

Writers: Ward Greene, Robert Rossen, Aben Kandel | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger