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1. Streichquartett (1962 TV Movie)

55 min | Comedy

8.8
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Director: Georg Marischka | Stars: Hans Jürgen Diedrich, Dieter Hildebrandt, Klaus Havenstein, Jürgen Scheller

Votes: 19

2. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.6
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In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 397,147

3. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

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

Votes: 92

4. Gräfin Mariza (1932)

115 min

8.3
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When Gräfin Mariza visits her country estate it is certainly an event. She gives a party to celebrate her engagement to a certain Koloman Zsupan, who unexpectedly shows up. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Dorothea Wieck, Hubert Marischka, Charlotte Ander, Ferdinand von Alten

Votes: 6

5. Florian (1940)

91 min | Drama

7.9
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This film is (very) loosely based on the book by Austrian author Felix Salten. It follows the life of the Lippizaner stallion Florian. Of special notice is the time when he pulled Emperor Franz Joseph's carriage.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Robert Young, Helen Gilbert, Charles Coburn, Lee Bowman

Votes: 43

6. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

Votes: 11,265

7. Ball of Fire (1941)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

Votes: 8,195

8. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 2,715

9. Zwei Herzen im Dreiviertel-Takt (1930)

96 min | Musical

7.8
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Toni Hofer and brothers Vicki and Nicki Mahler are working on a new operetta. Toni's reputation with women equals his fame as composer, so they keep their sister Hedi away from him. Wanting... See full summary »

Director: Géza von Bolváry | Stars: Walter Janssen, Oskar Karlweis, Willi Forst, Gretl Theimer

Votes: 19

10. Skandal in Budapest (1933)

83 min | Comedy

7.7
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Directors: Steve Sekely, Géza von Bolváry | Stars: Franciska Gaal, Werner Pledath, Lotte Spira, Paul Hörbiger

Votes: 6

11. Her Majesty Love (1931)

94 min | Comedy

7.6
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Fred von Wellingen is a wealthy industrialist, part of a large family-owned corporation. Fred has fallen for Lia, a comely bartender in the Berlin Cabaret. He proposes to her, much to the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe May | Stars: Käthe von Nagy, Francis Lederer, Otto Wallburg, Gretl Theimer

Votes: 15

12. Wenn du jung bist, gehört dir die Welt (1934)

77 min

7.6
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Carlo,gardener in a rich Italian villa with an extraordinary voice, has grown with their master's daughter Lisetta, and now he is in love with her. Before proposing he wants to succeed as ... See full summary »

Directors: Henry Oebels-Oebström, Richard Oswald | Stars: Joseph Schmidt, Otto Treßler, Lilliane Dietz, Ernst Arndt

Votes: 5

13. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 4,939

14. Der Himmel auf Erden (1927)

91 min | Comedy

7.5
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Reinhold Schünzel plays the rigid representative Traugott Bellmann, who publicly condemns the low morals of the night life. Although Belmann's stance is supported by his wife, he is ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfred Schirokauer, Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Reinhold Schünzel, Charlotte Ander, Adele Sandrock, Erich Kaiser-Titz

Votes: 12

15. Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Bette Davis, John Garfield, The Andrews Sisters, Jack Benny

Votes: 1,357

16. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,204

17. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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Musical remake of Ernst Lubitsch's The Shop Around the Corner (1940).

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington

Votes: 2,553 | Gross: $3.40M

18. Wonder Man (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.2
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After being murdered by gangsters, an exuberant nightclub entertainer returns as a ghost to persuade his meek twin brother to help bring his killers to justice.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Donald Woods

Votes: 1,462

19. The Lilac Domino (1937)

Approved | 65 min | Musical, Romance

7.1
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Director: Frederic Zelnik | Stars: Michael Bartlett, June Knight, S.Z. Sakall, Athene Seyler

Votes: 8

20. Romance on the High Seas (1948)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore

Votes: 1,252

21. Großstadtschmetterling (1929)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Richard Eichberg | Stars: Anna May Wong, Alexander Granach, Nien Soen Ling, Elwood Fleet Bostwick

Votes: 22

22. That Night in Rio (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 529

23. Spring Parade (1940)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman(Deanna Durbin) attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, Mischa Auer, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 205

24. Never Say Goodbye (1946)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy

6.8
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Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, ... See full summary »

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Errol Flynn, Eleanor Parker, Lucile Watson, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 528

25. Lullaby of Broadway (1951)

92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a mansion in ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Gene Nelson, S.Z. Sakall, Billy De Wolfe

Votes: 706

26. Embraceable You (1948)

80 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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The killer and his driver Eddie Novoc accidentally run over Marie Willens while fleeing a murder scene. The pursuing detective Matt Hethron is sure that Eddie is guilty, but he cannot prove... See full summary »

Director: Felix Jacoves | Stars: Dane Clark, Geraldine Brooks, S.Z. Sakall, Wallace Ford

Votes: 114

27. Abenteuer am Lido (1933)

91 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Alfred Piccaver, S.Z. Sakall, Nora Gregor, Walter Rilla

Votes: 5

28. Wintertime (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Sonja Henie, Jack Oakie, Cesar Romero, Carole Landis

Votes: 92

29. It's a Date (1940)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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An aspiring actress is offered the lead in a major new play, but discovers that her mother, a more seasoned performer, expects the same part. The situation is further complicated when they both become involved with the same man.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Kay Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 365

30. Tea for Two (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden

Votes: 1,200

31. The Student Prince (1954)

Approved | 107 min | Musical, Romance

6.6
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A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal happiness for duty.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, John Ericson, Louis Calhern

Votes: 613

32. My Dream Is Yours (1949)

101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Jack Carson, Doris Day, Lee Bowman, Adolphe Menjou

Votes: 740

33. Broadway (1942)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.6
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George Raft, playing himself, recalls his days on Broadway, where he acquired a reputation as a great dancer--and also one as a brawler, a ladies man and an associate of some of the city's most notorious gangsters.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Janet Blair, Broderick Crawford

Votes: 47

34. The Dolly Sisters (1945)

Approved | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Betty Grable, John Payne, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 502

35. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.5
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Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the "real" America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Joan Leslie, Janis Paige

Votes: 279

36. Seven Sweethearts (1942)

Passed | 98 min | Musical, Romance

6.5
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Covering the tulip festival in Little Delft, Michigan, reporter Henry Taggart takes a room at an inn ran by an eccentric old Dutchman, Mr. Van Maaster and his seven daughters. The eldest, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Marsha Hunt, Cecilia Parker, Peggy Moran

Votes: 247

37. The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: June Haver, Gordon MacRae, James Barton, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 280

38. Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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Biographical movie about the early 20th century Broadway stars Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Irene Manning

Votes: 217

39. Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949)

93 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Mark Stevens, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 77

40. Small Town Girl (1953)

92 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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Rick Belrow Livingston, in love with Broadway star Lisa, is sentenced to 30 days in jail for speeding through a small town. He persuades the judge's daughter Cindy to let him leave for one ... See full summary »

Director: László Kardos | Stars: Jane Powell, Farley Granger, Ann Miller, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 413

41. Whiplash (1948)

91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

6.4
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A struggling artist becomes a New York City prizefighter in an attempt to win the affection of the ring promoter's night club singing sister.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Dane Clark, Alexis Smith, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

Votes: 201

42. My Love Came Back (1940)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.4
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Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Jeffrey Lynn, Eddie Albert, Jane Wyman

Votes: 340

43. San Antonio (1945)

Approved | 109 min | Western

6.3
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Tough dance hall girl working for the local villain falls for a cowboy trying to clean up the town.

Directors: David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen

Votes: 1,070

44. Look for the Silver Lining (1949)

106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.3
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This musical biopic chronicles the vaudeville-to-Broadway story of 1920s' star Marilyn Miller (June Haver). From her start on the boards in Findlay, Ohio, Marilyn sings and dances her way ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: June Haver, Ray Bolger, Gordon MacRae, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 206

45. Sugarfoot (1951)

Passed | 80 min | Western, Action, Romance

6.3
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Arriving in Arizona on a wagon train in 1866 former Confederate officer Jackson Redan partners with local businessman Don Miguel while their competitor Asa Goodhue is joined by opportunistic drifter Jacob Stint.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, Adele Jergens, Raymond Massey, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 128

46. The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)

72 min | Comedy

6.3
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John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Brian Aherne, Kay Francis, Henry Stephenson, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 24

47. April Showers (1948)

Approved | 94 min | Musical

6.3
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A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere, they're almost broke and they have to do something to get them back on ... See full summary »

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Jack Carson, Ann Sothern, Robert Alda, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 166

48. Barátságos arcot kérek (1936)

70 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: László Kardos | Stars: Tivadar Bilicsi, Antal Páger, László Keleti, Emil Fenyö

Votes: 7

49. Familientag im Hause Prellstein (1927)

6.3
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Director: Hans Steinhoff | Stars: S.Z. Sakall, Erika Glässner, Sig Arno, Paul Morgan

Votes: 6

50. Cynthia (1947)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Sickly girl finds an outlet in music.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, George Murphy, S.Z. Sakall, Mary Astor

Votes: 314