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1. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,085

2. Murder, My Sweet (1944)

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

7.6
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After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger

Votes: 8,771

3. Stella Dallas (1937)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A low-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 3,251

4. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon

Votes: 3,471

5. City Girl (1930)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A Chicago waitress falls in love with a Minnesota farmer, and decides to face a life in the country.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Yorke

Votes: 1,937

6. Anne of Green Gables (1934)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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A romantic teenage girl is adopted by a pair of elderly siblings in turn-of-the-century Canada.

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Anne Shirley, Tom Brown, O.P. Heggie, Helen Westley

Votes: 717

7. Three on a Match (1932)

Unrated | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Virginia Davis, Joan Blondell, Anne Shirley, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 2,260

8. Government Girl (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Washington DC in the war. The machinery of government is a hive of endless if not seamless activity. Arnament production is the name of the game, by fair means or foul. Ed Browne, more used... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Anne Shirley, Sonny Tufts, Jess Barker

Votes: 283

9. Bombardier (1943)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, War

6.1
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Training of bombardiers in semi-documentary style, with personal stories and a battle climax.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Randolph Scott, Anne Shirley, Eddie Albert

Votes: 507

10. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Passed | 121 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia.

Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Charles Brabin | Stars: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 584

11. Emma (1932)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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After decades of raising the motherless Smith children, housekeeper Emma Thatcher is faced with resentment when she marries their father.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt, Myrna Loy

Votes: 586

12. 4 Devils (1928)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

7.4
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Four orphans, raised by an aging clown, becomes a high wire act in a circus.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Mary Duncan, Charles Morton, Barry Norton

Votes: 99

13. So Big! (1932)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Selina lived well until her father Simeon died. Her aunts sold the estate and put her in a boarding school. As an adult she wants to be a teacher in farming country. She falls in love with ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Dickie Moore, Bette Davis

Votes: 962

14. The Purchase Price (1932)

TV-PG | 68 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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A torch singer becomes a mail-order bride for a farmer.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lyle Talbot, Hardie Albright

Votes: 893

15. Liliom (1930)

94 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Charles Farrell, Rose Hobart, Estelle Taylor, H.B. Warner

Votes: 272

16. Bachelor Bait (1934)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A well-meaning but bumbling clerk at the Marriage License Bureau winds up getting fired. He decides to open up his own "matchmaking" business and takes a personal interest in his clients, ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Rochelle Hudson, Pert Kelton, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 166

17. Vigil in the Night (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Drama

6.8
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Nurse Anne Lee blames herself for a fatal mistake of her sister Lucy, who also is a nurse. Anne loses her job, and gets a new one at a poorly equipped country hospital. There she falls in ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Carole Lombard, Anne Shirley, Brian Aherne, Julien Mitchell

Votes: 523

18. Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A Louisiana con man enters his steamboat into a winner-take-all race with a rival while trying to find a witness to free his nephew, about to be hung for murder.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Will Rogers, Anne Shirley, Irvin S. Cobb, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 638

19. The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933)

TV-G | 88 min | Romance, Drama

6.8
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Prizefighter Jimmy Dolan accidentally kills a man at a party and escapes. He hides out at a health farm for invalid children and begins to lose his cynicism under the influence of the ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Loretta Young, Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 345

20. Finishing School (1934)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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The trials and tribulations in a private, snobbish girls school.

Directors: George Nichols Jr., Wanda Tuchock | Stars: Frances Dee, Billie Burke, Ginger Rogers, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 342

21. The Powers Girl (1943)

93 min | Musical

7.3
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Two sisters living in New York City aspiring to become high-profile models.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: George Murphy, Anne Shirley, Carole Landis, Dennis Day

Votes: 34

22. Young America (1932)

70 min | Drama

6.7
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Already in trouble with the law, Arthur and his friend Nutty break into a drugstore to get medicine for Nutty's grandmother. The druggist's wife, Mrs. Doray, asks for custody. When he hears... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Doris Kenyon, Ralph Bellamy, Tommy Conlon

Votes: 140

23. Sorority House (1939)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Anne Shirley plays Alice Fisher-the daughter of a small grocer who at the last minute gets to go to little Talbot College. She learns that joining a sorority is an essential thing at the ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Anne Shirley, James Ellison, Barbara Read, Pamela Blake

Votes: 105

24. Saturday's Children (1940)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Pretty Bobby Halevy loves Rims Rosson, a dreamer and inventor without much going for him. Rims has a scheme of going to Manila to turn hemp into silk and become rich. But when one of her ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: John Garfield, Anne Shirley, Claude Rains, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 282

25. Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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Anne Shirley, having recently wed her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe, takes a teaching position in a prestigious school far from her home on Prince Edward Island. While she is quickly ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Anne Shirley, James Ellison, Henry Travers, Patric Knowles

Votes: 110

26. Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Anne Shirley, Ruby Keeler, James Ellison, Fay Bainter

Votes: 133

27. Girls' School (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: John Brahm | Stars: Anne Shirley, Nan Grey, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Moore

Votes: 131

28. Riders of the Purple Sage (1925)

TV-G | 56 min | Western

6.7
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A Texas Ranger searches for his kidnapped sister.

Director: Lynn Reynolds | Stars: Tom Mix, Beatrice Burnham, Arthur Morrison, Warner Oland

Votes: 100

29. A Man to Remember (1938)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Doctor John Abbott is a single parent who settles in the town of Westport, with his son Dick, trying to eke out a living for them. He also inherits, by way of his doorstep, an unwanted baby... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Anne Shirley, Edward Ellis, Lee Bowman, William Henry

Votes: 283

30. M'Liss (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Western

6.1
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M'liss Smith, the wildcat daughter of Washoe Smith, lives a lively life in the small town founded by her father, a broken miner. However she is tamed under the influence of a handsome ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Anne Shirley, John Beal, Guy Kibbee, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 62

31. The Key (1934)

Approved | 71 min | Drama

6.0
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British officer is assigned to duty in Ireland and gets embroiled in Anglo-Irish battles and old girl friend who is now married to an Irishman. Powell learns more than he wanted to know ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Edna Best, Colin Clive, Hobart Cavanaugh

Votes: 225

32. Four Jacks and a Jill (1942)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.5
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Four struggling musicians lose their vocalist at the insistence of her gangster boyfriend. They find a replacement in an innocent young woman being courted by a cabbie pretending to be a king.

Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Ray Bolger, Anne Shirley, June Havoc, Desi Arnaz

Votes: 93

33. Man from Frisco (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Anne Shirley, Gene Lockhart, Dan Duryea

Votes: 23

34. Boy Slaves (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: P.J. Wolfson | Stars: Anne Shirley, Roger Daniel, James McCallion, Alan Baxter

Votes: 71

35. Music in Manhattan (1944)

Approved | 81 min | Musical, Romance

6.3
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Frankie Foster and Stanley Benson are a pair of small-potatoes performers. Both try to make it to the big-time after winning an amateur talent contest. Though this leads them to a few ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Anne Shirley, Dennis Day, Phillip Terry, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 53

36. Chatterbox (1936)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Jenny has always been fascinated with the stage, especially since her mother was a famous actress. She learns that a theatrical company is putting on the play that included her mother's ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Anne Shirley, Phillips Holmes, Edward Ellis, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 158

37. Gun Smoke (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Following a killing and robbery in a big city back east, gang leader Kedge Darvas and some of his henchies take a train to a small western town in Idaho, with intentions of hiding out there... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, William 'Stage' Boyd, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 15

38. Sins of the Fathers (1928)

Drama

7.7
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A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds ... See full summary »

Director: Ludwig Berger | Stars: Emil Jannings, Ruth Chatterton, Barry Norton, Jean Arthur

Votes: 6

39. Condemned Women (1938)

77 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Shoplifter Linda Wilson doesn't care much for life inside or outside jail until she starts a relationship with prison psychiatrist Philip Duncan. When the Warden asks her to break off the ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Sally Eilers, Louis Hayward, Anne Shirley, Esther Dale

Votes: 160

40. Law of the Underworld (1938)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama

5.2
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A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Anne Shirley, Eduardo Ciannelli, Walter Abel

Votes: 68

41. The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Joe Jonathan tries to keep his business on the level after some shady dealings but will his cronies let him?

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Murphy, Anne Shirley, William Gargan, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 53

42. Lady Bodyguard (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy

6.6
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A.C.Baker, advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Eddie Albert, Anne Shirley, Raymond Walburn, Roger Pryor

Votes: 8

43. Unexpected Uncle (1941)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A feisty retiree plays peacemaker for a young couple.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Anne Shirley, James Craig, Charles Coburn, Ernest Truex

Votes: 89

44. Mother Knows Best (1928)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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A stage-actress mother and her daughter in a battle-of-wills in a "don't do this, daughter" and "don't do that, daughter" story of youthful folly and over-zealous parental devotion.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Louise Dresser, Barry Norton, Albert Gran

45. The Spanish Dancer (1923)

56 min | History, Romance

6.9
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Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Pola Negri, Antonio Moreno, Wallace Beery, Kathlyn Williams

Votes: 42

46. This Side of Heaven (1934)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A family man. (Lionel Barrymore) becomes innocently involved in an embezzlement.

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Fay Bainter, Mae Clarke, Tom Brown

Votes: 153

47. Rich Man's Folly (1931)

80 min | Drama

7.6
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Director: John Cromwell | Stars: George Bancroft, Frances Dee, Robert Ames, Juliette Compton

Votes: 5

48. Career (1939)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Anne Shirley, Edward Ellis, Samuel S. Hinds, Janet Beecher

Votes: 7

49. School for Girls (1934)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Annette Eldrige, who has met a young man, who happens to be a jewel thief, has been caught with some stolen jewels and is sentenced to three years in a reformatory. There a sadistic lady is... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Sidney Fox, Paul Kelly, Lois Wilson, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 12

50. Meet the Missus (1937)

60 min | Comedy

6.1
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Mrs. Emma Foster of Fosterboro, Ohio loves to enter contests - which she never wins - the time she spends on which is much to the chagrin of her exasperated husband, barber Otis Foster. It ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Anne Shirley, Alan Bruce

Votes: 62