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1. 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: 9,539

2. Man from Frisco (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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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: 26

3. Music in Manhattan (1944)

Approved | 81 min | Musical, Romance

6.2
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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: 60

4. 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: 549

5. Government Girl (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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The secretary of a newly appointed government official strives to make him a success in spite of his shortcomings.

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

Votes: 348

6. 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: 36

7. 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

8. The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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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: 77

9. 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: 95

10. 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: 3,724

11. Unexpected Uncle (1941)

Passed | 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: 92

12. West Point Widow (1941)

63 min | Comedy

8.2
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West Point Widow is a 1941 American comedy film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Anne Shirley, Richard Carlson and Richard Denning.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Anne Shirley, Richard Carlson, Richard Denning, Frances Gifford

Votes: 13

13. Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 2 (1941)

10 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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Hedda Hopper plays hostess at a party for her (grown) son William (DeWolfe Jr.). Hopper, attends the dedication of the Motion Picture Relief Fund's country home and goes to the Mocambo. ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Moulton | Stars: Hedda Hopper, Desi Arnaz, Joe E. Brown, Gloria Dickson

Votes: 6

14. Picture People No. 1: Stars in Defense (1941)

8 min | Short

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The first of the RKO Picture People series, filmed and released three months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, this entry is devoted to showing Hollywood's contribution to national defense... See full summary »

Director: M. Clay Adams | Stars: Joan Carroll, James Craig, Reginald Denny, James Gleason

15. 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: 593

16. Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 111

17. 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: 300

18. Boy Slaves (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

6.3
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A runaway follows the leader of a gang of boys, and they all wind up working in a turpentine camp.

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

Votes: 109

19. 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: 110

20. Career (1939)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 7

21. Girls' School (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.0
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A student monitor at a girls' school reports one of the popular girls for staying out late and faces the scorn of her fellow pupils.

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

Votes: 137

22. Law of the Underworld (1938)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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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: 104

23. Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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An 1890s widow has two daughters and two sons. The daughters fall in love with the same gentleman.

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

Votes: 169

24. 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: 321

25. Condemned Women (1938)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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: 184

26. The World Is Ours (1938)

Approved | 20 min | Short, History, News

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A collaboration of Hollywood's major studios release through each studios film exchanges free to theatre exhibitors, telling the story of what motion pictures represent to any local ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Wrangell | Stars: Dorothy Peterson, Samuel S. Hinds, Anne Shirley, Johnny Walsh

27. Stella Dallas (1937)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A working-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: 3,554

28. Too Many Wives (1937)

61 min | Comedy

5.7
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Betty Jackson, a socialite, and Barry Trent are attracted to each other upon first sight. They met running into each other in the park as they walked their respective dogs day after day. ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Holmes | Stars: Anne Shirley, John Morley, Gene Lockhart, Dudley Clements

Votes: 51

29. 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

30. M'Liss (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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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: 82

31. Chatterbox (1936)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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: 193

32. Make Way for a Lady (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

5.6
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A teenager plays cupid for her widowed father but picks the wrong woman.

Director: David Burton | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Anne Shirley, Gertrude Michael, Margot Grahame

Votes: 101

33. So and Sew (1936)

15 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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A wife whose husband is away asks her decorator to impersonate her husband, to help her deal with a pest. Soon there is quite a web of confusion that also involves the decorator's ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucille Ball, Billy Gilbert, Lorin Raker, Constance Bergen

Votes: 10

34. 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: 674

35. Chasing Yesterday (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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An archaeologist is reminded of a past romance which sends him on a trip to the country, where he falls for the orphaned daughter of his former sweetheart.

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

Votes: 56

36. A Night at the Biltmore Bowl (1935)

17 min | Comedy, Short, Mystery

7.0
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Join vocalists broadcasting from the Biltmore Bowl in Los Angeles.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Jimmie Grier, Betty Grable, Joy Hodges, Lucille Ball

Votes: 6

37. 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: 814

38. Finishing School (1934)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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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: 387

39. 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: 234

40. 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: 169

41. 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: 154

42. 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

43. The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933)

TV-G | 88 min | Romance, Drama

6.7
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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: 390

44. 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: Joan Blondell, Warren William, Ann Dvorak, Bette Davis

Votes: 2,453

45. The Purchase Price (1932)

TV-PG | 68 min | Drama, Comedy

6.5
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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: 970

46. So Big! (1932)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Following the death of Selena's father, she's offered a job as a teacher in a small town and a new chapter of her life begins.

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

Votes: 1,028

47. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Passed | 121 min | Biography, 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: 638

48. Emma (1932)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

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: 677

49. Young America (1932)

70 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 149

50. Gun Smoke (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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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: 19