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1. Unterwegs zur Familie Mann (2001 TV Mini-Series)

255 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Monica Bleibtreu, Heinrich Breloer, Katia Mann, Thomas Mann

Votes: 16

2. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 23

3. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

Votes: 27

4. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Writer: Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 106,147

5. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure

8.2
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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 60

6. Hey, Jeannie! (1956–1957)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Jeannie MacLennan, a cheerful and carefree Scottish woman, arrives in New York without a job or knowing anyone. Cabbie Al Murray is one of the first people she meets and he agrees to ... See full summary »

Creator: Charles Isaacs | Stars: Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins, Jane Dulo, Jack Kirkwood

Votes: 22

7. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 42

8. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

Votes: 91

9. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 152

10. People on Sunday (1930)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Billy Wilder | Directors: Curt Siodmak, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Fred Zinnemann, Rochus Gliese | Stars: Erwin Splettstößer, Brigitte Borchert, Wolfgang von Waltershausen, Christl Ehlers

Votes: 1,728

11. The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Edmond Dantes is falsely accused of a crime and imprisoned. After 14 years ,He escapes and gets great wealth under the help of the Abbé Faria. Revitalised as the name of Monte Cristo,is to destroy the designs of corrupt and evil men.

Writers: Alfred Neumann, George Bruce, Curt Siodmak, Arnold Lipp | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O'Connor

Votes: 51

12. The Making of an Englishman (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.5
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This documentary follows filmmaker 'Kevin Macdonald' across Europe in search of the grandfather he never really knew, Emeric Pressburger, the Oscar winning screen writer. Emeric was born in... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Macdonald | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Dr. Adolf Aczél, József Bé, Christopher Challis, Andre Deutsch

Votes: 15

13. The Wolf Man (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 15,692

14. Der Kampf mit dem Drachen oder: Die Tragödie des Untermieters (1930)

14 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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Writers: Curt Siodmak, Robert Siodmak | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Hedwig Wangel, Felix Bressart

Votes: 5

15. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis ... See full summary »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Ardel Wray, Inez Wallace | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

Votes: 7,259

16. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.3
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A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

Votes: 18

17. The Wolfman (1966)

8 min | Horror, Short

7.3
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An eight minute abridgment of the 1941 feature, The Wolf Man, released in the 1960's to the 16mm home movie market.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles

Votes: 134

18. Pacific Blackout (1941)

Passed | 76 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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While bombers roar overhead during a practice blackout in a large American West coast city, Robert Draper, is among the prisoners in a police van. The inventor of a new range finder for ... See full summary »

Writers: Franz Schulz, Curt Siodmak, Lester Cole, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Robert Preston, Martha O'Driscoll, Philip Merivale, Eva Gabor

Votes: 22

19. The Mantrap (1943)

57 min | Mystery

7.1
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Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Henry Stephenson, Lloyd Corrigan, Joseph Allen, Dorothy Lovett

Votes: 13

20. Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of 'The Wolf Man' (1999 Video)

33 min | Documentary, Horror, Short

7.0
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Starting with The Wolf Man (in 1941), Universal Studios made five movies featuring The Wolf Man, a character portrayed by Lon Chaney, Jr. Monster by Moonlight! explores these movies. Rick ... See full summary »

Writer: David J. Skal | Director: David J. Skal | Stars: John Landis, Rick Baker, Curt Siodmak, Jan-Christopher Horak

Votes: 145

21. Berlin Express (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Writers: Harold Medford, Curt Siodmak | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

Votes: 1,994

22. Non-Stop New York (1937)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.

Writers: Ken Attiwill, Roland Pertwee, J.O.C. Orton, E.V.H. Emmett | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: John Loder, Anna Lee, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Cellier

Votes: 183

23. Universal Horror (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

6.9
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A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.

Director: Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Ray Bradbury, Nina Foch, James Karen

Votes: 403

24. Hauser's Memory (1970 TV Movie)

GP | 96 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn ... See full summary »

Writers: Adrian Spies, Curt Siodmak | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Susan Strasberg, Helmut Käutner, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 68

25. Abdul the Damned (1935)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, History

6.8
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In 1908, Sultan Abdul Hamid faces resistance from the Young Turk party, while also becoming infatuated with a visiting Austrian singer.

Writers: Robert Neumann, Ashley Dukes, Roger Burford, Warren Chetham Strode | Director: Karl Grune | Stars: Fritz Kortner, Nils Asther, John Stuart, Adrienne Ames

Votes: 48

26. Spawn of the North (1938)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Talbot Jennings, Barrett Willoughby | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 275

27. Her Jungle Love (1938)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.7
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While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell and Jimmy Wallace are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Geraghty, Curt Siodmak, Joseph Moncure March, Lillie Hayward, Eddie Welch | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 55

28. Shady Lady (1945)

91 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.7
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Writers: Monte Collins, Gerald Geraghty, M.M. Musselman, Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Charles Coburn, Robert Paige, Ginny Simms, Alan Curtis

Votes: 9

29. La crise est finie (1934)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Writers: Jacques Constant, Frederick Kohner, Max Kolpé, Curt Siodmak | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Beatrice Emanuel, Albert Préjean, Danielle Darrieux, Marcel Carpentier

Votes: 79

30. Fritz Lang: Circle of Destiny (2004 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Director: Jorge Dana | Stars: Fritz Lang, Artur Brauner, Claude Chabrol, Alfred Eibel

Votes: 53

31. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, William Fryer Harvey | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen

Votes: 1,627

32. Love Slaves of the Amazons (1957)

81 min | Adventure

6.6
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A party of explorers in the Amazon jungle are captured by a tribe of women, and learn that they are to be used as the tribe's "love slaves."

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Don Taylor, Gianna Segale, Eduardo Ciannelli, Harvey Chalk

Votes: 29

33. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

Approved | 74 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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After being awakened, Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's Monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures battle each other.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 5,262

34. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Joe May, Curt Siodmak, Lester Cole | Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 1,936

35. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Writers: Donald E. Keyhoe, Curt Siodmak, George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 4,922

36. Der Mann, der seinen Mörder sucht (1931)

97 min | Comedy

6.4
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Writers: Ludwig Hirschfeld, Ernst Neubach, Curt Siodmak, Billy Wilder | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Lien Deyers, Raimund Janitschek, Hans Leibelt

Votes: 111

37. Black Friday (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Eric Taylor | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

Votes: 1,199

38. Trans-Atlantic Tunnel (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A team of international scientists and engineers attempts to build a tunnel under the ocean.

Writers: Bernhard Kellermann, Curt Siodmak, L. du Garde Peach, Clemence Dane | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Richard Dix, Leslie Banks, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson

Votes: 515

39. House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Curt Siodmak | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Votes: 4,061

40. Son of Dracula (1943)

Approved | 80 min | Horror

6.2
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Count Alucard (read his name backwards) finds his way from Budapest to the swamps of the Deep South; his four nemeses are a medical doctor, a university professor, a jilted fiancé and the woman he loves.

Writers: Eric Taylor, Curt Siodmak | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Paige, Louise Allbritton, Evelyn Ankers

Votes: 3,022

41. F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932)

114 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Reisch, Curt Siodmak | Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Hans Albers, Sybille Schmitz, Paul Hartmann, Peter Lorre

Votes: 152

42. Girls Will Be Boys (1934)

70 min | Comedy

6.2
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Writers: Roger Burford, Clifford Grey, Curt Siodmak | Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Dolly Haas, Cyril Maude, Esmond Knight, Irene Vanbrugh

Votes: 12

43. Weekend am Wannsee (2000 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Director: Gerald Koll | Stars: Brigitte Borchert, Curt Siodmak

Votes: 22

44. 13 Demon Street (1959–1960)
Episode: The Photograph (1959)

Horror

6.2
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While vacationing in snowy Maine, photographer Donald Powers takes a number of powerful images, none more so than a lonely farmhouse framed by a bleak landscape. When a beautiful woman ... See full summary »

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Crawford, Ralph Brown, Inga Botorp

Votes: 10

45. The Invisible Woman (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Joe May, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Gertrude Purcell | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 1,224

46. F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Writers: Curt Siodmak, Walter Reisch, Robert Stevenson, Peter MacFarlane, Donovan Parsons | Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Jill Esmond, Leslie Fenton, George Merritt

Votes: 75

47. The Lightship (1963)

84 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Siegfried Lenz, Curt Siodmak | Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Helmut Wildt, Dieter Borsche, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 14

48. 13 Demon Street (1959–1960)
Episode: Condemned in Crystal (1959)

Horror

6.1
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A man obsessed by an uncertain future has his fears exacerbated by a fortune teller predicting a dire fate.

Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Michael Hinn, Gunnel Broström, Chalmers Goodlin

Votes: 7

49. Donovan's Brain (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

6.0
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Yet another version of Curt Siodmak's novel about an honest scientist who keeps the brain of a ruthless dead millionaire (Donovan) alive in a tank. Donovan manages to impose his powerful ... See full summary »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Hugh Brooke, Felix E. Feist | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lew Ayres, Gene Evans, Nancy Reagan, Steve Brodie

Votes: 1,024

50. Invisible Agent (1942)

81 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.0
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Curt Siodmak | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 896