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1. The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (1986 TV Special)
87 min | Documentary
Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn formed one of the greatest couples of Hollywood's Golden Era -- both on screen and off.
4. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
5. McQ (1974)
PG | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
6. Chino (1973)
PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Chino Valdez is a loner horse breeder living in the old west. Partly a loner by choice, and partly because, being a 'half-breed', he finds himself unwelcome almost everywhere he goes. One ... See full summary »
8. Marooned (1969)
G | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out?
9. Ice Station Zebra (1968)
G | 148 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station.
10. Hour of the Gun (1967)
100 min | Western
Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
11. Lionpower from MGM (1967)
27 min | Short
In this short, MGM showed distributors and exhibitors highlights from the studio's films scheduled to be released during the upcoming 1967-68 film seasons. The first two-thirds of the film ... See full summary »
14. The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Comedy, Western
A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the ... See full summary »
15. The Satan Bug (1965)
Approved | 114 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the nasty germs has gotten free and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The... See full summary »
16. The Great Escape (1963)
Approved | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
20. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
21. Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
95 min | Romance, Western
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.
22. Never So Few (1959)
Approved | 125 min | Drama, War
During WW2, the American O.S.S. mounts covert operations against the Japanese army in the jungles of Burma.
23. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
86 min | Adventure, Drama
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.
24. The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
Approved | 86 min | Western
Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade, because once Clint did the same for him. Jake left Clint just after, but Clint finds him back and forces Jake to... See full summary »
25. Saddle the Wind (1958)
Approved | 84 min | Western
Steve Sinclair is a world a world-weary former gunslinger, now living as a peaceful farmer. Things go wrong when his wild younger brother Tony arrives on the scene with his new bride Joan Blake.
26. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Western
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
28. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
29. Underwater! (1955)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Drama
Dominic Quesada and Johnny Gray, two SCUBA divers searching for sunken treasure off the coast of Cuba, think they've hit the jackpot when they find a 17th century ship on the sea floor. ... See full summary »
30. The Scarlet Coat (1955)
Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.
31. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
Passed | 99 min | Western
During the Civil War, a group of Confederates escapes from the Union POW camp at Fort Bravo but has to contend with the desert, the Mescalero Indians and the pursuing Union troops.
32. Jeopardy (1953)
Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A man vacationing with his wife and son near a desolate jetty in Baja becomes trapped under a rotten timber as the inevitable tide threatens to drown him.
33. Fast Company (1953)
67 min | Comedy
The temperamental Carol Maldon leaves New York behind to take control of her father's stable, she inherited. Rick Grayton is a horse racing trainer who lucked into training a champ, the ... See full summary »
34. The Girl in White (1952)
92 min | Biography, Drama
The first female doctor in New York City comes up against prejudice from male counterparts who feel threatened by her skills. Eventually, though, they come to respect her and romance ... See full summary »
35. The People Against O'Hara (1951)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jim Curtayne, formerly a successful defense attorney who is now a recovering alcoholic, attempts a comeback when he defends a neighbor's son a homicide charge.
36. It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious tolerance to the dangers of self-centeredness and myopic reasoning. The parables... See full summary »
Writers: Dore Schary, William Ludwig, Edgar Brooke, Helen Deutsch, Ray Chordes, Isobel Lennart, Claudia Cranston, Allen Rivkin, Lucille Schlossberg, Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells, Joseph Petracca | Directors: Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, Keefe Brasselle, Gary Cooper, Nancy Reagan
37. Kind Lady (1951)
78 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mary Herries has a passion for art and fine furniture. Even though she is getting on in years, she enjoys being around these priceless articles. One day she meets a strange young painter ... See full summary »
39. Mystery Street (1950)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.
41. Right Cross (1950)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Sport
Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick, is also in love with her but knows that she loves Johnny. Lonely Rick takes ... See full summary »
42. The Walking Hills (1949)
Passed | 78 min | Adventure, Thriller, Western
A group of treasure hunters search for a wagon load of gold, buried years before in Death Valley.
The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)
Mary Herries is a rich woman with a habit of contributing to those less fortunate than her. On her way home from a concert on Christmas Eve she discovers a poor, would-be artist outside her... See full summary »
44. The Sign of the Ram (1948)
84 min | Drama
The wheelchair-bound matriarch of an English family uses her handicap to cynically manipulate all those around her. She coldly destroys a daughter's relationship with a man she truly loves,... See full summary »
45. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)
60 min | Drama
An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.
46. Best Man Wins (1948)
78 min | Drama
Jim Smiley has a frog that can jump further than anyone else's frog, and Jim becomes obsessed with entering the frog in all of the local jumping-frog contests, not realizing that his obsession is about to cost him his marriage.
47. Thunderbolt (1947)
Approved | 44 min | Documentary, Short, History
A WW2 documentary on the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter/bomber pilots in missions (Operation Strangle) from their base in Corsica to Northern Italy in 1944, destroying railroads, bridges, trains, vehicles and hard targets.
48. For the Love of Rusty (1947)
Approved | 68 min | Drama
Danny Mitchell, feeling that he has been misunderstood (nothing new for this kid in this series) by his parents, takes his dog, Rusty, and leaves home, camping out near the trailer of ... See full summary »
49. Keeper of the Bees (1947)
68 min | Drama
Michael Worthington, an elderly owner of an apiary, befriends an embittered artist, Jamie McFarlaine, who is seeking a divorce from his wife. Jamie falls in love with Alice, but the romance... See full summary »
50. Shadowed (1946)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are ... See full summary »