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1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 290,247

2. The Ten Commandments (1956)

Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 49,396 | Gross: $80.00M

3. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands: but she does not say which one.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas

Votes: 6,463

4. Going My Way (1944)

Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows ... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, James Brown

Votes: 7,819

5. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 821

6. I Love You Again (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Boring businessman Larry Wilson recovers from amnesia and discovers he's really a con man...and loves his soon-to-be-ex wife.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Frank McHugh, Edmund Lowe

Votes: 2,220

7. The Defiant Ones (1958)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw

Votes: 9,848

8. Island in the Sky (1953)

Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot, Captain Dooley, must keep his men alive in deadly conditions while waiting for rescue.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel, James Arness

Votes: 2,494

9. The High and the Mighty (1954)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When a commercial airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight and the pilot loses his nerve, it is up to the washed-up co-pilot Dan Roman to bring the plane in safely.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack

Votes: 4,431

10. The Roy Rogers Show (1951–1957)

30 min | Western

7.5
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The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.

Stars: Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Trigger, Pat Brady

Votes: 344

11. Beginner's Luck (1935)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 208

12. State of the Union (1948)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 2,599

13. Pat and Mike (1952)

95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.1
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Pat is a women's sports sensation unless her fiancé is around. Her new shady manager Mike keeps them apart and develops feelings for her.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray, William Ching

Votes: 4,058

14. Not as a Stranger (1955)

135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.8
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An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Frank Sinatra, Robert Mitchum, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 1,345

15. The Human Comedy (1943)

Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family, while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 1,350

16. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 231

17. Courage of Lassie (1946)

G | 92 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

6.3
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Bill's separated from his litter, making friends with the wild creatures until he's found and adopted by young Kathie. An accident separates him from her, and he's drafted into K-9 duty in ... See full summary »

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake, Selena Royle

Votes: 965

18. Francis in the Navy (1955)

80 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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A story following Lt. Peter Stirling and his dream being in the navy.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Martha Hyer, Richard Erdman, Jim Backus

Votes: 454

19. House by the River (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Louis Hayward, Lee Bowman, Jane Wyatt, Dorothy Patrick

Votes: 2,020

20. Here Comes the Groom (1951)

113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Alexis Smith, Franchot Tone

Votes: 737

21. Track of the Cat (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,379

22. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 133

23. Between Heaven and Hell (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The spoiled rich son of a wealthy Southerner is changed by his experiences in the Pacific during World War II.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 852

24. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 65

25. There's One Born Every Minute (1942)

60 min | Comedy

6.3
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The advertising slogans of Jimmy Hanagan and the lab reports reveal that the patented prepared pudding invented by Lemuel P. Twine has a treasure of Vitamin Z and is full of Zumph. Lemuel's... See full summary »

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Peggy Moran, Tom Brown, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 67

26. Night 'n' Gales (1937)

11 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.6
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Because of a storm, the Gang has to stay overnight at Darla's house, and they drive her father crazy.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 76

27. Cause for Alarm! (1951)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Mr. Jones is a invalid husband who wrongly thinks his wife and doctor are conspiring to kill him and outlines that suspicion in letter, which causes a serious concern when he ends up dying anyway.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Cowling, Margalo Gillmore

Votes: 1,252

28. On Our Merry Way (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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Three short stories revolving around the topic of the daily question posed by the roving reporter to the readers of a daily newspaper.

Directors: Leslie Fenton, King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens | Stars: Paulette Goddard, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour

Votes: 468

29. My Favorite Blonde (1942)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

Votes: 914

30. Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.2
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The gang is putting on a show with Alfalfa billed as "King of the Crooners." But Alfalfa abandons the show saying his crooning days are over, and that opera is his true calling. But after ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Our Gang, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Darla Hood

Votes: 259

31. Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935)

18 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.3
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The gang puts on a show, everything goes well, except they're missing an act.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Scotty Beckett, Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland

Votes: 119

32. Dig That Uranium (1955)

61 min | Comedy

7.1
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The boys buy a uranium mine out west, but when they get there they find that it's pretty much worthless. However, the local badmen are distrustful of these new strangers, and when they ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bernard Gorcey, Mary Beth Hughes

Votes: 226

33. Feed 'em and Weep (1938)

10 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.7
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It's Mr. Hood's birthday and he's looking forward to a quiet celebration with his family. But Darla's friends show up with living presents, eat his dinner, argue about Tarzan and Alfalfa croons a special song for the unhappy man.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Philip Hurlic

Votes: 71

34. The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4.8
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An ice skater jeopardizes her marriage when she becomes a movie star.

Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Joan Crawford, James Stewart, Lew Ayres, Lewis Stone

Votes: 516

35. Bored of Education (1936)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.2
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Spanky and Alfalfa fake a tooth-ache to get out of school.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 169

36. She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem,... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Lee Bowman, Adele Jergens, Charles Winninger

Votes: 308

37. I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.1
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The life and career of famed American composer Stephen Foster.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ray Middleton, Bill Shirley, Muriel Lawrence, Eileen Christy

Votes: 137

38. Pick a Star (1937)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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A Cinderella story of a young country girl who comes to Hollywood and achieves movie stardom with the help of a publicity man.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Jack Haley, Rosina Lawrence, Patsy Kelly, Mischa Auer

Votes: 272

39. Together Again (1944)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A prim and proper widow who has succeeded him as mayor of a provincial Vermont town hires a worldly New York sculptor for her husband's statue.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Charles Coburn, Mona Freeman

Votes: 416

40. Dixie (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 87

41. Driftwood (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

7.0
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Six-year-old Jenny rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ruth Warrick, Walter Brennan, Dean Jagger, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 185

42. Two Dollar Bettor (1951)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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An honest bank employee gets hooked on horse racing, and starts to embezzle bank funds in an attempt to recoup his losses.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Steve Brodie, Marie Windsor, John Litel, Barbara Logan

Votes: 104

43. Belle Le Grand (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.2
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Upon her release from prison for a murder she didn't commit, a woman finds that her younger sister has been placed in an orphanage. Determined to do whatever it takes to get her out, she ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Vera Ralston, John Carroll, William Ching, Hope Emerson

Votes: 96

44. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

5.9
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 260

45. Johnny Doughboy (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Musical

5.7
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An arrogant young actress doesn't want to play "young" parts anymore, and runs off. The studio replaces her with the president of her fan club, who just happens to be a lookalike. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Jane Withers, Henry Wilcoxon, Jack Boyle Jr., William Demarest

Votes: 19

46. Teacher's Beau (1935)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.5
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The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from getting married.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 138

47. The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)

Passed | 86 min | Drama

6.6
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A Washington official courts a society matron who is trying to ignore the effects of World War II.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Edward Arnold, Fay Bainter, Richard Ney, Jean Rogers

Votes: 218

48. Motorcycle Gang (1957)

78 min | Drama

5.7
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A troublemaker returns to town only to find his old tearaway pals have joined a supervised motorcycle club. Friction erupts between him and the new leader about this goody-goody setup, and ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Anne Neyland, Steven Terrell, John Ashley, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 65

49. This Is My Love (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.5
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Via, an unstable young woman, is stuck in a loveless marriage to a bitter, crippled man. When her younger sister pays a visit with her new boyfriend, Via sets her sights on the handsome young man.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Linda Darnell, Dan Duryea, Rick Jason, Faith Domergue

Votes: 51

50. Hearts Are Thumps (1937)

Approved | 10 min | Family, Comedy, Short

7.6
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The gang promises to keep away from girls on St. Valentine's Day, but Alfalfa can't resist Darla.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Darla Hood, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Votes: 142