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1. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

Votes: 17,776

2. Alice Adams (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable

Votes: 2,968

3. On Moonlight Bay (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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During World War I, a teenage girl begins a romance with a college student, but his unconventional attitudes cause friction with her father.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Jack Smith, Leon Ames

Votes: 1,820

4. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 1,540

5. Monte Carlo (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Minutes before her wedding to Duke Otto Von Seibenheim, Countess Helene Mara flees, on a whim, to Monte Carlo, where she hopes her luck will save her poor financial state. There, Count ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Jack Buchanan, Claud Allister, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 910

6. The Magnificent Ambersons (2002 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

6.0
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The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Bruce Greenwood, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Gretchen Mol

Votes: 740

7. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he doesn't want anything to do with stage-struck amateurs. But when Lily follows him to New ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson

Votes: 715

8. The Bad Sister (1931)

68 min | Drama

6.9
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Marianne falls in love with a con artist who has a hidden agenda.

Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Sidney Fox, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 657

9. Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)

106 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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When M. Beaucaire, a handsome barber, catches the Duke of Winterset cheating at gambling, Beaucaire exacts Winterset's cooperation in sneaking Beaucaire into a great ball, disguised as the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Doris Kenyon

Votes: 415

10. Mississippi (1935)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Crosby plays a Philadelpia Quaker engaged to a Southern belle. He becomes a social outcast when he refuses to fight a duel. Fields then hires him to perform on his riverboat, promoting him ... See full summary »

Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Joan Bennett, Queenie Smith

Votes: 347

11. Monsieur Beaucaire (1946)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

7.1
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A bumbling barber in the court of King Louis XV becomes engaged in political intrigue when he masquerades as a dashing nobleman engaged to the princess of Spain.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 341

12. The Millionaire (1931)

80 min | Drama, Comedy

7.3
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A millionaire automaker retires upon the advice of his doctor, but becomes so bored he buys half interest in a gas station and works it on the sly.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Florence Arliss, David Manners, Evalyn Knapp

Votes: 295

13. Cameo Kirby (1923)

70 min | Drama

7.6
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Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Gilbert, Gertrude Olmstead, Alan Hale, Eric Mayne

Votes: 283

14. Penrod and Sam (1931)

Unrated | 71 min | Drama, Comedy

6.5
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Two mischievous schoolboys, Penrod and Sam, are constantly in trouble at school. They start their own club, the In-Or-In club, of which they are the only members. Two of their schoolmates, ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leon Janney, Frank Coghlan Jr., Cameo the Dog, Margaret Marquis

Votes: 111

15. Penrod and Sam (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Drama

6.7
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Penrod, Sam and the rest of the Jr. G Men go after a gang of murderous bank robbers.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Billy Mauch, Frank Craven, Spring Byington, Craig Reynolds

Votes: 85

16. Penrod and His Twin Brother (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

6.6
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Penrod Schofield's mischievous dog, Duke, is falsely accused of biting Penrod's spoiled friend, Rodney... See full synopsis »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Billy Mauch, Robert J. Mauch, Frank Craven, Spring Byington

Votes: 79

17. Penrod's Double Trouble (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy

6.4
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The Mauch Twins return in this fast-paced adventure, the third and final film in the Penrod series, loosely based on the stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Booth Tarkington.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Billy Mauch, Robert J. Mauch, Dick Purcell, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 71

18. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 64

19. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 59

20. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.4
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A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 56

21. Father's Son (1941)

57 min | Drama

5.0
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Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: John Litel, Frieda Inescort, Billy Dawson, Christian Rub

Votes: 44

22. Little Orvie (1940)

68 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Ernest Truex, Dorothy Tree, Ann E. Todd

Votes: 36

23. Business and Pleasure (1932)

77 min | Comedy

6.4
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On a Mediterranean cruise, Earl Tinker, a manufacturer of razor blades, is the target of a femme fatale in the pay of a business rival, and he becomes embroiled in a feud between two Arab tribes.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Will Rogers, Jetta Goudal, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Peterson

Votes: 25

24. The Man from Home (1922)

70 min | Drama

6.9
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An American heiress's fiancé saves a fisherman accused of stabbing his wife.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: James Kirkwood, Anna Q. Nilsson, Geoffrey Kerr, Norman Kerry

Votes: 20

25. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 19

26. The River of Romance (1929)

78 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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Mississippi, 1830's. Tom Rumsford comes back to Magnolia Landing, his parents'estate. Having been brought up in the North by Quaker relatives, he just hates violence and accordingly refuses... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian, June Collyer, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 18

27. Mister Antonio (1929)

73 min | Comedy

6.7
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Directors: James Flood, Frank Reicher | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Virginia Valli, Gareth Hughes, Frank Reicher

Votes: 11

28. Gentle Julia (1936)

62 min | Drama

7.0
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A shy newspaperman (Brown) nearly gives up when his girlfriend (Hunt) falls for the new guy in town (Meeker) till Withers sets things right.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Jane Withers, Tom Brown, Marsha Hunt, Jackie Searl

Votes: 10

29. The Fighting Coward (1924)

66 min | Comedy

7.1
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Director: James Cruze | Stars: Ernest Torrence, Mary Astor, Noah Beery, Cullen Landis

Votes: 9

30. Pampered Youth (1925)

70 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: David Smith | Stars: Cullen Landis, Ben Alexander, Allan Forrest, Alice Calhoun

Votes: 8

31. Seventeen (1940)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Willy Baxter is now 17, which is practically 18, so he prefers "William". William is supposed to be studying for college entrance exams, but a sophisticated Chicago girl arrives in town. ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Betty Field, Otto Kruger, Ann Shoemaker

Votes: 7

32. The Turmoil (1924)

Drama

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Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Emmett Corrigan, George Hackathorne, Edward Hearn, Theodore von Eltz

Votes: 7

33. Cameo Kirby (1930)

Drama

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Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: J. Harold Murray, Norma Terris, Douglas Gilmore, Robert Edeson

Votes: 6

34. Pied Piper Malone (1924)

77 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson, Emma Dunn, Charles A. Stevenson

Votes: 5

35. Penrod and Sam (1923)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

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Penrod and his gang don't want to let neighborhood "goodie-goodie" Georgie Bassett into their club, but Penrod's father pressures him to allow the boy in, because Georgie's parents are ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Ben Alexander, Joe Butterworth, Buddy Messinger, Newton Hall

Votes: 5

36. The Conquest of Canaan (1921)

70 min | Drama

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Ne'er-do-well Joe Louden scandalizes his small town and especially the proper Judge Pike. But through the love of young Ariel Taber, Joe shows the town who the real scoundrel is.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Doris Kenyon, Diana Allen, Ann Eggleston

37. Clarence (1922)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

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The father of a quirky family, the Wheelers, hires an ex-soldier, Clarence, as a handyman. Clarence falls for the family's governess, Violet. Mrs. Wheeler suspects that Violet and her ... See full summary »

Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Wallace Reid, Agnes Ayres, May McAvoy, Kathlyn Williams

38. The Flirt (1922)

80 min | Comedy

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Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: George Nichols, Lydia Knott, Eileen Percy, Helen Jerome Eddy

39. Penrod (1922)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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Young rapscallion Penrod Schofield causes a good deal of trouble in his community, all in the name of protecting kids from too-strict parents and nasty neighbors. He heads the ABPA (... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Wesley Barry, Tully Marshall, Claire McDowell, John Harron

40. Clarence (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

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Pappa Wheeler hires a recently-discharged soldier, Clarence Smith, to repair a water heater and Wheeler keeps him on as an odd-job man around the house. Clarence discovers a few situations ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Eleanore Whitney, Eugene Pallette, Johnny Downs

41. The Man from Home (1914)

Drama

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Wealthy brother and sister Horace and Ethel Simpson, touring Europe, fall prey to Russian conmen, one of whom plans a marriage with Ethel. Executor of their fortune Daniel Pike, assisted by... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charles Richman, Theodore Roberts, Fred Montague, Monroe Salisbury

42. Alice Adams (1923)

73 min | Drama

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Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Florence Vidor, Claude Gillingwater, Harold Goodwin, Margaret McWade

43. The Country Cousin (1919)

50 min | Drama

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Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Elaine Hammerstein, Margaret Seddon, Lumsden Hare, Genevieve Tobin

44. A Gentleman of France (1905)

5 min | Drama, Short

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, H. Kyrle Bellew, Eleanor Robson Belmont, J. Stuart Blackton

45. The Turmoil (1916)

Drama

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Director: Edgar Jones | Stars: Valli Valli, George LeGuere, Charles Prince, Florida Kingsley

46. The Man Who Found Himself (1925)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Virginia Valli, Frank Morgan, Ralph Morgan

47. The Conquest of Canaan (1916)

Drama

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Ne'er-do-well Joe Louden scandalizes his small town and especially the proper Judge Pike. But through the love of young Ariel Taber, Joe shows the town who the real scoundrel is.

Director: George Irving | Stars: Edith Taliaferro, Jack Sherrill, Ralph Delmore, Marie Wells

48. Father's Son (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

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Young Bill Emory is a typical mischievous, rambunctious boy, but his father William is a strict disciplinarian, and Bill is constantly being punished for simple childhood transgressions. ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leon Janney, Lewis Stone, Irene Rich, John Halliday

49. Seventeen (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Seventeen year old William Sylvanus Baxter has fallen madly in love with young coquette, Lola Pratt. After spending all of his money on the fickle girl, she runs off with an older man. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Louise Huff, Jack Pickford, Winifred Allen, Madge Evans

50. Springtime (1914)

Drama

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Director: Will S. Davis | Stars: Florence Nash, Adele Ray, William H. Tooker, Edward Roseman