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1. The Big Sleep (1946)

Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.1
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Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Writers: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman, Raymond Chandler | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers

2. Random Harvest (1942)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.

Writers: Claudine West, George Froeschel, Arthur Wimperis, James Hilton | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

3. The Song of Bernadette (1943)

TV-G | 156 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ... See full summary »

Writers: George Seaton, Franz Werfel | Director: Henry King | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe, Vincent Price

4. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.

Writer: Frank Partos | Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

5. Wing and a Prayer (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerome Cady | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford

6. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Writers: Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Stefan Zweig | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

7. Crime and Punishment (1935)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Man is haunted by a murder he's committed.

Writers: Joseph Anthony, Fyodor Dostoevsky, S.K. Lauren | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Edward Arnold, Peter Lorre, Marian Marsh, Tala Birell

8. Tobacco Road (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a ... See full summary »

Writers: Erskine Caldwell, Jack Kirkland, Nunnally Johnson | Director: John Ford | Stars: Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Rambeau, William Tracy

9. Dragonwyck (1946)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, Mystery

7.0
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A simple Connecticuit farm girl is recruited by a distant relative, an aristocratic patroon, to be governess to his young daughter in his Hudson Valley mansion.

Writers: Anya Seton, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, Glenn Langan

10. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Howard Koch, Elliot Paul, Harry Chandlee, Robert Rossen | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

11. The Garden of Allah (1936)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk.

Writers: Robert Hichens, W.P. Lipscomb, Lynn Riggs | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Tilly Losch, Basil Rathbone

12. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

13. Once Upon a Time (1944)

89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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Smalltime crookster and showman Jerry Flynn is desperately searching for a new act to promote in order to save him from ruin. He meets a boy on the street who claims to have a dancing ... See full summary »

Writers: Lewis Meltzer, Oscar Saul, Irving Fineman, Norman Corwin, Lucille Fletcher | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Cary Grant, Janet Blair, James Gleason, Ted Donaldson

14. Remember the Night (1940)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Just before Christmas, Lee Leander is caught shoplifting. It is her third offense. She is prosecuted by John Sargent. He postpones the trial because it is hard to get a conviction at ... See full summary »

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson

15. On Borrowed Time (1939)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Young Pud is orphaned and left in the care of his aged grandparents. The boy and his cantankerous old grandfather become inseparable friends. But Gramps is concerned for his grandson's ... See full summary »

Writers: Alice D.G. Miller, Frank O'Neill, Claudine West, Paul Osborn, Lawrence Edward Watkin | Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

16. The Son of Monte Cristo (1940)

Passed | 102 min | Adventure

6.3
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In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of "Lichtenburg" in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. The visiting Count of Monte Cristo falls for Zona... See full summary »

Writer: George Bruce | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, Florence Bates

17. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary, Hugo Butler | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

18. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.1
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A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.

Writers: Harry Chandlee, Alan Le May, Harold M. Sherman | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale

19. The Real Glory (1939)

Passed | 96 min | History, War

6.8
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A small American contingent tries to train rural tribesmen to defend themselves against fanatical Muslim radicals in 1906 Philippines.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Robert Presnell Sr., Charles L. Clifford | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, David Niven, Andrea Leeds, Reginald Owen

20. Navy Blue and Gold (1937)

Passed | 94 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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James Stewart joins the Naval Academy under a false name so that he could clear his father's name who was a career Naval officer. When one of his instructors starts telling his father's ... See full summary »

Writer: George Bruce | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Robert Young, James Stewart, Florence Rice, Billie Burke

21. Three Faces West (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads the ... See full summary »

Writers: F. Hugh Herbert, Joseph Moncure March, Samuel Ornitz | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Wayne, Sigrid Gurie, Charles Coburn, Spencer Charters

22. Kentucky (1938)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.7
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Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, John Taintor Foote | Director: David Butler | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan, Douglass Dumbrille

23. Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, War

6.4
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In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a young French laundress shares a coach ride with several of her condescending social superiors. But when a Prussian officer holds the ... See full summary »

Writers: Guy de Maupassant, Josef Mischel, Peter Ruric | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Simone Simon, John Emery, Kurt Kreuger, Alan Napier

24. I Wanted Wings (1941)

135 min | Drama

6.3
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Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Beirne Lay Jr., Sig Herzig, Eleanore Griffin, Frank Wead | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Ray Milland, William Holden, Wayne Morris, Brian Donlevy

25. The Gay Sisters (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Fiona, Evelyn and Susanna are sisters. Their mother dies on the Lusitania, their father is killed in France, they must manage their Fifth Avenue mansion by themselves. Fiona marries Charles... See full summary »

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, Stephen Longstreet | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp

26. Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Young Dr. Kildare tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his seemingly insane patient.

Writers: Max Brand, Willis Goldbeck, Harry Ruskin | Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Shepperd Strudwick

27. Madame X (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.2
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Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Alexandre Bisson | Directors: Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Gladys George, Warren William, John Beal, Reginald Owen

28. Ramona (1936)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

Writers: Helen Hunt Jackson, Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry King | Stars: Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Kent Taylor, Pauline Frederick

29. The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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A male Polish secret agent and a female Russian secret-police spy smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. While chasing after stolen candlesticks they discover each other's ... See full summary »

Writers: Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Harold Goldman, Monckton Hoffe | Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: William Powell, Luise Rainer, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan

30. Untamed (1940)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

4.9
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Dr. Bill Crawford, on a hunting trip to Canada, is attacked by a bear and his guide, Joe Easter, saves his life and takes the badly-mauled Crawford to his cabin home, where he lives with ... See full summary »

Writers: Sinclair Lewis, Frank Hazlitt Brennan, Frank Butler | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Ray Milland, Patricia Morison, Akim Tamiroff, William Frawley

31. The Case of the Black Parrot (1941)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Sandy Vantine and her uncle, Paul Vantine, return from Europe with an antique cabinet purchased during their trip. Jim Moore, a reporter who had met Sandy and fallen for her during the ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Eleanor Robson Belmont, Harriet Ford, Burton E. Stevenson | Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: William Lundigan, Maris Wrixon, Eddie Foy Jr., Paul Cavanagh

32. Rise and Shine (1941)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.0
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Stupid football player is kidnapped by gangsters. Lunatics abound: former footballer now dancer, professor interested in magic, gangster who makes horse noises when excited.

Writers: James Thurber, Herman J. Mankiewicz | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Murphy, Linda Darnell, Walter Brennan

33. The Fighting Guardsman (1946)

84 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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A band of Frenchmen start an uprising against the aristocracy in the days before the French Revolution.

Writers: Edward Dein, Alexandre Dumas père, Franz Schulz | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Willard Parker, Anita Louise, Janis Carter, John Loder

34. Escape by Night (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Runyonesque crooks on the lam hide out on blind man's pastoral farm and decide to go straight.

Writer: Harold Shumate | Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: William Hall, Anne Nagel, Dean Jagger, Steffi Duna

35. My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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When the owner of the New York Globe-Leader dies without making a will, the paper is inherited by his only living relative, an "old maid schoolteacher" from Nebraska. Martha Aldrich, along ... See full summary »

Writer: Herman J. Mankiewicz | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Edna May Oliver, Maureen O'Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson

36. Blonde Alibi (1946)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.6
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Soon after a young woman breaks off her engagement to a doctor, the doctor is found murdered. Suspicion falls on his ex-fiancé and a pilot with a checkered past.

Writers: Gordon Kahn, George Bricker | Director: Will Jason | Stars: Tom Neal, Martha O'Driscoll, Donald MacBride, Peter Whitney

37. Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935)

84 min | Drama

6.9
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A young woman who owns a coffee shop falls for a handsome young customer, unaware that he is a gangster. The association results in her being tried and sentenced to a long prison term. ... See full summary »

Writers: C. Graham Baker, Louis Stevens, Gene Towne | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Melvyn Douglas, Alan Baxter, Pert Kelton

38. A Doctor's Diary (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance

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Add a Plot

Writers: Joseph Anthony, Samuel Ornitz, David Boehm | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: George Bancroft, Helen Burgess, John Trent, Ruth Coleman

39. The Nurse's Secret (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Murder mystery with a nurse (Lee Patrick) moving into a mansion after an apparent suicide to care for the old mother. The mother is kind of spooky, but so is the butler, and the girlfriend,... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Coldeway, Mary Roberts Rinehart | Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Lee Patrick, Regis Toomey, Julie Bishop, Ann Edmonds

40. The Great Impersonation (1935)

68 min | Drama

6.6
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Baron Leopold von Ragastein impersonates his noble lookalike Sir Everard Dominey at the vast Dominey Hall, where strange things are afoot in pre-WW1 England.

Writers: Eve Greene, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Frank Wead | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Valerie Hobson, Wera Engels, Murray Kinnell

41. And One Was Beautiful (1940)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A woman lets a family friend take the blame after she accidentally runs over a man with a car.

Writers: Alice Duer Miller, Harry Clork | Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Robert Cummings, Laraine Day, Jean Muir, Billie Burke

42. Career Woman (1936)

76 min | Drama

6.5
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A girl accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer and successfully by a new, straightforward one.

Writers: Gene Fowler, Lamar Trotti | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Claire Trevor, Michael Whalen, Isabel Jewell, Eric Linden

43. The Monroe Doctrine (1939)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Drama, History

6.5
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The story of President Monroe's response to attempts by Spain to interfere in South America.

Writer: Charles L. Tedford | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Grant Mitchell, Charles Waldron, James Stephenson, Frank Wilcox

44. Women Without Names (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A newly married couple is framed for the murder of a police officer. She is sent to prison, while he is sentenced to die in the electric chair. She sets out to prove their innocence.

Writers: Ernest Booth, William R. Lipman, Horace McCoy | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Judith Barrett, John Miljan

45. Wanderer of the Wasteland (1935)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

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Adam Larey becomes a fugitive from justice when he escapes after being blamed for a crime he did not commit. He wanders into the desert wastelands and joins an outlaw gang who prey on gold ... See full summary »

Writers: Zane Grey, Stuart Anthony | Director: Otho Lovering | Stars: Dean Jagger, Gail Patrick, Edward Ellis, Monte Blue

47. Three Sons o' Guns (1941)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Having being left a widow when her sons were young, Margaret Patters struggles to bring them up on the limited family finances. When they reach manhood, they cause her much travail because,... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Niblo Jr. | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Wayne Morris, Marjorie Rambeau, Irene Rich, Tom Brown

48. A Crime Does Not Pay Subject: They're Always Caught (1938)

Approved | 22 min | Crime, Short

6.9
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Shows the role the crime laboratory plays in the solving of cases, and how even the smallest detail can become a major clue.

Writer: John C. Higgins | Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Stanley Ridges, John Eldredge, Louis Jean Heydt, Charles Waldron

49. Sailor's Lady (1940)

67 min | Comedy

6.4
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Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Lou Breslow, Owen Francis, Frank Wead | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Jon Hall, Joan Davis, Dana Andrews

50. Thru Different Eyes (1942)

64 min | Drama

5.7
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District Attorney Stephen Pettijohn returns to his alma mater to lecture on circumstantial evidence, and uses a recent case,the murder of banker James Gardner, to make his point: Constance ... See full summary »

Writer: Samuel G. Engel | Director: Thomas Z. Loring | Stars: Frank Craven, Mary Howard, June Walker, Donald Woods