Most Voted Titles With Lyle R. Wheeler
- Movies or TV
1. Gone with the Wind (1939)
TV-PG | 238 min | Drama, Romance, War
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.
2. Rebecca (1940)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
3. All About Eve (1950)
TV-PG | 138 min | Drama
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
4. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
5. Laura (1944)
Not Rated | 88 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.
6. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor (Marilyn Monroe).
7. An Affair to Remember (1957)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?
8. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two singers, best friends Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei's fiancé's disapproving father to keep an eye on her, a rich, enamoured old man and many other doting admirers.
9. The King and I (1956)
G | 133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam's children.
10. My Darling Clementine (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Western
A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral.
11. The Fly (1958)
Approved | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device.
12. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.
13. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
14. Niagara (1953)
TV-PG | 92 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.
15. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
Unrated | 132 min | Action, Drama, War
A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.
16. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
17. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
TV-PG | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
18. Monkey Business (1952)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.
19. Pickup on South Street (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.
20. Bus Stop (1956)
TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana.
21. River of No Return (1954)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western
The title river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others.
22. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
TV-14 | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.
23. Viva Zapata! (1952)
113 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
24. The Gunfighter (1950)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Western
Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.
25. The Enemy Below (1957)
Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are good ones, and the engagement lasts for a considerable time.
26. The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
Approved | 115 min | Drama
Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.
27. In Harm's Way (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Drama, War
A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
28. South Pacific (1958)
Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War
On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.
29. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
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 doesn't say which one.
30. The Robe (1953)
Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History
Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by ... See full summary »
31. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War
Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »
32. Call Northside 777 (1948)
Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.
33. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG | 129 min | Drama
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
34. Desk Set (1957)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department.
35. A Star Is Born (1937)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama
A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
36. The Young Lions (1958)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Drama, War
The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war. Jewish-American Noah Ackerman deals with antisemitism at home and ... See full summary »
37. The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Mystery
A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.
38. Kiss of Death (1947)
Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.
39. Titanic (1953)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance
An unhappy married couple deal with their problems on board the ill-fated ship.
40. Nightmare Alley (1947)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The ambitious Stanton "Stan" Carlisle works in a sideshow as carny and assistant of the mentalist Zeena Krumbein, who is married with the alcoholic Pete. The couple had developed a secret ... See full summary »
42. Panic in the Streets (1950)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
43. Let's Make Love (1960)
Approved | 119 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
44. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him.
45. Advise & Consent (1962)
Approved | 139 min | Drama
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
47. Nothing Sacred (1937)
TV-PG | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Hazel Flagg of Warsaw, Vermont receives the news that her terminal case of radium poisoning from a workplace incident was a complete misdiagnosis with mixed emotions. She is happy not to be... See full summary »
48. Carousel (1956)
Approved | 128 min | Drama, Musical
Billy Bigelow has been dead for fifteen years, and now outside the pearly gates, he long waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. But he has heard that there is a problem with his ... See full summary »
49. Bigger Than Life (1956)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.