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1. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 104

2. Woman Doctor (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

8.4
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Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Frieda Inescort, Henry Wilcoxon, Claire Dodd, Sybil Jason

Votes: 7

3. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 41

4. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 41

5. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 166

6. The Women (1939)

Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland

Votes: 10,401

7. Libeled Lady (1936)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee a down on his luck reporter hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth, to stop a high-society woman from suing for libel.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Votes: 5,720

8. Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Charlie tries to discover the identity of a strangler who strikes multiple times on a cruise ship bound from Honolulu to California.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Sidney Toler, Marjorie Weaver, Lionel Atwill, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 953

9. Dark Victory (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 7,971

10. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

Votes: 2,221

11. The Mating Season (1951)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Ellen McNulty loses her hamburger joint and goes to see her son, who marries a socialite at the same time. Due to her modest background and a case of mistaken identity, Ellen poses as the newlyweds' cook.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 1,325

12. It Should Happen to You (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford, Michael O'Shea

Votes: 2,567

13. The Bank Dick (1940)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy

7.3
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Henpecked Egbert Sousè has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio

Votes: 5,603

14. Dodge City (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Western

7.2
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A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 3,687

15. 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 »

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

Votes: 341

16. Professor Beware (1938)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy

7.1
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Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Phyllis Welch, William Frawley, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 115

17. Tarnished Lady (1931)

83 min | Drama

6.9
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Tarnished Lady is a 1931 Pre-Code American drama film directed by George Cukor. The screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart is based on his short story, A Story of a New York Lady.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Clive Brook, Phoebe Foster, Alexander Kirkland

Votes: 70

18. Peach-O-Reno (1931)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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After a quarrell at their 25th wedding aniversery, Joe and Aggie Bruno decide to divorce each other, and both leave for Reno. So do their daughters Prudence and Pansy, but they want to get ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Zelma O'Neal

Votes: 159

19. On the Avenue (1937)

Approved | 89 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Broadway producer satirizes an important New York family. The family sues but their daughter falls in love with producer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Dick Powell, Madeleine Carroll, Alice Faye, The Ritz Brothers

Votes: 427

20. Piccadilly Jim (1936)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Jim's father wants to marry Eugenia, but her sister Netta refuses to allow it. When Jim sees Ann at a club, he falls for her even though she is with Lord Priory. He meets her the next day ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Frank Morgan, Madge Evans, Eric Blore

Votes: 274

21. I Was an Adventuress (1940)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A pair of crooks (von Stroheim and Lorre) use a phony countess (Zorina) who winds up falling in love with one of their victims (Greene).

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Vera Zorina, Richard Greene, Erich von Stroheim, Peter Lorre

Votes: 155

22. For Love or Money (1939)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Ted Frazier and Sleeper work for a gambler, Foster, who takes racetrack bets over the telephone. A mysterious millionaire, J.C. Poindexter always wins Foster "lays off" his most recent bet ... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: June Lang, Robert Kent, Edward Brophy, Etienne Girardot

Votes: 6

23. I've Always Loved You (1946)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.7
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A beautiful young concert pianist is torn between her attraction to her arrogant but brilliant maestro and her love for a farm boy she left back home.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Philip Dorn, Catherine McLeod, Bill Carter, Maria Ouspenskaya

Votes: 192

24. Just Around the Corner (1938)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Shirley helps her idealistic architect father get his dream of a slum clearance project; The little miss dances with bill "Bojangles" robinson. Based on paul gerard smith's book, "Lucky penny".

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Shirley Temple, Joan Davis, Charles Farrell, Amanda Duff

Votes: 419

25. This Love of Ours (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Merle Oberon, Charles Korvin, Claude Rains, Carl Esmond

Votes: 70

26. Frankie and Johnnie (1936)

66 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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The story of a woman, Frankie, and the man who has done her wrong, Johnnie.

Directors: Chester Erskine, John H. Auer | Stars: Helen Morgan, Chester Morris, Lilyan Tashman, Florence Reed

Votes: 27

27. Beg, Borrow or Steal (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A con man must pass himself off as the owner of a château on the French Riviera when he is expected to host his estranged daughter's wedding.

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Frank Morgan, Florence Rice, John Beal, Janet Beecher

Votes: 117

28. Dangerous Business (1946)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Lynn Merrick, Gerald Mohr, Gus Schilling

Votes: 9

29. Personal Property (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Raymond Dabney returns to his family after trouble with the law. He convinces the sheriff to give him a job watching the house and furniture of widow Crystal Wetherby without knowing she is... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jean Harlow, Robert Taylor, Reginald Owen, Una O'Connor

Votes: 598

30. Young Widow (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

6.5
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A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Jane Russell, Louis Hayward, Faith Domergue, Marie Wilson

Votes: 161

31. Three Loves Has Nancy (1938)

70 min | Comedy

6.5
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A small-town country homebody goes to New York to find her missing fiancé and gets romantically involved with two sophisticated men.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Robert Montgomery, Franchot Tone, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 348

32. She Wrote the Book (1946)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

6.5
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A plain-Jane math professor (Joan Davis) at a small midwestern college is talked into journeying to New York on behalf of a colleague who has written a steamy bestseller under an assumed ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Joan Davis, Jack Oakie, Mischa Auer, Kirby Grant

Votes: 14

33. Over 21 (1945)

102 min | Comedy

6.5
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A woman screenwriter lives in a shabby bungalow in order to be near her husband, a 39-year-old newspaper editor who has just joined the army.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Irene Dunne, Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 242

34. Night Angel (1931)

86 min | Drama

6.5
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The Night Angel is a 1931 American drama film written and directed by Edmund Goulding. The film stars Nancy Carroll, Fredric March, Phoebe Foster, Alison Skipworth and Alan Hale, Sr.. The ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Nancy Carroll, Fredric March, Phoebe Foster, Alison Skipworth

Votes: 24

35. Vacation from Love (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

6.5
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Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, Reginald Owen, June Knight

Votes: 15

36. Mushrooms (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy

6.5
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Horace Glutz is an expert on mushrooms and toadstools. A simple dinner party with the family, and brother-in law Bertram's uninvited pool hall buddies, turns sour when the main dish of ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Loretta Sayers, Cora Witherspoon, Lionel Stander

Votes: 12

37. Quality Street (1937)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In the 1810s, an old maid poses as her own niece in order to teach her onetime beau a lesson.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Franchot Tone, Eric Blore, Fay Bainter

Votes: 838

38. 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: 317

39. Port of Seven Seas (1938)

81 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Madelon and Marius intend to marry but he finds the call of the ocean irresistible and leaves her and his father behind.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Wallace Beery, Frank Morgan, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Beal

Votes: 43

40. Ladies of the Jury (1932)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.3
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Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail of an ex-chorus girl, Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich elderly husband. In court, Mrs. Crane is your ... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Edna May Oliver, Jill Esmond, Ken Murray, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 146

41. Just for You (1952)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.2
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Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Ethel Barrymore, Robert Arthur

Votes: 237

42. The First Time (1952)

89 min | Comedy

6.2
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Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Robert Cummings, Barbara Hale, Bill Goodwin, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 110

43. The Big Shot (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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A small-town veterinarian inherits $2 million from his uncle, whom he hasn't seen for years. He decides to use some of his new-found wealth to fund a clean-up crusade against the gangster ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Killy | Stars: Guy Kibbee, Cora Witherspoon, Dorothy Moore, Gordon Jones

Votes: 90

44. Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.1
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The story takes place in 1940. On the eve of America's entry in World War II, a colonel retired to his small Southern town, and discovers that there is a plan afoot to tear down Confederate... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Charles Coburn, Joan Bennett, William Eythe, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 250

45. Honeymoon for Three (1941)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy

6.1
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Noted writer Kenneth Bixby, in love with his witty secretary Anne Rogers, nevertheless agrees to a tete-a-tete with a former college fling, loopy Danish girl Julie who is married to ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, George Brent, Charles Ruggles, Osa Massen

Votes: 292

46. A Peach of a Pair (1934)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Daphne Pollard, Elmer Brown, John Brown

Votes: 11

47. He Couldn't Say No (1938)

Passed | 57 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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An office clerk is harassed by his girlfriend's mother.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Frank McHugh, Jane Wyman, Cora Witherspoon, Diana Lewis

Votes: 145

48. Midnight (1934)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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The foreman of a jury asks questions that send a woman to the electric chair for a murder committed in the heat of passion. On the night of the execution, his actions come back to haunt him.

Director: Chester Erskine | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Fox, O.P. Heggie, Henry Hull

Votes: 609

49. Follies Girl (1943)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music

5.5
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Director: William Rowland | Stars: Wendy Barrie, Doris Nolan, Gordon Oliver, Anne Barrett

Votes: 18

50. Dangerous Number (1937)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Hank Medhill, artificial silk manufacturer, has returned to the U.S. from Japan to learn that his former girlfriend, Eleanor Breen is about to marry. Hank convinces Eleanor to leave the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Reginald Owen, Cora Witherspoon

Votes: 109