Most Voted Titles With John Wray
- 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. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
3. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
TV-G | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.
4. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.
5. Boys Town (1938)
TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama
Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there. He runs away but, hungry, returns. He runs away again but, when friend Pee ... See full summary »
6. You Only Live Once (1937)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.
7. Remember the Night (1940)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
8. Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Although innocent, reporter Frank Ross is found guilty of murder and is sent to jail. While his friends at the newspaper try to find out who framed him, Frank gets hardened by prison life ... See full summary »
9. Doctor X (1932)
Unrated | 76 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.
10. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.
11. Golden Boy (1939)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Despite his musical talent, Joe Bonaparte wants to be a boxer.
12. The Cat and the Canary (1939)
72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.
13. The Cat's-Paw (1934)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of ... See full summary »
14. Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Family, Musical
The daughter of a wealthy businessman becomes lost in the city while traveling to a new school, and is taken in by a pair of down-on-their-luck performers.
15. The Death Kiss (1932)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
While filming the closing scene of "The Death Kiss", leading man Myles Brent is actually killed. Having played around with, or been married to, most of the women connected with the movie ... See full summary »
16. The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
93 min | Comedy
Alcoholic newspaperman Steve Bramley boards the San Capador for a restful cruise, hoping to quit drinking and begin writing a book. Also on board are Steve's friend Schulte, a private ... See full summary »
17. Safe in Hell (1931)
Passed | 73 min | Drama
After accidentally killing the man who raped her and forced her into prostitution, a New Orleans woman flees to a Caribbean island. While she awaits her fiancé, the vicious local police chief sets his sights on her.
18. The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy
A best-selling author of women's issues and a medical academic find it is to their mutual advantage to falsely claim that they are married.
19. The Rich Are Always with Us (1932)
TV-G | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The ten year marriage of of Caroline Van Dyke and Greg Grannard is falling apart. A young woman, Allison, plots to become his second wife. Caroline's friend, novelist Julian, has long loved... See full summary »
20. The Big Shakedown (1934)
64 min | Crime, Drama
Racketeers flood the market with counterfeit cosmetics and drugs, causing some tragedies.
21. Blackmail (1939)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Ingram, successful oil-field firefighter, is really a chain-gang escapee. Someone out of his past finds him...
22. The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A well-bred young English lad living in lower Manhattan tries to gain acceptance from his not-so-well-bred peers at school.
23. Frisco Kid (1935)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Romance
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
24. The Match King (1932)
Approved | 79 min | Drama
Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation ... See full summary »
25. A Man to Remember (1938)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance
Doctor John Abbott is a single parent who settles in the town of Westport, with his son Dick, trying to eke out a living for them. He also inherits, by way of his doorstep, an unwanted baby... See full summary »
27. High Pressure (1932)
73 min | Comedy
Gar Evans is a "high pressure" promoter who tends to be unrealistically optimistic about his projects and exaggerates the chance of success. He sets up the "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber ... See full summary »
28. Spawn of the North (1938)
110 min | Action, Romance
Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict.
29. The Mouthpiece (1932)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama
When a hot young prosecutor learns that a man he got convicted and executed was in fact innocent, he quits his DA job and becomes a defense attorney. He grows rich and powerful defending ... See full summary »
30. Miss Pinkerton (1932)
66 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Scion of the once-rich Mitchell family, Herbert Wynn is found shot to death. Nurse Adams, bored by hospital routine, is recruited by the police to ferret out clues as she tends to Wynn's ... See full summary »
31. The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Kenny Williams, a lieutenant on the homicide squad, is engaged to Maxine Carroll, the Mayor's secretary. Or isn't he rather married with his job? For each time he has a date with his ... See full summary »
32. Swiss Family Robinson (1940)
93 min | Adventure
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create a home for themselves in the jungle environment.
34. Central Park (1932)
58 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Rick and Dot, two penniless New Yorkers, meet and fall in love in Central Park. Promising to meet later, they separate. Dot is picked up by small-time hood Nick Sarno, posing as a police ... See full summary »
35. Green Eyes (1934)
68 min | Mystery
The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.
37. Professor Beware (1938)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy
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 »
Writers: Delmer Daves, Jack Cunningham, Clyde Bruckman, Crampton Harris, Francis M. Cockrell, Marian B. Cockrell | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Phyllis Welch, William Frawley, Raymond Walburn
38. After Tonight (1933)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance, War
While romancing a beautiful Russian countess, a captain in the Austrian intelligence service is assigned to capture "K-14", a clever spy who has so far managed to remain undetected. What ... See full summary »
39. Pacific Liner (1939)
Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The S. S. Arcturus sails from Shanghai to San Francisco, and Dr. Jim Craig takes the post of ship's physician in order to be near Ann Grayson, the ship's nurse. Chief Engineer 'Crusher" ... See full summary »
42. Quick Millions (1931)
72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day.
43. The President's Mystery (1936)
Approved | 80 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A millionaire with a crumbling personal life comes up with an idea on how he can disappear, start a new life without anyone knowing who he is and be able to take all his money with him.
Writers: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Samuel Hopkins Adams, Lester Cole, John Erskine, Rupert Hughes, Fulton Oursler, S.S. Van Dine, Rita Weiman, Nathanael West | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Henry Wilcoxon, Betty Furness, Sidney Blackmer, Evelyn Brent
44. Gangs of New York (1938)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama
The undercover cop Rocky Thorpe infiltrates a crime syndicate being run by the incarcerated mob boss John Franklin. Franklin conducts his business via a short-wave radio concealed in his ... See full summary »
47. The Miracle Man (1932)
85 min | Drama
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of ... See full summary »
49. The Man from Dakota (1940)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, History, War
During the Civil War a beautiful woman helps two Union spies cross into the Confederacy and gather information.
50. The Black Doll (1938)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Nicholas Rood, dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his ... See full summary »