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1. Modern Times (1936)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

2. Caught (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Romance, Western

8.3
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Calamity Jane is a tough and rowdy woman in the old West who owns a saloon and gambling joint (and runs a cattle rustling operation as a sideline). One day she hires a pretty but naive ... See full summary »

Writers: Agnes Brand Leahy, Keene Thompson | Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Richard Arlen, Louise Dresser, Frances Dee, Tom Kennedy

3. Girls About Town (1931)

66 min | Comedy

8.2
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Writers: Zoe Akins, Raymond Griffith, Brian Marlow | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Kay Francis, Joel McCrea, Lilyan Tashman, Eugene Pallette

4. Once to Every Woman (1934)

70 min | Drama

8.2
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Writers: A.J. Cronin, Jo Swerling | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Walter Connolly, Fay Wray, Walter Byron

5. Fugitive Lady (1934)

66 min | Drama

8.2
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Writers: Herbert Asbury, Fred Niblo Jr. | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Florence Rice, Neil Hamilton, Donald Cook, William Demarest

6. Duck Soup (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical

8.1
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Writers: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

7. Gentleman's Fate (1931)

Approved | 90 min | Drama

8.1
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Jack lives the high life and wants to make Marjorie his one and only. He then learns that his deceased father is alive but dying of lead poisoning. His father sent him away, twenty years ... See full summary »

Writers: Ursula Parrott, Leonard Praskins | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: John Gilbert, Louis Wolheim, Leila Hyams, Anita Page

8. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

TV-G | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Clarence Budington Kelland | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

9. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.

Writers: Robert E. Burns, Howard J. Green, Brown Holmes | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson, Noel Francis

10. Disorder in the Court (1936)

Unrated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the ... See full summary »

Writer: Felix Adler | Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nick Baskovitch

11. Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.

Writers: Harry Leon Wilson, Walter DeLeon, Harlan Thompson, Humphrey Pearson | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charles Ruggles, Zasu Pitts

12. A Day at the Races (1937)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Sport

7.7
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A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.

Writers: Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

13. Horse Feathers (1932)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley University, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin University.

Writers: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S.J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

14. You're Telling Me! (1934)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy

7.7
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A hard-drinking, socially-awkward inventor wrecks his daughter's chances of marriage into a rich family and bungles his own chances of success by selling one of his more practical inventions.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Paul M. Jones, J.P. McEvoy, Julian Street | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: W.C. Fields, Joan Marsh, Buster Crabbe, Adrienne Ames

15. School for Girls (1934)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Annette Eldrige, who has met a young man, who happens to be a jewel thief, has been caught with some stolen jewels and is sentenced to three years in a reformatory. There a sadistic lady is... See full summary »

Writers: Reginald Wright Kauffman, Albert DeMond | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Sidney Fox, Paul Kelly, Lois Wilson, Lucille La Verne

16. Baby Face (1933)

TV-PG | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman uses her body and her sexuality to help her climb the social ladder, but soon begins to wonder if her new status will ever bring her happiness.

Writers: Gene Markey, Kathryn Scola, Darryl F. Zanuck | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

17. Lady for a Day (1933)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy

7.6
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A gangster tries to make Apple Annie, the Times Square apple seller, a lady for a day.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Damon Runyon | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell

18. The Old Fashioned Way (1934)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy

7.6
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The Great McGonigle and his troupe of third-rate vaudevillians manage to stay one step ahead of the bill collectors and the sheriff.

Writers: Garnett Weston, Jack Cunningham, W.C. Fields | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: W.C. Fields, Joe Morrison, Baby LeRoy, Judith Allen

19. Three Kids and a Queen (1935)

90 min | Drama

7.6
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A wealthy woman is taken in by three slum kids when she falls out of her carriage and hurts herself when her horse spooks.

Writers: Chester Beecroft, Mary Marlind, Samuel Ornitz, Harry Poppe, Barry Trivers | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: May Robson, Henry Armetta, Herman Bing, Frankie Darro

20. Manslaughter (1930)

85 min | Romance, Drama

7.6
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A spoiled young rich girl is sent to prison for accidentally running down a pedestrian. There she learns about a life and people she had never even imagined existed before. Upon her release... See full summary »

Writers: George Abbott, Alice Duer Miller | Director: George Abbott | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fredric March, Emma Dunn, Natalie Moorhead

21. I'll Love You Always (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Nora Clegg, an actress, marries Carl Brent, an unemployed young engineer, whose estimation of his worth and ability keeps him from getting a job. He finally acquires a position that will ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Hazard, Vera Caspary, Sidney Buchman | Director: Leo Bulgakov | Stars: Nancy Carroll, George Murphy, Raymond Walburn, Arthur Hohl

22. Wives Never Know (1936)

75 min | Comedy

7.6
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Writers: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Keene Thompson | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, Adolphe Menjou, Vivienne Osborne

23. Polly of the Circus (1932)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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When Polly Fisher, a circus aerialist, is hurt while performing, she is taken to the house of a nearby minister, John Hartley. As she recuperates, they fall in love with each other and ... See full summary »

Writers: Margaret Mayo, Carey Wilson, Laurence E. Johnson | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Hatton

24. Jennie Gerhardt (1933)

85 min | Drama

7.5
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Writers: Theodore Dreiser, S.K. Lauren, Josephine Lovett, Joseph Moncure March, Frank Partos | Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Donald Cook, Mary Astor, Edward Arnold

25. Destry Rides Again (1932)

Passed | 61 min | Romance, Western

7.5
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Brant frames Destry and has men testify against him. Found guilty he vows to return. Back from prison he goes after the man that framed him. When the Sheriff is shot before he can talk, ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Brand, Isadore Bernstein, Robert Keith, Richard Schayer | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Tom Mix, Claudia Dell, Zasu Pitts, Stanley Fields

26. The Shadow (1937)

59 min | Mystery

7.5
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Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Milton Raison | Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Charles Quigley, Marc Lawrence, Arthur Loft

27. Texas Stagecoach (1940)

60 min | Western

7.5
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The Kinkaids and the Harpers both run stage lines and are friendly competitors. Appleby is after the stage line and convinces the two owners to build a spur line to the same town. Then he ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Myton | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Charles Starrett, Iris Meredith, Bob Nolan, Dick Curtis

28. Overland with Kit Carson (1939)

300 min | Western

7.5
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Western settlers are being driven off their homesteads and ranches by a combination of Indian raids and attacks by bands of mysterious outlaws. The government sends out famed Indian scout ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph F. Poland, Morgan Cox, Ned Dandy | Directors: Norman Deming, Sam Nelson | Stars: Bill Elliott, Iris Meredith, Richard Fiske, Bobby Clack

29. The Curtain Falls (1934)

68 min | Drama

7.5
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Writer: Karl Brown | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Henrietta Crosman, Dorothy Lee, Holmes Herbert, Natalie Moorhead

30. Hidden Gold (1932)

55 min | Western

7.5
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Griffen and his two men have been caught after robbing a bank but the money has not been recovered. So the Chief sends his friend Tom to prison to become their friend and hopes he can learn where the loot is hidden.

Writers: James Mulhauser, Jack Natteford | Director: Arthur Rosson | Stars: Tom Mix, Judith Barrie, Raymond Hatton, Eddie Gribbon

31. Dick Tracy (I) (1937)

Approved | 290 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.4
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A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick.

Writers: Chester Gould, Barry Shipman, Winston Miller, Morgan Cox, George Morgan | Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Lee Van Atta

32. Diamond Jim (1935)

88 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.

Writers: Harry Clork, Doris Malloy, Parker Morell, Preston Sturges | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

33. The Working Man (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Successful wealthy shoe manufacturer John Reeves takes a vacation leaving his business in the hands of his nephew. While on vacation Reeves runs into his rivals heirs who are living it up ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Kenyon, Maude T. Howell, Edgar Franklin | Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Bette Davis, Theodore Newton, Hardie Albright

34. Kick In (1931)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Ex-con Chick Hewes (Regis Toomey) tries to go straight with the help of wife Molly (Clara Bow), but circumstances force the couple into involvement in a serious crime.

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Willard Mack | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Clara Bow, Regis Toomey, Wynne Gibson, Juliette Compton

35. The Texas Bad Man (1932)

60 min | Western

7.4
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The Rangers have planted wanted posters of their man Tom Logan around hoping he can join the outlaw gang they are after. Robbing the stage ahead of the gang gets him in and he learns Keefe ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Cunningham, Richard Schayer | Director: Edward Laemmle | Stars: Tom Mix, Lucille Powers, Willard Robertson, Fred Kohler

37. The Miracle Woman (1931)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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After Florence Fallon's father dies unappreciated in the church where he preached for many years, she becomes embittered and loses faith. She teams up with Horsby, a con man, and performs ... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Swerling, John Meehan, Robert Riskin, Dorothy Howell | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy, Beryl Mercer

38. The Green Hornet (1940)

Approved | 258 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.

Writers: George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Morrison Wood, Lyonel Margolies, Fran Striker | Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Gordon Jones, Wade Boteler, Keye Luke, Anne Nagel

39. City Streets (1931)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Nan, a racketeer's daughter, is in love with The Kid, a shooting gallery showman. Despite Nan's prodding, The Kid has no ambitions about joining the rackets and making enough money to ... See full summary »

Writers: Dashiell Hammett, Max Marcin, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Lukas, William 'Stage' Boyd

40. The Shadow (1940)

Approved | 285 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.

Writers: Joseph O'Donnell, Ned Dandy, Joseph F. Poland, Walter B. Gibson | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Victor Jory, Veda Ann Borg, Roger Moore, Robert Fiske

41. The Spider's Web (1938)

Approved | 300 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.3
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A crime fighter known as The Spider battles a villain called The Octopus, who is out to sabotage America and install his own government.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Mart Ramson | Directors: James W. Horne, Ray Taylor | Stars: Warren Hull, Iris Meredith, Richard Fiske, Kenne Duncan

42. Carnival (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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"Chick" Thompson is a puppet-master in a traveling carnival whose wife dies in childbirth and leaves him with an infant son he names "Poochy." His father-in-law and the baby's grandfather ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Riskin | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Lee Tracy, Sally Eilers, Jimmy Durante, Florence Rice

43. Show Them No Mercy! (1935)

76 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out ... See full summary »

Writers: Kubec Glasmon, Henry Lehrman | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Cesar Romero, Bruce Cabot, Edward Norris

44. Mutiny on the Blackhawk (1939)

Passed | 66 min | Adventure

7.3
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Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas, the bartering of natives for slavery in a tropical ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael L. Simmons, Ben Pivar | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Constance Moore, Noah Beery

45. Pride of the Marines (1936)

64 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Gerald Beaumont, Harold Shumate | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Charles Bickford, Florence Rice, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall

46. The Costello Case (1930)

Crime, Drama

7.3
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Writer: F. McGrew Willis | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Tom Moore, Lola Lane, Roscoe Karns, Wheeler Oakman

47. The Night of June 13th (1932)

76 min | Mystery

7.3
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Elna Curry, once a concert pianist, develops an unfounded jealousy of neighbor, Trudie Morrow. Elna who suffers from neurasthenia, believes that Trudie is having an affair with her husband,... See full summary »

Writers: Vera Caspary, Agnes Brand Leahy, Brian Marlow | Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Clive Brook, Frances Dee, Charles Ruggles, Gene Raymond

48. Riding Wild (1935)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.3
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It's roundup time and Stevens is out to start a range war between the big ranchers and the nesters. Tim Malloy is elected to head the roundup but is unable to stop the war and joins the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ford Beebe | Director: David Selman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Billie Seward, Niles Welch, Edward LeSaint

49. Radio Patrol (1932)

65 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A policeman in need of money is persuaded to take a $1000 bribe to stay away the night a packing house is to be robbed.

Writers: Tom Reed, Richard Schayer | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Russell Hopton, Lila Lee, June Clyde

50. 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