Most Popular Titles With Ava Gardner
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1. Knots Landing (1979–1993)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama
Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.
2. The Killers (1946)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
3. On the Beach (1959)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
5. The Sentinel (1977)
R | 92 min | Horror
Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Brooklyn Heights apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events.
6. The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Unrated | 174 min | Drama
Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.
7. The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Approved | 125 min | Drama
A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life.
8. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »
9. Mogambo (1953)
Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their ... See full summary »
10. The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A no account outlaw establishes his own particular brand of law and order and builds a town on the edges of civilization in this farcical western. With the aid of an old law text and ... See full summary »
11. Show Boat (1951)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Family, Musical
The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour.
12. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.
13. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
Approved | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes was a not very successful writer/director when he and movie producer Kirk Edwards ... See full summary »
14. The Band Wagon (1953)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.
15. The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
R | 129 min | Drama, Thriller
Passengers on a European train have been exposed to a deadly disease. Nobody will let them off the train so what happens next?
16. Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.
17. The Sun Also Rises (1957)
Approved | 130 min | Drama
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.
18. Seven Days in May (1964)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
US military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
19. Lone Star (1952)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History
Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.
20. The Blue Bird (1976)
G | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by... See full summary »
21. Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Hat check man Louis Blore is in love with nightclub star May Daly. May, however, is love with a poor dancer, but wants to marry for money. When Louis wins the Irish Sweepstakes, he asks May... See full summary »
22. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.
23. Mayerling (1968)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Romance
Based on real life events that led to tragic deaths of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera.
24. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China U.S.Army Major Matt Lewis aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
25. A.D. (1985 TV Mini-Series)
600 min | Drama, History
Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
26. Babes on Broadway (1941)
Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off. He meets Penny Morris, herself no mean singer, and through... See full summary »
28. Bhowani Junction (1956)
Approved | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.
29. Priest of Love (1981)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ... See full summary »
30. That's Entertainment! III (1994)
G | 120 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954) , from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »
31. My Forbidden Past (1951)
Approved | 70 min | Drama
Barbara Beaurevel lives with her aunt and cousin in New Orleans in the late 1800's. In love with Mark Lucas, a research doctor at Tulane University, her plans to marry him are thwarted. ... See full summary »
33. East Side, West Side (1949)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A vain playboy puts strains his happy marriage to a rich, beautiful socialite allows himself be be seduced by a former girlfriend.
34. One Touch of Venus (1948)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.
35. City on Fire (1979)
R | 106 min | Action, Drama
A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
36. Reunion in France (1942)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.
37. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Western, Action, Drama
Esqueda, an outlaw, attempts to force settlers King and Cordelia Cameron out of his territory. Esqueda's mother raised Rio as her own. Rio has loyalty to Esqueda but also feels the settlers... See full summary »
38. Harem (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 190 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Jessica, a young British girl, goes off to Arabia with her father to be with her fiancé when he's called there suddenly on diplomatic duty. On a tourist journey she's kidnapped by what ... See full summary »
40. The Great Sinner (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
A young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits ... See full summary »
42. Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
Passed | 124 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
A sailor helps two sisters start up a service canteen. The sailor soon becomes taken with gorgeous sister Jean, unaware that her sibling Patsy is also in love with him.
43. The Bribe (1949)
98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Federal agent Rigby, in Central America to trace stolen plane engines, falls for the gorgeous wife of the chief suspect.
44. The Hucksters (1947)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
A World War II veteran wants to return to advertising on his own terms, but finds it difficult to be successful and maintain his integrity.
45. The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
R | 114 min | Thriller, Action, Drama
A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript ... See full summary »
46. Hitler's Madman (1943)
84 min | Drama, War
Story of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi SS commander, by Czech partisans and the reprisals inflicted by the Nazis on the Czechs.
Writers: Peretz Hirschbein, Albrecht Joseph, Melvin Levy, Emil Ludwig, Bart Lytton, Doris Malloy, Edna St. Vincent Millay | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Patricia Morison, John Carradine, Alan Curtis, Howard Freeman
48. Whistle Stop (1946)
Passed | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When beautiful Mary returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.
49. The Executioner (1975)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
When the exiled leader of a free party decides to return to his own country and attempt to remove the dictator currently in place there, several western governments are determined to stop ... See full summary »
50. 3 Men in White (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Gillespie has to finally choose his official assistant, or Red and Lee are going to kill themselves in competition. So, it's another diagnosis competition. Lee's assignment is a small girl ... See full summary »