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1. High Sierra (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 11,905

2. Vivacious Lady (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A professor marries a nightclub singer, much to the consternation of his family and friends back home.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 2,344

3. Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Passed | 98 min | Musical, Fantasy

7.3
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 2,056

4. My Little Margie (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Margie lives with her father Vern and her crazy schemes get him into trouble especially with his boss Mr. Honeywell. She frequently involves Charlie and Mrs. Odetts in her plans. Freddie is her boyfriend while Roberta likes Vern.

Stars: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Votes: 232

5. Annie Oakley (1935)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Western

6.8
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A romanticized biography of the famous sharpshooter.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, Moroni Olsen

Votes: 1,257

6. The Ghost Breakers (1940)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant, and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,372

7. The Littlest Rebel (1935)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Shirley Temple's father, a rebel officer, sneaks back to his rundown plantation to see his family and is arrested. A Yankee takes pity and sets up an escape. Everyone is captured and the ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt, Karen Morley

Votes: 1,015

8. Merrily We Live (1938)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up in a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Alan Mowbray, Billie Burke

Votes: 1,109

9. Blondie (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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In this first of the Blondie series, Dagwood loses his job on the eve of his and Blondie's fifth wedding anniversary.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

Votes: 360

10. The Green Pastures (1936)

Approved | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.

Directors: Marc Connelly, William Keighley | Stars: Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Frank H. Wilson

Votes: 630

11. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

8.2
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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 61

12. A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

68 min | Comedy

6.4
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Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dante, Sheila Ryan

Votes: 744

13. The Stu Erwin Show (1950–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stu Erwin played a mild-mannered high-school principal, with June Collyer as his wife.

Stars: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 66

14. Little Miss Marker (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

7.1
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Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Shirley Temple, Dorothy Dell, Charles Bickford

Votes: 966

15. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

6.0
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 284

16. At the Circus (1939)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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The Marx Brothers try to help the owner of a circus recover some stolen funds before he finds himself out of a job.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kenny Baker

Votes: 4,600

17. I Take This Woman (1940)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

6.3
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Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him. To make enough to give her what she wants he ... See full summary »

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Frank Borzage, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, Verree Teasdale, Kent Taylor

Votes: 454

18. Home in Indiana (1944)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Walter Brennan, Jeanne Crain, Charlotte Greenwood, Ward Bond

Votes: 273

19. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,225

20. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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The dramatized life of immortal humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, from his days as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River until his death in 1910 shortly after Halley's Comet returned.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale

Votes: 752

21. Ladies of Leisure (1930)

Passed | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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An upper-crust artist hires a 'party girl' as a model; romance follows.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman, Marie Prevost

Votes: 739

22. The Saint Strikes Back (1939)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Simon Templar, the Saint, travels to San Francisco to solve crime mysteries within the police department.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Jonathan Hale, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 660

23. Slightly Honorable (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Edward Arnold, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Terry

Votes: 283

24. Music for Millions (1944)

Passed | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WW II.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, José Iturbi, June Allyson, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 379

25. Nothing But the Truth (1941)

90 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stockbroker T.T.Ralston has promised his neice Gwen to double it if she can raise $20,000. for charity. But he connives so those she asks refuse to give her more than the $10,000 she's ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Edward Arnold, Leif Erickson

Votes: 387

26. 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: 305

27. The Monster Walks (1932)

Passed | 57 min | Horror

4.0
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People in an old dark house on a stormy night are menaced by a killer ape.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Rex Lease, Vera Reynolds, Sheldon Lewis, Mischa Auer

Votes: 614

28. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Keith Richards, Griff Barnett

Votes: 68

29. Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 296

30. The Red Dragon (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Fortunio Bonanova, Benson Fong, Robert Emmett Keane

Votes: 513

31. Hold That Blonde! (1945)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy

6.8
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A kleptomaniac falls in love with a woman who is member of a gang of jewel thieves, initially unaware of her true occupation.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Veronica Lake, Albert Dekker, Frank Fenton

Votes: 70

32. Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Parting company with her on-stage partner Professor Orco partly due to the job being potentially hazardous to her health, streetwise but kind-hearted vaudeville performer Maisie Ravier, in ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Ann Sothern, Red Skelton, Leo Gorcey, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 260

33. Road Show (1941)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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Rich playboy Drogo Gaines is in imminent danger of marrying a gold digger, and escapes by feigning insanity. The joke's on him when he wakes up in an asylum full of comical lunatics. There ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Carole Landis, John Hubbard, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 354

34. Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Disguised as a German archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Joseph Schildkraut, Lionel Atwill, Virginia Field

Votes: 437

35. Dixie (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 87

36. Feet First (1930)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy

6.8
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Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and ... See full summary »

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Barbara Kent, Robert McWade, Lillian Leighton

Votes: 732

37. Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The U.S. government asks Mr. Moto to go to Puerto Rico to investigate diamond smuggling after an earlier investigator is murdered.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Peter Lorre, Jean Hersholt, Amanda Duff, Warren Hymer

Votes: 502

38. Dangerous Money (1946)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Gloria Warren, Victor Sen Yung, Rick Vallin

Votes: 817

39. Juke Girl (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Danny and Steve are migrant farm workers who wind up in Cat Tail, Florida. Cat Tail is run by Madden Packing and Danny works for Madden while Steve works for the underdog farmer named Nick.... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan, Richard Whorf, George Tobias

Votes: 313

40. No Leave, No Love (1946)

Approved | 119 min | Comedy

6.2
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The men are coming home from war and Slinky decides his hero buddy Michael should first appear on a radio program. The good natured and talented sergeant meets radio singer Susan where he finds love in between songs.

Director: Charles Martin | Stars: Van Johnson, Keenan Wynn, Pat Kirkwood, Guy Lombardo

Votes: 99

41. The Kansan (1943)

Approved | 79 min | Western

5.7
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Wounded while stopping the James gang from robbing the local bank, a cowboy wakes up in the hospital to find that he's been elected town marshal. He soon comes into conflict with the town ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Richard Dix, Jane Wyatt, Albert Dekker, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 229

42. Blondie on a Budget (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

7.0
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Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

Votes: 243

43. The Bride Wore Boots (1946)

85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A bookish historian is married to a steely Southern belle who raises horses, an animal that he doesn't care for. However, the cute young neighbor girl doesn't feel that way about him and makes no bones about letting him know it.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Cummings, Diana Lynn, Patric Knowles

Votes: 222

44. Busses Roar (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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A saboteur tries to place a bomb on a bus.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Richard Travis, Julie Bishop, Charles Drake, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 78

45. Youth Takes a Fling (1938)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Joel McCrea, Andrea Leeds, Frank Jenks, Dorothea Kent

Votes: 11

46. Murder on a Honeymoon (1935)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a sea-plane gets sick and dies.

Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Edna May Oliver, James Gleason, Lola Lane, George Meeker

Votes: 448

47. Pillow to Post (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

6.7
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With a war on and most men being drafted, Howard Oil Supply Company has no salesmen left. So daughter Jean hits the road and does not make one sale. She finally gets one tentative sale with... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 275

48. Suddenly It's Spring (1947)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Fred wants to start a new life with a new wife, but it isn't easy to give Paulette the gate for another mate.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray, Macdonald Carey, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 122

49. Up Pops the Devil (1931)

74 min | Comedy

6.3
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The marriage of an advertising man is jeopardized when he gets a chance to sell a novel he's been working on and quits his job to concentrate on writing. In order to support the family, the... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Stuart Erwin, Carole Lombard, Lilyan Tashman

Votes: 31

50. Shanghai Chest (1948)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Charlie attempts to solve a triple murder in which a dead man's finger prints show up at all three murder sites.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Roland Winters, Mantan Moreland, Tim Ryan, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 163