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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 3,819

2. Imitation of Life (1934)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks

Votes: 3,239

3. House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Votes: 4,811

4. The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retrieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 2,448

5. The Mummy's Hand (1940)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 year-old tomb of an Egyptian princess.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, Wallace Ford, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 2,487

6. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the series, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

Votes: 162

7. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.6
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After inheriting a fortune from a gangster, two dim-witted service station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

Votes: 2,789

8. Black Friday (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

Votes: 1,509

9. The Steel Helmet (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, War

7.5
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A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, James Edwards

Votes: 2,965

10. Buck Privates (1941)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.3
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Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in basic training. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman, Jane Frazee

Votes: 3,475 | Gross: $4.00M

11. Lost Continent (1951)

Passed | 83 min | Sci-Fi

3.0
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Major Joe Nolan heads a rescue mission in the South Pacific to recover a downed atomic rocket. The crew crashlands on a mysterious island, and spends much time rock-climbing. They meet up ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Cesar Romero, Hillary Brooke, Chick Chandler, John Hoyt

Votes: 1,114

12. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »

Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

Votes: 62

13. In the Navy (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead. Dorothy Roberts, a magazine journalist, is intent on finding out what happened to ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, Claire Dodd

Votes: 2,536

14. The Brute Man (1946)

Unrated | 58 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Horror

3.8
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A facially deformed and mentally unhinged man wreaks his revenge on those who deformed him with a series of brutal murders.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Rondo Hatton, Tom Neal, Jan Wiley, Jane Adams

Votes: 928

15. We've Never Been Licked (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly ... See full summary »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Richard Quine, Anne Gwynne, Noah Beery Jr., Martha O'Driscoll

Votes: 118

16. Copacabana (1947)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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An agent has his only client pose as both a French chanteuse and Brazilian bombshell to fool a nightclub owner.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell

Votes: 960

17. House of Horrors (1946)

Approved | 65 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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An unsuccessful sculptor saves a madman named "The Creeper" from drowning. Seeing an opportunity for revenge, he tricks the psycho into murdering his critics.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Robert Lowery, Virginia Grey, Bill Goodwin, Martin Kosleck

Votes: 506

18. Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)

74 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.0
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Two goofy entertainers meet a mad scientist on a jungle island.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo, Charlita

Votes: 1,293

19. Secret of the Blue Room (1933)

66 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Gloria Stuart, Paul Lukas, Edward Arnold

Votes: 353

20. Arabian Nights (1942)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Sabu, Leif Erickson

Votes: 961 | Gross: $2.00M

21. Park Row (1952)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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The Globe is a small, but visionary newspaper started by Phineas Mitchell, an editor recently fired by The Star. The two newspapers become enemies, and the Star's ruthless heiress Charity Hackett decides to eliminate the competition.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Evans, Mary Welch, Bela Kovacs, Herbert Heyes

Votes: 1,087

22. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)

82 min | Comedy, Western, Musical

7.1
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Two peanut vendors at a rodeo show get in trouble with their boss and hide out on a railroad train heading west. They get jobs as cowboys on a dude ranch, despite the fact that neither of ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 1,191

23. Eagle Squadron (1942)

109 min | Drama, War

6.8
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An American joins the British Royal Air Force just before Pearl Harbor is attacked, and falls in love with a beautiful English girl.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Robert Stack, Diana Barrymore, Jon Hall, Eddie Albert

Votes: 69

24. In Society (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Musical

7.5
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Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean Yarbrough, Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marion Hutton, Kirby Grant

Votes: 1,631

25. Keep 'Em Flying (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Music, War

7.0
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When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for.

Directors: Arthur Lubin, Ralph Ceder | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye, Carol Bruce

Votes: 1,241

26. Verboten! (1959)

Not Rated | 93 min | Thriller, War, Drama

6.9
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A young American serviceman, stationed in Germany after the fall of the Third Reich, jeopardises his position with the Marshall Plan relief effort by breaking the non-fraternisatiom rule ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: James Best, Susan Cummings, Tom Pittman, Paul Dubov

Votes: 663

27. Law and Order (1932)

75 min | Western

7.0
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A lawman sets out to tame Tombstone, Arizona.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Walter Huston, Harry Carey, Raymond Hatton, Russell Hopton

Votes: 198

28. Ladies Courageous (1944)

88 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.9
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The story of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a unit of female pilots during WW II who flew bombers from the factories to their final destinations.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Loretta Young, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Diana Barrymore, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 67

29. Battles of Chief Pontiac (1952)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, History, War

5.8
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During the 1700s, in the Great Lakes region the British troops have driven the French out and with help from the mercenary Hessian troops the British plan to annihilate the native tribes of the Ottawas.

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lex Barker, Helen Westcott, Lon Chaney Jr., Berry Kroeger

Votes: 114

30. F.B.I. Girl (1951)

74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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A governor planning to run for U.S. Senate has a secret past that could prove damaging to his political aspirations: he's a convicted murderer, and that will come to light if the FBI does ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Cesar Romero, George Brent, Audrey Totter, Tom Drake

Votes: 119

31. Little Tough Guy (1938)

PG | 86 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Helen Parrish, Marjorie Main, Jackie Searl

Votes: 105

32. Rio (1939)

Passed | 77 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A crazed man escapes from prison to kill his wife's lover.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Victor McLaglen, Sigrid Gurie, Robert Cummings

Votes: 62

33. Northwest Stampede (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Western

5.6
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When his father dies, rodeo star Dan Bennett returns to his ranch but hires on as a ranch hand. A horse known as the White Outlaw is the leader of a herd of wild horses and Dan's obsession ... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Joan Leslie, James Craig, Jack Oakie, Chill Wills

Votes: 91

34. Destination Murder (1950)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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Laura Mansfield's father is killed, apparently by a telegraphic messenger. She spots Jackie Wales in a police lineup, but can't identify him positively. Later, she arranges to meet him, and... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Joyce Mackenzie, Stanley Clements, Hurd Hatfield, Albert Dekker

Votes: 522

35. Sutter's Gold (1936)

94 min | Western

5.9
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Story of the gold strike on an immigrant's property that started the 1849 California Gold Rush.

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Edward Arnold, Lee Tracy, Binnie Barnes, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 67

36. Fast Companions (1932)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.8
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A crooked jockey tries to reform.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Tom Brown, Maureen O'Sullivan, James Gleason, Andy Devine

Votes: 9

37. Postal Inspector (1936)

58 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Postal inspectors track down money stolen from a railroad car.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Patricia Ellis, Michael Loring, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 123

38. The Devil's Party (1938)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Adults who grew up as slum kids meet later in life, but murder disrupts their reunion.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Victor McLaglen, William Gargan, Paul Kelly, Beatrice Roberts

Votes: 184

39. The Big Cage (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A circus on the verge of bankruptcy decides to save itself by staging a animal act with lions and tigers for the first time.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Anita Page, Andy Devine, Vince Barnett

Votes: 26

40. The Countess of Monte Cristo (1934)

78 min | Comedy

7.1
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A light-hearted comedy when a bit player in a musical tries to convince her friends that she is a countess.

Director: Karl Freund | Stars: Fay Wray, Paul Lukas, Reginald Owen, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 14

41. Alias Mary Dow (1935)

65 min | Drama

6.5
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A taxi-dancer agrees to pose as a girl who had been kidnapped as a child 18 years before.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Sally Eilers, Ray Milland, Henry O'Neill, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 19

42. Allergic to Love (1944)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.1
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Director: Edward C. Lilley | Stars: Martha O'Driscoll, Noah Beery Jr., David Bruce, Franklin Pangborn

Votes: 7

43. Newsboys' Home (1938)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A clueless publisher's daughter inherits a newspaper that sponsors a charity home for boys, and proceeds to run the paper to the ground.

Directors: Harold Young, Arthur Lubin | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Edmund Lowe, Wendy Barrie, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 11

44. Where Did You Get That Girl? (1941)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Music

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Through a mix-up, the members of a band get thrown in jail as robbery suspects.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Leon Errol, Helen Parrish, Charles Lang, Eddie Quillan

45. Youth Takes a Fling (1938)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Joel McCrea, Andrea Leeds, Frank Jenks, Dorothea Kent

Votes: 11

46. I Was an American Spy (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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Begins in documentary style when U. S. Army General Mark Clark authenticates Claire Phillips' adventures and achievements, as an American citizen who rendered invaluable services to her ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Ann Dvorak, Gene Evans, Douglas Kennedy, Richard Loo

Votes: 134

47. You're Telling Me (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy

6.8
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Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Hugh Herbert, Anne Gwynne, Robert Paige, Edward Ashley

Votes: 13

48. I'll Remember April (1945)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

7.3
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The daughter of a formerly wealthy man tries to get a job singing on a radio show, but gets involved in a feud and murder.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Gloria Jean, Kirby Grant, Milburn Stone, Edward Brophy

Votes: 11

49. The Texas Bad Man (1932)

60 min | Western

7.3
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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 »

Director: Edward Laemmle | Stars: Tom Mix, Lucille Powers, Willard Robertson, Fred Kohler

Votes: 19

50. Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love! (1940)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.4
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Johnny Sandham (Tom Brown), a traveling salesman for a department store, agrees, under duress after his truck forced her roadster of the road, to take "Kelly" Archer (Peggy Moran), a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Tom Brown, Peggy Moran, Allen Jenkins, Donald Meek

Votes: 8