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1. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

60 min | Western

7.8
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The Wild West adventures of the residents and staff of Barkley Ranch in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 1,671

2. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family: his outspoken wife Kathy, teenage ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 562

3. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

Votes: 400

4. White Heat (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 20,792

5. Jezebel (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 8,872

6. The Walking Dead (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez, Edmund Gwenn, Marguerite Churchill

Votes: 1,577

7. Operation Pacific (1951)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, War

6.7
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During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes

Votes: 2,313

8. A Song to Remember (1945)

113 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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Biography of Frederic Chopin.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch

Votes: 940

9. You Were Never Lovelier (1942)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order, oldest first. When sister #1 gets married, sisters #3 and #4 put pressure on Maria, ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom

Votes: 2,332

10. 'G' Men (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 2,671

11. The Big Trees (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.8
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A Quaker colony tries to save the giant sequoias from a timber baron.

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Eve Miller, Patrice Wymore, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 1,051

12. The Joey Bishop Show (1961–1965)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Joey Bishop, Joe Besser, Abby Dalton, Corbett Monica

Votes: 73

13. Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Western

5.6
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Combining colorized footage from the television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) with new scenes shot in Tombstone, Arizona, this film shows the return of the legendary ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Landres, Frank McDonald | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Bruce Boxleitner, Paul Brinegar, Harry Carey Jr.

Votes: 140

14. Marked Woman (1937)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.4
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A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties".

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 2,418

15. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.9
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Bob Warren, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton

Votes: 170

16. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.6
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

Votes: 116

17. The West Point Story (1950)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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A Broadway director helps the West Point cadets put on a show, aided by two lovely ladies and assorted complications.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Doris Day, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 879

18. Once Upon a Time (1944)

89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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A cash-strapped theater producer promotes a nine-year-old boy's dancing caterpillar.

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Cary Grant, Janet Blair, James Gleason, Ted Donaldson

Votes: 695

19. The Fighting 69th (1940)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.8
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Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 1,330

20. Springfield Rifle (1952)

Approved | 93 min | War, Western

6.6
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Major Lex Kearny becomes the North's first counterespionage agent as he tries to discover who's behind the theft of Union cavalry horses in Colorado during the Civil War.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Gary Cooper, Phyllis Thaxter, David Brian, Paul Kelly

Votes: 1,258

21. I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)

110 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.9
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Songwriter Gus Kahn gets the Hollywood treatment. The film chronicles his success and decline, with his wife Grace sticking by him the whole time.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore

Votes: 637

22. A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New York and ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Betty Grable, John Sutton, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 884

23. Destroyer (1943)

Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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A new World War 2 battleship fails its fighting trials so it is assigned to mail runs , but the crew ends up having to engage Japanese planes and a submarine, anyway.

Directors: William A. Seiter, Ray Enright | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 851

24. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series usually starring Miss Stanwyck with her character either facing difficulties or overcoming peril. Several of the episodes were pilots, none of them turned into series.

Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Bellamy, Charles Bickford, Stephen McNally

Votes: 92

25. Invisible Stripes (1939)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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An ex-con who wants to go straight has difficulties trying to reintegrate into society while on parole.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: George Raft, Jane Bryan, William Holden, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 965

26. Bullets or Ballots (1936)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 1,924

27. China Clipper (1936)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.4
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Dave Logan takes his regional Pan American airline and with vision and sometimes ruthless determination establishes pan-American and trans-Pacific routes.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Beverly Roberts, Ross Alexander

Votes: 417

28. The Jazz Singer (1952)

107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Jerry dreams to become a famous jazz singer. But in order to accomplish that, he must defy his father, a Jewish Cantor, who is opposed to such dream as a future for his son.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Danny Thomas, Peggy Lee, Eduard Franz, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 241

29. Here Comes the Navy (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh

Votes: 585

30. Varsity Show (1937)

Approved | 120 min | Musical

6.3
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Winfield College students who are trying to put together the annual varsity show come into conflict with their faculty adviser, a stodgy old professor whose ideas are hopelessly out of date... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Dick Powell, Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians, Ted Healy, Rosemary Lane

Votes: 218

31. Flirtation Walk (1934)

Not Rated | 97 min | Musical, Romance

5.8
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A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Pat O'Brien, Ross Alexander

Votes: 413

32. Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

6.5
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After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer-maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beer, and he does not want to force sales.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Claire Trevor, Virginia Gibson, Bill Hayes

Votes: 193

33. Valley of the Giants (1938)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure

6.1
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A lumberman (Wayne Morris) and a gambling-house lady (Claire Trevor) thwart easterners eyeing the California Redwoods.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Wayne Morris, Claire Trevor, Frank McHugh, Alan Hale

Votes: 137

34. Hotel Berlin (1945)

98 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Near the end of WW II, a member of the German underground (Martin Richter) escapes from the Gestapo and takes shelter at Hotel Berlin, where he meets Lisa Dorn, a sleek actress involved ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Faye Emerson, Helmut Dantine, Raymond Massey, Andrea King

Votes: 391

35. Wings of the Navy (1939)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Jerry and Cass have always been competitive. Now that Cass is a well respected Naval aviator like his father, Jerry leaves the submarine service to become a flying cadet with Class 61 at ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, John Payne, Frank McHugh

Votes: 194

36. The Californians (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

7.4
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San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Coogan, Adam Kennedy, Sean McClory, Nan Leslie

Votes: 24

37. Adam's Woman (1970)

M | 116 min | Drama

6.6
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Adam is a young American wrongly accused of being an accomplice to murder while on shore leave in Liverpool. He is sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence is commuted to twenty years... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Beau Bridges, John Mills, Jane Merrow, James Booth

Votes: 133

38. God's Country and the Woman (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Jefferson Russett runs a logging company; his brother, Steve, is the prodigal son. Jeff cuts off his allowance and puts him to work, but on his first day, he is tricked into signing a ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: George Brent, Beverly Roberts, Barton MacLane, Robert Barrat

Votes: 135

39. Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: John Garfield, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh

Votes: 387

40. Espionage Agent (1939)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.8
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When Barry Corvall discovers that his new bride is a possible enemy agent, he resigns from the diplomatic service to go undercover to route out an espionage ring planning to destroy ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joel McCrea, Brenda Marshall, Jeffrey Lynn, George Bancroft

Votes: 173

41. Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, Comedy

6.1
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This movie follows an arrogant undisciplined stunt pilot (James Cagney) as he enters the Marines and becomes a disciplined pilot. Familiar faces of co-stars Pat O'Brien, Frank McHugh and Margaret Lindsay add to the cast.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Margaret Lindsay, Frank McHugh

Votes: 265

42. Garden of the Moon (1938)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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John Quinn is the ruthless manager of the night club Garden of the Moon. He has booked Rudy Vallee & his Connecticut Yankees for a season as his band, but due to a car accident Vallee can't... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Margaret Lindsay, John Payne, Johnnie Davis

Votes: 193

43. The Singing Marine (1937)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Bob Brent, a young Marine from Arkansas, impresses his comrades with his singing ability, and they pitch in to send him to New York to compete in an amateur contest. Success in the contest,... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dick Powell, Doris Weston, Lee Dixon, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 128

44. Shipmates Forever (1935)

109 min | Musical

6.0
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Dick is watching the fleet come in when he sees June. Dick has no intention of joining the Navy, which is a family tradition, and June, having lost her father and brother in the Navy, does ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Lewis Stone, Ross Alexander

Votes: 179

45. Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

5.8
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An actor can only get a radio job if he can prove that he's an authentic cowboy.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dick Powell, Pat O'Brien, Priscilla Lane, Dick Foran

Votes: 196

46. Love and Marriage (1959–1960)

30 min | Comedy

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William Harris is an old-time music publisher who made his daughter Pat a partner. Harris hates rock'n'roll and rejects all popular music submitted. His son-in-law, Steve, is more ... See full summary »

Stars: William Demarest, Jeanne Bal, Murray Hamilton, Kay Armen

47. Love, Honor and Behave (1938)

71 min | Drama

5.4
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A woman raises her son Ted to be a good loser, in effect creating a weakling who never asserts himself. Even after marrying his childhood sweetheart Barbara and assuming family obligations,... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: Wayne Morris, Priscilla Lane, John Litel, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 98

48. Submarine D-1 (1937)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Wayne Morris, Frank McHugh

Votes: 97

49. Mountain Justice (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Brent, Josephine Hutchinson, Guy Kibbee, Mona Barrie

Votes: 115

50. Shipmates (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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The handsome young seaman John Paul Jones falls in love with Kit Corbin. Kit is the daughter of admiral Ben Corbin. But John is unable to act upon his love because of social class ... See full summary »

Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Jordan, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 73