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1. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 739

2. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

Votes: 5,474 | Gross: $21.30M

3. I Wake Up Screaming (1941)

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

7.2
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Why is Inspector Ed Cornell trying to railroad Frankie Christopher for the murder of model Vicky Lynn?

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar

Votes: 2,647

4. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 153

5. The Canterville Ghost (1944)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Dassin, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien, William Gargan

Votes: 1,881

6. You Only Live Once (1937)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane, Jean Dixon

Votes: 3,928

7. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr., William Gargan, Mary Shaw

Votes: 1,786

8. Miracle in the Rain (1956)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Jane Wyman, Van Johnson, Peggie Castle, Fred Clark

Votes: 849

9. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)

70 min | Drama

7.2
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A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.

Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, William Gargan, Jack La Rue, Florence Eldridge

Votes: 697

10. Who Done It? (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.8
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Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles, William Gargan

Votes: 1,681

11. The Rawhide Years (1955)

Approved | 85 min | Western

6.2
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Dishonest riverboat gambler Ben Matthews is blamed for a murder he didn't commit and must find the real killer before the lynch mob finds him.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Arthur Kennedy, William Demarest

Votes: 368

12. Behind Green Lights (1946)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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Police lieutenant Sam Carson investigates a political murder after the victim is dumped at the door of police headquarters.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Carole Landis, William Gargan, Richard Crane, Mary Anderson

Votes: 318

13. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Passed | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 411

14. The Milky Way (1936)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

6.7
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Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »

Directors: Leo McCarey, Ray McCarey, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack

Votes: 1,176

15. The Animal Kingdom (1932)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. After the marriage, Tom is bored with the social scene and ... See full summary »

Directors: Edward H. Griffith, George Cukor | Stars: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy, William Gargan

Votes: 626

16. Night Flight (1933)

84 min | Drama

6.3
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Polio breaks out in Rio de Janeiro, the serum is in Santiago and there's only one way to get the medicine where it's desperately needed: flown in by daring pilots who risk the treacherous weather and forbidding peaks of the Andes.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 446

17. Miss Annie Rooney (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.4
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A poor girl falls for a wealthy young man. He invites her to his gala birthday party, but she doesn't have the right kind of dress to wear, so her family and friends band together to raise money to get her the proper dress.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Shirley Temple, William Gargan, Guy Kibbee, Dickie Moore

Votes: 298

18. Star Dust (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 183

19. Till the End of Time (1946)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Drama about former WW2 soldiers readjusting to civilian life and dealing with their mental and physical traumas.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Bill Williams

Votes: 730

20. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 89

21. 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: 1,172

22. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 82

23. Black Fury (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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An immigrant coal miner finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Paul Muni, Karen Morley, William Gargan, Barton MacLane

Votes: 518

24. The Misleading Lady (1932)

70 min | Comedy

6.1
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Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Edmund Lowe, Stuart Erwin, Robert Strange

Votes: 48

25. Midnight Manhunt (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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In a cheap hotel-room in New York City Jelke shoots gangster Joe Wells, takes a package from his pocket and flees.Wells staggers into an alley. On her way to her apartment above a wax ... See full summary »

Director: William C. Thomas | Stars: William Gargan, Ann Savage, Leo Gorcey, George Zucco

Votes: 258

26. Four Frightened People (1934)

Not Rated | 78 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Four passengers escape their bubonic plague-infested ship and land on the coast of a wild jungle. In order to reach safety they have to trek through the jungle, facing wild animals and attacks by primitive tribesmen.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Herbert Marshall, Mary Boland, William Gargan

Votes: 366

27. The George Gobel Show (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Stars: George Gobel, Peggy King, Jeff Donnell, John Scott Trotter

Votes: 39

28. Turnabout (1940)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Carole Landis, John Hubbard, William Gargan

Votes: 484

29. Strange Impersonation (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A research scientist conducting experiments on a new anaesthetic finds herself being blackmailed by a women she accidentally knocked down with her car; the woman wasn't hurt, but a scheming... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Brenda Marshall, William Gargan, Hillary Brooke, George Chandler

Votes: 426

30. They Knew What They Wanted (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Tony (Charles Laughton), a successful but illiterate middle-aged grape farmer, sends the photograph of his handsome young foreman, Joe (William Gargan), instead of his own, hoping to woo ... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, William Gargan, Harry Carey

Votes: 258

31. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas and one of the first U.S. TV dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 41

32. Martin Kane (1949–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Private detective Martin Kane works in New York solving crimes. Depending on the year, Kane was either smooth and suave or hard bitten and the cooperation he received from the police ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Kinsella, Nicholas Saunders, King Calder, William Gargan

Votes: 28

33. Night Editor (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.8
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"Night Editor" was based on the already existing radio program in which a newspaper editor would recount the 'inside story' of some bit newspaper story, and later became a television series... See full summary »

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: William Gargan, Janis Carter, Jeff Donnell, Coulter Irwin

Votes: 364

34. Swing Fever (1943)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Lowell Blackford (Kay Kyser) is blessed with a gift of music,but also cursed with a hereditary "evil eye" which hypnotizes people,and he is virtually a recluse. He goes in search of a ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Kay Kyser, Marilyn Maxwell, William Gargan, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 129

35. The Argyle Secrets (1948)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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An investigative reporter tells his assistant about a book called The Argyle Album, which contains a list of people who were traitors and war profiteers during World War II. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: William Gargan, Marjorie Lord, Ralph Byrd, Jack Reitzen

Votes: 78

36. The Crowd Roars (1938)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter, although she doesn't know what daddy does for a living.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Edward Arnold, Frank Morgan, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 220

37. British Agent (1934)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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It's 1917. In Russia, the Communist revolution is in full swing. Stephen 'Steve' Locke is a British agent in Russia. The main task of Steve is to prevent the Bolsheviks, led by Joseph ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Leslie Howard, Kay Francis, William Gargan, Phillip Reed

Votes: 275

38. Broadway Gondolier (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Dick Purcell is an American taxi driver who wants to become a singer promoting cheese products. Oddly he thinks the way to do it is to become a gondolier from Venice. Along the way he sings and woos a sassy secretary Alice.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Adolphe Menjou, Louise Fazenda

Votes: 144

39. You're a Sweetheart (1937)

Approved | 96 min | Musical, Romance

6.5
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Hal Adams tries to win the heart of Broadway star Betty Bradley.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Alice Faye, George Murphy, Ken Murray, Charles Winninger

Votes: 37

40. The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

6.0
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Movie opens with a murder involving gangster. Gangster's girl goes to stay with mother. Mother is the housekeeper for upper class family with an attractive son. Family returns early from ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Joan Bennett, Adolphe Menjou, John Hubbard, William Gargan

Votes: 167

41. Traveling Saleslady (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Angela Tritchell is the daughter of a tooth-paste manufacturer, Rufus K. Twitchell, who has monopolized the business for many years that he has grown conservative, and his rivals have begin... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, William Gargan, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 142

42. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

Votes: 24

43. A Night at the Ritz (1935)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy

5.6
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Duke Regan is the hight-pressure, irresponsible promotions/marketing/press agent at the Ritz Hotel. He gets the taste of the home cooking done by the mother of Marcia Jaynos, but thinks it ... See full summary »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: William Gargan, Patricia Ellis, Allen Jenkins, Dorothy Tree

Votes: 33

44. The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Joe Jonathan tries to keep his business on the level after some shady dealings but will his cronies let him?

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Murphy, Anne Shirley, William Gargan, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 53

45. Broadway Serenade (1939)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Mary Hale (a singer) and Jimmy Seymour (pianist/composer), are a show biz couple working in The Big Apple in small night clubs hoping to hit it big. One night, Larry Bryant (a Broadway ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lew Ayres, Ian Hunter, Frank Morgan

Votes: 144

46. Aggie Appleby Maker of Men (1933)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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When Aggie's boyfriend Red is sent to jail, she meets a mild-mannered man and decides to turn him into a real man.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Charles Farrell, Wynne Gibson, William Gargan, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 110

47. Pursuit (1958–1959)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Votes: 28

48. The House of Fear (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.7
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A detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play. The actor's body disappeared shortly after the crime, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Joe May | Stars: William Gargan, Irene Hervey, Dorothy Arnold, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 54

49. 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: 160

50. Things Are Looking Up (1935)

77 min | Comedy

7.5
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Scatterbrain circus lady has to cover for her sour schoolmistress sister

Director: Albert de Courville | Stars: Cicely Courtneidge, Max Miller, William Gargan, Mary Lawson

Votes: 50