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1. Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Edward Ashley, Marten Lamont

Votes: 6,292

2. The Letter (1940)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Votes: 9,058

3. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 198

4. Above Suspicion (1943)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though, for they are on a spying mission for British intelligence on ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 1,363

5. Cloak and Dagger (1946)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Film-Noir, Romance

6.6
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In WW2, the Allies race against time to persuade two nuclear scientists working for the Germans to switch sides.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

Votes: 1,791

6. The Sea Chase (1955)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger

Votes: 2,187

7. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 2,272

8. Man Hunt (1941)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.4
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British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, John Carradine

Votes: 3,938

9. I Walk Alone (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Frankie Madison leaves prison expecting a share from his ex-partner. But Prohibition bootlegging didn't prepare Frankie for Big Business.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Wendell Corey

Votes: 1,470

10. Without Reservations (1946)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best-selling novel is to be filmed. Aboard the train, she encounters Marines Rusty and Dink, who don't know she is the author of the famous ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claudette Colbert, John Wayne, Don DeFore, Anne Triola

Votes: 1,165

11. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 138

12. Flesh and Fantasy (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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An anthology of three loosely connected occult tales, with ironic and romantic twists.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer, Barbara Stanwyck, Betty Field

Votes: 578

13. Desperate Journey (1942)

Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their Nazi captors with Top Secret intelligence, they make a desperate journey to get out of Germany alive.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey

Votes: 1,581

14. King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.6
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While leading the Third Crusade, King Richard Lionheart battles treachery in his own camp as well as the Saracens and their charismatic leader Saladin.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Rex Harrison, Virginia Mayo, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey

Votes: 517 | Gross: $2.10M

15. Something of Value (1957)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 723

16. Lorna Doone (1951)

88 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Set in 17th century Scotland, a young woman falls in love with a humble villager whose community suffers under the rule of her despotic landowning family.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop

Votes: 123

17. 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: 933

18. Golden Earrings (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.7
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On the eve of World War II (1939) English officer Ralph Denistoun is in Nazi Germany on an espionage mission to recover a poison gas formula from Prof. Krosigk. He is helped by Lydia and ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Ray Milland, Marlene Dietrich, Murvyn Vye, Bruce Lester

Votes: 818

19. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Votes: 99

20. If I Were King (1938)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, History

7.4
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Vagabond poet François Villon rises to high office in 1463 Paris.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Frances Dee, Ellen Drew

Votes: 505

21. Tarzan and the Trappers (1958 TV Movie)

70 min | Action, Adventure

5.0
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After dispatching a ruthless hunter who traps animals for gain, he has to contend with his brother who is out for revenge.

Directors: Charles F. Haas, Sandy Howard, H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Rickie Sorensen, Leslie Bradley

Votes: 398

22. Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure

5.9
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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 336

23. Eagle Squadron (1942)

109 min | War, Drama

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: 64

24. The Seventh Sin (1957)

94 min | Drama

6.3
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In post-WWII Hong Kong, unhappily married Carol has an affair with a married man. Her husband discovers it and presents her with a choice: travel with him to a remote mainland village or face the scandal of a very public divorce.

Directors: Ronald Neame, Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Bill Travers, George Sanders, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 167

25. British Intelligence (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Romance, Thriller, War

6.0
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Although the home of cabinet minister Arthur Bennett is a hotbed of spies, moles, and double agents, no one knows the true identity of notorious German spymaster Strendler.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Boris Karloff, Margaret Lindsay, Bruce Lester, Leonard Mudie

Votes: 674

26. Dangerous Assignment (1952– )

26 min | Adventure

7.0
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"The Commissioner" sent US special agent Steve Mitchell to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and international intrigue, all played out using extreme violence.

Stars: Brian Donlevy, Herbert Butterfield, Lyle Talbot, Jan Arvan

Votes: 56

27. Charade (1954)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A husband and wife discuss three incidents that occurred in various situations.

Director: Roy Kellino | Stars: James Mason, Pamela Mason, Scott Forbes, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 188

28. The Scarlet Coat (1955)

Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, George Sanders, Anne Francis

Votes: 411

29. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 40

30. Shadows on the Stairs (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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Occupants of a London boarding house become suspects as a string of murders are discovered.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Frieda Inescort, Paul Cavanagh, Heather Angel, Bruce Lester

Votes: 280

31. Shining Victory (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

7.7
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In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: James Stephenson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 381

32. Boy Meets Girl (1938)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two lazy screenwriters need a story for the studio's cowboy star. A studio waitress turns out to be pregnant. This gives them the idea for a movie about a cowboy and a baby. The waitress's ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Marie Wilson, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 468

33. My Son, My Son! (1940)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A self-made success is determined to give his son the lavish upbringing he himself was denied. Not surprisingly, the son grows up to be spoiled rotten, causing grief and pain to everyone who loves him.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Brian Aherne, Louis Hayward, Laraine Day

Votes: 136

34. The Pathfinder (1952)

Passed | 78 min | Western

5.9
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Pathfinder, a white man raised by the Mohican Indians, joins forces with the British army to avenge himself on the Mingo warriors and the French, who have brought death and pillage to his ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: George Montgomery, Helena Carter, Jay Silverheels, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 70

35. Death at a Broadcast (1934)

71 min | Mystery

6.3
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When an actor is murdered at the BBC Inspector Gregory finds he has many suspects to choose from.

Director: Reginald Denham | Stars: Ian Hunter, Austin Trevor, Lilian Oldland, Henry Kendall

Votes: 75

36. The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Horror, Romance

4.7
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Edward Jekyll, ignorant of how his father had brought forth death and destruction with his experiments, is pursuing a chemist career despite the fact that he has been discharged from school... See full summary »

Director: Seymour Friedman | Stars: Louis Hayward, Jody Lawrance, Alexander Knox, Lester Matthews

Votes: 143

37. The Mysterious Doctor (1943)

Approved | 57 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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The citizens of a tiny Cornish village are tormented during World War II by a headless ghost which is haunting the local tin mine.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: John Loder, Eleanor Parker, Bruce Lester, Lester Matthews

Votes: 303

38. Rogue's March (1953)

Passed | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.1
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Unjustly drummed out of his regiment, a Victorian Englishman (Peter Lawford) restores his honor in India.

Director: Allan Davis | Stars: Peter Lawford, Richard Greene, Janice Rule, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 100

39. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)

Passed | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck), The Count of Monte Cristo, rides again in 1832, this time accompanied by (or stood in for) his countess wife, Haydee (Lenore Aubert. He is out for vengeance ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Loder, Lenore Aubert, Fritz Kortner, Charles Dingle

Votes: 46

40. A Star Fell from Heaven (1936)

70 min | Comedy

6.1
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Director: Paul Merzbach | Stars: Joseph Schmidt, Florine McKinney, Billy Milton, W.H. Berry

Votes: 7

41. The Royal African Rifles (1953)

75 min | Adventure

6.1
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A shipment of Vickers machine guns is stolen from a British warship in Bombasa Harbor, Africa, in 1914, and Denham is assigned to track them down. He poses as a hunter and follows a trail ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Louis Hayward, Veronica Hurst, Michael Pate, Angela Greene

Votes: 28

42. Celia (1949)

64 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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An actress is persuaded by her boyfriend, the head of a private-detective agency, to take a job as a housekeeper in the home of a wealthy elderly woman. It seems that no one has seen the ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Hy Hazell, Bruce Lester, John Bailey, Elsie Wagstaff

Votes: 15

43. Ourselves Alone (1936)

70 min | Drama

4.9
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Directors: Brian Desmond Hurst, Walter Summers | Stars: Antoinette Cellier, Niall MacGinnis, Maire O'Neill, John Lodge

Votes: 8

44. Tales of Robin Hood (1951)

60 min | Adventure

6.2
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An outlaw and his band sally forth from their hideout in Sherwood Forest to do battle with the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham and his oppressive tax collectors, who are stripping the poor villagers of what little they have left.

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Robert Clarke, Mary Hatcher, Paul Cavanagh, Wade Crosby

Votes: 11

45. The Tenth Man (1936)

68 min | Drama

6.3
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George Winters is a self-made man, a wealthy unscrupulous businessman and M.P. for Middlepool who has married into the impoverished nobility for reasons of status. But when his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: John Lodge, Antoinette Cellier, Athole Stewart, Clifford Evans

Votes: 28

46. The Third Clue (1934)

72 min | Crime

4.8
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Set in an Old Dark House, a man is murdered in his study. With his dying breath, he tells his brother of two clues to finding hidden Eastern Indian jewels that were part of a precious idol.... See full summary »

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: Basil Sydney, Molly Lamont, Robert Cochran, Alfred Sangster

Votes: 13

47. Singapore Woman (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Drama

5.9
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Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Brenda Marshall, David Bruce, Virginia Field, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 62

48. The Witness Vanishes (1939)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Railroaded to an insane asylum twenty years ago by four men who had taken over his newspaper, Lucius Marplay, publisher of the London Sun, escapes with the sole intent of murdering the four... See full summary »

Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Wendy Barrie, Bruce Lester, Forrester Harvey

Votes: 24

49. Crime Over London (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.6
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Things are getting too hot in New York City for "Joker" Finnegan and his gang, so they decide to move their activities to London. There, Inspector Gray of Scotland Yard is keeping a polite ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Zeisler | Stars: Margot Grahame, Paul Cavanagh, David Burns, Joseph Cawthorn

Votes: 9

50. Badger's Green (1934)

68 min | Comedy

7.0
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A picturesque village is threatened with redevelopment by a speculative builder, leading to widespread protest. In the end the builder agrees to settle the future of the village on the result of a cricket match.

Director: Adrian Brunel | Stars: Valerie Hobson, Bruce Lester, David Horne, Sebastian Smith

Votes: 5