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1. In a Lonely Place (1950)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...
2. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
4. Hair (1979)
PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.
Votes: 29,080 | Gross: $15.28M
5. Johnny Guitar (1954)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Western
After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob.
9. The Racket (1951)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. There are only two problems: First, Nick is the violent type, preferring to do things... See full summary »
10. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
11. They Live by Night (1948)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance
An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.
13. Party Girl (1958)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Lawyer Thomas Farrell is a defender of crooks. Vicki Gayle encourages him improve his reputation, but mob king Rico Angelo insists otherwise.
15. Circus World (1964)
Approved | 135 min | Drama, Western
When circus proprietor Matt Masters decides to take his show on a European tour, it is beset by problems, while he searches for Lili, the mother of his adopted daughter, who disappeared years before.
16. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
17. On Dangerous Ground (1951)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.
18. Knock on Any Door (1949)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he lost his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy... See full summary »
19. Macao (1952)
Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson?
22. The Lusty Men (1952)
Not Rated | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.
23. The True Story of Jesse James (1957)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The last eighteen years in the life of Jesse James, showing his home life in Missouri, his experiences with Quantrill's raiders, his career of banditry with his brother Frank and the ... See full summary »
24. Wet Dreams (1974)
89 min | Drama
Experimental anthology film consisting of nine segments - Contrasts, The Janitor, The Plumber, Another Wet Dream, The Happy Necrophiliacs, On a Sunday Afternoon, A Face, Politfuck, Flames - all focused on 70s sex, love and politics.
Directors: Lasse Braun, Max Fischer, Oscar Gigard, Hans Kanters, Geert Koolman, Lee Kraft, Dusan Makavejev, Nicholas Ray, Jens Jørgen Thorsen, Heathcote Williams | Stars: Melvin Miracle, Jerry Abnes, Barbara, M.J. Bouwmeester
26. Born to Be Bad (1950)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Christabel fools everyone with her sweet exterior including her cousin Donna and Donna's wealthy fiancée Curtis. The only one who sees through her facade is Nick, a rugged writer who loves ... See full summary »
27. A Woman's Secret (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Susan is in the hospital with a bullet near her heart. Marian has told the police that she shot Susan in a rage as Susan was giving up singing. Marian and Luke found Susan when she was a ... See full summary »
28. Bitter Victory (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, War
A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
29. Lightning Over Water (1980)
91 min | Documentary
Director Nicholas Ray is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1982) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to ... See full summary »
30. The Savage Innocents (1960)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.
32. Hot Blood (1956)
85 min | Drama, Musical
Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it.
33. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)
134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »
34. We Can't Go Home Again (1973)
TV-MA | 93 min | Drama
The most complete, newly restored version of Nicholas Ray's experimental masterpiece embodies the director's practice of film-making as a "communal way of life." Ray plays himself in the ... See full summary »
35. Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980)
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on the history of garlic. Blank interviews chefs, garlic lovers, and historians about the their love of the 'stinking rose.'
36. Roseanna McCoy (1949)
89 min | Drama
The saga of the Hatfield-and-McCoy feud is romanticized in Samuel Goldwyn's Roseanna McCoy. Newcomer Joan Evans stars as the title character, whose elopement with Johnse Hatfield serves to ... See full summary »
37. The Doctor and the Devil (1965)
A story of the grave robbers Burke and Hare and Dr. Robert Knox dealing with the issue between advancing scientific and medical knowledge with the institutionalized restriction of supplying surgeons with 'fresh' bodies for research.
38. Swing Parade of 1946 (1946)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music
A struggling young singer falls for a nightclub owner whose father, a millionaire, is trying to shut it down. Featuring The Three Stooges as waiters.
45. Sorry, Wrong Number (1946 TV Short)
30 min | Drama, Short, Thriller
A bedridden invalid gets a crossed line when telephoning, and realizes that the two men she overhears are planning to kill her.