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1. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Votes: 3,489

2. Bright Road (1953)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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Based on the story, "See How They Run," which ran in the June, 1951 issue of "The Ladies' Home Journal" and subsequently won that year's Christopher Award. The story was written by Mary ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Harry Belafonte, Barbara Randolph

Votes: 360

3. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,290

4. Irene (1940)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Sent by her employers on an errand to the home of the wealthy Mrs. Vincent, Irene O'Dare meets Don, a friend of Bob, Mrs. Vincent's son. Attracted to Irene, Don decides to invest some money... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Ray Milland, Roland Young, Alan Marshal

Votes: 436

5. Snow Gets in Your Eyes (1938)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Musical, Romance

6.1
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In an attempt to win the girl of his dreams, a savory sausage salesman at Gibson's Department Store enters the store's indoor ski jump contest.

Director: Will Jason | Stars: Virginia Grey, Roger Converse, Charles Judels, Hudson Shotwell

Votes: 74

6. Porgy and Bess (1959)

138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish... See full summary »

Directors: Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey

Votes: 1,214

7. 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: 805

8. Island in the Sun (1957)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins

Votes: 763 | Gross: $8.00M

9. Teacher's Beau (1935)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.5
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The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from getting married.

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 146

10. Since You Went Away (1944)

Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.

Directors: John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

Votes: 3,433

11. A Day at the Races (1937)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

7.7
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A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones

Votes: 11,021

12. Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.3
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When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle

Votes: 1,048

13. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Ellie Frankel Sextet, David Brenner

Votes: 282

14. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 368

15. Sundown (1941)

Approved | 90 min | War, Drama

5.8
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In 1941, a mysterious Somaliland native woman helps the British against the Nazis.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders, Harry Carey

Votes: 545

16. Pretty Dudes (2016– )

Comedy

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Five friends in Los Angeles make a high-stakes bet to get their gay friend a new boyfriend.

Stars: Bryan Michael Nunez, Xavier Avila, Tae Song, Kyle Rezzarday

17. 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: 328

18. 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: 1,158

19. Malaga (1960)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dorothy Dandridge, Edmund Purdom, Michael Hordern

Votes: 50

20. Tamango (1958)

98 min | Drama, History

7.1
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A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown.

Director: John Berry | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Curd Jürgens, Jean Servais, Alex Cressan

Votes: 90

21. The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955 TV Special)

Family

8.5
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Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Bob Hope, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson

Votes: 136

22. Lady from Louisiana (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Western

5.9
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Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 285

23. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Eddie Hice, Gavin MacLeod, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 46

24. The Harlem Globetrotters (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sport

6.2
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Abe Saperstein, owner/manager of the world-famous "Harlem Globetrotters", an all-Negro professional basketball team, signs Billy Townsend, an All-American, to play with the "Globetrotters."... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Brown, Will Jason | Stars: Harlem Globetrotters, Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Dandridge, Bill Walker

Votes: 102

25. The Decks Ran Red (1958)

84 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A band of dishonest seamen plan a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: James Mason, Dorothy Dandridge, Broderick Crawford, Stuart Whitman

Votes: 293

26. Cavalcade of Stars (1949–1952)

60 min | Family, Comedy, Music

8.2
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An hour of live variety, in the classic sense of television's Golden Age.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Jack Carter, The June Taylor Dancers, Art Carney

Votes: 30

27. Marco Polo (II) (1962)

Adventure

8.3
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Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Alain Delon, Dorothy Dandridge, Michel Simon, Bernard Blier

Votes: 7

28. Juke Box Jury (1959–1990)

30 min | Music

8.1
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A panel of notable personalities rate the latest pop records.

Stars: David Jacobs, Pete Murray, Alan Freeman, Catherine Boyle

Votes: 34

29. Happy Go Lucky (1943)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A gold-digger hopes to land a rich husband in Trinidad, but gets mixed up with a beach boy and voodoo.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Mary Martin, Dick Powell, Betty Hutton, Eddie Bracken

Votes: 99

30. The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)

97 min | Musical

5.9
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Spud Miller hopes to save his struggling radio station by winning a broadcast competition, with the help of the Radio Eye, an invention that can display live events from anywhere in the world.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Lyda Roberti

Votes: 194

31. That Regis Philbin Show (1964–1965)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.9
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Stars: Eartha Kitt, Regis Philbin, Shelley Berman, Don Rickles

Votes: 19

32. Remains to Be Seen (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.5
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June Allyson plays a band singer working in New York City; Van Johnson is the manager of a fancy apartment house where a murder is committed. The victim is Allyson's wealthy uncle, and ... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis | Stars: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Louis Calhern, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 125

33. Going Places (1938)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dick Powell, Anita Louise, Allen Jenkins, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 201

34. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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Stars: Noël Coward, Bing Crosby, Herbert Anderson, Raymond Bailey

Votes: 34

35. The 29th Annual Academy Awards (1957 TV Special)

Documentary, Family

7.3
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Directors: Bill Bennington, Max Miller | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Celeste Holm, Carroll Baker, Ingrid Bergman

Votes: 46

36. Bahama Passage (1941)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A girl, Carol whom the audience is quickly informed "has been around," and her father arrive to take over the business management of an island in the Bahamas owned by Adrian Ainsworth, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Sterling Hayden, Flora Robson, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 50

37. Pillow to Post (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

6.7
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With a war on and most men being drafted, Howard Oil Supply Company has no salesmen left. So daughter Jean hits the road and does not make one sale. She finally gets one tentative sale with... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 275

38. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance

5.7
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One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: John Carroll, Susan Hayward, Gail Patrick, Eve Arden

Votes: 81

39. Lucky Jordan (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lucky Jordan, cynical gambler and racketeer, finds one thing his luck and connections can't fix: the draft board. In the army, he fits like the proverbial square peg, and deserts...to find ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Helen Walker, Sheldon Leonard, Mabel Paige

Votes: 198

40. Atlantic City (1944)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance

6.5
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Vaudeville acts are re-created in the story of how Atlantic City became a famous resort.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Constance Moore, Stanley Brown, Charley Grapewin, Jerry Colonna

Votes: 44

41. Drums of the Congo (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Drama, Romance

3.6
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A safari sets out to find a meteorite that fell in the African jungle.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Ona Munson, Stuart Erwin, Peggy Moran, Don Terry

Votes: 5

42. Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.0
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Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Trinder, Norman Vaughan, Don Arroll

Votes: 18

43. It Can't Last Forever (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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Russ Matthews, a theatrical agent who is not above pulling off a hoax or two or more to further the career of his clients (and himself), and a newspaper gossip-columnist, Carol Wilson, get ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Betty Furness, Robert Armstrong, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 8

44. The Night Before the Divorce (1942)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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George Nordyke is married to Lynn, the perfect wife, but is unhappy about it; his wife is so competent that poor George's masculine ego never gets exercised. But along comes a spider with a... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes, Joseph Allen, Nils Asther

Votes: 23

45. Night in New Orleans (1942)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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The police lieutenant Steve Abbott is engrossed in a baffling murder case. As Steve pieces the clues together, he comes to the sobering conclusion that his own wife Ethel Abbott may be ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Preston Foster, Patricia Morison, Albert Dekker, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 15

46. Four Shall Die (1940)

Crime

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Heiress Helen Fielding has dumped the shady Lew Covey for reporter Bill Summers. Chomping at the bit to get his hands on Helen's inheritance, Covey comes up with a scheme to do just that, ... See full summary »

Directors: William Beaudine, Leo C. Popkin | Stars: Niel Webster, Mantan Moreland, Laurence Criner, Dorothy Dandridge

47. Swingtime Jamboree (1946)

Musical

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Director: William Forest Crouch | Stars: Stepin Fetchit, Albert Ammons, Delta Rhythm Boys, Una Mae Carlisle

48. Light's Diamond Jubilee (1954 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.3
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Directors: Alan Handley, Christian Nyby, Roy Rowland, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, William A. Wellman, Bud Yorkin | Stars: Judith Anderson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Benchley, Walter Brennan

Votes: 20

49. Dieter & Andreas (1989)

Short, Comedy, Music

8.6
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Director: Christian Zemlin | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Eva Zemlin

Votes: 68

50. Easy to Take (1936)

67 min | Comedy

7.4
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Director: Glenn Tryon | Stars: Marsha Hunt, John Howard, Eugene Pallette, Richard Carle

Votes: 9