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1. On the Waterfront (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.3
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88 Metascore

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Writers: Budd Schulberg, Malcolm Johnson | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Votes: 99,752

2. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

PG | 122 min | Drama

8.0
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Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Oscar Saul | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Votes: 77,897

3. Patton (1970)

GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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91 Metascore

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North, Ladislas Farago, Omar N. Bradley | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Votes: 75,867

4. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 43,551

5. I Confess (1953)

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

7.3
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A priest who comes under suspicion for murder cannot clear his name without breaking the seal of the confessional.

Writers: George Tabori, William Archibald, Paul Anthelme | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne

Votes: 14,336

6. How the West Was Won (1962)

Approved | 164 min | Western

7.1
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Writer: James R. Webb | Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 14,127

7. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 13,970

8. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

147 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Writers: Guy Trosper, Thomas E. Gaddis | Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

Votes: 12,074

9. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

TV-14 | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

Writers: Richard Jessup, Ring Lardner Jr., Terry Southern | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson, Karl Malden

Votes: 11,616

10. The Gunfighter (1950)

Not Rated | 85 min | Western

7.7
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Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.

Writers: William Bowers, William Sellers, André De Toth | Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell, Jean Parker

Votes: 6,837

11. Pollyanna (1960)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

Writers: Eleanor H. Porter, David Swift | Director: David Swift | Stars: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan, Karl Malden

Votes: 6,800

12. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

Not Rated | 141 min | Western

7.2
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After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California.

Writers: Guy Trosper, Calder Willingham, Charles Neider | Director: Marlon Brando | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Pina Pellicer, Katy Jurado

Votes: 6,730

13. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

GP | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Writers: Dario Argento, Luigi Collo, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

Votes: 6,507

14. Nevada Smith (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Western

7.0
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A naive half-Indian, half-white teenager evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers.

Writers: Harold Robbins, John Michael Hayes | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 5,285

15. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

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

7.7
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Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Victor Trivas, Frank P. Rosenberg, Robert E. Kent, William L. Stuart | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill, Bert Freed

Votes: 5,276

16. Meteor (1979)

PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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The USA must join forces with the USSR in order to destroy a gigantic asteroid heading straight for Earth.

Writers: Stanley Mann, Edmund H. North | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Votes: 5,196

17. Kiss of Death (1947)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, Eleazar Lipsky | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark

Votes: 5,119

18. Baby Doll (1956)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

7.5
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A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.

Writer: Tennessee Williams | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 4,980

19. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Writers: Tom Topor, Darryl Ponicsan, Alvin Sargent | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

Votes: 4,640

20. Gypsy (1962)

Approved | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, Gypsy Rose Lee, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Paul Wallace

Votes: 4,154

21. Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

Not Rated | 154 min | Drama, History, Western

6.9
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When the government agency fails to deliver even the meager supplies due by treaty to the proud Cheyenne tribe in their barren desert reserve, the starving Indians have taken more abuse ... See full summary »

Writers: Mari Sandoz, James R. Webb | Director: John Ford | Stars: Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Sal Mineo

Votes: 3,687

22. Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure

4.5
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Adventurers return to the overturned ship, seeking a fortune.

Writers: Paul Gallico, Nelson Gidding | Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Michael Caine, Sally Field, Telly Savalas, Peter Boyle

Votes: 3,616

23. Billion Dollar Brain (1967)

111 min | Crime, Thriller

6.1
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A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?

Writers: Len Deighton, John McGrath | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Oskar Homolka

Votes: 3,357

24. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

Votes: 3,347

25. Dead Ringer (1964)

Unrated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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The working class twin sister of a callous wealthy woman impulsively murders her out of revenge and assumes the identity of the dead woman. But impersonating her dead twin is more complicated and risky than she anticipated.

Writers: Albert Beich, Oscar Millard, Rian James | Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford, Philip Carey

Votes: 2,975

26. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.3
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Reality based TV series that combines dramatic re-enactments with interviews to tell stories of REAL mysteries.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Smith, Christopher Chacon

Votes: 2,912

27. Boomerang! (1947)

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

7.3
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The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Fulton Oursler | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

Votes: 2,773

28. The Hanging Tree (1959)

107 min | Western

7.2
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Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realizing that he can exploit his secret.

Writers: Wendell Mayes, Halsted Welles, Dorothy M. Johnson | Directors: Delmer Daves, Karl Malden, Vincent Sherman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Maria Schell, Karl Malden, George C. Scott

Votes: 2,503

29. Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 187 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid.

Writers: Lewis Carroll, Paul Zindel | Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Natalie Gregory, Sheila Allen, Sharee Gregory, Red Buttons

Votes: 2,290

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, 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: 2,066

31. 13 Rue Madeleine (1946)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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When spy chief Bob Sharkey finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent, his strategic decision not to arrest him results in tragedy.

Writers: John Monks Jr., Sy Bartlett | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte, Frank Latimore

Votes: 2,050

32. Halls of Montezuma (1951)

Approved | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A company of Marines races against the clock to find a Japanese rocket base.

Writer: Michael Blankfort | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner, Robert Wagner

Votes: 1,967

33. The Sting II (1983)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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Lonnegan is planning to get back at Gondorff and Hooker for bilking him out of half a million. At the same time Gondorff and Hooker are planning their next caper. And their mark is a man ... See full summary »

Writer: David S. Ward | Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Mac Davis, Teri Garr, Karl Malden

Votes: 1,528

34. Hot Millions (1968)

G | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A paroled London fraudster poses as a computer specialist in order to work for an insurance company that entirely relies on its corporate server.

Writers: Ira Wallach, Peter Ustinov | Director: Eric Till | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart

Votes: 1,310

35. Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball.

Writers: Ted Berkman, Raphael Blau, Jimmy Piersall, Al Hirshberg | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams

Votes: 1,292

36. All Fall Down (1962)

Approved | 111 min | Drama

6.9
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Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry. When Berry-Berry begins yet another meaningless love ... See full summary »

Writers: William Inge, James Leo Herlihy | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Warren Beatty, Karl Malden, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 1,251

37. Murderers' Row (1966)

Approved | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Handsome top-secret American agent Matt Helm must recover a laser-weapons inventor who has been kidnapped by arch-villain Julian Wall.

Writers: Herbert Baker, Donald Hamilton | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv

Votes: 1,174

38. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,159

39. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,063

40. Wild Rovers (1971)

GP | 136 min | Western

6.6
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Tired of cow-punching for a living, two Montana cowboys rob a bank and flee but their employer's sons chase after them.

Writer: Blake Edwards | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden, Lynn Carlin

Votes: 1,059

41. Ruby Gentry (1952)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A sexy but poor young girl marries a rich man she doesn't love, but carries a torch for another man.

Writers: Silvia Richards, Arthur Fitz-Richard | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden, Tom Tully

Votes: 978

43. Hotel (1967)

GP | 124 min | Drama

6.6
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A historical New Orleans hotel struggles to financially survive while the dramas of its various guests unfold.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Wendell Mayes | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 821

44. Larry King Live (1985– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.8
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.

Stars: Larry King, Bill Maher, Bob Woodward, Ryan Seacrest

Votes: 801

45. Time Limit (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During the Korean War former POW Major Cargill admits to having collaborated with the enemy but military investigator Colonel Edwards wants the details.

Writers: Henry Denker, Ralph Berkey | Director: Karl Malden | Stars: Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Dolores Michaels, June Lockhart

Votes: 734

46. The Great Impostor (1961)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Crichton, Liam O'Brien | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Karl Malden, Edmond O'Brien, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 730

47. Parrish (1961)

Unrated | 138 min | Drama

6.5
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Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who ... See full summary »

Writers: Mildred Savage, Delmer Daves | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Troy Donahue, Karl Malden, Dean Jagger

Votes: 718

48. Fatal Vision (1984– )

TV-14 | 200 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children.

Stars: Karl Malden, Eva Marie Saint, Barry Newman, Gary Cole

Votes: 669

49. Take the High Ground! (1953)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Sgt. Thorne Ryan, who once fought bravely in Korea, now serves as a hard-nosed drill instructor to new Army recruits at Fort Bliss, Texas. But is he really the man he is often described as?... See full summary »

Writer: Millard Kaufman | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Elaine Stewart, Carleton Carpenter

Votes: 652

50. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)

6.3
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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.

Writers: Dave Boone, Rita Cash, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Grundfest, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck, David LeRoy Anderson

Votes: 628