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1. A Day at the Races (1937)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, 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.

Writers: Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones

Votes: 9,965

2. Since You Went Away (1944)

Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,192

3. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II, Harry Kleiner | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Votes: 3,058

4. Myra Breckinridge (1970)

X | 94 min | Comedy

4.3
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Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels her. ... See full summary »

Writers: Gore Vidal, Michael Sarne, David Giler | Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch, Rex Reed

Votes: 2,182

5. Porgy and Bess (1959)

138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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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 »

Writers: Dorothy Heyward, DuBose Heyward, N. Richard Nash | Directors: Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey

Votes: 1,108

6. 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 »

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Harold Shumate, True Boardman, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 1,041

7. 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.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Art Arthur, Robert Harari | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle

Votes: 918

8. Island in the Sun (1957)

119 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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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 »

Writers: Alfred Hayes, Alec Waugh | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins

Votes: 665

9. 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 its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

Votes: 594

10. Sundown (1941)

Approved | 90 min | War, Drama

5.8
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Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives and enlist her aid in overcoming the Germans.

Writers: Charles G. Booth, Barré Lyndon | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders, Harry Carey

Votes: 494

11. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 362

12. Irene (1940)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Alice Duer Miller, James Montgomery | Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Ray Milland, Roland Young, Alan Marshal

Votes: 356

13. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 350

14. Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure

5.8
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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Samuel Newman, Francis Swann, John Cousins | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 301

15. Pillow to Post (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Rose Simon Kohn | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 265

16. The Decks Ran Red (1958)

84 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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A band of dishonest seamen plan a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.

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

Votes: 264

17. Lady from Louisiana (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Vera Caspary, Michael Hogan, Guy Endore, Edward James, Francis Edward Faragoh | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 262

18. Bright Road (1953)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Emmet Lavery, Mary Elizabeth Vroman | Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Harry Belafonte, Barbara Randolph

Votes: 260

19. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
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Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Sergio Franchi, Stan Kann

Votes: 255

20. 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.

Writers: Sig Herzig, Jerry Wald, Maurice Leo, Victor Mapes, William Collier Sr. | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dick Powell, Anita Louise, Allen Jenkins, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 195

21. 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.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Ralph Spence, Jack Mintz | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jack Oakie, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Lyda Roberti

Votes: 189

22. Lucky Jordan (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Darrell Ware, Karl Tunberg, Charles Leonard | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Helen Walker, Sheldon Leonard, Mabel Paige

Votes: 187

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

Family

8.0
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Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Bob Hope, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson

Votes: 136

24. Teacher's Beau (1935)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Family, Short

7.4
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The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from geting married.

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

Votes: 131

25. Remains to Be Seen (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.3
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Writers: Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay, Sidney Sheldon | Director: Don Weis | Stars: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Louis Calhern, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 113

26. 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 »

Writer: Alfred Palca | Directors: Phil Brown, Will Jason | Stars: Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Dandridge, Bill Walker, Angela Clarke

Votes: 105

27. Happy Go Lucky (1943)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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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.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Melvin Frank, John Jacoby, Norman Panama, Michael Uris | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Mary Martin, Dick Powell, Betty Hutton, Eddie Bracken

Votes: 102

28. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Frank Gill Jr., Frances Hyland | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: John Carroll, Susan Hayward, Gail Patrick, Eve Arden

Votes: 81

29. Tamango (1958)

98 min | Drama, History

6.7
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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.

Writers: John Berry, Lee Gold, Tamara Hovey, Georges Neveux, Prosper Mérimée | Director: John Berry | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Curd Jürgens, Jean Servais, Alex Cressan

Votes: 79

30. Dieter & Andreas (1989)

Short, Comedy, Music

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

Votes: 72

31. Snow Gets in Your Eyes (1938)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A department store has an indoor ski-slide for the annual contest for department store employees. Salesgirl June has two admirers; a sausage salesman in the store and the store's snooty ski... See full summary »

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

Votes: 52

32. Bahama Passage (1941)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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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 »

Writers: Nelson Hayes, Virginia Van Upp | Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Sterling Hayden, Flora Robson, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 51

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

Documentary, Family

6.9
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Directors: Bill Bennington, Max Miller | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Celeste Holm, Carroll Baker, Ingrid Bergman

Votes: 47

34. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

Creator: Paul Monash | Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gavin MacLeod, Ted de Corsia, Martin Gabel

Votes: 46

35. Atlantic City (1944)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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Vaudeville acts are re-created in the story of how Atlantic City became a famous resort.

Writers: Arthur Caesar, Doris Gilbert, Frank Gill Jr., George Carleton Brown | Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Constance Moore, Stanley Brown, Charley Grapewin, Jerry Colonna

Votes: 45

36. Malaga (1960)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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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.

Writers: Donald MacKenzie, David D. Osborn, Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dorothy Dandridge, Edmund Purdom, Michael Hordern

Votes: 44

37. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Stars: Noel Coward, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Herbert Anderson

Votes: 38

38. Cavalcade of Stars (1949–1952)

60 min | Family, Comedy, Music

7.8
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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: 32

39. 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, Jimmy Savile

Votes: 30

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

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Trinder, Don Arroll, Jack Parnell

Votes: 17

42. The Night Before the Divorce (1942)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Jerry Sackheim, Gina Kaus, Ladislas Fodor | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes, Joseph Allen, Nils Asther

Votes: 16

43. It Can't Last Forever (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Lee Loeb, Harold Buchman | Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Betty Furness, Robert Armstrong, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 12

44. That Regis Philbin Show (1964–1965)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Stars: Eartha Kitt, Regis Philbin, Shelley Berman, Don Rickles

Votes: 10

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 »

Writers: James R. Langham, Jonathan Latimer | Director: William Clemens | Stars: Preston Foster, Patricia Morison, Albert Dekker, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 10

46. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)
Episode: Blues for a Junkman: Arthur Troy (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Creator: Paul Monash | Director: Robert Gist | Stars: Peter Mark Richman, James Coburn, Joe Mantell, Ivan Dixon

Votes: 10

47. Easy to Take (1936)

67 min | Comedy

6.1
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Writers: Wayne Kolbourne, Virginia Van Upp | Director: Glenn Tryon | Stars: Marsha Hunt, John Howard, Eugene Pallette, Richard Carle

Votes: 9

48. Drums of the Congo (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Drama, Romance

3.0
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A safari sets out to find a meteorite that fell in the African jungle.

Writers: Paul Huston, Roy Chanslor | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Ona Munson, Stuart Erwin, Peggy Moran, Don Terry

Votes: 8

49. Cow-Cow Boogie (1942)

3 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Dudley Dickerson, Artie Young

Votes: 7

50. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
Episode: Episode #2.10 (1951)

Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Jerry plays Dean's life-sized dummy as they pass themselves off as a ventriloquism act for a talent agent. Dean sings "Solitaire" and Jerry lip-syncs to "Be My Love." Jerry goes undercover ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Lear, Ed Simmons | Director: Ernest D. Glucksman | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Dorothy Dandridge, Danny Arnold

Votes: 7