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1. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.0
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 158,038 | Gross: $163.21M

2. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson

Votes: 56,614

3. Swing Time (1936)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

Votes: 9,551

4. Life with Father (1947)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy

7.3
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A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 3,567

5. The Sound of Music Live! (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

5.8
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A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Directors: Rob Ashford, Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle

Votes: 3,277

6. State of the Union (1948)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 2,658

7. A Slight Case of Murder (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 1,402

8. The Hasty Heart (1949)

102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 953

9. Call Me Madam (1953)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, George Sanders

Votes: 919

10. Cinderella (1957 TV Special)

90 min | Musical, Family, Comedy

7.8
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The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Edie Adams, Howard Lindsay

Votes: 777

11. The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)

Passed | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

6.6
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The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts.

Directors: Mitchell Leisen, James P. Hogan | Stars: W.C. Fields, Martha Raye, Dorothy Lamour, Shirley Ross

Votes: 699

12. Tall Story (1960)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

6.1
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A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Jane Fonda, Ray Walston, Marc Connelly

Votes: 575

13. Woman's World (1954)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates' wives.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Van Heflin, Lauren Bacall, Clifton Webb, June Allyson

Votes: 572

14. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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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: 372

15. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 290

16. Anything Goes (1936)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Charles Ruggles, Ida Lupino

Votes: 226

17. The Sound of Music Live (2015 TV Movie)

155 min | Musical

7.2
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An apprentice nun tasked with caring for the children of a retired naval officer finds herself falling in love with him as the Nazi invasion of Austria looms on the horizon.

Directors: Coky Giedroyc, Richard Valentine | Stars: Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, Alexander Armstrong, Maria Friedman

Votes: 205

18. Artists & Models (1937)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Mac Brewster (Benny) is head of an advertising firm that is in debt. The million-dollar Townsend Silver contract could save the firm, but the wealthy playboy Alan Townsend (Arlen) wants an ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Jack Benny, Ida Lupino, Richard Arlen, Gail Patrick

Votes: 201

19. Stop, You're Killing Me (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

6.4
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After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer-maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beer, and he does not want to force sales.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Claire Trevor, Virginia Gibson, Bill Hayes

Votes: 198

20. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.9
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Bob Warren, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton

Votes: 178

21. How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

5.3
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2 girls on the lam hide out in a college fraternity.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Betty Grable, Sheree North, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn

Votes: 138

22. 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: 126

23. She Loves Me Not (1934)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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A cabaret dancer witnesses a murder and is forced to hide from gangsters by disguising herself as a male Princeton student.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bing Crosby, Miriam Hopkins, Kitty Carlisle, Edward J. Nugent

Votes: 90

24. Sen bir meleksin (1969)

95 min | Romance

6.7
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Director: Nejat Saydam | Stars: Hülya Koçyigit, Ediz Hun, Çetin Akçan, Nuri Avci

Votes: 86

25. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 83

26. Artists and Models Abroad (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Buck Boswell and his all-girl troupe are stranded in Paris, but Buck manages to con the manager of the 'Hotel de Navarre' in furnishing accommodations for his group, but the proprietor's ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jack Benny, Joan Bennett, Mary Boland, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 64

27. She's My Weakness (1930)

Passed | 71 min | Romance, Comedy

4.9
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Director: Melville W. Brown | Stars: Arthur Lake, Sue Carol, William Collier Sr., Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 61

28. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 59

29. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas but a few musicals also were presented. The show is ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 50

30. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
Episode: Anything Goes (1954)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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On an ocean liner, a nightclub singer tries to help a fellow American romance an English heiress who is being forced to return home to marry a man she doesn't love. The American must avoid ... See full summary »

Director: Sid Smith | Stars: Ethel Merman, Frank Sinatra, Bert Lahr, Sheree North

Votes: 50

31. Arsenic & Old Lace (1962 TV Movie)

90 min

8.3
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Beware those two charming, elderly ladies - especially if they offer you a glass of elderberry wine.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Tony Randall, Boris Karloff, Dorothy Stickney, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 39

32. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 36

33. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.

Stars: William Brower, Biff McGuire, Ernest Truex, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 29

34. Life with Father (1953–1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Stars: Leon Ames, Lurene Tuttle, Dorothy Bernard, Harvey Grant

Votes: 21

35. Good Sport (1931)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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When her husband (Alan Dinehart) sails for a three-month business trip in Europe, an unsophisticated wife ('Linda Watkins (I)') sublets a Manhattan apartment so she can occupy herself with ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth MacKenna | Stars: Linda Watkins, John Boles, Greta Nissen, Minna Gombell

Votes: 21

36. The Best of Broadway (1954–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.3
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Stars: Claudette Colbert, Reginald Gardiner, Margaret Hamilton, Helen Hayes

Votes: 19

37. True to the Army (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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While doing her tight-rope act in a local circus, Daisy Hawkins (Judy Canova), sees the owner shot by gangsters. The gangsters are after her to eliminate the only eye witness and the police... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Judy Canova, Allan Jones, Ann Miller, Jerry Colonna

Votes: 17

38. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)
Episode: Boris Karloff (1957)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

8.3
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World famous star of monster movie lore Boris Karloff celebrates his 70th birthday as the very surprised guest of honor, featuring an appearance from makeup wizard Jack Pierce.

Director: Richard Gottlieb | Stars: J. Warren Bacon, Frank Brink, Russel Crouse, Barbara Edwards

Votes: 14

39. Project XX (1954–1970)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Alexander Scourby, Bob Hope, Walter Brennan, Howard Lindsay

Votes: 13

40. The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (1953 TV Movie)

120 min | Music

8.1
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Director: Jerome Robbins | Stars: Marian Anderson, Theda Bara, Charles Chaplin, Winston Churchill

Votes: 13

41. Broadway Television Theatre (1952–1954)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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This syndicated show presented adaptations of Broadway shows.

Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Melville Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Truex

Votes: 12

42. The Best of Broadway (1954–1955)
Episode: Arsenic and Old Lace (1955)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

Director: Herbert B. Swope Jr. | Stars: John Alexander, Orson Bean, Richard Bishop, Patricia Breslin

Votes: 10

43. Your Uncle Dudley (1935)

70 min | Comedy

6.2
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Horton is a good citizen with lots of citations for good works and also lots of debts.

Directors: Eugene Forde, James Tinling | Stars: Edward Everett Horton, Lois Wilson, John McGuire, Rosina Lawrence

Votes: 8

44. Too Busy to Work (1939)

64 min | Comedy

6.2
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The Jones family females decide to teach Father a lesson. He's neglecting the family business to run for mayor, so they decide to neglect their household chores.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Jed Prouty, Spring Byington, Kenneth Howell, George Ernest

Votes: 8

45. Musical Comedy Time (1950–1951)

60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.7
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Live adaptations of operettas and Broadway musical comedies.

Stars: Melville Cooper, Kem Dibbs, Billy Gilbert, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 6

46. State of the Union

Drama | Announced

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47. Love, Honor and Oh Baby! (1933)

65 min

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A lawyer devises a plan to fake a breach of contract suit against a wealthy womanizer.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Slim Summerville, Zasu Pitts, George Barbier, Lucile Gleason

48. Stepping Sisters (1932)

59 min

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Breezy little yo-yo comedy has former burlesque beauties straining to keep their currish past careers under wraps from high society snobs.

Director: Seymour Felix | Stars: Louise Dresser, Minna Gombell, Jobyna Howland, William Collier Sr.

49. On Stage! (1949)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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A glimpse into New York theatre life; includes shots of Rex Harrison in "Anne of the Thousand Days" and of Charles Boyer in "Red Gloves."

Stars: Maxwell Anderson, Brooks Atkinson, Jackson Beck, Charles Boyer

50. Vita col padre e con la madre (1960– )

240 min | Comedy

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Stars: Paolo Stoppa, Rina Morelli, Rodolfo Bianchi, Elisa Cegani