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1. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 5,812

2. The Fighting Seabees (1944)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley

Votes: 2,578

3. Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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During the 1860s in the South Pacific, Capt. Ralls, skipper of the Red Witch, has a series of adventures involving sunken gold bullion, pearls, natives, an unscrupulous ship owner and a giant octopus.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara

Votes: 1,900

4. The Black Scorpion (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

Votes: 1,875

5. Big Jim McLain (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.3
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In the post-war Hawaii, House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter hunt down communists.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Votes: 1,551

6. Crash Dive (1943)

Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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A submarine lieutenant and his commander fall in love with the same girl.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, James Gleason

Votes: 1,029

7. The Last Gangster (1937)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner, Lionel Stander

Votes: 981

8. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.2
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 943

9. Branded (1965–1966)

30 min | Western

7.6
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In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Chuck Hamilton, William Bryant, John Pickard

Votes: 462

10. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him. It turns out the financier of her play is a notorious art ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Reginald Owen, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 404

11. The Big Wheel (1949)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A brash young midget car race driver lives in the shadow of his famous father, a drunken womanizer, who was killed in an accident years earlier.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Michael O'Shea, Mary Hatcher

Votes: 364

12. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 234

13. That Certain Age (1938)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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Dashing reporter Vincent Bullit has just returned from covering the Spanish Civil War. His boss, newspaper magnate Fullerton, has more plans to send him off to China. However, first ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Melvyn Douglas, Jackie Cooper, Irene Rich

Votes: 195

14. Jivaro (1954)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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A gorgeous American arrives in Brazilian headhunter country, seeking her scape-grace fiancé.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Fernando Lamas, Rhonda Fleming, Brian Keith, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 176

15. Swiss Family Robinson (1940)

93 min | Adventure

6.9
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A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create a home for themselves in the jungle environment.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Votes: 172

16. The Gun Hawk (1963)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.0
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When his town-drunk father is killed by the Sully brothers, gunfighter Blaine Madden exacts his revenge but has to flee, aided by a young aspiring gunslinger, when the sheriff tries to arrest him.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Rod Cameron, Ruta Lee, Rod Lauren

Votes: 165

17. The Half-Breed (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Western

5.1
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There is a fortune in gold on Apache land, and Archer, a dirty politician, intends to have it. Things reach the boiling point, but Young, a slick gambler, comes along and saves the day.

Directors: Stuart Gilmore, Edward Ludwig | Stars: Robert Young, Janis Carter, Jack Buetel, Barton MacLane

Votes: 149

18. They Came to Blow Up America (1943)

73 min | Drama, War

6.6
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An FBI agent infiltrates a Nazi sabotage school in Germany where men are trained for strategic destruction inside American borders.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: George Sanders, Anna Sten, Ward Bond, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 149

19. Caribbean (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Arlene Dahl, Cedric Hardwicke, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 130

20. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Rose for Lotta (1959)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.4
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Lotta Crabtree is hired by mining tycoon Alpheus Troy to lure one of the Cartwrights into town and hold him for ransom in exchange for Ponderosa timber rights.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 121

21. Born to Sing (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical

6.2
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Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Leo Gorcey, Douglas McPhail

Votes: 118

22. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

7.8
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The adventures of Vint Bonner, a cowboy in the post Civil War era.

Stars: John Payne, Dan Blocker, Jeanne Bates, Stuart Randall

Votes: 102

23. Old Man Rhythm (1935)

75 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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A businessman enrolls as a college freshman in order to break up his son's relationship with a gold-digger.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, George Barbier, Barbara Kent, Grace Bradley

Votes: 101

24. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

8.2
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

Votes: 95

25. The Vanquished (1953)

Approved | 84 min | Western

5.5
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A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Jan Sterling, Coleen Gray, Lyle Bettger

Votes: 92

26. The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Claude Rains, Joan Bennett, Lionel Atwill, Juanita Quigley

Votes: 90

27. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.8
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 87

28. Sangaree (1953)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.5
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Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 86

29. Age of Indiscretion (1935)

Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A book publisher finds his business floundering, which prompts his socially ambitious wife to desert him for a society millionaire, leaving him with their young son. The publisher's ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Paul Lukas, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson, May Robson

Votes: 75

30. Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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After 20 years of writing for The Balance, Asaph has become a conservative shadow of his former self. When his ex-college chum visits Asaph, he cannot believe the change. So Ace decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Ann Dvorak, Eugene Pallette, Robert Barrat

Votes: 75

31. Coast Guard (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Steady, dependable Coast Guard Lieutenant Raymond "Ray" Dower and reckless aviator Thomas "Speed" Bradshaw are the closest of friends. Ray saves the life of Captain Tobias Bliss, tramp ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Randolph Scott, Frances Dee, Ralph Bellamy, Walter Connolly

Votes: 72

32. Flame of the Islands (1956)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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The story of a café singer who buys a gambling casino and the men who fall in love with her.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff, Zachary Scott, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 71

33. The Blazing Forest (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.6
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Kelly Hansen, the tough boss of a timber crew clearing property owned by Jessie Crain and her niece, Sharon Wilks, is, unknown to anybody else, working to pay back money stolen by his ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, William Demarest, Agnes Moorehead, Richard Arlen

Votes: 65

34. Smuggler's Island (1951)

Approved | 75 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Ex-Navy man Steve Kent, struggling to make a living in Macao, is approached by beautiful Vivian Craig. She wants to hire him and his boat to retrieve some medicine from a plane which ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Evelyn Keyes, Philip Friend, Marvin Miller

Votes: 47

35. The Fabulous Texan (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Romance, War, Western

6.7
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A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Bill Elliott, John Carroll, Catherine McLeod, Albert Dekker

Votes: 43

36. The Aquanauts (1960– )

60 min | Adventure

8.4
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Professional salvage divers Larry and Drake (later replaced by Mike) made their livings braving the dangers of the deep recovering sunken wrecks off the Southern California coast. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Ely, Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate, Peter Falk

Votes: 40

37. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Hard Bargain (1957)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Looking for a job, Cheyenne rides into town and is caught up in a fight and witnesses a bank holdup. Deputized he goes after the robber, finds him but is conflicted when the fugitive saves him from a bear trap that almost kills him.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Clint Walker, Richard Crenna, Regis Toomey, Dawn Richard

Votes: 35

38. Bomber's Moon (1943)

67 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.9
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American bomber pilot Captain Jeff Dakin is shot down on a bombing raid over German-held territory. As his crew bails out, Jeff sees his bombardier brother, Lt. Danny Dakin, machine-gunned ... See full summary »

Directors: Edward Ludwig, Harold D. Schuster, John Brahm | Stars: George Montgomery, Annabella, Kent Taylor, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 30

39. The Betty Hutton Show (1959– )

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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A talkative manicurist inherits a legacy and the custody of three children from a rich Wall Street broker customer.

Stars: Betty Hutton, Dennis Olivieri, Peter Miles, Gigi Perreau

Votes: 26

40. Buckskin (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Annie O'Connell's boarding house in Buckskin, Montana, in 1880, is the setting for dramas unfolding for travelers and townies alike. Stories are seen through the eyes of 10-year-old Jody.

Stars: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road, Orville Sherman

Votes: 26

41. The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)

72 min | Comedy

6.2
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John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Brian Aherne, Kay Francis, Henry Stephenson, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 26

42. Fatal Lady (1936)

73 min | Mystery

7.5
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Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Mary Ellis, Walter Pidgeon, John Halliday, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 20

43. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
Episode: The Child (1957)

30 min | Western

7.1
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On Christmas Eve Bonner and the Marshal capture "El Bruto," a super-strong but mute giant of a man accused of murder. The three men seek refuge for the night in a Spanish Mission where the ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, James Gleason, Dan Blocker, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 20

44. Three Is a Family (1944)

81 min | Comedy

5.8
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Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Marjorie Reynolds, Charles Ruggles, Fay Bainter, Helen Broderick

Votes: 19

45. Rip Van Winkle (1921)

58 min | Fantasy

6.1
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The story shows the development of the united state in divergent fields : Political, social and even economic field.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Thomas Jefferson, Milla Davenport, Daisy Jefferson, Gertrude Messinger

Votes: 17

46. Three Kids and a Queen (1935)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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A wealthy woman is taken in by three slum kids when she falls out of her carriage and hurts herself when her horse spooks.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: May Robson, Henry Armetta, Herman Bing, Frankie Darro

Votes: 15

47. Her Husband Lies (1937)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Her Husband Lies is a 1937 American drama film directed by Edward Ludwig and written by Wallace Smith and Eve Greene. The film stars Gail Patrick, Ricardo Cortez, Akim Tamiroff, Tom Brown, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Gail Patrick, Ricardo Cortez, Akim Tamiroff, Tom Brown

Votes: 15

48. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
Episode: Thicker Than Water (1957)

30 min | Western

7.3
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Bonner intercedes in a delicate family situation when a wandering gambler returns to reconcile with the young son he abandoned eight years earlier. The boy believes his daddy is dead, and Bonner believes it's best to keep it that way.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Claude Akins, Penny Edwards, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 14

49. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
Episode: Cheyenne Express (1957)

30 min | Western

6.5
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Vint Bonner reluctantly befriends Wilbur English, a sniveling coward who betrayed his outlaw gang in return for a reward and pardon. Wilbur is fearful of deadly retaliation and looks to Bonner for protection.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Royal Dano, Dan Riss, Harry Fleer

Votes: 13

50. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
Episode: Man and Boy (1957)

30 min | Western

7.1
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A young killer robs the telegraph office and guns down the clerks. Why is Sheriff Lawson reluctant to get up a posse or even to interview the surviving clerk? Vint Bonner comes into town and prods the sheriff into upholding the law.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Emile Meyer, Martin Braddock, Irene Tedrow

Votes: 13