Most Rated Titles With Cyril Thornton
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1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure
When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.
2. The Thin Man (1934)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it.
3. Meet John Doe (1941)
Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
4. Waterloo Bridge (1940)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, War, Romance
During World War I, believing her fiancé to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.
5. Random Harvest (1942)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance
An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.
6. The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Mimi Glossop wants a divorce so her Aunt Hortense hires a professional to play the correspondent in apparent infidelity. American dancer Guy Holden meets Mimi while visiting Brightbourne (... See full summary »
Writers: Dwight Taylor, Kenneth S. Webb, Samuel Hoffenstein, George Marion Jr., Dorothy Yost, Edward Kaufman | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady, Edward Everett Horton
7. The Raven (1935)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Horror
A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.
8. Les Misérables (1935)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance
In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.
9. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.
10. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Two look-alike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like.
11. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.
12. Tower of London (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History
In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »
13. Anthony Adverse (1936)
Not Rated | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.
14. Barbary Coast (1935)
91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »
15. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright.
16. Conquest (1937)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, History, Romance
A Polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she could influence him to make Poland independent.
Votes: 978 | Gross: $2.14M
17. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.
18. This Above All (1942)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War
Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
19. They Met in Bombay (1941)
Passed | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A jewel thief and a con artist are rivals in the theft of a valuable gem as the Japanese army invades China.
20. Confidential Agent (1945)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
During the Spanish Civil War, a republican courier travels to England to try and buy coal. He meets with an amount of local hostility, while his life is at risk from those on the fascist ... See full summary »
21. Julia Misbehaves (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
English dancehall actress Julia Packett hasn't seen her daughter since Susan was a few months old, having given her up to be raised by her respectable and wealthy father William (whom Julia... See full summary »
22. The Golden Arrow (1936)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Family
A cafeteria cashier is hired by a cosmetic firm's publicity agent to live the life of Daisy Appleby, heiress to a fortune. Gossip about her will keep the Appleby name in the forefront. She ... See full summary »
23. Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
24. Journey for Margaret (1942)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, War
An American newspaperman and his wife, caught in the London blitz, lose their unborn child in an air raid. Outraged, they visit a shelter for homeless children where they fall in love with ... See full summary »
25. A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama
Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.
26. If Winter Comes (1947)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
It's 1939 in the small English town of Penny Green and events in Poland are about to change lives. Mark Sabre, a writer of school text books, has married Mabel "on the rebound", after his ... See full summary »
27. When the Daltons Rode (1940)
Approved | 81 min | Western
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development ... See full summary »
28. Challenge to Lassie (1949)
G | 76 min | Drama, Family
When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.
29. The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, History, Romance
A male Polish secret agent and a female Russian secret-police spy smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. While chasing after stolen candlesticks they discover each other's ... See full summary »
30. Please Believe Me (1950)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Alison Kirbe of London, receives a telegram from Texas, that she has inherited a livestock ranch. It is plastered throughout the London newspapers that Alison has become a rich heiress, and... See full summary »
31. Fools for Scandal (1938)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Rene is broke and Kay is a rich actress visiting Paris. They meet, share a cab and dinner. He is smitten by her, but she leaves for London and he follows. At her house, when he cooks the ... See full summary »
Writers: Herbert Fields, Joseph Fields, Irving Brecher, Nancy Hamilton, James L. Shute, Rosemary Casey | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Bobby Connolly | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fernand Gravey, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins
32. The Unguarded Hour (1936)
Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama
An ambitious barrister and his wife are targeted by blackmailers. In trying to save her husband, the wife becomes involved in a murder case her husband is trying. For his part, the husband's actions make him a suspect in a related murder.
34. A Yank at Eton (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Family
Mickey Rooney portrays Tim in this fish-out-of-water tale co-scripted by and based on a story by A Yank at Oxford screenwriter George Oppenheimer.
35. The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Delia Jordan's father is murdered and some very valuable jewelry stolen. She hires Michael Lanyard (aka The Lone Wolf), a retired-and-reformed jewel thief to find the killer and the jewels.... See full summary »
36. We Are Not Alone (1939)
Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, History
A husband hires a lonely pretty young woman to work as a nanny for his son. His wife becomes instantly jealous and things take turn for the worst. In the background, WWII is in the air and anti-German sentiment is on the rise.
37. Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical
An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for wife and girlfriend.
39. Confirm or Deny (1941)
74 min | Drama, War
Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send inappropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love.
40. The Perfect Gentleman (1935)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A strait-laced country vicar is very embarrassed by his father's naughty exploits with a lively actress.
41. Double Danger (1938)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Robert Crane is a slick jewel thief who also doubles as a novelist writing about a slick-jewel-thief known as 'The Gentleman,' who the police have never been able to catch. Although Police ... See full summary »
42. Man About Town (1939)
85 min | Comedy, Musical
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose ... See full summary »
43. Sergeant Murphy (1938)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A horse is offered for sale to the cavalry but is rejected as unfit for service. A cavalry private buys the horse, and trains it to be a champion racer. When he thinks it's ready, he ... See full summary »
44. Metropolitan (1935)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Opera prima donna leaves the Metropolitan to form her own company with Tibbett as leading man. She leaves this company too which means Tibbett and company must carry on without her.
Votes: 78 | Gross: $0.02M
45. The Case of the Black Parrot (1941)
Passed | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sandy Vantine and her uncle, Paul Vantine, return from Europe with an antique cabinet purchased during their trip. Jim Moore, a reporter who had met Sandy and fallen for her during the ... See full summary »
46. Among the Missing (1934)
62 min | Drama
Two young jewel thieves, Tommy and Gordon, stash their jewels on slightly dotty Aunt Martha to avoid the cops. They dupe her into helping them fence the goods. She moves in with the boys, ... See full summary »
47. Eagle Squadron (1942)
109 min | War, Drama
An American joins the British Royal Air Force just before Pearl Harbor is attacked, and falls in love with a beautiful English girl.
48. Pride of the Blue Grass (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Drama
Based on the story of the steeplechase-winning blind jumping horse, Elmer Gantry aka Gantry the Great, owned by Eleanor Getzendaner. The horse plays himself.
49. International Squadron (1941)
85 min | Adventure, Drama, War
The true story of the exploits of the RAF's (Royal Air Force) foreign legion battling the German Luftwaffe (Nazi Germany's Air Force) during the early months of 1941 during WWII before ... See full summary »
50. The Glass Alibi (1946)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Joe Eykner (Douglas Fowley), an opportunistic newspaper reporter, persuades wealthy, Santa Monica widow Linda Vale (Maris Wrixon), to marry him. He and his girlfriend, Belle Martin (Anne ... See full summary »