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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

2. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.6
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Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch, Murray Burnett, Joan Alison | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

3. Breakdowns of 1937 (1937)

Short, Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Alice Brady, George Brent, Jane Bryan

4. On Borrowed Time (1957 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Beulah Bondi, Dorothy Eaton, Larry Gates, Margaret Hamilton

5. Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (2007– )

5 min | Documentary

8.5
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Every October, James Rolfe reviews horror movies, whether it be the old-school silent-era monster classics, the golden-age Universal horror films from the '30s, '40s and '50s, the grotesque... See full summary »

Stars: James D. Rolfe, Tom Savini, Boris Karloff, Edward Van Sloan

6. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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100 Metascore

A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East.

Writers: T.E. Lawrence, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson | Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

7. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: A Night to Remember (1956)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A live re-staging of this episode, again with Claude Rains as narrator.

Writers: George Roy Hill, Walter Lord, John Whedon | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Millette Alexander, Jonathan Anderson, Eddie Applegate, Patricia Bosworth

8. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

9. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.2
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

10. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

11. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Diamond Necklace (1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Jewelry firm casts out the last of a family who've been employees for 117 years - the company won't hire of the last of the line, because she's a woman. Faithful service goes unrewarded ... See full summary »

Writer: Sarett Rudley | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Claude Rains, Betsy von Furstenberg, Alan Hewitt

12. Notorious (1946)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

8.1
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Writer: Ben Hecht | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

13. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

14. Now, Voyager (1942)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Boston spinster blossoms under therapy and finds impossible romance.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Olive Higgins Prouty | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper

15. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: To Walk in Silence (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A blue blood Wall Street investment manager witnesses a shooting. Afraid for his reputation,he stubbornly refuses to aid the NYPD in their investigation. After other possible witnesses have... See full summary »

Writer: Barry Trivers | Director: Roger Kay | Stars: Claude Rains, Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Nancy Malone

16. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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97 Metascore

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.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. Miller | Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

17. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: A Night to Remember (1956)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Writers: George Roy Hill, Walter Lord | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Sandy Ackland, Millette Alexander, William Becker, Roger Evan Boxill

18. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Horse Player (1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Father Amion discovers that the large amounts of money turning up on the collection plate come from a grateful horse player who has hit a winning streak.

Writer: Henry Slesar | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Claude Rains, Ed Gardner, Percy Helton

19. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.9
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

20. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

21. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.9
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, Ricardo Montalban

22. The Passionate Friends (1949)

95 min | Drama

7.9
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The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Eric Ambler, David Lean, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Trevor Howard, Claude Rains, Betty Ann Davies

23. The Sea Hawk (1940)

TV-G | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Geoffrey Thorpe is an adventurous and dashing pirate, who feels that he should pirate the Spanish ships for the good of England. In one such battle, he overtakes a Spanish ship and when he ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Koch, Seton I. Miller | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

24. Mr. Skeffington (1944)

TV-G | 146 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge and predictable complications result.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Elizabeth von Arnim | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris

25. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Henry Bellamann | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

26. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

27. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of Judgment Day (1963)

60 min | Western

7.8
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During Rowdy's birthday party, two ex-Confederate POW's arrive to take Rowdy to settle an old issue. Expecting to discuss the old conflict, Rowdy finds himself on trial for his life in front of a drunk judge in a ghost town.

Writers: Paul King, Richard H. Landau | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Charles H. Gray

28. The Invisible Man (1933)

Unrated | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Writers: H.G. Wells, R.C. Sherriff | Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

29. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

TV-G | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Seton I. Miller, Harry Segall | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes, Rita Johnson

30. Hearts Divided (1936)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, History, Musical

7.7
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Napoleon needs money to fight his wars in Europe so he wants 20 million dollars for the Louisiana Territory in the United States. To help the negotiations, he sends his brother, Jerome, to ... See full summary »

Writers: Laird Doyle, Casey Robinson, Rida Johnson Young | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Marion Davies, Dick Powell, Charles Ruggles, Claude Rains

31. Breakdowns of 1936 (1936)

9 min | Short, Comedy

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Stars: Ross Alexander, Humphrey Bogart, George Brent, Joe E. Brown

32. The Reporter (1964– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Creator: Jerome Weidman | Stars: Harry Guardino, Gary Merrill, George O'Hanlon, Anne Francis

33. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

34. Breakdowns of 1938 (1938)

13 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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This was one of the annual "blooper" reels screened by the Warners Club, an organization of Warners actors, crew and executives. It was meant to poke fun at the flubs and bloopers that ... See full summary »

Stars: Eddie Acuff, Katharine Alexander, Fay Bainter, Robert Barrat

35. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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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

36. Mel-O-Toons (1960– )

Animation, Musical

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Stars: Pat McGeehan, Ralph Camargo, Ed Herlihy, John Rust

37. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Cream of the Jest (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Broken-down actor Charles Gresham,with a weakness for booze, demands that playwright Wayne Campbell give him a part. When Campbell refuses, Gresham resorts to blackmail.

Writers: Sarett Rudley, Fredric Brown | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Claude Rains, James Gregory, Paul Picerni

38. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Door Without a Key (1962)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A man walks into a police station with no memory of who he is. He is soon followed by young Mickey Hollins, who was inadvertently left behind by his father at a gas station. Through talking... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Daniels, Irving Elman | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Claude Rains, John Larch, Connie Gilchrist

39. The Wolf Man (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror

7.4
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A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

40. They Won't Forget (1937)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.

Writers: Ward Greene, Robert Rossen, Aben Kandel | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger

41. The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses.

Stars: Alexander Scourby, William Shatner, Larry Gates, Paul Mazursky

42. Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Creator: E. Jack Neuman | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Richard Rust, Joan Tompkins, Ross Elliott

43. Juarez (1939)

Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.

Writers: John Huston, Æneas MacKenzie, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Franz Werfel, Bertita Harding | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

44. Deception (1946)

Approved | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A piano teacher believes that her fiancé, a cellist, was killed on the battlefield. When he returns alive, they marry, but are menaced and threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer she started dating on the rebound.

Writers: John Collier, Joseph Than, Louis Verneuil | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, John Abbott

45. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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Two lookalike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like.

Writers: Mark Twain, Laird Doyle, Catherine Chisholm Cushing | Directors: William Keighley, William Dieterle | Stars: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Henry Stephenson, Barton MacLane

46. Forever and a Day (1943)

104 min | Drama, History

7.3
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During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Bennett, Alan Campbell, Norman Corwin, C.S. Forester, Peter Godfrey, Jack Hartfield, Lawrence Hazard, Sig Herzig, James Hilton, Michael Hogan, Christopher Isherwood, Emmet Lavery, W.P. Lipscomb, Gene Lockhart, Frederick Lonsdale, Alice Duer Miller, R.C. Sherriff, Donald Ogden Stewart, John Van Druten, Claudine West, Keith Winter | Directors: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, René Clair | Stars: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon

47. Shangri-La (1960 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

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Writers: James Hilton, Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Richard Basehart, Claude Rains, John Abbott, Helen Gallagher

48. The Unsuspected (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

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The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears.

Writers: Charlotte Armstrong, Bess Meredyth, Ranald MacDougall | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter, Constance Bennett

49. Crime Without Passion (1934)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Prominent lawyer shoots unfaithful girlfriend during quarrel, has to establish alibi.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Directors: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Lee Garmes | Stars: Claude Rains, Margo, Whitney Bourne, Stanley Ridges

50. Medallion Theatre (1953–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Jackie Cooper, Claude Rains, Joseph Anthony, Lloyd Bochner