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1. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.7
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Truman Capote

Votes: 324

2. Rififi (1955)

Not Rated | 122 min | Crime, Thriller

8.2
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97 Metascore

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...

Writers: Auguste Le Breton, Jules Dassin, René Wheeler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey

Votes: 18,458

3. Night and the City (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Writers: Jo Eisinger, Gerald Kersh | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 8,112

4. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

7.9
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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

Votes: 29

5. The Long Haul of A.I. Bezzerides (2005)

61 min | Documentary

7.9
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A celebration of the life of singular artist, A.I. Bezzerides; novelist, screenwriter, contemporary of William Faulkner and John Fante, and the last of the proletariat poets.

Director: Fay Efrosini Lellios | Stars: Jason Baldwin, A.I. Bezzerides, Jules Dassin, Barry Gifford

Votes: 11

6. 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: 727

7. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Creator: Don Hewitt | Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft, Morley Safer

Votes: 2,012

8. Brute Force (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Robert Patterson | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 6,309

9. The Naked City (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.

Writers: Albert Maltz, Malvin Wald | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor

Votes: 8,584

10. Thieves' Highway (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.7
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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.

Writer: A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence

Votes: 3,584

11. He Who Must Die (1957)

122 min | Drama

7.5
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Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Barzman, Jules Dassin, Nikos Kazantzakis, André Obey | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Grégoire Aslan, Gert Fröbe

Votes: 474

12. Never on Sunday (1960)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.

Writer: Jules Dassin | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas, Titos Vandis

Votes: 3,959

13. Hollywood History (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Stars: Peter Firth, Donald Richie, Peter Bogdanovich, Joe Canutt

Votes: 17

14. A Dream of Passion (1978)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy "Medea" (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. As a publicity stunt, ... See full summary »

Writers: Jules Dassin, Euripides, Minoas Volonakis | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Ellen Burstyn, Andréas Voutsinas, Despo Diamantidou

Votes: 218

15. Phaedra (1962)

115 min | Drama

7.2
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The powerful Greek shipowner and constructor Thanos proposes to marry Phaedra during the baptism of a ship with her name. Phaedra, who is the daughter of Thanos'greatest competitor, is a ... See full summary »

Writers: Margarita Lymberaki, Jules Dassin | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Anthony Perkins, Raf Vallone, Elizabeth Ercy

Votes: 928

16. Uptight (1968)

M | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Black revolutionaries are betrayed by one of their own. Based on the 1935 classic, "The Informer."

Writers: Jules Dassin, Ruby Dee, Julian Mayfield, Liam O'Flaherty | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Raymond St. Jacques, Ruby Dee, Frank Silvera, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 239

17. Promise at Dawn (1970)

GP | 99 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Jules Dassin, Romain Gary, Samuel A. Taylor | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Assi Dayan, Didier Haudepin, François Raffoul

Votes: 84

18. Topkapi (1964)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger.

Writers: Monja Danischewsky, Eric Ambler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

Votes: 6,323

19. The Canterville Ghost (1944)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Wilde, Edwin Blum | Directors: Jules Dassin, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien, William Gargan

Votes: 1,863

20. A Letter for Evie (1946)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.0
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Evie's co-workers at the uniform shirt factory, and her almost-fiancée's inability to kiss, inspire her to slip a letter into a size sixteen-and-a-half shirt for some anonymous soldier. ... See full summary »

Writers: Blanche Brace, DeVallon Scott, Alan Friedman | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Marsha Hunt, John Carroll, Hume Cronyn, Spring Byington

Votes: 254

21. The Rehearsal (1974)

92 min | Drama

7.0
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Writer: Jules Dassin | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Mikis Theodorakis, Olympia Dukakis, Jules Dassin

Votes: 98

22. The Tell-Tale Heart (1941)

Approved | 20 min | Crime, Mystery, Short

7.0
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In this classic Edgar Allan Poe story, a man commits a murder, but afterward the victim's beating heart torments the murderer's mind.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Doane R. Hoag | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Joseph Schildkraut, Roman Bohnen, Oscar O'Shea, Will Wright

Votes: 539

23. Filmmakers in Action (2005)

102 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Following the documentary "Filmmakers vs. Tycoons", this second part focus on the measures to protect authors' copyright, and the legal difference in the figure of the author in the United States or in France.

Writers: Ferran Alberich, Carlos Benpar | Director: Carlos Benpar | Stars: Marta Belmonte, Woody Allen, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Eugenie Bachelor

Votes: 60

24. The Law (1959)

114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Illicit passions pervade an Italian town, where men gather nightly for the cynical "game of the law."

Writers: Roger Vailland, Jules Dassin, Françoise Giroud | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Pierre Brasseur, Marcello Mastroianni, Melina Mercouri

Votes: 491

25. Crack in the Mirror (1960)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcel Haedrich, Darryl F. Zanuck | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Orson Welles, Juliette Gréco, Bradford Dillman, Alexander Knox

Votes: 111

26. Nazi Agent (1942)

83 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A story of German-born identical twins (both played by Veidt), one a loyal American and the other, a Nazi official. The American is forced to help a group of German spies, but eventually ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Gangelin, John Meehan Jr., Lothar Mendes | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Ann Ayars, Frank Reicher, Dorothy Tree

Votes: 261

27. Buzz (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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66 Metascore

A journey to places, where the overseen Hollywood screenwriter Albert Isaac "Buzz" Bezzerides lived and worked, revealing the operation of Hollywood's production system in the 40ies, 50ies, 60ies and more ...

Writer: Spiro Taraviras | Director: Spiro Taraviras | Stars: A.I. Bezzerides, Jules Dassin, Gregory Patrick Karr, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 38

28. Hollywood History (2002– )
Episode: Heist (2002)

Documentary

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Stars: Peter Firth, Claudia Cardinale, Jules Dassin, Michael Deeley

Votes: 5

29. 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)

85 min | Drama

6.7
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Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair, Maria becomes obsessed with a recent ... See full summary »

Writers: Marguerite Duras, Jules Dassin | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Romy Schneider, Peter Finch, Julián Mateos

Votes: 455

30. The Affairs of Martha (1942)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposé.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Lee Gold | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Richard Carlson, Marjorie Main, Virginia Weidler

Votes: 209

31. Two Smart People (1946)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Director Jules Dassin (Night and the City) combines the best of film noir, crime caper and romance in this little gem starring Lucille Ball, John Hodiak and Lloyd Nolan.

Writers: Ethel Hill, Leslie Charteris, Ralph Wheelwright, Allan Kenward | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Lucille Ball, John Hodiak, Lloyd Nolan, Hugo Haas

Votes: 269

32. Reunion in France (1942)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.

Writers: Jan Lustig, Marvin Borowsky, Marc Connelly, Leslie Bush-Fekete | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Joan Crawford, John Wayne, Philip Dorn, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,053

33. Bouillon de culture (1991–2001)

Documentary

6.0
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Stars: Bernard Pivot, Fabrice Luchini, Philippe Sollers, Jean Tulard

Votes: 11

34. Night and the City (1992)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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The story about a cheating and incompetent lawyer (Harry Fabian) who suddenly gets obsessed on becoming a boxing promoter.

Writers: Gerald Kersh, Richard Price | Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Cliff Gorman, Alan King

Votes: 3,697

35. Circle of Two (1981)

PG | 106 min | Drama

5.9
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The story of the impossible love between a schoolgirl and a 60-years old painter.

Writers: Marie-Terese Baird, Thomas Hedley Jr. | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Norma Dell'Agnese, Donann Cavin, Elan Ross Gibson

Votes: 362

36. Young Ideas (1943)

77 min | Comedy

5.8
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Academy Award-winner* Mary Astor (The Maltese Falcon) stars as a widow whose grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor in this charming, offbeat comedy directed by... See full summary »

Writers: Ian McLellan Hunter, Bill Noble | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Susan Peters, Herbert Marshall, Mary Astor, Elliott Reid

Votes: 128

37. Discorama (1957–1975)

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Stars: Denise Glaser, Jean Desailly, Philippe Noiret, Jean-Pierre Darras

38. Pariser Journal (1961–1971)

45 min | Documentary

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Stars: Georg Stefan Troller, Norbert Mai, Henri Groues, Juliette Gréco

39. Survival 1967 (1968)

70 min | Documentary

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Writer: Irwin Shaw | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Joe Dassin, Claude Dauphin

40. Otan giortazoun oi theoi (2007– )

120 min | Documentary, Music

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Stars: Giannis Tzouanopoulos, Themis Adamantidis, Hronis Aidonidis, Gerasimos Andreatos

41. Keine zufällige Geschichte - Melina Mercouri - Jules Dassin (1984 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

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Director: Charlotte Kerr | Stars: Jules Dassin, Charlotte Kerr, Melina Mercouri

42. Modern Greeks: Melina Mercouri (2007 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

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She was born Anna Amalia Mercouri or Maria Amalia Mercouri, and became well-known to international audiences when she starred in the 1960 film Never on Sunday, directed by her husband Jules... See full summary »

Writer: Frieda Bubie | Director: Demetres Anagnostopoulos

43. Bouillon de culture (1991–2001)
Episode: De la croûte au chef d'oeuvre (1995)

Documentary

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Director: Elisabeth Preschey | Stars: Bernard Pivot, Jules Dassin, Alain Sevestre, Georges Vigne

44. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
Episode: Episode #2.66 (1968)

Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Jules Dassin, Mitch Miller

45. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #22.10 (1968)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Ed Sullivan, The Brooklyn Bridge, Jules Dassin, Otto Preminger

46. Pariser Journal (1961–1971)
Episode: Episode #4.6 (1964)

Documentary

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Writer: Georg Stefan Troller | Director: Georg Stefan Troller | Stars: Georg Stefan Troller, Pater Maurice Cocagnac, Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri

47. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)
Episode: Episode dated 2 December 1961 (1961)

Documentary

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Stars: François Chalais, Jules Dassin, Fernandel, Eugène Ionesco

48. Discorama (1957–1975)
Episode: Episode dated 4 October 1964 (1964)

Music

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Stars: Denise Glaser, Jules Dassin, Melina Mercouri

49. 60 Minutes (1968– )
Episode: Losing Their Marbles/Bad Medicine/Married Priests (2002)

Documentary, News

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"Losing Their Marbles" looks at how a debate over ancient marble statues is heating up between Britain and Greece. "Bad Medicine" examines how prescription drugs can be tampered with as ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bradley, Robert Anderson, Jules Dassin, George A. Papandreou