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1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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89 Metascore

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 306,782 | Gross: $7.27M

2. Dnevnik Ane Frank (1959 TV Movie)

Drama

8.6
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Director: Mirjana Samardzic | Stars: Milena Dapcevic, Rada Djuricin, Dejan Djurovic, Bozidar Drnic

Votes: 9

3. The Thin Man (1934)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 22,050

4. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,280

5. After the Thin Man (1936)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi

Votes: 7,699

6. Whoopee! (1930)

TV-G | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks... See full summary »

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory, Eleanor Hunt

Votes: 851

7. Easter Parade (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Musical, Romance

7.5
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A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller

Votes: 6,973 | Gross: $6.80M

8. Another Thin Man (1939)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in new parents Nick and Nora to sort things out.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger

Votes: 5,160

9. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 17,379

10. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

Approved | 180 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Votes: 10,052 | Gross: $5.01M

11. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.3
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,718

12. Anne of Green Gables (1919)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Anne Shirley, an orphan, is taken into the lives of a generous farmer and his sister. She grows from an adventuresome young lass into a charming and much sought-after young lady.

Director: William Desmond Taylor | Stars: Mary Miles Minter, Paul Kelly, Marcia Harris, Frederick Burton

Votes: 45

13. Het dagboek van Anne Frank (1985 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Directors: Jeroen Krabbé, Hank Onrust | Stars: Jip Wijngaarden, Jeroen Krabbé, Truus te Selle, Edith Andriesse

Votes: 64

14. Father of the Bride (1950)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor

Votes: 8,383

15. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other. They develop an instant and mutual dislike which intensifies when, later on, Andrew is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington

Votes: 2,713 | Gross: $3.40M

16. The Hitler Gang (1944)

101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Bobby Watson, Roman Bohnen, Martin Kosleck, Victor Varconi

Votes: 84

17. The Long, Long Trailer (1953)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Nicky and Tacy are going to be married. Nicky wants to save up money for a house, but Tacy dreams of starting off with their own home on wheels--a trailer. After the two are hitched, they ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 3,391

18. The Pirate (1948)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 3,551 | Gross: $2.96M

19. Rose-Marie (1936)

Passed | 113 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen, Allan Jones

Votes: 922

20. Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.

Director: Richard Haydn | Stars: John Lund, Wanda Hendrix, Barry Fitzgerald, Monty Woolley

Votes: 161

21. The Firefly (1937)

Passed | 131 min | History, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Nina Maria Azara is the beautiful and alluring singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars. Her mission is to seduce French Officers, in order for them to reveal Napolean's intentions ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Allan Jones, Warren William, Billy Gilbert

Votes: 278

22. Naughty Marietta (1935)

G | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds an unlikely true love.

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 867

23. Ah Wilderness! (1935)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Story of small-town life in turn-of-the-century America, and a young boy's problems facing adolescence.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Aline MacMahon, Eric Linden

Votes: 519

24. Hide-Out (1934)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Maureen O'Sullivan, Edward Arnold, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 508

25. The Diary of Anne Frank (1980 TV Movie)

109 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Joan Plowright, James Coco, Doris Roberts

Votes: 489

26. Penthouse (1933)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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Racketeer Tony Gazotti is thankful that lawyer Jackson Durant helps him beat a murder rap, but Durant just does it for the thrill of it and refuses payment. Durant's defense of mobsters ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth, Mae Clarke

Votes: 765

27. Five Finger Exercise (1962)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

6.8
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A long-married couple are at war with each other and with their teenage son and daughter. The presence of a handsome young tutor complicates and sensitizes the savage domestic tensions ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Jack Hawkins, Maximilian Schell, Richard Beymer

Votes: 149

28. Thanks for the Memory (II) (1938)

75 min | Comedy

6.8
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Bob Hope is an out of work writer who stays home and plays house husband while his wife goes to work for her former fiancé and Hope's publisher who is still carrying a torch for her.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Charles Butterworth, Otto Kruger

Votes: 184

29. The Diary of Anne Frank (1967 TV Movie)

124 min

6.8
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The first story of Anne and her tale

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Peter Beiger, Theodore Bikel, Diana Davila, Suzanne Grossman

Votes: 79

30. Father's Little Dividend (1951)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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In this sequel to Father of the Bride (1950), newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with the fact that he will soon be a granddad.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor

Votes: 2,763

31. Small Town Girl (1936)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Kay is a girl living in a small rural town whose life is just too dull and repetitious to bear. One night, she meets young, handsome, and rich Bob Dakin, who asks her for directions while ... See full summary »

Directors: William A. Wellman, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor, Binnie Barnes, Andy Devine

Votes: 599

32. The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)

Passed | 84 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Showgirl Sally meets young playboy Leonard St. John; they fall in love and are secretly married. When Leonard's father discovers this he sets out to break them apart, and following a bitter... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Irene Dunne, Lionel Atwill, Phillips Holmes, Una Merkel

Votes: 208

33. Fugitive Lovers (1934)

82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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In a hopeful effort to evade gangster Legs Caffey, chorus girl Letty Morris hops a bus in New York bound for Los Angeles--with Legs close on her heels. Along the way the bus picks up ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Ted Healy, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 109

34. Molly O' (1921)

80 min | Comedy

6.7
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An Irish washerwoman's daughter falls in love with one of America's most eligible bachelors, much to the dismay of the girl's parents -- and the young doctor's newly acquired fiancée! ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Mabel Normand, Jack Mulhall, George Nichols, Anna Dodge

Votes: 35

35. Father of the Bride (1991)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.5
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51 Metascore

With his oldest daughter's wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Votes: 58,493 | Gross: $89.33M

36. The Virginian (1946)

Approved | 90 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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In Medicine Bow, a newly arrived eastern schoolteacher is courted by two cowpokes but their courtship is interrupted by violent incidents involving local cattle rustlers.

Director: Stuart Gilmore | Stars: Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy, Sonny Tufts, Barbara Britton

Votes: 760

37. A Certain Smile (1958)

104 min | Drama

6.5
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Dominique, a law student at the Sorbonne, is engaged to a fellow classmate. Unfortunately, she's more attracted to his philandering Uncle Luc, who's married to the charming Francoise. Dominique and Luc begin a tawdry affair.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Joan Fontaine, Bradford Dillman, Christine Carère

Votes: 186

38. Biography (1987– )
Episode: James Cagney: Top of the World (1992)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Director: Robert E. Frye | Stars: James Cagney, Karen Staats, Frances Cagney, Robert Sklar

Votes: 54

39. Give a Girl a Break (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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The star of an upcoming Broadway production, Janet Hallson, walks out during rehersals. The producers of the show, Ted Sturgis, Leo Belney and Bob Dowdy begin to search a replacement. After... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Debbie Reynolds, Dolly Sharp

Votes: 439

40. Too Young to Kiss (1951)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Eric Wainwright (Van Johnson), a busy impresario, is besieged by hordes of wannabe concert stars, eager for their big break. One of them is Cynthia Potter (June Allyson), a talented pianist... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Gig Young, Rita Corday

Votes: 338

41. Society Lawyer (1939)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.4
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Society lawyer Christopher Durant agrees to defend his friend Phil Siddall when Siddall is arrested for the murder of an ex-girlfriend. With the help of nightclub singer Pat Abbott and ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Virginia Bruce, Leo Carrillo, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 140

42. Lady in the Dark (1944)

100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Ginger Rogers, "Allure" magazines editor-in-chief, suffers from headaches and continuos daydreams and undergoes psychoanalysis to determine why.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Warner Baxter, Jon Hall

Votes: 321

43. Up Pops the Devil (1931)

74 min | Comedy

6.3
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The marriage of an advertising man is jeopardized when he gets a chance to sell a novel he's been working on and quits his job to concentrate on writing. In order to support the family, the... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Stuart Erwin, Carole Lombard, Lilyan Tashman

Votes: 35

44. Dagboek van Anne Frank (1962 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Stars: Kitty Courbois, Martine Crefcour, Rob de Vries, Hans Tiemeyer

Votes: 9

45. It Happened One Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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It's Christmas Eve 1944 in the small town of Bedford Falls, New York. A despondent and suicidal Mary Bailey Hatch is praying for guidance on what to do about an incident no fault of her own... See full summary »

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Orson Welles, Wayne Rogers, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 500

46. Gaby (1956)

96 min | Drama

6.0
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This is a remake of the 1931 and 1940 versions of the movie Waterloo Bridge.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Leslie Caron, John Kerr, Cedric Hardwicke, Taina Elg

Votes: 266

47. Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

George Banks must deal not only with the pregnancy of his daughter, but also with the unexpected pregnancy of his wife.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Votes: 28,614 | Gross: $76.59M

48. Summer Holiday (1948)

93 min | Musical

5.9
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Danville, Connecticut at the turn of the century. Young Richard Miller lives in a middle-class neighborhood with his family. He is in love with the girl next-door, Muriel, but her father ... See full summary »

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Huston, Frank Morgan

Votes: 408

49. Chained (1934)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A mistress of one man has a shipboard romance with another and is torn between both men.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Otto Kruger, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 656

50. Clarence (1990 TV Movie)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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The protecting angel Clarence is again returning to Earth to help another human.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Robert Carradine, Kate Trotter, Louis Del Grande, Richard Fitzpatrick

Votes: 91