Highest Rated Titles With Hal B. Wallis
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2. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette Davis (1977 TV Special)
90 min | Documentary
Jane Fonda hosts the AFI Life Achievement Awards ceremony honoring Bette Davis featuring clips from her films and the reminiscences of many co-workers.
3. For Auld Lang Syne (1938)
7 min | Documentary, Short, Music
James Cagney introduced himself and proceeded to identify the attending guests as they arrived at this benefit function, most of whom stepped up to a microphone to be interviewed on the ... See full summary »
4. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
6. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
7. One Way Passage (1932)
Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.
9. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.
10. Confession (1937)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Aging down on her luck cabaret singer murders a respectable composer. On trial she slowly gives in and explains her crime. They had a complicated history.
12. A Dream Comes True (1935)
Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short
One of the most well attended, exciting and energy driven Hollywood premiers within recent memory is for the film A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935). The story for this production began a ... See full summary »
13. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
14. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.
15. Becket (1964)
PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, History
An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.
16. Cain and Mabel (1936)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.
17. Ever Since Eve (1937)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
Marge is a capable secretary, but her bosses are more interested in her than her abilities. This causes her to be frequently unemployed. To get a job, she changes her look to make herself ... See full summary »
18. The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.
19. Summer and Smoke (1961)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Plain, repressed spinster falls for a dashing young medical student, but he prefers the wilder life, until it's too late.
20. It's Love I'm After (1937)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
An actor of the stage finds himself pursued by a lovestruck fan while trying to patch up a tempestuous relationship with his actress lover.
21. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.
22. Sergeant York (1941)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.
23. Captain Blood (1935)
Approved | 119 min | Action, Adventure
An enslaved doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Caribbean.
24. The Sea Hawk (1940)
Approved | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.
25. Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger.
26. Kings Row (1942)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
27. The Old Maid (1939)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.
28. Heroes for Sale (1933)
76 min | Drama, War
The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break? His war heroics earn fame and a medal for someone else, and his wounds ... See full summary »
29. 42nd Street (1933)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star...
30. The Letter (1940)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.
31. The Petrified Forest (1936)
Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.
32. All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
Approved | 141 min | Drama, Romance
When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the volatile and ... See full summary »
33. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
35. Errol Flynn: Portrait of a Swashbuckler (1983 Video)
Unrated | Documentary
This special features clips from Flynn's movies including "Adventures of Robin Hood," "Captain Blood," "Santa Fe Trail" and others. Charges of his Nazi affiliation and never-before released... See full summary »
36. Dark Victory (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, and must decide whether she'll meet her final days with dignity.
37. Jezebel (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
38. High Sierra (1941)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.
39. The Sea Wolf (1941)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Adventure
Humphrey van Weyden, a writer, and fugitives Ruth Webster and George Leach have been given refuge aboard the sealer "Ghost," captained by the cruel Wolf Larsen. The crew mutinies against ... See full summary »
40. Shining Victory (1941)
Approved | 80 min | Drama
In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship.
41. Hearts Divided (1936)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, History, Musical
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 »
43. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
M | 145 min | Drama, History
Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
44. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.
45. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Whilst on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and attempts to prevent it.
46. In This Our Life (1942)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
A young woman (Stanley Timberlake) dumps her fiancée (Craig Fleming) and runs off with her sister's (Roy Timberlake) husband (Peter Kingsmill). They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ... See full summary »
47. Watch on the Rhine (1943)
Approved | 114 min | Drama
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington DC after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full ... See full summary »
48. The Furies (1950)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A firebrand heiress clashes with her tyrannical father, a cattle rancher who fancies himself a Napoleon; but their relationship turns ugly only when he finds himself a new woman.
49. Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
Approved | 103 min | Biography, Drama
True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.
50. Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Crime
Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...