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1. The Ghost Goes Wild (1947)

Approved | 66 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Mystery

6.1
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Monty Crandall is a commercial artist who ridicules a dowager with a caricature of her on a magazine cover and she sues him. His troubles are multiplied when a pretty wife forces her ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: James Ellison, Anne Gwynne, Edward Everett Horton, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 15

2. Murder in the Music Hall (1946)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Music, Mystery

6.7
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Lila Leighton, the lovely ice ballerina, meets Carl Lang, former ice-show producer, at his New York City penthouse apartment. Lia refuses Lang's offer to star in his new Music Hall Ice Show... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Vera Ralston, William Marshall, Helen Walker, Nancy Kelly

Votes: 50

3. Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Geoffrey Holden is an elderly conman who is a lovable old man when providing his beloved granddaughter with the simple luxuries of life, yet has no qualms when working a racket devised to ... See full summary »

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Michael Duane, Trudy Marshall, Lloyd Corrigan, Rosalind Ivan

Votes: 19

4. Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946)

90 min | Musical

7.4
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Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Constance Moore, William Marshall, Bill Goodwin, Johnny Coy

Votes: 8

5. She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem,... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Lee Bowman, Adele Jergens, Charles Winninger

Votes: 307

6. Swingin' on a Rainbow (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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A young girl goes to New York to find a band leader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Jane Frazee, Stanley Brown, Harry Langdon, Minna Gombell

Votes: 6

7. National Velvet (1944)

G | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.3
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

Votes: 5,264

8. Once Upon a Time (1944)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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A cash-strapped theater producer promotes a nine-year-old boy's dancing caterpillar.

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Cary Grant, Janet Blair, James Gleason, Ted Donaldson

Votes: 728

9. Dancing in Manhattan (1944)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Frederick Brady, Jeff Donnell, William Wright, Ann Savage

10. Batman (1943)

Approved | 260 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish, Shirley Patterson

Votes: 1,429

11. The Return of the Vampire (1943)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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When an errant bomb unearths the coffin of a vampire during the London Blitz, a gravedigger unknowingly reanimates the monster by removing the stake from his heart

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Frieda Inescort, Nina Foch, Roland Varno

Votes: 1,451

12. Holy Matrimony (1943)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields, Laird Cregar, Una O'Connor

Votes: 475

13. Charley's Aunt (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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In 1890, two students at Oxford force their rascally friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil--where the nuts come from.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Jack Benny, Kay Francis, James Ellison, Anne Baxter

Votes: 412

14. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Votes: 5,062

15. Topper Takes a Trip (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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To gain entry to Heaven, a ghost attempts to reunite a divorcing couple as a good deed.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 798

16. Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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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.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Mary Maguire, Henry Wilcoxon, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 546

17. Doctor Rhythm (1938)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Dr. Bill Remsen pretends to be a policeman, and ends up being assigned to guard Judy Marlowe. Amazingly, he falls in love with her.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bing Crosby, Mary Carlisle, Beatrice Lillie, Andy Devine

Votes: 52

18. Every Day's a Holiday (1937)

80 min | Comedy

6.9
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Set in New York City, Mae West is Peaches O'Day, a con artist who befriends Captain Jim McCarey (Edmund Lowe), a cop who must turn her in unless she leaves town. The clever Peaches returns ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Mae West, Edmund Lowe, Charles Butterworth, Charles Winninger

Votes: 154

19. Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime, Music

6.0
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Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: James Newill, Carol Hughes, William Royle, Herbert Corthell

Votes: 63

20. Live, Love and Learn (1937)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

6.0
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Bob is a struggling artist who paints for his own amusement. Julie is a rich society girl. When they meet, it is cute and they are soon married. Living in a small apartment with the ... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Robert Benchley, Helen Vinson

Votes: 219

21. The Garden Murder Case (1936)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Two people with ties to rich murdered socialite Lowe Hammle die from unusual suicides but Vance suspects hypnosis and foul play.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Virginia Bruce, Benita Hume, Douglas Walton

Votes: 245

22. In His Steps (1936)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

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Tom and Ruth are disowned by their parents after eloping. They take up jobs as tenant farmers and and learn the true value of marriage, working and living.

Director: Karl Brown | Stars: Eric Linden, Cecilia Parker, Harry Beresford, Clara Blandick

23. The Goose and the Gander (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Wife #1 wants ex-husband to catch second wife being unfaithful.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Genevieve Tobin, John Eldredge

Votes: 230

24. The Bishop Misbehaves (1935)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.6
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On a walking tour of English cathedrals, Donald Meadows meets Hester Granthem in church. Hearing he is from that hot-bed of crime, Chicago, Hester asks Donald to help her in a robbery she ... See full summary »

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Sullivan, Lucile Watson, Reginald Owen

Votes: 146

25. Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

6.5
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An American, working for his oil company in China, disregards all but the company's interests. " The characters and the institution portrayed in the story are not actual but the product of ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Josephine Hutchinson, Jean Muir, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 193

26. 1,000 Dollars a Minute (1935)

70 min | Comedy

6.3
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A down-on-his luck newspaperman finds himself the center of an experiment being conducted by two daffy millionaires--to see if someone can spend $1000 a minute, every minute, for 12 solid ... See full summary »

Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: Roger Pryor, Leila Hyams, Edward Brophy, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 25

27. Redheads on Parade (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Musical

5.7
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Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: John Boles, Dixie Lee, Jack Haley, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 7

28. Imitation of Life (1934)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks

Votes: 3,141

29. The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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An American woman travels to England to seek a divorce from her absentee husband, where she meets - and falls for - a dashing performer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 5,605

30. Gambling Lady (1934)

TV-PG | 66 min | Drama

6.8
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Lady Lee, gambler's daughter, plies her trade while pondering the proposal of a social-register suitor.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Pat O'Brien, Claire Dodd

Votes: 552

31. Once to Every Bachelor (1934)

72 min | Drama

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A young woman on the run from gangsters runs into a rich society man who's looking for a woman to enter into a "limited" marriage.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Marian Nixon, Neil Hamilton, William Austin, Raymond Hatton

32. A Duke for a Day (1934)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Movie star Gloria Blossom (Jeanette Loff) is unhappy with her press agent's (Eddie Foy, Jr.) attempts at publicity. After reading newspaper stories about other stars marrying into royalty, ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Jeanette Loff, Eddie Foy Jr., Don Barclay, Billy Nelson

Votes: 19

33. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper

Votes: 1,539

34. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 2,812

35. College Coach (1933)

TV-G | 76 min | Drama, Sport

6.0
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Coach Gore, a ruthless and cynical big-time football coach, neglects his wife in his unrelenting drive to make Calvert College a football power.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Dick Powell, Ann Dvorak, Pat O'Brien, Arthur Byron

Votes: 304

36. Three Men in a Boat (1933)

60 min | Comedy

5.6
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The comic adventures of three friends and a dog when they take a boating holiday on the River Thames.

Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: William Austin, Edmund Breon, Billy Milton, Davy Burnaby

Votes: 17

37. County Hospital (1932)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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In the hospital with a broken leg Ollie is visited by Stan, who brings him hard-boiled eggs, nuts, and total mayhem.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, May Wallace

Votes: 1,423

38. Rule 'Em and Weep (1932)

19 min | Comedy, Short

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Director: Harry Sweet | Stars: Sam Hardy, Glenn Tryon, James Gleason, William Austin

39. High Society (1932)

50 min | Comedy

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Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Florence Desmond, William Austin, Emily Fitzroy, Tracy Holmes

40. Don't Be a Dummy (1932)

54 min | Comedy

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Director: Frank Richardson | Stars: William Austin, Muriel Angelus, Garry Marsh, Georgie Harris

41. Corsair (1931)

75 min | Adventure

6.2
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A stock market broker plans to liven up his boring life by taking up piracy on the high seas.

Director: Roland West | Stars: Chester Morris, Thelma Todd, Fred Kohler, Ned Sparks

Votes: 112

42. A Tailor Made Man (1931)

81 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Haines, Dorothy Jordan, Joseph Cawthorn, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 8

43. Paramount on Parade (1930)

102 min | Musical

6.2
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A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »

Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

Votes: 194

44. The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)

Passed | 73 min | Mystery, Romance

7.1
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The villainous master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu sets out to destroy the people he holds responsible for the death of his family.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Warner Oland, O.P. Heggie, Jean Arthur, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 128

45. Let's Go Native (1930)

77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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Dress designer Joan Wood, who's heavily in debt, has created costumes for a Broadway show that is exported to Argentina. With the money she wants to pay her debts, but there was a mistake: ... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Jack Oakie, Jeanette MacDonald, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, James Hall

Votes: 94

46. The Flirting Widow (1930)

72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Phyllis wants to marry Bobby, but Father won't permit it until older sister Celia weds. So Celia invents a military fiancée in Arabia, unimaginatively christens him John Smith, writes him a... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Basil Rathbone, Leila Hyams, William Austin

Votes: 123

47. The Man from Blankley's (1930)

67 min | Comedy

7.4
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When a nobleman loses his way in the fog and enters a house where there's a party going on, he's mistaken for a hired butler.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: John Barrymore, Loretta Young, William Austin, Albert Gran

Votes: 7

48. Along Came Youth (1930)

74 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Rare Paramount film, supposedly lost save for a partial nitrate, is typical boy chases girl film. Set in London... See full synopsis »

Directors: Lloyd Corrigan, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Frances Dee, Stuart Erwin, William Austin

Votes: 6

49. Embarrassing Moments (1930)

58 min | Comedy

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A couple meet, fall in love and get married in a 24-hour period.

Director: William James Craft | Stars: Reginald Denny, Merna Kennedy, Otis Harlan, Greta Granstedt

50. The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)

80 min | Thriller

7.1
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During the Boxer Rebellion in China during the early 20th century, in which a Chinese secret society attacked all westerners and anyone who associated with them, Dr. Fu Manchu's wife and ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Warner Oland, Neil Hamilton, Jean Arthur, O.P. Heggie

Votes: 145