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1. Time Out of Mind (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.7
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The son of a wealthy Maine shipping magnate causes a crisis in the family when he announces that he wants a career in music rather than in the family business.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Robert Hutton, Ella Raines, Eddie Albert

Votes: 29

2. The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.2
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When a dead body turns up in the home of a famous actress, two reporters (who also happen to be in love with one another) compete to get the real scoop.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: George Brent, Joan Blondell, Adele Jergens, Jim Bannon

Votes: 179

3. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 15,020

4. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva.

Directors: Richard Whorf, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney | Stars: Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Lucille Bremer, June Allyson

Votes: 1,667 | Gross: $6.72M

5. The Dark Mirror (1946)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Long

Votes: 2,905

6. San Quentin (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Marian Carr, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Votes: 193

7. The Well-Groomed Bride (1946)

75 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A man and a woman fight over the last bottle of champagne left in San Francisco--she wants it for a wedding, and he wants to use it to christen a ship.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Ray Milland, Sonny Tufts, James Gleason

Votes: 40

8. If I'm Lucky (1946)

Approved | 78 min | Musical

6.2
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Bandleader (James) involved in political campaign.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Vivian Blaine, Perry Como, Harry James, Carmen Miranda

Votes: 142

9. Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)

Passed | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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The misadventures of a group of diverse guests at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Manhattan.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson

Votes: 775

10. Dick Tracy (1945)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

6.0
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Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as Splitface.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki, Jane Greer

Votes: 885

11. Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)

Approved | 91 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.4
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Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley

Votes: 936

12. The Stork Club (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man, he decides to repay her by anonymously giving her a bank account, a luxury apartment ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Don DeFore, Robert Benchley

Votes: 395

13. Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, June Allyson, Carl Esmond

Votes: 438

14. The Spider (1945)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.2
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An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment ... See full summary »

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Richard Conte, Faye Marlowe, Kurt Kreuger, John Harvey

Votes: 49

15. Within These Walls (1945)

71 min | Drama

6.7
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Michael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid and harsh with ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Mary Anderson, Edward Ryan, Mark Stevens

Votes: 12

16. The Hairy Ape (1944)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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During the 1940s, social class conflict is depicted when a spoiled socialite, traveling on a freighter, calls the ship's head stoker a hairy ape, provoking him into stalking the rich woman once ashore in New York.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: William Bendix, Susan Hayward, John Loder, Dorothy Comingore

Votes: 291

17. Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)

65 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Preston Foster, Victor McLaglen, Lois Andrews, Kent Taylor

Votes: 21

18. Show Business (1944)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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A song-and-dance man and his comic partner undergo romantic ups and downs when they team up with a female duo and transition from burlesque to vaudeville.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Eddie Cantor, George Murphy, Joan Davis, Nancy Kelly

Votes: 169

19. The Great Mike (1944)

72 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Story of a boy and his horse. Mike is the horse and is owned by Speck (Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer) and his best friend Jimmy (Rober "Buzz" Henry), together they have a paper route, on which ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Edythe Elliott

Votes: 56

20. The Seventh Victim (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A woman in search of her missing sister uncovers a Satanic cult in New York's Greenwich Village, and finds that they may have something to do with her sibling's random disappearance.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 4,139

21. The Leopard Man (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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A seemingly tame leopard used for a publicity stunt escapes and kills a young girl, spreading panic throughout a sleepy new Mexico town.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 3,457

22. Coney Island (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Musical, Comedy

6.7
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Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's star ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger

Votes: 302

23. Dixie (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 87

24. Pilot #5 (1943)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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A small group of Allied soldiers and airmen on Java are being bombed by Japanese 'planes daily. With only one working fighter of their own, and five pilots anxious to fly it, the Dutch ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Franchot Tone, Marsha Hunt, Gene Kelly, Van Johnson

Votes: 204

25. Riders of the Deadline (1943)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.7
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When Hoppy's falsely accused young friend is killed while supposedly trying to escape from jail, an embittered Hoppy is blamed and drummed out of the Texas Rangers.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Frances Woodward

Votes: 85

26. The Powers Girl (1943)

93 min | Musical

7.3
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Two sisters living in New York City aspiring to become high-profile models.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: George Murphy, Anne Shirley, Carole Landis, Dennis Day

Votes: 36

27. Jive Junction (1943)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.8
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A young, classical-trained musician, Peter Crane, transfers from the Conservatory to Clinton High School, where he finds his music in conflict to that of the high school's world of jive and... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Dickie Moore, Tina Thayer, Gerra Young, John Michaels

Votes: 59

28. He's My Guy (1943)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Music

6.6
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The former members of a vaudeville team meet up again in a defense plant during WW II.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Dick Foran, Irene Hervey, Joan Davis, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 5

29. Black Hills Express (1943)

Approved | 56 min | Western

5.7
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Lon Walker is an outlaw with a price on his head, but the manager, Raymond Harper, of the Black Hills Division of Wells Fargo is sure Lon is the only man tough enough to stop the holdups ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Wally Vernon, Ariel Heath, George J. Lewis

Votes: 7

30. The Big Street (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 969

31. Tales of Manhattan (1942)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A formal tailcoat that gets passed from one owner to another affects each life in a significant way.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda

Votes: 1,441

32. Moontide (1942)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang | Stars: Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell, Claude Rains

Votes: 1,014

33. My Gal Sal (1942)

103 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature, John Sutton, Carole Landis

Votes: 408

34. Lucky Jordan (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lucky Jordan, cynical gambler and racketeer, finds one thing his luck and connections can't fix: the draft board. In the army, he fits like the proverbial square peg, and deserts...to find ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Helen Walker, Sheldon Leonard, Mabel Paige

Votes: 202

35. Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)

85 min | Drama

6.5
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Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Monty Woolley, Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Sara Allgood

Votes: 111

36. It Happened in Flatbush (1942)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport

6.1
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A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Carole Landis, Sara Allgood, William Frawley

Votes: 155

37. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Brian Donlevy, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Montagu Love

Votes: 111

38. Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942)

72 min | Comedy

7.2
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Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.

Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney

Votes: 109

39. A Gentleman at Heart (1942)

70 min | Comedy

7.0
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A bookie (Cesar Romero) takes over a bankrupt art gallery and falls in love with a beautiful blonde (Carole Landis)

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Cesar Romero, Carole Landis, Milton Berle, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 76

40. Foreign Agent (1942)

64 min | Drama

4.6
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Hollywood starlet foils an Axis plot to sabotage the L.A. infrastructure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Shelton, Gale Storm, Ivan Lebedeff, George Travell

Votes: 66

41. Broadway Big Shot (1942)

59 min | Drama

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In an effort to obtain a true story from Davis, a swindler who had taken the rap to protect some higher-ups, professional football star/reporter Jim O'Brien is sent to State Prison under ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Virginia Vale, William Halligan, Dick Rich

42. Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Alan Marshal, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 821

43. Paper Bullets (1941)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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Circumstances force naive Dorothy Adams into serving an unjust prison term, but she emerges from it a cynical criminal who rises to power in the local crime organization.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Joan Woodbury, Jack La Rue, Linda Ware, John Archer

Votes: 167

44. Remember the Day (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Claudette Colbert, John Payne, Shepperd Strudwick, Ann E. Todd

Votes: 366

45. Mr. Celebrity (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.1
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The grandparents, Daniel Mason(William Halligan) and Mrs. Mason (Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Robert 'Buzz' Henry)), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Robert 'Buzz' Henry, James Seay, Doris Day, William Halligan

Votes: 14

46. Emergency Landing (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Drama, Romance

3.2
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A test pilot and his weather observer develop a "robot" control so airplanes can be flown without pilots, but enemy agents get wind of it and try to steal it or destroy it.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Carol Hughes, Evelyn Brent, Emmett Vogan

Votes: 122

47. Double Cross (1941)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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When a cop is shot dead during a raid, and another is mistakenly shot for killing him, his fellow officer friend goes undercover on his own to bust up the criminal's operation.

Director: Albert H. Kelley | Stars: Kane Richmond, Pauline Moore, Wynne Gibson, John Miljan

Votes: 80

48. Murder Among Friends (1941)

67 min | Mystery

7.0
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When a number of old men being to die off, all beneficiaries of a policy established when they were in college, insurance clerk Mary Lou and her boyfriend Dr. Wilson investigate.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Marjorie Weaver, John Hubbard, Cobina Wright, Mona Barrie

Votes: 7

49. The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941)

68 min | Comedy, Western

6.0
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Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" ... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Mary Beth Hughes, George Montgomery, Alan Mowbray, Robert Conway

Votes: 42

50. Blonde Comet (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama

5.4
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Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car, and is soon tearing up the tracks and winning races in Italy, France and ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Virginia Vale, Robert Kent, Barney Oldfield, Vince Barnett

Votes: 30