My favorite movies.

This is a list of my favorite movies, regardless of genre. I also have my favorites of each particular genre listed in separate lists.
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1.
Metropolis (1927)
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In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ In my opinion, the greatest movie ever made. It's truly amazing, not only visually, but also viscerally. The great musical score by Gottfried Huppertz is indispensable. ” - hbenthow
 
2.
It Happened One Night (1934)
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A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. (105 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ One of the greatest romantic comedies ever made, if not the greatest. ” - hbenthow
 
3.
King Kong (1933)
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ The Eighth Wonder of the World. ” - hbenthow
 
4.
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor. (77 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ The original movie that the Vincent Price "House of Wax" was based on. In my opinion, this is the better of the two, mainly due to Glenda Farrell's very memorable performance as Florence Dempsey, the role that led to that of Torchy Blane, which in turn inspired Lois Lane. ” - hbenthow
 
5.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. (220 mins.)
“ Almost right up there with "Metropolis" in terms of amazement, and the greatest Biblical epic ever made. Easily one of the greatest masterpieces of all time. ” - hbenthow
 
6.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
“ I'm singin' in the rain, just singin' in the rain... ” - hbenthow
 
7.
The Rage of Paris (1938)
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Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband... (78 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ A very underrated screwball comedy starring the adorable Danielle Darrieux. ” - hbenthow
 
8.
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train. (96 mins.)
“ One of Hitchcock's best and most entertaining movies. ” - hbenthow
 
9.
The Rocketeer (1991)
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A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ One of the best adventure movies ever made, and it captured the 1930s atmosphere better than any other post-1950s movie to my knowledge. ” - hbenthow
 
10.
Smart Blonde (1937)
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Female reporter Torchy Blane teams with her cop boyfriend Lt. Steve McBride to solve the killing of an investor who just bought a popular local nightclub. (59 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
“ The very first Torchy Blane movie. ” - hbenthow
 
11.
Fly Away Baby (1937)
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Torchy Blane solves a murder and smuggling case during a round-the-world flight. (60 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
“ The second Torchy Blane movie. ” - hbenthow
 
12.
The Adventurous Blonde (1937)
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After rival reporters, jealous of Torchy's success, conspire to fake the murder of an actor in order to embarrass her, he ends up being strangled. (61 mins.)
Director: Frank MacDonald
“ The third. ” - hbenthow
 
13.
Blondes at Work (1938)
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Steve promises his captain not to favor Torchy with stories over other papers but becomes frustrated as to how she continues to scoop her rivals. (63 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
“ The fourth. ” - hbenthow
 
14.
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938)
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A notorious counterfeiter passes himself off as a Secret Service agent to Steve and gets him to unwittingly help him bilk the racetrack out of tens of thousands. (63 mins.)
“ Technically the sixth, but I consider it the fifth, because I don't count the one with Lola Lane. ” - hbenthow
 
15.
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939)
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Torchy Blane has to solve a blackmail case. (58 mins.)
“ It should be pretty obvious by now that I'm a fan of Glenda Farrell and Torchy Blane. ” - hbenthow
 
16.
Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)
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Torchy conducts a one woman campaign against a corrupt mayor and crime boss, and when the reform candidate is murdered, she takes up the banner. (60 mins.)
Director: Ray McCarey
“ The last Glenda Farrell/Barton MacLane Torchy Blane movie. ” - hbenthow
 
17.
My Man Godfrey (1936)
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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. (94 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
“ One of the very best screwball comedies ever made. Carole Lombard and William Powell, as usual, are great. ” - hbenthow
 
18.
His Girl Friday (1940)
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ A great satirical screwball comedy. ” - hbenthow
 
19.
Meet John Doe (1941)
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. (122 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ One of Frank Capra's best movies. ” - hbenthow
 
20.
Behave Yourself! (1951)
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When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law? (81 mins.)
Director: George Beck
“ An underrated comedy from the 1950s. ” - hbenthow
 
21.
Flash Gordon (1936)
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Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless. (245 mins.)
“ Perhaps the greatest serial ever made. ” - hbenthow
 
22.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
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After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world. (106 mins.)
Director: Kerry Conran
“ One of the best adventure movies of the 2000's, and a great homage to 1930s adventure serials and movies. ” - hbenthow
 
23.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. (115 mins.)
“ Another great homage to 1930s serials. ” - hbenthow
 
24.
The Mummy (1999)
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An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy. (125 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
“ The best archeology-themed adventure movie since the original Indiana Jones trilogy, and one of the most re-watchable movies ever made. ” - hbenthow
 
25.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
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When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis. (127 mins.)
“ The second-best Indiana Jones movie. ” - hbenthow
 
26.
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
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While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby. (102 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ One of the very funniest movies ever made. ” - hbenthow
 
27.
Nothing Sacred (1937)
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Hazel Flagg of Warsaw, Vermont receives the news that her terminal case of radium poisoning from a workplace... (77 mins.)
“ A brilliant screwball comedy, starring the ever-great Carole Lombard. ” - hbenthow
 
28.
The Mark of Zorro (1940)
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A young aristocrat must masquerade as a fop in order to maintain his secret identity of Zorro as he restores justice to early California. (94 mins.)
“ Right up there with "The Adventures of Robin Hood". ” - hbenthow
 
29.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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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. (102 mins.)
“ The greatest movie depiction of Robin, Marian, and the merry men. Kevin Costner, eat your heart out. ” - hbenthow
 
30.
Captain Blood (1935)
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After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
31.
Gunga Din (1939)
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In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land. (117 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ The original "Indiana Jones" (along with Secret of the Incas). ” - hbenthow
 
32.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
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Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ Another great adventure movie from the director of "The Rocketeer". ” - hbenthow
 
33.
The Stork Club (1945)
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A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man... (98 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
“ A delightful little comedy. ” - hbenthow
 
34.
The Perils of Pauline (1947)
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The real life story of actress Pearl White during her rise to fame in silent serials. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ A very funny faux-biopic, tinged with sadness. ” - hbenthow
 
35.
Heading for Heaven (1947)
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Stuart Erwin plays a small-town real estate agent who owns much property which, for several generations... (65 mins.)
“ A funny B-comedy starring Stuart Erwin, and featuring the great scene-stealer Glenda Farrell. ” - hbenthow
 
36.
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ One of those movies that really does live up to the hype. ” - hbenthow
 
37.
It's a Joke, Son! (1947)
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The first Eagle-Lion film stars Kenny Delmar as Senator Beauregard Claghorn, his "Allen's Alley" resident-character... (63 mins.)
Director: Ben Stoloff
“ The first and only movie to portray the radio character Senator Claghorn, the original inspiration for the cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn. ” - hbenthow
 
38.
The Milky Way (1936)
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Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's... (89 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
“ Harold Lloyd in one of his best talkie roles. ” - hbenthow
 
39.
Way Out West (1937)
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Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector... (64 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
“ Perhaps the best Laurel and Hardy movie. ” - hbenthow
 
40.
Sons of the Desert (1933)
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When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way. (68 mins.)
“ Gives "Way Out West" a run for its money. ” - hbenthow
 
41.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Probably one of the best five or so dark comedies ever made. ” - hbenthow
 
42.
Palooka (1934)
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Knobby discovers young hunk Palooka and trains him to fight the reigning champ, also drunken sot, Al McSwatt. (86 mins.)
“ The very first Joe Palooka movie ever made. ” - hbenthow
 
43.
Chickens Come Home- (1931 Short Film)
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Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo ('just the same old apple-cheeked boy')... (30 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
“ I almost died laughing. ” - hbenthow
 
44.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ One of the most truly epic movies ever made. ” - hbenthow
 
45.
Forbidden Planet (1956)
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (98 mins.)
“ One of the very best science fiction movies of all time. ” - hbenthow
 
46.
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
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An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers. (63 mins.)
 
47.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Wonderfully eerie. ” - hbenthow
 
48.
Dick Tracy (1937)
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A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. (290 mins.)
“ One of the all-time greatest serials. ” - hbenthow
 
49.
Dick Tracy (1990)
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The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob. (105 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
“ A great musical version of Dick Tracy. ” - hbenthow
 
50.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
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Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk... (89 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
“ Another great talkie role for Horold Lloyd. This one's a sequel to his silent movie "The Freshman". ” - hbenthow
 
51.
Prison Break (1938)
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Joaquin Shannon arrives home from a cruise on his fishing boat. His first mate, Charles Nelson, is to marry Shannon's sister the next day... (72 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ Glenda Farrell and Barton MacLane team up again, this time in a non-Torchy Blane movie. This is a more dark, serious movie, exploring the poor treatment of prisoners. Interesting bit of trivia: in the Torchy Blane movies, Glenda Farrell calls Barton MacLane "Skipper". In this one, he calls her "Skipper". ” - hbenthow
 
52.
The Front Page (1931)
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Hildy Johnson, newspaper reporter, is engaged to Peggy Grant and planning to move to New York for a higher paying advertising job... (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ The original adaption of the stage play of the same name, which later inspired "His Girl Friday". ” - hbenthow
 
53.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice. (129 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
“ A true masterpiece. ” - hbenthow
 
54.
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936)
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A Fleet Street barber recounts the story of Sweeney Todd, a notorious barber who in the last century murdered many customers for their money. (76 mins.)
Director: George King
“ I'll polish you off real fine, sir. I'll polish you off reeeaaal fine. ” - hbenthow
 
55.
Blondie (1938)
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In this first of the Blondie series, Dagwood loses his job on the eve of his and Blondie's fifth wedding anniversary. (70 mins.)
“ The first Blondie movie. ” - hbenthow
 
56.
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939)
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A salesman convinces Blondie that Baby Dumpling is a budding genius, so the Bumsteads enroll him in a special school from which he disappears. (68 mins.)
 
57.
Blondie Goes Latin (1941)
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Dagwood disguises himself as a drummer in the ship's conga band to sneak aboard a South American cruise ship. Blondie performs several song-and-dance routines. (68 mins.)
 
58.
Blondie Goes to College (1942)
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Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They... (74 mins.)
 
59.
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940)
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Mr. Dithers has a house he can't unload because it is rumored to be haunted. When he lets the Bumsteads move into it... (70 mins.)
 
60.
Blondie in Society (1941)
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Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display. (76 mins.)
 
61.
Blondie on a Budget (1940)
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Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat. (72 mins.)
 
62.
Blondie Meets the Boss (1939)
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Blondie takes over Dagwood's job while he goes off on a fishing trip. (75 mins.)
 
63.
Blondie Plays Cupid (1940)
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The Bumstead family is off to see relatives in the country when Blondie runs into Charlie and Millie, an eloping couple needing her help. (68 mins.)
 
64.
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)
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Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens. (69 mins.)
 
65.
The Thin Man (1934)
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Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. (91 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
66.
After the Thin Man (1936)
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family. (112 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
67.
Another Thin Man (1939)
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An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out. (103 mins.)
 
68.
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
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Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track. (97 mins.)
 
69.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
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Nick and Nora go on holiday, and end up involved in a murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
70.
Song of the Thin Man (1947)
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Nick, Nora, and Nick Jr. investigate the murder of a band leader in New York. (86 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
 
71.
Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)
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The Kettles and their fifteen children are about to be evicted from their rundown rustic home when Pa... (76 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
“ I'll get around to it one of these days. ” - hbenthow
 
72.
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1950)
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The Kettles leave their ultra-modern home and return to the country looking for uranium. Ma and Tom's mother-in-law, Mrs. Parker, fight over whether their grandchild will be raised "hygienically". (80 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
73.
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950)
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When Pa wins a jingle-writing contest, he and Ma head for New York City. They they get in trouble with gangsters when they lose some stolen money which they had already agreed to deliver to one of the thugs. (79 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
74.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)
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Elwin Kettle might win a scholarship to an agricultural college. Essay contest judges Mannering and... (80 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
75.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952)
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Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson. (78 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
 
76.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1955)
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Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped. (79 mins.)
Director: Lee Sholem
 
77.
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
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The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards... (76 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
78.
The Egg and I (1947)
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On their wedding night Bob informs his new bride Betty that he has bought a chicken farm. An abandoned chicken farm... (108 mins.)
Director: Chester Erskine
 
79.
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
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A high school girl falls for a playboy artist with screwball results. (95 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
“ A great comedy about teenage crushes. ” - hbenthow
 
80.
Midnight (1939)
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A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man. (94 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ An unfortunately obscure screwball comedy starring Don Ameche and Claudette Colbert. ” - hbenthow
 
81.
My Fair Lady (1964)
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Ain't it loverly? ” - hbenthow
 
82.
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
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A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. (92 mins.)
 
83.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
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Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco. (84 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
84.
Mousehunt (1997)
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Two stumblebum inheritors are determined to rid their antique house of a mouse who is equally determined to stay where he is. (98 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ The closest we'll ever get to a "Laurel and hardy meet Tom and Jerry" movie. ” - hbenthow
 
85.
Ratatouille (2007)
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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (111 mins.)
“ Pixar's best. ” - hbenthow
 
86.
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it. (72 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ The ending's weak, but the rest makes up for it. It's hilarious. ” - hbenthow
 
87.
Gattaca (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
“ A very touching and poignant movie of a type I rarely like. ” - hbenthow
 
88.
Just Around the Corner (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Shirley helps her idealistic architect father get his dream of a slum clearance project; The little miss dances with bill "Bojangles" robinson. Based on paul gerard smith's book, "Lucky penny". (70 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
“ A movie with a lot of sentimental value for me. ” - hbenthow
 
89.
Song of the South (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. (94 mins.)
“ A delightful musical story based on Joel Chandler Harris' Uncle Remus stories. And no, it's NOT racist! ” - hbenthow
 
90.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A skirmish in Shanghai puts archaeologist Indiana Jones, his partner Short Round and singer Willie Scott crossing paths with an Indian village desperate to reclaim a rock stolen by a secret cult beneath the catacombs of an ancient palace. (118 mins.)
“ Not as good as "Raiders" or "Last Crusade", but still pretty great. ” - hbenthow
 
91.
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Faiman
 
92.
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under. (108 mins.)
Director: John Cornell
 
93.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. (143 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ You'll always remember this as the day that you *almost* captured Captain Jack Sparrow! ” - hbenthow
 
94.
Pot o' Gold (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there... (86 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ A delightful musical comedy with Jimmy Stewart. ” - hbenthow
 
95.
Slipping Wives (1927 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Neglected by her husband, our heroine decides to make him jealous by getting the handyman to play a literary genius at a party and flirt with her. (23 mins.)
Director: Fred Guiol
“ I never thought the story of Sampson could be so hilarious as when Stan Laurel tells it. ” - hbenthow
 
96.
The Nutty Professor (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love. (107 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
97.
Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In Victorian London the esteemed Dr. Pyckle uses himself as a guinea pig when he experiments with a new drug that changes him into a compulsive prankster. (21 mins.)
 
98.
Superman (1941 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon. (10 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ I like the Fleischer cartoons, the George Reeves show, and the movies with Christopher Reeve all very much, but the Fleischer cartoons are the most "perfect" screen portrayal of Superman, in my opinion.

I put just this one on the list because putting all 17 of the Fleischer cartoons would take up too much space. ” - hbenthow
 
99.
Superman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. (143 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ A modern classic. ” - hbenthow
 
100.
Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ A worthy sequel to the first. ” - hbenthow