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1.
The Murder Man (1935)
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When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate. (69 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
2.
Rose-Marie (1936)
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek... (113 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
3.
Next Time We Love (1936)
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A young married couple's relationship becomes strained when he is assigned overseas as a foreign correspondent and she becomes a major stage star. (87 mins.)
 
4.
Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
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The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional. (88 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
5.
Small Town Girl (1936)
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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... (106 mins.)
 
6.
Speed (1936)
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Terry is the chief car tester for Emery Motors and Frank is an Engineer. Jane has just been hired to work in publicity... (70 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
7.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
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President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both. (103 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
8.
Born to Dance (1936)
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Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love... (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
9.
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
 
10.
Seventh Heaven (1937)
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A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police... (102 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
11.
The Last Gangster (1937)
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A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries. (81 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
12.
Navy Blue and Gold (1937)
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Truck Cross, played by Jimmy Stewart, isn't an enlisted soldier. He is an enlisted man in the Navy and therefore a sailor. Otherwise, Harold Thornton's review is excellent. (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
13.
Of Human Hearts (1938)
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This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War... (103 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
14.
Vivacious Lady (1938)
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On a quick trip to the city, young university professor Peter Morgan falls in love with nightclub performer... (90 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
15.
The Shopworn Angel (1938)
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During WWI Bill Pettigrew, a naive young Texan soldier is sent to New York for basic training. He meets... (85 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
16.
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
17.
Made for Each Other (1939)
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Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage... (92 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
18.
The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)
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An ice skater jeopardizes her marriage when she becomes a movie star. (82 mins.)
 
19.
It's a Wonderful World (1939)
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Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood is framed for murder and while Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer... (86 mins.)
 
20.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. (129 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
21.
Destry Rides Again (1939)
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When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job. (94 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
22.
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal. (99 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
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The Mortal Storm (1940)
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The Roth family lead a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil. (100 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
24.
No Time for Comedy (1940)
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Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige... (93 mins.)
 
25.
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
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When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. (112 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ academy award for best actor ” - blakescarcella
 
26.
Come Live with Me (1941)
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Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer. (86 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
27.
Pot o' Gold (1941)
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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
 
28.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
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Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful... (132 mins.)
 
29.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
30.
Magic Town (1947)
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An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. (103 mins.)
 
31.
Call Northside 777 (1948)
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Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case. (112 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
32.
On Our Merry Way (1948)
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Three short stories revolving around the topic of the daily question posed by the roving reporter to the readers of a daily newspaper. (107 mins.)
 
33.
Rope (1948)
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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. (80 mins.)
 
34.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1948)
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Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night... (100 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
35.
The Stratton Story (1949)
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms. (106 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
36.
Malaya (1949)
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Newspaperman Royer convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese. Carnahan is let out of prison to help. (98 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
37.
Winchester '73 (1950)
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive. (92 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
38.
Broken Arrow (1950)
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Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches. (93 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
39.
Harvey (1950)
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. (104 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
40.
The Jackpot (1950)
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Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers... (85 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
41.
No Highway in the Sky (1951)
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
42.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
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The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle. (152 mins.)
 
43.
Bend of the River (1952)
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When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them. (87 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
44.
Carbine Williams (1952)
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This is the story of David Marshall 'Marsh' Williams, the real life inventor of the world famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in WWII... (92 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
45.
The Naked Spur (1953)
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A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers. (91 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
46.
Thunder Bay (1953)
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Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oilrig. (103 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
47.
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
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Biography of bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944. (115 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
48.
Rear Window (1954)
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A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. (112 mins.)
 
49.
The Far Country (1954)
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A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson. (97 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
50.
Strategic Air Command (1955)
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An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence. (112 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
51.
The Man from Laramie (1955)
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A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals. (104 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
52.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. (120 mins.)
 
53.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
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Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing. (135 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
54.
Night Passage (1957)
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A fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a 10,000 dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws. (90 mins.)
Director: James Neilson
 
55.
Vertigo (1958)
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A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
 
56.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
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A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
57.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (160 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
58.
The FBI Story (1959)
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A dedicated FBI agent recalls the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies. (149 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
59.
The Mountain Road (1960)
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A US Army Major stationed in East China in 1944 is ordered to blow up military installations in order to slow down the advancing Japanese Army. (102 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
60.
Two Rode Together (1961)
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The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue... (109 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
61.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed. (123 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
62.
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
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Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them. (116 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
63.
How the West Was Won (1962)
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads. (164 mins.)
 
64.
Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
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A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal. (98 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
65.
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
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When the government agency fails to deliver even the meager supplies due by treaty to the proud Cheyenne tribe in their barren desert reserve... (154 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
66.
Dear Brigitte (1965)
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Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact... (100 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
67.
Shenandoah (1965)
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In Shenandoah, Virginia, widower farmer Charlie Anderson lives a peaceful life with his six sons - Jacob... (105 mins.)
 
68.
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
69.
The Rare Breed (1966)
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An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy hornless bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas, but have to overcome both greedy criminals and the natural elements. (97 mins.)
 
70.
Firecreek (1968)
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A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town. (104 mins.)
 
71.
Bandolero! (1968)
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Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits. (106 mins.)
 
72.
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
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An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution. (103 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
73.
Fools' Parade (1971)
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In 1935, after 40 years in a West Virginia prison, three released convicts wish to open a legitimate business using the 25 thousand dollars earned in jail but a crooked prison guard in cahoots with the town banker plan to defraud them. (98 mins.)
 
74.
The Shootist (1976)
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A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
75.
Airport '77 (1977)
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Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water. (114 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
 
76.
The Big Sleep (1978)
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Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise... (99 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
77.
The Magic of Lassie (1978)
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Lassie is trying to find her way home. She will have to run all the way from Colorado to California. Her loving owner is looking for her too. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
78.
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
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A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat. (75 mins.)