My grandma's favorite movies

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1.
Random Harvest (1942)
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An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
2.
Rebecca (1940)
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A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. (130 mins.)
 
3.
Esa voz es una mina (1956)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Luis Lucia
 
4.
Gaslight (1944)
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
5.
Reina santa (1947)
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A virtuous Spanish princess becomes Queen of Portugal, then troubled by social struggles and court intrigue... (110 mins.)
 
6.
The Old Maid (1939)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
7.
Wuthering Heights (1939)
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A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff. (104 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
8.
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
 
9.
Ronda española (1952)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
 
10.
Jeromín (1953)
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The story of Juan de Austria, called Jeromín as a child, who unaware of his royal ascent is taken by a noblemen to live near emperor Carlos of Spain. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Lucia
 
11.
The Rocket from Calabuch (1956)
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Professor Jorge Serra Hamilton, an American scientist specialist in the atomic bomb, flees from their transcendental duties... (93 mins.)
 
12.
El Cid (1961)
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The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors. (182 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
13.
The Last Torch Song (1957)
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A musical drama featuring a tragic love story. Relates a singer's rise to fame and her subsequent downfall because of the death of her lover... (110 mins.)
Director: Juan de Orduña
 
14.
¿Dónde vas, Alfonso XII? (1959)
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The youth of Prince Alfonso who would become King Alfonso XII of Spain after Queen Isabel II abdication... (110 mins.)
 
15.
Alfonso XII y María Cristina: ¿Dónde vas triste de ti? (1960)
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Recently widowed from María de las Mercedes, King Alfonso XII of Spain is urged to marry again for securing... (99 mins.)
 
16.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
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A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
17.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force. (131 mins.)
 
18.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
19.
Sissi (1955)
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In the first of a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef. (102 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
 
20.
Sissi: The Young Empress (1956)
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The second in a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the film chronicles the married life of the young empress as she tries to adjust to formal and strict life in the palace and an overbearing mother-in-law. (107 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
 
21.
Young Bess (1953)
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The early life of Elizabeth I, from her childhood until her accession to the throne of England in 1558. (112 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
22.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it. (161 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
23.
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
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A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel. (158 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
24.
Nobleza baturra (1935)
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Pilar, a young Aragonese girl, is loved by two men. The rejected one makes believe she's been dishonest in a way hard to clear out... (85 mins.)
Director: Florián Rey