Greatest Movies of All Time

by doug-rife | created - 22 Oct 2011 | updated - 22 Oct 2011 | Public

I decided to create a list in order to share my heart through my favorite films. After studying film for a great portion of my life and spreading my knowledge to others for over 30 years, I've compiled a list of some of the cinema gems that shine the brightest. Enjoy.

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1. Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011 Video)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.8
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Sharpay Evans travels to New York where she is pursuing a Broadway career but it's her dog who lands an acting gig first.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Ashley Tisdale, Austin Butler, Cameron Goodman, Bradley Steven Perry

Votes: 5,012

2. Play the Game (2009)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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35 Metascore

A young ladies' man teaches his dating tricks to his lonely, widowed grandfather, and plays his best mind games to meet the woman of his dreams.

Director: Marc Fienberg | Stars: Paul Campbell, Andy Griffith, Doris Roberts, Marla Sokoloff

Votes: 2,355 | Gross: $0.66M

3. Meet Dave (2008)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.9
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43 Metascore

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan

Votes: 33,969 | Gross: $11.80M

4. Lemonade Mouth (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Five high school kids, Olivia, Wendall, Stella, Charlie, and "Mo", meet in detention and start a band based off the lemonade vending machine outside the detention room.

Director: Patricia Riggen | Stars: Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko, Naomi Scott

Votes: 10,543

5. Spy Kids (2001)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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71 Metascore

The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino

Votes: 92,444 | Gross: $112.72M

6. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

Votes: 349,354 | Gross: $352.39M

By far the GREATEST action movie of all time

7. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 81,359 | Gross: $144.16M

8. Big Momma's House (2000)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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33 Metascore

In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington

Votes: 72,056 | Gross: $117.56M

9. Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003)

PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.2
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57 Metascore

Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Daryl Sabara, Alexa PenaVega, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino

Votes: 45,028 | Gross: $111.76M

10. Drake and Josh Go Hollywood (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Drake and Josh mistakenly send Megan on the wrong plane to L.A. so they follow her and get caught in something bigger than they expected.

Director: Steve Hoefer | Stars: Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Nancy Sullivan, Jonathan Goldstein

Votes: 3,417

11. Read It and Weep (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A shy and retiring high school student develops a peculiar alter ego that changes her life forever.

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Kay Panabaker, Danielle Panabaker, Alexandra Krosney, Marquise C. Brown

Votes: 4,396

12. Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.5
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A Californian teenager learns that she is the reincarnation of a legendary female warrior destined to protect the world.

Director: John Laing | Stars: Brenda Song, Shin Koyamada, Susan Chuang, Justin Chon

Votes: 4,269

13. Gone with the Wind (1939)

G | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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97 Metascore

A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 240,422 | Gross: $198.68M

14. School of Life (2005 TV Movie)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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A new teacher squares off against his crusty competitor for a teacher of the year award.

Director: William Dear | Stars: David Paymer, Ryan Reynolds, John Astin, Andrew Robb

Votes: 4,665

15. Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009)

G | 76 min | Documentary, Music

2.1
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45 Metascore

A 3-D concert film of the 2008 Jonas Brothers "Burning Up" concert tour, as well as documentary footage on the lives of the three brothers.

Director: Bruce Hendricks | Stars: Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, John Taylor

Votes: 17,139 | Gross: $19.16M

16. The Country Bears (2002)

G | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Music

4.0
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37 Metascore

Based on an attraction at Disneyland, the Country Bear Jamboree, this movie is one in a long line of live action Disney family films. The movie is a satire of "Behind the Music" rock and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hastings | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Diedrich Bader, Candy Ford, James Gammon

Votes: 4,194 | Gross: $16.99M

17. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Votes: 1,300,273 | Gross: $134.97M

18. Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

2.0
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9 Metascore

A group of smart-talking toddlers find themselves at the center of a media mogul's experiment to crack the code to baby talk. The toddlers must race against time for the sake of babies everywhere.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Jon Voight, Scott Baio, Vanessa Angel, Skyler Shaye

Votes: 27,078 | Gross: $9.11M

19. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)

PG | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Family

4.3
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30 Metascore

The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Bette Midler, Chris O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer, James Marsden

Votes: 11,391 | Gross: $43.59M

20. Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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66 Metascore

The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino

Votes: 50,094 | Gross: $85.85M

21. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

Directors: Stephen Hillenburg, Mark Osborne | Stars: Tom Kenny, Jeffrey Tambor, Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence

Votes: 65,335 | Gross: $85.42M

22. The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.8
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The girl group travel to India to star in a Bollywood movie - but end up competing for the same part.

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Adrienne Houghton, Sabrina Bryan, Kiely Williams, Roshan Seth

Votes: 3,248

This made the list because Raven wasn't in it

23. The Cheetah Girls (2003 TV Movie)

TV-G | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.8
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Four teens aim to take the world by storm with their music.

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Houghton, Kiely Williams, Sabrina Bryan

Votes: 5,707

24. The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.0
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The girl group return for more adventures, this time traveling to Spain to take part in a music festival.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Houghton, Sabrina Bryan, Kiely Williams

Votes: 4,693

25. Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Two women plot revenge against the woman marrying their friend's ex-boyfriend.

Director: James Hayman | Stars: Raven-Symoné, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Beth Broderick, David Clayton Rogers

Votes: 5,052

26. College Road Trip (2008)

G | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.3
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36 Metascore

James Porter (Martin Lawrence) drives his teenage daughter Melanie (Raven Symone), from their home in Chicago to a college interview in Washington, D.C.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Raven-Symoné, Martin Lawrence, Kym Whitley, Adam LeFevre

Votes: 13,994 | Gross: $45.59M

27. Sorority Wars (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Katie (Lucy Hale) and Sara (Phoebe Strole) have been friends since childhood. They enter college together, where Katie is a prized legacy candidate for the Delta sorority, which was ... See full summary »

Director: James Hayman | Stars: Lucy Hale, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Amanda Schull, Phoebe Strole

Votes: 4,754

28. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,903,177 | Gross: $28.34M

29. Mars Needs Moms (2011)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.4
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49 Metascore

A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away.

Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois

Votes: 18,843 | Gross: $21.38M

30. Space Jam (1996)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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59 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

Votes: 127,853 | Gross: $90.46M

31. Bedtime Stories (2008)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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33 Metascore

A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Courteney Cox, Guy Pearce

Votes: 77,716 | Gross: $110.10M

32. The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.1
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A teenage boy is surprised to discover that he has the super power to make food appear in his hands.

Director: Dane Cannon | Stars: Lucas Grabeel, Brittany Curran, Kunal Sharma, Jeff Braine

Votes: 761

33. Daniel the Wizard (2004)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

1.9
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Evil assassins want to kill Daniel Kublbock, the third runner up for the German Idols.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Daniel Küblböck, Ulli Lommel, Rudolf Waldemar Brem, Katja Rupé

Votes: 13,471

34. Penelope (2006)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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48 Metascore

A modern romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will accept her as one of their own."

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Reese Witherspoon, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 54,517 | Gross: $10.01M

35. Jack and Jill (I) (2011)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

3.4
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23 Metascore

Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino, Elodie Tougne

Votes: 66,053 | Gross: $74.16M

36. Race to Witch Mountain (2009)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.7
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52 Metascore

A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig

Votes: 47,507 | Gross: $67.17M

37. Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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53 Metascore

The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.

Director: Kelly Asbury | Stars: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 45,942 | Gross: $99.97M

38. The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

1.9
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7 Metascore

A woman agrees to go on a date with a man only if he finds a suitor for her unattractive best friend.

Director: Tom Putnam | Stars: Paris Hilton, Joel David Moore, Christine Lakin, Johann Urb

Votes: 34,394 | Gross: $0.03M

39. The King's Speech (2010)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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88 Metascore

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 554,061 | Gross: $138.80M

40. Disaster Movie (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

1.9
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15 Metascore

Over the course of one evening, an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and catastrophic events.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Carmen Electra, Vanessa Lachey, Nicole Parker, Matt Lanter

Votes: 78,866 | Gross: $14.19M

41. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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56 Metascore

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, Steve Pemberton, Lily Atkinson

Votes: 97,943 | Gross: $33.30M

42. Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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53 Metascore

The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond

Votes: 74,469 | Gross: $68.22M

43. Vampires Suck (2010)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy

3.4
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18 Metascore

A spoof of vampire-themed movies, where teenager Becca finds herself torn between two boys. As she and her friends wrestle with a number of different dramas, everything comes to a head at their prom.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Jenn Proske, Matt Lanter, Diedrich Bader, Chris Riggi

Votes: 41,556 | Gross: $36.66M

44. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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44 Metascore

Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship - this time with werewolf Jacob Black.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Christina Jastrzembska

Votes: 234,966 | Gross: $296.62M

45. When in Rome (I) (2002 Video)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Family

4.8
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Leila and Charli Hunter are in Rome to participate in a Summer Intern Program. After they begin their jobs, they are immediately fired due to careless mishaps. But Derek Hammond, who owns ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Purcell | Stars: Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Leslie Danon, Julian Stone

Votes: 3,926

46. Uncle P (2007)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

3.6
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Rapper/multi-millionaire P. Miller becomes the guardian of his sister's three children - all of whom need a father figure in their lives.

Director: Bernard Gourley | Stars: Master P, Romeo Miller, Mercedeh Allen, TeeJay Boyce

Votes: 454

47. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.4
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29 Metascore

Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »

Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer, Austin O'Brien, Ely Pouget

Votes: 8,412 | Gross: $2.41M

48. Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

7.4
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The boys return from jail to find the park has deteriorated, with a brand new park being created beside it. They attempt a series of get rich quick schemes and robberies, while a freshly drunk Lahey threatens to derail their plans.

Director: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth

Votes: 6,026

49. High School Musical 2 (2007 TV Movie)

TV-G | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.9
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School's out for summer and the East High Wildcats are ready to make it the time of their lives after landing jobs in a wealthy country club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel

Votes: 45,028

50. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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100 Metascore

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 331,477 | Gross: $1.59M