The Classics

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1.
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
 
2.
North by Northwest (1959)
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A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. (136 mins.)
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
Royal Wedding (1951)
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Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books... (93 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
6.
Penny Serenade (1941)
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A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (119 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
7.
The Pajama Game (1957)
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An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay rise. (101 mins.)
 
8.
Sabrina (1954)
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A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. (113 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
9.
At War with the Army (1950)
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Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II. (93 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
 
10.
That's My Boy (1951)
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The greatest player in Ridgefield College history uses his influence and reputation to get his only son, a sickly, uncoordinated nerd, on the college football team with comic results. (104 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
 
11.
Jumping Jacks (1952)
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Nightclub comic Hap Smith assumes the identity of another soldier so he can tour army bases in a revue with his ex-partner Chuck Allen. (96 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
12.
The Stooge (1951)
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Egotistical vaudevillian Bill Miller basks in the limelight with his successful musical-comedy act, but his success is due to his unheralded second banana. (100 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
13.
You're Never Too Young (1955)
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When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
14.
Hollywood or Bust (1956)
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A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood. (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
15.
The Delicate Delinquent (1957)
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Sidney Pythias is a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Mike Damon as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With Damon's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too. (101 mins.)
Director: Don McGuire
 
16.
The Bellboy (1960)
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In Miami Beach, the mute bellboy Stanley works at the luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel. In spite of being a serviceable and friendly employee, the clumsy Stanley gets successively into trouble with his mistakes. (72 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
17.
The Ladies Man (1961)
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job... (95 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
18.
The Errand Boy (1961)
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Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr... (92 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
19.
The Nutty Professor (1963)
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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
 
20.
The Patsy (1964)
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When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy)... (101 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
21.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964)
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When he flunks out of med school, Jerome Littlefield goes to work as an orderly in a private rest home where he wreaks havoc for everyone concerned... (90 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
22.
The Family Jewels (1965)
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A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her. (99 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
23.
Funny Face (1957)
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An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk. (103 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
24.
National Velvet (1944)
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes. (123 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
25.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)
 
26.
The King and I (1956)
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children. (133 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
27.
People Will Talk (1951)
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Dr. Noah Praetorius falls in love with Debra, a student who finds out that she is pregnant by her old boyfriend. (110 mins.)
 
28.
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
 
29.
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
 
30.
The Blue Bird (1940)
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Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness. (88 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
31.
The Talk of the Town (1942)
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An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. (118 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
32.
All About Eve (1950)
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An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. (138 mins.)
 
33.
The Inspector General (1949)
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An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge... (102 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
34.
Calamity Jane (1953)
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
35.
Torn Curtain (1966)
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An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin and then figuring out a plan to escape back to the West. (128 mins.)
 
36.
Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
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Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country... (112 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
37.
Angel and the Badman (1947)
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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in. (100 mins.)
 
38.
The Searchers (1956)
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
39.
Hondo (1953)
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Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector. (83 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
40.
Just Around the Corner (1938)
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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
 
41.
Lover Come Back (1961)
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A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not been invented yet while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor. (107 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
 
42.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
43.
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
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A man who has set up the perfect lifestyle for himself makes the mistake of marrying while drunk... and his fantasies of murder are used against him. (118 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
44.
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
 
45.
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
 
46.
Scared Stiff (1953)
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Fleeing a murder charge, a singer and a busboy (Martin & Lewis) wind up on a spooky Carribean island inherited by heiress (Scott). (108 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
47.
Father Was a Fullback (1949)
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Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie. (84 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
48.
Adam's Rib (1949)
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Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband. (101 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
49.
My Favorite Brunette (1947)
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Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there. (87 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
 
50.
Circus World (1964)
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In the early years of the 20th century, Matt Masters takes his rambling Wild West Show to Europe. His... (135 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
51.
My Friend Irma (1949)
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Prototype dumb blonde Irma and her slacker, wheeler-dealer boyfriend Al interfere in the love life of Irma's level-headed room mate Jane. (103 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
52.
Too Many Girls (1940)
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Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards... (85 mins.)
Director: George Abbott
 
53.
Captain Blood (1935)
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An enslaved doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Caribbean. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
54.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
55.
Follow the Fleet (1936)
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A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco. (110 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
56.
Casablanca (1942)
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In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
57.
The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
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At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes... (128 mins.)
 
58.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
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When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
59.
Pillow Talk (1959)
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A man and a woman who share a telephone line despise each other, but he has fun romancing her with his voice disguised. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
60.
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
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In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from West Point are posted to Kansas to help pacify the territory before railroad construction to Santa Fe can resume. (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
61.
Life with Father (1947)
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A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousity of a bookkeeper. (118 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
62.
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
 
63.
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
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Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After... (101 mins.)
 
64.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
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Norman Phiffier works as a store clerk in a large department store. Clumsy and inept, he can't do anything right. Boy are they in trouble! (90 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
65.
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
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Jesse W. Haywood graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west "to fight oral ignorance."... (101 mins.)
Director: Alan Rafkin
 
66.
With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)
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Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, get fixed up... (95 mins.)
Director: Howard Morris
 
67.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure. (205 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
68.
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.)