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1.
The Champ (1931)
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Alcoholic ex-boxer struggles to provide a good living for his son. (86 mins.)
“ this movie rulz! if you lie=kk==e that sort of astranged father son thing. oh yeah. and it getz real funny with the kid and his father. ” - gael summers-gavin
 
2.
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
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The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well. (104 mins.)
Director: Cedric Gibbons
“ difinitive tarzan before all the censorship business. a whole lot of tarzans mate swimming nakedm, an awesome monkey smoking. the body count is in the hundreds. ” - gael summers-gavin
 
3.
Mad Love (1935)
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An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her husband's hands with the hands of a knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives. (68 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
“ bondage club addict crazy doctor sews a serial killer hand on a concert pianist...... ” - gael summers-gavin
 
4.
The Petrified Forest (1936)
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ duke mantee, the most famous killer in the world, just came to your house for a visit and to hide out from the cops....

i think i'm gonna end all my text ... and i'm going to do these in release date order... ” - gael summers-gavin
 
5.
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)
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Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind. (87 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ it think the title speaks for itself. ” - gael summers-gavin
 
6.
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
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A corrupt D.A. with gubernatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him. (92 mins.)
“ this is my cagney pick. i love this prison movie. it ends with a hilarious gun fight with the prisoners taking over the prison ” - gael summers-gavin
 
7.
They Drive by Night (1940)
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Two brothers struggle as wildcat truck drivers; one comes to harm, the other is accused of his friend's murder. (95 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ this is the TRAGIC beginning to organized trucking ” - gael summers-gavin
 
8.
High Sierra (1941)
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After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort. (100 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ bogart is awesome ” - gael summers-gavin
 
9.
In This Our Life (1942)
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A young woman (Stanley Timberlake) dumps her fiance (Craig Fleming) and runs off with her sister's (Roy Timberlake) husband (Peter Kingsmill)... (97 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ my favorite huston movie. so tragic. so funny. ” - gael summers-gavin
 
10.
Lifeboat (1944)
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Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it. (97 mins.)
“ this hitchcock movie is hilarious. it all takes place on a boat and the lady has a movie camera. and they just tell jokes the whole time. ” - gael summers-gavin
 
11.
Scarlet Street (1945)
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When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fianc persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has. (103 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ is the best artist ever and johnny is so funny. i love joan bennett in this ” - gael summers-gavin
 
12.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier. (116 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ the ending is amazing. the whole movie is ” - gael summers-gavin
 
13.
The Dark Mirror (1946)
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A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible. (85 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
“ olivia! twins! dont need to say anything else.

except depalma sisters ” - gael summers-gavin
 
14.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. (104 mins.)
“ that foul mouthed ghost of a sea captain is so funny ” - gael summers-gavin
 
15.
Dark Passage (1947)
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A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
“ pov prison escape. bogart in bandages! amazing! ” - gael summers-gavin
 
16.
Road House (1948)
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A night club owner becomes infatuated with a torch singer and frames his best friend/manager for embezzlement when the chanteuse falls in love with him. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
“ widmarks defining role. lupino is a dream. this movie is killer ” - gael summers-gavin
 
17.
The Snake Pit (1948)
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A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution. (108 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ olivia d=e havelend is the best actress ever!! ” - gael summers-gavin
 
18.
Wild Weed (1949)
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A chorus girl's career is ruined and her brother is driven to suicide when she starts smoking marijuana. (70 mins.)
Director: Sherman Scott
“ aka she shoulda said no. her bro over reacts to her pot dealing but i guess thats how some people feel about drugs ” - gael summers-gavin
 
19.
Deadly Is the Female (1950)
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A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is. (86 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
“ best movie ever ” - gael summers-gavin
 
20.
The Steel Helmet (1951)
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A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War. (85 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
“ sm fuller ” - gael summers-gavin
 
21.
Cause for Alarm! (1951)
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Mr. Jones is a invalid husband who wrongly thinks his wife and doctor are conspiring to kill him and outlines that suspicion in letter, which causes a serious concern when he ends up dying anyway. (74 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
“ paranoia and guilt. and getting away with it ” - gael summers-gavin
 
22.
Ace in the Hole (1951)
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A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus. (111 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ just looking for indian pots. priceless ” - gael summers-gavin
 
23.
The African Queen (1951)
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In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. (105 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ finally a color huston movie. i hope they colorizing his catalog

i hope they colorize every movie on my list so far! ” - gael summers-gavin
 
24.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)
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Abbott & Costello's version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans. (70 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
“ there are so many jokes in this show ” - gael summers-gavin
 
25.
Invaders from Mars (1953)
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings. (78 mins.)
“ the fence ” - gael summers-gavin
 
26.
Johnny Guitar (1954)
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A strong willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob, when she helps a wounded gang member. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ nic ray is awesome ” - gael summers-gavin
 
27.
Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953)
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Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc. (114 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
“ i love this show. i wish it was shot in color. top of my colorization list ” - gael summers-gavin
 
28.
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.)
“ a lot of wildlife in this show ” - gael summers-gavin
 
29.
The Big Knife (1955)
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Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career. (111 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ i love ida lupino. devastating ” - gael summers-gavin
 
30.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
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A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ its like they have to do it ” - gael summers-gavin
 
31.
The Killing (1956)
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ you.re like a joke without a punchline ” - gael summers-gavin
 
32.
Written on the Wind (1956)
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Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister. (99 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
“ this sort of thing happens all the time ” - gael summers-gavin
 
33.
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
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When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war. (88 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
“ there are more ” - gael summers-gavin
 
34.
Panic in Year Zero! (1962)
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A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive. (93 mins.)
Director: Ray Milland
“ this is the reality of what will happen ” - gael summers-gavin
 
35.
The Birds (1963)
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A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. (119 mins.)
“ frightened. terribly frightened. ” - gael summers-gavin
 
36.
Marnie (1964)
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Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them. (130 mins.)
“ this show is messed up ” - gael summers-gavin
 
37.
Contempt (1963)
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
38.
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
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A jealous piano teacher Orville Spooner sends his beautiful wife, Zelda, away for the night while he tries to sell a song to a famous nightclub singer Dino, who is stranded in town. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
39.
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
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Three go-go dancers holding a young girl hostage come across a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert. After learning he's hiding a sum of cash around, the women start scheming on him. (83 mins.)
Director: Russ Meyer