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1. A Woman's Face (1941)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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A female blackmailer with a disfiguring facial scar meets a plastic surgeon who offers her the possibility of looking like a normal woman.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt, Osa Massen

Votes: 1,972

Will Come back to, slow openning

2. A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.7
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A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

Votes: 768

3. More Than a Secretary (1936)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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When the co-owner of a secretarial school visits a magazine editor to find out why he runs through secretaries, she's mistaken for an applicant. Drawn to him, she accepts the position.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Jean Arthur, George Brent, Lionel Stander, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 452

4. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Votes: 16,365

5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 85,866 | Gross: $9.60M

6. Men in White (1934)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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An idealistic doctor must make some hard choices between his dedication to the profession and his personal life.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Jean Hersholt, Elizabeth Allan

Votes: 476

7. Private Lives (1931)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Divorced couple unexpectedly meet each other during their honeymoon and rekindle their love.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Reginald Denny, Una Merkel

Votes: 831

8. Lovers Courageous (1932)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Aspiring playwright jumping from job to job falls for admiral's daughter.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Roland Young, Frederick Kerr

Votes: 114

9. No More Ladies (1935)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous.

Directors: Edward H. Griffith, George Cukor | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Charles Ruggles, Franchot Tone

Votes: 501 | Gross: $1.12M

10. Evelyn Prentice (1934)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell

Votes: 1,092

11. Man-Proof (1938)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Myrna Loy, Franchot Tone, Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 374

12. A Connecticut Yankee (1931)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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Will Rogers, beloved American humorist, takes a trip back in time to King Arthur's Court. With Maureen O'Sullivan and Myrna Loy.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Will Rogers, William Farnum, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 248

13. Libeled Lady (1936)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Votes: 5,852

14. After the Thin Man (1936)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi

Votes: 7,792

15. Parnell (1937)

Passed | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.2
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The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Edna May Oliver, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 362 | Gross: $1.58M

16. Double Wedding (1937)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's milquetoast fiancé, and a free-spirited artist in an auto trailer are all experiencing romantic complications.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Florence Rice, John Beal

Votes: 1,458

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17. Another Thin Man (1939)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in new parents Nick and Nora to sort things out.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger

Votes: 5,228

18. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny

Votes: 8,592

19. If This Be Sin (1949)

72 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A lonely wife of a workaholic husband on the magical Isle of Capri meets a charming and attractive young man. An exciting affair must end when word gets back to the husband and he becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Myrna Loy, Roger Livesey, Peggy Cummins, Richard Greene

Votes: 22

20. Hot Saturday (1932)

73 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A pretty but virtuous small-town bank clerk is the victim of a vicious rumor from an unsuccessful suitor that she spent the night with a notorious womanizer.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Cary Grant, Nancy Carroll, Randolph Scott, Edward Woods

Votes: 772

21. Gambling Ship (1933)

72 min | Drama

6.4
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Tired of the dangerous life as gambling boss, Ace Corbin 'retires' from the racket and travels cross-country by train to begin a new life with a new name. On the train, he meets Eleanor and... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Max Marcin | Stars: Cary Grant, Benita Hume, Jack La Rue, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 118

22. Ladies Should Listen (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Cary Grant, Frances Drake, Edward Everett Horton, Rosita Moreno

Votes: 164

23. In Name Only (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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After a wealthy man finds out his wife is a gold digger, he meets and falls for a widowed mother, and complications ensue.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

Votes: 2,082

24. Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

6.3
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A willful woman concocts an elaborate scheme to trap a handsome pediatrician into marriage.

Director: Don Hartman | Stars: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Franchot Tone, Diana Lynn

Votes: 1,791

25. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.0
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While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

Votes: 47,929

26. Please Believe Me (1950)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Alison Kirbe of London, receives a telegram from Texas, that she has inherited a livestock ranch. It is plastered throughout the London newspapers that Alison has become a rich heiress, and... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens, Peter Lawford

Votes: 359

27. I Live My Life (1935)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Kay, a bored society girl from New York, takes a trip to Greece-where she meets, Terry, an archaeologist. Kay flirts with Terry and he falls for Kay. Kay heads back to New York and Terry ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Joan Crawford, Brian Aherne, Frank Morgan, Aline MacMahon

Votes: 403

28. Rosalie (1937)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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West Point cadet Dick Thorpe falls in love with a girl, who turns out to be a princess from an European kingdom.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Eleanor Powell, Frank Morgan, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 376

29. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

Votes: 493

30. My Reputation (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A recent widow meets an army major while skiing and despite pressures from friends and family becomes romantically involved with him.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Warner Anderson, Lucile Watson

Votes: 1,015

31. Breakfast for Two (1937)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Texan debutante Valentine Ransome tries to reform a bankrupt playboy.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Herbert Marshall, Glenda Farrell, Eric Blore

Votes: 668

32. A Lost Lady (1934)

Approved | 61 min | Drama

6.1
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Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he is killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian becomes withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfred E. Green, Phil Rosen | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Frank Morgan, Ricardo Cortez, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 351

33. Ever in My Heart (1933)

68 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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World War I brings tribulations to an American woman married to a German.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Otto Kruger, Ralph Bellamy, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 443

34. Baby Face (1933)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 4,741

35. Illicit (1931)

Unrated | 79 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A young couple lives together out of wedlock, but they find that they're ahead of their time.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Rennie, Ricardo Cortez, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 652

36. Adam's Rib (1949)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell

Votes: 16,848

37. It's a Small World (1935)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge, sheriff, etc. and decides to try them. She is trouble at first,... See full summary »

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Wendy Barrie, Raymond Walburn, Virginia Sale

Votes: 42

38. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery

Votes: 14,264 | Gross: $1.24M

39. Above Suspicion (1943)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though, for they are on a spying mission for British intelligence on ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 1,441

40. Possessed (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

Votes: 3,639 | Gross: $1.99M

41. Daisy Kenyon (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Ruth Warrick

Votes: 1,668

42. Night Song (1947)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Music

6.4
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When a beautiful socialite falls in love with an embittered composer who is blind, she feigns blindness herself in order to get closer to him.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Dana Andrews, Merle Oberon, Ethel Barrymore, Hoagy Carmichael

Votes: 325

43. Cain and Mabel (1936)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, Allen Jenkins, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 1,458

44. 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: 238,463 | Gross: $198.68M

45. Key to the City (1950)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of "Puget City" and is proud of his rough and tumble background. ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Frank Morgan, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 521

46. Between Us Girls (1942)

85 min | Comedy

6.7
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Carrie, ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky, travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris has just purchased. Chris is ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Diana Barrymore, Robert Cummings, Kay Francis, John Boles

Votes: 51

47. Always in My Heart (1942)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Musical

6.5
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After many years, MacKenzie Scott is pardoned from prison, but his wife is already involved with another man. Nevertheless, he travels incognito to his family's town. There he befriends his... See full summary »

Director: Jo Graham | Stars: Kay Francis, Walter Huston, Gloria Warren, Patti Hale

Votes: 320

48. Charley's Aunt (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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In 1890, two students at Oxford force their rascally friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil--where the nuts come from.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Jack Benny, Kay Francis, James Ellison, Anne Baxter

Votes: 423

49. Play Girl (1941)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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The fascinating Grace Herbert has many years' experience as a professional gold-digger. Her finances at a low ebb, she finds her mature beauty less effective than of yore, and takes on ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Woodruff | Stars: Kay Francis, James Ellison, Mildred Coles, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 211

50. Another Dawn (1937)

Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Kay Francis, Errol Flynn, Ian Hunter, Frieda Inescort

Votes: 419

51. I Found Stella Parish (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A theatrical star abruptly leaves England to escape her secret past, while a newspaper reporter follows her trail to America to get the scoop.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, Paul Lukas, Sybil Jason

Votes: 262

52. One Way Passage (1932)

Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Frank McHugh, Aline MacMahon

Votes: 2,649

53. Jewel Robbery (1932)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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A gentleman thief charms a Viennese baron's wife and also conducts a daring daylight robbery of a jewellers.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Helen Vinson, Hardie Albright

Votes: 1,313

54. Man Wanted (1932)

Not Rated | 62 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A female editor of a magazine falls in love with her male secretary.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Kay Francis, David Manners, Una Merkel, Andy Devine

Votes: 399

55. Ladies' Man (1931)

70 min | Drama

6.4
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A society gigolo goes after a rich mother and her daughter, but tries to find true happiness with his girlfriend, who is neither rich nor in "society."

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Carole Lombard, Gilbert Emery

Votes: 89

56. Quality Street (1937)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In the 1810s, an old maid poses as her own niece in order to teach her onetime beau a lesson.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Franchot Tone, Eric Blore, Fay Bainter

Votes: 858

57. Alice Adams (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable

Votes: 3,072

58. Break of Hearts (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Franz Roberti is a famous orchestra conductor who has a number of girlfriends. While talking with his old music teacher, Professor Thalma, he meets Constance, an aspiring music composer. ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Moeller | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer, John Beal, Jean Hersholt

Votes: 376

59. Christopher Strong (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A famous female flier and a member of Parliament drift into a potentially disastrous affair.

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Colin Clive, Billie Burke, Helen Chandler

Votes: 1,009

60. Ex-Lady (1933)

Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Although free spirit Helen Bauer does not believe in marriage, she consents to marry Don, but his infidelities cause her to also take on a lover.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bette Davis, Gene Raymond, Frank McHugh, Monroe Owsley

Votes: 830

61. Fashions of 1934 (1934)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
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Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn poses as An American interested in a dress and Snap conceals a camera in his cane. ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: William Powell, Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 937

62. Jimmy the Gent (1934)

67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 1,176

63. Of Human Bondage (1934)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Frances Dee, Kay Johnson

Votes: 4,890

64. Front Page Woman (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A woman reporter tries to prove she's just as good as any man, but runs into trouble along the way.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Roscoe Karns, Wini Shaw

Votes: 927

65. My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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When the owner of the New York Globe-Leader dies without making a will, the paper is inherited by his only living relative, an "old maid schoolteacher" from Nebraska. Martha Aldrich, along ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Edna May Oliver, Maureen O'Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson

Votes: 201

66. A Yank at Oxford (1938)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.7
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Lee Sheridan's ego has always been stoked by his newspaper publisher father, Dan Sheridan, who is willing to "hold the presses" solely to print Lee's many sporting accomplishments as they ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Robert Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 874

67. Hold That Kiss (1938)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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June Evans, clothing model, and Tommy Bradford, travel agent, both dream of being rich. When they meet at millionaire, J. Westley Piermont's daughter's wedding, they both assume each other ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Dennis O'Keefe, Mickey Rooney, George Barbier

Votes: 136

68. Maisie Was a Lady (1941)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid. Maisie soon finds herself trying to mend the family's ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ann Sothern, Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 370

69. Fast and Loose (1930)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A wealthy family is thrown into turmoil when the daughter falls for the family chauffeur and the son begins to keep company with a chorus girl.

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Carole Lombard, Frank Morgan, Charles Starrett

Votes: 71

70. It Pays to Advertise (1931)

63 min | Comedy

5.7
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To prove his thesis that any product--even one that doesn't exist--can be merchandized if it is advertised properly, a young man gets together with his father's savvy secretary to market a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Norman Foster, Carole Lombard, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 65

71. Man of the World (1931)

74 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. There she meets and is romanced by a worldly novelist; what she doesn't know is that he is a blackmailer who is using her to get to her uncle.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Edward Goodman | Stars: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Wynne Gibson, Lawrence Gray

Votes: 433

72. I Take This Woman (1931)

72 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A wealthy New York socialite falls for and marries a cowboy while out West. Her father disinherits her, and after trying to make a go of it as a cowboy's wife, they agree to divorce and she... See full summary »

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Helen Ware, Lester Vail

Votes: 55

73. No One Man (1932)

73 min | Drama

6.6
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When the boyfriend of a rich, bored socialite dies from a weak heart, she finds herself attracted to the doctor who treated him, a hard-working idealist decidedly different from the usual spoiled society rich kids she is used to.

Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Carole Lombard, Ricardo Cortez, Paul Lukas, Juliette Compton

Votes: 18

74. No More Orchids (1932)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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At the urging of her curmudgeon old grandfather Jerome Cedric (C. Aubrey Smith), spoiled rich kid Annie Holt (Carole Lombard) is forced to marry into royalty in order to save her banker ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Carole Lombard, Lyle Talbot, Walter Connolly, Louise Closser Hale

Votes: 236

75. On Our Merry Way (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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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.

Directors: Leslie Fenton, King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens | Stars: Paulette Goddard, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour

Votes: 490

76. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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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.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Votes: 47,371

77. Born to Dance (1936)

Passed | 106 min | Musical, Comedy

6.8
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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. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel

Votes: 1,067

78. Of Human Hearts (1938)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, Western

6.9
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This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Walter Huston, James Stewart, Beulah Bondi, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 812

79. Arsène Lupin (1932)

84 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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A detective is tasked to capture an elusive thief called Arsene Lupin.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley, John Miljan

Votes: 644

80. Dinner at Eight (1933)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow

Votes: 6,342

81. Long Lost Father (1934)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Carl Bellairs and Lindsey Lane, his daughter, meet many years after he deserted her and her mother. They don't much like each other, but wind up working in the same nightclub. Bellairs ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Chandler, Donald Cook, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 103

82. Hold That Co-ed (1938)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Sport

6.2
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While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: John Barrymore, George Murphy, Marjorie Weaver, Joan Davis

Votes: 136

83. Lady by Choice (1934)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Fan dancer Alabam Lee is convicted of breaching the morals code with her racy shows. Her agent has her adopt a "mother" from an old ladies home as a publicity ploy to improve her image. ... See full summary »

Director: David Burton | Stars: Carole Lombard, May Robson, Roger Pryor, Walter Connolly

Votes: 366

84. Rumba (1935)

71 min | Drama

6.3
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A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway show.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: George Raft, Carole Lombard, Lynne Overman, Margo

Votes: 45

85. Love Before Breakfast (1936)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy

6.5
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A rich businessman stalks another man's fiancée.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Carole Lombard, Preston Foster, Cesar Romero, Janet Beecher

Votes: 509

86. Nothing Sacred (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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An eccentric woman learns she is not dying of radium poisoning as earlier assumed, but when she meets a reporter looking for a story, she feigns sickness again for her own profit.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger, Walter Connolly

Votes: 4,907

87. Fools for Scandal (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.1
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Rene is broke and Kay is a rich actress visiting Paris. They meet, share a cab and dinner. He is smitten by her, but she leaves for London and he follows. At her house, when he cooks the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Bobby Connolly | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fernand Gravey, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 316

88. Ramona (1936)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Kent Taylor, Pauline Frederick

Votes: 195

89. Caravan (1934)

Approved | 101 min | Musical

6.6
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Member of royal family is forced to marry a vagabond.

Director: Erik Charell | Stars: Charles Boyer, Loretta Young, Jean Parker, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 47

90. Grand Slam (1933)

67 min | Comedy

5.7
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Because the Stanislavsky method of playing bridge has no rules, it promotes marital harmony for those who stick with it.

Directors: William Dieterle, Alfred E. Green | Stars: Paul Lukas, Loretta Young, Frank McHugh, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 171

91. Employees' Entrance (1933)

TV-PG | 75 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Warren William, Loretta Young, Wallace Ford, Alice White

Votes: 835

92. Life Begins (1932)

Approved | 71 min | Drama

6.6
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At a maternity hospital, future fathers pace the corridors while their wives wait for their babies either anxiously or happily. Efficient and compassionate nurse Miss Bowers keeps the ward ... See full summary »

Directors: James Flood, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Loretta Young, Eric Linden, Aline MacMahon, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 273

93. Play Girl (1932)

Unrated | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A young woman's financial problems continue through a troubled marriage to a gambler.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Winnie Lightner, Loretta Young, Norman Foster, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 205

94. I Like Your Nerve (1931)

Unrated | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Young man attempts to break up an engagement between a woman and an older man.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Loretta Young, Henry Kolker, Claud Allister

Votes: 155

95. Big Business Girl (1931)

75 min | Romance

5.9
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Thanks to her ability and her legs, Claire McIntyre rises in the business world.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Loretta Young, Frank Albertson, Ricardo Cortez, Joan Blondell

Votes: 177

96. Kismet (1930)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical

7.0
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Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Otis Skinner, Loretta Young, David Manners, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 11

97. Road to Paradise (1930)

TV-G | 74 min | Drama

5.8
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A young girl falls in with a gang of criminals. One of their capers is robbing the house of a wealthy socialite who happens to look just like her. In the process of cleaning out the house, ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Loretta Young, Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, George Barraud

Votes: 114

98. Loose Ankles (1930)

Not Rated | 69 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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In this light romantic comedy, 17-year old Loretta Young is cast as Ann Harper, a wealthy socialite who has inherited a fortune provided the family is involved in no scandals appearing in ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Wilde | Stars: Loretta Young, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Louise Fazenda, Ethel Wales

Votes: 215

99. Love Is News (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville

Votes: 440

100. Café Metropole (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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In Paris, young American Power is in debt to nightclub owner Menjou who forces him to woo heiress Young in hopes of reaping her fortune.

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Loretta Young, Tyrone Power, Adolphe Menjou, Gregory Ratoff

Votes: 432