2012 Viewings

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1.
Midnight Episode (1950)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parry
 
2.
Happy Landing (1934)
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An action-filled film with outlaws-of-the-clouds at war with the men of the U. S. Flying Service. A young pilot, Nick Ferris, fights to track down a dangerous gang of smugglers and clear his name of an undeserved stigma. (63 mins.)
Director: R.N. Bradbury
 
3.
Nana (1926)
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When the vivacious and beautiful Nana bombs at the Théâtre des Variétés, she embarks on the life of a courtesan, using her allure and charisma to entice and pleasure men. (150 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
4.
Ghost Patrol (1936)
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A professor invents a radium tube that makes internal combustion engines stop running. He and his invention are captured by a gang of robbers. A federal agent is sent to rescue him. (60 mins.)
Director: Sam Newfield
 
5.
The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934)
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An actress is murdered in the midst of shooting a dance sequence for her latest picture, with Inspector Steve Trent on the case. (58 mins.)
 
6.
The Night Listener (2006)
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In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is thrown into chaos. (91 mins.)
 
7.
Heaven (2002)
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A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer. (97 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
8.
The Texas Rangers (1936)
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Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw. (98 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
9.
Canyon Passage (1946)
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line. (92 mins.)
 
10.
Experiment in Evil (1959 TV Movie)
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Mr. Joly, doctor Cordelier's lawyer, is amazed to discover that his client and friend leaves his possessions to a stranger, Opale, a sadistic criminal. He needs this man to prove that people's behavior can be adjusted at will... (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
11.
Outlaws' Paradise (1939)
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Gang leader Trigger Mallory is about to be released from prison. When Bill Carson notices the resemblance... (62 mins.)
Director: Sam Newfield
 
12.
Let's Have Fun (1943)
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Unemployed actor Richard Gilbert is ready to become a cab driver in order to earn a living for himself and his young daughter... (67 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
 
13.
Nobody Knows (2004)
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In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning. (141 mins.)
 
14.
You'd Be Surprised (1926)
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A diamond is stolen at a houseboat party given by the district attorney. He gives the thief a chance... (60 mins.)
Director: Arthur Rosson
 
15.
Another Year (2010)
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A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends. (129 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
16.
Kansas Raiders (1950)
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Outraged by Redleg atrocities, the James and Younger Brothers along with Kit Dalton join Quantrill's Raiders and find themselves participating in even worse war crimes. (80 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
17.
Anchoress (1993)
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In fourteenth-century England, peasant girl Christine Carpenter is so attracted to a statue of the Virgin... (108 mins.)
Director: Chris Newby
 
18.
Mickey (1918)
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Mickey, an orphan who has been brought up in a mining settlement, is sent to New York to live with her aunt. (93 mins.)
 
19.
The Artist (2011)
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A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
 
20.
The Descendants (2011)
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A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
21.
Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
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The vampire Mamuwalde (Blacula) is stirred by African voodoo, and is forced to kill again. (96 mins.)
Director: Bob Kelljan
 
22.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
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A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
23.
The Lawless Breed (1953)
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After being released from prison, former gun-fighter John Wesley Hardin hopes to have his autobiography published in order to rehabilitate his tarnished reputation. (83 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
24.
The Family Next Door (1939)
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(64 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
25.
Carnage (2011)
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Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos. (80 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
26.
After Tomorrow (1932)
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In the Depression, Pete and Sidney are good kids, working hard, giving money to their parents, and engaged... (79 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
27.
Bad Boy (1935)
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Poolroom ace Eddie marries his girlfriend Sally but can't find work so he sends her back to her family. Things improve after he catches some crooks. (56 mins.)
Director: John Blystone
 
28.
A Dangerous Method (2011)
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A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. (99 mins.)
 
29.
Love, Honor and Oh-Baby! (1940)
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In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However... (59 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
30.
Going Steady (1979)
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Teenage romande, parties and sex in 1950s Tel Aviv. Music is at the core of the lives of these teenagers. This iscomedy about three friends. (100 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
 
31.
The Story of a Cheat (1936)
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A charming scoundrel reflects on his exploits, from childhood through to manhood. (81 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
 
32.
Hugo (2011)
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Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
33.
The Tree of Life (2011)
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The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings. (139 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
34.
Larceny on the Air (1937)
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Dr. Lawrence Baxter, working with the Bureau of Pure Foods and Drugs, uses radio broadcasts to expose a number of fraudulent patient medicines... (67 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
35.
Possessed (1947)
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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. (108 mins.)
 
36.
Huckleberry Finn (1931)
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Runaway Huck Finn rafts down the Mississippi with his friends. (80 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
37.
Charley Varrick (1973)
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A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery, unaware they are stealing money from the Mob. (111 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
38.
Young Dynamite (1937)
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A young, newly-appointed rookie state trooper, John Shields, is celebrating with his sister Jane, his younger brother Freddie and Tom Marlin... (57 mins.)
Director: Leslie Goodwins
 
39.
Diner (1982)
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A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore. (110 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
40.
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
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A convicted wife murderer returns 22 year later to seek revenge on the daughter who help convict him. (90 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Heap
 
41.
Liberty Heights (1999)
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Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall... (127 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
42.
Lady and Gent (1932)
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Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear. (84 mins.)
Director: Stephen Roberts
 
43.
Penthouse Rhythm (1945)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Eddie Cline
 
44.
Argentine Nights (1940)
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An all-girl band flees to Argentina to avoid their creditors. (75 mins.)
 
45.
Special Delivery (1927)
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(60 mins.)
 
46.
Command Performance (1931)
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Director: Walter Lang
 
47.
Shame (2011)
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In New York City, Brandon's carefully cultivated private life - which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction - is disrupted when his sister arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
48.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. (127 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
49.
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
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A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. (129 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
50.
The Iron Lady (2011)
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An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. (105 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
 
51.
The Help (2011)
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An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
 
52.
Moneyball (2011)
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Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players. (133 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
 
53.
Keep Smiling (1938)
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Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle and getting him hooked up with his secretary. (75 mins.)
 
54.
Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
55.
A Better Life (2011)
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A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had. (98 mins.)
Director: Chris Weitz
 
56.
Warrior (2011)
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The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother. (140 mins.)
Director: Gavin O'Connor
 
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58.
Frost/Nixon (2008)
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A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
59.
I Love That Man (1933)
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I Love That Man is a 1933 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Harry Joe Brown and written by C...
Director: Harry Joe Brown
 
60.
Private Affairs (1940)
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Amos Bullerton, son of an old Boston family, has chosen for twenty years to remain a "black sheep" rather... (74 mins.)
 
61.
Sin You Sinners (1963)
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A stripper/fortune teller uses a magical Haitian amulet to keep young, and in so doing forces others to kill for her. (73 mins.)
Director: Anthony Farrar
 
62.
The Third Generation (1979)
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A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c... (111 mins.)
 
63.
Clarence (1937)
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Pappa Wheeler hires a recently-discharged soldier, Clarence Smith, to repair a water heater and Wheeler... (64 mins.)
 
64.
My Dog Tulip (2009)
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The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends. (83 mins.)
 
65.
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)
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Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East. (99 mins.)
 
66.
The Coast Guard (2002)
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At South Korea's border with the North, troops guard the coast. Each bullies those ranking beneath him; tensions are high... (91 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
67.
Horror of the Zombies (1974)
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The living corpses of the Satan-worshiping Knights Templar hunt for human victims in a 16th century galleon. (89 mins.)
 
68.
Maniac Mansion (1972)
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A couple, lost in thick fog, take refuge in an old mansion next to a cemetery. Strange things start to happen. (83 mins.)
 
69.
Nightwatching (2007)
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An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting 'The Night Watch'. (134 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
70.
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred. (118 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
71.
Trail of Terror (1935)
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Manning breaks out of prison and joins Blake's gang of outlaws. Later a paroled Muggs arrives to rejoin the gang... (54 mins.)
 
72.
Sha chu chong wei (1978)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Karen Yang
 
73.
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
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Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Durkin
 
74.
OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)
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Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business... (101 mins.)
 
75.
Nitrate Base (1996 Documentary)
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The film celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of cinema. It presents the technical and artistic evolution of the motion pictures... (87 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
76.
Nice Guy Johnny (2010)
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Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiancée... (89 mins.)
Director: Edward Burns
 
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78.
Quantrill's Raiders (1958)
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A Civil War guerilla gang plans an attack on a Kansas arsenal. (68 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
79.
Nashville Rebel (1966)
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Down a dusty road in the deep South, wanders a young man, Arlin Grove, with a guitar and his earthly belongings on his back... (95 mins.)
Director: Jay Sheridan
 
81.
The Forbidden Trail (1923)
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When Red Hawk Dugan and his men attack a small wagon train, Colonel Merriwell is killed and the young...
 
82.
Helen of Four Gates (1920)
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A madman adopts the daughter of the dead woman who rejected him and forces her to marry a crook.
 
83.
The Street of Forgotten Men (1925)
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Easy-Money Charley, the best fake crippled beggar in New York, loses his beloved dog and adopts a dying... (76 mins.)
Director: Herbert Brenon
 
84.
Classmates (1914 Short Film)
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(40 mins.)
Director: James Kirkwood
 
85.
Laddie (1940)
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Handsome Laddie Stanton courts neighbor Pamela Pryor, meeting opposition from her stern military father, recently immigrated from England. (70 mins.)
Director: Jack Hively
 
87.
Partners Three (1919)
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Director: Fred Niblo
 
88.
The Dark Mirror (1920)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Charles Giblyn
 
89.
Hail the Woman (1921)
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Oliver Beresford is a stern, Puritanical, and uncompromisingly rigid father. When shameful stories about his daughter Judith surface... (80 mins.)
 
90.
One a Minute (1921)
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Director: Jack Nelson
 
91.
His Captive Woman (1929)
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(80 mins.)
 
92.
Mamba (1930)
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August Bolte, the richest man in a settlement in German East Africa in the period before World War I... (78 mins.)
Director: Albert Rogell
 
93.
Love Thy Neighbor (1940)
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Jack Benny is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester... (82 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
94.
Without Regret (1935)
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In order to save herself while in China, a woman marries a young drifter and is able to return to England... (74 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
95.
Britannia of Billingsgate (1933)
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The owner of a fish-and-chips shop in the Billingsgate area of London harbors a secret ambition: to become a movie star... (80 mins.)
Director: Sinclair Hill
 
96.
The Chinese Den (1940)
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A wealthy Chinese banker sets his sights on a pretty British singer, and eventually marries her and takes her back to Chinese Bungalow... (72 mins.)
Director: George King
 
97.
The Only Son (1936)
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In 1923, in the province of Shinshu, the widow and simple worker of a silk factory Tsune Nonomiya (O-Tsune)... (87 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
98.
There Was a Father (1942)
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Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects. (94 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
99.
The Aviator (2004)
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A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. (170 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
100.
I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? (1975)
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Oliver is in trouble. He's been caught embezzling money from his father's company, and unless he can pay back the $250,000 he took (which he can't)... (87 mins.)
Director: Steven H. Stern