The Classic Movie Buff's Checklist - 1

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1. A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

68 min | Comedy

6.4
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Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dante, Sheila Ryan

Votes: 789

2. a.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970)

PG | 79 min | Documentary, Sport

6.8
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The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)--the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world.

Director: Jim Jacobs | Stars: Richard Kiley, Muhammad Ali, Cus D'Amato, Floyd Patterson

Votes: 544

3. À Nous la Liberté (1931)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

7.7
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Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Raymond Cordy, Henri Marchand, Rolla France, Paul Ollivier

Votes: 3,363

4. Aaron Loves Angela (1975)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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In New York City, a young black boy and Puerto Rican girl fall in love despite objections from each other's families.

Director: Gordon Parks Jr. | Stars: Moses Gunn, Kevin Hooks, Irene Cara, Robert Hooks

Votes: 132

5. Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952)

Approved | 95 min | Musical

5.4
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Shy farmboy loves his next-door neighbor, but she dreams of going to the big city. Then she gets mixed up with big-city gangsters.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Alan Young, Dinah Shore, Adele Jergens, Robert Merrill

Votes: 94

6. Abandon Ship (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

Votes: 1,132

7. Abandoned (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, Jeff Chandler, Raymond Burr

Votes: 151

8. ABBA: The Movie (1977)

G | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog

Votes: 2,595

9. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Robert Paige, Mari Blanchard

Votes: 2,623

10. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty, Bob Haymes

Votes: 1,901

11. Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Walter Slezak

Votes: 2,390

12. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Rocky and Puddin' Head are waiting tables at an inn on Tortuga when a letter given them by Lady Jane for delivery to Martingale gets switched with a treasure map. Kidd and Bonney kidnap them to Skull Island to find said treasure.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 1,761

13. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Craig Stevens

Votes: 3,470

14. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi

Votes: 12,005

15. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild, Arthur Franz

Votes: 3,876

16. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)

80 min | Comedy

7.0
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Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Lynn Bari

Votes: 1,846

17. Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)

84 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Lenore Aubert

Votes: 3,041

18. Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

Unrated | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara

Votes: 4,215

19. Abby (1974)

R | 89 min | Horror

5.7
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A possession film about a marriage counselor who becomes possessed by a Demon of Sexuality, when her father in law, an Exorcist, freed it while in Africa. He returns home, along with his ... See full summary »

Director: William Girdler | Stars: Carol Speed, William Marshall, Terry Carter, Austin Stoker

Votes: 618

20. The Abdication (1974)

PG | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church. Today, she is mostly known for the rumors that she was lesbian.

Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Cyril Cusack, Paul Rogers

Votes: 166

21. Abduction (1975)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Daughter of a wealthy family is kidnapped by left wing terrorists.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Judith-Marie Bergan, David Pendleton, Gregory Rozakis, Catherine Lacy

Votes: 154

22. The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975 TV Movie)

Unrated | 72 min | Drama

6.3
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A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate... See full summary »

Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Robert Wagner, E.G. Marshall, William Windom, George McCallister

Votes: 45

23. The Abductors (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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Two men plot to steal and hold for ransom the remains of President Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Victor McLaglen, George Macready, Fay Spain, Gavin Muir

Votes: 25

24. The Abductors (1972)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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Cheerleaders and models are kidnapped & sold by a white slavery ring. Female agent is sent to rescue them.

Director: Don Schain | Stars: Cheri Caffaro, Richard Smedley, Patrick Wright, Laurie Rose

Votes: 359

25. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,405

26. Abie's Irish Rose (1928)

129 min | Drama, Comedy

5.8
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A comedy in which a Catholic and a Jew marry, causing tension within both families.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Nancy Carroll, Jean Hersholt, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 18

27. Abie's Irish Rose (1946)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Cultures clash when a Jewish boy wants to marry an Irish girl.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Joanne Dru, Richard Norris, Michael Chekhov, J.M. Kerrigan

Votes: 36

28. Abilene Town (1946)

Approved | 89 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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A sheriff tries to stop homesteader conflicts in the West after the Civil War.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak, Edgar Buchanan, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 599

29. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas

Votes: 11,172

30. The Abominable Snowman (1957)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

6.5
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A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis

Votes: 2,783

31. About Face (1952)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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Three friends enter military school together, but 2 of them don't know that the 3rd one is secretly married.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Eddie Bracken, Dick Wesson, Virginia Gibson

Votes: 108

32. About Mrs. Leslie (1954)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A rooming house landlady recalls her past in flashbacks.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Shirley Booth, Robert Ryan, Marjie Millar, Alex Nicol

Votes: 473

33. Above and Beyond (1952)

Approved | 122 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Col. Paul Tibbetts piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2.

Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating

Votes: 894

34. 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: 1,440

35. Above Us the Waves (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

6.7
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The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 956

36. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 1,108

37. Abroad with Two Yanks (1944)

80 min | Comedy

6.4
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Two Marines are let loose in Australia.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: William Bendix, Helen Walker, Dennis O'Keefe, John Loder

Votes: 43

38. The Absent Minded Professor (1961)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk

Votes: 5,917 | Gross: $25.38M

39. Accattone (1961)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.8
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A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiraling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini, Paola Guidi

Votes: 5,917

40. Accent on Youth (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A young secretary falls in love with her boss, a middle-aged playwright. Complications ensue when her boss' son falls for her.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Herbert Marshall, Phillip Reed, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 32

41. Accident (1967)

105 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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At Oxford, Austrian student Anna is dating fellow student William whom she plans to marry but she ends up sleeping with two unhappily married Oxford professors instead.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Jacqueline Sassard, Michael York

Votes: 2,573

42. Accidental Death (1963)

57 min | Drama

6.8
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A man is confronted by a man in his house who declares that he is here to kill him, because he collaborated with the Nazis and caused the death of the intruder's fiancee.

Director: Geoffrey Nethercott | Stars: John Carson, Jacqueline Ellis, Derrick Sherwin, Joan Lodge

Votes: 12

43. Love Now, Pay Later (1959)

93 min | Thriller, Crime

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Marco, an impoverished engineering student, hides his wealthy friend Andre at his apartment in a fake kidnaping plot to obtain money from Andre's father, a furniture manufacturer. While the... See full synopsis »

Director: Gianni Vernuccio | Stars: Sandro Pizzochero, Annabella Incontrera, Jeanine Falconi

44. According to Mrs. Hoyle (1951)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Comedy

6.2
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Mrs. Hoyle, a retired school teacher, resides in a hotel bought by Morganti, a gangster, who evicts most of the tenants but allows Mrs. Hoyle and Angela Brown, a dance-hall girl to remain. ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Spring Byington, Anthony Caruso, Tanis Chandler, Brett King

Votes: 38

45. Account Rendered (1957)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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Police find that everyone had a motive for the murder of a wealthy woman.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Griffith Jones, Ursula Howells, Honor Blackman, Ewen Solon

Votes: 61

46. The Accursed (1957)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A German Jewish doctor, who is a former resistance fighter against the Nazis during the war, attends an annual reunion at the home of a former British officer. However, when he discovers ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael McCarthy, Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Donald Wolfit, Robert Bray, Jane Griffiths, Anton Diffring

Votes: 144

47. The Accused (1949)

101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.9
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A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Loretta Young, Robert Cummings, Wendell Corey, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 541

48. Accused of Murder (1956)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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Police detective falls for singer, gets involved with gangster killing.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: David Brian, Vera Ralston, Sidney Blackmer, Virginia Grey

Votes: 88

49. Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (1973)

PG | 92 min | Drama

5.2
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Story of a 1920s stunt flyer and the son he takes on the road with him.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Pamela Franklin, Eric Shea, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 186

50. Ace High (1968)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Western

6.7
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A recently-escaped bandit forms an unlikely alliance with two bounty hunters and an acrobat to get revenge against the people who framed him.

Director: Giuseppe Colizzi | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Eli Wallach, Brock Peters

Votes: 3,019

51. Ace in the Hole (1951)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Votes: 21,778 | Gross: $3.97M

52. Aces High (1976)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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In WW1 the high casualty rate among the rookie pilots of the Royal Flying Corps puts an enormous strain on the survivors.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward, Peter Firth

Votes: 1,923

53. Across 110th Street (1972)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, Anthony Franciosa, Frank Adu

Votes: 3,934

54. Across the Bridge (1957)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

Votes: 470

55. Across the Great Divide (1976)

G | 100 min | Family, Western

6.5
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In this family classic, two orphans cross the Rocky Mountains on a quest to claim their inheritance, a 400-acre Oregon ranch. On their journey, the pair forms an uncertain alliance with a ... See full summary »

Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Robert Logan, Heather Rattray, Mark Edward Hall, George 'Buck' Flower

Votes: 460 | Gross: $18.81M

56. Across the Pacific (1942)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. ... See full summary »

Directors: John Huston, Vincent Sherman | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, Charles Halton

Votes: 3,538

57. Across the River (1965)

85 min | Drama

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A junk collector rescues a woman near his home across the lake from Manhattan who changes his life.

Director: Stefan Sharff | Stars: Lou Gilbert, Kay Doubleday, Samuel J. McCurry, Archie Smith

58. Across the Wide Missouri (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.2
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Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak, Adolphe Menjou

Votes: 1,503

59. Act of Love (1953)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, War, Romance

6.6
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A former soldier on holiday in the French Riviera recalls his time in France during WWII, and his love for a French peasant woman.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Dany Robin, Barbara Laage, Gabrielle Dorziat

Votes: 429

60. An Act of Murder (1948)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Florence Eldridge, Geraldine Brooks

Votes: 428

61. Act of the Heart (1970)

GP | 103 min | Drama

6.3
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A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Donald Sutherland, Monique Leyrac, Sharon Acker

Votes: 146

62. Act of Vengeance (1974)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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Linda gets raped by a man in a hockey mask. She finds that a few other women have had the same treatment. Together they form a squad that starts looking for the man and also changes the mind of would-be rapists.

Director: Bob Kelljan | Stars: Jo Ann Harris, Peter Brown, Jennifer Lee Pryor, Lisa Moore

Votes: 547

63. Act of Violence (1949)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor

Votes: 3,432

64. Act One (1963)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.

Director: Dore Schary | Stars: George Hamilton, Jason Robards, George Segal, Jack Klugman

Votes: 170

65. Action for Slander (1937)

83 min | Drama

6.5
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A bankrupt officer, accused of cheating at cards, defends his honour with a writ.

Directors: Tim Whelan, Victor Saville | Stars: Clive Brook, Ann Todd, Margaretta Scott, Arthur Margetson

Votes: 44

66. Action in Arabia (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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Reporter Michael Gordon uncovers intrigue in Damascus, where the Allies and Nazis struggle for control of Arab sympathies.

Director: Léonide Moguy | Stars: George Sanders, Virginia Bruce, Lenore Aubert, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 345

67. Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

Approved | 126 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic.

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale, Julie Bishop

Votes: 2,826

68. Action Man (1967)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Sophisticated crook talks ex-crook and now respectable business man into one last caper. This highly planned and well executed crime goes off without a hitch until rival bad guys want a piece of the action.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Robert Stack, Margaret Lee, Jean Topart

Votes: 317

69. Action of the Tiger (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Van Johnson, Martine Carol, Herbert Lom, Gustavo Rojo

Votes: 248

70. The Activist (1969)

X | 87 min | Drama

4.8
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Mike, a college student, makes an impassioned anti-war speech on campus, which is carried on live television, causing a storm of controversy. His girlfriend leaves him, but he finds himself... See full summary »

Director: Art Napoleon | Stars: Michael Smith, Lesley Taplin, Tom Maier, Brian Murphy

Votes: 11

71. Actor's and Sin (1952)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Two-part story--the first is about a washed-up Broadway actor and his tough daughter, who is a bigger star than he is; the second is about a literary agent whose newest client--a ... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Hecht, Lee Garmes | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Eddie Albert, Marsha Hunt, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 101

72. The Actress (1953)

Passed | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jean Simmons, Teresa Wright, Anthony Perkins

Votes: 936

73. Ada (1961)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Bo Gillis is running for Governor. Steve writes the speeches, Sylvester runs the campaign and Bo plays the guitar. Everything is going according to the plan until a hooker named Ada is ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 714

74. Adalen 31 (1969)

X | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund, Stefan Feierbach

Votes: 1,096

75. Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Edwin Styles, Raymond Young

Votes: 369

76. Adam and Eve (1956)

78 min | Drama

4.2
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Adam and Eve are placed by God in Paradise, but because of the world-famous boo-boo they committed, God cops an attitude and decides to teach them a lesson.

Director: Alberto Gout | Stars: Christiane Martel, Carlos Baena

Votes: 28

77. Adam at Six A.M. (1970)

R | 100 min | Drama

5.9
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After the death of a relative, a professor goes to the funeral and gets himself a job there working with power lines. He soon finds his entire life changing before his eyes.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Michael Douglas, Lee Purcell, Joe Don Baker, Louise Latham

Votes: 234

78. Adam Had Four Sons (1941)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Warner Baxter, Susan Hayward, Fay Wray

Votes: 695

79. Adam's Rib (1923)

Drama

6.8
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Michael Ramsay only has time for gathering his fortune in wheat. His wife seeks comfort elsewhere and, to avoid a scandal, her daughter Matilda assumes her mother's guilt. Ramsay nearly goes broke but gets rich again; his wife returns.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Milton Sills, Elliott Dexter, Theodore Kosloff, Anna Q. Nilsson

Votes: 46 | Gross: $0.25M

80. 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: 16,839

81. Adam's Woman (1970)

M | 116 min | Drama

6.5
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Adam is a young American wrongly accused of being an accomplice to murder while on shore leave in Liverpool. He is sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence is commuted to twenty years... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Beau Bridges, John Mills, Jane Merrow, James Booth

Votes: 138

82. The Adding Machine (1969)

M | 100 min | Comedy

6.6
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An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a computer starts to re-examine his life and his priorities.

Director: Jerome Epstein | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Phyllis Diller, Billie Whitelaw, Sydney Chaplin

Votes: 151

83. Address Unknown (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.8
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US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Paul Lukas, Mady Christians, Morris Carnovsky, Carl Esmond

Votes: 267

84. Adelaide (1968)

R | 92 min | Drama

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Director: Jean-Daniel Simon | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Jean Sorel, Sylvie Fennec, Jacques Portet

85. Adiós Amigo (1976)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Western

4.2
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A cowboy's crimes are blamed on another man.

Director: Fred Williamson | Stars: Fred Williamson, Richard Pryor, James Brown, Robert Phillips

Votes: 180

86. Adiós gringo (1965)

100 min | Western

6.0
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Tricked into buying stolen cattle, Brett Landers narrowly escapes being lynched. Still wanted, he hunts down the real cattle rustlers to clear his name.

Director: Giorgio Stegani | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Ida Galli, Roberto Camardiel, Jesús Puente

Votes: 321

87. Adiós, Sabata (1970)

GP | 104 min | Action, War, Western

6.0
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Master gunslinger Sabata helps some Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagonload of gold.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Yul Brynner, Dean Reed, Ignazio Spalla, Gérard Herter

Votes: 1,467

88. The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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Ex-WAVE encounters four fun-loving, work-hating men, all of whom want to marry her.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Wanda Hendrix, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Sands

Votes: 235

89. Adorable Creatures (1952)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Andre Noblet, a 21-year-old French artist falls madly in love with Christine, the mother of two children. He tells Chistine he will tell all to her husband and demand her freedom. Christine... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Martine Carol, Edwige Feuillère, Antonella Lualdi

Votes: 64

90. Adorable Julia (1962)

97 min | Comedy

7.2
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Everybody loves Julia Lambert, she is so charming, she is so elegant, she is so irresistible... But Julia has problems. She is married to Michael, a stage producer, such an understanding ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Weidenmann | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Charles Boyer, Jean Sorel, Jeanne Valérie

Votes: 87

91. Adorable menteuse (1962)

105 min | Comedy

6.5
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Juliette is a young woman who lies to everyone. She lies to all men she attracts with her womanly charms. But when she falls for an older man her reputation as a liar precedes her and she cannot convince him that he really does love him.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Marina Vlady, Macha Méril, Michel Vitold, Jean-Marc Bory

Votes: 129

92. Adrift (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama

7.2
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A fisherman saves Anada, a woman adrift, from drowning. He takes her to his home, and protects her. Eventually, she occupies a larger place than was to be expected. He commits adultery with... See full summary »

Directors: Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos | Stars: Rade Markovic, Milena Dravic, Paula Pritchett, Jozef Kroner

Votes: 118

93. Yoru no tsuzumi (1958)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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When a married woman has an affair with a young musician, feudal Japanese law requires that both offenders pay with their lives. However, the woman's husband blames himself for his wife's ... See full summary »

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Ineko Arima, Masayuki Mori, Sumiko Hidaka

Votes: 57

94. Advance to the Rear (1964)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, War, Western

5.9
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A Union army outfit of misfits and rejects is sent to the Western territory. Southern spies try to figure out what they're up to.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Jim Backus

Votes: 510

95. Adventure (1945)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.1
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Dark, romantic, complicated drama about a rowdy merchant marine and sophisticated librarian who clash over their lifestyles and values - and then fall in love.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondell, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 711

96. Adventure in Baltimore (1949)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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The liberated daughter of a 1905 minister innocently starts a scandal.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Robert Young, Shirley Temple, John Agar, Albert Sharpe

Votes: 272

97. Adventure in Diamonds (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: George Brent, Isa Miranda, John Loder, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 22

98. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A reporter meets an actress whose producer is a presumed-dead thief, and stakes his reputation on predicting the next crime.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Reginald Owen, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 428

99. Adventure in Washington (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

5.7
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The senator (Herbert Marshall) works to reform a delinquent youth who is working as a Senate page boy.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Virginia Bruce, Gene Reynolds, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 15

100. Adventure Island (1947)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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Travelers find themselves marooned on an island with a maniacal self-made ruler.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Rhonda Fleming, Paul Kelly, John Abbott

Votes: 108