Films that should be easily accessible by anyway

by fomlife777 | created - 25 Oct 2013 | updated - 04 Nov 2013 | Public

These are films that are either not on video or DVD at all or are on VHS but too highly priced. You can find some of these titles at rare DVD websites or at your local library

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1. 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: 249

Will Rogers ON VHS

2. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

6.1
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 311

Our Gang’s Only Feature Film

3. Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy

6.4
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Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd, Robert Cummings

Votes: 58

4. The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.6
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The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Gracie Allen, Warren William, Ellen Drew, Kent Taylor

Votes: 160

On Youtube.

5. Hellzapoppin' (1941)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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Olsen and Johnson, a pair of stage comedians, try to turn their play into a movie and bring together a young couple in love, while breaking the fourth wall every step of the way.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Martha Raye, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 2,162

On Youtube

6. Song of the South (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear.

Directors: Wilfred Jackson, Harve Foster | Stars: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett, Luana Patten

Votes: 9,373 | Gross: $63.72M

The Disney Classic they won’t realize for fear of offending someone. You can find it on DVD (not by Disney) and on Youtube.

7. The Good Humor Man (1950)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Biff Jones is a driver/salesman for the Good Humor ice-cream company. He hopes to marry his girl Margie, who works as a secretary for Stuart Nagel, an insurance investigator. Margie won't ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Jack Carson, Lola Albright, Jean Wallace, George Reeves

Votes: 281

My most desired film to see. Is found at plenty of rare DVD sites.

8. The Milkman (1950)

87 min | Comedy

6.8
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Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Jimmy Durante, Piper Laurie, Joyce Holden

Votes: 161

On Youtube

9. It Grows on Trees (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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What happens when an American family gets two trees that grow spendable money.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Irene Dunne, Dean Jagger, Joan Evans, Richard Crenna

Votes: 220

10. Fireman Save My Child (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

7.1
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A film intended for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ended up starring Hugh O'Brian and Buddy Hackett. Most of the footage was given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, about the all... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Spike Jones, Spike Jones and His City Slickers, Hugh O'Brian, Buddy Hackett

Votes: 56

Was originally an Abbott and Costello film.

11. The Baby and the Battleship (1956)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

5.4
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After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists... See full summary »

Director: Jay Lewis | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, André Morell, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 214

I found a copy online at some website.

12. The Light in the Forest (1958)

Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Fess Parker, Wendell Corey, Joanne Dru, James MacArthur

Votes: 396

Another Disney Click. Rented it from the Library on VHS.

13. The Miracle (1959)

121 min | Drama

6.1
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During the Napoleonic era, in Spain, a young postulant falls in love with a handsome British soldier who is recovering with others of his regiment after being wounded. Before leaving, he ... See full summary »

Directors: Irving Rapper, Gordon Douglas | Stars: Carroll Baker, Roger Moore, Walter Slezak, Vittorio Gassman

Votes: 300

On VHS

14. Almost Angels (1962)

Not Rated | 93 min | Family, Comedy, Music

7.1
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Supported avidly by his mother and more reluctantly at first by his father, a working-class Austrian boy joins the Vienna Choirboys, where he proves to be unusually talented. The standard ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Previn | Stars: Vincent Winter, Sean Scully, Peter Weck, Hans Holt

Votes: 288

Another Disney classic. Saw on DVD at a library I had to drive an hour to get to. Not available in regular rental outlets.

15. Fluffy (1965)

92 min | Comedy

6.3
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A lion gets famous.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Tony Randall, Shirley Jones, Edward Andrews, Howard Morris

Votes: 197

16. Angel in My Pocket (1969)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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A homespun minister (Andy Griffith) and his family move to a small town where he tries to win the support and trust of his new congregation.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Jerry Van Dyke, Kay Medford, Lee Meriwether

Votes: 369

Currently on Youtube

17. Olly, Olly, Oxen Free (1978)

G | 83 min | Adventure

5.1
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Two young boys and an eccentric old woman who owns a junkyard work together to build a hot-air balloon in time to launch it on the birthday of one boy's late grandfather.

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Kevin McKenzie, Dennis Dimster, Peter Kilman

Votes: 182

Was on Netflx at one point and may be at Blockbuster. It is on DVD.

18. Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)

G | 101 min | Action, Comedy

7.5
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After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.

Director: Marcello Fondato | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Patty Shepard, Deogratias Huerta

Votes: 8,445

Not available on Netflix or Blockbuster. If you pay money it can be yours.

19. The Plank (1979 TV Short)

28 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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This is a pantomime about two construction workers, who discover that a plank is missing from the floor they are just building. They discover that two children have taken the plank and use ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Sykes | Stars: Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe, Lionel Blair, Henry Cooper

Votes: 493

An English classic not available in the US.

20. Take Down (1979)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.

Director: Kieth Merrill | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Kathleen Lloyd, Lorenzo Lamas, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 169

Disney’s first official PG movie. Not on DVD/VHS.

21. Saving Grace (1986)

PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A young pope who feels he has lost touch with the people accidentally locks himself out of the Vatican and believes it is part of God's plan for him.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Tom Conti, Fernando Rey, Erland Josephson, Giancarlo Giannini

Votes: 472 | Gross: $0.02M

Saw a long time ago and found a VHS copy at the library.

22. Dr. Plonk (2007)

85 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A scientist & inventor in 1907, Dr Plonk, predicts that the world will end in 101 years, unless something is done about it. A comedy in the Charlie Chaplin / Buster Keaton tradition.

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Nigel Martin, Paul Blackwell, Magda Szubanski, Wayne Anthoney

Votes: 411

An Australian film that harkens back to the silent slapstick days. Why isn’t it available in America?

23. Terumae romae (2012)

108 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Ancient Roman architect Lucius is too serious. His inability to keep up with the fast-moving times costs him his job. When a friend takes the dejected Lucius to the public bathhouse to ... See full summary »

Director: Hideki Takeuchi | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Aya Ueto, Kazuki Kitamura, Riki Takeuchi

Votes: 1,659

A good looking sci-fi time travel story. Got it from the library but it was not the proper region DVD for the America’s.

24. Father Brown, Detective (1934)

68 min | Mystery

6.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Walter Connolly, Paul Lukas, Gertrude Michael, Robert Loraine

Votes: 25

25. Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

7.1
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Jack Benny (as himself) tries to make good his fictitious boasts about roughing it in Nevada, in a spoof of Western cliches.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Jack Benny, Ellen Drew, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Andy Devine

Votes: 245

On Youtube

26. A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (1941)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: George Murphy, Lucille Ball, Edmond O'Brien, Henry Travers

Votes: 238

On VHS

27. George Washington Slept Here (1942)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy

7.1
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When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride

Votes: 1,205

ON Youtube/On VHS

28. Crazy House (1943)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Cass Daley, Patric Knowles

Votes: 148

On Youtube

29. The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

6.8
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Falling asleep during the Paradise Coffee ("The Coffee that Makes You Sleep") Program, the band's third trumpeter dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Jack Benny, Alexis Smith, Dolores Moran, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 994

On VHS

30. Fighting Father Dunne (1948)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.7
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In 1905, a crusading priest tries to help poor newsboys.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Darryl Hickman, Charles Kemper, Una O'Connor

Votes: 164

On VHS. I can order it from the Library.

31. Bonzo Goes to College (1952)

80 min | Comedy

5.0
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The educated chimp moves in with a college football coach's family.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Edmund Gwenn, Charles Drake, Gigi Perreau

Votes: 114

32. Seven Cities of Gold (1955)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Biography, History

6.3
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In 1769, a Spanish expedition to California seeks to conquer the land and discover its famed gold treasures while missionaries aim to gain new converts and establish a network of Catholic missions.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Richard Egan, Anthony Quinn, Michael Rennie, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 265

I own a VHS copy of this film.

33. We're No Angels (1955)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray, Joan Bennett

Votes: 6,656

34. The Big Fisherman (1959)

G | 180 min | Drama, History

5.9
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Exploring the life of Peter, from being a successful fisherman to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ and being dependent on Jesus Christ.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Howard Keel, John Saxon, Susan Kohner, Martha Hyer

Votes: 273

35. The Miracle of the Hills (1959)

73 min | Western

6.7
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A minister arrives at a run-down mining town to take over the church there. He finds he has his work cut out for him, especially when an earthquake causes a flood in the mineshaft and traps some of the local children.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Rex Reason, Nan Leslie, Betty Lou Gerson, Charles Arnt

Votes: 6

36. Circus World (1964)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, Western

6.2
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When circus proprietor Matt Masters decides to take his show on a European tour, it is beset by problems, while he searches for Lili, the mother of his adopted daughter, who disappeared years before.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 1,828

On VHS and I can order it from the Library.

37. Around the World Under the Sea (I) (1966)

G | 110 min | Action, Adventure

5.1
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The crew of a five-man submarine travels the world oceans, planting sensors on the ocean floor to warn scientists of any impending earthquakes.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Brian Kelly, Shirley Eaton, David McCallum

Votes: 479

Oh VHS. I can borrow it from the Library.

38. The Detective (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch, Cecil Parker

Votes: 861

On Youtube/VHS

39. 1984 (1956)

90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling, David Kossoff

Votes: 2,546

On Youtube

40. Hardly Working (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

4.8
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In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Susan Oliver, Roger C. Carmel, Deanna Lund

Votes: 624

On Youtube

41. High Road to China (1983)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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During WW1, an alcoholic American biplane pilot is hired by the spoiled daughter of an industrialist to find her father who disappeared in Asia.

Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Tom Selleck, Bess Armstrong, Jack Weston, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 4,228 | Gross: $28.40M

On VHS

42. You Said a Mouthful (1932)

70 min | Comedy

6.3
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Shipping clerk Joe Holt is mistaken for a swimming champion and expected to compete in a long-distance swim race off Catalina Island.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Ginger Rogers, Preston Foster, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

Votes: 242

43. Fireman, Save My Child (1932)

67 min | Comedy, Sport

5.9
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Joe Grant is an inventor, fireman and baseball player in his small home town. He gets an offer to play in a big team, he hopes to get more money for his inventions. But he is invited to ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Evalyn Knapp, Lilian Bond, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 183

44. Elmer, the Great (1933)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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Country bumpkin Elmer Kane joins the Chicago Cubs as the greatest hitter in baseball. His skill with a bat takes the team to the World Series, but on the way to the championship he has to deal with gamblers and crooked pitchers.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

Votes: 323

45. The Circus Clown (1934)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy

6.3
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Trying to follow in his father's footsteps, the son of an ex-acrobat runs off and joins a circus, getting a job cleaning up after the animals.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Dorothy Burgess, Don Dillaway

Votes: 145

46. $1000 a Touchdown (1939)

71 min | Comedy, Sport

6.0
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A show-biz couple inherit a college on the brink of bankruptcy. In a bid to increase funding they attempt to build up the college football team by offering $1,000 for every touchdown scored.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Martha Raye, Eric Blore, Susan Hayward

Votes: 38

47. Sylvie et le fantôme (1946)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

7.0
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On the eve of her 16th birthday, Sylvie's father needs cash to stay in his castle so he sells Sylvie's favorite thing, a painting of Alain, the lover of Sylvie's grandmother, killed in a ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Odette Joyeux, François Périer, Pierre Larquey, Claude Marcy

Votes: 173

48. Ghost Catchers (1944)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

6.2
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Two zanies get mixed up with a Southern colonel, his beautiful daughters, a nightclub and a haunted mansion.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Gloria Jean, Martha O'Driscoll

Votes: 108

49. Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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Clifton Webb recreates his Sitting Pretty role as Mr. Lynn Belvedere, the World's Greatest Genius. Belvedere discovers that he is ineligible for an honorary award because he never attended ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Tom Drake, Alan Young

Votes: 450

50. Jour de Fête (1949)

Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy

7.4
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Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre'. All inhabitants are scoffing at Francois, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Guy Decomble, Paul Frankeur, Santa Relli

Votes: 6,109

51. Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy

7.1
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An urbane, sharp-tongued expert on how to stay young interrupts a lecturing tour to prove his theory at a dilapidated old people's home. To the despair of his agent and the alarm of the ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Joanne Dru, Hugh Marlowe, Zero Mostel

Votes: 359

52. The First Time (1952)

89 min | Comedy

6.2
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Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Robert Cummings, Barbara Hale, Bill Goodwin, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 112

53. When in Rome (1952)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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An American fugitive flees to Rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Van Johnson, Paul Douglas, Joseph Calleia, Carlo Rizzo

Votes: 178

54. Marry Me Again (1953)

73 min | Comedy

7.1
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Bill (Robert Cummings), a jet pilot hero from the Korean War, returns home with intentions of marrying his sweetheart, Doris (Marie Wilson.) But Doris has inherited a million dollars and ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Robert Cummings, Marie Wilson, Ray Walker, Mary Costa

Votes: 14

55. 3 Ring Circus (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy

6.0
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Jerry and Pete are two friends with no money, looking for some job. They finally find one as workers in a circus, but Jerry has different dreams. He wants to become a clown.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Joanne Dru, Zsa Zsa Gabor

Votes: 564

56. The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy

5.9
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In this hilarious romp starring Tom Ewell, Sheree North and Rita Moreno, a middle-aged ex-serviceman who plans to re-enlist (Ewell) is shocked to learn that not only did he fail his medical... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tom Ewell, Sheree North, Rita Moreno, Rick Jason

Votes: 144

57. The Half Pint (1960)

73 min | Family, Comedy

7.1
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Add a Plot

Director: Erven Jourdan | Stars: Pat Goldin, Tommy Blackman, Ray Cordell, Douglas Lockwood

Votes: 9

58. Bachelor Flat (1961)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy

5.9
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British college professor seeks peace in a California beach house but has nothing but trouble from an uninvited female 'juvenile delinquent', a neighbor with a mischievous dog, and a bevy of amorous American woman.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tuesday Weld, Richard Beymer, Terry-Thomas, Celeste Holm

Votes: 296

59. The Young Adventurers (1993)

Adventure, Family

6.8
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A trio of strictly disciplined youths takes flight from their humdrum lives and set their sites on the jungles of the Amazon in director Peter Pearson's fanciful tale of what it really ... See full synopsis »

Director: Peter Pearson | Stars: Marc Marut, Mark Bigney, Christopher Olscamp, Jesse Lavendel

Votes: 5

60. The Alphabet Murders (1965)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Comedy

5.5
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Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tony Randall, Robert Morley, Anita Ekberg, Maurice Denham

Votes: 1,060

61. Circus Angel (1965)

75 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.4
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A cat burglar joins the circus to escape the police, and allows the ringmaster to surgically implant him with wings. He continues his thefts during his off-hours, but gets involved in the ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Philippe Avron, Mireille Nègre, Henri Lambert, Raoul Delfosse

Votes: 40

62. Three on a Couch (1966)

109 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Mary Ann Mobley, Gila Golan

Votes: 761 | Gross: $2.80M

63. The Big Mouth (1967)

107 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

5.6
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While fishing on a San Diego beach, Gerald Clamson catches ... a sea diver! Even more weird, the "fish" resembles him. The man, who is not (yet) dead, reveals his secret to the peaceful ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Harold J. Stone, Susan Bay, Buddy Lester

Votes: 803

64. Parade (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Family

6.1
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Two children go behind the scenes of a small circus.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Karl Kossmayer, Pierre Bramma, Michèle Brabo

Votes: 935

65. A Girl Named Sooner (1975 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

7.6
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A young girl in the hills of Indiana, who had been abandoned by her family and raised by a bootlegging old woman, is taken by the authorities and made the ward of a childless couple.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Lee Remick, Richard Crenna, Don Murray, Anne Francis

Votes: 187

66. Hue and Cry (1947)

82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Vida Hope

Votes: 1,058

67. I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)

Passed | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who, with his gently-bred new bride, meets the... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Susan Hayward, William Lundigan, Rory Calhoun, Barbara Bates

Votes: 366

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68. Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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Phineas T Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Burl Ives, Jimmy Clitheroe, Terry-Thomas, Graham Stark

Votes: 569

69. The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Robert Sacchi, Franco Nero, Michelle Phillips, Olivia Hussey

Votes: 422

70. Super Fuzz (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Terence Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Joanne Dru, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 5,444

71. High and Dry (1954)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy

7.1
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An American businessman in Scotland is conned into shipping a valuable load of cargo to a Scottish island via a coal powered boat.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker

Votes: 903

72. The Jokers (1967)

94 min | Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The Tremayne bothers decide to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London - not for criminal purposes, but to make themselves famous.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, James Donald

Votes: 682

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73. Slaphappy (2001–2003)

30 min | Comedy

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SlapHappy showcases brilliant and outrageous clips from comedy's silent era. Fast-paced, funny, and frenetic, the series features famous funny-men like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Charles Chaplin, Charley Chase, Al Christie

74. The Doberman Gang (1972)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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After a failed bank robbery, an ex-con, an ex-waitress and a few of their friends train a pack of doberman dogs to rob a bank for them.

Director: Byron Chudnow | Stars: Byron Mabe, Hal Reed, Julie Parrish, Simmy Bow

Votes: 747

75. The Daring Dobermans (1973)

G | 90 min | Thriller

5.7
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Three men track down a pack of dobermans and along with a young Native American boy, train the dobermans to rob the campaign funds of a politician.

Director: Byron Chudnow | Stars: Charles Robinson, Tim Considine, Joan Caulfield, David Moses

Votes: 125

76. The Amazing Dobermans (1976)

G | 96 min | Family, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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An ex-con man and his five trained Dobermans help a Treasury Dept. agent stop a racketeer and his gang.

Director: Byron Chudnow | Stars: James Franciscus, Barbara Eden, Fred Astaire, Jack Carter

Votes: 309

77. Alibi Bye Bye (1935)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Flash (Bobby Clark and Blodgett ('Paul McCullough (I)' )qv) are two "alibi photographers" in Atlantic City who let moonlighting husbands and wives pretend to be anywhere but in Atlantic ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Holmes | Stars: Bobby Clark, Paul McCullough, Dorothy Granger, Tom Kennedy

Votes: 25

78. Taxi for Two (1932)

20 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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Billy and Ben continually make a mess of things, having multiple accidents with their Taxi.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Ben Blue, Billy Gilbert, Billy Bletcher, James C. Morton

Votes: 22

79. The Twonky (1953)

84 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Tweedy college professor discovers his new TV set is animate, apparently possessed by something from the future, and militantly intent on regulating his daily life.

Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: Hans Conried, William H. Lynn, Gloria Blondell, Edwin Max

Votes: 423

80. The Projectionist (1971)

GP | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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A projectionist bored with his everyday life begins fantasizing about his being one of the superheroes he sees in the movies he shows.

Director: Harry Hurwitz | Stars: Chuck McCann, Ina Balin, Rodney Dangerfield, Jára Kohout

Votes: 317

81. Movie Movie (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.6
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Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach

Votes: 740

82. J-Men Forever (1979)

PG | 73 min | Comedy

7.1
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The Lightning Bug has a multi-prong scheme to enslave the earth. First, rock and roll, which the JMen counter with Muzac, then marijuana. Finally, the JMen build a bomb to blow up the moon ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Patterson | Stars: Peter Bergman, Phil Proctor, M.G. Kelly, Jack Angel

Votes: 293

83. Scavenger Hunt (1979)

PG | 116 min | Comedy

6.0
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To inherit a fortune, various addressees of a will must compete in a wild scavenger hunt to collect selected items, but cannot be simply bought.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 2,078

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84. Lucky Luke (1991)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Western

5.1
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Lucky Luke becomes the Sheriff of Daisy Town and runs out all the criminals. Then the Dalton brothers arrive and try to get the Indians to break the peace treaty and attack the town.

Director: Terence Hill | Stars: Terence Hill, Nancy Morgan, Roger Miller, Ron Carey

Votes: 2,947

85. Thor at the Bus Stop (2009)

TV-PG | 101 min | Comedy

6.3
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THOR AT THE BUS STOP is a comedy that begins with Thor, the Norse God of Lightning, as he makes his final journey through a suburban neighborhood on the day he is going to die fighting to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jerry Thompson, Mike Thompson | Stars: Joe Berry, Barrett Applegate, Chris McInroy, Jason Neistadt

Votes: 108

86. Flight Command (1940)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, War

6.3
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A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn't make a great first impression when he is forced to ditch his airplane... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon, Paul Kelly

Votes: 497

87. The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

6.4
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Kildare saves the life of an ice skater who was in an auto accident. But even though her broken leg has knit, she can't walk, and she tries to sue Kildare for malpractice, and Kildare's ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Bonita Granville

Votes: 230

88. Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

6.3
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It is a week before Dr. Kildare's wedding to pretty Nurse Mary Lamont. The hospital is a-buzz with preparation for the big day. Good old Dr. Gillespie, despite fatigue, has agreed to help a... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Red Skelton

Votes: 232

89. Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

6.6
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As a boy scout leader, Henry (James Lydon), repeatedly takes the blame for problems caused by a scout in his patrol.

Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney

Votes: 103

90. The Show-Off (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.3
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Lowly clerk Aubrey Piper has a fondness for exaggerating about himself to impress people. His fantastic tales of visiting China and working as a manager at his place of employment charm his... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell, Marjorie Main, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 188

91. Duchess of Idaho (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Ellen Hallet is in love with her playboy boss, Douglas Morrison, but is too timid to do anything about it. To help her, her roommate Chris decides to step in and devises a plan. Chris ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Esther Williams, Van Johnson, John Lund, Paula Raymond

Votes: 349

92. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird, Diane Clare

Votes: 2,473

93. Public Pigeon No. 1 (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

6.6
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Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Vivian Blaine, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 32

94. It's Great to Be Young! (1956)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Mr. Dingle is the popular music teacher in an English school, but when the headmaster threatens to close down the school band (partly because of Dingle's fondness of more modern music) then... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: John Mills, Cecil Parker, John Salew, Elizabeth Kentish

Votes: 179

95. The Gentle Gunman (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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In 1941 in wartime UK, two Irish brothers working for the IRA come against their local leader's ruthless methods.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 218

96. The Family Way (1966)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Compassionate look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.

Directors: John Boulting, Roy Boulting | Stars: Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, Avril Angers, John Comer

Votes: 1,003

97. A Home of Your Own (1965)

45 min | Comedy

6.8
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Wordless comedy about the trials and tribulations which abound when a young couple attempt to build their dream home.

Director: Jay Lewis | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Richard Briers, Peter Butterworth, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 101

98. El nassab (1961)

3.7
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Director: Niazi Mostafa | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Aïda Hilal, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Estafan Rosti

Votes: 6

99. Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Digby consumes a bowl of Project X, a liquid growth formula. Soon, he becomes a sheepdog of gigantic size!

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Jim Dale, Spike Milligan, Angela Douglas, John Bluthal

Votes: 558

100. Stowaway in the Sky (1960)

85 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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A young boy sneaks onto his grandfather's hot air balloon and together they travel over France.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: André Gille, Maurice Baquet, Pascal Lamorisse, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 106