Ruth Gordon

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1.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
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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. (110 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
2.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
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True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis. (103 mins.)
 
3.
Two-Faced Woman (1941)
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While at a ski lodge, Larry Blake sees instructor Karin Borg and decides to sign up for private lessons... (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
4.
Edge of Darkness (1943)
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After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis. (119 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
5.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
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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. (126 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
6.
Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
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A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood. (128 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
7.
Lord Love a Duck (1966)
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A bright satirical comedy about an innocent high school girl granted her wishes by a student prodigy. A broad satire of teenage culture in the sixties, its targets ranging from progressive education to beach movies. (105 mins.)
Director: George Axelrod
 
8.
Blithe Spirit (1966 TV Movie)
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(85 mins.)
Director: George Schaefer
 
9.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (137 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
10.
What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)
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As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire... (101 mins.)
Director: Lee H. Katzin
 
11.
Where's Poppa? (1970)
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When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging... (82 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
12.
Harold and Maude (1971)
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. (91 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
13.
Isn't It Shocking? (1973 TV Movie)
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A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town. (73 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
14.
The Big Bus (1976)
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The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and... (88 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
 
15.
The Great Houdini (1976 TV Movie)
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A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond. (120 mins.)
 
16.
Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby (1976 TV Movie)
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Having been adopted by the madam of a southwestern brothel, a now adult Adrian must cope with the fact that he's Satan's kid, and not living up to his expectations. (100 mins.)
Director: Sam O'Steen
 
17.
The Prince of Central Park (1977 TV Movie)
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A teenage boy and his younger sister flee from an abusive foster mother into Central Park, where they make their home in a treehouse they find. Along the way, they butt heads against a young hoodlum and befriend a lonely elderly woman. (76 mins.)
Director: Harvey Hart
 
18.
Perfect Gentlemen (1978 TV Movie)
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Women whose husbands are incarcerated decide to band together to rob a bank, posing as male bank-robbers. (100 mins.)
Director: Jackie Cooper
 
19.
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
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The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde. (114 mins.)
Director: James Fargo
 
20.
Where's Poppa? (1979 TV Movie)
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21.
Boardwalk (1979)
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In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life... (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Verona
 
22.
Scavenger Hunt (1979)
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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. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
23.
My Bodyguard (1980)
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When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard. (96 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
 
24.
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
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A trucker turned prize fighter, his brother and their pet orangutan have a series of misadventures involving the mob, corrupt cops, motorcycle gangs and pretty dames. (116 mins.)
Director: Buddy Van Horn
 
25.
Jimmy the Kid (1982)
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Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for. (85 mins.)
Director: Gary Nelson
 
26.
Don't Go to Sleep (1982 TV Movie)
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A young girl begins seeing the ghost of her sister who died in an accident a year earlier. (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Lang
 
27.
Delta Pi (1984)
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A sorority house mother enters her girls in a mud-wrestling contest. (87 mins.)
Director: Kevin Brodie
 
28.
Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)
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Aliens land in the town of "Speelburgh" searching for the source of rock & roll. They find trouble with Dee Dee, Frankie and the pack. (97 mins.)
Director: James Fargo
 
29.
Maxie (1985)
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A 1920s flapper who haunts her old house possesses a dull housewife who just moved in. Hilarity ensues. (98 mins.)
Director: Paul Aaron
 
30.
The Trouble with Spies (1987)
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George Trent, a British spy, has gone incommunicado in Ibiza. Appleton Porter (Donald Sutherland) is sent to find out what happened to Trent... (91 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy