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1.
The Long, Long Trailer (1953)
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Nicky and Tacy are going to be married. Nicky wants to save up money for a house, but Tacy dreams of... (96 mins.)
 
2.
Forever, Darling (1956)
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Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel... (96 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
 
3.
Too Many Girls (1940)
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Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards... (85 mins.)
Director: George Abbott
 
4.
Fancy Pants (1950)
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An American actor (Arthur Tyler) impersonating an English butler is hired by a nouveau riche woman (Effie... (92 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
5.
Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
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A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry. (101 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
6.
Holiday in Havana (1949)
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Carlos Estrada, a busboy in a Cuban hotel who wants to become a composer, is rebuffed by Mama Valdez when he tries to get her daughter... (73 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
7.
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
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A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family. (111 mins.)
 
8.
Mame (1974)
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It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis... (132 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
9.
The Big Street (1942)
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Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists... (88 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
 
10.
Lured (1947)
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A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers... (102 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
11.
The Dark Corner (1946)
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Secretary tries to help her boss, who is framed for a murder. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
12.
Down Argentine Way (1940)
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An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner. (89 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
13.
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
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Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
14.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fianc, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
15.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
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When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
16.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
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Gangster hires down-and-out press agent to make his blonde bimbo girlfriend a singing star. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
17.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
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When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (120 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
18.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
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To save his career, a writer for television advertising wants a famous actress to endorse a lipstick. In return, he has to pretend to be her new lover. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
19.
The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)
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After inadvertently stopping an Indian attack on his stagecoach while traveling in the American West, an English gentleman finds himself appointed sheriff of a nearby town. (103 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
20.
Pillow Talk (1959)
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A man and a woman who share a party line cannot stand each other, but he has fun romancing her with his voice disguised. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
21.
I Love Lucy (1953)
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Desi Arnaz greets the "I Love Lucy" studio audience and invites them to watch Lucille Ball and the cast film a special extended episode. (80 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
22.
The Magic Carpet (1951)
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Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam... (84 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
23.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
24.
White Christmas (1954)
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
25.
Holiday Inn (1942)
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
26.
The Country Girl (1954)
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A director hires an alcoholic has-been and strikes up a stormy relationship with the actor's wife, who he believes is the cause of all the man's problems. (104 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
27.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
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In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too. (102 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
28.
Rear Window (1954)
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A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. (112 mins.)
 
29.
Show Boat (1951)
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The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour. (108 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
30.
A Star Is Born (1954)
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral. (154 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
31.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
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American film classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
32.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
33.
Room Service (1938)
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A penniless theatrical producer must outwit the hotel efficiency expert trying to evict him from his room, while securing a backer for his new play. (78 mins.)
 
34.
High Society (1956)
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C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate... (111 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
35.
Moon Over Miami (1941)
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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands. (91 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
36.
The Dolly Sisters (1945)
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Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs. (114 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
37.
Pin Up Girl (1944)
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Glamorous Lorry Jones, the toast of a Missouri military canteen, has become "engaged" to almost every serviceman she's signed her pin-up photo for... (84 mins.)
 
38.
Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
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Broadway partners Vicky Lane and Dan Christy have a tiff over Christy's womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner... (91 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
39.
Week-End in Havana (1941)
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Nan Spencer is on a boat bound for Havana which runs aground. The man sent to rescue her is engaged and she doesn't understand his disinterest. Gambler is interested, to the annoyance of his girlfriend. (81 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
40.
The Gang's All Here (1943)
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A soldier falls for a chorus girl and then experiences trouble when he is posted to the Pacific. (103 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
41.
The Bishop's Wife (1947)
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An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. (109 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
42.
Oklahoma! (1955)
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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with a violent... (145 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
43.
State Fair (1945)
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The Frake family attends the annual Iowa State Fair; each member of the clan has their own reason for doing so. (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
44.
Roman Holiday (1953)
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A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. (118 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
45.
Sabrina (1954)
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A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. (113 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
46.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (96 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
47.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. (47 mins.)
Director: Larry Roemer
 
48.
That Night in Rio (1941)
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue. (91 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
49.
The Strange Woman (1946)
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman. (100 mins.)
Director: Edgar Ulmer
 
50.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
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A couple who have been married for three years are horrified to learn that their marriage is not legally valid. (95 mins.)
 
51.
Dial M for Murder (1954)
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An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. (105 mins.)
 
52.
Miranda (1948)
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A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after. (80 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
53.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
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Reenactments of actual USO experiences of its female stars entertaining troops overseas. (89 mins.)
 
54.
Copper Canyon (1950)
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Johnny Carter, performing sharpshooter, is asked to help a beleaguered group of copper miners. (84 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
55.
Mad About Men (1954)
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Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human. (90 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
56.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)