Spencer Tracy Movies

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1.
Up the River (1930)
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When paroled trustee Steve and former inmate Judy who try to put their criminal lives behind them are blackmailed, two career criminals come to their rescue. (92 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
2.
Quick Millions (1931)
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Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day. (72 mins.)
Director: Rowland Brown
 
3.
Six Cylinder Love (1931)
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Troubles begin for the Sterlings when they buy an expensive car. Friends press them for rides; Marilyn... (79 mins.)
 
4.
Goldie (1931)
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Sailor Spike dates girls whose names he finds in an address book. Each girl has the same tatoo, placed there by another sailor Bill... (68 mins.)
 
5.
She Wanted a Millionaire (1932)
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Impoverished Jane Miller is loved by millionaire Roger and newspaperman William. Though William warns her otherwise... (80 mins.)
 
6.
Sky Devils (1932)
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Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone... (90 mins.)
 
7.
Disorderly Conduct (1932)
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When motorcycle cop Dick Fay gives a ticket to Phyllis Crawford, her father's graft-fed influence leads to his demotion to foot patrolman... (82 mins.)
 
8.
Young America (1932)
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Already in trouble with the law, Arthur and his friend Nutty break into a drugstore to get medicine for Nutty's grandmother... (70 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
9.
Society Girl (1932)
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Johnny is training for a championship fight. Judy distracts him, so his manager Briscoe walks out on him. Then so does Judy. (67 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
10.
The Painted Woman (1932)
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After becoming involved in a killing, Kiddo gets on board Boyton's ship. When he learns what happened he dumps her on a South Sea island... (73 mins.)
 
11.
Me and My Gal (1932)
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Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke. (79 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
12.
20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)
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Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him. (78 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
13.
Face in the Sky (1933)
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Sign painters Joe and Lucky travel around New England looking for jobs. After Joe uses Madge as a model... (77 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
14.
Shanghai Madness (1933)
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In the 1920s Pat Jackson destroys a Chinese post and is discharged from the Navy. Li Po Chang hires him to run a gunboat up the river... (68 mins.)
 
15.
The Power and the Glory (1933)
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A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company... (76 mins.)
 
16.
The Mad Game (1933)
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Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When... (73 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
17.
Man's Castle (1933)
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Bill takes Trina into his depression camp cabin. Later, just as he finds showgirl LaRue who will support him, Trina becomes pregnant. (75 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
18.
The Show-Off (1934)
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Aubrey cons Amy into thinking he's a railroad bigwig. After they marry Aubrey overspends in setting up their home... (77 mins.)
 
19.
Looking for Trouble (1934)
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Joe and Casey trouble-shoot for the phone company. They try to prove that Joes's girl Ethel's boss Dan is a crook but are trapped by criminals and left in a burning building. (80 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
 
20.
Bottoms Up (1934)
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Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matine idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness. (85 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
21.
Now I'll Tell (1934)
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Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad... (82 mins.)
Director: Edwin J. Burke
 
22.
Marie Galante (1934)
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Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a caf in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett. (88 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
23.
It's a Small World (1935)
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Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge... (70 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
24.
The Murder Man (1935)
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When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate. (69 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
25.
Dante's Inferno (1935)
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Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern... (89 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
26.
Whipsaw (1935)
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Hoping to nab a gang of jewel thieves, a government agent pretends to be a crook and travels across country with a lady thief. (82 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
27.
Riffraff (1936)
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Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader... (94 mins.)
Director: J. Walter Ruben
 
28.
Fury (1936)
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder. (92 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
29.
San Francisco (1936)
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. (115 mins.)
 
30.
Libeled Lady (1936)
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A newspaper man, his jilted fiance, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel. (98 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
31.
They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
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Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred's troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes vicious with his gun... (94 mins.)
 
32.
Captains Courageous (1937)
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Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns... (117 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
33.
Big City (1937)
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To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her... (80 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
34.
Mannequin (1937)
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Rags-to-riches Hennessey meets newlyweds Jessie and Eddie from his old neighborhood. Eddie plots to have Jessie divorce him... (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
35.
Test Pilot (1938)
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Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe. (119 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
36.
Boys Town (1938)
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Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there... (96 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
37.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
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When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars,... (101 mins.)
 
38.
I Take This Woman (1940)
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Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him... (98 mins.)
 
39.
Young Tom Edison (1940)
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Inventor Thomas Edison's boyhood is chronicled and shows him as a lad whose early inventions and scientific... (86 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
40.
Northwest Passage (1940)
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Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected. (126 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
41.
Edison, the Man (1940)
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement. (107 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
42.
Boom Town (1940)
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Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman. (119 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
43.
Men of Boys Town (1941)
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Mr. and Mrs. Maitland invite Whitey to their home on a trial basis. Whitey tries to visit a friend in... (106 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
44.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
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Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde. (113 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
45.
Woman of the Year (1942)
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Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
46.
Tortilla Flat (1942)
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Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends. (105 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
47.
Keeper of the Flame (1942)
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Journalist Steve O'Malley wants to write a biography of a national hero who died when his car ran off a bridge. Steve receives conflicting reports and tales that make him question what the truth about the hero is. (100 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
48.
A Guy Named Joe (1943)
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Maj. Pete Sandidge is a very able pilot who seems to have a streak of luck as far as flying goes. World... (120 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
49.
The Seventh Cross (1944)
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In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and... (112 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
50.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
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In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland. (138 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
51.
Without Love (1945)
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In World War II Washington DC, Jamie Rowan, enters a loveless marriage with scientist Pat Jamieson and becomes his assistant. Struggles bring them closer together. (111 mins.)
 
52.
The Sea of Grass (1947)
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This western begins with St. Louis resident Lutie Cameron (Katharine Hepburn) marrying New Mexico cattleman Col... (123 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
53.
Cass Timberlane (1947)
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Judge Cass Timberlane marries a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Virginia Marshland. A baby is... (119 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
54.
State of the Union (1948)
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An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels. (124 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
55.
Edward, My Son (1949)
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Arnold Boult is determined to make his son a success at all costs. He commits arson, causes two suicides... (112 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
56.
Adam's Rib (1949)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
57.
Malaya (1949)
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Newspaperman Royer convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese. Carnahan is let out of prison to help. (98 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
58.
Father of the Bride (1950)
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The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding. (92 mins.)
 
59.
Father's Little Dividend (1951)
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In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with the fact that he will soon be a granddad. (82 mins.)
 
60.
The People Against O'Hara (1951)
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Jim Curtayne, formerly a successful defense attorney who is now a recovering alcoholic, attempts a comeback when he defends a neighbor's son a homicide charge. (102 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
61.
Pat and Mike (1952)
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Pat is a women's sports sensation unless her fianc is around. Her new shady manager Mike keeps them apart and develops feelings for her. (95 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
62.
Plymouth Adventure (1952)
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Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (105 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
63.
The Actress (1953)
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Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress.... (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
64.
Broken Lance (1954)
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The saga of the Devereaux rancher family, set in 1880's Arizona. (96 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
65.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
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A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary. (81 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
66.
The Mountain (1956)
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Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims. (105 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
67.
Desk Set (1957)
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Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department. (103 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
68.
The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
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An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story. (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
69.
The Last Hurrah (1958)
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time. (121 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
70.
Inherit the Wind (1960)
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. (128 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
71.
The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
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A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn Le Roy
 
72.
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
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In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. (186 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
73.
How the West Was Won (1962)
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads. (164 mins.)
 
74.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure. (205 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
75.
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
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A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fianc. (108 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer