Burgess Meredith Movies

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1.
The Scoundrel (1935)
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A ruthless, cynical, hated publisher is killed in a plane crash, and his ghost must wander restlessly unless someone sheds a tear for him. (76 mins.)
 
2.
Winterset (1936)
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Immigrant radical Bartolomeo Romagna is falsely condemned and executed for a payroll robbery. Years later... (77 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
3.
There Goes the Groom (1937)
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A young man scores seeking Alaskan gold, comes home to claim his bride. When she snubs him, he falls for the younger sister instead. (65 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
4.
Spring Madness (1938)
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In their last semester at Harvard, Sam Thatcher and his roommate, who is nicknamed "The Lippencott"... (67 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
 
5.
Idiot's Delight (1939)
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A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII. (107 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
6.
Of Mice and Men (1939)
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Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his carer, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch. (106 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
7.
Castle on the Hudson (1940)
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Mobster Tommy Gordon isn't worried about being sentenced to Sing Sing prison because his political pals have promised him a quick parole... (77 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
8.
Second Chorus (1940)
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When perennial college students Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are forced to make it on their own, the competitive pair get jobs with Artie Shaw's band and reunite with ex-manager Ellen Miller. (84 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
9.
San Francisco Docks (1940)
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Barmaid in seedy docks does better detective work than the police to get her beau off a murder accusation, helped by a good priest who proves to be a good fighter for the truth. (66 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
10.
That Uncertain Feeling (1941)
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Against her better judgement, happily married Jill Baker is persuaded to see a popular psychoanalyst about her psychosomatic hiccups... (84 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
11.
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)
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Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice. (87 mins.)
Director: Garson Kanin
 
12.
Street of Chance (1942)
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A nerd discovers he's wanted for murder, after escaping death from wreckage plummeting from a skyscraper... (74 mins.)
Director: Jack Hively
 
13.
Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
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During WW2, Pulitzer prize winner and war correspondent Ernie Pyle joins the army and writes articles about his comrades in his daily columns. (108 mins.)
 
14.
A Walk in the Sun (1945)
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During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way. (117 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
15.
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946)
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Celestine, the chamber-maid, has a new job in the country, at the Lanlaires. She has decided to use her beauty to seduce a wealthy man... (86 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
16.
Magnificent Doll (1946)
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Ginger Rogers is the daughter of boardinghouse owners in Washington, DC who falls in love with Aaron Burr and James Madison. (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
17.
Mine Own Executioner (1947)
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Pretty Molly Lucian enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam... (108 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
18.
On Our Merry Way (1948)
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Three short stories revolving around the topic of the daily question posed by the roving reporter to the readers of a daily newspaper. (107 mins.)
 
19.
Jigsaw (1949)
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New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy investigates a series of murders and uncovers an extremist group. (72 mins.)
Director: Fletcher Markle
 
20.
The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950)
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In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt... (97 mins.)
 
21.
The Gay Adventure (1949)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parry
 
22.
Joe Butterfly (1957)
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American soldiers in occupied Tokyo get mixed up with a conniving black-marketeer. (90 mins.)
Director: Jesse Hibbs
 
23.
The Kidnappers (1958)
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Manila, Philippines. The loving American father Louis Halliburton desperate attempts to save his son from ruthless kidnappers... (78 mins.)
Director: Eddie Romero
 
24.
Advise & Consent (1962)
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well. (139 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
25.
The Cardinal (1963)
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A young Catholic priest from Boston confronts bigotry, Naziism, and his own personal conflicts as he rises to the office of cardinal. (175 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
26.
In Harm's Way (1965)
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese. (165 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
27.
Madame X (1966)
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When her lover is killed, the wife of a wealthy man is convinced to fake her own death, which leads her into greater depths of depravity until fate reunites her with her long-lost son, who is unaware of her real identity. (100 mins.)
 
28.
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow. (95 mins.)
Director: Fielder Cook
 
29.
Batman: The Movie (1966)
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The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people. (105 mins.)
 
30.
The Crazy-Quilt (1966)
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A man with no illusions marries a young woman who is brimming with idealism. She attempts to remake her husband with her overflowing optimism... (75 mins.)
Director: John Korty
 
31.
Hurry Sundown (1967)
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Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland... (146 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
32.
Torture Garden (1967)
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An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show. (93 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
33.
Stay Away, Joe (1968)
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Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
 
34.
Skidoo (1968)
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Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard... (98 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
35.
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
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A bandit kidnaps a Marshal who has seen a map showing a gold vein on Indian lands, but other groups are looking for it too, while the Apache try to keep the secret location undisturbed. (128 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
36.
Hard Contract (1969)
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A cold hearted American hit man goes to Europe for 'one last score'. His encounter with a beautiful young woman casts self doubt on his lifeblood, and influences him to resist carrying out the contract (106 mins.)
Director: S. Lee Pogostin
 
37.
The Reivers (1969)
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In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures. (112 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
38.
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go (1970)
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Buddha has the power to change the nature of a person into their opposite. He uses this power only when the world is in danger. When a villain obtains plans that could be used for peace or war, Buddha turns him into a good guy. Now what? (89 mins.)
 
39.
There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
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A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot. (126 mins.)
 
40.
Clay Pigeon (1971)
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An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang. (93 mins.)
 
41.
Such Good Friends (1971)
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While awaiting the outcome of her husband's surgery, Julie Messinger discovers he has been having affairs. (101 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
42.
A Fan's Notes (1972)
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A writer has a mental breakdown, unable to deal with the society around him. Based on Frederick Exley's novel. (90 mins.)
Director: Eric Till
 
43.
Beware! The Blob (1972)
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A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers. (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Hagman
 
44.
The Man (1972)
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An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way. (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
45.
Golden Needles (1974)
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Various factions are fighting each other to gain possession of a very special statue. The statue itself is not worth much... (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
 
46.
Hay que matar a B. (1974)
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In a fictitious South American country there's lots of political tension, the labor-unions have all their members on strike... (97 mins.)
Director: Jose L. Borau
 
47.
The Day of the Locust (1975)
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An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father. (144 mins.)
 
48.
92 in the Shade (1975)
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A young drifter returns to his home in Key West, Florida and attempts to open a fishing charter business, provoking a dangerous feud with a rival fishing sea captain. (93 mins.)
Director: Thomas McGuane
 
49.
The Master Gunfighter (1975)
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An outnumbered swordsman/gunfighter tries to prevent wealthy landowners from annihilating local Indians. (121 mins.)
Director: Frank Laughlin
 
50.
The Hindenburg (1975)
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A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
51.
Burnt Offerings (1976)
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A family moves into an old, haunted house that regenerates itself by feeding off of the life forces of its injured occupants. (116 mins.)
Director: Dan Curtis
 
52.
Rocky (1976)
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Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. (120 mins.)
 
53.
The Sentinel (1977)
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Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably cheap Brooklyn Heights apartment, where weird occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
54.
Golden Rendezvous (1977)
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Aboard the cargo vessel converted into a luxury cruise ship SS Campari somewhere in the Caribbean is lying in port due to a succession of delays... (101 mins.)
Director: Ashley Lazarus
 
55.
The Manitou (1978)
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A psychic's girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit. (104 mins.)
Director: William Girdler
 
56.
Foul Play (1978)
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A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church. (116 mins.)
Director: Colin Higgins
 
57.
Magic (1978)
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A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart. (107 mins.)
 
58.
The Great Bank Hoax (1978)
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When the prominent citizens of a small town discover that the officers of the local bank have been embezzling money from it, they decide to rob the bank themselves. (87 mins.)
Director: Joseph Jacoby
 
59.
Rocky II (1979)
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Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch. (119 mins.)
 
60.
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
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An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman. (121 mins.)
Director: James Goldstone
 
61.
Final Assignment (1980)
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Nicole is a broadcast journalist in Canada who is working on an assignment in the U.S.S.R. She is to oversee a visit by the prime minister but she finds a unethical experiment on children using the use of steroids. (98 mins.)
Director: Paul Almond
 
62.
The Last Chase (1981)
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In a future United States, the only transport available to an individual is public transportation. Predicated... (101 mins.)
Director: Martyn Burke
 
63.
Clash of the Titans (1981)
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Perseus must battle both Medusa and the Kraken to save the Princess Andromeda. (118 mins.)
Director: Desmond Davis
 
64.
True Confessions (1981)
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A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute. (108 mins.)
Director: Ulu Grosbard
 
65.
Rocky III (1982)
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After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy. (99 mins.)
 
66.
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
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Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series The Twilight Zone. (101 mins.)
 
67.
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
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A peasant woodcutter becomes Santa Claus and later foils an evil toy manufacturer's scheme to take over Christmas. (107 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
 
68.
King Lear (1987)
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Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost... (90 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
69.
Hot to Trot (1988)
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Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market... (83 mins.)
Director: Michael Dinner
 
70.
Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
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In Texas, Floyd is the owner of a decadent bar nearby the coast. He misses his wife Dorothy, who disappeared one year ago... (95 mins.)
Director: Peter Masterson
 
71.
Oddball Hall (1990)
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A gang of thieves has pulled a huge jewel heist, but has had to hide out in a tiny South African village... (84 mins.)
 
72.
State of Grace (1990)
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Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with... (134 mins.)
 
73.
Rocky V (1990)
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Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy. (104 mins.)
 
74.
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
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A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street. (103 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
75.
Camp Nowhere (1994)
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Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp... (96 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Prince
 
76.
Tall Tale (1995)
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A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an... (98 mins.)
 
77.
Across the Moon (1995)
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Two young women bond while living together out in the California desert to be close to their boyfriends who are serving time at the nearby state prison. (88 mins.)
Director: Lisa Gottlieb
 
78.
Grumpier Old Men (1995)
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John and Max resolve to save their beloved bait shop from turning into an Italian restaurant, just as its new female owner catches Max's attention. (101 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch