Don Ameche

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1.
Sins of Man (1936)
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Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too... (86 mins.)
 
2.
Ramona (1936)
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Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household. (84 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
3.
Ladies in Love (1936)
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Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates... (97 mins.)
 
4.
One in a Million (1936)
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American theatrical manager (Menjou) discovers Henie preparing for the Olympics in Switzerland and brings her to Madison Square Garden. (95 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
5.
In Old Chicago (1937)
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The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire. (95 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
6.
Love Is News (1937)
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement. (77 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
7.
Fifty Roads to Town (1937)
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A man hides out in the country to avoid testifying in his friends' divorce. A girl who he thinks is a process server thinks he's a gangster. So do the sheriff and his men. (80 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
8.
You Can't Have Everything (1937)
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Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti... (100 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
9.
Love Under Fire (1937)
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During the Spanish Civil War a detective from Scotland Yard falls in love with a woman he had believed to be a jewel thief. (75 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
10.
Happy Landing (1938)
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Bandleader (Romero and manager (Ameche) discover skater (Henie) in Norway. They become rivals as she returns with them to America. (102 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
11.
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
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This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music. (106 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
12.
Josette (1938)
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Two young men try to wrest their father from the clutches of a gold digger but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer with whom they both fall in love. (73 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
13.
Gateway (1938)
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Irish immigrant meets returning war correspondent on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amours of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island. (75 mins.)
 
14.
The Three Musketeers (1939)
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D'Artagnan sings and fronts for slapstick cowardly Ritz brothers posing as musketeers. (73 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
15.
Midnight (1939)
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A chorus girl stranded in Paris is set up by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man. (94 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
16.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
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Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice... (98 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
17.
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
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Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound. (97 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
18.
Swanee River (1939)
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More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South... (84 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
19.
Lillian Russell (1940)
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Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore. (127 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
20.
Four Sons (1940)
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When the Germans invade Czechoslovakia the four sons of a Czecho-German family follow different paths: Czech patriot, Nazi supporter, artist in America, and heroic German soldier. (89 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
21.
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
 
22.
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
 
23.
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
 
24.
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)
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(85 mins.)
 
25.
The Feminine Touch (1941)
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John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students... (97 mins.)
 
26.
Confirm or Deny (1941)
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Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send inappropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love. (74 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
27.
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
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Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA... (83 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
28.
Girl Trouble (1942)
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A South American in New York rents the apartment of a socialite who pretends to be his maid. (81 mins.)
 
29.
Something to Shout About (1943)
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Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson is told by wealthy divorce Donna... (90 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
 
30.
Heaven Can Wait (1943)
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An old rou arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld. (112 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
31.
Happy Land (1943)
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In a typical American Midwestern city, Hartfield, Iowa, Lew Marsh (Don Ameche) is the owner of a drugstore... (73 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
32.
Wing and a Prayer (1944)
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In WW2, an American aircraft carrier sails around the Pacific on a decoy mission until it joins the battle of Midway against the Japanese forces. (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
33.
Greenwich Village (1944)
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In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue. (82 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
34.
It's in the Bag! (1945)
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The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in. (87 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
 
35.
Guest Wife (1945)
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Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend... (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
36.
So Goes My Love (1946)
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Jane Budden, a country girl goes to the big city, determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead... (88 mins.)
Director: Frank Ryan
 
37.
That's My Man (1947)
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A poor young man is finally able to achieve his dream of running a horse at the track, but when he starts becoming successful, he begins to lose sight of what mattered to him before. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
38.
Sleep, My Love (1948)
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Alison Courtland wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she cannot remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue. (97 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
39.
Slightly French (1949)
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A cinema director who is in an emotional and professional crisis thinks that he has discovered a French star when he meets an ordinary dancer. (81 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
40.
Phantom Caravan (1954)
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International private detective gets mixed up with Indian sect murders in Switzerland. (61 mins.)
Director: Roy Rich
 
41.
Fire One (1954 TV Movie)
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(53 mins.)
Director: Dallas Bower
 
42.
A Fever in the Blood (1961)
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The murder of a socialite leads to a sensational trial, with a close governor's race hanging on its outcome. (117 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
 
43.
Picture Mommy Dead (1966)
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Teenaged Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined after the shock suffered... (82 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
44.
Shadow Over Elveron (1968 TV Movie)
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A corrupt sheriff knows the secrets of everyone in town and uses that information to go unchallenged... (106 mins.)
Director: James Goldstone
 
45.
The Boatniks (1970)
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Young and awkward, US coast guard ensign, Thomas Garland suffers from constant comparison with his late father... (99 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
 
46.
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)
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Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town. (113 mins.)
Director: Hy Averback
 
47.
Shepherd's Flock (1971 TV Movie)
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Jack Shepherd is an ex-football star who has become a minister. The comedy revolves around his efforts to adjust to this new life given his quick temper and tendency to put his foot in his mouth. (25 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
 
48.
Gidget Gets Married (1972 TV Movie)
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Gidget finally gets married and rebels against the social caste system in her new husband's company. (73 mins.)
Director: E.W. Swackhamer
 
49.
The Chinese Typewriter (1979 TV Movie)
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This unsold TV pilot set in Hawaii is about two PIs hired by an airline company to retrieve a stolen jet, the company's latest prototype. (75 mins.)
Director: Lou Antonio
 
50.
Trading Places (1983)
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A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. (116 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
51.
Not in Front of the Kids (1984 TV Movie)
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Director: Bill Persky
 
52.
Cocoon (1985)
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When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour. (117 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
53.
A Masterpiece of Murder (1986 TV Movie)
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An over-the-hill gumshoe reluctantly teams with worldly retired master thief to solve a string of art thefts and murders. (100 mins.)
 
54.
Pals (1987 TV Movie)
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Two long time friends, Jack Stobbs (George C. Scott) and Art Riddle (Don Ameche), have a fun and laughable adventure trying to spend the rest of their days fishing. (120 mins.)
Director: Lou Antonio
 
55.
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
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The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of 'Bigfoot' a secret. (110 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
56.
Coming to America (1988)
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An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will. (116 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
57.
Things Change (1988)
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Shoe-shiner Gino is hired to take the rap for a mafia murder. Two-bit gangster Jerry watches over Gino and gives him a weekend to remember. (100 mins.)
Director: David Mamet
 
58.
Cocoon: The Return (1988)
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The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth? (116 mins.)
Director: Daniel Petrie
 
59.
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.)
 
60.
Oscar (1991)
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A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight". (109 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
61.
Our Shining Moment (1991 TV Movie)
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A bittersweet look at life in Middle America in 1963 as seen through the experiences of the McGuire family. This was a pilot which was not picked up as a TV-series. (60 mins.)
Director: Mark Tinker
 
62.
Folks! (1992)
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A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after. (107 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
63.
Sunstroke (1992 TV Movie)
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After a bitter divorce, Teresa embarks on a noir journey to recover custody of her daughter. Murder... (91 mins.)
Director: James Keach
 
64.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
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Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco. (84 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
65.
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
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In 1959, a widower hires a kindly housekeeper/nanny to care for his seven-year-old daughter. (115 mins.)
Director: Jessie Nelson