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1.
Black Angel (1946)
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When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband. (81 mins.)
 
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Thunder on the Hill (1951)
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Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a... (84 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
3.
She-Wolf of London (1946)
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A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park. (61 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
4.
Narcotic (1933)
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As the opening scroll tells us, Narcotic was "presented in the hope that the public may become aware... (57 mins.)
 
5.
Exiled to Shanghai (1937)
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Two rival newspaper men battle over a beautiful woman while covering an overseas civil war. (65 mins.)
Director: Nick Grinde
 
6.
Streamline Express (1935)
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A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a super-speed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive confidence man... (71 mins.)
Director: Leonard Fields
 
7.
The Blind Goddess (1948)
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Lord Brasted is in charge of a postwar fund for displaced persons. His secretary, Derek Waterhouse,... (87 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
8.
Ladies of the Chorus (1948)
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Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles... (61 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
9.
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead. (92 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
10.
Upstream (1927)
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Among the residents of a theatrical boarding house is the last member of a once great acting family... (60 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
11.
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
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Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty... (124 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
12.
Muscle Beach Party (1964)
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Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders. (95 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
13.
Too Much, Too Soon (1958)
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The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle. (121 mins.)
Director: Art Napoleon
 
14.
Child Bride (1938)
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Schoolteacher in a rural community campaigns to stop the practice of older men marrying young, underage girls. (62 mins.)
Director: Harry J. Revier
 
15.
Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
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In 1944, an Army doctor is in charge of a neuropsychiatric ward at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona and he must deal with a variety of tough cases. (126 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
16.
Project Moon Base (1953)
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A saboteur posing as a scientist strives to destroy the world's first space station. (63 mins.)
 
17.
Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969)
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A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered. (108 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
18.
Time Without Pity (1957)
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The day before a man is to be executed, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence. (85 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
19.
Up in Arms (1944)
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Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's... (105 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
 
20.
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
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An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
21.
The Pajama Game (1957)
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An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay rise. (101 mins.)
 
22.
The Reckless Moment (1949)
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After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal. (82 mins.)
Director: Max Opuls
 
23.
Undercurrent (1946)
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Middle-aged bride Ann Hamilton soon begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her. (116 mins.)
 
24.
The Duke of West Point (1938)
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An arrogant Cambridge student emigrates to America and enrolls at the West Point. (96 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
25.
The Great Lie (1941)
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After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child. (108 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
26.
Mogambo (1953)
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On a Kenyan safari, white hunter Victor Marswell has a love triangle with seductive American socialite Eloise Kelly and anthropologist Donald Nordley's cheating wife Linda. (116 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
27.
A Fine Madness (1966)
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Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist... and his beautiful wife. (104 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
28.
Night and the City (1950)
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter. (101 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
29.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
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A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship. (110 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
30.
All About Eve (1950)
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An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. (138 mins.)
 
31.
Alexander the Great (1956)
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The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great. (141 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
32.
Killer's Kiss (1955)
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Ready to catch a train to his hometown, a washed up boxer tells us about the strange and twisty events that happened to him the past couple of days. (67 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
33.
Marlowe (1969)
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A young woman from Kansas hires LA private detective Philip Marlowe to find her missing brother. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
34.
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
 
35.
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938)
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In the jungle near Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Mr. Moto poses as an ineffectual archaeologist and a venerable holy man with mystical powers to help foil two insurgencies against the government. (63 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
36.
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
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A psychic convinces her weak-willed husband to kidnap the child of a wealthy couple, so she can use her abilities to locate the child and thus achieve fame. (121 mins.)
Director: Bryan Forbes
 
37.
Harold Teen (1934)
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Harold seems to flop at every thing he tries, his school work, his newspaper job, even his car is repossessed... (66 mins.)
Director: Murray Roth
 
38.
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
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The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution. (197 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
39.
Split Second (1953)
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Two escaped killers take hostages and hide in a Nevada mining ghost town without knowing that an atom bomb is scheduled to be tested there the next morning. (85 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
40.
The Human Factor (1979)
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When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate. (115 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
41.
David and Lisa (1962)
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The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis... (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Perry
 
42.
The Lost Continent (1968)
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This film starts out like the Love Boat on acid, as a cast of varied characters, with various issues... (89 mins.)
 
43.
The Servant (1963)
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The aristocratic Tony moves to London and hires the servant Hugo Barrett for all services at home. Barrett seems to be a loyal and competent employee... (116 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
44.
She (1965)
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An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
45.
The Night the World Exploded (1957)
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Dr. Conway has perfected a machine which he believes will predict earthquakes, and has determined that one will strike California within 24 hours... (64 mins.)
Director: Fred F. Sears
 
46.
Fail-Safe (1964)
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American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
47.
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
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A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. (125 mins.)
 
48.
Airport 1975 (1974)
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A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land. (107 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
49.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
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In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. (118 mins.)