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1. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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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.

Writers: George Seaton, Valentine Davies | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

2. The Ten Commandments (1956)

Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Writers: Dorothy Clarke Wilson, J.H. Ingraham, A.E. Southon, Æneas MacKenzie, Jesse Lasky Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

3. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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77 Metascore

A just-divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him.

Writers: Avery Corman, Robert Benton | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry

4. The Hustler (1961)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.

Writers: Sidney Carroll, Robert Rossen, Walter Tevis | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

5. Cat Ballou (1965)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

6.9
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A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

Writers: Walter Newman, Frank Pierson, Roy Chanslor | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

6. City Lights (1931)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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The Tramp struggles to help a blind flower girl he has fallen in love with.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

7. Pinocchio (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Writers: Carlo Collodi, Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia | Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

8. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Sci-Fi

7.8
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Writers: Edmund H. North, Harry Bates | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

9. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Not Rated | 186 min | Drama, History, War

8.3
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In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

Writer: Abby Mann | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich

10. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Unrated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Writers: Wendell Mayes, John D. Voelker | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

12. Moonstruck (1987)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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83 Metascore

Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry (the best friend of her late husband who died seven years previously).

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello

13. The Searchers (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Alan Le May | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

14. Harold and Maude (1971)

GP | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Writer: Colin Higgins | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

15. Bull Durham (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.1
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73 Metascore

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

16. High Noon (1952)

PG | 85 min | Western

8.1
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89 Metascore

A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

Writers: Carl Foreman, John W. Cunningham | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

17. Red River (1948)

Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.

Writers: Borden Chase, Charles Schnee | Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

18. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Leonard Vole is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz, Lawrence B. Marcus | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

19. The Verdict (1982)

R | 129 min | Drama

7.8
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A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

Writers: Barry Reed, David Mamet | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

20. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Writers: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

21. The Wild Bunch (1969)

R | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Western

8.1
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An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Writers: Walon Green, Sam Peckinpah, Roy N. Sickner | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

22. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Writer: Angelo Pizzo | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

23. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Writers: Daniel Mainwaring, Jack Finney | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

24. Laura (1944)

Approved | 88 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.

Writers: Vera Caspary, Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, Elizabeth Reinhardt | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

25. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Writers: Mary Chase, Oscar Brodney | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, Charles Drake

26. In Cold Blood (1967)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Writers: Truman Capote, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

27. Stagecoach (1939)

Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Western

7.9
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A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.

Writers: Ernest Haycox, Dudley Nichols | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

28. Scarface (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

Writers: Armitage Trail, Ben Hecht, Seton I. Miller, John Lee Mahin, W.R. Burnett | Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

29. Breaking Away (1979)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.8
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A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.

Writer: Steve Tesich | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

30. Reds (1981)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Writers: Warren Beatty, Trevor Griffiths | Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

31. Happy Endings (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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57 Metascore

Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.

Writer: Don Roos | Director: Don Roos | Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Steve Coogan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jesse Bradford

32. National Velvet (1944)

G | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.4
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Writers: Enid Bagnold, Theodore Reeves, Helen Deutsch | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

33. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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A mother, whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in outback Northern Territory, Australia, fights to prove her innocence.

Writers: John Bryson, Robert Caswell, Fred Schepisi | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

34. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Paul Gallico, Damon Runyon | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

35. Adam's Rib (1949)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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.

Writers: Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell

36. Little Caesar (1931)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Rico is a small-time hood who knocks off gas stations for whatever he can take. He heads east and signs up with Sam Vettori's mob. A New Year's Eve robbery at Little Arnie Lorch's casino ... See full summary »

Writers: W.R. Burnett, Robert N. Lee, Francis Edward Faragoh | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

37. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Approved | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Writers: Lotta Woods, Douglas Fairbanks | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher

38. Zelos (2015)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Post-production

A competitive mother orders a clone to outshine her flawless friend, but soon realizes she purchased an unbeatable rival.

Writers: Thoranna Sigurdardottir, Christina Strain | Director: Thoranna Sigurdardottir | Stars: Brooke Nevin, Michael Ornstein, Erica Piccininni, Michael Traynor

39. Karaganda (2013)

24 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.1
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A Jewish prisoner in a 1950s Soviet prison camp is on a mission to find his wife.

Writer: Max Weissberg | Director: Max Weissberg | Stars: Konstantin Lavysh, Nikita Bogolyubov, Michael Ark, Vera Cherny

40. The 8th Samurai (2009)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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It is the early 1950s and Japanese Cinema is reaching international acclaim. Nanshu, a poor man with a big heart, is struggling to break into the booming film business, but the only thing ... See full summary »

Writer: Justin Ambrosino | Director: Justin Ambrosino | Stars: Eijiro Ozaki, Takashi Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Watanabe, Toshi Toda

41. Death in Charge (2009)

Short, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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In the tradition of E.C. Horror Comics, this cautionary tale examines life through the eyes of Death who gets derailed when an impatient single Mom carelessly mistakes the scythe-carrying ... See full summary »

Writer: Devi Snively | Director: Devi Snively | Stars: Marina Benedict, Tom Burke, Chelsea Chalfa, Kylie Chalfa

42. In Another Life (2008)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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In a world of academia where religion, philosophy, and politics are often debated by intellectuals, our protagonists meet. Mira, a spirited Palestinian-American, and Mo, an Israeli PHD ... See full summary »

Writer: Karine Nissim | Director: Karine Nissim | Stars: Mila Fierro, David Fruechting, Daniel Gadi, Tiffanny Nelson

43. Zero (II) (2012)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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An introverted teen is forced to defend herself when her bullies threaten to spill the beans about her crush on the math teacher.

Writer: Kimberly Townes | Director: Kimberly Townes | Stars: Megan Sousa, Amrahu Ibraheem, Mariah Goolsby, Alyssa DiVirgilio

44. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973 TV Special)

75 min | Documentary

4.6
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Shortly before his death in 1973, John Ford was given is first ever Lifetime Achievement Award by the AFI while friends and co-workers shared reminiscences.

Stars: John Ford, Charles Bronson, Yul Brynner, Clint Eastwood

45. Pinfeathers (2013)

30 min | Short

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A man and a woman share a dream woven by an angel. In their waking lives they fare poorly in trysts of a disturbing nature and cross paths several times until they finally meet.

Writer: Michelle Espinosa | Director: Michelle Espinosa | Stars: Annie Grindlay, Dennis Holahan, Brynn Horrocks, Dean Minerd

46. And Another Honkytonk Girl Says She Will (1990)

Short, Music

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When a beautiful country girl leaves her farm and baby behind to pursue a singing career in Nashville, her naive dreams of stardom descend into a perverse nightmare.

Writer: Michael Sargent | Director: Michelle Paymar | Stars: Dan Bell, Rainbow Harvest, Patricia Mattick, Randy Oglesby

47. Caution to the Wind (2004)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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A teen prostitute struggles with the daily abuse that makes up the city streets of L.A.

Writers: Jamal Northington, Adam Schlachter | Director: Adam Schlachter | Stars: Scott Casperson, Enoch Cook, Ani Delara, Cheryl Francis Harrington

48. Palmarejo (2004)

Not rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Family

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A Puerto Rican boy has two days to find a new home for his pet goat.

Writer: Adam Schlachter | Director: Adam Schlachter | Stars: Andrew Aguilar, Mark Aguirre, Sophia Cifuentes, Doralicia

49. CU@Ed's (2008)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

8.5
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Tina and Tadd, two socially-challenged thirty-somethings, attempt a face-to-face at a coffee shop after meeting online. Tina arrives first, and while she waits receives grim advice from an ... See full summary »

Writer: Drew Larimore | Director: Casey Stangl | Stars: Danielle Kennedy, Will McCormack, Paul Rae, Rhea Seehorn