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1. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

5.7
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Writer: Kenneth Higgins | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

2. Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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While a cop steers a kid street-fighter away from being a public nuisance, a petty hoodlum leads a studious kid into a life of crime.

Writers: Brendan Wood, Donn Mullahy, Sam Robins | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Keye Luke

3. East Side Kids (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A young street kid grows up and becomes a cop when he realizes that crime doesn't pay. One of his childhood friends is in prison for a murder he didn't commit, and the cop looks for ... See full summary »

Writer: William Lively | Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Leon Ames, Dennis Moore, Joyce Bryant, Hal E. Chester

4. Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy

6.1
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The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Foreman, Charles R. Marion, Jack Henley | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

5. Pride of the Bowery (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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New York City street principles get an East Side Kid in trouble at a Civilian Conservation Corps camp.

Writers: Steven Clensos, William Lively, George H. Plympton | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Kenneth Howell, Mary Ainslee

6. Kid Dynamite (1943)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Sport

7.1
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EastSide boxing champion (Leo Gorcey) has been challenged to fight the West Side champ but is kidnapped before the match. Leo's friend (Bobby Jordan) takes his place and wins the fight only... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Ernst, Gerald Schnitzer, Morey Amsterdam | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

7. Boys of the City (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house.

Writer: William Lively | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester, Frankie Burke

8. That Gang of Mine (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.9
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A street kid has dreams of becoming a jockey. He gets his chance when he and his gang discover a poor old man who has a championship race horse. The man agrees to let the boy ride his horse... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Whitman, William Lively | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Clarence Muse, Dave O'Brien

9. Clancy Street Boys (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

7.4
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Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family--including ... See full summary »

Writer: Harvey Gates | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Noah Beery

10. 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Writer: Harvey Gates | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

11. Smart Alecks (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Danny helps to capture a wanted criminal and receives a $200 reward. However, he has a falling out with the gang when they believe he should share the money with them. Complications ensue ... See full summary »

Writer: Harvey Gates | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell

12. Docks of New York (1945)

62 min | Comedy

8.1
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Glimpy finds a necklace next to a dead body in an alley. His discovery leads to the gang getting mixed up in murder, intrigue involving a European royal family, and a killer who is after ... See full summary »

Writer: Harvey Gates | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, William 'Billy' Benedict, Gloria Pope

13. Let's Get Tough! (1942)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

6.7
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The East Side Kids take on a gang of Japanese spies.

Writer: Harvey Gates | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell

14. Mr. Wise Guy (1942)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Mr. Wise Guy (the eighth in the East Side Kids series) finds the gang sent to the Wilton Reform School after they are unjustly convicted of stealing a truck. Bill Collins (Douglas Fowley), ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Mooney, Sam Robins, Harvey Gates, Jack Henley | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Billy Gilbert

15. Million Dollar Kid (1944)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

7.3
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The gang is befriended by a millionaire whom they save from a mugging. However, they begin to suspect that the man's son was actually one of the muggers. Knowing that the boy's father is ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank H. Young | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, William 'Billy' Benedict

16. Bowery Champs (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Copy boys Muggs and Glimpy investigate a murder. They locate the ex-wife of the murdered man and become convinced she is innocent. They hide her from the police while they investigate.

Writers: Earle Snell, Morey Amsterdam | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, William 'Billy' Benedict, Bobby Jordan

17. Come Out Fighting (1945)

62 min | Comedy

8.2
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The police commissioner asks some local street kids to toughen up his sissy son.

Writer: Earle Snell | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, William 'Billy' Benedict, Gabriel Dell

18. Flying Wild (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A group of young men who work at an aviation factory begin to suspect that a doctor who runs an air ambulance service is secretly a spy transporting secret information from the plant to enemy agents.

Writer: Al Martin | Director: William West | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Joan Barclay, Dave O'Brien

19. Mr. Muggs Rides Again (1945)

63 min | Comedy

8.1
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After having been framed by gamblers, Muggs is barred from riding in horse races. Snce he can no longer race, he takes up a collection so Ma Brown, who owns the horses won't have her stable... See full summary »

Writer: Harvey Gates | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, William 'Billy' Benedict, Johnny Duncan

20. Block Busters (1944)

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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Muggs must fight a new French kid who has just moved into the neighborhood.

Writer: Houston Branch | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, William 'Billy' Benedict

21. Follow the Leader (1944)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Muggs and Glimpy, two East Side Kids in the army, return to their neighborhood, supposedly on furlough; actually, Muggs has been honorably discharged with a physical defect, but he tells no... See full summary »

Writers: Ande Lamb, William Beaudine, Beryl Sachs | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, William 'Billy' Benedict

22. Mr. Muggs Steps Out (1943)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

8.1
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Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest ... See full summary »

Writers: William Beaudine, Beryl Sachs | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, William 'Billy' Benedict