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1. Finishing School (1934)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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The trials and tribulations in a private, snobbish girls school.

Directors: George Nichols Jr., Wanda Tuchock | Stars: Frances Dee, Billie Burke, Ginger Rogers, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 376

2. Band of Angels (1957)

125 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Mantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 1,520

3. Good News (1947)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.9
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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken

Votes: 2,035

4. The Whoopee Boys (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Two obnoxious and dim-witted misfits attempt to save a school for needy children by attempting to sneak into the wealthy high society of Palm Beach to get the money needed for their cause.

Director: John Byrum | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

Votes: 627 | Gross: $0.44M

5. A Month by the Lake (1995)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman, Alida Valli

Votes: 1,872 | Gross: $2.20M

6. The Young Visiters (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Alfred Salteena is a slightly bumbling gentleman who meets a young lady on a train and invites her to his home in London. She comes to see society and meet young men and bothers him to go ... See full summary »

Director: David Yates | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie, Lyndsey Marshal, Bill Nighy

Votes: 439

7. Buccaneer's Girl (1950)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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A New Orleans entertainer falls for a pirate who has another identity.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend, Robert Douglas, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 261

8. Black Beauty (1946)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.8
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Widower Squire Weldon (Charles Evans). trying to raise his motherless daughter, Anne (Mona Freeman) presents her with a colt, Black Beauty (Highland Dale), in the hope that by disciplining ... See full summary »

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Mona Freeman, Richard Denning, Evelyn Ankers, Charles Evans

Votes: 145

9. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners

Votes: 310

10. The Princess Academy (1987)

R | 90 min | Comedy

3.7
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Lowbrow humor is the feature in this slight comedy setting students at a finishing school against the snobbish and strict academians.

Director: Bruce A. Block | Stars: Eva Gabor, Lu Leonard, Richard Paul, Carole Davis

Votes: 137

11. Girls School Screamers (1986)

R | 80 min | Horror

3.7
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Seven college girls spend the weekend at an elegant estate which begins as a fun filled adventure but ends in a nightmare of gut-wrenching terror.

Director: John P. Finnegan | Stars: Mollie O'Mara, Sharon Christopher, Mari Butler, Beth O'Malley

Votes: 308

12. Girls' Dormitory (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When a busybody teacher in a girls' finishing school finds a love letter from a student to an unknown man, a minor scandal erupts.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Ruth Chatterton, Simone Simon, Constance Collier

Votes: 210

13. Dizzy Dames (1935)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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Lillian Bennett runs a theatrical boarding house in New York City. She doesn't want her débutante daughter Helen Bennett, reared in finishing schools away from New York, to know of her own ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Marjorie Rambeau, Florine McKinney, Lawrence Gray, Inez Courtney

Votes: 20

14. The Unfortunate Sex (1920)

Drama

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Director: Elsier La Maie | Stars: Frances Edmonde, George Larkin, Harry von Meter, Katherine Lewis

15. Ma'am May We Go Out? (1985)

Comedy

7.0
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Soriano brothers Dennis, Chipipoy/Chip, and Jeff are bums who do odd jobs to earn a living, including driving a jeepney. Their lives take a different turn after meeting Atty. Aga Agaton, ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Relon Makiling | Stars: Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, J.C. Bonnin

Votes: 5

16. Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond (1990 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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The tragic life and career of two-time Oscar winner Viviemn Leigh, who battled tuberculosis and manic-depression but always remained a star.

Director: Gene Feldman | Stars: Jessica Lange, Vivien Leigh, Gertrude Hartley, Garson Kanin

Votes: 142

17. Ann's Finish (1918)

Drama

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Wild young Ann Anderson keeps getting expelled from boarding schools because of her passion for pulling pranks. She is finally enrolled at Madame D'Arcy's Finishing School. One night she is... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Ingraham | Stars: Margarita Fischer, Jack Mower, Adelaide Elliot, David Howard

18. AmaZulu: The Children of Heaven (2006)

92 min | Documentary

8.1
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Life in a South African Township is seen through the eyes of seven pupils as they come together under the parental eye of Mr Mtshali, headmaster of Velabahleke High School Velabahleke (Come... See full summary »

Directors: Hannan Majid, Richard York

Votes: 9

19. Illegal (1932)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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This is the story of a woman who kicks out her no-good second husband after he wastes all her money. Since gambling and drink had taken all her money, she decides to use the money from a ... See full summary »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Isobel Elsom, Ivor Barnard, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Margot Grahame

Votes: 74

20. Men, Women, and Money (1919)

50 min | Drama

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A young country girl comes to the big city and gets involved with unscrupulous people and ends of broke and stranded. However, a friendly millionaire just happens to come along....

Director: George Melford | Stars: Ethel Clayton, James Neill, Jane Wolfe, Lew Cody

21. Somewhat Secret (1939)

Approved | 21 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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At the Dimsdale Hall Finishing School, Assistant Dean Emily Godsall declares that any student who associates herself with swing music will be severely punished. Complications develop when ... See full summary »

Director: Sammy Lee | Stars: Mary Howard, Benny Rubin, Tom Collins, Mary Bovard

Votes: 56

22. And She Learned About Dames (1934)

9 min | Musical, Short

6.2
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Students at New York's Rovina Finishing School for Girls send their photographs to the makers of Claybury's Beauty Soap, in the hope of being chosen as "Miss Complexion of 1934." Martha ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle Talbot, Martha Merrill, Busby Berkeley, Joan Blondell

Votes: 89

23. Mayblossom (1917)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Edward José | Stars: Pearl White, Hal Forde, Fuller Mellish

24. Marked Cards (1918)

Drama

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Director: Henri D'Elba | Stars: Margery Wilson, Wallace MacDonald, Jack Curtis, Ray Godfrey

25. Big Brother (2000– )
Episode: Day 24 (III) (2014)

Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Stars: Marcus Bentley, Mark Byron, Ashleigh Coyle, Matthew Davies

26. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: Elly Starts to School (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Mrs. Drysdale recommends Elly for a high-brow finishing school in hopes that humiliating her will drive the Clampetts away; but instead Miss Hathaway convinces the girls at the school that ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 35

27. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Springers (1961)

TV-14 | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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In order to smash a gang who specialize in jail breaking, Steed plays a prisoner with plenty of money and a desperate need be sprung from prison.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: Ian Hendry, Patrick Macnee, Ian Ainsley, Margo Andrew

Votes: 5

28. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Third Girl (2008)

TV-14 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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After a seemingly neurotic young heiress tells Ariadne Oliver and Poirot that she thinks she may have killed someone, her ex-nanny is found with her wrists slashed.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: David Suchet, David Yelland, Jemima Rooper, Zoë Wanamaker

Votes: 986