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1. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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59 Metascore

A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst

Votes: 251,653 | Gross: $105.26M

2. The Straight Story (1999)

G | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

An old man makes a long journey by lawn-mover tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

Votes: 67,214 | Gross: $6.20M

3. In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Approved | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Votes: 53,217

4. The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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In Missouri, during the 1840s, young Huck Finn fearful of his drunkard father and yearning for adventure, leaves his foster family and joins with runaway slave Jim in a voyage down the Mississippi River toward slavery free states.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Robards

Votes: 6,603 | Gross: $24.10M

5. Show Boat (1951)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.0
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The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown

Votes: 3,748

6. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Tony Randall, Eddie Hodges, Archie Moore, Patty McCormack

Votes: 1,096

7. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

TV-14 | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson, Karl Malden

Votes: 12,439

8. Obsession (1976)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A wealthy New Orleans businessman becomes obsessed with a young woman who resembles his wife.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams

Votes: 6,727

9. Tom Sawyer (1973)

G | 103 min | Adventure, Musical, Family

6.5
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Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East

Votes: 1,583

10. Show Boat (1936)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson

Votes: 2,278

11. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 3,717

12. Frankie and Johnny (1966)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky red head, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan, Sue Ane Langdon

Votes: 1,346

13. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)

Passed | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, William Frawley, Rex Ingram

Votes: 913

14. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Movie)

240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Adam Arkin, John Logan Allen, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 814

15. The Mississippi Gambler (1953)

99 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.9
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In 1854, Mississippi riverboat honest card gambler Mark Fallon wins young Laurent Dureau's diamond necklace family heirloom which, in the end, will bring him happiness and tragedy alike.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Tyrone Power, Piper Laurie, Julie Adams, John McIntire

Votes: 439

16. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Family, Adventure

7.3
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Misadventures of a mischievous boy in 1850 Missouri.

Directors: Norman Taurog, George Cukor, H.C. Potter, William A. Wellman | Stars: Tommy Kelly, Ann Gillis, May Robson, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,308

17. To Survive (2014)

75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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A post-apocalyptic thriller about a heartbroken man and his new friends who must together battle marauders in order to survive in a new lawless world.

Director: Stephen Folker | Stars: Burt Culver, Ramon Bailey, Berkeley Clayborne, Glenn Harston

Votes: 27

18. Bed of Roses (1933)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Lorry and Minnie are ex-hookers who leave prison, determined to find the good life with rich men. Along the way Lorry meets and falls in love with cotton barge owner Dan. She must choose ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Constance Bennett, Joel McCrea, John Halliday, Pert Kelton

Votes: 519

19. The Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (1970)

X | 100 min | Drama

5.5
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After winning a game show contest, a newlywed couple travels to New Orleans where the husband seeks to reclaim his ancestral plantation mansion from his biracial stepbrother.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Coburn, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Hooks, Perry Hayes

Votes: 224

20. The Flame of New Orleans (1941)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

6.6
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In old New Orleans, a beautiful adventuress juggles the attentions of a rich banker and a dashing sea captain.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Bruce Cabot, Roland Young, Mischa Auer

Votes: 760

21. Lady for a Night (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society.

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Joan Blondell, John Wayne, Philip Merivale, Blanche Yurka

Votes: 296

22. The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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When their captain is swindled out of his riverboat by a trio of gamblers, stage show star Abbott and his bumbling sidekick Costello must put things right.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,495

23. I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.2
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The life and career of famed American composer Stephen Foster.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ray Middleton, Bill Shirley, Muriel Lawrence, Eileen Christy

Votes: 137

24. Tomu Sôyâ no bôken (1980– )

26 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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This cartoon takes about off all the adventures of Tom Sawyer and his friend Huck. This Is the best adaption of Mark Twain (Samuel Clement) book, the quality of It Is above cinema and other... See full summary »

Stars: Masako Nozawa, Kazuyo Aoki, Keiko Han, Yoshiko Matsuo

Votes: 417

25. River Lady (1948)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.1
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During the 1850s, crooked lumber syndicate man Beauvais tries to take over the local mill while Sequin, the sensual owner of a gambling riverboat, tries to control the heart of Mississippi lumberjack Dan Corrigan.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Rod Cameron, Helena Carter

Votes: 115

26. Tom Sawyer (1930)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The classic Mark Twain tale of a young boy and his friends on the Mississippi River. Tom and his pals Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper have numerous adventures, including running away to be ... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Jackie Coogan, Junior Durkin, Mitzi Green, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 115

27. Huckleberry Finn (1975 TV Movie)

PG | 78 min | Adventure

5.6
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Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Ron Howard, Don Most, Royal Dano, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 129

28. Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982 TV Movie)

120 min | Adventure, Family

6.9
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The adventures and misadventures of Tom and Huck on the Mississippi River in Missouri with their involvement when they fall in with a gang of con artists, take up with a ragtag circus, help... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Patrick Creadon, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony James, Allyn Ann McLerie

Votes: 69

29. Show Boat (1929)

TV-G | 147 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.4
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A mostly silent version of Edna Ferber's original novel, with some songs from the musical as a last-minute addition

Directors: Harry A. Pollard, Arch Heath | Stars: Laura La Plante, Joseph Schildkraut, Emily Fitzroy, Otis Harlan

Votes: 168

30. Banjo on My Knee (1936)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Ernie Holley runs away on his wedding night because he thinks he has killed a wedding guest. His father Newt and bride Pearl find him in New Orleans and persuade him to come home.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 424

31. Fighting Caravans (1931)

Passed | 92 min | Romance, Western

5.9
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A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.

Directors: Otto Brower, David Burton | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall

Votes: 408

32. The Gambler from Natchez (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.9
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In New Orleans, discharged army Captain Vance Colby learns of his father's killing done by three local Creole gents at a card game, and he sets out to punish the killers.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Dale Robertson, Debra Paget, Thomas Gomez, Lisa Daniels

Votes: 90

33. Heaven on Earth (1931)

Passed | 77 min | Drama

5.0
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A young boy finds out that the man he thought was his father actually killed his real father, then adopted him.

Directors: Russell Mack, Bert Glennon | Stars: Lew Ayres, Anita Louise, Harry Beresford, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 10

34. Mississippi (1935)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Crosby plays a Philadelpia Quaker engaged to a Southern belle. He becomes a social outcast when he refuses to fight a duel. Fields then hires him to perform on his riverboat, promoting him ... See full summary »

Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Joan Bennett, Queenie Smith

Votes: 347

35. Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A Louisiana con man enters his steamboat into a winner-take-all race with a rival while trying to find a witness to free his nephew, about to be hung for murder.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Will Rogers, Anne Shirley, Irvin S. Cobb, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 668

36. The Great Flood (2012)

80 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.0
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75 Metascore

The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in American history. In the spring of 1927, the river broke out of its banks in 145 places and inundated 27,000 ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Morrison

Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.01M

37. The Mystery Man (1935)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.5
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When he runs short of money, a newspaper reporter pawns a police revolver he was given after he helped the police solve a case. Later on the gun is used in a murder, and the reporter is suspected of committing the crime.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Maxine Doyle, Henry Kolker, LeRoy Mason

Votes: 104

38. The Louisiana Hussy (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Cajun newlyweds must deal with the jealousy of his brother, who also loved her, and the arrival of a mysterious seductress in their bayou backwater.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Nan Peterson, Robert Richards, Peter Coe, Betty Lynn

Votes: 55

39. Tom Sawyer (1973 TV Movie)

78 min | Adventure

6.1
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Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, two friends in a Mississippi River town, have one adventure after another - including attending their own funeral and being pursued by a murderer.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Josh Albee, Jeff Tyler, Buddy Ebsen, Jane Wyatt

Votes: 89

40. Swamp Fire (1946)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Highlights in this one include a fist-fight between Johnny Weissmuller and Buster Crabbe (I won't give away the winner, but check the cast order); a cat-fight between Virginia Grey and ... See full summary »

Director: William H. Pine | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, Buster Crabbe, Carol Thurston

Votes: 157

41. Delirium (1979)

R | 90 min | Thriller

3.9
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An ex-soldier is hired by local right-wingers as a vigilante to clean up criminals and street people. However, he freaks out and starts killing off everybody.

Director: Peter Maris | Stars: Turk Cekovsky, Debi Chaney, Terry TenBroek, Barron Winchester

Votes: 174

42. Syncopation (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, History, Music

6.5
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Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville, George Bancroft

Votes: 131

43. The Runaway Barge (1975 TV Movie)

72 min | Adventure, Action

6.6
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Three bargemen on the Mississippi River find themselves mixed up in a kidnapping and hijacking plot.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Bo Hopkins, Tim Matheson, Jim Davis, Nick Nolte

Votes: 31

44. The Sons of Tennessee Williams (2010)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography, History

4.1
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52 Metascore

THE SONS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, tells the story of the gay men of New Orleans who created a vast and fantastic culture of wildly popular 'drag balls' starting in the late 1950s. These men ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Wolff | Stars: Charles Maddox, Tommy Dietsch, Ed Herlihy, George Roth

Votes: 104 | Gross: $0.00M

45. Les aventures de Tom Sawyer (1968– )

360 min | Action, Adventure, Family

8.2
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Stars: Roland Demongeot, Marc Di Napoli, Lucia Ocrain, Lina Carstens

Votes: 141

46. Belle Le Grand (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.2
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Upon her release from prison for a murder she didn't commit, a woman finds that her younger sister has been placed in an orphanage. Determined to do whatever it takes to get her out, she ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Vera Ralston, John Carroll, William Ching, Hope Emerson

Votes: 99

47. Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight! (1967 TV Special)

78 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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Recreating the one-man show he starred in on Broadway, 'Hal Holbrook' portrays Mark Twain as a 70-year old humorist who skewers politicians, newspapermen and so-called patriots in this 90 ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Star: Hal Holbrook

Votes: 159

48. Priklyucheniya Toma Soyera i Geklberri Finna (1982 TV Movie)

225 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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Director: Stanislav Govorukhin | Stars: Fyodor Stukov, Vladislav Galkin, Mariya Mironova, Rolan Bykov

Votes: 264

49. The Painted Stallion (1937)

Approved | 212 min | Western

6.6
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The period is the 1820's and the first wagon train leaves Independence heading west to Santa Fe. In order to maintain his power, the ruthless Official at Santa Fe must not let them arrive ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor, William Witney | Stars: Ray Corrigan, Hoot Gibson, LeRoy Mason, Duncan Renaldo

Votes: 126

50. Frontier Woman (1956)

80 min | Western

5.7
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Tennessee, 1838. Polly Crockett, the daughter of the legendary hero Davy Crockett of Alamo, and makes a living from hunting in the forests. These forests are still inhabited by the Indians.... See full summary »

Director: Ron Ormond | Stars: Cindy Carson, Lance Fuller, Ann Kelly, James Clayton

Votes: 9