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1. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Writers: Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 275,266

2. Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.1
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.

Creator: Philip Rosenthal | Stars: Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts

Votes: 44,971

3. You've Got Mail (1998)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

Writers: Miklós László, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey

Votes: 136,045

4. Marley & Me (2008)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

Writers: Scott Frank, Don Roos, John Grogan | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

Votes: 104,664

5. The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Vera Caspary | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern, Raymond Burr

Votes: 2,954

6. 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

Votes: 27,265

7. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Writer: Ayn Rand | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

Votes: 6,678

8. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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100 Metascore

Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.

Writers: Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman | Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Votes: 17,831

9. Is It Just Me? (2010)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A socially shunned columnist finds his romantic match online, but messaging under the wrong account causes his sleazy roommate's picture to be forwarded, creating an identity mix-up.

Writer: J.C. Calciano | Director: J.C. Calciano | Stars: Nicholas Downs, David Loren, Adam Huss, Michelle Laurent

Votes: 1,641

10. Dave's World (1993–1997)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Dave Barry, a Pulitzer prize winning columnist is dealing with his life in the suburbs together with his wife and two sons. Also starring in the series are Dave's amazingly stupid next door... See full summary »

Creator: Fred Barron | Stars: Harry Anderson, Zane Carney, DeLane Matthews, Meshach Taylor

Votes: 442

11. Agatha (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »

Writers: Kathleen Tynan, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse

Votes: 1,694

12. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Crime

6.4
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Just before Christmas, Joe Miracle, a returning WWII war hero, comes home to learn that gangster Barney Teener has taken over his nightclub and murdered Joe's partner. Joe loots the club's ... See full summary »

Writers: Milton Holmes, Orin Jannings | Directors: Gordon Douglas, Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, John Ireland, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 222

13. Continental Divide (1981)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Garfield, Carlin Glynn

Votes: 3,519

14. Saving Sarah Cain (2007)

PG | 103 min | Drama

6.0
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When Sarah Cain, a self-involved big-city newspaper columnist, travels to Pennsylvania for the funeral of her Amish sister, she soon discovers that she is the legal guardian of her five ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Bird, Cindy Kelley, Beverly Lewis | Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Abigail Mason, Lisa Pepper, Elliott Gould, Yolanda Wood

Votes: 1,163

15. Love & War (1992–1995)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A comedy about a woman running a bar/restaurant in downtown Chicago while maintaining an on-again, off-again romance with an egotistical sports writer. Other comedic elements include the ... See full summary »

Creator: Diane English | Stars: Jay Thomas, Joanna Gleason, Joel Murray, Michael Nouri

Votes: 84

16. Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)

Unrated | 95 min | Horror

6.0
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The promotion announced that this film was released in "Hypnovision" which gives an idea of the story. A frustrated thriller writer wants accurate crimes for his next book so he hypnotises ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman Cohen, Aben Kandel | Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Michael Gough, June Cunningham, Graham Curnow, Shirley Anne Field

Votes: 675

17. The Beniker Gang (1985)

G | 87 min | Drama

6.5
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Five orphans in an orphanage don't want the authorities to break up the family they made of each other: Arthur, the eldest, who writes the advice column Dear Lola; Ben who eats paper; ... See full summary »

Writers: Judie Angell, Jeffrey Kindley | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Dundas, Charles Fields, Jeff Alan-Lee

Votes: 246

18. Schizoid (1980)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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Julie is an advice columnist for the city newspaper who begins to receive anonymous notes threatening murder and worse. At about the same time, female members of the group therapy session ... See full summary »

Writer: David Paulsen | Director: David Paulsen | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Donna Wilkes, Marianna Hill, Craig Wasson

Votes: 355

19. The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)

115 min | Comedy

7.7
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A citizen of the Veneto in her sixties. Three stories of "love in the country": a pseudo Don Giovanni confesses his impotence to the doctor in confidence but he becomes betrayed by him - ... See full summary »

Writers: Pietro Germi, Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Gastone Moschin, Alberto Lionello, Olga Villi

Votes: 628

20. Something to Sing About (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs.

Writers: Victor Schertzinger, Austin Parker | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley, Mona Barrie

Votes: 503

21. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Writers: Herman Klurfeld, Scott Abbott | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 453

22. To Please a Lady (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Romance, Sport

6.3
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A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match with an beautiful independent reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Marge Decker | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Will Geer

Votes: 591

23. Scandal Sheet (1952)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The editor of a New York exploitation newspaper meets the wife he had abandoned years ago, while using another name, at a LonelyHearts ball sponsored by his newspaper. She threatens to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Eugene Ling, James Poe, Samuel Fuller | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Broderick Crawford, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 891

24. Leaving Metropolis (2002)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A famous painter creates a triangle in a young couple's marriage.

Writer: Brad Fraser | Director: Brad Fraser | Stars: Troy Ruptash, Vince Corazza, Lynda Boyd, Cherilee Taylor

Votes: 510

25. Ink (1996–1997)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Kate and Mike, married journalists working in the same office, have just gotten divorced. To avoid having to continue to work together, Kate goes to her boss to resign and pursue a job ... See full summary »

Creator: Diane English | Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Alana Austin, Jonathan Katz

Votes: 51

26. Red, Hot and Blue (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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An aspiring actress finds herself in a jam when a gangster, who is backing the show she is in, is found dead in her apartment.

Writers: Hagar Wilde, John Farrow, Charles Lederer | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Betty Hutton, Victor Mature, William Demarest, June Havoc

Votes: 163

27. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Mystery

5.1
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A theatre critic (Dave O'Brien) teams up with a cop (Jack Mulhall) to investigate the murder of a Broadway actor.

Writers: Jack Harvey, Milton Raison | Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Alan Mowbray, Frank Jenks

Votes: 123

28. Nigella Bites (2000– )

30 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.7
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Add a Plot

Star: Nigella Lawson

Votes: 79

29. Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.

Writers: Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, June Allyson, Carl Esmond

Votes: 334

30. The Stork Derby (2002 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama, History

6.3
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In 1926, when Charles Millar a wealthy never-married lawyer, died in Toronto, Canada, it was discovered that he had bequeathed a million dollars to the woman in Toronto who would have the ... See full summary »

Writers: Karyn Nolan, Elizabeth Wilton | Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Megan Follows, Pascale Montpetit, Terry Simpson, Kyra Azzopardi

Votes: 67

31. College Confidential (1960)

91 min | Drama

4.6
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Sociology professor Steve McInter is conducting a survey at Collins College about the mores and lifestyles of the young people. Some of the good citizens begin to find exception to his ... See full summary »

Writers: Irving Shulman, Albert Zugsmith | Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Walter Winchell, Mickey Shaughnessy

Votes: 153

32. Ask Harriet (1998– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Jack Cody loses his job and has to dress up as a women to get his job back.

Creators: David Cassidy, Jonathan Prince, Billy Riback | Stars: Anthony Tyler Quinn, Lisa Waltz, Willie Garson, Patrick Malone

Votes: 19

33. Trocadero (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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A newspaper columnist and host of his own national network radio program, interviewing more film personalities on his show than any other commentator, is searching for a story for a Sunday ... See full summary »

Writers: Allan Gale, Charles F. Chaplin, Garret Holmes | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Rosemary Lane, Johnny Downs, Ralph Morgan, Dick Purcell

Votes: 60

34. That's Right - You're Wrong (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Music, Comedy

6.2
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A fictional-story film in which many of the people seen in it are using their real name portraying the character who shows up in this fictional film in a completely fictional-and-staged ... See full summary »

Writers: William M. Conselman, James V. Kern, David Butler | Director: David Butler | Stars: Kay Kyser, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Lucille Ball

Votes: 168

35. Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.1
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The story takes place in 1940. On the eve of America's entry in World War II, a colonel retired to his small Southern town, and discovers that there is a plan afoot to tear down Confederate... See full summary »

Writers: Berry Fleming, Kathryn Scola | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Charles Coburn, Joan Bennett, William Eythe, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 211

36. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

Votes: 214

37. College Scandal (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.2
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Julie Fresnel is a co-ed at Redgate University and her father, Dr. Henri Fresnel, is the new French professor. Julie attraction from the make students drops a bit when two of her admirers ... See full summary »

Writers: Beulah Marie Dix, Bertram Millhauser, Frank Partos, Charles Brackett, Marguerite Roberts | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Arline Judge, Kent Taylor, Wendy Barrie, William Frawley

Votes: 21

38. Monte Carlo Nights (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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A man wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer. The problem is that he only has one clue to go on.

Writers: E. Phillips Oppenheim, Norman Houston | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mary Brian, John Darrow, Yola d'Avril, Astrid Allwyn

Votes: 59

39. The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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Gilbert Archer, a Broadway gossip-columnist for a newspaper, learns that his best friend,a priest, has been murdered and one of the suspects is a pretty girl, Patricia Foster. In one of the... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Eisinger, Wilfred H. Petitt | Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Lee Bowman, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan, George Macready

Votes: 23

40. Chi Girl (1999)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

6.6
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Van Lier plays Heather, a Chicago woman who thinks that she can sleep with any man simply because all men crave sex... See full synopsis »

Writer: Heidi Van Lier | Director: Heidi Van Lier | Stars: Heidi Van Lier, Joe Kraemer, Scott Benjaminson, Phil Smith

Votes: 113

41. The Man Who Dared (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.7
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A crusading reporter plans his own arrest and conviction for first degree murder, trying to show that the death sentence should be outlawed when based on circumstantial evidence alone, but his plan goes awry.

Writers: Edward Bock, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Maxwell Shane, Alex Gottlieb | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Leslie Brooks, George Macready, Forrest Tucker, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 30

42. X Marks the Spot (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate ... See full summary »

Writers: Warren Duff, Gordon Kahn | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Lew Cody, Sally Blane, Wallace Ford, Fred Kohler

Votes: 18

43. The Sport Parade (1932)

Passed | 64 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.0
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Spoiled sports hero learns hard lessons.

Writers: Corey Ford, Francis M. Cockrell, Jerry Horwin | Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Joel McCrea, Marian Marsh, William Gargan, Robert Benchley

Votes: 115

44. How to Handle Women (1928)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy

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Leonard Higgins, a small-time commercial artist Prince Hendryx, and his country of Vulgaria from bankruptcy by exploiting the country's peanut crop, and wins the fair hand of Beatrice Fairbanks in the process.

Writers: Carl Krusada, William James Craft, Jack Foley, Albert DeMond | Director: William James Craft | Stars: Glenn Tryon, Marian Nixon, Raymond Keane, Mario Carillo

45. Human Cargo (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Bonnie Brewster and Packy Campbell are rival reporters who board a ship in Vancouver to go after a smuggling ring which brings in illegal aliens.

Writers: Kathleen Shepard, Jefferson Parker, Doris Malloy | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Claire Trevor, Brian Donlevy, Alan Dinehart, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 29

46. Sweet Music (1935)

Passed | 100 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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College band-leader "Skip" Houston keeps his band together after graduation, they turn professional, and they are a big hit on the radio and in nightclubs. He falls in love with Bonnie ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Wald, Carl Erickson, Warren Duff | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Rudy Vallee, Ann Dvorak, Ned Sparks, Helen Morgan

Votes: 63

47. The Payoff (1935)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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Joe is a reporter who is looking for his big break and he gets it when he takes over George Gorman's sports column. Marty is a hood who would fix any sporting event he could and Joe keeps ... See full summary »

Writers: George Bricker, Joel Sayre | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: James Dunn, Claire Dodd, Patricia Ellis, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 59

48. Spy Ship (1942)

62 min | Drama

6.0
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A radio reporter begins to suspect that a commentator at his station may be using her position to broadcast shipping information to enemy spies. With the help of the girl's sister, he sets out to expose the spy and her Nazi gang.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, George Dyer | Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Craig Stevens, Irene Manning, Maris Wrixon, Tod Andrews

Votes: 55

49. Forever Summer with Nigella (2002– )

30 min | Family

7.4
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Nigella Lawson is back and if she has her way, it will be summer forever. In this eight-part series, Nigella cooks irresistible summery recipes that can be enjoyed at any time of the year. ... See full summary »

Star: Nigella Lawson

Votes: 12

50. The Big Game (1936)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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Gamblers kidnap Atlantic's star quarterback Clark Jenkins.

Writers: Irwin Shaw, Francis Wallace | Directors: George Nichols Jr., Edward Killy | Stars: Phillip Huston, James Gleason, June Travis, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 67