Most Popular "Overture" Titles
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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
Votes: 424,999 | Gross: $56.72M
2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
G | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.
Votes: 214,384 | Gross: $198.66M
3. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
PG | 132 min | Sci-Fi
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.
Votes: 62,611 | Gross: $82.30M
4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 191,834 | Gross: $6.00M
5. Ben-Hur (1959)
G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Votes: 159,309 | Gross: $70.00M
6. West Side Story (1961)
Unrated | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 71,641 | Gross: $43.65M
7. How the West Was Won (1962)
Approved | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Votes: 14,183 | Gross: $12.15M
8. Funny Girl (1968)
G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early-1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.
Votes: 13,065 | Gross: $0.22M
9. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.
Votes: 29,227 | Gross: $46.30M
10. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.
Votes: 79,018 | Gross: $4.16M
11. The Producers (2005)
PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical
After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Votes: 35,066 | Gross: $19.38M
12. The Black Hole (1979)
PG | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.
13. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier.
15. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.
Votes: 6,223 | Gross: $9.00M
16. Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
G | 138 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Millie comes to town in the roaring twenties to encounter flappers, sexuality and white slavers.
17. Scrooge (1970)
G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
18. Porgy and Bess (1959)
138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish... See full summary »
19. The Band's Visit (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.
Votes: 10,758 | Gross: $3.05M
20. That's Entertainment! (1974)
G | 135 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.
22. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
G | 123 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A Debt-ridden circus is saved by an well-meaning but inept publicity man Pop Wonder.
23. That's Entertainment! III (1994)
G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,088 | Gross: $0.27M
24. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
26. One Night of Love (1934)
Passed | 84 min | Music, Romance
Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »
28. The Lone Chipmunks (1954)
Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family
In this Lone-Ranger spoof,a cleaned-up version of Pegleg Pete robs a western bank and makes his getaway, and decides to hide his loot in a tree inhabited by two chipmunks, the ... See full summary »
29. Penumbra: Overture - Episode One (2007 Video Game)
Like all good nightmares, Philip's begins with something all too real - his mother's death. The days following the funeral are characterized by nothing, save for an incessant feeling of ... See full summary »
31. Stopping the Show (1932)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
After watching a Paramount Noose Reel and a cartoon with Bimbo and Koko the Clown, the audience is thrilled when Betty Boop appears on stage to sing and imitate Fanny Brice and Maurice Chevalier.