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1. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

7.5
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66 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Writers: Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod | Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

2. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.2
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71 Metascore

A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth.

Writers: Lowell Cunningham, Ed Solomon | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

3. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

4. Payback (I) (1999)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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46 Metascore

Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, Brian Helgeland, Terry Hayes | Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer

5. Candy (2006)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Writers: Luke Davies, Neil Armfield | Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

6. Lucky You (2007)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.9
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49 Metascore

A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems.

Writers: Eric Roth, Curtis Hanson | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, Phyllis Somerville

7. Paulie (1998)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey.

Writer: Laurie Craig | Director: John Roberts | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Bruce Davison

8. Poolhall Junkies (2002)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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36 Metascore

A talented pool hustler who has stayed out of the game for years, must go back to his old ways when his little brother gets involved with his enemy, the very man who held him back from greatness.

Writers: Mars Callahan, Chris Corso | Director: Mars Callahan | Stars: Mars Callahan, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Rosenbaum, Ricky Schroder

9. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

10. The Illusionist (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.

Writers: Sylvain Chomet, Jacques Tati | Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: Jean-Claude Donda, Eilidh Rankin, Duncan MacNeil, Raymond Mearns

11. The Pawnbroker (1964)

Approved | 116 min | Drama

7.8
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A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Writers: Morton S. Fine, David Friedkin, Edward Lewis Wallant | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sánchez

12. L'enfant (2005)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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87 Metascore

Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Jérémie Renier, Déborah François, Jérémie Segard, Fabrizio Rongione

13. Edmond (2005)

R | 82 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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61 Metascore

A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: William H. Macy, Julia Stiles, Joe Mantegna, Frances Bay

14. Agnes Browne (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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55 Metascore

The unexpected death of her husband sends a woman and her seven children, ages 2-14, into emotional turmoil and financial crisis in 1967 Dublin. She is forced to borrow money from a ... See full summary »

Writers: Brendan O'Carroll, John Goldsmith | Director: Anjelica Huston | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Marion O'Dwyer, Niall O'Shea, Ciaran Owens

15. Crackers (1984)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.0
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Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

16. Onibaba (1964)

Unrated | 103 min | Horror

8.0
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Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask.

Writer: Kaneto Shindô | Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Satô, Jûkichi Uno

17. Conflict (1945)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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An engineer trapped in an unhappy marriage murders his wife in the hope of marrying her younger sister.

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Dwight Taylor, Robert Siodmak, Alfred Neumann | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Sydney Greenstreet, Rose Hobart

18. Big Shots (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Ricky Busker, Darius McCrary, Robert Joy, Robert Prosky

19. Ziegfeld Girl (1941)

Passed | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must ... See full summary »

Writers: Marguerite Roberts, Sonya Levien, William Anthony McGuire | Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley | Stars: James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner

20. Kolya (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »

Writers: Pavel Taussig, Zdenek Sverák | Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý

21. None But the Lonely Heart (1944)

Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet.

Writers: Clifford Odets, Richard Llewellyn | Director: Clifford Odets | Stars: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, June Duprez

22. Hunger (1966)

112 min | Drama

8.0
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In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of ... See full summary »

Writers: Henning Carlsen, Knut Hamsun, Peter Seeberg | Director: Henning Carlsen | Stars: Per Oscarsson, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitte Federspiel, Knud Rex

23. Tortilla Flat (1942)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends.

Writers: John Steinbeck, John Lee Mahin, Benjamin Glazer | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, John Garfield, Frank Morgan

24. The Big Street (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »

Writers: Leonard Spigelgass, Damon Runyon | Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

25. Drained (2006)

112 min | Comedy

7.4
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A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.

Writers: Marçal Aquino, Heitor Dhalia, Lourenço Mutarelli | Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Selton Mello, Paula Braun, Paulo Alves, Susana Alves

26. Tales of Manhattan (1942)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Blankfort, Alan Campbell, Ladislas Fodor, László Görög, Ben Hecht, Samuel Hoffenstein, Ferenc Molnár, Donald Ogden Stewart, Lamar Trotti, László Vadnay | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda

27. Liam (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

A family falls into poverty during the Depression.

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anthony Borrows, Ian Hart, Claire Hackett, David Hart

28. Confidential Report (1955)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger.

Writer: Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

29. A Gentle Woman (1969)

88 min | Drama

7.8
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A young woman kills herself, leaving no explanation to her grief-stricken pawnbroker husband. We learn in flashback about how they met, married, and how she failed to adapt her lifestyle to... See full summary »

Writer: Fyodor Dostoevsky | Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Guy Frangin, Jeanne Lobre, Claude Ollier

30. Blonde Crazy (1931)

TV-G | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Adventures of a cocky con man and his glamorous accomplice.

Writers: Kubec Glasmon, John Bright | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Noel Francis

31. The Black Bird (1975)

PG | 110 min | Comedy

5.3
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The son of famous detective Sam Spade carries on the family tradition of getting involved with the Maltese Falcon - and with the people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get it.

Writers: Gordon Cotler, David Giler, Dashiell Hammett, Don Mankiewicz | Director: David Giler | Stars: George Segal, Stéphane Audran, Lionel Stander, Lee Patrick

32. The Brute Man (1946)

Unrated | 58 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.7
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A facially deformed and mentally unhinged man wreaks his revenge on those who deformed him with a series of brutal murders.

Writers: Dwight V. Babcock, George Bricker, M. Coates Webster | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Rondo Hatton, Tom Neal, Jan Wiley, Jane Adams

33. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of ... See full summary »

Writers: Ray Harris, Lamar Trotti | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

34. That Funny Feeling (1965)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Joan Howell, a young and pretty maid-for-hire, meets and begins dating wealthy New York City businessman Tom Milford. Embarrassed about bringing him back to her tiny apartment that she ... See full summary »

Writers: David R. Schwartz, Norman Barasch, Carroll Moore | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Donald O'Connor, Nita Talbot

35. Down in the Delta (1998)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama

6.9
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Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts ... See full summary »

Writer: Myron Goble | Director: Maya Angelou | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice, Esther Rolle

36. Mirage (2004)

107 min | Drama

7.7
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61 Metascore

As Macedonia faces its difficult transition, a boy escapes into a world of his own creation.

Writers: Svetozar Ristovski, Grace Lea Troje | Director: Svetozar Ristovski | Stars: Vlado Jovanovski, Marko Kovacevic, Jordanco Cevrevski, Elena Mosevska

37. Stavisky... (1974)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Irrestisible charm and talent helps Serge Alexandre alias Stavisky, small-time swindler, to make friends with even most influential members of French industrial and political elite during ... See full summary »

Writer: Jorge Semprún | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, François Périer, Anny Duperey

38. McBride: Fallen Idol (2006 TV Movie)

120 min | Mystery

6.6
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Add a Plot

Creator: Dean Hargrove | Director: John Larroquette | Stars: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, Madison Mason

39. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Writers: Henri Murger, Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

40. Bulgarian Lovers (2003)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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55 Metascore

A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.

Writers: Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Antonio Hens, Eduardo Mendicutti, Eloy de la Iglesia | Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Dritan Biba, Pepón Nieto, Roger Pera

41. Spring and Port Wine (1970)

101 min | Drama

7.0
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

Writer: Bill Naughton | Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon, Susan George

42. You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Crime

6.4
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Youthful tough Johnny Stone has fallen under the influence of petty crook Frank Wilson, who involves him and robbery and murder using his sister's boyfriend's stolen gun.

Writers: Robert Buckner, Don Ryan, Kenneth Gamet, Lewis E. Lawes, Jonathan Finn | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop, John Litel

43. The Great O'Malley (1937)

Approved | 71 min | Drama

6.8
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A by-the-book patrolman who cares more about the letter of the law than justice feels guilty when his inflexibility sends a family man to prison.

Writers: Milton Krims, Tom Reed, Gerald Beaumont | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Sybil Jason, Ann Sheridan

44. Love on the Dole (1941)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed.

Writers: Walter Greenwood, Ronald Gow, Barbara K. Emary, Rollo Gamble | Director: John Baxter | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, George Carney, Mary Merrall

45. The Promised Land (1975)

179 min | Drama

8.0
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At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Andrzej Wajda | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn, Anna Nehrebecka

46. The Green Archer (1940)

Approved | 285 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Columbia's 12th serial of 57 total (following 1940's "Deadwood Dick" and ahead of 1941's "White Eagle") is another of director's James Horne's "classics" where he evidently figured that the... See full summary »

Writers: Morgan Cox, John Cutting, Jesse Duffy, James W. Horne, Edgar Wallace | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Victor Jory, Iris Meredith, James Craven, Robert Fiske

47. Chandler (1971)

GP | 85 min | Drama, Crime

4.3
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A hardboiled aging private eye is hired to find and protect a missing government witness sought after by the gangsters. The witness is a beautiful French woman and even the cops can't be trusted. The case is tough, but so is Chandler.

Writers: Paul Magwood, John Sacret Young | Director: Paul Magwood | Stars: Warren Oates, Leslie Caron, Alex Dreier, Mitchell Ryan

48. Seven Times Lucky (2004)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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An aging con-man and a beautiful, ambitious student cross paths in a scam that promises to make them both rich.

Writer: Gary Yates | Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Liane Balaban, Jonas Chernick, James Tolkan

49. The Lady Gambles (1949)

99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling.

Writers: Roy Huggins, Halsted Welles, Lewis Meltzer, Oscar Saul | Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Preston, Stephen McNally, Edith Barrett

50. Shree 420 (1955)

168 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Wearing torn Japanese shoes, English trousers, a red Russian cap, and a Hindustani heart, orphaned Ranbir Raj comes to Bombay to make his fortune. He pawns his gold medal, gambles with the ... See full summary »

Writers: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, V.P. Sathe | Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Nargis, Nadira, Raj Kapoor, Nemo