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1. Batman (1943)

Approved | 260 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish, Shirley Patterson

Votes: 1,373

2. Batman and Robin (1949)

Approved | 263 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 1,228

3. Flash Gordon (I) (1936)

Approved | 245 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless.

Directors: Frederick Stephani, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson

Votes: 1,626

4. Captain America (1944)

Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 526

5. The Bullwinkle Show (1960–1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Rocky, a plucky flying squirrel and Bullwinkle, a bumbling but lovable moose, have a series of ongoing adventures.

Stars: Bill Scott, Hans Conried, Charles Ruggles, Julie Bennett

Votes: 1,905

6. Superman (1948)

Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi

7.1
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman

Votes: 670

7. Flash Gordon

Action | Announced

American football player Flash Gordon and his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden become unwillingly passengers on-board Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocket-ship, where they arrive on the planet Mongo, ruled by the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless.

Director: Matthew Vaughn

8. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)

Passed | 216 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.7
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To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie

Votes: 712

9. The Green Hornet (1940)

Approved | 258 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Gordon Jones, Wade Boteler, Keye Luke, Anne Nagel

Votes: 355

10. Buck Rogers (1939)

Approved | 237 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A pilot and his young passenger crash-land on a mountaintop and are put into suspended animation by a strange gas. They awake 500 years later to discover that the Earth is now ruled by a ... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore, Jackie Moran, Jack Mulhall

Votes: 610

11. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Approved | 220 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.1
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Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them...

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 882

12. The Crimson Ghost (1946)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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A criminal mastermind known as The Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical current on the planet.

Directors: Fred C. Brannon, William Witney | Stars: Charles Quigley, Linda Stirling, Clayton Moore, I. Stanford Jolley

Votes: 259

13. The Phantom (1943)

Passed | 299 min | Action, Adventure

7.2
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Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates) search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a ... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Tom Tyler, Jeanne Bates, Ernie Adams, John Bagni

Votes: 270

14. Tarzan the Fearless (1933)

Unrated | 200 min | Action, Adventure

5.3
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In the African Jungle, a group of Europeans come across the fabled white man who was raised by apes. Tarzan takes an immediate liking to the blond Mary Brooks and rescues her during a nasty... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Julie Bishop, Edward Woods, Philo McCullough

Votes: 484

15. Quatermass and the Pit (1958 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.3
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A team of scientists search for the origin and purpose of a mysterious capsule found on a building site.

Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

Votes: 546

16. Radar Men from the Moon (1952)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.6
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Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: George Wallace, Aline Towne, Roy Barcroft, William Bakewell

Votes: 612

17. The Shadow (1940)

Approved | 285 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Victor Jory, Veda Ann Borg, Roger Moore, Robert Fiske

Votes: 164

18. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)

Approved | 252 min | Sci-Fi

7.1
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Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Lyle Talbot, Tommy Bond

Votes: 439

19. Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.7
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The invaders come to Earth to create an H-bomb to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can take its place.

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford

Votes: 289

20. The Lone Ranger (1938)

Approved | 264 min | Western

7.1
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CHAP. 1, HI YO SILVER: An outlaw leader planning to take control of Texas after the Civil War kills Colonel Jeffries, a man empowered to levy taxes, and assumes his identity. His men then ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Silver King the Horse, Chief Thundercloud, Lynne Roberts, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 133

21. The Phantom Empire (1935)

Approved | 245 min | Musical, Sci-Fi, Western

6.4
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When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried ... See full summary »

Directors: Otto Brower, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro, Betsy King Ross, Dorothy Christy

Votes: 341

22. The Three Musketeers (1933)

Approved | 210 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.5
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Tom Wayne rescues Clancy, Renard and Schmidt in the Arabian desert and they join him in going after El Shaitan, a bad guy who is never seen as he tries to wipe out the Foreign Legion.

Directors: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Francis X. Bushman Jr., John Wayne

Votes: 289

23. Dick Tracy (1937)

Approved | 290 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick.

Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Lee Van Atta

Votes: 441

24. The Last of the Mohicans (1932)

231 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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Natty Bumppo, known as Hawk-Eye, is a frontiersman in the American wilderness. Together with his Indian friends Chingachgook and Uncas, he fights battles against nefarious white soldiers as... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Harry Carey, Hobart Bosworth, Frank Coghlan Jr., Edwina Booth

Votes: 85

25. Undersea Kingdom (1936)

Approved | 226 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure

4.8
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Crash Corrigan, a recent graduate of Annapolis, and Diana, a go-getting reporter, join Professor Norton for a search for the source of a string of earthquakes, Atlantis. They ride Prof. ... See full summary »

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Ray Corrigan, Lois Wilde, Monte Blue, William Farnum

Votes: 390

26. The New Adventures of Tarzan (I) (1935)

Not Rated | 257 min | Action, Adventure

5.4
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The Green Goddess is a totem worshiped by the primitive natives of a lost city deep in the jungles of Guatemala. It contains both a fortune in jewels and an ancient formula for a ... See full summary »

Directors: Edward A. Kull, Wilbur McGaugh | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Ula Holt, Ashton Dearholt, Frank Baker

Votes: 198

27. Riders of Death Valley (1941)

Approved | 283 min | Action, Western

6.6
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Promoted and advertised as "The Million Dollar Serial", most of which appears to have been spent on advertising and the most elaborate pressbook ever put out by Universal on a serial (or ... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Dick Foran, Leo Carrillo, Buck Jones, Charles Bickford

Votes: 41

28. The Perils of Pauline (1914)

199 min | Action

7.6
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Young Pauline is left a lot of money when her wealthy uncle dies. However, her uncle's secretary has been named as her guardian until she marries, at which time she will officially take ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Donald MacKenzie | Stars: Pearl White, Crane Wilbur, Paul Panzer, Edward José

Votes: 759

29. The Phantom Creeps (1939)

Approved | 265 min | Sci-Fi

4.6
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A military intelligence officer and a pretty reporter try to find a scientist whose inventions can destroy the world.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Robert Kent, Dorothy Arnold, Edwin Stanley

Votes: 639

30. The Hurricane Express (1932)

Passed | 227 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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When his father is killed in a train wreck, Larry Baker vows to unmask a mysterious criminal called "The Wrecker," who has targeted the L&M Railroad for deadly" accidents."

Directors: J.P. McGowan, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Tully Marshall, Conway Tearle, John Wayne, Shirley Grey

Votes: 392

31. The Adventures of Tarzan (1921)

Passed | Action, Adventure

6.6
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Tarzan spurns the love of La, Queen of Opar. When he isn't trying to keep the Bolshevik Rokoff and Clayton (pretender to the Greystoke estate) from reaching Opar, he is attacked ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert F. Hill, Scott Sidney | Stars: Elmo Lincoln, Louise Lorraine, Scott Pembroke, Frank Whitson

Votes: 73

32. Brick Bradford (1947)

Approved | 257 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An adventurer travels to the moon to stop a madman from getting hold of the Interceptor Ray, a weapon that could destroy Earth.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kane Richmond, Rick Vallin, Linda Leighton, Pierre Watkin

Votes: 43

33. The Shadow of the Eagle (1932)

Passed | 218 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a traveling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.

Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: John Wayne, Dorothy Gulliver, Walter Miller, Kenneth Harlan

Votes: 256

34. Jungle Girl (1941)

Passed | 267 min | Adventure

7.2
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Dr. John Meredith has been driven from civilization by the criminal activities of his twin brother Bradley Meredith. With his infant daughter, he settles in the African jungle, where his ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Frances Gifford, Tom Neal, Trevor Bardette, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 145

35. Congo Bill (1948)

Approved | 270 min | Adventure, Action

7.4
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A girl is about to inherit a fortune, but she is missing in Africa. Only then, family charges Congo Bill, an adventurer, to find her, and bring her back to civilization. He follows a legend about some White Queen, but his path is full of difficulties, by an inhospitable jungle, and the man who will lose the fortune if the girl is found alive.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Don McGuire, Cleo Moore, Jack Ingram, I. Stanford Jolley

Votes: 40

36. Drums of Fu Manchu (1940)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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The nefarious Dr. Fu Manchu searches for the keys to the tomb of Genghis Khan, in order to fulfill a prophecy that will enable him to conquer the world. His nemesis, Dr. Nayland Smith, and ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Henry Brandon, William Royle, Robert Kellard, Gloria Franklin

Votes: 215

37. A Matter of Degree (1960– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Jessie Evans, Meredith Edwards, Hugh David, Anita Morgan

38. Mandrake, the Magician (1939)

Approved | 215 min | Action, Adventure

7.2
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Columbia's 7th serial (between Flying G-Men and Overland With Kit Carson)was based on the King Features newspaper comic strip created by Lee Falk and Phil Davis, Mandrake the Magician, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Deming, Sam Nelson | Stars: Warren Hull, Doris Weston, Al Kikume, Rex Downing

Votes: 94

39. The Curse of Dracula (1979– )

20 min | Horror, Thriller

8.2
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Count Dracula is alive and well and teaching college in 1979.

Stars: Michael Nouri, Stephen Johnson, Carol Baxter, Antoinette Stella

Votes: 83

40. The Oregon Trail (1939)

Passed | 320 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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Wagon trains are not making it to Oregon and Jeff Scott has been sent to investigate. Morgan, the representitive of an eastern syndicate, controls the fur trade and does not want the area ... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Stanley, Fuzzy Knight, Bill Cody Jr.

Votes: 29

41. Jungle Queen (1945)

Approved | 219 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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A young girl journeys to Africa to find her father, an explorer who vanished in the jungle.

Directors: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor | Stars: Edward Norris, Eddie Quillan, Douglass Dumbrille, Lois Collier

Votes: 40

42. Terry and the Pirates (1940)

Passed | 300 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Dr. Herbert Lee (John Paul Jones), an archaeologist seeking to decipher ancient Mara inscriptions, is aided by his son, Terry (William Tracy), and Terry's pal, Pat Ryan (Jeff York), and ... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: William Tracy, Jeff York, Joyce Bryant, Allen Jung

Votes: 46

43. Captain Video, Master of the Stratosphere (1951)

Approved | 287 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure

5.8
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Space hero Captain Video battles the evil Vultura on the planet Atoma.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Judd Holdren, Larry Stewart, George Eldredge, Gene Roth

Votes: 73

44. The Son of Tarzan (1920)

248 min | Action, Adventure

5.8
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The scenario follows the book closely. Tarzan's son Jack (Korak to the apes) is kidnapped from England by Tarzan's old enemy Paulovich. He escapes into the African jungle with the help of ... See full summary »

Directors: Arthur J. Flaven, Harry Revier | Stars: Kamuela C. Searle, P. Dempsey Tabler, Nita Martan, Karla Schramm

Votes: 51

45. Mysterious Island (1951)

Approved | 252 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Union prisoners use a balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War and end up marooned on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Richard Crane, Marshall Reed, Karen Randle, Ralph Hodges

Votes: 119

46. The Lost Planet (1953)

Approved | Sci-Fi

5.1
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Two newspaper reporters battle a plot by the evil Dr. Grood to conquer the world.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Judd Holdren, Vivian Mason, Michael Fox, Forrest Taylor

Votes: 51

47. The Adventures of Sir Galahad (1949)

Approved | 252 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.9
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Sir Galahad, a knight of the Round Table, searches for the legendary sword Excalibur.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: George Reeves, Nelson Leigh, William Fawcett, Hugh Prosser

Votes: 48

48. Don Daredevil Rides Again (1951)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.2
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The 57th of Republic's 66 serials is filled with stock footage from some of that company's previous "Zorro" serials, primarily 1944's "Zorro's Black Whip", so a lot of the footage finds Ken... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Ken Curtis, Aline Towne, Roy Barcroft, Lane Bradford

Votes: 48

49. Shadow of Chinatown (I) (1936)

Not Rated | 281 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A madman sets out to destroy a group of Chinatown merchants.

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Bruce Bennett, Joan Barclay, Luana Walters

Votes: 157

50. Judex (1916)

300 min | Adventure, Crime

6.3
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A twelve part serial following the adventures of the masked vigilante Judex as he fights against criminals led by the corrupt banker Favrauxom.

Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: René Cresté, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé

Votes: 618