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1. Blast from the Past (1999)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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48 Metascore

A romantic comedy about a naive man who comes out into the world after being in a nuclear fallout shelter for 35 years.

Writers: Bill Kelly, Hugh Wilson | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek

2. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, MacKinlay Kantor | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright

3. The Great Rupert (1950)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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A little squirrel with lots of charm accidentally helps two poor, down-but-NOT-out families overcome their obstacles.

Writers: László Vadnay, James O'Hanlon, Harry Crane, Ted Allen | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Frank Orth

4. Reefer Madness (1936)

PG | 66 min | Drama

3.7
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Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music.

Writers: Lawrence Meade, Arthur Hoerl, Paul Franklin | Director: Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles, Dave O'Brien

5. Blue Denim (1959)

89 min | Drama

6.9
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Arthur Bartley and Janet Willard are fairly typical 1950s teenagers. Their lives are turned upside down however when Janet becomes pregnant. Desperate to tell his parents of the predicament... See full summary »

Writers: Edith R. Sommer, Philip Dunne, James Leo Herlihy, William Noble | Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Carol Lynley, Brandon De Wilde, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt

6. Larceny, Inc. (1942)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...

Writers: Everett Freeman, Edwin Gilbert, Laura Perelman, S.J. Perelman | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jane Wyman, Broderick Crawford, Jack Carson

7. My Sister Eileen (1955)

Approved | 108 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street". They find an apartment (such as it is!), but ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine, Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov, Ruth McKenney | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, Betty Garrett, Bob Fosse

8. Thousands Cheer (1943)

Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Jarrico, Richard Collins | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, John Boles

9. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love, who turned down his marriage proposal years ago because ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Hoffman, Eleanor H. Porter | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau

10. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.

Writer: Frank Partos | Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

11. College (1927)

Not Rated | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.2
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To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete.

Writers: Carl Harbaugh, Bryan Foy | Directors: James W. Horne, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin

12. The Sniper (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.1
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.

Writers: Harry Brown, Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor

13. Tension (1949)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.

Writers: Allen Rivkin, John D. Klorer | Director: John Berry | Stars: Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse, Barry Sullivan

14. Speedy (1928)

85 min | Action, Comedy, Family

7.8
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"Speedy" loses his job as a soda-jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Grey, Lex Neal, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Ted Wilde | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Brooks Benedict

15. They Won't Forget (1937)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.4
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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.

Writers: Ward Greene, Robert Rossen, Aben Kandel | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger

16. Assassin of Youth (1937)

80 min | Drama

4.7
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A high-school girl gets involved with a ring of teenage marijuana smokers and starts down the road to ruin. A reporter poses as a soda jerk to infiltrate the gang of teen dope fiends.

Writers: Charles A. Browne, Elmer Clifton, Leo J. McCarthy | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Dorothy Short, Earl Dwire

17. Slightly Dangerous (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Peggy is 21 and bored. She has just been awarded a certificate for starting work on time for 1000 days. She decides that she needs a change so she leaves a note, which is taken to be ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian McLellan Hunter, Aileen Hamilton, Charles Lederer, George Oppenheimer | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Lana Turner, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Dame May Whitty

18. The Gangster (1947)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner: the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.

Writer: Daniel Fuchs | Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Belita, Joan Lorring, Akim Tamiroff

19. Come Clean (1931)

20 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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The Hardys, hoping to avoid having the Laurels drop in and spoil their quiet evening, pretend not to be home when the couple inevitably call. But their subterfuge is discovered, and to make... See full summary »

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Gertrude Astor

20. Start Cheering (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Film star Ted Crosley, fed up with movie life, quits pictures to enroll in Midland College, much to the horror of his manager Sam Lewis and his stooge-friend Willie Gumbatz. Ted wishes to ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene Solow, Richard Wormser, Philip Rapp, Corey Ford | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Walter Connolly, Joan Perry, Charles Starrett

21. The Big Squirt (1937)

20 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Soda jerk reads mystery stories, fancies himself a master detective.

Writers: Al Giebler, Elwood Ullman | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Charley Chase, Lucille Lund, Eddie Fetherston, Bud Jamison

22. One Hour Late (1934)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.9
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When the romance between radio-singer Eddie Blake and Bessie Dunn goes sour through a series of misunderstanding, Bessie packs to take a week-end trip with the station boss,Stephen Barclay,... See full summary »

Writers: Libbie Block, Kathryn Scola, Paul Girard Smith | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Joe Morrison, Helen Twelvetrees, Conrad Nagel, Arline Judge

23. Soda Squirt (1933)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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Flip the Frog is a soda jerk who serves movie stars, but one of his concoctions changes an effeminate man into Mr. Hyde.

Director: Ub Iwerks

24. 20,000 Men a Year (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Pilot disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.

Writers: Frank Wead, Lou Breslow, Owen Francis | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Randolph Scott, Preston Foster, Margaret Lindsay, Mary Healy

25. Wide Open Faces (1938)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy

6.1
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Criminal from all over the country converge on the Lakeside Inn in Willow Springs where bank robber Duke Temple (Stanley Fields) has stashed $100,000. Wilbur Keeks (Joe E. Brown),soda jerk ... See full summary »

Writers: Earle Snell, Clarence Marks, Joe Bigelow, Pat C. Flick, Richard Flournoy | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Jane Wyman, Alison Skipworth, Lyda Roberti

26. Playing Around (1930)

66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go. She gets involved with the playboy and never ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Nordstrom, Viña Delmar, Harvey F. Thew, Humphrey Pearson | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Alice White, Chester Morris, William Bakewell, Richard Carlyle

27. The Constant Woman (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Writers: Eugene O'Neill, Warren Duff, F. Hugh Herbert | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Leila Hyams, Tommy Conlon, Claire Windsor

28. Tapper (1983 Video Game)

Unrated | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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You are a soda jerk serving root beer to patrons.

29. Sugar or Plain (1984)

5 min | Short, Comedy

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A young couple in love faces an unexpected and momentous decision while visiting a neighborhood ice cream parlor.

Writer: John Davies | Director: John Davies | Stars: James Belushi, Rob Riley, Lance Kinsey, Elizabeth Caldwell

30. Zis Boom Bah (1941)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.0
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"Hey, kids, let's get together and put on a show!" That's the idea behind this raucous spoof about a vaudeville performer who goes to college to spy on her bratty son.

Writers: Connie Lee, Harvey Gates, Jack Henley | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Huntz Hall

31. Somewhat Secret (1939)

Approved | 21 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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At the Dimsdale Hall Finishing School, Assistant Dean Emily Godsall declares that any student who associates herself with swing music will be severely punished. Complications develop when ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard English, Julian Hochfelder, Mort Greene | Director: Sammy Lee | Stars: Mary Howard, Benny Rubin, Tom Collins, Mary Bovard

32. Swingin' on a Rainbow (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music

5.7
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A young girl goes to New York to find a band leader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.

Writers: Olive Cooper, John Grey | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Jane Frazee, Stanley Brown, Harry Langdon, Minna Gombell

33. Calling All Marines (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Earl Felton, Harrison Carter | Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Helen Mack, Warren Hymer, Robert Kent

34. Happiness C.O.D. (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A young man, hard-pressed to pay off his mortgage and support his family, decides that he'll get money any way he can--honestly or otherwise.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Maude Eburne, Donald Meek, Irene Ware, William Bakewell

35. Small Town Sheriff (1927)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Farmer Al Falfa takes a strong drink at a speakeasy and floats up to the heavens, where he has crazy misadventures on weird planets.

36. The Druggist's Dilemma (1933)

17 min | Comedy, Short

5.3
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Bobby Clark and 'Paul McCullough' star as a couple of wacky soda jerks. They do a high wire act while delivering a much needed pair of pants to their boss.

Writers: Bobby Clark, John Grey, Ben Holmes, Mark Sandrich | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bobby Clark, Paul McCullough, James Finlayson, Cecil Cunningham

37. Soft Drinks and Sweet Music (1934)

22 min | Musical, Short

5.7
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In this "Broadway Brevity," a soda jerk/songwriter dreams (literally) of performing his songs on Broadway.

Writer: Eddie Moran | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Georgie Price, Sylvia Froos, Billie Leonard, George Watts

38. The Headleys at Home (1938)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy

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Mrs. Headley, wife of the town banker, sets out to impress her social circle with the news that her husband is a great friend of a well-known financier from New York who is coming to town. ... See full summary »

Writers: Carrington North, William Miles, Nicholas Bella | Director: Chris Beute | Stars: Evelyn Venable, Grant Mitchell, Robert Whitney, Betty Roadman

39. The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952–2014)
Episode: Hairstyle for Harriet (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Ozzie becomes quite anxious, when Harriet goes to a beauty parlor to get a new look.

Writers: Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant, Don Nelson, Ozzie Nelson, Jay Sommers | Director: Ozzie Nelson | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

40. Modern Marvels (1994– )
Episode: Soft Drinks (2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The history, production process, and use of various kinds of soft drinks are explored, including Dr. Pepper, natural sodas, Gatorade, energy drinks, ginger ale, root beer, Slurpees, soda fountain drinks, and drinks with unusual flavors.

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Gary Hemphill, Andrew Springate, Kurt Martin