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1. Blank Check (1994)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.2
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By accident, the 12-year-old Preston is given a blank check and when he fills in $1,000,000 - he is able to get it! He is having fun spending the money, but the gangsters who owned it want ... See full summary »

Director: Rupert Wainwright | Stars: Brian Bonsall, Karen Duffy, James Rebhorn, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 14,709 | Gross: $30.58M

2. Ludwig (1973)

R | 235 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin ... See full summary »

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvana Mangano

Votes: 3,297

3. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 707

4. Street of Shame (1956)

87 min | Drama

8.0
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The personal tales of various prostitutes who occupy a Japanese brothel.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Aiko Mimasu, Ayako Wakao, Michiyo Kogure

Votes: 2,572

5. The Cherry Orchard (1999)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

6.6
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56 Metascore

Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage... See full summary »

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Alan Bates, Katrin Cartlidge, Owen Teale

Votes: 508 | Gross: $0.13M

6. Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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Romantic antics abound among the guests at a luxury hotel, among them a stage director, an eccentric millionaire, and the daughter of a financial backer.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Stuart, Alice Brady

Votes: 1,987

7. The Cheat (1915)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama

6.5
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A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill

Votes: 1,876

8. Phantom (1922)

TV-PG | 125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede-Nissen, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Votes: 1,138

9. The Working Man (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Successful wealthy shoe manufacturer John Reeves takes a vacation, leaving his business in the hands of his nephew. While on vacation Reeves runs into his rival's heirs, who are living it ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Bette Davis, Theodore Newton, Hardie Albright

Votes: 619

10. For Heaven's Sake (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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An irresponsible young millionaire changes his tune when he falls for the daughter of a downtown minister.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young, Jim Mason

Votes: 1,055

11. Woman Chases Man (1937)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Former millionaire B.J. Nolan is useless with money, having lost most of his fortune on crazy schemes. His son, Kenneth, has the opposite problem thanks to good sense and a large ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea, Charles Winninger, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 242

12. God's Country and the Woman (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Jefferson Russett runs a logging company; his brother, Steve, is the prodigal son. Jeff cuts off his allowance and puts him to work, but on his first day, he is tricked into signing a ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: George Brent, Beverly Roberts, Barton MacLane, Robert Barrat

Votes: 149

13. Lady in a Jam (1942)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A psychiatrist's patient, a nutty heiress, travels west to find gold in her grandfather's abandoned mine. The psychiatrist, unable to talk her out of it, decides to follow her out there.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Irene Dunne, Patric Knowles, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 85

14. The Truth About Youth (1930)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Richard Carewe has raised his deceased friend's son from childhood with the help of his housekeeper and her beautiful daughter, Phyllis. He arranges a marriage between Phyllis and the boy, ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Loretta Young, Conway Tearle, David Manners, Myrna Loy

Votes: 199

15. Founding Brothers (2002 TV Movie)

200 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Melissa Jo Peltier | Stars: Peter Coyote, Brian Dennehy, Joseph Ellis, Joanne Freeman

Votes: 69

16. Spendthrift (1936)

80 min | Romance

5.6
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Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Henry Fonda, Pat Paterson, Mary Brian, George Barbier

Votes: 22

17. Zwölf Winter (2009 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Two Robbers - several banks - and why not leave some traces for the cops, but the wrong?

Director: Thomas Stiller | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Axel Prahl, Matthias Koeberlin, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Votes: 408

18. Baccara (1935)

91 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Directors: Yves Mirande, Léonide Moguy | Stars: Marcelle Chantal, Lucien Baroux, Jules Berry, Marcel André

Votes: 44

19. The Spendthrift (1915)

Drama

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Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Irene Fenwick, Cyril Keightley, Malcolm Duncan, John Nicholson

20. Age of Indiscretion (1935)

Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A book publisher finds his business floundering, which prompts his socially ambitious wife to desert him for a society millionaire, leaving him with their young son. The publisher's ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Paul Lukas, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson, May Robson

Votes: 75

21. Lucky Legs (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.5
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Chorus girl Gloria Carroll inherits one million dollars from Broadway playboy Herbert Dinwiddle. Producer Ned McLane persuades her to advance him the money on a production called "Lucky ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jinx Falkenburg, Leslie Brooks, Kay Harris, Russell Hayden

Votes: 14

22. The Nickel Nurser (1932)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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Charley is an efficiency expert trying to teach a millionaire's daughter the value of money.

Director: Warren Doane | Stars: Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, Billy Gilbert, Harry Bowen

Votes: 65

23. Sorelle Materassi (1944)

72 min | Comedy

6.5
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Teresa e Carolina sono sorelle, possiedono un laboratorio di sartoria e lavorano tanto bene da essere invitate a Roma dal Papa. La loro vita scorre tranquilla nella loro casa con la ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Maria Poggioli | Stars: Emma Gramatica, Irma Gramatica, Olga Solbelli, Massimo Serato

Votes: 34

24. The Secretary Who Stole £4 Million (2005 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

7.9
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The true story of Joyti De-Laurey, a wife and mother whose job as a secretary at investment bankers Goldman Sachs eventually led her to spend millions of pounds of her employers' money without their knowledge.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Meera Syal, John Salthouse, Catherine Russell, Rosemary Leach

Votes: 17

25. She Asked for It (1937)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Dwight Stanford and his wife, Penny, are a pair of spendthrifts who can't hold on to money, dependent for support on Dwight's rich uncle, who sends them a monthly allowance. Conrad Norris, ... See full summary »

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: William Gargan, Orien Heyward, Vivienne Osborne, Richard Carle

Votes: 7

26. Too Much Money (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

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Millionaire Robert Broadley, in order to curb his wive's enthusiasm for spending money foolishly, inform her that he is now broke and penniless, which might have been a good plan if a ... See full summary »

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Lewis Stone, Anna Q. Nilsson, Robert Cain, Derek Glynne

27. The Shuttle (1918)

Romance, Drama

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Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon | Stars: Constance Talmadge, Alan Roscoe, Edith Johnson, Edwin B. Tilton

28. Sherry (1920)

Drama

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Director: Edgar Lewis | Stars: Pat O'Malley, Lillian Hall, Harry Spingler, Maggie Fisher

29. Brothers Under the Skin (1922)

60 min | Comedy

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Newton Craddock is a shipping clerk in the same company where Thomas Kirkland is Vice President. Another thing they have in common is that they both have jealous wives who like spending all... See full summary »

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Pat O'Malley, Helene Chadwick, Mae Busch, Norman Kerry

30. The Wilderness Woman (1926)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

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"Kodiak" MacLean, after years of gold prospecting in the Alaskan Klondike, finally strikes it rich and hits a million-dollar bonanza. His daughter, Juneau, immediately thinks it is time to ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: Aileen Pringle, Lowell Sherman, Chester Conklin, Henry Vibart

31. The Spender (1919)

Comedy

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Director: Charles Swickard | Stars: Bert Lytell, Thomas Jefferson, William V. Mong, Mary Anderson

32. The Pleasure Seekers (1920)

60 min | Drama

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Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Elaine Hammerstein, James A. Furey, Webster Campbell, Marguerite Clayton

33. The College Spendthrift (1911)

Short, Drama

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He was the only son of his mother and she was a widow." The boy was the apple of his mother's eye, and mother-like she had lavished on him the majority of the meager resources at her ... See full summary »

34. Shopping from Your Home (2016– )

4 min | Comedy

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A world class home shopping network hosted by Anthony DeVries and Heidi Hayward. . .Where shopping is done from home.

Stars: Anthony Devries, Heidi Hayward

35. The Spendthrift (1922)

Animation, Short, Comedy

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36. The Spendthrift's Reform (1912)

Drama, Short

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Dan Steele, a man about town," is a consistent loser at cards, which compels Mrs. Steele to ask for money of her father, with whom the Steeles make their home. The stern old gentleman ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Panzer, Pearl White

37. Spendthrift (1921)

Animation, Short, Comedy

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38. A False Suspicion (1911)

Drama, Short

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A spendthrift wife is rebuked by her husband for her extravagance, but despite his entreaties to pay less for her gowns, the mania for dress is irresistible and he is finally compelled to ... See full summary »

Stars: Francis X. Bushman, Bryant Washburn, Mabel Moore, Doris Kelcey

39. Schoolhouse Rock! (1973–2009)
Episode: Making $7.50 Once a Week (1995)

TV-Y | Animation, Family, Musical

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A boy learns, through trial and error, how to make his finances last.

40. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: The Card/The Junction (1987)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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The Card: Severe penalties await shopper Linda Wolfe when she fails to pay her credit card bills in a timely fashion. The Junction: John Parker and Ray Dobson are trapped inside the local mine. But when one is rescued, the other disappears.

Directors: Bill Duke, Bradford May | Stars: Susan Blakely, Virginia Kiser, William Atherton, Ken Lerner

Votes: 124