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1. It Happened One Night (1934)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Samuel Hopkins Adams | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 54,955

2. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Gabriel García Márquez | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Javier Bardem, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Benjamin Bratt, Gina Bernard Forbes

Votes: 17,831

3. The General (1926)

Unrated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg, Charles Henry Smith | Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Votes: 44,452

4. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Approved | 108 min | Thriller

8.0
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A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.

Writers: Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, Alma Reville, Gordon McDonell | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Votes: 41,078

5. Santa Fe (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.2
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After their service in the Civil War, four brothers go their separate ways, but later find themselves on opposite sides of a final showdown.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, James Vance Marshall, Louis Stevens | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Randolph Scott, Janis Carter, Jerome Courtland, Peter M. Thompson

Votes: 423

6. Closely Watched Trains (1966)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.

Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Valenta

Votes: 7,537

7. Titanic (1943)

TV-PG | 85 min | Action, Drama, History

6.4
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The story of the sinking of the British luxury liner Titanic in 1912.

Writers: Herbert Selpin, Walter Zerlett-Olfenius | Directors: Herbert Selpin, Werner Klingler | Stars: Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen, Kirsten Heiberg, Ernst Fritz Fürbringer

Votes: 896

8. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984 TV Mini-Series)

237 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.6
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This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Alibe Parsons, Hunt Block, David Caruso

Votes: 316

9. Red Skies of Montana (1952)

Passed | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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When a large forest fire breaks out in the mountains of Montana, a squad of 'Smoke Jumpers', the paratroop-corps of fire-fighters in the U. S. Forest Service, is flown to the scene from ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Kleiner, Art Cohn | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Richard Widmark, Constance Smith, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Boone

Votes: 306

10. Kansas Pacific (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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With the Civil War about to begin, Southern saboteurs attack frontier railroad construction.

Writer: Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Votes: 367

11. The Telegraph Trail (1933)

54 min | Western

5.9
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A greedy businessman-turned-renegade foments an Indian uprising against the coming telegraph to perpetuate his economic stranglehold on the territory.

Writer: Kurt Kempler | Director: Tenny Wright | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Frank McHugh, Marceline Day

Votes: 283

12. Siege at Red River (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Action, War, Western

5.7
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Cavalry Captain Farraday attempts to prevent the delivery of Gatling Guns into the hands of hostile Indians.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Van Johnson, Joanne Dru, Richard Boone, Milburn Stone

Votes: 241

13. Marie Galante (1934)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a café in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.

Writers: Reginald Berkeley, Jacques Deval | Director: Henry King | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Ketti Gallian, Ned Sparks, Helen Morgan

Votes: 210

14. Red Salute (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The rebellious daughter of an army general gets involved with a Communist agitator, mainly to annoy her father. He arranges to have her kidnapped and taken to Mexico--hoping that she will ... See full summary »

Writers: Humphrey Pearson, Manuel Seff, Elmer Harris | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Young, Hardie Albright, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 116

15. Ghost of Zorro (1949)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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It's 1865 and the telegraph is heading west. George Crane, wanting to keep law and order out of his territory, is out to stop the construction. The engineer on the job is Ken Mason and he ... See full summary »

Writers: Royal K. Cole, William Lively, Sol Shor | Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Clayton Moore, Pamela Blake, Roy Barcroft, George J. Lewis

Votes: 98

16. Man from God's Country (1958)

Passed | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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Dan Beattie gives up his lawman job to move further west and rejoin his old war buddy Curt Warren in the town of Sundown. At first mistaken for a railroad agent by Beau Santee, a Sundown ... See full summary »

Writer: George Waggner | Director: Paul Landres | Stars: George Montgomery, Randy Stuart, Gregg Barton, Kim Charney

Votes: 85

17. The Telegraphist (1993)

102 min | Drama

6.5
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Mack is the most important man in a little society in North Western Norway around 1900. Telegrapher Rolandsen is a smart, funny and charming the ladies, even Mack's daughter.

Writers: Lars Saabye Christensen, Knut Hamsun | Director: Erik Gustavson | Stars: Bjørn Floberg, Marie Richardson, Jarl Kulle, Ole Ernst

Votes: 543

18. In Night and Ice (1912)

30 min | Short, Action, Drama

6.3
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Released only a few Days after the sinking of the Original Ship.

Writer: Mime Misu | Director: Mime Misu | Stars: Waldemar Hecker, Mime Misu, Otto Rippert, Ernst Rückert

Votes: 108

19. Raiders of Ghost City (1944)

Approved | 225 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.8
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During the latter stages of the Civil War, a gang of supposed Confederates, headed by Alex Morel (Lionel Atwill), raid all gold shipments destined for Washington from Oro Grande, California... See full summary »

Writers: Luci Ward, Morgan Cox | Directors: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor | Stars: Dennis Moore, Wanda McKay, Lionel Atwill, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 30

20. Skull and Crown (1935)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.2
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Rin-Tin-Tin brings the killer of his mistress to justice.

Writers: James Oliver Curwood, Carl Krusada, Bennett Cohen | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Rin Tin Tin Jr., Regis Toomey, Jack Mulhall, Molly O'Day

Votes: 35

21. Silver Canyon (1951)

Approved | 70 min | Western

6.4
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During the Civil War, McQuarrie leads guerrilla raiders, Gene and Cougar serve as Union scouts stationed in Utah.

Writers: Gerald Geraghty, Alan James | Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Gail Davis, Jim Davis

Votes: 45

22. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy Bernard, Wilfred Lucas, Anthony O'Sullivan, Edwin August

Votes: 813

23. Secret Service (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.5
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Lewis Dumont, a Northern officer in the American Civil War, works undercover behind Confederate lines in an attempt to lead Southern forces away from an area in which a Northern attack is ... See full summary »

Writers: William Gillette, Bernard Schubert | Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Richard Dix, William Post Jr., Shirley Grey, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 63

25. Phantom Ranger (1938)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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A Treasury Department engraver is being held captive by a counterfeiting gang that wants him to make counterfeit plates for them. A lawman is sent to rescue him.

Writers: Stanley Roberts, Joseph O'Donnell | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Suzanne Kaaren, Karl Hackett, John St. Polis

Votes: 21

26. The James Brothers of Missouri (1949)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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The James Brothers go undercover to help a former member of their gang, who is now running a respectable freight business but is is being attacked by a rival who is trying to drive him out ... See full summary »

Writers: Royal K. Cole, William Lively, Sol Shor | Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Keith Richards, Robert Bice, Noel Neill, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 74

27. Rollin' Plains (1938)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

4.9
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It's cattlemen versus sheepmen and Trigger Gargan appears to be the leader of the gang causing the trouble. But unknown to Ranger Tex Lawrence, the respected town citizen Barrow is the boss... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Jaccard, Celia Jaccard, Lindsley Parsons, Edmond Kelso | Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Tex Ritter, Karl Hackett, White Flash, Horace Murphy

Votes: 74

28. Texas Tornado (1932)

Passed | 53 min | Romance, Western

4.3
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Tex Robbins, a Texas Ranger, posing as "Wolf" Cassidy, a notorious Chicago gangster, works his way into the rustling gang and hideout of "Three-Star" Henley, but his plans go wrong and he has to fight his way to victory.

Writer: Oliver Drake | Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Lane Chandler, Doris Hill, Ben Corbett, J. Frank Glendon

Votes: 10

29. The Black Lash (1952)

Approved | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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Having sent Deuce Rago to prison in Frontier Revenge (1948), Lash finds he's out and his outlaw gang are at it again. This time he has the Lawyer Leonard and Joan to help him out and Lash and Fuzzy must bring him in once more.

Writers: June Carr, Kathy McKeel, Timothy Ormand | Director: Ron Ormond | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Ray Bennett

Votes: 40

30. Young Fugitives (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.2
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A young man befriends the last surviving Civil War veteran, intending to rob him of $50,000.

Writers: Edward James, Ben Grauman Kohn, Charles Grayson | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Dorothea Kent, Harry Davenport, Larry J. Blake

Votes: 19

31. The Timber Trail (1948)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Music

3.4
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Monte Hale is a stagecoach driver for Jed Baker's stage-line. Jed believes his brother, Ralph, is behind the many hold-ups of his stagecoaches but has no proof. Ralph, in turn, blames Jed ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Creighton Williams | Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Monte Hale, Lynne Roberts, James Burke, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 13

32. Men of the Night (1934)

Approved | 58 min | Crime, Romance

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"Stake-Out" Kelly, ace detective, meets Mary Higgins at a small Hollywood sandwich shop where he expects to get some information concerning Packey Davis, head of a ring of jewel thieves. ... See full summary »

Writer: Lambert Hillyer | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Judith Allen, Charles Sabin, Ward Bond

33. Pony Express Days (1940)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Action, Adventure

5.7
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A youthful Buffalo Bill Cody joins the newly-formed Pony Express as a station hand and replaces the regular rider when he is shot by Southern sympathizer.

Writer: Charles L. Tedford | Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: George Reeves, David Bruce, Frank Wilcox, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 91

34. Gangs of Sonora (1941)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.1
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Commissioner Tredwell is the law of the land and he gets whatever he wants with the help of hired guns and lackey lawyer Conners. The only one who publicly stands up to Tredwell is Beecham ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert DeMond, Doris Schroeder, William Colt MacDonald | Director: John English | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, June Johnson

Votes: 15

35. Twilight on the Prairie (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Musical, Western

4.2
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The Buckaroos, cowboy musicians, are forced down at Little Lip, Texas, while flying to Hollywood to make their first movie. Band members Bucky, Phil, Jack, Chuck and Ginger find a "no ... See full summary »

Writers: Warren Wilson, Clyde Bruckman | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Johnny Downs, Vivian Austin, Leon Errol, Connie Haines

Votes: 5

36. The Traveling Salesman (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Bob Blake is on his way home for Christmas aboard a train. When Bob inadvertently misses his stop, he ends up stuck for Christmas with a number of other salesmen in the hamlet of Grand ... See full summary »

Writer: James Forbes | Director: Joseph Kaufman | Stars: Frank McIntyre, Doris Kenyon, Harry Northrup, Russell Bassett

37. Powder River Rustlers (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.9
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The railroad is coming and to get the townspeople's money. Shears Williams brings in a fake Agent who tells them they must raise $50,000 as their share of a railroad bridge. Railroad Agent ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Wormser | Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Gerry Ganzer

Votes: 21

38. The Head Guy (1930)

22 min | Short, Comedy

5.4
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Harry is made the temporary stationmaster in a small town.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Harry Langdon, Thelma Todd, Judith Barrett, Eddie Dunn

Votes: 43

39. Headin' North (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Western

5.6
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Having helped his father escape the law, Jim Curtis heads north with the Marshal chasing him. He and his pal Snicker elude the Marshall by changing clothes with two actors. Now forced to do... See full summary »

Writer: John P. McCarthy | Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Bob Steele, Barbara Luddy, Perry Murdock, Walter Shumway

Votes: 10

40. Stella Violanti (1931)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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Stella is the daughter of a banker from Zakynthos and is in love with a poor telegraph operator. Her father wants to marry her off to a rich man, but Stella refuses to comply. Her father ... See full summary »

Writer: Grigorios Xenopoulos | Director: Ioannis Loumos | Stars: Athanasios Marikos, Eftyhia Pavlogianni, Eleni Papadaki, Stefanos Nezer

41. The Fiend at the Throttle (1915)

Short, Thriller

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Rita, a telegraph operator, informed that a freight train which is due to pass her station filled with high explosives is about to be overtaken by a passenger train on the same track with a... See full summary »

Writer: Doty Hobart | Stars: Elsie MacLeod, John Burden, DeVore Palmer, Philip Robson

42. Treason (1917)

War, Drama

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Add a Plot

Writer: Robert Lee Weigert | Director: Allen Holubar | Stars: Allen Holubar, Lois Wilson, Dorothy Davenport, Joseph W. Girard

43. Prairie Pirates (1949)

Approved | 23 min | Short, Musical, Romance

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In this remake of and using stock-footage from 1941's "Arizona Cyclone," Tex Williams is a daredevil freight-line driver who, with the aid of his pals Smokey and Deuce, wipes out the ... See full summary »

Writer: Sherman L. Lowe | Director: Will Cowan | Stars: Tex Williams, Smokey Rogers, Deuce Spriggins, Patricia Hall

44. Hell on Wheels (2011– )
Episode: Bread and Circuses (2011)

TV-14 | Drama, Western

7.8
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Joseph Black Moon and Reverend Nathaniel Cole travel into Cheyenne territory in hopes of a peace talk. Lily Bell and Thomas Durant discuss the future of the railroad construction. Cullen ... See full summary »

Creators: Joe Gayton, Tony Gayton | Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott

Votes: 390

45. Tombstone Territory (1957– )
Episode: Day of the Amnesty (1959)

30 min | Western

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After a government-enforced truce and amnesty ends a murderous range-war, the hired killers employed by the factions are allowed the run of Tombstone knowing they can't be held accountable ... See full summary »

Writer: Don Ingalls | Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Jack Elam, Patrick McVey

46. Hell on Wheels (2011– )
Episode: Durant, Nebraska (2012)

TV-14 | Drama, Western

8.2
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Durant must confront a dangerous threat to Hell On Wheels. Meanwhile, a horrible crime forces Lily and Elam to strike a deal to bring justice.

Creators: Joe Gayton, Tony Gayton | Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott

Votes: 303

47. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Murdoch.com (2009)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A mysterious on-line predator romances other telegraphers, bilks them out of money, and ultimately murders one of his dalliances.

Creators: R.B. Carney, Cal Coons, Alexandra Zarowny | Director: Eleanor Lindo | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 66

48. 26 Men (1957–1959)
Episode: The Big Rope (1957)

Western

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The wife of a preacher who recently established a mission for Apaches living near Gaheyville receives a suspicious telegram and fears her husband has been murdered. Travis learns that a ... See full summary »

Writer: John K. Butler | Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Harry Lauter, Howard Negley

49. Cimarron City (1958–1960)
Episode: The Town Is a Prisoner (1959)

60 min | Western

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Cimarron City is cut off when a regiment of Mexican lancers joins forces with a small army of American renegades intent on recapturing Texas and returning it to the Mexican sovereignty. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Morgan | Director: Richard Bartlett | Stars: George Montgomery, John Smith, Rita Moreno, George Dolenz