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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

2. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Passed | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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100 Metascore

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Writers: Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf, L. Frank Baum | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

3. The Blue Lagoon (1980)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.6
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In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

Writers: Henry De Vere Stacpoole, Douglas Day Stewart | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels

4. Moulin Rouge! (2001)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.7
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66 Metascore

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.

Writers: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

5. Dracula (2013–2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Horror

7.5
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Series introduces Dracula as he arrives in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who maintains that he wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. In reality, he hopes to wreak... See full summary »

Creator: Cole Haddon | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Victoria Smurfit

6. Neverland (2011 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor ... See full summary »

Stars: Keira Knightley, Charlotte Atkinson, Anna Friel, Charlie Rowe

7. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.2
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100 Metascore

Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

8. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

9. Fearless (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

This film tells the story of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia (1869-1910). Huo Yuanjia was the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.

Writers: Chris Chow, Chi-long To | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Jet Li, Shidô Nakamura, Betty Sun, Yong Dong

10. Miss Potter (2006)

PG | Biography, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Writer: Richard Maltby Jr. | Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn

11. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

Writers: Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, Sally Benson | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer

12. 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

13. The Changeling (1980)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre.

Writers: Russell Hunter, William Gray, Diana Maddox | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

14. The Shootist (1976)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.

Writers: Glendon Swarthout, Miles Hood Swarthout, Scott Hale | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

15. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.7
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

16. Howards End (1992)

PG | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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87 Metascore

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Writers: E.M. Forster, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

17. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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During a rural picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Writers: Joan Lindsay, Cliff Green | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

18. The Legend of 1900 (1998)

R | 165 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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58 Metascore

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Writers: Alessandro Baricco, Giuseppe Tornatore | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn, Clarence Williams III

19. The House of Mirth (2000)

PG | 135 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.

Writers: Edith Wharton, Terence Davies | Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney

20. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Betty Lynn

21. Tarzan II (2005 Video)

TV-G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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The tale of Tarzan's misadventures as a boy as he searches for his true identity and the meaning of family.

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jim Kammerud, Brian Smith, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Rhett Reese | Director: Brian Smith | Stars: Harrison Chad, George Carlin, Brad Garrett, Ron Perlman

22. Cries & Whispers (1972)

R | 91 min | Drama

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When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin

23. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Writers: Pierre La Mure, Anthony Veiller, John Huston | Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon

24. The Road to Wellville (1994)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

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A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early 20th century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg.

Writers: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack

25. North to Alaska (1960)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Western

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Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancée back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after ... See full summary »

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Martin Rackin, Claude Binyon, Ladislas Fodor, John H. Kafka | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian

26. Django Lives! (2014)

Action, Crime, Drama | Filming

It's 1915. Former gunslinger Django is hired as a movie consultant in Hollywood. There he runs afoul of racketeers, forcing him to flee to a town policed by violent radicals who take influence from Griffith's "Birth of a Nation".

Writers: Mike Malloy, Eric Zaldivar | Director: Joe D'Augustine | Stars: Mark Boone Junior, Franco Nero, Noah Segan, Mike Malloy

27. Dracula (2006 TV Movie)

Horror

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The Romanian count known as Dracula is summoned to London by Arthur Holmwood, a young Lord who is one the verge of being wed. Unknown to Arthur's future bride Lucy, her future husband is ... See full summary »

Writers: Stewart Harcourt, Bram Stoker | Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: David Suchet, Marc Warren, Dan Stevens, Sophia Myles

28. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Orson Welles | Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

29. Last Night (I) (1998)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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65 Metascore

A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.

Writer: Don McKellar | Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Roberta Maxwell, Robin Gammell

30. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Leslie Bush-Fekete | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

31. The Trial (1993)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

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Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Franz Kafka, Harold Pinter | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards, Juliet Stevenson

32. Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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New York actors rehearse Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in a dilapidated theatre.

Writers: Anton Chekhov, David Mamet, Andre Gregory | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Wallace Shawn, Phoebe Brand, George Gaynes, Jerry Mayer

33. The Little Foxes (1941)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Arthur Kober, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

34. I Remember Mama (1948)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910.

Writers: DeWitt Bodeen, John Van Druten, Kathryn Forbes | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

35. Coco Chanel (2008 TV Movie)

PG | 139 min | History, Romance

6.9
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The life story of legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel.

Writers: James Carrington, Carla Giulia Casalini, Jeffrey Hatcher, Enrico Medioli, Lea Tafuri | Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Barbora Bobulova, Brigitte Boucher, Emilie Caillon, Alice Cambournac

36. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Henry Bellamann | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

37. Golden Door (2006)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »

Writer: Emanuele Crialese | Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Aurora Quattrocchi, Francesco Casisa

38. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China U.S.Army Major Matt Lewis aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.

Writers: Robert Hamer, Philip Yordan, Bernard Gordon | Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

39. The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror

6.5
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When car trouble strands a honeymooning couple in a small Southern European village, an aristocratic family in the area reaches out to help them with sinister consequences.

Writer: Anthony Hinds | Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Clifford Evans, Edward de Souza, Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel

40. The Missionary (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy

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In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Palin | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott

41. Klimt (2006)

131 min | Biography, Drama

5.1
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44 Metascore

A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt (Malkovich) whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.

Writers: Raoul Ruiz, Gilbert Adair, Herbert Vesely | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, Stephen Dillane, Saffron Burrows

42. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)

M | 91 min | Comedy, Western

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Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery. Riding out to hunt down McKaye, Flagg is ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald M. Cohen, Dennis Shryack | Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Mitchum, George Kennedy, Martin Balsam, David Carradine

43. The Desert of the Tartars (1976)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible ... See full summary »

Writers: Dino Buzzati, André G. Brunelin, Jean-Louis Bertuccelli, Valerio Zurlini | Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Giuliano Gemma, Helmut Griem, Philippe Noiret

44. My Brilliant Career (1979)

G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier and aunt Helen announces that she will never marry and plans on having a career ... See full summary »

Writers: Miles Franklin, Eleanor Witcombe | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

45. The Spoilers (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Western

6.8
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In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.

Writers: Rex Beach, Lawrence Hazard, Tom Reed | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, Margaret Lindsay

46. Casque d'Or (1952)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of them, Marie, aka "Casque d'Or" (Golden Helmet) meets Manda, a carpenter. Her man Roland belongs ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Becker, Jacques Companéez | Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin, Raymond Bussières

47. Pro urodov i lyudey (1998)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.

Writer: Aleksey Balabanov | Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Makovetskiy, Dinara Drukarova, Anzhelika Nevolina, Viktor Sukhorukov

48. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

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A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Writers: Howard Koch, Stefan Zweig | Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet

49. Young Winston (1972)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.7
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This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Winston Churchill, Carl Foreman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Peter Cellier, Ronald Hines

50. The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

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Quick-tempered but likable Biff grimes falls big for beautiful Virginia Brush, but he's not the only young man in the neighborhood who's smitten.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, James Hagan | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Alan Hale