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1. Tomorrowland (2015)

Mystery, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

Writers: Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird, Jeff Jensen | Director: Brad Bird | Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy

2. North & South (2004 TV Mini-Series)

235 min | Drama, Romance

9.0
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North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.

Stars: Daniela Denby-Ashe, Richard Armitage, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinéad Cusack

3. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.9
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This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.

Writer: William Anthony McGuire | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

4. 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

5. BioShock Infinite (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

9.4
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A man is sent to the flying city of Columbia to find a missing girl. However, upon arrival he discovers that the city, its people, and his objective are all not what they seem.

Writers: John Dombrow, Joe Fielder, Drew Holmes, Ken Levine | Director: Ken Levine | Stars: Troy Baker, Courtnee Draper, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Laura Bailey

6. Performance (1970)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Chas, a violent and psychotic East London gangster needs a place to lie low after a hit that should never have been carried out. He finds the perfect cover in the form of guest house run by... See full summary »

Writer: Donald Cammell | Directors: Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg | Stars: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton

7. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Paul Gallico, Damon Runyon | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

8. Steamboy (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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66 Metascore

In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.

Writers: Sadayuki Murai, Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart, Alfred Molina, Anne Suzuki

9. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)

TV-G | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Not a typical Hitchcock movie, this is a comedy about a couple who learn that their marriage was not valid.

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery, Gene Raymond, Jack Carson

10. Buddy (1997)

PG | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.8
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An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.

Writers: Gertrude Davies Lintz, William Joyce, Caroline Thompson | Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Irma P. Hall

11. Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne.

Writers: Robert Buckner, Mrs. Knute Rockne | Directors: Lloyd Bacon, William K. Howard | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan, Donald Crisp

12. It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)

105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries ... See full summary »

Writers: Si Rose, Seaman Jacobs | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood, Vicky Tiu

13. Klimt (2006)

131 min | Biography, Drama

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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

14. Wabash Avenue (1950)

92 min | Musical

6.3
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Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Tugend, Charles Lederer | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Phil Harris, Reginald Gardiner

15. IBM at the Fair (1965)

7 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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The crowds at the IBM Pavilion at the World's Fair are shown primarily by means of time-lapse photography.

Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

16. So Long at the Fair (1950)

86 min | Drama, Mystery

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A young woman visits Paris with her brother only to discover the following morning he has gone missing and the hotel staff have no recollection of his presence.

Writers: Hugh Mills, Anthony Thorne | Directors: Antony Darnborough, Terence Fisher | Stars: Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson, Marcel Poncin

17. West of Thunder (2012)

Drama, Mystery, Western

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South Dakota 1899. A mysterious stranger visits a small town on the outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation and brings with him a terrible resolve.

Writers: Jody Marriott Bar-Lev, Dan Davies | Directors: Jody Marriott Bar-Lev, Steve Russell | Stars: Dan Davies, Clifford Henry, Corbin Conroy, Steve Garcia

18. The Water Engine (1992 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Charles Durning, Patti LuPone, William H. Macy, John Mahoney

19. The Big Show (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Music

5.9
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At the Texas Centennial in Dallas Autry confuses two girls by being himself and his own stunt double.

Writers: Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Directors: Mack V. Wright, Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Kay Hughes, Sally Payne

20. Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

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Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.

Writers: John Larkin, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Sidney Toler, Cesar Romero, Pauline Moore, Victor Sen Yung

21. Roughly Speaking (1945)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

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In the 1920s, enterprising Louise Randall is determined to succeed in a man's world. She enrolls at business college but her plans for a career change when she falls in love with handsome ... See full summary »

Writer: Louise Randall Pierson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Jean Sullivan

22. Meet Me in St. Louis (1959 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Musical

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Writers: Sally Benson, Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Kelly Brown, Jeanne Crain, Patty Duke, Edmund Gaynes

23. (1998)

85 min | Drama

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Writers: Robert Lepage, André Morency | Director: Robert Lepage | Stars: Anne-Marie Cadieux, Alexis Martin, Marie Gignac, Richard Fréchette

24. Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)

83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle.

Writer: Nisan Takahashi | Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Tsutomu Takakuwa, Kelly Varis, Katherine Murphy, Kon Ohmura

25. The Story of Will Rogers (1952)

109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Writers: Frank Davis, Stanley Roberts, Jack Moffitt, Betty Blake Rogers | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Will Rogers Jr., Jane Wyman, Carl Benton Reid, Eve Miller

26. Hoop-La (1933)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.

Writers: Kenyon Nicholson, Bradley King, Joseph Moncure March | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Clara Bow, Preston Foster, Richard Cromwell, Herbert Mundin

27. Centennial Summer (1946)

102 min | History, Musical

6.7
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In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

Writers: Albert E. Idell, Michael Kanin | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, William Eythe

28. The Silver Streak (1934)

72 min | Action, Drama

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The crew of the Pioneer Zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the Boulder Dam construction site.

Writers: Roger Whately, H.W. Hanemann, Jack O'Donnell | Director: Thomas Atkins | Stars: Burlington Zephyr, Sally Blane, Charles Starrett, William Farnum

29. The Lumière Brothers' First Films (1996)

Unrated | 61 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A collection of short films made by the Lumiere brothers, a team of pioneering filmmakers in turn-of-the-century France.

Stars: Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Antoine Lumière, Auguste Lumière, Bertrand Tavernier

30. EXPO: Magic of the White City (2005 Video)

PG | 116 min | Documentary, History

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Narrated by Gene Wilder ("Young Frankenstein", "Blazing Saddles" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"), "EXPO - Magic of the White City" brings the Chicago World's Fair to life. ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Connelly | Director: Mark Bussler | Stars: Claire Litton, Gene Wilder

31. The City (I) (1939)

43 min | Documentary, Short

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Visionary documentary that contrasts the conditions of life in small towns and in the industrialized cities, starting with a brief portrait of pre-industrial United States, then moving into... See full summary »

Writers: Pare Lorentz, Henwar Rodakiewicz, Lewis Mumford | Directors: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke | Star: Morris Carnovsky

32. Remember? (1939)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Sky and Linda meet on vacation and become engaged. When Sky introduces Linda to his best friend, Jeff, Linda and Jeff fall in love and marry. But Jeff's work puts a strain on the marriage ... See full summary »

Writers: Corey Ford, Norman Z. McLeod | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Robert Taylor, Greer Garson, Lew Ayres, Billie Burke

33. Rendezvous in Space (1964)

19 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A futuristic documentary for Martin Marietta Corporation, about America's plans for a space station and space shuttles.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jim Backus, Mel Blanc, June Foray, Paul Frees

34. Rainbow War (1985)

20 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

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Three kingdoms, floating separately in space, can each see the other nearby kingdoms but have no means to communicate or visit. Each has developed a fanatical obsession for a specific color... See full summary »

Writers: Marc Nowadnick, Alan Munro, Andy Gaskill, Bob Rogers | Director: Bob Rogers | Stars: Gary Carre, Saffron Henderson, Gillian Barber, Jonathon Pallone

35. CC 2010 (2009)

12 min | Short, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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CC Raven travels time and space to reunite with her parents at Seattle's World's Fair. A tongue-in-cheek homage to 60's sci-fi and the World's Fair.

Writer: Travis Gutiérrez Senger | Director: Travis Gutiérrez Senger | Stars: Sabrina Coulston, Sarah Dennis, Ellen Heile, Zoe McLane

36. Man with a Plan (1996)

89 min | Comedy

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Fred Tuttle, faced with his father's impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six-digit salary with a fourth-grade education. So he runs for U.S. Representative from ... See full summary »

Writer: John O'Brien | Director: John O'Brien | Stars: Fred Tuttle, Bill Blachly, Bryan Pfeiffer, Bruce Lyndes

37. Paris 1900 (1947)

74 min | Documentary

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Documentary limning the life of Paris and its citizens during "La Belle Epoque," the years between 1900 and 1914. Beginning with the Paris Exposition of 1900 and the completion of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre Braunberger, Nicole Védrès | Director: Nicole Védrès | Stars: Claude Dauphin, Maurice Barrès, Sarah Bernhardt, Berthe Bovy

38. Cinerama Adventure (2002)

93 min | Documentary

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A nostalgic and compelling look into the legendary three camera, three projector process that revolutionized motion pictures and led the industry into the widescreen era. Through actual ... See full summary »

Writer: David Strohmaier | Director: David Strohmaier | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Fred Waller, Jim Morrison, Rudy Behlmer

39. Beneath the White City Lights (2012)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A documentary exploration of the critically acclaimed Chicago-based story ballet The White City: The Columbian Exposition of 1893.

Writer: Chris Olsen | Director: Chris Olsen | Stars: Ann Reinking, Melissa Thodos, Jeremy Blair, Mollie Mock

40. Massacre (1934)

70 min | Drama

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Joe Thunderhorse, a Sioux Indian who has become the wealthy star of a Wild West show, returns home to his reservation after years away and finds that his father is dying and his people are being abused by corrupt white officials.

Writers: Robert Gessner, Ralph Block, Sheridan Gibney | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Ann Dvorak, Dudley Digges, Claire Dodd

41. When the World Came to San Francisco (2015)

80 min | Drama | Filming

A documentary-drama about a young woman's visit to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The film celebrates the 100th anniversary of the fair.

Writer: R. Christian Anderson | Director: R. Christian Anderson | Stars: Mabel Normand, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Beverly Washburn, Gerry O'Brien

42. A Place to Stand (1967)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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A multi-image large-format film showcasing life in Ontario without narration and dialogue.

Director: Christopher Chapman

43. Tiger Child (1970)

17 min | Short

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Director: Donald Brittain

44. Artists and Models Abroad (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Buck Boswell and his all-girl troupe are stranded in Paris, but Buck manages to con the manager of the 'Hotel de Navarre' in furnishing accommodations for his group, but the proprietor's ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse, Ken Englund | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jack Benny, Joan Bennett, Mary Boland, Charley Grapewin

45. Little Egypt (1951)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

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A belly dancer causes a scandal with her "suggestive" and "immoral" dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Oscar Brodney, Doris Gilbert | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Mark Stevens, Rhonda Fleming, Nancy Guild, Charles Drake

46. Westinghouse (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Westinghouse is a feature-length documentary about the life and times of George Westinghouse, his companies, legacy, personality, partnership with Nikola Telsa and conflict with Thomas ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Bussler | Director: Mark Bussler | Stars: Carol Lee Espy, Edward J. Reis

47. Hats Off (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Music

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Rival press agents Jimmy Maxwell and Jo Allen have both been assigned to stir up publicity for separate exhibitions at the 1936 Texas Centennial.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Edmund Joseph, Thiele Lawrence | Director: Boris Petroff | Stars: Mae Clarke, John Payne, Helen Lynd, Luis Alberni

48. Le duel d'Hamlet (1900)

2 min | Short, Drama

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Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Clément Maurice | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Pierre Magnier, Suzanne Seylor

49. Land of Liberty (1939)

138 min | History

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This film tells the history of the United States from pre-Revolution through 1939.

Writers: Jesse Lasky Jr., Jeanie Macpherson | Stars: Gayne Whitman, Erville Alderson, Don Ameche, George Arliss

50. World Roaming Bachelor (1973)

184 min

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MGR prances the world trying to find a secret energy formula before villains do.

Director: M.G. Ramachandran | Stars: S.A. Ashokan, Latha, Manjula, R.S. Manohar