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1. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer | Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

2. The Nanny (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich British widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.

Creators: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson | Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

3. A Serious Man (2009)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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79 Metascore

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern mathematics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed

5. The Believer (2001)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.

Writers: Henry Bean, Mark Jacobson | Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt

6. The Aristocrats (2005)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Director: Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

7. It Runs in the Family (2003)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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44 Metascore

This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.

Writer: Jesse Wigutow | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Bernadette Peters, Rory Culkin

8. The Grey Zone (2001)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.

Writers: Miklos Nyiszli, Tim Blake Nelson | Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: David Arquette, Velizar Binev, David Chandler, Michael Stuhlbarg

9. The Pillow Book (1996)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, ... See full summary »

Writers: Sei Shonagon, Peter Greenaway | Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata

10. Dummy (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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48 Metascore

An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.

Writer: Greg Pritikin | Director: Greg Pritikin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga

11. Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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52 Metascore

A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Ewen Bremner, Brian Fisk, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog

12. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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78 Metascore

A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25,000 prize.

Writers: Kazuo Ishiguro, George Toles, Guy Maddin | Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox

13. Hester Street (1975)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »

Writers: Joan Micklin Silver, Abraham Cahan | Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Mel Howard, Dorrie Kavanaugh

14. The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)

G | 95 min | Comedy

7.5
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A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.

Writers: Gérard Oury, Danièle Thompson, Josy Eisenberg, Roberto De Leonardis | Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Louis de Funès, Miou-Miou, Suzy Delair, Marcel Dalio

15. Haven (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Suzette Couture | Director: John Gray | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy

16. Lost Embrace (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

7.0
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70 Metascore

In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where... See full summary »

Writers: Marcelo Birmajer, Daniel Burman | Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Adriana Aizemberg, Jorge D'Elía, Sergio Boris

17. Train of Life (1998)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.

Writers: Radu Mihaileanu, Moni Ovadia | Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Lionel Abelanski, Rufus, Clément Harari, Michel Muller

18. The Yankles (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Sport

5.0
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About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.

Writers: David R. Brooks, Zev Brooks | Director: David R. Brooks | Stars: Brian Wimmer, Bart Johnson, Don Most, Michael Buster

19. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Writers: Adriana Falcão, Claudio Galperin, Cao Hamburger, Bráulio Mantovani, Anna Muylaert | Director: Cao Hamburger | Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk, Paulo Autran

20. Miss Rose White (1992 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Sister given up by Italian family only to be reunited 22 years later.

Writers: Barbara Lebow, Anna Sandor | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Kyra Sedgwick, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern

21. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »

Writer: Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson

22. Wonder Bar (1934)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.0
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Harry and Inez are a dance team at the Wonder Bar. Inez loves Harry, but he is in love with Liane, the wife of a wealthy business man. Al Wonder and the conductor/singer Tommy are in love ... See full summary »

Writers: Geza Herczeg, Karl Farkas, Robert Katscher, Earl Baldwin | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Al Jolson, Kay Francis, Dolores del Rio, Ricardo Cortez

23. Alan & Naomi (1992)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Based on the book by Myron Levoy.

Writers: Myron Levoy, Jordan Horowitz | Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino

24. It's in the Bag! (1945)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy

7.0
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The ringmaster of a flea circus inherits a fortune...if he can find which chair it's hidden in.

Writers: Lewis R. Foster, Fred Allen, Jay Dratler, Alma Reville | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Fred Allen, Jack Benny, Don Ameche, William Bendix

25. Trembling Before G-d (2001)

94 min | Documentary

7.2
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66 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.

Director: Sandi Simcha Dubowski | Stars: Shlomo Ashkinazy, Steve Greenberg, Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Naomi Mark

26. Waiting for the Messiah (2000)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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In 1999, Argentina's peso craters. Ariel, a young man from Buenos Aires' Jewish community, deals with his mother's fatal illness, finds a job as a night shift surveillance camera monitor, ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Burman, Emiliano Torres | Director: Daniel Burman | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Héctor Alterio, Enrique Piñeyro, Melina Petriella

27. Almost Peaceful (2002)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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67 Metascore

Jewish tailor Albert (Abkarian) and his wife Lea (Breitman) are reestablishing their business in 1946 Paris. Albert hires six people, more than he needs to meet current slow season demand, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Bober, Michel Deville, Rosalinde Deville | Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Zabou Breitman, Vincent Elbaz, Lubna Azabal

28. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »

Writers: Maxence van der Meersch, Theodore Reeves | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Glenn Ford, Charles Coburn, Gloria DeHaven, Janet Leigh

29. Gebürtig (2002)

110 min | Drama, Music, War

6.5
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A holocaust survivor now living as a respected writer in Manhattan is the only person who can identify a suspected Nazi back in his native Austria. When a beautiful reporter eager for a ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Schindel, Lukas Stepanik, Georg Stefan Troller | Directors: Robert Schindel, Lukas Stepanik | Stars: Peter Simonischek, Ruth Rieser, August Zirner, Katja Weitzenböck

30. The Ritchie Boys (2004)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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76 Metascore

During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie, Maryland. Tasked with devising ways to break the morale of the SS, these men ... See full summary »

Writer: Christian Bauer | Director: Christian Bauer | Stars: Michael Hanrahan, Werner Angress, Victor Brombert, Marlene Dietrich

31. Aaron's Magic Village (1995)

G | 77 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

5.7
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When God distributed wiseness and foolishness through a newly created world, one of the cherubs accidentally dropped all the foolishness on a tiny village called Chelm. So everyone in the ... See full summary »

Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jacqueline Galia Benousilio, Albert Hanan Kaminski, Gordon Kent | Director: Albert Hanan Kaminski | Stars: Fyvush Finkel, Tommy J. Michaels, Ronn Carroll, Tovah Feldshuh

32. The Stoolie (1972)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

5.1
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Roger Pitman (Jackie Mason), a small-time grifter and crook, works with police-detective Alex Brogan (Dan Frazer), in trapping fellow thieves with bait money. Pitman decides to take some of... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Alexander, Eugene Price, Marc B. Ray | Directors: John G. Avildsen, George Silano | Stars: Jackie Mason, Josip Elic, Reid Cruickshanks, Dan Frazer

33. The Great Role (2004)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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43 Metascore

When a famous American film director, Rudolph Grichenberg, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' Maurice Kurtz and his friends try out for the role of ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Cohen, Daniel Goldenberg, Steve Suissa, Sophie Tepper | Director: Steve Suissa | Stars: Stéphane Freiss, Bérénice Bejo, Peter Coyote, Paola Perez

34. YidLife Crisis (2014– )

Short, Comedy

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Drinking in the very best that Montreal's multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and debating adversaries, tackle life, love, and lactose intolerance in this ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Elman, Eli Batalion, Léane Labrèche-Dor

35. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

36. Love in the Rough (1930)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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When shipping clerk Jack Kelly is recruited by his employer to help his golf game, his boss insists he conceal his humble identity at the country club.

Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Sarah Y. Mason, Joseph Farnham, Robert E. Hopkins | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Dorothy Jordan, Benny Rubin, J.C. Nugent

37. Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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69 Metascore

The story of the actress, writer, and broadcasting pioneer Gertrude Berg.

Director: Aviva Kempner | Stars: Gertrude Berg, Lewis Berg, Sara Chase, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

38. Mr. Hex (1946)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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Sach is given a post-hypnotic suggestion that turns him into a championship prizefighter.

Writers: Jan Grippo, Cy Endfield | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

39. Kike Like Me (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

4.8
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With "Gentleman's Agreement" as his jumping off point, Jamie Kastner asks who's a Jew, and does it matter. He'll answer the question, "Are you Jewish?" with a yes to see how people react. ... See full summary »

Writer: Jamie Kastner | Director: Jamie Kastner | Stars: Jamie Kastner, Pat Buchanan, Abraham B. Jehoshua, Carol Gould

40. Mamele (1938)

97 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Mamele embraces the entire gamut of interwar Jewish life in Lodz--tenements and unemployed Jews, nightclubs and gangsters, religious Jews celebrating sukkot--but the film belongs to Molly ... See full summary »

Writers: Szmul Goldstein, Mojzesz Nudelman, Meyer Schwartz, Konrad Tom | Directors: Joseph Green, Konrad Tom | Stars: Molly Picon, Edmund Zayenda, Gertrude Bulman, Max Bozyk

41. In Fast Company (1946)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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The crooked manager of a taxicab company is out to drive the independent owners/drivers out of business through various tactics such as sabotage, beatings and intimidation. But he crosses ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Mooney, Edmond Seward, Tim Ryan, Victor Hammond | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Jane Randolph, Judy Clark

42. True to the Navy (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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A countergirl at a San Diego soda shop has a lot of sailor "boyfriends," but her heart really belongs to a free-spirited gunner, who doesn't want to be tied down to any one woman.

Writers: Keene Thompson, Doris Anderson, Herman J. Mankiewicz | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Harry Green, Rex Bell

43. Private Eyes (1953)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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After being punched in the nose, Sach finds out that he has the ability to read minds. Slip and the gang start up a detective agency try to cash in on Sach's new powers.

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Edward Bernds | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bernard Gorcey, Robert Osterloh

44. Get Off My Cloud (2013 Video)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Legendary punk band The Squids are back from the 90s with their first MTV music video which salutes the Billy Squire "Rock Me Tonight" music video from the 80s.

Writer: Joey Spatafora | Director: Joey Spatafora | Stars: Joey Spatafora, Emery Joe Yost, Louis Hirsch, Beth Gottleib

45. The Wandering Jew (II) (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, War

6.4
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A German-Jewish artist encounters German anti-semitism when his masterpiece is rejected by the Berlin Academy of Art. Later, the figure in the painting comes to life and tells him the ... See full summary »

Writer: Jacob Mestel | Director: George Roland | Stars: Jacob Ben-Ami, Natalie Browning, M.B. Samuylow, Ben Adler

46. Divan (2003)

90 min | Documentary

6.9
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71 Metascore

Divan is the quest for a turn of the century Hungarian couch upon which Hassidic rabbis slept.

Writers: Pearl Gluck, Susan Korda | Director: Pearl Gluck | Stars: Pearl Gluck, Amichai Lau Lavie, Basya Schechter, Giti Koenig

47. Felix in Hollywood (1923)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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A starving actor, reduced to trying his luck in the movies, travels to Hollywood. His cat, Felix, poses as a travel bag and comes along.

Writers: Pat Sullivan, Otto Messmer | Director: Otto Messmer

48. Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman & Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot (2014 TV Movie)

53 min | Music

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Director: Joshua Waletzky | Stars: Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, Itzhak Perlman

49. The Talk of Hollywood (1929)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.4
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Schlock-movie producer J. Pierpont Ginsburg, after declaring, in a Yiddish accent, that "talking pictures are in their infantry," decides to put all of his savings into a big-budgeted ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Sandrich, Nat Carr, Darby Aaronson | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Nat Carr, Fay Marbe, Hope Sutherland, Sherling Oliver

50. Hold That Line (1952)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

6.9
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In a precursor to Trading Places (1983), the Bowery Boys are enrolled in a fancy college by a pair of rich snobs who think they can turn the Boys into classy guys. Sach becomes a football ... See full summary »

Writers: Tim Ryan, Charles R. Marion, Bert Lawrence | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, John Bromfield, Veda Ann Borg