Most Popular Titles With Jon Dodson


1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

Votes: 320,807 | Gross: $22.20M

2. For Me and My Gal (1942)

Not Rated | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War

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Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth

Votes: 2,418 | Gross: $4.37M

3. Two-Faced Woman (1941)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

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After a ski instructor catches her husband flirting with an old flame, she decides to pose as her (fictitious) twin sister in an attempt to keep him faithful.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Constance Bennett, Roland Young

Votes: 1,196 | Gross: $0.88M

4. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman

Votes: 1,533

5. Honolulu (1939)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Wanting a break from his overzealous fans, a famous movie star hires a Hawaiian plantation owner to switch places with him for a few weeks.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 428

6. Going Hollywood (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Musical, Romance

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A love-struck teacher pursues a radio singer to Hollywood.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Marion Davies, Bing Crosby, Fifi D'Orsay, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 1,427 | Gross: $0.96M

7. Margie (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

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A woman reminisces about her teenage years in the 1920s, when she fell in love with her teacher.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Glenn Langan, Lynn Bari, Alan Young

Votes: 632

8. We're Not Dressing (1934)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical

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Yacht owner is stranded on island with her socialite friends, a wacky husband and wife research team, and a singing sailor.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 605

9. Only the Brave (1930)

66 min | Romance, War

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Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Gary Cooper, Mary Brian, Phillips Holmes, James Neill

Votes: 42

10. Thanks a Million (1935)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them (Powell) gives a speech in place of the besotted candidate (Walburn) and is chosen to be... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Dick Powell, Ann Dvorak, Fred Allen, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 139

11. Renegade Trail (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Music, Western

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Hoppy goes to town to help Marshal Windy with some rustlers and winds up helping the widow Joyce when confidence men try to take her herd.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Charlotte Wynters

Votes: 66

12. Stagecoach War (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Music, Romance

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Hoppy is busy chasing stagecoach bandits who sing as they rob.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Julie Carter, Harvey Stephens

Votes: 80

13. The Brave Engineer (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

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Legendary engineer Casey Jones is determined to keep his train schedule and nothing is going to stop him.

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Jerry Colonna, Ken Darby, Jon Dodson, The King's Men

Votes: 275

14. Law of the Pampas (1939)

Passed | 72 min | Adventure, Western

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Hoppy and Lucky are headed to South America to deliver a herd of cattle. Bad guy Ralph Merritt gets in their way. For a while.

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Sidney Toler, Steffi Duna

Votes: 73

15. The Showdown (1940)

65 min | Western

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European bad guy Baron Bendor leads some local townsmen in a plot to obtain horses through theft. Hoppy and his sidekicks Lucky and Speedy must find and expose the horse thieves.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Britt Wood, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 78

16. Follow the Band (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music

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A farmer goes to New York to become a singer, has sucess and marries his neighbour's girl-friend.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Eddie Quillan, Mary Beth Hughes, Leon Errol, Anne Rooney

Votes: 16

17. Call Out the Marines (1942)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Music

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Two veteran U. S. Marines master sergeants vie for the affection of a hostess at the Shore Leave café. They also suspect the owner of the café of operating a Nazi spy ring that has been ... See full summary »

Directors: William Hamilton, Frank Ryan | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe, Binnie Barnes, Paul Kelly

Votes: 80

18. Hi, Buddy (1943)

66 min | Musical

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Director: Harold Young | Stars: Dick Foran, Harriet Nelson, Robert Paige, Marjorie Lord

19. Sing a Jingle (1944)

62 min | Musical

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Director: Edward C. Lilley | Stars: Allan Jones, June Vincent, Samuel S. Hinds, Gus Schilling

Votes: 7

20. You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943)

64 min | Comedy, Musical

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A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to ... See full summary »

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Allan Jones, Evelyn Ankers, Billie Burke, David Bruce