Most Popular Titles With William Wright


1. Impact (1949)

Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

Votes: 2,020

2. A Night to Remember (1942)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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A mystery writer and his newlywed wife move into a Greenwich Village apartment and find themselves with a corpse and a half dozen red herrings.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Loretta Young, Brian Aherne, Jeff Donnell, William Wright

Votes: 723

3. Swing High, Swing Low (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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In Panama, Maggie King meets soldier Skid Johnson on his last day in the army and reluctantly agrees to a date to celebrate. The two become involved in a nightclub brawl which causes Maggie... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Charles Butterworth, Jean Dixon

Votes: 452

4. The Beginning or the End (1947)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler

Votes: 362

5. Nocturne (1946)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warne isn't so sure.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: George Raft, Lynn Bari, Virginia Huston, Joseph Pevney

Votes: 791

6. Reveille with Beverly (1943)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.7
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Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Ann Miller, William Wright, Dick Purcell, Franklin Pangborn

Votes: 246

7. China Clipper (1936)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.4
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Dave Logan takes his regional Pan American airline and with vision and sometimes ruthless determination establishes pan-American and trans-Pacific routes.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Beverly Roberts, Ross Alexander

Votes: 417

8. Louisiana Purchase (1941)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A bumbling senator investigating graft in Louisiana is the target of a scheme involving a Viennese beauty.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Bob Hope, Vera Zorina, Victor Moore, Irène Bordoni

Votes: 323

9. Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)

Approved | 85 min | Musical

6.5
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Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Don Ameche, Mary Martin, Oscar Levant, Virginia Dale

Votes: 26

10. World Premiere (1941)

71 min | Comedy

6.1
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A producer devises an elaborate gala premiere for his latest anti-Nazi propaganda epic.

Directors: Ted Tetzlaff, Otis Garrett | Stars: John Barrymore, Frances Farmer, Eugene Pallette, Virginia Dale

Votes: 33

11. The Mask of Diijon (1946)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Horror

5.7
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A stage illusionist's comeback attempt results in his humiliation. He plots to revenge himself by hypnotizing people into committing murders for him.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Jeanne Bates, William Wright, Denise Vernac

Votes: 112

12. Lover Come Back (1946)

90 min | Comedy

6.7
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A faithful wife takes gentle revenge on her philandering husband.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: George Brent, Lucille Ball, Vera Zorina, Charles Winninger

Votes: 61

13. Night in New Orleans (1942)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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The police lieutenant Steve Abbott is engrossed in a baffling murder case. As Steve pieces the clues together, he comes to the sobering conclusion that his own wife Ethel Abbott may be ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Preston Foster, Patricia Morison, Albert Dekker, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 15

14. Escape in the Fog (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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A military nurse recovering at an inn from a nervous breakdown keeps having dreams where she sees two men trying to murder a third. When she meets a man who is a federal agent at the inn, ... See full summary »

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Otto Kruger, Nina Foch, William Wright, Konstantin Shayne

Votes: 264

15. Eve Knew Her Apples (1945)

64 min | Musical, Comedy

5.8
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Radio singing star, Eve Porter, wants a vacation during her show's summer hiatus, but her manager and press have booked her for additional work. She refuses and goes to Las Vegas. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Will Jason | Stars: Ann Miller, William Wright, Robert Williams, Ray Walker

Votes: 136

16. Sweater Girl (1942)

77 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

7.6
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College students attempt to solve a series of murders on campus while also trying to put together the school's big show.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Eddie Bracken, June Preisser, Phillip Terry, Nils Asther

Votes: 25

17. Parachute Nurse (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, William Wright, Kay Harris, Lauretta M. Schimmoler

Votes: 11

18. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Boston Blackie and his pal, The Runt, are ready to board a train for Florida when Blackie gets a telegram from his friend Arthur Manleder asking Blackie to go to Manleder's New York ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Chester Morris, William Wright, Constance Worth, Lloyd Corrigan

Votes: 256

19. One Mysterious Night (1944)

61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Blackie is enlisted by the police to help recover the Blue Star of the Nile diamond, stolen from a war relief exhibit.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Chester Morris, Janis Carter, William Wright, Richard Lane

Votes: 230

20. Down Missouri Way (1946)

75 min | Musical, Comedy

5.5
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Jane Colwell, an associate professor at an agricultural college, thinks that a trained mule she has been working with needs a rest and takes him to her farm. There she finds a film company ... See full summary »

Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Martha O'Driscoll, John Carradine, Eddie Dean, William Wright

Votes: 60

21. Fly-By-Night (1942)

74 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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After being charged with the murder of a scientist, a young doctor must track down a Nazi spy ring to clear his name.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Richard Carlson, Nancy Kelly, Albert Bassermann, Miles Mander

Votes: 101

22. Air Hostess (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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The Hansen School for Air Hostesses, operated by Celia Hansen, welcomes a new group of students; a librarian named Ruth Jackson; Lorraine Carter, a nurse; and Jennifer White, whose husband ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Gloria Henry, Ross Ford, Audrey Long, Marjorie Lord

Votes: 13

23. True to the Army (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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While doing her tight-rope act in a local circus, Daisy Hawkins (Judy Canova), sees the owner shot by gangsters. The gangsters are after her to eliminate the only eye witness and the police... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Judy Canova, Allan Jones, Ann Miller, Jerry Colonna

Votes: 15

24. Meet the Stewarts (1942)

73 min | Comedy

6.2
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A young newlywed couple learns to make their new marriage work; trying to impress family, stay on budget, and remain as diplomatic towards each other as possible.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: William Holden, Frances Dee, Grant Mitchell, Marjorie Gateson

Votes: 187

25. Gas House Kids Go West (1947)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport

5.9
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The Gas House Kids take a job delivering an automobile to California, unaware that it is a stolen car. Upon their arrival, they discover a hot-car ring run by a crooked ranch foreman with ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Emory Parnell, Chili Williams, Vince Barnett, William Wright

Votes: 16

26. Daughter of the Jungle (1949)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure

4.9
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An airplane, carrying policeman and gangsters, crash-lands in a jungle, where they discover a white girl and her father, lost twelve years previously in another plane crash. The father and ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Lois Hall, James Cardwell, Sheldon Leonard, James Nolan

Votes: 27

27. Henry and Dizzy (1942)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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In order to impress Phyllis Michael, Henry Aldrich takes a sales job. Soon he is involved with vacuum cleaners, motor boats and a father-son race at a picnic in which he hires a tramp to ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Mary Anderson, Charles Smith, John Litel

Votes: 29

28. Rookies on Parade (1941)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Song writer Duke Wilson and his showgirl sweetheart Lois Rogers have to keep breaking their engagement because Duke keeps losing his money playing poker...and Lois finally declares finis to... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Bob Crosby, Ruth Terry, Gertrude Niesen, Eddie Foy Jr.

29. Philo Vance Returns (1947)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.0
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Playboy Larry Blendon (Damian O'Flynn) introduces his grandmother Stella Blendon (Clara Blandick) to his fiancée, radio singer Virginia Berneaux (Ramsay Ames). Despite Larry's record of ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: William Wright, Vivian Austin, Leon Belasco, Clara Blandick

Votes: 32

30. The Devil Pays Off (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.2
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Chris Waring (William Wright) is a government investigator trying to gather the necessary evidence to convict a shipping magnate, DeBrock (J.Edward Bromberg), of selling his ships to the ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: J. Edward Bromberg, Osa Massen, William Wright, Margaret Tallichet

Votes: 19

31. Murder in Times Square (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Actor-playwright Cory Williams is sitting in a nightclub when Longacre Lil, a Broadway vagrant, and asks him for some money. He not only refuses her but call her a fake,and she threatens ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Marguerite Chapman, John Litel, William Wright

Votes: 10

32. Not a Ladies' Man (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Bill Bruce, a young boy whose dislike of women, stems from his father's divorce from his mother, is dismayed to find that his father, Robert Brude, is falling for Bill's schoolteacher, ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Paul Kelly, Fay Wray, Douglas Croft, Ruth Lee

Votes: 7

33. Lucky Legs (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.5
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Chorus girl Gloria Carroll inherits one million dollars from Broadway playboy Herbert Dinwiddle. Producer Ned McLane persuades her to advance him the money on a production called "Lucky ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jinx Falkenburg, Leslie Brooks, Kay Harris, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 14

34. Glamour Boy (1941)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran, Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him ... See full summary »

Directors: Ralph Murphy, Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Susanna Foster, Walter Abel, Darryl Hickman

Votes: 11

35. King of the Gamblers (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: George Blair | Stars: Janet Martin, William Wright, Thurston Hall, Stephanie Bachelor

36. The Daring Young Man (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.8
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Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Marguerite Chapman, William Wright, Roger Clark

Votes: 13

37. Saddles and Sagebrush (1943)

Passed | 54 min | Music, Western

6.0
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Krag Sabine has aroused the wrath of all the ranchers by stealing their land with the aid of his henchmen, led by Ace Barco; when Lafe Martin objects, the outlaws shoot him down. Lucky ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Russell Hayden, Dub Taylor, Ann Savage, Bob Wills

Votes: 20

38. Sweetheart of the Fleet (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

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Secretary Phoebe Weyms is in love with her ad-agency boss, Gordon Crouse, but he doesn't give her the time of day. In order to attract his attention, Phoebe contacts the Navy Recruiting ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Joan Davis, Jinx Falkenburg, Joan Woodbury, Blanche Stewart

39. Rose of the Yukon (1949)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Major Geoffrey Barnett, U. S. Army Intelligence Service, is sent to Alaska, to apprehend a deserter, Tom Clark, who was presumed to be dead as a member of a small force wiped out on Attu in... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Steve Brodie, Myrna Dell, William Wright, Emory Parnell

40. Eadie Was a Lady (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is loosing the customers attractiong, Editha gets her job, but ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Ann Miller, Joe Besser, William Wright, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 13

41. Dancing in Manhattan (1944)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Frederick Brady, Jeff Donnell, William Wright, Ann Savage

42. Blazing Barriers (1937)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Adventure

5.7
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Two young hoods from the city are sent to a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the mountains to try to turn them away from the life of crime they're headed for.

Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: Frank Coghlan Jr., Edward Arnold Jr., Florine McKinney, Irene Franklin

Votes: 6

43. Doctor Jim (1947)

48 min | Drama

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Dr. Jim Gateson, a country doctor who has counselled and ministered to his community for 30 years, is being honored with a surprise testimonial dinner. The scenario then flashes back ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Barbara Woodell, William Wright, Hobart Cavanaugh

44. The Reckless Driver (1946)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.3
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Driving down a U.S. highway, Woody passes a billboard which reminds him that he should renew his drivers' license. He heads to the department of motor vehicles and asks Officer Wally Walrus... See full summary »

Director: Shamus Culhane | Stars: Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway, Jack Mather, William Wright

Votes: 57

45. A Man's World (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Somewhere beyond the shores of the United States on a small island, where men ask no questions, women reveal no past and spies neither receive nor expect any mercy, a giant Chromite plant ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: William Wright, Marguerite Chapman, Larry Parks, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 11