Most Popular Titles With Crane Whitley


1. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

Votes: 473

2. To Have and Have Not (1944)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Votes: 25,027

3. Samson and Delilah (1949)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 5,212

4. The Lost Weekend (1945)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 27,077

5. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin

Votes: 1,334

6. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 3,441

7. Framed (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Mike Lambert, seeking a mining job, instead becomes the patsy for a femme-fatale's schemes.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 710

8. Arabian Nights (1942)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Sabu, Leif Erickson

Votes: 929

9. The Razor's Edge (1946)

Approved | 145 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter

Votes: 4,315

10. Brute Force (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 6,959

11. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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The story of the final years of the respected World War II German general, Erwin Rommel.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy, Luther Adler

Votes: 4,560

12. Captain America (1944)

Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 564

13. Angel and the Badman (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

7.0
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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

Director: James Edward Grant | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 4,134

14. Unconquered (1947)

Approved | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva, Boris Karloff

Votes: 1,480

15. To Each His Own (1946)

Approved | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, John Lund, Mary Anderson, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,819

16. Night and Day (1946)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.2
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A fictionalized biopic of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Cary Grant, Alexis Smith, Monty Woolley, Ginny Simms

Votes: 2,218

17. Cloak and Dagger (1946)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Film-Noir, Romance

6.6
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In WW2, the Allies race against time to persuade two nuclear scientists working for the Germans to switch sides.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

Votes: 1,812

18. The Big Sky (1952)

Approved | 140 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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The success of the journey focuses on keeping the Indian girl alive as well as themselves to complete trade with the Blackfeet.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 3,175

19. The Fighting Seabees (1944)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley

Votes: 2,654

20. Above and Beyond (1952)

Approved | 122 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Col. Paul Tibbetts piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2.

Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating

Votes: 870

21. The Flying Deuces (1939)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, War

6.9
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Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 3,678

22. Mr. Skeffington (1944)

Approved | 146 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge, and predictable complications result.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris

Votes: 4,397

23. Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Hopalong and his horse Topper catch bad guys with Red Connors for comic relief.

Stars: William Boyd, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks

Votes: 198

24. Secret Beyond the Door... (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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When a lovely wife and her new husband, settle in an ancient mansion on the East coast, she discovers he may want to kill her.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 3,361

25. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 2,295

26. Pursued (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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Brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s, an orphan grows up haunted by nightmares of a childhood trauma in which his own family was killed.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Dean Jagger

Votes: 2,139

27. California (1947)

Passed | 97 min | Romance, Western

6.2
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Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

Votes: 599

28. The Damned Don't Cry (1950)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A New York socialite climbs the ladder of success man by man until a life among rich gangsters gives her what she thought she always wanted.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Joan Crawford, David Brian, Steve Cochran, Kent Smith

Votes: 1,667

29. The Princess and the Pirate (1944)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Princess Margaret is travelling incognito to elope with her true love instead of marrying the man her father has betrothed her to. On the high seas, her ship is attacked by pirates who know... See full summary »

Directors: David Butler, Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan, Walter Slezak

Votes: 1,448

30. The North Star (1943)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 876

31. Who Done It? (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.8
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Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles, William Gargan

Votes: 1,765

32. Wing and a Prayer (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,113

33. Ramar of the Jungle (1952–1954)

30 min | Adventure

7.4
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Missionaries' kid Tom Reynolds returns to the jungle as a doctor where he treats natives ("Ramar" means "White Medicine Man") and takes care of bad guys, aided by Prof. Ogden.

Stars: Jon Hall, Ray Montgomery, Nick Stewart, Victor Millan

Votes: 66

34. Space Patrol (1950–1955)

30 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

7.6
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Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara, Ken Mayer

Votes: 68

35. Eagle Squadron (1942)

109 min | Drama, War

6.8
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An American joins the British Royal Air Force just before Pearl Harbor is attacked, and falls in love with a beautiful English girl.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Robert Stack, Diana Barrymore, Jon Hall, Eddie Albert

Votes: 65

36. Reunion in France (1942)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Joan Crawford, John Wayne, Philip Dorn, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,107

37. The Conspirators (1944)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.5
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Vincent Van Der Lyn, a Dutch freedom fighter in WWII, is forced to neutral Lisbon to escape the Nazis. There he meets a small band of underground conspirators. The group's leader, Ricardo ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre

Votes: 722

38. The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951–1960)

30 min | Western

7.4
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Kit and his pal El Toro go all over the west securing justice for all (absolutely no connection with the historical character).

Stars: Bill Williams, Don Diamond, John L. Cason, Boyd Stockman

Votes: 75

39. Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure

6.4
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Jean-Paul rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo, and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Constance Smith, Finlay Currie, Walter Hampden

Votes: 248

40. Two Years Before the Mast (1946)

98 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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The playboy son of a wealthy shipping magnate discovers at first hand the desperate privations suffered by the crew of one of his fathers ships when he is unwillingly pressganged aboard.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix, Barry Fitzgerald

Votes: 324

41. My Favorite Spy (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.7
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Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Hedy Lamarr, Francis L. Sullivan, Arnold Moss

Votes: 833

42. Submarine Command (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Submarine commander Ken White reminisces about his wartime years aboard submarine USS Tiger Shark and struggles with feelings of personal guilt.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix, Don Taylor

Votes: 376

43. My Favorite Blonde (1942)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

Votes: 952

44. Black Magic (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Charlie searches for a murderer amidst numerous ghosts conjured up by a strange variety of spiritualists and occultists.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Frances Chan, Joseph Crehan

Votes: 1,079

45. George White's Scandals (1945)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Music

5.9
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This Broadway revue is about two love affairs. The romance between the comedienne Joan Mason and Jack Evans of Boston is easily disturbed by Jack's cynical sister, Clara Belle Evans, who is... See full summary »

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Joan Davis, Jack Haley, Phillip Terry, Martha Holliday

Votes: 127

46. Duffy's Tavern (1945)

97 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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The staff of a record factory drown their sorrows at Duffy's Tavern, while the company owner faces threats of bankruptcy.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Ed Gardner, Bing Crosby, Betty Hutton, Paulette Goddard

Votes: 114

47. Bewitched (1945)

65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.5
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A young woman has two distinct personalities, one of whom is evil and constantly gets her in trouble.

Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: Phyllis Thaxter, Edmund Gwenn, Henry H. Daniels Jr., Addison Richards

Votes: 377

48. Red Mountain (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Western

6.1
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In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.

Directors: William Dieterle, John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland

Votes: 250

49. Hitler's Children (1943)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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This lurid exposé of the Hitler Youth follows the woes of an American girl declared legally German by the Nazi government.

Directors: Edward Dmytryk, Irving Reis | Stars: Tim Holt, Bonita Granville, Kent Smith, Otto Kruger

Votes: 690

50. Mutiny (1952)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure

5.1
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Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Mark Stevens, Angela Lansbury, Patric Knowles, Gene Evans

Votes: 226

51. The Crooked Way (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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War hero recovers from amnesia & is confronted by his criminal past.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: John Payne, Sonny Tufts, Ellen Drew, Rhys Williams

Votes: 652

52. The Affairs of Susan (1945)

110 min | Comedy

7.0
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Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Joan Fontaine, George Brent, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel

Votes: 203

53. Outpost in Morocco (1949)

92 min | Action, Adventure

5.4
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Capt. Gerard, greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her father's mountain citadel and find out what he can about the emir's activities. Gerard ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: George Raft, Marie Windsor, Akim Tamiroff, John Litel

Votes: 281

54. You Came Along (1945)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Cummings, Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Charles Drake

Votes: 130

55. Spy Smasher (1942)

Passed | 215 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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Alan Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher, battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Kane Richmond, Marguerite Chapman, Sam Flint, Hans Schumm

Votes: 189

56. The Neanderthal Man (1953)

Not Rated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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Professor Groves, an expert in prehistoric life, proves his theories with an extract that'll regress a cat to a saber-tooth tiger and man to a Neanderthal.

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Robert Shayne, Joyce Terry, Richard Crane, Doris Merrick

Votes: 390

57. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 20

58. Shockproof (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Jenny Marsh, still dangerously attractive after 5 years in prison for killing a man in defense of her shady lover Harry, clashes at first with parole officer Griff Marat, who's determined ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Patricia Knight, John Baragrey, Esther Minciotti

Votes: 830

59. Walk a Crooked Mile (1948)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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A security leak is found at a Southern California atomic plant. The authorities stand in fear that the information leaked would go to a hostile nation. To investigate the case more ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Louis Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, Louise Allbritton, Carl Esmond

Votes: 264

60. Hellfire (1949)

Approved | 90 min | Western

7.2
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A reformed gambler turned preacher, partners with a pretty, female fugitive outlaw, runs into an old pal who's also a marshal and they both fall for the same bad gal.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Bill Elliott, Marie Windsor, Forrest Tucker, Jim Davis

Votes: 168

61. The Hitler Gang (1944)

101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Bobby Watson, Roman Bohnen, Martin Kosleck, Victor Varconi

Votes: 83

62. The Scarlet Clue (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,028

63. O.S.S. (1946)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, War

6.9
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During WW2, the O.S.S. sends teams of spies and saboteurs in Nazi-occupied France.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Alan Ladd, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Patric Knowles, John Hoyt

Votes: 285

64. Roughly Speaking (1945)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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 »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Jean Sullivan

Votes: 475

65. Dangerous Assignment (1952– )

26 min | Adventure

6.9
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"The Commissioner" sent US special agent Steve Mitchell to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and international intrigue, all played out using extreme violence.

Stars: Brian Donlevy, Herbert Butterfield, Lyle Talbot, Jan Arvan

Votes: 57

66. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 468

67. Biff Baker, U.S.A. (1952–1954)

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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A Husband-and-Wife Spy Team pose as American Importers behind the Iron Curtain.

Stars: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart, John Wengraf, Charles Bronson

Votes: 39

68. The Tiger Woman (1944)

Approved | 196 min | Adventure, Thriller

7.3
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Greedy oil speculators, led by Morgan, are trying to force Tiger Woman and her band of warriors from their jungle home. Allen Saunders of Inter-Ocean Oil wants to develop the oil, too, but fights with Tiger Woman to stop the bad guys.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Allan Lane, Linda Stirling, Duncan Renaldo, George J. Lewis

Votes: 85

69. The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Edmond Dantes is falsely accused of a crime and imprisoned. After 14 years ,He escapes and gets great wealth under the help of the Abbé Faria. Revitalised as the name of Monte Cristo,is to destroy the designs of corrupt and evil men.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O'Connor

Votes: 55

70. The Power of the Whistler (1945)

Approved | 66 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.4
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A woman uses a deck of cards to predict death within 24 hours for a stranger sitting at a bar, then tries to help him remember who he is based on items in his pockets.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Dix, Janis Carter, Jeff Donnell, Loren Tindall

Votes: 366

71. Variety Girl (1947)

93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Mary Hatcher, Olga San Juan, DeForest Kelley, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 233

72. Hold That Blonde! (1945)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy

6.8
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A kleptomaniac falls in love with a woman who is member of a gang of jewel thieves, initially unaware of her true occupation.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Veronica Lake, Albert Dekker, Frank Fenton

Votes: 72

73. The Masked Marvel (1943)

Passed | 197 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A superhero called The Masked Marvel battles Japanese saboteurs intent on blowing up America.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: William Forrest, Louise Currie, Johnny Arthur, Rod Bacon

Votes: 120

74. How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines (1943)

62 min | Documentary, Drama, War

6.0
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A training film for OSS agents who are to be dropped behind enemy lines, covering cover and concealment, ambush techniques, etc.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Ford, Eddie Foster, Martin Garralaga, Peter Lorre

Votes: 103

75. Counter-Attack (1945)

90 min | War, Drama

7.1
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This drama centers on a Red Army officer (Paul Muni), a Russian woman (Lisa Elenko), and seven German soldiers who have been trapped in the ruined cellar of a bombed out factory in a ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman, Larry Parks, Harro Meller

Votes: 229

76. Jungle Queen (1945)

Approved | 219 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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A young girl journeys to Africa to find her father, an explorer who vanished in the jungle.

Directors: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor | Stars: Edward Norris, Eddie Quillan, Douglass Dumbrille, Lois Collier

Votes: 42

77. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)

Passed | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck), The Count of Monte Cristo, rides again in 1832, this time accompanied by (or stood in for) his countess wife, Haydee (Lenore Aubert. He is out for vengeance ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Loder, Lenore Aubert, Fritz Kortner, Charles Dingle

Votes: 46

78. Monsieur Beaucaire (1946)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

7.1
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A bumbling barber in the court of King Louis XV becomes engaged in political intrigue when he masquerades as a dashing nobleman engaged to the princess of Spain.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 341

79. The Dawn Express (1942)

Passed | 62 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

4.8
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A Nazi spy ring is after a chemical formula that increases the power of ordinary gasoline for U.S. Army aviation use. Two U.S. chemical companies are developing the formula, with each ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Michael Whalen, Anne Nagel, William Bakewell, Constance Worth

Votes: 99

80. The Sword of Monte Cristo (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance

5.3
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In 1858 France, Emperor Louis Napoleon sends Captain Renault of the Royal Dragoons, Minister La Roche and Major Nicolet to Normandy in search of the members of a group of rebels. A Masked ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Geraghty | Stars: George Montgomery, Rita Corday, Berry Kroeger, William Conrad

Votes: 82

81. California Passage (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.3
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A series of reversals bring two desperate people together. When a saloon owner is framed by his partner for a stagecoach robbery, he fights to secure an acquittal.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Adele Mara, Estelita Rodriguez, Jim Davis

Votes: 62

82. Underground (1941)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A World War II Hollywood propaganda film detailing the dark underside of Nazism and the Third Reich set between two brothers, Kurt and Erik Franken, whom are SS officers in the Nazi party. ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Jeffrey Lynn, Philip Dorn, Kaaren Verne, Mona Maris

Votes: 284

83. Till We Meet Again (1944)

88 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Till We Meet Again is a 1944 American drama film directed by Frank Borzage and written by Lenore J. Coffee. The film stars Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak, Lucile Watson, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak, Lucile Watson

Votes: 78

84. They Raid by Night (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, War

4.5
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The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul Baratoff) who is being held by the Nazis. His aides ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Lyle Talbot, June Duprez, Victor Varconi, George N. Neise

Votes: 151

85. Lucky Jordan (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lucky Jordan, cynical gambler and racketeer, finds one thing his luck and connections can't fix: the draft board. In the army, he fits like the proverbial square peg, and deserts...to find ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Helen Walker, Sheldon Leonard, Mabel Paige

Votes: 202

86. Where There's Life (1947)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.8
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The American son of an Eastern European monarch wounded in an assassination attempt becomes a target for a terrorist organization.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Signe Hasso, William Bendix, George Coulouris

Votes: 254

87. Oh! Susanna (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Western

5.6
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A cavalry unit defends settlers against rampaging Sioux Indians.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Rod Cameron, Lorna Gray, Forrest Tucker, Chill Wills

Votes: 76

88. The Invisible Killer (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Mystery

4.4
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A fiendish killer uses sound waves to commit his murders.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Grace Bradley, Roland Drew, William Newell, Alex Callam

Votes: 77

89. Enemy of Women (1944)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, War

4.6
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Young Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels, an unsuccessful playwright, is forced, in order to support himself, to take a position as tutor in the household of Herr Quandt. His first attempt to force ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Zeisler | Stars: Claudia Drake, Wolfgang Zilzer, Donald Woods, H.B. Warner

Votes: 79

90. The Lucky Stiff (1949)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is... See full summary »

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Irene Hervey

Votes: 41

91. Hannah Lee: An American Primitive (1953)

Unrated | 75 min | Western

6.4
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Professional killer Bus Crow is hired by cattlemen to eliminate squatters. When Marshal Sam Rochelle is sent to investigate, saloon owner Hallie becomes a reluctant witness.

Directors: Lee Garmes, John Ireland | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Joanne Dru, John Ireland, Tom Powers

Votes: 38

92. What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, War

6.0
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The further adventures of Hargrove as he and his scheming pals take France by storm during World War 2.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Walker, Keenan Wynn, Jean Porter, Chill Wills

Votes: 195

93. Girls in Chains (1943)

75 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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When a teacher loses her job because her brother-in-law is a racketeer, she takes a position at a girls' reformatory.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Arline Judge, Roger Clark, Robin Raymond, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 117

94. Danger Street (1947)

Approved | 68 min | Mystery

5.5
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Pat Marvin, a photographer/reporter for a magazine gets some pictures of a gambling place and barely escapes with her life. The publisher decides to sell the publication, and the staff, ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Jane Withers, Robert Lowery, Bill Edwards, Elaine Riley

Votes: 32

95. This Man's Navy (1945)

100 min | Drama, Adventure

6.4
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Ned Trumpet, the chief pilot of a Navy blimp, is given to weaving accounts of the fighting prowess of his non-existent son. His friendship with widow Maude Weaver and her son Jess in effect sets him up with a real family.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Wallace Beery, Tom Drake, James Gleason, Jan Clayton

Votes: 163

96. Phantoms, Inc. (1945)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Crime, Drama

5.5
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The police have files on many different types of con artists, among them fake spiritualists or psychics who prey upon the desperation of individuals looking for information as comfort. One ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Dorothy Adams, Morris Ankrum, Ralph Dunn, Harry Hayden

Votes: 72

97. The Fabulous Texan (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Romance, War, Western

6.7
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A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Bill Elliott, John Carroll, Catherine McLeod, Albert Dekker

Votes: 43

98. Swamp Fire (1946)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In the delta county of Louisiana, Johnny Duval is haunted by recurring nightmares of his wartime experiences.

Director: William H. Pine | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, Buster Crabbe, Carol Thurston

Votes: 159

99. Suddenly It's Spring (1947)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Fred wants to start a new life with a new wife, but it isn't easy to give Paulette the gate for another mate.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray, Macdonald Carey, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 125

100. Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy

6.4
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Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd, Robert Cummings

Votes: 56