Most Voted Titles With Nelson Leigh
2. Ocean's 11 (1960)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.
4. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
5. Operation Petticoat (1959)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.
6. Sahara (I) (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.
7. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
Approved | 135 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
9. Lover Come Back (1961)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not yet been invented, while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.
11. Lassie Come Home (1943)
Passed | 89 min | Adventure, Family
After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.
15. The Silencers (1966)
102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »
16. The Virgin Queen (1955)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Romance
Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
17. A Guy Named Joe (1943)
Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War
A dead World War II bomber pilot named Pete Sandidge, becomes the guardian angel of another pilot, Ted Randall. He guides Ted through battle and helping him to romance his old girlfriend, despite her excessive devotion to Sandidge's memory.
18. Jet Pilot (1957)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Air Force Colonel Jim Shannon is tasked to escort a defecting Soviet pilot who is scheming to lure Shannon to the USSR.
19. The Return of the Vampire (1943)
Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Horror
When an errant bomb unearths the coffin of a vampire during the London Blitz, a gravedigger unknowingly reanimates the monster by removing the stake from his heart
20. Cornered (1945)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina.
22. World Without End (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Astronauts returning from a voyage to Mars are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.
23. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
30 min | Comedy, Family
The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »
24. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War
London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ... See full summary »
25. The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, History, Romance
Technicolor and tights. In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles of Crisby Dale, and his sister Meg, have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of their father's true ... See full summary »
26. The Gallant Hours (1960)
Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War
A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South Pacific to the Allied victory at Guadalcanal.
27. Split Second (1953)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Two escaped killers take hostages and hide in a Nevada mining ghost town without knowing that an atom bomb is scheduled to be tested there the next morning.
29. The Naked and the Dead (1958)
Approved | 131 min | Drama, War
In the Pacific during World War 2, the officers live a comfortable life with good food, good drink and good quarters. To them, war is a game which they know they will win and the common ... See full summary »
30. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)
Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power.
31. Superman (1948)
Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi
Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.
34. Home Town Story (1951)
Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After failing to be re-elected, politician Blake Washburn returns home and becomes editor of the local newspaper. When he notices the influence the paper has on the public, he uses it to appeal to potential voters in the next election.
35. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
Approved | 124 min | Drama
In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »
36. Tonight and Every Night (1945)
Approved | 92 min | Musical
A photographer for Life magazine comes to London to do a story on a local theater troupe which never missed a performance during World War II. Flashbacks also reveal the backstage love ... See full summary »
37. Bombers B-52 (1957)
106 min | Drama, Romance, War
Sgt. Chuck Brennan always disliked playboy and hotshot, Col. Jim Herlihy. Now Chuck has even more reason to, Jim is dating his daughter, Lois.
39. Big House, U.S.A. (1955)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jerry Barker finds a lost boy whose rich father is extorted into paying a ransom for his return but the boy accidentally dies and Jerry goes to prison.
41. Jolson Sings Again (1949)
96 min | Biography, Music
In this sequel to The Jolson Story, we pick up the singer's career just as he has returned to the stage after a premature retirement. But his wife has left him and the appeal of the ... See full summary »
42. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
30 min | Western
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »
44. Toward the Unknown (1956)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, History, Romance
At the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s a group of Edwards Air Force Base experimental aircraft test pilots push themselves to the limit.
46. The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)
Approved | 30 min | Western
The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it.
47. Submarine Command (1951)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, War
Submarine commander Ken White reminisces about his wartime years aboard submarine USS Tiger Shark and struggles with feelings of personal guilt.
48. The Nickel Ride (1974)
PG | 99 min | Crime, Drama
Small-time criminal Cooper manages several warehouses in Los Angeles that the mob use to stash their stolen goods. Known as "the key man" for the key chain he always keeps on his person ... See full summary »
51. Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944)
Approved | 80 min | War, Comedy
Wilbert Winkle, a henpecked, mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk and handyman finds himself in the midst of battle in the South Pacific.
52. Follow the Boys (1944)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »
57. The First Texan (1956)
Approved | 82 min | Biography, Drama, History
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle, keep a low profile, and stay out of any political intrigue. However, when ... See full summary »
58. Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950)
79 min | Adventure, Drama
When King John imposes oppressive taxes and cruel treatment upon the local population in medieval England, the son of legendary bandit Robin Hood reforms his father's "Merry Men" to once more rise against the king.
59. The Unholy Wife (1957)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wealthy vintner Paul Hochen meets blonde bombshell Phyllis in a bar...and marries her. In due course, Phyllis is bored by Paul, and finds an exciting new lover in rodeo rider San. To adjust... See full summary »
60. The Black Arrow (1948)
Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, History
Young nobleman Richard Shelton returns from the War of the Roses to find his father murdered, a fugitive family friend blamed, and his uncle occupying his estates.
61. Bugles in the Afternoon (1952)
Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western
After violently attacking a fellow officer Lt. Edward Garnett, cavalry Captain Kern Shafter is court martialled. Later, he rejoins the army with Custer's regiment at Fort Lincoln, Dakota, becoming a sergeant, where he runs into his old foe.
63. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)
30 min | Adventure
One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »
67. Angels' Alley (1948)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Slip invites his cousin Jimmy to stay with his family after he is released from prison. However, Jimmy soon gets mixed up with an auto-theft ring. While trying to help Jimmy get out of the ... See full summary »
68. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)
60 min | Drama
Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »
69. The Christmas Carol (1949 TV Short)
25 min | Drama, Short, Fantasy
Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and three Christmas Ghosts that change his perception of life. Narrated by Vincent Price.
70. Vice Raid (1960)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama
The bosses of the prostitution racket have one of their prostitutes go to New York City to entrap a police officer and get him thrown off the force. She does as she is told but then the gangsters make a mistake.
71. First Comes Courage (1943)
Approved | 88 min | War, Drama
Nicole Larsen is detested by her countrymen because they suspect she is collaborating with the occupying Germans. In reality she is working for the Norwegian underground, risking her life passing secrets to the resistance fighters.
72. The Man from Down Under (1943)
103 min | Drama, War
A crusty old Sargent of the Queen's Australian army in World War I befriends a small orphaned boy and his tiny sister on the night he is to go back to Australia. The Sargent emotionally ... See full summary »
74. Jack Slade (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Romance, Western
A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an ... See full summary »
75. Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ma Barker and her four sons terrorize the 1930s South and Midwest with a string of kidnappings, robberies and murders, and even get to work with such famous criminals as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson.
76. It's a Pleasure (1945)
90 min | Comedy, Musical
Don Martin is a star hockey player with the Wildcats until he is barred from Hockey for hitting a referee. Through the actions of Chris, Don is able to get a job with Buzz Fletcher's ... See full summary »
77. The Sailor Takes a Wife (1945)
92 min | Comedy
While waiting in New York City to ship out to Europe, a sailor stops by a serviceman's canteen and meets a USO hostess. They immediately fall for each other and get married that night. ... See full summary »
78. Jam Session (1944)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music
Terry Baxter is a never-say-die Hollywood newcomer from Waterfall Kansas, determined to make it big. And does she have talent. Filled, of course, with lots of musical numbers that showcase her many talents.
79. Identity Unknown (1945)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, War
A soldier survives a bombing in which his three fellow soldiers were killed. When he recovers he discovers he has amnesia, and since his companions' bodies were burned beyond recognition, ... See full summary »
80. What a Woman! (1943)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
A literary agent is pursued by the charming writer of a popular magazine while she attempts to sway one of her clients, a handsome but innocent college professor, to star in an upcoming movie based on his best-selling novel The Whirlwind.
81. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
30 min | Western
Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.
82. Men Into Space (1959–1960)
30 min | Sci-Fi
The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.
83. Appointment in Berlin (1943)
77 min | Drama, War
A former RAF officer is enlisted in the British secret service. Germany recruits him for propaganda broadcasts to England. He uses codes in his broadcasts. When his cover is blown, he and his German girlfriend must try to escape.
84. The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961)
30 min | Comedy
Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India ... See full summary »
Perry Mason (1957–1966)
The Case of the Nine Dolls
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Perry prepares to go to Scotland on vacation, a little girl arrives in his office asking him to determine who she is. His search takes him to Switzerland where he meets a woman who becomes his client after a murder.
The Time Tunnel (1966–1967)
End of the World
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Doug and Tony escape the moon only to materialize in an old mine shaft in 1910, the year that Halley's Comet passed very close to earth. Many in town, including prominent scientist ... See full summary »
88. Incident in an Alley (1962)
83 min | Crime, Drama
Based on a short story by Rod Serling ("The Twilight Zone"), a cop "mistakenly" kills a 14-year-old boy during a robbery. Although acquitted for the shooting, the cop is haunted by his crime.
89. Medic (1954–1956)
30 min | Drama
Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »
Perry Mason (1957–1966)
The Case of the Artful Dodger
52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Allen Sheridan's aunt comes to Los Angeles to find out why he won't pay her the monthly stipend his dad required. Meanwhile, Sheridan is scheming to cheat other people out of their money at the same time he comes into his full inheritance.
93. The Saracen Blade (1954)
Approved | 76 min | Adventure, Romance
Based on the book of the same name by Frank Yerby. Pietro is an orphan who is raised by a family friend in 15th century Italy. When the friend is killed by the same nasty baron who murdered... See full summary »
Perry Mason (1957–1966)
The Case of the Lavender Lipstick
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
At Caress Cosmetics, Max Pompey fires Karen Lewis for allegedly selling new formulas to competitor Gabe Rawson. Karen goes missing and her boyfriend, Peter Nichols, consults Perry Mason. She may be hiding something from her childhood.
95. Tightrope (1959–1960)
30 min | Drama, Crime
Mike Connors played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots. His name changed with each episode in order to protect him. ... See full summary »
Perry Mason (1957–1966)
The Case of the Posthumous Painter
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jack Culross decides to fake his suicide to increase the value of his paintings. His wife leaves the country so he is able to finish his unfinished work with the assistance of his agent. His wife returns only to be charged with his murder.
98. Voice in the Mirror (1958)
103 min | Drama
Jim Burton has become a chronic alcoholic since the death of his young daughter, and is cared for by hard-working wife. A doctor's warning that Jim could become mentally ill strikes enough ... See full summary »