Most Voted Titles With Arthur Rankin


1. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Clarence Budington Kelland | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Votes: 14,911

2. Lost Horizon (1937)

Unrated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La -- but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?

Writers: Robert Riskin, James Hilton | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard

Votes: 9,290

3. Morning Glory (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success.

Writers: Howard J. Green, Zoe Akins | Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Adolphe Menjou, Mary Duncan

Votes: 1,886

4. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Robert Riskin, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan

Votes: 1,392

5. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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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.

Writers: Kathryn Scola, Lamar Trotti, Richard Sherman | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman

Votes: 1,376

6. Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.7
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Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.

Writers: John Francis Larkin, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Sidney Toler, Cesar Romero, Pauline Moore, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 1,197

7. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)

Approved | 81 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.

Writers: Karl Tunberg, Don Ettlinger, Kate Douglas Wiggin | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 988

8. Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final.

Writers: Frances Hyland, Albert Ray, Robert E. Kent, Philip Wylie, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Sidney Toler, Ricardo Cortez, Phyllis Brooks, Slim Summerville

Votes: 970

9. Men in Black (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges become doctors at a large hospital where they disrupt patients and staff alike.

Writer: Felix Adler | Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Carmen Andre

Votes: 866

10. The Animal Kingdom (1932)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. After the marriage, Tom is bored with the social scene and ... See full summary »

Writers: Horace Jackson, Philip Barry | Directors: Edward H. Griffith, George Cukor | Stars: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy, William Gargan

Votes: 624

11. Broadway Bill (1934)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A runaway heiress and her sister's husband join forces to race the latter's fast horse, Broadway Bill.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Mark Hellinger | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly, Helen Vinson

Votes: 607

12. Hoi Polloi (1935)

19 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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A professor plays Pygmalion to three bumbling garbagemen and tries to turn them into gentlemen.

Writer: Felix Adler | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gail Arnold

Votes: 567

13. Murder at the Vanities (1934)

89 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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A homicide detective with an eye for the ladies investigating a murder in Earl Carroll's Vanities allows the music review to continue during the investigation.

Writers: Carey Wilson, Joseph Gollomb, Earl Carroll, Rufus King, Sam Hellman | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carl Brisson, Victor McLaglen, Jack Oakie, Kitty Carlisle

Votes: 439

14. Search for Beauty (1934)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.4
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Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new health and beauty magazine which is only a front for salacious stories and pictures.

Writers: David Boehm, Maurine Dallas Watkins, Frank Butler, Claude Binyon, Sam Hellman, Schuyler E. Grey, Paul Milton | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Ida Lupino, Robert Armstrong, James Gleason

Votes: 439

15. This Is My Affair (1937)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th ... See full summary »

Writers: Allen Rivkin, Lamar Trotti | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Victor McLaglen, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 395

16. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him. It turns out the financier of her play is a notorious art ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Harry Sauber, Jack Kirkland, Joseph Krumgold, May Edginton | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Reginald Owen, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 395

17. Love Is News (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Writers: Harry Tugend, Jack Yellen, William R. Lipman, Frederick Stephani | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville

Votes: 386

18. Rose of Washington Square (1939)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.7
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A singer becomes a star in the Ziegfeld Follies, but her marriage to a con man has a bad effect on her career.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, John Francis Larkin, Jerry Horwin | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Al Jolson, William Frawley

Votes: 382

19. Remember the Day (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.

Writers: Phillip Dunning, Philo Higley, Tess Slesinger, Frank Davis, Allan Scott | Director: Henry King | Stars: Claudette Colbert, John Payne, Shepperd Strudwick, Ann E. Todd

Votes: 352

20. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.6
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Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.

Writers: Ernest Pascal, Hilary Lynn, Brown Holmes, Lou Breslow | Directors: Irving Cummings, Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, J. Edward Bromberg, Alan Curtis

Votes: 274

21. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Writers: Samuel Hopkins Adams, E. Lloyd Sheldon | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 273

22. Second Fiddle (1939)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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Studio publicist (Power) discovers Minnesota skating teacher (Henie) and takes her to Hollywood. She goes back to Minnesota but he follows her.

Writers: Harry Tugend, George Bradshaw | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Sonja Henie, Tyrone Power, Rudy Vallee, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 260

23. Second Honeymoon (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Newly remarried woman finds her businessman husband boring and runs into her wealthy playboy first husband.

Writers: Kathryn Scola, Darrell Ware, Philip Wylie | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Stuart Erwin, Claire Trevor

Votes: 256

24. Star Dust (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Jesse Malo, Kenneth Earl, Ivan Kahn | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 181

25. Submarine (1928)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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Two sailors who are always competing against each other set their sights on the same girl. When she chooses one over the other, their friendship ends acrimoniously. However, things change ... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Howell, Norman Springer | Directors: Frank Capra, Irvin Willat | Stars: Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, Ralph Graves, Clarence Burton

Votes: 167

26. Wife, Husband and Friend (1939)

75 min | Comedy

6.4
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Woman hopes to be a great singer and is encouraged by her scheming teacher. After she flops her husband, encouraged by an amorous professional singer tries opera and also flops.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, James M. Cain | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Loretta Young, Warner Baxter, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

Votes: 147

27. Grand Exit (1935)

68 min | Mystery

6.3
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A dashing insurance company investigator tries to catch an arsonist before he...or she...can strike again.

Writers: C. Graham Baker, Lionel Houser, Bruce Manning, Gene Towne | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Ann Sothern, Onslow Stevens, Robert Middlemass

Votes: 133

28. Air Hawks (1935)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A mysterious ray that immobilizes all motors and engines threatens the security of the country.

Writers: Griffin Jay, Grace Neville | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Tala Birell, Wiley Post, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 120

29. The Public Menace (1935)

72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Non-citizen Arthur marries reporter Murphy for a bogus gangster's confession. A divorce is needed, and Murphy is fired. The gangster wants her to be his girlfriend, the police are outside, and only one who can save her is Murphy.

Writers: Ethel Hill, Lionel Houser | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Jean Arthur, George Murphy, Douglass Dumbrille, George McKay

Votes: 107

30. My Lucky Star (1938)

83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (... See full summary »

Writers: Don Ettlinger, Harry Tugend, Karl Tunberg, Jack Yellen | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Sonja Henie, Richard Greene, Joan Davis, Cesar Romero

Votes: 104

31. The King Steps Out (1936)

85 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Ernst Decsey, Gustav Holm, Hubert Marischka | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Franchot Tone, Grace Moore, Walter Connolly, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 103

32. Mexicali Rose (1929)

60 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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A drama set in a border town gambling saloon. The owner falls in love with a promiscuous young girl. When she has an affair with another, he tosses her out of town. She gets revenge by marrying his younger brother.

Writers: Norman Houston, Gladys Lehman | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Sam Hardy, William Janney, Louis Natheaux

Votes: 101

33. Island in the Sky (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A secretary solves a murder for her boyfriend in the District Attorney's office. Black and White.

Writers: Frances Hyland, Albert Ray, Jerome Cady | Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Gloria Stuart, Michael Whalen, Paul Kelly, Robert Kellard

Votes: 95

34. Swanee River (1939)

84 min | Drama

6.7
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More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Taintor Foote, Philip Dunne | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Don Ameche, Andrea Leeds, Al Jolson, Felix Bressart

Votes: 93

35. Enchantment (1921)

90 min | Comedy

7.7
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The frothy experiences of a vain little flapper. Her father induces an actor friend to become a gentlemanly cave man and the film becomes another variation of the 'Taming of the Shrew' ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank R. Adams, Luther Reed | Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, Edith Shayne, Tom Lewis

Votes: 92

36. The Volga Boatman (1926)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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During the Revolution Princess Vera, though betrothed to Prince Dimitri, is attracted to the peasant Feodor.

Writers: Konrad Bercovici, Lenore J. Coffee | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: William Boyd, Elinor Fair, Robert Edeson, Victor Varconi

Votes: 90

37. The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939)

Approved | 74 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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An orphan whose father has been killed by bandits inherits a mine. Cisco saves the mine and the child and also finds the child's real mother.

Writers: Frances Hyland, Stanley Rauh, O. Henry | Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Cesar Romero, Marjorie Weaver, Chris-Pin Martin, George Montgomery

Votes: 87

38. Happy Landing (1938)

102 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.8
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Bandleader (Romero and manager (Ameche) discover skater (Henie) in Norway. They become rivals as she returns with them to America.

Writers: Boris Ingster, Milton Sperling | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Sonja Henie, Don Ameche, Jean Hersholt, Ethel Merman

Votes: 86

39. Meet Nero Wolfe (1936)

73 min | Mystery

6.7
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Writers: Joseph Anthony, Howard J. Green, Bruce Manning, Rex Stout | Director: Herbert J. Biberman | Stars: Edward Arnold, Lionel Stander, Dennie Moore, Victor Jory

Votes: 68

40. Panic on the Air (1936)

54 min | Drama

5.4
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A radio commentator turns sleuth in a case involving kidnap ransom, murder, and a mysterious five dollar bill.

Writers: Harold Shumate, Theodore A. Tinsley | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Lew Ayres, Florence Rice, Benny Baker, Edwin Maxwell

Votes: 61

41. She Couldn't Take It (1935)

77 min | Comedy

6.7
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The wealthy Van Dyke family are constantly in the media for outrageous behavior, much to the frustration of patriarch Dan Van Dyke. His self-centered, bubble-headed wife has a fondness for ... See full summary »

Writers: C. Graham Baker, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Gene Towne | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: George Raft, Joan Bennett, Walter Connolly, Billie Burke

Votes: 52

42. Most Precious Thing in Life (1934)

67 min

6.8
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The Most Precious Thing in Life is a 1934 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer and starring Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, and Mary Forbes. The film tells a ... See full summary »

Writers: Ethel Hill, Travis Ingham, Dore Schary | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise

Votes: 48

43. After the Dance (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Romance

5.3
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Writers: Harold Shumate, Harrison Jacobs | Director: Leo Bulgakov | Stars: Nancy Carroll, George Murphy, Thelma Todd, Jack La Rue

Votes: 45

44. The Lone Wolf Returns (1935)

68 min | Mystery

7.0
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Once a jewel thief always a jewel thief? Yes and no. Yes if you consider the fact that Michael Lanyard also known as the Lone Wolf once retired from the "trade" but relapses back into his ... See full summary »

Writers: Lionel Houser, Joseph Krumgold, Bruce Manning, Louis Joseph Vance | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gail Patrick, Tala Birell, Henry Mollison

Votes: 39

45. The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ellis, Edward Ettinger, Holworthy Hall, Helen Logan, Robert Middlemass, Lester Ziffren | Director: David Burton | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Jean Rogers, Richard Clarke, Onslow Stevens

Votes: 36

46. The Thrill Hunter (1933)

60 min | Comedy, Western

5.8
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Cowboy Buck Crosby is a big blowhard and a liar. His supposedly great race car driving and flying feats gets him invited to co-star with Marjorie Lane in a Western. He survives the auto ... See full summary »

Writer: Harry O. Hoyt | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Buck Jones, Dorothy Revier, Edward LeSaint, Eddie Kane

Votes: 36

47. The Westerner (1934)

Approved | 58 min | Western

6.5
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Tim Addison buys a ranch which is having cattle rustled. Tim suspects Wallace is the culprit, so Wallace frames Tim and has his stooge Sheriff arrest him. Escaping jail, Tim needs proof ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter J. Coburn, Harold Shumate | Director: David Selman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Marion Shilling, Joe Sawyer, Hooper Atchley

Votes: 35

48. It May Happen to You (1937)

21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.1
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From MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" Series. Mobsters convince a meat packing company employee to help them hijack a truckload of beef.

Writer: John C. Higgins | Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, King Baggot, William Bailey, Barbara Bedford

Votes: 35

49. Thanks for Everything (1938)

70 min | Comedy

6.6
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Promoters set up a radio contest to find the average American and use him to sell food, apparel and notions. All goes well until he falls in love with a girl who upsets things.

Writers: Curtis Kenyon, Harry Tugend, Gilbert Wright | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Jack Oakie, Jack Haley, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 32

50. Midnight Taxi (1937)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A federal agent goes to work for a taxi company believing it to be a front for a gang of counterfeiters.

Writers: Borden Chase, John Patrick, Lou Breslow | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Frances Drake, Alan Dinehart, Sig Ruman

Votes: 28

51. The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)

Drama

7.0
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A ruthless stockbroker sells short in the copper business and ruins the life of his friends by ruining their finances.

Writers: Doris Anderson, Julian Johnson | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: George Bancroft, Olga Baclanova, Nancy Carroll, Paul Lukas

Votes: 25

52. 20,000 Men a Year (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Pilot disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.

Writers: Frank Wead, Lou Breslow, Owen Francis | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Randolph Scott, Preston Foster, Margaret Lindsay, Mary Healy

Votes: 24

53. The Girl Friend (1935)

67 min | Musical

6.0
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An actor and two songwriters become rural con men.

Writers: C. Graham Baker, Gertrude Purcell, Benny Rubin, Gene Towne | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Ann Sothern, Jack Haley, Roger Pryor, Thurston Hall

Votes: 21

54. Walking Back (1928)

62 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Monte M. Katterjohn, George Kibbe Turner | Directors: Rupert Julian, Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Richard Walling, Sue Carol, Robert Edeson, Jane Keckley

Votes: 20

55. Little Miss Smiles (1922)

50 min | Drama

3.6
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Writers: Myra Kelly, John Stone, Dorothy Yost | Director: John Ford | Stars: Shirley Mason, Gaston Glass, George B. Williams, Martha Franklin

Votes: 18

56. Lost in Limehouse (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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A slapstick burlesque of 19th Century Victorian melodrama featuring a parody of Holmes and Watson who rescue a heroine held by a mustache-twirling villain in a den of caricatured Chinese gangsters.

Writers: Harrington Reynolds, Walter Weems | Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Laura La Plante, Walter Byron, John Sheehan, Olaf Hytten

Votes: 16

57. Always in Trouble (1938)

70 min | Comedy

5.9
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Jane's dad (Tombes) is an oil field worker who comes into a fortune and is then pushed into society by his wife.

Writers: Robert Chapin, Karen DeWolf, Jefferson Moffitt, Albert Treynor | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Jane Withers, Jean Rogers, Arthur Treacher, Robert Kellard

Votes: 15

58. Legion of Terror (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Two newly-appointed postal inspectors, Frank Marshall and 'Slim" Hewitt, set out to track down the sender of a time-bomb to a U. S. Senator and, during their investigation, run across a ... See full summary »

Writer: Bert Granet | Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Marguerite Churchill, Crawford Weaver, Ward Bond

Votes: 15

59. Public Deb No. 1 (1940)

79 min | Comedy

8.0
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When a waiter gives a society girl a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.

Writers: Don Ettlinger, Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware | Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: George Murphy, Brenda Joyce, Ralph Bellamy, Elsa Maxwell

Votes: 13

60. News Is Made at Night (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Newspaper editor (Foster) will do almost anything to increase circulation. He campaigns to free a condemned man while accusing a wealthy ex-criminal of a string of murders.

Writer: John Francis Larkin | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, Russell Gleason, George Barbier

Votes: 13

61. Perfectly Mismated (1934)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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Leon's ex-wife moves into the apartment next to him.

Writer: Andrew Bennison | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Leon Errol, Dorothy Granger, Vivien Oakland, Fred Malatesta

Votes: 13

62. Say It with Sables (1928)

70 min | Comedy

5.2
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Writers: Frank Capra, Dorothy Howell, Peter Milne | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Francis X. Bushman, Helene Chadwick, Margaret Livingston, Arthur Rankin

Votes: 12

63. Riding to Fame (1927)

60 min

4.2
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Director: Barry Barringer | Stars: George Fawcett, Rosemary Theby, Gladys McConnell, Arthur Rankin

Votes: 12

64. Eight Bells (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.0
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Marge Walker, the daughter of a steamship-line owner, stows away on one of her father's ships bound for Shanghai. Roy Dale, the captain of the ship, is in love with her as is the first ... See full summary »

Writers: Percy S. Mandley, Ethel Hill, Bruce Manning | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Ann Sothern, Ralph Bellamy, John Buckler, Catherine Doucet

Votes: 11

65. Devil's Squadron (1936)

80 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Writers: Dick Grace, Howard J. Green, Lionel Houser, Bruce Manning | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Richard Dix, Karen Morley, Lloyd Nolan, Shirley Ross

Votes: 11

66. Meet the Girls (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Entertainers (Lang and Bari) lose their jobs and their fares from Honolulu back to San Francisco so they must become stowaways.

Writer: Marguerite Roberts | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: June Lang, Lynn Bari, Robert Allen, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 11

67. Silas Marner (1916)

44 min | Short, Drama, History

3.9
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After having been wrongly accused of murder and robbery, a heretofore kindly and gregarious weaver becomes a nasty, bitter, lonely old miser.

Writers: George Eliot, Philip Lonergan | Director: Ernest C. Warde | Stars: Frederick Warde, Louise Bates, Morgan Jones, Thomas A. Curran

Votes: 11

68. Walking Down Broadway (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.3
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Five closely knit showgirls sign a pact to reunite one year after the closing of their Broadway production, but the lives of all five take many different turns, often for the worse.

Writers: Robert Chapin, Karen DeWolf, Mark Hellinger | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Claire Trevor, Phyllis Brooks, Leah Ray, Dixie Dunbar

Votes: 10

69. It Could Happen to You (1939)

70 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.7
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Ad man (Erwin) is jailed when it is believed he murdered a beautiful girl. His wife (Stuart) sets out to solve the crime.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Charles Hoffman, Allen Rivkin | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Gloria Stuart, Raymond Walburn, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 10

70. Time Out for Romance (1937)

72 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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A girl (Trevor) escapes marriage and hitchhikes with a young man (Whalen) in whose car a jewel thief has planted his loot.

Writers: Lou Breslow, John Patrick, Eleanore Griffin, William Rankin | Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Claire Trevor, Michael Whalen, Joan Davis, Chick Chandler

Votes: 10

71. Here I Am a Stranger (1939)

82 min | Drama

7.7
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Young Englishman (Greene) meets his real father (Dix) in America, a former alcoholic. They both grow in getting know one another.

Writers: Sam Hellman, Gordon Malherbe Hillman, Milton Sperling | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Richard Greene, Richard Dix, Brenda Joyce, Roland Young

Votes: 10

72. The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934)

Passed | 58 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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An actress is murdered in the midst of shooting a dance sequence for her latest picture, with Inspector Steve Trent on the case.

Writers: Charles R. Condon, Harold Shumate | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Shirley Grey, Gail Patrick, Kane Richmond

Votes: 10

73. Chasing Danger (1939)

60 min | Adventure

7.0
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When American newsreel cameraman stationed in Paris is sent to cover an Arab rebellion he finds a financier presumed dead but actually fomenting desert warfare.

Writers: Leonardo Bercovici, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan | Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, Wally Vernon, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 10

74. Death Flies East (1935)

65 min | Drama

5.6
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Writers: Albert DeMond, Fred Niblo Jr., Philip Wylie | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Florence Rice, Raymond Walburn, Geneva Mitchell

Votes: 10

75. Below the Deadline (1929)

Crime, Drama

5.9
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Writers: Lee Authmar, Arthur Hoerl | Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: Frank Leigh, Barbara Worth, Arthur Rankin, Walter Merrill

Votes: 10

76. Terror Trail (1933)

58 min | Western

5.5
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A gang of horse thieves are able to operate because the crooked local sheriff is in cahoots with them. When Tom Mix's beloved horse Tony Jr. is stolen, he steps in to break up the gang.

Writers: Jack Cunningham, Grant Taylor | Director: Armand Schaefer | Stars: Tom Mix, Naomi Judge, Arthur Rankin, John St. Polis

Votes: 8

77. Roaming Lady (1936)

66 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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Writers: Diana Bourbon, Bruce Manning, Fred Niblo Jr., Earle Snell | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy, Thurston Hall, Edward Gargan

Votes: 8

78. The Fighting Fool (1932)

58 min | Western

5.4
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Sheriff Tim has killed Crip's outlaw brother in the line of duty and now Crip is out to get Tim. He makes Tim's brother Bud a prisoner to lure Tim into a trap. When Tim is warned by Bud, ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Howard Clark | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Tim McCoy, Marceline Day, William V. Mong, Robert Ellis

Votes: 8

79. Pride of the Marines (1936)

64 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Gerald Beaumont, Harold Shumate | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Charles Bickford, Florence Rice, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall

Votes: 7

80. The Call of the Canyon (1923)

70 min | Western

6.6
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Returning from World War I, Glenn Kilbourne travels to Arizona to regain his health. He meets a local girl, Flo Hutler, who helps him recover. His fiancee, Carley Burch, follows him to ... See full summary »

Writers: Edfrid A. Bingham, Zane Grey, Doris Schroeder | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Marjorie Daw, Noah Beery

Votes: 7

81. Chicken Wagon Family (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

6.4
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Addie Fippany, her father Jean Paul Batiste Fippany, her mother Josephine and her sister Cecile roam the country-side in a mule-drawn wagon, trading trinkets to farmers for chickens which ... See full summary »

Writers: Viola Brothers Shore, Barry Benefield | Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Jane Withers, Leo Carrillo, Marjorie Weaver, Spring Byington

Votes: 7

82. Come Closer, Folks (1936)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A fast-talking Pitchman,Jim Keene, working the con-games on the streets, works himself up into an executive position of a large department store, with the aide of his shill, Mae. But the ... See full summary »

Writers: Aben Kandel, Lee Loeb, Harold Buchman | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: James Dunn, Marian Marsh, Wynne Gibson, George McKay

Votes: 7

83. Fury of the Jungle (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Drama

6.3
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Joan Leesom is stranded in a remote South American jungle village. She is pursued by the rapacious Taggart Taggart, however, has been involved with the beautiful native girl Chita. Chita ... See full summary »

Writers: Ethel Hill, Horace McCoy, Dore Schary | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Donald Cook, Peggy Shannon, Alan Dinehart, Harold Huber

Votes: 7

84. Ships of the Night (1928)

62 min | Adventure

7.1
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Writers: Arthur Hoerl, Frederick Nebel | Director: Duke Worne | Stars: Jacqueline Logan, Sôjin Kamiyama, Jack Mower, Andy Clyde

Votes: 7

85. Quick Millions (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

5.3
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In Hollywood the Jones family runs into crooks who convince them they have inherited a gold mine at the Grand Canyon.

Writers: Buster Keaton, Joseph Hoffman, Stanley Rauh | Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Jed Prouty, Spring Byington, Kenneth Howell, George Ernest

Votes: 7

86. Fighting Blood (1923)

Comedy

6.0
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Writers: Malcolm St. Clair, Beatrice Van, H.C. Witwer, Darryl F. Zanuck | Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: George O'Hara, Clara Horton, Kit Guard, Al Cooke

Votes: 6

87. The Copperhead (1920)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

6.8
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Milt Shanks lives a shamed life, hated by his neighbors for having been a traitor to the North in the American Civil War. But Shanks carries with him a secret, one he promised Abraham ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Landis, Augustus E. Thomas, Charles Maigne | Director: Charles Maigne | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, William P. Carleton, Francis Joyner, Richard Carlyle

Votes: 6

88. Glad Rag Doll (1929)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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Glad Rag Doll is a 1929 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Dolores Costello. This is one of many lost films of the 1920s, no prints or Vitaphone discs ... See full summary »

Writers: C. Graham Baker, Harvey Gates | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Dolores Costello, Ralph Graves, Audrey Ferris, Albert Gran

Votes: 6

89. Counterfeit (1936)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A cop goes undercover to infiltrate and break up a counterfeiting ring.

Writers: Bruce Manning, William Rankin | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Chester Morris, Margot Grahame, Lloyd Nolan, Marian Marsh

Votes: 6

90. The Jones Family in Hollywood (1939)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Father goes to an American Legion convention in Hollywood and the family goes along, visiting a studio a causing havoc on the set.

Writers: Joseph Hoffman, Buster Keaton, Harold Tarshis | Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Jed Prouty, Spring Byington, Kenneth Howell, George Ernest

Votes: 6

91. Case of the Missing Man (1935)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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After an argument with his newspaper's city editor, press-photographer Jimmy Hudson quits his job and takes up free-lancing as a street-photographer for a living. He stumbles across the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lee Loeb, Harold Buchman | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Roger Pryor, Joan Perry, Thurston Hall, Arthur Hohl

Votes: 6

92. Hell-Ship Morgan (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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After getting in a fight in a waterfront café over a girl, Captain Ira "Hell-Ship" Morgan hires Jim Allen and they become good friends. Morgan befriends a desperate girl, Mary Taylor, and, ... See full summary »

Writer: Harold Shumate | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: George Bancroft, Ann Sothern, Victor Jory, George Regas

Votes: 5

93. The Blood Ship (1927)

Drama

7.4
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A disgraced sea captain signs on as a crewman on a cargo ship. He discovers that the vessel is captained by the very man who stole his ship, a sadistic brute who also took the former ... See full summary »

Writers: Fred Myton, Norman Springer | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Hobart Bosworth, Jacqueline Logan, Richard Arlen, Walter James

Votes: 5

94. Dangerous Intrigue (1936)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Anthony Halliday, brilliant young surgeon, is forced to resign as chief of staff at a New York hospital when he is compelled to delay an appendectomy on the daughter of John Mitchell, ... See full summary »

Writers: Harold Shumate, Grace Neville | Director: David Selman | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Gloria Shea, Joan Perry, Fred Kohler

95. The Unwritten Law (1932)

Passed | 66 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

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A film producer is found murdered on a ship, and among the suspects are a young woman whose mother was mistreated by him and his recently fired electrician.

Writers: John W. Krafft, Edward T. Lowe Jr. | Directors: Christy Cabanne, Wilfred Lucas | Stars: Greta Nissen, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Mary Brian, Lew Cody

96. Unknown Woman (1935)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A young attorney, Larry Condon, is on a retainer by a nightclub-owning gangster, to carry and deliver what he thinks are legal papers but he is innocently carrying around millions of ... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Darling, Albert DeMond, Fred Niblo Jr. | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Richard Cromwell, Marian Marsh, Douglass Dumbrille, Henry Armetta

97. Broken Laws (1924)

70 min | Drama

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Ignoring the advice of her husband, a mother indulges her son's every wish and demand all throughout his childhood. By the time she realizes her treatment of her son has spoiled him almost beyond belief, he is on trial for manslaughter.

Writers: Marion Jackson, Bradley King, Adela Rogers St. Johns | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Dorothy Davenport, Percy Marmont, Ramsey Wallace, Jackie Saunders

98. Sing and Be Happy (1937)

64 min | Comedy

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Rival advertising firms compete for a radio show's pickle manufacturing account.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Ben Markson, John Patrick | Director: James Tinling | Stars: Tony Martin, Leah Ray, Joan Davis, Helen Westley

99. Sun-Up (1925)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: Joseph Farnham, Edmund Goulding, Arthur F. Statter, Lula Vollmer | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Pauline Starke, Conrad Nagel, Lucille La Verne, Sam De Grasse

100. Old Loves and New (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Gervas Carew's wife, Elinor, has deserted him while he was fighting for France, for Lord Clyde Geraldine, a cad of the first order, but Elinor, in turn is cast off when Lord Geraldine turns... See full summary »

Writers: Edith Maude Hull, Marion Fairfax | Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Lewis Stone, Barbara Bedford, Walter Pidgeon, Katherine MacDonald