Highest Rated Titles With James Cagney


1. Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 1 (1936)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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Viewers are provided a visit to Ken Maynard's private circus; Bette Davis poses for her portrait; Frank McHugh plays with his children; a visit to the West Side Tennis Club affords glimpses of many stars.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Virginia Bruce, James Cagney, Lili Damita, Bette Davis

Votes: 56

2. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 107

3. Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee (1978 TV Special)

120 min | History, Music

8.9
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Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Raquel Welch, Chevy Chase, Monty Hall

Votes: 42

4. The Christophers (1952– )
Episode: A Link in the Chain (1957)

30 min

8.8
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Professor Graham (James Cagney) reflects on his life and career and in particular about three students he taught. One was a handicapped artist, the second was a debutante and the third was ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: James Cagney, Kathryn Card, Allene Coats, Sam Edwards

Votes: 9

5. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 888

6. For Auld Lang Syne (1938)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Music

8.7
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James Cagney introduced himself and proceeded to identify the attending guests as they arrived at this benefit function, most of whom stepped up to a microphone to be interviewed on the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Barrymore, Freddie Bartholomew, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney

Votes: 80

7. Show-Business at War (1943)

17 min | Documentary, Short

8.6
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A multi-studio effort to show the newsreel audience the progress of the Hollywood war effort.

Director: Louis De Rochemont | Stars: Carole Lombard, Walt Disney, John Ford, Darryl F. Zanuck

Votes: 210

8. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 61

9. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 73

10. A Dream Comes True (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

8.3
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One of the most well attended, exciting and energy driven Hollywood premiers within recent memory is for the film A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935). The story for this production began a ... See full summary »

Stars: Addison Richards, Ross Alexander, Binnie Barnes, Freddie Bartholomew

Votes: 113

11. White Heat (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 20,680

12. A Backyard Story (2010)

70 min | Drama

8.2
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Director: Falk Schultz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Tyron Watzinger, Cosma Dujat, Ralf Bode

Votes: 67

13. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

Votes: 15,907

14. One, Two, Three (1961)

Unrated | 115 min | Comedy

8.0
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In West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: James Cagney, Horst Buchholz, Pamela Tiffin, Arlene Francis

Votes: 14,558

15. Night of 100 Stars (1982 TV Special)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson

Votes: 190

16. Breakdowns of 1936 (1936)

9 min | Short, Comedy

8.0
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A short containing a compilation of outtakes taken from films shot in 1936.

Stars: Ross Alexander, Humphrey Bogart, George Brent, Joe E. Brown

Votes: 67

17. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Votes: 9,324

18. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.9
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton, Axel Gruenberg

Votes: 165

19. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 391

20. Footlight Parade (1933)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.8
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 3,337

21. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.8
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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard the HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and, after six pleasant months on Tahiti, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 16,182

22. Mister Roberts (1955)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.

Directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 12,873 | Gross: $21.20M

23. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

Votes: 11,106

24. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 740

25. The Public Enemy (1931)

83 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell

Votes: 13,412

26. The Ballad of Smokey the Bear (1966 TV Movie)

60 min

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Director: Larry Roemer | Stars: James Cagney, Herb Duncan, Rose Marie Jun, William Marine

Votes: 25

27. The 31st Annual Academy Awards (1959 TV Special)

100 min | Family

7.7
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Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Nick Adams, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Eddie Albert

Votes: 99

28. Intimate Interviews: James Cagney (1931)

9 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Dorothy West, an interviewer for the New York-based filmed interview series "Intimate Interviews" calls up rising screen star James Cagney and asks for an interview. He agrees and she comes... See full summary »

Director: Grace Elliott | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy West

Votes: 7

29. The Christophers (1952– )

30 min

7.5
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Stars: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Votes: 26

30. The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Quick tempered but likable Biff Grimes falls for beautiful Virginia Brush, but he is not the only young man in the neighborhood who is smitten with her.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Alan Hale

Votes: 2,243

31. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A corrupt D.A. with gubernatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

Votes: 2,114

32. The Millionaire (1931)

80 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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A millionaire automaker retires upon the advice of his doctor, but becomes so bored he buys half interest in a gas station and works it on the sly.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Florence Arliss, David Manners, Evalyn Knapp

Votes: 273

33. Ragtime (1981)

PG | 155 min | Drama

7.3
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57 Metascore

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Brad Dourif

Votes: 6,682

34. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, David Brenner, Sergio Franchi

Votes: 265

35. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,797

36. City for Conquest (1940)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Music, Sport

7.3
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Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together.

Directors: Anatole Litvak, Jean Negulesco | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,601

37. Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in Hollywood (1940)

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Hollywood favorites both participate in, and watch, a variety of popular sports.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ken Murray, Richard Arlen, Mischa Auer, Robert Benchley

Votes: 6

38. Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

Passed | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith

Votes: 2,731

39. The Gallant Hours (1960)

Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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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.

Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: James Cagney, Dennis Weaver, Ward Costello, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 900

40. 'G' Men (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 2,658

41. Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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Starting with a violent prison break, clever, ruthless Ralph Cotter corrupts everyone around him.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond

Votes: 1,164

42. Jimmy the Gent (1934)

67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 1,029

43. Navy Log (1955–1958)
Episode: The Lonely Watch (1958)

History, War

7.2
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The admiral of the fleet has to balance his duty with his personal needs after his son is seriously injured in a mine explosion and transfered to his ship to receive treatment.

Director: Samuel Gallu | Stars: James Cagney, Robert Crosson, Clint Eastwood, Alex Gerry

Votes: 9

44. The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stuart Erwin, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 2,119

45. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Votes: 795

46. Blonde Crazy (1931)

TV-G | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Adventures of a cocky con man and his glamorous accomplice.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Noel Francis

Votes: 953

47. Lady Killer (1933)

TV-G | 76 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, Margaret Lindsay, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 1,211

48. Picture Snatcher (1933)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Ralph Bellamy, Patricia Ellis, Alice White

Votes: 1,046

49. James Cagney: That Yankee Doodle Dandy (1981 TV Movie)

71 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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Documentary about the actor James Cagney with interviews with him, Donald O'Connor and Pat O'Brian.

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: James Cagney, Treat Williams, Milos Forman, Norman Mailer

Votes: 25

50. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 15 May 1960 (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Stars: James Cagney, Bennett Cerf, John Daly, Arlene Francis

Votes: 9

51. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »

Directors: William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt | Stars: James Cagney, Dick Powell, Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale

Votes: 2,352

52. 13 Rue Madeleine (1946)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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When spy chief Bob Sharkey finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent, his strategic decision not to arrest him results in tragedy.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte, Frank Latimore

Votes: 2,079

53. The Mayor of Hell (1933)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a former ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Madge Evans, Arthur Byron, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 979

54. Come Fill the Cup (1951)

113 min | Drama

7.0
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Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Cagney, Phyllis Thaxter, Raymond Massey, James Gleason

Votes: 296

55. Smart Money (1931)

81 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp, Ralf Harolde

Votes: 1,187

56. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 458

57. Torrid Zone (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Plagued by revolutionaries that harass his plantation in a banana republic, fruit company exec Steve Case rehires former nemesis Nick Butler to restore order and profits.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

Votes: 948

58. Ceiling Zero (1936)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 478

59. The Seven Little Foys (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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After the young wife of vaudevillian Eddie Foy passes away, he incorporates their seven children into the act and takes it on the road.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Bob Hope, Milly Vitale, George Tobias, Angela Clarke

Votes: 1,104

60. The Fighting 69th (1940)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.8
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Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 1,322

61. These Wilder Years (1956)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.8
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Middleaged man tries to find a son that was given to an orphanage many years ago.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim

Votes: 603

62. Johnny Come Lately (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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Newspaper man wanders about and helps older woman save her paper.

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: James Cagney, Grace George, Marjorie Main, Marjorie Lord

Votes: 269

63. Run for Cover (1955)

93 min | Western

6.7
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Mistaken for train robbers, Matt Dow and Davey Bishop are shot at by the sheriff and his posse but they are cleared and hired as lawmen.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Cagney, Viveca Lindfors, John Derek, Jean Hersholt

Votes: 803

64. Taxi! (1932)

TV-G | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Independent cab drivers struggling against a taxi company consortium find a leader in Matt Nolan.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Loretta Young, George E. Stone, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 781

65. Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.7
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With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs his spread with an iron hand and deals with rustlers even more ruthlessly.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: James Cagney, Don Dubbins, Stephen McNally, Irene Papas

Votes: 999

66. The St. Louis Kid (1934)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Trucker Eddie Kennedy gets involved with the law when he has an car accident with Ann Reid and knocks the owner of a dairy out. He evades a penalty when he claims, that he had done it as an... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: James Cagney, Patricia Ellis, Allen Jenkins, Robert Barrat

Votes: 288

67. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lou Ricarno is a smart guy. His plan is to organize the various gangs in Chicago so that the mugs will not liquidate each other. WIth the success of his leadership, Louie prospers, marries ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews

Votes: 633

68. Other Men's Women (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Grant Withers, Mary Astor, Regis Toomey, James Cagney

Votes: 803

69. You, John Jones! (1943)

Unrated | 11 min | Short, Drama, War

6.6
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John Jones' daughter is rehearsing the Gettysburg Address in preparation for a school elocution when he is called away by an air raid alarm. He sits alone in the evening and contemplates ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sothern, Margaret O'Brien, Carey Wilson

Votes: 204

70. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #8.40 (1955)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

6.6
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Stars: Ed Sullivan, James Cagney, Henry Fonda, John Forsythe

Votes: 5

71. Captains of the Clouds (1942)

Approved | 114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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Inspired by Churcill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale

Votes: 1,008

72. The Oklahoma Kid (1939)

Approved | 85 min | History, Western

6.5
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McCord's gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw "The Oklahoma Kid" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a "sooner" ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,571

73. Here Comes the Navy (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh

Votes: 577

74. The Time of Your Life (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A wide variety of persons come into Nick's Pacific Street Saloon, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: James Cagney, William Bendix, Wayne Morris, Jeanne Cagney

Votes: 820

75. Terrible Joe Moran (1984 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.4
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A wheelchair-bound, former boxer deals with his long estranged granddaughter whom is seeking financial help for her writing career and helping her loser boyfriend get out of debt with the local mob.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Cagney, Art Carney, Ellen Barkin, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 137

76. Sinners' Holiday (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Romance

6.4
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Ma Delano (La Verne) runs a boardwalk penny arcade, living upstairs with her sons (Cagney and Gallagher) and daughter (Knapp). Story involves rum running, accidental murder and a frame-up.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Grant Withers, Lucille La Verne, Warren Hymer, James Cagney

Votes: 332

77. The Crowd Roars (1932)

85 min | Drama, Action

6.4
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Famous motor-racing champion Joe Greer returns to his hometown to compete in a local race. He discovers his younger brother has aspirations to become a racing champion and during the race ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Eric Linden

Votes: 706

78. What Price Glory (1952)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.3
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The wartime romantic misadventures of Captain Flagg, commander of a company of US Marines in 1918 France.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Cagney, Corinne Calvet, Dan Dailey, William Demarest

Votes: 882

79. Great Guy (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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The adventures of an investigator (Cagney) for the Bureau of Weights and Measures.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke, Edward Brophy

Votes: 650

80. Something to Sing About (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley, Mona Barrie

Votes: 538

81. A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.3
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A charismatic peddler from the bayous finds his true calling in politics. Is he a demagogue in the making?

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Barbara Hale, Anne Francis, Warner Anderson

Votes: 426

82. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire (1981 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Music

6.3
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A Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to dancer Fred Astaire by the AFI featuring highlights from his films and reminiscences from his co-workers.

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Fred Astaire, David Niven, Mikhail Baryshnikov, James Cagney

Votes: 115

83. Blood on the Sun (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose that government's plan for world domination.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, John Emery

Votes: 1,377

84. The Bob Hope Show (1952– )

60 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Stars: Bob Hope, Les Brown, Jerry Colonna, Janis Paige

Votes: 122

85. The West Point Story (1950)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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A Broadway director helps the West Point cadets put on a show, aided by two lovely ladies and assorted complications.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Doris Day, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 851

86. The Irish in Us (1935)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

6.2
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The family consists of Pat, the cop, Mike the fireman, Danny the boxing promoter and Ma. Pat wants Danny to get a real job, because most of his fighters end up in Polookaville and Pat wants... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Olivia de Havilland, Frank McHugh

Votes: 453

87. Frisco Kid (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Romance

6.2
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After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ricardo Cortez, Lili Damita

Votes: 349

88. He Was Her Man (1934)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Dan Curly sends two hitmen to kill double-crossing Flicker Hayes, who retreats to a small village with ex-prostitute Rose to hide.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Victor Jory, Frank Craven

Votes: 343

89. Winner Take All (1932)

Unrated | 66 min | Drama

6.2
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Young boxer Jim Kane, resting at a New Mexico "health ranch," meets and falls for Peggy Harmon, former nightclub table singer...who needs $600 more for her sickly son to stay in the place. ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Marian Nixon, Guy Kibbee, Dickie Moore

Votes: 343

90. Boy Meets Girl (1938)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two lazy screenwriters need a story for the studio's cowboy star. A studio waitress turns out to be pregnant. This gives them the idea for a movie about a cowboy and a baby. The waitress's ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Marie Wilson, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 459

91. Starlift (1951)

103 min | Musical

6.1
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Air Force fliers Rick Williams and Mike Nolan attempt to meet film star Nell Wayne, with whom Rick shares a hometown but not much else. Fellow film stars Doris Day and Ruth Roman mistakenly... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Virginia Mayo, Gene Nelson

Votes: 253

92. Never Steal Anything Small (1959)

94 min | Musical

6.1
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Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife,... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lederer | Stars: James Cagney, Shirley Jones, Roger Smith, Cara Williams

Votes: 184

93. Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, Comedy

6.1
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This movie follows an arrogant undisciplined stunt pilot (James Cagney) as he enters the Marines and becomes a disciplined pilot. Familiar faces of co-stars Pat O'Brien, Frank McHugh and Margaret Lindsay add to the cast.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Margaret Lindsay, Frank McHugh

Votes: 265

94. Things You Never See on the Screen (1935)

10 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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Stars: Robert Armstrong, Johnny Arthur, Busby Berkeley, Joan Blondell

Votes: 21

95. A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio (1935)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Documentary

6.1
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This short first shows the audience the entrances of the major Hollywood studios, then visits the Warner Brothers/First National studio. We start at the casting office, then get to see ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: William Ray, Arthur Aylesworth, Busby Berkeley, James Cagney

Votes: 109

96. Short Cut to Hell (1957)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he ... See full summary »

Director: James Cagney | Stars: William Bishop, Robert Ivers, Georgann Johnson, Yvette Vickers

Votes: 160

97. How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 11: 'Practice Shots' (1931)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

5.8
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Golf expert Bobby Jones arrives on the golf course to join actors James Cagney, Anthony Bushell, Donald Cook, Evalyn Knapp, and Louise Fazenda in shooting a golf instruction film. Louise ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bobby Jones, O.B. Keeler, Anthony Bushell, James Cagney

Votes: 50

98. Hollywood Hobbies (1939)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Comedy

5.7
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Two starstruck movie fans hire a tour guide and see a plethora of Hollywood stars.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Joyce Compton, Sally Payne, William 'Billy' Benedict, Milton Berle

Votes: 110

99. The 28th Annual Academy Awards (1956 TV Special)

Family

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Directors: George Seaton, Bill Bennington, Dick Schneider | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Jerry Lewis, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 45

100. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1980 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leonard Bernstein, Art Buchwald

Votes: 48