Highest Rated Titles With Willy Castello


1. Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

Votes: 13,644

2. The King of Kings (1927)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 1,371

3. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

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

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

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

Votes: 3,112

4. Mad About Music (1938)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Herbert Marshall, Gail Patrick, Arthur Treacher

Votes: 288

5. Hidden Enemy (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A newspaper reporter stumbles upon German spies after a new alloy, an experimental metal that is lighter than aluminum but stronger than steel.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Warren Hull, Kay Linaker, Wilhelm von Brincken, George Cleveland

Votes: 10

6. Three Kids and a Queen (1935)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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A wealthy woman is taken in by three slum kids when she falls out of her carriage and hurts herself when her horse spooks.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: May Robson, Henry Armetta, Herman Bing, Frankie Darro

Votes: 15

7. Man on a Tightrope (1953)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Fredric March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 649

8. The Girl from Everywhere (1927)

Comedy, Short

7.1
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Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Daphne Pollard, Dot Farley, Mack Swain, Carole Lombard

Votes: 8

9. The Tars (1934)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Dries, Manus and Ton are returning from conscription service. 'Aunt' Piet tries to break Dries' relationship with Greet, so her son Leendert can take her.

Director: Jaap Speyer | Stars: Fien de la Mar, Susie Klein, Cissy Van Bennekom, Marie Van Westerhoven

Votes: 56

10. The Great Impersonation (1935)

68 min | Drama

6.8
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Baron Leopold von Ragastein impersonates his noble lookalike Sir Everard Dominey at the vast Dominey Hall, where strange things are afoot in pre-WW1 England.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Valerie Hobson, Wera Engels, Murray Kinnell

Votes: 29

11. Mystery Sea Raider (1940)

73 min | Drama, War

6.7
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At the outset of World War II, June McCarthy meets Carl Cutler aboard the S.S.Aleria, a British vessel en route to New York from London, where she has been dancing. The ship is sunk in ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Carole Landis, Henry Wilcoxon, Onslow Stevens, Kathleen Howard

Votes: 31

12. Balalaika (1939)

102 min | Musical, Romance

6.5
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A Russian prince disguised as a worker and a cafe singer secretly involved in revolutionary activities fall in love.

Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Ilona Massey, Charles Ruggles, Frank Morgan

Votes: 211

13. Death Rides the Range (1939)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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This film finds Ken Baxter and his two pals, Pancho and Panhandle, finding Professor Wahl, injured and wandering on the range. They take him to Blue Mesa Trading Post, where two ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Ken Maynard, Fay McKenzie, Ralph Peters, Julian Rivero

Votes: 48

14. Border Romance (1929)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Musical, Romance

6.5
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In a cantina across the border, Bob Hamlin shoots a man that threatens his friend. He and his pals escape but return that night for the dance as Bob is attracted to Conchita. Running once ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Armida, Don Terry, Marjorie Kane, Victor Potel

Votes: 11

15. Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.4
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A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien

Votes: 936

16. Road to Happiness (1941)

Passed | 84 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Jeff Carter, a singer down on his luck, turns to radio acting as a means of supporting his young son Danny. With the support of his son and his press agent Charley Grady, Jeff ultimately ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: John Boles, Mona Barrie, Billy Lee, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 39

17. Melody Trail (1935)

Approved | 62 min | Western

6.4
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Gene goes after the badguys after they kidnap the baby he should have been babysitting.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Ann Rutherford, Smiley Burnette, Wade Boteler

Votes: 62

18. You're Out of Luck (1941)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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An elevator operator and a janitor team up to solve two murders that may be connected to an illegal gambling operation.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Kay Sutton, Mantan Moreland, Vickie Lester

Votes: 31

19. Port of Missing Girls (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Nightclub singer Della Mason (Judith Allen)witnesses a murder and is forced by the killer to flee with him from the scene of the crime. Escaping from the gangster, she secretly boards the ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Brown | Stars: Harry Carey, Judith Allen, Milburn Stone, Betty Compson

Votes: 48

20. Special Agent K-7 (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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(1937) Walter McGrail, Irving Pichel, Queenie Smith, Donald Reed. A fine poverty row thriller. Agent K-7 finds himself knee-deep in a murder mystery at a posh nightclub run by a mobster. ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Walter McGrail, Queenie Smith, Irving Pichel, Donald Reed

Votes: 57

21. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archaeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

Votes: 307

22. We Were Dancing (1942)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Two titled aristocrats support themselves by being professional house guests in the homes of star-struck American nouveau riche.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Norma Shearer, Melvyn Douglas, Gail Patrick, Lee Bowman

Votes: 239

23. Argentine Nights (1940)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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An all-girl band flees to Argentina to avoid their creditors.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: The Ritz Brothers, Al Ritz, Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz

Votes: 31

24. Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Mystery, Thriller, War

6.1
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Detective Ellery Queen aids Free Dutch agents battle Nazi spies over a prize of industrial diamonds.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: William Gargan, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 43

25. I Killed That Man (1941)

71 min | Mystery

6.0
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A condemned murderer on the eve of his execution decides to tell the authorities who hired him to commit the murder. However, he's killed by a poison dart in front of a roomful of officials... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Joan Woodbury, Pat Gleason, George Pembroke

Votes: 80

26. The Panther's Claw (1942)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Mystery

5.9
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The police arrest a man climbing over the wall of a cemetery after midnight. He claims that he is being blackmailed and is following instructions he received by mail to leave $1000 on a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Sidney Blackmer, Rick Vallin, Byron Foulger, Herbert Rawlinson

Votes: 91

27. Drums of the Desert (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure

5.9
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On his way to a post as special adviser of the new parachute troops of the French Foreign Legion in Morocco, Paul Dumont meets the beautiful Helene on the ship. A romance ensues, but the ... See full summary »

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Lorna Gray, George Lynn, Willy Castello

Votes: 34

28. The Affair of Susan (1935)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

5.9
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Two people go to Coney Island to find romance and wind up in jail.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Hugh O'Connell, Walter Catlett, Tom Dugan

Votes: 15

29. Abduct Me (1932)

98 min | Comedy

5.8
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Director: Léonce Perret | Stars: Jacqueline Francell, Roger Tréville, Arletty, Jean Devalde

Votes: 6

30. Wanted by the Police (1938)

59 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A young man, Danny, decides to get a job in order to support his mother. He's hired to work in a garage, but soon finds himself being implicated in a stolen-car racket.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Evalyn Knapp, Robert Kent, Matty Fain

Votes: 8

31. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

Votes: 694

32. Chasing Trouble (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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A delivery boy for a flower shop, who thinks of himself as an amateur detective, finds out that his boss is mixed up with a foreign espionage ring.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds, Mantan Moreland, Milburn Stone

Votes: 49

33. You Can't Beat the Law (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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Playboy Johnny Gray is framed and sent to prison after his stolen car is found at a holdup committed by Rico, and while the latter is not suspected, his henchman Harry, Creeper and Red are ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Edward Norris, Joan Woodbury, Jack La Rue, Milburn Stone

Votes: 28

34. The Boy from Stalingrad (1943)

69 min | Drama, War

5.3
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Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Salkow, Tay Garnett | Stars: Bobby Samarzich, Conrad Binyon, Mary Lou Harrington, Scotty Beckett

Votes: 9

35. The Wages of Sin (1938)

77 min | Drama

5.3
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A hard-working woman trying to support her family and working at a menial, low-paying job falls for a low-life and before she knows it, he has her working as a prostitute in a bordello.

Director: Herman E. Webber | Stars: Constance Worth, Willy Castello, Blanche Mehaffey, Clara Kimball Young

Votes: 6

36. Heroes of the Alamo (1937)

Approved | 75 min | History, War, Western

5.2
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In early spring of 1833, the smoldering resentment of American settlers in Texas against their oppression by Mexico dictator General Santa Anna/Ana coming to a head. When a decree is issued... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Earle Hodgins, Lane Chandler, Roger Williams, Rex Lease

Votes: 29

37. Confessions of a Vice Baron (1943)

59 min | Drama

5.2
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On the eve of his execution, a vice-rackets bigshot recalls his various exploits in crimes such as abortion and white slavery, in which he frequently operated under an alias.

Directors: S. Roy Luby, William A. O'Connor, Melville Shyer, Herman E. Webber | Stars: Willy Castello, Lloyd Ingraham, Lona Andre, Dean Benton

Votes: 36

38. Mad Youth (1940)

76 min | Drama

5.1
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A rich society mother hires a male escort, but he falls for her daughter instead. The mother-daughter conflict forces the daughter to run off to stay with a friend who is enslaved by a prostitution ring.

Director: Melville Shyer | Stars: Mary Ainslee, Betty Compson, Willy Castello, Betty Atkinson

Votes: 133

39. Young Dynamite (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama

4.9
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A young, newly-appointed rookie state trooper, John Shields, is celebrating with his sister Jane, his younger brother Freddie and Tom Marlin, Jane's fiancé and also a trooper, when they ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond, Charlotte Henry, Willy Castello

Votes: 17

40. The Dawn Express (1942)

Passed | 62 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 85

41. The Secret of Treasure Island (1938)

Approved | 300 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.7
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In the Prologue, pirates hide a treasure on an island off the Mexican coast. And the pirates, the map and the treasure disappear in a volcanic eruption. The legend of the island draws ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Don Terry, Gwen Gaze, Walter Miller, Grant Withers

Votes: 158

42. Sailor's Song (1932)

Comedy

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Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Albert Préjean, Jim Gérald, Lolita Benavente, Sylvette Fillacier

43. Race Suicide (1938)

70 min | Drama

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A district attorney goes after an illegal abortion ring that preys on desperate young girls.

Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Willy Castello, Lona Andre, Erma Deen, Carleton Young

44. Smashing the Vice Trust (1937)

60 min | Drama

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A gang boss sees a new way to make money--kidnapping high school girls and forcing them to work in the brothels he owns.

Director: Melville Shyer | Stars: Willy Castello, Veola Vonn, Augusta Anderson, John Belmont