Highest Rated Titles With Jack Ellis


1. A Star Is Born (1954)

Approved | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Votes: 10,716 | Gross: $4.36M

2. The Long Gray Line (1955)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The life story of a salt-of-the-earth Irish immigrant, who becomes an Army Noncommissioned Officer and spends his 50 year career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. This ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,863

3. Angel Face (1952)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 4,853

4. A Walk in the Sun (1945)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne, John Ireland

Votes: 2,691

5. The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (1940)

Approved | 293 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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A wealthy publisher uses a disguise and calls himself the Green Hornet to fight crime in his city.

Directors: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins | Stars: Warren Hull, Wade Boteler, Anne Nagel, Keye Luke

Votes: 255

6. Nora Prentiss (1947)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Quiet, organised Dr Talbot meets nightclub singer Nora Prentiss when she is slightly hurt in a street accident. Despite her misgivings they become heavily involved and Talbot finds he is ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Kent Smith, Bruce Bennett, Robert Alda

Votes: 860

7. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)

Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy, Rod Steiger

Votes: 1,246

8. Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.0
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"Murder-on-the-train" mystery has lawyer Malone chasing his paroled embezzler client (Kepplar) who still hasn't paid Malone's fee. When Kepplar jumps parole on a train to Chicago, Malone ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Marjorie Main, James Whitmore, Ann Dvorak, Phyllis Kirk

Votes: 264

9. Smoky Mountain Melody (1948)

61 min | Western, Music

6.9
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Range minstrel Roy Acuff takes over the county-wide Corby Ranch which, under the terms of the owner's will, must be operated by Roy for ninety days, and at the end of that time, family ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Roy Acuff, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Russell Arms, Sybil Merritt

Votes: 7

10. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

Votes: 18,040 | Gross: $42.00M

11. Canon City (1948)

82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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This movie centers around a prison escape from the Colorado State Penitentiary. There are 12 escapees and it shows the efforts placed to capture these men.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Scott Brady, Jeff Corey, Whit Bissell, Stanley Clements

Votes: 257

12. The Egyptian (1954)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney, Michael Wilding

Votes: 2,504

13. Holiday Camp (1947)

Passed | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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The Huggett family go to a holiday camp, and get involved in crooked card players, a murderer on the run, and a pregnant young girl and her boyfriend missing from home.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Flora Robson, Dennis Price, Jack Warner, Hazel Court

Votes: 211

14. The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Gilbert Archer, a Broadway gossip-columnist for a newspaper, learns that his best friend,a priest, has been murdered and one of the suspects is a pretty girl, Patricia Foster. In one of the... See full summary »

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Lee Bowman, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan, George Macready

Votes: 23

15. Bodyguard (1948)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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After being fired for insubordination, homicide detective Mike Carter is hired as bodyguard by the owner of a local meat-packing plant where a meat inspector has been murdered.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Priscilla Lane, Phillip Reed, June Clayworth

Votes: 380

16. The Nitwits (1935)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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A would-be songwriter and a would-be inventor run a cigar stand and get mixed up in the murder of a song publisher.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Fred Keating, Betty Grable

Votes: 233

17. East Side Sadie (1929)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Sidney M. Goldin | Stars: Bertina Goldin, Jack Ellis, Boris Rosenthal, Lucia Backus Seger