Highest Rated Titles With Cedric Hardwicke


1. Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 (1938)

10 min | Short, Documentary

9.2
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A dwarf village on Hollywood's Wilshire Boulevard is shown; a bench is dedicated in honor of the late Lon Chaney; a visit to Leo Carrillo's new ranch is offered; Hollywood notables appear ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Fay Bainter, Edgar Bergen, Russell Birdwell, Walter Brennan

Votes: 64

2. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 50,342

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

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.0
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 120

4. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

8.9
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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Votes: 182

5. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 110

6. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

7. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | 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: 1,024

8. Stump the Stars (1947– )

30 min | Game-Show

8.7
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Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price, Beverly Garland, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 51

9. Front Row Center (1955–1956)

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.7
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Broadway plays are presented live in condensed one hour versions.

Stars: Robert Sterling, Fletcher Markle, James Daly, Olive Sturgess

Votes: 12

10. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 10,798

11. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 141

12. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)
Episode: The Prince and the Pauper (1957)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.6
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A poor boy and a prince exchange identities and lives while the villainous Captain of the Guard plots to take advantage of this.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Douglas Campbell, John Carradine, Patty Duke, Robert Goodier

Votes: 5

13. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 202

14. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 61

15. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
Episode: Who Killed Holly Howard? (1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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Model Holly Howard is found murdered, and the only clues seem to link a trio of wealthy Texans to her death.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 26

16. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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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: 65

17. Golden Showcase (1961– )

60 min

8.4
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Stars: John Fraser, George C. Scott, Susan Oliver, Louis Hayward

Votes: 5

18. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: Tunnel of Fear (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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While traveling alone in a train compartment, an elderly, wealthy, wheelchair-bound man (Cedric Hardwicke) is confronted by a younger man (David Niven), whom he had double-crossed over ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Kellino | Stars: David Niven, Cedric Hardwicke, Walter Kingsford, Alex Frazer

Votes: 12

19. I Remember Mama (1948)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Votes: 4,168

20. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 701

21. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 121

22. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 84

23. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 57

24. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 5,249

25. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

Stars: Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond, Paul Cavanagh, Anthony Eustrel

Votes: 20

26. The Gertrude Berg Show (1961–1962)
Episode: The First Day (1961)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Mrs. G finds she has a lot to learn and to contribute on her first day of college.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Gertrude Berg, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Wickes, Skip Ward

Votes: 5

27. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Forms of Things Unknown (1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Two female friends poison a sadistic blackmailer, then while fleeing happen upon an isolated house containing a time machine. Kasha his lover, & Leonora the daughter of the blackmail target... See full summary »

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Vera Miles, Cedric Hardwicke, Scott Marlowe, David McCallum

Votes: 256

28. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.1
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »

Stars: Garry Moore, Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer

Votes: 318

29. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 60

30. Rope (1948)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan

Votes: 103,433

31. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 166

32. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)

60 min | Family, Drama

8.0
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Stars: William Lundigan, Jack Benny, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa

Votes: 43

33. The Ten Commandments (1956)

Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 51,586 | Gross: $80.00M

34. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 8,493

35. Encounter (1952–1961)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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An anthology television series aired from Toronto, Canada, and carried by both CBC Television and ABC. In Canada the series was known as General Motors Presents. The one-hour dramas were ... See full summary »

Stars: Austin Willis, Barry Morse, Katharine Blake, James Doohan

Votes: 15

36. The Gertrude Berg Show (1961–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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A middle-aged widow enrolls in college as a freshman when her children are grown up, and her experience of life outside academia together with her gentle humor and emotional dignity prove an invaluable asset to the students' young minds.

Stars: Gertrude Berg, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Wickes, Skip Ward

Votes: 34

37. Now Barabbas (1949)

87 min | Drama

7.9
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A humane prison governor deals with a variety of different prisoners, including a charming murderer.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Richard Greene, Cedric Hardwicke, Kathleen Harrison, Ronald Howard

Votes: 18

38. The Winslow Boy (1948)

117 min | Drama

7.8
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In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, and his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 873

39. 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: 852

40. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 70

41. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Sid Stone, Jimmy Nelson, Arnold Stang

Votes: 81

42. On Borrowed Time (1939)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Young Pud is orphaned and left in the care of his aged grandparents. The boy and his cantankerous old grandfather become inseparable friends. But Gramps is concerned for his grandson's ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

Votes: 1,520

43. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.8
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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, Bob Warren, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton

Votes: 182

44. Mr. Adams and Eve (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Two famous Hollywood actors Eve Drake and Howard Adams, a married couple, are shown at home plus at work usually to comedic effect. They wrangle with studio head J.B. Hafner and deal with agent, the affable Steve.

Stars: Howard Duff, Ida Lupino, Olive Carey, Hayden Rorke

Votes: 26

45. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Votes: 104

46. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)

60 min | Music

7.7
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

Votes: 64

47. The Name's the Same (1951–1955)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.7
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Guests who have the same name as famous persons, fictional characters, or things, are quizzed by celebrity panelists who try to determine their name. Each panelist has ten questions; if ... See full summary »

Stars: Joan Alexander, Robert Q. Lewis, Roger Price, Meredith Willson

Votes: 61

48. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Donna Reed, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 9,676

49. Richard III (1955)

Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 3,348

50. Les Misérables (1935)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson

Votes: 2,762

51. The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1956–1961)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Hosted by Tennessee Ernie Ford, the likeable singer, comedian, entertainer received his own variety show sponsored by the Ford Motor Company which gave Ernie the venue to entertain millions... See full summary »

Stars: Tennessee Ernie Ford, The Top Twenty, The Voices of Walter Schumann, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 34

52. Laburnum Grove (1936)

65 min | Comedy

7.6
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Laburnum Grove. A quiet, residential address in one of the newer north London suburbs, Nice houses. Nice people.Mr Radfern, decent, respectable citizen and householder spends his Sunday ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke, Victoria Hopper, Ethel Coleridge

Votes: 29

53. Burke's Law (1963–1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 504

54. Suspicion (1941)

Not Rated | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon begins to suspect he is planning to murder her.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 25,649

55. The Pumpkin Eater (1964)

118 min | Drama

7.4
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Film screenwriter Jake Armitage and his wife Jo Armitage live in London with six of Jo's eight children, with the two eldest boys at boarding school. The children are spread over Jo's three... See full summary »

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray

Votes: 1,471

56. The Motorola Television Hour (1953–1954)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Smith, Phyllis Thaxter

Votes: 14

57. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 5 October 1958 (1958)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.4
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Stars: John Daly, Bennett Cerf, Arlene Francis, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 7

58. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Approved | 137 min | Drama

7.3
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

Votes: 1,962

59. Forever and a Day (1943)

104 min | Drama, History

7.3
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During World War II, an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. However, he meets Leslie Trimble who lives in the house and who is ... See full summary »

Directors: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, René Clair | Stars: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon

Votes: 448

60. The Elgin Hour (1954–1955)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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A drama series that ran every other week, attracted top notch actors and was broadcast from New York City.

Stars: Gertrude Berg, Polly Bergen, Charles Dingle, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 22

61. The Lodger (1944)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laird Cregar, Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 2,227

62. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 131

63. Ivy (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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An Edwardian belle meets a rich bachelor, but what to do about her husband and her lover?

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Patric Knowles, Herbert Marshall, Richard Ney

Votes: 568

64. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Ar Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little and befriends a "pookah" a 6 ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim O'Connor, James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Max Adrian

Votes: 30

65. The Plymouth Playhouse (1953– )

30 min | Drama

7.2
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ABC, which had a reputation for producing shows that were not as good as their competitors CBS and NBC, used this program to audtition possible series in the hope of gaining sponsorship for... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Cook, Wendell Corey, Wanda Hendrix, Murray Matheson

Votes: 10

66. Nelson (1926)

80 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Recounts some highlights in the career of Admiral Nelson, including his battles with the French fleet under Napoleon, and his dalliances with Lady Hamilton.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Gertrude McCoy, Frank Perfitt, Frank Arlton

Votes: 8

67. The War of the Worlds (1953)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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A small town in California is attacked by Martians.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 26,997

68. Stanley and Livingstone (1939)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Henry King, Otto Brower | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Nancy Kelly, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,049

69. The Moon Is Down (1943)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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When the Germans invade Norway their Commandant and the town Mayor confront each other, attempting to maintain civility as far as possible. When the army tries to orgnanize townspeople to ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Henry Travers, Lee J. Cobb, Dorris Bowdon

Votes: 301

70. Victory (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure

7.1
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A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Fredric March, Betty Field, Cedric Hardwicke, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 53

71. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Uncle Simon (1963)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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Caregiver Barbara Polk receives a surprise after her uncle's death.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Ford, Ian Wolfe, John McLiam

Votes: 728

72. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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The story of the final years of the respected World War II German general, Erwin Rommel.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy, Luther Adler

Votes: 4,579

73. Lured (1947)

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

7.0
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A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. He announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. After ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

Votes: 1,986

74. The Unknown (1964 TV Movie)

60 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Near Aix-les-Bains (South-East of France), two women, Kassia and Leonora, are driven by a fanatical blackmailer, named André, in a white Rolls Royce at full speed. Suddenly, they stop near ... See full summary »

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Scott Marlowe, David McCallum, Vera Miles

Votes: 34

75. The Magic Fountain (1961)

85 min | Fantasy

7.0
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In this tale based on a Brothers Grimm story, Prince Alfred searches for an enchanted castle that holds a magic fountain whose waters can cure his seriously ill father, the king. His two ... See full summary »

Director: Allan David | Stars: Peter Nestler, Helmo Kindermann, Joseph Marz, Catherine Hansen

Votes: 5

76. Nine Days a Queen (1936)

TV-PG | 80 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted) to her brief reign as monarch of England and finally to her beheading. The film portrays her as... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Cedric Hardwicke, John Mills, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 140

77. Wing and a Prayer (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,116

78. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Derek Bond, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Merrall, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 507

79. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Passed | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton

Votes: 19,629 | Gross: $42.00M

80. Sentimental Journey (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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An actress, Julie Beck, finds out that she is ill and has only a short time to live. She becomes taken with Hitty, a young orphan prone to dreaming. Julie soon decides to adopt the child so... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: John Payne, Maureen O'Hara, William Bendix, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 293

81. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,160 | Gross: $2.00M

82. A Woman's Vengeance (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Charles Boyer, Ann Blyth, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 195

83. Tom Brown's School Days (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Josephine Hutchinson

Votes: 321

84. Rome Express (1932)

94 min | Thriller

6.8
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A sinister character boards the Rome Express on the trail of a valuable Van Dyke painting, recently stolen from a Paris gallery. Much to his annoyance he finds the train populated with a ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Muriel Aked, Joan Barry, Donald Calthrop, Finlay Currie

Votes: 189

85. Medallion Theatre (1953–1954)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: Jackie Cooper, Claude Rains, Joseph Anthony, Lloyd Bochner

Votes: 17

86. Calling the Tune (1936)

80 min | Drama

6.8
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A gramophone manufacturer's daughter loves the son of the man he once cheated.

Directors: Reginald Denham, Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Adele Dixon, Sally Gray, Sam Livesey, Eliot Makeham

Votes: 18

87. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)
Episode: High Pitch (1955)

Family, Drama

6.8
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In this musical/comedy, the Brooklyn Hooligans ball club is having troubles. Its manager, Gabby Mullins, fears they'll go broke without a cash infusion. To the rescue comes opera star ... See full summary »

Director: Seymour Berns | Stars: Mel Allen, Fortunio Bonanova, Jeff Donnell, Tom Drake

Votes: 6

88. Things to Come (1936)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

6.7
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 5,465

89. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)

106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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A singing mechanic from 1912 finds himself in Arthurian Britain.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke, William Bendix

Votes: 1,848

90. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 472

91. Nell Gwyn (1934)

Approved | 85 min | History

6.7
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King Charles II first meets Nell Gwyn after seeing her do a turn at Drury Lane. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Cedric Hardwicke, Jeanne De Casalis, Muriel George

Votes: 69

92. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: A Man Greatly Beloved (1957)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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In a small Massachusetts town, precocious young Hildegarde Fell learns a secret about crusty old John Anderson, who has just moved there.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Cedric Hardwicke, Evelyn Rudie, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 221

93. Climax! (1954–1958)
Episode: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1955)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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A little known adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Michael Rennie, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Sinclair, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 43

94. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Wet Saturday (1956)

TV-14 | 26 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Mr. Princey's daughter has just murdered the schoolmaster. A murderess in the family? That won't do. It's up to Mr. Princey to frame someone else for her crime.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Cedric Hardwicke, John Williams, Tita Purdom

Votes: 384

95. The Cross of Lorraine (1943)

Approved | 90 min | War, Drama

6.6
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A group of French soldiers during WWII are captured by Nazis troops and sent to a military prison. There they will have to make use of his best resources to keep alive... and sane, while at the same time scheming a way out.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Gene Kelly, Cedric Hardwicke, Richard Whorf

Votes: 588

96. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 2,315

97. King Solomon's Mines (1937)

Not Rated | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Young, Anna Lee

Votes: 764

98. Baby Face Nelson (1957)

85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Carolyn Jones, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo Gordon

Votes: 431

99. The Imperfect Lady (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Teresa Wright, Cedric Hardwicke, Virginia Field

Votes: 32

100. Power (1934)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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The story of life in the 18th century Jewish ghetto of Wurtemburg. Suess tries to better himself with the help of an evil Duke.

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Benita Hume, Frank Vosper, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 126