Highest Rated Titles With Charles Trowbridge


1. Too Many Blondes (1941)

60 min | Drama, Musical

8.1
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A man whose girlfriend turned him down and married another man tries to break up their marriage.

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Rudy Vallee, Helen Parrish, Lon Chaney Jr., Jerome Cowan

Votes: 8

2. Mildred Pierce (1945)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

Votes: 16,005

3. 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: 15,984

4. Captains Courageous (1937)

Passed | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns. Fortunately he's picked up by a ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 6,716

5. Holiday (1938)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A young man falls in love with a girl from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long suffering brother.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres

Votes: 10,787

6. Libeled Lady (1936)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Votes: 5,381

7. Sergeant York (1941)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Votes: 12,364 | Gross: $16.40M

8. Meet John Doe (1941)

Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan

Votes: 9,241

9. After the Thin Man (1936)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi

Votes: 7,201

10. A Day at the Races (1937)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

7.7
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A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones

Votes: 10,733

11. Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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An escaped convicted murderer hides out at a New York wax museum where he hopes to get plastic surgery, which will help him revenge himself on Charlie Chan.

Director: Lynn Shores | Stars: Sidney Toler, Victor Sen Yung, C. Henry Gordon, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 1,134

12. The Red Dragon (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Fortunio Bonanova, Benson Fong, Robert Emmett Keane

Votes: 498

13. Hotel for Women (1939)

83 min | Drama

7.6
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A girl from Syracuse goes to New York to see her boyfriend, successful architect who no longer cares for her. Fellow residents at a women's hotel encourage her to become a top model. When boyfriend tries to come back to her he has rivals.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Ann Sothern, Linda Darnell, James Ellison, Jean Rogers

Votes: 13

14. Boy Trouble (1939)

75 min | Drama, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Shopkeeper Homer Fitch (Ruggles) hates the changes in his household when his wife adopts two orphan boys but realizes how much he loves the boys when they are struck with scarlet fever.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, Donald O'Connor, Joyce Mathews

Votes: 15

15. Buck Privates Come Home (1947)

77 min | Action, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee

Votes: 1,626

16. King of the Texas Rangers (1941)

Approved | 215 min | Adventure, Western

7.5
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Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Sammy Baugh, Neil Hamilton, Pauline Moore, Duncan Renaldo

Votes: 43

17. Over My Dead Body (1942)

68 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.5
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Jason Cordry is a none-too-bright mystery writer with a big failing: he can't think up solutions to his plots. When he accidentally frames himself for murder, he realizes he hasn't got a ... See full summary »

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Milton Berle, Mary Beth Hughes, Reginald Denny, Frank Orth

Votes: 15

18. Mad Love (1935)

Passed | 68 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.4
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An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her husband's hands with the hands of a knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives.

Director: Karl Freund | Stars: Peter Lorre, Frances Drake, Colin Clive, Ted Healy

Votes: 3,108

19. 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: 2,125

20. The Last Hurrah (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Drama

7.4
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

Votes: 2,127

21. Cadet Girl (1941)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when ... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Carole Landis, George Montgomery, Shepperd Strudwick, William Tracy

Votes: 11

22. We Go Fast (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Two cops (Curtis, Deforest) flirt with highway restaurant waitress (Bari) who falls for Oriental businessman (Mohr) who turns out to be a crook.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Lynn Bari, Alan Curtis, Sheila Ryan, Don DeFore

Votes: 12

23. Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy

7.4
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Brooklyn residents Joe Turp (William Gargan) and his wife, Ethel (Ann Sothern), travel to Washington D. C. to call on the US President (Lewis Stone)to make a pleas on the behalf of their ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Ann Sothern, Lewis Stone, Walter Brennan, William Gargan

Votes: 12

24. They Were Expendable (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.

Directors: John Ford, Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt

Votes: 5,822

25. The Great Lie (1941)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

7.3
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After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson

Votes: 2,515

26. Risky Business (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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Radio commentator Dan Clifford takes desperate chances to save the life of a young girl who has been kidnapped.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: George Murphy, Dorothea Kent, Eduardo Ciannelli, Leon Ames

Votes: 10

27. Madame Curie (1943)

Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for brilliant student Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Albert Lewin | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers, Albert Bassermann

Votes: 1,829

28. The House of the Seven Gables (1940)

Approved | 89 min | Thriller, Drama

7.2
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Fighting over an inheritance, one Pyncheon brother frames the other for murder.

Director: Joe May | Stars: George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Dick Foran

Votes: 571

29. Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)

Approved | 267 min | Adventure, Action, Crime

7.2
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A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell, C. Montague Shaw

Votes: 154

30. Hey, Rookie (1944)

77 min | Musical

7.2
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Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Ann Miller, Joe Besser, Larry Parks, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 16

31. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

Votes: 7,274

32. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

Votes: 4,501

33. Wife vs. Secretary (1936)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, May Robson

Votes: 2,266

34. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

Votes: 765

35. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

Votes: 1,180

36. Back Street (1941)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.1
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan, Richard Carlson, Frank McHugh

Votes: 371

37. Mutiny on the Blackhawk (1939)

Passed | 66 min | Adventure

7.1
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Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas, the bartering of natives for slavery in a tropical ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Constance Moore, Noah Beery

Votes: 20

38. Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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A girl reporter is trying to tack down the lady-in-the-title, as a key witness in a graft trial, which involves three murder and that many failed attempts. A prosecuting attorney in the ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Z. Loring | Stars: Joseph Allen, Mary Howard, Sheila Ryan, Ricardo Cortez

Votes: 12

39. Undercover Doctor (1939)

67 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Dr. Bartley Morgan covers up his profitable illegalities with the respectable veneer of a posh, highly profitable private practice, he runs with his nurse Margaret Hopkins. The FBI agent ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Janice Logan, J. Carrol Naish, Heather Angel

Votes: 7

40. Silence (I) (1931)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A gray-haired convict, within the shadows of the gallows, tells his story to the prison chaplain beginning twenty years earlier when he was sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Max Marcin | Stars: Clive Brook, Marjorie Rambeau, Peggy Shannon, Charles Starrett

Votes: 12

41. Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, War

7.0
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An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic.

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale, Julie Bishop

Votes: 2,516

42. The Paleface (1948)

91 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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Calamity Jane is despatched to find out who's smuggling rifles to the Indians, and winds up married to a hapless correspondence school dentist as part of her cover.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Robert Armstrong, Iris Adrian

Votes: 2,804

43. Wake Island (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Votes: 1,373

44. The Beginning or the End (1947)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler

Votes: 362

45. Johnny Apollo (1940)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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The son of a jailed Wall Street broker turns to crime to pay for his father's release.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Tyrone Power, Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 756

46. That Certain Woman (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Mary Donnell, a young legal secretary with a past, elopes with a client's son, but his father has the marriage annulled without knowing she's pregnant.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Votes: 908

47. Men with Wings (1938)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, Louise Campbell, Andy Devine

Votes: 77

48. For the Love of Mary (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Don Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 134

49. Disputed Passage (1939)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A doctor's medical studies are threatened by his infatuation with a Chinese girl. The girl returns to China, but complications ensue when she runs into him in Nanking during a Japanese bombing raid.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff, John Howard, Judith Barrett

Votes: 21

50. She's for Me (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Two lawyers fall for their beautiful client.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Grace McDonald, David Bruce, Lois Collier, George Dolenz

Votes: 6

51. Virginia City (1940)

Approved | 121 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 1,530

52. 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: 1,084

53. The Magnificent Dope (1942)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.9
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Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lynn Bari, Don Ameche, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 307

54. Tarzan and the Huntress (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.9
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A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle. After negotiating a quota with the native ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Patricia Morison

Votes: 1,697

55. Crime School (1938)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A gang of underprivileged teenagers are sentenced to serve two years in a reform school after almost killing a criminal fence who attacked them.

Directors: Lewis Seiler, William Clemens | Stars: The 'Dead End' Kids, Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop

Votes: 852

56. Nancy Drew: Detective (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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After a wealthy dowager who has made a substantial donation her alma mater suddenly disappears, Nancy Drew sets out to solve the mystery.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Bonita Granville, John Litel, James Stephenson, Frankie Thomas

Votes: 549

57. The Mad Miss Manton (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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When the murdered body discovered by beautiful, vivacious socialite Melsa Manton disappears, police and press label her a prankster until she proves them wrong.

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Sam Levene, Frances Mercer

Votes: 1,404

58. Of Human Hearts (1938)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, Western

6.9
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This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Walter Huston, James Stewart, Beulah Bondi, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 700

59. Summer Storm (1944)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Olga is an alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Fedor away from his milquetoast fiancée, with tragic consequences.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Anna Lee, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 291

60. This Thing Called Love (1940)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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Two professional people marry, but the wife insists that they be celibate for the first three months, just to see if they are truly compatible. The husband tries various tricks to lure his ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Binnie Barnes, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 70

61. Smooth as Silk (1946)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An attorney, engaged to an actress, gains acquittal for a wealthy playboy accused of manslaughter. The actress, anxious to play the lead in a production backed by the uncle of the playboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Kent Taylor, Virginia Grey, Milburn Stone, John Litel

Votes: 44

62. The Lady's from Kentucky (1939)

67 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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Good-natured gambler Marty Black falls into ownership of a booking joint but soon falls on hard times. His one out is a marker for half-ownership in a young thoroughbred, which he quickly ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: George Raft, Ellen Drew, Hugh Herbert, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 14

63. Our Town (1940)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. People grow up, get married, live, and die. Milk and the newspaper get delivered every morning, and nobody locks... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Holden, Martha Scott, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 1,716

64. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.8
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This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

Votes: 5,125

65. Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne.

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, William K. Howard | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,351

66. Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, War

6.8
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FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, George Sanders, Francis Lederer, Paul Lukas

Votes: 992

67. The Wings of Eagles (1957)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Wead.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey, Ward Bond

Votes: 2,728

68. Hollow Triumph (1948)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.8
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Pursued by the big-time gambler he robbed, John Muller takes a new identity, with ironic results.

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Eduard Franz, Leslie Brooks

Votes: 1,323

69. Born to Dance (1936)

Passed | 106 min | Musical, Comedy

6.8
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Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel

Votes: 920

70. Cafe Society (1939)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Fred MacMurray, Shirley Ross, Jessie Ralph

Votes: 39

71. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)

Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox, Roger Pryor

Votes: 902

72. Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.8
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Judge Hardy takes his family to New York City, where Andy quickly falls in love with a socialite. He finds the high society life too expensive, and eventually decides that he liked it better back home.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

Votes: 583

73. The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947)

Approved | 112 min | Drama

6.8
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Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women. He begins with Rachel (Marie Wilson), a hanger-on... See full summary »

Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, Ann Dvorak, John Carradine

Votes: 444

74. The Murder Man (1935)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 673

75. The Sun Comes Up (1949)

93 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Lewis Stone

Votes: 243

76. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President of the United States.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main

Votes: 355

77. Let Us Live (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Baxter

Votes: 245

78. Honor Among Lovers (1931)

75 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Jerry Stafford, a businessman, is in love with his secretary but she deserts him for another man. When she realizes her mistake, she goes back to him. Doris Brown is her girlfriend who is in love with a man named Monty Dunn.

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fredric March, Monroe Owsley, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 114

79. Life with Henry (1940)

80 min | Comedy

6.8
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Henry Aldrich wants to win a trip to Alaska.

Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Leila Ernst, Eddie Bracken, Fred Niblo

Votes: 28

80. Blue, White and Perfect (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Detective Michael Shayne boards a Hawaii-bound ocean liner on the trail of stolen industrial diamonds and a Nazi smuggling ring.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Helene Reynolds, George Reeves

Votes: 189

81. Gallant Bess (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, War

6.8
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In addition to the horse playing a dual role, the horse was also a gelding which is a male, not a female. Quite an acting challenge for any actor.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Marshall Thompson, George Tobias, Clem Bevans, Donald Curtis

Votes: 135

82. Don't Gamble with Strangers (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Drama

6.8
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Two card sharks, pretending to be brother and sister, clean out a small-town banker, then take over a crooked gambling joint.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Kane Richmond, Bernadene Hayes, Peter Cookson, Gloria Warren

Votes: 18

83. Reported Missing (1937)

63 min | Thriller

6.8
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A gang is sabotaging planes so that when they crash, the corpses can be robbed.

Director: Milton Carruth | Stars: William Gargan, Jean Rogers, Dick Purcell, Hobart Cavanaugh

Votes: 17

84. Tobacco Road (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Hillbilly family life in 1941 rural Georgia.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Rambeau, William Tracy

Votes: 1,471

85. The Buccaneer (1938)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, History

6.7
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Semi-fictional account of pirate Jean Lafitte's involvement in the War of 1812.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame

Votes: 462

86. The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A well-bred young English lad living in lower Manhattan tries to gain acceptance from his not-so-well-bred peers at school.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Rowland Brown | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper, Mickey Rooney, Ian Hunter

Votes: 315

87. Whipsaw (1935)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Hoping to nab a gang of jewel thieves, a government agent pretends to be a crook and travels across country with a lady thief.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Harvey Stephens, William Harrigan

Votes: 453

88. Bad Boy (1949)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.7
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THIS SUMMARY CONTAINS SPOILERS! Danny is a juvenile delinquent sentenced to Variety Club Ranch in lieu of jail. He charms the headmistress and goads everyone else. The marshal sets out to ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Audie Murphy, Lloyd Nolan, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason

Votes: 170

89. Swanee River (1939)

84 min | Drama

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

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Don Ameche, Andrea Leeds, Al Jolson, Felix Bressart

Votes: 94

90. I Take This Woman (1931)

72 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A wealthy New York socialite falls for and marries a cowboy while out West. Her father disinherits her, and after trying to make a go of it as a cowboy's wife, they agree to divorce and she... See full summary »

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Helen Ware, Lester Vail

Votes: 43

91. A Woman of Distinction (1950)

85 min | Comedy

6.7
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Ice-cold college dean Susan Middlecott feels there's no room in her life for romance. Enter Prof. Alec Stevenson, British lecturer on astronomy, touring North America and in possession of a... See full summary »

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Ray Milland, Edmund Gwenn, Janis Carter

Votes: 260

92. Salute to the Marines (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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Wallace Beery stars in this patriotic World War II drama about a tough retired Marine who is caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign, experiencing action, heroics, and tragedy. ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wallace Beery, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen, Ray Collins

Votes: 154

93. Within These Walls (1945)

71 min | Drama

6.7
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Michael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid and harsh with ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Mary Anderson, Edward Ryan, Mark Stevens

Votes: 12

94. Undercurrent (1946)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.6
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Middle-aged bride Ann Hamilton soon begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, Robert Mitchum, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 2,017

95. Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge.... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Montgomery, Maureen O'Hara, John Sutton, Laird Cregar

Votes: 155

96. They Met in Bombay (1941)

Passed | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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A jewel thief and a con artist are rivals in the theft of a valuable gem as the Japanese army invades China.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Rosalind Russell, Peter Lorre, Jessie Ralph

Votes: 630

97. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet, Colleen Townsend, William Demarest

Votes: 471

98. Kentucky (1938)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.6
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Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 327

99. The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A missionary tries to outwit the U.S. government and smuggle Chinese orphans into the country.

Directors: Bruce Manning, Jean Renoir | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Barry Fitzgerald, Arthur Treacher

Votes: 178

100. Rendezvous (1935)

94 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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In 1917 Lt. Bill Gordon is headed for France when he meets and becomes friendly with Joel Carter, niece of the Asst. Secretary of War. Finding out that he is an expert on codes, she gets ... See full summary »

Directors: William K. Howard, Sam Wood | Stars: William Powell, Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 465