Latest Titles With Peter Potter


1. The Ladies Man (1961)

95 min | Comedy

6.5
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Helen Traubel, Pat Stanley, Kathleen Freeman

Votes: 2,639

2. The Five Pennies (1959)

Approved | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ... See full summary »

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

Votes: 1,344

3. The Girl Can't Help It (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien, Julie London

Votes: 2,488

4. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #8.21 (1955)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Ed Sullivan, Harry von Zell, Eve Arden, Edward Arnold

5. The Stars Are Singing (1953)

Approved | 99 min | Musical

6.1
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Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Rosemary Clooney, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Lauritz Melchior, Bob Williams

Votes: 53

6. 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: 832

7. I Surrender Dear (1948)

Approved | 67 min | Musical, Romance

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Patty Nelson, using the name of Parry Hart, auditions for and gets the job as a band-singer with Al Tyler's orchestra. Al, of course, falls in love with her and she with him. Back in Los ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Gloria Jean, David Street, Don McGuire, Alice Tyrrell

8. Genius at Work (1946)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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Two actors who star in a radio detective show find themselves pitted against a villain calling himself the Cobra, who has an affinity for torture chambers.

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Anne Jeffreys, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 156

9. The Lost Weekend (1945)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 26,922

10. I'll Tell the World (1945)

61 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Lee Tracy, Brenda Joyce, Raymond Walburn, June Preisser

Votes: 5

11. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's ... See full summary »

Directors: George Marshall, A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Franchot Tone

Votes: 402

12. Mutiny in the Arctic (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Anne Nagel, Addison Richards

Votes: 8

13. Enemy Agent (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.6
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A man is framed for being a spy. After he is released, he sets out to find who the real spies are.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Cromwell, Helen Vinson, Robert Armstrong, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 16

14. Framed (1940)

60 min | Drama

5.9
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A young newspaper reporter finds himself framed for murder.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Frank Albertson, Constance Moore, Jerome Cowan, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 7

15. Wings of the Navy (1939)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Jerry and Cass have always been competitive. Now that Cass is a well respected Naval aviator like his father, Jerry leaves the submarine service to become a flying cadet with Class 61 at ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, John Payne, Frank McHugh

Votes: 209

16. 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

17. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

Votes: 259

18. Mr. Boggs Steps Out (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Oliver Boggs, a typical office drone, with no success in sight, who can spout statistics about anything and everything, wins $1500 in a bean-guessing contest at the movie theatre, quits his... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Helen Chandler, Toby Wing, Tully Marshall

Votes: 63

19. Prison Train (1938)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Frankie Terris and Mannie Robbins are the two most powerful gangsters in their city. Frankie has a young sister, Louise, whom he has kept at a boarding school away from the stench of his ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Fred Keating, Dorothy Comingore, Clarence Muse, Faith Bacon

Votes: 97

20. Prairie Moon (1938)

Passed | 58 min | Western

6.7
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Gene takes care of three tough kids sent west from Chicago after their father died and left them a cattle ranch. They help him catch a bunch of rustlers.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Shirley Deane, Tommy Ryan

Votes: 50

21. Touchdown, Army (1938)

Comedy, Sport

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Prep football star Jimmy Howal gets a reception far different from what he expected when he enters West Point. His cocky attitude earns him the enmity of many upperclassmen, especially ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: John Howard, Mary Carlisle, Robert Cummings, William Frawley

22. They Won't Forget (1937)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.3
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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger

Votes: 1,135

23. Love Takes Flight (1937)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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On a transcontinental flight from New York City to Los Angeles, Joan Lawson, the flight hostess, attracts the attention of a move producer, Dave Miller, and he tries to persuade her to sign... See full summary »

Director: Conrad Nagel | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Beatrice Roberts, John Sheehan, Astrid Allwyn

Votes: 17

24. Life Begins at College (1937)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Al Ritz, Harry Ritz, Jimmy Ritz, Joan Davis

Votes: 30

25. The Holy Terror (1937)

68 min | Drama

6.1
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Jane is the daughter of an officer in the Naval Air Service who, while putting on musical shows for the troops, uncovers a group of spies.

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Jane Withers, Tony Martin, Leah Ray, El Brendel

Votes: 9

26. The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. ... See full summary »

Directors: James W. Horne, Charley Rogers, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, Antonio Moreno

Votes: 1,360

27. The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.0
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The countrymen in the hills of Missouri take the hounds on night fox hunts. This goes on until Jacob Terry comes into the county and decides to raise sheep and install a woven wire fence. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Eric Linden, Dudley Digges

Votes: 147

28. Freshman Love (1936)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Musical

5.2
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Frank McHugh is a college rowing coach, in a desperate attempt to acquire top rowers for his team, he enlists the assistance of pretty blonde Patricia Ellis to woo young hopefuls away from ... See full summary »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Patricia Ellis, Warren Hull, Frank McHugh, Mary Treen

Votes: 63

29. Rose Bowl (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.0
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Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Eleanore Whitney, Tom Brown, Buster Crabbe, William Frawley

Votes: 8

30. Naughty Marietta (1935)

G | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds an unlikely true love.

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 857

31. Bonnie Scotland (1935)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy

6.9
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Stan and Ollie mistakenly enlist in the army and find themselves posted to the Northwest Frontier in India on a dangerous mission.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, June Lang, William Janney

Votes: 1,417

32. The Phantom Empire (1935)

Approved | 245 min | Musical, Sci-Fi, Western

6.4
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When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried ... See full summary »

Directors: Otto Brower, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro, Betsy King Ross, Dorothy Christy

Votes: 346

33. Red Salute (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The rebellious daughter of an army general becomes involved with a communist agitator, much to the consternation of her father, who instead attempts to pair her with a handsome yet dim-witted soldier.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Young, Hardie Albright, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 138

34. Shipmates Forever (1935)

109 min | Musical

6.0
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Dick is watching the fleet come in when he sees June. Dick has no intention of joining the Navy, which is a family tradition, and June, having lost her father and brother in the Navy, does ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Lewis Stone, Ross Alexander

Votes: 187

35. Let 'em Have It (1935)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Young Federal gang-busters in action, with pauses for romance.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Richard Arlen, Virginia Bruce, Alice Brady, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 119

36. 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

37. Bright Eyes (1934)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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An orphaned girl is taken in by a snobbish family at the insistence of their rich, crotchety uncle, even as her devoted aviator godfather fights for custody.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Darwell, Judith Allen

Votes: 1,642

38. The Live Ghost (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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A gruff sea captain, who absolutely detests the word "ghost," is having trouble manning his ship because of the rumor it's...well...haunted. He inveigles Stanley and Oliver into helping him... See full summary »

Director: Charley Rogers | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Walter Long

Votes: 968

39. Burn 'Em Up Barnes (I) (1934)

Passed | 210 min | Action, Adventure

6.6
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Marjorie Temple, owner of a bus line and an apparently worthless plot of land, is set upon by rich oil speculators who know her land actually is worth millions. When they try to put her out... See full summary »

Directors: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Jack Mulhall, Frankie Darro, Lola Lane, Julian Rivero

Votes: 44