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1.
Grease (1978)
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Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
2.
Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953)
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Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc. (114 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
3.
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
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An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office. (100 mins.)
Director: James Foley
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
4.
Burn After Reading (2008)
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A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it. (96 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
5.
Our Hospitality (1923)
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A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family. (65 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
6.
The Match King (1932)
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Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where... (79 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
7.
La La Land (2016)
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While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. (128 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
8.
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
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After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California. (141 mins.)
Director: Marlon Brando
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
9.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
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Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. (136 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
10.
The Midnight Story (1957)
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When a San Francisco priest is murdered, a policeman, who's a close friend, starts an investigation. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
11.
Broadcast News (1987)
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Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly. (133 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
12.
The Big City (1963)
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Life at home changes when a house-wife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a saleswoman. (136 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
13.
Morning Glory (1933)
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When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success. (74 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
14.
Overlord (1975)
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During the Second World War a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day. (83 mins.)
Director: Stuart Cooper
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
15.
Wind Across the Everglades (1958)
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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades. (93 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
16.
Neon Bull (2015)
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Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry. (101 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Mascaro
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
17.
The Look of Silence (2014 Documentary)
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A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers. (103 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 9.
 
18.
The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (115 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 9.
 
19.
Back to the Future (1985)
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Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
20.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
21.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
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An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in. (91 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
22.
The Immigrant (2013)
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1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island. (120 mins.)
Director: James Gray
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
23.
Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
24.
Dark Hazard (1934)
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Jim is a compulsive gambler. He meets Marge at a boarding house and they get married. His gambling causes problems... (73 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
25.
The Lusty Men (1952)
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Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
26.
Blonde Crazy (1931)
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The adventures of an egoistic con man and his glamorous accomplice. (79 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
27.
The Unknown Known (2013 Documentary)
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Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003. (103 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
28.
Untamed (1955)
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In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame. (111 mins.)
Director: Henry King
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
29.
A Brief History of Time (1991 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (80 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
30.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (99 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
31.
The Right of Way (1931)
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Snobbish attorney Charles 'Beauty' Steele loses his wife due to his drinking and his heirs at the same... (68 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
32.
The Truth About Youth (1930)
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Richard Carewe has raised his deceased friend's son from childhood with the help of his housekeeper and her beautiful daughter... (69 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
33.
Penny Serenade (1941)
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A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (119 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
34.
Pickup Alley (1957)
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International narcotics smuggler Frank McNally is trailed through various European countries by U.S. drug enforcement agent Charles Sturgis. (92 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
35.
The Reckless Hour (1931)
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In New York City, a young model is swept off her feet by a debonair, handsome young man. Unfortunately for her... (71 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
36.
The Naughty Flirt (1931)
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Rich party girl sets her eyes on a young attorney. (56 mins.)
Director: Edward Cline
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
37.
Rebecca (1940)
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A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. (130 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
38.
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)
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A charismatic peddler from the bayous finds his true calling in politics. Is he a demagogue in the making? (88 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
39.
Week-End Marriage (1932)
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An out-of-work husband (Norman Foster) resents his wife (Loretta Young) being the breadwinner in the family. (65 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
40.
King of the Underworld (1939)
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After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carol Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board. (67 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
41.
Her (2013)
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A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
42.
Stromboli (1950)
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Karen, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prisoners camp. But the life in Antonio's village, Stromboli, threatened by the volcano, is a tough one and Karen cannot get used to it. (107 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
43.
Diner (1982)
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A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore. (110 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
44.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
45.
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
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Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great. (129 mins.)
Director: John Huston
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
46.
Frozen (2013)
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When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. (102 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
47.
American Hustle (2013)
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A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. (138 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
48.
For Me and My Gal (1942)
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Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI. (104 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
49.
The Falcon in Hollywood (1944)
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The Falcon investigates the murder of an actor on a Hollywood backlot. (67 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
50.
The Best Man (1964)
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The two front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement. (102 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 9.
 
51.
I Married a Witch (1942)
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A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor. (77 mins.)
Director: Rene Clair
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
52.
The Road to Singapore (1931)
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A wife and husband's marriage is destroyed due to her infidelity. (69 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
53.
The Falcon in Mexico (1944)
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An artist's daughter becomes suspicious when new paintings by her supposedly dead father begin turning up in New York... (70 mins.)
Director: William Berke
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
54.
High Pressure (1932)
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Gar Evans is a "high pressure" promoter who tends to be unrealistically optimistic about his projects and exaggerates the chance of success... (73 mins.)
Director: Mervyn Le Roy
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
55.
The Big Combo (1955)
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A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead. (87 mins.)
Director: Joseph Lewis
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
56.
Shack Out on 101 (1955)
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An isolated diner on California's 101 highway provides the backdrop of the story involving nuclear secrets, foreign spies and federal agents. (80 mins.)
Director: Edward Dein
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
57.
The Falcon Out West (1944)
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When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim died from rattlesnake venom... (64 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
58.
Redes (1936)
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A story of burgeoning labor rights amongst poor fishermen in a small village in Mexico. (65 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
59.
The Crooked Web (1955)
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Government agent tries to trick a suspect into returning to Germany, the scene of his crimes. (77 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
60.
Reign of Terror (1949)
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Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine. (89 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
61.
Private Detective 62 (1933)
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A down and out private eye falls for a woman he has been hired to frame. (66 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
62.
Edge of Eternity (1959)
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In the 1950s, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin is pressured by his community to solve a string of mysterious murders around a mining ghost town in Grand Canyon. (80 mins.)
Director: Donald Siegel
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
63.
Plunder Road (1957)
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On a dark night of pelting rain, five men stage a well-planned train robbery and get away with a $10 millionr... (72 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
64.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. (104 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 9.
 
65.
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
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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. (100 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
66.
The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943)
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Posing as an insurance investigator, Tom Lawrence investigates a murder of a teacher disguised as a suicide at a women's college. (67 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
67.
The Falcon in Danger (1943)
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Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard. (69 mins.)
Director: William Clemens
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
68.
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)
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Tom Lawrence, who has inherited his brother's sobriquet of "The Falcon," is framed for the theft of war bonds and murder. (66 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
69.
The Falcon's Brother (1942)
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Tom Lawrence, Gay's brother, takes over for his injured sibling in a case which involves Nazi espionage and political assassination. (63 mins.)
Director: Stanley Logan
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
70.
The Falcon Takes Over (1942)
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The Falcon and reporter Ann Riordan try to solve a string of murders after an ex-wrestler, released from jail, goes looking for his girl friend. (65 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
71.
A Date with the Falcon (1942)
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In the second film of the series (and not a second part of anything), Gay Lawrence, aka The Falcon, is about to depart the city to marry his fiancée... (63 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
72.
The Gay Falcon (1941)
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The Falcon investigates jewel thieves who are working with hard up socialites to defraud insurance companies. First of the Falcon series. (67 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
73.
Ministry of Fear (1944)
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Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it. (86 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
74.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
75.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
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A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet. (75 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
76.
The Thick-Walled Room (1956)
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From the Criterion Collection: "Among the first Japanese films to deal directly with the scars of World War II... (110 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
77.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
78.
Ruthless (1948)
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Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise... (104 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
79.
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
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Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty. (130 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
simonhowson rated this 5.
 
80.
China Gate (1957)
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In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot. (97 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
81.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. (91 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
82.
Downstairs (1932)
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An amoral chauffeur seeks to seduce a young bride. (77 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
83.
The Quiet Man (1952)
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A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
84.
Smarty (1934)
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Vicki Wallace (Joan Blondell) takes great pleasure in teasing her husband,Tony Wallace (Warren William)... (65 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
85.
Mandalay (1934)
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Abandoned by her lover, a woman becomes the main "hostess" in a decadent nightclub, but tries to put her past behind her on a steamer to Mandalay. (65 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
86.
Strangers in the Night (1944)
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A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific... (56 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
87.
Union Depot (1932)
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Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in a metropolitan train station and its environs. (67 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
88.
Merry Wives of Reno (1934)
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(64 mins.)
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
89.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
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Quick-tempered yet likable Biff Grimes falls for the beautiful Virginia Brush, but he is not the only young man in the neighborhood who is smitten with her. (99 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
90.
Havana Widows (1933)
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Two golddiggers go fishing for millionaires in Havana. (62 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
91.
One Way Passage (1932)
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A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret. (67 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
simonhowson rated this 9.
 
92.
The Steel Trap (1952)
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A Bank officer discovers a flaw in the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil and decides to take advantage of it... (85 mins.)
Director: Andrew L. Stone
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
93.
Jimmy the Gent (1934)
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An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor. (67 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
94.
Blondie Johnson (1933)
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Story of a Depression-downtrodden waif who uses her brains instead of her body to rise from tyro con artist to crime boss. (67 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
simonhowson rated this 8.
 
95.
I've Got Your Number (1934)
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Two telephone repairmen have many adventures and romance a pair of blondes. (69 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
96.
Traveling Saleslady (1935)
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Angela Twitchell is the daughter of a tooth-paste manufacturer, Rufus K. Twitchell, who has monopolized... (63 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
97.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
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When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. (130 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
simonhowson rated this 7.
 
98.
The Crowd Roars (1932)
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Sports car racer becomes overprotective of his brother when he decides to become a racer as well. (85 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
99.
Miss Pacific Fleet (1935)
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Two broke ex-chorus girls in California hope to get back to Broadway by winning the "Miss Pacific Fleet" popularity contest. (66 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
simonhowson rated this 6.
 
100.
Man on a Tightrope (1953)
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Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain. (105 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
simonhowson rated this 9.