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1. 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 thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 83

2. Hollywood Greats (1977– )

40 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.

Stars: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross, George Cukor, David Thomson

Votes: 86

3. Excess Baggage (1928)

80 min | Comedy

7.7
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Director: James Cruze | Stars: William Haines, Josephine Dunn, Neely Edwards, Kathleen Clifford

Votes: 11

4. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.6
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Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana

Votes: 16,986

5. Dark Passage (1947)

Passed | 106 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

7.6
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A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 16,314

6. The Petrified Forest (1936)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.6
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Genevieve Tobin

Votes: 11,465

7. Wide Wide World (1955–1958)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Using 40 cameras and 12 mobile vans, this live Sunday afternoon programme broadcast events in North America, the Caribbean and Europe. The show alternated with other programs during its run... See full summary »

Stars: Dave Garroway, Lew Ayres, Robert Fryer, Alice Ghostley

Votes: 11

8. An Affair to Remember (1957)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Votes: 26,060

9. Love Affair (1939)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A French playboy and an American former nightclub singer fall in love aboard a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, after he has had a chance to earn a decent living.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman

Votes: 3,979

10. You Were Never Lovelier (1942)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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In Buenos Aires, a man who has decreed that his daughters must marry in order of age allows an American dancer to perform at his club under the condition that he play suitor to his second-oldest daughter.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom

Votes: 2,978 | Gross: $0.67M

11. Pride of the Marines (1945)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Marine hero Al Schmid is blinded in battle and returns home to be rehabilitated. He readjusts to his civilian life with the help of his soon to be wife.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark, John Ridgely

Votes: 1,146

12. Broken Arrow (1950)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.2
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Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches in Arizona territory.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael

Votes: 6,947

13. A Man's Man (1929)

80 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: James Cruze | Stars: William Haines, Josephine Dunn, Sam Hardy, Mae Busch

Votes: 12

14. The Hanging Tree (1959)

Not Rated | 107 min | Western

7.1
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Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realizing that he can exploit his secret.

Directors: Delmer Daves, Karl Malden, Vincent Sherman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Maria Schell, Karl Malden, George C. Scott

Votes: 3,307

15. Spencer's Mountain (1963)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,242

16. Destination Tokyo (1943)

Approved | 135 min | Adventure, History, War

7.1
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In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale, John Ridgely

Votes: 4,320

17. Dames (1934)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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A multimillionaire decides to boycott "filthy" forms of entertainment such as Broadway shows.

Directors: Ray Enright, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 1,693

18. Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Bette Davis, John Garfield, The Andrews Sisters, Jack Benny

Votes: 1,714

19. Jubal (1956)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.1
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A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Valerie French

Votes: 3,165

20. The Very Thought of You (1944)

99 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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Army sergeants Dave and "Fixit" spend a three-day pass in Pasadena, where they meet Janet and Cora, two young women who work in a parachute factory.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark, Faye Emerson

Votes: 432

21. The Last Wagon (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.0
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Wagon train survivors of an Apache attack entrust the sheriff's prisoner, scout Comanche Todd, with their lives despite his wanted-for-murder status.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Susan Kohner, Tommy Rettig

Votes: 2,559

22. Return of the Texan (1952)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.0
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During the 1950s, after many years in Kansas City, widower Sam Crockett, his 2 children and his grandpa return to their abandoned family farm in Texas and face many difficulties.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Dale Robertson, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan, Richard Boone

Votes: 97

23. The Farmer's Daughter (1940)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Broadway producer Nickie North, and his press agent Scoop Trimble, land a backer for a new show, but their "angel" requires that they rehearse the show out-of-town and star Clarice Sheldon,... See full summary »

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Martha Raye, Charles Ruggles, Richard Denning, Gertrude Michael

Votes: 46

24. A Summer Place (1959)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A self-made businessman rekindles a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 2,664

25. The Red House (1947)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.9
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An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson, Rory Calhoun

Votes: 2,885

26. The Mating Call (1928)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

6.8
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A WWI vet takes on the KKK when he loses his wife to a womanizing Klansman.

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Evelyn Brent, Renée Adorée, Alan Roscoe

Votes: 328

27. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Night of January Sixteenth (1956)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The story revolves around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner, who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane, his secretary who also has a ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Carney | Stars: Gertrude Astor, Betty Bronson, Ken Carpenter, Mary Carr

Votes: 6

28. Cowboy (1958)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.7
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An idealistic tenderfoot Chicago hotel clerk is taken on a cattle-drive to Mexico by famous trail boss Tom Reece but discovers that cowboy life isn't what he expected.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Jack Lemmon, Anna Kashfi, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 2,394

29. Task Force (1949)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, War

6.7
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As he is retiring, Jonathon Scott reminisces about his long Navy career and the development of the role of the aircraft carrier from the early 20s.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jane Wyatt, Wayne Morris, Walter Brennan

Votes: 839

30. It All Came True (1940)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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After crooked nightclub owner Chips Maguire murders a police informant, he blackmails his piano player to allow him to stay at his eccentric mother's boarding house.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Humphrey Bogart, Jeffrey Lynn, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 916

31. The Night of January 16th (1941)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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The story revolves around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner, who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane, his secretary who also has a ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Robert Preston, Ellen Drew, Nils Asther, Clarence Kolb

Votes: 83

32. Page Miss Glory (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.7
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A chambermaid impersonates the fictional subject of a composite photo that won a beauty contest, with whom a famed aviator falls in love.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Marion Davies, Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Mary Astor

Votes: 1,158

33. Ladies' Man (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

6.7
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A boy from the country inherits $10 million, and decides to go to New York City to live it up.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Cass Daley, Virginia Welles, Spike Jones

Votes: 25

34. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its supposedly magical powers.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget

Votes: 3,120 | Gross: $26.00M

35. The Covered Wagon (1923)

98 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.6
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Two wagon caravans converge at what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. On their quest the pilgrims will experience desert heat, mountain snow, hunger, and ... See full summary »

Director: James Cruze | Stars: J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Alan Hale, Ernest Torrence

Votes: 467 | Gross: $7.63M

36. Stranded (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A construction engineer with a heart of steel courts a social worker with a heart of gold, while fighting a protection racketeer that tries to derail the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Patricia Ellis, Donald Woods

Votes: 389

37. Ever Since Eve (1937)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Lecherous bosses make it difficult for an attractive secretary to keep jobs, so she decides to appear considerably more homely in hopes of holding onto work.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Marion Davies, Robert Montgomery, Frank McHugh, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 1,331

38. Professor Beware (1938)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy

6.6
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Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Phyllis Welch, William Frawley, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 143 | Gross: $0.80M

39. Parrish (1961)

Unrated | 138 min | Drama

6.5
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Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Troy Donahue, Karl Malden, Dean Jagger

Votes: 874

40. Kings Go Forth (1958)

Approved | 109 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more about them than her.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Leora Dana

Votes: 1,278

41. Rome Adventure (1962)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Prudence resigns from her teaching position after being criticized for giving a student her copy of a romance novel. She sails for Italy, takes a job at a small bookstore in Rome, and meets... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Rossano Brazzi, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 1,001

42. Slim (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A veteran lineman takes an awe-struck young farmer under his wing, but problems arise when he introduces him to his occasional girlfriend, a pretty nurse.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Henry Fonda, Stuart Erwin, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 322

43. The Go Getter (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Billy Austin served on the crew of the USN airship Macon until it crashed at sea during a storm. In the hospital, the captain has given him a watch with the motto of the crew 'It Shall Be ... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: George Brent, Anita Louise, Charles Winninger, John Eldredge

Votes: 169

44. The Badlanders (1958)

Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Released from the Yuma Prison in 1898, ex-killer John McBain wants to go straight while ex-robber Peter Van Hoek seeks revenge but their destinies eventually converge in the mining town of Prescott.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Alan Ladd, Ernest Borgnine, Katy Jurado, Claire Kelly

Votes: 1,078

45. Drum Beat (1954)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Western

6.4
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In 1872, Indian fighter Johnny MacKay is appointed peace commissioner for the California and Oregon territory but he faces tough opposition from the renegade Modocs led by their chief Captain Jack.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan, Robert Keith

Votes: 700

46. Susan Slade (1961)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama

6.4
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Premarital sex, secrets, and society. At 17, shy Susan Slade is on her way to California after a ten-year stay at a remote Chilean mine where her father was chief engineer. Onboard ship, ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Troy Donahue, Dorothy McGuire, Connie Stevens, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 649

47. White Feather (1955)

Approved | 102 min | History, Western

6.4
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In 1877 Wyoming, during the peace negotiations between the Cheyenne and the USA, an Indian girl falls in-love with a land surveyor, causing the ire of her Cheyenne fiance.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, John Lund, Debra Paget

Votes: 807

48. Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)

Approved | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Jean Hersholt, John Miljan

Votes: 1,026 | Gross: $0.81M

49. Guiding Light (1952–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield and centers on the middle class Bauer family.

Stars: Kim Zimmer, Beth Chamberlin, Maureen Garrett, Robert Newman

Votes: 1,374

50. Stage Door Canteen (1943)

Passed | 132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Judith Anderson, Kenny Baker

Votes: 1,369



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