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1. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Votes: 52,307 | Gross: $3.27M

2. Holiday (1938)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life 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: 12,440

3. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 5,635

4. Johnny Belinda (1948)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

7.8
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In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 3,714

5. Servants' Entrance (1934)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.5
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Servants' Entrance is a 1934 American Pre-Code musical comedy film. The movie was written by Samson Raphaelson from the Sigrid Boo novel and directed by Frank Lloyd, with a cartoon sequence... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Lew Ayres, Ned Sparks, Walter Connolly

Votes: 30

6. Altars of the World (1976)

150 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Lew Ayres

Votes: 16

7. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.3
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,787 | Gross: $6.54M

8. The Dark Mirror (1946)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Long

Votes: 3,323

9. The Man (1972)

G | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Earl Jones, Martin Balsam, Burgess Meredith, Lew Ayres

Votes: 265

10. Silk Hat Kid (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Eddie Howard, a fast-thinking, two-fisted bodyguard, is hired by nightclub-owner Tim Martin to protect him from chiseling gangsters operating an extortion-racket. But Eddie meets and falls ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Paul Kelly, Ralf Harolde

Votes: 14

11. Night World (1932)

58 min | Drama

7.0
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Story of the goings-on at a Prohibition-era nightclub.

Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, Dorothy Revier

Votes: 273

12. The Kiss (1929)

Passed | 62 min | Romance, Drama

7.0
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An unhappily married woman is caught up in scandal and murder when her affection toward a young man is misinterpreted.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 824 | Gross: $0.52M

13. Okay America! (1932)

78 min | Drama

7.0
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A gossip columnist's rise to fame. Based closely on the real life of Walter Winchell.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan, Louis Calhern, Edward Arnold

Votes: 49

14. Let's Be Ritzy (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Complications ensue when a young married couple pretend to be something they're not.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Lew Ayres, Patricia Ellis, Isabel Jewell, Frank McHugh

Votes: 11

15. The Unfaithful (1947)

Approved | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A Los Angeles socialite kills a man while home alone one night and claims he was an intruder she did not know. It seems like a clear case of self defense until the story hits the papers and people connected to the dead man come forward.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden

Votes: 760

16. State Fair (1933)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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An Iowa family finds adventure, love, and heartbreak, when they spend a week at the state fair.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, Lew Ayres, Sally Eilers

Votes: 645

17. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 7,408

18. The Impatient Maiden (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A maid's dreams come true - except they are not quite what she expected.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Una Merkel, Andy Devine

Votes: 110

19. Young Dr. Kildare (1938)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.8
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Fresh out of medical school, young Dr. James Kildare decides to take a position at a large New York hospital instead of joining his father's country practice. In New York he meets the ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Lynne Carver, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 426

20. Maisie Was a Lady (1941)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid. Maisie soon finds herself trying to mend the family's ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ann Sothern, Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 422

21. Common Clay (1930)

89 min | Drama

6.8
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Young Ellen Neal gets work as a servant with the wealthy Fullerton family. She falls in love with the Fullerton's handsome young son. But he leaves her with child, and when she attempts to ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Constance Bennett, Lew Ayres, Tully Marshall, Matty Kemp

Votes: 31

22. East Is West (1930)

75 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Ming Toy is on the auction block in China. She is saved by Billy and taken to San Francisco by Lo Sang Kee. To save her from deportation she is sold to Charlie Yong, the Chop Suey King. Billy kidnaps her with plans of marriage.

Director: Monta Bell | Stars: Lupe Velez, Lew Ayres, Edward G. Robinson, E. Alyn Warren

Votes: 24

23. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lou Ricarno is a smart guy. His plan is to organize the various gangs in Chicago so that the mugs will not liquidate each other. WIth the success of his leadership, Louie prospers, marries ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews

Votes: 754

24. The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (1932)

75 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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The Cohens and the Kellys invade a Hollywood studio after Kitty becomes the darling of the studio.

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: George Sidney, Charles Murray, June Clyde, Norman Foster

Votes: 15

25. Hold 'Em Navy (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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Two football players fight over the same girl.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mary Carlisle, John Howard, Benny Baker

Votes: 7

26. Lottery Lover (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.6
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A crew of young military-school cadets are enjoying their first weekend in Paris. Frank Harrington, a girl-shy cadet, wins the lottery which "They" have organized, an Frank wins the right ... See full summary »

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Lew Ayres, Pat Paterson, Peggy Fears, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 18

27. Cross Country Cruise (1934)

Passed | 72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Story of several passengers, including an escaped killer, on a cross-country bus trip.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lew Ayres, June Knight, Alice White, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 59

28. The Carpetbaggers (1964)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Jonas Cord is a disagreeable rich young tycoon on the corporate make, with some subplots about booze, broads and Hollywood in the 1930's.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings

Votes: 1,751 | Gross: $28.41M

29. The Last Train from Madrid (1937)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Lew Ayres, Gilbert Roland, Karen Morley

Votes: 168

30. Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

6.5
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Dr. James Kildare has just completed his internship at Blair General Hospital and is assigned to work with his mentor, Dr. Leonard Gillespie. But fearing for the health of his father, Dr. ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 260

31. Lady Be Careful (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.5
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Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mary Carlisle, Benny Baker, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 12

32. The Crime Nobody Saw (1937)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Three play-authors, Horace Dryden, Nick Milburn and "Babe" Lawton, are in an apartment seeking a plot for a new play. They are still on Page 1 when an intoxicated man wanders into their ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Lew Ayres, Ruth Coleman, Eugene Pallette, Benny Baker

Votes: 34

33. Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942)

Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Ann Ayars, Robert Sterling

Votes: 218

34. Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

6.4
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It is a week before Dr. Kildare's wedding to pretty Nurse Mary Lamont. The hospital is a-buzz with preparation for the big day. Good old Dr. Gillespie, despite fatigue, has agreed to help a... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Red Skelton

Votes: 255

35. Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.3
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Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges | Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth

Votes: 25,792 | Gross: $3.88M

36. These Glamour Girls (1939)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her. When she shows up at school, he tries to get rid of her, but she won't leave. ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lana Turner, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 330

37. Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 339

38. Fingers at the Window (1942)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.3
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The City of Chicago is gripped by an Axe Murderer. The streets are empty at night as there have been six murders and six people have been caught, but they are lunatics. Only one person has ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lederer | Stars: Lew Ayres, Laraine Day, Basil Rathbone, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 622

39. The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

6.3
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Kildare saves the life of an ice skater who was in an auto accident. But even though her broken leg has knit, she can't walk, and she tries to sue Kildare for malpractice, and Kildare's ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Bonita Granville

Votes: 247

40. The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

6.3
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Dr. Gillespie's cancer has gotten worse, and to force him to take a rest instead of pursuing a sulfa-drug/pneumonia study, Kildare refuses to assist Gillespie, and instead accepts a case of... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill, Helen Gilbert

Votes: 306

41. My Weakness (1933)

73 min | Musical

6.3
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A wealthy young man bets his uncle that he can transform a clumsy cleaning lady into a glamorous fashion plate, then marry her off to his bachelor cousin.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Lilian Harvey, Lew Ayres, Charles Butterworth, Harry Langdon

Votes: 22

42. Up for Murder (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Drama

6.3
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Young reporter accidentially kills his newspaper's editor in a fight over the publisher's mistress, who is also the paper's society editor.

Directors: Monta Bell, Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Lew Ayres, Genevieve Tobin, Purnell Pratt, Richard Tucker

Votes: 26

43. Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A rich businessman wants to marry his secretary, but first he has to pass muster with her middle-class family.

Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Robert Young, Lana Turner, Lew Ayres, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 238

44. Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Young Dr. Kildare tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his seemingly insane patient.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 363

45. Spring Tonic (1935)

58 min

6.2
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Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Lew Ayres, Claire Trevor, Walter Woolf King, Jack Haley

Votes: 14

46. Iron Man (1931)

73 min | Drama

6.1
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Prizefighter Mason loses his opening fight so wife Rose leaves him for Hollywood. Without her around Mason trains and starts winning. Rose comes back and wants Mason to dump his manager Regan and replace him with her secret lover Lewis.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lew Ayres, Robert Armstrong, Jean Harlow, John Miljan

Votes: 169

47. The Golden Fleecing (1940)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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A $50,000 life-insurance sale puts mild-mannered Henry Twinkle on the fast track at Ajax Insurance Company. Now he can marry his girl and climb the corporate ladder -- just as long as the ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Lew Ayres, Rita Johnson, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Grey

Votes: 143

48. Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

6.1
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Nurse Mary Lamont is excited about her brother's impending visit. The young man's strange behavior puzzles Dr. Kildare who believes he may be hiding a serious illness.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Robert Young

Votes: 247

49. Don't Bet on Love (1933)

Not Rated | 62 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Bill McCaffery, a plumber, wins big at the racetrack but then his luck runs out and almost ruins his business. Molly Gilbert, his manicurist girlfriend, stands by him and helps him readjust to life as a plumber.

Director: Murray Roth | Stars: Lew Ayres, Ginger Rogers, Charley Grapewin, Shirley Grey

Votes: 68

50. Donovan's Brain (1953)

Approved | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

6.0
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Dr. Patrick "Pat" J. Cory is researching brains with his assistant and friend Dr. Frank Schratt and his wife Janice Cory through experiments with monkeys in a laboratory in his house. When ... See full summary »

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lew Ayres, Gene Evans, Nancy Reagan, Steve Brodie

Votes: 1,248



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