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1. The Big Country (1958)

Passed | 166 min | Romance, Western

7.9
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A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Votes: 13,491

2. Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.9
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An alcoholic marries a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford, Jack Klugman

Votes: 10,165

3. A Star Is Born (1954)

Passed | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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89 Metascore

A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Votes: 13,113 | Gross: $14.93M

4. Of Mice and Men (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Drama

7.8
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Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his carer, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

Votes: 4,901

5. 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: 3,726

6. Vanity Street (1932)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A NYC police-detective rescues a down-and-out showgirl from a bad situation, gets her a job in the 'Follies", and falls in love with her. Then, as he is about to lead her to the altar, he ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Charles Bickford, Helen Chandler, Mayo Methot, George Meeker

Votes: 32

7. The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Approved | 156 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe, Vincent Price

Votes: 5,334

8. Brute Force (1947)

Passed | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 7,622

9. Night Club Scandal (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Romance, Thriller

7.5
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When Dr. Ernest Tindal's wife is murdered, evidence mounts to convict her lover, Frank Marian. But Frank knows he didn't do it.....

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: John Barrymore, Lynne Overman, Louise Campbell, Charles Bickford

Votes: 53

10. The Farmer's Daughter (1947)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Katie Holstrom leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is sidetracked into domestic service, romance, and politics.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,982

11. Command Decision (1948)

Passed | 112 min | Action, Drama, War

7.4
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Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 1,742

12. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

Votes: 3,460

13. Men in Her Life (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A wealthy ex-bootlegger comes to the rescue of a formerly rich society girl after her gold-digging fiancé leaves her stranded when he finds out she's broke. The bootlegger proposes a deal: ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Lois Moran, Charles Bickford, Victor Varconi, Don Dillaway

Votes: 21

14. Fallen Angel (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.2
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A slick con man arrives in a small town looking to make some money, but soon gets more than he bargained for.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Charles Bickford

Votes: 4,019

15. Mr. Lucky (1943)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 2,526

16. Street of Missing Men (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Charles Bickford, Harry Carey, Tommy Ryan, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Votes: 8

17. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A nightmare chase through hell in a never-ending, unrequited daisy chain of desire...

Director: Richard Lowenstein | Stars: Noah Taylor, Emily Hamilton, Romane Bohringer, Alex Menglet

Votes: 3,076

18. Little Miss Marker (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell, Charles Bickford, Shirley Temple

Votes: 1,070

19. Four Faces West (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Western

7.1
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In New Mexico, a cowpoke forces a banker at gunpoint to give him a loan without collateral, in exchange for an IOU but the marshal and his posse chase after him.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Joel McCrea, Frances Dee, Charles Bickford, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 598

20. Dynamite (1929)

Passed | 129 min | Drama

7.1
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Wealthy Cynthia is in love with not-so-wealthy Roger, who is married to Marcia. The threesome is terribly modern about the situation, and Marcia will gladly divorce Roger if Cynthia agrees ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Julia Faye

Votes: 344

21. Hell's Heroes (1929)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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When four men rob a bank, one is killed and the other three escape into the desert where they lose their horses in a storm. Finding a woman who gives birth, they are made godfathers only to... See full summary »

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charles Bickford, Raymond Hatton, Fred Kohler, Fritzi Ridgeway

Votes: 437

22. East of Java (1935)

72 min | Drama

7.1
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Survivors of a shipwreck find refuge on a tropical island--but so do the ship's cargo of lions and tigers.

Director: George Melford | Stars: Charles Bickford, Elizabeth Young, Frank Albertson, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 17

23. Duel in the Sun (1946)

Passed | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
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Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 7,274 | Gross: $20.41M

24. The Plainsman (1936)

Passed | 113 min | Biography, History, Romance

6.9
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Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,756

25. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)

Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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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.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy, Rod Steiger

Votes: 1,474

26. Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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Tarzan and Jane go to New York to rescue Boy after he is kidnapped into a circus.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Virginia Grey

Votes: 2,889

27. Whirlpool (1949)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

Votes: 3,213

28. Anna Christie (I) (1930)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, Marie Dressler

Votes: 2,407 | Gross: $1.01M

29. Jim Thorpe -- All-American (1951)

Approved | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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The triumph and tragedy of Native American Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter

Votes: 1,648

30. Wing and a Prayer (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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In WW2, an American aircraft carrier sails around the Pacific on a decoy mission until it joins the battle of Midway against the Japanese forces.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,156

31. Not as a Stranger (1955)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.8
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55 Metascore

An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Frank Sinatra, Robert Mitchum, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 1,497

32. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

Passed | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Massey

Votes: 2,555

33. Mister Cory (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A street-smart young man from the Chicago slums dreams of cajoling with the rich and powerful, no matter the cost.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Tony Curtis, Martha Hyer, Charles Bickford, Kathryn Grant

Votes: 354

34. Prince of Players (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Richard Burton, Maggie McNamara, John Derek, Raymond Massey

Votes: 319

35. This Day and Age (1933)

86 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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High school students band together to dispense vigilante justice against a vicious gangland boss.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charles Bickford, Judith Allen, Richard Cromwell, Harry Green

Votes: 102

36. High, Wide and Handsome (1937)

Approved | 110 min | Musical, Western

6.8
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Pennsylvania, 1859. Railroad tycoon Brennan (Alan Hale) is muscling in on oil-drilling farmers, led by Peter Cortland (Randolph Scott). Cortland must try to save their oil business, while also saving his marriage to Sally (Irene Dunne).

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott, Dorothy Lamour, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 187

37. Passion Flower (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

6.8
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A bored society woman invites scandal and heartache when she falls in love with her low-born chauffeur.

Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Kay Francis, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Winter Hall

Votes: 222

38. A Wicked Woman (1934)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Naomi is almost to term with her fourth child when Ed decides to leave taking all their money and the oldest son Curtis. With the sheriff after him, he is in no mood to think of his family.... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Mady Christians, Jean Parker, Charles Bickford, Betty Furness

Votes: 132

39. Song of the Eagle (1933)

83 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Charles Bickford, Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, Jean Hersholt

Votes: 12

40. The Unforgiven (1960)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.7
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The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiowa tribe.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon

Votes: 6,363

41. Branded (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Western

6.7
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A gunfighter takes part in a scheme to bilk a wealthy cattle family out of half a million dollars by pretending to be their son, who was kidnapped as child.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Alan Ladd, Mona Freeman, Charles Bickford, Robert Keith

Votes: 671

42. Daughter of Shanghai (1937)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Chinese-American woman tries to expose illegal alien smuggling ring.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Anna May Wong, Charles Bickford, Buster Crabbe, Cecil Cunningham

Votes: 162

43. Under Pressure (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Two members of a crew of "sandhogs", men who work on an underwater tunnel project, battle each other over the same woman and a rival team of sandhogs to see who will finish their half of ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, Florence Rice, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 43

44. Thunder Trail (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Western

6.7
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A wagon train is robbed by a gang of bandits who kill everyone but a pair of young brothers. Years later, the brothers join force to bring the bandits' leader to justice.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Charles Bickford, Marsha Hunt, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 29

45. Pride of the Marines (1936)

64 min | Comedy

6.7
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Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Charles Bickford, Florence Rice, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall

Votes: 9

46. The Last Posse (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.6
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When the anxiously awaited posse returns with neither prisoners nor the stolen money, we learn in flashback what happened. Having been cheated by Sampson Drune, a father and his two sons ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Derek, Charles Bickford, Wanda Hendrix

Votes: 258

47. Gangs of New York (1938)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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The undercover cop Rocky Thorpe infiltrates a crime syndicate being run by the incarcerated mob boss John Franklin. Franklin conducts his business via a short-wave radio concealed in his ... See full summary »

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Charles Bickford, Ann Dvorak, Alan Baxter, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 89

48. The Raging Tide (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat.... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Shelley Winters, Richard Conte, Stephen McNally, Charles Bickford

Votes: 89

49. The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Charming love story set on the Erie Canal in the mid-19th Century. A farmer works on the canal to earn money to buy a farm. He meets a cook on a canal boat, but she can't even consider ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Henry Fonda, Charles Bickford, Slim Summerville

Votes: 285

50. The Woman on the Beach (1947)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.5
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A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Joan Bennett, Robert Ryan, Charles Bickford, Nan Leslie

Votes: 1,523



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