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1. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.9
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After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest

Votes: 6,062

2. Beau Geste (1939)

Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 4,873

3. Destry Rides Again (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger

Votes: 8,941 | Gross: $0.35M

4. Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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When M. Beaucaire, a handsome barber, catches the Duke of Winterset cheating at gambling, Beaucaire exacts Winterset's cooperation in sneaking Beaucaire into a great ball, disguised as the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Doris Kenyon

Votes: 432 | Gross: $0.56M

5. The City That Stopped Hitler: Heroic Stalingrad (1943)

78 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Director: Leonid Varlamov | Star: Brian Donlevy

Votes: 51

6. Kiss of Death (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark

Votes: 6,201

7. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 3,937

8. The Great McGinty (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy

7.5
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Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics, but he endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 2,946

9. Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Stopped in Mexico by U.S. Immigration, Georges Iscovescu hopes to get into the country by marrying a citizen.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen

Votes: 1,546

10. The Big Combo (1955)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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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.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte, Jean Wallace, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 5,490

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. Human Cargo (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Bonnie Brewster and Packy Campbell are rival reporters who board a ship in Vancouver to go after a smuggling ring which brings in illegal aliens.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Claire Trevor, Brian Donlevy, Alan Dinehart, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 42

13. Union Pacific (1939)

Passed | 135 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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In 1862, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads compete westward across the wilderness toward California.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Preston

Votes: 2,156

14. Gentlemen of the Press (1929)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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A driven newspaperman misses out on the joys and sorrows of ordinary life.

Director: Millard Webb | Stars: Walter Huston, Kay Francis, Charles Ruggles, Betty Lawford

Votes: 44

15. Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

7.2
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A young woman who owns a coffee shop falls for a handsome young customer, unaware that he is a gangster. The association results in her being tried and sentenced to a long prison term. ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Melvyn Douglas, Alan Baxter, Pert Kelton

Votes: 48

16. Jesse James (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.

Directors: Henry King, Irving Cummings | Stars: Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly, Randolph Scott

Votes: 3,488

17. The Glass Key (1942)

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

7.1
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A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville

Votes: 4,724

18. Shakedown (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Unscrupulous and opportunistic San Francisco news media photographer Jack Early steps-on and uses folks, to get ahead, but in the end he tangles with the wrong people.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Howard Duff, Peggy Dow, Brian Donlevy, Lawrence Tierney

Votes: 147

19. Girl in Room 13 (1960)

79 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A letter summons American detective Steve Marshall to Sao Paulo, Brazil, in search of fugitive murderess Louise Dunning. Marshall contacts Louise and learns that she murdered her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Richard E. Cunha | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Andrea Bayard, Victor Merinow, Elizabeth Howard

Votes: 16

20. Impact (1949)

Approved | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

Votes: 2,427

21. Canyon Passage (1946)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc

Votes: 1,666

22. Enemy from Space (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

7.0
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Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sidney James, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 2,908

23. Strike Me Pink (1936)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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Meek Eddie Pink becomes manager of an amusement park beset by mobsters.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, Sally Eilers, Harry Parke

Votes: 316

24. Fighting Coast Guard (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Story of how the Coast Guard trained to help win World War II.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Forrest Tucker, Ella Raines, John Russell

Votes: 50

25. Wake Island (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines tries to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Votes: 1,589

26. The Beginning or the End (1947)

Passed | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler

Votes: 467

27. In Old Chicago (1938)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, Musical

6.9
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The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Alice Brady

Votes: 1,837

28. Two Years Before the Mast (1946)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama

6.9
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The playboy son of a wealthy shipping magnate discovers at first hand the desperate privations suffered by the crew of one of his fathers ships when he is unwillingly pressganged aboard.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix, Barry Fitzgerald

Votes: 377

29. An American Romance (1944)

Passed | 151 min | Drama

6.9
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Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ann Richards, Walter Abel, John Qualen

Votes: 372

30. Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.9
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Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor ... See full summary »

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Brian Donlevy, Billy De Wolfe

Votes: 53

31. Cowboy (1958)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.8
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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: 2,248

32. Pit Stop (1969)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.8
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Grant Willard sponsors drivers in a "new" form of race car driving called The Figure Eight. The rise and fall of one such driver is the whole story behind PIT STOP.

Director: Jack Hill | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Richard Davalos, Ellen Burstyn, Sid Haig

Votes: 528

33. Heaven Only Knows (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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An angel is sent to earth to help a saloon owner and gambler save his soul.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy, Marjorie Reynolds, Jorja Curtright

Votes: 316

34. Barbary Coast (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Mary Rutledge arrives from the east, finds her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the 1850s. She... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,306

35. The Great Man's Lady (1942)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.8
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A 100-year-old pioneer woman tells her story in flashbacks.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy, K.T. Stevens

Votes: 555

36. A Southern Yankee (1948)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, History, War

6.8
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A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris

Votes: 421

37. The Trouble with Women (1947)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

6.8
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A psychology professor comes up with a theory that women have a desire to be subjugated. A newswoman, using a pseudonym, accuses him of advocating wife-beating. There is trouble, when he falls in love with her, unaware of who she is.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Ray Milland, Teresa Wright, Brian Donlevy, Rose Hobart

Votes: 48

38. Killer McCoy (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

6.8
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Following a mishap in the ring, hard-nosed lightweight Tommy "Killer" McCoy gets mixed-up with a big-time gambler and falls for his educated daughter, Sheila, against her father's better wishes.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, Ann Blyth, James Dunn

Votes: 301 | Gross: $2.00M

39. The Lucky Stiff (1949)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is... See full summary »

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Irene Hervey

Votes: 48

40. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Brian Donlevy, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Montagu Love

Votes: 123

41. The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)

78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Professor Bernard Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth, but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Margia Dean, Thora Hird

Votes: 4,675

42. Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.7
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Laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border, the neutral Border City, its female mayor and city council, take no side in the ongoing Civil War and they're prepared to hang any troublemaker, Yankee or Confederate, who stirs the townsfolk up.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Lund, Brian Donlevy, Audrey Totter, Joan Leslie

Votes: 218

43. This Is My Affair (1937)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out to discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank robberies during the McKinley administration (early 20th ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Victor McLaglen, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 477

44. 13 Hours by Air (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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Airline pilot Jack Gordon (Fred MacMurray) on a flight from New York to San Francisco, is immediately attracted to beautiful passenger Felice Rollins (Joan Bennett). Known as a "lady's man"... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, Zasu Pitts, John Howard

Votes: 72

45. We're Going to Be Rich (1938)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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A drifter Dobbie and his wife Kit leave Australia in the 1880s for South African gold fields. She discovers happiness is where her husband is.

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: Gracie Fields, Victor McLaglen, Brian Donlevy, Coral Browne

Votes: 10

46. Behind Prison Gates (1939)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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Det. Norman Craig assumes the identity of a dead bank robber (killed in a police shoot out), Red Murray, so he can infiltrate the prison and find three other bank robbers that the police ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Julie Bishop, Joseph Crehan, Paul Fix

Votes: 16

47. When the Daltons Rode (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Fictionalized story of how the Dalton brothers were wronged by a crooked development company and became outlaws when the corrupt local courts offered them no justice.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, George Bancroft

Votes: 490

48. Stand by for Action (1942)

Passed | 109 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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During WW2, two Navy officers take command of an obsolete, World War I-vintage, destroyer that is assigned to convoy-escort duty in the Japanese-controlled waters of the South Pacific.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Charles Laughton, Walter Brennan

Votes: 484 | Gross: $0.55M

49. Nightmare (1942)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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An ex-gambler helps a beautiful widow, and becomes involved with a murder, secret agents, and saboteurs.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Diana Barrymore, Brian Donlevy, Henry Daniell, Eustace Wyatt

Votes: 73

50. The Errand Boy (1961)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going, so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Brian Donlevy, Howard McNear, Dick Wesson

Votes: 1,593



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