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1. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)

Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor, Dan Dailey

Votes: 4,880

2. The Mortal Storm (1940)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Votes: 3,917

3. The Wings of Eagles (1957)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Read.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey, Ward Bond

Votes: 3,263

4. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
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Three soldiers meet ten years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray

Votes: 2,524

5. Ziegfeld Girl (1941)

Passed | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley | Stars: James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner

Votes: 2,203

6. What Price Glory (1952)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.3
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The wartime romantic misadventures of Captain Flagg, commander of a company of US Marines in 1918 France.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Cagney, Corinne Calvet, Dan Dailey, William Demarest

Votes: 1,002

7. Susan and God (1940)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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Susan Trexel is a wealthy socialite, who while vacationing in Europe undergoes a religious transformation. On her return to America, Susan takes on the task of spreading her new found ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Joan Crawford, Fredric March, Ruth Hussey, John Carroll

Votes: 936 | Gross: $0.82M

8. This Is the Army (1943)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Musical, War

5.9
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In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. In WWII his son Johnny Jones, who was before his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Alan Hale

Votes: 857 | Gross: $20.83M

9. That's Dancing! (1985)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Musical

7.1
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The history of dance depicted on film.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Ray Bolger, Sammy Davis Jr., Gene Kelly

Votes: 818 | Gross: $4.21M

10. Pepe (1960)

Unrated | 180 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Cantinflas, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones, Carlos Montalbán

Votes: 734 | Gross: $9.60M

11. Lady Be Good (1941)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy.

Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 685

12. Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical

6.1
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In 1950s Las Vegas, a gambling rancher and a ballerina discover that some people have luck at cards while others have luck at love.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead, Lili Darvas

Votes: 592

13. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War

6.5
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Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet, Colleen Townsend, William Demarest

Votes: 550

14. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.6
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The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Dan Dailey, Joanne Dru, Richard Hylton, Richard Crenna

Votes: 535

15. A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.1
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In 1876 Colorado, the Tomahawk and Western Railroad is expanding through the Rockies, but some stagecoach operators, fearing a loss of revenue, plan to sabotage the railroad.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun, Walter Brennan

Votes: 476

16. Mother Wore Tights (1947)

107 min | Musical

6.7
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In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall

Votes: 462

17. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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The story of the late J. Edgar Hoover, who was head of the FBI from 1924-1972. The film follows Hoover from his racket-busting days through his reign under eight U.S. presidents.

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, James Wainwright, Michael Parks, José Ferrer

Votes: 458

18. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)

Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.4
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An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Richard Beymer, Diane Baker, Corinne Calvet, Fred Clark

Votes: 433

19. I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Susan Hayward, Dan Dailey, George Sanders, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 418

20. My Blue Heaven (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, Jane Wyatt

Votes: 382

21. Panama Hattie (1942)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Hattie Maloney runs a saloon in Panama where assorted characters congregate where they frequently sing and dance Cole Porter numbers. An upper class gentleman arrives and sparks fly between... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Roy Del Ruth, Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Sothern, Rags Ragland, Ben Blue

Votes: 328

22. The Kid from Left Field (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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Coop's an ex-ballplayer is now a peanut vendor, who takes too much of an interest in the game. But he's passed on his craze for baseball to his son, Christie. When his dad gets fired, Chris... See full summary »

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Bancroft, Billy Chapin, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 320

23. The Wayward Bus (1957)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

6.7
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Joan Collins, Jayne Mansfield and Dan Dailey star in this engaging drama based on a novel by John Steinbeck. Three strangers - a stripper (Mansfield), an alcoholic wife (Collins) and a ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Vicas | Stars: Joan Collins, Jayne Mansfield, Dan Dailey, Rick Jason

Votes: 273

24. The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)

Approved | 104 min | Biography, Musical

6.1
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Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North

Votes: 254

25. You Were Meant for Me (1948)

Approved | 92 min | Musical

6.2
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1920's bandleader Chuck Arnold meets hometown girl Peggy at one of the band's dances and next day weds her. Though she loves him, life on the road becomes increasingly difficult for her, ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dan Dailey, Oscar Levant, Barbara Lawrence

Votes: 200

26. Dulcy (1940)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A dizzy young woman aranges to turn her inventor-boyfriend's vacation into a chance meeting with a possible investor who happens to be her brother's future father-in-law. And Wacky stuff happens.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Ann Sothern, Ian Hunter, Roland Young, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 199

27. Chicken Every Sunday (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

6.6
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A rueful wife (circa 1910) recalls 20 years of her husband's financial fumbles, as she keeps a boarding house to support the family.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Dan Dailey, Celeste Holm, Colleen Townsend, Alan Young

Votes: 198

28. The Getaway (1941)

Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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A G-man is sent to prison to befriend a suspected robbery ringleader and then helps him break out to gain his confidence.

Directors: Edward Buzzell, Richard Rosson | Stars: Robert Sterling, Charles Winninger, Donna Reed, Henry O'Neill

Votes: 193

29. Call Me Mister (1951)

Approved | 96 min | Musical

5.8
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A G.I. in occupied Japan tries to re-woo his old love, who's putting on a show for the troops.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Danny Thomas, Dale Robertson

Votes: 187 | Gross: $2.70M

30. The Girl Next Door (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Dan Dailey, June Haver, Dennis Day, Billy Gray

Votes: 171

31. Washington Melodrama (1941)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

6.4
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Calvin Claymore is a wealthy businessman trying to get a bill passed to help the starving children of Europe at the outbreak of World War 2. He meets a dancer at a night club, escorts her ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Frank Morgan, Ann Rutherford, Kent Taylor, Dan Dailey

Votes: 160

32. Hullabaloo (1940)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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A movie musical centered on merrily befogged Merriweather's attempt to restore his career - all while reuniting with his three children (from his three alimony-seeking ex-wives!).

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Frank Morgan, Virginia Grey, Dan Dailey, Billie Burke

Votes: 140

33. Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1957)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

5.2
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A bored housewife seeks help from a psychiatrist who also solves his own emotional problems.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Dan Dailey, Tony Randall

Votes: 139

34. Sunday Punch (1942)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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The routine of a group of fledgling boxers all living in Ma Galestrum's boarding house is interrupted when Ma allows her roving niece, beautiful Judy Galestrum, to move in. Especially ... See full summary »

Director: David Miller | Stars: William Lundigan, Jean Rogers, Dan Dailey, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 136

35. Keeping Company (1940)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

6.0
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A real estate agent and his wife try to advise their eldest daughter about marriage.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Frank Morgan, Ann Rutherford, John Shelton, Irene Rich

Votes: 123

36. Mokey (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Drama

4.9
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Mokey is an eight-year-old boy whose father gives him too little attention and whose stepmother misunderstands him. His misdeeds are due to neglect and misunderstanding on the part of his elders.

Director: Wells Root | Stars: Dan Dailey, Donna Reed, Robert Blake, Cordell Hickman

Votes: 113

37. When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)

98 min | Musical

6.4
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Vaudeville performers, Dailey and Grable, have marital difficulties when he hits the "Big Time", which are compounded by his drinking problem.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Jack Oakie, June Havoc

Votes: 110

38. You're My Everything (1949)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Anne Revere, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 104

39. The Captain Is a Lady (1940)

65 min | Comedy

6.5
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Because of a bad investment, Captain and Mrs. Peabody are evicted from their home. Mrs. Peabody finds lodging at a retirement home, but as only single women are allowed, the Captain has to ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Charles Coburn, Beulah Bondi, Virginia Grey, Helen Broderick

Votes: 104

40. The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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In 1902, medicine show con man Dan Thompson settles down with the daughter he hardly knows in a New York theatrical boarding house full of eccentric characters. Forced to take a job in an ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Frank Morgan, Mary Howard, Billie Burke, Donald Meek

Votes: 100

41. Meet Me at the Fair (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Musical

6.5
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In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Dan Dailey, Diana Lynn, Chet Allen, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 88

42. I'll Get By (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: June Haver, William Lundigan, Gloria DeHaven, Dennis Day

Votes: 86

43. Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)

92 min | Musical

6.6
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The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dan Dailey, Charles Winninger, Nancy Guild, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 70

44. Down in San Diego (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A group of neighborhood teenagers discover some suspicious goings-on near a naval base in San Diego, and suspect that a foreign espionage ring is at work trying to find out military secrets.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Bonita Granville, Ray McDonald, Dan Dailey, Leo Gorcey

Votes: 41

45. Give Out, Sisters (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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Peggy (Peggy Ryan)), a messenger, delivers a telegram to The Flamingo Club where the Andrews Sisters (The Andrews Sisters) and Bob Edwards' Orchestra are appearing. Peggy learns that the ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Laverne Andrews, Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Grace McDonald

Votes: 38

46. Underwater Warrior (1958)

91 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.0
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Based upon the life of Commander Francic D. Fane (USNR), _UnderWater Warrior_ follows the evolution of the US Navy's Underwater Demolition Unit from its inception near the end of World War ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Dan Dailey, James Gregory, Ross Martin, Raymond Bailey

Votes: 28

47. Las cuatro noches de la luna llena (1963)

81 min | Horror, Mystery

5.3
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A popular singer learns that an old gypsy legend about cats may not be simple superstition.

Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Gene Tierney, Dan Dailey, Analía Gadé, Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón

Votes: 18

48. Taxi (1953)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A New York cab driver helps an Irish immigrant girl with a baby, locate her missing husband.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Dan Dailey, Constance Smith, Neva Patterson, Blanche Yurka

Votes: 17

49. Moon Over Her Shoulder (1941)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

8.2
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Marriage counselor (Sutton) advises his bored wife (Bari) to take up painting through which she meets a hubbie-rival yachtsman (Dailey).

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Lynn Bari, John Sutton, Dan Dailey, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 9

50. Timber! (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance

4.3
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Two FBI agents are sent to investigate sabotage at a lumber camp.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Andy Devine, Dan Dailey, Marjorie Lord

Votes: 6



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