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1. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 6,187

2. The Parson of Panamint (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Drama, Music

7.7
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The mayor of wild and woolly mining town Panamint, in San Francisco to fetch a preacher for the new church, happens upon young Philip Pharo, as handy with his fists as with a sermon. ... See full summary »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Ellen Drew, Phillip Terry, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 20

3. Christmas in July (1940)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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When the co-workers of an ambitious clerk trick him into thinking he has won $25,000 in a slogan contest, he begins to use the money to fulfill his dreams. What will happen when the ruse is discovered?

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Alexander Carr

Votes: 2,770

4. Turn Off the Moon (1937)

79 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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The manager of a large department store consults the starry heavens when he needs answers to perplexing problems.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Eleanore Whitney, Johnny Downs, Kenny Baker

Votes: 21

5. Wives Never Know (1936)

75 min | Comedy

7.6
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Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, Adolphe Menjou, Vivienne Osborne

Votes: 7

6. Stars in My Crown (1950)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

7.5
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In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Joel McCrea, Ellen Drew, Dean Stockwell, Alan Hale

Votes: 1,474

7. The Accusing Finger (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him... See full summary »

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Paul Kelly, Marsha Hunt, Kent Taylor, Robert Cummings

Votes: 21

8. If I Were King (1938)

Passed | 101 min | Adventure, History

7.3
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Vagabond poet François Villon rises to high office in 1463 Paris.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Frances Dee, Ellen Drew

Votes: 683

9. My American Wife (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

7.3
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My American Wife is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Harold Young and written by Elmer Davis, Edith Fitzgerald and Virginia Van Upp. The film stars Francis Lederer, Ann Sothern, Fred... See full summary »

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Francis Lederer, Ann Sothern, Fred Stone, Billie Burke

Votes: 20

10. Reaching for the Sun (1941)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

7.3
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Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Ellen Drew, Eddie Bracken, Albert Dekker

Votes: 36

11. Murder Goes to College (1937)

77 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.3
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Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Marsha Hunt, Lynne Overman, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 12

12. Mountain Music (1937)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Mary Beamish (Martha Raye), a folksy Ozark girl, yearns for the glitter of show business and for a man. She knows she is anything but gorgeous, but figures her enthusiasm offsets that small... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bob Burns, Martha Raye, John Howard, Terry Walker

Votes: 11

13. The Return of Sophie Lang (1936)

65 min | Drama

7.2
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In order to give up her life of crime and go straight, renowned jewel thief Sophie Lang fakes her own death and retires to London. She soon finds a job as a companion to a wealthy old lady ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Gertrude Michael, Guy Standing, Ray Milland, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 25

14. You and Me (1938)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

7.1
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An altruistic department-store owner hires ex-convicts in order to give them a second chance at life. Unfortunately, one of the convicts he hires recruits two of his fellow ex-convicts in a plan to rob the store.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Barton MacLane, Harry Carey

Votes: 884

15. Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

7.1
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Jack Benny (as himself) tries to make good his fictitious boasts about roughing it in Nevada, in a spoof of Western cliches.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Jack Benny, Ellen Drew, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Andy Devine

Votes: 251

16. Yours for the Asking (1936)

68 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: George Raft, Dolores Costello, Ida Lupino, Reginald Owen

Votes: 71

17. The Baron of Arizona (1950)

Approved | 97 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Master swindler James Reavis painstakingly spends years forging documents and land grants that will make his wife and him undisputed owners of the entire state of Arizona.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Vincent Price, Ellen Drew, Vladimir Sokoloff, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 1,659

18. Internes Can't Take Money (1937)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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In his first film, young Dr. Kildare helps a female ex-con find her child.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Lloyd Nolan, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 387

19. French Without Tears (1940)

86 min | Comedy

7.0
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The love affairs of three young Englishmen at a language cramming school in the south of France. Diana, the sister of one of the boys, arrives in town to flirt with all of her brothers' schoolmates.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Ray Milland, Ellen Drew, Janine Darcey, David Tree

Votes: 62

20. Sing While You Dance (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Susan Kent, hoping to establish herself as a song-plugger, tries to obtain a second song from a young songwriter, Johnny Crane, after his first song becomes a hit. While pursuing her ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Ellen Drew, Bob Haymes, Andrew Tombes, Edwin Cooper

Votes: 10

21. Johnny O'Clock (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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High-class crook gets in trouble with the law.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, Lee J. Cobb, Ellen Drew

Votes: 1,136

22. The Crooked Way (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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War hero recovers from amnesia & is confronted by his criminal past.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: John Payne, Sonny Tufts, Ellen Drew, Rhys Williams

Votes: 808

23. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A Paramount Studios security guard who was a major actor during the silent film era must carry out the illusion that he is still a big deal when his sailor son comes to visit.

Directors: George Marshall, A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Franchot Tone

Votes: 437 | Gross: $0.60M

24. And the Angels Sing (1944)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Fred MacMurray, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn

Votes: 120

25. The Night of January 16th (1941)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

Votes: 76

26. Cocoanut Grove (1938)

85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Band tries to get an audition for a job at a prestigious nightclub.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Harriet Nelson, Ben Blue, Eve Arden

Votes: 37

27. 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

28. Ice-Capades Revue (1942)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Ellen Drew, Richard Denning, Jerry Colonna, Barbara Jo Allen

Votes: 10

29. The Buccaneer (1938)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.7
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Semi-fictional account of pirate Jean Lafitte's involvement in the War of 1812.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame

Votes: 544

30. The Man from Colorado (1949)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.7
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At the end of the Civil War, two friends return home to Colorado and one of them has changed and is violent and erratic.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Ray Collins

Votes: 1,256

31. Sing, You Sinners (1938)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 167

32. The Mad Doctor (1941)

90 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A crazed physician marries a wealthy women and, with the help of his demented assistant, murders them for their money.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Ellen Drew, John Howard, Barbara Jo Allen

Votes: 72

33. This Way Please (1937)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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A famous singer and matinée idol helps a pretty young theater usher in her dreams of becoming a singer, but when her career begins to take off and she becomes engaged to a wealthy young man... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Betty Grable, Ned Sparks, Jim Jordan

Votes: 30

34. The Lady's from Kentucky (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.7
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Good-natured gambler Marty Black falls into ownership of a booking joint but soon falls on hard times. His one out is a marker for half-ownership in a young thoroughbred, which he quickly ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: George Raft, Ellen Drew, Hugh Herbert, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 19

35. Hotel Haywire (1937)

66 min | Comedy

6.7
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A couple has an ideal marriage until she finds women's lingerie in his coat pocket. An astrologer advises her to make her husband unhappy. Meanwhile their daughter plans to elope in the same hotel her father has unknowingly moved into.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Mary Carlisle, Lynne Overman, George Barbier

Votes: 19

36. Isle of the Dead (1945)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant woman, suspects ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine Emery

Votes: 3,496

37. Hollywood Boulevard (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.6
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With a full Hollywood background and settings but more an expose of scandal-and-gossip magazines of the era, has-been actor John Blakeford agrees to write his memoirs for magazine-publisher... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: John Halliday, Marsha Hunt, Robert Cummings, C. Henry Gordon

Votes: 58

38. Strange Confession (1944)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

6.6
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In World War 2 an escaped murderer who takes the identity of a dead soldier becomes a hero fighting in Africa, but his past catches him up.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Richard Whorf, Allyn Joslyn, Ellen Drew

Votes: 110

39. Dangerous to Know (1938)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A gangster tries to fix things so that he can marry a rich society woman.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Anna May Wong, Akim Tamiroff, Gail Patrick, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 64

40. Women Without Names (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A newly married couple is framed for the murder of a police officer. She is sent to prison, while he is sentenced to die in the electric chair. She sets out to prove their innocence.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Judith Barrett, John Miljan

Votes: 19

41. The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.5
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The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Gracie Allen, Warren William, Ellen Drew, Kent Taylor

Votes: 171

42. 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

43. Man in the Saddle (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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A private deadly feud ensues when ruthless wealthy rancher Will Isham attempts a takeover of small rancher Owen Merritt's land and marries Owen's old flame, Laure Bidwell.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Randolph Scott, Joan Leslie, Ellen Drew, Alexander Knox

Votes: 877

44. Rhythm on the Range (1936)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Music, Romance

6.4
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Cowboy Jeff Larabee returns from the east and meets Doris Halloway, a young girl, that he regards as a vagabond, till he learns that she's the owner of the farm where he works. He tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Bing Crosby, Frances Farmer, Bob Burns, Martha Raye

Votes: 270

45. 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

46. Rose Bowl (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.4
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Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Eleanore Whitney, Tom Brown, Buster Crabbe, William Frawley

Votes: 9

47. Our Wife (1941)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy

6.3
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Jerry Marvin, a talented musician and composer, wallows in drunken self-pity after he is divorced by his wife Babe. Along comes new love Susan, who rescues Jerry and provides him with fresh... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Ruth Hussey, Ellen Drew, Charles Coburn

Votes: 117

48. The Escape (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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From the slums emerge a policeman (Richmond) and a criminal (Norris) whose sister (Duff) loves the policeman who father has been murdered.

Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Kane Richmond, Amanda Duff, June Gale, Edward Norris

Votes: 14

49. The Swordsman (1948)

80 min | Adventure

6.2
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Young lovers brings two fighting clans together.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Larry Parks, Ellen Drew, George Macready, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 95

50. Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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The Crime Doctor comes up against a criminal with a dual personality.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Warner Baxter, Ellen Drew, William Frawley, Frank Sully

Votes: 185



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