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1. The Big Clock (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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After murdering someone, a magazine tycoon tries to frame an unknown, innocent man of the murder instead, while the innocent man tries to solve the murder himself.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton, George Macready

Votes: 6,645

2. Seven Wonders of the World (1956)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Lowell Thomas searches the world for natural and man made wonders and invites the audience to try to update the ancient Greek list of "Seven Wonders of the World."

Directors: Tay Garnett, Paul Mantz, Andrew Marton, Ted Tetzlaff, Walter Thompson, John Farrow | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Paul Mantz, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 79 | Gross: $32.10M

3. Alias Nick Beal (1949)

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

7.3
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A district attorney rises to political success and the governorship but loses his sense of morality once he starts associating with the shadowy and perhaps diabolical Nick Beal.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Ray Milland, Audrey Totter, Thomas Mitchell, George Macready

Votes: 631

4. The Hitler Gang (1944)

101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Bobby Watson, Roman Bohnen, Martin Kosleck, Victor Varconi

Votes: 93

5. Hondo (1953)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and young son living in the midst of warring Apaches and becomes their protector.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond, Michael Pate

Votes: 8,019

6. His Kind of Woman (1951)

Approved | 120 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

7.1
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A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle.

Directors: John Farrow, Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Vincent Price, Tim Holt

Votes: 3,213

7. Five Came Back (1939)

Passed | 75 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. Crashing into jungles known to be ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie, John Carradine

Votes: 1,501

8. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

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

7.1
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When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, John Lund, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 900

9. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.0
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

Votes: 827

10. You Came Along (1945)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Cummings, Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Charles Drake

Votes: 147

11. Comet Over Broadway (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Story of a rising stage star and the trouble she causes by her ambition.

Directors: Busby Berkeley, John Farrow | Stars: Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, John Litel, Donald Crisp

Votes: 256

12. 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: 1,583

13. Tarzan Escapes (1936)

Passed | 89 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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An expedition seeking to bring Jane back to civilization, and Tarzan into captivity, gets more than it's bargained for.

Directors: Richard Thorpe, John Farrow, James C. McKay, George B. Seitz, William A. Wellman | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Buckler, Benita Hume

Votes: 2,906

14. China (1943)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, War

6.9
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During the Japanese invasion of China, a cynical, macho profiteer meets a compassionate, beautiful schoolteacher.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Loretta Young, Alan Ladd, William Bendix, Philip Ahn

Votes: 267

15. 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: 375

16. Beyond Glory (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.9
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Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Donna Reed, George Macready, George Coulouris

Votes: 145

17. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton

Votes: 21,363 | Gross: $42.00M

18. Where Danger Lives (1950)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has to flee with her to the Mexican border.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains, Faith Domergue, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 2,127

19. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 576 | Gross: $1.30M

20. My Bill (1938)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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The town of Colbrook, Massachusetts was founded by the family of the same name, and as such they are its leading family. Widowed Mrs. Reginald Colbrook - Mary - has had to manage the family... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Kay Francis, Bonita Granville, John Litel, Anita Louise

Votes: 321

21. Blaze of Noon (1947)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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In the 1920s, four brothers fly for the fledgling U.S. Air Mail Service.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Anne Baxter, William Holden, Sonny Tufts, William Bendix

Votes: 104

22. Back from Eternity (1956)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Phyllis Kirk

Votes: 1,058

23. Calcutta (1947)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Bendix, June Duprez

Votes: 286

24. The Sea Chase (1955)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger

Votes: 2,461

25. Plunder of the Sun (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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American adventurer gets involved in archaeological artifact smuggling and treasure hunting in Mexico.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 528

26. Submarine Command (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Submarine commander Ken White reminisces about his wartime years aboard submarine USS Tiger Shark and struggles with feelings of personal guilt.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix, Don Taylor

Votes: 402

27. Easy Come, Easy Go (1947)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Diana Lynn, Sonny Tufts, Dick Foran

Votes: 16

28. Copper Canyon (1950)

Not Rated | 84 min | Western

6.3
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Johnny Carter, performing sharpshooter, is asked to help a beleaguered group of copper miners.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Ray Milland, Hedy Lamarr, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman

Votes: 476

29. The Saint Strikes Back (1939)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Simon Templar, the Saint, travels to San Francisco to solve crime mysteries within the police department.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Jonathan Hale, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 790

30. Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.3
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A young orphan girl wants a small-time gambler to be her father.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Litel, Ann Sheridan, Frank McHugh, Janet Chapman

Votes: 76

31. California (1947)

Passed | 97 min | Romance, Western

6.2
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Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

Votes: 664

32. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)

Passed | 90 min | Romance, Western

6.2
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Two outlaws, Rio and Esqueda, raised together as stepbrothers, have a showdown over the issue of whether to evict new settlers from their territory.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 747

33. Broadway Musketeers (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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Drama about three girl graduates of an orphanage whose paths cross.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Margaret Lindsay, Ann Sheridan, Marie Wilson, John Litel

Votes: 80

34. Women in the Wind (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Drama

6.2
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A pilot enters an aviation race in order to win enough money to pay for her brother's medical treatment, and encounters difficulty with a rival pilot.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Kay Francis, William Gargan, Victor Jory, Maxie Rosenbloom

Votes: 178

35. Botany Bay (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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In 1787, American medical student Hugh Tallant and British convicts are sent from London to New South Wales on a ship commanded by the evil Captain Gilbert.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, James Mason, Patricia Medina, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 378

36. Red, Hot and Blue (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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An aspiring actress finds herself in a jam when a gangster, who is backing the show she is in, is found dead in her apartment.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Betty Hutton, Victor Mature, William Demarest, June Havoc

Votes: 192

37. Red Mountain (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.

Directors: William Dieterle, John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland

Votes: 292

38. Sorority House (1939)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Anne Shirley plays Alice Fisher-the daughter of a small grocer who at the last minute gets to go to little Talbot College. She learns that joining a sorority is an essential thing at the ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Anne Shirley, James Ellison, Barbara Read, Pamela Blake

Votes: 122

39. West of Shanghai (1937)

Passed | 64 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.0
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Karloff is the Chinese warlord Fang, who holds a group of oilmen and missionaries hostage in a remote Chinese outpost.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Boris Karloff, Beverly Roberts, Ricardo Cortez, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 305

40. Married and in Love (1940)

Approved | 59 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Add a Plot

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Marshal, Barbara Read, Patric Knowles, Helen Vinson

Votes: 70

41. Full Confession (1939)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A Catholic priest by the name of Father Loma must convince a man to step forward to save an innocent man from being sent to the electric chair.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Sally Eilers, Joseph Calleia, Barry Fitzgerald

Votes: 110

42. Reno (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Drama

5.8
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Richard Dix portrays Reno lawyer who helps women get a fast divorce but can he keep his wife (Gail Patrick) from divorcing him.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Anita Louise, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 84

43. The Unholy Wife (1957)

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

5.7
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Wealthy vintner Paul Hochen meets blonde bombshell Phyllis in a bar...and marries her. In due course, Phyllis is bored by Paul, and finds an exciting new lover in rodeo rider San. To adjust... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Diana Dors, Rod Steiger, Tom Tryon, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 248

44. A Bill of Divorcement (1940)

Approved | 74 min | Drama

5.7
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Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Adolphe Menjou, Fay Bainter, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 92

45. Men in Exile (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Framed for a robbery he didn't commit, a man flees to a Caribbean island and gets involved with a woman, gun-runners and murder.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Dick Purcell, June Travis, Victor Varconi, Olin Howland

Votes: 81

46. A Bullet Is Waiting (1954)

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

5.6
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After crashing their small plane in the wilderness, a sheriff deputy and his prisoner take shelter at an isolated farm.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Jean Simmons, Stephen McNally, Brian Aherne

Votes: 221

47. The Invisible Menace (1938)

Approved | 55 min | Mystery, Comedy

5.4
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An army private and his new bride are trying to honeymoon on an island occupied by the military and a murderer.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marie Wilson, Eddie Craven, Regis Toomey

Votes: 205

48. She Loved a Fireman (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.4
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After his political days are over, Red decides to become a fireman. He takes the exam, goes to fire college and is stationed at Company 27. That station is commanded by Captain Shannon, who... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Dick Foran, Ann Sheridan, Robert Armstrong, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 89



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