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1. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

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

8.1
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Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson, Noel Francis

Votes: 10,270

2. The Informer (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame

Votes: 5,051

3. Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Votes: 4,913

4. The Valley of Decision (1945)

Passed | 119 min | Drama

7.4
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An Irish maid falls for the son of her wealthy boss, though their disapproving fathers and a bitter strike at the steel mill complicates matters.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Donald Crisp, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 1,579

5. Heat Lightning (1934)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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In the Mohave Desert, Olga runs a gas station, lunch counter, and auto camp with her younger sister Myra. In a 24-hour period, Olga must deal with Myra's desire to go to a town dance with a... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Ann Dvorak, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 498

6. Destination 60,000 (1957)

65 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: George Waggner | Stars: Preston Foster, Pat Conway, Jeff Donnell, Coleen Gray

Votes: 13

7. The Harvey Girls (1946)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

7.1
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On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, John Hodiak, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 3,036

8. Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)

Approved | 65 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Preston Foster, Victor McLaglen, Lois Andrews, Kent Taylor

Votes: 28

9. First Lady (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.1
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As presidential election time approaches in Washington it is the women behind the scenes who seem to be making the decisions.

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: Kay Francis, Preston Foster, Anita Louise, Walter Connolly

Votes: 308

10. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty, Bob Haymes

Votes: 1,996

11. Two Seconds (1932)

67 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A condemned murderer, in the process of being executed, relives the events that led to his being sentenced to die in the electric chair.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Vivienne Osborne, Guy Kibbee, Preston Foster

Votes: 783

12. Thunderhoof (1948)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.0
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Texas rancher Scotty Mason goes into the Mexican desert-country in search of a wild horse, and takes his young wife, Margarita and his hired-hand, The Kid, whose life Scotty had saved a few... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Preston Foster, Mary Stuart, William Bishop, Dice

Votes: 56

13. Hoopla (1933)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Clara Bow, Preston Foster, Richard Cromwell, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 208

14. I Shot Jesse James (1949)

81 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Preston Foster, Barbara Britton, John Ireland, Reed Hadley

Votes: 1,718

15. Guadalcanal Diary (1943)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, War

6.8
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The story of a large U.S. Marines invasion task force bound for Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in 1942.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte

Votes: 1,869

16. Ramrod (1947)

Not Rated | 94 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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Violent feud between Connie Dickason, the owner of the Circle 66 ranch and rancher Frank Ivey, the self-proclaimed boss of an otherwise public grazing land.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Don DeFore, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,063

17. Annie Oakley (1935)

Passed | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Western

6.8
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A romanticized biography of the famous sharpshooter.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, Moroni Olsen

Votes: 1,394

18. The Arizonian (1935)

Passed | 75 min | Adventure, Music, Romance

6.8
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In a film where the leading character is a composite of several American-frontier lawmen (mostly Wyatt Earp,) Clay Tallant comes to Silver City, Arizona in the 1880s and encounters ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Richard Dix, Margot Grahame, Preston Foster, Louis Calhern

Votes: 154

19. Secret Agent of Japan (1942)

Passed | 72 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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Kay Murdock (Lynn Bari) strolls into the Dixie Bar in Shanghai on November 1, 1941 and asks the bartender for a letter addressed to Captain Larsen, and is referred to Roy Bonnell (Preston ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, Noel Madison, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 47

20. Life Begins (1932)

Passed | 71 min | Drama

6.7
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At a maternity hospital, future fathers pace the corridors while their wives wait for their babies either anxiously or happily. Efficient and compassionate nurse Miss Bowers keeps the ward ... See full summary »

Directors: James Flood, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Loretta Young, Eric Linden, Aline MacMahon, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 304

21. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 1,127

22. Unfinished Business (1941)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Small town girl meets and falls for a playboy type on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother... See full summary »

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Irene Dunne, Robert Montgomery, Preston Foster, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 198

23. 20,000 Men a Year (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Pilot disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Randolph Scott, Preston Foster, Margaret Lindsay, Mary Healy

Votes: 43

24. Moon Over Burma (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure

6.7
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The managers of a teak lumber camp in Burma compete for the affections of a beautiful American entertainer who gets stranded in Rangoon.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Preston Foster, Doris Nolan

Votes: 43

25. The Lady in the Morgue (1938)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A detective investigates the disappearance of a girl's body from the city morgue.

Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Preston Foster, Patricia Ellis, Frank Jenks, Thomas E. Jackson

Votes: 38

26. We Who Are About to Die (1937)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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After he quits his job as an aircraft engineer in New Mexico after an argument with his boss, John Thompson decides to take his girlfriend and move to California. On his way to pick up his ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Ann Dvorak, John Beal, Ray Mayer

Votes: 115

27. North West Mounted Police (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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In 1885, a Texas Ranger travels to Canada to arrest a trapper who's wanted for murder and who's stirring up the Natives in a rebellion against the Canadian government.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard, Preston Foster

Votes: 1,285

28. My Friend Flicka (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Family, Western

6.6
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Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting poor grades and facing going through the fifth grade again, much to his fathers dismay.... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 759

29. Cafe Hostess (1940)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Preston Foster, Ann Dvorak, Douglas Fowley, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 31

30. The Westland Case (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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A detective must solve a case where a girl was murdered in a room--and all the doors and windows were locked from the inside.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Frank Jenks, Carol Hughes, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 29

31. News Is Made at Night (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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Newspaper editor (Foster) will do almost anything to increase circulation. He campaigns to free a condemned man while accusing a wealthy ex-criminal of a string of murders.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, Russell Gleason, George Barbier

Votes: 27

32. Strange Triangle (1946)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Viperish Francine Huber seduces visiting salesman Sam Crane. Sam later finds out that Francine is married to a business associate of his and decides to have no more to do with her. Francine... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Signe Hasso, Preston Foster, Anabel Shaw, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 77

33. Nothing But the Truth (1929)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

6.6
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A young man bets $10,000 that he can tell for 24 hour nothing but the truth.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Richard Dix, Berton Churchill, Louis John Bartels, Ned Sparks

Votes: 46

34. Doctor X (1932)

Unrated | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.5
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A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster

Votes: 2,406

35. The Hunted (1948)

Passed | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Preston Foster, Belita, Pierre Watkin, Edna Holland

Votes: 312

36. Love Before Breakfast (1936)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy

6.5
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A rich businessman stalks another man's fiancée.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Carole Lombard, Preston Foster, Cesar Romero, Janet Beecher

Votes: 560

37. The Big Night (1951)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.5
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A teenager comes of age while seeking revenge on the man who beat up his father.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: John Drew Barrymore, Preston Foster, Joan Lorring, Howard St. John

Votes: 509

38. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.

Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper | Stars: Preston Foster, Basil Rathbone, Alan Hale, John Wood

Votes: 794

39. Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (1945)

78 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 267

40. Tangier (1946)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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A war-weary newsman (Robert Paige) joins a Spanish dancer (Maria Montez) hunting down a Nazi puppet in North Africa.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Maria Montez, Robert Paige, Sabu, Preston Foster

Votes: 59

41. Up the River (1938)

75 min | Comedy

6.5
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In this lampoon on prison movies, con men go to jail and become stars of the football team.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Preston Foster, Tony Martin, Phyllis Brooks, Slim Summerville

Votes: 11

42. Chasing Danger (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure

6.4
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When American newsreel cameraman stationed in Paris is sent to cover an Arab rebellion he finds a financier presumed dead but actually fomenting desert warfare.

Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, Wally Vernon, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 19

43. Tomahawk (1951)

Approved | 82 min | History, Romance, Western

6.3
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In 1866 Wyoming, a frontier scout tries to prevent a war between the Sioux and the U.S. when the Army builds a road and a fort on territory previously ceded to the Sioux by treaty.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, Preston Foster

Votes: 578

44. Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air (1942)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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A veteran American flyer trains new recruits, including the acrophobic son of his dead war buddy. Complications arise when the younger man falls in love with his mentor's girl.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gene Tierney, Preston Foster, John Sutton, Jack Holt

Votes: 361

45. The Last Mile (1932)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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An innocent man sentenced to death gets caught up in a prison riot.

Director: Samuel Bischoff | Stars: Howard Phillips, Preston Foster, George E. Stone, Noel Madison

Votes: 287

46. The Man from Galveston (1963)

57 min | Western

6.3
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In 1800s Texas, during the early days of circuit-courts, lawyers had to be handy with their guns as well as with their law books when facing lynch mobs bent on administering frontier justice.

Director: William Conrad | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Preston Foster, James Coburn, Joanna Moore

Votes: 78

47. You Said a Mouthful (1932)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy

6.3
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Shipping clerk Joe Holt is mistaken for a swimming champion and expected to compete in a long-distance swim race off Catalina Island.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Ginger Rogers, Preston Foster, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

Votes: 266

48. A Gentleman After Dark (1942)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A greedy woman turns in her husband, a jewel thief, for the reward. Her husband's friend, a detective, adopts the couple's child and raises her as his own. Eighteen years later the husband,... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Miriam Hopkins, Preston Foster, Harold Huber

Votes: 63

49. Elmer, the Great (1933)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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Country bumpkin Elmer Kane joins the Chicago Cubs as the greatest hitter in baseball. His skill with a bat takes the team to the World Series, but on the way to the championship he has to deal with gamblers and crooked pitchers.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

Votes: 357

50. The All-American (1932)

79 min | Drama, Sport

6.2
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The story of the rise and fall of an All-American football player.

Directors: Russell Mack, George Stevens | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Gloria Stuart, James Gleason

Votes: 19



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