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1. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to fake his death and frame the mob for his supposed murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 10,055

2. Street Scene (1931)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 1,257

3. Beetlejuice (1988)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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70 Metascore

A recently-deceased husband and wife commission a bizarre demon to drive an obnoxious family out of their home.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Votes: 224,541 | Gross: $73.71M

4. Dead End (1937)

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

7.4
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The lives of a young man and woman, an infamous gangster and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 5,341

5. You Only Live Once (1937)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane, Jean Dixon

Votes: 4,753

6. Jennie Gerhardt (1933)

85 min | Drama

7.4
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Jennie Gerhardt is a destitute young woman. While working in a hotel in Columbus, Ohio, Jennie meets George Brander, a United State Senator, who becomes infatuated with her. He helps her family and declares his wish to marry her.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Donald Cook, Mary Astor, Edward Arnold

Votes: 70

7. City Streets (1931)

Passed | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Man joins a gang to free his girlfriend from prison.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Lukas, William 'Stage' Boyd

Votes: 1,085

8. 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

9. The Woman Alone (1936)

Not Rated | 76 min | Thriller

7.1
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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder

Votes: 12,858

10. 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: 885

11. Violent Saturday (1955)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith

Votes: 1,719

12. Behind the High Wall (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the ... See full summary »

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Tom Tully, Sylvia Sidney, Betty Lynn, John Gavin

Votes: 49

13. Les Miserables (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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A parole violator in early 19th Century France is relentlessly pursued and persecuted by an obsessive policeman.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Michael Rennie, Robert Newton, Debra Paget, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 814 | Gross: $2.40M

14. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)

TV-PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A feud, the origins of which can barely be remembered, has been boiling for decades between two sheltered mountain families, the Tollivers and the Falins. With plans to build a railroad ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda, Fred Stone

Votes: 903

15. Thirty Day Princess (1934)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a much-needed loan for her country. She contracts the mumps, and an actress who looks exactly like her is hired to impersonate her.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Cary Grant, Edward Arnold, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 586

16. Thru Different Eyes (1929)

62 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Mary Duncan, Edmund Lowe, Warner Baxter, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 14

17. Merrily We Go to Hell (1932)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A drunken newspaperman is rescued from his alcoholic haze by an heiress whose love sobers him up and encourages him to write a play, but he lapses back into dipsomania.

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, Adrianne Allen, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 642

18. Pick-up (1933)

76 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The scheme of a pair of married con artiss goes awry when their victim dies, and they care both caught and imprisoned. When she gets out of prison, she tries to put her life back together.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Lilian Bond, William Harrigan

Votes: 81

19. The Miracle Man (1932)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Chester Morris, Robert Coogan, John Wray

Votes: 70

20. Accent on Youth (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A young secretary falls in love with her boss, a middle-aged playwright. Complications ensue when her boss' son falls for her.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Herbert Marshall, Phillip Reed, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 43

21. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)

R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A disturbed,institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Kathleen Quinlan, Ben Piazza, Lorraine Gary

Votes: 939

22. An American Tragedy (1931)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel

Votes: 496

23. Good Dame (1934)

72 min | Drama

6.6
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A chorus girl gets stranded in a small midwestern town. Against her better judgement, she hooks up with a smooth-talking con artist who says he can help her get out of town.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, Jack La Rue, Noel Francis

Votes: 38

24. Ladies of the Big House (1931)

77 min | Drama

6.6
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Married couple is imprisoned for a crime they didn't commit.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Gene Raymond, Wynne Gibson, Earle Foxe

Votes: 67

25. Make Me a Star (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Merton Gill is longing to become a cowboy actor and leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood, but there his acting ability is regarded as non-existent. Actress Flips gives him a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Joan Blondell, Stuart Erwin, Zasu Pitts, Ben Turpin

Votes: 336

26. Hammett (1982)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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61 Metascore

Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 2,571 | Gross: $0.04M

27. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

PG | 93 min | Drama

6.5
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Rita, a middle aged New York City homemaker, finds herself in an emotional crisis which forces her to re-examine her life, as well as her relationships with her mother, her eye doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, Sylvia Sidney, Tresa Hughes

Votes: 541

28. Madame Butterfly (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Drama

6.4
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Lieutenant Pinkerton marries geisha-in-training but soon after abandons her and goes back to the US.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Irving Pichel

Votes: 234

29. The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Joan Leslie

Votes: 741

30. The Searching Wind (1946)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Robert Young, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, Dudley Digges

Votes: 54

31. Mars Attacks! (1996)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

Votes: 192,539 | Gross: $37.77M

32. Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.3
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45 Metascore

Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges | Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth

Votes: 25,932 | Gross: $3.88M

33. God Told Me To (1976)

R | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to."

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin, Sandy Dennis, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 3,701

34. ...One Third of a Nation... (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.3
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A fire in a run-down tenement building injures young Joey Rogers. Wealthy passerby Peter Cortlant rushes the boy and his attractive older sister Mary to the hospital and pays the medical ... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Leif Erickson, Myron McCormick, Hiram Sherman

Votes: 121

35. Behold My Wife! (1934)

79 min | Drama

6.3
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After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Gene Raymond, Laura Hope Crews, H.B. Warner

Votes: 85

36. Blood on the Sun (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose that government's plan for world domination.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, John Emery

Votes: 1,603

37. Confessions of a Co-Ed (1931)

75 min | Drama

6.2
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A young college student gets pregnant by the man she loves, but circumstances prevent their marrying, so she marries a classmate she doesn't love. Soon, however, her lover returns, and she finds herself in a dilemma as to who to choose.

Directors: David Burton, Dudley Murphy | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Norman Foster, Claudia Dell

Votes: 38

38. Mr. Ace (1946)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

6.2
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A rich society woman uses a gangster to win a congressional election.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: George Raft, Sylvia Sidney, Stanley Ridges, Sid Silvers

Votes: 93

39. Used People (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley MacLaine), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Marcello Mastroianni

Votes: 1,273 | Gross: $17.96M

40. Love from a Stranger (1947)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A newly married woman begins to suspect that her husband is a killer. Even worse, she soon comes to believe that she will be his next victim.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: John Hodiak, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, John Howard

Votes: 134

41. Order of Death (1983)

R | 113 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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A pair of corrupt cops spend their illegal cash on an uptown New York City apartment.

Director: Roberto Faenza | Stars: Harvey Keitel, John Lydon, Nicole Garcia, Leonard Mann

Votes: 769

42. Broadway Nights (1927)

72 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Fannie, a performer in a music hall act, teams up with Johnny, an MC and a gambler, and becomes a success. They marry, and a few years later they have a child. One night while they are ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Boyle | Stars: Louis John Bartels, Lois Wilson, Sam Hardy, Philip Strange

Votes: 17

43. Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988)

106 min | Documentary, War

4.8
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A documentary about how Hollywood kept up morale during the years of World War II.

Director: Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Van Johnson, Vivian Blaine, Humphrey Bogart, Dane Clark

Votes: 58

44. That's Life (1979)

Comedy

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Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Roger C. Carmel, James Darren, Vincent Gardenia, Ruth Gordon



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