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1. People on Sunday (1930)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Rochus Gliese, Curt Siodmak, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Erwin Splettstößer, Brigitte Borchert, Wolfgang von Waltershausen, Christl Ehlers

Votes: 2,318

2. Detour (1945)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

Votes: 11,723

3. The Black Cat (1934)

65 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror

7.1
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American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop

Votes: 7,821 | Gross: $0.24M

4. Ruthless (1948)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn, Sydney Greenstreet

Votes: 885

5. The Naked Dawn (1955)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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In Mexico, at the dawn of the automobile, modern bandit Santiago burglarizes train freight cars and falls in love with a poor farmer's wife.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Betta St. John, Eugene Iglesias, Roy Engel

Votes: 496

6. The Strange Woman (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.7
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman.

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 1,338

7. The Singing Blacksmith (1938)

Approved | 115 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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Moishe Oysher gives his most robust performance as a passionate shtetl blacksmith who must struggle against temptation to become a mensch. Ulmer's film is a musical version of David Pinski's classic 1906 play Yankl der Schmid.

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Ben-Zvi Baratoff, Ossip Dymow | Stars: Moyshe Oysher, Miriam Riselle, Florence Weiss, Anna Appel

Votes: 38

8. Carnegie Hall (1947)

Approved | 144 min | Music, Drama

6.5
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A mother (Marsha Hunt) wants her son (William Prince) to grow up to be a pianist good enough to play at Carnegie Hall but, when grown, the son prefers to play with Vaughan Monroe's ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marsha Hunt, William Prince, Frank McHugh, Martha O'Driscoll

Votes: 245

9. I pirati di Capri (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

6.5
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A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi, are trying to restore freedom to the people of Naples in 1799. The Queen is ... See full summary »

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Giuseppe Maria Scotese | Stars: Louis Hayward, Binnie Barnes, Mariella Lotti, Massimo Serato

Votes: 129

10. Club Havana (1945)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Edgar G. Ulmer directed this film about a number of different characters unfolding love, hate, and death problems during an evening in a fashionable Latin nightclub.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Douglas, Lita Baron

Votes: 67

11. Her Sister's Secret (1946)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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A WWII tale of romance that begins during New Orlean's "Mardi Gras" celebration when a soldier and a girl meet and fall in love. He asks her to marry him but she decides to wait until his ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Nancy Coleman, Margaret Lindsay, Phillip Reed, Felix Bressart

Votes: 203

12. Cossacks in Exile (1939)

82 min | Drama, Musical

6.5
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Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Maria Sokil, L. Biberowich, F. Braznick, Dimitri Creona

Votes: 24

13. The Light Ahead (1939)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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In a small town in Russia in the 1880s, two young but poor lovers are helped by a wise old bookseller.

Directors: Henry Felt, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: David Opatoshu, Helen Beverly, Isidore Cashier, Rosetta Bialis

Votes: 62

14. The Cavern (1964)

94 min | War, Drama, Adventure

6.4
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Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Saxon, Rosanna Schiaffino, Larry Hagman, Peter Marshall

Votes: 173

15. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)

Passed | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck), The Count of Monte Cristo, rides again in 1832, this time accompanied by (or stood in for) his countess wife, Haydee (Lenore Aubert. He is out for vengeance ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Loder, Lenore Aubert, Fritz Kortner, Charles Dingle

Votes: 58

16. Green Fields (1937)

Passed | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Ulmer's soulful, open-air adaptation of Peretz Hirshbein's classic play heralded the Golden Age of Yiddish cinema. When an ascetic young scholar ventures into the countryside, searching for... See full summary »

Directors: Jacob Ben-Ami, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Michael Gorrin, Helen Beverly, Isidore Cashier, Anna Appel

Votes: 79 | Gross: $0.08M

17. Strange Illusion (1945)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Paul, a young man whose father was once lieutenant Governor of California before his untimely death, has a strange, recurring dream in which his mother falls in love with a dangerous man (... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Sally Eilers, Warren William, Regis Toomey

Votes: 739

18. Der Meineidbauer (1956)

104 min | Drama

6.3
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After his step brother Jacob dies in an accident, farmer Matthias Ferner learns from Paula, Jacob's spouse of many years, that she and her two children will inherit the whole farm. She ... See full summary »

Directors: Rudolf Jugert, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Heidemarie Hatheyer, Carl Wery, Christiane Hörbiger, Hans von Borsody

Votes: 51

19. Natalka Poltavka (1937)

86 min | Musical, Romance

6.3
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Directors: Vasile Avramenko, M.J. Gann, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Lydia Berezovska, Fedir Braznick, Dimitri Creona, Olena Dibrova

Votes: 7

20. So Young So Bad (1950)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.2
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A psychiatrist and nurse overthrow the abusive heads of a girls' reform school in order to teach the "unfortunate" young women that they have a chance at healthy lives.

Directors: Bernard Vorhaus, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Paul Henreid, Catherine McLeod, Grace Coppin, Cecil Clovelly

Votes: 374

21. Mr. Broadway (1933)

63 min | Comedy

6.1
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Ed Sullivan shows night spots all over New York in this movie, joking and listening to stories the patrons tell.

Directors: Johnnie Walker, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Ed Sullivan, Jack Dempsey, Ruth Etting, Bert Lahr

Votes: 7

22. Bluebeard (1944)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel

Votes: 1,424

23. Murder Is My Beat (1955)

Approved | 77 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

6.0
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A police detective helps a singer heading to prison for the murder of a man she claims is still alive.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Paul Langton, Barbara Payton, Robert Shayne, Selena Royle

Votes: 319

24. St. Benny the Dip (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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A gang of con artists disguise themselves as clerics in order to pull off a job, but soon find that even pretending to be religious people is having an effect on them.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Dick Haymes, Nina Foch, Roland Young, Lionel Stander

Votes: 184

25. Swiss Family Robinson: Lost in the Jungle (2000 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marin Alix, Donald Allain, Will Rogers Jr., Kasey Rogers

Votes: 12

26. Americaner Shadchen (1940)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Nat Silver has been engaged 7 times already. This time, his 8th, he's really going to get married. But a visitor shows up, Shirley's old boyfriend. With a gun ! He'll kill himself unless he... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Leo Fuchs, Judith Abarbanel, Judel Dubinsky, Anna Guskin

Votes: 59

27. My Son, the Hero (1943)

66 min | Comedy

5.8
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A broken down boxing promoter finds that his son has become a hero fighting in the pacific and is about to come home for a war bond tour. Trouble is, he's been lying about how successful ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Patsy Kelly, Roscoe Karns, Joan Blair, Carol Hughes

Votes: 36

28. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.7
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

Votes: 2,126

29. Journey Beneath the Desert (1961)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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A helicopter crashes in the desert, and the crew winds up in the underground city of Atlantis and get mixed up in a slave revolt.

Directors: Giuseppe Masini, Edgar G. Ulmer, Frank Borzage | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Haya Harareet, Georges Rivière, James Westmoreland

Votes: 93

30. Prisoner of Japan (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, War

5.4
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On a small tropical island in the South Pacific, David Bowman (Alan Baxter), a young American planter, finds himself pitted against a ruthless Japanese agent, Matsuru (Ernst Deutsch). He ... See full summary »

Directors: Arthur Ripley, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Alan Baxter, Gertrude Michael, Ernst Deutsch, Corinna Mura

Votes: 31 | Gross: $0.35M

31. Hannibal (1959)

103 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.3
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During the Second Punic War in 218 BC, Carthaginian general Hannibal attacks the Roman Republic by crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps with his vast army.

Directors: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Victor Mature, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Gam, Milly Vitale

Votes: 578

32. Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)

Not Rated | 75 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

5.3
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In 1960, a military test pilot is caught in a time warp that propels him to year 2024 where he finds a plague has sterilized the world's population.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins, Arianne Ulmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

Votes: 955

33. Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)

Unrated | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Agar, Gloria Talbott, Arthur Shields, John Dierkes

Votes: 333

34. Babes in Bagdad (1952)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

5.3
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Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Gypsy Rose Lee, Richard Ney, John Boles

Votes: 62

35. Minstrel Man (1944)

70 min | Musical

5.2
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The story of a singer in a minstrel show, from his career highs to the tragedies in his personal life.

Directors: Joseph H. Lewis, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Benny Fields, Gladys George, Alan Dinehart, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 107

36. Thunder Over Texas (1934)

Not Rated | 61 min | Western

5.1
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A cowboy tries to protect a young woman whose father was murdered because he had railroad maps that showed the location of a proposed new line. Now the killers are after her because they think she has the maps.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Marion Shilling, Helen Westcott, Philo McCullough

Votes: 30

37. The Naked Venus (1959)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

5.0
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A young American painter and his French wife move with their small daughter to the US when the husband's father dies. His mother takes an instant dislike to the wife, and when she finds out... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Patricia Conelle, Don Roberts, Arianne Ulmer, Wynn Gregory

Votes: 100

38. Moon Over Harlem (1939)

Not Rated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.9
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Musical numbers highlight this story of a wealthy widow who disowns her daughter after a new man enters her life.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Buddy Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox, Earl Gough

Votes: 146

39. Loves of Three Queens (1954)

97 min | Drama

4.8
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At a wedding party involving three beautiful women, a young man should choose the most charming. But a professor intervenes to prevent the verdict, remembering the troubles caused by Paris in a similar situation.

Directors: Marc Allégret, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Massimo Serato, Alba Arnova, Elli Parvo

Votes: 37

40. Jive Junction (1943)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.8
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A young, classical-trained musician, Peter Crane, transfers from the Conservatory to Clinton High School, where he finds his music in conflict to that of the high school's world of jive and... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Dickie Moore, Tina Thayer, Gerra Young, John Michaels

Votes: 61

41. Goodbye, Mr. Germ (1940)

TV-PG | 14 min | Animation, Drama, Short

4.8
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A doctor explains to his children the dangers of tuberculosis, what it is and how to prevent against contracting it.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Star: James Kirkwood

Votes: 39

42. Tomorrow We Live (1942)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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Julie Bronson (Jean Parker), whose father, "Pop" Bronson (Emmett Lynn) operates a desert café, is attracting the unwanted attention of a half-crazed gangster known as The Ghost (Ricardo ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Jean Parker, Emmett Lynn, William Marshall

Votes: 122

43. Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.6
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The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Sondergaard, Sidney Toler, Frank Fenton

Votes: 231

44. Girls in Chains (1943)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama

4.5
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When a teacher loses her job because her brother-in-law is a racketeer, she takes a position at a girls' reformatory.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Arline Judge, Roger Clark, Robin Raymond, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 130

45. Let My People Live (1939)

14 min | Documentary, Short

4.4
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Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Rex Ingram, Peggy Howard, Merritt Smith, Erostine Coles

Votes: 5

46. Damaged Lives (1933)

Passed | 61 min | Drama

4.3
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An extramarital affair leads to a young couple contracting venereal disease.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Diane Sinclair, Lyman Williams, George Irving, Almeda Fowler

Votes: 118 | Gross: $1.80M

47. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)

Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi

3.8
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A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith, Ivan Triesault

Votes: 1,867

48. From Nine to Nine (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Mystery

3.6
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Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Ruth Roland, Roland Drew, Doris Covert, Kenne Duncan

Votes: 15

49. Muchachas de Bagdad (1952)

95 min

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Directors: Jerónimo Mihura, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Boles, José Calvo, Maruja Coral, María del Amor

50. Mussolini Speaks (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Benito Mussolini



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