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1. Moon Over Her Shoulder (1941)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

8.2
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Marriage counselor (Sutton) advises his bored wife (Bari) to take up painting through which she meets a hubbie-rival yachtsman (Dailey).

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Lynn Bari, John Sutton, Dan Dailey, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 9

2. It Could Happen to You (1939)

70 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.9
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Ad man (Erwin) is jailed when it is believed he murdered a beautiful girl. His wife (Stuart) sets out to solve the crime.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Gloria Stuart, Raymond Walburn, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 12

3. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Votes: 5,481

4. Kit Carson (1928)

84 min | Western

7.4
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Directors: Lloyd Ingraham, Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Fred Thomson, Nora Lane, Dorothy Janis, Raoul Paoli

Votes: 8

5. He Walked by Night (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell

Votes: 3,978

6. Lost Boundaries (1949)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.1
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This story is a true account of the lives of Scott and Marsha Carter. Having graduated from medical school, Scott Carter, a fair-skinned African American, marries Marsha Mitchell and moves ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Beatrice Pearson, Mel Ferrer, Susan Douglas Rubes, Robert A. Dunn

Votes: 334

7. The Mad Martindales (1942)

65 min | Comedy

7.1
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In 1900, the Martindale family is in dire straits, due to eccentric Hugo's spendthrift ways. His daughter Evelyn Martindale is proposed to by rich Peter Varney, but she loves the poor Julio... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Jane Withers, Marjorie Weaver, Alan Mowbray, Jimmy Lydon

Votes: 17

8. The Reluctant Dragon (I) (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney | Stars: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper, Nana Bryant

Votes: 1,991 | Gross: $0.87M

9. Stolen Harmony (1935)

80 min | Crime, Musical

7.0
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Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: George Raft, Ben Bernie, Grace Bradley, Iris Adrian

Votes: 29

10. Repeat Performance (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie, Virginia Field, Tom Conway

Votes: 388

11. The House of Rothschild (1934)

Passed | 88 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The wealthy Rothschild family undergoes prejudice from the anti-Semitic society they live within.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Sidney Lanfield | Stars: George Arliss, Boris Karloff, Loretta Young, Robert Young

Votes: 843

12. Sealed Cargo (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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In 1943, an American fishing boat has a fateful encounter with a seriously damaged Danish schooner off of Canada's Atlantic coast.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn

Votes: 592

13. Rebel in Town (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Western

6.8
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After the Civil War, in a Yankee town five Confederates find trouble when one of them accidentally shoots a local young boy.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: John Payne, Ruth Roman, J. Carrol Naish, Ben Cooper

Votes: 240

14. Kidnapped (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In 1747, young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle Ebenezer who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | Stars: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 250

15. You Belong to Me (1934)

67 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Lee Tracy, Helen Mack, Helen Morgan, David Holt

Votes: 33

16. Bachelor's Affairs (1932)

64 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A middle aged millionaire falls in love with a gorgeous, but stupid blonde gold digger, being guided by her ever-present shrewish friend.They marry but the man soon regrets his rash move ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Minna Gombell, Arthur Pierson, Joan Marsh

Votes: 28

17. Annabelle's Affairs (1931)

76 min | Romance

6.7
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After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Jeanette MacDonald, Roland Young, Sam Hardy

Votes: 7

18. Up the River (1938)

75 min | Comedy

6.7
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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: 12

19. The Last Posse (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.6
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When the anxiously awaited posse returns with neither prisoners nor the stolen money, we learn in flashback what happened. Having been cheated by Sampson Drune, a father and his two sons ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Derek, Charles Bickford, Wanda Hendrix

Votes: 255

20. Hello, Sister! (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway while Jimmy and Mac are trolling Broadway, and the four get together. Jimmy and Peggy get together in many romantic ways and Peggy ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan Crosland, Erich von Stroheim, Raoul Walsh, Alfred L. Werker | Stars: James Dunn, Zasu Pitts, Boots Mallory, Minna Gombell

Votes: 95

21. 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

22. A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dante, Sheila Ryan

Votes: 840

23. Three Hours to Kill (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Mystery, Western

6.4
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Framed for murder, Jim Guthrie barely escapes lynching by the town mob, becomes a wanted fugitive for three years but returns to find the real killer.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 475

24. Advice to the Forlorn (1933)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper's "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column because he missed the scoop on... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Lee Tracy, Sally Blane, Paul Harvey, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 54

25. We Have Our Moments (1937)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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Taking a cruise to Europe, a schoolteacher gets involved with a gang of crooks.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Sally Eilers, James Dunn, Mischa Auer, Thurston Hall

Votes: 28

26. Shock (1946)

Not Rated | 70 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.3
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A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man she witnessed commit a murder.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw

Votes: 1,888

27. At Gunpoint (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.3
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The peace-loving owner of a general store, who became a town hero when he luckily killed the leader of a gang of bank robbers, is deserted by the townspeople who fear the threatened return of the vengeful bandits.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone, Walter Brennan, Tommy Rettig

Votes: 383

28. Whispering Ghosts (1942)

75 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.3
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An actor who plays a detective on a radio show and his sidekick get it into their heads to try to solve a murder that had been committed several years previously.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Milton Berle, Brenda Joyce, John Shelton, John Carradine

Votes: 82

29. The Young Don't Cry (1957)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A Georgia orphanage teenage boy gets involved with a chain-gang convict who is planning his escape from the nearby prison-camp.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Sal Mineo, James Whitmore, J. Carrol Naish, Gene Lyons

Votes: 153

30. My Pal Wolf (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Family

6.3
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A girl with a strict governess heads to Washington to purchase her dog from the Secretary of War.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Jill Esmond, Una O'Connor, George Cleveland

Votes: 80

31. Walk East on Beacon! (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.2
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A G-man searches for a communist sleeper-cell in Boston.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: George Murphy, Finlay Currie, Virginia Gilmore, Karel Stepanek

Votes: 209

32. Big Town Girl (1937)

66 min | Drama, Comedy

6.2
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When a department store songstress becomes a radio star she keeps her identity secret, as the "Masked Countess", because he estranged husband is a crook.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Claire Trevor, Donald Woods, Alan Dinehart, Alan Baxter

Votes: 18

33. Pirates of Monterey (1947)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.1
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A woman journeys to Spanish California to marry a Spanish officer, but on the way she meets and falls in love with an American adventurer who is part of a movement to overthrow the Spanish in California.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Maria Montez, Rod Cameron, Mikhail Rasumny, Phillip Reed

Votes: 75

34. City Girl (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A racketeer uses a waitress to get information from the district attorney whom she comes to love.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Phyllis Brooks, Robert Wilcox, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 11

35. The Gay Caballero (1932)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.1
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Football star Ted Radcliffe goes west to manage an inherited cattle ranch. Empire builder and cattle thief Don Paco is hounded by El Coyote (who is really Don Bob) who now has a partner in ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: George O'Brien, Victor McLaglen, Conchita Montenegro, Linda Watkins

Votes: 7

36. Canyon Crossroads (1955)

Approved | 83 min | Western

6.0
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A mining engineer, who is shunned by his peers for his unorthodox beliefs concerning the whereabouts of large uranium deposits, joins forces with a girl and her father to search for the ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Richard Basehart, Phyllis Kirk, Stephen Elliott, Russell Collins

Votes: 72

37. Wild and Woolly (1937)

65 min | Comedy, Western

6.0
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Jane Withers helps celebrate her town's fiftieth anniversary in spite of crooks planning a bank robbery.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Jane Withers, Walter Brennan, Pauline Moore, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 7

38. The Sunset Legion (1928)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The citizens and near-by ranchers of a western town are being besieged by a gang of rustlers and robbers, and a plea is made to the governor to send a troop of rangers. Shortly, thereafter ... See full summary »

Directors: Lloyd Ingraham, Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Fred Thomson, Silver King the Horse, Edna Murphy, William Courtright

Votes: 9

39. Gateway (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

5.9
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Irish immigrant meets returning war correspondent on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amours of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Don Ameche, Arleen Whelan, Gregory Ratoff, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 42

40. It's Great to Be Alive (1933)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

5.8
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An aviator who crash landed on an island in the South Pacific returns home to find that he is the last fertile man left on Earth after an epidemic of masculitus.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Raul Roulien, Gloria Stuart, Edna May Oliver, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 27

41. The Last of the Duanes (1930)

Passed | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: George O'Brien, Lucile Browne, Myrna Loy, Walter McGrail

Votes: 37

42. Devil's Canyon (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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In 1897 Arizona, an ex-marshal is sent to the territorial prison where many of his enemies, among guards and inmates alike, are eager for a chance at payback.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Dale Robertson, Stephen McNally, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 277

43. Rackety Rax (1932)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.5
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Gambler/racketeer "Knucks" McGloin takes note of just how much money and action (aside from the game itself) takes place around and about the annual Rose Bowl football game, and decides ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Greta Nissen, Nell O'Day, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 11

44. Double Cross Roads (1930)

64 min

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Directors: George E. Middleton, Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Robert Ames, Lila Lee, Edythe Chapman, Montagu Love

45. Blue Skies (1929)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Carmencita Johnson, Freddie Burke Frederick, Ethel Wales, Helen Twelvetrees

47. Heartbreak (1931)

63 min | Romance, War, Drama

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Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Charles Farrell, Madge Evans, Paul Cavanagh, Hardie Albright

48. Love in Exile (1936)

63 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Helen Vinson, Clive Brook, Mary Carlisle, Ronald Squire

49. Fair Warning (1931)

Passed | 74 min | Romance, Western

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Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: George O'Brien, Louise Huntington, Mitchell Harris, George Brent

50. Pioneer Scout (1928)

65 min | Western

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Directors: Lloyd Ingraham, Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Fred Thomson, Nora Lane, William Courtright, Tom Wilson



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