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1. Once a Sinner (1931)

71 min | Romance

8.3
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Director: Guthrie McClintic | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Joel McCrea, John Halliday, C. Henry Gordon

Votes: 7

2. The Old Maid (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

7.7
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The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,749

3. 42nd Street (1933)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler

Votes: 9,341 | Gross: $2.30M

4. Jezebel (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 10,397

5. Baby Face (1933)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 5,163

6. Dark Victory (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 8,665

7. Charlie Chan Carries On (1931)

76 min | Mystery

7.6
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Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Oland, John Garrick, Marguerite Churchill, Warren Hymer

Votes: 453

8. The Spiral Staircase (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith

Votes: 7,848

9. In This Our Life (1942)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

7.5
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The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister's husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman's former fiancé.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent, Dennis Morgan

Votes: 3,567

10. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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An American World War I soldier, whose disfigured face is reconstructed by Austrian plastic surgeons, returns home after twenty years, but no one recognizes him, his widow is married to another man, and his son is a grown young man.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Lucile Watson

Votes: 2,005 | Gross: $3.25M

11. The Great Lie (1941)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

7.3
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After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson

Votes: 2,968

12. The Iron Horse (1924)

Passed | 150 min | History, Romance, Western

7.3
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After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Votes: 1,679 | Gross: $0.94M

13. So Big! (1932)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Following the death of Selena's father, she's offered a job as a teacher in a small town and a new chapter of her life begins.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Dickie Moore, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,170

14. Homicide Squad (1931)

70 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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The police use a gangster's son to get to him.

Directors: Edward L. Cahn, George Melford | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Noah Beery, Mary Brian, Russell Gleason

Votes: 12

15. Front Page Woman (1935)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A woman reporter tries to prove she's just as good as any man, but runs into trouble along the way.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Roscoe Karns, Wini Shaw

Votes: 1,048

16. Luxury Liner (1933)

70 min | Drama

7.1
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A multifaceted, Robert Altman-esque look into the various classes of cruise liner society. Alice White, of Employees Entrance, puts in a worthy showing, as does George Brent as a jilted husband.

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: George Brent, Zita Johann, Vivienne Osborne, Alice White

Votes: 75

17. Special Agent (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Alexander Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Ricardo Cortez, Jack La Rue

Votes: 616

18. Secrets of an Actress (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two architects lose their heads over a glamorous actress.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Ian Hunter, Gloria Dickson

Votes: 309

19. Adventure in Diamonds (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Starring George Brent, Isa Miranda, John Loder, Nigel Bruce, Elizabeth Patterson Directed by George Fitzmaurice Print: black/white Runtime: 76 min. Genre: drama British army pilot Stephen (... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: George Brent, Isa Miranda, John Loder, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 27

20. The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

7.1
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A beautiful socialite is acquitted of killing her husband only to be sued by her powerful mother-in-law for custody of her own son.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, George Brent, Arthur Treacher, Alan Baxter

Votes: 56

21. My Reputation (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A recent widow meets an army major while skiing and despite pressures from friends and family becomes romantically involved with him.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Warner Anderson, Lucile Watson

Votes: 1,127

22. The Rains Came (1939)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Living in India with her crude husband, a British aristocrat is reunited with an old flame at a party, though she truly has her sights set on a handsome doctor.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, George Brent, Brenda Joyce

Votes: 1,608

23. The Rich Are Always with Us (1932)

TV-G | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A socialite gets a divorce but can't keep out of her ex-husband's life.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Bette Davis, John Miljan

Votes: 691

24. The Affairs of Susan (1945)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Joan Fontaine, George Brent, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel

Votes: 241

25. Stranded (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A construction engineer with a heart of steel courts a social worker with a heart of gold, while fighting a protection racketeer that tries to derail the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Patricia Ellis, Donald Woods

Votes: 366

26. Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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The New York police investigates the murder of a Czech immigrant whose rags-to-riches story is told by his secretary to homicide detectives.

Director: Charles Martin | Stars: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

Votes: 727

27. 'Til We Meet Again (1940)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Merle Oberon, George Brent, Pat O'Brien, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 489

28. International Lady (1941)

Passed | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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The film opens with a German air-raid over the skies of London, and moves to the attempts of the F.B.I. and Scotland Yard investigators trying to circumvent the attempts of a sabotage ring ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: George Brent, Ilona Massey, Basil Rathbone, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 86

29. Give Me Your Heart (1936)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.9
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An American lawyer's wife is reunited with her child and his father.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Roland Young, Patric Knowles

Votes: 146

30. Housewife (1934)

Passed | 69 min | Drama

6.8
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Nan Reynolds encourages her copywriter husband Bill to open his own agency. Nearly out of business, he finally gets a client. Former girlfriend Patricia Berkeley writes a very successful ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Brent, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, John Halliday

Votes: 686

31. The Golden Arrow (1936)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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It's the Florida party season for heiresses, with both Oklahoma oil heiress Hortense Burke-Meyers and New York face cream heiress Daisy Appleby in the state. And where the single American ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Eugene Pallette, Dick Foran

Votes: 770

32. Female (1933)

Unrated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, Johnny Mack Brown

Votes: 1,374

33. The Fighting 69th (1940)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 1,603

34. The Painted Veil (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A wife neglected by her husband, a medical researcher in China, falls in love with a dashing diplomatic attaché.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Greta Garbo, Herbert Marshall, George Brent, Warner Oland

Votes: 1,124 | Gross: $1.17M

35. The Gay Sisters (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Three wealthy orphans attempt to defend their ownership of their family's property, but financial and romantic problems set in.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp

Votes: 598

36. Lover Come Back (1946)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A faithful wife takes gentle revenge on her philandering husband.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: George Brent, Lucille Ball, Vera Zorina, Charles Winninger

Votes: 80

37. The Goose and the Gander (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Wife #1 wants ex-husband to catch second wife being unfaithful.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Genevieve Tobin, John Eldredge

Votes: 246

38. Out of the Blue (1947)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

6.6
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Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh, a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae; a Bohemian artist, David Galleo and his ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: George Brent, Virginia Mayo, Turhan Bey, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 178

39. Luxury Liner (1948)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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A young girl stows away aboard a luxury liner which is full of musical stars--and which her father just happens to be the captain.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: George Brent, Jane Powell, Lauritz Melchior, Frances Gifford

Votes: 323

40. More Than a Secretary (1936)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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When the co-owner of a secretarial school visits a magazine editor to find out why he runs through secretaries, she's mistaken for an applicant. Drawn to him, she accepts the position.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Jean Arthur, George Brent, Lionel Stander, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 474

41. Temptation (1946)

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

6.6
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In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Merle Oberon, George Brent, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

Votes: 60

42. Lilly Turner (1933)

Unrated | 65 min | Drama

6.6
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A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Frank McHugh, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 297

43. Experiment Perilous (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller

6.5
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In 1903, a doctor suspects murder in the gothic Bederaux family.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Brent, Paul Lukas, Albert Dekker

Votes: 1,180

44. The Keyhole (1933)

TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Anne Brooks is being blackmailed by her old dancing partner Maurice. They married when she was young but broke up after which he said he was getting a quickie divorce. Anne married the much... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Glenda Farrell, Monroe Owsley

Votes: 406

45. The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

6.5
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Assistant District Attorney Stephen Forbes, an impressive orator with a long list of convictions, resigns when an innocent boy is convicted and the real murderer confesses too late. He ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: George Brent, Virginia Bruce, Brenda Marshall, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 238

46. The Go Getter (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Billy Austin served on the crew of the USN airship Macon until it crashed at sea during a storm. In the hospital, the captain has given him a watch with the motto of the crew 'It Shall Be ... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: George Brent, Anita Louise, Charles Winninger, John Eldredge

Votes: 166

47. Bride for Sale (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Robert Young, George Brent, Max Baer

Votes: 68

48. The Lightning Warrior (1931)

Passed | 250 min | Adventure, Western

6.5
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A Rin-Tin-Tin serial presented in 12 episodes. The mysterious Wolf Man is terrorizing settlers in a western town. With the help of Rinty, young Jimmy Carter unmasks the Wolf Man and foils ... See full summary »

Directors: Benjamin H. Kline, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Rin Tin Tin, Frankie Darro, Hayden Stevenson, George Brent

Votes: 60

49. Desirable (1934)

TV-PG | 68 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A man meets the daughter of his lover and they begin to fall in love.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Jean Muir, George Brent, Verree Teasdale, John Halliday

Votes: 108

50. They Call It Sin (1932)

Passed | 69 min | Drama

6.4
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Marian moves to New York to make it big in the chorus and becomes involved in a love triangle.

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Loretta Young, George Brent, Una Merkel, David Manners

Votes: 475



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