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1. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

Votes: 19,434

2. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies

Votes: 9,637

3. 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Francis L. Sullivan, Allan Jeayes, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 1,104

4. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 945

5. The Winslow Boy (1948)

G | 117 min | Drama

7.7
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In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, and his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 996

6. Night and the City (1950)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 9,711 | Gross: $3.60M

7. Joan of Arc (1948)

Approved | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The abbreviated life of the 15th Century French heroine.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 2,307

8. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 131

9. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 214

10. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brinson, Paul Branson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 176

11. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 168

12. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.

Director: Gabriel Pascal | Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson

Votes: 2,104

13. The Prodigal (1955)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

5.2
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton

Votes: 502

14. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

Votes: 1,608

15. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 76

16. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Martin Gabel

Votes: 116

17. My Favorite Spy (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Hedy Lamarr, Francis L. Sullivan, Arnold Moss

Votes: 878

18. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Lights Out was an extremely popular American old-time radio program, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 99

19. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, et cetera during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 66

20. 21 Days Together (1940)

72 min | Drama

6.2
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After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 684

21. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 70

22. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas, plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 66

23. Behave Yourself! (1951)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law?

Director: George Beck | Stars: Farley Granger, Shelley Winters, William Demarest, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 474

24. Hell's Island (1955)

Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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Down-on-his-luck Mike Cormack is hired to fly to a Caribbean island to retrieve a missing ruby. On the island, possibly involved with the ruby's disappearance, is his ex-girlfriend.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Mary Murphy, Francis L. Sullivan, Eduardo Noriega

Votes: 204

25. Plunder of the Sun (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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American adventurer gets involved in archaeological artifact smuggling and treasure hunting in Mexico.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 512

26. The Drum (1938)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, War

6.5
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During the British Raj, Captain Carruthers works under cover to track smuggled shipments of arms on the restless Northwest Frontier of India. He fears a full-scale rebellion is brewing. To ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 641

27. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.4
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 123

28. The Avengers (1942)

87 min | Drama, War

6.1
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Horse race tipster and journalist Metcalfe is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. On the way to Norway his boat is attacked by a German U-Boat,... See full summary »

Director: Harold French | Stars: Hugh Williams, Griffith Jones, Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 301

29. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners

Votes: 340

30. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

8.8
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 42

31. Sangaree (1953)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, History

6.4
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Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 96

32. Christopher Columbus (1949)

Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.2
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Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Francis L. Sullivan, Kathleen Ryan

Votes: 325

33. The Red Danube (1949)

Passed | 119 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ethel Barrymore, Peter Lawford, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 447

34. Caribbean (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Arlene Dahl, Cedric Hardwicke, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 134

35. Take My Life (1947)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A woman races against time to clear Nicholas Talbot of a murder he did not commit. While she works on getting proof, the prosecution is doing all it can to force a conviction.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Leo Bieber, Marjorie Mars

Votes: 198

36. The Return of Bulldog Drummond (1934)

73 min | Mystery

6.1
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Drummond leads a black-shirted platoon of men from his former unit against foreign interlopers trying to pull England into dangerous overseas entanglements

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Joyce Kennedy, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 73

37. The Foreman Went to France (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.9
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Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Clifford Evans, Robert Morley

Votes: 263

38. Great Expectations (1934)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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9 year old 'Pip' Pirrip, an orphan living with relatives, aids and befriends an escaped convict on the moors, an act that will have a profound effect on his life.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Henry Hull, Phillips Holmes, Jane Wyatt, Florence Reed

Votes: 125

39. Dinner at the Ritz (1937)

77 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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The daughter of a murdered financier is working as a jewelry salesperson while she tracks those among her father's colleagues who plotted against him.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Annabella, David Niven, Paul Lukas, Romney Brent

Votes: 196

40. Power (1934)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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The story of life in the 18th century Jewish ghetto of Wurtemburg. Suess tries to better himself with the help of an evil Duke.

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Benita Hume, Frank Vosper, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 137

41. Climbing High (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

6.3
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Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim

Votes: 135

42. The Smugglers (1947)

Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Told in flashback, the film opens on a brutal scene of a 17-year-old boy, Francis Andrews, being brutally lashed during a police interrogation in which the boy thinks back to the past that ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Joan Greenwood, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 26

43. Chu Chin Chow (1934)

Passed | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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Musical retelling of the "Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves" Arabian Nights tale.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: George Robey, Fritz Kortner, Anna May Wong, John Garrick

Votes: 104

44. The Butler's Dilemma (1943)

83 min | Comedy

5.4
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Rodney Playfair is persuaded, by a promise to meet his gambling debts, to impersonate a manservant named Chapman at his fiancée's house, in order to enable his friend Carmichael to use the ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Richard Hearne, Francis L. Sullivan, Judy Kelly, Hermione Gingold

Votes: 34

45. The Wandering Jew (I) (1933)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Conrad Veidt stars as the Jew who urges Roman authorities to crucify Jesus and release Barabbas. As a punishment, he is condemned by God to wander the Earth for many centuries, enduring ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Marie Ney, Basil Gill, Cicely Oates

Votes: 49

46. Broken Journey (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

5.9
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A plane flying over the Swiss Alps develops engine trouble and is forced to crash-land on a glacier. Unable to radio for help because of damaged batteries and with limited food supplies, ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Annakin, Michael C. Chorlton | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Margot Grahame, James Donald, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 138

47. Non-Stop New York (1937)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: John Loder, Anna Lee, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Cellier

Votes: 209

48. F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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(1932) Conrad Veldt, Jill Esmond, Leslie Fenton. Right out of Amazing Stories. A gigantic floating platform is built in the mid-Atlantic for use as a oceanic airport. However, its ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Jill Esmond, Leslie Fenton, George Merritt

Votes: 89

49. Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: W. Somerset Maugham, John Baragrey, Robert H. Harris, Sylvia Field

Votes: 20

50. Young Man's Fancy (1939)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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An aristocratic Englishman is engaged to a brewery heiress. He's not happy though and, during a visit to a circus he meets and falls in love with a human cannonball.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Griffith Jones, Anna Lee, Seymour Hicks, Billy Bennett

Votes: 40