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1. In Cold Blood (1967)

R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 21,192

2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.1
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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Votes: 38,206 | Gross: $17.57M

3. The Professionals (1966)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.4
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An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Votes: 11,483 | Gross: $19.54M

4. Key Largo (1948)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 32,214

5. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)

R | 136 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton

Votes: 5,865 | Gross: $16.90M

6. The Killers (1946)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

Votes: 15,970

7. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 468

8. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Approved | 120 min | Drama

7.5
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Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Ed Begley

Votes: 5,836

9. Elmer Gantry (1960)

Approved | 146 min | Drama

7.8
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A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

Votes: 8,864 | Gross: $11.34M

10. The Brothers Karamazov (1958)

TV-PG | 145 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Drama based on Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky's homonymous novel about the proud Karamazov family in 1870s Russia.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, Claire Bloom, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 2,131

11. Crossfire (1947)

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

7.4
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of demobilized soldiers he met in a bar. But which one? And why?

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 6,303 | Gross: $1.30M

12. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed

Votes: 2,866

13. Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)

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

7.2
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With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, Kim Hunter, Ed Begley

Votes: 2,393

14. Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 7,064

15. Bite the Bullet (1975)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson

Votes: 4,196

16. The Catered Affair (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception, because Jane's ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, Debbie Reynolds, Barry Fitzgerald

Votes: 2,374

17. Brute Force (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 7,382

18. Wrong Is Right (1982)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A satire of American news reporting, Covert Agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Sean Connery, George Grizzard, Robert Conrad, Katharine Ross

Votes: 1,434 | Gross: $3.38M

19. $ (1971)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob three safety deposit boxes containing $1.5 million in cash belonging to three very different criminals from a high-tech security bank in Hamburg, Germany.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Gert Fröbe, Robert Webber

Votes: 1,937

20. Lord Jim (1965)

Not Rated | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jürgens, Eli Wallach

Votes: 3,082

21. Mystery Street (1950)

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

7.1
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A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when a human skeleton is found on a Massachusetts beach.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 2,239

22. The Last Hunt (1956)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Western

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In 1883 South Dakota, two buffalo hunters start a personal feud over a captured squaw and a stand-off with a Dakota raiding party over some stolen horses.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget

Votes: 1,108

23. Storm Warning (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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Marsha Mitchell, a traveling dress model, stops in a southern town to see her sister who has married a Ku Klux Klansman. Marsha sees the KKK commit a murder and helps District Attorney Burt Rainey in bringing the criminals to justice.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Ronald Reagan, Doris Day, Steve Cochran

Votes: 1,142

24. The Happy Ending (1969)

R | 117 min | Drama

6.5
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A middle-aged woman walks out on her husband and family in an desperate attempt to find herself.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Jean Simmons, John Forsythe, Shirley Jones, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 836

25. Fever Pitch (1985)

R | 96 min | Drama

4.3
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An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - professional gambling.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Catherine Hicks, Giancarlo Giannini, Bridgette Andersen

Votes: 222 | Gross: $0.62M

26. Battle Circus (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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Set in Korea and made during the war, this is the love story of a hard-bitten Army surgeon, and a new nurse ready to save the world.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Keenan Wynn, Robert Keith

Votes: 1,039

27. Crisis (1950)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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While on vacation in a Latin American country, an American neurosurgeon and his wife become tangled in a revolutionary uprising against a tyrannical dictator.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Cary Grant, José Ferrer, Paula Raymond, Signe Hasso

Votes: 1,306

28. Something of Value (1957)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 779

29. Cobra Woman (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Edgar Barrier

Votes: 772

30. The Light Touch (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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After a professional art thief steals a religious painting from an Italian museum, he tries to cheat his partner by claiming the painting was accidentally destroyed but his suspicious partner and the police are determined to find it.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Stewart Granger, Pier Angeli, George Sanders, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 308

31. Take the High Ground! (1953)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, War

6.2
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In 1953, at Fort Bliss, Texas, two former Korean War combat veterans work as drill sergeants and fall in-love with the same woman.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Elaine Stewart, Carleton Carpenter

Votes: 730

32. The DuPont Show of the Week (1961– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Stars: Walter Matthau, Frank McGee, Art Carney, Dane Clark

Votes: 81

33. Any Number Can Play (1949)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Gambling-house owner finds himself estranged from his wife and son.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Clark Gable, Alexis Smith, Wendell Corey, Audrey Totter

Votes: 517

34. MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992– )

Unrated | 360 min | Documentary

7.5
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The history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Samuel Marx, June Allyson, Lew Ayres

Votes: 484

35. White Savage (1943)

Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.4
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A shark hunter falls in love with the beautiful ruler of a tropical island.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Thomas Gomez

Votes: 93

36. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 116

37. Hollywood and the Stars (1963– )

30 min

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Stars: Joseph Cotten, John Huston, Paul Newman, Sharon Tate

Votes: 94

38. Flame and the Flesh (1954)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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American woman in Europe romanced by local gigolo; problems ensue.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Lana Turner, Pier Angeli, Carlos Thompson, Bonar Colleano

Votes: 67 | Gross: $1.30M

39. MGM Parade (1955–1956)

30 min | Documentary

6.4
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The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Murphy, Walter Pidgeon, Janet Lake, Luana Lee

Votes: 75

40. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

6.5
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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James

Votes: 64

41. With the Marines at Tarawa (1944)

18 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.2
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Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

Directors: Richard Brooks, Louis Hayward | Stars: Alexander Bonnyman Jr., John Borich, Merritt A. Edson, H.W. Hill

Votes: 173

42. Don Winslow of the Coast Guard (1943)

Approved | 245 min | Action, Drama, War

6.2
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A Coast Guard officer is assigned to protect the coastline from spies, saboteurs and enemy agents.

Directors: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor | Stars: Don Terry, Walter Sande, Elyse Knox, Philip Ahn

Votes: 33

43. Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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A made-for-television documentary hosted by Peter Lawford in discussions with close friends, family and colleagues of Elizabeth Taylor about her life and career and featuring clips from her films and archive footage from her personal life.

Director: Pat Shields | Stars: Peter Lawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Vincente Minnelli

Votes: 72

44. Sin Town (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.7
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Two con artists arrive in a western boom town that they think is ripe for the pickings, only to get swindled themselves.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Constance Bennett, Broderick Crawford, Patric Knowles, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 22

45. To the Victor (1948)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

6.1
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After serving bravely in WWII, American Paul remains in France and becomes a black marketeer. He meets Christine, an attractive French girl whose husband is in jail for collaborating with ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Viveca Lindfors, Victor Francen, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 51

46. Swell Guy (1946)

Approved | 87 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Sonny Tufts, Ann Blyth, Ruth Warrick, William Gargan

Votes: 28

47. The 33rd Annual Academy Awards (1961 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Steve Allen, Jack Bean, Polly Bergen

Votes: 97

48. The David Susskind Show (1958–1987)

Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: David Susskind, Groucho Marx, Ernie Kovacs, Jackie Gleason

Votes: 23

49. Men of Texas (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, History, Western

6.3
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Played by Robert Stack, Barry Conovan, a newspaperman, is sent to Texas some years after the death of Sam Houston, with the aim of getting the real skinny on the grand old man. He unearths ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Robert Stack, Broderick Crawford, Jackie Cooper, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 18

50. Cinéma cinémas (1982–1991)

Documentary

7.0
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Stars: Michel Boujut, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 39