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1. House of Wax (1953)

GP | 88 min | Horror

7.1
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An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 14,044 | Gross: $23.75M

2. Crime Wave (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Gene Nelson, Sterling Hayden, Phyllis Kirk, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 2,656

3. Mysterious Island (1961)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill

Votes: 5,533

4. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot", ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 286

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: 4,015

6. Solomon and Sheba (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 2,514 | Gross: $12.20M

7. The Bat (1959)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A crazed killer known as "The Bat" is on the loose in a mansion full of people.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Gavin Gordon, John Sutton

Votes: 3,525

8. The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

6.9
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In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud. The anticlerical government wishes to squelch the Church; reports of ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Angela Clarke, Frank Silvera, Jay Novello

Votes: 868

9. Women's Prison (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Life at a 1950s women's maximum security prison where the warden and the guards are as brutal as the inmates.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Ida Lupino, Jan Sterling, Cleo Moore, Audrey Totter

Votes: 577

10. Casey Jones (1957–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Western

7.9
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Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

Stars: Alan Hale Jr., Bobby Clark, Eddy Waller, Dub Taylor

Votes: 114

11. The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

Approved | 78 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson

Votes: 1,211

12. The Phenix City Story (1955)

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

7.4
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A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews

Votes: 1,928

13. The Mad Magician (1954)

Not Rated | 72 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Don Gallico is a master at designing magical illusions which are sold by his employer, Mr. Ormond, to famous magicians such as Rinaldi. He is also a master of disguise and realistic mask ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Vincent Price, Mary Murphy, Eva Gabor, John Emery

Votes: 1,227

14. The George Raft Story (1961)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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Dancer George Raft (Ray Danton) finds himself involved with the criminal underworld. After a conflict with gangster boss Frank Donatella (Joe de Santis), he is exiled to Hollywoood, where ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Ray Danton, Jayne Mansfield, Julie London, Barrie Chase

Votes: 215

15. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

8.0
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble, but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

Votes: 109

16. The Perils of Pauline (1914)

Passed | 199 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Young Pauline is left a lot of money when her wealthy uncle dies. However, her uncle's secretary has been named as her guardian until she marries, at which time she will officially take ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Donald MacKenzie | Stars: Pearl White, Crane Wilbur, Paul Panzer, Edward José

Votes: 902

17. The Monster (1925)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A meek clerk who doubles as an amateur detective investigates some very strange goings-on at a remote mental sanitarium.

Director: Roland West | Stars: Lon Chaney, Gertrude Olmstead, Hallam Cooley, Johnny Arthur

Votes: 833

18. House of Women (1962)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Drama about a young woman, Erica, who is wrongly implicated in a crime and sent to prison for five years, where she faces deplorable conditions. With the aid of the warden, she sets out to prove her innocence.

Directors: Walter Doniger, Crane Wilbur | Stars: Shirley Knight, Andrew Duggan, Constance Ford, Barbara Nichols

Votes: 194

19. Dance Charlie Dance (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy

6.0
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A stage-struck small-towner is tricked in backing a bad straight play, but it turns out to be a unintentional comedy hit. Problems arise, when he is sued for plagiarism.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Jean Muir, Glenda Farrell, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 82

20. Canon City (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Twelve inmates plan a prison break from the Colorado State Penitentiary but one of them reluctantly joins the group.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Scott Brady, Jeff Corey, Whit Bissell, Stanley Clements

Votes: 305

21. The Story of Molly X (1949)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Molly's husband Rick was a gang leader somewhere in the middle west. When he's shot, the tough woman moves to S.F. with a couple of the gang to start anew. Disguised as a noble woman, she ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: June Havoc, John Russell, Dorothy Hart, Connie Gilchrist

Votes: 100

22. Monkey on My Back (1957)

Approved | 94 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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The true story of Barney Ross, a World War II hero and champion professional boxer, who became addicted to morphine.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Dianne Foster, Paul Richards, Jack Albertson

Votes: 259

23. Crime School (1938)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A gang of underprivileged teenagers are sentenced to serve two years in a reform school after almost killing a criminal fence who attacked them.

Directors: Lewis Seiler, William Clemens | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, The Dead End Kids, Gale Page, Billy Halop

Votes: 943

24. I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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In Pittsburgh, PA, an F.B.I. agent works to undermine the Communist party, but his brothers and his teenage boy thinks he's a real Red.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Hart, Philip Carey, James Millican

Votes: 592

25. Red Stallion (1947)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.8
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A mare dies while foaling the Red Stallion. He is reared by a boy and is entered in a big race - something like the Kentucky Derby.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Robert Paige, Noreen Nash, Ted Donaldson, Jane Darwell

Votes: 62

26. Hell's Kitchen (1939)

Approved | 81 min | Drama

6.6
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A paroled convict's efforts to improve conditions at a boys' reform school alarm the school's corrupt warden, who has been embezzling funds from the institution. He hatches a plan to derail... See full summary »

Directors: Ewald André Dupont, Lewis Seiler | Stars: The Dead End Kids, Margaret Lindsay, Ronald Reagan, Stanley Fields

Votes: 234

27. Tomorrow's Children (1934)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

5.9
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A young woman wishes to marry her boyfriend and raise a family, but because her own family has been deemed "defective" by the state health authorities--her parents are lazy alcoholics who ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Diane Sinclair, Donald Douglas, John Preston, Carlyle Moore Jr.

Votes: 104

28. Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951)

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

6.7
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Another in a unrelated series of Warner's penitentiary tours in three different decades. This one is California's notorious Folsom Prison prior to its 1944 reformation make-over. Ben Rickey... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Steve Cochran, David Brian, Philip Carey, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 191

29. Children of Pleasure (1930)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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Successful songwriter falls for society girl who is just playing around. He doesn't realize that his girl-Friday is the one he really loves until it is almost too late. Although he is ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Lawrence Gray, Wynne Gibson, Judith Wood, Kenneth Thomson

Votes: 108

30. The Lion and the Horse (1952)

83 min | Western

6.3
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B-Feature western, a cowboy who snared a wild stallion & sells it to a cruel rodeo owner attempts to buy the horse back.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Steve Cochran, Wildfire the Horse, Ray Teal, Bob Steele

Votes: 109

31. Battle Stations (1956)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, War

5.9
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The crew of a U.S. Navy ship in World War II goes into battle against the Japanese fleet.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: John Lund, William Bendix, Keefe Brasselle, Richard Boone

Votes: 115

32. Sons of Liberty (1939)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.8
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Set during the American Revolution, this colorful 2 reel short tells the story of Haym Salomon, American patriot and financier of the American Revolution.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Claude Rains, Gale Sondergaard, Donald Crisp, Montagu Love

Votes: 263

33. Blackwell's Island (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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In a fictional version of true events at the New York prison of Blackwell's Island in 1934, reporter Tim Haydon breaks up a crime organization run by racketeer Bull Bransom from within the ... See full summary »

Directors: William C. McGann, Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Garfield, Rosemary Lane, Dick Purcell, Victor Jory

Votes: 267

34. The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932)

56 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Incredibly fast-moving courtroom yarn in which Bennett is defended by ex-beau Cook when she's accused of killing her faithless fiance, while the trial is broadcast live on the radio.

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Joan Bennett, Donald Cook, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 61

35. Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)

Approved | 65 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Add a Plot

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Preston Foster, Victor McLaglen, Lois Andrews, Kent Taylor

Votes: 28

36. King of the Lumberjacks (1940)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Two men and one woman in logging country and their changing love triangle.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: John Payne, Gloria Dickson, Stanley Fields, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 92

37. Girls on Probation (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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This film proves the old adage "You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you shouldn't pick friends who rob banks." Local bad girl Hilda convinces Connie to join her at a ... See full summary »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Jane Bryan, Ronald Reagan, Anthony Averill, Sheila Bromley

Votes: 256

38. The Patient in Room 18 (1938)

Approved | 59 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Lance is sent to the hospital to recuperate from a nervous breakdown. At the hospital, Sara is his nurse and she still holds a grudge from the last court case. At the hospital, a wealthy ... See full summary »

Directors: Bobby Connolly, Crane Wilbur | Stars: Patric Knowles, Ann Sheridan, Eric Stanley, John Ridgely

Votes: 137

39. A Night of Adventure (1944)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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A wealthy lawyer begins to suspect that his inattention to his wife has resulted in her taking on a lover. It turns out that he's right, but her lover also has a lover--and when HIS ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Tom Conway, Audrey Long, Edward Brophy, Louis Borel

Votes: 100

40. Lord Byron of Broadway (1930)

Passed | 80 min | Musical, Romance, Drama

5.6
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A tunesmith, a user and an out-and-out heel, puts the stories of his broken romances into song, turning old love letters into lyrics, and capitalizing on the death of his best friend to ... See full summary »

Directors: Harry Beaumont, William Nigh | Stars: Charles Kaley, Ethelind Terry, Marion Shilling, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 112

41. Adventures of Casanova (1948)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.4
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After Palermo falls in 1793, a notorious ladies man joins the underground resistance movement--but still finds time for the ladies.

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Lucille Bremer, Turhan Bey, John Sutton

Votes: 35

42. Outside the Wall (1950)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A paroled convict's infatuation with a gold-digger nurse working at a sanitarium leads him to crime.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Richard Basehart, Marilyn Maxwell, Signe Hasso, Dorothy Hart

Votes: 81

43. The Devil on Wheels (1947)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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American-International did not invent the juvenile delinquents-jalopies-reckless driving-hot rodders-build it at home-chicken playing genre of movies. PRC and Monogram started churning them... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Noreen Nash, Darryl Hickman, Terry Moore, Lenita Lane

Votes: 65

44. High School Girl (1934)

Approved | 55 min | Drama

5.2
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Her mother always raised Beth to be a 'good girl', but never really specified how to be good. One evening her mother decides Beth cannot go to a party even though she had promised Beth she ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Helen MacKellar, Mahlon Hamilton, Cecilia Parker, Carlyle Moore Jr.

Votes: 17

45. The Man Without a Country (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Drama, Short

5.7
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In this classic story, US Army Lt. Philip Nolan is upset with his assignment to a remote outpost with no possibility for promotion. He intends to join Aaron Burr, who plans to form a new ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: John Litel, Gloria Holden, Ted Osborne, Donald Brian

Votes: 119

46. The Invisible Menace (1938)

Approved | 55 min | Mystery, Comedy

5.4
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An army private and his new bride are trying to honeymoon on an island occupied by the military and a murderer.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marie Wilson, Eddie Craven, Regis Toomey

Votes: 205

47. West of Shanghai (1937)

Passed | 64 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.0
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Karloff is the Chinese warlord Fang, who holds a group of oilmen and missionaries hostage in a remote Chinese outpost.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Boris Karloff, Beverly Roberts, Ricardo Cortez, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 305

48. It's a Great Life (1929)

93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Rosetta Duncan, Vivian Duncan, Lawrence Gray, Jed Prouty

Votes: 179

49. Captain Calamity (1936)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.7
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A South Seas skipper fights off thieves and pirates who are after a lost treasure.

Director: John Reinhardt | Stars: George Houston, Marian Nixon, Vince Barnett, Crane Wilbur

Votes: 97

50. Alcatraz Island (1937)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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A man who has been railroaded into prison is framed for the murder of a fellow inmate and must prove his innocence.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: John Litel, Ann Sheridan, Mary Maguire, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 116



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