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1. Swell Hogan (1926)

Comedy

8.0
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Director: Ralph Graves | Star: Ralph Graves

Votes: 5

2. Scarface (1932)

PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ambitious and nearly insane violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

Votes: 22,203

3. Hell's Angels (1930)

Passed | 127 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.

Directors: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale | Stars: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow

Votes: 4,303

4. Angel Face (1953)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 5,878

5. America's Book of Secrets (2012– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary

7.3
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From the facts behind the NSA spying scandals ("Big Brother") and the Boston Bombings ("American Terrorists") to America's secret prisons, Scientology, the Gold conspiracy and America's doomsday plans, this series features in-depth interviews with top journalists, law enforcement officials and whistleblowers.

Stars: Barry Aird, Jonathan Adams, Alex Jones, Ronald Kessler

Votes: 440

6. Cock of the Air (1932)

80 min | Comedy

7.3
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An opera diva sets her sights on a womanizing army officer.

Director: Tom Buckingham | Stars: Chester Morris, Billie Dove, Matt Moore, Walter Catlett

Votes: 39

7. His Kind of Woman (1951)

Approved | 120 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

7.1
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A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle.

Directors: John Farrow, Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Vincent Price, Tim Holt

Votes: 3,204

8. The Age for Love (1931)

81 min | Drama

7.0
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A wife does not want children, her husband leaves her and marries a woman who does.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Billie Dove, Charles Starrett, Lois Wilson, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 15

9. The Racket (1928)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 866

10. The Mating Call (1928)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

6.9
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A WWI vet takes on the KKK when he loses his wife to a womanizing Klansman.

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Evelyn Brent, Renée Adorée, Alan Roscoe

Votes: 294

11. America's Book of Secrets (2012– )
Episode: Presidential Cover Ups (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary

6.9
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The office of the President of the United States was designed to operate with greater transparency than any other world-leader... but how much do we really know about what goes on behind the doors of the Oval Office?

Stars: Jonathan Adams, Barry Aird, Anwar Al-Awlaki, Howard Baker

Votes: 15

12. The Front Page (1931)

TV-PG | 101 min | Comedy

6.8
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An investigative reporter sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime when an accused murderer escapes hanging.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,909

13. The Racket (1951)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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In New York, two honest cops try to hinder a crime syndicate from moving into the precinct and also to prevent the mob's plan of electing a corrupt prosecutor to a judgeship.

Directors: John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, Tay Garnett, Nicholas Ray, Sherman Todd | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, Robert Ryan, William Talman

Votes: 2,272

14. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 1,291

15. Two Arabian Knights (1927)

TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Adventure

6.8
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Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith

Votes: 698 | Gross: $0.51M

16. Macao (1952)

Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson?

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix, Thomas Gomez

Votes: 2,375

17. Flying Leathernecks (1951)

Approved | 102 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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Major Kirby leads The Wildcats squadron into the historic WWII battle of Guadalcanal.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor, Janis Carter

Votes: 3,951

18. Vendetta (1950)

PG | 83 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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The daughter of a slain man pushes her brother toward vengeance in 19th-century Corsica.

Directors: Mel Ferrer, Stuart Heisler, Max Ophüls, Preston Sturges, Paul Weatherwax | Stars: Faith Domergue, George Dolenz, Donald Buka, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 53

19. The Las Vegas Story (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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The arrival in Las Vegas of a businessman and his glamorous wife creates a complex web of murder and deceit.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Hoagy Carmichael

Votes: 839

20. Second Chance (1953)

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

6.0
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Mobster Vic Spalato's girlfriend Claire is in hiding in Mexico and she's willing to testify for a US Senate investigation committee, if she can make it back to the US alive.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jack Palance, Linda Darnell, Sandro Giglio

Votes: 717

21. The Whip Hand (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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Matt Corbin, a vacationing magazine writer, takes a fishing trip to Minnesota, and stumbles across a lake in which all the fish have mysteriously died. The locals are tight-lipped about it,... See full summary »

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Carla Balenda, Elliott Reid, Edgar Barrier, Raymond Burr

Votes: 443

22. One Minute to Zero (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War

5.9
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During the early days of the Korean War, U.S. Army colonel Steve Janowski is one of the military advisers training the South Korean army and he's tasked with evacuating American civilians from the war zone.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, William Talman, Charles McGraw

Votes: 491

23. The Tattooed Stranger (1950)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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The body of an unknown woman turns up in a stolen car abandoned in a New York park, and the only clue the detectives on the case have to work from is the tattoo on her arm, and the fact ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Montagne | Stars: John Miles, Patricia Barry, Walter Kinsella, Frank Tweddell

Votes: 490

24. Affair with a Stranger (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.9
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When a TV gossip columnist wrongly announces that the marriage between now successful playwright William Blakeley and his wife Carolyn is breaking up, New York friends variously reminisce ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Linda Douglas, Monica Lewis

Votes: 344

25. Jet Pilot (1957)

Approved | 113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Air Force Colonel Jim Shannon is tasked to escort a defecting Soviet pilot who is scheming to lure Shannon to the USSR.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Fix

Votes: 1,868

26. She Couldn't Say No (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A wealthy heiress returns to a small Arkansas town to furtively reward the townsfolk who helped to save her life when she was a young girl.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Arthur Hunnicutt, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 524

27. Sky Devils (1932)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.7
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Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone. While AWOL, the rivals for Mary's affections accidently destroy an ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Spencer Tracy, William 'Stage' Boyd, George Cooper, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 60

28. Two Tickets to Broadway (1951)

Approved | 106 min | Musical, Romance

5.6
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Nancy Peterson and her friends want to get a spot on Bob Crosby's TV show, but their agent has linked them.

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Tony Martin, Janet Leigh, Gloria DeHaven, Eddie Bracken

Votes: 378

29. The Outlaw (1943)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and the attentions of vivacious country vixen Rio McDonald.

Directors: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks | Stars: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell, Walter Huston

Votes: 3,382

30. Behind the Rising Sun (1943)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

5.5
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In Japan, foreigners and their Japanese friends are caught up in the rising tide of militarism.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Margo, Tom Neal, J. Carrol Naish, Robert Ryan

Votes: 266

31. Son of Sinbad (1955)

PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Dale Robertson, Vincent Price, Sally Forrest, Lili St. Cyr

Votes: 411

32. Underwater! (1955)

Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Two scuba divers find a shipwreck which may contain undiscovered treasure, however, their attempt to salvage it is threatened by scavengers.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Jane Russell, Gilbert Roland, Richard Egan, Lori Nelson

Votes: 606

33. The French Line (1953)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.2
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When her fiancé leaves her, an oil heiress takes a cruise incognito in order to find a man who will love her for herself and not for her money.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Jane Russell, Gilbert Roland, Arthur Hunnicutt, Mary McCarty

Votes: 427

34. 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: 272

35. The Conqueror (1956)

Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History

3.5
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 2,747 | Gross: $4.50M

36. The American Aviator: The Howard Hughes Story (2006)

80 min | Biography

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A look into the fascinating life of one of America's most enigmatic moguls, Howard Hughes. This documentary follows him from his early years, through his rise to power as a business magnate... See full summary »

Star: Howard Hughes

37. Paramount News Special: 1947, Year of Division (1947)

Approved | 20 min | Documentary, Short

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Annualy, the newsreel divisions of the various studios (Paramount News, RKO Pathe News, Fox Movietone News, etc.)would put together an end-of-the-year recap two-reeler, culled from their ... See full summary »

Director: Max Klein | Stars: George Putnam, Maurice Joyce, Frank Gallop, Howard Hughes



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