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1. One More Tomorrow (1946)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party--until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Through Christie, Tom takes over the ownership of The Bantam, a liberal magazine ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Alexis Smith

Votes: 261

2. The Missing Lady (1946)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.9
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A jade statue, the "missing lady", is stolen and its owner killed. Lamont Cranston, alias the Shadow, sets out to catch the killer but is blamed for the murders himself as each time he ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, George Chandler, James Flavin

Votes: 51

3. Eadie Was a Lady (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is loosing the customers attractiong, Editha gets her job, but ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Ann Miller, Joe Besser, William Wright, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 16

4. Cover Girl (1944)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers

Votes: 3,924

5. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,245 | Gross: $2.00M

6. Buffalo Bill (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Romance, Western

6.5
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The story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, legendary westerner, from his days as an army scout to his later activities as owner of a Wild West show.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,087

7. None Shall Escape (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, War

7.0
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The career of a Nazi officer shown as flashbacks from his trial as a war criminal.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Henry Travers, Erik Rolf

Votes: 404

8. Charlie Chan in the Secret Service (1944)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Charlie Chan is an agent of the U.S. government assigned to investigate the mysterious death of an inventor.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Arthur Loft, Gwen Kenyon

Votes: 1,246

9. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

Approved | 130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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The dramatized life of immortal humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, from his days as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River until his death in 1910 shortly after Halley's Comet returned.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale

Votes: 818

10. Bride by Mistake (1944)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.3
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Norah is very rich, owns her own shipyard and has Sylvia double for her at all outside functions. But Sylvia is now married and wants to go to Washington with her new husband while Norah's ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Alan Marshal, Laraine Day, Marsha Hunt, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 201

11. Sweet and Low-Down (1944)

Approved | 76 min | Musical, Romance

6.0
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After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to move on to their next engagement at a military camp, when a kid, Tony Birch, ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

Votes: 129

12. Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)

65 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Preston Foster, Victor McLaglen, Lois Andrews, Kent Taylor

Votes: 23

13. Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy

6.6
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As a boy scout leader, Henry (James Lydon), repeatedly takes the blame for problems caused by a scout in his patrol.

Director: Hugh Bennett | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney

Votes: 104

14. Mission to Moscow (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War

5.4
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Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Walter Huston, Ann Harding, Oskar Homolka, George Tobias

Votes: 746

15. The Crystal Ball (1943)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy

6.7
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Girl loses beauty contest, becomes a fortune teller.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Gladys George, Virginia Field

Votes: 408

16. What a Woman (1943)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A literary agent is pursued by the charming writer of a popular magazine while she attempts to sway one of her clients, a handsome but innocent college professor, to star in an upcoming movie based on his best-selling novel The Whirlwind.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Willard Parker, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 204

17. Someone to Remember (1943)

80 min | Drama

7.6
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An elderly woman whose son disappeared years before refuses to move when her apartment building is turned into a college dormitory for male students, as she is convinced that he will return... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Mabel Paige, Harry Shannon, John Craven, Dorothy Morris

Votes: 28

18. Pistol Packin' Mama (1943)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.1
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Westerner Sally Benson is cheated out of her bankroll by Nick Winner, a gambler passing through town. In New York, Nick opens up a combination night club/gambling joint and, while he is ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Woodruff | Stars: Ruth Terry, Robert Livingston, Wally Vernon, Jack La Rue

Votes: 12

19. Dixie Dugan (1943)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

7.3
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Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Lois Andrews, James Ellison, Charlotte Greenwood, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 19

20. Now, Voyager (1942)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 12,760

21. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Votes: 8,641

22. Roxie Hart (1942)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract publicity for her dancing career as dames don't swing in Cook County. Will everything go as planned?

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Votes: 1,399

23. Rings on Her Fingers (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.7
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Two con artists take a shopgirl under their wing, but complications arise when she begins to fall for a mathematician, disrupting their marrying-for-money scheme.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 532

24. 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: 577

25. Girl Trouble (1942)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.7
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A South American in New York rents the apartment of a socialite who pretends to be his maid.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Don Ameche, Joan Bennett, Billie Burke, Frank Craven

Votes: 55

26. The Postman Didn't Ring (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin follows postal inspector Brennon on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps ... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Richard Travis, Brenda Joyce, Spencer Charters, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 13

27. Born to Sing (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical

6.2
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Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Leo Gorcey, Douglas McPhail

Votes: 120

28. Laugh Your Blues Away (1942)

63 min | Comedy

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Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jinx Falkenburg, Bert Gordon, Johnny Mitchell, Isobel Elsom

29. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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After losing her young son, Edna Gladney opposes the unfair laws discriminating against children whose parents are unknown, and opens an orphanage for those children.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 1,443

30. Moon Over Miami (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Robert Cummings, Carole Landis

Votes: 778

31. It Started with Eve (1941)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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In order to please his dying father, a man convinces a hat-check girl to impersonate his fiancée, but complications arise when the father's health suddenly improves.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Robert Cummings, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 995

32. Men of Boys Town (1941)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

6.6
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Mickey Rooney and Spencer Tracy return in this sequel to the original Boys Town. This time the school faces financial trouble as Father Flannigan tries to help every little boy he meets. ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Bobs Watson, Larry Nunn

Votes: 894

33. You Belong to Me (1941)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A jealous and insecure newlywed man interferes with his wife's medical work in order to prevent her from seeing attractive male patients.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Edgar Buchanan, Roger Clark

Votes: 505

34. Sweetheart of the Campus (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.2
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A college Principal objects to a nightclub opening near his campus.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Ruby Keeler, Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 108

35. Adventure in Washington (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

5.7
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The senator (Herbert Marshall) works to reform a delinquent youth who is working as a Senate page boy.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Virginia Bruce, Gene Reynolds, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 15

36. Blonde Inspiration (1941)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Unknown writer Jonathan Briggs is tricked into buying in to a struggling western magazine only to find that all Is not as it appears. In the meantime, he falls for the publisher's assistant and complications arise.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: John Shelton, Virginia Grey, Albert Dekker, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 117

37. The Big Boss (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Otto Kruger, Gloria Dickson, John Litel, Don Beddoe

Votes: 16

38. We Go Fast (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Two cops (Curtis, Deforest) flirt with highway restaurant waitress (Bari) who falls for Oriental businessman (Mohr) who turns out to be a crook.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Lynn Bari, Alan Curtis, Sheila Ryan, Don DeFore

Votes: 14

39. Forbidden Passage (1941)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.2
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The MGM Crime Reporter introduces Frank J. Maxwell, Florida District Director of the US Immigration Service, who talks about illegal immigration, and the unscrupulous people and ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Addison Richards, Wolfgang Zilzer, Hugh Beaumont, George Lessey

Votes: 156

40. Coffins on Wheels (1941)

Approved | 17 min | Crime, Short, Drama

6.4
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Unscrupulous car dealers foist faulty and dangerous cars on an unsuspecting public.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Darryl Hickman, Tommy Baker, Allan Lane, Cy Kendall

Votes: 67

41. Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.8
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Judge Hardy takes his family to New York City, where Andy quickly falls in love with a socialite. He finds the high society life too expensive, and eventually decides that he liked it better back home.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

Votes: 643

42. Boom Town (1940)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr

Votes: 2,583 | Gross: $9.17M

43. Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Young Dr. Kildare tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his seemingly insane patient.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 343

44. Strike Up the Band (1940)

Passed | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Jimmy Connors and his girl-friend want to take part in Paul Whiteman's highschool's band contest, but they cannot afford the fare. But per chance the meet Paul Whiteman in person and are ... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Paul Whiteman and Orchestra, June Preisser

Votes: 1,137

45. Go West (1940)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

6.9
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The Marx Brothers come to the rescue in the Wild West when a young man, trying to settle an old family feud so he can marry the girl he loves, runs afoul of crooks.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, John Carroll

Votes: 4,524

46. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

Votes: 1,305

47. Sky Murder (1940)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A body is found in a locked airplane compartment and a German female refugee is a suspect. Passenger detective Nick Carter is convinced she didn't do it and works to solve the mysterious murder.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Donald Meek, Kaaren Verne, Edward Ashley

Votes: 277

48. Sporting Blood (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Drama

5.9
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Myles Vanders feuds with hardnosed stable owner Davis Lockwood. Myles takes revenge by romancing and marrying Lockwood's daughter Linda. But as the big race looms nearer, Myles is ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan, Lewis Stone, William Gargan

Votes: 80

49. Hullabaloo (1940)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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A movie musical centered on merrily befogged Merriweather's attempt to restore his career - all while reuniting with his three children (from his three alimony-seeking ex-wives!).

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Frank Morgan, Virginia Grey, Dan Dailey, Billie Burke

Votes: 140

50. Gallant Sons (1940)

Approved | 76 min | Mystery

6.3
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Two childhood friends have a falling out because of their fathers' occupations, which lands one father in jail.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville, Gene Reynolds, Gail Patrick

Votes: 164