Hollywood Legends 50 movie pack (Mill Creek)

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1. Dishonored Lady (1947)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O'Keefe, John Loder, William Lundigan

Votes: 747

2. Road to Bali (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Two unemployed show-biz pals accept treasure-diving work in Bali for a local princess and they find treasure, love and trouble.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 3,865

3. Tom Brown's School Days (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Josephine Hutchinson

Votes: 334

4. Second Chorus (1940)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical

When perennial college students Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are forced to make it on their own, the competitive pair get jobs with Artie Shaw's band and reunite with ex-manager Ellen Miller.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 1,113

5. A Walk in the Sun (1945)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, War

During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne, John Ireland

Votes: 2,960

6. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Not Rated | 63 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.

Directors: Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 8,289

7. The Way Ahead (1944)

Approved | 91 min | War, Drama

WW2 drama that follows a group of British conscripts, starting with their rigorous basic training and ending with their deployment in North Africa.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald, John Laurie

Votes: 1,398

The Immortal Battalion

8. The Bigamist (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Film-Noir

Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of the agency senses Harry is keeping a secret and does some investigating. He soon discovers Harry has done an unusual amount of ... See full summary »

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino, Edmund Gwenn, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 1,996

9. Monsoon (1952)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman named Julia brings her fiance and his mother to a village in India to meet her father and brother. Hospitality proves in short supply and things take a turn for the worse when Julia's seductive younger sister arrives.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Ursula Thiess, Diana Douglas, George Nader, Ellen Corby

Votes: 42

10. Borderline (1950)

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

Two undercover agents infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring in Mexico, but neither is aware of the other's identity.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr, José Torvay

Votes: 880

11. Indiscretion of an American Wife (1953)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Romance

Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with a young Italian in Rome's Stazione Termini.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift, Gino Cervi, Richard Beymer

Votes: 2,002

12. The North Star (1943)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 969

13. The Squeeze (1978)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Karen Black, Edward Albert, Lionel Stander

Votes: 301

Diamond Thieves

14. The Treasure of Jamaica Reef (1974)

PG | 96 min | Adventure

A suspense filled adventure-drama about the search for a treasure-laden Spanish Galleon that sank over 200 years ago.

Director: Virginia L. Stone | Stars: Stephen Boyd, David Ladd, Chuck Woolery, Roosevelt Grier

Votes: 155

15. Klansman (1974)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A local Sheriff tries to keep the peace as racial strife hits his small Alabama town as tensions boil over when a black man is accused of raping a white woman.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 1,075

16. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Joan Crawford, Walter Huston, Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr.

Votes: 2,043

17. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance

Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 511

18. Alfie Darling (1975)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

Alfie returns, up to his old womanizing ways, until he meets his match in a sophisticated magazine editor Abby. His pursuit is complicated by his encounter with Norma and the fact that a ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Alan Price, Jill Townsend, Paul Copley, Joan Collins

Votes: 194

Oh, Alfie

19. Carnival Story (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

An American carnival in Germany sets the scene for sin, sex and melodrama.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Anne Baxter, Steve Cochran, Lyle Bettger, George Nader

Votes: 412

20. The Four Deuces (1975)

R | 87 min | Action, Comedy

The film centres around gangland boss Vic Morono who presides over a mixed pack of cards with the trumps being the 'The Four Deuces'-Chip Morono, Mickey Navarro, Ben Arlen and Smokey Ross. ... See full summary »

Director: William H. Bushnell | Stars: Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, Warren Berlinger, Adam Roarke

Votes: 173

21. Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Music

A successful nightclub singer weds a struggling songwriter, but when his fame eclipses hers, she delves into alcoholism.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Susan Hayward, Lee Bowman, Marsha Hunt, Eddie Albert

Votes: 982

22. The Big Wheel (1949)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Romance

A brash young midget car race driver lives in the shadow of his famous father, a drunken womanizer, who was killed in an accident years earlier.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Michael O'Shea, Mary Hatcher

Votes: 381

23. Killing Heat (1981)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

A city-woman moves to a foreign country with her future husband, giving up all the comforts of cosmopolitan life. Life in the countryside finally takes its toll on her, and she finds ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Raeburn | Stars: Karen Black, John Thaw, John Kani, Patrick Mynhardt

Votes: 105

24. The Fat Spy (1966)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

Off the coast of Florida, a nearly-deserted island is rumored to have the fountain of youth. A boatload of teenage kids are headed there for a scavenger hunt. Wellington, the island's ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Cates | Stars: Phyllis Diller, Jack E. Leonard, Brian Donlevy, Johnny Tillotson

Votes: 337

25. Scarlet Street (1945)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 11,569

26. Lady of Burlesque (1943)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Mystery

After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, J. Edward Bromberg, Iris Adrian

Votes: 1,699

27. Love Affair (1939)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A French playboy and an American former nightclub singer fall in love aboard a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, after he has had a chance to earn a decent living.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman

Votes: 3,593

28. Letter of Introduction (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

An aging actor, about to marry for the fourth time, is surprised when a young woman, who is the daughter he never knew he had, appears with a "letter of introduction". It seems that she is ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy, Edgar Bergen

Votes: 256

29. The Town Went Wild (1944)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

Feuding fathers deal with the shocking news that their sons were switched at birth, meaning that one of their daughters is about to marry her own brother.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Edward Everett Horton, Tom Tully

Votes: 82

30. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Passed | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang

Votes: 7,920

31. High Voltage (1929)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A busload of passengers gets stranded in a snowstorm and take refuge in an abandoned church, where they run into a mysterious man who may be on the run from the law.

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley

Votes: 232

32. Hoosier Schoolboy (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

A schoolteacher comes to a new town and finds herself caught up in the town's problems and disputes.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Anne Nagel, Frank Shields, Edward Pawley

Votes: 107

33. I Cover the Waterfront (1933)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance

An investigative reporter romances a suspected smuggler's daughter.

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Ben Lyon, Claudette Colbert, Ernest Torrence, Hobart Cavanaugh

Votes: 396

34. Penny Serenade (1941)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance

A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 5,237

35. Dark Mountain (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Crime, Drama

A woman doesn't realize that the man she has just married is a gangster. When she is implicated in a murder he committed, she turns to an ex-boyfriend, who is now a park ranger, for help. ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Robert Lowery, Ellen Drew, Regis Toomey, Eddie Quillan

Votes: 126

36. The Big Show (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Music

At the Texas Centennial in Dallas Autry confuses two girls by being himself and his own stunt double.

Directors: Mack V. Wright, Joseph Kane | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Kay Hughes, Sally Payne

Votes: 205

37. The Joyless Street (1925)

125 min | Drama

Vienna in the biggest depression, directly after WW1. In a slum, Lila Leid, the wife of lawyer Leid is murdered, Egon, secretary of one of Leid's clients is arrested. He was with her, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Ágnes Eszterházy, Werner Krauss

Votes: 1,173

38. Blood and Sand (1922)

PG | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

A toreador's familial and social life is threatened when he has an affair.

Directors: Fred Niblo, Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Rosa Rosanova, Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Leo White

Votes: 1,109

39. The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1957 TV Movie)

Unrated | 89 min | Musical, Family, Fantasy

Overwhelmed by rats, a medieval town hires a magical piper who can rid the town of the pest in exchange for gold but the crooked mayor has no intention of honoring the deal.

Director: Bretaigne Windust | Stars: Van Johnson, Claude Rains, Lori Nelson, Jim Backus

Votes: 369

40. Home Town Story (1951)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

After failing to be re-elected, politician Blake Washburn returns home and becomes editor of the local newspaper. When he notices the influence the paper has on the public, he uses it to appeal to potential voters in the next election.

Director: Arthur Pierson | Stars: Jeffrey Lynn, Donald Crisp, Marjorie Reynolds, Alan Hale Jr.

Votes: 670

41. Meet John Doe (1941)

Not Rated | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan

Votes: 10,343

42. His Private Secretary (1933)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

Dick Wallace secretly marries a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who thinks she is a gold digger, is opposed. She takes a job with the company under her maiden name to prove she's okay.

Director: Phil Whitman | Stars: Evalyn Knapp, John Wayne, Reginald Barlow, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 494

43. Heartbeat (1946)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

In Paris, a young woman runs away from a reform school, joins a pickpocket academy, and finds herself falling for the handsome diplomat she's been blackmailed into stealing from.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Adolphe Menjou, Melville Cooper

Votes: 501

44. He Found a Star (1941)

Approved | 89 min | Musical

Lucky Lyndon and his devoted secretary Ruth use their talent agency to find and help unknowns who need an opportunity.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Vic Oliver, Sarah Churchill, Evelyn Dall, Gabrielle Brune

Votes: 36

45. Affair in Monte Carlo (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance

A writer tells a crowd in a café about a woman he knows, who once feel deeply in love with a desperate, compulsive gambler.

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Merle Oberon, Richard Todd, Leo Genn, Stephen Murray

Votes: 103

46. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 4,040 | Gross: $18.05M

47. Indiscreet (1931)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon, Monroe Owsley, Barbara Kent

Votes: 1,201

48. Chandu on the Magic Island (1935)

Not Rated | 70 min | Fantasy, Adventure

On the mystic island of Lemuria, the cult of Ubasti seek the Egyptian Princess Nadji to sacrifice so that their goddess Ossana, whose soul resides in Nadji's body, may be resurrected by ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Maria Alba, Clara Kimball Young, Dean Benton

Votes: 112

49. Hell's House (1932)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

Jimmy idolizes bootlegger Matt, and when he refuses to implicate his friend, he is sent to reform school. He befriends Shorty, a boy with a heart condition, and escapes to let the world know about the brutal conditions.

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: Bette Davis, Pat O'Brien, Junior Durkin, Frank Coghlan Jr.

Votes: 794

50. The Clairvoyant (1935)

TV-G | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A fake music-hall clairvoyant meets a woman, and suddenly his predictions seem to come true ...

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Claude Rains, Fay Wray, Mary Clare, Ben Field

Votes: 813

The Evil Mind