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1. Smoky (1946)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Family

Drama about the strong bond between a cowpoke and a wild bronco set during the 1940s.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter, Bruce Cabot, Esther Dale

Votes: 258

2. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

"Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Peggy Cummins, Charles Coburn, Robert Arthur, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 271

3. Station West (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

When two US cavalrymen transporting a gold shipment get killed, US Army Intelligence investigator John Haven goes undercover to a mining and logging town to find the killers.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Dick Powell, Jane Greer, Agnes Moorehead, Burl Ives

Votes: 725

4. So Dear to My Heart (1948)

Passed | 79 min | Animation, Drama, Family

This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication.

Directors: Harold D. Schuster, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten

Votes: 1,038

5. Sierra (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Western

Hiding in the mountains from the law, father and son break wild horses until a lost female lawyer joins them to help clear their name, but some would rather see them dead.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Wanda Hendrix, Audie Murphy, Burl Ives, Dean Jagger

Votes: 469

6. East of Eden (1955)

PG | 118 min | Drama

A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Votes: 34,413

7. The Power and the Prize (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

This melodrama starring Robert Taylor and Burl Ives was directed by Henry Koster. An American business executive working in England wants to marry European refugee Elizabeth Mueller, but he... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elisabeth Müller, Burl Ives, Charles Coburn

Votes: 246

8. Desire Under the Elms (1958)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Romance

Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are the sons of two wives Cabot has overworked into ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Frank Overton

Votes: 957

9. Wind Across the Everglades (1958)

93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Budd Schulberg | Stars: Burl Ives, Christopher Plummer, Chana Eden, Gypsy Rose Lee

Votes: 797

10. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

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: 38,082 | Gross: $17.57M

11. The Big Country (1958)

Not Rated | 166 min | Romance, Western

A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Votes: 12,973

12. Day of the Outlaw (1959)

Approved | 92 min | Western

Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed with a fatal wound and the town is a powder keg waiting to blow.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Robert Ryan, Burl Ives, Tina Louise, Alan Marshal

Votes: 2,272

13. Our Man in Havana (1959)

Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Votes: 3,983

14. Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Burl Ives, Shelley Winters, James Darren, Jean Seberg

Votes: 378

15. The Spiral Road (1962)

Approved | 139 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

In 1936, a Dutch physician who treats leprosy patients in the jungles of Indonesia has a dangerous run-in with a local witch-doctor who uses black magic to kill his enemies.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Rock Hudson, Burl Ives, Gena Rowlands, Geoffrey Keen

Votes: 367

16. Summer Magic (1963)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

A Bostonian widow moves with her kids to the country.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives, Deborah Walley

Votes: 1,856

17. I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (1964)

6 min | Animation, Family, Short

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Director: Derek Lamb | Star: Burl Ives

Votes: 17

18. The Brass Bottle (1964)

87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Comedy about the proverbial genie who comes out of a bottle (a table lamp in this instance) to serve his new master. The only problem is that instead of helping his master, the genie (Burl ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Tony Randall, Burl Ives, Barbara Eden, Kamala Devi

Votes: 469

19. Ensign Pulver (1964)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, War

Life becomes so harried after Ensign Pulver's prank, he and the Captain are swept off deck during a storm, ending up on a tropical island, a group of ship wrecked nurses, dancing natives, and one very big case of appendicitis.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Robert Walker Jr., Burl Ives, Walter Matthau, Tommy Sands

Votes: 1,300

20. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Director: Larry Roemer | Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Burl Ives, Larry D. Mann, Paul Soles

Votes: 20,680

21. The Daydreamer (1966)

Unrated | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."

Director: Jules Bass | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Borge, Patty Duke, Jack Gilford

Votes: 228

22. Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

In Victorian England, an American showman uses a wealthy Frenchman's finances to build a German explosives expert's giant cannon designed to fire a people-filled projectile to the Moon but spies and saboteurs endanger the project.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Burl Ives, Jimmy Clitheroe, Terry-Thomas, Graham Stark

Votes: 588

25. The Sound of Anger (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A young man is arrested on suspicion of sabotaging the plane of his girlfriend's father, a wealthy man who despises him.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Burl Ives, James Farentino, Guy Stockwell, Dorothy Provine

Votes: 22

26. The McMasters (1970)

GP | 90 min | Drama, Western

When a black Civil War veteran becomes co-owner of the southern McMasters ranch, the incensed local Confederate veterans come gunning for him and his Indian wife.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Burl Ives, Brock Peters, David Carradine, Nancy Kwan

Votes: 192

27. The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Thriller

A famous heart surgeon finds out that a medical research foundation is being used for shady, and illegal, purposes.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sandy Dennis, Burl Ives, Tom Harvey

Votes: 36

28. Hugo the Hippo (1975)

G | 91 min | Animation, Family, Drama

The Sultan of Zanzibar has a problem--his harbor is infested with sharks. To solve the problem, he brings in twelve hippos to keep the sharks away, and it works. But once the hippos are no ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Feigenbaum | Stars: Burl Ives, Robert Morley, Paul Lynde, Jesse Emmett

Votes: 358

29. The First Easter Rabbit (1976 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A beloved toy stuffed rabbit is rescued by a fairy to be the first Easter Rabbit.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Burl Ives, Robert Morse, Stan Freberg, Paul Frees

Votes: 158

30. Captains and the Kings (1976– )

540 min | Drama

Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s.

Stars: Richard Jordan, Harvey Jason, Patty Duke, Blair Brown

Votes: 340

31. Baker's Hawk (1976)

G | 98 min | Western

When a young boy nurses an injured hawk back to health, he gains newfound courage and confidence on his own.

Director: Lyman Dayton | Stars: Clint Walker, Burl Ives, Diane Baker, Lee Montgomery

Votes: 175

32. Roots (1977)

TV-14 | 588 min | Biography, Drama, History

A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 14,017

33. The Bermuda Depths (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.

Director: Tsugunobu Kotani | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Carl Weathers, Connie Sellecca, Julie Woodson

Votes: 531

34. The New Adventures of Heidi (1978 TV Movie)

PG | 98 min | Musical, Comedy, Drama

Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Burl Ives, Katy Kurtzman, John Gavin, Marlyn Mason

Votes: 107

35. Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by fourteen-year-old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.

Director: Leonard Stern | Stars: George Burns, Brooke Shields, Lorraine Gary, Ray Bolger

Votes: 693

36. Earthbound (1981)

PG | 99 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy

A family of space aliens crash lands on Earth when their spaceship conks out.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Burl Ives, Christopher Connelly, Meredith MacRae, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 145

37. White Dog (1982)

PG | 90 min | Drama

A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to attack black people.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christa Lang, Vernon Weddle, Jameson Parker

Votes: 7,343

38. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children, Mace and Cindel, on a quest to find their parents.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Eric Walker, Warwick Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, Guy Boyd

Votes: 8,347

39. Uphill All the Way (1986)

PG | 86 min | Comedy

Two unemployed good ol' boys are mistaken for a pair of notorious bank robbers.

Director: Frank Q. Dobbs | Stars: Roy Clark, Mel Tillis, Burl Ives, Glen Campbell

Votes: 114

40. Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987 TV Movie)

282 min | Biography, Drama

The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, David Ackroyd, Stéphane Audran, Amadeus August

Votes: 326

41. Two Moon Junction (1988)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.

Director: Zalman King | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Louise Fletcher, Burl Ives

Votes: 4,454 | Gross: $1.55M