frbrown's obscure favouritesby skobic | created - 27 Dec 2012 | updated - 17 hours ago | Public
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1. Running on Karma (2003)
93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.
2. Kitty Kornered (1946)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
Porky puts his cats out in the snow, but then they put him out and have a party. Expelling them again, Porky goes to bed, only to be terrorized by the felines' mock Martian invasion.
4. Baby Bottleneck (1946)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
It's the start of the Baby-Boom, and the overworked delivery system is full of glitches: Mother Goose gets a baby skunk, a Scotty dog gets a little hippo, and Mr. and Mrs. Mouse wind up ... See full summary »
6. Screaming Mimi (1958)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Exotic dancer Virginia Wilson sees a man get shot moments after he tries to knife her in a shower, so she goes to Dr. Greenwood a psychiatrist for therapy. He falls in love with her and ... See full summary »
7. A Song Is Born (1948)
Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
With her gangster boyfriend under investigation by the police, a nightclub singer hides out in a musical research institution staffed by bachelor professors - one of whom begins to fall for her.
8. Ten Days Wonder (1971)
PG | 110 min | Mystery, Drama
Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the ... See full summary »
9. The Detective (1954)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul.
10. The Honey Pot (1967)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Crime
In Venice, a millionaire hires an actor to help him prank three greedy ex-girlfriends into thinking he's dying and leaving his fortune to one of them.
12. The Verdict (1946)
Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After an innocent man is executed in a case he was responsible for, a Scotland Yard superintendent finds himself investigating the murder of his key witness.
13. Stars in My Crown (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.
14. Duelle (1976)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
The Queen of the Night battles the Queen of the Sun over a magical diamond that will allow the winner to remain on Earth, specifically in modern day Paris.
17. Outcast of the Islands (1951)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Adventure
A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide, and a Captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.
18. This Land Is Mine (1943)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, War
A mild-mannered school-teacher in a Nazi-occupied town during W.W.II finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance.
22. Bitter Victory (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, War
A Commander receives a citation for an attack on General Erwin Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved, as the Commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
24. Breaking News (2004)
TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a ... See full summary »
25. Autobiography of a Princess (1975)
58 min | Drama
On the anniversary of her father's death, an Indian princess (Madhur Jaffrey) celebrates his memory in her London apartment by having tea and showing a selection of home movies to her guest... See full summary »
26. Love Letters (1945)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...
27. Take Care of My Cat (2001)
112 min | Drama
In the port city of Icheon, five female friends struggle to stay close while forging a life for themselves after high school. When one of the group, upwardly-mobile Hae-ju, moves to Seoul, ... See full summary »
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28. Tourou et Bitti (1971)
12 min | Short
The drums of the past. This shooting script was planned to show the most important moment of a possession ritual, during the course of which men from the village of Simiri demand that the ... See full summary »
29. To New Shores (1937)
106 min | Drama
In 1846 the actress Gloria Vane is the leading star at the Adelphi Theatre in London. She is in love with the destitute nobleman Albert Finsbury. He is leaving for Australia to become an ... See full summary »
31. Canyon Passage (1946)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Western
Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.
32. Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
Unrated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The night before the school festival, things seem to be repeating themselves. Gradually, all the world functions come to a stop, the only ones that are not affected are a select group of student friends.
33. Fog Over Frisco (1934)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals.
34. Detective Conan: Countdown to Heaven (2001)
100 min | Animation, Action, Mystery
Gin and Vodka sneak into Akemi Miyano home and heard Shiho's message that she would visit Tokiwa Twin Tower. Would Shiho got killed?
36. Miss Oyu (1951)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
Shinnosuke is introduced to Shizu as a prospective marriage partner, but he falls in love with her widowed sister Oyu. Convention forbids Oyu to marry because she has to raise her son as ... See full summary »
37. Juarez (1939)
Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.
38. Air Force (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.
39. Exterior Night (1993)
Not Rated | 36 min | Short
Shot in high-definition video using rear-screen process plates from classic Warner Bros. films noirs. A young man (in color) searches for his past through black-and-white scenes from "The ... See full summary »
42. The Living Dead Man (1926)
Not Rated | 170 min | Drama
Mathias Pascal, only son of a once rich family, marries beautiful Romalinda, who has a terrible mother-in-law. She controls her daughter, and soon his home life becomes a nightmare, as well... See full summary »
44. Son of the White Mare (1981)
81 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A dethroned goddess-turned-horse gives birth to three superpowered sons who set out to save three princesses from three ancient dragons and reclaim their parents' lost kingdom from the underworld.
45. Masquerade in Vienna (1934)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
Vienna 1905: After a carnival party the famous painter Heidenick draws his otherwise engaged girlfriend Anita Helfer with very few clothes on, only blurs her face. The image makes it into ... See full summary »
46. The Ogre of Athens (1956)
103 min | Crime, Drama
A peaceful, frightened little man is mistakenly identified as "the dragon", a notorious criminal at large. He briefly and reluctantly rules the underworld until they realize their mistake.
47. Man's Castle (1933)
75 min | Drama, Romance