With Film Classics (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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95 Metascore

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 48,259 | Gross: $4.36M

2. The Wolf Man (1941)

Passed | 70 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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72 Metascore

Larry Talbot returns to his father's castle in Wales and meets a beautiful woman. One fateful night, Talbot escorts her to a local carnival where they meet a mysterious gypsy fortune teller.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 27,233

3. The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)

Passed | 97 min | Drama

7.0
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 4,410

4. Scarlet Street (1945)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
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A man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, though her 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: 17,004

5. Wuthering Heights (1939)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 18,311 | Gross: $0.76M

6. A Star Is Born (1937)

Passed | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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77 Metascore

A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, and achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway, Victor Fleming | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

Votes: 9,961 | Gross: $4.36M

7. Things to Come (1936)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

6.6
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 8,169

8. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.

Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin

Votes: 13,402 | Gross: $0.27M

9. The Spoilers (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Western

6.7
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In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 2,966

10. Sabotage (1936)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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85 Metascore

A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder

Votes: 17,095

11. Son of Frankenstein (1939)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Returning to the ancestral castle long after the death of the monster, the son of Dr. Frankenstein meets a mad shepherd who is hiding the comatose creature. To clear the family name, he revives the creature and tries to rehabilitate him.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 10,409

12. Dead End (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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The lives of a young man, a young woman, an infamous gangster, and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 7,777

13. The Jungle Book (1942)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.7
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A boy raised by wild animals tries to adapt to human village life.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Votes: 4,271 | Gross: $2.83M

14. Topper (1937)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 7,683

15. Way Out West (1937)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Family, Western

7.6
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Stanley and Ollie are enlisted to deliver the deed to a goldmine in a small village, only for it to be stolen.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sharon Lynn, James Finlayson

Votes: 8,458

16. Made for Each Other (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson

Votes: 3,683

17. Stella Dallas (1937)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A working-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 5,636 | Gross: $2.00M

18. The Four Feathers (1939)

Passed | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A timid 1880s British Army officer resigns, burning his last-day summons to war in Egypt. Accusing him of cowardice, his girlfriend and three friends give him white feathers. To gain redemption, he shadows his friends to save their lives.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez

Votes: 6,127

19. Dodsworth (1936)

Passed | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor

Votes: 9,292

20. That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood

Votes: 4,628

21. The Westerner (1940)

Approved | 100 min | Western

7.3
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78 Metascore

Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinegarroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport, Fred Stone

Votes: 6,125

22. The Raven (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Horror

6.9
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44 Metascore

Dr. Vollin is a brilliant but unstable surgeon with a morbid obsession for instruments of torture. He saves the life of Jean Thatcher, a beautiful young socialite injured in an automobile accident and becomes increasingly attracted to her.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware

Votes: 5,675

23. Nothing Sacred (1937)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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78 Metascore

An eccentric woman learns she is not dying of radium poisoning as earlier assumed, but when she meets a reporter looking for a story, she feigns sickness again for her own profit.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger, Walter Connolly

Votes: 6,714

24. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 4,364

25. Sons of the Desert (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Mae Busch

Votes: 8,979

26. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Bert Roach

Votes: 4,513

27. Block-Heads (1938)

Approved | 57 min | Comedy, Family, War

7.5
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Stan, who has remained faithfully at his World War I post for twenty years, finally comes home where his best friend, Ollie, takes him in, thus allowing him to discover the many conveniences of the modern world.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Patricia Ellis, Minna Gombell

Votes: 4,092

28. Tower of London (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Barbara O'Neil, Ian Hunter

Votes: 2,010

29. The North Star (1943)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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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: 1,584

30. The Music Box (1932)

Approved | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Like the legendary Sisyphus, deliverymen Laurel and Hardy struggle to push a large crated piano up a seemingly insurmountable flight of stairs.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dinah, Billy Gilbert

Votes: 7,536

31. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 2,212

32. The Hurricane (1937)

Approved | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A Polynesian sailor unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 2,655

33. A Ship to India (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

6.5
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A sailor returns to his hometown after 7 years and remembers the dark and the light moments of his past.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Holger Löwenadler, Anna Lindahl, Birger Malmsten, Gertrud Fridh

Votes: 1,899

34. 'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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The true story of Carlson's Raiders and their World War II attack on Makin Island.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Randolph Scott, Alan Curtis, Noah Beery Jr., J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 1,489

35. A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (1946)

Passed | 75 min | Action, Drama, War

6.8
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During World War II, a young boy and girl, living with their respective families in an apartment house that had restrictions against pets, adopt a lost dog and hide it in a vacant apartment... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Kline | Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Jerry Hunter, Harry Davenport, Lionel Stander

Votes: 78

36. Arabian Nights (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Sabu, Leif Erickson

Votes: 1,498 | Gross: $3.71M

37. These Three (1936)

Passed | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Two schoolteachers and the man they both love face ruin when a malicious student cooks up a lie.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea, Catherine Doucet

Votes: 2,782

38. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Western

6.5
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A lonely socialite masquerades as a maid and meets an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who is unaware of her true identity.

Directors: H.C. Potter, Stuart Heisler, William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,615

39. Roman Scandals (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.7
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A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, Gloria Stuart, Edward Arnold

Votes: 705 | Gross: $5.33M

40. Captain Kidd (1945)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.3
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The unhistorical adventures of pirate Captain Kidd revolve around treasure and treachery.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,798

41. Come and Get It (1936)

Passed | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.

Directors: Howard Hawks, William Wyler, Richard Rosson | Stars: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer, Walter Brennan

Votes: 2,134

42. The Devil to Pay! (1930)

TV-G | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Spendthrift Willie Leyland again returns to the family home in London penniless. His father is none too pleased but Willie smooth-talks him into letting him stay. At the same time, he turns... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Frederick Kerr, David Torrence

Votes: 724

43. The Spy in Black (1939)

77 min | Thriller, War

6.9
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 2,223

44. The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

5.6
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Adventurer Marco Polo travels to China, where he finds the Emperor Kublai Khan, court intrigue, danger, and unexpected love.

Directors: Archie Mayo, John Cromwell | Stars: Gary Cooper, Sigrid Gurie, Basil Rathbone, George Barbier

Votes: 1,078

45. Blonde Ice (1948)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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A society reporter keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men, all of whom die under mysterious circumstances.

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Robert Paige, Leslie Brooks, Russ Vincent, Michael Whalen

Votes: 1,123

46. Buck Privates (1941)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.0
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Two sidewalk salesman enlist in the army in order to avoid jail, only to find that their drill instructor is the police officer who tried having them imprisoned.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman, Jane Frazee

Votes: 4,496 | Gross: $4.00M

47. The Ghost Goes West (1935)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A haunted Scottish castle is dismantled and transported to Florida, bringing the family ghost along with it.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,911

48. Arrowsmith (1931)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett, A.E. Anson

Votes: 1,770

49. The Young in Heart (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Lewis Milestone, Gilbert Pratt, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 1,428

50. Becky Sharp (1935)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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Against the backdrop of Napoleon's Waterloo campaign, an ambitious woman from a family of entertainers begins a destructive climb up the social ladder.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke, Billie Burke

Votes: 1,126


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