With United Productions of America (UPA) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Leopard (1963)

PG | 186 min | Drama, History

8.0
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100 Metascore

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 21,952

2. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 82,594 | Gross: $60.33M

3. Electric Dreams (1984)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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An artificially intelligent PC and his human owner find themselves in a romantic rivalry over a woman.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield, Bud Cort

Votes: 6,745 | Gross: $2.19M

4. Mr. Magoo (1997)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.0
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18 Metascore

The myopic millionaire defeats jewel smugglers in his usual bumbling manner.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar, Nick Chinlund

Votes: 13,927 | Gross: $21.38M

5. Surviving Christmas (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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19 Metascore

A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 21,818 | Gross: $11.66M

6. What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)

PG | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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63 Metascore

In Woody Allen's directorial debut, he took the Japanese action film Key of Keys (1965) and re-dubbed it, changing the plot to make it revolve around a secret egg salad recipe.

Directors: Woody Allen, Senkichi Taniguchi | Stars: Woody Allen, The Lovin' Spoonful, Frank Buxton, Louise Lasser

Votes: 8,933

7. Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)

G | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Aliens from Planet X request the use of Godzilla and Rodan to fight off King Ghidorah, but have a better use for the three monsters.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Nick Adams, Akira Takarada, Jun Tazaki, Akira Kubo

Votes: 4,969

8. Dreamboat (1952)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.8
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Thornton Sayre, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter to stop it. However, his former co-star is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Clifton Webb, Ginger Rogers, Anne Francis, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 627

9. All Monsters Attack (1969)

G | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.9
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A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda, Kengo Furusawa | Stars: Kenji Sahara, Machiko Naka, Tomonori Yazaki, Hideyo Amamoto

Votes: 3,681

10. The War of the Gargantuas (1966)

G | 92 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the ... See full summary »

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Russ Tamblyn, Kumi Mizuno, Kenji Sahara, Nobuo Nakamura

Votes: 2,242

11. Gay Purr-ee (1962)

Approved | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Mouser Jaune Tom and house cat Mewsette are living in the French countryside, but Mewsette wants to experience the refinement and excitement of the Paris living. But upon arrival she falls ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, Paul Frees

Votes: 1,599

12. Amblin' (1968)

R | 26 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.3
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They were both wanderers but to be more specific...Hippies.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Levin, Pamela McMyler, Henry Axelrod

Votes: 1,020

13. Mister Magoo (1960–1961)

5 min | Animation, Comedy

6.6
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The wacky adventures of a nearly blind senior citizen with a great energy and sense of humor, who doesn't accept that he almost can't see, and whose imagination compensates when he drives ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Benny Rubin, Jim Backus, Mel Blanc

Votes: 365

14. OSS 117 Murder for Sale (1968)

GP | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Agent OSS 117 infiltrates an organization that specializes in political assassinations, by assuming the identity of one of its top assassins.

Directors: Renzo Cerrato, Jean-Pierre Desagnat, André Hunebelle | Stars: John Gavin, Margaret Lee, Curd Jürgens, Luciana Paluzzi

Votes: 207

15. The Red Pony (1949)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.3
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A ranch boy is gifted with a colt, grows to love him but the colt escapes, with tragic results.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 862

16. Evil of Dracula (1974)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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A teacher assumes a position at a school that's run by a vampire.

Director: Michio Yamamoto | Stars: Toshio Kurosawa, Mariko Mochizuki, Kunie Tanaka, Shin Kishida

Votes: 452

17. The Dick Tracy Show (1961– )

23 min | Animation, Crime, Adventure

6.2
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Cartoon series produced by UPA, in which Dick Tracy (voiced by the distinguished film and stage actor Everett Sloane) played more or less of an incidental role. Most of the crime fighting ... See full summary »

Stars: Jerry Hausner, Benny Rubin, Mel Blanc, Everett Sloane

Votes: 179

18. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)

Approved | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano

Votes: 2,371

19. 1001 Arabian Nights (1959)

75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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Mr. Magoo's ancestor, Abdul Aziz Magoo, is the uncle of Aladdin, who falls in love with a princess.

Directors: Jack Kinney, Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Kathryn Grant, Dwayne Hickman, Hans Conried

Votes: 239

20. Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
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The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.

Directors: Robert Cannon, John Hubley | Star: Marvin Miller

Votes: 1,694

21. The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (1964–1965)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Animated series featuring Jim Backus's Mr. Magoo character in half-hour adaptations of classic stories for children. Praised by both critics and educators, and well-remembered by fans, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Backus, Joan Gardner, Marvin Miller, Howard Morris

Votes: 551

22. The Tell-Tale Heart (I) (1953)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Crime

7.5
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A madman tells his tale of murder, and how a strange beating sound haunted him afterward.

Director: Ted Parmelee | Star: James Mason

Votes: 1,739

23. The Girl Next Door (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Dan Dailey, June Haver, Dennis Day, Billy Gray

Votes: 206

24. The Four Poster (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Adapted from the prize-winning Broadway play that featured two people and a four-poster bed, in which the couple enacts their marriage, from its day in 1897, until he dies, some time after ... See full summary »

Directors: Irving Reis, John Hubley | Stars: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 151

25. Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen (1974)

88 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Professor Nishiyama, after studying and interpreting the prophecies of Nostradamus, realizes that the end of the world is at hand. Unfortunately, nobody listens to him until it is too late.... See full summary »

Directors: Toshio Masuda, Shûe Matsubayashi, Shirô Moritani | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Toshio Kurosawa, Kaoru Yumi, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 230

26. 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005 TV Special)

245 min | Documentary, Animation, Family

6.9
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A list compiling the 100 Greatest cartoons, new and old, as voted by the British public.

Directors: Esther Dere, Anna Gien | Stars: Jimmy Carr, Joe Alaskey, Terry Alderton, Kelly Asbury

Votes: 121

27. Rooty Toot Toot (1951)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical

6.7
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The musical tale of a murder trial by a jealous lover.

Director: John Hubley | Stars: Thurl Ravenscroft, Annette Warren

Votes: 780

28. Our Mr. Sun (1956 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 57 min | Animation

7.2
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One entry in a series of films produced to make science accessible to the masses--especially children--this film describes the sun in scientific but entertaining terms.

Directors: Frank Capra, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Eddie Albert, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Baxter, Marvin Miller

Votes: 145

29. Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out (1967)

82 min | Documentary

7.5
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Turn on, Tune in, Drop out!

5 psychedelic short films, broadcast on the French/German tv channel "arte" on 2007-07-16

Length: 47 min.

1. "Be-In" USA 1967, 7 min. Director and writer: Jerry ... See full synopsis »

Director: Robin S. Clark | Stars: Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner, Rosemary Woodruff Leary

Votes: 29

30. The Magic Fluke (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.6
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UPA had just taken over the cartoon production for Columbia and their influence shows vividly on this Fox-and-Crow entry that lets the slapstick be a result of a 'human-nature' story. The ... See full summary »

Director: John Hubley | Star: John T. Smith

Votes: 112

31. A Unicorn in the Garden (1953)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.7
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A henpecked husband sees a unicorn outside his window--or does he?

Director: William T. Hurtz

Votes: 680

32. What's New, Mr. Magoo? (1977– )

30 min | Animation, Family

6.9
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The further misadventures of the lovable nearsighted curmudgeon.

Stars: Jim Backus, Bob Ogle, Casey Kasem, Hal Smith

Votes: 79

33. Madeline (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.7
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In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.

Directors: Robert Cannon, John Hubley | Star: Gladys Holland

Votes: 143

34. Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka (1965)

105 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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In 1943, the Aleutian island of Kiska, Alaska was fortified by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. When word arrived of an impending attack by an overwhelming force of Americans, the ... See full summary »

Director: Seiji Maruyama | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Sô Yamamura, Makoto Satô, Tadao Nakamaru

Votes: 37

35. Esupai (1974)

87 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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A bad ESP syndicate is planning to kill world leaders through mental telepathy. The good guys are a top secret group called ESPY and they're in charge of stopping the killer psychics.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, Kaoru Yumi, Masao Kusakari, Yûzô Kayama

Votes: 84

36. Frosty the Snowman (1950)

3 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.0
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An animated musical number of the beloved classic song based off everyone's favorite snowman Frosty.

Directors: Robert Cannon, John Hubley

Votes: 98

37. Brotherhood of Man (1945)

Animation, Short

6.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Robert Cannon

Votes: 43

38. Robin Hoodlum (1948)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short

6.3
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A slight role reversal for the Fox and Crow in this one, as the Crow was usually the smart one who ended up with the winning hand. Fox is Robin Hoodlum and the Crow is the Sheriff pursuing ... See full summary »

Director: John Hubley | Star: John T. Smith

Votes: 128

39. Ragtime Bear (1949)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.8
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At the Hodge Podge Lodge, a crotchety, near-sighted Mister Magoo takes a banjo-playing bear to be his nephew, Waldo.

Director: John Hubley | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 142

40. The Emperor's New Clothes (1953)

Animation, Short

6.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Ted Parmelee | Star: Hans Conried

Votes: 30

41. I Was a Teenage Magoo (1960)

6 min | Animation, Short

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Add a Plot

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Star: Jim Backus

42. Trees and Jamaica Daddy (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Music

5.5
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"Trees and Jamaica Daddy" was the first of a UPA series (short-lived) that featured two different subjects (plot, characters)running about 3.5 minutes each, on a seven-minute reel. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Crippen, Lew Keller

Votes: 66

43. Punchy de Leon (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

6.4
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The Fox and the Crow compete to bring the king of Spain a jug filled at the mystical Fountain of Youth.

Director: John Hubley | Star: Daws Butler

Votes: 45

44. Christopher Crumpet (1953)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Through drawings, an illustrator tells his dog the story of a boy named Christopher Crumpet. Christopher can at will change himself from a little boy into a chicken. He threatens to do so ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Cannon | Stars: Marvin Miller, Marian Richman

Votes: 140

45. Georgie and the Dragon (1951)

Animation, Short

7.2
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Georgie, a young Scottish lad, befriends a baby dragon and takes it home as a pet and companion. Complications arise, however, when the dragon begins growing rapidly.

Directors: Robert Cannon, John Hubley

Votes: 28

46. Totally Tooned In (1999– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.8
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65 1/2 hour episodes of almost 200 theatrical cartoons, 3 full length cartoons, mini-cartoons never available on TV. Mr. Magoo is in every episode and they are all in technicolor. This was ... See full summary »

Star: Steve Howey

Votes: 9

47. The Jaywalker (1956)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.4
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Milton Muffet is confessed poor pedestrian. He's addicted to "the most awful, habit-forming vice" man falls prey to, jaywalking.

Director: Robert Cannon | Star: Eugene Bollay

Votes: 80

48. The Fifty-First Dragon (1954)

Approved | 11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
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Based on the Heywood Broun story of an awkward Knight who couldn't keep up with his classmates at the Killing Dragons Knight School, until a professor, in order to instill self-confidence ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Heywood Hale Broun, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 7

49. Hell-Bent for Election (1944)

Not Rated | 13 min | Animation, Short

6.0
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A villainous Thomas E. Dewey supporting sprite tries to influence a sleepy Union rail switchman to derail Franklin D. Roosevelt's campaign train.

Director: Chuck Jones

Votes: 118

50. Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.0
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While meeting a new friend, Gerald is abducted by aliens and whisked to the planet Moo. The king of Moo mistakenly thinks that all Earthlings - like Gerald - speak only in sound effects, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Cannon | Star: Marvin Miller

Votes: 231


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