With RKO Pictures (Australasia) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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89 Metascore

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 454,940

2. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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100 Metascore

Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance: 'Rosebud.'

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 442,344 | Gross: $1.59M

3. The Bishop's Wife (1947)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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72 Metascore

A debonair angel comes to Earth to help an Episcopalian bishop and his wife in their quest to raise money for the new church.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

Votes: 18,114

4. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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95 Metascore

Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household.

Directors: William Cottrell, David Hand, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne, Roy Atwell

Votes: 200,586 | Gross: $184.93M

5. Suspicion (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon begins to suspect he is planning to murder her.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 39,117 | Gross: $4.50M

6. Pinocchio (1940)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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99 Metascore

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher

Votes: 148,031 | Gross: $84.25M

7. The Thing from Another World (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 30,540

8. Peter Pan (1953)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.3
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76 Metascore

Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried, Bill Thompson

Votes: 141,236 | Gross: $87.40M

9. Alice in Wonderland (1951)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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68 Metascore

Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Jack Kinney | Stars: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 143,019 | Gross: $1.07M

10. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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93 Metascore

Three World War II veterans, two of them traumatized or disabled, return home to the American midwest to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Teresa Wright

Votes: 65,129 | Gross: $23.65M

11. Lady and the Tramp (1955)

G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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78 Metascore

The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting | Stars: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee, Bill Thompson

Votes: 136,991 | Gross: $93.60M

12. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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90 Metascore

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 86,205 | Gross: $10.00M

13. Fantasia (1940)

G | 125 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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96 Metascore

A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music, ranging from the abstract to depictions of mythology and fantasy, and settings including the prehistoric, supernatural and sacred.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Corey Burton

Votes: 97,333 | Gross: $76.41M

14. Out of the Past (1947)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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85 Metascore

A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses, and duplicitous dames.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 37,868

15. Notorious (1946)

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

7.9
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100 Metascore

The daughter of a convicted Nazi spy is asked by American agents to gather information on a ring of Nazi scientists in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Votes: 101,831 | Gross: $10.46M

16. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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59 Metascore

A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 9,025

17. Bachelor Mother (1939)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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An unemployed woman discovers an abandoned baby on the steps of an orphanage, and accepts an offer to take responsibility for the child in return for a job.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Votes: 4,167

18. Dumbo (1941)

G | 64 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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96 Metascore

Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.

Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, Herman Bing, Billy Bletcher

Votes: 133,063 | Gross: $1.60M

19. Song of the South (1946)

G | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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54 Metascore

The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear.

Directors: Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett, Luana Patten

Votes: 14,113 | Gross: $63.72M

20. My Favorite Wife (1940)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Missing for seven years and presumed dead, a woman returns home on the day of her husband's second marriage.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick

Votes: 10,782

21. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Passed | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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In 15th-century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 11,565 | Gross: $3.27M

22. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Passed | 102 min | Comedy

7.8
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91 Metascore

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

Votes: 62,090

23. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama

7.2
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

Votes: 8,380 | Gross: $21.30M

24. Cat People (1942)

Not Rated | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.2
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85 Metascore

An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith, Jane Randolph

Votes: 23,577 | Gross: $4.00M

25. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

Passed | 104 min | Western

7.2
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87 Metascore

Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

Votes: 18,086

26. Murder, My Sweet (1944)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger

Votes: 13,795

27. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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93 Metascore

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

Votes: 25,132

28. The Outlaw (1943)

G | 116 min | Western

5.4
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Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and the attentions of vivacious country vixen Rio McDonald.

Directors: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks | Stars: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell, Walter Huston

Votes: 4,625

29. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny

Votes: 11,881

30. Fort Apache (1948)

Passed | 128 min | Western

7.4
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At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz

Votes: 18,495

31. Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple they initially brought together.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

Votes: 1,935

32. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

Votes: 6,465

33. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

PG-13 | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.1
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A psychotic big game hunter deliberately strands a luxury yacht on a remote island, where he begins to hunt its passengers for sport.

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

Votes: 12,747 | Gross: $0.97M

34. Top Hat (1935)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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92 Metascore

An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 19,426 | Gross: $3.88M

35. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, Hans Conried

Votes: 4,420

36. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

Approved | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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74 Metascore

An animated adaptation of "The Wind in the Willows" followed by an adaptation of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".

Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, John McLeish

Votes: 16,185

37. Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Family, Musical

6.8
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The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales."

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh

Votes: 3,940

38. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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A nurse is hired to care for the wife of a sugar plantation owner, who has been acting strangely, on a Caribbean island.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

Votes: 12,696

39. Joan of Arc (1948)

Approved | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.4
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The abbreviated life of the 15th-century French heroine.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Selena Royle, Robert Barrat

Votes: 3,457

40. Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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61 Metascore

A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Mr. Joseph Young

Votes: 5,369

41. Swing Time (1936)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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91 Metascore

Roguish gambler/dancer "Lucky" Garnett is challenged by his fiance's father to come up with $25,000 to prove he's worthy of her hand. But after he falls in love with a dance instructor, Lucky'll do anything to keep from earning the bucks.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

Votes: 13,853

42. Crossfire (1947)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of demobilized soldiers he met in a bar. But which one? And why?

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 8,857 | Gross: $1.30M

43. The Spiral Staircase (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith

Votes: 10,329

44. They Live by Night (1948)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

An escaped convict injured during a robbery falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 8,523

45. The Little Foxes (1941)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Votes: 12,101

46. The Narrow Margin (1952)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A woman planning to testify against the mob must be protected against their assassins on the train trip from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White, Queenie Leonard

Votes: 8,004

47. The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Two fishermen pick up a psychopathic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman, José Torvay

Votes: 9,183

48. Berlin Express (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

Votes: 3,345

49. Of Human Bondage (1934)

Passed | 83 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Frances Dee, Kay Johnson

Votes: 7,555

50. The Set-Up (1949)

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

7.8
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Expecting the usual loss, a boxing manager takes bribes from a betting gangster without telling his fighter.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter

Votes: 9,256


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