Most Voted Titles With Robert Emmett Keane
1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
Votes: 91,341 | Gross: $9.60M
2. High Sierra (1941)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.
4. Boys Town (1938)
Passed | 96 min | Biography, Drama
When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to do something about. An advocate of child... See full summary »
5. Mad Love (1935)
Passed | 68 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
In France, an insane surgeon's obsession with an actress from England leads him to replace her pianist husband's hands that got mangled in an accident with the hands of a late knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives.
7. In the Navy (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead. Dorothy Roberts, a magazine journalist, is intent on finding out what happened to ... See full summary »
8. Boom Town (1940)
Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.
Votes: 2,573 | Gross: $9.17M
9. A Double Life (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy, he's the most enjoyable person in the world, but when he's playing drama, ... See full summary »
10. Babes in Arms (1939)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
A group of vaudevillians struggling to compete with talkies hits the road hoping for a comeback. Frustrated to be left behind, all of their kids put on a show themselves to raise money for the families and to prove they've got talent, too.
11. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.
14. Saratoga (1937)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.
Votes: 1,238 | Gross: $5.30M
16. Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Passed | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazon rainforest.
20. Primrose Path (1940)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman from a family of prostitutes falls in love with a hard-working man, but when he finds out the truth about her background, their romance becomes jeopardized.
22. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
Passed | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi ... See full summary »
23. Men of Boys Town (1941)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
Mickey Rooney and Spencer Tracy return in this sequel to the original Boys Town. This time the school faces financial trouble as Father Flannigan tries to help every little boy he meets. ... See full summary »
24. Uncertain Glory (1944)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After a career criminal is recaptured and knows he faces the guillotine, he offers to exchange his life for 100 hostages slated for execution by the Nazis.
27. Casanova Brown (1944)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy
Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her ... See full summary »
28. Orchestra Wives (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot. After marrying him, she joins the bands tour and learns about ... See full summary »
29. A Life of Her Own (1950)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Small town Kansas girl, Lily James, is the latest model working for the Thomas Callaway Agency in New York City. Despite her small town roots, Lily is street-wise because of her tough ... See full summary »
30. The Whistler (1944)
Approved | 59 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
A depressed man hires an assassin to kill him when he least expects it, but when his life takes an upward turn, he finds he now wishes to live.
31. The Dancing Masters (1943)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
Two bumbling dance teachers help an awkward inventor sell his new invention and facilitate his romance with a beautiful socialite.
33. The Red Dragon (1945)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.
34. Thrill of a Romance (1945)
Approved | 105 min | Musical, Romance
A swim teacher and a wealthy businessman are married after a brief courtship. A charming war hero falls in love with this newly-married woman, after her husband abandons her on their honeymoon for the sake of a business meeting.
35. Jolson Sings Again (1949)
96 min | Biography, Music
In this sequel to The Jolson Story, we pick up the singer's career just as he has returned to the stage after a premature retirement. But his wife has left him and the appeal of the ... See full summary »
36. The Saint Takes Over (1940)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery
Inspector Fernack is framed by a cartel of five gangsters and Simon does his best to prove it before all the conspirators are murdered by a mysterious killer.
37. The Toast of New Orleans (1950)
Approved | 97 min | Musical
Snooty opera singer meets a rough-and-tumble fisherman in the Louisiana bayous, but this fisherman can sing! Her agent lures him away to New Orleans to teach him to sing opera, but comes to... See full summary »
39. Night Editor (1946)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
"Night Editor" was based on the already existing radio program in which a newspaper editor would recount the 'inside story' of some bit newspaper story, and later became a television series... See full summary »
40. A Family Affair (1937)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy
The first in the series, and the only movie to feature older sister Joan. Lionel Barrymore and Spring Byington portrayed Judge and Mom Hardy; roles later taken on by Lewis Stone and Fay Holden.
42. The Beginning or the End (1947)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.
43. The Falcon in Danger (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, War
Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard.
44. Little Nellie Kelly (1940)
Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even though her father objects. Nellie and Jerry soon marry and announce plans to move to New York, which again angers Nellie's ... See full summary »
45. Tin Pan Alley (1940)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited ... See full summary »
46. Please Believe Me (1950)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Alison Kirbe of London, receives a telegram from Texas, that she has inherited a livestock ranch. It is plastered throughout the London newspapers that Alison has become a rich heiress, and... See full summary »
47. The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Music
A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding... See full summary »
48. Lillian Russell (1940)
Approved | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
50. Design for Scandal (1941)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement. But his devious plan to compromise Cornelia Porter, the judge on the case, while she... See full summary »
51. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Mystery, Drama
After gumshoe Mike Shayne is hired by a millionaire to keep his daughter away from gambling and gamblers, he becomes involved in the murder of a racetrack tout.
52. Private Buckaroo (1942)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A Universal Army enlistment promotion, produced as a musical showcase for Harry James, the Andrews Sisters, Joe E. Lewis, and Donald O'Connor & Peggy Ryan. The film's thin plot has James ... See full summary »
53. These Glamour Girls (1939)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her. When she shows up at school, he tries to get rid of her, but she won't leave. ... See full summary »
54. The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
Approved | 117 min | Drama
In the pre-Civil War New Orleans, roguish Irish gambler Stephen Fox (Rex Harrison) buys his way into society, something he couldn't do in his homeland because he is illegitimate.
55. The Return of the Whistler (1948)
Approved | 60 min | Film-Noir, Mystery
On the eve of his marriage, a young man's fiance disappears. He hires a private detective to help him track her down, but soon finds himself entangled in a web of lies, intrigue and murder ... See full summary »
56. The Good Humor Man (1950)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Biff Jones is a driver/salesman for the Good Humor ice-cream company. He hopes to marry his girl Margie, who works as a secretary for Stuart Nagel, an insurance investigator. Margie won't ... See full summary »
57. The Bride Goes Wild (1948)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
McGrath publishes books for children and Uncle Bump is one of the best sellers. Unfortunately, Greg, who is Uncle Bump, tends to drink too much and has not started his next book. Martha won... See full summary »
59. Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)
Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Mystery
A woman and a man vying for a woman's affection: the usual love trio? Not quite so since the belle in question is Lorraine de Grissac, a very wealthy and alluring society woman, while one ... See full summary »
60. Guest Wife (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none... See full summary »
61. The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A hardworking secretary for a rich woman finds herself engaged to the woman's son and accused of a murder she didn't commit. Lanyard, the Lone Wolf, and Jamison set out to find the real killer.
62. Blonde Dynamite (1950)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime
While Louie is on vacation, the boys turn The Sweet Shop into an escort service, and soon find a group of beautiful girls as their first clients. What they don't know, however, is that the ... See full summary »
63. Live Wires (1946)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime
Slip gets fired from his job at a construction company for decking his boss. His sister, who got him a job at the company, is angry with him. Slip manages to get a job with the District ... See full summary »
64. Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue.
66. The Atomic Kid (1954)
86 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A uranium prospector is eating a peanut butter sandwich in the desert where atom bomb tests are being done. He becomes radioactive, and helps the FBI break up an enemy spy ring.
67. Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)
Passed | 83 min | Drama
It is a week before Dr. Kildare's wedding to pretty Nurse Mary Lamont. The hospital is a-buzz with preparation for the big day. Good old Dr. Gillespie, despite fatigue, has agreed to help a... See full summary »
68. Everybody Does It (1949)
98 min | Comedy
Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer he indulges her... See full summary »
70. The Impatient Years (1944)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
To rekindle their love, a divorce judge orders a couple whose marriage is on the rocks to re-enact their four-day breakneck courtship.
71. News Hounds (1947)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy
Slip and Sach are working for a local newspaper as a reporter and photographer, respectively. Slip wants to get the goods on a local gambling ring that is fixing sporting events, so he and ... See full summary »
72. My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy
A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. He bases their moods on how well he thinks they'll do, and tells his older brother who is ... See full summary »
73. Undercover Maisie (1947)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
Streetwise but kind-hearted Maisie Ravier has put her vaudeville life behind her, but not its associated outward good looks, flash and glamor. Trying to get to New York for a job, she ... See full summary »
74. The Meanest Man in the World (1943)
Approved | 57 min | Comedy
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ... See full summary »
75. Angels' Alley (1948)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Slip invites his cousin Jimmy to stay with his family after he is released from prison. However, Jimmy soon gets mixed up with an auto-theft ring. While trying to help Jimmy get out of the ... See full summary »
76. Billy the Kid Returns (1938)
Passed | 53 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ... See full summary »
77. It Happened in Flatbush (1942)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis)
78. The Millerson Case (1947)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Mystery
In the 8th film of Columbia's "Crime Doctor" series, Dr. Robert Ordway is vacationing in the Blue Ridge Mountains district of West Virginia when a typhoid epidemic breaks out. Three deaths ... See full summary »
79. Crazy House (1943)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music
Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime.
80. I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Musical
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among... See full summary »
82. You Came Along (1945)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour... See full summary »
84. Sweet and Low-Down (1944)
Approved | 76 min | Musical, Romance
After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to move on to their next engagement at a military camp, when a kid, Tony Birch, ... See full summary »
86. 6,000 Enemies (1939)
Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A tough prosecutor who has sent dozens of criminals to prison finds himself framed on a bribery charge and winds up in prison himself.
88. Blonde Inspiration (1941)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Unknown writer Jonathan Briggs is tricked into buying in to a struggling western magazine only to find that all Is not as it appears. In the meantime, he falls for the publisher's assistant and complications arise.
89. The Law in Her Hands (1936)
Approved | 58 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Novice attorneys Mary and 'Dot' open their own practice, confident that their futures looks bright. But after months of rising debt and falling income, Mary stumbles into the employ of ... See full summary »
90. Lady in a Jam (1942)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
A psychiatrist's patient, a nutty heiress, travels west to find gold in her grandfather's abandoned mine. The psychiatrist, unable to talk her out of it, decides to follow her out there.
92. This Time for Keeps (1942)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Romance
Lee White, recently married to Katherine Bryant, eyes a vacation from marital responsibilities when Katherine goes out of town to attend a friend's wedding. But he soon becomes bored and ... See full summary »
93. Swanee River (1939)
84 min | Drama
More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the ... See full summary »
95. Leave It to Blondie (1945)
74 min | Comedy
Dagwood and Blondie have each written checks for charity unaware the other has done so. To cover the amounts they enter a song-writing contest. Meanwhile Mr. Dithers wants Dagwood to soften... See full summary »
96. Men Call It Love (1931)
Passed | 72 min | Romance
A well-off bachelor finds himself at a loss for what to do when a married woman comes on to him while he's thoroughly involved with someone else's wife.
97. Captain Thunder (1930)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Music
Victor Varconi plays a charming Mexican bandit gets involved in several conflicting paradoxical relations, including an alliance with a crooked rival bandit and a beautiful daughter of the governor.
98. You're My Everything (1949)
94 min | Comedy, Musical
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a ... See full summary »
99. The Shadow Returns (1946)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
People are literally flying off balconies to their deaths as Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, tries to make sense out of a confusing jumble of murders, disappearances, jewels that aren't ... See full summary »
100. Susanna Pass (1949)
Approved | 67 min | Western
The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting.