Latest Titles With Tom Chatterton


1. The Life of Riley (1949)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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A factory worker's family is thrown into an uproar when his teenage daughter starts to date his boss' son.

Director: Irving Brecher | Stars: William Bendix, Rosemary DeCamp, James Gleason, Bill Goodwin

Votes: 209

2. The Wyoming Bandit (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Western

6.7
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An outlaw who has been gone from home for 20 years returns to find out who killed his son.

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 40

3. Gun Law Justice (1949)

Approved | 55 min | Western

5.9
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Jimmy Wakely befriends Hank Cardigan, a former outlaw who has served his sentence and wants to go straight. Jimmy, after clearing Hank of a wrongful shooting charge, helps him get a job as ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Jimmy Wakely, Dub Taylor, Jane Adams, Lee Phelps

Votes: 12

4. Prince of the Plains (1949)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Western

6.8
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Banker Ned Owens (Tom Chatterton)refuses to call in the many unpaid loans he made to the local ranchers, as he knows they are being terrorized by a gang of crooks and are unable to pay. The... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Monte Hale, Paul Hurst, Shirley Davis, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 5

5. Carson City Raiders (1948)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Western

7.5
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Frazier is out to stop Nugget's freight line. He has Starky impersonate the notorious outlaw Fargo Jack. But Rocky quickly realizes that the new Sheriff Tom was the real Fargo Jack and he sets out to trap the gang.

Director: Yakima Canutt | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Frank Reicher

Votes: 35

6. Family Honeymoon (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.4
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A bachelor marries a widow and her three kids join the honeymoon.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Rita Johnson, William H. Daniels

Votes: 150

7. Marshal of Amarillo (1948)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Nugget, Underwood and Short walk to the Half-Way House after the driver purposely wrecks the stage. They arrive late at night and it is so spooky that Nugget leaves for Amarillo. Unknown to... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Mildred Coles

Votes: 26

8. Highway 13 (1948)

Passed | 58 min | Drama

6.4
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Hank Wilson is a driver for a truck for a big transportation company which is in financial straits. He is in love with Doris Lacy, a waitress at the truck-stop where the company has its ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke | Stars: Robert Lowery, Pamela Blake, Clem Bevans, Michael Whalen

Votes: 67

9. The Denver Kid (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Western

6.5
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When Border Patrol Lieut. Roberts is killed, it appears that his brother Tim was the killer. To clear the Robert's name for his boss, Lieut. Rocky Lane heads south of the border posing as ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, William Henry

Votes: 49

10. Outlaw Brand (1948)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Music, Western

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Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Jimmy Wakely, Dub Taylor, Kay Morley, Christine Larson

11. Heart of Virginia (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sport

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Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Janet Martin, Robert Lowery, Frankie Darro, Paul Hurst

12. Secret Beyond the Door... (1947)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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When a lovely wife and her new husband, settle in an ancient mansion on the East coast, she discovers he may want to kill her.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 3,624

13. Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Music

6.5
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A successful nightclub singer weds a struggling songwriter, but when his fame eclipses hers, she delves into alcoholism.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Susan Hayward, Lee Bowman, Marsha Hunt, Eddie Albert

Votes: 979

14. California (1947)

Passed | 97 min | Romance, Western

6.2
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Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

Votes: 642

15. Something in the Wind (1947)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Donald O'Connor, John Dall, Charles Winninger

Votes: 340

16. Jesse James Rides Again (1947)

Approved | 180 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.8
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Outlaw Jesse James and his friend, on the run from Missouri, ride into a town where a gang is trying to drive area ranchers off their land because there's oil underneath it. They take ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Brannon, Thomas Carr | Stars: Clayton Moore, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft, John Compton

Votes: 115

17. The Trouble with Women (1947)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

7.2
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A psychology professor comes up with a theory that women have a desire to be subjugated. A newswoman, using a pseudonym, accuses him of advocating wife-beating. There is trouble, when he falls in love with her, unaware of who she is.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Ray Milland, Teresa Wright, Brian Donlevy, Rose Hobart

Votes: 37

18. The Fabulous Texan (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Romance, War, Western

6.8
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A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Bill Elliott, John Carroll, Catherine McLeod, Albert Dekker

Votes: 45

19. West of Dodge City (1947)

Passed | 57 min | Music, Western

6.3
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Henry Hardison covets Jon Avery' Flying A Ranch so he can control River Bend's water supply, but when h e refuses to sell, Hardison fakes a stage holdup and kills him. When Avery's children resist too, the Durango Kid comes to their aid.

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Charles Starrett, Nancy Saunders, Mustard, Gravy

Votes: 15

20. 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: 329,037 | Gross: $7.27M

21. The Locket (1946)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Just before a wedding, the bridegroom hears a complex tale painting his lovely bride as devilish and unbalanced.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne, Gene Raymond

Votes: 1,863

22. Without Reservations (1946)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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En route to Hollywood, an author becomes smitten to a marine, though he is unaware of her celebrity status and is critical of her best-selling novel.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claudette Colbert, John Wayne, Don DeFore, Anne Triola

Votes: 1,219 | Gross: $3.00M

23. The Searching Wind (1946)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Robert Young, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, Dudley Digges

Votes: 51

24. Stagecoach to Denver (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.0
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Lambert has the stagecoach wrecked killing the Commissioner so his phony replacement can alter Coonskin's land survey. When Red Ryder exposes the survey hoax, Lambert has his stooge Sheriff put Red in jail.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 97

25. Heading West (1946)

Approved | 54 min | Music, Western

7.0
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Dakota Indian Agent Steve Reynolds receives a copy of the Bonanza City Nuggett from Jim Mallory and reads a story blaming the Durango Kid for recent gold mine raids. Steve, also the Durango... See full summary »

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Charles Starrett, Doris Houck, Hank Penny, The Plantation Boys

Votes: 10

26. Gay Blades (1946)

67 min | Comedy

5.6
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New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Allan Lane, Jean Rogers, Edward Ashley, Frank Albertson

Votes: 12

27. Sheriff of Redwood Valley (1946)

Passed | 54 min | Western

6.8
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Redwood Valley residents raise $50,000 for blasting a mountain tunnel to bring a new railroad there. Town leader Bidwell (James Craven) engineers a plot to steal the money and to blame it ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Bob Steele, Alice Fleming

Votes: 31

28. Alias Billy the Kid (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Western

7.5
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Texas Ranger Sunset Carson is given the mission of tracking down the notorious Marshall gang. Uncovering their hideout, he discovers the gang is led by Ann Marshall and is comprised of ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sunset Carson, Peggy Stewart, Tom London, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 71

29. Home on the Range (1946)

Approved | 55 min | Western

5.5
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When two brothers settle a wilderness, one builds the largest cattle ranch in the state while the other creates a game preserve to protect the wild life. When Grizzly's brother dies, Bonnie... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Monte Hale, Lorna Gray, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

Votes: 30

30. Conquest of Cheyenne (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.3
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Red Ryder has to help bring in an oil well on Jackson's ranch. Tom Dean found the oil and has started a well. But banker Tuttle hopes to foreclose on the Jackson ranch and has the oil rig burned down.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Peggy Stewart

Votes: 32

31. Lawless Empire (1945)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Music, Western

6.4
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A band of raiders are about to run the Murphys off of their homestead when they are stopped by the Rev. Harding and his sister Vicky. Gang leader Duke Flinders is about to shoot Harding ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Keays | Stars: Charles Starrett, Tex Harding, Dub Taylor, Mildred Law

Votes: 65

32. Colorado Pioneers (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.0
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In Chicago, Red catches the crook Bull and his two young accomplices. Hoping to reform the boys, he brings them back to the ranch. But upon returning he finds that part of the ranch has been burned and all the hands are quitting.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 26

33. Marshal of Laredo (1945)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.1
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Red Ryder (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) chases and catches a bank robber, but the robber's boss, Denver Jack (Roy Barcroft) has him released by a crooked lawyer, Larry Randall (Robert... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Peggy Stewart

Votes: 27

34. Lone Texas Ranger (1945)

Approved | 56 min | Western

7.1
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"Iron Mike" Haines (Tom Chatterton), a crooked sheriff, and "Hands" Weber (Roy Barcroft), the town blacksmith, are in cahoots and have been robbing stages, silver mines, etc., and framing ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 34

35. Mama Loves Papa (1945)

60 min | Comedy

5.8
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Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Leon Errol, Elisabeth Risdon, Edwin Maxwell, Emory Parnell

Votes: 8

36. I'll Remember April (1945)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

7.1
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The daughter of a formerly wealthy man tries to get a job singing on a radio show, but gets involved in a feud and murder.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Gloria Jean, Kirby Grant, Milburn Stone, Edward Brophy

Votes: 12

37. Love, Honor and Goodbye (1945)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Virginia Bruce, Edward Ashley, Victor McLaglen, Nils Asther

Votes: 6

38. The Phantom Speaks (1945)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Crime, Horror

5.6
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The spirit of an executed murderer enters the body of a physician, and forces him to do its bidding--namely, murder.

Director: John English | Stars: Richard Arlen, Stanley Ridges, Lynne Roberts, Tom Powers

Votes: 50

39. Captain America (1944)

Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 594

40. An American Romance (1944)

Passed | 151 min | Drama

6.9
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Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ann Richards, Walter Abel, John Qualen

Votes: 342

41. Zorro's Black Whip (1944)

Approved | 211 min | Western

6.7
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Hammond, owner of the town's stagecoach line and a leading citizen, is opposed to Idaho becoming a state, and kills Randolph Meredith, owner of the town's newspaper, for endorsing it. ... See full summary »

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Wallace Grissell | Stars: George J. Lewis, Linda Stirling, Lucien Littlefield, Francis McDonald

Votes: 163

42. Rosie the Riveter (1944)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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In wartime 1944 in California,defense plant workers Rosalind "Rosie" Warren and her friend Vera Watson must share, on a rotating schedule, the town's last available rental-room with Charlie... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Jane Frazee, Frank Albertson, Barbara Jo Allen, Frank Jenks

Votes: 32

43. Man from Frisco (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Anne Shirley, Gene Lockhart, Dan Duryea

Votes: 27

44. Cheyenne Wildcat (1944)

Passed | 56 min | Western

6.7
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Two men are partners of the town bank. When one learns the other has cashed in bonds and replaced them with forgeries, he is murdered. The murdered Banker's adopted daughter takes his place... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Peggy Stewart

Votes: 32

45. Code of the Prairie (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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In the Oklahoma panhandle, Professor Graham, the town barber, is the head of an outlaw gang. When an ex-Marshal spots his picture on a wanted poster, the Professor kills him. Frog is a ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Smiley Burnette, Sunset Carson, Peggy Stewart, Weldon Heyburn

Votes: 27

46. Tucson Raiders (1944)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Western

6.5
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In Elliot's initial appearance as Red Ryder, he finds himself framed for murder. Little Beaver then foils the crooked Sheriff's attempt to have Red killed excaping jail. When Hannah Rogers ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming

Votes: 33

47. Marshal of Reno (1944)

Approved | 54 min | Western

7.1
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One of two towns will be selected to be the County Seat and Editor Palmer has a gang working to make sure his town is chosen. Investigating the lawlessness, Red Ryder poses as an outlaw to ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Grissell | Stars: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming

Votes: 45

48. Lucky Cowboy (1944)

18 min | Musical, Short, Western

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A marshal goes after a bandit gang who is robbing stagecoaches and that, unbeknownst to him, is led by one of his town's prominent citizens.

Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Eddie Dew, Julie Gibson, Bernard Nedell, Fred Sanborn

49. Adventures of the Flying Cadets (1943)

Approved | 242 min | Adventure

6.6
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A group of flying cadets have to clear themselves of a murder charge, while trying to stop a traitorous scientist from selling secrets to the Nazis.

Directors: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor | Stars: Johnny Downs, Bobby Jordan, Ward Wood, William 'Billy' Benedict

Votes: 46

50. Santa Fe Scouts (1943)

55 min | Western

8.1
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With the imminent passage of a new squatters rights bill, a crooked lawyer is after a ranch and has a man living on it. When the Mesquiteers kick him off the lawyer stages a phony murder ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Jimmie Dodd, Lois Collier

Votes: 9

51. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

Passed | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Massey

Votes: 2,452

52. Overland Mail (1942)

Approved | 279 min | Adventure, Western

6.7
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Two investigators for a stagecoach company are assigned to find out why the company's stages keep being ambushed. They discover that the culprits are white men disguised as Indians, and they set out to discover who is behind the plot.

Directors: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Helen Parrish, Noah Beery Jr., Don Terry

Votes: 33

53. Raiders of the Range (1942)

Approved | 54 min | Western

7.2
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Daggett is out to stop the completion of an oil well. He cheats Foster at poker and then forces him to delay the drilling. But the Mesquiteers are on the job with Lullaby posing as a cleaning lady to get evidence.

Director: John English | Stars: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Lois Collier

Votes: 15

54. Honky Tonk (1941)

Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor

Votes: 802 | Gross: $6.31M

55. Outlaws of Cherokee Trail (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Western

7.9
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The Cherokee Strip is off limits to the Rangers, so that is where badman Lemar operates from. When the Rangers capture his brother and the jury sentences him to hang, Lemar starts killing ... See full summary »

Director: Lester Orlebeck | Stars: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Lois Collier

Votes: 10

56. Desert Bandit (1941)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Western

6.4
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Hatfield has his henchman Largo and gang smuggling guns across the border. When guns are smuggled past Ranger Martin, Martin is jailed. The Sheriff, a crony of Hatfield, lets Martin out, ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Lynn Merrick, William Haade, James Gillette

Votes: 18

57. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Approved | 220 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.1
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Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Zarkov return to the planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death, which wreaking destruction on Earth. However, Ming the Merciless has other plans for them.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 970

58. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,443

59. Drums of Fu Manchu (1940)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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The nefarious Dr. Fu Manchu searches for the keys to the tomb of Genghis Khan, in order to fulfill a prophecy that will enable him to conquer the world. His nemesis, Dr. Nayland Smith, and ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Henry Brandon, William Royle, Robert Kellard, Gloria Franklin

Votes: 228

60. The Trail Blazers (1940)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.3
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The Continental Telegraph Co. is putting a telegraph line to the town and the fort. They know that the telegraph is needed to stop the activities of the outlaws, but only the outlaws can ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, Pauline Moore

Votes: 18

61. Black Diamonds (1940)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.2
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A reporter on a visit to his hometown hears of dangerous conditions at the local coal mine, and proceeds to investigate.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Kathryn Adams, Paul Fix

Votes: 5

62. Hot Steel (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Mystery

4.4
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Matt Morrison gets his old college chum Frank Stewart a job at the steel foundry where he works. Trouble quickly ensues.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Peggy Moran, Anne Nagel

Votes: 8

63. Pony Post (1940)

Approved | 59 min | Western

5.4
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Cal Sheridan accompanies Major Goodwin and his daughter, Alice, to the Ruby Valley express station, where dissolute operator Griff Atkins and his cronies, Mack (Jack Rockwell) and Claud ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Fuzzy Knight, Nell O'Day, Dorothy Short

Votes: 13

64. Son of Roaring Dan (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Music, Western

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One of Thorndyke's men has murdered a man and Eris is the only witness. Jim Reardon breaks up Thorndyke's first attempt to kidnap Eris but the second attempt is successful, Jim now not only... See full summary »

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Fuzzy Knight, Nell O'Day, Jean Brooks

65. Village Barn Dance (1940)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

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Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Richard Cromwell, Doris Day, George Barbier, Esther Dale

66. Covered Wagon Days (1940)

56 min | Western

7.1
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Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico, the Three Mesquiteers, are returning from Mexico and are stopped at the border by Army officials, who are attempting to apprehend smugglers who are ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Kay Griffith

Votes: 17

67. Dodge City (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Western

7.2
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A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 3,882

68. The Oklahoma Kid (1939)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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During the Oklahoma Land Rush, the lawlessness is exacerbated by the McCord gang's feud with the Kincaids, who are trying to bring law and justice to the region.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,746

69. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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The story of married couple Irene Castle and Vernon Castle, sensational ballroom dancers prior to World War I.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,967 | Gross: $1.12M

70. Man of Conquest (1939)

Passed | 105 min | Biography, History, Romance

6.4
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The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Edward Ellis, Joan Fontaine

Votes: 106

71. Trouble in Sundown (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Western

6.4
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The bank has been robbed, the night watchman killed and the safe opened. The townspeople want John as he was the only one with the combination. Clint gets John out of town but before the ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Rosalind Keith, Ray Whitley, Chill Wills

Votes: 52

72. Thunder Afloat (1939)

Passed | 95 min | Romance, Drama, War

6.5
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Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Wallace Beery, Chester Morris, Virginia Grey, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 82

73. Rovin' Tumbleweeds (1939)

Passed | 62 min | Western, Musical

6.7
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As a congressman, Gene exposes a crooked politician who is delaying passage of a flood control bill.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Mary Carlisle, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 66

74. The Man Who Dared (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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One man stands up to his dangerous corrupt local small town government.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Jane Bryan, Charley Grapewin, Henry O'Neill, Johnny Russell

Votes: 19

75. Laugh It Off (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Musical

5.8
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Four former actresses decide to restart their careers by opening up a nightclub.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Johnny Downs, Constance Moore, Marjorie Rambeau, Cecil Cunningham

Votes: 8

76. The Big Guy (1939)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A man is given the choice between having fabulous wealth or saving an innocent man from the death penalty.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Jackie Cooper, Ona Munson, Peggy Moran

Votes: 14

77. Calling All Marines (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Helen Mack, Warren Hymer, Robert Kent

Votes: 7

78. Arizona Legion (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Western

6.0
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This region of Arizona is lawless. Even when the criminal are captured, they are acquitted by the jury or the witness takes a sudden illness. Boone is a hard drinking, shoot up the town ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: George O'Brien, Laraine Day, Carlyle Moore Jr., Chill Wills

Votes: 58

79. The Monroe Doctrine (1939)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Drama, History

6.4
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The story of President Monroe's response to attempts by Spain to interfere in South America.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Grant Mitchell, Charles Waldron, James Stephenson, Frank Wilcox

Votes: 59

80. The Bill of Rights (1939)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Drama, History

6.2
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This short subject is a lavish costumed color production which dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. It depicts leading political figures of the American Revolution and the ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Ted Osborne, Moroni Olsen, Leonard Mudie, Vernon Steele

Votes: 35

81. Old Hickory (1939)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Biography, Drama

4.7
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Four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh President of the United States. We watch him win the Battle of New Orleans in 1812 after an alliance with pirate... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Hugh Sothern, Nana Bryant, Victor Kilian, Frank Wilcox

Votes: 35

82. Ranch House Romeo (1939)

17 min | Western, Musical, Short

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Ray Whitley and his Six-Bar Cowboys Band are working for a rancher named Pop, who has a weakness for goldmines. He trades his ranch for a worthless mine, but Ray and his boys, with the aid ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Brock | Stars: Ray Whitley, The Six Bar Cowboys, Mary Parker, Ken Card

83. Kentucky (1938)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.5
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Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 372

84. Hawk of the Wilderness (1938)

Approved | 213 min | Adventure

7.5
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An expedition arrives on an uncharted jungle island to rescue the local natives, led by a jungle boy, from a volcano that is about to erupt.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Mala, Monte Blue, Harley Wood

Votes: 50

85. Under Western Stars (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Western

6.3
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Roy is elected to Congress to bring the misery of the "dustbowl" of the 1930s to the attention of Washington politicians.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, Maple City Four

Votes: 138

86. Hold That Co-ed (1938)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Sport

6.2
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While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: John Barrymore, George Murphy, Marjorie Weaver, Joan Davis

Votes: 150

87. Sky Giant (1938)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Given the job of training young pilots for important post-war cargo flights, hard-boiled Col. Stockton forces ex-officer Stag Cahill back into the military to be his aide at the academy. ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Dix, Chester Morris, Joan Fontaine, Harry Carey

Votes: 115

88. The Declaration of Independence (1938)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Drama, History

5.9
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This historical featurette focuses on Caesar Rodney of Delaware, who cast the deciding vote so that the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: John Litel, Ted Osborne, Rosella Towne, Richard Bond

Votes: 163

89. Smashing the Rackets (1938)

Not Rated | 69 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Frances Mercer, Rita Johnson, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 52

90. This Marriage Business (1938)

Passed | 71 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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New York city reporter Bill Terry (Allan Lane and his photographer-assistant "Candid" Perry (Jack Carson) follow an eloping heiress to a small New York town where he hears the marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Victor Moore, Allan Lane, Vickie Lester, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 64

91. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

Votes: 808

92. It Happened in Hollywood (1937)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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While hospitalized young Billy meets his silent movie idol Tim Bart but then the talkies came, destroying Bart's career. Now Bart must convince his young friend he is still a star.

Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Richard Dix, Fay Wray, Victor Kilian, Charles Arnt

Votes: 229

93. You Can't Beat Love (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Never one to turn down a dare, Jimmy Hughes--a wealthy but eccentric lawyer--takes his faithful butler Jasper and gets a job digging ditches to fulfill a bet he made with two reporters. In ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Joan Fontaine, Herbert Mundin, William Brisbane

Votes: 148

94. Sandflow (1937)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Two brothers who are at odds with neighboring ranchers find themselves in trouble when they are accused of murdering the local sheriff.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Buck Jones, Lita Chevret, Bob Kortman, Arthur Aylesworth

Votes: 10

95. Sudden Bill Dorn (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Western

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Bundy has found gold on the Kent ranch but directs everyone to Ghost Town as he tries to take over the ranch. But Bill and Kent's niece Lorna have taken possession. When it appears Bundy is... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Buck Jones, Noel Francis, Evelyn Brent, Frank McGlynn Sr.

96. Venus Makes Trouble (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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A fast-talking, street-wise con-man forsakes the tank-towns of Pennsylvania for the greener pastures in Manhattan, and gains fame-and-fortune as New York City's number one merchandise ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: James Dunn, Patricia Ellis, Gene Morgan, Astrid Allwyn

Votes: 5

97. A Fight to the Finish (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Drama

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Duke Mallor (Don Terry) is an independent taxicab driver who after being double-crossed and framed by Eddie Hawkins (Ward Bond), cab-driver for the city's biggest taxicab fleet, serves ... See full summary »

Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Don Terry, Rosalind Keith, Ward Bond, George McKay

98. All American Sweetheart (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Cap Collender (Arthur Loft),a showboat gambling racketeer, ensnares a collegiate rowing team's coxswain, "Squirt" Adams (Jimmy Eagles), into the sports-gambling racket. "Squirt" is also the... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Patricia Farr, Scott Kolk, Gene Morgan, James Eagles

99. The Boss Rider of Gun Creek (1936)

Approved | 60 min | Western

6.8
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A man impersonates his double to clear himself of a murder conviction.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Buck Jones, Muriel Evans, Harvey Clark, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 5

100. Her Husband's Friend (1920)

Drama

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Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Enid Bennett, Rowland V. Lee, Tom Chatterton, Mae Busch