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1. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

PG | 108 min | Thriller

7.9
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94 Metascore

A young woman discovers her visiting uncle may not be the man he seems to be.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Votes: 54,714

2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.9
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

Votes: 44,452 | Gross: $3.98M

3. Jezebel (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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In 1850s Louisiana, a free-spirited Southern belle loses her fiancé due to her stubborn vanity and pride, and vows to win him back.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 10,866

4. Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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During World War I, believing her fiance to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

Votes: 8,224

5. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 4,175

6. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.5
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After inheriting a fortune from a gangster, two dim-witted service station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

Votes: 3,138

7. The Old Maid (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,889

8. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Dick Foran, John Hubbard, Elyse Knox

Votes: 2,443

9. Johnny Eager (1941)

Passed | 107 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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The step-daughter of a district attorney falls in love with a gangster on parole who her father originally imprisoned.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin

Votes: 2,286

10. It's Love I'm After (1937)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

7.5
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An actor of the stage finds himself pursued by a lovestruck fan while trying to patch up a tempestuous relationship with his actress lover.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles

Votes: 1,867

11. They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: John Garfield, Claude Rains, The Dead End Kids, Ann Sheridan

Votes: 1,821

12. They Won't Believe Me (1947)

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

7.2
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On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Robert Young, Susan Hayward, Jane Greer, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,771

13. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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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.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 1,754

14. The Sisters (1938)

Approved | 99 min | Drama

6.9
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Three daughters of a small town pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Votes: 1,592

15. Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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After losing her young son, Edna Gladney opposes the unfair laws discriminating against children whose parents are unknown, and opens an orphanage for those children.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 1,557

16. The Scarlet Clue (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,161

17. Night Monster (1942)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

6.3
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Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Leif Erickson, Irene Hervey

Votes: 1,032

18. Confession (1937)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Aging down on her luck cabaret singer murders a respectable composer. On trial she slowly gives in and explains her crime. They had a complicated history.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

Votes: 1,027

19. Nocturne (1946)

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

6.5
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In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warne isn't so sure.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: George Raft, Lynn Bari, Virginia Huston, Joseph Pevney

Votes: 1,016

20. Dark Alibi (1946)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 994

21. King of the Underworld (1939)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carol Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Kay Francis, James Stephenson, John Eldredge

Votes: 907

22. Escape (1940)

Passed | 104 min | Drama

7.0
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1938: A young man arrives in Hitler's Germany, frantically seeking information about his German mother, and finds she is pending execution at a concentration camp.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor, Conrad Veidt, Alla Nazimova

Votes: 749

23. House of Horrors (1946)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror

6.2
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An unsuccessful sculptor saves a madman named "The Creeper" from drowning. Seeing an opportunity for revenge, he tricks the psycho into murdering his critics.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Robert Lowery, Virginia Grey, Bill Goodwin, Martin Kosleck

Votes: 644

24. Hollywood Hotel (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest an got a ten week contract with a film studio. On his first evening he is supposed to go with the studio's star ... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Dick Powell, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 583

25. She Married Her Boss (1935)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different from taking care of him at work.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Michael Bartlett, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 530

26. Prehistoric Women (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Fantasy

2.8
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A civilization of gorgeous cavewomen abduct men for mating purposes. One of their victims is Engor, who seems to be smarter than the rest of the men. He discovers fire, battles a monstrous ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg G. Tallas | Stars: Laurette Luez, Allan Nixon, Joan Shawlee, Judy Landon

Votes: 464

27. Follow the Boys (1944)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.9
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During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »

Directors: A. Edward Sutherland, John Rawlins | Stars: George Raft, Vera Zorina, Grace McDonald, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 353

28. Blondie on a Budget (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.8
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Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

Votes: 338

29. Secrets of an Actress (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Two architects lose their heads over a glamorous actress.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Kay Francis, George Brent, Ian Hunter, Gloria Dickson

Votes: 332

30. Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Owners and show girls of the bankrupt Club Ballé are mistaken for the Academy Ballet of America and are off to Paris to compete in an International Dance Exposition.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Rudy Vallee, Rosemary Lane, Hugh Herbert, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 327

31. Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Torchy Blane has to solve a blackmail case.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Tom Kennedy, Henry O'Neill

Votes: 319

32. Hired Wife (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

6.8
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Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an arrangement made to protect his finances from an attempt at a hostile business takeover.... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Virginia Bruce, Robert Benchley

Votes: 313

33. Girls on Probation (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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This film proves the old adage "You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you shouldn't pick friends who rob banks." Local bad girl Hilda convinces Connie to join her at a ... See full summary »

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Jane Bryan, Ronald Reagan, Anthony Averill, Sheila Bromley

Votes: 278

34. Comet Over Broadway (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Story of a rising stage star and the trouble she causes by her ambition.

Directors: Busby Berkeley, John Farrow | Stars: Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, John Litel, Donald Crisp

Votes: 262

35. Going Places (1938)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Dick Powell, Anita Louise, Allen Jenkins, Ronald Reagan

Votes: 257

36. Because of Him (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A young woman who wants to break into the theater schemes to become the protege of a famous Broadway star.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Helen Broderick

Votes: 244

37. Flight Angels (1940)

Approved | 74 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Federal Airlines ace pilot Chick Faber is grounded by Flight Superintendent Bill Graves when a doctor says his eyesight is failing. Aided by Mary Norvell and Nan Hudson, Graves persuades ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Virginia Bruce, Dennis Morgan, Wayne Morris, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 201

38. Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1944)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.9
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A young girl rents an apartment from a man who has recently enlisted in the Marines. The trouble is that he's given out keys to a half-dozen of his friends, and they all keep dropping in.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Simone Simon, James Ellison, William Terry, Minna Gombell

Votes: 163

39. Hers to Hold (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Musical

6.5
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The third film in the "3 Smart Girls" trilogy starring Deanna Durbin as Penny Craig, the youngest sister in the Craig Family. Now all grown up, she goes to work in a munitions factory ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Ryan | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Joseph Cotten, Charles Winninger, Ludwig Stössel

Votes: 160

40. Accidents Will Happen (1938)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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An insurance adjustor tangles with a big insurance-fraud gang.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Sheila Bromley, Gloria Blondell, Dick Purcell

Votes: 152

41. Sensation Hunters (1945)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A naive young girl, looking to escape from a bad family situation, falls in love with a man who turns out to be a cad, and leads her down the road to ruin.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Robert Lowery, Doris Merrick, Eddie Quillan, Constance Worth

Votes: 133

42. Alcatraz Island (1937)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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A man who has been railroaded into prison is framed for the murder of a fellow inmate and must prove his innocence.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: John Litel, Ann Sheridan, Mary Maguire, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 119

43. Let's Face It (1943)

Approved | 76 min | Musical

6.2
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A soldier stationed on an army base and his fiancé, who runs a women's "fat farm" nearby, want to get married but don't have enough money. Three customers of the "fat farm" scheme to get ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Betty Hutton, Zasu Pitts, Phyllis Povah

Votes: 111

44. Inside Job (1946)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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A pair of married ex-convicts trying to go straight get jobs at a department store. A gangster who knows about their past threatens to expose it unless they agree to help him rob the department store.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Preston Foster, Ann Rutherford, Alan Curtis, Milburn Stone

Votes: 107

45. Campus Cinderella (1938)

19 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

5.1
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This musical comedy has a popular basketball star playing for a different college than what his father wanted after he falls in love with a co-ed.

Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Johnnie Davis, Penny Singleton, Anthony Averill, Oscar O'Shea

Votes: 101

46. Sergeant Murphy (1938)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.3
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A horse is offered for sale to the cavalry but is rejected as unfit for service. A cavalry private buys the horse, and trains it to be a champion racer. When he thinks it's ready, he ... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Mary Maguire, Donald Crisp, Ben Hendricks Jr.

Votes: 99

47. She Loved a Fireman (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.4
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After his political days are over, Red decides to become a fireman. He takes the exam, goes to fire college and is stationed at Company 27. That station is commanded by Captain Shannon, who... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Dick Foran, Ann Sheridan, Robert Armstrong, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 91

48. Ladies Courageous (1944)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.1
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The story of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a unit of female pilots during WW II who flew bombers from the factories to their final destinations.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Loretta Young, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Diana Barrymore, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 81

49. Broadway Musketeers (1938)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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Drama about three girl graduates of an orphanage whose paths cross.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Margaret Lindsay, Ann Sheridan, Marie Wilson, John Litel

Votes: 81

50. Expensive Husbands (1937)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.0
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In this romantic comedy, faded movie actress Laurine Lynne decides to take a trip to Europe rather than continue to be depressed by her lack of career momentum in Hollywood. She leaves a ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Connolly | Stars: Patric Knowles, Beverly Roberts, Allyn Joslyn, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 79



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