The Classic Movie Buff's Checklist - 1by egmeinder | created - 26 Nov 2012 | updated - 26 Nov 2012 | Public
Taken from a book.
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2. a.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970)
PG | 79 min | Documentary, Sport
The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)--the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world.
5. Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Shy farmboy loves his next-door neighbor, but she dreams of going to the big city. Then she gets mixed up with big-city gangsters.
8. ABBA: The Movie (1977)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.
9. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Two workmen accidentally launch a space rocket intended for Mars, and find mistakenly landing in New Orleans just the beginning of their misadventures.
10. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.
11. Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two Brooklyn wrestling promoters go to French Algeria in search of a famous Algerian wrestler but accidentally end-up in the French Foreign Legion.
12. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)
Approved | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Rocky and Puddin' Head are waiting tables at an inn on Tortuga when a letter given them by Lady Jane for delivery to Martingale gets switched with a treasure map. Kidd and Bonney kidnap them to Skull Island to find said treasure.
14. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.
Votes: 13,221 | Gross: $4.80M
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.
16. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.
18. Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
Approved | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.
19. Abby (1974)
R | 89 min | Horror
A possession film about a marriage counselor who becomes possessed by a Demon of Sexuality, when her father in law, an Exorcist, freed it while in Africa. He returns home, along with his ... See full summary »
22. The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975 TV Movie)
Unrated | 72 min | Drama
A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a seventeen-year-old girl being held captive in the house of her father, an ailing ... See full summary »
25. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
29. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
34. Above Suspicion (1943)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though, for they are on a spying mission for British intelligence on ... See full summary »
38. The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.
Votes: 6,548 | Gross: $25.38M
41. Accident (1967)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
At Oxford, Austrian student Anna von Graz (Jacqueline Sassard) is dating fellow student William (Michael York), whom she plans to marry, but she ends up sleeping with two unhappily married Oxford professors instead.
42. Accidental Death (1963)
57 min | Drama
A man is confronted by a man in his house who declares that he is here to kill him, because he collaborated with the Nazis and caused the death of the intruder's fiancee.
43. The Accomplices (1959)
93 min | Thriller, Crime
Marco, an impoverished engineering student, hides his wealthy friend Andre at his apartment in a fake kidnaping plot to obtain money from Andre's father, a furniture manufacturer. While the... See full synopsis »
44. According to Mrs. Hoyle (1951)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Comedy
Mrs. Hoyle, a retired school teacher, resides in a hotel bought by Morganti, a gangster, who evicts most of the tenants but allows Mrs. Hoyle and Angela Brown, a dance-hall girl to remain. ... See full summary »
46. The Accursed (1957)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Survivors of the World War 2 German Resistance Group attend an annual reunion at an English country house. The reunion is hosted by Colonel Price, who intends to find out which guest had betrayed their leader.
49. Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (1973)
PG | 92 min | Drama