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1. The Mummy (1999)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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48 Metascore

At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wreck havoc as he searches for the reincarnation of his long-lost love.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

Votes: 374,654 | Gross: $155.25M

2. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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52 Metascore

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian

Votes: 96,221 | Gross: $84.05M

3. Dial M for Murder (1954)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Thriller

8.2
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75 Metascore

A tennis player frames his neglected wife for murder after she inadvertently foils his plan to have her murdered.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Votes: 145,695 | Gross: $0.01M

4. We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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63 Metascore

Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they've been hiding.

Director: Stacie Passon | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario, Crispin Glover, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 3,752 | Gross: $7.67M

5. Congo (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.2
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22 Metascore

When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Laura Linney, Tim Curry, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 40,342 | Gross: $81.02M

6. Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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A former outlaw is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang.

Stars: Rob Wiethoff, Josh Blaylock, Sophia Marzocchi, Spider Madison

Votes: 21,191

7. Northanger Abbey (2007 TV Movie)

PG | 84 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Geraldine James, Michael Judd, Julia Dearden, Gerry O'Brien

Votes: 12,864

8. How the West Was Won (1962)

G | 164 min | Western

7.1
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56 Metascore

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 17,404 | Gross: $46.50M

9. Suspicion (1941)

Not Rated | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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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: 30,038 | Gross: $4.50M

10. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne

Votes: 19,366

11. The Heiress (1949)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins

Votes: 12,352

12. White Witch Doctor (1953)

Passed | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.1
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In 1907, a nurse arrives in the Belgian Congo to work for a missionary doctor but meets a grumpy animal hunter who secretly plans to search for gold in the dangerous Bakuba tribal region.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Walter Slezak, Mashood Ajala

Votes: 543

13. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio (Richard Burton) tames his wealthy, shrewish wife, Katharina (Dame Elizabeth Taylor).

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern

Votes: 6,906 | Gross: $8.00M

14. The Wings of the Dove (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 10,013 | Gross: $13.72M

15. A New Leaf (1971)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder. So he intends to marry a rich woman and - murder her.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose

Votes: 4,449

16. Anastasia (1956)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 7,118

17. The Strange Woman (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.7
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In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman.

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 1,537

18. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Story of a woman who merely wished to be a loving wife, but always had to live the life of crime.

Director: David Attwood | Stars: James Bowers, Alex Kingston, Nicola Kingston, Geoffrey Beevers

Votes: 1,142

19. Confidential Report (1955)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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An American adventurer investigates the past of the mysterious tycoon Gregory Arkadin (Orson Welles), placing himself in grave danger.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

Votes: 7,133

20. Libeled Lady (1936)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Votes: 6,607

21. Uuno Epsanjassa (1985)

99 min | Comedy

6.2
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Uuno has a new job at the travel agency. His in-law Tuura is taking holiday trip to Spain far away from his son in law. But who other than Uuno is his trip director in Spain. This holiday is going to be unforgettable.

Director: Ere Kokkonen | Stars: Vesa-Matti Loiri, Marjatta Raita, Tapio Hämäläinen, Marita Nordberg

Votes: 1,435

22. Shanghai Surprise (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

3.2
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16 Metascore

Shanghai, 1938: A missionary woman hires a fortune hunter to help her find 1100 lbs. opium lost, as wounded need the morphine. Adventure and romance follows.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 4,791 | Gross: $2.32M

23. Road to Rio (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.0
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Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 2,969 | Gross: $4.50M

24. The Europeans (1979)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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64 Metascore

It's the mid-nineteenth century. Adult siblings Felix Young and Eugenia Munster were born and raised in Europe and have a somewhat bohemian lifestyle reflective of their travels throughout ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Wesley Addy, Tim Choate

Votes: 746

25. In Name Only (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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After a wealthy man finds out his wife is a gold digger, he meets and falls for a widowed mother, and complications ensue.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

Votes: 2,464

26. The French Line (1953)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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When her fiancé leaves her, an oil heiress takes a cruise incognito in order to find a man who will love her for herself and not for her money.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Jane Russell, Gilbert Roland, Arthur Hunnicutt, Mary McCarty

Votes: 458

27. The Tomb (1986)

Unrated | 84 min | Horror, Fantasy

3.4
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A tomb robber steals artifacts from an unmarked tomb in Egypt and sells them to different archeologists in America. This displeases the immortal woman whose tomb has been desecrated, so she... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, John Carradine, Sybil Danning, Suzy Stokey

Votes: 529

28. Topper Takes a Trip (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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To gain entry to Heaven, a ghost attempts to reunite a divorcing couple as a good deed.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 1,018

29. Period of Adjustment (1962)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Comedy

6.3
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A newlywed couple on their honeymoon visit friends who are having marital problems of their own.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 1,055

30. I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)

Passed | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 1,790

31. Moon Over Miami (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Robert Cummings, Carole Landis

Votes: 974

32. Ruby Gentry (1952)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A sexy but poor young girl marries a rich man she doesn't love, but carries a torch for another man.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,258

33. Oasis of the Zombies (1982)

Unrated | 82 min | Horror

2.6
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An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WW II comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Manuel Gélin, Eduardo Fajardo, France Lomay, Jeff Montgomery

Votes: 2,075

34. These Glamour Girls (1939)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lana Turner, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 362

35. Bonnie Scotland (1935)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy

6.9
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Stan and Ollie mistakenly enlist in the army and find themselves posted to the Northwest Frontier in India on a dangerous mission.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, June Lang, William Janney

Votes: 1,677

36. Music in My Heart (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Musical, Romance

6.1
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Rita Hayworth co-stars with famed recording artist Tony Martin in this musical comedy featuring the music of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra. Following various comic misunderstandings, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Tony Martin, Rita Hayworth, Edith Fellows, Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra

Votes: 373

37. The Comic (1969)

M | 94 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Story of a brilliant silent-film comic whose talent is overshadowed by his ego.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Michele Lee, Mickey Rooney, Cornel Wilde

Votes: 542

38. Rings on Her Fingers (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.7
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Two con artists take a shopgirl under their wing, but complications arise when she begins to fall for a mathematician, disrupting their marrying-for-money scheme.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 629

39. The Big Bluff (1955)

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

5.8
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When a scheming fortune hunter finds his rich wife is not going to die as expected, he and his lover make other plans to get her millions.

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: John Bromfield, Martha Vickers, Robert Hutton, Rosemarie Stack

Votes: 365

40. Higher and Higher (1943)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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With their employer bankrupt, servants scheme to marry maid Millie to a rich husband. But Frank Sinatra lives across the street...

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Jack Haley, Frank Sinatra, Leon Errol

Votes: 550

41. A Night of Terror (1937)

86 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.5
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A lottery winner breaks up with her fiancé and marries a fortune hunter who proves to be dangerous.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Hale, Bruce Seton

Votes: 448

42. Supernatural (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A serial black widow murderess returns to life in the body of a young woman to exact revenge on a former lover, a phony spiritualist who betrayed her.

Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Carole Lombard, Randolph Scott, Alan Dinehart, Vivienne Osborne

Votes: 463

43. The Big Street (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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A busboy in requited love with a nightclub performer grows closer to her after she is paralyzed in an attack by her gangster boyfriend.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 1,082

44. The Young in Heart (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Lewis Milestone, Gilbert Pratt, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 1,169

45. The Big Cube (1969)

PG | 98 min | Thriller, Drama

4.4
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A former actress clashes with her wealthy and spoiled stepdaughter over their inheritance after the death of their protector.

Director: Tito Davison | Stars: Lana Turner, George Chakiris, Richard Egan, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 536

46. Paradise for Three (1938)

Passed | 78 min | Romance, Comedy

7.0
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A wealthy business man, out of touch with real folks, decides to mingle and see what it is really all about.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Robert Young, Frank Morgan, Mary Astor, Florence Rice

Votes: 374

47. Hands Across the Table (1935)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Astrid Allwyn

Votes: 1,410

48. Charley's Aunt (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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In 1890, two students at Oxford force their rascally friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil--where the nuts come from.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Jack Benny, Kay Francis, James Ellison, Anne Baxter

Votes: 474

49. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 623

50. Latin Lovers (1953)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.5
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Nora Taylor has $37,000,00 but thinks every man she meets prefers her bankbook figure to her own, and that include her current fiancé, Paul Chevron, who has $48,000,000 of his own. Paul ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Lana Turner, Ricardo Montalban, John Lund, Louis Calhern

Votes: 374



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