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1. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 64,383 | Gross: $120.28M

2. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: June Tripp, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney

Votes: 9,494

3. Jack the Ripper (1988)

TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 4,247

4. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 6,125

5. Baby Face (1933)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 5,802

6. Impact (1949)

Approved | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

Votes: 2,808

7. Cantinflas (2014)

PG | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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44 Metascore

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.

Director: Sebastian del Amo | Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas, Bárbara Mori

Votes: 3,663 | Gross: $6.37M

8. The Woman in Green (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke, Henry Daniell

Votes: 5,062

9. Cry of the City (1948)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Conte, Fred Clark, Shelley Winters

Votes: 1,986

10. Dementia (1955)

Not Rated | 61 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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This film, with no dialogue at all, follows a psychotic young woman's nightmarish experiences through one skid-row night.

Director: John Parker | Stars: Adrienne Barrett, Bruno VeSota, Ben Roseman, Richard Barron

Votes: 1,651

11. The Invisible Ray (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake, Frank Lawton

Votes: 2,087

12. Phar Lap (1983)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.3
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55 Metascore

The true story of an Australian racehorse that became a champion, with the help of a local stableboy.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Judy Morris, Richard Morgan, Robert Grubb

Votes: 1,554

13. Never Let Go (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Todd, Peter Sellers, Elizabeth Sellars, Adam Faith

Votes: 1,025

14. Split Image (1982)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

A rootless young man's drawn into an unnamed religious cult by a beautiful girl. Every moment with the group causes him to become increasingly under the control of the cult's leader. After ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods

Votes: 637 | Gross: $0.26M

15. If I Had a Million (1932)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A dying tycoon gives million-dollar windfalls to eight people picked from the city directory.

Directors: James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, Norman Taurog | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields, George Raft

Votes: 1,510

16. The Mad Miss Manton (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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When the murdered body discovered by beautiful, vivacious socialite Melsa Manton disappears, police and press label her a prankster until she proves them wrong.

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Sam Levene, Frances Mercer

Votes: 1,927

17. The Undercover Man (1949)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Treasury Department agent Frank Warren takes on the case of a mob leader who has evaded paying taxes on his ill-gotten gains.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Glenn Ford, Nina Foch, James Whitmore, Barry Kelley

Votes: 665

18. The Brute Man (1946)

Unrated | 58 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.2
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A facially deformed and mentally unhinged man wreaks his revenge on those who deformed him with a series of brutal murders.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Rondo Hatton, Tom Neal, Jan Wiley, Jane Adams

Votes: 1,128

19. My Favorite Blonde (1942)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

Votes: 1,113

20. City for Conquest (1940)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Music, Sport

7.3
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Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together.

Directors: Anatole Litvak, Jean Negulesco | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,001

21. Park Row (1952)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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The Globe is a small, but visionary newspaper started by Phineas Mitchell, an editor recently fired by The Star. The two newspapers become enemies, and the Star's ruthless heiress Charity Hackett decides to eliminate the competition.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Evans, Mary Welch, Bela Kovacs, Herbert Heyes

Votes: 1,344

22. 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: 635

23. Among the Living (1941)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.4
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A mentally unstable man, who has been kept in isolation for years, escapes and causes trouble for his identical twin brother.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Albert Dekker, Susan Hayward, Frances Farmer, Harry Carey

Votes: 407

24. Dressed to Kill (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.5
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Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Sheila Ryan, William Demarest

Votes: 927

25. The Next Voice You Hear... (1950)

83 min | Drama

6.3
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Over a period of a week the voice of God is heard on radios all over the world.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Whitmore, Nancy Reagan, Gary Gray, Lillian Bronson

Votes: 710

26. Two O'Clock Courage (1945)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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After nearly running over him with her cab, Patty Mitchell picks up a fare who claims to have amnesia. As he fumbles to remember the basic facts of his identity, Patty becomes interested in... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Tom Conway, Ann Rutherford, Richard Lane, Lester Matthews

Votes: 745

27. Special Agent (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Alexander Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, George Brent, Ricardo Cortez, Jack La Rue

Votes: 734

28. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A man is murdered in 19th century Melbourne. The investigation uncovers a trail of secrets and scandal.

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: John Waters, Marco Chiappi, Shane Jacobson, Jessica De Gouw

Votes: 279

29. By Whose Hand? (1932)

Passed | 65 min | Mystery

6.8
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A man (Nat Pendleton) tries to hide aboard a moving train after murdering a jewelry magnate.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Ben Lyon, Barbara Weeks, Kenneth Thomson, Ethel Kenyon

Votes: 103

30. Dr. Broadway (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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New York City physician, Dr. Timothy Kane, knows Broadway, the Great White Way and all of its characters thoroughly, as does his receptionist, Connie Madigan. A man Kane had sent to prison ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Jean Phillips, J. Carrol Naish, Richard Lane

Votes: 68

31. My Bill (1938)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The town of Colbrook, Massachusetts was founded by the family of the same name, and as such they are its leading family. Widowed Mrs. Reginald Colbrook - Mary - has had to manage the family... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Kay Francis, Bonita Granville, John Litel, Anita Louise

Votes: 327

32. The Star Maker (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

5.9
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This is a film about the life of Gus Edwards, a well known vaudeville composer, entertainer, and producer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Bing Crosby, Louise Campbell, Linda Ware, Ned Sparks

Votes: 56

33. Secret Agent X-9 (1937)

Approved | 294 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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A secret agent goes after the gang that stole the crown jewels of a European monarchy.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith | Stars: Scott Kolk, Jean Rogers, David Oliver, Monte Blue

Votes: 66

34. Born to Sing (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical

6.1
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Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Leo Gorcey, Douglas McPhail

Votes: 153

35. Romance in Manhattan (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Rejected as an immigrant because he doesn't have the required $200, a Czech immigrant jumps ship and is befriended by a chorus girl and becomes a taxi driver.

Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Francis Lederer, Ginger Rogers, Arthur Hohl, Jimmy Butler

Votes: 504

36. Dögkeselyü (1982)

115 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Two old women who happen to be pickpockets stole money from Simon, the taxi driver. The police are unable to find the thieves, so Simon decides to find them himself.

Director: Ferenc András | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Hédi Temessy, Zita Perczel, Maria Gladkowska

Votes: 861

37. San Quentin (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Marian Carr, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Votes: 210

38. Moonlight in Havana (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Music, Sport

5.2
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Singing Johnny Norton is the star catcher of the Blue Sox baseball team but he is suspended because of insubordination. Producer Barney Crane hears Johnny singing and signs him to appear ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Allan Jones, Jane Frazee, Marjorie Lord, William Frawley

Votes: 28

39. Three Girls About Town (1941)

Passed | 75 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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To save the reputation of the hotel where they are employed, sisters try to cover up a murder.

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Joan Blondell, John Howard, Binnie Barnes, Janet Blair

Votes: 253

40. Queen of the Mob (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Add a Plot

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Blanche Yurka, J. Carrol Naish, Jeanne Cagney

Votes: 35

41. The Mandarin Mystery (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.3
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Two murders are committed and a $50,000 Chinese Mandarin stamp is stolen, tossed around and eventually recovered as an aggregation of costly-stamp counterfeiters are uncovered through the mastermind investigation by Ellery Queen.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Eddie Quillan, Charlotte Henry, Rita La Roy, Wade Boteler

Votes: 305

42. Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens.

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

Votes: 289

43. The Ace of Hearts (1921)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A romantic rivalry among members of a secret society becomes even tenser when one of the men is assigned to carry out an assassination.

Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Lon Chaney, Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Hardee Kirkland

Votes: 1,016

44. Let Us Live (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Baxter

Votes: 414

45. Fighting Father Dunne (1948)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.7
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In 1905, a crusading priest tries to help poor newsboys.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Darryl Hickman, Charles Kemper, Una O'Connor

Votes: 191

46. Smart Girls Don't Talk (1948)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Music, Mystery

6.5
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Linda Vickers gets mixed up with gambler Marty Fain. One of Fain's henchmen uses her car in a killing, and the police come around asking questions. Linda decides to indulge in a bit of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Bruce Bennett, Robert Hutton, Tom D'Andrea

Votes: 231

47. News Hounds (1947)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

6.5
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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 »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 216

48. Breakdown (1952)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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Framed for murder, heavyweight boxer Terry Williams is sent to prison, but is released after a few years on good behavior. He becomes a championship contender and then, on the eve of the ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond Angelo | Stars: Ann Richards, William Bishop, Anne Gwynne, Sheldon Leonard

Votes: 50

49. In Old Sacramento (1946)

Approved | 89 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Dashing Johnny Barrett has a secret identity: Spanish Jack, the masked bandit. Always one step ahead of the law, Barrett effortlessly balances his double life--robbing by night, romancing ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Bill Elliott, Constance Moore, Henry H. Daniels Jr., Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 53

50. Unmasked (1950)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Roger Lewis, publisher of a vicious scandal sheet, is in the habit of tricking wealthy, gullible women into investing in his ventures. His latest conquest is a shapely ex-showgirl, Doris ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Robert Rockwell, Barbra Fuller, Raymond Burr, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 24



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