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1. For a Few Dollars More (1965)

R | 132 min | Western

8.3
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74 Metascore

Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Votes: 212,180 | Gross: $15.00M

2. It Happened One Night (1934)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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87 Metascore

A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 86,426 | Gross: $4.36M

3. 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: 54,937

4. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Javier Bardem, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Benjamin Bratt, Gina Bernard Forbes

Votes: 21,468 | Gross: $4.61M

5. Ithaca (2015)

PG | 96 min | Drama, War

5.5
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36 Metascore

With his older brother off to war, fourteen-year-old telegram messenger Homer Macauley comes of age in the summer of 1942.

Director: Meg Ryan | Stars: Alex Neustaedter, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 2,219

6. The General (1926)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Votes: 73,397

7. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.0
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Tough Sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona with the support of his faithful Deputies and the Editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quentin Sondergaard, Bill Catching

Votes: 176

8. The Great Train Robbery (I) (1903)

TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime

7.3
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes, Justus D. Barnes

Votes: 15,586

9. Kansas Pacific (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Western

5.7
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With the Civil War about to begin, Southern saboteurs attack frontier railroad construction.

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Votes: 557

10. Closely Watched Trains (1966)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Jitka Scoffin, Vladimír Valenta

Votes: 10,291 | Gross: $3.27M

11. Titanic (1943)

TV-PG | 85 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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Third Reich's Nazi propaganda epic about a heroic fictional German officer on board of the RMS Titanic. On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable ship hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean and starts to go down.

Directors: Herbert Selpin, Werner Klingler | Stars: Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen, Kirsten Heiberg, Ernst Fritz Fürbringer

Votes: 1,286

12. Red Skies of Montana (1952)

Passed | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Drama dealing with the hazardous work of the U. S. Forest Service's paratroop fire-fighters in Montana.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Richard Widmark, Constance Smith, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Boone

Votes: 392

13. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )

237 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.6
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This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Hunt Block, David Caruso, Alex Hyde-White

Votes: 351

14. Santa Fe (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Western

6.2
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After their service in the Civil War, four brothers go their separate ways, but later find themselves on opposite sides of a final showdown.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Randolph Scott, Janis Carter, Jerome Courtland, Peter M. Thompson

Votes: 724

15. Petticoat Fever (1936)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A lonesome wireless operator delays a couple who become stranded in Labrador.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Myrna Loy, Reginald Owen, Winifred Shotter

Votes: 401

16. The Telegraphist (1993)

102 min | Drama

6.5
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Mack is the most important man in a little society in North Western Norway around 1900. Telegrapher Rolandsen is a smart, funny and charming the ladies, even Mack's daughter.

Director: Erik Gustavson | Stars: Bjørn Floberg, Marie Richardson, Jarl Kulle, Ole Ernst

Votes: 602

17. The Telegraph Trail (1933)

Passed | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.9
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A greedy businessman-turned-renegade foments an Indian uprising against the coming telegraph to perpetuate his economic stranglehold on the territory.

Director: Tenny Wright | Stars: John Wayne, Duke, Frank McHugh, Marceline Day

Votes: 416

18. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)

17 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Dorothy Bernard, Wilfred Lucas, Alfred Paget, Charles Hill Mailes

Votes: 1,032

19. Red Salute (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rebellious daughter of an army general becomes involved with a communist agitator, much to the consternation of her father, who instead attempts to pair her with a handsome yet dim-witted soldier.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Young, Hardie Albright, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 171

20. Men of Texas (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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Played by Robert Stack, Barry Conovan, a newspaperman, is sent to Texas some years after the death of Sam Houston, with the aim of getting the real skinny on the grand old man. He unearths ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Robert Stack, Broderick Crawford, Jackie Cooper, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 21

21. Hell's Crossroads (1957)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.9
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An imprisoned gunfighter is offered parole on one condition--that he track down and bring in Jesse James.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Stephen McNally, Peggie Castle, Robert Vaughn, Barton MacLane

Votes: 75

22. Sand (1949)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.6
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A show horseman, Jeff Keane (Mark Stevens), loses his prize stallion, Jubilee (Sun's Red Shadow), as a result of a train wreck in Colorado, and enlists the aid of rancher Joan Hartley (... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Mark Stevens, Coleen Gray, Rory Calhoun, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 31

23. White Eagle (1941)

Approved | 290 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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White Eagle is the son of a massacred army officer, who has been raised by an Indian tribe and believes himself to be the son of the tribal chief. White Eagle is working to get a peace ... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Buck Jones, Raymond Hatton, Dorothy Fay, James Craven

Votes: 32

24. The Hazards of Helen (1914)

1,428 min | Action

7.0
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Directors: J. Gunnis Davis, J.P. McGowan, Robert G. Vignola, Helen Holmes, Paul Hurst, Leo D. Maloney | Stars: Helen Holmes, Helen Gibson, J.P. McGowan, Ethel Clisbee

Votes: 76

25. The Black Lash (1952)

Approved | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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Having sent Deuce Rago to prison in Frontier Revenge (1948), Lash finds he's out and his outlaw gang are at it again. This time he has the Lawyer Leonard and Joan to help him out and Lash and Fuzzy must bring him in once more.

Director: Ron Ormond | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Ray Bennett

Votes: 42

26. Pony Express Days (1940)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Action, Adventure

5.9
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A youthful Bill Cody joins the newly-formed Pony Express as a station hand and replaces the regular rider when he is shot in an Indian attack.

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: George Reeves, David Bruce, Frank Wilcox, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 126

27. In Night and Ice (1912)

30 min | Short, Action, Drama

6.0
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director: Mime Misu | Stars: Waldemar Hecker, Mime Misu, Otto Rippert, Ernst Rückert

Votes: 165

28. Secret Service (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.8
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Lewis Dumont, a Northern officer in the American Civil War, works undercover behind Confederate lines in an attempt to lead Southern forces away from an area in which a Northern attack is ... See full summary »

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Richard Dix, William Post Jr., Shirley Grey, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 69

29. Silver Canyon (1951)

Approved | 70 min | Western

6.5
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During the Civil War, McQuarrie leads guerrilla raiders, Gene and Cougar serve as Union scouts stationed in Utah.

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Gail Davis, Jim Davis

Votes: 53

30. Men of the Night (1934)

Approved | 58 min | Crime, Romance

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"Stake-Out" Kelly, ace detective, meets Mary Higgins at a small Hollywood sandwich shop where he expects to get some information concerning Packey Davis, head of a ring of jewel thieves. ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Bruce Cabot, Judith Allen, Charles Sabin, Ward Bond

31. Thundering Hoofs (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.6
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Bill Underwood (Tim Holt) falls out with his father (Gordon DeMain) and chooses the life of a cowhand rather than take charge of his father's stage line. He and his pals Smokey Ryan (Ray ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Ray Whitley, Lee 'Lasses' White, Luana Walters

Votes: 51

32. Skull and Crown (1935)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.6
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Rin-Tin-Tin brings the killer of his mistress to justice.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Rin Tin Tin Jr., Regis Toomey, Jack Mulhall, Molly O'Day

Votes: 56

33. The Mysterious Avenger (1936)

Passed | 54 min | Romance, Western

6.6
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Another of the Charles Starrett westerns sold as "Peter B. Kyne Productions" that Peter B. Kyne had nothing to do with as either the producer or the writer beyond the use of his name by ... See full summary »

Director: David Selman | Stars: Charles Starrett, Joan Perry, Wheeler Oakman, Edward LeSaint

Votes: 9

34. The Man from Hell (1934)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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A cowboy recently released from prison is determined to go straight, but he winds up in a tough western town where he finds trouble everywhere.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Reb Russell, Rebel, Fred Kohler, Ann Darcy

Votes: 37

35. Headin' North (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Western

7.1
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Having helped his father escape the law, Jim Curtis heads north with the Marshal chasing him. He and his pal Snicker elude the Marshall by changing clothes with two actors. Now forced to do... See full summary »

Director: John P. McCarthy | Stars: Bob Steele, Barbara Luddy, Perry Murdock, Walter Shumway

Votes: 10

36. The Last Signals (2012)

43 min | Short, Biography, Drama

8.4
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Junior telegraphist Harold Bride boards the RMS Titanic expecting his career to be a breeze from here on, yet he never expects he and his Chief, John Phillips, to be at the center of saving... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lynskey | Stars: Jake Swing, Thomas Lynskey, Robert Bagdon, Richard Myers

Votes: 52

37. Gangs of Sonora (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.8
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Commissioner Tredwell is the law of the land and he gets whatever he wants with the help of hired guns and lackey lawyer Conners. The only one who publicly stands up to Tredwell is Beecham ... See full summary »

Director: John English | Stars: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, June Johnson

Votes: 20

38. Young Fugitives (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.2
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A young man befriends the last surviving Civil War veteran, intending to rob him of $50,000.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Dorothea Kent, Harry Davenport, Larry J. Blake

Votes: 38

39. Twilight on the Prairie (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Musical, Western

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The Buckaroos, cowboy musicians, are forced down at Little Lip, Texas, while flying to Hollywood to make their first movie. Band members Bucky, Phil, Jack, Chuck and Ginger find a "no ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Johnny Downs, Vivian Austin, Leon Errol, Connie Haines

40. Powder River Rustlers (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.5
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The railroad is coming and to get the townspeople's money. Shears Williams brings in a fake Agent who tells them they must raise $50,000 as their share of a railroad bridge. Railroad Agent ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Gerry Ganzer

Votes: 41

41. The Head Guy (1930)

22 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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Harry is made the temporary stationmaster in a small town.

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Harry Langdon, Thelma Todd, Judith Barrett, Eddie Dunn

Votes: 48

42. The Traveling Salesman (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Bob Blake is on his way home for Christmas aboard a train. When Bob inadvertently misses his stop, he ends up stuck for Christmas with a number of other salesmen in the hamlet of Grand ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kaufman | Stars: Frank McIntyre, Doris Kenyon, Harry Northrup, Russell Bassett

43. The Timber Trail (1948)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Music

3.4
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Monte Hale is a stagecoach driver for Jed Baker's stage-line. Jed believes his brother, Ralph, is behind the many hold-ups of his stagecoaches but has no proof. Ralph, in turn, blames Jed ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Monte Hale, Lynne Roberts, James Burke, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 9

44. Prairie Pirates (1949)

Approved | 23 min | Short, Musical, Romance

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In this remake of and using stock-footage from 1941's "Arizona Cyclone," Tex Williams is a daredevil freight-line driver who, with the aid of his pals Smokey and Deuce, wipes out the ... See full summary »

Director: Will Cowan | Stars: Tex Williams, Smokey Rogers, Deuce Spriggins, Patricia Hall

45. Stella Violanti (1931)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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Stella is the daughter of a banker from Zakynthos and is in love with a poor telegraph operator. Her father wants to marry her off to a rich man, but Stella refuses to comply. Her father ... See full summary »

Director: Ioannis Loumos | Stars: Athanasios Marikos, Eftyhia Pavlogianni, Eleni Papadaki, Stefanos Nezer

46. Treason (1917)

War, Drama

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The enemy's success in smuggling a spy through the lines places the Stratiria armies in a dangerous position. The spy is intercepted and killed by Pettrus Baariot, the telegraph operator, ... See full summary »

Director: Allen Holubar | Stars: Allen Holubar, Lois Wilson, Dorothy Davenport, Joseph W. Girard

47. The Overland Telegraph: Charles Todd Wires Adelaide to the World (2004 Video)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Stars: Keith Conlon, Alec Ross

48. Ghost Town (1972)

4 min | Documentary, Short, History

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49. The Fiend at the Throttle (1915)

Short, Thriller

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Rita, a telegraph operator, informed that a freight train which is due to pass her station filled with high explosives is about to be overtaken by a passenger train on the same track with a... See full summary »

Stars: Elsie MacLeod, John Burden, DeVore Palmer, Philip Robson

50. Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)
Episode: Bread and Circuses (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Western

7.9
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Joseph Black Moon and Reverend Nathaniel Cole travel into Cheyenne territory in hopes of a peace talk. Lily Bell and Thomas Durant discuss the future of the railroad construction. Cullen ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott

Votes: 619



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