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1. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.
Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains
Votes: 583,487 | Gross: $1.02M
2. Kings Row (1942)
Passed | 127 min | Drama
The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn of the century.
Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field
3. Words and Music (1948)
Approved | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
Musical biography chronicling the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.
Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson, Perry Como
4. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance
A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.
Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet
5. A Foreign Affair (1948)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.
Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell
6. Raw Deal (1948)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Joe Sullivan (Dennis O'Keefe) has taken the rap for Rick (Raymond Burr) who double-crosses him with a flawed escape plan and other means intended to get rid of him.
Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland
7. Temptation (1946)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Ruby, a beautiful divorcee with a shady past, marries a rich Egyptologist, and while he continues excavating a Pharoah's tomb, she becomes bored until she falls for a debt-ridden, blackmailing Egyptian prince.
Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Merle Oberon, George Brent, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas
8. This Is the Army (1943)
Approved | 121 min | Musical
A soldier wounded in the War (WWI) becomes a producer and stages a show for the forces.
Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Alan Hale
Votes: 1,264 | Gross: $20.83M
9. Underground (1941)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A World War II Hollywood propaganda film detailing the dark underside of Nazism and the Third Reich set between two brothers, Kurt and Erik Franken, who are SS officers in the Nazi party. ... See full summary »
Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Jeffrey Lynn, Philip Dorn, Kaaren Verne, Mona Maris
10. Desperate Journey (1942)
Passed | 107 min | Drama, War
When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their Nazi captors with Top Secret intelligence, they make a desperate journey to get out of Germany alive.
Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey
11. Convicted (1950)
Passed | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A D.A. becomes the prison warden where he tries to help an inmate he prosecuted, because he believes his sentence was excessive.
Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford, Millard Mitchell, Dorothy Malone
12. Repeat Performance (1947)
Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.
Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie, Virginia Field, Tom Conway
13. Caught (1949)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An ambitious young LA department store model gets her wish of marrying a millionaire but she eventually discovers that rich life isn't always a happy one.
Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan, Frank Ferguson
14. Desperate (1947)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for revenge.
Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, Raymond Burr, Douglas Fowley
15. Madame Curie (1943)
Passed | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for brilliant student Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium.
Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Albert Lewin | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers, Albert Bassermann
16. Passage West (1951)
Approved | 80 min | Western
In 1864, six Salt Lake prison escapees join a wagon train headed for California but tensions between inmates and settlers complicate the perilous voyage.
Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: John Payne, Dennis O'Keefe, Arleen Whelan, Frank Faylen
17. Payment on Demand (1951)
Approved | 90 min | Drama
The film is about divorce but with flashbacks as to why divorce occurs.
Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Bette Davis, Barry Sullivan, Jane Cowl, Kent Taylor
18. The Great Sinner (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
A young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits ... See full summary »
Directors: Robert Siodmak, Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Melvyn Douglas, Walter Huston
19. Iceland (I) (1942)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Marine James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina, her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to her. Desperately wanting out, James gets his buddy to help him. Good Luck.
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Felix Bressart
20. Phantom (1922)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again.
Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede-Nissen, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski
21. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
When he learns that a gangster has taken over his nightclub and murdered his partner, returning WW2 hero Joe Miracle steals the money from the club's safe and hides in a settlement home, while the mob is on his tail.
Directors: Gordon Douglas, Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, John Ireland, Beulah Bondi
22. Address Unknown (1944)
Approved | 75 min | Drama
US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Paul Lukas, Mady Christians, Morris Carnovsky, Carl Esmond
23. The Joyless Street (1925)
125 min | Drama
In post-WWI Vienna, Greta (Greta Garbo), her kid sister, and retired dad try to make it through tough times.
Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Ágnes Eszterházy, Werner Krauss
24. Captain China (1950)
Passed | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Charles Chinnough, aka Captain China, washed ashore off his ship during a storm, is later rescued, but is relieved of duty after his former first mate, Brendensen (who thought he was dead),... See full summary »
Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: John Payne, Gail Russell, Jeffrey Lynn, Lon Chaney Jr.
25. An American Romance (1944)
Passed | 151 min | Drama
Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist.
Director: King Vidor | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ann Richards, Walter Abel, John Qualen
26. Dangerously They Live (1941)
Passed | 77 min | Drama, War
After a traffic accident involving a taxi in New York City, the Jane Doe passenger is brought into the hospital She is physically all right but is suffering from retrograde amnesia from the... See full summary »
Director: Robert Florey | Stars: John Garfield, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey, Lee Patrick
27. Secrets of a Soul (1926)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A scientist is tormented by an irrational fear of knives and the irresistible compulsion to murder his wife.
Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Werner Krauss, Ruth Weyher, Ilka Grüning, Jack Trevor
28. The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler (1943)
Approved | 74 min | Drama, War
A man who does a good Hitler impression is made to look like Hitler as a decoy for assassination attempts.
Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ludwig Donath, Gale Sondergaard, George Dolenz, Fritz Kortner
29. Melody of the Heart (1929)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A young maid from the country looses her job as maid in k.u.k. Budapest, when she stays out too long with her beau, a soldier, who's saving money to buy a horse to open a transport company.... See full summary »
Director: Hanns Schwarz | Stars: Dita Parlo, Willy Fritsch, Tihamér Lázár, Gerö Mály
30. Murder in the Music Hall (1946)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Music, Mystery
Lovely ice ballerina Lila Leighton meets former ice-show producer Carl Lang at his New York City penthouse apartment and refuses his offer to star in his new Music Hall Ice Show. Back at ... See full summary »
Director: John English | Stars: Vera Ralston, William Marshall, Helen Walker, Nancy Kelly
31. Finances of the Grand Duke (1924)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy
The likeable and carefree Grand Duke of Abacco is in dire straits. There is no money left to service the State's debt; the main creditor is looking forward to expropriating the entire Duchy... See full summary »
Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Harry Liedtke, Mady Christians, Robert Scholtz, Alfred Abel
32. Chevron Theatre (1952–1953)
30 min | Drama
When a chamber in a mansion manifests a loud, eerie whistling, Carnacki is called to investigate. He makes an exceedingly thorough search of the room, but can find no explanation. He is ... See full summary »
Stars: Lynn Bari, Onslow Stevens, Randy Stuart, Gar Moore
33. There's Something About a Soldier (I) (1943)
Approved | 81 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Five soldiers of varied backgrounds head to Wilmington, North Carolina for 17 weeks of officer candidate school. They compete against each other for a few slots plus for the women who work on base.
Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Tom Neal, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, John Hubbard
34. Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952–1953)
30 min | Drama
Stars: Sheldon Leonard, Barbara Whiting, Bob Sweeney, Ford Rainey
35. Rendezvous 24 (1946)
Passed | 70 min | Drama, War
In a remote, mountainous section of Russian-occupied Germany there is an elaborate post-war Nazi underground dedicated to the achievement of Hitler's dreams of world supremacy. A group of ... See full summary »
Director: James Tinling | Stars: William Gargan, Maria Palmer, Patrick O'Moore, Herman Bing
36. The Treasure (1923)
80 min | Drama, Romance
In and around a bell maker near Marburg (today Slovenia) people tell the story of a treasure that was hidden during the Turki invasion of 1683, the year the Turkish Army was besieging ... See full summary »
Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Albert Steinrück, Lucie Mannheim, Ilka Grüning, Werner Krauss
37. Lady Hamilton (1921)
The dramatic story of Lady Hamilton's rise and fall in European society during the 1700s and early 1800s, including the romantic love story with Lord Nelson.
Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Liane Haid, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss, Reinhold Schünzel
38. Dr. Bessels Verwandlung (1927)
Alexander Bessel is a young man in a failing marriage. His wife cheats on him, and so the outbreak of WW1 comes in handy for a change. When young French soldier dies right in front of him Bessel seize the opportunity assuming his identity.
Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Jakob Tiedtke, Sophie Pagay, Hans Stüwe, Ágnes Eszterházy
39. Die Venus vom Tivoli (1953)
95 min | Drama
Unemployed and homeless actors following the dream of finding the future in South America. The manager Osvaldo Curtis tricks the group of colorful and failed artists to apply for a special visa overseas.
Director: Leonard Steckel | Stars: Hilde Krahl, Paul Hubschmid, Heinrich Gretler, Gustav Knuth
40. Das Kalte Herz (2016)
83 min | Fantasy, Romance
A poor and lonely coal seller trades his heart to a demon of the forest, hoping to improve his condition. It won't be long before the consequences of his actions catch up to him.
Director: Karl Ulrich Schnabel | Stars: Franz Schnyder, Elfriede Gärtner, Stefan Schnabel, Wolf-Wolfgang Guth
41. Catherine the Great (1920)
Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Lucie Höflich, Fritz Kortner, Reinhold Schünzel, Ilka Grüning
42. Die Austreibung (1923)
40 min | Short, Drama
Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Carl Goetz, Ilka Grüning, Eugen Klöpfer, Aud Egede-Nissen
43. Friendly Enemies (1942)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
During World War I, two German friends who emigrated to the US and became millionaires agree on most things, with one major difference: one has taken the US side against Germany regarding ... See full summary »
Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Charles Winninger, Charles Ruggles, James Craig, Nancy Kelly
44. Peer Gynt (1919)
Gynt, the complete opposite of a hero, is banished from his village for his (in)actions. He then travels the world with more or less the same result.
Director: Victor Barnowsky | Stars: Heinz Salfner, Ilka Grüning, Lina Lossen, Hans Sternberg
45. Tiefland (1923)
67 min | Drama
Director: Adolf E. Licho | Stars: Juan Andrea, Martha Angerstein-Licho, Michael Bohnen, Lil Dagover
46. Friedrich Schiller - Eine Dichterjugend (1923)
111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Despite his wish to become a pastor, Friedrich Schiller is ordered to join a military school. There, he begins to write poetry...
Director: Curt Goetz | Stars: Theodor Loos, Hermann Vallentin, Isabel Heermann, Max Pategg
47. Die Erbin von Tordis (1921)
Director: Robert Dinesen | Stars: Ica von Lenkeffy, Paul Hartmann, Adolf Klein, Ilka Grüning
48. Die Fremde aus der Elstergasse (1921)
Director: Alfred Tostary | Stars: Margit Barnay, Olaf Storm, Eduard von Winterstein, Maria Forescu
49. Weltbrand (1920)
77 min | Crime, Drama
Christian Wahnschaffe, the spoiled son of an industrialist, meets Iwan Becker, a leader in the Russian Nihilist movement. Impressed by Becker's concern for society's weak and poor, Christian develops sympathies for the movement's ideals.
Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Lillebil Ibsen, Hermann Vallentin, Hugo Flink
50. Christian Wahnschaffe, 2. Teil - Die Flucht aus dem goldenen Kerker (1921)
A wealthy industrialist's son who dabbles in radical politics in the Weimar era meets up with a pimp while slumming in a miserable working class rooming house.
Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Rose Müller, Werner Krauss, Esther Hagan