Plot Author Matching "Kathy Li" (Sorted by Release Date Ascending)



1. The Clinging Vine (1926)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy

6.1
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Mannish ultra-efficient A.B. is the real force behind the Bancroft paint business. But on a weekend house-party when she overhears the boss's grandson (Jimmy)'s unflattering opinion of her ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Sloane | Stars: Leatrice Joy, Tom Moore, Robert Edeson, Snitz Edwards

Votes: 116

2. The Matinee Idol (1928)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A Broadway matinee idol famous for his black-face portrayals anonymously joins an amateur acting troupe and falls in love with the leading lady.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Bessie Love, Johnnie Walker, Ernest Hilliard, Lionel Belmore

Votes: 582

3. The Unholy Night (1929)

Passed | 94 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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On a dark foggy London night, someone tries to strangle Lord Montague, but he escapes. Only to discover the four other men who did get killed were old regimental comrades in Gallipoli. When... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Barrymore | Stars: Ernest Torrence, Roland Young, Dorothy Sebastian, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 317

4. The Flirting Widow (1930)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Phyllis wants to marry Bobby, but Father won't permit it until older sister Celia weds. So Celia invents a military fiancée in Arabia, unimaginatively christens him John Smith, writes him a... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Basil Rathbone, Leila Hyams, William Austin

Votes: 240

5. Doughboys (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.8
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A naive and wealthy young man seeks to impress a girl and then unwittingly signs up for army service.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Buster Keaton, Sally Eilers, Cliff Edwards, Edward Brophy

Votes: 464

6. Devotion (1931)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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The poor, downtrodden (beautiful, of course) "dutiful" daughter in a London society family falls for a barrister, disguises herself, and takes a job as governess to his son. Adapted from ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Milton | Stars: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Robert Williams, O.P. Heggie

Votes: 234

7. Spitfire (1934)

Passed | 87 min | Drama

5.4
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Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable ... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Young, Ralph Bellamy, Martha Sleeper

Votes: 814

8. The Little Minister (1934)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, John Beal, Alan Hale, Donald Crisp

Votes: 778

9. Stage Door (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A chronicle of the ambitions, dreams, and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

Votes: 8,387

10. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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An enthusiastic young doctor happily embarks on his career, but it isn't long before he finds out what being a doctor really entails.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

Votes: 2,105

11. Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 507

12. The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

6.4
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Dr. Gillespie's cancer has gotten worse, and to force him to take a rest instead of pursuing a sulfa-drug/pneumonia study, Kildare refuses to assist Gillespie, and instead accepts a case of... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill, Helen Gilbert

Votes: 446

13. The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

6.4
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Kildare saves the life of an ice skater who was in an auto accident. But even though her broken leg has knit, she can't walk, and she tries to sue Kildare for malpractice, and Kildare's ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Bonita Granville

Votes: 386

14. From the Four Corners (1942)

15 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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Members of three Commonwealth armies, an Aussie, a Canadian, and a New Zealander meet actor Leslie Howard who buys them a beer and makes them understand why they're fighting.

Director: Anthony Havelock-Allan | Stars: J. Johnston, W. Atkinson, R. Gilbert, Leslie Howard

Votes: 120

15. Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Dr. Gillespie's health is failing, and the hospital is urging him to get a new assistant that he doesn't want. So, he poses a stumper in class to discourage all the bright young students; ... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Susan Peters, Richard Quine

Votes: 192

16. Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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When Roy, a homicidal maniac was put away for murder, Gillespie tried to get him committed to an insane asylum instead. Now the guy's ex-fiancee wants to marry a soldier, and she goes to ... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke, Alma Kruger

Votes: 303

17. The Adventures of Tartu (1943)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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1940. Captain Terence Stevenson with the British Army is part of the bomb disposal unit in London, his primary job to defuse them. Despite having no experience as a spy, he is asked by his ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Robert Donat, Valerie Hobson, Walter Rilla, Glynis Johns

Votes: 996

18. Lost Angel (1943)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Alpha's been raised along scientific principles, and will make Mike Regan a great human interest story for his paper. But when his interview prompts Alpha to run away from the institute and... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, James Craig, Marsha Hunt, Philip Merivale

Votes: 576

19. 3 Men in White (1944)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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At Blair Hospital, physician Dr. Leonard Gillespie must choose an assistant from among his two brightest interns, Dr. Randall 'Red' Adams and Dr. Lee Wong How.

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Marilyn Maxwell, Keye Luke

Votes: 250

20. Aventure malgache (1944)

Not Rated | 32 min | Short, War

5.4
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While preparing backstage, an actor tells his castmates about an adventure he had during World War II in the Axis-controlled French colony of Madagascar working for the Resistance and clashing with the collaborationist local police chief.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Paul Bonifas, Paul Clarus, Jean Dattas, Andre Frere

Votes: 1,590

21. Bon Voyage (1944)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, War

6.1
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A young Scottish R.A.F. gunner is debriefed by French officials about his escape from occupied territory, and in particular one person who may or may not have been a German Agent.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: John Blythe, Janique Joelle

Votes: 1,817

22. Music for Millions (1944)

Passed | 117 min | Drama

6.6
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Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WW II.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, José Iturbi, June Allyson, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 574

23. Without Love (1945)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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43 Metascore

In Washington, D.C. during World War II, Jamie Rowan enters into a loveless marriage with scientist Pat Jamieson and becomes his assistant. Struggles bring them closer together.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 2,383

24. Between Two Women (1945)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

5.9
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Red's still being chased by his rich society girlfriend, and while he's dodging her proposals of marriage, he takes the time to cure a nightclub singer of her inability to eat ("... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Van Johnson, Lionel Barrymore, Gloria DeHaven, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 173

25. Vacation from Marriage (1945)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A dull married couple, separated by their enlistment during World War II, reunite after three years to find that they have become very different people.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd

Votes: 1,278

26. A Letter for Evie (1946)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.9
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An oafish soldier receives a shirt but disregards the letter inside sent by a lovelorn secretary, prompting his bumbling friend to impersonate him in order to win her heart.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Marsha Hunt, John Carroll, Hume Cronyn, Spring Byington

Votes: 382

27. Courage of Lassie (1946)

G | 92 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

6.2
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Academy Award-winner Elizabeth Taylor stars in this touching family drama about a young girl who rehabilitates an Army's shell-shocked collie.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake, Selena Royle

Votes: 1,539

28. Sister Kenny (1946)

Approved | 116 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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An Australian nurse discovers an effective new treatment for infantile paralysis, but experiences great difficulty in convincing doctors of the validity of her claims.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Alexander Knox, Dean Jagger, Philip Merivale

Votes: 1,144

29. Gallant Bess (1946)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, War

6.6
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An orphaned young man, Tex, has loved and trained his loyal horse, keeping alive his father's dream of starting a ranch. He decides to put his life on hold to serve the United States during... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Marshall Thompson, George Tobias, Clem Bevans, Donald Curtis

Votes: 211

30. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

6.4
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Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 1,608

31. Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

Approved | 159 min | Drama

6.4
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Oresteia set in New England, after the American Civil War.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, Katina Paxinou

Votes: 1,156 | Gross: $0.44M

32. Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)

Approved | 74 min | Drama

6.6
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While a man was in prison, a little girl who is very close to him was told that he was traveling the world. What will happen if she discovers the truth?

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Angela Lansbury, George Murphy, Phyllis Thaxter

Votes: 719

33. Sitting Pretty (1948)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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A family that hires a live-in babysitter is surprised when he turns out to be a man who's a quirky genius.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb, Richard Haydn

Votes: 2,387

34. Big City (1948)

103 min | Drama

6.3
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Margaret O’Brien sings, dances and keeps the faith in this heartwarming musical drama costarring Robert Preston, Danny Thomas and George Murphy.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Robert Preston, Danny Thomas, George Murphy

Votes: 287

35. Gigi (1949)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Gilberte is a sixteen year old girl raised by her aunt and grandmother to be a demimondaine. But she's not ready for that yet, and spends her days in lessons and in teasing Mamita's old ... See full summary »

Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Gaby Morlay, Jean Tissier, Yvonne de Bray, Frank Villard

Votes: 278

36. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Little Minister (1950)

140 min | Drama

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In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ... See full summary »

Stars: Emrys Jones, Richard Caldicot, Josephine Crombie, Tita Dane

37. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Scarlet Pimpernel (1951)

Drama

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During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ... See full summary »

Stars: James Carney, Sydney Tafler, Margaretta Scott, John Witty

38. You Never Can Tell (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.1
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An ex-army dog inherits a fortune from his eccentric millionaire owner, and which is poisoned, asks the leader in the heaven for animals to send him back to Earth, as a human private investigator, to solve his own murder.

Director: Lou Breslow | Stars: Dick Powell, Peggy Dow, Joyce Holden, Charles Drake

Votes: 616

39. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Mourning Becomes Elektra (1952)

220 min | Drama

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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Ezra Mannon comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving daughter (... See full summary »

Stars: Catherine Lacey, Marjorie Mars, Patrick Macnee, Mark Dignam

40. Scaramouche (1952)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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In France during the late 18th Century, a man sets out to avenge the death of his friend at the hands of a master swordsman.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 5,944

41. The Kid from Left Field (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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Former ballplayer Larry Cooper secretly and unofficially manages a struggling major league club, the Bisons, through his nine year old son, Christie, who is a bat-boy for the team.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Bancroft, Billy Chapin, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 410

42. The Band Wagon (1953)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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93 Metascore

A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

Votes: 11,318

43. Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.3
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The wartime adventures of Scotish highland leader Rob Roy MacGregor during the reign of King George I in the 18th century.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 595

44. The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)

Approved | 99 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.4
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Peasant Myles Falworth is trained for knighthood and is groomed by various nobles to defeat the evil Earl of Alban who's plotting to usurp King Henry IV's throne.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, David Farrar, Barbara Rush

Votes: 1,771

45. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1997)
Episode: Man in Space (1955)

TV-G | 51 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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With a combination of documentary footage and animation, the science and history of rockets, and the effects of space travel on man are illustrated.

Director: Ward Kimball | Stars: Dick Tufeld, Walt Disney, Heinz Haber, Ward Kimball

Votes: 241

46. The Court Jester (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful King.

Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 12,771

47. Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers

Votes: 2,400

48. Johnny Tremain (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Family, History

6.5
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Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 1,779

49. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)
Episode: The Little Minister (1957)

Drama, Horror, Mystery

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In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ... See full summary »

Director: Livia Granito | Stars: John Conte, Margaret O'Brien, Ben Cooper, Henry Daniell

50. Studio One (1948–1958)
Episode: Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (1958)

60 min | Drama

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Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Jacques Bergerac, Patricia Cutts, Gracie Fields, Betty Furness


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