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12 Angry Men - 1957 12 Angry Men (1957)
...it explodes like twelve sticks of dynamite!
Rating: 8.9/10
Drama, Mystery, Fifties,
Henry Fonda, Lee J Cobb, Martin Balsam,
It's a Wonderful Life - 1946 It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
They're making memories tonight!
Rating: 8.7/10
Drama, Fantasy, Forties,
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore,
Metropolis - 1927 Metropolis (1927)
There can be no understanding between the hands and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.
Rating: 8.4/10
Drama, Sci Fi, Silent, Twenties,
Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich,
Rebecca - 1940 Rebecca (1940)
The shadow of a remembered woman came between their lips... but these two had the courage to hope... and to live their love!
Rating: 8.3/10
Drama, Mystery, Forties,
Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders,
The Wages of Fear - 1953 The Wages of Fear (1953)
BRITISH ACADEMY AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM!... (original USA/Canada posters)
Rating: 8.3/10
Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Fifties,
Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck,
All Quiet on the Western Front - 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
At last....the motion picture!
Rating: 8.1/10
Drama, War,
Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray,
His Girl Friday - 1940 His Girl Friday (1940)
The Year's Wildest, Wittiest Whirlwind of a Love Battle... Outrageously Racy... Sparkling... Gay!
Rating: 8.0/10
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Forties,
Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy,
Great Expectations - 1946 Great Expectations (1946)
From the Vivid Pages of Charles Dickens' Masterpiece !
Rating: 8.0/10
Drama, Romance,
John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles,
The 39 Steps - 1935 The 39 Steps (1935)
Handcuffed to the girl who double-crossed him
Rating: 7.9/10
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Thirties,
Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim,
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
IMPACT! POWER! FIRE! PATHOS! DRAMA! (original print ad - all caps)
Rating: 7.9/10
Drama, Thirties,
Charles Laughton, Maureen O Hara, Cedric Hardwicke,
Scarlet Street - 1945 Scarlet Street (1945)
The GREAT STARS and DIRECTOR of "Woman in the Window"
Rating: 7.9/10
Drama, Film Noir, Forties,
Edward G Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea,
My Fair Lady - 1964 My Fair Lady (1964)
The loverliest motion picture of them all!
Rating: 7.8/10
Drama, Family, Musical, Romance, Sixties,
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway,
How Green Was My Valley - 1941 How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Rich is their humor! Deep are their passions! Reckless are their lives! Mighty is their story!
Rating: 7.8/10
Drama, Family, Forties,
Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O Hara, Anna Lee,
The Ten Commandments - 1956 The Ten Commandments (1956)
It would take more than a man to lead the slaves from bondage. It would take a God.
Rating: 7.8/10
Adventure, Drama, History, Fifties,
Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter,
Meet John Doe - 1941 Meet John Doe (1941)
ALL AMERICA WANTS TO MEET THE "MR. DEEDS" OF 1941! (original print media ad - all caps)
Rating: 7.7/10
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Forties,
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold,
Billy Budd - 1962 Billy Budd (1962)
The Men!.. The Mutiny!...The Might!... The Magnitude Of Herman Melville's Classic Adventure of the High Seas!
Rating: 7.7/10
Adventure, Drama, Sixties,
Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas,
The Enchanted Cottage - 1945 The Enchanted Cottage (1945)
The whole town WHISPERED about these two!
Rating: 7.6/10
Drama, Romance, Forties,
Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall,
The Four Feathers - 1939 The Four Feathers (1939)
See...The Dreaded Dervishes! - Kipling's Famous FUZZY WUZZIES!
Rating: 7.6/10
Adventure, Drama, Romance, War, Thirties,
John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C Aubrey Smith,
3:10 to Yuma - 1957 3:10 to Yuma (1957)
The Lonesome Whistle of a Train... bringing the gallows closer to a desperado--the showdown nearer to his captor!
Rating: 7.6/10
Drama, Thriller, Western, Fifties,
Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr,
The Stranger - 1946 The Stranger (1946)
The Most Deceitful Man A Woman Ever Loved !
Rating: 7.5/10
Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Thriller, Forties,
Orson Welles, Edward G Robinson, Loretta Young,
Lilies of the Field - 1963 Lilies of the Field (1963)
Sidney Poitier as the life-loving ex-GI who one day encounters five nuns escaped from behind the Berlin Wall...
Rating: 7.5/10
Drama, Comedy, Sixties, Black Cast,
Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann,
Sorry, Wrong Number - 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
She overheard the plans for her own destruction!
Rating: 7.5/10
Drama, Film Noir, Thriller, Thirties,
Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards,
Stella Dallas - 1937 Stella Dallas (1937)
Sure - I like a good time!
Rating: 7.5/10
Drama, Romance, Thirties,
Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley,
Kansas City Confidential - 1952 Kansas City Confidential (1952)
Every city wears a mask! This is the picture that goes behind that mask to bare the bullet-scarred face of a brutal underworld!.
Rating: 7.5/10
Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Fifties,
John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster,
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers - 1946 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Fate drew them together... and only murder could part them!
Rating: 7.4/10
Drama, Film Noir, Forties,
Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott,
The Bad Seed - 1956 The Bad Seed (1956)
What would you do if you were cursed with "The Bad Seed"?
Rating: 7.4/10
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Fifties,
Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones,
Moby Dick - 1956 Moby Dick (1956)
In all the world---in all the seas---in all adventure, there is no might like the might of [Moby Dick]
Rating: 7.4/10
Adventure, Drama, Fifties,
Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn,
Three Came Home - 1950 Three Came Home (1950)
The story of one woman's confinement in a WW II Japanese prison camp
Rating: 7.4/10
War, Drama,
Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond, Sessue Hayakawa, Sylvia Andrew,
Nothing Sacred - 1937 Nothing Sacred (1937)
See the big fight! LOMBARD vs MARCH. Selznick International's sensational Technicolor comedy
Rating: 7.4/10
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thirties,
Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger,
The Big Combo - 1955 The Big Combo (1955)
The Most Startling Story The Screen Has Ever Dared Reveal!
Rating: 7.4/10
Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller, Fifties,
Richard Conte, Jean Wallace, Cornel Wilde,
That Hamilton Woman - 1941 That Hamilton Woman (1941)
The Year's Most Exciting Team of Screen Lovers !
Rating: 7.4/10
Drama, History, Romance, War,
Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood, Gladys Cooper,
Detour - 1945 Detour (1945)
He went searching for love... but Fate forced a DETOUR to Revelry... Violence... Mystery!
Rating: 7.4/10
Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Forties,
Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake,
D.O.A. - 1950 D.O.A. (1950)
A picture as excitingly different as its title!
Rating: 7.4/10
Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Fifties,
Edmond O Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler,
The Naked Kiss - 1964 The Naked Kiss (1964)
Shock and Shame Story of a Night Girl!
Rating: 7.4/10
Crime, Drama, Sixties,
Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante,
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