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1. Hollywood (1980– )

60 min | Documentary, History

9.2
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The definitive documentary about the American silent film industry.

Stars: James Mason, Viola Dana, Byron Haskin, Colleen Moore

Votes: 574

2. Fascinating Youth (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

9.0
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Playboy Teddy Ward wants to marry Jeannie King, an artist, but his father wants him to marry Loris Lane, but tells Teddy he can marry whom he pleases if he will make the Mountain Inn a ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Ivy Harris, Jack Luden, Roland Drew

Votes: 9

3. The Richard Boone Show (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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An anthology series starring Richard Boone as host and starred in about 50% of the shows. Each regular had parts in almost every episode and starred in at least one episode.

Stars: Robert Blake, Lloyd Bochner, Richard Boone, Laura Devon

Votes: 54

4. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cris Roberts, Mike Ragan, David Armstrong

Votes: 264

5. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Hey Boy's Revenge (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

8.6
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Paladin learns all too well how arduous easy living can be without Hey Boy's able help and, to regain his friend, must help him in a fight of honor and retribution.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Pernell Roberts, David Leland

Votes: 49

6. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 1,755

7. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 149

8. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)
Episode: The Quality of Justice (1963)

75 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A little girl is smothered to death, and it's discovered that she was killed by a surprised burglar. The man arrested for the crime turns out to be the mentally challenged neighbor of the ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, John Larch, Roger Perry

Votes: 6

9. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Hollywood Goes to War (1980)

Documentary, History

8.3
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Hollywood and its stars support the War effort with propaganda and patriotic films and war bond tours.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Karl Brown, Agnes de Mille, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Votes: 26

10. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Votes: 50,207 | Gross: $3.27M

11. Fine Manners (1926)

70 min | Comedy

8.1
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Fine Manners is a 1926 American black-and-white silent comedy film directed initially by Lewis Milestone and completed by Richard Rosson for Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount Pictures. After ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Rosson, Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Dunbar, Roland Drew

Votes: 695

12. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Los Angeles is where Sergeant Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense, while the prosecution is lead by Jerry Miller.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, Roger Perry, John Larch

Votes: 86

13. Our Russian Front (1942)

37 min | Documentary, Short, War

8.0
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Using footage taken by Soviet battlefront cameramen, this penetrating documentary about Russian life during World War II is narrated by Walter Huston and features the likes of Joseph Stalin... See full summary »

Directors: Joris Ivens, Lewis Milestone | Stars: Averell Harriman, Joseph Stalin, Walter Huston, Semyon Timoshenko

Votes: 17

14. The Mad Whirl (1925)

65 min | Drama

7.9
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A teenager with permissive parents gets too caught up in wild parties and the fast life.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: May McAvoy, Jack Mulhall, Myrtle Stedman, Barbara Bedford

Votes: 18

15. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Girl from Piccadilly (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

7.9
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Paladin's task is to unite a grieving patron with the daughter-in-law he's never met, but the job is complicated by the rather convenient disappearance of any and all identifying documents.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Richard Boone, Betsy von Furstenberg, Carl Benton Reid, Charles Aidman

Votes: 54

16. Scarface (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

Votes: 21,319

17. Of Mice and Men (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Drama

7.8
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Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his carer, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

Votes: 4,666

18. The Kid Brother (1927)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.

Directors: Ted Wilde, Harold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone, J.A. Howe | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis

Votes: 3,008

19. The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)

93 min | Comedy

7.6
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Alcoholic newspaperman Steve Bramley boards the San Capador for a restful cruise, hoping to quit drinking and begin writing a book. Also on board are Steve's friend Schulte, a private ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Wynne Gibson, Alison Skipworth, John Gilbert

Votes: 580

20. Suspicion (1957–1958)
Episode: The Bull Skinner (1958)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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When a tractor driver isn't selected for a promotion, the jealous man decides to avenge himself on the selectee.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Rod Steiger, John Beal, Sally Brophy, Harold J. Stone

Votes: 5

21. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.5
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Once three childhood friends. Now, a ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., and a returning companion who may have been the only witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Votes: 6,367

22. The Westerner (1940)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.5
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Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinegarroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport, Fred Stone

Votes: 4,041

23. Cock of the Air (1932)

80 min | Comedy

7.5
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An opera diva sets her sights on a womanizing army officer.

Director: Tom Buckingham | Stars: Chester Morris, Billie Dove, Matt Moore, Walter Catlett

Votes: 35

24. A Walk in the Sun (1945)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne, John Ireland

Votes: 2,917

25. The Young in Heart (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Lewis Milestone, Gilbert Pratt, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 957

26. Seven Sinners (1925)

70 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Marie Prevost, Clive Brook, John Patrick, Heinie Conklin

Votes: 6

27. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

Unrated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.

Directors: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed | Stars: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 12,566 | Gross: $13.68M

28. Edge of Darkness (1943)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, War

7.2
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After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston, Nancy Coleman

Votes: 1,539

29. Where the North Begins (1923)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A German Shepherd puppy is "adopted" by a wolf pack in the snowy and frozen Great North and raised by them as one of their own. A few years later he comes upon a fur trapper and saves the ... See full summary »

Director: Chester M. Franklin | Stars: Rin Tin Tin, Claire Adams, Fred Huntley, Walter McGrail

Votes: 30

30. Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Approved | 97 min | War, Drama, Action

7.1
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During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, George Peppard

Votes: 3,556 | Gross: $4.02M

31. Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
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A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Al Jolson, Madge Evans, Frank Morgan, Harry Langdon

Votes: 659

32. The Racket (1928)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 789

33. Tempest (1928)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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In Czarist Russia, a peasant officer, resented by the aristocrats, falls in love with a princess.

Directors: Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim, Boris de Fast

Votes: 250

34. The Garden of Eden (1928)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Toni Le Brun, a beautiful Viennese singer, becomes the ward of the wardrobe mistress of a Monte Carlo nightclub. Her benefactor, however, is actually a baroness incognito. Toni falls in ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Corinne Griffith, Louise Dresser, Lowell Sherman, Maude George

Votes: 292

35. Les Miserables (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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A parole violator in early 19th Century France is relentlessly pursued and persecuted by an obsessive policeman.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Michael Rennie, Robert Newton, Debra Paget, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 765

36. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Joan Crawford, Walter Huston, Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr.

Votes: 1,959

37. The Front Page (1931)

TV-PG | 101 min | Comedy

6.8
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An investigative reporter sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime when an accused murderer escapes hanging.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,727

38. The Purple Heart (1944)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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A stock WW2 era drama which was produced for morale purposes.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Farley Granger, Kevin O'Shea

Votes: 723

39. Two Arabian Knights (1927)

TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Adventure

6.8
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Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith

Votes: 631

40. Halls of Montezuma (1951)

Approved | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A company of Marines races against the clock to find a Japanese rocket base.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner, Robert Wagner

Votes: 2,170

41. The General Died at Dawn (1936)

98 min | Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir

6.7
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Amid the anarchy of China, an American mercenary tangles with a ruthless warlord.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Akim Tamiroff, Dudley Digges

Votes: 870

42. Ocean's 11 (1960)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford

Votes: 16,591 | Gross: $12.32M

43. Anything Goes (1936)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Charles Ruggles, Ida Lupino

Votes: 236

44. Paris in Spring (1935)

82 min | Comedy

6.6
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Afraid of marriage, Simone (Mary Ellis) breaks off her long term engagement with her fiancé Paul de Lille (Tullio Carminati). Paul heads to the top of The Eiffel Tower with thoughts of ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Mary Ellis, Tullio Carminati, Ida Lupino, Lynne Overman

Votes: 27

45. Bobbed Hair (1925)

80 min | Comedy

6.6
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Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Marie Prevost, Kenneth Harlan, Louise Fazenda, John Roche

Votes: 13

46. Lucky Partners (1940)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Two strangers share a sweepstakes ticket and then embark on an "imaginary" honeymoon with their "winnings".

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Spring Byington

Votes: 660

47. The Red Pony (1949)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.4
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A ranch boy is gifted with a colt, grows to love him but the colt escapes, with tragic results.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 799

48. Arch of Triumph (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Illegal refugees lead dark lives in pre-World War II Paris.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

Votes: 1,120 | Gross: $1.40M

49. New York Nights (1929)

82 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A chorus girl with marital woes is pursued by a gangster.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, John Wray, Lilyan Tashman

Votes: 110

50. Guest in the House (1944)

Approved | 121 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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A young manipulative woman moves in with her fiances family and turns a happy household against itself.

Directors: John Brahm, John Cromwell, André De Toth, Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon, Ruth Warrick

Votes: 505