Movies it's impossible to get on dvd....(that I have!)

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1. Partners in Crime (1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When their ex-husband Raymond winds up murdered, Carole and Sydney set out to find his killer and eventually decide to run the detective agency Raymond has left them.

Stars: Lynda Carter, Loni Anderson, Walter Olkewicz, Leo Rossi

Votes: 156

2. The Sun Also Rises (1984)

240 min | Drama

An ex-soldier suffered some sort of injury to his genitals during World War I. Instead of going back home to the USA, he stays in Paris with several other wounded souls; some have been ... See full summary »

Stars: Hart Bochner, Jane Seymour, Robert Carradine, Zeljko Ivanek

Votes: 95

3. At Long Last Love (1975)

G | 118 min | Comedy, Musical

This film was Peter Bogdanovich's homage to musical comedies of the 1930s. A millionaire named Michael Oliver Pritchard III and a singer named Kitty O'Kelly meet and fall in love. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn, Duilio Del Prete

Votes: 997 | Gross: $3.27M

4. Take My Daughters, Please (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

A woman with four single daughters sets out to try and get them married.

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Rue McClanahan, Kim Delaney, Deidre Hall, Stepfanie Kramer

Votes: 59

5. Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)

Approved | 76 min | Drama, Romance

Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Jean Hersholt, John Miljan

Votes: 1,029 | Gross: $0.81M

6. Brothers (1984–1989)

22 min | Comedy

2 conservative men support their younger brother when he comes out as gay. The brothers help him navigate being openly gay in 1980s Philadelphia.

Stars: Robert Walden, Paul Regina, Brandon Maggart, Hallie Todd

Votes: 269

7. Lucy Gallant (1955)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

The success story of a dressmaker who comes to run a group of fashion shops at the expense of her love life.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston, Claire Trevor, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 455

8. Chapter Two (1979)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off, and just when things are moving along, the memory... See full summary »

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: James Caan, Marsha Mason, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper

Votes: 920

9. The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)

82 min | Comedy

Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in Hollywood. Her ... See full summary »

Directors: George Cukor, Cyril Gardner | Stars: Ina Claire, Fredric March, Mary Brian, Henrietta Crosman

Votes: 270

10. The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

The film follows the trials and tribulations of David O. Selznick as he attempts to find an actress to play the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939).

Director: John Erman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Bill Macy, Harold Gould, Sharon Gless

Votes: 338

11. Berserk (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,554

12. Deceptions (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 181 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Twin sisters trade places with unexpected results.

Directors: Robert Chenault, Melville Shavelson | Stars: Stefanie Powers, Barry Bostwick, Jeremy Brett, James Faulkner

Votes: 427

13. Mother Love (1989)

220 min | Drama, Thriller

A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Rigg, James Wilby, David McCallum, Fiona Gillies

Votes: 301

14. Bare Essence (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 212 min | Drama, Romance

A T.V. show along the lines of a soap opera which centers on one young woman, Tiger Hayes, as she starts up a perfume company. The usual soap plots of adultery, romance, corruption, and ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Linda Evans, Genie Francis, Lee Grant

Votes: 151

15. No Time for Comedy (1940)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Rosalind Russell, James Stewart, Genevieve Tobin, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 850

16. Dead on the Money (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

Actress engages in plan to kill the cousin of the man she loves.

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Amanda Pays, Eleanor Parker, Kevin McCarthy

Votes: 60

17. The Lady Vanishes (1979)

PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

Whilst traveling in pre-war Nazi Germany, a young couple realise a passenger seems to have been kidnapped off their train, but, no other passenger aside from themselves, recalls her.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Elliott Gould, Cybill Shepherd, Angela Lansbury, Herbert Lom

Votes: 2,076

18. People Like Us (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 200 min | Drama

When a wealthy scriptwriter and socialite's daughter is murdered, he feels let down by the courts, and so decides to use his powerful position to enable his own form of justice.

Director: William Hale | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Connie Sellecca, Eva Marie Saint, Dennis Farina

Votes: 78

19. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 3,045

20. Female on the Beach (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jeff Chandler, Jan Sterling, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 930

21. They All Kissed the Bride (1942)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

Margaret Drew runs her trucking company single-mindedly, if not ruthlessly. The only thorn in her side is writer Michael Holmes who is writing a book on some of her tough ways. With no time... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 501

22. An Inconvenient Woman (1991)

182 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A fictional account of the Bloomingdale murder scandal in the 1980's about an heir to one of the richest families in USA and his affair with a model.

Stars: Jason Robards, Jill Eikenberry, Rebecca De Mornay, Chelsea Field

Votes: 218

23. Bridesmaids (1989 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

Four very different women, best friends during high school many years earlier, gather in the small town where they grew up for a reunion as bridesmaids in preparation for a wedding for a fifth friend.

Director: Lila Garrett | Stars: Shelley Hack, Sela Ward, Stephanie Faracy, Brooke Adams

Votes: 193

24. Between Friends (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Two middle-aged women with nothing in common meet by accident and develop a close friendship while continuing to deal with their own lives.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Carol Burnett, Henry Ramer, Bruce Grey

Votes: 221

25. The Heidi Chronicles (1995 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Heidi Holland is a woman on the long and often bumpy road of self-discovery from the 1960s to 1990s. The movie follows her path from high-school egghead, to feminist supporter, to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Hulce, Peter Friedman, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 235

26. Only When I Laugh (1981)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Marsha Mason, Kristy McNichol, Ed Moore, Joan Hackett

Votes: 1,132 | Gross: $25.78M

27. Pajama Tops (1983 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy

French inspired farce about affairs, mistaken identities and similar hijinks.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Susan George, Robert Klein, Pia Zadora, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 40

28. Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)

PG | 90 min | Action, Thriller

College assassination game turns deadly as someone starts playing for real.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Robert Carradine, Linda Hamilton, Kristine DeBell, Perry Lang

Votes: 761

29. Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider, Amanda Peterson

Votes: 967 | Gross: $4.30M

30. So Fine (1981)

R | 90 min | Comedy

48 Metascore

While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.

Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Jack Warden, Mariangela Melato, Richard Kiel

Votes: 964

31. Play Girl (1941)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

The fascinating Grace Herbert has many years' experience as a professional gold-digger. Her finances at a low ebb, she finds her mature beauty less effective than of yore, and takes on ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Woodruff | Stars: Kay Francis, James Ellison, Mildred Coles, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 225

32. In Name Only (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance

After a wealthy man finds out his wife is a gold digger, he meets and falls for a widowed mother, and complications ensue.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

Votes: 2,440

33. Raffles (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend... See full summary »

Directors: Sam Wood, William Wyler | Stars: David Niven, Olivia de Havilland, May Whitty, Dudley Digges

Votes: 692 | Gross: $0.09M

34. I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance

A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Susan Hayward, Dan Dailey, George Sanders, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 427

35. Grapevine (1992)

30 min | Comedy

Susan, David, and Thumper talk about the relationship troubles a couple they all know are having. Each week a new couple is introduced along with several supporting characters. Susan works ... See full summary »

Stars: Lynn Clark, Steven Eckholdt, Jonathan Penner, Marc Macaulay

Votes: 21

36. Having Wonderful Crime (1945)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

A lawyer and two newlyweds get mixed up in mock mystery at a resort.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Pat O'Brien, George Murphy, Carole Landis, Lenore Aubert

Votes: 488

37. Craig's Wife (1936)

Passed | 73 min | Drama

A domineering woman marries a wealthy man for his money, and then uses her position to further her own ambitions for money and power.

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Rosalind Russell, John Boles, Billie Burke, Jane Darwell

Votes: 765

38. The Age of Innocence (1934)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Romance

An engaged attorney and a divorcee fall for each other in 1870s Manhattan.

Director: Philip Moeller | Stars: Irene Dunne, John Boles, Lionel Atwill, Helen Westley

Votes: 352

39. Turnabout (1940)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Carole Landis, John Hubbard, William Gargan

Votes: 612

40. The Story of Esther Costello (1957)

103 min | Drama

Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi, a native of Esther's village in Ireland, is talked into helping to ... See full summary »

Director: David Miller | Stars: Joan Crawford, Heather Sears, Rossano Brazzi, Lee Patterson

Votes: 644

41. Holiday (1930)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family.

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Ann Harding, Mary Astor, Robert Ames, Hallam Cooley

Votes: 261

42. Smart Woman (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Wife turns tables on cheating hubby.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Mary Astor, Robert Ames, John Halliday, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 300

43. The Last Gentleman (1934)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: George Arliss, Edna May Oliver, Janet Beecher, Charlotte Henry

Votes: 76

44. Outcast Lady (1934)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance

A woman's trials and tribulations over a romance since childhood, protecting her husband's secret past, and the trouble it causes with her brother.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Constance Bennett, Herbert Marshall, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Hugh Williams

Votes: 143

45. Unfaithful (1931)

85 min | Drama

In this society drama set in contemporary England, a noblewoman pretends to be an adulteress in order to protect her sister-in-law, who actually is.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Paul Cavanagh, Juliette Compton

Votes: 41

46. Our Betters (1933)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Although the British upper class may be thought our betters in society, but they are certainly not our betters, and perhaps our equals, in morality.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Constance Bennett, Violet Kemble Cooper, Phoebe Foster, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 550

47. The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986)

229 min | Drama

Ruth has everything. A large, warty body, a standard house in the suburbs, two whiney children, a dog, a cat and a guinea pig. She also has Bobo, her unfaithful accountant husband who ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Patricia Hodge, Julie T. Wallace, Paul Herzberg

Votes: 517

48. The Scapegoat (1959)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

An English schoolteacher meets his lookalike, a French count; and unwillingly swaps identities with him.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Alec Guinness, Bette Davis, Nicole Maurey, Irene Worth

Votes: 1,543