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1. Brigham Young (1940)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, History

In 1844, after the assassination of Mormon leader Joseph Smith by an angry mob in Illinois, the Mormons choose Brigham Young as their new leader and follow him to a new promised land in Utah.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Dean Jagger, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 922

2. The Bank Dick (1940)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy

Henpecked Egbert Sousé has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio

Votes: 6,437

3. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)

Passed | 216 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a teenage boy named Billy Batson is given the power to become an adult superhero, Captain Marvel, with a single magic word: "Shazam!"

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie

Votes: 1,042

4. A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Comedy

Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dante, Sheila Ryan

Votes: 989

5. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty, Bob Haymes

Votes: 2,057

6. The Catman of Paris (1946)

Not Rated | 65 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Are mysterious killings in Paris of 1896 the work of man or monster?

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Carl Esmond, Lenore Aubert, Adele Mara, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 190

7. Behind the Mask (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Mystery

Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, has his hands full as the murder of blackmailing reporter Jeff Mann is blamed on him. Not only does the real murderer seem one step ahead of him as Lamont ... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Karlson, William Beaudine | Stars: Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, George Chandler, Dorothea Kent

Votes: 112

8. Angel on My Shoulder (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Paul Muni, Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Onslow Stevens

Votes: 2,273

9. California (1947)

Passed | 97 min | Romance, Western

Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

Votes: 740

10. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Directors: Charles Barton, Walter Lantz | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi

Votes: 13,804 | Gross: $4.80M

11. The Boy with Green Hair (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 2,402

12. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Killer Boris Karloff (1949)

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

Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Lenore Aubert

Votes: 3,448

13. Dark Waters (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

A woman returns to the USA after a German u-boat sank her ship, and finds out that someone wants to kill her for her inheritance.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Merle Oberon, Franchot Tone, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter

Votes: 819

14. Adventure Island (1947)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Travelers find themselves marooned on an island with a maniacal self-made ruler.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Rhonda Fleming, Paul Kelly, John Abbott

Votes: 141

15. Dumbo (1941)

G | 64 min | Animation, Drama, Family

96 Metascore

Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.

Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, Herman Bing, Billy Bletcher

Votes: 113,255 | Gross: $1.60M

16. The Face of Marble (1946)

Approved | 72 min | Horror

Dr. Randolph is so obsessed with reanimating the dead in his isolated old dark house and lab that he doesn't realize his wife is in love with his younger assistant.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Carradine, Claudia Drake, Robert Shayne, Maris Wrixon

Votes: 282

17. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

Votes: 14,716

18. Jane Eyre (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre (Joan Fontaine) is hired by Edward Rochester (Orson Welles), the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner

Votes: 7,456 | Gross: $3.82M

19. Mahal (1949)

165 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A young lawyer is involved with a ghostly woman in his new house, where the builder and his fiancée died shortly after it was built.

Director: Kamal Amrohi | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, M. Kumar, Vijayalaxmi

Votes: 335

20. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

88 Metascore

When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 38,512 | Gross: $2.65M

21. Murder in the Dark (2013)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

When a group of young people camping in the ruins of a medieval Turkish town play a party game called 'Murder in the Dark', they soon discover that someone is taking the game too far.

Director: Dagen Merrill | Stars: Luke Arnold, Phil Austin, Yann Bean, Samrat Chakrabarti

Votes: 443

22. Murder in the Dark (2013)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

When a group of young people camping in the ruins of a medieval Turkish town play a party game called 'Murder in the Dark', they soon discover that someone is taking the game too far.

Director: Dagen Merrill | Stars: Luke Arnold, Phil Austin, Yann Bean, Samrat Chakrabarti

Votes: 443

23. Vampire Cleanup Department (2017)

93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

Tim Cheung joins the Vampire Cleanup Department which is a secret task force for dealing Chinese vampire Goeng Si. He is instructed by his uncle Chau and he saves a female Goeng Si, Summer from her evil lord Goeng Si who buried alive her.

Directors: Sin-Hang Chiu, Pak-Wing Yan | Stars: Babyjohn Choi, Min Chen Lin, Siu-Ho Chin, Richard Ng

Votes: 781

24. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 17,974

25. Top o' the Morning (1949)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone...and romance the local policeman's daughter.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ann Blyth, Barry Fitzgerald, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 206

26. Valley of the Zombies (1946)

Not Rated | 56 min | Action, Drama, Horror

Dr. Maynard (Charles Trowbridge') tells Dr. Terry Evans (Robert Livingston) and his nurse, Susan Drake (Lorna Gray), about the theft of ten pints of blood from his lab. Later, he is visited... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Robert Livingston, Lorna Gray, Ian Keith, Thomas E. Jackson

Votes: 192

27. The Vampire's Ghost (1945)

Not Rated | 59 min | Horror

In a small African port, a tawdry bar is run by a man named Webb Fallon. Fallon is actually a vampire, but he is becoming weary of his "life" of the past few hundred years.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Abbott, Charles Gordon, Peggy Stewart, Grant Withers

Votes: 310

28. The Blood of Jesus (1941)

Approved | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy

An atheist accidentally shoots his Baptist wife. She dies and goes to a crossroads, where the devil tries to lead her astray.

Director: Spencer Williams | Stars: Cathryn Caviness, Spencer Williams, Juanita Riley, Reather Hardeman

Votes: 441

29. The Secret of the Whistler (1946)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An artist married to a wealthy but ill woman begins an affair with one of his models, who is after him solely for his money. His wife discovers the affair and threatens to cut him out of ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Richard Dix, Leslie Brooks, Michael Duane, Mary Currier

Votes: 333

30. Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A. (1946)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama

A sexy, enticing dancer from Harlem makes things happen in a sleepy Caribbean island resort.

Director: Spencer Williams | Stars: Francine Everett, Don Wilson, Katherine Moore, Alfred Hawkins

Votes: 160



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