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1. The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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When his family goes away for the summer, a hitherto faithful husband with an overactive imagination is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes, Sonny Tufts

Votes: 33,589 | Gross: $12.00M

2. My Favorite Brunette (1947)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 2,986

3. The Cat and the Canary (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 2,599

4. Stage Door Canteen (1943)

Passed | 132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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"Dakota" Smith (William Terry), a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and movies appear and host a recreational ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Judith Anderson, Kenny Baker

Votes: 1,456

5. The Last Flight (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

6.8
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World War 1 veterans roam Paris drinking and admiring a woman they recently met.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, David Manners, Johnny Mack Brown, Helen Chandler

Votes: 1,213

6. The Male Animal (1942)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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It's Homecoming weekend at Midwestern University, the weekend which will culminate with the big game between Midwestern and Michigan. Homecoming marks the return for the first time in six ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Joan Leslie, Jack Carson

Votes: 1,131

7. The Unholy Three (1930)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent, Harry Earles

Votes: 1,069

8. Not So Dumb (1930)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Not-so-smart chatterbox Dulcy Parker does and says all the wrong things, but they right themselves to prove she's not so dumb after all.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Marion Davies, Elliott Nugent, Raymond Hackett, Franklin Pangborn

Votes: 1,014

9. Whistling in the Dark (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.8
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Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt, Ann Rutherford, Virginia Grey

Votes: 842

10. Up in Arms (1944)

Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Danny Kaye, Dana Andrews, Dinah Shore, Constance Dowling

Votes: 813

11. Romance (1930)

Approved | 76 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Young Harry is in love and wants to marry an actress, much to the displeasure of his family. Harry thinks that Bishop Armstrong knows nothing about love so Armstrong tells him the story of ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Gavin Gordon, Elliott Nugent

Votes: 684 | Gross: $0.73M

12. The Great Gatsby (1949)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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A Jazz Age bootlegger learns the hard way about the wages of sin.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 648

13. Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.9
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Belvedere discovers that he is ineligible for an honorary award because he never attended college. So he enrolls as a freshman in a major university, becoming the target for hazing from obnoxious upper class-man Alan Young.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Tom Drake, Alan Young

Votes: 642

14. Nothing But the Truth (1941)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stockbroker T.T.Ralston has promised his neice Gwen to double it if she can raise $20,000. for charity. But he connives so those she asks refuse to give her more than the $10,000 she's ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Edward Arnold, Leif Erickson

Votes: 579

15. Navy Blues (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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On shore leave, a young sailor meets and falls in love with a pretty young blonde. He goes home with her to meet her parents, but they don't approve of him at all. Their daughter takes ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: William Haines, Anita Page, Karl Dane, J.C. Nugent

Votes: 527

16. The Crystal Ball (1943)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy

6.6
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Girl loses beauty contest, becomes a fortune teller.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Gladys George, Virginia Field

Votes: 522

17. She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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A burlesque dancer goes to college, where she romances a professor and helps put on a musical show.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Ronald Reagan, Gene Nelson, Don DeFore

Votes: 504

18. The Single Standard (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The wealthy Arden Stuart is bored in a party; after refusing the wedding proposal of Tommy Hewlett, she drives her car with her driver to a lonely place. She has one night stand with him ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.66M

19. The Mouthpiece (1932)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

7.1
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Prosecutor becomes a defense attorney after an innocent man is sent to an electric chair.

Directors: James Flood, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Warren William, Sidney Fox, Aline MacMahon, John Wray

Votes: 450

20. Never Say Die (1939)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

7.1
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A wealthy hypochondriac and an heiress are both experiencing romantic complications, prompting them to marry each other.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Martha Raye, Bob Hope, Andy Devine, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 400

21. Three Cornered Moon (1933)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy

6.5
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Nellie Rimplegar has to tell her grown children that due to her bungled handling of their finances, the family has been wiped out by the Stock Market crash. Friend and family doctor, Alan ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Richard Arlen, Mary Boland, Wallace Ford

Votes: 378

22. Give Me a Sailor (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Jim and Walter are two brother sailors in the United States Navy. Walter tells Jim as soon as they get home he is going to ask his beautiful girlfriend, Nancy Larkin to marry him. But Jim ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Martha Raye, Bob Hope, Betty Grable, Jack Whiting

Votes: 369

23. Life Begins (1932)

Passed | 71 min | Drama

6.4
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At a maternity hospital, future fathers pace the corridors while their wives wait for their babies either anxiously or happily. Efficient and compassionate nurse Miss Bowers keeps the ward ... See full summary »

Directors: James Flood, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Loretta Young, Eric Linden, Aline MacMahon, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 356

24. Just for You (1952)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.1
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Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Ethel Barrymore, Robert Arthur

Votes: 300

25. Whistling in the Dark (1933)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A mystery writer and his sweetheart are held hostage by a fugitive gangster, who hopes to get writer's help in devising the "perfect crime"

Directors: Elliott Nugent, Charles Reisner | Stars: Ernest Truex, Una Merkel, Edward Arnold, John Miljan

Votes: 297

26. Thunder in the City (1937)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have not seen.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier, Luli Deste

Votes: 294

27. And So They Were Married (1936)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A bitter divorcée and a grumpy widower find themselves stuck in a hotel that is cut off from the outside by a snowstorm. Although both have no intention of getting married again, they begin... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Mary Astor, Edith Fellows, Jackie Moran

Votes: 285

28. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Of the many anthology series, this is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts, it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 267

29. My Outlaw Brother (1951)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.1
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A young man travels to Mexico in search of his brother, who has become involved with a dangerous gang.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Wanda Hendrix, Robert Preston, Robert Stack

Votes: 249

30. Welcome Stranger (1947)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy

6.9
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Crusty Dr. McRory of Fallbridge, Maine hires a replacement for his vacation sight unseen. Alas, he and young singing doctor Jim Pearson don't hit it off; but Pearson is delighted to stay, ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Joan Caulfield, Wanda Hendrix

Votes: 243

31. If I Were Free (1933)

Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A suicidal World War I veteran and an antique dealer, both of whom are married to different people, embark on a love affair.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Irene Dunne, Clive Brook, Nils Asther, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 241

32. Splendor (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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The once-great Lorrimore family faces bankruptcy unless older son Brighton marries wealthy Edith Gilbert. When Brighton instead returns from a trip with his new wife Phyllis, she receives a... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea, Paul Cavanagh, Helen Westley

Votes: 231

33. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Charlton Heston, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 202

34. So This Is College (1929)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Biff and Eddie are the best of friends. They are college seniors, roommates at the fraternity, and star teammates on the USC football team. Then a flapper named Babs enters the picture. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Elliott Nugent, Robert Montgomery, Cliff Edwards, Sally Starr

Votes: 201

35. Local Boy Makes Good (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.2
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John is a timid student who works at the University Book Store. He is studying to be a botanist and has a secret crush on the lovely Julia. One day, one of his letters gets accidentally ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Dorothy Lee, Ruth Hall, Edward Woods

Votes: 185

36. The Sins of the Children (1930)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A German immigrant to a small American town is a barber with four children. He has saved enough money to invest in a savings-and-loan company with a friend. Unfortunately, one of his sons ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Louis Mann, Robert Montgomery, Elliott Nugent, Leila Hyams

Votes: 184

37. The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy

5.8
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When a naval officer's wife breaks her ankle and is laid up, her husband takes over running the household by employing military regimentation and discipline, which leads to a number of amusing situations. (Comedy, 85 mins.)

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Robert Walker, Joan Leslie, Edward Arnold, Spring Byington

Votes: 160

38. Professor Beware (1938)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy

6.5
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Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Phyllis Welch, William Frawley, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 157 | Gross: $0.80M

39. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.4
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Joseph N. Welch, Helen Hayes

Votes: 150

40. Enter Madame! (1935)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Man marries opera singer, winds up taking back seat to her career.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Elissa Landi, Cary Grant, Lynne Overman, Sharon Lynn

Votes: 146

41. Strictly Dynamite (1934)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Music

5.8
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A struggling writer finds success writing scripts for a radio comic at the expense of his high-brow ambitions.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Lupe Velez, Norman Foster, William Gargan

Votes: 142

42. She Loves Me Not (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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A cabaret dancer witnesses a murder and is forced to hide from gangsters by disguising herself as a male Princeton student.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bing Crosby, Miriam Hopkins, Kitty Carlisle, Edward J. Nugent

Votes: 133

43. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 129

44. Two Alone (1934)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

6.3
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Mazie, a poor orphan girl, is mistreated by cruel farmer Slag and his wife for whom she works. When reform school runaway Adam arrives, he is put to work by Slag and also mistreated. Mazie ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Jean Parker, Tom Brown, Zasu Pitts, Arthur Byron

Votes: 118

45. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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In this live drama series, over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Biff McGuire, Mona Freeman

Votes: 117

46. Love in Bloom (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.4
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A young girl runs away from her carnival family to make it in New York City and becomes involved with a handsome young songwriter.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joe Morrison, Dixie Lee

Votes: 117

47. My Girl Tisa (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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1905 was a period of heavy immigration from Europe to America before laws were passed restricting the flow of immigrants. Almost every character in this movie is a recent arrival. Tisa has ... See full synopsis »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Sam Wanamaker, Akim Tamiroff, Alan Hale

Votes: 93

48. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 83

49. Wise Girls (1929)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.5
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The father of three grown daughters tries to keep his sanity, even after his free-spirited middle daughter rebelliously marries a poor plumber.

Directors: E. Mason Hopper, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Elliott Nugent, Norma Lee, Roland Young, J.C. Nugent

Votes: 70

50. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 59



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