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1. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they're soon married. But her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of them both, and everyone else around them.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Votes: 10,017

2. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 1,276

3. Memory Lane (1926)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Mary, on the day of her wedding to Jimmie, finds she has not lost her affection for another sweetheart, Joe. A confrontation arises when Jimmie discovers that Joe has come along on their ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Eleanor Boardman, Conrad Nagel, William Haines, John Steppling

Votes: 12

4. Imitation of Life (1934)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks

Votes: 3,750

5. Only Yesterday (1933)

Passed | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, John Boles, Edna May Oliver, Billie Burke

Votes: 298

6. Lucky Boy (1929)

77 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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A young Jewish man works in his father's jewelry business, but he doesn't like it at all--he wants to be an entertainer, something he knows that his father would never approve of. He comes ... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Taurog, Charles C. Wilson | Stars: George Jessel, Gwen Lee, Richard Tucker, Gayne Whitman

Votes: 70

7. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Approved | 137 min | Drama

7.2
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A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner

Votes: 2,252

8. Holy Matrimony (1943)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields, Laird Cregar, Una O'Connor

Votes: 581

9. Seed (1931)

96 min | Drama

7.1
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Bart is a clerk for a publishing company. He has written a novel. His wife Peggy and he have five children. Bart's former girlfriend, Mildred, is manager of the company's Paris office. She ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: John Boles, Genevieve Tobin, Lois Wilson, Raymond Hackett

Votes: 389

10. A Lady Surrenders (1930)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A wealthy industrialist's wife gets into a big argument with him; to cool off, she goes on an ocean trip. He thinks she's left him for good, so he marries another woman. When his first wife returns, complications ensue.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Rose Hobart, Genevieve Tobin, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 15

11. Prowlers of the Sea (1928)

Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Carlos De Neve, a young Spanish military officer, is given an important post to prevent gun-smuggling in Cuba. He was chosen because he has the reputation of not being susceptible to women.... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Carmel Myers, Ricardo Cortez, George Fawcett, Gino Corrado

Votes: 9

12. Back Street (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A woman's love for and devotion to a married man results in her being relegated to the "back streets" of his life.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Irene Dunne, John Boles, George Meeker, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 492

13. The Walls of Jericho (1948)

106 min | Drama

7.0
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After County Attorney Dave Connors helps Julia Norman with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman, she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Linda Darnell, Anne Baxter, Kirk Douglas

Votes: 236

14. Magnificent Obsession (1935)

Approved | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The life of spoiled rich Robert Merrick is saved through the use of a hospital's only resuscitator, but because the medical device cannot be in two places at once, it results in the death ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Irene Dunne, Robert Taylor, Charles Butterworth, Betty Furness

Votes: 714

15. When Tomorrow Comes (1939)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A concert pianist unhappily married to a mentally ill woman falls in love with a waitress.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Barbara O'Neil, Onslow Stevens

Votes: 422

16. Immortal Sergeant (1943)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, War

6.7
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During a WW2 patrol in the North-African desert, a Canadian corporal reminisces about his sweetheart and must lead his platoon when the sergeant gets wounded.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 732

17. The Foxes of Harrow (1947)

Passed | 117 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.7
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In pre-Civil War New Orleans, Louisiana, roguish Irish gambler Stephen Fox (Sir Rex Harrison) buys his way into society, something he couldn't do in his homeland because he is illegitimate.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 434

18. The Toilers (1928)

80 min | Drama

6.7
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Ralston runs away from the house of ill fame and takes shelter with miner Fairbanks and his pals in their hut. This causes some unease but all is is forgotten when a fire in the mine traps Doug and calls out the rescue effort.

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jobyna Ralston, Harvey Clark, Wade Boteler

Votes: 7

19. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

Directors: Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | Stars: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

Votes: 1,126 | Gross: $16.00M

20. Father Was a Fullback (1949)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Maureen O'Hara, Betty Lynn, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 351

21. Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949)

93 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Mark Stevens, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 92

22. Mister Antonio (1929)

73 min | Comedy

6.5
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Directors: James Flood, Frank Reicher | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Virginia Valli, Gareth Hughes, Frank Reicher

Votes: 16

23. The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms... See full summary »

Directors: George Seaton, Edmund Goulding, John M. Stahl | Stars: Betty Grable, Dick Haymes, Anne Revere, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 333 | Gross: $2.73M

24. Letter of Introduction (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An aging actor, about to marry for the fourth time, is surprised when a young woman, who is the daughter he never knew he had, appears with a "letter of introduction". It seems that she is ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy, Edgar Bergen

Votes: 294

25. Our Wife (1941)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy

6.3
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Jerry Marvin, a talented musician and composer, wallows in drunken self-pity after he is divorced by his wife Babe. Along comes new love Susan, who rescues Jerry and provides him with fresh... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Ruth Hussey, Ellen Drew, Charles Coburn

Votes: 183

26. The Woman Under Oath (1919)

Mystery

6.3
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After a forward introduces the question of whether women are temperamentally suited for jury duty, Jim O'Neil, a young shipping clerk, is found holding a revolver over his dead employer, ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Florence Reed, Hugh Thompson, Gareth Hughes, David Powell

Votes: 15

27. Strictly Dishonorable (1931)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A womanizing singer falls for an old-fashioned Southern belle. The problem is, she already has a fiance.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Paul Lukas, Sidney Fox, Lewis Stone, George Meeker

Votes: 164

28. Painted Faces (1929)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Mystery

6.1
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A vaudeville performer is murdered backstage and another performer is tried for the crime.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Helen Foster, Barton Hepburn, Dorothy Gulliver

Votes: 35

29. Husbands and Lovers (1924)

80 min | Comedy

6.0
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Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Lewis Stone, Florence Vidor, Dale Fuller, Winter Hall

Votes: 10

30. Sowing the Wind (1921)

90 min

6.0
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Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Anita Stewart, James Morrison, Myrtle Stedman, Ralph Lewis

Votes: 12

31. The Eve of St. Mark (1944)

Passed | 96 min | War, Drama

5.9
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Hometown boy Quizz West (William Eythe) is one of fewer than 19,000 draftees in 1940. After being familiarized with his fiancée Janet and him, we find Quizz at a gun position fighting off ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Anne Baxter, William Eythe, Michael O'Shea, Vincent Price

Votes: 154

32. The Child Thou Gavest Me (1921)

72 min | Drama

5.8
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On the day of their wedding, a groom is shocked when his bride reveals that she is the mother of a young child.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Barbara Castleton, Adele Farrington, Winter Hall, Lewis Stone

Votes: 9

33. The Lost Zeppelin (1929)

Passed | 72 min | Adventure

5.7
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The Lost Zeppelin is a 1929 talking adventure film directed by Edward Sloman and produced and distributed by Tiffany-Stahl. It stars Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli and Ricardo Cortez. Tearle... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli, Ricardo Cortez, Duke Martin

Votes: 94

34. The Cavalier (1928)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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The story takes place in old Mexico, where a masked rider (Talmadge) and an impoverished girl (Bedford) fall in love, against her father's wishes. When she leaves with him, her father sends... See full synopsis »

Director: Irvin Willat | Stars: Richard Talmadge, Barbara Bedford, Nora Cecil, David Torrence

Votes: 13

35. Parnell (1937)

Passed | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.4
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The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Edna May Oliver, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 439 | Gross: $1.58M

36. In Old Kentucky (1927)

70 min | Drama

5.4
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Young Brierly struggles to save his father, Major Brierly, from the clutches of alcohol after the Great War. At the same time, he prepares Major Brierly's horse, which served bravely with ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: James Murray, Helene Costello, Wesley Barry, Dorothy Cumming

Votes: 10

37. Midstream (1929)

70 min | Sci-Fi

5.3
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Following a successful experimental operation to reverse age, a wealthy businessman stages his own death and assumes the identity of his nephew. His spurious pursuit of a very young woman eventually catches up with him, as does his age.

Director: James Flood | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Claire Windsor, Montagu Love, Larry Kent

Votes: 6

38. Wild Geese (1927)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Belle Bennett, Russell Simpson, Eve Southern, Donald Keith

Votes: 6

39. Why Men Leave Home (1924)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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John and Irene Emerson's marriage begins well enough, but it is not long before John becomes less attentive. Feeling neglected, Irene spends more time with her girl friends, and John, ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Lewis Stone, Helene Chadwick, Mary Carr, William V. Mong

40. Lovers? (1927)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry, Edward Martindel, Edward Connelly

41. The Boudoir Diplomat (1930)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Romance

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A ladies' man flirts with the wives of other governments' officials.

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, John M. Stahl | Stars: Betty Compson, Ian Keith, Mary Duncan, Jeanette Loff

42. Women Men Forget (1920)

Drama

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Visited by her old school chum Helen, Mary Graham's husband becomes infatuated with his wife's guest and soon openly avows his love for her. Mary is powerless to stop the affair and ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Mollie King, Edward Langford, Frank Mills, Lucy Fox

43. Clothes Make the Woman (1928)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

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A young Russian peasant feels pity for the Princess Anastasia and saves her life by accidentally wounding her in the massacre of the Romanoffs during the Russian Revolution.

Director: Tom Terriss | Stars: Eve Southern, Walter Pidgeon, Charles Byer, George E. Stone

44. The Grain of Dust (1928)

Drama

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Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Claire Windsor, Alma Bennett, Richard Tucker

45. The Gay Deceiver (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Lew Cody, Malcolm McGregor, Marceline Day, Carmel Myers

46. The Lincoln Cycle (1917)

Biography, Drama, History

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Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Benjamin Chapin, Charles Jackson, Madelyn Clare, John Stafford

47. New Orleans (1929)

68 min | Drama

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Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, William Collier Jr., Alma Bennett

48. My Lady's Past (1929)

Drama

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Director: Albert Ray | Stars: Belle Bennett, Joe E. Brown, Alma Bennett, Russell Simpson

49. One Clear Call (1922)

80 min | Drama

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A bitter outcast named Garnett runs a road house of low character called "The Owl" in backwoods Alabama, his only friend is Dr. Hamilton, and he keeps the secret from his old blind mother ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Milton Sills, Claire Windsor, Henry B. Walthall, Irene Rich

50. The Rainbow (1929)

68 min | Western

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Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Dorothy Sebastian, Lawrence Gray, Sam Hardy, Harvey Clark



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