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1. Duffy's Tavern (1945)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

The staff of a record factory drown their sorrows at Duffy's Tavern, while the company owner faces threats of bankruptcy.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Ed Gardner, Bing Crosby, Betty Hutton, Paulette Goddard

Votes: 175

2. Modern Love (1929)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

In order to keep her job, a young dress designer must keep her recent marriage a secret from her boss. An important client arrives from Paris and her boss decides to hold a dinner party for... See full summary »

Director: Arch Heath | Stars: Charley Chase, Kathryn Crawford, Jean Hersholt, Edward Martindel

Votes: 16

3. Here Come the Nelsons (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy

When Ozzie tries to get some publicity for an ad agency, David and Ricky get mixed up with gangsters.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 214

5. Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians (1952)

10 min | Documentary, Short

Actor Joe E. Brown narrates this compilation of film clips and behind-the-scenes footage of some of the screen's most famous comics, ranging from Ben Turpin and Fatty Arbuckle to W.C. ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Bud Abbott, Gracie Allen, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

Votes: 23

7. The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

In 1982 Peter Brosnan heard a story about an ancient Egyptian City buried in California. For thirty years he has been fighting to dig it up.

Director: Peter Brosnan | Stars: Peter Brosnan, Agnes de Mille, Cecil B. DeMille, M. Colleen Hamilton

Votes: 76

8. Bowery Rhapsody: The Rise and Redemption of Hollywood's Original 'Brat Pack'

Documentary | Post-production

A group of pugnacious yet talented Broadway actors arrive on the doorsteps of 1930s Hollywood and find themselves thrust into the limelight. Flush with fame but haunted by misfortune, this ... See full summary »

Directors: Braden Barty, Steven H. Rockmael, Jed Udall | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Robert Forster, Fred Willard, Joe Mantegna

9. The Royal Razz (1924)

Comedy, Short

A doting father who plays Santa Claus for Christmas annoys a trolley full of people when he lugs a giant Christmas tree home.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Olive Borden, Katherine Grant, Jules Mendel

10. The King of Wild Horses (1924)

50 min | Western

A stallion known as "The Black" is the leader of a band of wild horses. A cowboy is determined to capture and break him.

Director: Fred Jackman | Stars: Charley Chase, Rex, Edna Murphy, Léon Bary

Votes: 27

13. Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians (1952)

10 min | Documentary, Short

Actor Joe E. Brown narrates this compilation of film clips and behind-the-scenes footage of some of the screen's most famous comics, ranging from Ben Turpin and Fatty Arbuckle to W.C. ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Bud Abbott, Gracie Allen, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

Votes: 23

14. The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

In 1982 Peter Brosnan heard a story about an ancient Egyptian City buried in California. For thirty years he has been fighting to dig it up.

Director: Peter Brosnan | Stars: Peter Brosnan, Agnes de Mille, Cecil B. DeMille, M. Colleen Hamilton

Votes: 76

15. The Royal Razz (1924)

Comedy, Short

A doting father who plays Santa Claus for Christmas annoys a trolley full of people when he lugs a giant Christmas tree home.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Olive Borden, Katherine Grant, Jules Mendel

16. Bungalow Boobs (1924)

Comedy, Short

Charley Chase as Jimmy Jump brings his bride to a new bungalow home, selected and furnished by him. All the neighbors come to call that first evening. The man next door is a builder who ... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Beth Darlington, Leo Willis, Helen Gilmore

17. The Family Entrance (1925)

Comedy, Short

Jimmy Jump and his family go to the movies for their regular Saturday evening recreation. Jimmy likes the picture, but his small daughter is bored and keeps him busy taking her for drinks ... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Lassie Lou Ahern, Jack Gavin, Katherine Grant

18. Nature in the Wrong (1933)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

Charley, hoping to find cultured people in his ancestry in order to be suitable to Muriel's family, is tricked by his rival Ronnie into believing himself a descendant of Tarzan. Conked on the head, Charley suddenly believes he IS Tarzan.

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Charley Chase, Muriel Evans, Carlton Griffin, Nora Cecil

Votes: 63

19. 4 Clowns (1970)

G | 97 min | Comedy

The "four clowns" of this Robert Youngson anthology are: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase and Buster Keaton. There are examples of Laurel and Hardy's individual work prior to their ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Youngson | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Buster Keaton, Charley Chase

Votes: 141

20. The Sting of Stings (1927)

Comedy, Short

Charley and Edna are feeling very pleased with themselves and their new car. They decide to share their good fortune and offer to take six underprivileged children out for a fun day at the ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Charley Chase, Edna Marion, Bull Montana, Mickey Bennett

Votes: 14

21. Tell 'Em Nothing (1926)

Comedy, Short

Charlie is the great divorce attorney, in demand by all women wishing to shed their husbands. While explaining to one woman how to obtain a divorce by getting photos in a compromising ... See full synopsis »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Vivien Oakland, Gertrude Astor, Harvey Clark

Votes: 17

23. Position Wanted (1924)

Short, Comedy

Charley looks for a job position but is not anxious to find one. He ends up getting into all sorts of trouble at a masquerade ball.

Director: Ralph Ceder | Stars: Charley Chase, Blanche Mehaffey, Noah Young

25. Neighborhood House (1936)

58 min | Comedy

Charley, his wife Rosina and their daughter Darla attend "Bank night" at their local movie theater, more eager to win the cash prize than see the picture. When little Darla is selected to ... See full summary »

Directors: Charley Chase, Harold Law, Alan Hale | Stars: Charley Chase, Rosina Lawrence, Darla Hood, George Meeker

Votes: 50

27. Love Thy Neighbor (1940)

82 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

Jack Benny is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester to meet his girlfriend Josephine arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen and his sister ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Mary Martin, Verree Teasdale

Votes: 128

28. The Nickel Nurser (1932)

21 min | Comedy, Short

Charley is an efficiency expert trying to teach a millionaire's daughter the value of money.

Director: Warren Doane | Stars: Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, Billy Gilbert, Harry Bowen

Votes: 74

29. Mr. Bride (1932)

19 min | Comedy, Short

Charley's boss "rehearses" for his honeymoon--with Charley.

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Charley Chase, Muriel Evans, Dell Henderson, Harry Bernard

Votes: 54

30. Sweet Daddy (1924)

Short, Comedy

Jimmy Jump's boss asks him to meet his small niece and her dog and entertain them between trains. Jimmy buys a balloon or two and looks over the station for a little girl. He takes one by ... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Lassie Lou Ahern, Olive Borden, Westcott Clarke

31. Ford v Ferrari (2019)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Biography, Drama

81 Metascore

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary race car for Ford in order to defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe

Votes: 306,534 | Gross: $117.62M

32. Night Will Fall (2014)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, History, War

85 Metascore

Researchers discover film footage from World War II that turns out to be a lost documentary shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein in 1945 about German concentration camps.

Director: André Singer | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Jasper Britton, Leonard Berney, George Leonard

Votes: 3,063

34. The Anatomy of Vince Guaraldi (2009)

116 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

A musical journey through the brief life and times of the celebrated composer who pioneered the crossover of jazz and pop music -- from his celebrated scores for the Peanuts animations, to ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Thomas | Stars: David Benoit, Malcolm Boyd, Dave Brubeck, Maryedith Burrell

Votes: 26

35. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Ashes to Ashes (1998)

TV-PG | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After a much maligned Hollywood gossip columnist is murdered by her former lover, Columbo tries to find a way to prove he was responsible for the crime.

Director: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Rue McClanahan, Richard Riehle

Votes: 1,414

36. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Agenda for Murder (1990)

TV-PG | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

This time Columbo is put on a murder that was made to look like a suicide. However, he notices some loose ends, and asks a lawyer and a governor to clear these problems up.

Director: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Denis Arndt, Louis Zorich

Votes: 1,370

37. The Hard Way (1980 TV Movie)

89 min | Thriller

A professional assassin is coerced into taking on one last job.

Director: Michael Dryhurst | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Lee Van Cleef, Edna O'Brien, Donal McCann

Votes: 322

38. Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow (1963)

G | 98 min | Adventure

In eighteenth century England, the mysterious masked rider known as the Scarecrow (Patrick McGoohan) leads a rebel band to save the town of Romney Marsh from King George III's (Eric Pohlmann's) oppression and Naval press gangs.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, George Cole, Tony Britton, Michael Hordern

Votes: 375

39. Don't Knock Yourself Out (2007)

94 min | Documentary

This documentary about the classic TV series The Prisoner (1967) includes rare behind the scenes footage, archival interviews and newly recorded interviews with key cast and production personnel.

Directors: Tim Beddows, Thomas Cock | Stars: Neil Pearson, Robert Monks, Anton Rodgers, Peter Bowles

Votes: 25

40. A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe (1975)

126 min | Comedy, Western

Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Terence Hill, Miou-Miou, Robert Charlebois, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 4,992

41. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: The Big Knife (1958)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Louise Allbritton, Daphne Anderson, Phil Brown, Alfred Burke

42. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: The Greatest Man in the World (1958)

57 min | Drama

Just after a young unknown American becomes the first on the Moon returns, he dies in an accident. He's laid to rest with full honours, but only the president and a few high officials know just what sort of a man their hero was.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Donald Pleasence, Wensley Pithey, Jon Sullivan

Votes: 15

43. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: The Man Out There (1961)

55 min | Drama

A Russian astronaut trapped in space in a faulty rocket, has five hours to live when his radio makes contact with Marie, a hunter's wife also trapped, in a blizzard swept area of Canada. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Katharine Blake, Clifford Evans, Jack Watson

Votes: 15

46. The Quare Fellow (1962)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

In Ireland, a newly hired prison guard has to deal with the realities of prison work and to face the grim issue of death-row executions.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Sylvia Syms, Walter Macken, Dermot Kelly

Votes: 319

48. Trespasses (1984)

101 min | Drama

5.8