The Little Shop of Horrors

The Little Shop of Horrors is a 1960 American horror comedy film directed by Roger Corman. Written by Charles B. Griffith, the film is a farce about an inadequate florist's assistant who cultivates a plant that feeds on human

The Stranger

The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, and Orson Welles. Welles's third completed feature film as director and his first film noir is about a war crimes investigator tracking a high-ranking Nazi fugitive to a Connecticut

God's Little Acre

God's Little Acre is a 1958 American comedy-drama film of Erskine Caldwell's 1933 novel of the same name.The film was as controversial as the novel, although unlike its source material it was not subjected to prosecution for obscenity.

The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth is a 1964 post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film based on the 1954 novel I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. The film was produced by Robert L. Lippert and directed by Ubaldo Ragona and Sidney Salkow, and stars Vincent Price and Franca Bettoia

The Man with the Golden Arm

The Man with the Golden Arm is a 1955 American drama film with elements of film noir, based on the novel of the same name by Nelson Algren. The film stars Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak, Arnold Stang and Darren McGavin. It was nominated for three Academy Awards.

Road to Bali

Road to Bali is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Released by Paramount Pictures on November 19, 1952, the film is the sixth of the seven Road to … movies.

Captain Kidd

Captain Kidd is a 1945 American adventure film starring Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott and Barbara Britton. In his memoirs, Nikita Khrushchev noted that this was one of Joseph Stalin's favorite films, and that Stalin identified with the mischievous captain.

The Outlaw

The Outlaw is a 1943 American Western film, directed by Howard Hughes and starring Jack Buetel, Jane Russell, Thomas Mitchell, and Walter Huston. Hughes also produced the film, while Howard Hawks served as an uncredited co-director.


D.O.A. is a 1950 American film noir starring Edmond O'Brien and Pamela Britton. It is considered a classic of the genre. A fatally poisoned man tries to find out who has poisoned him and why. It was the film debuts of Beverly Garland and Laurette

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential is a 1952 American film noir and crime film directed by Phil Karlson starring John Payne and Coleen

The Red House

The Red House is a 1947 American horror film starring Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson, Rory Calhoun, Allene Roberts, and Julie London. It is based on the novel by George Agnew

Fear and Desire

Fear and Desire is a 1953 American anti-war film directed, produced, and edited by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Howard

Night Of The Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent horror film written, directed, photographed and edited by George A. Romero, co-written by John Russo, and starring Duane Jones and Judith O'Dea. The story follows seven people who are trapped in a rural farmhouse in western Pennsylvania, which is under assault by an enlarging group of cannibalistic, undead ghouls.


Charade is a 1963 American romantic comedy mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. The cast also features Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass, and Jacques Marin. It spans three genres: suspense thriller, romance and comedy.

Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding is a 1951 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay

My Favorite Brunette

My Favorite Brunette is a 1947 American romantic comedy film and film noir parody, directed by Elliott Nugent and starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. Written by Edmund Beloin and Jack Rose, the film is about a baby photographer on death row in San Quentin State Prison who tells reporters his history.

The Hitch-Hiker

The Hitch-Hiker is a 1953 American film noir co-written and directed by Ida Lupino, starring Edmond O'Brien, William Talman and Frank Lovejoy, about two friends taken hostage by a hitchhiker during an automobile trip to Mexico.


Roger Ebert wrote in his essay for The Great Movies, "This movie from Hollywood's poverty row, shot in six days, filled with technical errors and ham-handed narrative, starring a man who can only pout and a woman who can only sneer, should have faded from sight soon after it was released in 1945. And yet it lives on, haunting and creepy, an embodiment of the guilty soul of film noir. No one who has seen it has easily forgotten it."

Cyrano de Bergerac

The 1950 film was produced by Stanley Kramer and directed by Michael Gordon. José Ferrer received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring performance as Cyrano de Bergerac. Mala Powers played Roxane, and William Prince portrayed Christian de Neuvillette.

Blood on the Sun

Blood on the Sun is a 1945 American war film directed by FrankLloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. The film won the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for a Black & White film in 1945.

The House on Haunted Hill

House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American campy supernatural horror film directed by William Castle. The film was written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price and Carol Ohmart.

At War with the Army

At War with the Army is a 1950 American musical comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and introducing Polly Bergen.

Vengeance Valley

Vengeance Valley is a 1951 American Technicolor western film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Burt Lancaster, with a supporting cast featuring Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, Sally Forrest, John Ireland and Ray Collins. It is based on the novel by Luke Short.

Too Late for Tears

Too Late for Tears is a 1949 film noir directed by Byron Haskin and starring Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, and Arthur Kennedy. It concerns a ruthless femme fatale who steals a suitcase containing US$60,000 ($652,600 today).

The Southerner

The Southerner is a 1945 American drama film directed by Jean Renoir and based on the 1941 novel Hold Autumn in Your Hand by George Sessions Perry. The film received Oscar nominations for Best Director, Original Music Score, and Sound. Renoir was named Best Director by the National Board of Review, which also named the film the third best of 1945. The film portrays the hardships of a poor family struggling to establish a cotton farm in Texas in the early 1940s.

Second Chorus

Second Chorus is a 1940 Hollywood musical comedy film starring Paulette Goddard and Fred Astaire and featuring Artie Shaw, Burgess Meredith and Charles Butterworth, with music by Artie Shaw, Bernie Hanighen and Hal Borne, and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail is a 1940 American western film starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey, Ronald Reagan and Alan Hale. The film is critical of the abolitionist John Brown and his controversial campaign against slavery before the American Civil

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a 1952 American Technicolor film based on a short story by Ernest Hemingway. It starred Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava

The Jackie Robinson Story

The Jackie Robinson Story is a 1950 biographical starring Jackie Robinson as himself, the first African-American Major League Baseball


Suddenly is a 1954 American noir crime film starring Frank Sinatra and Sterling

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers is a 1946 American film noir drama. Produced by Hal B. Wallis, the film stars Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott and features Kirk Douglas in his film debut.

The Little Princess

The Little Princess is a 1939 American drama film directed by Walter Lang. The screenplay is loosely based on the 1905 novel, A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Rage at Dawn

Rage at Dawn is a 1955 American Technicolor Western film starring Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker, Mala Powers, and J. Carrol Naish. It purports to tell the true story of the Reno Brothers, an outlaw gang, in the period immediately following the American Civil War.

The Brain That Wouldn't Die

The Brain That Wouldn't Die is a 1962 American science fiction horror film directed by Joseph Green and written by Green and Rex Carlton

The Great Flamarion

The Great Flamarion is a 1945 film noir mystery film directed by Anthony Mann starring Erich von Stroheim and Mary Beth Hughes. The film, like many films noir, is shot in flashback narrative. The film was produced by Republic Pictures.

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe is a 1941 American comedy-drama film directed and produced by Frank Capra and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. It became a box-office hit and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best

One Eyed Jacks

One-Eyed Jacks is a 1961 American Technicolor Western film starring and directed by Marlon Brando. Brando portrays the lead character Rio, and Karl Malden plays his partner, "Dad" Longworth. The supporting cast features Pina Pellicer, Katy Jurado, Ben Johnson and Slim Pickens.

Made for Each Other

Made for Each Other is a 1939 American romantic comedy film directed by John Cromwell, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard, James Stewart, and Charles Coburn. Lombard and Stewart portray a couple who get married after only knowing each other for one day.

Gullivers Travels

Gulliver's Travels is a 1939 American cel-animated Technicolor musical feature film produced by Max Fleischer and directed by Dave Fleischer for Fleischer Studios. The story is a very loose adaptation of Jonathan Swift's 1726 novel.

The Last Time I Saw Paris

The Last Time I Saw Paris is a 1954 Technicolor romantic drama based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "Babylon Revisited." The film starred Elizabeth Taylor and Van Johnson, with Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed, Eva Gabor, Kurt Kasznar, George Dolenz, Sandy Descher, Odette, and Roger

Teenagers from Outer Space

Teenagers from Outer Space is a 1959 American independent black-and-white science fiction cult film released by Warner Bros.


Algiers is a 1938 American drama film directed by John Cromwell and starring Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, and Hedy Lamarr. Written by John Howard Lawson, the film is about a notorious French jewel thief hiding in the labyrinthine native quarter of Algiers known as the Casbah.

Nothing Sacred

Nothing Sacred is an American Technicolor screwball comedy film directed in 1937 by William A. Wellman, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard and Fredric March with a supporting cast featuring Charles Winninger and Walter Connolly.

Till the Clouds Roll By

Till The Clouds Roll By is a 1946 American Technicolor musical film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is a fictionalized biopic of composer Jerome Kern, portrayed by Robert

Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage is a 1934 American pre-Code drama film directed by John Cromwell and is widely regarded by critics as the film that made Bette Davis a star. The screenplay by Lester Cohen is based on the 1915 novel Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset

The Bat

The Bat is a 1959 American mystery film starring Vincent Price and Agnes Moorehead. It is the fourth film adaptation of the story, which began as a 1908 novel The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts

The Wasp Woman

The Wasp Woman (also known as The Bee Girl and Insect Woman) is a 1959 American independent science-fiction horror film produced and directed by Roger Corman. Filmed in black-and-white, it stars Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley, Michael Mark, and Barboura

Go For Broke!

Go for Broke! is a 1951 black-and-white war film starring Van Johnson and six veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. The film dramatizes the real-life story of the 442nd, which was composed of Nisei (second-generation Americans born of Japanese parents) soldiers. Fighting in the European theater during World War II, this unit became the most heavily decorated unit for its size and length of service in the history of the United States Army, as well as one of the units with the highest casualty

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street is a 1945 film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett and Dan Duryea. The screenplay is about two criminals who steal the artwork of a

The Terror

The Terror is a 1963 American independent horror film produced and directed by Roger Corman. The film stars Boris Karloff and Jack

Penny Serenade

Penny Serenade is a 1941 melodrama film starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant as a loving couple who must overcome adversity to keep their marriage and raise a child. Grant was nominated for the Academy Award for Best


Quicksand is a 1950 American film noir that stars Mickey Rooney and Peter Lorre and portrays a garage mechanic's descent into

A Bucket of Blood

A Bucket of Blood is a 1959 American comedy horror film directed by Roger Corman. It starred Dick Miller and was set in West Coast beatnik culture of the late

Beat the Devil

Beat the Devil is a 1953 adventure comedy film. The film was directed by John Huston, and starred Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones and Gina Lollobrigida, and featured Robert Morley, Peter Lorre and Bernard

Topper Returns

Topper Returns is a 1941 fantasy comedy film. The third and final installment in the initial series of supernatural comedy films inspired by the novels of Thorne Smith, it succeeds Topper (1937) and Topper Takes a Trip (1938). As in the prior films, Roland Young plays Cosmo Topper, a mousy banker who gets into trouble because of his ability to see and speak with ghosts, and Billie Burke plays his wife, who is constantly befuddled by his strange

Becky Sharp

Becky Sharp is a 1935 American historical drama film starring Miriam Hopkins who was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The film is based on William Makepeace Thackeray's novel Vanity

Dementia 13

Dementia 13 is a 1963 independently made black-and-white horror-thriller film, written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Roger Corman. It was Francis Coppola's feature film directorial debut.The film stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee, and Luana

A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms is a 1932 American pre-Code romance drama film starring Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, and Adolphe Menjou. Based on the 1929 semi-autobiographical novel A Farewell to Arms by Ernest

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness, also called Doped Youth, is a 1936 American film about high school students who are lured by pushers to try marijuana, resulting in a hit and run accident, manslaughter, suicide, conspiracy to murder, attempted rape, hallucinations, and descent into madness from marijuana

Life with Father

Life with Father is a 1947 Technicolor American film that stars William Powell and Irene Dunne, supported by Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, ZaSu Pitts, Jimmy Lydon and Martin

The Deadly Companions

The Deadly Companions is a 1961 American Western and war film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Steve Cochran, and Chill

Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth is a 1954 American drama film and is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and political point of view. Its plot centers on a long and difficult strike, based on the 1951 strike against the Empire Zinc Company in Grant County, New

The Killers

The Killers is a 1946 American film noir starring Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, and Sam Levene. The Killers earned four Academy Award

Confidential Agent

Confidential Agent is a 1945 American spy film starring Charles Boyer and Lauren Bacall. The screenplay was based a novel by Graham Greene. The supporting cast includes George Coulouris and Peter

Angel and the Badman

Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward Grant and starring John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey and Bruce Cabot. The film is about an injured gunfighter who is nursed back to health by a Quaker girl and her family whose way of life influences him and his violent ways. Angel and the Badman was the first film Wayne produced as well as starred in, and was a departure for this genre at the time it was

Love In Limbo

Love in Limbo is a 1993 Australian romantic comedy film starring Craig Adams, Aden Young and Russell Crowe. It was nominated for three awards by the Australian Film


Rain is a 1932 drama film that stars Joan Crawford as prostitute Sadie


Impact is a 1949 American film noir drama film starring Brian Donlevy and Ella

Brideless Groom

Brideless Groom is a 1947 short starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges....Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp

Behind Green Lights

Behind Green Lights is a 1946 American crime film directed by Otto

The Violent Years

The Violent Years is a 1956 American exploitation film starring Jean Moorhead as Paula Parkins, the leader of a gang of juvenile delinquent high school

Jail Bait

Jail Bait is a 1954 American film noir directed by Ed Wood, with a screenplay by Wood and Alex