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It Started with Eve

It Started with Eve

It Started with Eve
IMDb: 7.6
90

A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father’s last moments happy. However, the old man’s health takes a…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Rembrandt

Rembrandt

Rembrandt
IMDb: 7.1
85

This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends…

Genre: Drama
The Barretts of Wimpole Street

The Barretts of Wimpole Street

The Barretts of Wimpole Street
IMDb: 7
109

Elizabeth Barrett’s tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Island of Lost Souls

Island of Lost Souls

Island of Lost Souls
IMDb: 7.4
70

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

Ruggles of Red Gap

Ruggles of Red Gap

Ruggles of Red Gap
IMDb: 7.6
90

In this comedy of an Englishman stranded in a sea of barbaric Americans, Marmaduke Ruggles, a gentleman’s gentleman and butler to an Earl is lost in a poker game to…

Genre: Comedy
The Paradine Case

The Paradine Case

The Paradine Case
IMDb: 6.5
125

The beautiful Mrs. Paradine is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband. She hires married Anthony Keane as her lawyer and when he begins to fall in love with her,…

Genre: Thriller
Arch of Triumph

Arch of Triumph

Arch of Triumph
IMDb: 6.4
133

In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Strange Door

The Strange Door

The Strange Door
IMDb: 6.3
81

The wicked Alain plots an elaborate revenge against his younger brother Edmund, leading to a deadly confrontation in his dungeon deathtrap.

Genre: Horror, Thriller
O. Henry’s Full House

O. Henry’s Full House

O. Henry’s Full House
IMDb: 7.2
117

Five O. Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic’s acclaim was “The Cop and the Anthem”. Soapy tells fellow bum Horace that he is going to get…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
St. Martin’s Lane

St. Martin’s Lane

St. Martin’s Lane
IMDb: 7
85

On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young pickpocket, Libby,…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Suspect

The Suspect

The Suspect
IMDb: 7.4
85

Genial shopkeeper Philip has to endure the constant nagging of a shrewish wife (Rosalind Ivan) while he secretly yearns for a pretty young stenographer. When the henpecking gets to be…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
IMDb: 5.9
70

Two hapless waiters in a tavern on the Spanish Main play cupid between aristocratic Lady Jane and tavern co-worker Bruce Martindale, but the two bumpkins mix-up a love letter with…

Genre: Adventure, Comedy
The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost
IMDb: 6.9
95

The descendent of a ghost imprisoned for cowardice hopes to free the spirit by displaying courage when under duress.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The Bribe

The Bribe

The Bribe
IMDb: 6.6
98

United States Federal agent Rigby travels to the Central American island Carlotta to investigate a stolen aircraft engines smuggling racket.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tales of Manhattan

Tales of Manhattan

Tales of Manhattan
IMDb: 7.4
118

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Land Is Mine

This Land Is Mine

This Land Is Mine
IMDb: 7.6
103

Somewhere in Europe, in a city occupied by the Nazis, a gentle school teacher finds himself torn between collaboration and resistance, cowardice and courage.

Genre: Drama, War
Devil and the Deep

Devil and the Deep

Devil and the Deep
IMDb: 6.4
78

Naval commander Charles Storm has made life miserable for his wife Diana due to his insane jealousy over every man she speaks to. His obsessive behavior soon drives her to…

Genre: Drama
Under Ten Flags

Under Ten Flags

Under Ten Flags
IMDb: 6.6
110

“Under Ten Flags” is a WWII movie loosely based on the true story of the German navy commerce raider Atlantis, a converted Auxilliary Cruiser, and her Captain Bernhard Rogge. Atlantis,…

Genre: History, War
The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House
IMDb: 7.1
72

Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the extremely strange…

Genre: Comedy, Horror
Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty
IMDb: 7.7
132

Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.

If I Had a Million

If I Had a Million

If I Had a Million
IMDb: 7
88

An elderly business tycoon, believed to be dying, decides to give a million dollars each to eight strangers chosen at random from the phone directory.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus
IMDb: 7.9
197 min

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After months of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners…

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Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution
IMDb: 8.4
116 min

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational homicide of a wealthy, middle-aged widow, the well-known Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to seem on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a…

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Genre: Drama, Mystery
Hobson’s Choice

Hobson’s Choice

Hobson’s Choice
IMDb: 7.7
108 min

Henry Hobson possesses and tyrannically runs a thriving Victorian boot maker’s store in Salford, England. A stingy widower having a weakness for overindulging at the regional Moonraker Public House, he…

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Genre: Drama
Salome

Salome

Salome
IMDb: 5.9
103 min

From the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The latter needs John dead, however, Herod worries to damage him because…

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Genre: Drama
The Big Clock

The Big Clock

The Big Clock
IMDb: 7.7
95 min

Stroud, ” a crime magazine crusading editor must post-pone a holiday with his wife, if a glamorous blond is murdered and he’s assigned by his own publishing manager Janoth to…

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
IMDb: 7.8
117 min

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, has infatuated from the attractiveness of Esmeralda, a gypsy young woman. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo’s protege and bell-ringer of…

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Genre: Horror, Romance
Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn
IMDb: 6.3
98 min

In coastal Cornwall, England, through the first 19th Century, a young girl finds that she is living with a group of criminals that arrange shipwrecking for gain.

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Genre: Crime