1939

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men
IMDb: 7.9
106 min

A mentally retarded giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy\'s ranch in depression era America.

Genre: Drama
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
IMDb: 7.8
116 min

King Louis XI is a wise and old king and Frollo is the Chief Justice. Frollo gazes on the gypsy girl, Esmeralda, in the church during Fool\'s Day and sends Quasimodo to catch her. Quasimodo, with the girl, is captured by Phoebus, Captain of the Guards, who frees the girl. The courts sentence Quasimodo to be flogged, and the only one who will give him water while he is tied in the square is Esmeralda. Later, at a party of nobles, Esmeralda again meets both Frollo, who is bewitched by her, and Phoebus. When Phoebus is stabbed to death, Esmeralda is accused of the murder, convicted by the court and sentenced to hang. Clopin, King of the Beggars; Gringoire, Esmeralda\'s husband; and Quasimodo, the bellringer, all try different ways to save her from the gallows.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
IMDb: 8.1
238 min

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman\'s destructive \"March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver’s Travels
IMDb: 6.7
76 min

Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby. A life-threatening situation develops when the bumbling trio of Blefiscu spies, Sneak, Snoop, and Snitch, manage to steal Gulliver\'s pistol.

Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk
IMDb: 7.1
104 min

Set in America\'s Colonial period, John Ford\'s adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. After their settlement is repeatedly attacked by Indians, the couple is taken in by a spinster (Edna May Oliver). Lana bears a son, while Gilbert heads off to fight the Indians and the British. He returns, wounded, to find his family once again under attack by the Indians.

Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again
IMDb: 7.7
94

When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job.

The Flying Deuces

The Flying Deuces

The Flying Deuces
IMDb: 6.9
69 min

Ollie is in love with a woman. When he discovers that she is already married, he tries to kill himself. Of course, the suicide is avoided and the boys join the Foreign Legion to get away from their troubles. Finally, they are arrested for trying to desert the Legion and to escape the firing squad by stealing a plane.

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties
IMDb: 8.0
104 min

After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie\'s partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
At the Circus

At the Circus

At the Circus
IMDb: 6.9
87 min

Jeff Wilson, the owner of a small circus, owes his partner Carter $10,000. Before Jeff can pay, Carter lets his accomplices steal the money, so he can take over the circus. Antonio Pirelli and Punchy, who work at the circus, together with lawyer Loophole try to find the thief and get the money back.

Genre: Comedy, Music
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to Washington, many shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys\' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss.

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black
IMDb: 6.9
82 min

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
IMDb: 8.0
102 min

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
IMDb: 7.9
114 min

A shy British teacher looks back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people touched his life.

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Beau Geste

Beau Geste

Beau Geste
IMDb: 7.6
112 min

Academy Award winners Gary Cooper and Ray Milland star along with Robert Preston in the epic adventure Beau Geste. When three brothers join the Foreign Legion to escape a troubled past, they find themselves trapped under the command of a sadistic sergeant deep in the scorching Sahara. Now the brothers must fight for their lives as they plot mutiny against tyranny and defend a desert fortress against a brutal enemy. Nominated for 2 Academy Awards, Beau Geste has been universally acclaimed by generations of critics and audiences alike as a true motion picture classic.

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case. Ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice. He defends two men accused of murder in a political brawl, suffers the death of his girlfriend Ann, courts his future wife Mary Todd, and agrees to go into politics.

Genre: Drama, History
Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings
IMDb: 7.7
121 min

Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his wife, Carter\'s ex-lover. Meanwhile, traveler Bonnie Lee tries to get close to the emotionally closed-off Carter.

Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she\'s living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.

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Union Pacific

Union Pacific

Union Pacific
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit from obstructing it. Chief troubleshooter Jeff Butler has his hands full fighting Barrows\' agent, gambler Sid Campeau; Campeau\'s partner Dick Allen is Jeff\'s war buddy and rival suitor for engineer\'s daughter Molly Monahan. Who will survive the effort to push the railroad through at any cost?

Dark Victory

Dark Victory

Dark Victory
IMDb: 7.5
104 min

Judith Traherne is at the height of young society when Dr. Frederick Steele diagnoses a brain tumor. After surgery she falls in love with Steele. The doctor tells her secretary that the tumor will come back and eventually kill her. Learning this, Judith becomes manic and depressive. Her horse trainer Michael, who loves her, tells her to get as much out of life as she can. She marries Steele who intends to find a cure for her illness. As he goes off to a conference in New York failing eyesight indicates to Judith that she is dying.

The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers
IMDb: 7.5
129 min

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
IMDb: 7.6
104 min

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw\'s son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley\'s sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they\'re happy -- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor.

Love Affair

Love Affair

Love Affair
IMDb: 7.3
88 min

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love during the transatlantic passage of a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, if neither has changed their mind.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
IMDb: 7.5
80 min

On his uncle\'s death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from abroad and opens up the ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire. Holmes uncovers a plot to have Sir Henry murdered by a terrible trained hound. First casting of Rathbone and Bruce as Holmes and Watson.

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
IMDb: 6.9
93 min

In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they\'re performing in Paris, an agent sees them rehearse and starts them on their brilliant career as the world\'s foremost ballroom dancers. However, at the height of their fame, World War I begins.

The Little Princess

The Little Princess

The Little Princess
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.

The Oklahoma Kid

The Oklahoma Kid

The Oklahoma Kid
IMDb: 6.4
85 min

McCord\'s gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw \"The Oklahoma Kid\" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a \"sooner\" claim on land which is to be used for a new town; in exchange for giving it up he gets control of gambling and saloons. When Kincaid\'s father runs for mayor, McCord incites a mob to lynch the old man whom McCord has already framed for murder.

Genre: History, Western
Stagecoach

Stagecoach

Stagecoach
IMDb: 7.9
96 min

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.

Genre: Best Western
Jesse James

Jesse James

Jesse James
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.

The Women

The Women

The Women
IMDb: 7.8
133 min

Wealthy Mary Haines is unaware her husband is having an affair with shopgirl Crystal Allen. Sylvia Fowler and Edith Potter discover this from a manicurist and arrange for Mary to hear the gossip. On the train taking her to a Reno divorce Mary meets the Countess and Miriam (in an affair with Fowler\'s husband). While they are at Lucy\'s dude ranch, Fowler arrives for her own divorce and the Countess meets fifth husband-to-be Buck. Back in New York, Mary\'s ex is now unhappily married to Crystal who is already in an affair with Buck.