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Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart), the booze-guzzling, rough-hewn captain of a broken-down East African riverboat, teams with a straitlaced, iron-willed missionary (Katharine Hepburn) to take on a menacing German gunboat during World War I.
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Lora, a white widow with a daughter, and Annie, a black single mother, move in together and face a huge challenge as they try to raise their children. Annie's daughter favors her light-skinned father and comes to resent her mother's black identity.
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Princess Ann leaves her guardians, and while in Rome, she's taken under the wing of tabloid writer Joe and his photographer sidekick. She thinks the boys don't know who she really is, but they're onto her -- and sense a sensational story.
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With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham's citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff -- and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.
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Smitten insurance man Walter Neff plots the perfect murder with femme fatale client Phyllis Dietrichson: staging her husband's "accidental" death to collect double indemnity on his life insurance and absconding with the loot.
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Legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid display their gifts for perfect comedic timing as they pull off heist after heist. To evade a posse, the boys flee to Bolivia, but trouble finds the charming pair of desperadoes wherever they go.
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A young Parisian boy (Pascal Lamorisse) finds a balloon -- or does the balloon find him? Together, boy and balloon wander the streets of Montmartre and the adjacent neighborhoods, encountering adults and gangs of local kids as the balloon becomes the boy's inseparable companion. Directed by Albert Lamorisse (who won a Best Original Screenplay Oscar), the fanciful 34-minute film also won a special BAFTA Award.
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Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing Holly's past.
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John Wayne is Hondo, an antisocial half-breed who splits his time between the white man and the Apache. Preferring the company of American Indians, Hondo develops an unlikely friendship with a New Mexico farm wife who spends most of her time alone.
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Senator Ransom Stoddard returns to his dusty hometown for the funeral of small-time outlaw Tom Doniphon. In flashbacks, Stoddard tells the story of how, with Doniphon's help, he rose to political prominence after killing a feared gunslinger.
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Based on an Agatha Christie play, this Oscar-nominated mystery directed and co-written by Billy Wilder concerns an esteemed and aging lawyer. On the eve of retiring, he takes on the defense of an alleged murderer accused of killing a wealthy widow.
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Five years after his wife, Ellen (Doris Day), disappears at sea in a plane crash, successful lawyer Nick Arden (James Garner) decides it's time to move on: He has Ellen declared legally dead, remarries and sets off on his honeymoon. But there's trouble in paradise when Ellen -- who's in fact very much alive -- turns up to surprise the newlyweds. Day earned a Golden Globe nod for her performance in this update of the 1940 comedy My Favorite Wife.
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Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) is about to get hitched to dull insurance agent Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy) -- that's if her ex-husband, ruthless newspaper publisher Walter Burns (Cary Grant), doesn't succeed in winning her back in this battle-of-the-sexes screwball comedy. Meanwhile, reporters salivating for the scoop on a local voting conspiracy is just a minor distraction as Burns pulls out all the stops for the woman he loves.
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This lovingly made fantasy, based on R.A. Dick's novel of the same name, centers on a lonely widow (Gene Tierney) who refuses to be scared away when the ghost of a salty sea captain (Rex Harrison) unexpectedly turns up in her cottage. When her debts mount, he helps her write a successful novel about his life, but she's ultimately forced to choose between her love for his spirit and a flesh-and-blood man.
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Hard-as-nails World War II Gen. Frank Savage (Gregory Peck) must turn a discouraged group of American bomber pilots into heroes. Along the way, the once-alienated general comes to view the men as family. No longer a heartless commander, Savage -- with the aid of his loyal adjutant Maj. Harvey Stovall (Dean Jagger) -- learns how difficult true leadership really is. Director Henry King's Oscar-winning war drama boasts actual air combat footage.
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A humble young squire named Wart allies himself with the powerful magician Merlin and discovers his destiny. No one would have guessed that a sword trapped in a churchyard stone would transform Wart into the legendary King Arthur.
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From comedy icon Buster Keaton comes this masterwork about a hapless projectionist whose sweetheart is pursued by an unscrupulous rival. After being falsely accused of theft, Buster dreams himself into an exciting detective movie and cracks the case.
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James Bond is back -- and so are the bullets, beauties and bad guys. You'll be shaken and stirred by Sean Connery's second outing as 007, which finds him paying the price for his previous adventure when SPECTRE seeks revenge for Dr. No's death.
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