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97% Gun Crazy (Deadly Is the Female) (1950) Gun Crazy (1949) (aka Deadly Is the Female), the forerunner of director Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde (1967), is considered by many to be the ultimate B-movie‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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89% Brief Encounter (1945) Brief Encounter (1946) is director David Lean's brilliantly-crafted, classic British masterpiece - a simple but realistically-honest, unsentimental, self-told‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% The Misfits (1961) The Misfits (1961) is a poignant drama - the final, haunting film for both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% The Philadelphia Story (1940) The Philadelphia Story (1940) is an intelligent, sophisticated, classic romantic comedy (part screwball) of love and marriage, human growth and class distinctions -‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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88% Bananas (1971) Bananas (1971) is the story of a New Yorker who becomes a South American rebel leader, to impress his political activist love interest Nancy (Louise Lasser).‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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98% The French Connection (1971) The French Connection (1971) is director William Friedkin's brilliant, fast-paced realistic police/crime film‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Only Angels Have Wings (1939) Only Angels Have Wings (1939) is a quintessential adventure-aviation film with drama, dark fatalism, suspense and romance that is stocked with true-to-life sequences,‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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95% Stage Door (1937) Stage Door (1937) is director Gregory La Cava's superb, realistic film about show business, female camaraderie, and the lives of aspiring, rival actresses‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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98% A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) is a subversive, steamy film classic that was adapted from Tennessee Williams' 1947 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) is a classic tale of the elusive search for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains by a trio of ill-matched‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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80% The Wild One (1954) The Wild One (1953), a landmark film of 50s rebellion by director Laslo Benedek, producer Stanley Kramer, and screenwriter John Paxton, was based on a Harper's Magazine‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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89% Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Bonnie and Clyde (1967) is one of the sixties' most talked-about, controversial crime/gangster films combining comedy, terror, love, and ferocious violence‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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96% My Fair Lady (1964) My Fair Lady (1964) was experienced director George Cukor's film musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's 1912 play Pygmalion that had played successfully‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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99% Taxi Driver (1976) Taxi Driver (1976) is director Martin Scorsese's and screenwriter Paul Schrader's gritty, disturbing, nightmarish modern film classic that examines alienation‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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97% Ninotchka (1939) Ninotchka (1939) was the long-awaited, classic romantic comedy, with a clever and witty script and the magnificent presence of actress Greta Garbo‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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86% Field of Dreams (1989) Field of Dreams (1989) is a fairy tale celebration of the love of baseball.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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87% The Shining (1980) The Shining (1980) is creative director Stanley Kubrick's intense, epic, gothic horror film masterpiece - a beautiful, stylish work that distanced itself‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Stagecoach (1939) Stagecoach (1939) is a classic Western from film auteur John Ford, debuting his favorite setting - the majestic Monument Valley of the Southwest‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) Sunrise (1927) is German director F. W. Murnau's American debut - his first project for Hollywood's Fox Film Corporation. It was the first feature film‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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98% Chinatown (1974) Chinatown (1974) is a superb, private eye mystery and modern-day film noir thriller. Its original, Award-winning screenplay by Robert Towne‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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97% Play It Again, Sam (1972) Play It Again, Sam (1972) concerns neurotic San Francisco film critic and fanatical movie buff, Allan Felix (Woody Allen).‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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89% Queen Christina (1933) Queen Christina (1933) is one of Greta Garbo's quintessential, most-remembered screen portrayals (and one of her finest films), with glowing scenes‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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91% Dracula (1931) Dracula (1931) is one of the earliest classic American horror films from Universal Pictures - an acclaimed masterpiece directed by Tod Browning‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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91% A Clockwork Orange (1971) A Clockwork Orange (1971) is producer/ director/ screenwriter Stanley Kubrick's randomly ultra-violent, over-indulgent, graphic film‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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94% Jezebel (1938) Jezebel (1938), a romantic melodrama with views of 1850s New Orleans ante-bellum society, was offered as compensation to film star Bette Davis‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% The Bank Dick (1940) The Bank Dick (1940) is an all-time classic comedy starring W. C. Fields - one of his very best and funniest films, and his last major film role‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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98% It Happened One Night (1934) It Happened One Night (1934) is one of the greatest romantic comedies in film history, and a film that has endured in popularity. It is considered one of the pioneering‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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83% Play Misty for Me (1971) Play Misty for Me (1971), Clint Eastwood's first film as star and director, is a suspenseful, thrilling film of psychotic sexual obsession.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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98% King Kong (1933) The greatest classic adventure-fantasy (and part-horror) film of all time is King Kong (1933). Producers/directors Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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99% Rosemary's Baby (1968) Rosemary's Baby (1968) is Polish director Roman Polanski's first American film and his second, scary horror film - following his first disturbing film‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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96% In the Heat of the Night (1967) In the Heat of the Night (1967) is a tense whodunit detective story thriller that is set in the little town of Sparta, Mississippi during a hot summer‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Adam's Rib (1949) Adam's Rib (1949) is director George Cukor's most famous film of the battle of the sexes - between two married lawyers.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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92% The Caine Mutiny (1954) The Caine Mutiny (1954) is the story of a mutiny aboard a naval vessel and the subsequent court-martial trial.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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91% The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) is the legendary Orson Welles' second film - another audacious masterpiece. It was produced, directed, and scripted (but not acted in)‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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92% What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) A great psychological thriller, black comedy, and over-the-top camp classic is this great trashy melodrama.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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90% How Green Was My Valley (1941) How Green Was My Valley (1941) is one of John Ford's masterpieces of sentimental human drama. It is the melodramatic and nostalgic story, adapted from‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) is the first feature-length talking (sound) version of the Tarzan series [Tarzan films stretch into the silent film era back to 1918].‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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86% Ben-Hur (1959) Ben-Hur (1959) is MGM's three and a half hour, wide-screen epic Technicolor blockbuster - a Biblical tale, subtitled A Tale of the Christ.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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95% Bringing Up Baby (1938) Bringing Up Baby (1938) is one of versatile director Howard Hawks' greatest screwball comedies and often considered the definitive screwball film.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Lost Horizon (1937) Lost Horizon (1937) is a timeless, widely-acclaimed classic romantic fantasy film that was directed by Frank Capra.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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94% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is a landmark, science fiction classic, an epic film containing more spectacular imagery than verbal dialogue.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% It's a Gift (1934) It's A Gift (1934) is often cited as W. C. Fields' best and funniest picture - it is undoubtedly one of the greatest, classic comedies ever made,‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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96% The Crowd (1928) The Crowd (1928) is a genuine, immortal, timeless American silent film masterpiece from director King Vidor,‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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86% The Sound of Music (1965) The Sound of Music (1965) was an exceptionally successful film in the mid-1960s - at the time of its release, it surpassed Gone With the Wind as the number one‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Top Hat (1935) Top Hat (1935) is one of the great 30s dance musicals, and possibly the best and most profitable Astaire and Rogers musical ever, with wonderful, magical dance‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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86% The Exorcist (1973) The Exorcist (1973) is the sensational, shocking horror story about devil possession and the exorcism of the demonic spirits from a young, innocent girl‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% Kings Row (1942) Kings Row (1942) combines a turn-of-the-century setting with a small-town melodrama uncovering evil and depravity.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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92% Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) is one of Hollywood's greatest, grandest and slickest musicals - the nostalgic, entertaining film also supported the war‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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89% Meet John Doe (1941) Meet John Doe (1941) is a wonderful, but dark Frank Capra populist melodramatic tale about the common man. The sentimental film is often grouped‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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100% All About Eve (1950) All About Eve (1950), is a realistic, dramatic depiction of show business and backstage life of Broadway and the New York theater.‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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