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List of Joseph L. Mankiewicz Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. All About Eve (1950)
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All About Eve
TV-PG
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The plot of the movie, which is based on Mary Orr’s 1946 short story The Wisdom of Eve, follows Eve Harrington who meets her idol, Margo Channing, and is eventually taken into latter’s household. What Margo, a successful theatre actress, does not know is that Eve plans to use her and everyone around her to boost her own career and attain super stardom.

Starring:
Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, Celeste Holm, George Sanders, Gary Merrill
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay
2. Sleuth (1972)
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Sleuth
PG
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2

Slueth is a mystery thriller film, which tells the story of Andrew, who wants to divorce his wife without having to pay her any alimony. He, therefore, joins hands with her ex-lover, Milo, to plan a robbery. But their personal differences are the only obstacles in their plan. 

Starring:
Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews, Eve Channing
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
3. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
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The Philadelphia Story
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2

This 1940 romantic comedy revolves around a socialite named Tracy, who has split from her husband Dexter, due to his drinking and her overly demanding nature. Just before she is about to wed George Kittredge, she crosses path again with Dexter as well as a reporter Macaulay, which makes her confused regarding her feelings for all three men. 

Starring:
James Stewart, Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Ruth Hussey, John Howard
Directed By:
4. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
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2

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a fantasy drama film which tells the story of Mrs. Lucy Muir, a widow, who moves to a village near the seaside, despite the disapproval of her in-laws. She rents a house which has a reputation of being haunted by the spirit of a seaman. However, it soon seems that not only the rumors about the ghost are true, but the ghost is quite harmless.   

Starring:
Gene Tierney, Natalie Wood, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Anna Lee, Edna Best
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
5. Fury (1936)
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Fury
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2

Don "Wardaddy" Collier embarks on a mission with his crew of five members. The mission is sure to put many lives in danger. As they begin, they realize that the odds are against them, but they still decide to go on with the task of attacking the Nazi army.

Starring:
Walter Brennan, Spencer Tracy, Sylvia Sidney, Bruce Cabot, Edward Ellis
Directed By:
6. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
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A Letter to Three Wives
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2

A seductress living in a small town writes a letter to her three best friends notifying that she is going to run off with one of their husbands. However, she doesn’t inform them which one, which makes things more complicated.

Starring:
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay
7. 5 Fingers (1952)
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5 Fingers
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2
Starring:
James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie, Walter Hampden, Oskar Karlweis
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
8. King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)
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King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
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2

The documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., constructed using original newsreels, chronicles the important events of his Civil Rights Movement. King’s journey from a regional activist to the world-renowned leader of non-violent campaign for racial equality is captured through events from the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott to the 1968 assassination in Memphis, and also includes rare footage of his speeches, arrests, and protest-marches. 

Starring:
James Earl Jones, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Burt Lancaster, Clarence Williams III, Ruby Dee
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz
9. Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
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Suddenly, Last Summer
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2

Suddenly, Last Summer is a mystery drama film which revolves around a young woman, who is being  evaluated for lobotomy by a psychiatric doctor, after she feels traumatized by the mysterious death of her cousin. It soon seems that her aunt is trying to hide something from her.

Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker, Mercedes McCambridge
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
10. This Reckless Age (1932)
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This Reckless Age
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2
Starring:
Richard Bennett, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Charles Ruggles, Peggy Shannon, Frances Dee
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle
11. A Christmas Carol (1938)
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A Christmas Carol
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2
Starring:
Reginald Owen, Barry MacKay, Gene Lockhart, Terry Kilburn, Kathleen Lockhart
Directed By:
Edwin L. Marin
12. People Will Talk (1951)
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People Will Talk
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2

People Will Talk is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a physician named Dr. Noah, who teaches in a medical school. Meanwhile, he has also founded a clinic, which is dedicated to provide holistic and humane treatment to patients. Meanwhile, another professor named Rodney becomes jealous and he decides to teach Dr. Noah a lesson.

Starring:
Hume Cronyn, Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Walter Slezak, Finlay Currie
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
13. No Way Out (1950)
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No Way Out
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2
Starring:
Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ossie Davis, Stephen McNally, Linda Darnell, Mildred Joanne Smith
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
14. Close Harmony (1929)
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2
Close Harmony
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2
Starring:
Jean Harlow, Jack Oakie, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Nancy Carroll
Directed By:
John Cromwell, A. Edward Sutherland
15. Julius Caesar (1953)
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Julius Caesar
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2

This biographical drama film tells the story of Julius Caesar, who manages to defeat Pompey the Great, and returns to Rome. Do to his successful conquests, in tne eyes of other high-ranking Romans, he becomes a dictator. Therefore together they conspire to get rid of him.

Starring:
Greer Garson, Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud, James Mason, Louis Calhern, Edmond O'Brien
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
16. House of Strangers (1949)
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House of Strangers
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2
Starring:
Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson, Richard Conte, Luther Adler, Paul Valentine
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
17. Three Comrades (1938)
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Three Comrades
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2

Three Comrades is a romantic drama film which takes us to the time after the First World War, and revolves around three German soldiers Erich Lohkamp, Otto Koster and Gottfried Lenz. They share a close friendship which is strengthened by the fact that they all share love for the same woman, who is unfortunately dying due to tuberculosis.

Starring:
Margaret Sullavan, Guy Kibbee, Robert Young, Franchot Tone, Robert Taylor
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
18. I'll Never Forget You (1951)
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I'll Never Forget You
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Starring:
Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Dennis Price, Michael Rennie, Beatrice Campbell
Directed By:
Roy Ward Baker
19. Three Godfathers (1936)
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Three Godfathers
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Three Godfathers is a Western drama film which revolves around three fugitives who risk their lives to bring a newborn baby out of the desert to safety. 

Starring:
Walter Brennan, Lewis Stone, Chester Morris, Sidney Toler, Irene Hervey
Directed By:
Richard Boleslawski
20. Woman of the Year (1942)
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Woman of the Year
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2

Woman of the Year is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Sam and Tess, two reporters working for a press who dislike each other. But eventually they fall for one another and get married. However, after Tess gets elected as ‘Woman of the Year’, her life gets busy and hectic and Sam begins to feel lonely.

Starring:
Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Reginald Owen, Minor Watson, Fay Bainter
Directed By:
George Stevens
21. Sky Bride (1932)
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Sky Bride
11
2
Starring:
Richard Arlen, Jack Oakie, Robert Coogan, Virginia Bruce, Tom Douglas
Directed By:
Stephen Roberts
22. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)
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The Keys of the Kingdom
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2
Starring:
Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Thomas Mitchell, Roddy McDowall, Rose Stradner
Directed By:
John M. Stahl
23. Guys and Dolls (1955)
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Guys and Dolls
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2

A gambler in New York is challenged to take a female missionary to Havana. However, they fall for each other on the way.

Starring:
Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons, Marlon Brando, Vivian Blaine, Robert Keith
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
24. The Light of Western Stars (1930)
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The Light of Western Stars
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2
Starring:
Mary Brian, Richard Arlen, Fred Kohler, Harry Green, Regis Toomey
Directed By:
Otto Brower, Edwin H. Knopf
25. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
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Manhattan Melodrama
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2

Manhattan Melodrama is a romantic drama crime film which tells the story of a friendship between two orphans which survives even though they end up on opposite sides of the law, and also fall for the same woman.

Starring:
Clark Gable, Mickey Rooney, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Leo Carrillo, Nat Pendleton
Directed By:
26. Somewhere in the Night (1946)
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Somewhere in the Night
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2
Starring:
John Russell, Josephine Hutchinson, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, John Hodiak
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
27. If I Had a Million (1932)
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If I Had a Million
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Starring:
Gary Cooper, W. C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Jack Oakie, George Raft, Richard Bennett
Directed By:
Norman Taurog, William A. Seiter, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, H. Bruce Humberstone
28. Our Daily Bread (1934)
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Our Daily Bread
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2

Unemployment during the Great Depression makes city couple John and Mary Sims take up farming, though they have no clue about agricultural work. With help of a Swedish farmer, they make good progress and form a cooperative with others. But when a draught threatens to crumble their dreams, the community digs a miles long trench to get creek water for their crops.

Starring:
King Vidor, Tom Keene, Karen Morley, Addison Richards, John Qualen
Directed By:
29. Million Dollar Legs (1932)
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Million Dollar Legs
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2

Migg Tweeny falls in love with the daughter of the president of the mythical but bankrupt country Klopstokia. Following Tweeny’s plan, Klopstokia enters the 1932 Olympics to win all the money. Unfortunately, the president’s own cabinet sends ‘Mata Machree, the Woman No Man Can Resist’ to break up the team. 

Starring:
W. C. Fields, W.C. Fields, Andy Clyde, Jack Oakie, Susan Fleming, Lyda Roberti
Directed By:
Edward F. Cline
30. The Late George Apley (1947)
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2
The Late George Apley
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2

George Apley is a wealthy man living in Boston, who takes pride in the superiority of his hometown and his family. His life takes a turn when he learns that both his son as well as his daughter has fallen in love with people from outside Boston. 

Starring:
Ronald Colman, Richard Ney, Vanessa Brown, Richard Haydn, Charles Russell
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
31. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
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The Barefoot Contessa
10
2

Harry is a film director going through hard-times and he is forced to work for an abusive business tycoon named Kirk Edwards, who wants to produce a film just to boost his monumental ego. While working on the film, Harry meets a dancer and takes a liking to her.       

Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Marius Goring, Valentina Cortese
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
32. Double Wedding (1937)
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2
Double Wedding
10
2

Double Wedding is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a free-spirited bohemian named Charles Lodge. He convinces a young woman named Irene that she should pursue acting as a career. This infuriates her older sister Margit, and she tries to confront Charles. Things get complicated when she instead falls for him.

Starring:
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Jessie Ralph, Florence Rice, John Beal
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
33. The Shopworn Angel (1938)
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The Shopworn Angel
10
2

During WWI, a youthful Texan soldier Bill Pettigrew gets knocked down by Broadway revue star Daisy Heath’s car. As he boasts to his friends about Daisy being his date, she agrees to play along. But her rich boyfriend and show’s financier Sam Baily doesn’t approve. When Bill’s unit is being sent to France, he decides to propose to Daisy. Will she accept?

Starring:
Hattie McDaniel, Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Walter Pidgeon, Nat Pendleton
Directed By:
H.C. Potter
34. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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2

Based on Mark Twain’s classic, the film follows Huckleberry Finn, a boisterous youngster who flees from his obnoxious father to travel down the Mississippi River on a raft. He is joined by Jim, a slave trying to run away from being sold. During the journey, they face troubles with devious people, and experience exciting escapades where the two save each other’s lives.  

Starring:
William Frawley, Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, Rex Ingram, Lynne Carver
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
35. The Virginian (1929)
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The Virginian
10
2

A ranch foreman hires his old friend for a job, but the two eventually become competing suitors. After the foreman succeeds, his friend joins a local gang of cattle thieves, after which the foreman is forced to have his friend lynched. But later saddled with guilt, he swears to kill the leader of the gang as well. 

Starring:
Walter Huston, Gary Cooper, Mary Brian, Helen Ware, Richard Arlen
Directed By:
36. Diplomaniacs (1933)
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Diplomaniacs
10
2
Starring:
Marjorie White, Louis Calhern, Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Phyllis Barry
Directed By:
William A. Seiter
37. The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)
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The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu
10
2

During the Boxer Rebellion in China, during the early 20th century, a Chinese secret society began attacking all westerners and anyone associated with them. Retaliation follows in which Dr Fu Manchu loses his family, and vows revenge on the British army officers whom he regards as the ones who are responsible for the murders.  

Starring:
Jean Arthur, Warner Oland, Neil Hamilton, William Austin, O.P. Heggie
Directed By:
Rowland V. Lee
38. The Pirate (1948)
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The Pirate
10
2
Starring:
Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Reginald Owen, Gladys Cooper, Walter Slezak
Directed By:
39. There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)
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2
There Was a Crooked Man...
R
10
2
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Lee Grant, Kirk Douglas, Hume Cronyn, Warren Oates, Burgess Meredith
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
40. The Gang Buster (1931)
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The Gang Buster
10
2
Starring:
Jean Arthur, Jack Oakie, William 'Stage' Boyd, Wynne Gibson, William Morris
Directed By:
A. Edward Sutherland
41. Dragonwyck (1946)
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2
Dragonwyck
10
2
Starring:
Jessica Tandy, Vincent Price, Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Anne Revere, Glenn Langan
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
42. The Honey Pot (1967)
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2
The Honey Pot
10
2
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Cliff Robertson, Capucine, Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
43. Cleopatra (1963)
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Cleopatra
G
11
3

This epic historical drama film chronicles the story of Queen Cleopatra, who in order to save her kingdom from the imperial ambitions of Rome, became the mistress of Julius Caesar.

Starring:
Richard Burton, Martin Landau, Desmond Llewelyn, Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison, Hume Cronyn, Pamela Brown
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Darryl F. Zanuck, Rouben Mamoulian
44. Night After Night (1932)
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Night After Night
10
2

Night after Night is a romantic drama film, which tells the story of Joe Anton, who falls in love with Miss Healy, a wealthy socialite. Therefore, he eventually starts taking grooming lessons in order to please her. However, when his ex-girlfriends appear in his life, several complications arise

Starring:
Mae West, Wynne Gibson, Alison Skipworth, George Raft, Constance Cummings
Directed By:
Archie Mayo
45. Strange Cargo (1940)
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Strange Cargo
10
2
Starring:
Joan Crawford, Peter Lorre, Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Paul Lukas
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
46. The Quiet American (1958)
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The Quiet American
TV-PG
11
2
Starring:
Claude Dauphin, Bruce Cabot, Michael Redgrave, Audie Murphy, Giorgia Moll
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
47. Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
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Broadway Melody of 1936
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2

Gordon is a Broadway producer who is working on his new Broadway show, but unfortunately he finds himself short of funds. His former high school sweetheart Irene Foster tries to convince him to give her a role, and in exchange, she would back his show. However, Gordon refuses her offer. Therefore, she impersonates a French dancer in order to get a role in the show.

Starring:
Jack Benny, Buddy Ebsen, Una Merkel, Sid Silvers, Eleanor Powell, Robert Taylor
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth, W.S. Van Dyke
48. The Great Waltz (1938)
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The Great Waltz
10
2

Johann ‘Schani’ Strauss II, son of the great composer, initially struggles to find success as a composer until gaining the attention of opera singers Carla Donner and Fritz Schiller. Success means he can marry Poldi Vogelhuber, the love of his life but his closeness to Donner tests his marriage and reputation. 

Starring:
Luise Rainer, Hugh Herbert, Fernand Gravey, Lionel Atwill, Miliza Korjus
Directed By:
49. The Feminine Touch (1941)
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The Feminine Touch
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2

Professor of psychology, John Hathaway, who doesn’t believe in jealousy, moves to New York with wife Julie to publish his book on jealousy. They meet publisher Elliot Morgan who totally falls for Julie, while John’s working with Elliot’s assistant, Nellie, irks Julie. She wants John to get jealous and teach Elliot a good lesson. Will John feel what he thinks doesn’t exist?

Starring:
Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Kay Francis, Donald Meek, Van Heflin
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
50. Thunderbolt (1929)
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2
Thunderbolt
10
2
Starring:
Eugenie Besserer, Tully Marshall, Richard Arlen, George Bancroft, Fay Wray
Directed By:
Josef von Sternberg
51. Escape (1948)
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Escape
10
2

Escape is a thriller film which tells the story of a convict who is sentenced to prison for three years, after he kills a detective. However, he soon manages to escape from prison, and is aided by a local girl. They fall for each other, but she eventually persuades him to surrender himself to the law.

Starring:
Rex Harrison, Jill Esmond, William Hartnell, Peggy Cummins, Cyril Cusack
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
52. Finn and Hattie (1931)
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2
Finn and Hattie
10
2
Starring:
Zasu Pitts, Lilyan Tashman, Mitzi Green, Leon Errol, Jackie Searl
Directed By:
Norman Taurog, Norman Z. McLeod
53. Reckless (1935)
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Reckless
10
2

Musical on-stage star, Mona Leslie. marries Bob Harrison Jr., the president of S.A.M.L. or the Society for the Admiration of Mona Leslie, and gets embroiled in scandal after Bob’s suicide. Mona’s friend Ned Riley who is in love with her stands by her through everything. 

Starring:
Jean Harlow, Rosalind Russell, Mickey Rooney, Franchot Tone, William Powell, May Robson
Directed By:
54. Newly Rich (1931)
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2
Newly Rich
10
2
Starring:
Louise Fazenda, Edna May Oliver, Mitzi Green, Jackie Searl, Bruce Line
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
55. Alice in Wonderland (1933)
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2
Alice in Wonderland
10
2
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, W. C. Fields, Gary Cooper, Cary Grant, Roscoe Ates, Leon Errol, Richard Arlen
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
56. The Social Lion (1930)
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2
The Social Lion
10
2
Starring:
Mary Brian, Charles Sellon, Olive Borden, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Jack Oakie
Directed By:
A. Edward Sutherland
57. June Moon (1931)
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2
June Moon
9
2
Starring:
Jack Oakie, Wynne Gibson, Frances Dee, Harry Akst, June MacCloy
Directed By:
A. Edward Sutherland
58. Mannequin (1937)
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Mannequin
9
2

Jessie Cassidy plans to escape the poverty at her home and pushes her boyfriend Eddie Miller to marry her. But Eddie is a crook and convinces Jessie to work as a shopgirl. When shipping tycoon John L. Hennessey falls in love with Jessie, Eddie proposes a devious plan to steal Hennessey’s money. 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy, Alan Curtis, Ralph Morgan, Mary Philips
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
59. Skippy (1931)
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2
Skippy
9
2

Based on comic strip ‘Skippy,’ the film follows Skippy, spirited son of stern Dr. Herbert Skinner, who ignores his parents’ rules and goes to play in poverty-ridden shantytown. He befriends Sooky, a poor boy who can’t afford the license fee for his pet dog Penny. When City’s dog catchers capture Penny, Skippy tries various ventures to raise money for the license fee.

Starring:
Jackie Cooper, Mitzi Green, Jackie Searl, Robert Coogan, Willard Robertson
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
60. After Office Hours (1935)
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2
After Office Hours
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2

A fast-talking no-nonsense editor is determined to dig up a juicy story about a millionaire. When he discovers that a wealthy socialite reporter has a close connection to the story, he uses her to get to the bottom and has a terrible disagreement with her when the millionaire’s wife dies. But by then, he has also fallen for her. 

Starring:
Clark Gable, Constance Bennett, Stuart Erwin, Billie Burke, Harvey Stephens
Directed By:
Robert Z. Leonard
61. The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
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2
The Saturday Night Kid
9
2

The Saturday Night is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of two sisters Mayme and Janie, who work as salesgirls in a Departmental Store. Although Mayme is attracted to Bill, the clerk of the store, Janie tries to steal him.

Starring:
Clara Bow, Jean Harlow, Jean Arthur, Edna May Oliver, James Hall
Directed By:
A. Edward Sutherland
62. The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)
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2
The Wild Man of Borneo
9
2
Starring:
Billie Burke, Frank Morgan, Donald Meek, Mary Howard, Marjorie Main
Directed By:
Robert B. Sinclair
63. Too Much Harmony (1933)
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2
Too Much Harmony
9
2

Eddie Bronson, a Broadway star, is stranded with his plane in Ohio. He comes across a variety act performed by two men named Dixon and Day, assisted by Ruth, Day’s fiancée. Upon returning to New York, Bronson decides to arrange a show for them, thus providing the small-town stars an opportunity to perform in Broadway.    

Starring:
Bing Crosby, Jack Oakie, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Harry Green, Judith Allen
Directed By:
A. Edward Sutherland
64. Cairo (1942)
9
2
Cairo
9
2
Starring:
Reginald Owen, Jeanette MacDonald, Robert Young, Grant Mitchell, Ethel Waters
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
65. Paramount on Parade (1930)
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2
Paramount on Parade
9
2

This musical film involves several stars such as Maurice Chevalier, Clara Bow, Skeets Gallagher, William Powell, and multiple stars, who appear in musical numbers.

Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Fredric March, Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, Gary Cooper, George Bancroft, Rosita Moreno
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle, Edmund Goulding, Edwin H. Knopf, Victor Heerman, A. Edward Sutherland
66. Forsaking All Others (1934)
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2
Forsaking All Others
9
2

Jeff Williams has been in love with his best-friend Mary Clay ever since they were children. But Mary is marrying their other best friend Dill Todd. When Dill runs away the night before the wedding and marries Connie Barnes, Jeff finally has a chance of winning Mary’s heart. But Mary still has feelings for Dill. 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Clark Gable, Robert Montgomery, Charles Butterworth, Billie Burke
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
67. The Shining Hour (1938)
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2
The Shining Hour
9
2

Tired of her fast life, Olivia Ridley, a New York night club dancer, agrees to marry Harry Linden, a wealthy farmer from Wisconsin, a match not at all approved by Henry’s dominating sister, Hannah. Nonetheless, they get married and move to the farm, where Olivia faces opposition from Hannah. To make matter worse, her brother-in-law falls in love with her, while his wife becomes her ally. 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Hattie McDaniel, Margaret Sullavan, Fay Bainter, Robert Young, Melvyn Douglas
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
68. Dude Ranch (1931)
9
2
Dude Ranch
9
2
Starring:
Eugene Pallette, Jack Oakie, June Collyer, Stuart Erwin, Mitzi Green
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle
69. Reunion in France (1942)
9
2
Reunion in France
9
2
Starring:
John Carradine, John Wayne, Joan Crawford, Ava Gardner, Reginald Owen, Albert Bassermann
Directed By:
Jules Dassin
70. Only Saps Work (1930)
9
2
Only Saps Work
9
2
Starring:
Mary Brian, Richard Arlen, Stuart Erwin, Leon Errol, Anderson Lawler
Directed By:
Cyril Gardner, Edwin H. Knopf
71. The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)
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2
The Studio Murder Mystery
9
2

The Studio Murder Mystery is a mystery crime film which tells the story of a womanizing actor named Richard Hardell, who is murdered at a film studio. Suspicion falls on his wife Blanche, his director Rupert, and a girl whom he had mistreated, as all of them seem to have a motive.

Starring:
Fredric March, Chester Conklin, Warner Oland, Neil Hamilton, Doris Hill
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle
72. The Bride Wore Red (1937)
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2
The Bride Wore Red
9
2

To prove that there is no basic difference between a peasant and an aristocrat, Count Armalia sends club singer Anni to an upper class resort hotel in the Alps, where she must masquerade as his wealthy friend. There she meets Rudi Pal, one of Armalia’s snobbish friends. Although engaged to another aristocrat, Rudi falls in love with Anni. Anni too begins to take her role much too seriously. 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Reginald Owen, Billie Burke, Franchot Tone, Robert Young
Directed By:
Dorothy Arzner
73. Meet the Baron (1933)
9
2
Meet the Baron
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A burglar’s life turns upside down when he is mistaken for a baron. He keeps up the facade, although he is constantly under the fear of being found out. Things get even more complicated when he falls in love with a pretty girl.  

Starring:
Jimmy Durante, Larry Fine, Zasu Pitts, Edna May Oliver, Jack Pearl, Ted Healy
Directed By:
Walter Lang
74. Emergency Call (1933)
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Emergency Call
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Starring:
William Boyd, Wynne Gibson, William Gargan, George E. Stone, Betty Furness
Directed By:
Edward L. Cahn
75. The Man I Love (1929)
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The Man I Love
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Starring:
Olga Baclanova, Mary Brian, Richard Arlen, Jack Oakie, Harry Green
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
76. Love on the Run (1936)
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Love on the Run
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Two rival journalists, Mike and Barney, are given two boring assignments. One is to cover the wedding of a millionairess while the other is to interview an aviator couple. The plot takes up a drastic turn when the millionairess bride runs away from the wedding venue with Mike in her toe. Eventually they lead a merry chase across Europe with the aviator couple and Barney following them. 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen, Mona Barrie
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
77. Sooky (1931)
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Sooky
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Starring:
Jackie Cooper, Enid Bennett, Jackie Searl, Robert Coogan, Willard Robertson
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
78. Slightly Scarlet (1930)
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Slightly Scarlet
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Starring:
Evelyn Brent, Eugene Pallette, Clive Brook, Paul Lukas, Helen Ware
Directed By:
Louis J. Gasnier, Edwin H. Knopf
79. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
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The Gorgeous Hussy
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This historical fiction based on Samuel Hopkins Adams 1934 novel - The Gorgeous Hussy - centres around Peggy Eaton, an inn keeper’s daughter, who works her way up and gains influence in the White House during the tenure of President Andrew Jackson. The friendship generates huge controversy and results in trouble for both.

Starring:
Lionel Barrymore, Joan Crawford, James Stewart, Robert Taylor, Franchot Tone
Directed By:
Clarence Brown
80. I Live My Life (1935)
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I Live My Life
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The story revolves around a socialite bored with her life in New York and an adventurous Irish archeologist, whom she meets on a trip to Greece. Although ill suited to each other, they fall in love and he follows her to New York, where her social life makes him uneasy. Yet, they become engaged to be married. But will they finally marry? 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Sterling Holloway, Brian Aherne, Eric Blore, Frank Morgan, Aline MacMahon
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
81. The River of Romance (1929)
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The River of Romance
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Starring:
Henry B. Walthall, Wallace Beery, Mary Brian, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, June Collyer
Directed By:
Richard Wallace
82. Fast Company (1929)
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Fast Company
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Starring:
Evelyn Brent, Sam Hardy, Arthur Housman, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Jack Oakie
Directed By:
A. Edward Sutherland, Edwin H. Knopf
83. The Dummy (1929)
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The Dummy
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Starring:
Fredric March, Fred Kohler, Ruth Chatterton, John Cromwell, Mickey Bennett
Directed By:
Louis J. Gasnier, Robert Milton
84. Redheads on Parade (1935)
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Redheads on Parade
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Starring:
John Boles, Dixie Lee, Alan Dinehart, Jack Haley, Raymond Walburn
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod

TV Movie(s)

1. A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
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A Carol for Another Christmas
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Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Britt Ekland, Eva Marie Saint, Peter Sellers, Sterling Hayden, Barbara Ann Teer, Steve Lawrence
Directed By:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
2. A Letter to Three Wives (1985)
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A Letter to Three Wives
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Starring:
Doris Roberts, Ben Gazzara, Ann Sothern, Michele Lee, Charles Frank
Directed By:
Larry Elikann

Joseph L. Mankiewicz Awards

Academy Awards
All About Eve Best Director 1951
All About Eve Best Writing, Screenplay 1951
A Letter to Three Wives Best Director 1950
A Letter to Three Wives Best Writing, Screenplay 1950
Golden Globe Awards
All About Eve Best Screenplay 1951