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Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus
IMDb: 7.9
197

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

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Great Expectations
IMDb: 7.8
118

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham,…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Hamlet

Hamlet

Hamlet
IMDb: 7.6
155

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his…

Genre: Drama
The Robe

The Robe

The Robe
IMDb: 6.7
135

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus’ homespun robe after the…

Genre: Drama, History
The Egyptian

The Egyptian

The Egyptian
IMDb: 6.6
139

In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe’s personal triumphs and tragedies…

Genre: Drama, History
Footsteps in the Fog

Footsteps in the Fog

Footsteps in the Fog
IMDb: 7
90

A Victorian-era murder mystery about a parlour maid that discovers that her employer may have killed his first wife.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Hilda Crane

Hilda Crane

Hilda Crane
IMDb: 6.6
87

After two failed marriages, a disillusioned woman returns to her hometown to start life anew. Director Philip Dunne’s 1956 drama stars Jean Simmons, Guy Madison, Jean Pierre Aumont, Judith Evelyn,…

Genre: Drama
Elmer Gantry

Elmer Gantry

Elmer Gantry
IMDb: 7.8
146

When hedonistic but charming con man Elmer Gantry meets the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to join her act as a passionate preacher. The two…

Genre: Drama
Dominique

Dominique

Dominique
IMDb: 5.4
95

The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
IMDb: 6.4
106

Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid…

The Clouded Yellow

The Clouded Yellow

The Clouded Yellow
IMDb: 7
95

After leaving the British Secret Service, David Somers (played by Trevor Howard) finds work cataloging butterflies at the country house of Nicholas and Jess Fenton. After the murder of a…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
This Earth Is Mine

This Earth Is Mine

This Earth Is Mine
IMDb: 6.4
124

Set during the Prohibition era, when wine makers were financially challenged and had to decide whether or not they wanted to cooperate with bootleggers to survive.

Genre: Drama
Angel Face

Angel Face

Angel Face
IMDb: 7.3
92

An ambulance driver gets involved with a rich girl that might have a darker side.

Say Hello to Yesterday

Say Hello to Yesterday

Say Hello to Yesterday
IMDb: 5.8
96

Approaching middle-age and stuck in an unfulfilled marriage, a suburban British housewife allows herself a sexual fling with a brash young hunk she meets on a commuter train.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Until They Sail

Until They Sail

Until They Sail
IMDb: 6.5
94

Four sisters in New Zealand fall for four U.S. soldiers en route to the Pacific theater in WWII.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Androcles and the Lion

Androcles and the Lion

Androcles and the Lion
IMDb: 6.2
98

George Bernard Shaw’s breezy, delightful dramatization of this classic fable—about a Christian slave who pulls a thorn from a lion’s paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as…

Genre: Comedy
Mister Buddwing

Mister Buddwing

Mister Buddwing
IMDb: 6.1
100

An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Divorce American Style

Divorce American Style

Divorce American Style
IMDb: 6.3
109

After 17 years of marriage in American suburbia, Richard and Barbara Harmon step into the new world of divorce.

Genre: Comedy
Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus
IMDb: 7.8
100

A group of Anglican nuns, led by Sister Clodagh, are sent to a mountain in the Himalayas. The climate in the region is hostile and the nuns are housed in…

Genre: Drama
Désirée

Désirée

Désirée
IMDb: 6.4
110

In Marseilles, France in 1794, Desiree Clary, a young millinery clerk, becomes infatuated with Napoleon Bonaparte, but winds up wedding Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte, an aid to Napoleon who later joins…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Big Country

The Big Country

The Big Country
IMDb: 7.9
165

Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are…

The Grass Is Greener

The Grass Is Greener

The Grass Is Greener
IMDb: 6.5
104

Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits,…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rough Night in Jericho

Rough Night in Jericho

Rough Night in Jericho
IMDb: 6.4
104

The only business in the Wild West town of Jericho that corrupt sheriff Alex Flood doesn’t control behind the scenes is the stagecoach owned by tough-willed widow Molly Lang and…

Genre: Western
The Happy Ending

The Happy Ending

The Happy Ending
IMDb: 6.4
107

The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson, a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the…

Genre: Drama
How to Make an American Quilt

How to Make an American Quilt

How to Make an American Quilt
IMDb: 6.3
116

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls
IMDb: 7.2
150

Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that…