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1. Tramlijn Begeerte (1951)

18 | 122 min | Drama

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96 Metascore

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Votes: 89,410 | Gross: $8.00M

2. On the Waterfront (1954)

108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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91 Metascore

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Votes: 124,954 | Gross: $9.60M

3. Baby Doll (1956)

18 | 114 min | Drama

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A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 5,937

4. De verloren zoon (1955)

14 | 118 min | Drama

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A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Votes: 35,454

5. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,706

6. Splendor in the Grass (1961)

6 | 124 min | Drama, Romance

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A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Votes: 15,662 | Gross: $8.72M

7. The Last Tycoon (1976)

14 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau

Votes: 7,168 | Gross: $1.82M

8. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

126 min | Drama, Music

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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 11,586

9. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

118 min | Drama, Romance

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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm

Votes: 12,943

10. Viva Zapata! (1952)

12 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 8,928

11. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 625

12. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

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Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 6,328

13. The Arrangement (1969)

18 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

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A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr, Richard Boone

Votes: 2,260 | Gross: $8.72M

14. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Mike Douglas, aided by a different celebrity co-host every week, interviews a variety of figures from the world of entertainment.

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Ellie Frankel Sextet, Marty Allen

Votes: 327

15. Wild River (1960)

110 min | Drama, History, Romance

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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 4,145

16. Pinky (1949)

102 min | Drama

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A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.

Directors: Elia Kazan, John Ford | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan

Votes: 2,334 | Gross: $4.20M

17. America America (1963)

14 | 174 min | Drama

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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Votes: 4,214

18. The Visitors (1972)

88 min | Crime, Drama

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Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are ... See full summary »

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Patrick McVey, Patricia Joyce, James Woods, Steve Railsback

Votes: 933

19. Boomerang! (1947)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

Votes: 3,527

20. Panic in the Streets (1950)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance

Votes: 6,043

21. All My Sons (1948)

94 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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During WW2, industrialist Joe Keller commits a crime and frames his business partner Herbert Deever but years later his sin comes back to haunt him when Joe's son plans to marry Deever's daughter.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians, Louisa Horton

Votes: 1,381

22. The Sea of Grass (1947)

123 min | Drama, Western

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On America's frontier, a St. Louis woman marries a New Mexico cattleman who is seen as a tyrant by the locals.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 1,636

23. One Touch of Venus (1948)

82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

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Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.

Directors: William A. Seiter, Gregory La Cava | Stars: Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden

Votes: 1,050

24. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 326

25. Love, Marilyn (2012)

107 min | Documentary, Biography

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51 Metascore

Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 1,481

26. Het lied van de grote stad (1940)

104 min | Drama, Music, Sport

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Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together.

Directors: Anatole Litvak, Jean Negulesco | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,850

27. Salto des doods (1953)

14 | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

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Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Fredric March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 877

28. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

6 | 124 min | Drama

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In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Robert Preston, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 620

29. Blues in the Night (1941)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powell, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit ... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 846

30. L'héritage de la chouette (1990– )

236 min | Documentary, History

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A 13-part documentary mini-series (directed by Chris Marker) on the significance of ancient Greek culture in the creation of the modern Western Civilization.

Stars: André Dussollier, Theodoros Angelopoulos, Michel Jobert, Daniel Andler

Votes: 65

31. The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955 TV Special)

Family

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Bob Hope, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson

Votes: 142

32. This Is Your Life (1971–1973)

30 min | Biography, Reality-TV

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Stars: Ralph Edwards, Carol Channing, Nanette Fabray, Bette Davis

Votes: 98

33. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 119

34. Sis (1988)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Zülfü Livaneli | Stars: Rutkay Aziz, Sevtap Parman, Asli Altan, Kenan Pars

Votes: 180

35. The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999 TV Special)

Family

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Gene Autry

Votes: 512

36. Cinéma cinémas (1982–1991)

Documentary

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Stars: Michel Boujut, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 40

37. Watchtower Over Tomorrow (1945)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Short documentary film about the Dumbarton Oaks plan and the proposed formation of the United Nations.

Directors: John Cromwell, Harold F. Kress, Alfred Hitchcock, Elia Kazan | Stars: John Nesbitt, Edward R. Stettinius Jr., Jonathan Hale, Martin Kosleck

Votes: 167

38. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James

Votes: 66

39. Die Drehscheibe (1964–1982)

40 min | Music

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Die Drehscheibe is a tabloid and country magazine on the TV channel ZDF.

Stars: Helge Philipp, Oldwig Jancke, Rut Speer, Gerd Mausbach

Votes: 38

40. Elia Kazan Outsider (1982)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: Annie Tresgot | Stars: Michel Ciment, Tommy Bull, Robert De Niro, Elia Kazan

Votes: 68

41. The People of the Cumberland (1937)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Elia Kazan, Jay Leyda, Sidney Meyers, Bill Watts | Star: Richard Blaine

Votes: 29

42. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

Votes: 38

43. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1983 TV Special)

Documentary

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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Katherine Dunham, Elia Kazan, Frank Sinatra

Votes: 50

44. Moving Image Salutes Elia Kazan (1987 TV Movie)

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Stars: Robert Anderson, Robert Benton, Christie Brinkley, Kitty Carlisle

45. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1979 TV Special)

95 min | Music

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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Eric Sevareid, Aaron Copland, Ella Fitzgerald, Henry Fonda

Votes: 45

46. The 34th Annual Tony Awards (1980 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Jason Robards, Debbie Allen, Maureen Anderman

Votes: 22

47. Neues aus der Welt des Films (1965–1975)

30 min | News

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Stars: Martin Büttner, Harald Reinl, Peter Fonda, Ursula Fiedler

48. Apostrophes (1975–1990)

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Stars: Bernard Pivot, Gilles Lapouge, Jean d'Ormesson, Claude-Jean Philippe

Votes: 26

49. The Theater of Tomorrow (1963 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, Talk-Show

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Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Elia Kazan, Robert Whitehead, Anne Bancroft, S.N. Behrman

50. Strangers All (1935)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: May Robson, Preston Foster, Florine McKinney, William Bakewell

Votes: 35



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