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Ava Gardner
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 54 - You've Seen 54

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Titles You've Ranked (54)
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Tam Lin Tam Lin (1970)
Summary: Based on an ancient Scottish folk song, an older woman uses witchcraft to keep her young jet-set friends. (imdb)
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My Forbidden Past My Forbidden Past (1951)
Summary: Barbara Beaurevel lives with her aunt and cousin in New Orleans in the late 1800's. In love with Mark Lucas, a research doctor at Tulane University, her plans to marry him are thwarted. Barbara's family is of the high society stratum, but her late grandmother was not in fact the connection with her is something Barbara's aunt is most anxious to conceal. When Barbara inherits a fortune from her grandmother's side of the family, she uses it to try and win back Mark. (imdb)
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Singapore Singapore (1947)
Summary: After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces... with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls. (imdb)
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The Kidnapping of the President The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Summary: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with high explosives (and the President trapped inside), the two terrorists keep the Secret Service at bay until in the end, Assanti is killed and Shatner has to find a way into the truck anyway. (imdb)
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Maisie Goes to Reno Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)
Summary: On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing. (TCM.com)
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The Little Hut The Little Hut (1957)
Summary: Three persons, Susan and Philip Ashlow and Henry Brittingham-Brett are washed ashore on a deserted island after a shipwreck. Henry is Susan's lover. Since the island is filled with things to eat, they can concentrate on the love triangle between the men and the woman. (imdb)
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Ride, Vaquero! Ride, Vaquero! (1953)
Summary: Esqueda, an outlaw, attempts to force settlers King and Cordelia Cameron out of his territory. Esqueda's mother raised Rio as her own. Rio has loyalty to Esqueda but also feels the settlers should be able to stay. A showdown between the two raised as brothers is unavoidable. (imdb)
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The Hucksters The Hucksters (1947)
Summary: A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game. (TCM.com)
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The Bribe The Bribe (1949)
Summary: Federal agent Rigby, in Central America to trace stolen plane engines, falls for the gorgeous wife of the chief suspect. (imdb)
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Lone Star Lone Star (1952)
Summary: Rip-roaring big star, big budget semi-historical story about cattle baron Devereaux Burke, who is enlisted by an aging Andrew Jackson to dissuade Sam Houston from establishing Texas as a republic. Burke must fight state senator Thomas Craden, in the process winning the heart of Craden's newspaper-editor girlfriend Martha Ronda. (imdb)
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The Blue Bird The Blue Bird (1976)
Summary: A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities. (imdb)
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The Great Sinner The Great Sinner (1949)
Summary: A young writer goes to Monte Carlo to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits the ultimate degradation of robbing a church poor box in order to feed his compulsion. (imdb)
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Three Men in White Three Men in White (1944)
Summary: Gillespie has to finally choose his official assistant, or Red and Lee are going to kill themselves in competition. So, it's another diagnosis competition. Lee's assignment is a small girl who falls ill whenever she eats candy. Red has to cure a girl's mother of a debilitating case of arthritis. But when Red needs Lee's help, will either one live with Gillespie's choice? (imdb)
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Calling Dr. Gillespie Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)
Summary: Dr. Gillespie is contacted by his old friend Emma Hope, headmistress of a prestigious girls school. She's concerned about Roy Todwell, the young man one of her girls, Marcia Bradburn, has been seeing. Todwell has shown serious bouts of violence over the most minor event and working with a colleague, Dr. Gerniede, Gillespie concludes that the young man is suffering from serious mental illness. (imdb)
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Mighty Lak a Goat Mighty Lak a Goat (1942)  - Short Film
Summary: The gang tries to clean off their clothes after being splattered with mud accidentally by a passing motorist. A "miracle" cleaning solution devised by Billy "Froggy" Laughlin works beautifully, but with one major drawback: The stuff stinks to high heaven! Froggy tells the gang that they would get used to the smell. They do get used to the bad odor to the point of being oblivious to it. The kids manage to empty out a bus trying to board it. (Wikipedia)
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The Long Hot Summer The Long Hot Summer (1985)  - TV Movie
Summary: The made-for-TV The Long Hot Summer was based on the 1958 theatrical film of the same name-which, in turn, was based on two William Faulkner short stories. Don Johnson plays Ben Quick, a Southern drifter who is under suspicion as a "barn burner." Ben secures a job at the Mississippi mansion of town-boss Will Varner (Jason Robards). (allmovie.com)
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Hitler Hitler's Madman (1943)
Summary: Story of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi SS commander, by Czech partisans and the reprisals inflicted by the Nazis on the Czechs.
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Fancy Answers Fancy Answers (1941)  - Short Film
Summary: In this Pete Smith Speciality, the audience is asked a series of multiple-choice questions on various subjects. (imdb)
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The Cassandra Crossing The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Summary: "Outbreak" meets "The Runaway Train" as a motley group of passengers are quarantined on a train destined to prevent the spread of the disease at the cost of their lives. Government intrigue, international smuggling, and the legend of the Cassandra Crossing add to the suspense. (imdb)
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Joe Smith, American Joe Smith, American (1942)
Summary: Joe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to get him to betray his country. He escapes and leads the FBI to his captors. (imdb)
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Priest of Love Priest of Love (1981)
Summary: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, where Lawrence writes "Lady Chatterley's Lover." (imdb)
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The Naked Maja The Naked Maja (1958)
Summary: The slow pacing of this fanciful tale about the life and one reputed love of the Spanish artist Francisco Goya makes for an uneven drama. Anthony Franciosa is the artist, and Ava Gardner plays his paramour, the Duchess of Alba. While the Prime Minister of Spain schemes to betray his country to Napoleon's forces and the Spanish Inquisition is winding to a close (overplayed here) Goya is trying to survive the pangs of love he feels for the aloof Duchess. (allmovie.com)
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Lost Angel Lost Angel (1943)
Summary: Alpha's been raised along scientific principles, and will make Mike Regan a great human interest story for his paper. But when his interview prompts Alpha to run away from the institute and ask him to show her some magic, Mike gets more responsibility than he bargained for. Especially since another story of his, one involving gangsters, has also come home to roost. (imdb)
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Permission to Kill Permission to Kill (1975)
Summary: When the exiled leader of a free party decides to return to his own country and attempt to remove the dictator currently in place there, several western governments are determined to stop him. A group is assembled, consisting of old friends, former lovers and hired assassins in order to dissuade him from returning "before his time". This group is appalled at the lengths to which western intelligence will go to stop the man from returning, and they conspire together to allow him to leave. (imdb)
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She Went to the Races She Went to the Races (1945)
Summary: Strapped for cash, a group of scientists attempt to put their expertise to use by betting on horse races. Thing's get complicated when one of them falls in love with the owner of a race horse.
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Harem Harem (1986)  - TV Movie
Summary: Jessica, a young British girl, goes off to Arabia with her father to be with her fiancé when he's called there suddenly on diplomatic duty. On a tourist journey she's kidnapped by what appears to be a Beduion tribe and sold into the harem of the Sultan. The man that took her captive is not actually a Beduion but an Oxford educated revolutionary who traded Jessica for the release of his friends from the Sultan's prison. (imdb)
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The Angel Wore Red The Angel Wore Red (1960)
Summary: Dirk Bogarde plays a doubt-stricken priest who finds himself attracted to a beautiful Cabaret girl (Ava Gardner) during the Spanish Civil War.
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A.D. - Anno Domini A.D. - Anno Domini (1985)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. (imdb)
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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
Summary: Albert Lewin's interpretation of the legend of the Flying Dutchman. In a little spanish seaport named Esperanza, during the 30s, appears Hendrick van der Zee, the mysterious captain of a yacht (he is the only one aboard). Pandora is a beautiful woman (who men kill and die for). She's never really fallen in love with any man, but she feels very attracted by Hendrick... (imdb)
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Seven Days in May Seven Days in May (1964)
Summary: US military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack. (imdb)
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Mogambo Mogambo (1953)
Summary: Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell. The two men and two women have some difficulty arranging these emotions to their mutual satisfaction, but eventually succeed. (imdb)
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Ghosts on the Loose Ghosts on the Loose (1943)
Summary: Glimpy's surprisingly beautiful sister is getting married to Jack, a young engineer, and moving to a 'bargain' suburban house neither has ever seen. During the honeymoon, the East Side Kids decide to fix up the house for the newlyweds...but mistakenly pick the 'haunted' house next door, which is occupied by some mysterious live men, dodging in and out of secret panels and clearly up to no good... (imdb)
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One Touch of Venus One Touch of Venus (1948)
Summary: A window dresser in a department store feels a strange attraction to a mannequin in the display. One night he impulsively kisses her; she comes to life and reveals herself to be Venus, the goddess of love. (imdb)
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The Sentinel The Sentinel (1977)
Summary: Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Manhattan apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (imdb)
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Dead Men Don Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Summary: Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot. Characters from real noirs appear as scenes from various films are intercut. (imdb)
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The Barefoot Contessa The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
Summary: Hasbeen movie director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film... (imdb)
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Earthquake Earthquake (1974)
Summary: Various stories of various people as an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude hits Los Angeles. (imdb)
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The Killers The Killers (1946)
Summary: Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins. (imdb)
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The Night of the Iguana The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Summary: A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life. (imdb)
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Mayerling Mayerling (1968)
Summary: In 1888 the heir to the Habsburg Empire is forced into a suicide pact with his mistress.
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Show Boat Show Boat (1951)
Summary: The "Cotton Blossom", owned by the Hawk family, is the show boat where everyone comes for great musical entertainment down south... (imdb)
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Whistle Stop Whistle Stop (1946)
Summary: Beautiful Mary returns to her small hometown after many years from Chicago wearing a mink coat and carrying an expensive cigarette case. Her arrival causes long standing enmities to surface between two of her old boyfriends, Kenny Veech, a loafing gambler, and debonair Lew Lentz, owner of a local nightclub... (imdb)
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The Sun Also Rises The Sun Also Rises (1957)
Summary: Paris in the 1920s. The American journalist Jake and his friends spend the time at cafes. He has a special interest in his ex-fiancée Lady Ashley. They take a vacation in Pamplona to watch the bull-fights. (imdb)
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Knights of the Round Table Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Summary: King Arthur establishes the greatest reign England has ever seen, and along for the ride are his indispensable Knights of the Round Table, particularly Sir Lancelot. Then, Arthur finds himself a bride, the beautiful Guenivere. While she loves Arthur, she also loves Lancelot and though Lancelot repeatedly fights it, he loves her, too. Treachery is brewing as the evil Morgan le Fay and her knight Sir Modred work to trap them. So begins the decline and eventual fall of Arthur and Camelot. (imdb)
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Bhowani Junction Bhowani Junction (1956)
Summary: Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India. (imdb)
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La rabbia La rabbia (1963)
Summary: "La Rabbia" employs documentary footage (from the 1950's) and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer the existential question, Why are our lives characterized by discontent, anguish, and fear? The film is in two completely separate parts, and the directors of these respective sections, left-wing Pier Paolo Pasolini and conservative Giovanni Guareschi, offer the viewer contrasting analyses of and prescriptions for modern society. (imdb)
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Vienna: The Years Remembered Vienna: The Years Remembered (1968)  - Short Film
Summary: This is a short promotional piece from MGM in connection with the filming of MAYERLING in Vienna, an historical costume drama.
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City on Fire City on Fire (1979)
Summary: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city. (imdb)
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The Bible The Bible (1966)
Summary: Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac. (IMDb)
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
Summary: As writer Harry Street (Gregory Peck) lays gravely wounded from an African hunting accident he feverishly reflects on what he perceives as his failures at love and writing... (imdb)
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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Summary: A no account outlaw establishes his own particular brand of law and order and builds a town on the edges of civilization in this farcical western. With the aid of an old law text and unpredictable notions Roy Bean distinguishes between lawbreakers and lawgivers by way of his pistols. (imdb)
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East Side, West Side East Side, West Side (1949)
Summary: Brandon and Jessie Bourne has been married to each other for many years. A few years ago, Brandon had an extra-martial affair with Isabel Lorrison. Now she has come back to New York intending to start over with the relationship once again. Meanwhile, Jessie is attracted to Mark Dwyer, just arrived from a secret mission in Italy. (imdb)
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55 Days at Peking 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Summary: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals. (imdb)
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On the Beach On the Beach (1959)
Summary: The residents of Australia after a global nuclear war must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months. (imdb)