4-Star Films



Abe Lincoln in Illinois
This classic film traces the life of the Civil War-era president. Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Robert Sherwood. Cast: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon.

Above and Beyond
Moving story of the U. S. pilot who flew over Hiroshima with the first atomic bomb during World War II. The movie tells of his training and the effect of the raid on his life.

Above Suspicion
Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray are asked to do a spy mission during their honeymoon in Europe on the eve of World War II.

Absence of Malice
Suppose you picked up this morning's newspaper and your life was a front page headline... And everything they said was accurate... But none of it was true.

The Accidental Tourist
After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life.

Across the Pacific
Humphrey Bogart follows spies in Panama while toying with Sydney Greenstreet and flirting with Mary Astor.

The Accused
A rape victim, enraged at the light sentence her attackers received because she was of "questionable character," goads a female prosecutor to charge the men who literally cheered the attack on.

Action in the North Atlantic
A great action film starring Humphrey Bogart who goes off to fight the Nazis.

Adam's Rib
A woman accused of murdering her husband is defended in court by the wife of the prosecutor.

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Pipe-smoking Huck rides a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, survives snake bites and con artists, and returns home to save the day. From Mark Twain.

The Adventures of Mark Twain
About writer Mark Twain.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain's classic tale of youthful adventure.

An Affair to Remember
Two people meet and fall in love on board a ship. They make plans to meet in New York in six months but. . . . Keep tissues handy.

The African Queen
Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart star in this movie classic about a hard-drinking river trader and a prim missionary.

The African Queen - Screenplay

About writer Agatha Christie.

The Age of Innocence
An adaptation of Edith Wharton's novel about manners and morals in New York society in the 1870s.

Ah, Wilderness!
Poignant and warm story, by Eugene O'Neill, set in the early 1900s of a boy breaking through the shackles of adolescence.

Air America
A traffic helicopter pilot is enlisted to work for Air America, a CIA airline flying contraband into Laos during the Vietnam War. While there, he learns that they are also shipping opium out of the country for the local drug lords. One of the few comedies about the war.

Air Force
A B-17 crew leaves from San Francisco one peaceful night in December and ends up on Pearl Harbor above the island in smoke.

The Alamo
The famous battle for Texas independence with Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and 180 Americans against the Mexican army in 1836.

In the seedy Casbah, a thief in hiding and a lovely tourist find romance.

All About Eve
Youthful actress Eve flatters a star and takes her place on Broadway.

All About Eve - Screenplay

All Quiet on the Western Front
A moving film about German boys' experiences as soldiers. Adapted from Erich Maria Remarque's great novel.

All Through the Night
Humphrey Bogart and his gang hunt Nazi spies in New York.

Alvarez Kelly
A cattle man who sells steers to the Yankees. Then he is kidnapped by a Confederate soldier, who makes him steal cattle for the South.

American Graffiti
The misadventures of four Californian high school graduates one late summer night in 1962.

The American President
Michael Douglas plays a widowed president who falls in love with a lobbyist, Annette Bening.

The Americanization of Emily
James Garner, a U. S. Naval officer, is set up to be the first casualty of D-Day in this romantic comedy. Julie Andrews co-stars as a British war window.

Anthony Hopkins plays John Quincy Adams in a great drama about slavery.

Is she really the daughter of Czar Nicholas?

Anatomy of a Murder
A Michigan attorney and his colleague defend an Army officer for murdering his wife's rapist.

An Angel at My Table
About writer Janet Frame.

Androcles and the Lion
Set in ancient Rome, this satire, by George Bernard Shaw, features bigger-than-life characters.

Angels with Dirty Faces
Story of two pals; James Cagney becomes a gangster, and Pat O'Brien becomes a priest. The Dead End Kids worship the bad guy. A terrific cast and movie. Based on Rowland Brown's story. He won the Oscar for Original Story.

Anna Christie
A bitter ex-prostitute returns home to her father and soon must face her sordid past. By Eugene O'Neill.

Anna Karenina
A Russian woman engages in an affair with a dashing officer. By Leo Tolstoy.

Annie Hall
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

This is the story of the battle at the small town of Anzio, one of the bloodiest engagements on the Italian front.

Apocalypse Now
An American military assassin journeys up river into Cambodia on an assignment to find and kill an American colonel who has gone beyond the limits of the military's code of warfare. Considered by many to be the quintessential anti-war movie. Based on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

Apollo 13
Big trouble in space.

Arch of Triumph
Refugee doctor and wanderer heat up Paris while everyone else waits for the Germans to come marching in.

As You Like It
A Shakespeare Comedy. The love story of Orlando and Rosalind.

The Asphalt Jungle
Sterling Hayden plays an aging criminal intent on gathering together his old pals for one last heist. Adapted from the W. R. Burnett novel.

The Assassination Bureau
A group of assassins has a new target: their leader. From Jack London.

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