With Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Detour (1945)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

Votes: 14,110 | Gross: $0.02M

2. The Devil Bat (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O'Brien, Guy Usher

Votes: 2,507

3. Railroaded! (1947)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A beautician and her crooked boyfriend attempt to rob the bookie operation located in the back room, but when the plan goes wrong, they frame an innocent man.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont, Jane Randolph

Votes: 1,354

4. Down Missouri Way (1946)

Approved | 75 min | Musical, Comedy

5.6
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Jane Colwell, an associate professor at an agricultural college, thinks that a trained mule she has been working with needs a rest and takes him to her farm. There she finds a film company ... See full summary »

Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Martha O'Driscoll, John Carradine, Eddie Dean, William Wright

Votes: 84

5. Frontier Fugitives (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.5
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Ellen Williams' father has a valuable collection of furs and an outlaw gang is after them. Before he is killed, Williams hides a note revealing their location. The Texas Rangers are on the ... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Lorraine Miller

Votes: 55

6. Fog Island (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.3
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An inventor recently released from prison invites a group of former business associates to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan, Veda Ann Borg

Votes: 605

7. Strange Illusion (1945)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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Paul, a young man whose father was once lieutenant Governor of California before his untimely death, has a strange, recurring dream in which his mother falls in love with a dangerous man (... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Sally Eilers, Warren William, Regis Toomey

Votes: 835

8. Thunder Town (1946)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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Jim Brandon returns from prison having been framed for robbery. At the time of the robbery his partner supposedly committed suicide. Jim's first break in proving his innocence comes when he... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Bob Steele, Syd Saylor, Ellen Hall, Bud Geary

Votes: 56

9. Bluebeard (1944)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel

Votes: 1,558

10. The Black Raven (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery

5.6
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A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Wanda McKay, Noel Madison, Robert Livingston

Votes: 505

11. Nabonga (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Adventure

4.1
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When a treasure hunter seeks a downed airplane in the jungles of Africa, he encounters one of the passenger's young daughter, now fully grown, and with a gorilla protector.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Fifi D'Orsay, Barton MacLane, Julie London

Votes: 419

12. Dead Men Walk (1943)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.7
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The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Mary Carlisle, Nedrick Young, Dwight Frye

Votes: 1,219

13. Hitler's Madman (1943)

84 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Story of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi SS commander, by Czech partisans and the reprisals inflicted by the Nazis on the Czechs.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Patricia Morison, John Carradine, Alan Curtis, Howard Freeman

Votes: 663

14. The Mad Monster (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

3.3
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A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange

Votes: 1,464

15. The Brute Man (1946)

Unrated | 58 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.2
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A facially deformed and mentally unhinged man wreaks his revenge on those who deformed him with a series of brutal murders.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Rondo Hatton, Tom Neal, Jan Wiley, Jane Adams

Votes: 1,154

16. I'm from Arkansas (1944)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.6
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The national spotlight falls on Pitchfork, Arkansas when a local farmer's sow has 18 piglets. How the townspeople relate to city folk and handle fame is the ingredient for laughs.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Slim Summerville, El Brendel, Iris Adrian, Bruce Bennett

Votes: 135

17. The Night Has Eyes (1942)

62 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Joyce Howard

Votes: 539

18. I Accuse My Parents (1944)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

2.5
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Young man goes to work for gangsters to impress his nightclub-singer girlfriend.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Robert Lowell, Mary Beth Hughes, John Miljan, Vivienne Osborne

Votes: 2,654

19. Lady from Chungking (1942)

Approved | 66 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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After the Japanese invade China in WW 2, a young woman leads a band of partisans against the occupying troops.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Anna May Wong, Harold Huber, Mae Clarke, Rick Vallin

Votes: 146

20. Kit Carson (1940)

Passed | 97 min | Biography, Romance, Western

6.3
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Indian fighter, trapper and frontier scout Kit Carson leads a wagon train of settlers from Fort Bridger, along the Oregon Trail through Shoshone territory, to California which plans to secede from Mexico.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Jon Hall, Lynn Bari, Dana Andrews, Harold Huber

Votes: 390

21. Ghost of Hidden Valley (1946)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.5
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Dawson is running rustled cattle across the abandoned Trenton ranch and has given it the reputation of a ghost ranch to keep people away. When Henty Tenton arrives from England to take over... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Jean Carlin, John Meredith

Votes: 81

22. The Dawn Express (1942)

Passed | 62 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

4.5
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A Nazi spy ring is after a chemical formula that increases the power of ordinary gasoline for U.S. Army aviation use. Two U.S. chemical companies are developing the formula, with each ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Michael Whalen, Anne Nagel, William Bakewell, Constance Worth

Votes: 145

23. Pioneer Justice (1947)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Western

6.6
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Judd and his gang are driving the ranchers away. When Lash and Fuzzy arrest them, the Sheriff lets them go. Lash expected this and he hopes to follow them to their leader, the person he is really after.

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Jennifer Holt, William Fawcett

Votes: 95

24. The Panther's Claw (1942)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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The police arrest a man climbing over the wall of a cemetery after midnight. He claims that he is being blackmailed and is following instructions he received by mail to leave $1000 on a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Sidney Blackmer, Rick Vallin, Byron Foulger, Herbert Rawlinson

Votes: 172

25. The Silver Fleet (1943)

88 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Jaap van Leyden (Sir Ralph Richardson) is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers, Esmond Knight, Beresford Egan

Votes: 401

26. They Raid by Night (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, War

4.4
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The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul Baratoff) who is being held by the Nazis. His aides ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Lyle Talbot, June Duprez, Victor Varconi, George N. Neise

Votes: 200

27. Bombs Over Burma (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in World War 2.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Anna May Wong, Noel Madison, Leslie Denison, Nedrick Young

Votes: 178

28. Accomplice (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Private Eye Simon Lash is hired by an old flame to find her missing husband.

Director: Walter Colmes | Stars: Richard Arlen, Veda Ann Borg, Tom Dugan, Archie Twitchell

Votes: 108

29. The Lady Confesses (1945)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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An estranged wife shows up after a nearly 7 year disappearance to prevent her husband from marrying his new love, and someone kills her.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Mary Beth Hughes, Hugh Beaumont, Edmund MacDonald, Claudia Drake

Votes: 270

30. Bury Me Dead (1947)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Barbara Carlin attends her own funeral and returns home suspecting that her husband, Rod Carlin, had tried to do away with her, and is also (rightfully) curious as to just who was the woman... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, June Lockhart, Hugh Beaumont, Mark Daniels

Votes: 222

31. Rogues Gallery (1944)

Approved | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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Reporter Patsy Reynolds (Robin Raymond) and photographer Eddie Porter (Frank Jenks)are assigned to interview John Foster (Davison Clark), head of the Emmerson Foundadtion regarding a ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Frank Jenks, Robin Raymond, H.B. Warner, Ray Walker

Votes: 117

32. Murder Is My Business (1946)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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Private eye tries to find a killer.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Cheryl Walker, Lyle Talbot, George Meeker

Votes: 58

33. Blonde for a Day (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.2
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A newspaper reporter, "Dilly" Smith (Richard Fraser0 keeps writing articles attacking the police department for its failure to solve a chain of murders, and this nearly leads to the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Kathryn Adams, Cy Kendall, Marjorie Hoshelle

Votes: 64

34. The Monster Maker (1944)

Unrated | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A mad scientist injects his enemies with an acromegaly virus, causing them to become hideously deformed.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Ralph Morgan, Tala Birell, Wanda McKay

Votes: 871

35. Lady in the Death House (1944)

Passed | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.3
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A young woman is on death row for the murder of a man who was blackmailing her family, although she claims she was framed. Her fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on reviving the... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Jean Parker, Lionel Atwill, Douglas Fowley, Marcia Mae Jones

Votes: 274

36. Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.6
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The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Sondergaard, Sidney Toler, Frank Fenton

Votes: 268

37. The Ghost and the Guest (1943)

Not Rated | 61 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.5
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A newlywed couple winds up spending their honeymoon night in an old, dark, spooky mansion.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: James Dunn, Florence Rice, Robert Dudley, Mabel Todd

Votes: 190

38. The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Mystery

5.1
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A theatre critic (Dave O'Brien) teams up with a cop (Jack Mulhall) to investigate the murder of a Broadway actor.

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Alan Mowbray, Frank Jenks

Votes: 238

39. White Pongo (1945)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Comedy

3.0
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Hunters and scientists venture into the jungle to track down a savage albino gorilla, which they believe could be the missing link between man and ape.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Richard Fraser, Maris Wrixon, Lionel Royce, Al Eben

Votes: 502

40. Apology for Murder (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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When a reporter helps his girlfriend murder her rich husband, an innocent man gets the blame and faces execution.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Ann Savage, Hugh Beaumont, Russell Hicks, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 207

41. Lady Chaser (1946)

Approved | 58 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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Dorian Westmore accepts an aspirin from a total stranger, Inez Palmer. She is distracted and fails to take it, but later gives it to her wealthy uncle who dies as the aspirin was poisoned. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Robert Lowery, Ann Savage, Inez Cooper, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 15

42. The Town Went Wild (1944)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Feuding fathers deal with the shocking news that their sons were switched at birth, meaning that one of their daughters is about to marry her own brother.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Edward Everett Horton, Tom Tully

Votes: 115

43. Outlaws of Boulder Pass (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Music, Western

5.4
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Harkness controls Boulder Pass and his men are overcharging the ranches for its usage. When Tom Cameron steps in to rob the tollgate keepers and return the money to the ranchers, he gets caught.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Al St. John, Dennis Moore, Marjorie Manners

Votes: 51

44. Larceny in Her Heart (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings hires private detective Michael Shayne to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen. Shayne discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Cheryl Walker, Ralph Dunn, Paul Bryar

Votes: 37

45. The Missing Corpse (1945)

Not Rated | 62 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.8
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A feud between rival newspapermen Kruger (Bromberg) and McDonald (Guilfoyle) goes deadly when blackmailing McDonald ends up murdered and his corpse planted in the trunk of Kruger's car. ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: J. Edward Bromberg, Isabel Randolph, Frank Jenks, Eric Sinclair

Votes: 147

46. The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A hitch-hiking stranger manages a lift from a young woman into the town he's destined for, and she's from. Both land up in jail, twice, as the small town and its leading family slowly unravel the in-plain-sight mystery behind this man.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Walter Catlett, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Votes: 158

47. Devil Bat's Daughter (1946)

Approved | 67 min | Horror

4.7
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Wishing to dispose of his wife, psychiatrist Doctor Elliott makes his patient Nina think that she suffers from a compulsion to kill. He drugs Nina, murders his wife and leaves evidence that... See full summary »

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Rosemary La Planche, John James, Michael Hale, Molly Lamont

Votes: 170

48. Criminals Within (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.2
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A scientist is murdered by foreign agents after having developed a powerful new explosive. The scientist's brother, an army corporal, goes AWOL to discover the identities of the killers. ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Eric Linden, Ben Alexander, Donald Curtis, Ann Doran

Votes: 62

49. The Flying Serpent (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Horror

4.9
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The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl, the Killer Bird God, and accidentally kills his wife by ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Ralph Lewis, Hope Kramer, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 392

50. Strangler of the Swamp (1946)

Passed | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for... See full summary »

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Rosemary La Planche, Robert Barrat, Blake Edwards, Charles Middleton

Votes: 528


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