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'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 1,210 dramatic films in this list.

  • Aaron Loves Angela
  • The Abdication
  • Abie's Irish Rose
  • About Mrs. Leslie
  • Above the Clouds
  • Accattone
  • Accident
  • Accidental Death
  • The Traitor
  • Accused, Stand Up!
  • Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies
  • The Ace of Spades
  • Across 110th Street
  • Action in Arabia
  • Action of the Tiger
  • Ada
  • Address Unknown
  • Admiral Nakhimov
  • The Adolescent
  • Between Sweet and Salt Water
  • Thérèse Raquin
  • Adventure in Washington
  • The Adventures of Gerard
  • The Adventures of P.C. 49: Investigating the Case of the Guardian Angel
  • Akitsu Springs
  • The Affair Blum
  • 24 Hours of a Woman's Life
  • Affair in Reno
  • Affair with a Stranger
  • Affairs of a Gentleman
  • The Forbidden Street
  • Dr. Holl
  • After Midnight with Boston Blackie
  • After Office Hours
  • After the Dance
  • After Tomorrow
  • Age of Consent
  • Age of Illusions
  • Age of Indiscretion
  • Death of a Cyclist
  • The Age of Innocence
  • Agostino
  • Aida
  • Air Cadet
  • The Air Circus
  • Airport
  • Airport 1975
  • Airport '77
  • Alex in Wonderland
  • Alfred the Great
  • Alias Boston Blackie
  • Alias Mary Dow
  • Alice’s Restaurant
  • The All-Round Reduced Personality - Redupers
  • All Mine to Give
  • Always Goodbye
  • Always in My Heart
  • Always Leave Them Laughing
  • Am I Guilty?
  • Ambush in Leopard Street
  • America America
  • The Amsterdam Kill
  • ...And God Created Woman
  • ...And Justice for All
  • A Man Named John
  • Angel Baby
  • Angel in Exile
  • The Angel Levine
  • The Angel with the Trumpet
  • The Angel Wore Red
  • Angela
  • Angele
  • Angelina
  • Angelo My Love
  • Angels of Sin
  • Angels One Five
  • The Angry Hills
  • The Angry Man
  • Animal Farm
  • Anita Garibaldi
  • The Anna Cross
  • Anna Lucasta
  • Anna of Rhodes
  • An Annapolis Story
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Anne of the Indies
  • Anne One Hundred
  • Another Dawn
  • Another Time, Another Place
  • Antoine and Antoinette
  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • Anybody's Woman
  • Anyone Can Play
  • Anzio
  • The Ape Woman
  • Appointment in Berlin
  • Appointment in London
  • April Love
  • Arena
  • The Arizona Raiders