'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…

  • Albert R.N.
  • Albuquerque
  • Alex in Wonderland
  • Alfred the Great
  • Alias a Gentleman
  • Alias Boston Blackie
  • Bulldog Jack
  • Alias Mary Dow
  • Alias the Deacon
  • Alibi
  • L'alibi
  • Alibi Ike
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • Alice's Restaurant
  • Alien Thunder
  • The All American
  • The All-Round Reduced Personality - Redupers
  • All Ashore
  • All by Myself
  • All Mine to Give
  • Always Goodbye
  • Always in My Heart
  • Always in Trouble
  • Always Leave Them Laughing
  • Cannon Serenade
  • Am I Guilty?
  • The Amateur
  • The Amazing Colossal Man
  • The Amazing Mr Blunden
  • Ambassador Bill
  • The Ambassador's Daughter
  • Ambush
  • Ambush at Cimarron Pass
  • Ambush at Tomahawk Gap
  • Ambush in Leopard Street
  • The Ambushers
  • America America
  • Run for Your Wife
  • The Americanization of Emily
  • The Americano
  • The Amityville Horror
  • The Amorous Prawn
  • Amphibian Man
  • Amphitryon – Aus den Wolken kommt das Glück
  • The Amsterdam Kill
  • And Baby Makes Three
  • ...And God Created Woman
  • ...And Justice for All
  • And Now for Something Completely Different
  • And Now Miguel
  • And Now the Screaming Starts!
  • A Man Named John
  • Androcles and the Lion
  • Andy Hardy Comes Home
  • Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
  • Angel Baby
  • An Angel from Texas
  • Angel in Exile
  • The Angel Levine
  • Angel on the Amazon
  • The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp
  • The Angel with the Trumpet
  • The Angel Wore Red
  • Angela
  • Angele
  • Angelina
  • Angelo My Love
  • Angel's Holiday
  • Angels of Sin
  • Angels One Five
  • Angels with Broken Wings
  • The Angry Hills
  • The Angry Man
  • Animal Farm
  • Anita Garibaldi
  • The Anna Cross
  • Anna Lucasta
  • Anna di Brooklyn
  • Anna of Rhodes
  • Annabel Takes a Tour
  • Annabelle's Affairs
  • An Annapolis Story
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Anne of the Indies
  • Anne One Hundred
  • Annie Laurie
  • Another Dawn
  • Another Time, Another Place
  • Antoine and Antoinette
  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • Any Gun Can Play
  • Any Wednesday
  • Anybody's Woman
  • Anyone Can Play
  • Anything Can Happen
  • Anything Might Happen
  • Anzio
  • Apache Ambush
  • Apache Gold
  • Apache Rifles