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1. The Art of Disney Animation (1988 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Documentary

8.0
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Director: Robert Heath | Stars: John Lithgow, Glen Keane, Roy Edward Disney, Walt Disney

Votes: 8

2. Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Musical

7.8
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A celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, broadcast live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Directors: Bridget Caldwell, Gregory Doran, Robin Mason, Tim Taggart | Stars: Catherine Tate, David Tennant, Akala, Richard Atwill

Votes: 105

3. Einstein's Big Idea (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.8
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This docudrama examines the history of scientific discovery that lead up to Albert Einstein's famous equation E=mc2 and its aftermath in the creation of nuclear energy. This includes ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Johnstone | Stars: Andrew Callaway, Andy Crabbe, Daniel D'Alessandro, Brendan Fleming

Votes: 535

4. Classical Baby (I'm Grown Up Now): The Poetry Show (2008 TV Movie)

25 min | Family

7.5
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Poems about love...birds...roses...weather. This special presents some of the world's greatest works of poetry in a way that children can appreciate. From William Shakespeare and Robert ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Schatz | Stars: Andy Garcia, Langston Hughes, John Lithgow, Maria Molloy

Votes: 24

5. Adventures in Time: The National Geographic Millennium Special (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.5
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Stars: John Lithgow, Steve Michalik

Votes: 6

6. 95 Worlds and Counting (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Swimming in Neptun's moons, flying in Uranus' moons, jumping in Mars' moons, living in Jupiter's moons...welcome to the future of the mankind, where you'll see the next worlds for to discover.

Director: Marc Etkind | Stars: John Lithgow, Jeffrey Kargel, Ashley Davies, Rosaly Lopes

Votes: 56

7. Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years (1990 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

7.3
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In 1990, it was 50 years since Bugs Bunny first appeared on film in a recognizable form and outwitted hunter Elmer Fudd. To commemorate the subsequent half-century-long career of the most ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Smith | Stars: Harry Anderson, Army Archerd, Allyce Beasley, Jeff Bergman

Votes: 83

8. The Tuskegee Airmen (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 4,468

9. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

Votes: 11,512

10. Baby Girl Scott (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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The story of the Scotts, a young couple whose first child is born dangerously early, weighing less than a pound and a half. As they endure the anguish and struggle to help keep their baby ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: John Lithgow, Mary Beth Hurt, Linda Kelsey, Ronny Cox

Votes: 63

11. The Country Girl (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: George Grizzard, Larry Haines, Shirley Knight, John Lithgow

Votes: 10

12. Timms Valley (2013 TV Movie)

22 min | Animation, Comedy

6.8
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A scripted comedy set in the fictional town of Timms Valley, Wisconsin, where the lives and livelihoods of its citizens are intertwined with the fate of the town's biggest employer, Timms ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Conrad | Stars: Hank Azaria, Maria Bamford, Elizabeth Banks, Lance Barber

Votes: 25

13. The 71st Annual Tony Awards (2017 TV Movie)

180 min

6.7
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Kevin Spacey hosts the ceremony that honors the best of Broadway for the 2016-17 season.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Robin Wright

Votes: 31

14. The Oldest Living Graduate (1980 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Jack Hofsiss | Stars: Henry Fonda, George Grizzard, Timothy Hutton, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 56

15. The Country Mouse & the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale (1993 TV Movie)

Animation, Drama, Family

6.7
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Director: Michael Sporn | Stars: Crystal Gayle, John Lithgow, Jacy DeFilippo, Merwin Goldsmith

Votes: 13

16. World War II: When Lions Roared (1994 TV Movie)

194 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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This TV Movie is about the Tehran Conference between FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. It shows the interaction between the three leaders at the close of the Second World War.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, John Lithgow, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 386

17. Creating a Fairy Tale World: The Making of 'Shrek' (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.6
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Behind-the-scenes look at the making of DreamWorks Pictures' "Shrek".

Director: Kellie Allred | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, Jeffrey Katzenberg

Votes: 90

18. Resting Place (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.5
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The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: John Lithgow, Richard Bradford, Morgan Freeman, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 341

19. Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

6.5
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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Nancy Becker-Kennedy, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Deana Carter, Glenn Close

Votes: 82

20. Mom, the Wolfman and Me (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

6.4
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Concerned that her feminist mom Deborah is going to stay single Jenny Bergman plays matchmaker. She arranges a date between mom and unemployed Theo Marker, Irish Wolfhound owner, doing everything to get keep them together.

Director: Edmond Levy | Stars: Patty Duke, David Birney, Keenan Wynn, Chris Barnes

Votes: 39

21. Don Quixote (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Adapted from the work of Miguel de Cervantes, this is the story of a hidalgo, fanatic for chivalry novels, who loses his sanity and believing to be a knight named Don Quixote de La Mancha, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins, Isabella Rossellini, Vanessa Williams

Votes: 1,375

22. Big Blonde (1980 TV Movie)

75 min

6.2
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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Sally Kellerman, Victor Griffin, Harris Laskawy, Trey Wilson

Votes: 13

23. Redwood Curtain (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.1
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Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Lea Salonga, Debra Monk, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 153

24. Not in Front of the Children (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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Divorced for two years, Nancy Caruthers, asks her new lover, Paul Adams, a medical student, to move in. She has custody of her two daughters, but this new living arrangement prompts her ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Linda Gray, John Getz, John Lithgow, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 45

25. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: John Lithgow, Annette O'Toole, Veronica Cartwright, Zeljko Ivanek

Votes: 84

26. Traveling Man (1989 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy

5.9
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A poignant comedy about a middle-aged salesman trying to get his life and career back on track while being pushed and antagonized by an aggressive rookie he has been teamed up with.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: John Lithgow, Jonathan Silverman, Margaret Colin, John Glover

Votes: 89

27. The Boys (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

5.9
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When Walter's diagnosed with lung cancer, despite his squeaky clean lifestyle, he has to tell his screenwriter partner, because that partner is a chain-smoker. As Walter fights cancer he ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Woods, John Lithgow, Joanna Gleason, Eve Gordon

Votes: 108

28. The Glitter Dome (1984 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Two Hollywood homicide cops investigating a murder stumble upon a child-pornography ring.

Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: James Garner, Margot Kidder, John Lithgow, John Marley

Votes: 242

29. Shrek: Once Upon a Time (2011 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

5.6
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Stars: David Tennant, Antonio Banderas, Richard Blackwood, Bill Damaschke

Votes: 8

30. Night of 100 Stars III (1990 TV Movie)

180 min | Music

5.6
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All star variety special, the third "Night of 100 Stars" benefit for the Actors Fund.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Hank Aaron, Danny Aiello, Jane Alexander, Kim Alexis

Votes: 19

31. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2011 TV Movie)

Musical

5.5
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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Emily Blunt, Glenn Close, Stephen Colbert, Barbara Cook

Votes: 20

32. Ivory Hunters (1990 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Adventure

5.2
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An author discovers that his missing research assistant's disappearance may be related to illegal trade in ivory tusks. He's then asked by the local inspector to help him find the poachers.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: John Lithgow, Isabella Rossellini, James Earl Jones, Tony Todd

Votes: 118

33. My Life, Inc. (2004 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

5.0
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Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Aisha Tyler, Adam Goldberg, Conor Dubin, Richard Kind

Votes: 12

34. The Gold Rush (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Steve Boettcher | Star: John Lithgow

35. Three Nights at the Keck (1998 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

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Director: Les Guthman | Star: John Lithgow