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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Active

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Creator: Matt Groening | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

2. Braveheart (1995)

R | 177 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

3. Columbo (1968–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

4. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

5. A Time to Kill (1996)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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54 Metascore

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.

Writers: John Grisham, Akiva Goldsman | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

6. Treasure Planet (2002)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short, Roscoe Lee Browne

7. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the notorious prison.

Writers: J. Campbell Bruce, Richard Tuggle | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

8. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

9. The Phantom (1996)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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The Phantom, descendent of a line of African heroes, travels to New York to thwart a criminal genius.

Writers: Lee Falk, Jeffrey Boam | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones

10. Ice Station Zebra (1968)

G | 148 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Commander James Ferraday, USN, has new orders: get David Jones, a British civilian, Captain Anders, a tough Marine with a platoon of troops, Boris Vasilov, a friendly Russian, and the crew ... See full summary »

Writers: Alistair MacLean, Douglas Heyes, Harry Julian Fink | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown

11. The Prisoner (1967–1968)

50 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.

Creator: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick, Leo McKern

12. Silver Streak (1976)

PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.

Writer: Colin Higgins | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh, Patrick McGoohan

13. Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)

PG | 95 min | Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.

Writers: Clifford Green, Ellen Green, David Lee Miller | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, Julian Fellowes

14. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

15. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

16. The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Family

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Thomasina the cat brings a family together, through her mysterious death and reappearance.

Writers: Robert Westerby, Paul Gallico | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Susan Hampshire, Laurence Naismith, Jean Anderson

17. A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot (1975)

126 min | Comedy, Western

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Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major.

Writers: Damiano Damiani, Ernesto Gastaldi, Fulvio Morsella | Directors: Damiano Damiani, Sergio Leone | Stars: Terence Hill, Miou-Miou, Robert Charlebois, Patrick McGoohan

18. American Cowslip (2009)

R | Comedy

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In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronnie Gene Blevins, Mark David, Christopher Morrison | Director: Mark David | Stars: Ronnie Gene Blevins, Diane Ladd, Rip Torn, Cloris Leachman

19. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

20. The Dam Busters (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War

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True story of how the British attacked German dams in WW2 by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Writers: Paul Brickhill, Guy Gibson, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Charles Carson

21. The Man in the Iron Mask (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure

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The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging ... See full summary »

Writers: William Bast, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan, Jenny Agutter

22. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets.

Writers: John Kruse, Cy Endfield | Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

23. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Hale | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

24. You Are There (1953–1957)

30 min | Drama, History

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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, E.G. Marshall, Todd Hunter

25. All Night Long (1962)

91 min | Drama

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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.

Writers: Nel King, Paul Jarrico | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris

26. Brass Target (1978)

PG | 111 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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General Patton tries to transfer the German gold stock to Frankfurt. But someone foils his plan. The military police begin to find the guilty...

Writers: Frederick Nolan, Alvin Boretz | Director: John Hough | Stars: Sophia Loren, John Cassavetes, Max von Sydow, George Kennedy

27. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

28. The Dark Avenger (1955)

Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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During the 14th century the 100-year war between France and England ends in a truce and with the English occupation of French Aquitainia. Rebel French knights vow to continue the war and oust Prince Edward of Walles, ruler of Aquitainia.

Writer: Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru, Peter Finch, Yvonne Furneaux

29. Jamaica Inn (1983 TV Movie)

187 min | Drama, Thriller

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The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Derek Marlowe | Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Jane Seymour, Patrick McGoohan, Trevor Eve, John McEnery

30. I Am a Camera (1955)

98 min | Drama

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In the early thirties, aspiring writer Christopher Isherwood, living in Berlin, meets the vivacious, penniless singer Sally Bowles. They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money.

Writers: Christopher Isherwood, John Van Druten, John Collier | Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Shelley Winters, Ron Randell

31. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

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Series looking at changes in British society employing BBC archive footage.

Stars: Matthew Sweet, Andrew Collins, Kim Newman, Stuart Maconie

32. Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow (1963)

98 min | Adventure

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In 18th century England, the mysterious masked rider known as the Scarecrow leads a rebel band to save the town of Romney Marsh from the King's oppression and Naval press gangs.

Writers: William Buchanan, Russell Thorndike, Robert Westerby | Director: James Neilson | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, George Cole, Tony Britton, Michael Hordern

33. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

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Stars: Brian Rix, Victor Platt, Peter Cushing, Michael Brennan

34. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Charles Lloyd Pack, Derek Francis, Alfred Burke

35. The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Family

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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of... See full summary »

Stars: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

36. Tales of the Vikings (1959– )

30 min | Adventure

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Stars: Jerome Courtland, Buddy Baer, Walter Barnes, Stefan Schnabel

37. The Moonshine War (1970)

GP | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Writer: Elmore Leonard | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark, Alan Alda, Melodie Johnson

38. Zarak (1956)

99 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

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An Afghan Outlaw finally saves a British Officer at the cost of his own life.

Writer: Richard Maibaum | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Victor Mature, Michael Wilding, Anita Ekberg, Bonar Colleano

39. Hysteria (1997)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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The inmates of an insane asylum are subjected to experiments using collective consciousness and surgically implanted chips in an attempt to create perfect citizens.

Writer: Rene Daalder | Director: Rene Daalder | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Amanda Plummer, Michael Maloney, Joanne Vannicola

40. The Quare Fellow (1962)

85 min | Drama

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Thomas Crimmins is a new warder, or guard, in an Irish prison. He is young, naive, and idealistic, determined to serve his country by his part in meting out justice to criminals. His ... See full summary »

Writers: Brendan Behan, Arthur Dreifuss, Jacqueline Sundstrom | Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Sylvia Syms, Walter Macken, Dermot Kelly

41. Rafferty (1977– )

60 min | Drama

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Creator: James Lee | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, John Getz, Millie Slavin, Anne-Marie Martin

42. The Hard Way (1979 TV Movie)

89 min | Thriller

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A professional assassin is coerced into taking on one last job.

Writers: Kevin Grogan, Richard Ryan | Director: Michael Dryhurst | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Lee Van Cleef, Edna O'Brien, Donal McCann

43. Kings and Desperate Men (1981)

118 min | Drama

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A group of terrorists take a radio disk jockey and his wife and child hostage in order to get their manifesto out to the world.

Writers: Edmund Ward, Alexis Kanner | Director: Alexis Kanner | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Alexis Kanner, Andrea Marcovicci, Margaret Trudeau

44. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Campbell Singer, Dinsdale Landen, Thomas Heathcote, Miriam Karlin

45. Of Pure Blood (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Engrossing tale of a mother investigating her son's mysterious death and finding much more than she bargains for. While casting director Alicia Browning (Remick) takes leave of her job in ... See full summary »

Writers: Del Coleman, Clarissa Henry, Marc Hillel, Michael Zagor | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lee Remick, Patrick McGoohan, Gottfried John, Richard Münch

46. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Richard Pasco, Brian Peck

47. The Gypsy and the Gentleman (1958)

TV-PG | 103 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Belle (Melina Mercouri) is a tempestuous gypsy girl who is after Sir Paul Deverill (Keith Michell). Her plan is to marry him and take him for every cent he has before moving on to other lovers.

Writers: Janet Green, Nina Warner Hooks | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Keith Michell, Flora Robson, Patrick McGoohan

48. Walk in the Shadow (1962)

93 min | Drama

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When John Harris's daughter is badly injured in an boating accident, the hospital tells him that she will need an urgent blood transfusion. Due to his religious beliefs Harris refuses ... See full summary »

Writers: Janet Green, James McCormick | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan, Janet Munro, Paul Rogers

49. The Best of Friends (1991 TV Movie)

81 min | Biography

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Adapted from their letters and journals, this is a portrayal of the unique 25-year friendship shared by Dame Laurentia McLachlan (Benedictine nun), Sir Sydney Cockerell (museum curator), ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Cockerell, Felicitas Corrigan, Laurentia McLachlan, George Bernard Shaw, Hugh Whitemore | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Patrick McGoohan, Amma Asante

50. High Tide at Noon (1957)

109 min | Drama, Romance

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Set on an island off Nova Scotia, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland.

Writers: Elisabeth Ogilvie, Neil Paterson | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Betta St. John, William Sylvester, Michael Craig, Flora Robson