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1. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

2. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, Philip Van Doren Stern | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

3. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

4. From Here to Eternity (1953)

TV-PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

Writers: Daniel Taradash, James Jones | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed

5. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

Writers: Albert Lewin, Oscar Wilde | Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Donna Reed, Angela Lansbury

6. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »

Creator: William Roberts | Stars: Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares

7. The Sixties (2013– )

60 min | Documentary

8.7
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A ten-part documentary series focusing on the politics, music, technical advancements, drugs, and the "free love" movement of the 1960s.

Stars: Walter Cronkite, John F. Kennedy, Chet Huntley, Frank McGee

8. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy ... See full summary »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Richard Brooks, F. Scott Fitzgerald | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed

9. They Were Expendable (1945)

Passed | 135 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.

Writers: William L. White, Frank Wead | Directors: John Ford, Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt

10. Beyond Mombasa (1956)

90 min | Action, Adventure

6.1
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An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Writers: James Eastwood, Richard English, Gene Levitt | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

11. Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.8
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Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ... See full summary »

Writers: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Douglas Morrow, Robert Hardy Andrews | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully

12. Babes on Broadway (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off. He meets Penny Morris, herself no mean singer, and through... See full summary »

Writers: Fred F. Finklehoffe, Elaine Ryan | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler

13. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.3
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Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.

Writers: Dashiell Hammett, Harry Kurnitz, Irving Brecher | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed

14. Pepe (1960)

Unrated | 195 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Leslie Bush-Fekete, Dorothy Kingsley, Sonya Levien, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Cantinflas, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones, Carlos Montalbán

15. The Human Comedy (1943)

Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family, while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Writers: William Saroyan, Howard Estabrook | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, Marsha Hunt

16. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

17. The Benny Goodman Story (1956)

Approved | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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Bio of swing band leader 'Benny Goodman' from age 10 (1919) to his landmark Carnegie Hall band concert in 1938. Not exactly historically accurate, but great music. Also, guest appearances ... See full summary »

Writer: Valentine Davies | Director: Valentine Davies | Stars: Steve Allen, Donna Reed, Berta Gersten, Barry Truex

18. Hangman's Knot (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.8
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A Confederate Major and his troops are falsely lead to believe the Civil War is not over, and become wanted men when they attack a Union Army wagon train.

Writer: Roy Huggins | Director: Roy Huggins | Stars: Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, Claude Jarman Jr., Frank Faylen

19. Thousands Cheer (1943)

Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Jarrico, Richard Collins | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, John Boles

20. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Elizabeth Goudge | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

21. Backlash (1956)

Approved | 84 min | Mystery, Romance, Western

6.7
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in.

Writers: Frank Gruber, Borden Chase | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

22. Eyes in the Night (1942)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Mystery

6.8
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A blind detective and his seeing-eye dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot.

Writers: Baynard Kendrick, Guy Trosper, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed, Stephen McNally

23. They Rode West (1954)

Approved | 84 min | Western

5.8
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A young cavalry Dr. treats very sick Indians against orders, whom are forced to stay on unhealthy land, which could lead to a war.

Writers: DeVallon Scott, Frank S. Nugent, Leo Katcher | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Robert Francis, Donna Reed, May Wynn, Philip Carey

24. Gun Fury (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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After a stagecoach holdup, Frank Slayton's notorious gang leave Ben Warren for dead and head off with his fiancée. Warren follows, and although none of the townspeople he comes across are ... See full summary »

Writers: Irving Wallace, Roy Huggins, Kathleen B. Granger, George Granger, Robert A. Granger | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Donna Reed, Philip Carey, Roberta Haynes

25. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Mike Ragan, Marian Seldes, Jack Klugman

26. The Far Horizons (1955)

108 min | History, Western

6.2
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United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to ... See full summary »

Writers: Della Gould Emmons, Winston Miller, Edmund H. North | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed, Barbara Hale

27. Ransom! (1956)

Approved | 109 min | Drama

6.9
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The Stannards' son is kidnapped for ransom. Plot centres around Ford's (the father) efforts to find him.

Writers: Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum | Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie Nielsen, Juano Hernandez

28. Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure

5.7
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Barbarossa, a pirate, frees a group of Spanish prisoners and makes them his crew. On a raid, he takes as a prize a Spanish countess, Alida. He has fallen in love with her by the time he ... See full summary »

Writers: John O'Dea, Sidney Salkow | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: John Payne, Donna Reed, Gerald Mohr, Lon Chaney Jr.

29. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.2
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Stars: Philip Carey, Willis Bouchey, Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell

30. Scandal Sheet (1952)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The editor of a New York exploitation newspaper meets the wife he had abandoned years ago, while using another name, at a LonelyHearts ball sponsored by his newspaper. She threatens to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Eugene Ling, James Poe, Samuel Fuller | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Broderick Crawford, Rosemary DeCamp

31. The Caddy (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.3
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Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony.

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Danny Arnold, Ken Englund | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Donna Reed, Barbara Bates

32. Free Spirit (1989–1990)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Winny Goodwin is an immortal witch (a la "Bewitched") reluctantly sent Earthward to do pro-bono work with a mortal American family.

Creator: Leslie Ray | Stars: Corinne Bohrer, Franc Luz, Edan Gross, Alyson Hannigan

33. Three Hours to Kill (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Mystery, Western

6.5
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After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In flashback we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch mob just as he... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Gottlieb, Richard Alan Simmons, Roy Huggins, Maxwell Shane | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott

34. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

35. MGM Parade (1955–1956)

30 min

6.2
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The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Murphy, Carey Wilson, Judy Garland, John Nesbitt

36. Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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When Roy, a homicidal maniac was put away for murder, Gillespie tried to get him committed to an insane asylum instead. Now the guy's ex-fiancee wants to marry a soldier, and she goes to ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence P. Bachmann, Martin Berkeley, Harry Ruskin | Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke, Alma Kruger

37. The Whole Truth (1958)

84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A movie executive is framed for the murder of his beautiful promiscuous leading lady by her jealous, estranged husband.

Writers: Jonathan Latimer, Philip Mackie | Directors: John Guillermin, Dan Cohen | Stars: Stewart Granger, Donna Reed, George Sanders, Gianna Maria Canale

38. Deadly Lessons (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

5.6
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A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.

Writer: Jennifer Miller | Director: William Wiard | Stars: Donna Reed, Larry Wilcox, David Ackroyd, Diane Franklin

39. The Best Place to Be (1979 TV Movie)

195 min | Drama

7.6
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A widow's life is thrown into turmoil by her hippie daughter, her rebellious teenage son, and an affair she is having with a much younger man. Matters are further complicated when a man she... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Van Slyke, Stanford Whitmore | Director: David Miller | Stars: Donna Reed, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Mildred Dunnock, Betty White

40. The 26th Annual Academy Awards (1954 TV Special)

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Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Fredric March, Buddy Adler, Phyllis Applegate

41. Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Dr. Gillespie is called in to investigate when a young man suffering from mental problems disappears on a killing spree.

Writers: Max Brand, Kubec Glasmon, Willis Goldbeck, Harry Ruskin | Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Donna Reed, Philip Dorn, Phil Brown

42. Beyond Glory (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.9
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Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Latimer, Charles Marquis Warren, William Wister Haines | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Donna Reed, George Macready, George Coulouris

43. Chicago Deadline (1949)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.

Writers: Warren Duff, Tiffany Thayer | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Alan Ladd, Donna Reed, June Havoc, Irene Hervey

44. The 35th Annual Academy Awards (1963 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Mary Badham, Ed Begley, Victor Buono

45. See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.5
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Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. He muddles through basic training at Fort Bragg with the ... See full summary »

Writers: Marion Hargrove, Harry Kurnitz | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Robert Walker, Donna Reed, Keenan Wynn, Grant Mitchell

46. Saturday's Hero (1951)

111 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Millard Lampell | Director: David Miller | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Sidney Blackmer, Alexander Knox

47. Apache Trail (1942)

Passed | 66 min | Romance, Western

5.9
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The brother of a notorious outlaw is put in a charge of a stagecoach line way station in dangerous Apache territory. A stagecoach arrives at the station with a valuable box of cargo, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Haycox, Maurice Geraghty | Directors: Richard Thorpe, Richard Rosson | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Donna Reed, William Lundigan, Ann Ayars

48. Mokey (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Drama

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Writers: Jennie Harris Oliver, Wells Root, Jan Fortune | Director: Wells Root | Stars: Dan Dailey, Donna Reed, Robert Blake, Cordell Hickman

49. The Man from Down Under (1943)

103 min | Drama, War

6.3
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Writers: Mary Kelly, Bogart Rogers, Wells Root, Tom Seller | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Charles Laughton, Binnie Barnes, Richard Carlson, Donna Reed

50. The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy

6.7
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While Judge Hardy handles a couple's divorce, Andy takes a shine to their shy daughter.

Writers: Agnes Christine Johnston, Aurania Rouverol | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden