Highest Rated Titles With Verna Bloom

1. The West Wing (1999–2006)
42 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

2. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)
90 min | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
3. Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.

4. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Fence (1969)
60 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Ben and Hoss are brought under siege with their friend, Sam Masters, and his daughter, Ellen, in an isolated miner's cabin by a former Union Army officer and his men who claim that Sam is ... See full summary »

5. Animal House (1978)
109 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 82/100 (7 reviews)

At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.

6. After Hours (1985)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 90/100 (8 reviews)

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

7. High Plains Drifter (1973)
105 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

8. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

9. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
164 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 80/100 (18 reviews)

The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.

10. Police Story (1973–1977)
Episode: The Ten Year Honeymoon (1973)
60 min | Drama, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The ten-year honeymoon concerned a pair of ... policemen! But even the best things in life come to an end. Divorce threatens when Shaner, one of the two men starts developing a strange, unpredictable behavior.

11. Police Story (1973–1977)
120 min | Drama, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

12. N.Y.P.D. (1967–1969)
30 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York locations, as well as episodes based on real New York police cases.

13. Bonanza (1959–1973)
49 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

14. Medium Cool (1969)
111 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

15. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: On the Edge (1976)
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An aging detective with a troubled home life is hard-driven to crack one last headline-grabbing case, even if it means breaking the rules to get it done.

16. Look Out, Haskell, It's Real: The Making of 'Medium Cool' (2001 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Production history of Haskell Wexler's ground-breaking 1969 feature Medium Cool.

17. Kojak (1973–1978)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

18. The Hired Hand (1971)
90 min | Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Harry Collings returns home to his farm after drifting with his friend, Arch. His wife, who had given up on him, reluctantly allows him to stay, and soon believes that all will be well ... See full summary »

19. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993–1998)
Episode: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
90 min | Drama, Family, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After the sudden death of her father and mentor Dr. Michaela Quinn, also known as Dr. Mike, left her home in Boston to practice in the Colorado territory in a little town called Colorado ... See full summary »

Creator: Beth Sullivan |  Director: Jeremy Kagan |  Stars: Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Guy Boyd, Chad Allen
20. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

21. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: The Long Goodbye (2003)
41 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

C.J. takes a short trip to her home in Dayton to check on her father, who is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, and to give a speech at her high school reunion; at the Dayton airport, she ... See full summary »

22. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
101 min | Family, Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, because there was work there.

23. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)
60 min | Action, Drama, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The exploits of Los Angeles beat cop Bumper Morgan.

24. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)
60 min | Documentary, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
25. Tell Them Who You Are (2004)
95 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 72/100 (25 reviews)

The son of acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him. What results is a portrait of a difficult genius and a son's path out of the shadow of a famous father.

26. Promises to Keep (1985 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man who left his family thirty years ago, discovers that he has a terminal illness, and before going to the hospital for treatment, he decides that it's time for him to go back. However, his son finds it hard to forgive him.

27. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives.

28. Street Scenes (1970)
75 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the late Spring of 1970, nationwide protests against the war in Vietnam focused in the Wall Street area of New York City and ultimately in a major anti-war demonstration in Washington, ... See full summary »

29. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993–1998)
60 min | Drama, Family, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The trials and adventures of a female doctor in a small wild west town.

30. Honkytonk Man (1982)
122 min | Comedy, Drama, Music, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

As the film opens on an Oklahoma farm during the depression, two simultaneous visitors literally hit the Wagoneer home: a ruinous dust storm and a convertible crazily driven by Red, the ... See full summary »

31. Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This movie is a teaching tool about a teenage girl struggling with alcoholism to cope with her feelings of insecurity and usual problems of adolescence.

32. Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update (2003 Video)
23 min | Comedy, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
33. The Yearbook: An 'Animal House' Reunion (1998 Video)
45 min | Comedy, Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This documentary, created for the Animal House (1978) collector's edition DVD, is composed of a collection of new interviews with the cast and crew behind the making of the film. There's ... See full summary »

34. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Episode: Race Traitors (1989)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A black family who moves into a white neighborhood is being terrorized by some white supremacists. So they turn to McCall for help who brings in Kostmayer and Stock to help. But things are ... See full summary »

35. Contract on Cherry Street (1977 TV Movie)
145 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The partner--and best friend--of a tough New York detective is murdered by killers working for a local mob. Infuriated at the inability of the Police Department to bring in the murderers, ... See full summary »

36. Where Have All the People Gone (1974 TV Movie)
74 min | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to ... See full summary »

37. Doc Elliot (1973– )
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of Dr. Benjamin Elliot, a New York staff doctor at Bellevue Hospital, who resigns his position and retreats to the backwoods of Southern Colorado. There, as the only physician, he... See full summary »

38. Gibbsville (1976– )
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Life in a small Eastern town during the '40s as seen through the eyes of a young newspaper reporter.

39. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)
Episode: No Vacancy (1987)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Cagney and Lacey's guarding of a mentally ill witness is complicated by his refusal to take his medication.

40. Rivkin: Bounty Hunter (1981 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
41. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)
Episode: Pilot (1975)
75 min | Action, Drama, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A street cop in his last week on the force before his retirement investigates the murder of his partner.

42. Visions (1976–1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Weekly anthology series of original dramas, often with period settings.

43. Badge 373 (1973)
116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After his suspension for the shooting death of drug runner, a New York cop vows to keep the streets clean, any way he can.

44. Particular Men (1972 TV Movie)
117 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Presented on Playhouse New York on the '40's, this drama by EMMY winner Loring Mandel is the story of physicist William Benjamin, whose opposition to nuclear research for the military prompts a security hearing.

45. The Return of 'The Hired Hand' (2003 Video)
59 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
46. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Episode: Target of Choice (1988)
45 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
47. Déjà Vu (1985)
90 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A choreographer who believes that he was reincarnated believes that his present wife possesses the soul of his wife in his previous wife, a ballerina.

49. Gibbsville (1976– )
Episode: A Case History (1977)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
50. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Christmas (1977)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Lou gets homesick with Christmas approaching. Billie does a story on a family that is homeless for the holidays and public donations begin to pour in. After Rossi improperly uses a quote, ... See full summary »