Most Popular Titles With Rudy Bond

1. The Godfather (1972)
175 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Metascore: 100/100 (14 reviews)

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

2. 12 Angry Men (1957)
96 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

3. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
122 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

4. On the Waterfront (1954)
108 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (10 reviews)

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

5. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The cases of an easy going private investigator.

6. 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.

7. Hercules in New York (1969)
75 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.

8. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

9. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
50 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

10. McMillan & Wife (1971–1977)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

San Francisco attorney Stuart McMillan is named Commissioner of the San Francisco Police Department. With his pretty, but somewhat kooky, wife Sally, her hard-drinking housekeeper Mildred, ... See full summary »

11. The Super Cops (1974)
90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".

12. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
104 min | Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 68/100 (4 reviews)

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

13. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)
60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

14. Naked City (1958–1963)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element. Season one stars were... See full summary »

15. The Rose (1979)
125 min | Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.

16. The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977 TV Mini-Series)
434 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

The first two Godfather films were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added.

17. Baretta (1975–1978)
60 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The cases of maverick undercover New York detective Tony Baretta.

18. BUtterfield 8 (1960)
109 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The romantic life of a fashionable Manhattan beauty who's part model, part call-girl--and all man-trap.

19. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
20. Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
93 min | War, Action, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew.

21. The Defenders (1961–1965)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

22. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
23. Petrocelli (1974–1976)
60 min | Drama, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Tony Petrocelli is an Italian-American Harvard-educated lawyer who gave up the big money and frenetic pace of major-metropolitan life to practice in a sleepy city in the American Southwest.... See full summary »

24. Middle of the Night (1959)
118 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A widowed businessman becomes obsessed with one of his employees, the divorcée Betty Preisser.

25. Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)
108 min | Drama, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.

26. 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.

27. Nightfall (1957)
78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Through a series of bizarre coincidences artist finds himself falsely accused of bank robbery and murder and is pursued by the authorities and the real killers.

28. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
29. Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)
91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A self-righteous missionary man seeks to save the soul of a former prostitute.

30. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

31. Suspense (1949–1954)
25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

32. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

33. Stand by Your Man (1981 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The rags-to-riches tale of country western queen, Tammy Wynette, follows her life from her impoverished childhood to country's First Lady and her two rocky marriages to fellow superstar George Jones.

34. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)
90 min | Crime, Drama
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35. The Mountain Road (1960)
102 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
36. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

37. Move (1970)
90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.

38. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

39. The Brothers Rico (1957)
92 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.

40. Because They're Young (1960)
102 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

New high school teacher tries to help troubled students and falls in love with the principal's secretary.

41. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway

42. Brenner (1959– )
30 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Roy is a hardened twenty year cop with the NYPD; his son Ernie is an idealistic rookie. Together they face and learn from their different views of life and work.

43. Cry of the Penguins (1971)
101 min | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Womanizing biologist studies life in colony of penguins.

44. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

45. Skag (1980– )
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Pete "Skag" Skagska is a 56-year-old union foreman of a Pittsburgh steel mill until a crippling stroke forced him to stay at home and try to put his life back together and deal with family ... See full summary »

46. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)
60 min | Drama
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

47. The Hard Man (1957)
80 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A lawman becomes a deputy in a town where he suspects the friend he had to kill in self defense, was framed for murder.

48. Empire (1962–1964)
60 min | Western, Drama
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49. Directions (1960–1984)
30 min | Drama, Family, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
50. The Web (1950–1954)
30 min | Drama
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Live dramas based on stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America