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1. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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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

2. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.5
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"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft | Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna

3. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip.

Stars: Jay North, Gloria Henry, Herbert Anderson, Billy Booth

4. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

Creator: Ed James | Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin

5. North (1994)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.4
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Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Zweibel, Andrew Scheinman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

6. Hazel (1961–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to... See full summary »

Creator: Ted Key | Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake

7. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.6
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Robert Taylor, Stanley Andrews, Don Haggerty, Gregg Palmer

8. He Walked by Night (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, John C. Higgins, Harry Essex | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell

9. The Oscar (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

5.1
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.

Writers: Richard Sale, Harlan Ellison, Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene | Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker

10. Tulsa (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells... See full summary »

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Curtis Kenyon, Richard Wormser | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, Pedro Armendáriz, Lloyd Gough

11. Reign of Terror (1949)

Approved | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart, Richard Hart, Arlene Dahl

12. Captain Midnight (1954–1958)

30 min | Sci-Fi

7.8
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Captain Midnight was a daring, jut-jawed war hero who led a mysterious government group known as the Secret Squadron. Midnight, his comic sidekick Icky, and the rest of the Squadron ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Webb, Sid Melton, Olan Soule, Henry Rowland

13. Hollow Triumph (1948)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.8
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Pursued by the big-time gambler he robbed, John Muller takes a new identity, with ironic results.

Writers: Daniel Fuchs, Murray Forbes | Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Eduard Franz, Leslie Brooks

14. The Noose Hangs High (1948)

77 min | Comedy

7.1
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Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers he sent for to pick up $50,000. Now the person he sent them to sent two of his men to ... See full summary »

Writers: Julian Blaustein, Bernard Feins, John Grant, Charles Grayson, Howard Harris, Arthur T. Horman, Daniel Taradash | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Joseph Calleia, Leon Errol

15. Raw Deal (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.4
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Joe Sullivan is itching to get out of prison. He's taken the rap for Rick, who owes him $50 Grand. Rick sets up an escape for Joe, knowing that Joe will be caught escaping and be shot or ... See full summary »

Writers: Leopold Atlas, John C. Higgins, Arnold B. Armstrong, Audrey Ashley | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland

16. The Prowler (1951)

92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way.

Writers: Robert Thoeren, Hans Wilhelm, Hugo Butler, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell, Katherine Warren

17. T-Men (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Crime

7.1
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Two US Treasury agents hunt a successful counterfeiting ring.

Writers: John C. Higgins, Virginia Kellogg | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Wallace Ford, Alfred Ryder, Mary Meade

18. The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

Unrated | 78 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.5
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On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about ... See full summary »

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Muriel Roy Bolton, Ian McLellan Hunter | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson

19. The Range Rider (1951–1953)

30 min | Western

7.9
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The Range Rider, had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians.

Stars: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones, Bob Woodward, Al Wyatt Sr.

20. Port of New York (1949)

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

6.1
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Two narcotics agents go after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use ships docking at the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband.

Writers: Eugene Ling, Leo Townsend, Arthur A. Ross, Bert Murray | Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Scott Brady, Richard Rober, K.T. Stevens, Yul Brynner

21. The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)

30 min | Western

7.5
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The already legendary singing cowboy rode with his comic pal Pat from town to town bringing justice, song and his horse Champion to the old Southwest.

Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

22. Repeat Performance (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Sheila kills her husband at the start of the film with a smoking gun. We don't know how or why. All we know is men are banging on her door and she escapes. Great dialogue as she makes her ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Bullock, William O'Farrell | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie, Virginia Field, Tom Conway

23. Trapped (1949)

78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.

Writers: Earl Felton, George Zuckerman | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Payton, John Hoyt, James Todd

24. The Underworld Story (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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The story of the fight of a small-town newspaper to free an innocent girl of a murder charge, with the publisher of a metropolitan city newspaper heading, by forced circumstances, the opposing forces.

Writers: Henry Blankfort, Cy Endfield, Craig Rice | Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Dan Duryea, Herbert Marshall, Gale Storm, Howard Da Silva

25. Out of the Blue (1947)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

7.0
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Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh, a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae; a Bohemian artist, David Galleo and his ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Bullock, Vera Caspary, Edward Eliscu | Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: George Brent, Virginia Mayo, Turhan Bey, Ann Dvorak

26. Behind Locked Doors (1948)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene Ling, Malvin Wald | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Lucille Bremer, Richard Carlson, Douglas Fowley, Ralf Harolde

27. Tightrope (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.8
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Mike Conners played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots. His name changed with each episode in order to protect him. ... See full summary »

Creators: Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse | Stars: Mike Connors, Jesse White, Ted de Corsia, Jan Arvan

28. Railroaded! (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A beautician and her crooked boyfriend attempt to rob the bookie operation located in the back room, but when the plan goes wrong, they frame an innocent man.

Writers: Gertrude Walker, John C. Higgins | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont, Jane Randolph

29. Love from a Stranger (1947)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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A newly married woman begins to suspect that her husband is a killer. Even worse, she soon comes to believe that she will be his next victim.

Writers: Philip MacDonald, Frank Vosper, Agatha Christie | Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: John Hodiak, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, John Howard

30. Tate (1960– )

30 min | Western

7.9
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The adventures of a one-armed gunfighter (he lost the use of an arm during the Civil War) in the Old West.

Creator: Harry Julian Fink | Stars: David McLean, Don Wilbanks, Robert Redford, Julie Adams

31. Million Dollar Weekend (1948)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Nicholas Lawrence, a young stockbroker, embezzles a million dollars worth of cash and stock, planning to flee to Shanghai. En route, he meets Cynthia Strong, who is fleeing Los Angeles ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Belden, Matty Kemp, Gene Raymond | Director: Gene Raymond | Stars: Gene Raymond, Osa Massen, Francis Lederer, Robert Warwick

32. Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965 TV Movie)

47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.9
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The mighty Hercules battles a sea monster to save the legendary city of Troy.

Writers: Larry Forrester, Ugo Liberatore | Director: Albert Band | Stars: Gordon Scott, Paul Stevens, Mart Hulswit, Diana Hyland

33. It's a Joke, Son! (1947)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

6.1
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The first Eagle-Lion film stars Kenny Delmar as Senator Beauregard Claghorn, his "Allen's Alley" resident-character heard on Fred Allen's radio program. Claghorn was a blustery, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Paul Girard Smith | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Kenny Delmar, Una Merkel, June Lockhart, Kenneth Farrell

34. The Hathaways (1961–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Suburban couple with three chimps as "children".

Stars: Peggy Cass, Jack Weston, Barbara Perry, Mary Grace Canfield

35. Window on Main Street (1961–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Cam Brooks, a writer, returns to Millsberg, his hometown, and renews his friendship with the editor of the local newspaper, Lloyd Ramsey. The inhabitants of the town were subjects of Cam's ... See full summary »

Creator: Roswell Rogers | Stars: Robert Young, Ford Rainey, Constance Moore, Brad Berwick

36. Northwest Stampede (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Western

5.4
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When his father dies, rodeo star Dan Bennett returns to his ranch but hires on as a ranch hand. A horse known as the White Outlaw is the leader of a herd of wild horses and Dan's obsession ... See full summary »

Writers: Art Arthur, Lillie Hayward, Jean Muir | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Joan Leslie, James Craig, Jack Oakie, Chill Wills

37. Lost Honeymoon (1947)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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When an Englishwoman dies, leaving behind two children, her devoted friend decides to take the children to find the woman's husband, an American serviceman who had returned to the USA. But ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Fields | Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ann Richards, Tom Conway, Frances Rafferty

38. Bury Me Dead (1947)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Barbara Carlin attends her own funeral and returns home suspecting that her husband, Rod Carlin, had tried to do away with her, and is also (rightfully) curious as to just who was the woman... See full summary »

Writers: Dwight V. Babcock, Karen DeWolf, Irene Winston | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, June Lockhart, Hugh Beaumont, Mark Daniels

39. Canon City (1948)

82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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This movie centers around a prison escape from the Colorado State Penitentiary. There are 12 escapees and it shows the efforts placed to capture these men.

Writer: Crane Wilbur | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Scott Brady, Jeff Corey, Whit Bissell, Stanley Clements

40. Happy (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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A sitcom centering on toddler Christopher Hapgood "Happy" Day and his parents. Happy's thoughts could be heard by the audience in the same way Bruce Willis' voice of the baby could be heard in "Look Who's Talking."

Creators: George Carleton Brown, Frank Gill Jr. | Stars: Ronnie Burns, Yvonne Fedderson, Steven Born, David Born

41. Adventures of Casanova (1948)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.1
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After Palermo falls in 1793, a notorious ladies man joins the underground resistance movement--but still finds time for the ladies.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Walter Bullock, Karen DeWolf | Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Lucille Bremer, Turhan Bey, John Sutton

42. For Men Only (1952)

93 min | Drama

7.4
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A college professor begins to suspect that a student's accidental death was tied to his refusal to take part in a traditional "hazing" and was no accident.

Writers: Herbert H. Margolis, Lou Morheim | Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Paul Henreid, Robert Sherman, Russell Johnson, Margaret Field

43. The Big Cat (1949)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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1933. A city boy arrives in his late mother's birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, old fights and a cougar. He turns out to be pivotal in all of these.

Writers: Morton Grant, Dorothy Yost | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Lon McCallister, Peggy Ann Garner, Preston Foster, Forrest Tucker

44. Man from Texas (1948)

71 min | Western

6.0
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James Craig is torn between his criminal career as the masked bandit named the "El Paso Kid," and the life of a law-abiding citizen with his long-suffering wife Zoe (Bari). Throughout the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerome Chodorov, Joseph Fields, E.B. Ginty | Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: James Craig, Lynn Bari, Johnny Johnston, Una Merkel

45. Archie (1964 TV Movie)

43 min | Comedy

7.5
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Writer: R.S. Allen | Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: John Simpson, Roland Winters, William Schallert, Cheryl Holdridge

46. Mickey (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Young girl is constantly getting into trouble and embarrassing her father, who finally puts his foot down.

Writers: Muriel Roy Bolton, Peggy Goodin, Agnes Christine Johnston | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Lois Butler, Bill Goodwin, Irene Hervey, John Sutton

47. Adventures of Gallant Bess (1948)

71 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.6
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Ted Daniels, a ranch hand working for a rodeo, captures a magnificent wild horse that he tames and trains. As Ted is recovering from an accident that happened during a rodeo, the rodeo ... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Rapf | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Audrey Long, Fuzzy Knight, Gallant Bess

48. Assigned to Danger (1948)

Approved | 66 min | Film-Noir, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Insurance investigator Dan Sullivan is forced to pose as a doctor while investigating a huge payroll robbery.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Eugene Ling | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Gene Raymond, Noreen Nash, Robert Bice, Martin Kosleck

49. Goodyear Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Robert Ryan, David Niven, Jane Powell, Peter Leeds

50. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lemmon, David Niven, Robert Ryan, Jane Powell