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1. 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

2. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.9
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Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

3. My Fair Lady (1964)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Writers: Alan Jay Lerner, George Bernard Shaw | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

4. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

7.0
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The last major Colonial fighter carrier leads a makeshift fleet of human refugees on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

5. The Third Man (1949)

Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.

Writer: Graham Greene | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

6. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

7. Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)

R | 107 min | Adventure

3.1
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The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Rowe, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gary Goddard | Director: John Derek | Stars: Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Miles O'Keeffe, John Phillip Law

8. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

9. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A 20th century astronaut is revived out of 500 years of suspended animation to become the greatest hero of a future Earth.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

10. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

11. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

6.2
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Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

Writers: Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston

12. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Bianna Golodryga, Ginger Zee, Ron Claiborne

13. Xanadu (1980)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance

5.0
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The story of a girl who makes dreams come true.

Writers: Richard Christian Danus, Marc Reid Rubel | Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck, James Sloyan

14. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950's and '60's.

Creators: Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Michael McKean

15. Let's Make Love (1960)

Approved | 119 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.

Writers: Norman Krasna, Hal Kanter | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan

16. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After the destruction of the human colonies, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift refugee fleet in a search for Earth.

Writer: Glen A. Larson | Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

17. The Toy (1982)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

5.7
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An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat.

Writers: Carol Sobieski, Francis Veber | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty, Scott Schwartz

18. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Edward Binns

19. Peyton Place (1964–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »

Creators: Paul Monash, Irna Phillips | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Barbara Parkins, Ed Nelson, Christopher Connelly

20. Vega$ (1978–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Mann | Stars: Robert Urich, Bart Braverman, Phyllis Davis, Greg Morris

21. Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians' (1965)

91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them?

Writers: Agatha Christie, Peter Yeldham, Harry Alan Towers | Director: George Pollock | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian, Leo Genn

22. In Search of the Castaways (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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An earthquake, a flash flood, an avalanche, a volcano, alligators, jaguars, mutineers, and a man-eating Maoris dog the steps of a shipping company owner, a scientist, and the two children ... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell S. Hawley, Jules Verne | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders, Wilfrid Hyde-White

23. John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)

96 min | Comedy

5.4
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The Crown Prince of Fawzia gets dropped from the football team at Notre Dame; and his father, King Fawz (Peter Ustinov)... See full synopsis »

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Peter Ustinov, Richard Crenna, Jim Backus

24. Ben Casey (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Creator: James E. Moser | Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates, Harry Landers

25. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure

7.5
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Budd Albright, Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack

26. The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971–1974)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Creator: Chris Bearde | Stars: Sonny Bono, Cher, Ted Zeigler, Peter Cullen

27. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

28. In God We Tru$t (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

5.3
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Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually ... See full summary »

Writers: Marty Feldman, Chris Allen | Director: Marty Feldman | Stars: Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Louise Lasser, Richard Pryor

29. The Passionate Friends (1949)

95 min | Drama

7.9
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The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Eric Ambler, David Lean, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Trevor Howard, Claude Rains, Betty Ann Davies

30. Father Murphy (1981–1983)

48 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.3
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Creator: Michael Landon | Stars: Merlin Olsen, Katherine Cannon, Timothy Gibbs, Moses Gunn

31. Mr. Denning Drives North (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When well-off aircraft designer Denning finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off, ending up hitting him and causing his death when he falls. ... See full summary »

Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: John Mills, Phyllis Calvert, Eileen Moore, Sam Wanamaker

32. Get Christie Love! (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

6.4
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Adventures of sexy & sassy black undercover cop Christie Love.

Stars: Teresa Graves, Charles Cioffi, Jack Kelly, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

33. Operation Snafu (1961)

89 min | Comedy

5.7
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When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »

Writers: R.F. Delderfield, Harold Buchman | Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke

34. The Liquidator (1965)

105 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

5.7
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Colonel Mostyn is the chief of a section of the British Security Services when they are embarrassed by the number of spies and defections. The Chief tells him to do something about it so he... See full summary »

Writers: John Gardner, Peter Yeldham | Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St. John, Wilfrid Hyde-White

35. The Browning Version (1951)

Passed | 90 min | Drama

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Forced to retire from an English public school. a disliked professor must confront his utter failures as a teacher, a husband, and a man.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Nigel Patrick, Wilfrid Hyde-White

36. Carry on Nurse (1959)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Cargill, Jack Beale, Norman Hudis | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton

37. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.5
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The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Carpenter, Paul Knight, Sidney Cole | Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Michael Deeks, Christopher Benjamin, Billy Dean

38. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.2
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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

39. The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

2.9
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Sumuru is a beautiful but evil woman who plans world domination by having her sexy all-female army eliminate male leaders and replace them with her female agents.

Writers: Kevin Kavanagh, Sax Rohmer, Harry Alan Towers | Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Frankie Avalon, George Nader, Shirley Eaton, Wilfrid Hyde-White

40. North West Frontier (1959)

129 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Patrick Ford, Will Price, Robin Estridge | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White

41. The Cat and the Canary (1978)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror

5.8
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A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.

Writers: Radley Metzger, John Willard | Director: Radley Metzger | Stars: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox, Wendy Hiller

42. Quentin Durward (1955)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue.

Writers: Robert Ardrey, George Froeschel | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Kay Kendall, Robert Morley, George Cole

43. Bang! Bang! You're Dead! (1966)

92 min | Comedy

5.7
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One of six travellers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one?

Writers: Harry Alan Towers, Peter Yeldham | Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White

44. The Promoter (1952)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

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A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Bennett, Eric Ambler | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark

45. Oh, God! Book II (1980)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.0
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God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.

Writers: Josh Greenfeld, Hal Goldman, Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs, Melissa Miller, Avery Corman | Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney, Louanne

46. John and Julie (1955)

82 min | Family, Comedy

7.2
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Writer: William Fairchild | Director: William Fairchild | Stars: Colin Gibson, Lesley Dudley, Noelle Middleton, Moira Lister

47. Last Holiday (1950)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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When a lonely, unappreciated farm equipment salesman discovers he has only weeks to live, he withdraws his savings for a final holiday at a 'posh' resort.

Writer: J.B. Priestley | Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell, Kay Walsh, Grégoire Aslan

48. Two Way Stretch (1960)

78 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Peter Sellers has planned the perfect robbery while in prison. He intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison before anyone notices. With only a ... See full summary »

Writers: John Warren, Len Heath, Alan Hackney | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Peter Sellers, David Lodge, Bernard Cribbins, Wilfrid Hyde-White

49. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

50. The Plank (1979 TV Short)

28 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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This is a pantomime about two construction workers, who discover that a plank is missing from the floor they are just building. They discover that two children have taken the plank and use ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Sykes | Director: Eric Sykes | Stars: Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe, Lionel Blair, Henry Cooper