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1. True Romance (1993)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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57 Metascore

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer

2. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American West.

Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Lindsay Greenbush, Sidney Greenbush

3. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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83 Metascore

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

4. The Wedding Planner (2001)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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33 Metascore

Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.

Writers: Pamela Falk, Michael Ellis | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Justin Chambers

5. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Dennis Fimple

6. Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

4.5
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34 Metascore

On his latest assignment, FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes undercover as Big Momma, and works as a nanny for an unhappy woman who is under investigation for murder.

Writers: Don Rhymer, Darryl Quarles | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Emily Procter, Nia Long, Zachary Levi

7. The Family Man (2000)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.

Writers: David Diamond, David Weissman | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven

8. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Writers: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

9. East of Eden (1955)

PG | 115 min | Drama

8.0
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In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at ... See full summary »

Writers: John Steinbeck, Paul Osborn | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

10. Roots (1977 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Olivia Cole, Ben Vereen, John Amos

11. Fools Rush In (1997)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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37 Metascore

After a one night stand with Isabel, Alex realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.

Writers: Joan Taylor, Katherine Reback | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Carlos Gómez

12. Hee Haw (1969–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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Televised comedy/variety show with a country bent.

Creators: John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt | Stars: Roy Clark, Gunilla Hutton, Buck Owens, Junior Samples

13. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

TV-PG | 108 min | Drama

8.1
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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Writers: Richard Brooks, James Poe, Tennessee Williams | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

14. Radio (2003)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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38 Metascore

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson

15. Two Moon Junction (1988)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.

Writers: Zalman King, MacGregor Douglas | Director: Zalman King | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Louise Fletcher, Burl Ives

16. 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

17. The Big Country (1958)

Unrated | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.9
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A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

Writers: Donald Hamilton, Jessamyn West, Robert Wyler, James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

18. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

19. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

20. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Writers: Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith, Barbara Turner, Susan Emshwiller | Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Tom Bower, Jennifer Connelly

21. Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Writers: Romeo Muller, Robert May, Johnny Marks | Director: Larry Roemer | Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Burl Ives, Paul Soles, Larry D. Mann

22. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

23. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.

Writers: George Lucas, Bob Carrau | Director: John Korty | Stars: Eric Walker, Warwick Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, Guy Boyd

24. Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)

105 min | Drama

7.2
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In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair.

Writers: Willard Motley, Robert Presnell Jr. | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Burl Ives, Shelley Winters, James Darren, Jean Seberg

25. The Ref (1994)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Marie Weiss, Richard LaGravenese | Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.

26. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

27. White Dog (1982)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.2
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A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people.

Writers: Romain Gary, Samuel Fuller, Curtis Hanson | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christa Lang, Vernon Weddle, Jameson Parker

28. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

29. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Writer: Budd Schulberg | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

30. Summer Magic (1963)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.0
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A Bostonian widow moves with her kids to the country.

Writers: Sally Benson, Kate Douglas Wiggin | Director: James Neilson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives, Deborah Walley

31. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

32. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

33. Our Man in Havana (1959)

111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Jim Wormold is an expatriate Englishman living in pre-revolutionary Havana with his teenage daughter Milly. He owns a vacuum cleaner shop but isn't very successful so he accepts an offer ... See full summary »

Writer: Graham Greene | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

34. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

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: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

35. Captains and the Kings (1976 TV Mini-Series)

540 min | Drama

7.6
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Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s.

Stars: Richard Jordan, Harvey Jason, Patty Duke, Blair Brown

36. Ensign Pulver (1964)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, War

5.9
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Life becomes so harried after Ensign Pulver's prank, he and the Captain are swept off deck during a storm, ending up on a tropical island, a group of ship wrecked nurses, dancing natives and 1 very big case of appendicitis.

Writers: Thomas Heggen, Joshua Logan, Peter S. Feibleman | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Robert Walker Jr., Burl Ives, Walter Matthau, Tommy Sands

37. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety that would become notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

38. The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (2009)

PG | 101 min | Documentary

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78 Metascore

A documentary about Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman -- aka The Sherman Brothers -- the Academy Award and Grammy-winning songwriters.

Directors: Gregory V. Sherman, Jeff Sherman | Stars: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Roy Edward Disney, Julie Andrews

39. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

40. Flip (1970–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »

Stars: Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin, Redd Foxx

41. So Dear to My Heart (1948)

G | 79 min | Family, Drama

7.3
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This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication.

Writers: John Tucker Battle, Maurice Rapf, Ted Sears, Sterling North, Marc Davis, Ken Anderson, Bill Peet | Directors: Harold D. Schuster, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten

42. Danger Bay (1984–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Family

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The adventures of a marine biologist and his family as they fight environmental crimes and other problems.

Stars: Donnelly Rhodes, Christopher Crabb, Ocean Hellman, Hagan Beggs

43. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

44. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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

45. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.7
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

46. Desire Under the Elms (1958)

111 min | Drama, Romance

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Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are the sons of two wives Cabot has overworked into ... See full summary »

Writers: Irwin Shaw, Eugene O'Neill | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Frank Overton

47. The Bermuda Depths (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.

Writers: William Overgard, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Director: Tsugunobu Kotani | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Carl Weathers, Connie Sellecca, Julie Woodson

48. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

49. Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

5.9
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George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.

Writers: Oliver Hailey, Leonard Stern, Tom Lazarus | Director: Leonard Stern | Stars: George Burns, Brooke Shields, Burl Ives, Ray Bolger

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

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

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