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1. The Waltons (1971–1981)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.6
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The life and trials of a 1930's mountain family.

Stars: Jon Walmsley, Mary Beth McDonough, Eric Scott, Judy Norton

2. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

PG | 122 min | Drama

8.1
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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.

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Oscar Saul | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

3. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

4. 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

5. On Moonlight Bay (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson, Booth Tarkington | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Jack Smith, Leon Ames

6. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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The cases of a fat private detective.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Donovan Jones

7. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)

30 min | Western, Adventure

7.8
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Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Forbes, William Schallert, John Laing, Joyce Vanderveen

8. The Country Girl (1954)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A director hires an alcoholic has-been and strikes up a stormy relationship with the actor's wife, who he believes is the cause of all the man's problems.

Writers: Clifford Odets, George Seaton | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden, Anthony Ross

9. 4 for Texas (1963)

Approved | 124 min | Western, Comedy

5.6
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Frank Sinatra plays a tough guy who hooks up with fellow rat packer Dean Martin to open a casino in this western.

Writers: Teddi Sherman, Robert Aldrich | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress

10. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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At the Doll House, a 1930's New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the arrival in town ... See full summary »

Writers: Nelson Algren, John Fante, Edmund Morris | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, Anne Baxter

11. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

7.3
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

Creators: Frank Gruber, James Brooks, Gene Reynolds | Stars: Dale Robertson, William Demarest, Kit Carson, Lory Patrick

12. Written on the Wind (1956)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.

Writers: George Zuckerman, Robert Wilder | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

13. They Live by Night (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

7.6
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An escaped convict is injured and is helped by a woman with whom he has an ill-fated relationship.

Writers: Charles Schnee, Nicholas Ray, Edward Anderson | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen

14. The Leech Woman (1960)

Approved | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.2
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An endocrinologist in a dysfunctional marriage with an aging, alcoholic wife journeys to Africa seeking a drug that will restore youth.

Writers: David Duncan, Ben Pivar, Francis Rosenwald | Director: Edward Dein | Stars: Coleen Gray, Grant Williams, Phillip Terry, Gloria Talbott

15. The Buccaneer (1958)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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During the War of 1812 against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will... See full summary »

Writers: Harold Lamb, Jesse Lasky Jr., Jeanie Macpherson, Edwin Justus Mayer, Bernice Mosk, Lyle Saxon, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Anthony Quinn | Stars: Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer, Inger Stevens

16. Wichita (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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Former buffalo hunter and entrepreneur Wyatt Earp arrives in the lawless cattle town of Wichita Kansas. His skill as a gun-fighter make him a perfect candidate for Marshal but he refuses ... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Joel McCrea, Vera Miles, Lloyd Bridges, Wallace Ford

17. Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965)

G | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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When a native village is apparently terrorized by a Lion, the local sergeant enlists the help of a veterinarian working at a nearby animal study center. It is soon discovered that the Lion ... See full summary »

Writers: Art Arthur, Alan Caillou, Marshall Thompson | Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Marshall Thompson, Betsy Drake, Richard Haydn, Cheryl Miller

18. Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure

5.9
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Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Samuel Newman, Francis Swann, John Cousins | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley

19. Horizons West (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.2
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Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in post-Civil War Texas.

Writer: Louis Stevens | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Robert Ryan, Julie Adams, Rock Hudson, Judith Braun

20. Dangerous Mission (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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A policeman tries to protect a young woman against a hit man, when she flees New York after witnessing a mob killing.

Writers: Charles Bennett, W.R. Burnett, James Edmiston, Horace McCoy | Director: Louis King | Stars: Victor Mature, Piper Laurie, William Bendix, Vincent Price

21. Lincoln (1974 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Drama, History

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Stars: Hal Holbrook, Sada Thompson, Michael Cristofer, James Carroll Jordan

22. Mister Cory (1957)

92 min | Drama

6.6
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Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Leo Rosten | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Tony Curtis, Martha Hyer, Charles Bickford, Kathryn Grant

23. Affair with a Stranger (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

5.9
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When a TV gossip columnist wrongly announces that the marriage between now successful playwright William Blakeley and his wife Carolyn is breaking up, New York friends variously reminisce ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Flournoy | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Mary Jo Tarola, Monica Lewis

24. You're My Everything (1949)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a ... See full summary »

Writers: Will H. Hays Jr., George Jessel, Lamar Trotti | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Anne Revere, Stanley Ridges

25. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk, Jesse White

26. Dark Intruder (1965)

59 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Police call in occult expert to help solve series of murders.

Writer: Barré Lyndon | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Peter Mark Richman, Judi Meredith, Gilbert Green

27. The Bubble (1966)

112 min | Sci-Fi

5.0
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A couple encounter mysterious atmospheric effects in an airplane and find themselves in a town where people behave oddly. They eventually escape.

Writer: Arch Oboler | Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: Michael Cole, Deborah Walley, Johnny Desmond, Kassie McMahon

28. My Six Convicts (1952)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Michael Blankfort, Donald Powell Wilson | Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Millard Mitchell, Gilbert Roland, John Beal, Marshall Thompson

29. When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)

98 min | Musical

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Vaudeville performers, Dailey and Grable, have marital difficulties when he hits the "Big Time", which are compounded by his drinking problem.

Writers: Arthur Hopkins, Elizabeth Reinhardt, Lamar Trotti, George Manker Watters | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Jack Oakie, June Havoc

30. Twenty Plus Two (1961)

102 min | Mystery

6.4
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Writer: Frank Gruber | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: David Janssen, Jeanne Crain, Dina Merrill, Agnes Moorehead

31. Gambling House (1950)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Small time racketeer Marc Fury agrees to plead self-defense for a murder committed by gang boss Joe Farrow in exchange for Farrow's I.O.U. for $50,000. He is acquitted but is ordered ... See full summary »

Writers: Marvin Borowsky, Allen Rivkin, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Victor Mature, Terry Moore, William Bendix, Zachary Charles

32. The Legend of Hillbilly John (1974)

G | 89 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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A wandering ballad singer in the Appalachians meets an ugly bird-type creature, is transported back in time, finds himself involved in the Devil's work.

Writers: Melvin Levy, Manly Wade Wellman | Director: John Newland | Stars: Hedges Capers, Severn Darden, Susan Strasberg, Percy Rodrigues

33. Strictly Dishonorable (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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Writers: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, Preston Sturges | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Ezio Pinza, Janet Leigh, Millard Mitchell, Gale Robbins

34. The Honorable Sam Houston (1975 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, History

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The life of Sam Houston, the founding father of the Republic of Texas.

Writer: Jean Holloway | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Charles Aidman, Norman Alden, Brian Andrews, Jim Antonio

35. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
Episode: A Matter of Blood (1967)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.2
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A dying Indian chief wants Boone to bring back his daughter, long living with whites, to be queen. She is very unsure about coming back, and there are tribe members who don't want her to return.

Writers: Judith Barrows, Robert Guy Barrows | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Fess Parker, William Smith, Harry Bellaver, Madame Spivy

36. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)
Episode: Deception (1956)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: William Spier, Alec Waugh | Director: Jules Bricken | Stars: Linda Darnell, Trevor Howard, John Williams, Alan Napier

37. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: New Orleans Trackdown (1961)

60 min | Western

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Creator: Frank Gruber | Stars: Dale Robertson, Robert Bailey, Marjorie Bennett, Hank Brandt

38. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
Episode: The Beggar of New Orleans (1957)

30 min | Western, Adventure

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Jim set out to help a former champion fencer who has fallen on hard times and is reduced to begging in the streets.

Writers: Monte Barrett, Endre Bohem, Louis Vittes | Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Scott Forbes, John Hoyt, Joyce Vanderveen, Paul Playdon

39. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: The Exchange (1974)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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To avenge the killing of his younger brother, a man kidnaps a police cadet to exchange for the Police Lieutenant he blames for his death.

Writers: Jackson Gillis, Edward Hume | Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Robert Loggia, Edward Binns, George McCallister

40. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
Episode: The Intruder (1957)

30 min | Western, Adventure

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A young man is caught burglarizing the home of Jim's friend Francois. However, instead of turning him over to the authorities, Jim decides to help the youth.

Writers: Monte Barrett, John Dunkel | Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Scott Forbes, Lee Erickson, Paul Playdon, Joyce Vanderveen

41. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Journey (1973)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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An elderly neighbor reinforces John-Boy's feelings that despite hard times he is lucky to be surrounded by a loving family.

Writers: Earl Hamner Jr., Nigel McKeand | Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

42. Lincoln (1974– )
Episode: The Last Days (1976)

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The Civil War over, Abraham Lincoln plans Reconstruction with his cabinet and General Grant. Meanwhile, Lincoln suffers unsettling dreams and omens. Lincoln and Mary spend the afternoon of April 14, 1865 looking ahead to a peaceful future.

Writer: Philip H. Reisman Jr. | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Sada Thompson, Norman Burton, Michael Cristofer

43. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: The Past Is Prologue (1967)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A hard-working carpenter is about to be extradited to the state of New York and executed for a murder he was convicted of committing 19 years earlier. Ironside races against time to prove the man's innocence.

Creator: Collier Young | Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Victor Jory, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson

44. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
Episode: Thieves' Market (1957)

30 min | Western, Adventure

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Jim takes a young French friend on a tour of New Orleans' infamous "Thieves Market", where they are attacked and robbed--by thieves.

Writers: Monte Barrett, Albert Beich, Robert Warnes Leach | Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Scott Forbes, Paul Playdon, Pamela Baird, Joyce Vanderveen