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1. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,665

2. South Pacific (1958)

Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War

6.9
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On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston

Votes: 6,154

3. Billy Jack (1971)

GP | 114 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Victor Izay

Votes: 4,454

4. Gidget (1959)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy

6.7
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A young girl discovers surfing and love (in that order) during one transitive summer.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 2,342

5. The Big Sleep (1978)

R | 99 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.8
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Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark

Votes: 2,947

6. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 190

7. Voyage of the Damned (1976)

PG | 155 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 1,871

8. The Born Losers (1967)

PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Billy Jack battles outlaw motorcycle gang in a small California beach town.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James, Jeremy Slate, William Wellman Jr.

Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $36.00M

9. The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.0
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The sole surviving Texas Ranger of an ambush arranged by Butch Cavandish returns to fight back as a masked hero.

Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark

Votes: 1,408 | Gross: $8.00M

10. The Silent Service (1957– )

30 min | Action, War

8.5
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Documentary dramatic anthology about the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet. All stories were based on fact and the realism was heightened by actual use of combat footage from the files of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris, Robert Knapp, Ron Foster

Votes: 63

11. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 153

12. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

Votes: 291

13. Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)

Not Rated | 155 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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After a senator suddenly dies after completing (and sealing) an investigation into the nuclear power industry, the remaining senator and the state governor must decide on a person who will ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, E.G. Marshall, Teresa Kelly

Votes: 472

14. Tea and Sympathy (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Drama

7.3
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Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain climbing and girls labels him "sister-boy" at the college he is attending. Head master ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson, Edward Andrews

Votes: 1,650

15. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 116

16. The Delinquents (1957)

72 min | Drama

5.7
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A frustrated young man, separated from his younger girlfriend, gets involved in a juvenile gang.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Peter Miller, Richard Bakalyan, Rosemary Howard

Votes: 389 | Gross: $1.00M

17. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 227

18. The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)

PG | 170 min | Action, Drama, Music

4.6
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After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The... See full summary »

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Victor Izay, Teresa Kelly

Votes: 955

19. Tall Story (1960)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

6.1
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A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Jane Fonda, Ray Walston, Marc Connelly

Votes: 545

20. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Mort Lindsey Orchestra

Votes: 266

21. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 65

22. Lafayette Escadrille (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I; meets & loves a French girl & prostitute.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Etchika Choureau, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 464

23. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

8.0
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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 113

24. The Deputy (1959–1961)

30 min | Western

7.2
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The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Read Morgan, Wallace Ford

Votes: 142

25. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 73

26. Man with a Camera (1958–1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Former combat cameraman Mike Kovac is now a freelance photographer in New York City, specializing in difficult and dangerous assignments where he can get the kinds of pictures that other ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Bronson, James Flavin, Ludwig Stössel, Michael Harris

Votes: 124

27. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 50

28. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

7.9
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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.

Stars: Dale Robertson, William Demarest, Kit Carson, Lory Patrick

Votes: 240

29. The Return of Billy Jack (1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Billy Jack returns to bring down a child pornography ring headed by the Godfather of Godfathers.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Rodney Harvey, Teresa Kelly, Lou Mastantuono

Votes: 15

30. Callan (1974)

PG | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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David Callan, top agent/assassin for the S.I.S., was forced to retire because he had lost his nerve. Now, Callan is called back into service to handle the assassination of Schneider, a ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Edward Woodward, Eric Porter, Carl Möhner, Catherine Schell

Votes: 396

31. Battle of the Coral Sea (1959)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, War, Action

5.8
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In 1942 submarine commander Jeff Conway secretly photographs Japanese aircraft carriers in the Coral Sea but his submarine is damaged and he's forced to surrender.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Gia Scala, Teru Shimada, Patricia Cutts

Votes: 231

32. The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

G | 104 min | Family, Drama

7.2
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When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Alastair Sim, Peter Barkworth, Maurice Colbourne, Susan Tebbs

Votes: 202

33. These Wilder Years (1956)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.8
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Middleaged man tries to find a son that was given to an orphanage many years ago.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim

Votes: 605

34. The Master Gunfighter (1975)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Western

4.7
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Director: Frank Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Ron O'Neal, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Geo Anne Sosa

Votes: 282

35. Flight (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

8.7
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Hosted by well known General George Kenney, the show was an anthology featuring the importance of aviation. Frequently war stories, it also dealt with the practical uses of civilian air as in severe weather conditions.

Stars: George C. Kenney, Forrest Compton, John Pickard, Joe Flynn

Votes: 19

36. Like Father, Like Son (1961)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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The story of a small-town football star, Chris Wotan, who defies society, morals and his God and gets into so much trouble that he is expelled from school. Told in flashbacks, usually in ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Stefanie Powers, William Wellman Jr., Robert Fuca

Votes: 40

37. Senior Prom (1958)

82 min | Musical

5.7
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Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Jill Corey, Paul Hampton, James Komack, Barbara Bostock

Votes: 53

38. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Crime stories that Walter Winchell had covered while working with the New York City Police Department.

Stars: Walter Winchell, John Larch, George Cisar, Robert Anderson

Votes: 18

39. Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995)

95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Documentary exploring the career of noted film directer William A. Wellman.

Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: Alec Baldwin, James Cagney, Mike Connors, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 165

40. Front Row Center (1955–1956)

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Broadway plays are presented live in condensed one hour versions.

Stars: Robert Sterling, Fletcher Markle, Nan Boardman, James Daly

Votes: 11

41. Lux Playhouse (1958–1959)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

8.4
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This filmed series of light comedies, romances and melodramas alternated on Friday nights with the "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" between October 1958 and Sepetmeber 1959.

Stars: Alice Backes, Charles Keane, Nesdon Booth, Polly Bergen

Votes: 27

42. The Proper Time (1962)

75 min | Drama

8.2
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A college boy with a speech impediment learns the hard way about love and heartbreak in this low-budget drama.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Nyra Monsour, Norma Quine, Richard Shannon

Votes: 6

43. Far from the Sea (2008)

85 min | Drama

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Haunted by his abandonment in childhood by his sailor father, Eric Elliott builds a boat to recapture his father's memory. He launches the boat on Lake Roosevelt where his father taught him to sail, and finds treasure.

Director: Carol Wolf | Stars: J.C. Amberlyn, Erin Barca, Hugh Bishop, Karmen Bishop

44. When Life Gives You Lemons (II) (2010)

22 min | Short, Comedy

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Marlin hates his job, his girlfriend is cheating on him, and people he wants to forget about keep coming back in his life. Marlin draws inspiration from 1970's cult action film star Billy Jack and changes his life for the better.

Director: Alex Exline | Stars: Sayed Badreya, Jerry Bornstein, Chase Fleming, Pat Jankiewicz

45. Altman's Apprenticeship: The Kansas City Years (2007 Video)

11 min | Short

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Robert Altman's early years are examined, where he directed industrial films for the Calvin Company.

Director: Peter Ventrella | Stars: Reza Badiyi, John Considine, Elliott Gould, Tom Laughlin

46. Lux Playhouse (1958–1959)
Episode: A Game of Hate (1958)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

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Director: John Brahm | Stars: Tommy Andre, Louise Arthur, Jean Byron, Kathryn Grayson

47. Navy Log (1955–1958)
Episode: Bucket of Sand (1956)

History, War

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Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Ray Boyle, Sue Carlton, Robert Carson, Anthony Eustrel

48. Climax! (1954–1958)
Episode: Edge of Terror (1955)

Drama

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Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Edward Binns, Lloyd Bridges, Joe Downey, Raymond Greenleaf

49. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
Episode: Episode dated 23 November 1977 (1977)

Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Merv Griffin, Charlton Heston, Grace Kelly, Tom Laughlin

50. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
Episode: Episode dated 29 August 1977 (1977)

Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Richard Gautier, Merv Griffin, Tom Laughlin, Pat O'Brien