Most Popular Titles With Richard Levinson
- Movies or TV
1. Columbo (1968–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
3. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.
5. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »
7. Mannix (1967–1975)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.
8. The Hindenburg (1975)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.
10. McCloud (1970–1977)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab the bad guys.
11. The Rebel (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
After the end of the American Civil War, a former Confederate Army private roams the Wild West and, as a rogue drifter, gets involved in helping out various settlers threatened by various bad guys.
12. Rollercoaster (1977)
PG | 119 min | Thriller
The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller... See full summary »
14. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure
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 »
15. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »
16. Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (2003 TV Movie)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jessica Fletcher is off to solve another murder mystery, this time in Ireland.
17. Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (2000 TV Movie)
95 min | Mystery
JB Fletcher is a speaker at Speakers Incorporated attended by various authors. Uri Malenkovitch also attends to promote his book about the KGB. When he is killed, Jessica helps a struggling writer accused of his murder.
18. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
60 min | Drama, Sport, Western
Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »
19. Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
The third TV-Movie in the highly successful "Murder, She Wrote" involved Jessica Fletcher Jessica discovers a shocking old family secret that leads her on a journey to the deep South to ... See full summary »
20. The Execution of Private Slovik (1974 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.
21. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)
60 min | Adventure
Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »
22. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
24. Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997 TV Movie)
100 min | Mystery
TV movie continuing the adventures of Mystery book writer Jessica Fletcher from "Murder, She Wrote". Jessica is on a train headed for El Paso where she is to lecture at a conference. She ... See full summary »
26. The Rogues (1964–1965)
50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The cousins St. Clair and Fleming are con-men so successful they no longer need to con. They can be persuaded, however, to use their skills: in a just cause, where a mark deserves it very, very much.
27. Johnny Ringo (1959–1960)
30 min | Western
Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas.
28. Guilty Conscience (1985 TV Movie)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
While an unfaithful criminal lawyer considers killing his wife, his spouse develops some schemes of her own.
31. Prototype (1983 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their ... See full summary »
32. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »
Writers: David Alexander, Michel Audiard, René Barjavel, Maurice Bessy, Julien Duvivier, Henri Jeanson, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Michel Simon, Lucien Baroux, Claude Nollier, Françoise Arnoul
33. Rehearsal for Murder (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.
34. Vanishing Act (1986 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Mystery
In the Rocky Mountains, Harry Kenyon seeks out his missing wife Chris in the Winter Parade. Harry meets Lieutenant Rudameyer and tells that him he is from San Francisco and has just married... See full summary »
35. My Sweet Charlie (1970 TV Movie)
G | 97 min | Drama
A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to ... See full summary »
37. The Guardian (1984 TV Movie)
105 min | Thriller
The residents of a New York apartment building are shocked when one of them is shot during a burgulary. They decide to hire a security expert to patrol the building, but he seem a little ... See full summary »
40. Crisis at Central High (1981 TV Movie)
125 min | Drama, History
Story of the federally-ordered integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957.
41. Tenafly (1973–1974)
90 min | Drama, Crime
African-American private eye Harry Tenafly was a happily married, middle-class family man who had given up being a cop to work for a better paying position at a big L.A. detective agency. ... See full summary »
45. Jericho (1966–1967)
60 min | Drama, War
The Jericho team were a trio of Allied specialists who operated as intelligence agents and saboteurs behind Nazi lines. Franklin Sheppard, of American Army Intelligence, was their ... See full summary »
47. Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
An Arab terrorist is smuggled out of West Beirut by American secret forces, he is charged with conspiracy to commit murder and killing five innocent people including a five-year-old child. ... See full summary »
48. Murder by Natural Causes (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Mystery
Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, together with her lover tries to kill him by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill when it turns out that he knew about it all along.
50. A Cry for Help (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Drama
A talk-radio host, who specializes in abusing and insulting his audience, gets a call from a disturbed teenage girl who says she is going to commit suicide. He frantically tries to get his ... See full summary »