Most Popular Titles With Darren McGavin
- Movies or TV
1. The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
6. Billy Madison (1995)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy
In order to inherit his fed up father's hotel empire, an immature and lazy man must repeat grades 1-12 all over again.
7. A Christmas Story (1983)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.
8. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
11. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Monica, Tess, and Andrew are a trio of angels sent to Earth to tell depressed and troubled people that God loves them and hasn't forgotten them.
12. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.
13. The Virginian (1962–1971)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »
14. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
TV-14 | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.
15. The Natural (1984)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sport
An average baseball player comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
16. 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.
17. Captain America (1990)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull.
21. Raw Deal (1986)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former FBI agent turned small town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by the Chicago Mafia.
22. 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 »
25. Route 66 (1960–1964)
60 min | Adventure
Only fiction series written & shot all over North America. Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early 60's social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle ... See full summary »
26. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Each episode of this TV series depicts a short, strange tale...with a twist! With eerie stories vaguely reminiscent of 'The Twilight Zone,' viewers learn to appreciate that things are often... See full summary »
28. Airport '77 (1977)
PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water.
32. Sisters (1991–1996)
60 min | Drama
"Sisters" follows the lives and loves of four close, but very different, sisters of the Reed family living in Winnetka, Illinois. Alex, the oldest, is a wealthy, slightly snobish, WASP wife... See full summary »
33. The Commish (1991–1995)
60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Slightly offbeat television police comedy/drama. Tony Scali is the police commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's... See full summary »
34. 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.
35. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.
36. Deadly Nightmares (1983–1991)
26 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller.
37. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
TV-14 | 119 min | Drama
Strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while crippled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down.
39. Monsters (1988–1990)
30 min | Horror
A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.
42. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
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.
43. Police Story (1973–1977)
120 min | Drama, Crime
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »
44. The Six Million Dollar Man (1973 TV Movie)
90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After an astronaut/test pilot is catastrophically mutilated in a test plane crash, he is rebuilt and equipped with nuclear powered bionic limbs and implants.
45. Perfect Harmony (1991 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama, Family, Music
In a private school in the U.S. South, Mr. Sanders, a new choirmaster tries to reduce some of the prejudice and hostility of some of the students in his choir. Paul, a bully who feels he ... See full summary »
47. 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 »
49. Turk 182! (1985)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a ... See full summary »
50. The Night Stalker (1972 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Thriller
An abrasive Las Vegas newspaper reporter investigates a series of murders committed by a vampire.