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1. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.8
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith, David Tennant

Votes: 147,915

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 25,988

3. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,357

4. The Avengers (1998)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Two British agents (John Steed and Emma Peel) team up to stop Sir August De Wynter from destroying the world with a weather changing machine.

Writers: Sydney Newman, Don MacPherson | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 35,547 | Gross: $23.32M

5. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

Votes: 1,166

6. Doctor Who (1996 TV Movie)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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The newly-regenerated Doctor takes on the Master on the turn of the millennium, 31 December 1999.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Paul McGann, Eric Roberts, Daphne Ashbrook, Sylvester McCoy

Votes: 7,290

7. Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

82 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

5.7
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An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.

Writers: Terry Nation, Milton Subotsky | Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden, Roberta Tovey

Votes: 2,775

8. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 76

9. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)

84 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.0
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The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.

Writers: Terry Nation, Milton Subotsky, David Whitaker | Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir

Votes: 2,359

10. All American Doctor Who (2013– )

Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

2.8
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The American adventures of an eccentric renegade time traveling alien and his companions.

Stars: Nicholas Briggs, Brett Murray, Dale R. Murray, Kit Prakkamakul

Votes: 30

11. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

Votes: 53

12. Encounter (1952–1961)

60 min | Drama

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An anthology television series aired from Toronto, Canada, and carried by both CBC Television and ABC. In Canada the series was known as General Motors Presents. The one-hour dramas were ... See full summary »

Stars: Austin Willis, Barry Morse, Katharine Blake, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 13

13. Out of This World (1962– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Stars: Boris Karloff, Piers Keelan, Raymond Adamson, Bill Mills

Votes: 18

14. Utilities (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

5.0
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Writers: David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf, Carl Manning | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Robert Hays, Brooke Adams, John Marley, James Blendick

Votes: 51

15. Police Surgeon (1960)

30 min | Drama

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Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Ian Hendry, John Warwick, Howard Daley, Blaise Wyndham

16. Flight Into Danger (1956 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A small planes pilot must take the controls of a large passenger plane when the pilots fall victim to food poisoning.

Writer: Arthur Hailey | Director: David Greene | Stars: James Doohan, Larry Beattie, Elizabeth Cole, Corinne Conley

Votes: 21

17. Lust in Space (1998 Video)

55 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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The Time Assizes tries the television programme Dr Who on charges of sexism, with the threat that it will be removed from history completely if found guilty.

Writers: Sydney Newman, Roger Stevens | Director: Roger Stevens | Stars: Nicholas Courtney, Sophie Aldred, James Bree, Nicola Bryant

Votes: 48

18. Festival (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Cyril Cusack, David Garfield, John Wood, Ann Bell

19. Pathfinders in Space (1960– )

30 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Stars: Peter Williams, Harold Goldblatt, Gerald Flood, Gillian Ferguson

Votes: 17

20. Doctor Who: The Missing Years (1998 Video)

56 min | Documentary

7.6
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Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Vanezis | Stars: Michael Craze, William Hartnell, Frazer Hines, Ian Levine

Votes: 61

21. Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (1993 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.4
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A specially extended video edition of the documentary filmed to mark the 30th anniversary of the long-running BBC Science Fiction serial, "Doctor Who". Linked by specially filmed footage ... See full summary »

Writer: Sydney Newman | Director: Kevin Davies | Stars: Nicholas Courtney, Michael Wisher, Josh Maguire, Toby Aspin

Votes: 195

22. On Camera (1954–1958)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: James Doohan, Joe Austin, Ruth Springford, John Drainie

Votes: 6

23. Target Luna (1960– )

30 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Geoffrey Wedgwood secretly replaces an astronaut & Professor Wedgwood launches Geoffrey into space. "Pathfinders in Space" (1960), "Pathfinders to Mars" (1960), and "Pathfinders to Venus" (1961) are all sequels to "Taget Luna" (1960).

Stars: David Markham, John Cairney, Frank Finlay, Michael Craze

24. Pathfinders to Venus (1961– )

30 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Stars: George Coulouris, Gerald Flood, Graydon Gould, Pamela Barney

Votes: 13

25. Pathfinders to Mars (1960– )

30 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Stars: George Coulouris, Gerald Flood, Pamela Barney, Stewart Guidotti

Votes: 9

26. I Was a 'Doctor Who' Monster (1996 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

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A documentary spin-off from the popular BBC TV series "Doctor Who" in which actors who have played monsters & aliens on the show discuss & reminisce over their work.

Writers: Sydney Newman, Roger Stevens | Director: Keith Barnfather | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Julia Burnett, Mark Curtis

Votes: 25

27. Johnny at the Fair (1947)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Family

2.3
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At the Canadian National Exhibition, a young boy gets separated from his parents and meets some celebrities.

Writers: Jack Olsen, John K. Rooke | Director: Jack Olsen | Stars: Charlie Pachter, Harry Pachter, Sara Pachter, Lorne Greene

Votes: 204

28. Doctor Who: The Crusade (1999 Video)

Drama, Sci-Fi

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Ian Chesterton tells the tale of his adventures with the Doctor in Palestine.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Directors: Douglas Camfield, Paul Vanezis | Stars: William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill, Maureen O'Brien

Votes: 115

29. The Big Eat (1965 TV Movie)

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Writer: Clive Exton | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Star: Sheree Winton

30. Screaming Jets (1951)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Canada's progress in jet aviation is seen in relation to that of other countries. Aerial exhibitions show the performance of jet aircraft produced by countries foremost in the field, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Olsen | Star: Jacques Scott

31. 'Doctor Who': The Tom Baker Years (1992 Video)

170 min | Documentary

8.0
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Tom Baker watches clips of all the serials in which he acted as 'Doctor Who', and provides ad lib anecdotes and reminiscences.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: John Nathan-Turner | Stars: Tom Baker, Janet Fielding, Louise Jameson, John Leeson

Votes: 94

32. Counter-Attack! (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Stars: Jeremy Bulloch, Irene French, Joseph Fürst, Murray Yeo

33. Playbill (1953–1959)

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Stars: Barry Morse, Katharine Blake, Budd Knapp, James Doohan

34. 'Doctor Who': Then and Now (1987 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.9
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To celebrate the coming twenty-fifth anniversary (in 1988) of the British science fiction-fantasy series, this one-hour special, produced for broadcast on American PBS stations, fondly ... See full summary »

Writer: Sydney Newman | Stars: Carole Ann Ford, Sylvester McCoy, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 26

35. Inside Story (1960– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Robert Brown, Mary Peach, Brian Phelan, Billy Milton

36. Grierson (1973)

58 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The story of John Grierson, the British documentary movement, and Canada's National Film Board.

Writer: Donald Brittain | Director: Roger Blais | Stars: Michael Kane, Monique Miller, John Amess, Edgar Anstey

Votes: 21

37. First Performance (1955–1958)

Drama

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A series of short television plays that were produced as a promotion for Canada Savings Bonds.

Stars: Robert Christie, Murray Westgate, Alex McKee, Hugh Webster

Votes: 7

38. Eye Witness No. 39 (1952)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Gordon Burwash | Star: Lorne Greene

39. I'll Have You to Remember (1961 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Writer: Clive Exton | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Ruth Dunning, Stephen Murray

40. Train Busters (1944)

Documentary, War

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Director: Sydney Newman | Star: Lorne Greene

41. Wits End (1952)

10 min | Short

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Directors: Roger Blais, Douglas Tunstell

42. Tea Party (1965 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

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A self-made millionaire of humble origins acquires a new secretary just before he is due to marry a woman of aristocratic lineage. He also starts to suffer mysterious problems with his eyesight and slowly becomes delusional.

Writer: Harold Pinter | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Charles Gray, John Le Mesurier, Leo McKern, Vivien Merchant

43. It's Fun to Sing (1948)

11 min | Short, Documentary

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Writer: Len Peterson | Director: Roger Blais

44. The Full Chatter (1962 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Don Taylor

45. Chansons créoles (1951)

7 min | Short

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Director: Roger Blais

46. Métropole (1947)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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A look at Montreal, the world's largest French-speaking city after Paris, on a summer's night.

Directors: Arthur Burrows, Jean Palardy | Stars: Roger Baulu, Janette Bertrand, Juliette Béliveau, Gratien Gélinas

Votes: 14

47. Yoho: Wonder Valley (1953)

11 min | Short, Documentary

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A look at Yoho National Park in Canada.

Writer: John K. Rooke | Directors: Roger Blais, Jack Olsen | Star: Bernard Cowan

48. Eye Witness No. 33 (1951)

11 min | Short

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Vignettes covering S.S. Lurcher, a celebration in Windsor, Ontario and the Sullivan Mine in British Columbia.

Star: Lorne Greene

49. Sing with the Commodores No. 1 (1951)

10 min | Short

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Director: Roger Blais

50. Workshop Limits (1963 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: George Target | Director: Don Taylor