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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.

Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith, David Tennant

Votes: 149,139

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.5
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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.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 26,271

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.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,392

4. The Avengers (1998)

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

3.7
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Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 35,654 | Gross: $23.32M

5. 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.

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

Votes: 7,324

6. Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

82 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

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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.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden, Roberta Tovey

Votes: 2,804

7. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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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: 1,188

8. 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.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir

Votes: 2,379

9. 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: 77

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 »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

Votes: 54

12. Encounter (1952–1961)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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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. 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.

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

Votes: 21

14. Out of This World (1962– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
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Stars: Boris Karloff, Piers Keelan, Raymond Adamson, Bill Mills

Votes: 18

15. 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.

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

Votes: 48

16. 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 »

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

Votes: 195

17. Utilities (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

5.0
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Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Robert Hays, Brooke Adams, John Marley, James Blendick

Votes: 52

18. Police Surgeon (1960)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Ian Hendry, John Warwick, Howard Daley, Blaise Wyndham

19. On Camera (1954–1958)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: James Doohan, Joe Austin, Ruth Springford, John Drainie

Votes: 6

20. Pathfinders to Venus (1961– )

30 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Stars: George Coulouris, Gerald Flood, Graydon Gould, Pamela Barney

Votes: 13

21. Pathfinders to Mars (1960– )

30 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Stars: George Coulouris, Gerald Flood, Pamela Barney, Stewart Guidotti

Votes: 9

22. 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.

Director: Jack Olsen | Stars: Charlie Pachter, Harry Pachter, Sara Pachter, Lorne Greene

Votes: 206

23. Doctor Who: The Crusade (1999 Video)

Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Ian Chesterton tells the tale of his adventures with the Doctor in Palestine.

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

Votes: 115

24. Festival (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

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

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

56 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 61

26. '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 »

Stars: Carole Ann Ford, Sylvester McCoy, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 26

27. Playbill (1953–1959)

Drama

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

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

55 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

6.7
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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.

Director: Keith Barnfather | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Julia Burnett, Mark Curtis

Votes: 25

29. 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.

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

Votes: 21

30. '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.

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

Votes: 94

31. 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

32. Counter-Attack! (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

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

33. Flight 6 (1944)

10 min | Short

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Director: Sydney Newman

34. 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

35. 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.

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

36. Inside Story (1960– )

60 min | Drama

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

37. Sing with the Commodores No. 3 (1951)

10 min | Short

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Directors: Roger Blais, Douglas Tunstell

38. It's Fun to Sing (1948)

11 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Roger Blais

39. 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

40. Yoho: Wonder Valley (1953)

11 min | Short, Documentary

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A look at Yoho National Park in Canada.

Directors: Roger Blais, Jack Olsen | Star: Bernard Cowan

41. A Capital Plan (1949)

11 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Director: Bernard Devlin | Stars: Lorne Greene, Jacques Gréber

42. Eye Witness No. 30 (1951)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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43. Summer Is for Kids (1949)

12 min | Short

4.8
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Director: Stanley Jackson | Star: John Drainie

Votes: 5

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

60 min | Drama

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Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Ruth Dunning, Stephen Murray

45. Talent Showcase (1951)

11 min | Short

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Directors: Roger Blais, Sydney Newman, Douglas Tunstell

46. 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

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

10 min | Short

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Director: Roger Blais

48. Wits End (1952)

10 min | Short

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Directors: Roger Blais, Douglas Tunstell

49. Trans-Canada Express (1944)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Stanley Hawes | Star: Lorne Greene

50. Sing with the Commodores No. 2 (1951)

8 min | Short

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Directors: Roger Blais, Douglas Tunstell