Highest Rated Titles With Konstantin Shayne

1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

2. Studio 57 (1954–1958)
30 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

3. Vertigo (1958)
128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

4. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
5. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

6. You Are There (1953–1957)
30 min | Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

7. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)
90 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
8. Crusader (1955–1956)
30 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In revenge for the Communist government in Poland having sent his mother to a concentration camp where she died, Matt Anders devotes himself to freeing others from totalitarian countries.

9. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

10. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
30 min | Comedy, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various ... See full summary »

11. The Texan (1958–1960)
30 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.

12. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: Escape to Freedom (1963)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
13. The Rogues (1964–1965)
50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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.

14. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: O.B.I.T. (1963)
51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The Outer Band Individuated Teletracer, or O.B.I.T., is a remarkable technology that can track and monitor any individual, anywhere, for any length of time! When a man is found dead, ... See full summary »

15. 5 Fingers (1952)
108 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

During WWII the valet to the English Ambassador to Ankara sells British secrets to the Germans while trying to romance a refugee Polish countess.

16. Steve Canyon (1958–1960)
30 min | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
17. Mike Hammer (1956–1959)
30 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

18. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
19. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Duplicate Man (1964)
51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When a dangerous alien creature called a Megasoid escapes, the scientist who smuggled him to Earth creates an illegal clone of himself to hunt it down. But his plan is complicated when his ... See full summary »

20. The Stranger (1946)
115 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.

21. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
96 min | Thriller, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt.

22. Till We Meet Again (1944)
88 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
23. The Seventh Cross (1944)
112 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The ... See full summary »

24. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.

25. Cry of the City (1948)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.

26. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
170 min | Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

27. Passage to Marseille (1944)
109 min | Drama, Adventure, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Five patriotic convicts are helped to escape imprisonment in Devil's Island so they can fight for occupied Free French forces against the Nazis.

28. King of Alcatraz (1938)
68 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A convict who has just escaped from Alcatraz Prison takes over a passenger ship. Two of the ship's crew hatch a plot to overpower him and rescue the ship's passengers.

29. Song of Love (1947)
119 min | Drama, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

30. None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
113 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they're both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet.

31. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Safe Conduct (1956)
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An American journalist meets a soccer star while traveling behind the Iron Curtain, but then is arrested as a suspected smuggler.

32. The Man in Half Moon Street (1945)
92 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A scientist who has found a way to prolong life (he is 120 years old) finds himself in a dilemma: he has fallen in love, and he has also discovered that if he doesn't get new glands, he will die.

33. Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939)
65 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter ... See full summary »

34. Paris Honeymoon (1939)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A Texas millionaire travels to Europe to meet his girlfriend, a European countess. He stops in a rustic mountain village and meets a beautiful peasant girl. He falls in love with her, then ... See full summary »

35. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Flight to the East (1958)
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A complex mystery, this Hitchcock mystery begins with an American reporter, his companion, and a young woman sitting together on a flight out of Nairobi. The reporter, Ted Franklin, tells ... See full summary »

36. I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)
83 min | Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In Pittsburgh, PA, an F.B.I. agent works to undermine the Communist party, but his brothers and his teenage boy thinks he's a real Red.

37. Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)
93 min | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Jean-Paul rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo, and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his ... See full summary »

38. The Falcon in Hollywood (1944)
67 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Falcon investigates the murder of an actor on a Hollywood backlot.

39. The Unknown Man (1951)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Prominent attorney Brad Mason takes on the defense of Rudi Walchek, a young hit-man hoodlum accused of murder. Convinced of the youthful thug's innocence, Mason get him acquitted. Later, he... See full summary »

40. The Monroe Doctrine (1939)
22 min | Short, Drama, History, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of President Monroe's response to attempts by Spain to interfere in South America.

41. The Red Danube (1949)
119 min | Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate ... See full summary »

42. The Price of Fear (1956)
79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The co-owner of a dog track is framed for two crimes: the shotgun killing of his ex-partner and the hit-and-run death of an elderly man.

43. Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)
112 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
44. Rhapsody (1954)
115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A rich, young beauty, Louise Durant, follows the man she loves and hopes to marry to Zurich where he studies violin at the conservatory. A piano student at the conservatory falls madly in ... See full summary »

45. Mike Hammer (1956–1959)
Episode: It's an Art (1958)
26 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Mike is hired by an art student's parents who are concerned when she stops writing. The artist's friends and instructor aren't concerned that she's missing, but Mike connects the girl's ... See full summary »

46. Christmas Eve (1947)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

To save her fortune from a designing nephew, Matilda Reid must locate her three long-lost adopted sons in time for a Christmas Eve reunion.

47. Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)
58 min | Adventure, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Drummond, his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped.

48. To the Victor (1948)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After serving bravely in WWII, American Paul remains in France and becomes a black marketeer. He meets Christine, an attractive French girl whose husband is in jail for collaborating with ... See full summary »

49. Angel on the Amazon (1948)
86 min | Adventure, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An expedition exploring the Amazon jungle comes across a jungle goddess who lives among the animals and fears none of them--and apparently has found the secret of eternal youth.

50. Joy in the Morning (1965)
103 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was raised in the ... See full summary »