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1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Votes: 139,798 | Gross: $128.30M
2. V (1984–1985)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth--only now some humans are knowingly working with them.
4. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical
A town's sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a TV preacher targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Votes: 7,774 | Gross: $69.70M
7. Nashville (1975)
R | 159 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.
9. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
10. 60 Minutes (1968– )
60 min | Documentary, News
A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.
11. Escape from Sobibor (1987 TV Movie)
143 min | Drama, History, War
During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were ... See full summary »
13. The Best Man (1964)
Approved | 102 min | Drama
The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement.
14. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
15. The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller
A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite ... See full summary »
16. Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (1998– )
53 min | Documentary, War
Based on information derived from formerly classified documents and messages, coupled with interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world, SECRET OF WAR is the ... See full summary »
17. ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (1953– )
30 min | News
From the 60's to the 90's, the three major networks were, for the most part, the only source for national and international news. ABC News, anchored by Peter Jennings, regularly presented ... See full summary »
18. You Are There (1953–1971)
30 min | Drama, History
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".
19. The Man (1972)
G | 93 min | Drama
When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas ... See full summary »
20. The President's Plane Is Missing (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
An incompetent Vice President is in control of the government after the President's plane mysteriously disappears with him on board.
21. Nasty Habits (1977)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
24. See It Now (1951–1958)
30 min | Documentary, News
This show was an irregularly scheduled hour long program that gave more complete coverage of issues. The show consisted of 'Edward R. Murrow (I)' sitting in the New York studio talking ... See full summary »
26. Trapped Beneath the Sea (1974 TV Movie)
97 min | Action, Drama
Based on an incident that occurred off the coast of Florida in 1973, this film tells the story of four men who find themselves trapped in a mini-submarine in the ocean depths.
29. Discovery (1962– )
30 min | Documentary, Family
Historical and cultural documentary TV series for children aired on ABC originally as a weekday series, but later moved to Saturday afternoons or Sunday mornings throughout most of the Sixties.
32. King: Man of Peace in a Time of War (2007 Video)
60 min | Documentary, Biography
A salute to a man who remains an inspiration and a force for social change nearly forty years after his untimely death at the age of 39.
34. Years of Crisis (1950–1964)
60 min | News
An annual year end news roundup, scheduled for late December or early January, moderated for most of its run by Edward R. Murrow. The program featured discussions of world events with CBS reporters.
37. Kennedy-Nixon Debate (1960 TV Movie)
A televised debate between 1960 presidential candidates John F. Kennedy (Democrat and Richard M. Nixon (Republican). Most political observers agree that Nixon came across poorly--unprepared... See full summary »
40. Year End Review: Dinner at Howard K. Smith's (1966 TV Movie)
60 min | News
The annual year-end review program produced by ABC News featuring its correspondents analyzing world and domestic events of 1966. The program this year was produced at the Maryland home of ABC News correspondent Howard K. Smith.
43. The Year of Confrontation (1962 TV Movie)
30 min | News
The first of two year-end review programs produced by ABC News and featuring its correspondents analyzing world events, especially, in this case, the Cuban Missile Crisis.
44. 1960 Presidential Debates (1960– )
240 min | News
Senator John F. Kennedy, the Democratic nominee, and Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican nominee, participate in the first set of general election presidential debates in United States history.
48. Year Out: Year in 1965 (1965 TV Movie)
60 min | News
The annual year-end review program produced by ABC News featuring its correspondents analyzing world and domestic events of 1965, including events in Vietnam and the future of U.S. policy there.
49. The View from the White House (1968 TV Movie)
60 min | News
ABC newsman Howard K. Smith interviews The First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson, on life in The White House, as her husband's administration nears its end. President Johnson makes a cameo appearance.