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1. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 175 min | Western

8.7
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80 Metascore

Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Writers: Sergio Leone, Sergio Donati, Dario Argento, Bernardo Bertolucci, Mickey Knox | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

2. 1941 (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.9
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Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, John Milius | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams, Nancy Allen

3. Moonlighting (1985–1989)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The quirky cases of a former model and a smart aleck detective who manage a private detective agency.

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley, Curtis Armstrong

4. The Last Gangster (1937)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, William A. Wellman, Robert Carson | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner, Lionel Stander

5. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Creator: Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

6. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Writer: Ron Friedman | Director: Nelson Shin | Stars: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

7. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Writers: Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

8. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

9. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

10. Dream On (1990–1996)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Stars: Brian Benben, Chris Demetral, Denny Dillon, Wendie Malick

11. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Clarence Budington Kelland | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

12. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Edward Binns

13. Guadalcanal Diary (1943)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.

Writers: Richard Tregaskis, Lamar Trotti, Jerome Cady | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte

14. The Cassandra Crossing (1976)

R | 129 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Passengers on a European train have been exposed to a deadly disease. Nobody will let them off the train so what happens next?

Writers: Robert Katz, George P. Cosmatos, Tom Mankiewicz | Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen, O.J. Simpson

15. Cul-De-Sac (1966)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to ... See full summary »

Writers: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran

16. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

17. The Milky Way (1936)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »

Writers: Grover Jones, Frank Butler, Richard Connell, Lynn Root, Harry Clork | Directors: Leo McCarey, Ray McCarey, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack

18. A Star Is Born (1937)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Writers: Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

19. Call Northside 777 (1948)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler, Leonard Hoffman, Quentin Reynolds, James P. McGuire | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker

20. The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)

Passed | 113 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister. The newspapers get hold of the story and ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Hartman, Melville Shavelson, Grover Jones, Frank Butler, Richard Connell, Lynn Root, Harry Clork | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Steve Cochran

21. The Loved One (1965)

122 min | Comedy

7.3
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Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery.

Writers: Evelyn Waugh, Terry Southern, Christopher Isherwood | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Anjanette Comer, Dana Andrews

22. The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.

Writers: Jimmy Breslin, Waldo Salt | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jo Van Fleet, Lionel Stander

23. Pulp (1972)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.

Writer: Mike Hodges | Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Michael Caine, Mickey Rooney, Lionel Stander, Lizabeth Scott

24. It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986–1990)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Stars: Garry Shandling, Molly Cheek, Michael Tucci, Scott Nemes

25. Wicked Stepmother (1989)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

3.8
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A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

26. A Dandy in Aspic (1968)

107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Double-agent Alexander Eberlin is assigned by the British to hunt out a Russian spy, known to them as Krasnevin. Only Eberlin knows that Krasnevin is none other than himself! Accompanying ... See full summary »

Writer: Derek Marlowe | Directors: Anthony Mann, Laurence Harvey | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Tom Courtenay, Mia Farrow, Harry Andrews

27. Caliber 9 (1972)

88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture. Both the gangsters and the police believe Ugo has hidden... See full summary »

Writers: Giorgio Scerbanenco, Fernando Di Leo | Director: Fernando Di Leo | Stars: Gastone Moschin, Barbara Bouchet, Mario Adorf, Frank Wolff

28. Cookie (1989)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen | Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Peter Falk, Dianne Wiest, Emily Lloyd, Michael V. Gazzo

29. Trouble Makers (1948)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Slip and Sach are in the sidewalk star-gazing business when they see a murder committed in a room at the El Royale Hotel, blocks away. In spite of the fussy-and-fidget objections of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Schnitzer, Edmond Seward, Tim Ryan | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Frankie Darro

30. Treasure Island (1972)

G | 94 min | Adventure, Family

6.1
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Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.

Writers: Hubert Frank, Wolf Mankowitz, Antonio Margheriti, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gérard Vergez, Orson Welles, Bautista de la Calle | Directors: Andrea Bianchi, John Hough, Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Orson Welles, Kim Burfield, Lionel Stander, Walter Slezak

31. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.6
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Writers: Bertolt Brecht, Fritz Lang, John Wexley | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

32. Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence

33. Blast of Silence (1961)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.7
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A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.

Writers: Allen Baron, Waldo Salt | Director: Allen Baron | Stars: Molly McCarthy, Allen Baron, Larry Tucker, Peter Clune

34. The Senator Likes Women (1972)

R | 96 min | Comedy

5.9
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Senator Pupis feels a strong and uncontrollable urge to grab women's bottoms, a habit than can lead to embarrassment, especially if the woman in question is head of another state and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Sandro Continenza, Lucio Fulci, Ottavio Jemma | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Lando Buzzanca, Lionel Stander, Laura Antonelli, Corrado Gaipa

35. The Black Bird (1975)

PG | 110 min | Comedy

5.3
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The son of famous detective Sam Spade carries on the family tradition of getting involved with the Maltese Falcon - and with the people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get it.

Writers: Gordon Cotler, David Giler, Dashiell Hammett, Don Mankiewicz | Director: David Giler | Stars: George Segal, Stéphane Audran, Lionel Stander, Lee Patrick

36. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

7.0
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Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn

37. The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972 TV Mini-Series)

303 min | Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Stars: Andrea Balestri, Nino Manfredi, Gina Lollobrigida, Domenico Santoro

38. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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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

39. Beyond the Law (1968)

PG | 90 min | Western

6.3
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A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it.

Writers: Warren Kiefer, Mino Roli, Giorgio Stegani, Fernando Di Leo, Inge Hilger | Director: Giorgio Stegani | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Antonio Sabato, Gordon Mitchell, Lionel Stander

40. Matilda (1978)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

3.3
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A small-time talent agent discovers an amazing boxing kangaroo and figures to use it as his stepping-stone into the big time.

Writers: Timothy Galfas, Paul Gallico, Albert S. Ruddy | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Elliott Gould, Clive Revill, Harry Guardino, Roy Clark

41. Innocence and Desire (1974)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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A young man is temporarily home from a Seminary, but eventually falls in love with his father's young new wife.

Writers: Gianfranco Clerici, Massimo Dallamano | Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Vittorio Caprioli, Roberto Cenci, Lionel Stander

42. Making the Boys (2011)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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71 Metascore

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

43. CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

Creators: Jim Henson, Gary Markowitz | Stars: Daphne Reid, Tim Reid, James Eckhouse, Holland Taylor

44. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.3
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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

45. Cyclone (1978)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.8
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An airplane goes down in the ocean during a storm and a few survivors find refuge on a small tour boat. Swept out to sea, these people slowly starve to death in the hot sun with barely any ... See full summary »

Writers: René Cardona Jr., Carlos Valdemar | Director: René Cardona Jr. | Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Carroll Baker, Lionel Stander, Andrés García

46. Boot Hill (1969)

PG | 87 min | Western, Comedy

5.6
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Victims of oppressive town boss Honey are offered help by an unusual alliance of gunmen and circus performers

Writer: Giuseppe Colizzi | Director: Giuseppe Colizzi | Stars: Terence Hill, Woody Strode, Bud Spencer, Eduardo Ciannelli

47. A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (1946)

Passed | 75 min | Action, War

6.6
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During World War II, a young boy and girl, living with their respective families in an apartment house that had restrictions against pets, adopt a lost dog and hide it in a vacant apartment... See full summary »

Writers: Maurice Clark, Irving Fineman, Leopold Atlas, Herbert Kline | Director: Herbert Kline | Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Jerry Hunter, Harry Davenport, Lionel Stander

48. The Sensuous Sicilian (1973)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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From his youth, Paolo Castorini, a Sicilian baron, is as attracted to women as they to him. Giovanna, a servant girl, Lillian, a serious girlfriend in Rome, a hostess at a post-war party, ... See full summary »

Writers: Vitaliano Brancati, Marco Vicario | Director: Marco Vicario | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Rossana Podestà, Gastone Moschin, Marianne Comtell

49. Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart (1995 TV Movie)

86 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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Jonathan and Jennifer Hart are in San Francisco to help with a charity auction. Jennifer picks up an old locket for auction and shows it to Jonathan. Jonathan quickly recognizes a picture ... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Gilmer | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Jason Bateman

50. The Last Good Time (1994)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A reclusive aging widower struggling with tax problems has a complete change in his views of life as he has a chance encounter with a young woman who moves in with him briefly.

Writers: Richard Bausch, Bob Balaban, John J. McLaughlin | Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Maureen Stapleton, Lionel Stander, Olivia d'Abo