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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

2. Bonanza (1959–1973)

49 min | Western

7.4
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

3. You Only Live Twice (1967)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.

Writers: Harold Jack Bloom, Roald Dahl | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tanba

4. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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After a crippled test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear powered limbs and implants, he serves as a unique intelligence agent.

Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Lindsay Wagner

5. Green Acres (1965–1971)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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A New York attorney and his wife try to live as genteel farmers in the bizarre community of Hooterville.

Stars: Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Tom Lester, Pat Buttram

6. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A 20th century astronaut is revived out of 500 years of suspended animation to become the greatest hero of a future Earth.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

7. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.4
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The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw | Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

8. The High Chaparral (1967–1971)

60 min | Western

7.9
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The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son... See full summary »

Creator: David Dortort | Stars: Leif Erickson, Cameron Mitchell, Henry Darrow, Linda Cristal

9. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

10. The Saint (1962–1969)

48 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

11. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Writers: Elaine May, Warren Beatty, Harry Segall | Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

12. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

7.5
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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Creator: Edward Stratemeyer | Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed Gilbert

13. B.J. and the Bear (1978–1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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A trucker and his pet monkey travel the highways of America, getting into various adventures and misadventures along the way.

Creator: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Greg Evigan, Eric Server, Linda McCullough, Candi Brough

14. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab the bad guys.

Creator: Herman Miller | Stars: Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon, Terry Carter, Ken Lynch

15. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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The cases of a fat private detective.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

16. Banacek (1972–1974)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The adventures of proud Polish-American detective Thomas Banacek.

Creator: Anthony Wilson | Stars: George Peppard, Ralph Manza, Murray Matheson, Christine Belford

17. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

6.9
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A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.

Writer: Nigel McKeand | Director: John Newland | Stars: Kim Darby, Jim Hutton, Barbara Anderson, William Demarest

18. The Hindenburg (1975)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.

Writers: Richard Levinson, William Link, Michael M. Mooney, Nelson Gidding | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes

19. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds

20. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the Los Angeles Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. Moving to San Diego, he lived on ... See full summary »

Creator: Howard Rodman | Stars: David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley, Henry Darrow

21. Get Christie Love! (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Crime

6.2
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Adventures of sexy & sassy black undercover cop Christie Love.

Stars: Teresa Graves, Charles Cioffi, Jack Kelly, Michael Pataki

22. Gorgo (1961)

Unrated | 78 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.5
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Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up.

Writers: Robert L. Richards, Daniel James | Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Bill Travers, William Sylvester, Vincent Winter, Christopher Rhodes

23. The Magician (1973–1974)

60 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Anthony Blake is a very compassionate and wealthy magician, who uses his talents as an illusionist and escape artist to help people in trouble. Max Pomeroy, a friend who is a syndicated ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Lansbury | Stars: Bill Bixby, Julian Christopher, Keene Curtis, Joseph Sirola

24. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

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An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

25. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

26. Gemini Man (1976 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A man has a watch that makes him invisible when pressed. However he can only remain invisible for 15 minutes or else he will stay invisible forever.

Stars: Ben Murphy, Katherine Crawford, William Sylvester, Quinn K. Redeker

27. What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

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Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Bill, Jack Ging, Kevin Scott Allen, Michael Anderson Jr.

28. Busting (1974)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don't heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss. While higher ups in the police department want the cop duo to just ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Elliott Gould, Robert Blake, Allen Garfield, Antonio Fargas

29. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

30. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Desmond Carrington, Frederick Bartman

31. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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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

32. Devil Doll (1964)

81 min | Horror

3.8
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An evil hyponotist/ventriloquist plots to gain an heiress' millions.

Writers: Ronald Kinnoch, Charles F. Vetter, Frederick E. Smith | Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Bryant Haliday, William Sylvester, Yvonne Romain, Sandra Dorne

33. Riding with Death (1976 TV Movie)

97 min | Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi

1.8
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Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.

Writers: Leslie Stevens, Harve Bennett, Steven Bochco, Frank Telford, H.G. Wells | Directors: Alan J. Levi, Don McDougall | Stars: Ben Murphy, Katherine Crawford, Richard Dysart, William Sylvester

34. First Family (1980)

R | 97 min | Comedy

3.9
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Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).

Writer: Buck Henry | Director: Buck Henry | Stars: Bob Newhart, Gilda Radner, Madeline Kahn, Richard Benjamin

35. Beast of Morocco (1968)

90 min | Horror

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A handsome tourist travelling through the desert comes at night upon a lavish Moorish castle wherein he is entertained by a mysterious wealthy woman. He departs and returns in the morning ... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Stewart | Director: Frederic Goode | Stars: William Sylvester, Diane Clare, Aliza Gur, Edward Underdown

36. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde, Alfred Burke

37. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Brian Rix, Victor Platt, Peter Cushing, Michael Brennan

38. The Lawyer (1970)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.7
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Tony Petrocelli, a bright young layer practicing in the rich cattle town of Baker, becomes embroiled in a murder case.

Writers: Harold Buchman, Sidney J. Furie, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Barry Newman, Harold Gould, Diana Muldaur, Robert Colbert

39. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1962)

Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

40. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

41. Give Us This Day (1949)

Passed | 120 min | Drama

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One of the few (if any at the time this film was made) films shot in England with New York City's 'Little Italy" as the locale. This was Edward Dmytryk's first film after he had refused to ... See full summary »

Writers: Pietro Di Donato, Ben Barzman, John Penn | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Sam Wanamaker, Lea Padovani, Kathleen Ryan, Charles Goldner

42. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

43. San Francisco International Airport (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

3.5
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Stars: Clu Gulager, Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Werle, Walter Brooke

44. They Were Not Divided (1950)

102 min | War

6.0
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The film begins in a WW II training depot of a British Guards armoured regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together before ... See full summary »

Writer: Terence Young | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry, Stella Andrew

45. Raiders in the Sky (1953)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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Wing-commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions he will shortly be retiring from flying, but the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Wooldridge, Robert Westerby | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter, Dinah Sheridan, Bryan Forbes

46. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)

Drama

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Stars: André Morell, James Grout, Felicity Kendal, Patricia Garwood

47. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

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Fairbanks narrated, produced and frequently starred in this well-made anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce. Filmed in England, usually with lesser known actors.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

48. Devils of Darkness (1965)

Approved | 88 min | Horror

4.6
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A secret vampire cult, which has its headquarters beneath the town cemetery, searches for victims for its human sacrifice rituals.

Writer: Lyn Fairhurst | Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: William Sylvester, Hubert Noël, Carole Gray, Tracy Reed

49. Caribe (1975– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two Miami-based cops battle crime in the Caribbean.

Creator: Charles K. Peck Jr. | Stars: Stacy Keach, Carl Franklin, Robert Mandan, Julie Adams

50. The Unholy Four (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A man on a fishing trip with three of his friends receives a blow to the head that makes him lose his memory. Three years later it all comes back to him, but on the day it does one of the men who was on the trip with him turns up dead.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Michael Carreras, George Sanders | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Paulette Goddard, William Sylvester, Patrick Holt, Paul Carpenter