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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

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

Votes: 377,700

2. 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

Votes: 67,915

3. 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

Votes: 13,358

4. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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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

Votes: 4,828

5. 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

Votes: 4,640

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.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Leslie Stevens | Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

Votes: 4,429

7. The Hindenburg (1975)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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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

Votes: 3,461

8. Green Acres (1965–1971)

TV-G | 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.

Creator: Jay Sommers | Stars: Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Tom Lester, Pat Buttram

Votes: 3,136

9. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

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

7.3
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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

Votes: 2,925

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

Votes: 2,440

11. 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

Votes: 2,424

12. 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

Votes: 1,968

13. 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

Votes: 1,381

14. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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The cases of a fat private detective.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 1,306

15. McCloud (1970–1977)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Sam McCloud is a Marshal from a Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.

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

Votes: 1,292

16. 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

Votes: 970

17. 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

Votes: 904

18. 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.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Edward Stratemeyer | Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed Gilbert

Votes: 805

19. Banacek (1972–1974)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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

Votes: 776

20. 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

Votes: 700

21. Busting (1974)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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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

Votes: 669

22. 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.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Christopher Crowe | Stars: Greg Evigan, Eric Server, Linda McCullough, Candi Brough

Votes: 647

23. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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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

Votes: 554

24. 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

Votes: 542

25. 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

Votes: 416

26. 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

Votes: 400

27. 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

Votes: 384

28. Harry O (1973–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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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

Votes: 356

29. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.2
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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

Votes: 248

30. The Magician (1973–1974)

60 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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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

Votes: 243

31. Give Us This Day (1949)

Passed | 120 min | Drama

7.2
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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

Votes: 205

32. Postmark for Danger (1955)

84 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A car plunging over a cliff kills its two occupants identified as newspaperman Lewis Forrester and actress Alison Ford (Terry Moore). Surviving Lewis are his two brothers, Tim (Robert ... See full summary »

Writers: Francis Durbridge, Guy Green, Ken Hughes | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Terry Moore, Robert Beatty, William Sylvester, Josephine Griffin

Votes: 163

33. 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

Votes: 156

34. Gemini Man (1976 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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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

Votes: 155

35. The Lawyer (1970)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.8
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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

Votes: 153

36. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

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

Votes: 141

37. 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, Andy Romano

Votes: 130

38. The Yellow Balloon (1953)

76 min | Drama

6.9
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One of two young boys accidentally falls to his death when playing in a bombed-out London neighborhood. Frankie, the survivor feels guilty about his friend's death. Len, a petty thief who ... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Burnaby, J. Lee Thompson | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Andrew Ray, Kathleen Ryan, Kenneth More, Bernard Lee

Votes: 127

39. 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

Votes: 126

40. Break to Freedom (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

6.9
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When several escapes at an German pow camp go wrong, the prisoners begin to think, that there is an informer revealing their plans to the enemy. Then Lt Ainsworth, an artist in civvie ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Sammis, Guy Morgan, Vernon Harris | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Anthony Steel, Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, William Sylvester

Votes: 116

41. Beast of Morocco (1968)

90 min | Horror

5.0
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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

Votes: 95

42. High Tide at Noon (1957)

109 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Set on an island off Nova Scotia, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland.

Writers: Elisabeth Ogilvie, Neil Paterson | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Betta St. John, William Sylvester, Michael Craig, Flora Robson

Votes: 90

43. Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case (1975 TV Movie)

144 min | Drama

7.7
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The story of Dr. Sam Sheppard, an Ohio doctor convicted of murdering his wife, despite his vehement denials of the crime.

Writers: Harold Gast, Lou Randolph | Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: George Peppard, Barnard Hughes, Walter McGinn, William Windom

Votes: 80

44. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
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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: 78

45. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)
Episode: Sharks (1977)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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Steve Austin is aboard a sabotaged nuclear submarine when a court-martialed admiral and his daughter use sharks - trained and controlled by technology - to attempt to steal the sub.

Writers: Martin Caidin, Fred Freiberger, Arthur Weingarten | Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Marc Alaimo, Martin E. Brooks

Votes: 65

46. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)
Episode: Visitors in Paradise (1977)

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

7.7
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Quincy and Danny plan a simple fishing vacation in the town of Paradise. Then a case of mistaken identity drags Quincy into a closed murder case. The more Quincy digs, the more he realizes ... See full summary »

Creators: Lou Shaw, Glen A. Larson | Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Jack Klugman, Garry Walberg, John S. Ragin, Val Bisoglio

Votes: 59

47. San Francisco International Airport (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

3.4
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Stars: Clu Gulager, Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Werle, Walter Brooke

Votes: 54

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

Drama

7.5
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, Michael Brennan

Votes: 52

49. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1965)

Drama, Mystery

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

Votes: 51

50. Ring of Treason (1964)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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The film is based on the actual events of the Portland Spy Ring trial in the U.K. A disgruntled Navy Clerk is transferred to a secret research establishment and is subsequently black-mailed... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Barnes, Frank Launder | Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, Margaret Tyzack, David Kossoff

Votes: 51