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1. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

2. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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63 Metascore

The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

3. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

4. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

7.7
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62 Metascore

A Vietnam Veteran uses his combat skills against the lawman of a small town when they arrest and abuse him.

Writers: David Morrell, Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

5. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The adventures of the vice squad detectives of the Miami Police Department.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

6. Manhunter (1986)

R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

An F.B.I. specialist tracks a serial killer who appears to select his victims at random.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

7. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

8. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

9. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A pair of police detectives investigate cases in San Francisco.

Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

10. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Mommie Dearest, best selling memoir, turned motion picture, depicts the abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother...screen queen Joan Crawford.

Writers: Christina Crawford, Robert Getchell, Tracy Hotchner, Frank Perry, Frank Yablans | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

11. Eight Is Enough (1977–1981)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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This comedy drama focused on a family with eight very independent children.

Stars: Dick Van Patten, Lani O'Grady, Susan Richardson, Connie Needham

12. Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)

60 min | Action, War, Adventure

7.8
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The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, Dirk Blocker

13. Used Cars (1980)

R | 113 min | Comedy

6.8
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When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae

14. Police Woman (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Creator: Robert L. Collins | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

15. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Writers: John Milius, Dennis Aaberg | Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

16. Any Which Way You Can (1980)

PG | 115 min | Action, Comedy

5.9
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Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Joe Kronsberg, Stanford Sherman | Director: Buddy Van Horn | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith

17. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

18. Out of the Blue (1979– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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Random was an angel out to earn his wings by doing good deeds. He went to work as a high-school teacher, and moved in with Marion and her five nephews and nieces, who were frequently ... See full summary »

Stars: Shane Keller, Jimmy Brogan, Dixie Carter, Tammy Lauren

19. Hero (I) (1992)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.

Writers: Laura Ziskin, Alvin Sargent, David Webb Peoples | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack

20. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.1
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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

21. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime | Active

6.4
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Stars: Chip Bolcik, Phil Crowley, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

22. Racing with the Moon (1984)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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In 1942 California, two young men await induction into the U.S. Marines and say goodbye to their girlfriends.

Writer: Steve Kloves | Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen

23. Blood Sport (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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A high school athlete is torn between his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and his coach, who wants a winning season.

Writer: Jerrold Freedman | Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Ben Johnson, Gary Busey, Larry Hagman, William Lucking

24. Runaway Father (1991 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.2
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A woman's husband leaves her and their three daughters. Years later she sets out to find him and get him to pay back child support.

Writers: Richard Rashke, Stephanie Liss | Director: John Nicolella | Stars: Donna Mills, Jack Scalia, Chris Mulkey, Jenny Lewis

25. James at 16 (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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James, a daydreamer and photographer, must learn to cope with life as his father moves the family from Oregon to Boston MA. Though there is much humor here, the series dealt with many ... See full summary »

Creator: Dan Wakefield | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

26. Heart Like a Wheel (1983)

PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.7
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Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Friedman | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges, Bruce Barlow, Leo Rossi

27. Miles from Home (1988)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

Writer: Chris Gerolmo | Director: Gary Sinise | Stars: Richard Gere, Penelope Ann Miller, Brian Dennehy, Jason Campbell

28. Booker (1989–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Dennis Booker, an ex-cop, is hired by the US office of a large Japanese company to investigate some suspect insurance claims. He is very anti-authority, resents being told what to do, and ... See full summary »

Creators: Eric Blakeney, Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Richard Grieco, Marcia Strassman, Katie Rich, Carmen Argenziano

29. Big Bad Mama (1974)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.

Writers: William W. Norton, Frances Doel | Director: Steve Carver | Stars: Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, Tom Skerritt, Susan Sennett

30. A Death in Canaan (1978 TV Movie)

125 min | Drama

7.4
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When a teenager is accused of his mother's murder, the community of Canaan rallies to his defense.

Writers: Joan Barthel, Spencer Eastman, Thomas Thompson | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Stefanie Powers, Paul Clemens, Tom Atkins, Jacqueline Brookes

31. Space (1985 TV Mini-Series)

780 min | Drama

7.4
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A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.

Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Blair Brown, Bruce Dern

32. Acting on Impulse (1993 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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The aggressive actress Susan, star of many erotic thrillers, feels stalked by her fans and has a fight with her producer. During a one week long pause in the shooting of a movie, she ... See full summary »

Writers: Solomon Weingarten, Mark Pittman, Alan Moskowitz | Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Linda Fiorentino, Nancy Allen, Judith Hoag

33. Out There (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

5.3
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A Pulitzer Prize winning photographer named Mosley gets kicked off his job by his boss (Bobcat Goldthwait) for not taking sensational pictures consistently. He finds an old camera in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Strelich, Alison Nigh | Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Billy Campbell, Wendy Schaal, Rod Steiger, Jill St. John

34. Foolin' Around (1980)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.9
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A working-class boy falls for a girl from a wealthy family, and must compete for her with a rich boy who also wants her.

Writers: Michael Kane, David Swift | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Gary Busey, Annette O'Toole, John Calvin, Eddie Albert

35. Sunset Heat (1992)

R | 90 min | Thriller

4.6
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Eric is a photographer who lives back East. He is invited by his friend Danny to visit him in California. Before meeting Eric, Danny steals a million dollars from Carl, a drug dealer, who ... See full summary »

Writers: John Allen Nelson, Max Strom | Director: John Nicolella | Stars: Michael Paré, Adam Ant, Dennis Hopper, Daphne Ashbrook

36. Dead of Night (1977 TV Movie)

76 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Matheson, Jack Finney | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., E.J. André, Ann Doran, Christina Hart

37. The Initiation of Sarah (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.

Writers: Don Ingalls, Carol Saraceno, Kenette Gfeller, Tom Holland | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Kay Lenz, Shelley Winters, Tony Bill, Kathryn Grant

38. Amber Waves (1980 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

7.4
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Two seemingly disparate men experience powerful life lessons when a wheat harvester gives a hitch-hiking male model a ride on what feels to be the worst day of their lives, at the peak of ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Trevey | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Kurt Russell, Mare Winningham, Fran Brill

39. Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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Jack Reed is investigating a mass murder that occurred in a cemetery in broad daylight. Most individuals at the cemetery and the victims are Russian immigrants and they either fear or don't... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Dennehy, Bill Phillips | Director: Brian Dennehy | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Charles S. Dutton, Susan Ruttan, Michael Talbott

40. Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Chicago police detective Jack Reed investigates the brutal murder of a stripper while he deals with corruption and bureaucracy within his own department.

Writers: Brian Dennehy, Bill Phillips | Director: Brian Dennehy | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Charles S. Dutton, Susan Ruttan, Joe Grifasi

41. Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.

Writers: Brian Dennehy, Bill Phillips | Director: Brian Dennehy | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Charles S. Dutton, Susan Ruttan, Kevin Dunn

42. Guilty as Charged (1991)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.

Writer: Charles Gale | Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lauren Hutton, Heather Graham, Lyman Ward

43. The Fighting Fitzgeralds (2001– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Mr. Fitzgerald, a widower and retired New York City fire fighter, wants to be left alone to pursue his hobby, painting landscapes. However, his three sons, one with wife and child, move ... See full summary »

Creators: Brian Burns, Edward Burns | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Louis Ferreira, Christopher Moynihan, Jon Patrick Walker

44. Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys (1995)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.6
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Three teenage boys inadvertently find themselves holding the adult world hostage in this in this wild comedy caper. When Slug, Mickey and Frank flee to a secret hideout to avoid their angry... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Gale | Director: Charles Gale | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Martin Sheen, Joanna Pacula, Rod Steiger

45. Jack Reed: Badge of Honor (1993 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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When a young mother is murdered, Chicago police sergeant Jack Reed sets out to find her killer. But the secret world of undercover operations rears its ugly head.

Writer: Andrew Laskos | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Susan Ruttan, Alice Krige, R.D. Call

46. To Race the Wind (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The story of Harold Krents, who became totally blind at 9 years old, but graduated Harvard and Oxford and became a lawyer.

Writers: Carmen Culver, Harold Krents | Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Randy Quaid, Mark L. Taylor, Lisa Eilbacher

47. Little Vegas (1990)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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A cast of misfits, refugees from checkered pasts, alcoholic binges and unrequited loves, each seek something different from this scorched wasteland and each other.

Writer: Perry Lang | Director: Perry Lang | Stars: Tony Denison, Catherine O'Hara, Anne Francis, Michael Nouri

48. Three Blind Mice (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan Hunter, Anne Gerard, Adam Greenman | Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Debrah Farentino, Mary Stuart Masterson, Rosalind Chao

49. The Seduction of Gina (1984 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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Gina is young, recently married and bored. On a trip to Lake Tahoe she discovers the game of blackjack. Increasingly obsessed with gambling, she keeps hoping her lucky streak will last...

Writer: Judith Parker | Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Michael Brandon, Fredric Lehne, Ed Lauter

50. Going to the Chapel (1988)

96 min | Comedy

6.4
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A couple (Valentine and Greene) are about to get married. And all sorts of uninvited and unexpected guests arrive; like the groom's former live-in partner (Kilbourne), and his natural ... See full summary »

Writer: Erik Tarloff | Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Mark Linn-Baker, Wendy Kilbourne, Michele Greene, Scott Valentine