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1. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

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

8.4
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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

Votes: 36,123

2. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 125,465

3. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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60 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 70,860 | Gross: $61.40M

4. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

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

7.5
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami.

Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

Votes: 16,710

5. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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62 Metascore

Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Votes: 172,013

6. Manhunter (1986)

R | 119 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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78 Metascore

Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media.

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

Votes: 49,772 | Gross: $8.62M

7. 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

Votes: 4,884

8. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

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

Votes: 5,177

9. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 10,524

10. 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, Connie Needham, Susan Richardson

Votes: 1,636

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

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco.

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

Votes: 3,391

12. Any Which Way You Can (1980)

PG | 116 min | Action, Comedy

6.0
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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 »

Director: Buddy Van Horn | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith

Votes: 13,104

13. Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)

60 min | Action, War, Adventure

7.7
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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.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, Dirk Blocker

Votes: 1,483

14. Police Woman (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

Votes: 1,016

15. 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.

Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

Votes: 1,433

16. 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.

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

Votes: 10,625

17. Hero (I) (1992)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack

Votes: 17,632 | Gross: $19.49M

18. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.2
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The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

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

Votes: 1,058

19. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

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

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

Votes: 4,588

20. Big Bad Mama (1974)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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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.

Director: Steve Carver | Stars: Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, Tom Skerritt, Susan Sennett

Votes: 1,581

21. Booker (1989–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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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 »

Stars: Richard Grieco, Marcia Strassman, Katie Rich, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 445

22. Racing with the Moon (1984)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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In 1942 California, two young men await induction into the U.S. Marines and say goodbye to their girlfriends.

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

Votes: 3,277 | Gross: $5.40M

23. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

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

Votes: 632

24. James at 16 (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Votes: 243

25. Out of the Blue (1979– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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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

Votes: 44

26. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Marv Albert, Richard Lewis

Votes: 2,715

27. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,013

28. 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.

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

Votes: 1,056 | Gross: $0.19M

29. 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.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Kay Lenz, Shelley Winters, Tony Bill, Kathryn Grant

Votes: 464

30. 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

Votes: 177

31. Foolin' Around (1980)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.0
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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.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Gary Busey, Annette O'Toole, John Calvin, Eddie Albert

Votes: 336

32. Out There (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

5.5
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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 »

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Billy Campbell, Wendy Schaal, Rod Steiger, Jill St. John

Votes: 212

33. Acting on Impulse (1993 TV Movie)

R | 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 »

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Linda Fiorentino, Nancy Allen, Judith Hoag

Votes: 241

34. Dead of Night (1977 TV Movie)

76 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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This anthology tells three stories: one of time travel, one of vampires, and one of a mother wishing her drowned son back to life.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., E.J. André, Ann Doran, Christina Hart

Votes: 466

35. Runaway Father (1991 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: John Nicolella | Stars: Donna Mills, Jack Scalia, Chris Mulkey, Jenny Lewis

Votes: 63

36. Amber Waves (1980 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

7.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 134

37. 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 »

Director: John Nicolella | Stars: Michael Paré, Adam Ant, Dennis Hopper, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 298

38. To Race the Wind (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Randy Quaid, Mark L. Taylor, Lisa Eilbacher

Votes: 58

39. Blood Sport (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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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.

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

Votes: 72

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.

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

Votes: 156

41. Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys (1995)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 230

42. Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie (1995 Video Game)

PG-13 | 30 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Mr. Payback is a killer cyborg sent to punish rude and selfish bullies throughout society. Audiences vote on what types of sadistic punishments Mr. Payback inflicts.

Director: Bob Gale | Stars: Billy Warlock, Holly Fields, Bruce McGill, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 67

43. Kingston: Confidential (1976– )

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Publishing magnate R.B. Kingston, with help from his young assistants, solves crimes in his spare time from operating his empire of newspapers and TV stations.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Art Hindle, Pamela Hensley, Linda Galloway

Votes: 14

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

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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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 »

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

Votes: 131

45. Going to the Chapel (1988)

96 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 54

46. The Fighting Fitzgeralds (2001– )

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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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 »

Stars: Brian Dennehy, Louis Ferreira, Christopher Moynihan, Jon Patrick Walker

Votes: 29

47. 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.

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

Votes: 235

48. Three Blind Mice (2001 TV Movie)

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

6.0
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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 »

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Debrah Farentino, Mary Stuart Masterson, Rosalind Chao

Votes: 208

49. Little Vegas (1990)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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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.

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

Votes: 62

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

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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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.

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

Votes: 132