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1. 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: 5,156

2. Batman (1966–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits.

Creators: William Dozier, Bill Finger, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 12,132

3. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Creator: Sam Rolfe | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

Votes: 3,019

4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.8
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,006

5. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,483

6. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

8.1
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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

Votes: 807

7. The Green Hornet (1966–1967)

TV-PG | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough

Votes: 1,673

8. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 678

9. The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.5
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Following Napoleon's Waterloo defeat and the exile of his officers and their families from France, the U.S.Congress, in 1817, granted four townships in the Alabama territory to the exiles. ... See full summary »

Writer: George Waggner | Director: George Waggner | Stars: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Philip Dorn, Oliver Hardy

Votes: 2,002

10. The Wolf Man (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 15,695

11. Operation Pacific (1951)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, War

6.7
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During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife.

Writer: George Waggner | Director: George Waggner | Stars: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes

Votes: 2,224

12. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 276

13. Bronco (1958–1962)

60 min | Western

7.3
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A former confederate soldier wanders the old west and meets such famous characters as Jesse James, Buffalo Bill Cody and Theodore Roosevelt.

Stars: Ty Hardin, Robert Colbert, Mike Road, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 209

14. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

Creators: Frank Gruber, James Brooks, Gene Reynolds | Stars: Dale Robertson, William Demarest, Kit Carson, Lory Patrick

Votes: 237

15. Phantom of the Opera (1943)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Music

6.5
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This is the story of a disfigured violinist who haunts the Paris Opera House

Writers: Eric Taylor, Samuel Hoffenstein, John Jacoby, Gaston Leroux | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains, Edgar Barrier

Votes: 4,258

16. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

Approved | 74 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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After being awakened, Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's Monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures battle each other.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 5,264

17. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 238

18. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »

Stars: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

Votes: 156

19. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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When Ygor brings the monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the monster's current criminal brain, with a normal brain.

Writers: Scott Darling, Eric Taylor | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 3,680

20. The Sheik (1921)

Unrated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert.

Writers: Edith Maude Hull, Monte M. Katterjohn | Director: George Melford | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Ruth Miller, George Waggner

Votes: 2,420

21. The Iron Horse (1924)

Passed | 150 min | History, Romance, Western

7.3
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After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.

Writers: Charles Kenyon, John Russell, Charles Darnton | Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Votes: 1,333

22. The Veil (1958 TV Mini-Series)

25 min | Horror

7.5
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

Creator: Frank P. Bibas | Stars: Boris Karloff, Denise Alexander, Tod Andrews, Harry Bartell

Votes: 198

23. Gunfighters (1947)

Passed | 87 min | Western

6.1
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Gunfighter Brazos Kane takes a job on a ranch but he is unjustly accused of killing fellow cowhand Bob Tyrell and must clear himself by finding the real killer.

Writers: Alan Le May, Zane Grey | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, Dorothy Hart, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 305

24. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

Stars: Wayde Preston, Kenneth MacDonald, Donald May, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 56

25. The Roaring 20's (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.

Stars: Dorothy Provine, Donald May, Gary Vinson, Mike Road

Votes: 110

26. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.8
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 64

27. Cobra Woman (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are ... See full summary »

Writers: Gene Lewis, Richard Brooks, Scott Darling | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 710

28. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archaeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition.

Writers: George Waggner, Ralph Gilbert Bettison, Hugh Wiley | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

Votes: 298

29. The Fatal Hour (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San Francisco ... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Darling, George Waggner, Hugh Wiley | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 712

30. Invisible Agent (1942)

81 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.0
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Curt Siodmak | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 897

31. Man-Made Monster (1941)

Passed | 59 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Mad scientist turns a man into an electrically-controlled monster to do his bidding.

Writers: Harry Essex, Sid Schwartz, Len Golos, George Waggner | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Lon Chaney Jr., Anne Nagel, Frank Albertson

Votes: 742

32. The Alaskans (1959–1960)

60 min | Adventure

8.6
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When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890's, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small ... See full summary »

Stars: Roger Moore, Dorothy Provine, Jeff York, Ray Danton

Votes: 45

33. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Douglass Dumbrille, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 49

34. The Lone Wolf (1954– )

30 min | Adventure

7.9
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Stars: Louis Hayward, John Doucette, James Anderson, Adele Mara

Votes: 68

35. The Climax (1944)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Musical, Thriller

5.4
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A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling, Edward Locke, George Waggner | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 469

36. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Simon Scott, Edith Evanson

Votes: 27

37. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.6
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 82

38. Code 3 (1957– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Stars: Richard Travis, Eugene W. Biscailuz, Fredd Wayne, Christopher Dark

Votes: 28

39. Horror Island (1941)

Passed | 60 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A down-on-his luck businessman organizes an excursion to Sir Henry Morgan's Island for a treasure hunt only to encounter a mysterious phantom and murder.

Writers: Maurice Tombragel, Victor McLeod, Alex Gottlieb | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Dick Foran, Leo Carrillo, Peggy Moran, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 331

40. Son of the Navy (1940)

72 min | Drama, Comedy

6.3
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Actually, the sailor wants nothing to do with the boy, who we eventually find out is an orphan who ran away from the orphanage, trying to find a new Mom and Dad. The sailor, not knowing ... See full summary »

Writers: True Boardman, Grover Jones, Marion Orth, George Waggner | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Jean Parker, James Dunn, Martin Spellman, Selmer Jackson

Votes: 47

41. White Savage (1943)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure

6.2
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A shark hunter falls in love with the beautiful ruler of a tropical island.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Peter Milne | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Turhan Bey

Votes: 88

42. Sea Spoilers (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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When Coast Guard Commander arrives at his actress girlfriend's yacht he find the owner killed, contraband seal skins, and no girlfriend.

Writers: George Waggner, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: John Wayne, Nan Grey, William Bakewell, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 68

43. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

Votes: 80

44. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 23

45. Girl O' My Dreams (1934)

65 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A conceited college track star, used to being "big man on campus", gets a jolt when he loses an election to see who is the most popular man in the school.

Writer: George Waggner | Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Mary Carlisle, Sterling Holloway, Edward J. Nugent, Arthur Lake

Votes: 62

46. Pawnee (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Western

5.1
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Pale Arrow is a white man raised since a boy by the Pawnee Chief. With wagon trains now encroaching on Pawnee land, the Chief sends Pale Arrow to be with the white people. Now known as Paul... See full summary »

Writers: George Waggner, Louis Vittes, Endre Bohem | Director: George Waggner | Stars: George Montgomery, Bill Williams, Lola Albright, Francis McDonald

Votes: 113

47. I Cover the War! (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Newsreel cameraman Bob Adams heads to North Africa to cover an Arab uprising against the British. When he refuses to help his younger brother become a cameraman, Don becomes the dupe of less savory types posing in the trade.

Writers: George Waggner, Bernard McConville | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: John Wayne, Gwen Gaze, Don Barclay, Pat Somerset

Votes: 106

48. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Presented by Eastman Kodak, the program was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.

Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Erwin, Macdonald Carey, George Sanders

Votes: 88

49. Tangier (1946)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Writers: M.M. Musselman, Monte Collins, Alice D.G. Miller | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Maria Montez, Robert Paige, Sabu, Preston Foster

Votes: 38

50. Crusader (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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In revenge for the Communist government in Poland having sent his mother to a concentration camp where she died, Matt Anders devotes himself to freeing others from totalitarian countries.

Stars: Brian Keith, Edwin Reimers, Arthur Space, Leon Askin

Votes: 26