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1. Backstory (2000– )
Episode: Tora! Tora! Tora! (2001)

Documentary

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Writers: Mimi Freedman, Steven Smith | Director: Michele Farinola | Stars: Rino Romano, Richard Anderson, Elmo Williams, Richard D. Zanuck

2. Backstory (2000– )

Documentary

8.2
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As seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide ... See full summary »

Stars: Rino Romano, Rudy Behlmer, Richard D. Zanuck, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 63

3. The Best of Times (1986)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Robin Williams, Kurt Russell, Pamela Reed, Holly Palance

Votes: 4,876

4. Life with Lucy (1986– )

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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This short-lived comedy series featured the legendary Lucille Ball as Lucy Barker, now a grandmother living with her daughter's family, and still getting into the comedic predicaments that ... See full summary »

Creators: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Ann Dusenberry, Larry Anderson

Votes: 166

5. Life with Lucy (1986– )
Episode: Lucy Makes a Hit with John Ritter (1986)

Comedy

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Creators: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Ann Dusenberry, Larry Anderson

6. Life with Lucy (1986– )
Episode: Mother of the Bride (1986)

Comedy

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Writers: Linda Morris, Vic Rauseo | Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Ann Dusenberry, Larry Anderson

7. Life with Lucy (1986– )
Episode: One Good Grandparent Deserves Another (1986)

30 min | Comedy

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Lucy moves in with her kids just as Curtis arrives from Hawaii. He is upset at what Lucy did to the store while he was gone. Lucy makes a mess when an industrial size fire extinguisher malfunctions. Curtis moves in with the family.

Creators: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Ann Dusenberry, Larry Anderson

8. Brewster's Millions (1985)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.4
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.

Writers: George Barr McCutcheon, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins

Votes: 26,171

9. The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Story of the decades-long affair between married newspaper magnate and movie producer William Randolph Hearst and actress and former "Ziegfeld Follies" showgirl Marion Davies.

Writers: Alison Cross, David Soloman | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Virginia Madsen, Fritz Weaver, Doris Belack

Votes: 92

10. His Mistress (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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This is how it usually happens. Some older man is unhappy in his marriage and meets a jolly young sweetheart in which he rediscovers his own youth. He dumps his old family and starts living... See full summary »

Writer: Beth Sullivan | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Robert Urich, Julianne Phillips, Cynthia Sikes, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 25

11. I Want to Live (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person ... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Cotler, Nelson Gidding, Barbara Graham, Don Mankiewicz, Ed Montgomery | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Martin Balsam, Pamela Reed, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 122

12. Thursday's Child (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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A family is devastated to discover that their young son has a terminal heart condition, and the only thing that can save him is a relatively new procedure, a heart transplant.

Writers: Gwen Bagni, Victoria Poole | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Don Murray, Jessica Walter, Rob Lowe

Votes: 76

13. The Fighter (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.4
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Vietnam war veteran Merle is working as concierge. His small salary and the one of his wife Rindy are just enough to survive. Thus when Merle hears that there will be an amateur boxing ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerome Kass | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Glynnis O'Connor, Pat Hingle, Steve Inwood

Votes: 28

14. The Renegades (1982 TV Movie)

Drama, Crime, Mystery

5.4
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In this drama, undercover investigators are recruited from the streets to prevent arms smugglers from getting their weapons to street gangs.

Writers: Lawrence Gordon, Rick Husky, Steven E. de Souza | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Philip Casnoff, Randy Brooks, Cheryl Paris

Votes: 80

15. Condorman (1981)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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Cartoonist Woody becomes the superhero he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West.

Writers: Marc Stirdivant, Robert Sheckley | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Barbara Carrera, James Hampton

Votes: 3,196

16. The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite ... See full summary »

Writers: J.D. Reed, Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Directors: Roger Spottiswoode, Buzz Kulik | Stars: Robert Duvall, Treat Williams, Kathryn Harrold, Ed Flanders

Votes: 718

17. Revenge of the Gray Gang (1981 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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The story of five retired senior citizens who band together to battle crime. The pilot episode depicts their attempts to bust a dog napping ring that is operating in their Los Angeles neighborhood.

Writer: Michael Norell | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Noah Beery Jr., Richard E. Butler, Scatman Crothers, Charles Dierkop

18. The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family

5.7
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When a plane carrying various animals makes a forced landing on a desert island, the only chance to escape is to convert the plane into a boat.

Writers: Ernest K. Gann, Steven W. Carabatsos, Sandy Glass, George Arthur Bloom | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold, Ricky Schroder, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 750

19. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.4
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When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Harold Livingston, Alan Dean Foster | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 56,809

20. C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

4.8
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A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the invention from him.

Writers: Dick Robbins, Duane Poole, Joseph Barbera | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Wesley Eure, Valerie Bertinelli, Conrad Bain, Chuck McCann

Votes: 585

21. Like Normal People (1979 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

7.2
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A mentally-challenged man and woman meet, fall in love and are determined to get married, despite the initial objections of their families and friends. Based on a true story.

Writers: Joanna Lee, Robert Meyers | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Linda Purl, Zalman King, James Keach

Votes: 143

22. Valentine (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Writers: Merrit Malloy, Lee Philips | Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Jack Albertson, Danny DeVito, Brad Dexter, Merie Earle

Votes: 22

23. The Cat from Outer Space (1978)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that has special powers, including the ability to allow the cat to communicate with humans, has... See full summary »

Writer: Ted Key | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan, Harry Morgan, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 2,836

24. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A TV Series about a bunch of Law students, their everyday lives and their effort to make it through Law School. Hart, Ford, Bell and the rest of them have to face Kingsfield, the most ... See full summary »

Creator: James Bridges | Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 502

25. The Gift of Love (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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This is the story of two people, from totally different backgrounds and social status. The boy is a Swiss immigrant working to help his impoverished family, and the girl comes from an ... See full summary »

Writers: O. Henry, Caryl Ledner | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Marie Osmond, Timothy Bottoms, Bethel Leslie, June Lockhart

Votes: 113

26. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)
Episode: The Paper Chase (1978)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Ill-prepared for his first class, novice law student James Hart incurs the wrath of Professor Kingsfield, who declares Hart "dead" regarding his continued participation. Hart then tries to find a way back into the professor's good graces.

Writers: John Jay Osborn Jr., James Bridges | Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: John Houseman, K.C. Ligon, Tom Fitzsimmons, Robert Ginty

Votes: 10

27. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Young Runaways (1978)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.7
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Heartless parents C.L. Doyle and his wife take two of their older children, Rosebud & Joseph T. Doyle on a family vacation to Alaska, but dump their younger ones, Freddy & Margaret Jean in ... See full summary »

Writer: Sy Gomberg | Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Anne Francis, Robert Webber, Gary Collins, Pat Delaney

Votes: 23

28. 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 »

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

Votes: 213

29. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)

G | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. Unbeknownst to Herbie's driver, thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

Writers: Arthur Alsberg, Don Nelson, Gordon Buford | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars, Jacques Marin

Votes: 4,443

30. James at 16 (1977–1978)
Episode: Pilot (1977)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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A 15-year-old whose family moves from Oregon to Boston misses the girlfriend he left behind, so he runs away to see her. On the way he hooks up with a female art student in her 20s who is ... See full summary »

Writer: Dan Wakefield | Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Votes: 201

31. Freaky Friday (1976)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.

Writer: Mary Rodgers | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 8,537

32. The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 148 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.

Writer: J.P. Miller | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Cliff De Young, Anthony Hopkins, Denise Alexander, Sian Barbara Allen

Votes: 319

33. State Fair (1976 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

4.2
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Writer: Richard Fielder | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Vera Miles, Tim O'Connor, Mitch Vogel, Julie Cobb

Votes: 32

34. Crunch (1976 TV Movie)

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Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Tony Brubaker, Howard Culver, Yaphet Kotto, Stephen Nathan

Votes: 7

35. Babe (1975 TV Movie)

106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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The story of Babe Didrickson, who won two gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics and returned to become a world champion golfer, her battles to be accepted as a woman in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joanna Lee, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Harry Paxton | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Slim Pickens, Jeanette Nolan

Votes: 228

36. Matt Helm (1975–1976)

60 min | Drama

4.5
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Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Laraine Stephens, Gene Evans, Peter Brown

Votes: 64

37. Lucy Gets Lucky (1975 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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LUCY GETS LUCKY finds the wacky redhead pulling out all the stops in Las Vegas to see her favorite entertainer, Dean Martin. Lucy gets a job working at the MGM Grand casino and high stakes hijinks follow.

Writer: Robert O'Brien | Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Lucille Ball, Dean Martin, Jackie Coogan, Bruce Gordon

Votes: 36

38. Three for Two (1975 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

7.0
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THREE FOR TWO presents Lucy with the Great One, Jackie Gleason, combining their comedic talents for the first time, in a trio of comedy-dramas centered on the various aspects of marriage.

Writer: James Eppy | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Lucille Ball, Jackie Gleason, Gino Conforti, Tammi Bula

Votes: 23

39. Cage Without a Key (1975 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.8
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A high school girl who needs a ride accepts one from a boy she doesn't know. He then forces her to participate in a robbery, in which a clerk is killed. They are soon caught, and the girl, ... See full summary »

Writer: Joanna Lee | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Susan Dey, Jonelle Allen, Sam Bottoms, Anne Bloom

Votes: 64

40. Matt Helm (1975–1976)
Episode: Matt Helm (1975)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama

5.4
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A former secret agent, now a private investigator, is hired to protect a beautiful film star and gets involved with black marketeers and gun runners.

Writer: Sam Rolfe | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Ann Turkel, Laraine Stephens, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 53

41. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.0
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A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.

Writers: Andrew Peter Marin, John Holbrook Vance | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Scott Jacoby, Pippa Scott, John Larch, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 1,242

42. Truck Turner (1974)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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Truck is a bounty hunter who gets a job to track down a guy named Gator. When he and his partner find him, a chase ensues and Gator is killed. This makes Gator's woman, Dorinda, very angry ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Williams, Michael Allin, Jerry Wilkes | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Isaac Hayes, Yaphet Kotto, Alan Weeks, Annazette Chase

Votes: 1,482

43. The Red Badge of Courage (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, War, Western

6.3
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During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to the reality of how un-glorious and dishonorable war really is.

Writers: John Gay, Stephen Crane | Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Richard Thomas, Michael Brandon, Wendell Burton, Charles Aidman

Votes: 134

44. The Day the Earth Moved (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

5.1
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A team taking aerial photographs of the desert deduces that an earthquake is about to strike a nearby town, but nobody in the town believes them.

Writers: Jack Turley, Max Jack | Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Stella Stevens, Cleavon Little, William Windom

Votes: 114

45. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of a family living in a New York City slum in 1912, headed by a loving but alcoholic father and a strong-willed mother.

Writers: Frank Davis, Blanche Hanalis, Tess Slesinger, Betty Smith | Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Diane Baker, James Olson, Pamelyn Ferdin

Votes: 79

46. The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974 TV Movie)

60 min

6.4
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Writers: Herman Groves, Clifford B. Hicks | Director: Tom Leetch | Stars: Eric Shea, Clay O'Brien, Kim Richards, Edward Andrews

Votes: 31

47. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton: Part 1 (1974)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.9
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Writers: Herman Groves, Clifford B. Hicks | Director: Tom Leetch | Stars: Eric Shea, Clay O'Brien, Kim Richards, Edward Andrews

Votes: 7

48. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton: Part 2 (1974)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Writers: Herman Groves, Clifford B. Hicks | Director: Tom Leetch | Stars: Eric Shea, Clay O'Brien, Kim Richards, Edward Andrews

49. One Little Indian (1973)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Western

6.5
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On the run from the Cavalry, a man tries to disappear while accompanied by two camels and a runaway boy. His escape is made harder when he meets a widow and her daughter who may turn him in.

Writer: Harry Spalding | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: James Garner, Vera Miles, Pat Hingle, Morgan Woodward

Votes: 368

50. Charley and the Angel (1973)

G | 93 min | Family, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.

Writers: Will Stanton, Roswell Rogers | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Cloris Leachman, Harry Morgan, Kurt Russell

Votes: 293