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1. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.4
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

Writers: Harper Lee, Horton Foote | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 164,824

2. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

X | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

Writers: Waldo Salt, James Leo Herlihy | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Votes: 64,415

3. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.9
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Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 31,931

4. Hang 'Em High (1968)

M | 114 min | Crime, Thriller, Western

7.0
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When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice.

Writers: Leonard Freeman, Mel Goldberg | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle, Ed Begley

Votes: 19,257

5. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

7.6
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In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Anderson, Kathryn Hulme | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 5,764

6. Charly (1968)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A retarded man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius.

Writers: Daniel Keyes, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney

Votes: 4,383

7. The Reivers (1969)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.

Writers: William Faulkner, Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Steve McQueen, Sharon Farrell, Ruth White, Michael Constantine

Votes: 1,743

8. Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)

146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Berkman, Melville Shavelson | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Senta Berger

Votes: 1,700

9. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 1,638

10. Edge of the City (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

7.2
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Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk.

Writer: Robert Alan Aurthur | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire

Votes: 1,571

11. No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Thriller

7.1
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A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.

Writers: John Gay, William Goldman | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 1,238

12. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,057

13. Up the Down Staircase (1967)

Approved | 124 min | Drama

7.3
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The experiences of a young female English teacher in an inner-city New York high school.

Writers: Bel Kaufman, Tad Mosel | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Patrick Bedford, Sandy Dennis, Eileen Heckart, Ruth White

Votes: 1,007

14. Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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Henry Thomas is out on parole in a small Texan town and, in the evenings, he is the lead singer in a band. He is being pressured by his foster mother to give up his singing and go back to ... See full summary »

Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Steve McQueen, Lee Remick, Don Murray, Paul Fix

Votes: 814

15. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Creator: Nat Hiken | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

Votes: 604

16. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 518

17. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Jean Inness

Votes: 358

18. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Incredible World of Horace Ford (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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Horace Ford longs for his childhood which was not as idyllic as he remembers it.

Writers: Reginald Rose, Rod Serling | Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Pat Hingle, Nan Martin, Ruth White, Phillip Pine

Votes: 311

19. Ben Casey (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Creator: James E. Moser | Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates, Harry Landers

Votes: 263

20. A Rage to Live (1965)

101 min | Drama

6.3
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A woman's sexual compulsions threaten to destroy her marriage.

Writers: John T. Kelley, John O'Hara | Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Suzanne Pleshette, Bradford Dillman, Ben Gazzara, Peter Graves

Votes: 236

21. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Creator: Reginald Rose | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Ossie Davis, J.D. Cannon

Votes: 221

22. The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

6.2
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A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets. When the opportunity presents itself he escapes and is ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Rogers, Jon Boothe, George Sherman | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Barbara Hershey, Arthur Hill, Ruth White

Votes: 219

23. A Lovely Way to Die (1968)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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A cop quits the force after too much disappointment in the system. He becomes a bodyguard of a rich recent widow. She is on trial for her husband's murder. He decides to help her clear her name... and get over her husband.

Writer: A.J. Russell | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Sylva Koscina, Eli Wallach, Kenneth Haigh

Votes: 216

24. The Tiger Makes Out (1967)

94 min | Comedy

5.9
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A mailman looks for a woman to kidnap as a personal act of insurrection.

Writer: Murray Schisgal | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Bob Dishy, John Harkins

Votes: 166

25. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

Votes: 129

26. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.9
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 92

27. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 89

28. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

Votes: 74

29. The DuPont Show of the Week (1961– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.3
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Stars: Walter Matthau, Frank McGee, Will Rogers, Art Carney

Votes: 70

30. 'Way Out (1961– )

25 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Richard Morse, George Turner, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 70

31. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: The Other Side of the Mountain (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A friendly country girl has a crush on Kimble and wants to help him escape on the condition she can go with him, as the Sheriff and Lt. Gerard close in on them.

Writers: Alan Caillou, Harry Kronman, Roy Huggins | Director: James Sheldon | Stars: David Janssen, Sandy Dennis, Frank Sutton, Ruth White

Votes: 67

32. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 62

33. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 58

34. Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949–1955)

30 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.5
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"Guardian of the Safety of the World", private citizen-scientist Captain Video, assisted by his teenage helper The Ranger and an army of Video Rangers, preserves the peace in the far-off ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Hal Conklin

Votes: 53

35. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Dana Elcar, Hilda Simms

Votes: 50

36. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas and one of the first U.S. TV dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 43

37. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 42

38. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: The Survivors (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Kimble comes back into contact with his wife's family when he learns of their financial difficulties. Kimble may have a way to help, but his mother-in-law's hatred for him may lead to his capture.

Writers: George Eckstein, Roy Huggins | Director: Don Medford | Stars: David Janssen, Ruth White, Louise Sorel, Lloyd Gough

Votes: 36

39. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.1
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Stars: James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Tim O'Connor, Max Adrian

Votes: 32

40. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 30

41. Brenner (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Roy is a hardened twenty year cop with the NYPD; his son Ernie is an idealistic rookie. Together they face and learn from their different views of life and work.

Stars: Edward Binns, James Broderick, Dick O'Neill, Walter Greaza

Votes: 23

42. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)

60 min | Documentary, Animation, Comedy

7.0
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Stars: David Warner, Edward Binns, Jo Van Fleet, Richard Schaal

Votes: 22

43. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Night They Shot Santa Claus (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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It's Christmas eve 1930 and Eliot Ness and his men are investigating the murder of a close friend of his, Hap Levinson. The man had been playing Santa Claus at a children's orphanage and ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Fraley, Eliot Ness, Mort Thaw | Director: Alex March | Stars: Robert Stack, Ruth White, Russell Collins, Nita Talbot

Votes: 22

44. The Clock (1949–1952)

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Suspense/Anthology series based on a ABC radio series which ran from 1946-48. The half-hour series mostly consisted of original dramas concerning murder, mayhem or insanity. Series narrator... See full summary »

Stars: Larry Semon, Oliver Thorndike, Parker McCormick, Frankie Thomas

Votes: 21

45. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Episode: Today I Am a Man (1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Tired of being stereotyped as a mama's boy, Muldoon feigns having a hot date at "the hottest club in the Bronx". When his bluff is called by doubting coworkers, he quickly commandeers a ... See full summary »

Creator: Nat Hiken | Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

Votes: 21

46. For the People (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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David Koster is an obsessive New York City assistant district attorney who gets into trouble because of his passion for justice. His boss, Anthony Celese, tries to keep him under control ... See full summary »

Stars: William Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Lonny Chapman, Jessica Walter

Votes: 19

47. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: A Very Cautious Boy (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A gangland syndicate headed by lawyer Roy Baxter has been collecting protection money from Joe and Mama Ganoulian, owners of a local restaurant. The Ganoulians hire protection called Lee Staunton to free them from the extortionists.

Writer: Gilbert Ralston | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Peter Falk

Votes: 19

48. Great Ghost Tales (1961– )

30 min | Horror

7.1
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The last regularly scheduled TV series to be broadcast live in the U.S. was hosted by Frank Gallop, and featured dramatizations of ghost stories and other tales of the supernatural, many of... See full summary »

Stars: John Abbott, R.G. Armstrong, Cynthia Baxter, Eric Berry

Votes: 18

49. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: The Tragic Success of Alfred Tiloff (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Kidnappers target a millionaire to pay the ransom for their victim, a young girl from a poor family. The criminals are a husband who's failed at everything he's tried and a still-ambitious ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Rodman, Leonard Bishop | Director: Alex March | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Jan Sterling

Votes: 17

50. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Stars: Rene Auberjonois, George Voskovec, Richard Dysart, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 16