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1. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 7,410 | Gross: $18.97M

2. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 517

3. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Set in Riverside on the upper West Side of Manhattan, Ryan's Hope centered mostly on the working class Ryans, an Irish-American family headed by Maeve and Johnny Ryan. They owned Ryan's Bar... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Levin, Nancy Addison, Helen Gallagher, Ron Hale

Votes: 298

4. King of Kings (1961)

PG-13 | 168 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The temporary physical life of everyone's Savior, Jesus Christ.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hatfield, Ron Randell

Votes: 5,389 | Gross: $14.48M

5. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

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

Votes: 104

6. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 71

7. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 61

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

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 85

9. Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)

108 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anne Baxter, Robert Powell, Michael Wager, Tim Choate

Votes: 195

10. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Wilson, Michael O'Hare, Wesley Addy, David Birney

Votes: 145

11. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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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: 35

12. Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947. The message of this film was the sadness and stupidity of ... See full summary »

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Edward Mulhare, Haya Harareet, Michael Shillo, Michael Wager

Votes: 300

13. Paul's Case (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 55 min | Drama

8.1
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Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his chance by stealing some ... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Eric Roberts, Leta Bonynge, Lindsay Crouse, Robert Dryden

Votes: 667

14. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

Stars: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan, Wesley Addy

Votes: 10

15. The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (1976– )

793 min | Music

8.9
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Leonard Bernstein's Harvard University lectures on the future of music, originally delivered in 1973, but not broadcast until 1976.

Stars: Leonard Bernstein, René Kollo, Tom Krause, Tatiana Troyanos

Votes: 37

16. Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel (1978)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Documentary examining the life and career of producer/director Roger Corman. Clips from his films and interviews with actors and crew members who have worked with him are featured.

Director: Christian Blackwood | Stars: Allan Arkush, Paul Bartel, David Carradine, Roger Corman

Votes: 43

17. Bernstein in Vienna: Beethoven - The Ninth Symphony in D Minor (1970 TV Movie)

75 min | Music

8.3
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Director: Humphrey Burton | Stars: Leonard Bernstein, Plácido Domingo, Gwyneth Jones, Martti Talvela

Votes: 9

18. Oedipus Rex (1972 TV Special)

60 min | Music

5.2
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Stravinsky's oratorio, inspired by Sophocles' play.

Stars: René Kollo, Tom Krause, Tatiana Troyanos, Michael Wager

Votes: 6

19. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )
Episode: Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (1976)

Drama, History

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Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Henry Butler, Jack Dengle, Valerie French, Douglas Gordon

20. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Documentary that explores actor/director Clint Eastwood and his art by juxtaposing each major stage in his life with a corresponding stage in the thematic development of his work. Clint ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Richard Burton, Joel Cox, Dani Crayne

Votes: 334

21. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1640 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Stars: Nancy Addison, Judith Barcroft, Bernard Barrow, Gloria Cromwell

22. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1643 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Stars: Nancy Addison, Judith Barcroft, Roscoe Born, Dominic Chianese

23. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1659 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Stars: Roscoe Born, Dominic Chianese, Randall Edwards, John Gabriel

24. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1665 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Stars: Nancy Addison, MacKenzie Allen, Randall Edwards, Maureen Garrett

25. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1666 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Stars: Nancy Addison, MacKenzie Allen, Roscoe Born, Randall Edwards

26. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1676 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Jill tells Ari about Joe. Jonas Rovings wants to catalog Spencer's collection but Jill and Ari want to find the shrine first. EJ gives storyline advice to Barbara and the Soap's Producer. ... See full summary »

Director: Lela Swift | Stars: Nancy Addison, MacKenzie Allen, Seth Allen, Judith Barcroft

27. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1678 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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In Ryan's Bar Kevin talks about Karl Marx while making 20 cent Irish Coffees. Faith comes in with Ari and introduces him to the Ryans. At Spencer's Jonas and Jill discuss the planned museum... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Evans | Stars: Nancy Addison, Bernard Barrow, Dick Briggs, John Gabriel

28. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1686 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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Director: Jerry Evans | Stars: Don Amendolia, Judith Barcroft, Roscoe Born, Randall Edwards

29. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1687 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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At Spencer's old place Jonas discusses the inventory with Ari at gunpoint. Later Ari complains to Jill about Jonas. Jill stresses the importance of following Spencer's wishes. At the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Wyman | Stars: Nancy Addison, Judith Barcroft, Roscoe Born, Randall Edwards

30. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
Episode: Episode #1.1688 (1981)

TV-PG | Drama, Romance

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At Spencer's old place Jonas discusses Ari with Jill about Jonas. Ari discovers that his hotel room is bugged. Barbara shows Delia's letter to the producer who says that he will handle it. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Wyman | Stars: Nancy Addison, Judith Barcroft, Maureen Garrett, George S. Irving

31. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: Expectant Relations (1953)

Drama

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The struggle of a middle-aged woman who tries to win an inheritance from a rich uncle.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Georgia Burke, Lily Cahill, Kathleen Comegys, Florida Friebus

32. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note (1998)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Director: Susan Lacy | Stars: Alexander Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein, Nina Bernstein, John Corigliano

Votes: 71

33. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Episode: Medea (1959)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A betrayed queen takes a terrible revenge.

Directors: Wes Kenney, José Quintero | Stars: Judith Anderson, Eric Berry, Henry Brandon, Jacqueline Brookes

Votes: 29

34. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: Presumption of Innocence (1958)

60 min | Drama

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A man on trial for kidnapping and killing a child admits to his lawyer that he wrote ransom notes to the child's parents, but steadfastly denies having any part in the kidnapping or the murder.

Director: Michael Dreyfuss | Stars: Philip Abbott, Val Avery, Colleen Dewhurst, Ed Herlihy

35. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: Six O'Clock Call (1955)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Gertrude Berg, Robert Ellenstein, Janet Fox, David Opatoshu

36. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)
Episode: Street Scene (1952)

Drama

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Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Ann Dvorak, Coleen Gray, Paul Kelly, Michael Wager

37. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Sweet Sorrow (1951)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Seth Arnold, Roy Baime, Philippa Bevans, Sarah Churchill