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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.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 6,283

2. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

30 min | Western

7.9
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

Votes: 1,470

3. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)

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

7.8
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, John Hamilton, Bill Kennedy

Votes: 2,518

4. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America.

Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

Votes: 1,033

5. 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: 1,018

6. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

7.8
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Mike Nelson is a S.C.U.B.A. diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone, and the plot was mostly carried through his voice-over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of ... See full summary »

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Ken Drake, Courtney Brown, Jan Harrison

Votes: 834

7. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

Votes: 686

8. Queen of Outer Space (1958)

Unrated | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.6
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American astronauts are drawn by a mysterious force to the planet Venus, which they find to be inhabited only by beautiful women and their despotic queen.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eric Fleming, Dave Willock, Laurie Mitchell

Votes: 1,492

9. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.3
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 496

10. Men Into Space (1959–1960)

30 min | Sci-Fi

8.2
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The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Charles Herbert, Tyler McVey

Votes: 121

11. Topper (1953–1955)

30 min | Fantasy, Comedy

8.3
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This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Leo G. Carroll, Buck

Votes: 324

12. The Tall Man (1960–1962)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Walter Lawrence, Mark Tapscott

Votes: 120

13. Circus Boy (1956–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.6
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12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.

Stars: Micky Dolenz, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Lowery, Bimbo the Elephant

Votes: 158

14. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

Stars: Gene Barry, Allison Hayes, Allen Jaffe, Ken Drake

Votes: 653

15. Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

Director: Arthur Hilton | Stars: Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, Marie Windsor, William Phipps

Votes: 1,134

16. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.6
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

Votes: 264

17. Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955–1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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Typical western with a twist. The two stars appeared as Texas Rangers but in a different scenario each program. One week, they might be Rangers in the 1840s and the next week they would be ... See full summary »

Stars: Willard Parker, Harry Lauter, William Boyett, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 71

18. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

73 min | Mystery

7.0
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 2,259

19. Night Nurse (1931)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell, Clark Gable

Votes: 2,549

20. The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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The Stooges must battle alien spies to safeguard a goofy scientist's revolutionary new vehicle.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Carol Christensen

Votes: 692

21. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bart Burns, Vito Scotti, Johnny Seven

Votes: 152

22. Colt .45 (1957–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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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: 69

23. Born to Be Bad (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of. Letty teaches her ... See full summary »

Directors: Lowell Sherman, Jack Conway | Stars: Loretta Young, Cary Grant, Jackie Kelk, Marion Burns

Votes: 872

24. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 57

25. Ramar of the Jungle (1952–1954)

30 min | Adventure

7.4
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Missionaries' kid Tom Reynolds returns to the jungle as a doctor where he treats natives ("Ramar" means "White Medicine Man") and takes care of bad guys, aided by Prof. Ogden.

Stars: Jon Hall, Ray Montgomery, Nick Stewart, Victor Millan

Votes: 68

26. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

Votes: 99

27. Kentucky (1938)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.6
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Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 364

28. The Cabin in the Cotton (1932)

TV-G | 78 min | Drama

7.1
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A tenant farmer's son is caught in the middle of owner-tenant disputes when he falls for the plantation owner's seductive daughter.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Bette Davis, Dorothy Jordan, Hardie Albright

Votes: 1,131

29. Beauty and the Boss (1932)

Unrated | 66 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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The Baron is a banker, in Vienna, who works at at very fast pace. He appreciates beautiful women, but fires the beautiful Miss Frey as he considers her a diversion to work. Susie sneaks ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Marian Marsh, David Manners, Warren William, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 374

30. The Mayor of Hell (1933)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a former ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Madge Evans, Arthur Byron, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 1,126

31. Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Moto thwarts a ruthless band of international agents who try to foment an international incident by mining the entrance to the Suez Canal and blaming the British.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field, John Carradine

Votes: 1,003

32. Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Butch Saunders has been transferred to Missing Persons because he was too brutal in other police work. He regards the assignment as "kindergarten" work. When a young woman asks him to help ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Bette Davis, Lewis Stone, Pat O'Brien, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 789

33. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

Votes: 27

34. The Adventures of Ellery Queen (1950–1952)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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The first TV adaptation of the adventures of super sleuth Ellery Queen, broadcast live from Hollywood. Queen was a mystery writer who assisted his father, a detective with the New York ... See full summary »

Stars: Florenz Ames, Lee Bowman, Rex Marshall, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 29

35. Gunsmoke in Tucson (1958)

Approved | 80 min | Western

5.7
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Two brothers on opposite sides of the law become involved in a range war between farmers and cattlemen in Arizona.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Mark Stevens, Forrest Tucker, Gale Robbins, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 89

36. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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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: 54

37. Cowboy G-Men (1952– )

30 min | Western

6.6
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Pat Gallagher and his sidekick Stoney Crockett are Secret Service agents in the Old West, dispatched by the government to investigate crimes threatening the young nation.

Stars: Russell Hayden, Jackie Coogan, Phil Arnold, Tom Monroe

Votes: 44

38. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 513

39. The Lost Planet (1953)

Approved | Sci-Fi

5.1
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Two newspaper reporters battle a plot by the evil Dr. Grood to conquer the world.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Judd Holdren, Vivian Mason, Michael Fox, Forrest Taylor

Votes: 52

40. Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955)

TV-PG | 72 min | Action, Adventure

5.7
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Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers. Their work has the blessing of the U.N.'s Dr. Celliers, close friend of the Sukulu chief. The ... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Gordon Scott, Vera Miles, Peter van Eyck, Jack Elam

Votes: 341

41. Quantrill's Raiders (1958)

Approved | 68 min | Action, War, Western

5.4
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A Civil War guerilla gang plans an attack on a Kansas arsenal.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Steve Cochran, Diane Brewster, Leo Gordon, Gale Robbins

Votes: 179

42. Blonde Bait (1956)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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U.S. State Department agent Kent Foster, on the trail of a murderous traitor, Nick Randall, hopes to trap Randall through singer/stripper Angela Booth. The latter has promised to marry ... See full summary »

Director: Elmo Williams | Stars: Beverly Michaels, Jim Davis, Joan Rice, Richard Travis

Votes: 61

43. Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952)

Approved | 242 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis. After the war, they continued to fight evil where ... See full summary »

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred F. Sears | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Carol Forman, John Crawford, Michael Fox

Votes: 91

44. King of the Congo (1952)

252 min | Action

6.6
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An Air Force captain is assigned to find some missing top-secret microfilm.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Gloria Dea, Leonard Penn, Jack Ingram

Votes: 19

45. Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

6.4
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Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Gene Raymond, Nancy Carroll, Jack Benny, Sydney Howard

Votes: 112

46. Alias the Doctor (1932)

61 min | Drama

6.2
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Karl is the workaholic adopted son while Stephan is the lazy one. They both go to Munich to study medicine and Karl is at the top of the class while Stephan is barely passing. When ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Curtiz, Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Marian Marsh, Norman Foster, Adrienne Dore

Votes: 152

47. The Lost Tribe (1949)

Approved | 72 min | Adventure

6.7
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Jungle Jim fights a lion and sharks trying to save an African village from those who would despoil it.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Myrna Dell, Elena Verdugo, Joseph Vitale

Votes: 275

48. Miss Pinkerton (1932)

Not Rated | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A hospital nurse is recruited by the police to watch a household where a suspicious death has occurred.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joan Blondell, George Brent, Ruth Hall, John Wray

Votes: 294

49. Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)

90 min | Musical

7.0
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Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot. He uses his influence to help her get a starring role in the show, hoping that it ... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Constance Cummings, Russ Columbo, Paul Kelly, Blossom Seeley

Votes: 179

50. Captured! (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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Captain Fred Allison has been in a German Prisoner of War Camp for a long time. It has been two years since he last saw Monica, a girl he met, married and bought a house with in six days ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Paul Lukas, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 256