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1. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

7.8
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A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Votes: 67,256

2. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 27,594

3. East of Eden (1955)

PG | 115 min | Drama

8.0
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A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Votes: 32,144

4. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,205

5. Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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With his newspaper about to be sold, crusading editor Ed Hutcheson tries to complete an exposé on gangster Rienzi.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, Kim Hunter, Ed Begley

Votes: 1,990

6. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 196

7. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

88 min | Comedy

7.1
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Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love, who turned down his marriage proposal years ago because ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau

Votes: 961

8. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 163

9. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Edgar Stehli, Theo Goetz

Votes: 204

10. 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 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 68

11. 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: 102

12. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 138

13. Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,218

14. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Basehart, Gene Evans, Michael O'Shea, Richard Hylton

Votes: 1,292

15. Sailor Beware (1952)

108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Although allergic to kissing girls, Seaman Melvin Jones, through a fluke TV appearance, gets the undeserved reputation of a great kisser dubbed "Mr. Temptation" and is pursued by amorous young females.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Corinne Calvet, Marion Marshall

Votes: 857

16. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.9
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 104

17. 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 TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

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

Votes: 83

18. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 107

19. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 62

20. Family Theatre (1949–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Stars: Tudor Owen, Raymond Burr, Richard Hale, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 29

21. The Stu Erwin Show (1950–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stu Erwin played a mild-mannered high-school principal, with June Collyer as his wife.

Stars: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, Ann E. Todd, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 66

22. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 51

23. 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 it's 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: 58

24. The Big Story (1949–1959)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on a popular radio series, each show tells a different reporter's Big Story, a true story selected from newspapers across the United States. Comments from the actual reporter open and... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Sloane, Ernest Chappell, Ernest Chappell, Ben Grauer

Votes: 14

25. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 60

26. 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: 42

27. Beat the Clock (1950–1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.2
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Classic game show where couples (and sometimes families) competed to win prizes by completing stunts within a time limit.

Stars: Bud Collyer, Dolores Rosedale, John Reed King, Bern Bennett

Votes: 65

28. The Web (1950–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.4
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Live dramas based on stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 28

29. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Stars: Parker Fennelly, James Dean, Don Hanmer, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 11

30. A Star Is Born World Premiere (1954 TV Short)

30 min | Short, News

5.8
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Included on the DVD release of "A Star is Born" (1954), this is a live television broadcast of the world premiere. Described by various participants as the biggest world premiere in memory,... See full summary »

Stars: George Fisher, Rosemarie Stack, Paula Raymond, Amanda Blake

Votes: 112

31. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

Votes: 27

32. The Kate Smith Hour (1950–1954)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.0
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A half-hour variety program which aired on CBS television with host Kate Smith.

Stars: Kate Smith, Bill Norvas, The Upstarts, Peggy Ann Garner

Votes: 15

33. CBS Television Workshop (1952– )

30 min | Drama

6.6
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Stars: Robert Baines, John Baragrey, Harry Bellaver, Philip Bourneuf

Votes: 28

34. The Bigelow Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A live CBS half-hour dramatic anthology series, but on two networks in its second season (as "Bigelow-Sanford Theater"); Sunday evenings over CBS and Thursday evenings over DuMont.

Stars: Don DeFore, William Frawley, Jeffrey Silver, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 12

35. Forgotten Children (1952 TV Movie)

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Director: William Corrigan | Stars: Barbara Bolton, James Dean, Cloris Leachman, Lee Lindsey

Votes: 12

36. 'Giant' Stars Are Off to Texas (1955)

1 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Cast and crew members of "Giant" in a reunion about locations in Marfa, Texas. The narrator explains about the George Stevens'adaptation of Edna Ferber novel.

Stars: James Dean, Dennis Hopper, Mercedes McCambridge, George Stevens

Votes: 20

37. Warner Pathé News Issue # 87 (1955)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: James Dean, Henry Ginsberg, Rock Hudson, Mercedes McCambridge

38. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: A Long Time Till Dawn (1953)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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Just out of prison Joe Harris looks to restart his life. His wife Barbie has moved and the one man who can tell him where refuses to do so. Enraged, Joe beats the old man senseless and runs... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Robert Cass, James Dean, Pud Flanagan, Billy M. Greene

Votes: 60

39. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Abraham Lincoln (1952)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of court-martialed Union soldier William Scott, who is slated for execution for sleeping on duty after he was sent for by Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Paul Nickell | Stars: Judith Evelyn, Robert Pastene, Harry Townes, Betty Low

Votes: 12

40. Crossroads (1955–1957)
Episode: Broadway Trust (1955)

30 min | Drama

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A man embezzles $5,000 from his employer to pay for a land deal. When the deal falls through, he has until 3:00 the next day topay it back before the bank examiners discover the loss.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Tina Carver, James Dean, Russell Hicks

41. Danger (1950–1955)
Episode: Death Is My Neighbor (1953)

30 min | Drama

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Director: John Peyser | Stars: James Dean, Walter Hampden, Betsy Palmer

42. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Glory in the Flower (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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I don't remember much of the story, but James Dean plays an angry juvenile delinquent out on bail after being arrested on a marijuana charge... See full synopsis »

Stars: Edward Binns, Alistair Cooke, Hume Cronyn, James Dean

43. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
Episode: Harvest (1953)

53 min | Drama

7.5
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A young man in love with a sophisticated woman from the city is torn between his desires and those of his family. His parents wish him and his brother to stay and work on their small ... See full summary »

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Dorothy Gish, Ed Begley, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 84

44. Family Theatre (1949–1958)
Episode: Hill Number One: A Story of Faith and Inspiration (1951)

Drama

6.6
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A respectful interpretation of what might have happened among Jesus's followers in the three days before Crucifixion. The story is told in the modern context of an US Army company stationed in Korea during the Korean War.

Director: Arthur Pierson | Stars: Patrick Peyton, Gordon Oliver, Todd Karns, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 67

45. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: I'm a Fool (1954)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A man tells the story of his coming to adulthood when he left home at age 18 and learned the consequences of telling a lie to impress a girl.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Eddie Albert, James Dean, Natalie Wood, Roy Glenn

Votes: 111

46. CBS Television Workshop (1952– )
Episode: Into the Valley (1952)

Drama

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Stars: Robert Baines, John Compton, James Dean, Michael Higgins

47. The Stu Erwin Show (1950–1955)
Episode: Jackie Knows All (1951)

Comedy

7.2
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James Dean briefly appears as Randy in a story about love, real estate, and mind reading.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Stuart Erwin, June Collyer, James Dean, Sheila James Kuehl

Votes: 9

48. Biography (1987– )
Episode: James Dean: Outside the Lines (2002)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Director: Jack Walworth | Stars: William Bast, Marcus Winslow Jr., David Dalton, Bob Pulley

Votes: 57

49. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: Keep Our Honor Bright (1953)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Maury Holland | Stars: Richard Bishop, James Dean, Graham Denton, Bradford Dillman

50. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)
Episode: Life Sentence (1953)

Drama

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Stars: Matt Crowley, James Dean, Georgann Johnson, Charles Mendick