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1. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American West.

Creator: Blanche Hanalis | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Lindsay Greenbush, Sidney Greenbush

Votes: 11,873

2. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients.

Creator: Erle Stanley Gardner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,160

3. Peter Gunn (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Mystery, Crime

8.1
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The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

Creator: Blake Edwards | Stars: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright, Bill Chadney

Votes: 603

4. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,083

5. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

30 min | Western

8.0
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

Votes: 1,188

6. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 9,022

7. Being There (1979)

PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

Writer: Jerzy Kosinski | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

Votes: 51,532

8. The Winning Team (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Poor health and alcoholism force Grover Cleveland Alexander out of baseball, but through his wife's faithful efforts, he gets a chance for a comeback and redemption.

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Seeleg Lester, Merwin Gerard | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Doris Day, Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy, Eve Miller

Votes: 612

9. My Three Sons (1960–1972)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Widower Steve Douglas raises three sons with the help of his father-in-law, and is later aided by the boys' great-uncle. An adopted son, a stepdaughter, wives, and another generation of sons join the loving family in later seasons.

Stars: Fred MacMurray, Stanley Livingston, Don Grady, Barry Livingston

Votes: 1,920

10. Lassie (1954–1974)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

Stars: Lassie, Jon Provost, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly

Votes: 1,854

11. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Writers: Daniel Mainwaring, Jack Finney | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 34,193

12. ...and justice for all. (1979)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent.

Writers: Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg

Votes: 22,903

13. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

Votes: 382

14. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.6
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Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Gilman Rankin

Votes: 97

15. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.7
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The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement.

Writer: Gore Vidal | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 2,148

16. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.2
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The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, Gene Reynolds, Leon Tokatyan | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

Votes: 1,057

17. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Creator: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin

Votes: 1,201

18. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 2,433

19. The Plunderers (1960)

94 min | Western

6.7
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When four rowdy cowhands ride into a small town and make trouble, no one seems willing or able to take them on, not even Sam Christy, the toughest man in town. But then there is a murder.

Writer: Bob Barbash | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Jeff Chandler, John Saxon, Dolores Hart, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 155

20. Criss Cross (1949)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.

Writers: Daniel Fuchs, Don Tracy | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 4,944

21. The Onion Field (1979)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Greg Powell is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Smith (aka Jimmy Youngblood), a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by a ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Wambaugh | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson

Votes: 3,520

22. Brute Force (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Robert Patterson | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 6,351

23. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.7
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

Votes: 246

24. Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Writer: Douglas Day Stewart | Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider, Amanda Peterson

Votes: 818 | Gross: $4.30M

25. The Boy with Green Hair (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green.

Writers: Ben Barzman, Alfred Lewis Levitt, Betsy Beaton | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 1,896

26. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »

Creators: Art Napoleon, Jo Napoleon | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Craig Hill, Nancy Hale, Sandra Spence

Votes: 174

27. One Touch of Venus (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.8
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Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.

Writers: Harry Kurnitz, Frank Tashlin, S.J. Perelman, Ogden Nash, F. Anstey | Directors: William A. Seiter, Gregory La Cava | Stars: Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden

Votes: 905

28. Carrie (1952)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Carrie boards the train to Chicago with big ambitions. She gets a job stitching shoes and her sister's husband takes almost all of her pay for room and board. Then she injures a finger and ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore Dreiser, Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,534

29. Outrage (1950)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A young woman who has just become engaged has her life completely shattered when she is raped while on her way home from work.

Writers: Collier Young, Malvin Wald, Ida Lupino | Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Mala Powers, Tod Andrews, Robert Clarke, Raymond Bond

Votes: 573

30. The McConnell Story (1955)

106 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Mac's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War. He goes as a fighter pilot and returns a hero, the first triple ace of the war. His neighbors have built a home ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Sam Rolfe | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Alan Ladd, June Allyson, James Whitmore, Frank Faylen

Votes: 327

31. The Violent Men (1954)

Approved | 96 min | Western

7.0
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A Union ex-officer plans to sell up to Anchor Ranch and move east with his fiancee, but the low price offered by Anchor's crippled owner and the outfit's bully-boy tactics make him think ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Kleiner, Donald Hamilton | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Dianne Foster

Votes: 1,644

32. I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)

Passed | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood ... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Deutsch, Jay Richard Kennedy, Lillian Roth, Mike Connolly, Gerold Frank | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 1,342

33. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Creator: Eric Ambler | Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 170

34. Cash McCall (1960)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for ... See full summary »

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, Marion Hargrove, Cameron Hawley | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger

Votes: 803

35. Ada (1961)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

6.7
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Bo Gillis is running for Governor. Steve writes the speeches, Sylvester runs the campaign and Bo plays the guitar. Everything is going according to the plan until a hooker named Ada is ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Sheekman, William Driskill, Wirt Williams | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 606

36. Ride a Crooked Trail (1958)

87 min | Western

6.6
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After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain ... See full summary »

Writers: Borden Chase, George Bruce | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Audie Murphy, Gia Scala, Walter Matthau, Henry Silva

Votes: 450

37. Hennesey (1959–1962)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Jackie Cooper played Hennesey, a Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby Dalton, very young and beautiful then, played his blonde yeoman/secretary/nurse. She had a crush on Hennesey but he ... See full summary »

Creator: Don McGuire | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Abby Dalton, Roscoe Karns, Henry Kulky

Votes: 116

38. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

8.3
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Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

Votes: 100

39. Private Hell 36 (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.

Writers: Collier Young, Ida Lupino | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran, Howard Duff, Dean Jagger

Votes: 676

40. Johnny Ringo (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

7.6
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Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas.

Creator: Aaron Spelling | Stars: Don Durant, Mark Goddard, Karen Sharpe, Terence de Marney

Votes: 64

41. Decoy (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A mortally wounded female gangster recounts how she and her gang revived an executed killer from the gas chamber, to try and find out where he buried a fortune in cash.

Writers: Nedrick Young, Stanley Rubin | Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Jean Gillie, Edward Norris, Robert Armstrong, Herbert Rudley

Votes: 1,029

42. Black Saddle (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

Creators: Hal Hudson, John McGreevey | Stars: Peter Breck, Russell Johnson, Anna-Lisa, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 50

43. The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951–1955)

30 min | Western

7.4
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Kit and his pal El Toro go all over the west securing justice for all (absolutely no connection with the historical character).

Stars: Bill Williams, Don Diamond, John L. Cason, Boyd Stockman

Votes: 68

44. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

Votes: 51

45. Baby Face Nelson (1957)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...

Writers: Daniel Mainwaring, Irving Shulman | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Carolyn Jones, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo Gordon

Votes: 378

46. This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

5.5
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A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Mainwaring, George Worthing Yates, Bernard Girard | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian, Richard Webb

Votes: 465

47. I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)

96 min | Comedy

7.2
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An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Brodney, Norman Krasna, Leo Townsend | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams, Maurice Chevalier

Votes: 310

48. Callie & Son (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama

5.6
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Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.

Writer: Thomas Thompson | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Jameson Parker, Dabney Coleman, Joy Garrett

Votes: 225

49. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »

Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

Votes: 53

50. Three Guys Named Mike (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman, all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about each other, ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Sheldon, Ruth Brooks Flippen, Ethel Wells | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Jane Wyman, Van Johnson, Howard Keel, Barry Sullivan

Votes: 394