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1. 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: 31,356

2. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 11,932

3. Cat Ballou (1965)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Western

6.9
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A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

Writers: Walter Newman, Frank Pierson, Roy Chanslor | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

Votes: 8,917

4. A Man Called Horse (1970)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.9
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In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.

Writers: Jack DeWitt, Dorothy M. Johnson | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon, Manu Tupou

Votes: 5,648

5. The Car (1977)

PG | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A sleek, possessed black car terrorizes everyone it comes in contact with in a small town in Utah.

Writers: Dennis Shryack, Michael Butler, Lane Slate | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 5,113

6. Picket Fences (1992–1996)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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An aging sheriff tries to keep the peace in a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes.

Stars: Kathy Baker, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly, Costas Mandylor

Votes: 2,501

7. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.4
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 1,107

8. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Obsolete Man (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.8
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In a future totalitarian society, a librarian is declared obsolete and sentenced to death.

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Fritz Weaver, Josip Elic, Harry Fleer

Votes: 1,028

9. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 671

10. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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Only fiction series written & shot all over North America. Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early 60's social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle ... See full summary »

Creators: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

Votes: 638

11. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Passersby (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A Confederate soldier and a widow meet during the end of the Civil War.

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: James Gregory, Joanne Linville, Rex Holman, David Garcia

Votes: 578

12. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime | Active

6.4
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Stars: Chip Bolcik, Phil Crowley, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 529

13. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Trade-Ins (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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An elderly couple shop for younger replacement bodies, then resort to desperate measures to cover the cost.

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Joseph Schildkraut, Noah Keen, Alma Platt, Theodore Marcuse

Votes: 514

14. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element. Season one stars were... See full summary »

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

Votes: 509

15. The Happening (1967)

101 min | Comedy

5.4
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A few hippies "go with the flow" and end up kidnapping a retired Mafia kingpin.

Writers: Ronald Austin, James D. Buchanan, Frank Pierson | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Michael Parks, George Maharis, Robert Walker Jr.

Votes: 435

16. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Spur of the Moment (1964)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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An engaged heiress is terrorized by a middle-aged woman on a horse pleading with her not to go through with her impending marriage.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Rod Serling | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Diana Hyland, Marsha Hunt, Philip Ober, Roger Davis

Votes: 408

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: 349

18. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Reluctant Vampire (1991)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.3
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A good natured vampire takes a more novel approach to satisfying his blood lust with his chosen undercover employment.

Writers: Terry Black, William M. Gaines | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Sandra Dickinson, George Wendt, Michael Berryman

Votes: 291

19. Flashfire (1994)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime

4.7
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Writers: John Warren, Dan York | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Billy Zane, Louis Gossett Jr., Kristin Minter, Louis Giambalvo

Votes: 248

20. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Mike Ragan, Marian Seldes, Jack Klugman

Votes: 227

21. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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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: 219

22. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Curiosity Killed (1992)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.1
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Two radically contrasting elderly couples -- the bitter and bickering Jack and Cynthia and the more content and laid-back Harry and Lucille -- spend a weekend together in the woods. Lucille... See full summary »

Writer: Stanley Ralph Ross | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Margot Kidder, Kevin McCarthy, J.A. Preston, Madge Sinclair

Votes: 176

23. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Well Cooked Hams (1993)

Not Rated | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.0
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Inept struggling magician Miles Federman murders rival master magician Kraygen so he can steal Kraygen's Box of Death trick and finally achieve the success he's been striving for. However, ... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Sheen, Billy Zane, Maryam d'Abo, John Kassir

Votes: 167

24. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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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: 152

25. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

Votes: 142

26. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Surprise Party (1994)

Not Rated | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.4
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No-count Ray Wells kills his dying father so he can inherit an old ruined farmhouse. Unbeknownst to Ray, said farmhouse has a nightmarish legacy attached to it.

Writers: Tom Lyons, Colman deKay | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Adam Storke, Clare Hoak, Jake Busey, Rance Howard

Votes: 133

27. Nightmare Honeymoon (1974)

PG | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

4.8
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Sadistic low-budget thriller about newlyweds Dack Rambo and Rebecca Danna Smith who are pursued and terrorized by a pair of rural killer rapists. One of the psychos is John Beck from the '... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Block, S. Lee Pogostin | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Dack Rambo, Rebecca Dianna Smith, John Beck, Pat Hingle

Votes: 127

28. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

7.5
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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: 106

29. Filmmakers vs. Tycoons (2005)

97 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Writers: Ferran Alberich, Carlos Benpar | Director: Carlos Benpar | Stars: Marta Belmonte, Woody Allen, Marco Bellocchio, Jack Cardiff

Votes: 106

30. Fight for Life (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

5.6
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Jerry Lewis plays an Ohio optometrist who has a six-year old daughter with epilepsy. He fights to get the FDA to approve a drug (at that time only available in England) for use in the U.S.

Writers: Scott Nisor, Tom Nesi | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Morgan Freeman, Jaclyn-Rose Lester, Gerard Parkes

Votes: 101

31. Rich Men, Single Women (1990 TV Movie)

105 min | Romance, Comedy

7.0
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Three women plot to catch wealthy husbands by throwing a party at a mansion to which they have temporary access. Obvious love stories follow involving an ex-ballplayer, a secretly wealthy ... See full summary »

Writers: Pamela Beck, Patti Massman, Barbara Esensten, James H. Brown, Rita Mae Brown | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Heather Locklear, Deborah Adair, Larry Wilcox

Votes: 88

32. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Alan Simmons | Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Larry J. Blake

Votes: 86

33. The Westerner (1960– )

30 min | Action, Western

8.3
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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

Creator: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Brian Keith, Hank Gobble, Jimmy Lee Cook, Michael T. Mikler

Votes: 67

34. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Stars: Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, Roger Perry, John Larch

Votes: 64

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. Talk to Taka (2000)

12 min | Short, Family, Comedy

7.8
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A Sushi Chef offers love advice to his customers, but his advice stinks.

Writers: Richard K. Kim, Bryan Oh | Director: Richard K. Kim | Stars: Pat Morita, Alex Demir, Jenny Kang, Tom O'Keefe

Votes: 48

37. Black Saddle (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

7.8
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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: 42

38. Biography (1987– )
Episode: David Cassidy: The Reluctant Idol (2004)

Documentary, Biography, History

5.6
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Stars: Danny Bonaduce, Lon Bronson, David Cassidy, Jack Cassidy

Votes: 41

39. Betrayed by Innocence (1986 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

5.7
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A married commercial filmmaker (Barry Bostwick) is charged with statutory rape when it is revealed that his lover (Cristen Kaufman) is only 16.

Writers: Kenneth August, Stanford Whitmore | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Lee Purcell, Barry Bostwick, Cristen Kauffman

Votes: 38

40. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: Layout at Glen Canyon (1960)

60 min | Adventure

6.8
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Tod and Buz, working as laborers near Page, Arizona on a dam project, are reassigned by the Project Manager to run interference for a group of fashion models shooting pictures at the site. ... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Charles McGraw, Bethel Leslie

Votes: 37

41. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Leonard Nimoy: Spock and Beyond (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Biography of actor and director Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" series and movies.

Stars: Peter Graves, Mark A. Altman, Susan Bay, Harve Bennett

Votes: 37

42. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: The Swan Bed (1960)

60 min | Adventure

6.9
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Tod and Buz layover to work in New Orleans and make the acquaintance of a young woman who accidentally interferes with a smuggling ring.The young woman's melancholy mother and the danger of an epidemic add to the difficulties.

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Betty Field, Martin Milner, George Maharis, Henry Hull

Votes: 37

43. Breaking Point (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Creator: Meta Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Richards, Eduard Franz, Cece Whitney, Virginia Gregg

Votes: 34

44. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: A Fury Slinging Flame (1960)

60 min | Adventure

6.7
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Dr. Mark Christopher is a famous scientist who believes from his Russian friend's cryptic message that the USSR will initiate a New Year's Day nuclear attack on the United States. Unable to... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Leslie Nielsen, Fay Spain

Votes: 34

45. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: New York to L.A. (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Det. Flint and Lt. Busti head to Los Angeles to extradite two sociopath brothers to face robbery and murder charges back in New York.

Writer: Howard Rodman | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Nancy Malone, Harry Bellaver

Votes: 31

46. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: ...And the Cat Jumped Over the Moon (1961)

60 min | Adventure

7.3
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Tod and Buz are in Philadelphia visiting a friend/mentor of Buz from his New York Hell's Kitchen days. The old friend, a social worker trying to tame a quirky local gang leader, is killed ... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Milt Kamen, Susan Silo

Votes: 29

47. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: Birdcage on My Foot (1961)

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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Tod and Buz, in Boston for a day of leisure,interrupt an odd acting man who is attempting to steal a Corvette. Buz, seeing the man is an addict, wants to drop the matter but Tod insists the... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Robert Duvall, Mike Kellin

Votes: 26

48. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: Are There Any More Out There Like You? (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Four college students rundown a pedestrian on Christmas Eve, but refuse to say who drove. The well-off father of 1 student arranges for preferential treatment for all, to spare his family's... See full summary »

Writers: Luther Davis, George Cuomo | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Robert Ryan, Katharine Ross, Adam Roarke, Peter Helm

Votes: 24

49. Night of Courage (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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A young man is beaten to death. Now it's believed that he sought out sanctuary in the house of a man (Hughes), and that the man threw him out. And it's also believed that the boy being ... See full summary »

Writer: Bryan Williams | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Pat Bowie, Ramiro Darrillo, Kevin Dunn, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 22

50. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: The Wine-Dark Sea (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A one-time college professor,who lost his wife and children in a home fire,has fallen to the level of being a skid-row drunk.He investigates a "solid citizen" when a fellow "bum" is accused... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Browne, Dean Hargrove | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Myrna Fahey, John Larkin, David Sheiner

Votes: 22