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1. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Henri Charrière | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 84,187

2. Star Trek (1966–1969)

4,050 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the Galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Votes: 39,114

3. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

43 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Walker, a martial artist, and his partner Trivette are Texas Rangers. They make it their business to battle crime in Dallas and all around the State of Texas.

Creators: Christopher Canaan, Leslie Greif, Paul Haggis, Albert S. Ruddy | Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson, Noble Willingham

Votes: 10,422

4. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family.

Creator: David Jacobs | Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 7,481

5. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 4,483

6. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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After a crippled test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear powered limbs and implants, he serves as a unique intelligence agent.

Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Lindsay Wagner

Votes: 4,318

7. Sledge Hammer! (1986–1988)

30 min | Action, Comedy

8.3
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The adventures of a notorious enthusiastic egotistical no-nonsense dumb macho police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem which actually usually gives results to everyone's surprise - sometimes even his.

Creator: Alan Spencer | Stars: David Rasche, Anne-Marie Martin, Harrison Page, Leslie Morris

Votes: 3,991

8. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 3,393

9. Attack (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, War, Action

7.5
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In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post but tensions between captain Cooney and lieutenant Costa run high.

Writers: Norman Brooks, James Poe | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Votes: 3,124

10. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.3
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The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Lou Shaw | Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 2,705

11. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

Votes: 2,683

12. Scorpio (1973)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Cross is an old hand at the CIA, in charge of assassinating high-ranking foreign personalities who are an obstacle to the policies of the USA. He often teams up with Frenchman Jean Laurier,... See full summary »

Writers: David W. Rintels, Gerald Wilson | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos

Votes: 2,438

13. Hunter (1984–1991)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.

Creator: Frank Lupo | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

Votes: 1,836

14. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Creator: Irwin Allen | Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

Votes: 1,638

15. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 1,401

16. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.5
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Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show offered ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 1,380

17. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
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David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Mark Russell, Max Kleven

Votes: 1,348

18. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

Votes: 1,193

19. Mannix (1967–1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Creators: Bruce Geller, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 1,171

20. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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The cases of a fat private detective.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 1,165

21. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

Votes: 1,040

22. Guiding Light (1952–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.4
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Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, ... See full summary »

Creator: Irna Phillips | Stars: Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman, Lia Yang, Ron Raines

Votes: 989

23. Deathsport (1978)

R | 82 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

3.6
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Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using "destructocycles".

Writers: Frances Doel, Nicholas Niciphor, Donald Stewart | Directors: Allan Arkush, Nicholas Niciphor, Roger Corman | Stars: David Carradine, Claudia Jennings, Richard Lynch, William Smithers

Votes: 986

24. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Edward Binns

Votes: 908

25. The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.4
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With the powers given by the bite of a radioactive spider, a young man fights crime as a wall-crawling superhero.

Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, Chip Fields, Ellen Bry

Votes: 893

26. Mod Squad (1968–1973)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police.

Creators: Tony Barrett, Harve Bennett, Sammy Hess, Buddy Ruskin | Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

Votes: 871

27. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Bread and Circuses (1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The Enterprise crew investigates the disappearance of a ship's crew on a planet that is a modern version of the Roman Empire.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, William Smithers

Votes: 862

28. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 651

29. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds

Votes: 516

30. Trouble Man (1972)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set ... See full summary »

Writer: John D.F. Black | Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Robert Hooks, Paul Winfield, Ralph Waite, William Smithers

Votes: 480

31. The Rookies (1972–1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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The trials and adventures of three young police officers.

Creators: William Blinn, Rita Lakin | Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Kate Jackson, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Votes: 409

32. The Brotherhood of the Bell (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A successful professor has his life disrupted by a secret from his past - in his college days he became a member of a powerful secret society, and now the society has a job for him.

Writer: David Karp | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Glenn Ford, Rosemary Forsyth, Dean Jagger, Maurice Evans

Votes: 371

33. Peyton Place (1964–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »

Creators: Paul Monash, Irna Phillips | Stars: Ed Nelson, Barbara Parkins, Ryan O'Neal, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 307

34. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 303

35. Tarzan (1966–1968)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.2
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Tarzan (Lord Greystoke), already well educated and fed up with civilization, returns to the jungle and, more-or-less assisted by chimpanzee Cheetah and orphan boy Jai, wages war against poachers and other bad guys.

Stars: Ron Ely, Manuel Padilla Jr., Charles Wood, Virgil Richardson

Votes: 301

36. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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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, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 228

37. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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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, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan, Lee Marvin

Votes: 170

38. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

Votes: 135

39. Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused.

Creators: Jerry McNeely, David Victor | Stars: Arthur Hill, Joan Darling, Lee Majors, Christine Matchett

Votes: 128

40. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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High-priced Houston TX lawyer Clinton Judd and his assistant Ben defend people all over the country. The cases often reflected then-current real-life ones (e.g., antiwar protesters).

Creator: Paul Monash | Stars: Carl Betz, Stephen Young, Walter Brooke, John Dehner

Votes: 113

41. The Neon Ceiling (1971 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.2
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A housewife and her teenage daughter, fleeing their boring lives, stops in a diner in the California desert. She runs up against the diner's owner, a gruff, beer-drinking artist whose ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Rodman, Carol Sobieski | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Gig Young, Lee Grant, Denise Nickerson, Herb Edelman

Votes: 112

42. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: The Ransom (1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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Egan, a criminal, has kidnapped the daughter of a friend of Briggs. One of Egan's confederates will testify against him the next day before a grand jury. Egan's message to Briggs is clear: ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Geller | Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Steven Hill, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 109

43. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 108

44. Cade's County (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.1
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Sam Cade is the tough but sensitive sheriff of sprawling Madrid County located somewhere in the American Southwest. Between chases and shootouts, episodes deal with a number of relevant '... See full summary »

Creators: Rick Husky, Anthony Wilson | Stars: Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan, Taylor Lacher, Peter Ford

Votes: 107

45. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
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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: 100

46. The Return of Frank Cannon (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

7.4
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Private detective Frank Cannon comes out of retirement to investigate the murder of an ex-girlfriend's husband.

Writers: Ronald Austin, James D. Buchanan | Director: Corey Allen | Stars: William Conrad, Allison Argo, Burr DeBenning, Taylor Lacher

Votes: 82

47. The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969– )

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The cases of well-respected neurosurgeon Dr. David Craig and his two young charges.

Creators: Steven Bochco, Richard H. Landau, Paul Mason | Stars: David Hartman, E.G. Marshall, John Saxon, Robert Walden

Votes: 76

48. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Innocent (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.7
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The aliens take David Vincent up into their spaceship and then attempt to prove they have nothing but peaceful intentions by showing him what they've done to a desert valley. But all is not what it seems.

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Roy Thinnes, William Smithers, Patricia Smith, Katherine Justice

Votes: 71

49. Hawkins (1973–1974)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.6
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The cases of slow-talking West Virginia attorney Billy Jim Hawkins.

Creator: David Karp | Stars: James Stewart, Strother Martin, Mayf Nutter, James Hampton

Votes: 66

50. Lucan (1977–1978)

60 min

7.9
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A boy, raised by wolves, is found at the age of 10. He is named Lucan and sent to a scientific institution to become civilized. All grown up, he leaves to find his family, but not all are convinced that he won't revert to his wild ways.

Creator: Michael Zagor | Stars: Kevin Brophy, Don Gordon, John Randolph, Ned Beatty

Votes: 65