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1. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: To Walk in Grace (1964)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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A writer comes to Blair Hospital to do research on her next book, and incurs the resentment of Dr. Kildare, who finds her writing on medical issues overly sentimental. He is unaware that she is suffering from a serious illness herself.

Writer: Joy Dexter | Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Gena Rowlands, Brenda Scott

Votes: 6

2. Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

8.9
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A woman, who had left home 20 years previously under acrimonious circumstances, finds out that she is terminally ill. She returns home and tries to rebuild her relationship with her ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael De Guzman | Director: Milton Katselas | Stars: Bette Davis, Gena Rowlands, Ford Rainey, Donald Moffat

Votes: 454

3. The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1986 TV Special)

8.9
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Stars: Charlton Heston, Donna Mills, June Allyson, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 55

4. The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966–1967)
Episode: The Fountain of Youth Affair (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure

8.8
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April and Mark infiltrate a youth clinic on Rejuven Isle somewhere in Scandanavia. A Baroness is blackmailing wives of important men and forcing them to pay for the youth injections with top secret documents.

Creator: Sam Rolfe | Director: E. Darrell Hallenbeck | Stars: Stefanie Powers, Noel Harrison, Leo G. Carroll, Gena Rowlands

Votes: 11

5. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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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: 5,977

6. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,881

7. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

8.7
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Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

Votes: 38

8. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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Manhattan's 87th precinct forms the backdrop for this grim and gritty police drama based on the long-running series of novels by Ed McBain. Storylines focus on neighborhood crime, and the ... See full summary »

Creator: Evan Hunter | Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Norman Fell, Gregory Walcott

Votes: 72

9. Markham (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Milland, Simon Scott, Henry Corden, Gail Bonney

Votes: 38

10. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 65

11. Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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Combining unprecedented access to Davis' vast personal archives with original interviews, this documentary reveals a startling portrait of one of hollywood's most gifted and enigmatic stars.

Writer: Peter Jones | Directors: Peter Jones, Mark A. Catalena | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Bette Davis, Ruthie Davis, Michael Merrill

Votes: 426

12. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.5
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At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Votes: 1,206

13. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

8.5
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Creator: James A. Michener | Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 184

14. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Truman Capote

Votes: 282

15. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

8.5
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Person to Person is about wtf man? Just stop

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 92

16. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 1,627

17. Johnny Staccato (1959– )

24 min | Drama

8.4
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Stars: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli, Frank London, Garry Walberg

Votes: 124

18. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 95

19. 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, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

Votes: 76

20. Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.3
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72 Metascore

In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American ... See full summary »

Writer: Rick McKay | Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Edie Adams, Bea Arthur, Elizabeth Ashley, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 396

21. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Episode: John Cassavetes (1969)

Documentary

8.3
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Directors: Hubert Knapp, André S. Labarthe | Stars: John Cassavetes, Jerry Howard, Gena Rowlands, George Sims

Votes: 43

22. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: One Step Down (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A dead husband turns up in a motel room, but the stunning woman he was with vanishes, leaving no fingerprints. When police show scant interest in the case, the rich widow falls off the ... See full summary »

Writers: William D. Gordon, Barry Trivers, Alec Coppel | Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Leslie Nielsen, Jack Weston, Ida Lupino

Votes: 38

23. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and disingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 16,571

24. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

R | 155 min | Drama

8.2
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Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage. The film transpires to a positive role of madness in the family, challenging conventional representations of madness in cinema.

Writer: John Cassavetes | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Votes: 11,636

25. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 64

26. The Long, Hot Summer (1965–1966)

48 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Nancy Malone, Roy Thinnes, Paul Geary, Lana Wood

Votes: 42

27. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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

28. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: No Tears for Savannah (1963)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

8.2
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The Virginian is in the southwest to collect for a bad check. He gets his money from the man's dad but when he is killed, The Virginian's old flame is convicted of it and he has to protect her while hoping Garth can prove her innocence.

Writers: William R. Cox, Carey Wilber, Owen Wister | Director: Don McDougall | Stars: James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke

Votes: 27

29. Opening Night (1977)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama

8.1
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An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her.

Writer: John Cassavetes | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara, Joan Blondell

Votes: 4,926

30. An Early Frost (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

8.1
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A young lawyer hasn't told his parents about his homosexuality. Now he must tell them--at a time when the diagnosis was still a death sentence--that he has AIDS.

Writers: Sherman Yellen, Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman | Director: John Erman | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Sylvia Sidney, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 1,365

31. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

8.1
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Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

Votes: 98

32. The 39th Annual Emmy Awards (1987 TV Special)

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Writers: Bob Arnott, Harry Crane | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Steve Allen, Harry Anderson, Alan Arkin, Allan Arkush

Votes: 15

33. Johnny Staccato (1959– )
Episode: Fly Baby, Fly (1959)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Writer: Philip S. Goodman | Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Howard Freeman, Dort Clark

Votes: 13

34. Monk (2002–2009)
Episode: Mr. Monk and the Lady Next Door (2009)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Monk's recent, transforming friendship with a neighbor feels suspicious after he's brought in to consult on two murders.

Creator: Andy Breckman | Director: Tawnia McKiernan | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Traylor Howard, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine

Votes: 230

35. NCIS (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime | Active

8.0
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Creators: Donald P. Bellisario, Don McGill | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum

Votes: 71,894

36. Monk (2002–2009)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.

Creator: Andy Breckman | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard

Votes: 46,195

37. Persepolis (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.0
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90 Metascore

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

Writers: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud | Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 62,868

38. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 571

39. 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: 93

40. The Notebook (2004)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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53 Metascore

A poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences.

Writers: Jeremy Leven, Jan Sardi, Nicholas Sparks | Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling

Votes: 344,933

41. All About My Mother (1999)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.9
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87 Metascore

Young Esteban want to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by the mother Manuela.

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan

Votes: 63,077

42. Love Streams (1984)

PG-13 | 141 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.

Writers: Ted Allan, John Cassavetes | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Diahnne Abbott, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 2,515

43. Circle of Fear (1972–1973)

60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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An anthology of suspense dramas concentrating on individuals confronted with supernatural occurrences.

Creator: Richard Matheson | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Sheila Larken, Meg Foster, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 195

44. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Kraft Suspense Theater was a anthogy series that featured a new cast and stories each week. It shared it's time slot with Kraft Music Hall that aired approximately once a month.

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

Votes: 147

45. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 41

46. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)
Episode: The Floater (1961)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.9
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The body of a young woman is found by a boy diving from a pier. The coroner finds that she died, not by drowning, but due to arsenic poisoning. The main clue in the detectives' ... See full summary »

Creator: Evan Hunter | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Votes: 10

47. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Votes: 35,629

48. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

Votes: 541

49. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

Votes: 135

50. Garrison's Gorillas (1967–1968)

60 min | Adventure, War, Drama

7.8
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Inspired by the film "The Dirty Dozen", this series chronicles the adventures of a group of convicts recruited into the U.S. Army by the offer of a post-war parole. Commanded by West Point ... See full summary »

Creators: Mort Green, David Karp | Stars: Ron Harper, Cesare Danova, Brendon Boone, Christopher Cary

Votes: 195