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1. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Engagement (1973)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Fred and Donna are to be married on Sunday, but Lamont plots to put them asunder before the Lord joins them together by inviting to the wedding his Aunt Esther and the rest of Fred's irascible in-laws.

Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Lynn Hamilton, LaWanda Page

Votes: 45

2. Rocky (1976)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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69 Metascore

Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 422,152 | Gross: $117.24M

3. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Clifton's Sugar Mama (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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A rich, old friend of Mama's comes to town. Clifton used to call her "Auntie" Melvina when he was 3 years old. But Clifton is a grown man now and "Auntie" Melvina is a sexy 'Cougar' looking to have some fun with him while in town.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 7

4. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)
Episode: Emission Accomplished (1993)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Martinez goes to visit his drug-addicted brother, but finds the superintendent of his building, Hanlan, is a undercover cop who is on the take and is forcing the tenants out and Kelly sets ... See full summary »

Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: David Caruso, Dennis Franz, James McDaniel, Sherry Stringfield

Votes: 82

5. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Clifton's Dubious Romance (1974)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Finally Mama's matchmaking ways to "hook-up" Clifton work. She sets him up with a very beautiful girl named Polly. All is good until Earl confesses to Tracy that he "knows" Polly from back in the day and she had a "rep" as a man-eater.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 7

6. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 5,874

7. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Earl's Girl (1975)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Earl thinks he has found his match in a beautiful woman. Unfortunately, Clifton finds out that the woman doesn't share the same feelings for Earl.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 6

8. A Day at the Races (1937)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

7.7
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A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones

Votes: 11,315

9. Baretta (1975–1978)
Episode: Can't Win for Losin' (1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Joey Rich, a half-employed middle-aged ghetto black man, has a serious problem: his son is addicted to heroin. Rich confronts the dealer and gets a contemptuous horselaugh. Rich starts ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Douglas | Stars: Robert Blake, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Carl W. Crudup, Maidie Norman

Votes: 6

10. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Clifton's Big Move (1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Freddie Hamptom, a old Army buddy of Clifton, shows up in town wanting Clifton to be his new roommate. Clifton jumps at the chance despite Mama's objection. The swinging life is not all he thought it would be, and wants to move back home.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 6

11. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Cousin Albert (1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Mama wishes Clifton was more of a success like his cousin Albert, who appears to be dealing a well-to-do insurance franchise. But Junior finds out that insurance is not what cousin Albert is "dealing".

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 6

12. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: The Loan (1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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When Clifton tries to collect a $50 debt from his brother-in-law Leonard, everything becomes chaotic because Leonard does not have any recollection of the loan! Mama tries to believe in them both and help, but it makes matters worse.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 6

13. Martin (1992–1997)
Episode: Variety Show (1993)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Martin gets to produce the station's charity variety show, but the authority goes to his head.

Director: Terri McCoy | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Carl Anthony Payne II, Thomas Mikal Ford

Votes: 23

14. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detectives from NYPD's 15th squad investigate homicides within their precinct. An Emmy award winning series.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Jimmy Smits, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel

Votes: 9,663

15. Police Story (1973–1979)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

Votes: 590

16. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: Bad Dude (1976)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A hit man from Detroit is in town and Kojak races the clock to find the intended victim before it's too late.

Director: Sigmund Neufeld Jr. | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 59

17. Martin (1992–1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford, Carl Anthony Payne II

Votes: 5,876

18. A Dream for Christmas (1973 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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A Southern minister is assigned to a poor church in California where the congregation is drifting away and the church itself is scheduled for demolition.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Hari Rhodes, Beah Richards, Lynn Hamilton, George Spell

Votes: 78

19. Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A cop who's been sent to prison for killing his partner is freed by a lawyer who hires him as a private investigator.

Stars: James Earl Jones, Laila Robins, Madge Sinclair, Dylan Walsh

Votes: 73

20. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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A poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker

Votes: 4,494

21. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Honesty Day (1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Clifton calls for an "Honesty Day" during which no one in the family can tell a lie for 24 hours. In the beginning it's refreshing, but things get ugly when the honesty gets brutal.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Ed Bernard, Lynne Moody

Votes: 7

22. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Mama Steps Out (1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Clifton finds out the real reason Mama is acting all secretive and staying out late at night, it's because she has a boyfriend. But Clifton discovers that Mama's Beau does not want a wife, he wants a maid for his 6 kids.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 6

23. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Whose Child Is This? (1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Clifton's past catches up with him, when a woman from his past shows up at the barbershop with a baby and claiming it's his. When he refuses to marry her, she gets an "attorney". Mama 'feels' something fishy.

Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Ed Bernard, Lynne Moody

Votes: 7

24. Mr. Washington Goes to Town (1941)

64 min | Comedy

7.2
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While reading the newspaper in his jail cell during his stint as a "guest of the county", Wallingford reads a story that his cellmate, Schenectady, has inherited a hotel from an uncle who ... See full summary »

Directors: Jed Buell, William Beaudine | Stars: F.E. Miller, Mantan Moreland, Maceo Bruce Sheffield, Marguerite Whitten

Votes: 5

25. That's My Mama (1974–1975)
Episode: Clifton and Politics (1975)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Bob LaHendro | Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Teddy Wilson, Lynne Moody

Votes: 6

26. Kojak (1973–1978)

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

7.1
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 4,879

27. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Votes: 4,276 | Gross: $17.79M

28. Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Approved | 97 min | War, Drama, Action

7.1
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During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, George Peppard

Votes: 3,545 | Gross: $4.02M

29. To Sleep with Anger (1990)

PG | 102 min | Drama

7.1
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A charismatic old acquaintance drifts into town, stirring up trouble for a mild-mannered family.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Danny Glover, Paul Butler, DeVaughn Nixon, Mary Alice

Votes: 880 | Gross: $1.16M

30. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 406

31. Apple's Way (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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The Apple family adjusts to life in a small Iowa town.

Stars: Ronny Cox, Frances Lee McCain, Malcolm Atterbury, Vincent Van Patten

Votes: 126

32. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Votes: 3,621

33. That's My Mama (1974–1975)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants ... See full summary »

Stars: Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt, Ted Lange, Teddy Wilson

Votes: 303

34. Every Day's a Holiday (1937)

80 min | Comedy

6.9
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Set in New York City, Mae West is Peaches O'Day, a con artist who befriends Captain Jim McCarey (Edmund Lowe), a cop who must turn her in unless she leaves town. The clever Peaches returns ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Mae West, Edmund Lowe, Charles Butterworth, Charles Winninger

Votes: 160

35. Baretta (1975–1978)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The cases of maverick undercover New York City detective Tony Baretta.

Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Michael D. Roberts, Edward Grover

Votes: 1,531

36. Too Hot to Handle (1938)

Passed | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazon rainforest.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon, Walter Connolly

Votes: 1,135

37. The Singing Kid (1936)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Singing star loses his voice, recuperates in the country, meets aspiring playwright and her daughter.

Directors: William Keighley, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Al Jolson, Sybil Jason, Beverly Roberts, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 78

38. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

Votes: 14,899 | Gross: $13.80M

39. Carter Country (1977–1979)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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The comic exploits of a redneck sheriff and his educated black deputy in a small Georgia town.

Stars: Victor French, Kene Holiday, Guich Koock, Barbara Cason

Votes: 126

40. Equal Justice (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Follows the loves and lives of a group of Pittsburgh D.A. staff focusing on Arnold Bach, the honest, but politically correct, by-the-book district attorney; Gene Rogan, the deputy D.A. and ... See full summary »

Stars: George DiCenzo, Debrah Farentino, Jane Kaczmarek, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 83

41. St. Louis Blues (1939)

92 min | Musical, Comedy

6.7
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A Broadway musical comedy star tires of the same old grind and flees the city. She runs into the skipper of a showboat who befriends her, and they make plans to put together a musical revue... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Lloyd Nolan, Tito Guízar, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 37

42. Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937)

Approved | 84 min | Drama

6.7
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After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward,... See full summary »

Directors: George Marshall, Otto Preminger | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Walter Connolly, Peter Lorre, June Lang

Votes: 46

43. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: Something Old, Something New (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.7
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The Evan's grandfather visits and announces that he is postponing his marriage. His fiancé is not happy.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Johnny Brown

Votes: 15

44. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: Write On, Thelma (1978)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.7
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Thelma writes a play, and the local theater is interested in producing the play. She is excited, until the owner tells her to change the characters, dialogue, and the setting. Also, Penny is going to play in the Easter pageant.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, BernNadette Stanis, Johnny Brown

Votes: 19

45. When a Stranger Calls (1979)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 7,480 | Gross: $21.41M

46. Honkytonk Man (1982)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.6
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As the film opens on an Oklahoma farm during the depression, two simultaneous visitors literally hit the Wagoneer home: a ruinous dust storm and a convertible crazily driven by Red, the ... See full summary »

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 6,593 | Gross: $4.48M

47. Pride of the Blue Grass (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

6.6
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Based on the story of the steeplechase-winning blind jumping horse, Elmer Gantry aka Gantry the Great, owned by Eleanor Getzendaner. The horse plays himself.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Edith Fellows, James McCallion, Granville Bates, Aldrich Bowker

Votes: 68

48. The Night Before (1988)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.4
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Winston Connelly wakes up in the middle of the night in an alley with no idea of how he got there. Nor does he know where in Los Angeles he is or why he is wearing a beat-up tuxedo. Through... See full summary »

Director: Thom Eberhardt | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Lori Loughlin, Theresa Saldana, Trinidad Silva

Votes: 2,036

49. South of Suez (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Mystery, Drama

6.4
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Greedy diamond mine owner Eli Snedeker, resentful that his ex-foreman John Gamble stopped him from taking over kindly, but drunken, mine owner Roger Smythe's mine just as he was about to ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: George Brent, Brenda Marshall, George Tobias, James Stephenson

Votes: 90

50. Headless! (1994)

Short

6.4
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Director: Lawrence Guterman | Stars: Eddie Albert, Toni Attell, Millie Baron, DeForest Covan

Votes: 24