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1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Kevin Corcoran, Clarence Nash

Votes: 1,026

2. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)
Episode: The Threat (1965)

60 min | Drama, War

8.7
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Espionage casts a dark shadow across the 918th. The Nazis try psychological warfare by singling out Gen. Savage for assassination and then broadcasting a warning about the plot through ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Turley, Beirne Lay Jr., Sy Bartlett | Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Robert Lansing, John Larkin, Frank Overton, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 12

3. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.

Stars: Gene Darfler, John Hoyt, Walter Matthau, Simon Oakland

Votes: 39

4. Barriers (1981– )

30 min | Drama, Family

8.6
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Stars: Benedict Taylor, Paul Rogers, Patricia Lawrence, Christoph Lindert

Votes: 54

5. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Rupert Davies

Votes: 83

6. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Glory (1968)

60 min | Western

8.5
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A pretty young woman and her grandfather try to con the Lancers out of $500 to pay a gambling debt.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 11

7. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: The Silent Cry (1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Mannix has finally quit the detective agency for good and is out on his own. The second season begins when Mannix encounters a deaf woman who has witnesses a criminal talking at a pay ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link, Bruce Geller | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Audree Norton, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 36

8. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 53

9. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)

60 min | Drama, War

8.3
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This series chronicles the adventures--in the air and on the ground--of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Votes: 598

10. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Writers: Roy Horniman, Robert Hamer, John Dighton | Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 25,757

11. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Juliet Harmer

Votes: 3,143

12. Fall of Eagles (1974 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

8.2
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

Creator: John Elliot | Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 372

13. The Admirable Crichton (1968 TV Movie)

89 min

8.2
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A group of people are shipwrecked when their yacht runs around on a South Pacific island. The usable hierarchy in a upper-class British family breaks down quickly when it becomes apparent ... See full summary »

Writers: J.M. Barrie, Robert Hartung | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Norman Barrs, Pamela Brown, Edward Cicciarelli, Richard Easton

Votes: 38

14. Fall of Eagles (1974– )
Episode: Dress Rehearsal (1974)

Drama, History

8.2
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In 1908, the Russian Foreign Minister Isvolsky has his mind set on conquering the Dardanelles from the Turks, as the Dardanelles is the only way for the Russian fleet to pass from the Black... See full summary »

Creator: John Elliot | Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Gayle Hunnicutt, Charles Kay, Laurence Naismith, Barry Foster

Votes: 10

15. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Ransom (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
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David and Edgar intercept an alien en route to a regeneration station, and discover that he is a leader, a powerful figure in the alien hierarchy! But without regeneration he will not last ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Alfred Ryder, Karen Black, Kent Smith

Votes: 40

16. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 2,282

17. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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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: 1,540

18. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

Votes: 623

19. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 237

20. Fall of Eagles (1974– )
Episode: Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974)

Drama, History

8.1
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On the morning of the 30th January 1889, the 30-year-old Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria-Hungary is found dead at the imperial hunting lodge at Mayerling in what looks like a suicide pact ... See full summary »

Creator: John Elliot | Director: James Ferman | Stars: Rachel Gurney, Laurence Naismith, Emrys James, Anthony Newlands

Votes: 17

21. I Remember Nelson (1982– )

60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Stars: Kenneth Colley, Geraldine James, Tim Pigott-Smith, John Clements

Votes: 42

22. Fall of Eagles (1974– )
Episode: Indian Summer of an Emperor (1974)

Drama, History

8.0
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After the murder of his wife and the suicide of his son, the increasingly aging Emperor Franz-Josef of Austria-Hungary has become more and more distanced from his people and his empire. ... See full summary »

Creator: John Elliot | Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Laurence Naismith, Barry Foster, Nora Swinburne, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 10

23. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.

Writers: Walter Lord, Eric Ambler | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 10,547

24. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 487

25. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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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: 324

26. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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This British production featured less known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell, Robert Arden

Votes: 23

27. Run a Crooked Mile (1969 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.9
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A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. He finds a key on the floor and goes to his boss to get help... See full summary »

Writer: Trevor Wallace | Director: Gene Levitt | Stars: Louis Jourdan, Mary Tyler Moore, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 134

28. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.8
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 104

29. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 44

30. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Element of Risk (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Danny is mistaken for Lomax, an international criminal, and taken to meet Mitchell, who has engaged Lomax to master-mind a plot to rob an American air force base of a huge amount of gold ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Barwick | Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, June Ritchie, Peter Bowles

Votes: 86

31. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Five Miles to Midnight (1972)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Judge Fulton charges Danny and Brett to get former gangster Frank Rocco from Italy to America to testify against a large crime syndicate. They must evade both the police and Torino, a rival... See full summary »

Writer: Terry Nation | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Joan Collins, Robert Hutton

Votes: 97

32. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Powerswitch (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Julie Blake is murdered and, helped by her friend and fellow dancer Pekoe, the Persuaders conclude it is because she discovered that millionaire Lanny Koestler was a fake. In fact he is an ... See full summary »

Writer: John Kruse | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Annette Andre, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 106

33. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: The Man in the Middle (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Somebody in British intelligence is selling secrets to foreign powers and Brett agrees to pose as the traitor, incurring the curiosity of British agent Kay Hunter, who follows him. Brett is... See full summary »

Writer: Donald James | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Terry-Thomas, Suzy Kendall

Votes: 89

34. Abandon Ship (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Writer: Richard Sale | Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

Votes: 1,023

35. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Experiment (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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David Vincent meets with an eminent astrophysicist who has proof that aliens are invading the planet.

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Roddy McDowall, Laurence Naismith, Harold Gould

Votes: 86

36. Richard III (1955)

Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

Writers: William Shakespeare, David Garrick, Colley Cibber | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 3,045

37. The Angry Silence (1960)

95 min | Drama

7.6
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A young factory worker decides to stand up against his work-mates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.

Writers: Richard Gregson, Michael Craig, Bryan Forbes | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

Votes: 812

38. The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy

7.6
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Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.

Writers: John Dighton, Frank Launder | Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, John Turnbull, Richard Wattis

Votes: 939

39. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

Votes: 6,412

40. The Man Who Never Was (1956)

Approved | 103 min | War, Drama

7.5
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True story of a British attempt to trick the enemy into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack, using a dead man with faked papers.

Writers: Ewen Montagu, Nigel Balchin | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin

Votes: 3,198

41. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Overture (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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British playboy Lord Brett Sinclair and his American counterpart Danny Wilde are summoned by retired Judge Fulton to an hotel on the French Riviera where they get into a fight. As an ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Imogen Hassall

Votes: 169

42. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Take Seven (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Judge Fulton sends Brett and Danny to the aid of Jenny Lindley, whose supposedly long dead brother Mark has suddenly reappeared to wrest possession of the family estate from her. The judge ... See full summary »

Writer: Terry Nation | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Sinéad Cusack, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 105

43. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: The Long Goodbye (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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On holiday in Scotland the Persuaders find a crashed plane containing dead scientist Brian Wilks and a formula he has written down. Three girls turn up claiming to be the dead man's ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Pertwee | Director: Roger Moore | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Leo Genn, Nicola Pagett

Votes: 84

44. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Writers: Jan Read, Beverley Cross | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 17,087

45. Lust for Life (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.

Writers: Norman Corwin, Irving Stone | Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald, Pamela Brown

Votes: 7,285

46. The Dam Busters (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Writers: Paul Brickhill, Guy Gibson, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Charles Carson

Votes: 7,497

47. Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)

Approved | 87 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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Scotland, 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye Terrier Bobby go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Westerby, Eleanor Atkinson | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Duncan Macrae

Votes: 863

48. Third Man on the Mountain (1959)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.

Writers: Eleanore Griffin, James Ramsey Ullman | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

Votes: 579

49. Pool of London (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery in the City.

Writers: Jack Whittingham, John Eldridge | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Bonar Colleano, Susan Shaw, Renée Asherson, Earl Cameron

Votes: 230

50. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: That's Me Over There (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Thaddeus Krane is a ruthless millionaire who has made his wealth from the sufferings of others and his young secretary Cliff aims to expose him by contacting Brett. However Cliff is killed ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Geoffrey Keen, Suzan Farmer

Votes: 96