Highest Rated Titles With Gene Saks
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1. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
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 »
2. You Are There (1953–1971)
30 min | Drama, History
Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".
3. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
30 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.
4. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)
90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy
This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.
10. Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
12. Working in the Theatre (1976– )
60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show
Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »
13. A Thousand Clowns (1965)
Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.
14. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
30 min | Comedy
Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »
15. Great Ghost Tales (1961– )
30 min | Horror
The last regularly scheduled TV series to be broadcast live in the U.S. was hosted by Frank Gallop, and featured dramatizations of ghost stories and other tales of the supernatural, many of... See full summary »
17. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.
Votes: 36,026 | Gross: $10.57M
18. Nobody's Fool (1994)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,175 | Gross: $39.49M
20. Cactus Flower (1969)
M | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
A dentist pretends to be married to avoid commitment, but when he falls for his girlfriend and proposes, he must recruit his lovelorn nurse to pose as his wife.
22. Barrymore (2011)
83 min | Drama
As John Barrymore reckons with the ravages of his life of excess, he rents an old theatre to rehearse for a backer's audition to raise money for a revival of his 1920 Broadway triumph in Richard III.
24. Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.
Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A serial killer who targets the New York S&M crowd claims that television is responsible for his violent behavior.
27. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy
Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,609 | Gross: $11.96M
29. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
30. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway
32. Out There (1951–1952)
30 min | Sci-Fi
Innovative anthology series was one of the first adult-oriented science fiction series of the early-fifties and probably suffered for it. Teleplays were adapted from the best science ... See full summary »
33. I.Q. (1994)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Votes: 20,110 | Gross: $26.37M
37. Mame (1974)
PG | 132 min | Musical
It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis becomes the ward of their only living relative, Edward's equally wealthy New ... See full summary »
38. Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction,... See full summary »
39. The One and Only (1978)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise ... See full summary »
41. Lovesick (1983)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it.
Votes: 615 | Gross: $10.10M
42. On Seventh Avenue (1996 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Drama
When her brother embezzles half a million dollars from the family business, a young designer is forced into a unique partnership with a Texas stockholder and a mob boss in order to keep the company afloat.
43. The Good Policeman (1991)
110 min | Drama
Isaac Seidel is a highly unconventional New York police-commissioner. He is well-abled in dealing with trouble at the headquarter, the maffia and situations in the streets. His loyalty to ... See full summary »
Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
Bentley, the Organizer
30 min | Comedy
After an upcoming 6-month out-of-town trial unexpectedly settles out of court, Bentley must figure out how to break the 6-month lease of his home he made in anticipation of the trip. Worse than that, the tenants have already moved in.