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1. The New Spartans (1975)

Action

8.5
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Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Oliver Reed, Toshirô Mifune, Fred Williamson, Susan George

Votes: 27

2. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 5,387

3. Wildside (1985)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Five weapons specialists/cowboys fight crime in the town of Wildside, CA.

Stars: William Smith, J. Eddie Peck, Howard E. Rollins Jr., John D'Aquino

Votes: 47

4. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Rape and Revenge: Part 1 (I) (1985)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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McCall is raped by a visiting diplomat and her colleague's hands are tied when he claims diplomatic immunity.

Director: Gary Winter | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Richard Yniguez, Luis Daniel Ponce

Votes: 30

5. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)
Episode: The Ghost of General Lee (1979)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Comedy

7.9
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Bo and Luke are skinny-dipping in a local pond when two pool hustlers steal both the cousins' clothing 'and' the General Lee. Rosco soon pursues who he thinks are the Duke boys, but the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

Votes: 47

6. Blazing Saddles (1974)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Western

7.8
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73 Metascore

In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

Votes: 104,113 | Gross: $119.50M

7. What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Sam Ashley, a graduate of 1965 class of Bret Harte High School, who was now a teacher at the school, served as the narrator describing what had happened to his fellow graduates in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Bill, Jack Ging, Kevin Scott Allen, Michael Anderson Jr.

Votes: 44

8. Eischied (1979–1980)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.8
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The investigations of NYPD Chief of Detectives Earl Eischied.

Stars: Joe Don Baker, Alan Oppenheimer, Alan Fudge, Eddie Egan

Votes: 55

9. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Texas Longhorn (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The hideous rape-murder of the wife of a used-car salesman leads the salesman to pick up a huge revolver and go after the two killers, who also robbed him.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 94

10. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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62 Metascore

Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Votes: 183,264

11. The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969– )
Episode: One Small Step for Man (1969)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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The doctors at the Craig Institute solve a medical emergency on board an Apollo mission to the Moon.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: E.G. Marshall, David Hartman, John Saxon, Terry Carter

Votes: 10

12. The A-Team (1983–1987)

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

7.6
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 27,527

13. Night Chase (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A man fleeing the scene of his wife's shooting forms an unexpected relationship with the tough cab driver he hires to drive him to the Mexican border.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Janssen, Yaphet Kotto, Victoria Vetri, Elisha Cook Jr.

Votes: 69

14. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Savage Sunday (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A pair of small-time crooks steal a car not knowing it has a bomb in its trunk set to detonate at five o'clock. Starsky and Hutch have to do detective work on a deadline, locate the car, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 101

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

60 min | Drama

7.5
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The cases of well-respected neurosurgeon Dr. David Craig and his two young charges.

Stars: David Hartman, E.G. Marshall, John Saxon, Robert Walden

Votes: 86

16. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Life, Death, Eternity (1981)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

7.5
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Frank risks a promotion to commander by pursuing an investigation that links a city councilman from another district to the murder of a prostitute. Belker is harassed by a new anti-Semetic cop.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 56

17. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)
Episode: Mason Dixon's Girls (1980)

PG | 50 min | Action, Comedy

7.5
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Bo and Luke are arrested when they mistakenly pick up a crate containing a marijuana shipment. Private detective Mason Dixon and his two beautiful female associates are convinced the Duke ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

Votes: 37

18. Cade's County (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.3
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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 »

Stars: Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan, Taylor Lacher, Victor Campos

Votes: 128

19. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Moon Over Uranus (1983)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

7.3
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Renko is demoted to traffic cop duty after a minor violation. Goldblume is unable to do much for a woman who fears her boyfriend. A veteran officer whose daughter is raped goes off the deep end.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 32

20. Planet of the Apes (1974– )

47 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.

Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton, Mark Lenard

Votes: 3,012

21. Thaddeus Rose and Eddie (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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The story of two friends from Texas who are finally forced to face reality for themselves and for both of their girlfriends.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Johnny Cash, Diane Ladd, Bo Hopkins, June Carter Cash

Votes: 20

22. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: Sky Knight (1985)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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On her way to her sister's wedding in Boston, Bonnie's plane is highjacked by the New Dawn Movement. Its leader, Charles Zurich, plans to trade his hostages for 197 prison inmates and ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Patricia McPherson, Peter Parros

Votes: 93

23. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)

PG | 60 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County.

Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle

Votes: 7,429

24. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: K.I.T.T. the Cat (1983)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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An infamous cat burglar has begun robbing jewelry again. The problem is that the man who was always the main suspect has recently passed on. therefore suspicion soon falls on his daughter, Grace Fallon.

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Rebecca Holden, Geena Davis

Votes: 111

25. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: The Duke of Whispering Pines (1986)

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

7.1
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B.A. gets the team to help an old girlfriend who's husband is missing.

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T

Votes: 103

26. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 5,329

27. The Rose (1979)

R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 6,563 | Gross: $29.20M

28. A Man Called Sloane (1979–1980)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Sloane is a freelance spy. Although he doesn't work for the government, he frequently accepts assignments from The Director, a head of a secret government agency. He's assisted by Torque, a... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Conrad, Dan O'Herlihy, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Karen Purcill

Votes: 81

29. Hollywood Heartbreak (1990)

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Director: Lance Dickson | Stars: Ron Karabatsos, Mark Moses, Dan Gerrity, Jack Starrett

Votes: 21

30. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Rape and Revenge: Part 2 (I) (1985)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Hunter takes matters into his own hands after his superiors refuse to fight the diplomat's claim of immunity.

Directors: Richard A. Colla, Gary Winter | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Richard Yniguez, Luis Daniel Ponce

Votes: 27

31. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

Votes: 23,196

32. The Gravy Train (1974)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Two rural West Virginia brothers leave home, rob an armored car and become fugitives.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Stacy Keach, Frederic Forrest, Margot Kidder, Barry Primus

Votes: 271

33. Mr. Horn (1979 TV Movie)

180 min | Western

6.9
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The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Carradine, Richard Widmark, Karen Black, Richard Masur

Votes: 97

34. Knight Rider (1982–1986)
Episode: The Topaz Connection (1983)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Michael is investigating the death of glamor magazine "Escape" publisher Phillip Royce who had contacted the Foundation to expose a story he referred to only under the codename 'Topaz'.

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Patricia McPherson, Michael Durrell

Votes: 132

35. Hunter (I) (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.

Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

Votes: 2,682

36. Planet of the Apes (1974– )
Episode: The Horse Race (1974)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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Virdon agrees to race a chimpanzee Prefect's horse against Urkos best horse, in exchange for a condemned boy's freedom. Urko has never lost a race, but of course, as Virdon finds out, Urko ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton, Morgan Woodward

Votes: 88

37. Race with the Devil (1975)

PG | 88 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Two couples vacationing together in an R.V. from Texas to Colorado are terrorized after they witness a murder during a Satanic ritual.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit, Lara Parker

Votes: 4,430

38. The River (1984)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama

6.3
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A farming family battles severe storms, a bank is threatening to repossess their farm, and there are other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

Votes: 5,262 | Gross: $8.80M

39. Kid Blue (1973)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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At the turn of the century, with the Old West fading away, Texas train robber Kid Blue goes straight and takes a factory job but old habits die hard.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Warren Oates, Peter Boyle, Ben Johnson

Votes: 379

40. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Huggy Bear and the Turkey (1977)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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The title of this show sums up viewers' attitudes toward it (this was the lowest-rated "Starsky and Hutch" ever), as their flamboyant informant Huggy Bear goes into business on his own with... See full summary »

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 59

41. Beyond Westworld (1980– )
Episode: The Lion (1980)

Action, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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The Delos team discovers Westword electronics in the debris left after an experimental car is destroyed. Moore must discover if the explosion is part of Quade's latest scheme.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Jim McMullan, James Wainwright, William Jordan, Connie Sellecca

Votes: 9

42. Treachery and Greed on the Planet of the Apes (1980 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series "Planet of the Apes", "The Horse Race" and "The Tyrant".

Directors: Ralph Senensky, Jack Starrett | Stars: Klair Bybee, Michael Conrad, James Daughton, Richard Devon

Votes: 104

43. The Born Losers (1967)

PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Billy Jack battles outlaw motorcycle gang in a small California beach town.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James, Jeremy Slate, William Wellman Jr.

Votes: 1,695 | Gross: $36.00M

44. Slaughter (1972)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Jim Brown, Stella Stevens, Rip Torn, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 680

45. The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie (1972)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A traveling salesman is lured by a precocious teenage girl to her shack in the desert for some sexual escapades. However, a scuzzy biker comes along and they both find themselves dominated and tormented by him.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Ken Howard, Anthony Zerbe, Sebastian

Votes: 132

46. Paris (1979–1980)

60 min | Drama

5.9
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Woody Paris, police captain and loving husband, leads his team of detectives through the black and white and gray that constitutes the world of law and order.

Stars: James Earl Jones, Lee Chamberlin, Hank Garrett, Cecilia Hart

Votes: 24

47. Like Father, Like Son (1961)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The story of a small-town football star, Chris Wotan, who defies society, morals and his God and gets into so much trouble that he is expelled from school. Told in flashbacks, usually in ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Stefanie Powers, William Wellman Jr., Robert Fuca

Votes: 42

48. Cleopatra Jones (1973)

PG | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.8
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During the 1970s, U.S. Special Agent Cleopatra Jones proves to be an invaluable asset to the local police forces in the war on drugs.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Brenda Sykes, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 1,997

49. Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Buford Pusser's last days as Sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee in 1970 and his subsequent death in 1974.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: Bo Svenson, Lurene Tuttle, Forrest Tucker, Leif Garrett

Votes: 640

50. The Gay Deceivers (1969)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.8
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Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Kevin Coughlin, Brooke Bundy, Lawrence P. Casey, Jo Ann Harris

Votes: 271