Forgotten Sci-Fi and Fantasy TV shows and movie pilots

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1.
Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)
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A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future. (74 mins.)
 
2.
Planet of the Apes (1974 TV Series)
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Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. (47 mins.)
 
3.
Planet Earth (1974 TV Movie)
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A man awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the 22nd century, where he finds that women... (74 mins.)
Director: Marc Daniels
 
4.
Wonder Woman (1974 TV Movie)
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A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring. (73 mins.)
 
5.
The Questor Tapes (1974 TV Movie)
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Project Questor is brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human... (100 mins.)
 
6.
Shazam! (1974 TV Series)
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A young boy, able to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel, travels the country fighting evil and helping people. (30 mins.)
 
7.
The Invisible Man (1975 TV Series)
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The weekly adventures of Dr. Daniel Westin, an invisible scientist working as an agent for a private thinktank. (60 mins.)
Director: Leslie Stevens
 
8.
Strange New World (1975 TV Movie)
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In the near future, a group of scientists living in a space ship wake up from a hibernation state and come back to an apocalyptic Earth. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
9.
Isis (1975 TV Series)
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An archaeologist gains an amulet that allows her to transform into the superheroine goddess Isis and fight evil. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Ark II (1976 TV Series)
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Three young scientists travel around the country in the 25th century after the world has been ravaged by pollution. In their hi-tech RV (called Ark II), they study the land and help out those in need. (25 mins.)
 
11.
Gemini Man (1976 Mini-Series)
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A man has a watch that makes him invisible when pressed. However he can only remain invisible for 15 minutes or else he will stay invisible forever. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Future Cop (1976 TV Series)
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A veteran patrol officer gets an android for a partner. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Man from Atlantis (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of a man with amphibious abilities. (60 mins.)
 
14.
The Fantastic Journey (1977 TV Series)
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A scientific expedition in the Atlantic Ocean becomes lost in the Bermuda Triangle and washes up on an uncharted island... (60 mins.)
 
15.
Logan's Run (1977 TV Series)
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In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary. (60 mins.)
 
16.
Space Academy (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of the students of an outer space military school. (30 mins.)
 
17.
Quark (1977 TV Series)
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The misadventures of an outer space garbage collector and his crew. (30 mins.)
 
18.
Exo-Man (1977 TV Movie)
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A professor, who has been paralyzed in an attack by mob hitmen, builds a suit that enables him to walk and fight crime. (120 mins.)
Director: Richard Irving
 
19.
Project U.F.O. (1978 TV Series)
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Two agents of the U.S. Government's Project Blue Book project investigate sightings of extraterrestrials and unidentified flying objects. (60 mins.)
Director: Jack Webb
 
20.
Jason of Star Command (1978 TV Series)
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A young Space Command officer fights the evil space lord Dragos and his minions in his jurisdiction of the universe. (30 mins.)
 
21.
Dr. Strange (1978 TV Movie)
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A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past. (93 mins.)
Director: Philip DeGuere
 
22.
Captain America (1979 TV Movie)
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A recipient of an experimental body enhancement chemical retaliates against his would be killers as a star spangled superhero. (120 mins.)
Director: Rod Holcomb
 
23.
Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979 TV Movie)
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The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process. (83 mins.)
Director: Ivan Nagy
 
24.
Salvage 1 (1979 TV Series)
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Harry runs a salvage operation, in which he and his partners reclaim trash and junk and sell it as scrap (or as other things)... (60 mins.)
 
25.
Galactica 1980 (1980 TV Series)
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When the Battlestar Galactica finally arrives at the planet Earth, they find they must subtly raise its tech level and protect Earth from the Cylons. (60 mins.)
 
26.
The Phoenix (1981 TV Series)
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An ancient and powerful human-like alien is pursued on modern Earth while he searches for his long lost partner. (60 mins.)
 
27.
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981 TV Movie)
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The hero is given his mentor's bow (the Heartbow) which chooses its new owner when passed on. It fires arrows that blow up like grenades... (96 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Corea
 
28.
Voyagers! (1982 TV Series)
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A member of a league of time travelers and a boy travel through time repairing errors in world history. (60 mins.)
 
29.
Tucker's Witch (1982 TV Series)
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Rick and Amanda Tucker are a married couple who own and operate their own private-detective agency. Her powers are a tremendous asset in solving cases... (60 mins.)
 
30.
The Powers of Matthew Star (1982 TV Series)
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The adventures of high-school student Matthew Star, who is actually a superpowered alien prince from another world. (60 mins.)
 
31.
Automan (1983 TV Series)
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A computer generated superhero and his human creator fight crime in their city. (70 mins.)
Director: Allen Baron
 
32.
Manimal (1983 TV Series)
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A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime. (60 mins.)
 
33.
Amazing Stories (1985 TV Series)
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances. (30 mins.)
 
34.
Otherworld (1985 Mini-Series)
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Thrown into another dimension, a family must keep ahead of a tyrannical state's hunters while searching for a way home. (60 mins.)
 
35.
Misfits of Science (1985 TV Series)
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The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Starman (1986 TV Series)
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An alien returns to Earth years after an earlier visit to reunite with his Earth son and together, they search for the alien's human wife. (60 mins.)
 
37.
Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (1987 TV Series)
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A group of guerilla fighters battle the evil machine forces that dominate a future Earth. (30 mins.)
 
38.
Star Cops (1987 Mini-Series)
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The adventures of the International Space Police Force, led by Nathan Spring. The Star Cops are made up of officers from all over the world... (55 mins.)
 
39.
Max Headroom (1987 TV Series)
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In the near future, an intrepid investigative TV reporter does his job with the help of his colleagues and a computerized version of himself. (60 mins.)
 
40.
The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987 TV Movie)
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Ten years after his retirement from the government, Colonel Steve Austin must again team up with Jaime Sommers to stop a terrorist group... (98 mins.)
Director: Ray Austin
 
41.
Werewolf (1987 TV Series)
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Young Eric has been bitten by a werewolf. However, he's not particularly thrilled by this turn of affairs and wishes to escape his curse... (30 mins.)
 
42.
Sable (1987 TV Series)
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A children's book writer serves as a mysterious vigilante at night. (60 mins.)
 
43.
The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988 TV Movie)
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It's been two years since the Hulk has surfaced, and Dr David Bruce Banner is on the verge of curing himself of the Hulk... (100 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Corea
 
44.
Superboy (1988 TV Series)
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The adventures of the Man of Steel in his teenage years. (30 mins.)
 
45.
War of the Worlds (1988 TV Series)
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Humanity must resume its war against the Martians when they revive after decades of hibernation following their defeat in the 1950s. (45 mins.)
 
46.
The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989 TV Movie)
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When David Banner is held for questioning about a mob crime, his only chance lies with his lawyer who is also the superhero, Daredevil. (100 mins.)
Director: Bill Bixby
 
47.
Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989 TV Movie)
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The Bionic Woman and the Six-Million-Dollar Man reunite--with a few younger bionic assistants--and try to catch a bionic spy. (96 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Levi
 
48.
Space Rangers (1993 TV Series)
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Short-lived, futuristic science-fiction series about a rag-tag police force stationed in deep space on Planet Avalon's Fort Hope... (45 mins.)
 
49.
SeaQuest 2032 (1993 TV Series)
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In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth. (60 mins.)
 
50.
M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994 TV Series)
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A paralyzed African-American scientist builds a powerful exo-skeleton in order to walk again, and uses his new abilities to fight crime. (60 mins.)
 
51.
RoboCop (1994 TV Series)
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Alex Murphy is Robocop, a cybernetic policeman. A creation of a vast corporation, he fights crime and occasional corporate conspiracy in the near-future of Old Detroit. (60 mins.)
 
52.
Earth 2 (1994 TV Series)
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Colonists, crash-landed on an alien planet, begin the long trek to their originally designated landing place, facing both alien and human threats. (60 mins.)
 
53.
Strange Luck (1995 TV Series)
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A photographer suffers from "strange luck," and is the victim of both good and bad coincidences that involve him in the problems of others. (60 mins.)
 
54.
Space: Above and Beyond (1995 TV Series)
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The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it. (60 mins.)
 
55.
The Adventures of Sinbad (1996 TV Series)
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A new re-telling of the adventures of the famous character from The Arabian Nights stories. Sinbad,... (60 mins.)
 
56.
Generation X (1996 TV Movie)
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A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them... (87 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
57.
Dark Skies (1996 TV Series)
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In 1960s America, a young couple struggle to expose the truth about a hidden alien invasion, while a secret government organization follows its own agenda in dealing with the threat. (60 mins.)
 
58.
NightMan (1997 TV Series)
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After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil... (45 mins.)
 
59.
Lexx (1997 TV Series)
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A group of desperate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.
 
60.
Team Knight Rider (1997 TV Series)
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Years after the adventures of Michael Knight and KITT, a new team of artificially intelligent super vehicles and drivers continues the fight against evil. (60 mins.)
 
61.
First Wave (1998 TV Series)
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Framed for murder and on the run, a former thief struggles to expose the vanguard of an alien invasion with the help of a conspiracy theorist and newly discovered prophecies of Nostradamus. (43 mins.)
 
62.
Welcome to Paradox (1998 TV Series)
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High-budget science fiction series derived mostly from original stories by top SF authors. The unrelated stories (two by John Varley) are re-set in a future Utopia, Betaville, which is being undermined by out-of-control technologies. (42 mins.)
 
63.
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998 TV Movie)
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Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought to TV. He is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling... (120 mins.)
Director: Rod Hardy
 
64.
Good vs Evil (1999 TV Series)
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Heavenly agents of the "Corps" fight against demonic Morlocks in Hollywood. (60 mins.)
 
65.
Harsh Realm (1999 TV Series)
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Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program. (45 mins.)
 
66.
The Others (2000 TV Series)
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College student Marian Kitt is terrified to discover that she has the power to see into the "other side."... (60 mins.)
Director: James Lima
 
67.
Dark Angel (2000 TV Series)
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A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest. (60 mins.)
 
68.
The Invisible Man (2000 TV Series)
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A thief and conman is given the means to become invisible, and ends up working for a government agency. (120 mins.)
Director: Breck Eisner
 
69.
The Lone Gunmen (2001 TV Series)
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Spin-off of The X-Files featuring the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen... (45 mins.)
 
70.
The Chronicle (2001 TV Series)
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A young, highly qualified reporter can't find work with a major paper and signs on with a tabloid. There he learns that all the tabloid stories including aliens, big foot, and reincarnation are true. (48 mins.)
 
71.
Taken (2002 Mini-Series)
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Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes... (877 mins.)
 
72.
Jeremiah (2002 TV Series)
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In a post-apocalyptic future, a deadly virus has wiped out most of humanity. The only ones who survived... (45 mins.)
 
73.
Odyssey 5 (2002 TV Series)
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After witnessing the destruction of the Earth from orbit, a group of astronauts is sent back in time and given 5 years to prevent the disaster from happening. (60 mins.)
 
74.
Threshold (2005 TV Series)
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A team of experts are assembled after the U.S. Navy discovers an extra-terrestrial object briefly appeared near a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. (60 mins.)
 
75.
Invasion (2005 TV Series)
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In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences... (60 mins.)
 
76.
Surface (2005 TV Series)
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A marine biologist, an insurance salesman and a teen-aged boy find their lives fundamentally changed by the emergence of a new, and often dangerous, species of sea life, while government agents work to keep the affair under wraps. (60 mins.)
 
77.
Journeyman (2007 TV Series)
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A man travels back in time to help people in trouble. (45 mins.)
 
78.
Alien Nation (1989 TV Series)
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A flying saucer crashed in the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants turned out to be alien slaves, bred to be super intelligent and strong... (60 mins.)
 
79.
The Time Machine (1978 TV Movie)
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A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for. (99 mins.)
 
80.
The Intruder Within (1981 TV Movie)
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Drillers on an oil rig near Antarctica discover that they have accidentally brought up several prehistoric eggs. One egg hatches and becomes an unstoppable creature. Chad Everett and Jennifer Warren risk their lives to stop it. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Carter
 
81.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979 TV Series)
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero. (60 mins.)
 
82.
Stop Susan Williams (1979 TV Series)
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Stop Susan Williams was part of the Cliff Hangers TV series which featured three revolving serials.... (20 mins.)
 
83.
The Curse of Dracula (1979 TV Series)
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Count Dracula is alive and well and teaching college in 1979. (20 mins.)
 
84.
The Secret Empire (1979 TV Series)
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In this homage to the cliffhanger serials of the '30s and '40s, 19th Century Wild West Marshal Jim Donner... (20 mins.)
 
85.
Freddy's Nightmares (1988 TV Series)
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Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood. (60 mins.)
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
 
86.
Monsters (1988 TV Series)
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A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures. (30 mins.)
 
87.
Friday the 13th: The Series (1987 TV Series)
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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques. (60 mins.)
Director: David Morse
 
88.
New Amsterdam (2008 TV Series)
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A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality. (60 mins.)
 
89.
New Amsterdam (2008 TV Series)
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A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality. (60 mins.)
 
90.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
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Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
 
91.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
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Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
 
92.
Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Movie)
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Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily... (40 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
93.
Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Movie)
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Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily... (40 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer