TV Mini-Series Favorites

TV Mini-Series Favorites
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1.
Taken (2002 Mini-Series)
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Three families experience alien abductions over a period of five decades. (877 mins.)
 
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The Lost Room (2006 Mini-Series)
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A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe. (270 mins.)
 
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The Stand (1994 Mini-Series)
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After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil. (361 mins.)
 
4.
Dune (2000 Mini-Series)
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel. (265 mins.)
 
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Children of Dune (2003 Mini-Series)
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe. (266 mins.)
 
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Tin Man (2007 Mini-Series)
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A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz". (270 mins.)
 
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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008 Mini-Series)
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An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder. (42 mins.)
 
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The Langoliers (1995 Mini-Series)
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Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport. (180 mins.)
 
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Battlestar Galactica (2003 Mini-Series)
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A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth. (183 mins.)
 
10.
Merlin (1998 Mini-Series)
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The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot. (182 mins.)
 
11.
Storm of the Century (1999 Mini-Series)
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A small village off the mainland is about to receive a huge winter storm. It won't be just another storm for them... (257 mins.)
 
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The Triangle (2005 Mini-Series)
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A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths. (240 mins.)
 
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Earthsea (2004 Mini-Series)
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A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known... (90 mins.)
 
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The Tommyknockers (1993 TV Series)
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A buried UFO slowly turns local inhabitants into gizmo-building alien mutants. (181 mins.)
Director: John Power
 
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Fallen (2007 Mini-Series)
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18-year-old Aaron Corbett (Wesley) struggles to come to terms with his newly discovered identity - that he's half-angel.
 
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5ive Days to Midnight (2004 Mini-Series)
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When college professor J.T. Neumeyer discovers a police file that outlines the details of his murder - which is to take place five days in the future - he wastes no time trying to save his own life. (210 mins.)
 
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006 Mini-Series)
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A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories. (480 mins.)
 
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Samurai Girl (2008 TV Series)
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A teenage girl tries to balance a normal life as the adopted daughter of wealthy parents with the Samurai traditions of her ancestors.
 
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The Prisoner (2009 Mini-Series)
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An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s about a government agent who is kidnapped and sent to a remote island known as "the Village". (360 mins.)
 
20.
Alice (2009 Mini-Series)
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Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry. (240 mins.)
 
21.
Riverworld (2010 TV Movie)
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Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell. (178 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
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Neverland (2011 Mini-Series)
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Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets... (180 mins.)