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1. Duel (1971 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Action, Thriller

7.7
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A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by the malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Eddie Firestone, Lou Frizzell

Votes: 48,593

2. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)

G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Bernie Casey

Votes: 5,994

3. Wonder Woman (1974 TV Movie)

73 min | Fantasy

4.7
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A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Cathy Lee Crosby, Kaz Garas, Andrew Prine, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 511

4. Satan's School for Girls (1973 TV Movie)

78 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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A young woman investigating her sister's suicide at a private girls' school finds herself battling a Satanic cult.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Pamela Franklin, Kate Jackson, Lloyd Bochner, Jamie Smith-Jackson

Votes: 815

5. Killdozer (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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A small construction crew on an island is terrorized when some strange spirit-like being takes over a large bulldozer, and goes on a killing rampage.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Urich, Carl Betz, Neville Brand

Votes: 990

6. Planet Earth (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Sci-Fi

5.8
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A man awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the 22nd century, where he finds that women rule the world and that men are slaves called Dinks. He is captured and sold as a ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: John Saxon, Janet Margolin, Ted Cassidy, Christopher Cary

Votes: 500

7. The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Western

6.1
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A retired Texas Ranger and his three aging pals are hired to clean up a lawless town.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, Jack Elam

Votes: 395

8. When Michael Calls (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A woman begins receiving ominous phone calls from a relative who died 15 years prior. With each phone call, a family member dies. Will she be the next in line?

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley, Michael Douglas, Karen Pearson

Votes: 448

9. The Mark of Zorro (1974 TV Movie)

Approved | 78 min | Western, Action, Adventure

5.9
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In the 1840s, the foppish Don Diego de la Vega returns from Spain to his family in California to find that his father has been replaced as ruler of the region by the cruel Don Luis Quintero... See full summary »

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Frank Langella, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland, Louise Sorel

Votes: 397

10. The Hanged Man (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Western

5.6
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A gunfighter who survives his own hanging helps a young widow who is trying to keep a ruthless land baron from taking her ranch.

Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: Steve Forrest, Dean Jagger, Will Geer, Sharon Acker

Votes: 206

11. A Cold Night's Death (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Robert Culp, Eli Wallach, Michael C. Gwynne, Vic Perrin

Votes: 506

12. Moon of the Wolf (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Horror

5.0
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After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: David Janssen, Barbara Rush, Bradford Dillman, John Beradino

Votes: 1,005

13. A Taste of Evil (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Barbara Parkins, Roddy McDowall, William Windom

Votes: 306

14. The House That Would Not Die (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

5.9
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A tale of witchcraft, black magic and a haunted house in the Amish country.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Egan, Michael Anderson Jr., Kitty Winn

Votes: 444

15. The Sex Symbol (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

5.8
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A thinly disguised version of the life of Marilyn Monroe, detailing her ups and downs in life and how her erratic behavior contributes to her deteriorating career.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Connie Stevens, Shelley Winters, Jack Carter, William Castle

Votes: 61

16. Arsenic and Old Lace (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy

6.6
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Bob Crane, Fred Gwynne

Votes: 107

17. The Birdmen (1971 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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During World War II, American soldier Harry Cook is sent to Norway to aid in the defection of a scientist working on the atomic bomb for the Germans. Before they can escape Europe, they are... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Doug McClure, Rene Auberjonois, Richard Basehart, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 218

18. Blood Sport (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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A high school athlete is torn between his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and his coach, who wants a winning season.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Ben Johnson, Gary Busey, Larry Hagman, William Lucking

Votes: 72

19. The Day the Earth Moved (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

5.1
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A team taking aerial photographs of the desert deduces that an earthquake is about to strike a nearby town, but nobody in the town believes them.

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Stella Stevens, Cleavon Little, William Windom

Votes: 144

20. Gidget Grows Up (1969 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy

6.9
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After spending the last two years in Europe as an exchange student, Gidget returns home to California only to discover that things have changed. The letters she had been writing to her ... See full summary »

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Karen Valentine, Edward Mulhare, Paul Petersen, Warner Anderson

Votes: 140

21. Time Travelers (1976 TV Movie)

78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two scientists are sent back in time to 1871, when a Chicago doctor apparently had the cure for it.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Sam Groom, Tom Hallick, Francine York, Booth Colman

Votes: 257

22. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Western, Family

5.6
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Retired Texas Ranger Nash Crawford re-assembles his former Ranger outfit from the old days to fight crime in his hometown.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Walter Brennan, Fred Astaire, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine

Votes: 272

23. Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

7.1
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High school senior and his girlfriend get married when they find out she's pregnant.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Christopher Norris, Dan Dailey, Dina Merrill

Votes: 63

24. Huckleberry Finn (1975 TV Movie)

PG | 78 min | Adventure

5.5
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Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Ron Howard, Don Most, Royal Dano, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 125

25. Death Cruise (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Mystery

5.9
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Several couples are notified that they have won an ocean cruise, but they actually have been lured onto a ship so that they can be murdered.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Long, Polly Bergen, Edward Albert, Kate Jackson

Votes: 149

26. Death Sentence (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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A juror on a murder case begins to believe that the man on trial is innocent of the crime - and then discovers that the real killer is her own husband.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Laurence Luckinbill, Nick Nolte, Alan Oppenheimer

Votes: 194

27. Linda (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A woman kills her lover's wife, then sets out to frame her husband for the murder.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Stella Stevens, Ed Nelson, John McIntire, John Saxon

Votes: 43

28. Carter's Army (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

5.1
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A racist officer is put in charge of a squad of black troops charged with taking an important bridge from the Germans.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Robert Hooks, Susan Oliver, Roosevelt Grier

Votes: 361

29. The Affair (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A crippled lady songwriter meets an older lawyer, who becomes her first love.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Bruce Davison, Jamie Smith-Jackson

Votes: 194

30. Scream of the Wolf (1974 TV Movie)

78 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it isn't a wolf but an animal that can take human form.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Peter Graves, Clint Walker, Jo Ann Pflug, Philip Carey

Votes: 387

31. The Devil's Daughter (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

6.3
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A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to Satan when she was born is told by Satan that she must marry a fellow demon.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Shelley Winters, Belinda Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, Jonathan Frid

Votes: 359

32. Pray for the Wildcats (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

6.0
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Griffith plays a captain of industry who hires an ad agency (Shatner and Gortner). The agency tries to sell Griffith on a campaign shot in Baja, California. Griffith won't sign without all ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Andy Griffith, William Shatner, Robert Reed, Marjoe Gortner

Votes: 172

33. Women in Chains (1972 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.2
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Female parole officer poses as an inmate in a women's prison in order to investigate murder, abuse and living conditions.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Ida Lupino, Lois Nettleton, Jessica Walter, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 120

34. Cry Panic (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A man accidentally runs over and kills a pedestrian outside a small town. He begins to suspect that the locals, including the sheriff, are keeping secrets about the victim.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: John Forsythe, Earl Holliman, Ralph Meeker, Norman Alden

Votes: 104

35. The Death Squad (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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When petty criminals start turning up murdered, a detective discovers they are being killed by a group of his fellow officers who think the criminals were treated too leniently by the courts.

Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Robert Forster, Michelle Phillips, Claude Akins, Mark Goddard

Votes: 33

36. Along Came a Spider (1970 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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The widow of a scientist who was murdered by his colleagues goes undercover at the research lab where he worked to expose them.

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Suzanne Pleshette, Ed Nelson, Andrew Prine, Brooke Bundy

Votes: 120

37. Night of Terror (1972 TV Movie)

Unrated | 73 min | Thriller

7.2
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A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Martin Balsam, Catherine Burns, Chuck Connors, Donna Mills

Votes: 115

38. Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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Four elderly ladies with a lot of time on their hands get the idea to create a fictional "girl" for a computer dating service. However, things take a turn for the worse when their ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Helen Hayes, Vince Edwards, Myrna Loy, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 107

39. Weekend of Terror (1970 TV Movie)

74 min | Thriller

6.5
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Three nuns on a weekend trip are held hostage by escaped convicts.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Robert Conrad, Carol Lynley, Lee Majors, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 140

40. The Forgotten Man (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Former Vietnam War POW Lt.Joe Hardy returns home to the US where he finds a totally changed life situation and where he struggles with PTSD.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Lois Nettleton, Anne Francis, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 47

41. The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Comedy

5.9
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A small-town beauty queen is hired, as a joke, as a "birthday present" for a magazine publisher.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Karen Valentine, Richard Long, Tom Bosley, Farrah Fawcett

Votes: 110

42. The Girls of Huntington House (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.7
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An unmarried teacher in a school for unwed mothers finds herself becoming too emotionally attached to her students and their problems.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Shirley Jones, Mercedes McCambridge, Pamela Sue Martin, William Windom

Votes: 66

43. Hijack! (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Two truck drivers are hired to transport a top-secret cargo from New York to Houston. Along the way they must evade attempts by a terrorist group to hijack the material.

Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: David Janssen, Keenan Wynn, Lee Purcell, Jeanette Nolan

Votes: 94

44. Hurricane (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

4.5
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Two hurricane hunters track a huge, violent hurricane that is bearing down on a Gulf Coast town.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Larry Hagman, Martin Milner, Jessica Walter, Barry Sullivan

Votes: 135

45. Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Comedy

5.3
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During the latter days of WW2 an American Lieutenant (Berry), accidentally falls out of an airplane that he was on and falls into German territory. He is taken in by a Baroness (Gabor). She... See full summary »

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Ken Berry, Eva Gabor, Werner Klemperer, Danielle De Metz

Votes: 124

46. The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970 TV Movie)

73 min | Thriller

6.8
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Emile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes,... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Martin Balsam, Diane Baker, Ruth Roman

Votes: 121

47. She Lives! (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

7.7
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A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.

Director: Stuart Hagmann | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Season Hubley, Anthony Zerbe, Michael Margotta

Votes: 82

48. Gidget Gets Married (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy

5.6
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Gidget finally gets married and rebels against the social caste system in her new husband's company.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Michael Burns, Monie Ellis, Don Ameche, Joan Bennett

Votes: 82

49. Sweet, Sweet Rachel (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 71 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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An ESP expert uses his powers to try to track down a psychic who uses telepathy to commit murder.

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Alex Dreier, Pat Hingle, Louise Latham, Steve Ihnat

Votes: 107

50. Returning Home (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.5
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The story of three returning World War II veterans, and how they try to cope with returning to civilian life.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Tom Selleck, James R. Miller, Whitney Blake

Votes: 23