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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: 50,517

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: 6,154

3. Hitched (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Western

7.1
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The adventures of a newly married teenage couple in the Old West.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Sally Field, Tim Matheson, Neville Brand, Slim Pickens

Votes: 45

4. 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: 561

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: 1,036

6. Planet Earth (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Sci-Fi

5.9
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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: 524

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: 413

8. 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: 232

9. 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, Al Waxman

Votes: 497

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

78 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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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: 863

11. 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: 346

12. 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: 478

13. Snatched (1973 TV Movie)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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The wives of three wealthy men are kidnapped and held for a $3 million ransom, but one of the men doesn't want to pay his share.

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Howard Duff, Leslie Nielsen, Sheree North, Barbara Parkins

Votes: 53

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

74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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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: 549

15. Arsenic and Old Lace (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy

6.5
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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: 111

16. 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: 271

17. 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: 151

18. 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: 411

19. 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: 383

20. 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: 217

21. 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: 46

22. 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: 201

23. 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: 1,044

24. 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: 76

25. Wild Women (1970 TV Movie)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Five female convicts are recruited to secretly transport arms into Mexican-held Texas in 1840.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Anne Francis, Marilyn Maxwell, Marie Windsor

Votes: 57

26. 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: 373

27. Death Cruise (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Mystery

5.8
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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: 170

28. Gidget Gets Married (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy

5.7
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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: 88

29. 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: 131

30. The Sex Symbol (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

5.7
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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: 63

31. Hurricane (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

4.6
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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: 138

32. 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: 286

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

75 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 67

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

74 min | Comedy

6.0
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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: 114

35. Night of Terror (1972 TV Movie)

Unrated | 73 min | Thriller

7.1
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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: 133

36. Women in Chains (1972 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.1
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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: 121

37. Hit Lady (1974 TV Movie)

R | 72 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A beautiful young artist moonlights as a syndicate killer.

Director: Tracy Keenan Wynn | Stars: Yvette Mimieux, Joseph Campanella, Clu Gulager, Dack Rambo

Votes: 132

38. 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: 412

39. The Letters (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.6
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Story of people whose lives were changed because of a year-long delay in the delivery of some letters.

Directors: Paul Krasny, Gene Nelson | Stars: John Forsythe, Pamela Franklin, Ida Lupino, Dina Merrill

Votes: 133

40. The Longest Night (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama

7.2
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Daughter of a wealthy family is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin, while her family and the police search for her.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: David Janssen, James Farentino, Phyllis Thaxter, Skye Aubrey

Votes: 114

41. 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: 178

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

74 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 69

43. The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Thriller

5.5
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A famous heart surgeon finds out that a medical research foundation is being used for shady, and illegal, purposes.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sandy Dennis, Burl Ives, Tom Harvey

Votes: 34

44. The Crooked Hearts (1972 TV Movie)

74 min | Comedy

6.5
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Con-artist stalks members of club of rich old women.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Rosalind Russell, Ross Martin, Michael Murphy

Votes: 42

45. Heatwave! (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.3
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The residents of an isolated mountain town must band together to survive during a devastating heat wave.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Bonnie Bedelia, Lew Ayres, David Huddleston

Votes: 104

46. The Hatfields and the McCoys (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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A retelling of the famous feud between two mountain families, the Hatfields and the McCoys, in rural Kentucky in the late 1800s.

Director: Clyde Ware | Stars: Jack Palance, Steve Forrest, Richard Hatch, Karen Lamm

Votes: 85

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: 85

48. Locusts (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Horror

4.8
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A swarm of locusts appears on the horizon near a Midwestern town, and the inhabitants must find a way to destroy or divert them before the insects devour the area's valuable crops.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Ben Johnson, Ron Howard, Katherine Helmond, Lisa Gerritsen

Votes: 117

49. 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: 150

50. A Great American Tragedy (1972 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

5.7
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A middle-aged aerospace engineer has his whole life changed when he is suddenly laid off from his job. Unable to find work because of his age and a bad economy, he watches his bills pile up... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: George Kennedy, Vera Miles, William Windom, Sallie Shockley

Votes: 55