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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.

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

Votes: 46,604

2. Mrs. Sundance (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Western

6.4
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The girlfriend of the Sundance Kid is on the run with a price on her head, when she hears rumors that the Sundance Kid may still be alive.

Writer: Christopher Knopf | Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, L.Q. Jones, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 185

3. 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.

Writers: William Blinn, Gale Sayers, Al Silverman | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Bernie Casey

Votes: 5,880

4. Wonder Woman (1974 TV Movie)

73 min | Fantasy

4.8
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A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring.

Writer: John D.F. Black | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Cathy Lee Crosby, Kaz Garas, Andrew Prine, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 482

5. 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 »

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

Votes: 477

6. 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.

Writers: Theodore Sturgeon, Ed MacKillop, Herbert F. Solow | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Urich, Carl Betz, Neville Brand

Votes: 935

7. 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 »

Writers: John McGreevey, Frederick Kohner | Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Karen Valentine, Edward Mulhare, Paul Petersen, Warner Anderson

Votes: 135

8. 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.

Writer: Arthur A. Ross | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Pamela Franklin, Kate Jackson, Lloyd Bochner, Jamie Smith-Jackson

Votes: 773

9. The Birdmen (1971 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 214

10. 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.

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

Votes: 405

11. 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?

Writers: James Bridges, John Farris | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley, Michael Douglas, Karen Pearson

Votes: 419

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.

Writers: Alvin Sapinsley, Leslie H. Whitten | Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: David Janssen, Barbara Rush, Bradford Dillman, John Beradino

Votes: 963

13. 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.

Writers: Jameson Brewer, Leonard Goldberg | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, Jack Elam

Votes: 374

14. Linda (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A woman kills her lover's wife, then sets out to frame her husband for the murder.

Writers: Merwin Gerard, John D. MacDonald | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Stella Stevens, Ed Nelson, John McIntire, John Saxon

Votes: 41

15. 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.

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

Votes: 266

16. Arsenic and Old Lace (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy

6.4
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Add a Plot

Writers: Luther Davis, Joseph Kesselring | Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Bob Crane, Fred Gwynne

Votes: 102

17. 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.

Writers: Jack Turley, William C. Anderson | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Larry Hagman, Martin Milner, Jessica Walter, Barry Sullivan

Votes: 132

18. The Affair (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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A crippled lady songwriter meets an older lawyer, who becomes her first love.

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

Votes: 184

19. Gidget Gets Married (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy

5.5
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Gidget finally gets married and rebels against the social caste system in her new husband's company.

Writers: John McGreevey, Frederick Kohner | Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Michael Burns, Monie Ellis, Don Ameche, Joan Bennett

Votes: 80

20. 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.

Writers: Ronald Austin, James D. Buchanan | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Robert Forster, Michelle Phillips, Claude Akins, Mark Goddard

Votes: 32

21. 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.

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

Votes: 453

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

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

6.2
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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.

Writers: Colin Higgins, Phill Norman | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Shelley Winters, Belinda Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, Jonathan Frid

Votes: 343

23. Carter's Army (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

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

Writers: Aaron Spelling, David Kidd | Director: George McCowan | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Robert Hooks, Susan Oliver, Roosevelt Grier

Votes: 345

24. See the Man Run (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

7.9
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Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number & reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.

Writer: Mann Rubin | Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Robert Culp, Angie Dickinson, Eddie Albert, June Allyson

Votes: 66

25. 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.

Writers: Richard Matheson, David Case | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Peter Graves, Clint Walker, Jo Ann Pflug, Philip Carey

Votes: 360

26. Time Travelers (1976 TV Movie)

78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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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.

Writers: Jackson Gillis, Rod Serling | Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Sam Groom, Tom Hallick, Francine York, Booth Colman

Votes: 244

27. 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 »

Writers: Jean Holloway, Mark Twain | Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Ron Howard, Don Most, Royal Dano, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 123

28. 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.

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

Votes: 259

29. A Little Game (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A hostile youngster who will stop at nothing to break up his mother's marriage is suspected of homicide, and his stepfather fears that he may be the boy's next victim.

Writers: Fielden Farrington, Carol Sobieski | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Diane Baker, Ed Nelson, Howard Duff, Katy Jurado

Votes: 58

30. 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.

Writer: Lionel E. Siegel | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Robert Conrad, Carol Lynley, Lee Majors, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 129

31. She Lives! (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

7.8
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A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.

Writers: Elizabeth Gill, Paul Neimark | Director: Stuart Hagmann | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Season Hubley, Anthony Zerbe, Michael Margotta

Votes: 80

32. 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.

Writers: John Neufeld, Eric Roman | Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Laurence Luckinbill, Nick Nolte, Alan Oppenheimer

Votes: 186

33. 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.

Writers: Clare Elfman, Paul Savage | Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Shirley Jones, Mercedes McCambridge, Pamela Sue Martin, William Windom

Votes: 64

34. 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.

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

Votes: 107

35. Death Cruise (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Mystery

6.0
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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.

Writer: Jack B. Sowards | Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Long, Polly Bergen, Edward Albert, Kate Jackson

Votes: 141

36. 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.

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

Votes: 124

37. 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 »

Writers: Brian Taggert, John Taintor Foote, Johnston McCulley | Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Frank Langella, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland, Louise Sorel

Votes: 386

38. 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.

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

Votes: 72

39. 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.

Creator: Andrew J. Fenady | Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: Steve Forrest, Dean Jagger, Will Geer, Sharon Acker

Votes: 192

40. Night Slaves (1970 TV Movie)

72 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A man and his wife find themselves stranded in a small western town. He discovers that a strange force has turned the residents into zombies, and runs into a beautiful woman who he believes is the key to the mystery.

Writers: Everett Chambers, Robert Specht, Jerry Sohl | Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Franciscus, Lee Grant, Scott Marlowe, Andrew Prine

Votes: 189

41. Seven in Darkness (1969 TV Movie)

74 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Based on the Leonard Bishop's novel Against Heaven's Hand. Seven blind people are on a plane on their way to a convention for the blind in Seattle. Due to bad weather, the plane crashes and only the seven blind people survive.

Writers: John W. Bloch, Leonard Bishop | Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: Milton Berle, Bill Dyer, Nancy Fisher, Ted Foulkes

Votes: 110

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

Unrated | 74 min | Comedy

5.2
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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 »

Writers: Frank Peppiatt, John Aylesworth | Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Ken Berry, Eva Gabor, Werner Klemperer, Danielle De Metz

Votes: 119

43. 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.

Writers: Ann Head, William Wood | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Christopher Norris, Dan Dailey, Dina Merrill

Votes: 63

44. 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.

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

Votes: 106

45. Heatwave! (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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The residents of an isolated mountain town must band together to survive during a devastating heat wave.

Writers: Peter Allan Fields, Mark Weingart, Herbert F. Solow | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Bonnie Bedelia, Lew Ayres, David Huddleston

Votes: 85

46. Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

8.0
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A recently widowed research doctor is convinced by a colleague to join him in an inner-city clinic.

Writer: Sandor Stern | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Susan Hayward, Darren McGavin, Michael Constantine, Michele Nichols

Votes: 80

47. Sweet, Sweet Rachel (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 71 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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An ESP expert uses his powers to try to track down a psychic who uses telepathy to commit murder.

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

Votes: 96

48. Pray for the Wildcats (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

5.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 165

49. 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.

Writers: Michael Kelly, James D. Buchanan, Ronald Austin | Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: David Janssen, Keenan Wynn, Lee Purcell, Jeanette Nolan

Votes: 91

50. Love Hate Love (1971 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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Ryan O'Neal plays Russ Emery, a glib engineer who steals the heart of a fashion model named Sheila Blunden. She in turn leaves her jet setter fiance who turns out to be a psychotic who will... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Ambler, Robert Summerfield | Director: George McCowan | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Haskell, Henry Jones

Votes: 60