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2. Delirium (2014 TV Movie)
Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Set in a world where love is deemed illegal and can be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway does the unthinkable, she falls in love.
3. Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Movie)
TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily... See full summary »
4. Bates Motel (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A mentally disturbed man, who roomed with the late Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum, inherits the legendary Bates Motel after the death of Norman and tries to fix it up to make it a respectable business.
5. Frankenstein (2004 TV Movie)
88 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America ... See full summary »
6. L.A. Takedown (1989 TV Movie)
97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Tough Los Angeles cop Vincent Hanna takes on a gang of professional bank robbers led by the precise, enigmatic Patrick McLaren.
8. Locke & Key (2011 TV Movie)
Adventure, Drama, Horror
An adventure story centered around three children who become the caretakers of a New England mansion that is home to a bevy of secrets and magic.
11. The Ranch (2004 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A professional bordello in Nevada, where prostitution is somewhat legal, the sex workers employed there and the clients that frequent it.
13. Semper Fi (2001 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Action
Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in ... See full summary »
16. The Sixth Gun (2013 TV Movie)
60 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Failed pilot adaptation of an eponymous comic book set in the old west about six cursed guns that give dark powers and are tied to its owners until their deaths. A heroine and an antihero are after the sixth gun that grants visions.
17. Nick Knight (1989 TV Movie)
92 min | Horror
Detective Nick Knight is investigating a series of murders in which the bodies are found drained of blood - but the most recent one doesn't fit the pattern. Instead it involves the cure ... See full summary »
18. In the Game (2004 TV Movie)
30 min | Comedy
Riley Reed (Hewitt) is an up-and-coming sports producer and single mom who unwillingly gets thrusted into the spotlight when she becomes an on-camera reporter for ESPN.
20. Kook's Tour (1970)
53 min | Comedy
After nearly 50 years of eye-poking and face-slapping, the Stooges decide to retire and tour the world with their dog, Moose. They start by touring America's national parks, however, with ... See full summary »
21. The Witches of Eastwick (1992 TV Movie)
30 min | Drama, Fantasy
An unsold TV series pilot about three single witches living together who try to conjure up their idea of the "perfect man". One day, their wish comes true when a seemingly perfect man named... See full summary »
23. This Girl for Hire (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Mystery
In this pilot for a proposed TV series, B.T. Brady is a flippant, but somewhat klutzy female private detective in Hollywood who sets out to solve the murder of a obnoxious mystery writer. ... See full summary »
Writers: Terry Louise Fisher, Steve Brown, Barbara Avedon, Barbara Corday, Barney Rosenzweig, Clifford Hoelscher, Jean Hoelscher | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Bess Armstrong, Celeste Holm, Cliff De Young, Hermione Baddeley
26. What's Alan Watching? (1989 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy
Seventeen-year-old Alan is a couch potato who views life, and his family, as if they were on television. Libby and Leo are his parents, Gail is his sister (who's engaged to Lenny Kling the ... See full summary »
29. The Bunny House (2010 TV Movie)
30 min | Reality-TV
Aspiring Playmate Claire Sinclair is introduced to life at the Bunny House, and Hope Dworaczyk is honored in Las Vegas as the 2010 Playmate of the Year.
31. Eligible Dentist (1993 TV Movie)
22 min | Comedy
A failed TV pilot about a recently widowed dentist who must take care of his three kids alone as well as consider potential remarriage.
32. Alien Tracker (2003 Video)
PG-13 | 103 min | Sci-Fi
In a galaxy far away, alien criminals organize a spectacular prison break. Pursued by their home planet's authorities, their leader Zin decides there's one place to go: through a wormhole ... See full summary »
33. The Ten Commandments (1959 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
Pilot for a proposed anthology series where each story revolved around the meaning of one of the Ten Commandments in modern times. The theme for this story was the third commandment: "Thou shalt not take the Lord's name in vain."
34. The Chadwick Family (1974 TV Movie)
113 min | Drama
A father finds himself taking care of a "family" that in addition to his son and three daughters, also consists of two sons-in-law and his youngest daughter's Chinese boyfriend.
37. Boston Terrier (1963 TV Movie)
30 min | Adventure
Blake Edward's second try at creating a pilot for a proposed adventure series about a private detective who graduated from Harvard.
39. The Comedy Spot (1960–1962)
30 min | Comedy
Summer replacement series for "The Red Skeleton Show" during their annual hiatus from 1960-1962, this series featured unsold pilots for comedy series as well as reruns from other comedy anthology series.
40. Baby Makes Three (1966 TV Movie)
30 min | Comedy
Pilot for a proposed television series about a young doctor who can resist telling parents how to raise their children despite having none of his own.
46. This Is Kate Bennett... (1982 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
In this pilot for a prospective TV series, Kate Bennett is an investigative TV news reporter who finds her life imperiled, along with that of her young daughter, Jennifer, after she ... See full summary »
47. Jerks of All Trades (1949 TV Short)
21 min | Comedy, Short
Television pilot for a Three Stooges situation comedy, where the Stooges are painters and paperhangers and completely wrecked a hapless couple's home.
50. Ben Blue's Brothers (1960 TV Movie)
30 min | Comedy
In 1958, Ben Blue played all four brothers (the wealthy snob, the vaudevillian, the tramp and the average guy), in this comedy pilot for CBS. The network didn't exercise it's option and the pilot wasn't aired until 1965.