Most Popular "Failed Pilot" Titles
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3. 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.
4. Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 40 min | 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 »
5. Bates Motel (1987 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 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.
6. Delirium (2014 TV Movie)
43 min | 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.
9. Frankenstein (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
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 »
11. Heat Vision and Jack (1999 TV Short)
30 min | Short, Action, Adventure
Astronaut on the run with special powers and his talking motorcycle must deal with a malevolent artificial life form that's possessing people and turning them into dust, as well as NASA's hitman and real life actor Ron Silver.
12. The Brotherhood of Justice (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "... See full summary »
14. Korgoth of Barbaria (2006 TV Short)
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Short, Action
Unsold TV pilot and a dark, violent and gory sword and sorcery spoof set in a postapocalyptic new dark age about a Conan-like barbarian warrior hired to steal a golden goblin from a dangerous wizard who lives in a tower in the sky.
15. 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.
18. 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.
20. 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 »
21. Nick Knight (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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 »
22. The Questor Tapes (1974 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he has disappeared and half of he programming tape was erased in ... See full summary »
25. 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 »
26. The Fog of Courage (2014)
TV-Y7 | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Proposed CGI pilot for a revival of Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999) show. Courage unearths a cursed amulet which unleashes the furious spirit of a dead man who wants it back in order to be reunited with his lost love once again.
27. Barbie and the Rockers: Out of This World (1987 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Rock sensation Barbie and her band The Rockers, beloved by everyone all around the world, decide to do something no band has ever done before - preform a charity rock concert in outer space.
29. Space Police (1986 TV Movie)
52 min | Action, Crime, Family
A New York cop is put in charge of a space police precinct and charged with the duty of protecting alien worlds from the evils of organised crime.
30. The Omen (1995 TV Movie)
60 min | Mystery, Thriller
Unsold TV pilot about epidemiologist Dr. Linus, A.P. photojournalist Jack Mann and E.R. nurse Annalisse, who try to stop a demonic entity that's possessing people from unleashing a biological weapon during the Saint Patrick's Day parade.
33. This Girl for Hire (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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 »
35. 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.
36. 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. 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 »
38. Kook's Tour (1970)
Not Rated | 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 »
41. 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.
42. 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 »
49. 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."