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1. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Creator: Larry Gelbart | Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 28,091

2. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.

Writers: Daniel Wallace, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

Votes: 325,572

3. MASH (1970)

R | 116 min | Comedy, War, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.

Writers: Richard Hooker, Ring Lardner Jr. | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 51,221

4. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

Votes: 182,840

5. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Votes: 28,618

6. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

R | 130 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Writer: James Carabatsos | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

Votes: 26,901

7. The Prophecy (1995)

R | 98 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.

Writer: Gregory Widen | Director: Gregory Widen | Stars: Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 22,801

8. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Approved | 126 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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94 Metascore

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 58,435

9. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending ... See full summary »

Writers: Valentine Davies, James A. Michener | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 3,875

10. Calendar Girl (1993)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

4.9
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Three young men go on an end of the summer trip to Hollywood, CA. Their quest: to fulfill the fantasy of meeting Marilyn Monroe.

Writer: Paul W. Shapiro | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Jason Priestley, Gabriel Olds, Jerry O'Connell, Joe Pantoliano

Votes: 1,753

11. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored.

Writers: Christopher Bram, Bill Condon | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

Votes: 23,785

12. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

Unrated | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.

Writers: John Patrick, Han Suyin | Directors: Henry King, Otto Lang | Stars: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher, Isobel Elsom

Votes: 3,041

13. For the Boys (1991)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North ... See full summary »

Writers: Neal Jimenez, Lindy Laub, Marshall Brickman | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 3,849

14. Sayonara (1957)

Unrated | 147 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Writers: Paul Osborn, James A. Michener | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

Votes: 3,917

15. Death Wish 3 (1985)

X | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police detective to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

Writers: Don Jakoby, Brian Garfield | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam

Votes: 9,037

16. Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.8
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Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is ... See full summary »

Writers: Hubert Selby Jr., Desmond Nakano | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen Lang, Burt Young, Peter Dobson

Votes: 4,262

17. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Kelly, a prostitute, finds redemption in the town of Grantville, where she arrives working as a medium-time seller. There, she meets Griff, the police captain of the town, with whom she ... See full summary »

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante, Virginia Grey

Votes: 4,344

18. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, War

8.2
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64 Metascore

A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.

Writers: Richard Epcar, Ji-hoon Han, Je-kyu Kang, Sang-don Kim | Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong

Votes: 29,842

19. Battle Taxi (1955)

82 min | Drama, War

5.3
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Capt. Russ Edwards commands a helicopter rescue unit that fly wounded soldiers out of battle areas and rescue pilots who have to ditch their aircraft. He has a problem with one of his men, ... See full summary »

Writers: Art Arthur, Malvin Wald | Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Arthur Franz, Marshall Thompson, Leo Needham

Votes: 140

20. Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Approved | 97 min | War, Drama, Action

7.2
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Grim story of one of the major battles of the Korean War. While negotiators are at work in Panmunjom trying to bring the conflict to a negotiated end, Lt. Joe Clemons is ordered to launch ... See full summary »

Writers: S.L.A. Marshall, James R. Webb | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, George Peppard

Votes: 3,028

21. Blonde (2001 TV Mini-Series)

165 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.

Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Dempsey, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 671

22. MacArthur (1977)

PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

Votes: 3,053

23. Three Wishes (1995)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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In an unexplained act of charity, Jeanne Holman, picks up an injured, apparent tramp and takes him home to care for him little realising who he was or the effect he would have on her life and those of her family.

Writers: Clifford Green, Ellen Green, Elizabeth Anderson | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello, Seth Mumy

Votes: 2,047

24. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, John Brophy | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Basehart, Gene Evans, Michael O'Shea, Richard Hylton

Votes: 1,060

25. All the Young Men (1960)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, War

6.1
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During the Korean War,a platoon leader dies leaving his inexperienced black sergeant in charge of his squad of belligerent and racist white men.

Writer: Hall Bartlett | Director: Hall Bartlett | Stars: Alan Ladd, Sidney Poitier, James Darren, Glenn Corbett

Votes: 318

26. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Horror

7.7
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

Votes: 3,116

27. The Front Line (2011)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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59 Metascore

A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south.

Writer: Sang-yeon Park | Director: Hun Jang | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu, Chang-Seok Ko

Votes: 3,687

28. Men in War (1957)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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During the Korean War, a battle worn Lt. and his platoon behind enemy lines, have orders to march to hill 465 for possible relief.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Ben Maddow, Van Van Praag | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Robert Keith, Phillip Pine

Votes: 1,388

29. Toward the Unknown (1956)

Approved | 115 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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At the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s a group of Edwards Air Force Base experimental aircraft test pilots push themselves to the limit.

Writer: Beirne Lay Jr. | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith, Charles McGraw

Votes: 339

30. Day Zero (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.

Writer: Robert Malkani | Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole | Stars: Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon Bernthal, Ginnifer Goodwin

Votes: 2,511

31. The Young Philadelphians (1959)

Approved | 136 min | Drama

7.4
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Up and coming, young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he ... See full summary »

Writers: James Gunn, Richard Powell | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Paul Newman, Barbara Rush, Alexis Smith, Brian Keith

Votes: 2,135

32. Inchon (1981)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

2.7
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A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.

Writers: Robin Moore, Laird Koenig, Paul Savage | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 491

33. Down in the Delta (1998)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama

6.9
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Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts ... See full summary »

Writer: Myron Goble | Director: Maya Angelou | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice, Esther Rolle

Votes: 1,189

34. The Steel Helmet (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, James Edwards

Votes: 2,335

35. Assembly (2007)

124 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.3
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A soldier fights to gain recognition for comrades who died during the Chinese Civil War.

Writers: Yang Jingyuan, Heng Liu | Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Chao Deng, Wenkang Yuan, Yan Tang

Votes: 5,165

36. Pickup on South Street (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
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A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Dwight Taylor | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 8,215

37. Chattahoochee (1989)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.

Writer: James Hicks | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

Votes: 1,322

38. They Still Call Me Bruce (1987)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

4.6
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A Korean man comes to America to thank the American GI who saved his life, but instead winds up running a struggling karate studio.

Writers: Johnny Yune, James Orr, Ross Jeffries | Directors: James Orr, Johnny Yune | Stars: Johnny Yune, David Mendenhall, Pat Paulsen, Joey Travolta

Votes: 354

39. The Hunters (1958)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville, assigned to a fighter squadron, and Lieutenant Carl Abbott. The latter neglects his ... See full summary »

Writers: Wendell Mayes, James Salter | Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt

Votes: 854

40. Big Jim McLain (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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In the post-war Hawaii, House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter hunt down communists.

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, James Edward Grant, Richard English, Eric Taylor | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Votes: 1,290

41. Retreat, Hell! (1952)

Approved | 95 min | War, Drama

6.6
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During the Korean War, a U.S. Marine battalion must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies, freezing temperatures and constant attacks by overwhelming ... See full summary »

Writers: Milton Sperling, Ted Sherdeman | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Richard Carlson, Anita Louise, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 213

42. Period of Adjustment (1962)

112 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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On December 23rd, Korean War veteran George Haverstick and nurse Isabel Crane - who George lovingly refers to as "Little Bit" - get married in a civil ceremony. They met when George was ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Tennessee Williams | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 695

43. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,044

44. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Nixon, Anatoli Dobrynin, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 487

45. Cry for Happy (1961)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.

Writers: Irving Brecher, George Campbell | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Donald O'Connor, Miiko Taka, James Shigeta

Votes: 149

46. Battle Circus (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Romance, War, Drama

5.7
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Set in Korea and made during the war, this is the love story of a hard-bitten Army surgeon, and a new nurse ready to save the world.

Writers: Allen Rivkin, Laura Kerr, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Keenan Wynn, Robert Keith

Votes: 860

47. War Hunt (1962)

83 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers...an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanford Whitmore | Director: Denis Sanders | Stars: John Saxon, Charles Aidman, Sydney Pollack, Tommy Matsuda

Votes: 604

48. Off the Map (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.

Writer: Joan Ackermann | Director: Campbell Scott | Stars: Valentina de Angelis, Joan Allen, Sam Elliott, Amy Brenneman

Votes: 2,925

49. Battle Hymn (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War.

Writers: Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore

Votes: 639

50. Though None Go with Me (2006 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Elizabeth Leroy devotes her life to serving God but her faith is tested over the years as she has to overcome many hardships and sorrows.

Writers: Pamela Wallace, Jerry B. Jenkins | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Amy Grabow, Bruce Weitz, David Norona

Votes: 478