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1. Signed Sealed Delivered (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A two-hour backdoor pilot of the TV series with the same name that focuses on four postal workers who take it upon themselves to track down intended recipients of undeliverable mail.

Director: Scott Smith | Stars: Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe, Geoff Gustafson

Votes: 798

2. Hatfields & McCoys (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

7.2
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The traditional Hatfields versus McCoys family fued with an in depth look at the inner workings of each family. Focusing on the patriarchy and rigid dislike from long term and out dated ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Sophia Bush, Rebecca De Mornay, Virginia Madsen, James Remar

Votes: 63

3. Tilda (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy

6.9
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A powerful Hollywood journalist and an upstart creative assistant.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Diane Keaton, Ellen Page, Sanaa Lathan, Jason Patric

Votes: 56

4. Survival Code (2013 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In 2045, a former MMA fighter turned government agent, runs a bar in the tiny town of Borealis - where a number of international interests are vying for control of the area.

Director: David Frazee | Stars: Ty Olsson, Patrick Gallagher, Michelle Harrison, Christine Horne

Votes: 1,048

5. New Town (2009 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The New Town area of Edinburgh is a magnet for architects, estate agents and upwardly-mobile families, each wanting to remould it in their own way. So when the head of Scottish Heritage ... See full summary »

Director: Annie Griffin | Stars: Cameron Bowie, Ewan Donald, Gabriel Quigley, Natasha Watson

Votes: 81

6. The Ratings Game (1984 TV Movie)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Gerrit Graham, Bernadette Birkett

Votes: 419

7. Gimme Shelter (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

6.5
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Adrianne (Sissy Spacek_ is a strongly motivated leader, brings a team of volunteer doctors around the world to help people in dire need of medical attention.

Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Michael Beach, John Harrington Bland, Christa Beth Campbell, Parker Chapin

Votes: 24

8. Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965 TV Movie)

47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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The mighty Hercules battles a sea monster to save the legendary city of Troy.

Director: Albert Band | Stars: Gordon Scott, Paul Stevens, Mart Hulswit, Diana Hyland

Votes: 172

9. Red Shoe Diaries: Las Vegas (2006 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

8.3
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Director: Zalman King | Stars: Domiziano Arcangeli, Lucas Babin, Lori Heuring, Lisa Marie

Votes: 12

10. Inquietudine (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Thriller

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Director: Gianni Siragusa | Stars: Malisa Longo, Christian Borromeo, Lia Dhom, Paul Muller

11. Husbands and Wives (1977 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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Director: Bill Persky | Stars: Eddie Barth, Cynthia Harris, Randee Heller, Mark Lonow

12. Avalon (II) (2012)

57 min | Mystery, Thriller

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Alex Calibourne a mysterious man on a highway at night, driving a muscle car to a seedy motel. He may not be all that appears on the surface.

Director: Jason Turner | Stars: Jason Turner, Amber Webster

13. Spoof Troupe (2014 TV Movie)

23 min | Comedy

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A sketch comedy show that spoofs everything.

Director: Charles Dewandeler | Stars: Julie David, Diane Harman, BJ Lange, David Lautman

14. In Trouble (1981 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Generic, formulaic comedy taking place on a high school campus.

Stars: Deena Freeman, Lisa Freeman, Tim Thomerson

15. Happy Medium (2016 TV Movie)

22 min | Comedy

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When Beth finds herself out of work, she decides to take her career into her own hands and becomes a fake psychic. With the hesitant support of her friend Claire, and the weird motel clerk, Victor, Beth sets up her own office.

Director: Ashley Good | Stars: Jaymie Chudiak, Sarah Katy, Joel Montgrand, Bret Newton

16. Beniamino Gad - Alle soglie dell'incubo (1994 TV Movie)

80 min | Thriller

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The complicated puzzled story of a therapist and his teenager adopted daughter who finds access to his patients' stories of murder and supernatural events.

Director: Enzo Papetti | Stars: Gianni Ansaldi, Vittorio Ristagno, Vincenzo Crocitti, Maddalena Fellini

17. Elias Paniki (2010)
Episode: A New Hero Is Born (2010)

Action

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Director: Tots Mariscal | Stars: Jake Cuenca, Cherry Pie Picache, Baron Geisler, Jojit Lorenzo

18. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Affair in T'Sien Cha (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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In the series pilot (whose showing was delayed well into the first season), Kelly narrowly escapes a sniper's bullet while playing a tennis match in Hong Kong. He and Alexander Scott, a ... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Vera Miles, Roger C. Carmel

Votes: 26

19. Slasher (2016– )
Episode: An Eye for an Eye (2016)

Not Rated | 52 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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Shortly after her return to the small town where her parents were murdered many years ago, Sarah Bennett is horrified when she discovers a new series of murders has begun.

Director: Craig David Wallace | Stars: Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers, Patrick Garrow

Votes: 263

20. It's About Time (1966–1967)
Episode: And Then I Wrote Happy Birthday to You (1966)

Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Astronauts Mac and Hector traveling faster than light, go back in time to prehistoric Earth. Unable to return, they make friends with the "natives" who all speak English.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Frank Aletter, Jack Mullaney, Imogene Coca, Joe E. Ross

Votes: 19

21. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: Beachhead (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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An architect's close encounter with a spaceship leads him to investigate a small town's hydroelectric plant.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Diane Baker, J.D. Cannon, James Daly

Votes: 135

22. Concrete Cowboys (1979– )
Episode: Concrete Cowboys (1979)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure

5.1
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Two Montana saddletramps head to Nashville to open up a detective agency. At first, the agency begins on a lark, but soon they get involved in a case involving a kidnapped singer.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Jerry Reed, Tom Selleck, Morgan Fairchild, Claude Akins

Votes: 184

23. Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (2013–2015)
Episode: Doorway to Destruction Part 1 (2013)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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Hulk's best pal Rick Jones begins making a web-series to show the world Hulk is a hero, and Big Green gets his first chance to prove it when Annihilus invades Earth.

Director: Dan Fausett | Stars: Fred Tatasciore, Clancy Brown, Seth Green, Ben Diskin

Votes: 79

24. Super Girl (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2011)

9 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

9.0
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The series begins: It's Super Girl's first year in college! She wants to be a regular college girl, but is compelled to help others when duty calls! When she gets into a bind, she is rescued by Bat Girl.

Director: Tom Madigan | Stars: Tiffany Kathryn, Kaight Zoia, Daniel Klein, Ryan McIntyre

Votes: 8

25. MI-5 (2002–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2002)

TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Twenty high-explosive devices are smuggled into England. When the first goes off killing a doctor and severely injuring her young daughter, the team scrambles to track down an American ... See full summary »

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Ken Bones, Paul Broughton, Bill Buckhurst

Votes: 319

26. The Adventures of the Crimson Chin and Cleft the Boy Chin Wonder (2001)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2001)

Not Rated | Animation, Short, Family

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Timmy Turner decided to go inside a comic book and help the Crimson Chin defeat the Bronze Kneecap.

Director: Butch Hartman | Star: Daran Norris

27. Heer & Meester (2014– )
Episode: Fabergé (2014)

67 min | Drama

6.7
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Valentijn besluit de gastheer en zijn gasten te verrassen met een bezoek. Zonder enige moeite mengt Valentijn zich tussen de gasten. Door een onfortuinlijke samenloop van omstandigheden ... See full summary »

Director: Pollo de Pimentel | Stars: Daan Schuurmans, Sytske van der Ster, Hubert Fermin, Ferdi Stofmeel

Votes: 9

28. Rookie Blue (2010–2015)
Episode: Fresh Paint (2010)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Triumph turns to humiliation when a high-stakes take-down of a suspect goes awry. Andy McNally has made a critical rookie mistake, ruining a long-running undercover drug sting, and tries to... See full summary »

Director: David Wellington | Stars: Missy Peregrym, Gregory Smith, Enuka Okuma, Travis Milne

Votes: 214

29. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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The host for the episode is George Carlin, and the musical guests are Billy Preston and Janis Ian. The skits for this episode are as follows: an ESL teacher gives increasingly bizarre ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: George Carlin, Janis Ian, Billy Preston, Albert Brooks

Votes: 263

30. American Odyssey (2015)
Episode: Gone Elvis (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Odelle Ballard obtains files that prove a major U.S. corporation is secretly funding terrorists.

Director: Peter Horton | Stars: Anna Friel, Peter Facinelli, Jake Robinson, Jim True-Frost

Votes: 224

31. Van Helsing (2016– )
Episode: Help Me (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Vanessa Helsing, a distant relative of the famous vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected, but soon realized that the world was conquered by vampires.Tya is humanity's last hope to lead people to regain their lost.

Director: Michael Nankin | Stars: Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, David Cubitt

Votes: 414

32. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: Hot Footage (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Danny Arnold | Stars: Richard Greene, Robert Strauss, Hazel Court, Jerome Cowan

33. Daredevil (2015– )
Episode: Into the Ring (2015)

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Matt Murdock and Foggy Nelson open their law firm, and take the case of a woman accused of murder who Matt believes is innocent.

Director: Phil Abraham | Stars: Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Toby Leonard Moore

Votes: 7,972

34. CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
Episode: Kidnapping 2.0 (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Avery investigates a string of infant abductions linked to an auction site hidden in the web.

Director: Eagle Egilsson | Stars: Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Peter MacNicol, Shad Moss

Votes: 502

35. Knight Rider (2008–2009)
Episode: Knight Rider (2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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When a group of ruthless mercenaries kill a reclusive scientist, his creation, a new model of artificially intelligent supercar, escapes to find his daughter and recruit a ex-soldier to thwart them.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Justin Bruening, Deanna Russo, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Bruce Davison

Votes: 7,316

36. Outreach Connection (2007– )
Episode: Laura Willing: Care Net Pregnancy (2007)

Unrated | Talk-Show

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Laura Willing with Care Net Pregnancy sits down with Debra and is the first guest to be interviewed by Dr.Peppers in this pilot episode of the Outreach Connection program.

Director: Donette Douglas | Star: Debra Peppers

37. Roseanne (1988–1997)
Episode: Life and Stuff (1988)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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In the series pilot, Roseanne is summoned to a parent/teacher conference after Darlene has been barking in class.

Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sal Barone

Votes: 240

38. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Log 1: The Impossible Mission (1968)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Malloy plans to resign at the end of shift due to the death of his previous partner but is assigned a rookie partner Reed. Malloy decides the green Reed is worthy of Malloy's effort to train him leading Malloy to stay on the job.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Art Gilmore, Ann Morgan Guilbert

Votes: 77

39. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Matt Gets It (1955)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.4
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Matt is critically wounded while attempting to arrest super-fast gunman Dan Grat. Grat runs rampant in Dodge while Matt recovers, but is unpleasantly surprised when the recovered marshal challenges him again.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 184

40. The Knick (2014–2015)
Episode: Method and Madness (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

8.5
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Dr Thackery is Chief Of Medicine in a 1900 New York hospital, The Kickerbocker, battling a cocaine addiction, high mortality rates and bureaucratic corruption to save lives in a world before antibiotics and blood transfusions.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance

Votes: 1,114

41. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: Mexican Slayride (1983)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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The A-Team is hired by Amy Allen to rescue a missing foreign correspondent in Mexico.

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: George Peppard, Melinda Culea, Tim Dunigan, Dwight Schultz

Votes: 338

42. Rude Awakening (1998–2001)
Episode: Naked Again (1998)

TV-MA | Comedy

7.8
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Actress-turned-writer Billie Frank confronts her problems with her addictions. She finds herself in Addictions Anonymous after a DWI accident.

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Jonathan Penner, Rain Pryor, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 12

43. Guns of Paradise (1988–1990)
Episode: Out of the Ashes (1991)

Drama, Western

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Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Lee Horsley, Sigrid Thornton, Jenny Beck, Matthew Newmark

44. Bloodline (2015–2017)
Episode: Part 1 (2015)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Trouble starts when oldest son Danny Rayburn comes home for the 45th anniversary celebration of his parents' hotel in the Florida Keys' Islamorada.

Director: Johan Renck | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 1,200

45. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, chemistry teacher Walter White teams up with his former student, Jesse Pinkman, to cook and sell crystal meth.

Director: Vince Gilligan | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 15,989

46. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Pilot (2004)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Young kindergarten teacher Rebecca Adler collapses in her classroom after losing intelligible speech while teaching students.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 3,205

47. Heist (2006– )
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.7
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A team of robbers try to rob three different Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills jewelry stores at the same time. Meanwhile, Amy Sykes who is the lead detective for LAPD's Robbery/ Homicide division,... See full summary »

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Dougray Scott, Steve Harris, Michele Hicks, Marika Dominczyk

Votes: 16

48. The Flash (2014– )
Episode: Pilot (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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CSI investigator Barry Allen awakens from a coma, nine months after he was hit by lightning, and discovers he has superhuman speed.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett

Votes: 6,616

49. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: Pilot (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Student Wes Gibbins begins attending law classes taught by renowned lawyer, the tough and enigmatic Annalise Keating. She offers five students the chance to work with her, while in a flash forward, the students chosen dispose of a body.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 2,255

50. Arrow (2012– )
Episode: Pilot (2012)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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Billionaire playboy, Oliver Queen, has been considered dead for five years. Now, he has returned. But something, during those five years, has changed him into a mysterious green hooded archer.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, David Ramsey

Votes: 6,043