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1. The Rainmaker (1956)

Approved | 121 min | Romance, Western

7.0
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Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 2,858

2. The Rainmaker (1982 TV Movie)

Drama

7.1
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Traveling rainmaker Starbuck arrives at the drought-ridden Curry place, promising rain for the farm and perhaps a romance for 'spinster sister' Lizzie

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Lonny Chapman, James Cromwell, Tommy Lee Jones, William Katt

Votes: 88

3. Heat Wave (2009 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Thriller

3.5
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When a sudden, unexplained rise in local temperatures threatens to turn the whole of Los Angeles county into a parched, lifeless desert, a scientist must put her theories into practice and ... See full summary »

Director: Rex Piano | Stars: Jamie Luner, Greg Evigan, Ted Monte, Barbara Niven

Votes: 118

4. Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen (1990)

160 min | Drama, Musical

7.2
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A poetic blend of Dreams and Reality, a story of ordinary people and that what is extra-ordinary in them.

Director: Amol Palekar | Stars: Anita Kanwar, Nana Patekar, Riju Bajaj, Hemant Desai

Votes: 150

5. The Rainmakers (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Roscoe the Rainmaker is invited to California (with sidekick "Billy") to relieve a terrible dry spell and to save the community from an unscrupulous businessman who stands to profit from ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Berton Churchill

Votes: 96

6. A Woman's Fool (1918)

50 min | Comedy, Western

4.1
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Director: John Ford | Stars: Harry Carey, Betty Schade, Molly Malone, Millard K. Wilson

Votes: 22

7. Fiesta Fiasco (1967)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.7
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Daffy Duck builds a rainmaking machine in order to rain out Speedy Gonzales's fiesta, but it spits out a small black cloud that does nothing but harass Daffy himself.

Director: Alex Lovy | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 89

8. Audrey the Rainmaker (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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When Little Audrey wishes for the rain to go away and causes a devastating drought, she must appeal to the Rainmaker to make him relent.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Alan Shay

Votes: 16

9. MakeItRain.TV (2012 TV Movie)

23 min | Reality-TV

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Four Rainmakers devise missions to targeted locations generating money drops to the public.

Director: Oliver Paradise | Stars: Nicole Araya, Samaraii, Tattoo, Roscoe Umali

10. Porky the Rain-Maker (1936)

8 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.2
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The farm is suffering through a terrible drought. Porky's father sends him to the store to buy some feed with their last dollar. Outside the store, a huckster is selling pills to create all... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Joe Dougherty, Tedd Pierce

Votes: 92

11. Wacky Wigwams (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short

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A cartoon satire---yes, it is now politically incorrect---on Indian life on and off the reservation. It is filled with black-out sight gags, word-play and caricatures involving ... See full summary »

Director: Alec Geiss

12. High But Not Dry (1967)

7 min | Animation, Short

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Cousin Maggie goes away on a trip and leaves Honey Halfwitch with instructions on how to make rain to water their garden, on the account that the city has been suffering a drought for weeks... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Harriton

13. Prodavets dozhdya (1975 TV Movie)

151 min | Drama, Romance

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Directors: Vladimir Khramov, Leonid Varpakhovskiy | Stars: Boris Lifanov, Dmitriy Gavrilov, Vasiliy Bochkaryov, Lyudmila Polyakova

14. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: A Matter of Faith (1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.5
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Because of a terrible drought the railroad has sent two men into North Fork to recruit workers. But when a water-witch gives the people hope, the railroad takes a different approach.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Parley Baer

Votes: 39

15. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Matter of Faith (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.7
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An orphaned rainmaker named Jamie Hunter comes to Virginia City, hoping to help relieve the drought-stricken area. When Jamie's efforts aren't immediately successful, Ben helps the lad fend off the frustrated ranchers.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Mitch Vogel

Votes: 29

16. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Episode: A Single Drop of Rain - September 7, 1953 (1991)

TV-PG | 47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Sam leaps into a rainmaker who returns to his drought-stricken hometown and has to keep his family together.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Phyllis Lyons, Patrick Massett

Votes: 135

17. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Big John and the Rainmaker (1964)

Western

7.8
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A charlatan traveling rainmaker gets hired during a long drought, sparking conflict between rival local governments.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Jim Davis, Denver Pyle, Roy Engel, James Seay

Votes: 12

18. Salvage 1 (1979– )
Episode: Dry Spell (1979)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Harry and the Salvage 1 team are hired to bring rain to a drought-stricken farming community.

Director: Ray Austin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Joel Higgins, Trish Stewart, J. Jay Saunders

19. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Hatfield, the Rainmaker (1956)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: John Nesbitt, John Crawford, Susan Morrow, Katherine Warren

20. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: One Rat, One Ranger (1989)

Drama

6.8
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Grace is prosecuting a man accused of sexually molesting his five-year-old daughter and has to put the young victim on the witness stand. Meanwhile, Markowitz begins his first litigation ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 5

21. The Tall Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Cloudbusters (1961)

30 min | Western

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During a severe drought, the only spring still flowing is on the Apache reservation and Mike Gray Eagle is making the most of the calamity by selling water to the white citizens at ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Sue George, Frank DeKova

22. The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)
Episode: The Peacemaker (1950)

30 min | Western

6.7
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Gene encounters a cowboy who tries to rob him. The man dies after he steals Gene's horse and falls. On his body Gene finds a cryptic note about events in a nearby town. On investigating he ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Chill Wills, Russell Hayden

Votes: 7

23. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: The Rain King (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A mayor of a small town asks Mulder and Scully to investigate Daryl Mootz, a man who apparently can make it rain at will. The mayor believes Mootz is responsible for causing a local drought... See full summary »

Director: Kim Manners | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Victoria Jackson, Clayton Rohner

Votes: 1,923

24. Johnny Ringo (1959–1960)
Episode: The Rain Man (1959)

30 min | Western

8.4
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During a devastating heat wave, a rain maker dressed in Biblical robes comes to Velardi and guarantees to deliver rivers of water. Ringo doesn't trust the man and Cully recognizes the man's... See full summary »

Director: Dick Moder | Stars: Don Durant, Karen Sharpe, Mark Goddard, Terence de Marney

Votes: 7

25. Space Patrol (1950–1955)
Episode: The Wild Men of Procyon (1955)

Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

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Commander Corry and his crew investigate a mysterious burst of radiation from outside the Solar System. They trace the source to the surface of a planet whose once great civilization has ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Darley | Stars: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Ken Mayer, Virginia Hewitt