Most Popular Titles With Maureen Stapleton


1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 34,352

2. The Money Pit (1986)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

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A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 39,507 | Gross: $37.50M

3. Cocoon (1985)

PG-13 | 117 min | Sci-Fi

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When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 46,315 | Gross: $76.10M

4. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,265

5. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 3,038

6. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,165

7. Reds (1981)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Votes: 16,901

8. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

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A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Janet Leigh, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 5,945

9. Addicted to Love (1997)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

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Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.

Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 20,359 | Gross: $34.66M

10. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

Votes: 13,662 | Gross: $100.49M

11. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,261

12. Heartburn (1986)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

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An autobiographical look at the breakup of Ephron's marriage to Carl "All the President's Men" Bernstein that was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel is a food writer at... See full summary »

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 7,207 | Gross: $25.31M

13. Summer of '42 (1971)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant

Votes: 5,348

14. Johnny Dangerously (1984)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 11,328

15. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1980)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

6.7
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Contestants guess the correctness of celebrities' answers in order to win spaces in a tic-tac-toe game.

Stars: Kenny Williams, Peter Marshall, Cliff Arquette, Wally Cox

Votes: 566

16. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 418

17. Cocoon: The Return (1988)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

5.3
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The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth?

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Courteney Cox, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 12,487 | Gross: $18.92M

18. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

Votes: 730

19. Interiors (1978)

PG | 93 min | Drama

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Three sisters find their lives spinning out of control in the wake of their parents' sudden, unexpected divorce.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt

Votes: 14,657

20. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 465

21. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed, Al Lewis

Votes: 953

22. The Fugitive Kind (1960)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

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Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 4,160

23. Made in Heaven (1987)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

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After being dumped by his girlfriend, a boy runs away to California. But he ends up in heaven because he dies after trying to help a family from drowning in a river. In heaven he'll meet a beautiful girl, who has never reincarnated before.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Kelly McGillis, Maureen Stapleton, Ann Wedgeworth

Votes: 2,609 | Gross: $4.57M

24. Trading Mom (1994)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Elizabeth, Jeremy, and Harry Martin have had it with their workaholic, nagging mother and they get in trouble at school with bullies and almost smoking cigarettes. They go to this ... See full summary »

Director: Tia Brelis | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Michael Metchik, Asher Metchik

Votes: 1,404 | Gross: $0.32M

25. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 195

26. Family Secrets (1984 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Three generations of women spend an emotional weekend that will change them forever.

Director: Jack Hofsiss | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Stefanie Powers, Melissa Gilbert, James Spader

Votes: 75

27. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Ellie Frankel Sextet, David Brenner

Votes: 281

28. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

Votes: 4,821 | Gross: $8.15M

29. Plaza Suite (1971)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Three vignettes, each set in room 719 of New York's Plaza Hotel, make up this comedy.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Walter Matthau, Maureen Stapleton, Barbara Harris, Lee Grant

Votes: 1,844

30. The Fan (1981)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Douglas, a record salesman, is an obsessive fan of actress Sally Ross. When his letters are rejected, he strikes out at her and her loved ones.

Director: Ed Bianchi | Stars: Lauren Bacall, James Garner, Michael Biehn, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 1,465

31. Passed Away (1992)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

5.9
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A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.

Director: Charlie Peters | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Jack Warden, William Petersen, Diana Bellamy

Votes: 1,032 | Gross: $4.03M

32. B.L. Stryker (1989–1990)

120 min | Mystery

6.4
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B.L. Stryker is a carefree private detective who lives on his boat docked in southern Florida. With the help of his friends and his annoying neighbor, he has to solve crimes afflicting the ... See full summary »

Stars: Burt Reynolds, Ossie Davis, Michael O. Smith, Alfie Wise

Votes: 206

33. Lonelyhearts (1958)

100 min | Drama

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Eager to land a journalistic position, Adam White goes to work as an advice-giving newspaper columnist. His editor, Shrike, takes pleasure in browbeating his alcoholic wife Florence for her... See full summary »

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Myrna Loy, Robert Ryan, Dolores Hart

Votes: 899

34. The Electric Grandmother (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A trio of children and their father, get a very special robot grandmother to assist them.

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Edward Herrmann, Paul Benedict, Tara Kennedy

Votes: 445

35. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 100

36. The Runner Stumbles (1979)

PG | 109 min | Drama

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Father Rivard is a priest in a small, economically depressed coal mining town. Working on what he thinks is a "controversial" work, he lives with the brutal lives of his poor parishioners, ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger

Votes: 165

37. On the Right Track (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Gary Coleman, Maureen Stapleton, Norman Fell, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 319

38. A View from the Bridge (1962)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Raf Vallone, Jean Sorel, Maureen Stapleton, Carol Lawrence

Votes: 298

39. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City; his boss is Frieda Hechlinger; and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child ... See full summary »

Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Linden Chiles

Votes: 105

40. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 158

41. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

7.1
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 213

42. The Gathering (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

8.1
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Dying father pulls his torn family together for a last Christmas.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Edward Asner, Maureen Stapleton, Rebecca Balding, Sarah Cunningham

Votes: 482

43. Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

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The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Christopher Plummer, Maureen Stapleton, Martin Balsam

Votes: 542

44. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Maureen Stapleton, Jack Hedley, Robert Wagner

Votes: 211

45. Medic (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

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Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Boone, Mary Stewart, Robert Stevenson, Robert Bray

Votes: 86

46. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 118

47. Lost and Found (1979)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

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A college professor (George Segal) and an English divorcee (Glenda Jackson) meet and marry while on a vacation in France. When the bride returns home she finds life less than rosey as the ... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Maureen Stapleton, Hollis McLaren

Votes: 205

48. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 57

49. Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Through a series of extraordinary circumstances, an eccentric teenager believes he may be the alien prince of a distant planet, ready to lead his brethren home.

Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Nicholas Strouse, Andrea Thompson, Martha Scott, Adam West

Votes: 197

50. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 34

51. The DuPont Show of the Week (1961– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Stars: Walter Matthau, Frank McGee, Art Carney, Dane Clark

Votes: 76

52. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 60

53. The Last Good Time (1994)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A reclusive aging widower struggling with tax problems has a complete change in his views of life as he has a chance encounter with a young woman who moves in with him briefly.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Maureen Stapleton, Lionel Stander, Olivia d'Abo

Votes: 241 | Gross: $0.07M

54. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 39

55. Liberace: Behind the Music (1988 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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Fueled by the intense poverty of his youth, Walter Valentino Liberace is determined to become the world's greatest entertainer. Explore the rises and falls, the libel and palimony suits, as... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Victor Garber, Saul Rubinek, Michael Dolan, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 82

56. Private Sessions (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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A therapist goes outside his office and into his patients' personal lives to help them. He is treating a man who is hearing sounds but apparently there is nothing wrong with him ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Mike Farrell, Maureen Stapleton, Denise Miller, Kathryn Walker

Votes: 43

57. Trilogy (1969)

G | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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"Miriam": Miss Miller has spent her life as a governess for children in some of the most fashionable homes in New York. She is shocked one day to learn that one of her "babies" is expecting... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Geraldine Page, Donnie Melvin, Lavinia Cassels, Christine Marler

Votes: 83

58. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas but a few musicals also were presented. The show is ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 49

59. Miss Rose White (1992 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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Sister given up by Italian family only to be reunited 22 years later.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Kyra Sedgwick, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern

Votes: 208

60. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 104

61. Actor's Studio (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. ... See full summary »

Stars: Marc Connelly, George Keane, Don Hanmer, Nancy Franklin

Votes: 46

62. Main Street to Broadway (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Music, Romance

6.0
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In New York, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a stage ... See full summary »

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tommy Morton, Mary Murphy, Agnes Moorehead, Herb Shriner

Votes: 45

63. The 51st Annual Academy Awards (1979 TV Special)

Documentary

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Néstor Almendros, Lauren Bacall, Warren Beatty

Votes: 137

64. Night of 100 Stars (1982 TV Special)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson

Votes: 195

65. Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (1975 TV Movie)

98 min | Romance, Drama

7.4
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A lonely widow and a postman find romance late in life at the local dance hall.

Director: Sam O'Steen | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Charles Durning, Michael Brandon, Michael Strong

Votes: 257

66. Sweet Lorraine (1987)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

5.5
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Summers at The Lorraine have been a blast, but the guests and staff have saved the best...for last.

Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Trini Alvarado, Lee Richardson, John Bedford Lloyd

Votes: 195

67. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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American television anthology series of wide range of genres - from history and drama to fantasy and science fiction. Fiction novels, stories, stage-plays, fairy-tales and actual historic events are dramatized in each stand-alone episode.

Stars: Rene Auberjonois, George Voskovec, Richard Dysart, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 14

68. The Gathering, Part II (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.6
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This is the sequel to the great Christmas movie. In it Kate Thornton was approached by a man named Victor Wainwright, who wanted to buy her late husband Adam's company. Kate refused the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Rebecca Balding, Patricia Conwell, Bruce Davison

Votes: 52

69. Wilbur Falls (1998)

R | 95 min | Drama, Comedy

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A teen gives her graduation address and reveals her involvement in the disappearance of one her classmates, a boy who had taunted her. The film then moves into flashback to tell the story. ... See full summary »

Director: Juliane Glantz | Stars: Danny Aiello, Sally Kirkland, Shanee Edwards, Suzanne Cryer

Votes: 137

70. What's My Line? (1968–1975)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.5
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Five-day-a-week syndicated update of the longtime CBS game show, wherein celebrity panelists guess occupations of the contestants.

Stars: Arlene Francis, Soupy Sales, Wally Bruner, Larry Blyden

Votes: 78

71. Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.4
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In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American ... See full summary »

Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Edie Adams, Bea Arthur, Elizabeth Ashley, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 403

72. All the King's Men (1958 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Neville Brand, Frank Conroy, Robert Emhardt, John Fiedler

Votes: 41

73. Last Wish (1992 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Patty Duke, Maureen Stapleton, Dwight Schultz, Lee Wallace

Votes: 37

74. Night of 100 Stars II (1985 TV Movie)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.4
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Stars: Debbie Allen, Peter Allen, Harry Anderson, Ann-Margret

Votes: 31

75. The Thorns (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Publicity agent Sloan Thorn and wife Ginger are nouveau riche trying to ascend quickly the social ladder. The pretentious behavior extends to the children teenager Chad, Joey, and Edmund. Even maid Toinette is snobby.

Stars: Adam Biesk, Kelly Bishop, Marilyn Cooper, Lori Petty

Votes: 8

76. Sentimental Journey (1984 TV Movie)

97 min | Musical, Drama

6.7
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A precocious child has a profound effect on the lives of a successful Broadway producer and her husband.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Tom Bade, Gerry Bamman, Elia Enid Cadilla, Jessica Rene Carroll

Votes: 23

77. Girl Talk (1962–1970)

30 min | Talk-Show

2.6
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Stars: Joan Crawford, Dody Goodman, Gloria Swanson, Virginia Graham

Votes: 73

78. Letters from Frank (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Edward Parone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Guy Bannerman, Shirley Barclay, Art Carney

Votes: 26

79. The Cosmic Eye (1986)

71 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Earth is visited by a race of aliens, who issue an ultimatum: either peace or complete destruction.

Directors: Faith Hubley, John Hubley | Stars: Dizzy Gillespie, Linda Atkinson, Sam Hubley, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 42

80. The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 188

81. Justice (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Dramatic show based on cases tried by lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

Stars: William Prince, Gary Merrill, Dane Clark, Ed Begley

Votes: 6

82. The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982 TV Special)

Documentary

6.3
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Debbie Allen, Karen Allen, Peter Allen

Votes: 85

83. America and Lewis Hine (1984)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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Documentary about early 20th-century photographer Lewis Hine, who helped to expose grim working conditions in American factories and mines, especially the abuse and exploitation of children... See full summary »

Director: Nina Rosenblum | Stars: John Crowley, Jason Robards, Maureen Stapleton, Margaret Byington

Votes: 22

84. Montgomery Clift (1983)

122 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The tragic life of method actor Montgomery Clift. a very talented but deeply troubled star addicted to alcohol and drugs, is recounted by friends and co-workers.

Director: Claudio Masenza | Stars: Judy Balaban, Patricia Bosworth, Brooks Clift, Montgomery Clift

Votes: 45

85. The 40th Annual Tony Awards (1986 TV Special)

8.9
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: George Abbott, Debbie Allen, Philip Anglim, Susan Anton

Votes: 8

86. Tell Me Where It Hurts (1974 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

8.0
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A housewife, increasingly disenchanted with her homemaker role, looks for new meaning in her life and organizes a discussion group, changing the lives of her six closest friends.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Paul Sorvino, Doris Dowling, Rose Gregorio

Votes: 15

87. The Robert Herridge Theater (1960– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Robert Herridge, Michael Kane, Robert Dryden, Philip Bourneuf

88. Jack Lemmon: America's Everyman (1996 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

5.8
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Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Stars: Charles Durning, Betty Garrett, Garson Kanin, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 13

89. The 35th Annual Tony Awards (1981 TV Special)

Family

5.6
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Richard Chamberlain, Tom Aldredge, Jane Alexander

Votes: 17

90. New York Television Theatre (1965– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: John C. Becher, Charlotte Rae, George Rose, Sada Thompson

91. Living and Dining (2003)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Director: Doug Stone | Stars: Jay Nickerson, Daniel Tisman, John Tague, Katherine Wallach

Votes: 18

92. Among the Paths to Eden (1967 TV Movie)

60 min

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Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Martin Balsam, Maureen Stapleton

93. Busby Berkeley (1974)

96 min | Documentary

8.5
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This tribute to Busby Berkeley features candid interviews with his friends and associates: Ruth Donnelly recalls the frantic filming of _Footlight Parade (1933) _. 'Debbie Reynolds' talks ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Jones | Stars: Alan G. Barbour, Ruth Donnelly, Joan Fontaine, Russ Jones

Votes: 8

94. Tennessee Williams' South (1973 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Harry Rasky | Stars: John Colicos, Colleen Dewhurst, William Hutt, Burl Ives

Votes: 35

95. Hello Actors Studio (1988 TV Movie)

165 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Annie Tresgot | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Lee Grant, Elia Kazan, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 21

96. Curtain Call (1952– )

30 min | Drama

5.8
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A live dramatic anthology series

Stars: Richard Kiley, Joy Lafleur, Raimonda Orselli, Frederic Tozere

Votes: 16

97. Dig (1972)

25 min | Animation, Musical, Short

7.3
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Director: John Hubley | Stars: Jack Warden, Ray Hubley, Maureen Stapleton, Morris Carnovsky

Votes: 18

98. Voyage to Next (1974)

10 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Directors: Faith Hubley, John Hubley | Stars: Dizzy Gillespie, Hans Koller, Maureen Stapleton

Votes: 90

99. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1985 TV Special)

6.6
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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Don Ameche, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Carol Burnett, Chevy Chase

Votes: 48

100. The 33rd Annual Tony Awards (1979 TV Special)

Family

7.0
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Henry Fonda, Liv Ullmann, Philip Anglim

Votes: 14