Most Popular Titles With Donna Reed


1. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 9,024

2. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 299,342

3. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 6,148

4. From Here to Eternity (1953)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed

Votes: 35,685

5. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »

Stars: Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares

Votes: 923

6. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Donna Reed, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 9,541

7. They Were Expendable (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.

Directors: John Ford, Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt

Votes: 6,137

8. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed

Votes: 2,657

9. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.1
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »

Stars: Garry Moore, Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer

Votes: 307

10. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 198

11. Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Dr. Gillespie is called in to investigate when a young man suffering from mental problems disappears on a killing spree.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Donna Reed, Philip Dorn, Phil Brown

Votes: 226

12. Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,226

13. Pepe (1960)

Unrated | 180 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Cantinflas, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones, Carlos Montalbán

Votes: 675

14. The Human Comedy (1943)

Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family, while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 1,426

15. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Nick and Nora are at their wisecracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race track.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed

Votes: 4,178

16. The Far Horizons (1955)

108 min | History, Western

6.2
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United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed, Barbara Hale

Votes: 752

17. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

Votes: 1,050

18. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cris Roberts, Mike Ragan, David Armstrong

Votes: 250

19. The Benny Goodman Story (1956)

Approved | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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Bio of swing band leader 'Benny Goodman' from age 10 (1919) to his landmark Carnegie Hall band concert in 1938. Not exactly historically accurate, but great music. Also, guest appearances ... See full summary »

Director: Valentine Davies | Stars: Steve Allen, Donna Reed, Berta Gersten, Barry Truex

Votes: 909

20. Gun Fury (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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In Arizona, Frank Slayton's gang robs a stagecoach and kidnaps Ben Warren's fiancée, prompting Warren to pursue Slayton.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Donna Reed, Philip Carey, Roberta Haynes

Votes: 921

21. Hangman's Knot (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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A Confederate Major and his troops are falsely led to believe the Civil War is not over, and become wanted men after they attack a Union Army wagon train in Nevada.

Director: Roy Huggins | Stars: Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, Claude Jarman Jr., Frank Faylen

Votes: 966

22. Thousands Cheer (1943)

Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.4
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, John Boles

Votes: 747

23. Three Hours to Kill (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Mystery, Western

6.5
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Framed for murder, Jim Guthrie barely escapes lynching by the town mob, becomes a wanted fugitive for three years but returns to find the real killer.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 413

24. Backlash (1956)

Approved | 84 min | Mystery, Romance, Western

6.6
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Jim Slater seeks a survivor of the Apache ambush his father died in.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

Votes: 989

25. The Caddy (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.4
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Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Donna Reed, Barbara Bates

Votes: 1,446

26. Babes on Broadway (1941)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off. He meets Penny Morris, herself no mean singer, and through... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler

Votes: 1,072

27. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.9
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Bob Warren, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton

Votes: 178

28. Ransom! (1956)

Approved | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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The Stannards' son is kidnapped for ransom. Plot centres around Ford's (the father) efforts to find him.

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie Nielsen, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 1,198

29. Deadly Lessons (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

5.9
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A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Donna Reed, Larry Wilcox, David Ackroyd, Diane Franklin

Votes: 142

30. They Rode West (1954)

Approved | 84 min | Western

5.8
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A young cavalry doctor treats very sick Indians against orders, whom are forced to stay on unhealthy land, which could lead to a war.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Robert Francis, Donna Reed, May Wynn, Philip Carey

Votes: 358

31. MGM Parade (1955–1956)

30 min

6.3
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The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Murphy, Walter Pidgeon, Janet Lake, Luana Lee

Votes: 70

32. Eyes in the Night (1942)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Mystery

6.8
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A blind detective and his seeing-eye dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed, Stephen McNally

Votes: 851

33. Scandal Sheet (1952)

Passed | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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The editor of an exploitation newspaper commits a murder and assigns his protégé to investigate hoping to divert attention away from himself.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Broderick Crawford, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 1,035

34. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 97

35. Chicago Deadline (1949)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Adams finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Adams comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Alan Ladd, Donna Reed, June Havoc, Irene Hervey

Votes: 169

36. Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure

5.7
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Barbarossa, a pirate, frees a group of Spanish prisoners and makes them his crew. On a raid, he takes as a prize a Spanish countess, Alida. He has fallen in love with her by the time he ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: John Payne, Donna Reed, Gerald Mohr, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 301

37. See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.4
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Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. He muddles through basic training at Fort Bragg with the ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Robert Walker, Donna Reed, Keenan Wynn, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 344

38. The Whole Truth (1958)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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A movie executive is framed for the murder of his beautiful promiscuous leading lady by her jealous, estranged husband.

Directors: John Guillermin, Dan Cohen | Stars: Stewart Granger, Donna Reed, George Sanders, Gianna Maria Canale

Votes: 201

39. Beyond Glory (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.8
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Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Donna Reed, George Macready, George Coulouris

Votes: 116

40. The 35th Annual Academy Awards (1963 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Ann-Margret, Mary Badham, Ed Begley

Votes: 111

41. Beyond Mombasa (1956)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.1
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An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

Votes: 168

42. The 36th Annual Academy Awards (1964 TV Special)

8.6
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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Nick Adams, Julie Andrews, Annabella

Votes: 109

43. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

8.5
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

Votes: 196

44. Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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When Roy, a homicidal maniac was put away for murder, Gillespie tried to get him committed to an insane asylum instead. Now the guy's ex-fiancee wants to marry a soldier, and she goes to ... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke, Alma Kruger

Votes: 168

45. The Man from Down Under (1943)

103 min | Drama, War

6.3
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A crusty old Sargent of the Queen's Australian army in World War I befriends a small orphaned boy and his tiny sister on the night he is to go back to Australia. The Sargent emotionally ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Charles Laughton, Binnie Barnes, Richard Carlson, Donna Reed

Votes: 153

46. Apache Trail (1942)

Passed | 66 min | Romance, Western

5.8
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The brother of a notorious outlaw is put in a charge of a stagecoach line way station in dangerous Apache territory. A stagecoach arrives at the station with a valuable box of cargo, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Thorpe, Richard Rosson | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Donna Reed, William Lundigan, Ann Ayars

Votes: 171

47. The Best Place to Be (1979 TV Movie)

195 min | Drama

7.4
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A widow's life is thrown into turmoil by her hippie daughter, her rebellious teenage son, and an affair she is having with a much younger man. Matters are further complicated when a man she... See full summary »

Director: David Miller | Stars: Donna Reed, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Mildred Dunnock, Betty White

Votes: 31

48. The Arthur Murray Party (1950–1960)

30 min | Family, Music

5.7
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Ballroom dancing, plus comedy, songs and dance contests on one of the few programs to air over all four major commercial networks. ABC premiered it on July 20, 1950 and it closed on NBC on ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathryn Murray, William H. Vaux, Arthur Murray, Ray Carter Orchestra

Votes: 11

49. Saturday's Hero (1951)

111 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's.

Director: David Miller | Stars: John Derek, Donna Reed, Sidney Blackmer, Alexander Knox

Votes: 131

50. The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955 TV Special)

Family

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Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Bob Hope, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson

Votes: 136

51. Mokey (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Drama

4.8
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Mokey is an eight-year-old boy whose father gives him too little attention and whose stepmother misunderstands him. His misdeeds are due to neglect and misunderstanding on the part of his elders.

Director: Wells Root | Stars: Dan Dailey, Donna Reed, Robert Blake, Cordell Hickman

Votes: 105

52. The Bugle Sounds (1942)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Sergeant "Hap" Doan, heartbroken that the Nineteenth Cavalry, in which he has served for so many years, is to be mechanized and replenished with twenty recent draftees, goes on a drinking ... See full summary »

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Lewis Stone, George Bancroft

Votes: 125

53. Castle in the Air (1952)

78 min | Musical

6.1
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Two singers (Frankie Laine, Billy Daniels) step in to help an aspiring actress (Charlotte Austin) whose grandmother opposes her bid to launch a show-business career.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Frankie Laine, Billy Daniels, Charlotte Austin, Arthur Franz

Votes: 69

54. The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy

6.7
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While Judge Hardy handles a couple's divorce, Andy takes a shine to their shy daughter.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

Votes: 372

55. The Getaway (1941)

Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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A G-man is sent to prison to befriend a suspected robbery ringleader and then helps him break out to gain his confidence.

Directors: Edward Buzzell, Richard Rosson | Stars: Robert Sterling, Charles Winninger, Donna Reed, Henry O'Neill

Votes: 186

56. Gentle Annie (1944)

Passed | 80 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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The Goss family live on a farm they call the dust bowl where the wind blows during the day and the coyotes howl at night. When the train is robbed, everyone thinks that Cotton and Violet ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: James Craig, Donna Reed, Marjorie Main, Harry Morgan

Votes: 113

57. The 26th Annual Academy Awards (1954 TV Special)

6.4
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The 26th Academy Award show.

Directors: Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Fredric March, Buddy Adler, Phyllis Applegate

Votes: 63

58. Faithful in My Fashion (1946)

81 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A U.S. Army sergeant is home on leave to reconnect with his girlfriend he hopes to marry. However, in the years he's been away, she's gotten a huge promotion where they used to work together - and has become engaged to another man.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Donna Reed, Tom Drake, Edward Everett Horton, Spring Byington

Votes: 163

59. ABC Late Night (1973–1975)

90 min | Comedy, Music

8.5
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Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller

Votes: 66

60. Personalities (1942)

Approved | 10 min | Short

6.2
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In this "Romance of Celluloid", MGM showcases performers whose careers are just starting. Excerpts from their recently released films are included. The narrator says that moviegoers will ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Arnold, Fay Bainter, Ronald Colman, Patricia Dane

Votes: 38

61. Screen Actors (1950)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

3.6
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This short tries to show that in some ways, the actors we see in the movies are just like us. They have mortgages to pay and families to raise. They also have interests and businesses not ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Elias | Stars: John Nesbitt, Leon Ames, Edward Arnold, Gene Autry

Votes: 108

63. The Moviemakers (1983– )

30 min

7.0
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Stars: Elwy Yost, Frank Capra, Linwood G. Dunn, Marius Goring

Votes: 5

64. ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration (1978 TV Special)

240 min | Comedy, Music

9.3
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Past and present stars of the American Broadcasting Company gather to celebrate the networks 25th anniversary.

Director: Perry Rosemond | Stars: Edie Adams, Julie Andrews, Michael Ansara, Edward Asner

Votes: 7

65. Sucker Bait (1943)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Military training film exposing the means used by Nazi agents to extract military information from talkative soldiers.

Stars: Richard Carlson, Stephen McNally, Morris Ankrum, Barbara Bedford

66. Tales of Hans Anderson (1952– )

30 min | Family

7.6
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Stars: Christopher Lee, Robert Beatty, Signe Hasso, Elsa Marianne von Rosen

Votes: 5

67. Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Famous Feet (1950)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

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With Al Jolson doing the narration, this short presents the story behind the famous footprints and signatures outside of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, and many of the top names in... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Al Jolson, Ralph Staub, Gene Autry, Edgar Bergen

68. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra (1982 TV Special)

112 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Frank Capra, James Stewart, Richard Benjamin, Art Buchwald

Votes: 152

70. Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Laugh Parade (1953)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

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A typical 1950's Screen Snapshot short (Columbia production number 6852) in which some current Columbia contract player drops by Ralph Staub's projection room and watches footage, usually ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ralph Staub, Edgar Bergen, Janet Blair, Charlie McCarthy

71. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Day for Remembering (1964)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Paul Petersen, Patty Petersen

72. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Difference of Opinion (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Donna is forced to accept a dinner invitation with a couple that neither she nor Alex enjoy. This causes an argument between them whether to go or not go, and they try to hide their fight from Mary and Jeff.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 13

73. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Friend Indeed (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Doug is a new friend of Jeff's. Doug's mother praises Donna for having such a wonderful, perfect child when her child is noisy and impolite. Donna knows otherwise, so she invites the mother over to see Doug is the same as Jeff.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 13

74. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Night to Howl (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Mary discovers poetry, and then worries that her mother and father lost their passion for life and things are boring for them. For a change of pace, Donna and Alex decide to go on a trip during a school night. It does not go as planned.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 12

75. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Penny Earned (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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After completing a newspaper quiz Donna learns she gets a perfect score for being thrifty, which impels her to become a spendthrift.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 17

76. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Place to Go (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Donna's woman club is looking for a project. When they find the neighborhood children are playing in an abandoned building, the women decide to build a proper gathering place for the children.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 10

77. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Rose Is a Rose (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Jeff turned in a terrible paper to his English class that has his teacher and parents upset at his grammar. He is told he has to redo the assignment - on the same day as the father/son baseball game.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 9

78. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Touch of Glamour (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Paul Petersen, Patty Petersen

79. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Very Bright Boy (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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Johnny Crawford stars as the son of Donna's college roommate. According to an IQ Test, he is not very smart, but the Stone family finds him to be highly intelligent. They find out why his mother thinks he is not smart.

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 11

80. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Very Merry Christmas (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Donna is frantically making last-minute preparations for Christmas and is vexed when no one seems to care for the fruitcakes she is giving for Christmas presents. Her Christmas spirit is ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 39

81. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Way of Her Own (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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A young girl follows the Stones home after a family outing. When the Stones find out her parents are dead, they adopt Trisha. With this episode, Paul Peterson's real life sister joins the cast.

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 11

82. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: A Woman's Place (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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After Donna is asked to run for city council the household suffers from her absence. Alex dreams what it might be like if Donna becomes President of the U.S.

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 5

83. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Advice to Young Lovers (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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Mary has boy problems when she and her girlfriends try to one boy jealous of another. Mary thinks the plan backfires and gives up on all boys. Donna gives advice on how to straighten everything out.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 15

84. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Air Date (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Jeff and his friends start a club using their walkie talkies to communicate. One day, another voice intrudes on their conversations, a girl who won't give her name. This drives him to find ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Paul Petersen, Patty Petersen

85. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Alex Runs the House (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Jeff visits his uncle and aunt on their farm by himself. Donna is worried and misses Jeff so much, she goes to the farm as well. Alex and Mary have to take care of the house and meals while she is gone.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 11

86. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Alex's Twin (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Mary meets a boy at school that reminds her of her father. She thinks Elroy looks like what her father might have looked like at that age. Donna and Alex cannot wait to see Elroy and how much he must look like Alex.

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 11

87. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Alex, the Professor (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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Donna talks Alex into being a speaker for a woman's group about child psychology. Alex gives the speech and then decides he is going to put his theories in practice with Mary and Jeff.

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 6

88. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: All Is Forgiven (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Donna & Alex have dinner with their friends Millie & Jack, but the evening turns into an argument between their friends. When the friends decide to split up, Donna suggests they adopt a child to love and heal the family.

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 11

89. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: All Mothers Worry (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Jeff's friend Phillip changes at Jeff's home after the football practices. Donna finds out and realizes Phillip's mother does not know he is playing football. The mother is afraid her boy will get hurt. Donna talks to the mother.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 14

90. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: All This and Voltaire Too? (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Paul Petersen, Patty Petersen

91. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: All Those Dreams (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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Donna and Jeff accompany Alex to Chicago where he has a medical conference. They plan to attend the baseball game on the weekend because Don Drysdale is playing. Jeff is unable to get in touch with Don and is disappointed.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 8

92. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: All Women Are Dangerous (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Some girls at school compete with each other to see whom Jeff will ask to a school dance.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 5

93. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Aloha, Kimi (1962)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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When the daughter of a family friend is paralyzed in a surfing accident, Alex is asked to fly to Hawaii to assist in her treatment. Alex and Donna get to know the Doctors and Nurses of the Pacific View Clinic.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 11

94. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Anyone Can Drive? (1964)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Paul Petersen, Patty Petersen

95. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: April Fool (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Buzz Berry, Mary's favorite rock singer, is coming to town for a show. On the night of the show, however, Buzz comes down with a bad case of the measles, and is taken to the Stones' house ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 19

96. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Aunt Belle's Earrings (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Donna wants to go to the Founders Ball but Alex does not. Alex is struggling with Mr Greevy for financing of a new clinic. Greevy wants more money. Donna's Aunt Bell visits. Turns out, Bell and Greevy know each other from years past.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 14

97. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Author, Author (1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Director: Jerrold Bernstein | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Paul Petersen, Patty Petersen

98. Dallas (1978–1991)
Episode: Bail Out (1985)

48 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Jenna is reunited with Charlie after she is released on bail and tells Bobby she won't marry him when the trial hangs over her head.

Director: Michael Preece | Stars: Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Susan Howard

Votes: 44

99. Dallas (1978–1991)
Episode: Barbecue Five (1984)

48 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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J.R. is delighted that no Barnes are in attendance at the Ewings' annual barbecue at Southfork but he receives a shock from Jamie which spoils his fun.

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Susan Howard

Votes: 40

100. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Big Sixteen (1963)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Jeff is upset that his girlfriend plans a pajama party on the same night as his sixteenth birthday party.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 5