Most Popular Titles With Annette Funicello
4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts, and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
5. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show
Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.
6. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
7. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy
A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.
Votes: 8,069 | Gross: $8.51M
11. Teen Beach Movie (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 110 min | Family, Musical
Two surfing lovers, whose doomed relationship is nearing to a close, find themselves swept into a a dimension traversing wave that sends them into a beach movie musical in the 60's.
13. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
30 min | News
"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »
14. Today (1952– )
TV-G | 240 min | News, Talk-Show
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.
15. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.
16. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family: his outspoken wife Kathy, teenage ... See full summary »
17. The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989–1994)
30 min | Family, Music
Reboot of the 1950's Mickey Mouse Club featuring comedy sketches, commercial parodies, music videos, celebrity guests and a cast of talented young performers.
19. Good Morning America (1975– )
TV-G | 120 min | News, Talk-Show
22. Babes in Toyland (1961)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,778 | Gross: $10.22M
23. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Dr. Goldfoot has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Craig Gamble and Todd Armstrong set out to foil the fiendish plot.
25. Back to the Beach (1987)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Frankie and Annette, having grown up and put aside their beach-partying lifestyle, visit their daughter in Southern California and discover there's still some wild times left in them.
Votes: 2,365 | Gross: $13.11M
26. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »
28. Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires ... See full summary »
29. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
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 »
30. Hondo (1967– )
60 min | Western
Hondo, an embittered former Rebel officer, travels Arizona Territory in the 1870's with his dog Sam. Often clashing with the local cavalry, who he hold responsible for the death of his ... See full summary »
33. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Musical
Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra... See full summary »
34. Beach Party (1963)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.
35. Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 49 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate... See full summary »
39. Sally Jessy Raphael (1983–2002)
A long-running talk show with a host of the same name. This show was one of the first challengers to Phil Donahue's undisputed rule over the daytime talk world. Raphael's subjects were ... See full summary »
40. The Greatest Show on Earth (1963–1964)
60 min | Drama, Family
Johnny Slate is the big boss who successfully keeps the circus running as it moves from town to town. He manages to deal with the unexpected frequently and uses Otto King, the accountant, as a sounding board.
41. American Bandstand (1952–1989)
TV-G | 90 min | Music
On this show, Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.
42. Bikini Beach (1964)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.
44. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
45. Ski Party (1965)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons? To meet girls, and to learn to ski. Along the way, Lesley Gore shows up on the ... See full summary »
46. Pajama Party (1964)
82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her... See full summary »
47. The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
G | 87 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Midvale College is in fear of losing its college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter ... See full summary »
48. Fireball 500 (1966)
Unrated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and ... See full summary »
49. Dinah! (1974– )
90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
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 »
50. Hullabaloo (1965–1966)
TV-G | 60 min | Family, Comedy, Music
This was a Pop Rock weekly variety show seen on NBC As with ABC TVs "Shindig", which began 4 months earlier, this series combined the musical trends of the day, "The British Invasion", ... See full summary »
54. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (1995 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
This highly-rated television film covers the life of American movie/TV/pop music idol Annette Funicello. The movie starts with the move of her family from New York to California, where in ... See full summary »
55. The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Approved | 91 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
56. Thunder Alley (1967)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident that gets him thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter ... See full summary »
57. Nashville Now (1983– )
60 min | Music, Talk-Show
This nightly country music variety/talk show featured performances by country artists, comedians, and other performers, along with interviews and discussion of the country music industry.
59. Mickey's 60th Birthday (1988 TV Movie)
48 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
This film combines live action/original animation and library animation. Mickey steals a magic hat from a Sorcerer and is put under a spell by the angry magi so that no one will recognize ... See full summary »
66. It Takes Two (1969–1970)
30 min | Game-Show
Rules (Format 1: March 31, 1969-January 2, 1970) The Game has 3 Celebrity/Star couples are involving all 4 questions throughout the show. (i.e.: "How many chicken legs could a college ... See full summary »
85. Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration (1985 TV Special)
120 min | Documentary, Family
A look back into the first thirty years of Disneyland's history. Featuring old news footage of opening day back in 1955, with Walt Disney himself, giving a speech. There is also a ... See full summary »
91. Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (1980 TV Special)
Music, Comedy, Family
Filmed throughout Disneyland, this made-for-TV special celebrates the 25th anniversary of the park. We follow the story of a young boy (Adam Rich) on his first ever trip to The Happiest ... See full summary »
94. Attitudes (1985–1991)
Lifetime's day show with two female hosts, Linda Dano and Dee Kelly, about celebrities, extraordinary life stories of regular people, cooking, combined with announcements of other Lifetime shows and promotions.