Most Voted Titles With Melinda Dillon


1. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 256,795 | Gross: $22.46M

2. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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90 Metascore

After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 155,252 | Gross: $132.09M

3. A Christmas Story (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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77 Metascore

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz

Votes: 115,261 | Gross: $19.29M

4. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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59 Metascore

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Director: Lorene Scafaria | Stars: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Melanie Lynskey, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 96,276 | Gross: $6.62M

5. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

Votes: 87,505 | Gross: $19.66M

6. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 59,638

7. Slap Shot (1977)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.4
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61 Metascore

A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren

Votes: 30,371 | Gross: $28.00M

8. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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74 Metascore

Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 27,558 | Gross: $76.66M

9. Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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42 Metascore

The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of 'Bigfoot' a secret.

Director: William Dear | Stars: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy

Votes: 26,588 | Gross: $29.76M

10. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

Votes: 23,338 | Gross: $36.47M

11. The Prince of Tides (1991)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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65 Metascore

A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

Director: Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan

Votes: 13,599 | Gross: $74.79M

12. Absence of Malice (1981)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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64 Metascore

When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 10,030 | Gross: $40.72M

13. Captain America (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin

Votes: 9,342

14. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn, Anne Bancroft, Kaelynn Craddick

Votes: 9,339 | Gross: $23.57M

15. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 7,266

16. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 6,280

17. F.I.S.T. (1978)

PG | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A rebellious Cleveland warehouse worker rises through the ranks of a trucking industry union to become union president but his organized crime links cause his eventual downfall.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 6,053 | Gross: $20.39M

18. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 5,742

19. Judging Amy (1999–2005)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren, Richard T. Jones

Votes: 4,825

20. Bound for Glory (1976)

PG | 147 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Gail Strickland

Votes: 4,002

21. Picket Fences (1992–1996)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.8
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An aging Sheriff tries to keep the peace in a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes.

Stars: Kathy Baker, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly, Costas Mandylor

Votes: 3,300

22. Adam & Steve (2005)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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48 Metascore

Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.

Director: Craig Chester | Stars: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

Votes: 2,794 | Gross: $0.31M

23. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)

R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.5
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A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher, William Prince

Votes: 1,767

24. The April Fools (1969)

M | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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In New York, the newly-promoted Wall Street broker, Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther, to come to his apartment. However, there is a party and Howard feels uncomfortable ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Peter Lawford, Jack Weston

Votes: 922

25. A Painted House (2003 TV Movie)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Scott Glenn, Arija Bareikis, Robert Sean Leonard, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 804

26. Cowboy Up (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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Two brothers, One is a bull rider, the other a rodeo bullfighter/stock contractor, clash over the love of barrel racer Celia Jones, while each comes into their own in their respective field in the rodeo world.

Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Marcus Thomas, Daryl Hannah, Pete Postlethwaite

Votes: 705

27. Staying Together (1989)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The complacent life of three small town brothers is shattered when their father sells the family business from under them.

Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Sean Astin, Stockard Channing, Melinda Dillon, Jim Haynie

Votes: 645 | Gross: $4.35M

28. Right of Way (1983 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

8.3
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A dying woman and her husband agree to a joint-suicide pact, whether others like it or not.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Bette Davis, James Stewart, Melinda Dillon, Priscilla Morrill

Votes: 551

29. Songwriter (1984)

R | 94 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Melinda Dillon, Rip Torn

Votes: 404 | Gross: $0.87M

30. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet (1985)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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Shatterday: Peter Jay Novins calls his home, only to hear himself answer at the other end. A Little Peace and Quiet: a harried housewife struggling with rambunctious children, a demanding husband, and the stress of modern life, finds relief from an unusual source that brings both power and responsibility.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Bruce Willis, Dan Gilvezan, Murukh, John Carlyle

Votes: 391

31. Nightbreaker (1989 TV Movie)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

6.5
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Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. An ex-G.I. tells Brown he was a test subject during the 1950's, exposed to atomic bomb ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Lea Thompson, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 376

32. Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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The phrase "entertaining angels" refers to the practice of treating all guests--be they kings or peasants--as if they were visiting angels. This is the challenge for all humble Christians ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Moira Kelly, Martin Sheen, Lenny von Dohlen, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 362 | Gross: $0.71M

33. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)

73 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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A very in-depth documentary that follows the very over-worked director Paul Thomas Anderson through a gruelling 80+ days of shooting for the film Magnolia (1999). Very funny behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rance | Stars: Paul Thomas Anderson, Fiona Apple, William Arnold, Bobby Brewer

Votes: 332

34. Shattered Innocence (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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A HS grad leaves behind her modest life and finds work in the Sex industry. It ends in disaster.

Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Jonna Lee, Melinda Dillon, John Pleshette, Kris Kamm

Votes: 302

35. Sioux City (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller. Because of his upbringing, Jesse ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Lise Cutter

Votes: 286

36. Fallen Angel (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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Twelve year old Jennifer is unhappy with her widowed mom's relationship with a family friend. Feeling lonely, she readily accepts the friendship of an adult man named Howie and joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Dana Hill, Richard Masur, Melinda Dillon, Ronny Cox

Votes: 279

37. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 274

38. Heartland (I) (2007– )

Drama

6.1
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Heart surgeon Nathaniel Grant's dedication to his work takes a toll on his health and his relationships.

Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Danielle Nicolet

Votes: 213

39. Shattered Spirits (1986 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 93 min | Drama

6.0
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When his drinking problem takes control of his life, a father tries to leave the bottle behind while putting his and his family's lives back together.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Martin Sheen, Melinda Dillon, Matthew Labyorteaux, Lukas Haas

Votes: 213

40. Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (1995 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Based on the lives of mother-daughter singers the Judds.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Kathleen York, Viveka Davis, Bruce Greenwood, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 211

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

8.5
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 201

42. Space (1985)

780 min | Drama

7.4
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A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.

Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Blair Brown, Bruce Dern

Votes: 188

43. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Blood (2005)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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After a young woman's baby is tossed out of a car, Benson and Stabler investigate to find out what happened, and after learning the young woman is addicted to prescription painkillers, ... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 186

44. The Client (1995–1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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This series was based on the book by John Grisham about Reggie Love, a lawyer, who just started her practice and is also a recovering alcoholic which was made into a movie starring Susan ... See full summary »

Stars: JoBeth Williams, John Heard, Polly Holliday, David Barry Gray

Votes: 177

45. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary

6.9
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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Alves, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss

Votes: 170

46. Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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The story of the notorious American mass murderer who killed his entire immediate family to hide his personal failures and hid for decades before he was finally arrested.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Robert Blake, Beverly D'Angelo, David Caruso, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 158

47. Debating Robert Lee (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama

5.8
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A group of jaded high school students sign up for a debate class taught by a tough, combative teacher from the Georgia Military Academy who teaches them that life is debate and DEBATE IS ... See full synopsis »

Director: Dan Polier | Stars: Daniel Letterle, Kaley Cuoco, Billy Kay, Danielle Harris

Votes: 154

48. Insight (I) (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Brian Keith

Votes: 143

49. The Lyon's Den (2003–2004)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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Jack Turner, plucked from his free law clinc and brought to the white shoe law firm of Lyons & Lacrosse after the mysterious death of his mentor, Dan Barrington, who ran the place. Owing it... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Lowe, Perrey Reeves, Elizabeth Mitchell, Paula Newsome

Votes: 141

50. The Shadow Box (1980 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

5.9
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Three terminally-ill cancer patients dwell in separate cottages on a hospital's grounds, where they are attended and visited by both family and close friends.

Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Christopher Plummer, Valerie Harper, James Broderick

Votes: 134

51. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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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: 132

52. State of Emergency (1994 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Drama about an overworked big-city hospital emergency room.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Lynn Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Paul Dooley

Votes: 123

53. Confessions: Two Faces of Evil (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

4.8
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From the Christmas eve murder of a police officer, 2 confessions come forward; (1) Robert Paul Berndt, has a rather heavy criminal background, (2)'William Mothershed, is a college student ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Jason Bateman, James Wilder, Arye Gross, William Converse-Roberts

Votes: 114

54. 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: 108

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

Documentary

6.2
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 90

56. The Lyon's Den (2003–2004)
Episode: Pilot (2003)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Add a Plot

Directors: Timothy Busfield, Rod Holcomb, Jessica Yu | Stars: Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Mitchell, Derek Anthony, Danielle Aubuchon

Votes: 88

57. The Juggler of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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A modernized, Americanized version of the story of the juggler who performs before the statue of the Virgin Mary.

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Carl Carlsson, Sherilyn Wolter, Henry Proach, James T. Callahan

Votes: 77

58. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (1977 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.9
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This TV documentary provides movie fans with a behind -the-scenes look at the making of the film that, with 'Star Wars', ushered in a new era in Science Fiction films. Includes interviews ... See full summary »

Director: William Riead | Stars: Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

Votes: 74

59. Story Theatre (1971– )

30 min | Drama, Comedy

7.9
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This repertory cast present tales of folklore in the self-narrating style of story theatre.

Stars: Peter Bonerz, Hamilton Camp, Melinda Dillon, Bob Dishy

Votes: 60

60. Hellinger's Law (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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A flamboyant criminal lawyer named Nick Hellinger takes on the case of a syndicate's accountant (actually a Justice Department agent who has infiltrated the mob) accused of murdering a local TV newscaster.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Telly Savalas, Morgan Stevens, Ja'net DuBois, Roy Poole

Votes: 55

61. The Effects of Magic (1998)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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A magician, aided by his talking magic bunny, joins forces with his previously estranged magician father, and together they fight the forces of evil to protect the art of magic.

Directors: Charlie Martinez, Chuck Martinez | Stars: Kathy Bates, Melinda Dillon, Robert Carradine, Jacobo Morales

Votes: 39

62. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: A Lawman's Lot Is Not a Happy One (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.8
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When Sheriff Roy Coffee and Ben are subpoenaed to testify in a land sharking trial in San Francisco, Hoss is appointed the acting sheriff of Virginia City. Hoss soon finds plenty of trouble... See full summary »

Director: Don Richardson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, David Canary

Votes: 34

63. Men at Law (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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David Hansen was a big-shot lawyer who grew tired of his important and expensive Los Angeles law firm. Hansen left his job to start a non-profit firm called Neighborhood Legal Services ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Foxworth, Sheila Larken, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, David Arkin

Votes: 32

64. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
Episode: Harry and Daphne (1975)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.5
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Harry Bentley's new girlfriend Daphne appears to be insinuating her way into his life, much to his chagrin. Meanwhile, George plots to bribe the building inspector.

Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Roxie Roker, Franklin Cover

Votes: 30

65. Transplant (1979 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.4
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Fact-based story about a hard-driving young executive who rebels against his failing heart and undergoes a risky transplant.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Kevin Dobson, Granville Van Dusen, Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch

Votes: 26

66. The Critical List (1978 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

5.9
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A two part made for television movie centering on Dr. Dan Lassiter. In the first one, he goes up against a lawyer who likes to sue doctors over the smallest infractions. When the lawyer ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Melinda Dillon, Buddy Ebsen, Barbara Parkins

Votes: 24

67. The Mississippi (1982–1984)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Famed urban attorney Ben Walker leaves the fast paced world to buy a Mississippi tug boat and practice law from there. Cruising the river with help from Stella and Lafe, he finds difficult cases wherever he docks.

Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Patrick Harrison

Votes: 22

68. Sara (1976– )

60 min | Drama, Western

8.1
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Sara Yarnell leaves her staid existence back east to teach in a one room school in Independence, Colorado. Her students adore her but she clashes with the school board. Julia Bailey and newspaperman Martin Pope are her friends.

Stars: Brenda Vaccaro, Jerry Hardin, Michael LeClair, Raymond Singer

Votes: 19

69. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: Liver Let Die (1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.3
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Sheriff Brock is called out when a homeless man is found murdered behind Reverend Novotny's church but is suddenly stricken with terrible pains at the scene. Dr Joey discovers he has a ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

Votes: 18

70. Judging Amy (1999–2005)
Episode: Surprised by Gravity (2001)

Drama

8.1
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Director: Kevin Dowling | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Kevin Rahm, Richard T. Jones, Jessica Tuck

Votes: 16

71. The Making of 'Absence of Malice' (1982 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.5
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An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Oscar-nominated film about an innocent man and a newspaper reporter being used by a manipulative prosecuter looking for a lead in ... See full summary »

Director: William Riead | Stars: Luther Adler, Bob Balaban, Wilford Brimley, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 15

72. Marriage Is Alive and Well (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Comedy

6.2
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A photographer who specializes in weddings and who, according to others, has the perfect marriage. However, he and his wife are at a crossroad and have decided to separate. While he and his... See full summary »

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Jack Albertson, Deborah Baltzell, Melinda Dillon, Judd Hirsch

Votes: 12

73. Science Fiction Film Awards (1978 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.3
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Director: William Rainbolt | Stars: Karen Black, William Shatner, Buzz Aldrin, Richard Benjamin

Votes: 9

74. Heartland (2007– )
Episode: Domino Effect (I) (2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama

8.0
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The staff prepare for a domino transplant and the nervous patients involved, Simon confronts Nate, and Bart comes home early.

Director: David Paymer | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 7

75. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: The Beatnik and the Politician (1964)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Brock comes to the aid of a group of "beatniks" in Greenwich Village who are trying to fight a crooked political boss and find themselves at odds with their Italian neighbors.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 6

76. Heartland (2007– )
Episode: As We Are So Wonderfully Done with Each Other (I) (2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

7.4
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Bart's son refuses to allow the DNR order, leaving Nate struggling between what Bart wants and what's best for the family; Jonas insists on doing a risky procedure, and begins to doubt himself when Simon bails him out.

Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 5

77. Space (1985)
Episode: Part V (1985)

180 min | Drama

8.4
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Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Beau Bridges, Blair Brown

Votes: 5

78. Enigma (1977 TV Movie)

Action, Drama

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Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Barbarao, Judith Hannah Brown, Peter Coffield, Jim Davis

79. Un hombre solo (1969)

87 min | Drama

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Director: Harald Philipp | Stars: Robert Brown, Rafael Luis Calvo, Carlos Casaravilla, Antonio Casas

80. Sills

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Vince Waldron | Stars: Alan Arkin, Edward Asner, Shelley Berman, Peter Bonerz

81. Insight (1960–1984)
Episode: A Decision to Love (I) (1981)

Drama

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Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Joshua Bryant, Edith Diaz, Melinda Dillon, Ellen Geer

82. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: Cradle to Grave (1983)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, William B. Bicksler

83. Story Theatre (1971– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1971)

30 min | Drama, Comedy

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Director: Jorn H. Winther | Stars: Peter Bonerz, Hamilton Camp, Melinda Dillon, Bob Dishy

84. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Episode: Episode #16.176 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Melinda Dillon, Mike Douglas, Norman Jewison, Frank Stallone

85. Dinah! (1974– )
Episode: Episode dated 31 March 1978 (1978)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Dinah Shore, Jenny Agutter, Didi Conn, Melinda Dillon

86. TMZ on TV (2007– )
Episode: Episode dated 4 October 2014 (2014)

Comedy, News

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Stars: Ben Affleck, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Orlando Bloom, Neve Campbell

87. Sara (1976– )
Episode: Lady (1976)

60 min | Drama, Western

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Confined to an insane asylum for three years, solely on the basis of her husband's declaration, Lily Henchard manages to escape, only to discover a daughter who's now terrified of her. Lily... See full summary »

Stars: Brenda Vaccaro, John Carter, Melinda Dillon, John Harkins

88. Space (1985)
Episode: Part II (1985)

120 min | Drama

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Directors: Lee Philips, Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Blair Brown, Bruce Dern

89. Space (1985)
Episode: Part III (1985)

180 min | Drama

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Directors: Lee Philips, Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Beau Bridges, Blair Brown

90. Space (1985)
Episode: Part IV (1985)

120 min | Drama

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Director: Lee Philips | Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Beau Bridges, Blair Brown

91. Insight (1960–1984)
Episode: Rendezvous (I) (1981)

30 min | Drama

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Director: J.D. Lobue | Stars: Melinda Dillon, James Farentino, Ellwood Kieser

92. Heartland (2007– )
Episode: Smile (I) (2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

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Nate grapples with Bart's death and how to write a eulogy for him; things get awkward between Tom and Kate.

Director: David Hollander | Stars: Treat Williams, Kari Matchett, Chris William Martin, Rockmond Dunbar

93. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: The Empty Heart (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Sidney Blackmer, Sylvia Davis

94. Insight (1960–1984)
Episode: The Fiddler (I) (1982)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Christine Belford, Shony Alex Braun, Julie Cobb, Melinda Dillon

95. Insight (1960–1984)
Episode: The Game Room (I) (1984)

Drama

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Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Leon Askin, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dysart, Max Gail

96. Men at Law (1970–1971)
Episode: The Law Can't Touch Him (1970)

Drama

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An abused wife asks the Lawyers' help in divorcing her violent husband. The problem: she can't prove how violent he can be.

Stars: Robert Foxworth, Melinda Dillon, Robert Dowdell, Frederic Downs

97. The Client (1995–1996)
Episode: The Peach Orchard (1995)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: James Quinn | Stars: JoBeth Williams, John Heard, Polly Holliday, David Barry Gray