Highest Rated Titles With James Earl Jones


1. Today (1952– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 April 1989 (1989)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Bette Davis, James Earl Jones

Votes: 50

2. Star Wars Rebels (2014– )
Episode: Twilight of the Apprentice (2016)

TV-Y7 | 44 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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Ahsoka, Kanan, and Ezra head to Malachor to find a Sith temple. While there they battle inquisitors, Darth Vader and the old master.

Director: Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Ashley Eckstein, Matt Lanter

Votes: 1,252

3. The View (1997– )
Episode: Episode dated 17 November 2010 (2010)

TV-14 | Talk-Show

9.6
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Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Rachael Ray, Joy Behar, Quincy Jones

Votes: 21

4. Reading Rainbow (1983– )
Episode: Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (1983)

TV-Y | Family

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Directors: Larry Lancit, Herk Harvey | Stars: LeVar Burton, Herk Harvey, James Earl Jones

Votes: 5

5. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Episode #5.92 (2009)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Director: Brian McAloon | Stars: Craig Ferguson, Rosemarie DeWitt, James Earl Jones, Shadoe Stevens

Votes: 5

6. Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991)
Episode: Windows (1990)

Drama, Thriller

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Director: Vern Gillum | Stars: James Earl Jones, Laila Robins, Brian Grant, Dylan Walsh

Votes: 5

7. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Driving Miss Daisy (2015)

Biography, Drama, Music

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Stars: James Earl Jones, Boyd Gaines, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 15

8. Howard Stern (1994–2005)
Episode: Episode dated 1 July 1996 (1996)

TV-14 | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Howard Stern, Nicolas Cage, Marc Coppola, James Earl Jones

Votes: 5

9. Star Wars Rebels (2014– )
Episode: Shroud of Darkness (2016)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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Kanan, Ezra, and Ahsoka return to the Jedi Temple on Lothal to find out how the Inquisitors have continually been able to track the Rebels.

Directors: Saul Ruiz, Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 467

10. Star Wars Rebels (2014– )
Episode: The Siege of Lothal (2015)

TV-Y7 | 44 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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When the rebel crew plan to evacuate, Ezra disagrees to let the people be in danger of the empire and gets some unpleasant company.

Directors: Bosco Ng, Brad Rau, Dave Filoni | Stars: Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tiya Sircar

Votes: 712

11. House (2004–2012)
Episode: The Tyrant (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

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When a controversial African politician falls ill, he is brought to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment. The team struggles with whether to help a merciless dictator being subpoenaed for ... See full summary »

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 1,507

12. Tina Turner: One Last Time Live in Concert (2000 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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Compilation of Tina Turner's two final concerts at Wembley Stadium, recorded during her 'Twenty Four Seven' tour, and featuring classic hits, cover versions and new songs.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Tina Turner, Ivona Brnelic, Clare Louise Turton, Solange Guenier

Votes: 153

13. Under a Killing Moon (1994 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

9.0
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In the year 2042, a clumsy noir gumshoe named Tex Murphy must stop a cult of religious fanatics who plan to destroy the human race.

Director: Chris Jones | Stars: James Earl Jones, Brian Keith, Russell Means, Margot Kidder

Votes: 230

14. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

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The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad. Meanwhile, Homer's attempt to repair a toaster results in inadvertent time travel, and Bart and Lisa face ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,689

15. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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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: 98

16. Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

130 min | Documentary

8.9
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This documentary explores the growth and development of black theatre from its earliest roots, also examining its close ties with the civil rights movement. Included are interviews with ... See full summary »

Director: Woodie King Jr. | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Lorraine Hansberry, James Earl Jones

Votes: 7

17. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 1 (1977)

TV-G | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

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After Joseph and Mary's betrothal, Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, who tells her she will bear the Son of God. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem to take part in Herod's census, where Jesus is born.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 163

18. East Side/West Side (1963–1964)
Episode: Who Do You Kill? (1963)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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A young African-American couple battle economic and social woes. Joe can only find menial jobs and to make ends meet Ruth works in a cheap bar. Then tragedy strikes their child.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Godfrey Cambridge

Votes: 12

19. House (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery

8.8
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Votes: 310,378

20. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 270,067

21. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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80 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 847,477 | Gross: $290.16M

22. Lamp Unto My Feet (1948–1979)

60 min

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One of Television's earliest religious series providing inspirational drama and readings. Aired usually on Sunday mornings.

Stars: Glen Tetley, Carmen De Lavallade, Wright King, Florida Friebus

Votes: 5

23. La Premiere (2009)

20 min | Short, History

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A story of two brothers and their creation of the first motion picture exhibition.

Directors: Michael Regalbuto, Nick Regalbuto | Stars: James Earl Jones, Ronald Guttman, Henri Lubatti, Matthew Wolf

Votes: 28

24. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Ties: Part 1 (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A prominent businessman's housekeeper is found murdered at a banquet in his honor.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 41

25. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Ties: Part 2 (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Felix Wilson makes a shocking confession about his relationship with his deceased housekeeper.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 35

26. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 920,658 | Gross: $460.94M

27. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)

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

8.7
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.

Stars: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Votes: 8,761

28. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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

Votes: 102

29. Monitor (1958– )

Documentary

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Arts magazine.

Stars: Huw Wheldon, John Berger, Jonathan Miller, John Betjeman

Votes: 64

30. Super Bowl XXVII Halftime Show (1993 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Michael Jackson, James Earl Jones, Mike Kopplin, Anahita Perez

Votes: 52

31. The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2000 TV Special)

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Stars: Jensen Ackles, Julia Barr, Jennifer Bassey, Tom Bergeron

Votes: 24

32. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Ressurection, JESUS OF NAZARETH brings to life all the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 12,922

33. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

8.6
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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 154

34. Under One Roof (1995– )

60 min | Drama

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Short lived (6 weeks) show about Neb Langston, a widowed African-American police officer sharing his home in Seattle with his family. His son, Ron,

Stars: Joe Morton, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Essence Atkins, Merlin Santana

Votes: 37

35. Long Ago and Far Away (1989–1993)

Animation, Drama, Family

8.6
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Stars: Mia Farrow, Tim Curry, Tammy Grimes, Kim Loughran

Votes: 62

36. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: A Song of Songs (1987)

Not Rated | 49 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Gabe, a jazz musician, is reunited with his old flame. He finds out that after all these years, the woman he once loved has changed.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, Akosua Busia, Rosalind Cash

Votes: 16

37. The Defenders (1961–1965)
Episode: Along Came a Spider (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Sid Barber is a retired vaudevillian who returns to his daughter's home one night to discover that his son-in-law has been beaten to death with a trophy - one of Barber's prize possessions.... See full synopsis »

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Paul Hartman, Kathleen Maguire

Votes: 5

38. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1969)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Stars: Carlos Alomar, James Catusi, Robin Clark, Jim Henson

Votes: 10

39. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1969)

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Neil Smith | Stars: Matt Robinson, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath

Votes: 7

40. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: King Lear (1974)

175 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.6
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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Douglass Watson, Paul Sorvino, Raul Julia, James Earl Jones

Votes: 94

41. The Lion King (1994)

G | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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83 Metascore

Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 653,211 | Gross: $422.78M

42. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 346,103

43. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.5
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,219

44. Faerie Tale Theatre (1982–1987)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.5
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At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »

Stars: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Votes: 1,354

45. The 70th Annual Tony Awards (2016 TV Special)

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Hosted by James Corden, The Tony's is the ultimate night for theatre geeks and Broadway lovers! It's an award show for all things Broadway and theatre, with performances by the cast of Hamilton, Waitress, She Loves Me, and more!

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: James Corden, Uzo Aduba, Billie Allen, Michael Arden

Votes: 36

46. Dangerous: The Short Films (1993 Video)

112 min | Music

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The music videos of Michael Jackson's Dangerous, including "Black or White," "Gone Too Soon," "Jam," "Heal the World," and more.

Directors: Billy DiCicco, David Fincher, Michael Jackson, David Kellogg, John Landis, Andrew Morahan, Vincent Paterson, Joe Pytka, Herb Ritts, John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Gilby Clarke, Macaulay Culkin

Votes: 1,761

47. Square One Television (1987–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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A kids anthology show that humorously illustrates various elements of mathematics.

Stars: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Votes: 348

48. World of Discovery (1990– )

60 min | Documentary

8.5
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Stars: James Brolin, Richard Crenna, Richard Kiley, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 10

49. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: System Down (1994)

Crime, Drama, Family

8.5
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The trial against an African-American drug dealer is set in Rome because the town has Littleton as their district attorney. Sheriff Brock is chosen to serve on the jury.

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

Votes: 10

50. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.4
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 538,040

51. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 64,729

52. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 690,411 | Gross: $309.13M

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

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

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

Votes: 2,148

54. Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (1992)

170 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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An anime adaptation of the Hindu myth the Ramayana, where the avatar Sri Ram combats the wicked king Ravana.

Directors: Ram Mohan, Yûgô Sakô, Koichi Saski | Stars: Catherine Battistone, Richard Cansino, Bryan Cranston, Mari Devon

Votes: 710

55. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004)

214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.4
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The story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight boxing champion.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Jack Johnson, Keith David, Samuel L. Jackson, Adam Arkin

Votes: 1,034

56. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 2,589

57. Channing (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The series depicted life at fictitious Channing College.

Stars: Henry Jones, Jason Evers, Tyler McVey, Ed Nelson

Votes: 25

58. The Second Coming (1992)

30 min | Short

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The authorities accuse a Black man wearing dreadlocks who calls himself Jesus of being a lunatic.

Director: Blair Underwood | Stars: Blair Underwood, Wren T. Brown, Rosalind Cash, Herb G. Dogan III

Votes: 27

59. When It Was a Game (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport

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This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league ... See full summary »

Stars: Hank Aaron, Bud Abbott, Elden Auker, Red Barber

Votes: 268

60. Athens 2004 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony (2004 TV Movie)

188 min | Sport

8.4
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Coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens.

Director: Bucky Gunts | Stars: Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Jan Peter Balkenende, Cherie Blair, George Costacos

Votes: 231

61. The States (2007– )

60 min | Documentary

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The States takes a detailed look at what makes each of the 50 states special. Each episode features five states each and has interviews with native celebrities talking about there home state.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Jane Alexander, Tom Arnold, Lewis Black

Votes: 43

62. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '94 (1994 TV Special)

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Stars: Tatyana Ali, Tim Allen, Jonathan Angel, David Arquette

Votes: 9

63. Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Ties: Part 3 (1997)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Pembleton and Giardello reluctantly get search warrants to collect blood samples from Felix Wilson and his son.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Clark Johnson, Kyle Secor

Votes: 38

64. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 8,671

65. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 14,177

66. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 159

67. The 65th Annual Tony Awards (2011 TV Special)

185 min | Music

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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Frank Abagnale Jr., Nick Adams, Theoni V. Aldredge

Votes: 79

68. Joe Papp in Five Acts (2010)

82 min | Documentary

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Directors: Tracie Holder, Karen Thorsen | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, David Henry Hwang, James Earl Jones

Votes: 7

69. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: Clipped Wings (1997)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Monica is due for her angel evaluation. She runs into Kathleen, a fallen angel who tricks Monica into another meeting room. Andrew and Tess wait for Monica in the right place. The angels recall previous assignments.

Director: Robert Visciglia Jr. | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, James Earl Jones

Votes: 18

70. Sesame Street (1969– )
Episode: Episode #1.83 (1970)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

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Today on Sesame Street, Big Bird struggles to get his bags of birdseed to his nest. His adult friends help him figure it out. Sesame Street is brought to you today by the letters A, H, and ... See full summary »

Stars: James Catusi, Jim Henson, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 6

71. Frasier (1993–2004)
Episode: Roz's Krantz & Gouldenstein Are Dead (1997)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

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Roz is sentenced to community service for a speeding ticket. Visiting elderly people in a retirement home, she panics when one, and then another of her charges dies suddenly.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 289

72. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 8,185

73. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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

Votes: 391

74. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

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A Father-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: 246

75. Brilliant But Cancelled (2002 TV Movie)

79 min | Documentary

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This documentary looks at the difficult creative struggle to get -- and keep -- sophisticated programs on television.

Director: Daniel Snyder | Stars: Judd Apatow, Rosanna Arquette, Scott Bakula, Meredith Baxter

Votes: 49

76. The 36th Annual Tony Awards (1982 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Tony Randall, Karen Akers, Judith Anderson, Lucie Arnaz

Votes: 12

77. Field of Dreams: Passing Along the Pastime (2004 Video)

Documentary, Short, Sport

8.2
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Director: Jim Bacon | Stars: Dusty Baker, Dwier Brown, Timothy Busfield, Chris Capuano

Votes: 14

78. The Washington Monument: It Stands for All (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Brian Leonard | Star: James Earl Jones

Votes: 6

79. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Profile (1993)

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

8.2
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The hunt for a racist serial killer is aided by personality profiling that the defense uses to their advantage in court.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Chris Noth, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 99

80. 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)
Episode: See Dick Run (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Mary has finally agreed to go on a date with Dick.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 181

81. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: The House of Luthor (1994)

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

8.2
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Clark, Perry, Jimmy, and Jack start investigating how the bombing and sale of the Daily Planet. Meanwhile Lois and Lex prepare for their big day.

Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Michael Landes

Votes: 134

82. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
Episode: Thor's Hammer (1997)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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SG-1 goes to the planet Cimmeria in search of allies against the Goa'uld. Upon arrival, Jack and Teal'c are trapped in a labyrinth, where the only exit is through Thor's Hammer, a device to... See full summary »

Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 709

83. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror (1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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The Simpsons move into a cursed house, then are abducted by aliens, before Homer is ensconced in a tale by Edgar Allen Poe.

Directors: Wesley Archer, Rich Moore, David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,784

84. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

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

Votes: 434

85. The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy (2006 Video)

115 min

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Documentary on the 1838 Cherokee removal from the southeastern United States, dubbed the "Trail of Tears."

Director: Chip Richie | Stars: Shane Alan Bowers, John Buttram, Robert J. Conley, Rita Coolidge

Votes: 25

86. 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: 193

87. The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1991 TV Special)

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Stars: Dana Delany, Steve Guttenberg, Kirstie Alley, Bea Arthur

Votes: 15

88. The Perfect Pitch (2002 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: Daniel Snyder | Stars: Andy Richter, Sarah Silverman, Judd Apatow, David Birney

Votes: 23

89. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Das Bus (1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.1
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While the kids become stranded on a desert island, Homer attempts to cash in on the Internet.

Director: Pete Michels | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,036

90. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 March 2011 (2011)

55 min | News, Talk-Show

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Rep. Keith Ellison; A look at the play 'Driving Miss Daisy'

Stars: Charlie Rose, Keith Ellison, Boyd Gaines, James Earl Jones

Votes: 19

91. Everwood (2002–2006)
Episode: The L Word (2004)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama

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Ephram is horrified and heartbroken after he impulsively tells Madison that he loves her and she doesn't reciprocate. Meanwhile, Linda naively agrees to watch Delia overnight so that Andy ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, Emily VanCamp, Debra Mooney

Votes: 26

92. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 56,023

93. Recess (1997–2001)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.

Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis, Rickey D'Shon Collins

Votes: 15,831

94. Driving Miss Daisy (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

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When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur.

Director: David Esbjornson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Boyd Gaines

Votes: 59

95. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 600

96. Earth (2007)

G | 90 min | Documentary

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72 Metascore

Feature-length version of the documentary TV series Planet Earth (2006), following the migration paths of four animal families.

Directors: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Anggun, James Earl Jones, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 12,887 | Gross: $32.00M

97. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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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: 113

98. The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Peter Coyote, Robert Altman, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Fred Astaire

Votes: 174

99. Vegetable Soup (1976– )

30 min | Family

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An anthology series themed around multiculturalism.

Stars: Carla Pinza, Leonard A. Anderson, Carla Brave, Didi Rosaly

Votes: 33

100. The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Abbott, Jane Alexander, Mary Alice

Votes: 21