Highest Rated Titles With Leon Ames


1. The Comedy Spot (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

9.2
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Summer replacement series for "The Red Skeleton Show" during their annual hiatus from 1960-1962, this series featured unsold pilots for comedy series as well as reruns from other comedy anthology series.

Stars: Nancy Kulp, Margaret O'Brien, Carl Reiner, Mamie Van Doren

Votes: 6

2. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: The Animal (1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

9.0
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On the way home Tate finds himself in the middle of hunting party where the prey is a young Shawnee boy. Tate discovering the boy is deaf-mute takes him to jail after learning he is wanted for murder but finds he becomes the boy's lawyer.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Stewart Granger, Doug McClure, Lee Majors, James Drury

Votes: 6

3. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

4. Front Row Center (1955–1956)

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.7
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Broadway plays are presented live in condensed one hour versions.

Stars: Robert Sterling, Fletcher Markle, James Daly, Olive Sturgess

Votes: 12

5. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

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

Votes: 202

6. Panic! (1957– )

30 min | Thriller

8.4
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A short-lived anthology series narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis. Each episode tells its own thriller story and featured its own unique cast.

Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Bill Erwin, Norman Alden, Robert Anderson

Votes: 39

7. Life with Father (1953–1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Clarence Day believed in running his home with a firm hand but in reality his soft spoken wife Vinnie was in charge. They had four boys from late teens Clarence Jr. to young lad John. Their mischief kept the house busy.

Stars: Leon Ames, Lurene Tuttle, Dorothy Bernard, Harvey Grant

Votes: 21

8. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )
Episode: The Assassin (1961)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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After her boss dies, Louise Forest is accused of embezzlement by Mr. Carlisle, one of the partners. After admitting it, she leaves to think over her options, then meets Joe who has been sent to cause her harm.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Leon Ames, Peter Falk, Dub Taylor

Votes: 14

9. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: The Bank Robbery (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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Wilbur and Ed mix it up with a bank robber.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 24

10. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 9,186

11. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series usually starring Miss Stanwyck with her character either facing difficulties or overcoming peril. Several of the episodes were pilots, none of them turned into series.

Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Hong, Weaver Levy, Lawrence Tierney

Votes: 93

12. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 57

13. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed's Diction Teacher (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Ed becomes so afraid of Gordon he forgets how to properly speak, which results in his sentences coming out backwards.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 17

14. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: The Badgers Return (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Jethro decides to sophisticate Emaline but she has bigger plans for blackmailing Mr. Drysdale with her cuckoo clock camera. The colonel continues to woo Granny. The two swindlers though haven't met someone as sharp as Jed.

Director: Joseph Depew | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 20

15. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: The Heavy Rider (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Ed gets stuck with having to give rides to a 300-pound prospective client of Wilbur.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 25

16. Father of the Bride (1961–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Leon Ames, Ruth Warrick, Myrna Fahey, Rickie Sorensen

Votes: 15

17. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
Episode: Jenny's Grandparents (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.1
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Jenny's stubborn grandfathers won't set foot in the Willis apartment because of Tom and Helen's mixed marriage, so Jenny and Louise try to orchestrate a meeting on neutral ground - in the Jefferson apartment. But how will George react?

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

Votes: 30

18. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ol' Swayback (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Mister Ed talks Wilbur into taking in a broken down carnival horse.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 22

19. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: The Dragon Horse (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Superstitious Ed has to share his stall with a Wooden Jinx Horse.

Director: Ira Stewart | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 17

20. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)
Episode: Wedding Day????? (1970)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Thanks to Cousin Harriet's gossip, Carolyn's parents get the idea that the Captain is a real man that their daughter is seeing and come for a visit wanting to meet him.

Director: Carl Shain | Stars: Hope Lange, Edward Mulhare, Reta Shaw, Charles Nelson Reilly

Votes: 9

21. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 166

22. ABC Stage 67 (1966– )

51 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A weekly anthology of one-hour plays, both original and adapted from literary sources.

Stars: The Doodletown Pipers, Lee Grant, Arthur Kennedy, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 45

23. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Pool Player (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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After Gordon is hustled out of $430 playing pool, it's up to Mister Ed to out-hustle the hustler.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Thomas Gomez

Votes: 26

24. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed's Christmas Story (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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Mister Ed tells Wilbur the story of how a horse was responsible for getting Santa Claus started in the gift-giving business. Meanwhile, Gordon talks Wilbur into entering a pact wherein they... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 24

25. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: The Prowler (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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The Kirkwoods twice fall victim to a home burglar. Wilbur is sure he can crack the case.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 25

26. Emergency! (1972–1979)
Episode: Upward and Onward (1977)

TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Capt. Stanley is worried his Chief's exam will be sabotaged by the current Chief, who has a past beef with Stanley. A soap opera doctor has real mono and causes drama both on-set with John ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Robert Fuller, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth

Votes: 40

27. Emergency! (1972–1979)

TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 2,956

28. Toklat (1971)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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A poor old mountain man returns to the wild Oregon countryside to find a grizzly bear he named Toklat. He recalls his old days with the bear, from rescuing him as a cub to teaching him how ... See full summary »

Director: Robert W. Davison | Stars: Leon Ames, Dick Robinson

Votes: 11

29. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Jon Provost Meets Mister Ed (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Johnny gets into trouble with Gordon after breaking one of his windows while delivering on his paper route.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Jon Provost

Votes: 17

30. My Three Sons (1960–1972)
Episode: My Three Grandsons (1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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With Robbie away on Army maneuver training, and still unaware that his wife is expecting multiple births, it is up to Steve and Uncle Charley to get Katie to the hospital when her labor ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Fred MacMurray, William Demarest, Don Grady, Stanley Livingston

Votes: 11

31. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: The Badger Game (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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A con artist pretends to be someone from back home and stays with the Clampetts. She plans to get photos of Jed in a compromising position in order to blackmail him.

Director: Joseph Depew | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 19

32. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 368

33. The Littlest Hobo (1979–1985)

Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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The wandering adventures of an intelligent german shepherd dog.

Stars: London, Allan Royal, Harvey Atkin, Ted Follows

Votes: 752

34. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 70

35. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Chauffeur (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Ed never knew he slept standing up, until Wilbur told him. Now that he knows, his feet hurt, and he wants Wilbur to buy him a car.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 26

36. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Donkey (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Ed's feelings are hurt after Gordon calls him a jackass.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 24

37. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Tunnel to Freedom (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Ed digs a secret escape route out from under his stable.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 25

38. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,243

39. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer

Votes: 16,150 | Gross: $7.57M

40. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named ... See full summary »

Stars: Hope Lange, Edward Mulhare, Reta Shaw, Harlen Carraher

Votes: 828

41. Only Yesterday (1933)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A one-night fling during World War I results in a young girl getting pregnant. Years later, she meets him again. Now a successful businessman, he doesn't even remember her, but tries to seduce her.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, John Boles, Edna May Oliver, Billie Burke

Votes: 240

42. Secrets of a Nurse (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Mystery, Sport

7.7
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When battered prize-fighter Lee Burke is taken to the West Side hospital, nurse Katherine MacDonald leaves her romantically-inclined patient, wealthy attorney John Dodge to take care of ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Helen Mack, Dick Foran, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 6

43. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed in the Peace Corps (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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When Wilbur hires a Japanese foreign exchange student as his secretary, Ed threatens to go to Pakistan to join the Peace Corps.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Miyoshi Umeki

Votes: 21

44. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Saddles and Gowns (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Carol wants a new gown to wear to the Architect's Ball, and Ed wants a new saddle. Wilbur doesn't want to buy either.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 21

45. Bewitched (1964–1972)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces.

Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 12,559

46. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

7.6
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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed Gilbert

Votes: 992

47. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 15,071

48. The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

Unrated | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Robert Donat, Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 1,910

49. Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to ensure her silence.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Joan Marsh, J. Edward Bromberg

Votes: 1,101

50. Murder in Greenwich Village (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Mystery, Romance, Comedy

7.6
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An heiress uses a photographer as an alibi when she is accused of a murder she didn't commit.

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Richard Arlen, Fay Wray, Raymond Walburn, Wyn Cahoon

Votes: 23

51. Maggie (1960 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Pilot for a proposed sit-com concerns the misadventures that occur when a sophisticated husband-and-wife team of actors and their clever teen-age daughter move from Manhattan to suburban ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Leon Ames, Fay Baker, Jeanne Tatum

Votes: 11

52. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed Gets the Mumps (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Ed fakes a case of the mumps.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 18

53. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Sentry (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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The Air Force wants Ed for a sentry animal.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 16

54. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Home Sweet Trailer (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Wilbur's old commanding officer, Colonel Gordon Kirkwood, and his wife, Winnie, park their house trailer in the Post's backyard, while they wait to settle on their new home next door to Carol and Wilbur - and Ed.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 21

55. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Moko (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A mischievous Martian visits the neighborhood. He has the power to change an individual's personality.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 31

56. 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: 5,492

57. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A series of mistakes made by the US Navy in the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor prove disastrous when Japan strikes.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 26,689 | Gross: $14.50M

58. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Tim Murdock

Votes: 4,441

59. Battleground (1949)

Approved | 118 min | Action, War, Drama

7.5
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A squad of the 101st Airborne Division copes with being trapped in the besieged city of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy

Votes: 5,538

60. Brother of the Wind (1973)

G | 88 min | Adventure

7.5
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Brave wilderness man lets wolves live, who later rescue him from an attacking bear. Awesome.

Director: Dick Robinson | Stars: Leon Ames, Dick Robinson

Votes: 64

61. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Mae West Meets Mister Ed (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Mae West hires Wilbur to redesign her horse stable.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Mae West

Votes: 43

62. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: My Horse, the Mailman (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Ed envisions himself as a member of The Pony Express so much that he steals a bag full of mail from the postman, and delivers all the mail in it.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 19

63. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Whiskers and Tails (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Wilbur tries to help Ed overcome his fear of their new, mean, fat, bearded, non-horse-loving neighbor.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 19

64. The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Nick and Nora visit Nick's hometown, and end up involved in a murder.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson, Gloria DeHaven

Votes: 3,912

65. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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After learning her multi-millionaire fiancé has already been married and divorced seven times, the daughter of a penniless marquis decides to tame him.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, David Niven

Votes: 2,313

66. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Presented by Eastman Kodak, the program was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.

Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Erwin, Macdonald Carey, George Sanders

Votes: 97

67. 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: 33

68. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed Visits a Gypsy (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Ed needs advice regarding his love life, so he visits a gypsy to have his hoof read.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 26

69. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Artist (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Ed thinks he's as talented as Picasso, but his painting of Carol gets Wilbur in trouble with her.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 22

70. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed's Dentist (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Mister Ed is suffering from a sore tooth. Meanwhile, Gordon may go crazy trying to prove that Wilbur is insane.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 22

71. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Love Thy New Neighbor (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Wilbur spends all of his free time with the Kirkwoods, now that they've moved in next door, and Ed is feeling mighty lonely with no one around to keep him company.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 25

72. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: My Horse, the Ranger (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Wilbur refuses to allow Ed to join him and the Boy Junior Rangers on a hiking trip, but Ed's got another idea.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 16

73. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Never Ride Horses (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Ed spearheads a multi-media campaign to end horseback riding.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 19

74. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: What Kind of Foal Am I? (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Carol's father comes to visit, and nothing goes right for Wilbur.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 19

75. Angel Face (1953)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 5,432

76. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance, Jimmy Garrett

Votes: 1,754

77. Little Women (1949)

Approved | 122 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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The March sisters -- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy -- struggle to make ends meet in their New England household while their father is away fighting in the Civil War. Despite harsh times, they cling... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor

Votes: 5,071

78. They Were Expendable (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Drama, War

7.3
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The PT boat unit Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Three defends the Philippines from Japanese invasion during World War II.

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

Votes: 6,235

79. Risky Business (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Crime

7.3
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Radio commentator Dan Clifford takes desperate chances to save the life of a young girl who has been kidnapped.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: George Murphy, Dorothea Kent, Eduardo Ciannelli, Leon Ames

Votes: 10

80. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed's Cold Tail (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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Ed tries to trick Wilbur into installing a heating system in his stall, and Connie tries to trick Wilbur into buying a new refrigerator.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 19

81. Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Passed | 140 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.2
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Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Votes: 6,438

82. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 5,588

83. Peyton Place (1957)

Approved | 157 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 4,237 | Gross: $25.60M

84. Forgotten (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A kindly old man is neglected by his selfish and greedy family.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lee Kohlmar, June Clyde, William Collier Jr., Leon Ames

Votes: 35

85. Dangerously Yours (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A detective poses as a jewel thief and joins a bunch of other crooks sailing from Europe to New York in search a famous gem. He falls in love with one of the crooks.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Cesar Romero, Phyllis Brooks, Jane Darwell, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 13

86. Fall Guy (1945)

18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Paul Burnford | Stars: Leon Ames, Marjorie Davies, Paul Langton, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 8

87. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)
Episode: Assault on the Tower (1978)

60 min | Family, Mystery

7.2
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The Hardy brothers travel to London, England in search of their missing father and stumble onto a crime wave culminating in the robbery of the century.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Ed Gilbert, Dana Andrews

Votes: 16

88. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed Writes Dear Abby (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Mister Ed writes a letter seeking love advice from "Dear Abby", and the advice contained in her response causes Ed to pack his bags and head for the hills.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Abigail Van Buren

Votes: 26

89. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Pilot (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Ed hijacks and pilots a cargo plane.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 25

90. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Stowaway (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Ed stows away on Wilbur and Carol's second-honeymoon cruise to Hawaii, and after he gets to the island, he doesn't want to return home.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Jack Bailey

Votes: 22

91. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Like Father, Like Horse (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Gordon enters a slogan-writing contest in hopes of winning a free trip to Hawaii. Mister Ed decides to call him on the phone and have a little fun at Gordon's expense.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 19

92. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Robin Hood Ed (1965)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Ed robs the Kirkwoods to help the Posts.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Leon Ames, Florence MacMichael

Votes: 20

93. My Three Sons (1960–1972)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Widower Steve Douglas raises three sons with the help of his father-in-law, and is later aided by the boys' great-uncle. An adopted son, a stepdaughter, wives, and another generation of sons join the loving family in later seasons.

Stars: Fred MacMurray, Stanley Livingston, Don Grady, Barry Livingston

Votes: 2,180

94. Mister Ed (1958–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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The misadventures of a wisecracking talking horse and his human owner.

Stars: Allan Lane, Alan Young, Connie Hines, Mister Ed

Votes: 2,573

95. Testament (1983)

PG | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack.

Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal

Votes: 4,793 | Gross: $1.50M

96. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Based on the best-selling book and movie of the same name (Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)). Set in Ridgemont, New York, the Nashes are an unusual suburban family. Jim Nash, a college ... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Crowley, Mark Miller, Kim Tyler, Brian Nash

Votes: 223

97. On Moonlight Bay (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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During World War I, a teenage girl begins a romance with a college student, but his unconventional attitudes cause friction with her father.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Jack Smith, Leon Ames

Votes: 1,858

98. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 1,563

99. Parachute Jumper (1933)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

7.1
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To share expenses unemployed Alabama move in with also unemployed Bill and Toodles. Bill is hired by a gangster's mistress and ultimately becomes the gangster's bodyguard. Alabama ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

Votes: 615

100. The Crosby Case (1934)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Former lovers get together to clear themselves when the police suspect them of murder.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Wynne Gibson, Onslow Stevens, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 22