Highest Rated Titles With Lee Marvin


1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 49,095

2. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: One for the Road (1962)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Dr. Paul Probeck, a recovering alcoholic himself, decides to start an alcohol rehabilitation program at Blair, with Kildare as one of his assistants. However, one of the men they are ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Lee Marvin, Paul Carr

Votes: 12

3. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

Votes: 140

4. The Great Adventure (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical persons, as well as important historical events.

Stars: Russell Johnson, Van Heflin, Kent Smith, Eddie Little Sky

Votes: 83

5. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.8
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 87

6. 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

7. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Neile Adams, Anouk Aimée, Ann-Margret

Votes: 114

8. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: The Sound of a Faraway Hill (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Once a big baseball star, Charles Bishop must now face up to the knowledge that his career is ending.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Lee Marvin, John Megna

Votes: 6

9. Medic (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Boone, Mary Stewart, Robert Stevenson, Robert Bray

Votes: 87

10. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 105

11. Stump the Stars (1947– )

30 min | Game-Show

8.7
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Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price, Beverly Garland, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 50

12. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
Episode: Epilogue (1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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An attorney is involved in a duel of wits with a psychopath.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: David Niven, Lee Marvin, Ricardo Montalban, Claude Akins

Votes: 6

13. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 396

14. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 138

15. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 236

16. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.6
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An anthology series with episodes split between comedies and drama. Anita Colby and Arlene Dahl shared hosting duties the first season that was originally filmed live but switched to film. ... See full summary »

Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

Votes: 26

17. Front Row Center (1955–1956)

60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Broadway plays are presented live in condensed one hour versions.

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

Votes: 11

18. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: The Joke's on Me (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Lee Marvin plays an obnoxious comedian while Bud Abbott plays his manager Sid Benton.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Lee Marvin, Bud Abbott, Mala Powers, Kathleen Hughes

Votes: 5

19. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.5
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Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show offered ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 1,730

20. It Couldn't Be Done (1970 TV Movie)

53 min | Documentary

8.5
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Documentary about structures that people didn't think could be done but were hosted by Lee Marvin which featured music and performances by the 5th Dimension.

Stars: Lee Marvin, The 5th Dimension

Votes: 6

21. 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, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,338

22. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 102

23. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An anthology series hosted by Betty Furness in the first season, Desi Arnaz in the second. Stories came from several genres, often based on fact. A two part episode was spun off as the popular show The Untouchables.

Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 78

24. Combat! (1962–1967)
Episode: The Bridge at Chalons (1963)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.4
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The squad faces elimination by Heer troops and even worse, an ultra-caustic demo expert who refuses to let Saunders guide their sortie behind German lines to destroy a bridge. The 2 ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Lee Marvin, Jack Hogan

Votes: 35

25. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Christopher Hale Story (1961)

60 min | Western

8.4
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Flint meets Chris Hale alone on the prairie. Hale has just found his entire family massacred by Indians, and Flint asks him to join the wagon train. However, the company that owns the wagon... See full summary »

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, John McIntire, William Demarest

Votes: 12

26. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Nick Acropolis Story (1961)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Nick Acropolis has created a vast network of bookies and is the king of the numbers racket in the greater Chicago area. His problems start when he discovers that Louis Manzak, his wife's ... See full summary »

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Robert Stack, Bruce Gordon, Constance Ford, Johnny Seven

Votes: 33

27. Medic (1954–1956)
Episode: White Is the Color (1954)

Drama

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A young husband must inform his pregnant wife that she's been diagnosed with fatal leukemia. Concern now shifts to the expected baby's survival. Dr. Styner wages an extended battle in the delivery room for the newborn's survival.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Richard Boone, Beverly Garland, Lee Marvin, Jeff York

Votes: 7

28. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 120

29. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 83

30. 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, Philip Ahn

Votes: 91

31. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 40

32. The New Bike (2009)

Short, Drama

8.3
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Director: David Gantz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, John Riley Billings

Votes: 47

33. The Americans (1961– )

60 min | Action, War

8.2
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Inspired by James Warner Bellah's "The Valiant Virginians," a 1953 book that had previously been serialized in "The Saturday Evening Post," this series focuses on the impact war has on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire, John Doucette

Votes: 41

34. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

Stars: Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond, Paul Cavanagh, Anthony Eustrel

Votes: 20

35. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Diamond Hard (1957)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Lt. Frank Ballinger keeps an eye on Hazel, a bar girl with a record who nonetheless wants to go straight. He discovers she is involved with Joe Mazzerin, a safecracker. Ballinger goes ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Lee Marvin, William Phipps, Mike Ragan, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 13

36. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Element of Danger (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Victor Rait has developed a new method for converting opium to heroin and he and his partner Arnold Stegler hope to make a handsome profit. When Rait kills a Chicago policeman, who was ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Robert Stack, Lee Marvin, Victor Jory, Paul Picerni

Votes: 26

37. Dragnet (1951–1959)
Episode: The Big Cast (1952)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

8.2
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Friday begins to question Henry Ross, a suspect in a man's disappearance, which Friday believes is actually a murder. Ross coolly and calmly denies any involvement in the disappearance, but... See full summary »

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Barney Phillips, Lee Marvin, George Fenneman

Votes: 52

38. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Action, Drama, Western

8.1
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 56,379

39. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,712

40. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 182

41. Hollywood Backstage (1964–1968)

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Stars: John Willis, Susan Oliver, Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 8

42. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Blue Indigo (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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The room mate of the third murder victim of the Blue Indigo serial killer may be the only link Ballinger has to catching him.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Lee Marvin, Bethel Leslie, Nico Minardos, Jo Gilbert

Votes: 11

43. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )
Episode: Confession (1961)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Her overbearing and jealous husband drives a woman to leave him and seek a divorce with a sleazy lawyer. They begin an affair and the plan grows into a plot to frame the husband for her ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Josephine Hutchinson, Kenneth MacKenna, Lee Marvin

Votes: 10

44. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: The Case Against Paul Ryker: Part 2 (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Lee Marvin, Charles Aidman, Walter Brooke, Francis De Sales

Votes: 7

45. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Fire Makers (1959)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Director: Don Medford | Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, James Coburn, Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 8

46. The Big Heat (1953)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

Votes: 17,796

47. 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: 163

48. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Kraft Suspense Theater was an anthology series which featured a new cast and stories each week.

Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

Votes: 153

49. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Simon Scott, Edith Evanson

Votes: 28

50. Biff Baker, U.S.A. (1952–1954)

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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A Husband-and-Wife Spy Team pose as American Importers behind the Iron Curtain.

Stars: Alan Hale Jr., Randy Stuart, John Wengraf, Charles Bronson

Votes: 39

51. The Lawbreakers (1963– )

30 min

8.0
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Lee Marvin narrated this series which reenacted various crimes that occurred aroubd the United States. Although some were based on well known events while others were more obscure.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Michael Vandever, Don Colella, Dominic Iannarelli

Votes: 6

52. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: More Deadly (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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2 innocent men are iced by a currency exchange bookkeeper, to disguise her embezzlement. The sultry femme fatale's yarn that it was a heist gone bad makes sense at first, because of a wave ... See full summary »

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Ruta Lee, Voorheis J. Ardoin

Votes: 10

53. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Jose Morales Story (1960)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Bill Hawkes is leading 3 wagons through Indian territory. They run into trouble with Mexician bandits lead by Lee Marvin. When the 2 groups must band together to fight off an Indian attack, certain biases & assumptions are thrown away.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Lee Marvin, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 28

54. The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, War

7.9
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When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Votes: 20,872 | Gross: $21.75M

55. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.9
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 116

56. The Joey Bishop Show (1967–1969)

90 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Joey Bishop, Regis Philbin, Norm Crosby, Eva Gabor

Votes: 99

57. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

Votes: 27

58. The Investigators (1961– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Russ Andrews, Steve Banks and Bill Davis are investigators working for a very successful detective agency in New York City. Their cases are all tied to very large insurance claims. Maggie ... See full summary »

Stars: James Franciscus, James Philbrook, Mario Alcalde, Val Avery

Votes: 16

59. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Family Portrait (1957)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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When his partner in an investigation is killed, Lt. Frank Ballinger makes it a personal business to pin the crime on narcotics lord Sam Hinder. But, as Ballinger discovers, Hinder has an ... See full summary »

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Lee Marvin, Jacques Aubuchon, Christine White, Walter Maslow

Votes: 16

60. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: It Tolls for Thee (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.9
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The Judge, believing violence in the West is disappearing, creates a rift with the Virginian when he stops a violent fight involving the Virginian. When the Judge is kidnapped, the Virginian goes to his rescue from violent captors anyway.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

Votes: 41

61. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Killer in Town (1957)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Frank Ballinger and his colleagues on the M Squad have to find a needle in a haystack: a cop killer somewhere in the city of Chicago. Their only clues are an old magazine and the killer's habit of saying "You bet."

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Lee Marvin, Russ Conway, Lee Farr, Paul Newlan

Votes: 14

62. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Lover's Lane Killing (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Ballinger investigates a murder with multiple motives.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Kent Smith, Ruta Lee, John Doucette

Votes: 10

63. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes

Votes: 55,648

64. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger

Votes: 15,329

65. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 822

66. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 105

67. New American Bandstand 1965 (1952–1989)

TV-G | 90 min | Music

7.8
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On this show, Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.

Stars: Dick Clark, Charlie O'Donnell, Peaches Johnson, Stan Rodarte

Votes: 179

68. The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (1986 TV Special)

87 min | Documentary

7.8
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Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn formed one of the greatest couples of Hollywood's Golden Era -- both on screen and off.

Director: David Heeley | Stars: Joan Bennett, Angela Lansbury, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Widmark

Votes: 178

69. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: A Fist of Five (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Mike Brannon is a tough cop but his two blocks of Chicago are among the safest there are. He has a tendency to be rough with hoodlums and when he beats up one of Tony Lamberto's boys he ... See full summary »

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Robert Stack, Lee Marvin, Frank DeKova, Phyllis Coates

Votes: 24

70. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: Mon Petit Chou (1961)

51 min | Adventure

7.8
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Tod and Buz are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania working as crewmen on a tugboat. Tod "rescues" a pretty girl who oddly was water skiing in the shipping lanes. She is a singer from France, ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Lee Marvin, Macha Méril

Votes: 46

71. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Fight (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Rachel Ames, Rusty Lane

Votes: 10

72. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Grave (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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Old West lawman Conny Miller visits the grave of a man who he failed to track down to prove he was never afraid of him but gets more than he bargained for.

Director: Montgomery Pittman | Stars: Lee Marvin, James Best, Strother Martin, Elen Willard

Votes: 1,011

73. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Long Ride (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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When a convicted murderer gets the upper hand on Lieutenant Ballinger during a train ride back to Chicago, his last best hope for recapturing the felon is the persistence of an alert young boy.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Lee Marvin, Joe Maross, Nancy Hale, Benny Baker

Votes: 9

74. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Man in Hiding (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Ballinger investigates after a bank robber leaves a pencil at the scene.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lee Marvin, Alan Baxter, John Hoyt, Paul Newlan

Votes: 9

75. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Shakedown (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Ballinger suspects an inside job when a dry cleaning company refuses to knuckle under to a shakedown mob.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Lee Marvin, Katharine Bard, Dean Harens, June Dayton

Votes: 10

76. 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: 1,202

77. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America.

Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

Votes: 956

78. The Tonight Show (1962)

105 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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Interim version of the talk show that aired between the departure of Jack Paar and the arrival of Johnny Carson.

Stars: Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs, Ed Herlihy, Merv Griffin

Votes: 91

79. The Eamonn Andrews Show (1964–1969)

Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Spike Milligan, Dudley Moore, Cilla Black

Votes: 27

80. The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Bob Wynn | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Edward Asner, Marisa Berenson, Susan Blakely

Votes: 26

81. The 38th Annual Academy Awards (1966 TV Special)

7.7
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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Elizabeth Ashley, Burt Bacharach

Votes: 92

82. Superstunt (1977 TV Special)

120 min | Action, Family

7.7
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Director: Bill Davis | Stars: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, James Caan, James Coburn

Votes: 25

83. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Street of Fear (1957)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Chicago cop Frank Ballinger stages a rescue in order to gain the confidence of Alice, a young woman who works for suspected jewelry fence Louis Prince. Pretending to be furniture salesman ... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Lee Marvin, Barbara Turner, Lawrence Dobkin, Pamela Duncan

Votes: 18

84. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: The Case Against Paul Ryker: Part 1 (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Lee Marvin, Charles Aidman, Walter Brooke, Francis De Sales

Votes: 9

85. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Chicago Bluebeard (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A woman dies. Ballinger investigates.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Lee Marvin, Vaughn Taylor, Bart Burns, Amzie Strickland

Votes: 12

86. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Executioner (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Dan Barton, Nan Leslie

Votes: 6

87. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.6
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,761

88. Dragnet (1951–1959)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule, Vic Perrin

Votes: 1,316

89. Bob Hope Laughs with the Movie Awards (1982 TV Special)

60 min

7.6
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Stars: Bob Hope, Pat Boone, George Burns, Ann Jillian

Votes: 7

90. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: Hideout (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Bank robbers hide in a suburban house.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Lee Marvin, Jack Elam, Stacy Graham, Dick Miller

Votes: 8

91. The Revlon Mirror Theater (1953– )
Episode: Lullaby (1953)

30 min | Drama

7.6
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Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Agnes Moorehead, Tom Drake, Betty Lynn, Lee Marvin

Votes: 5

92. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Alibi Witness (1957)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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When perennial loser Wally Gardner is identified as the perpetrator of a robbery-murder, he tells police unique details of a stranger he met miles away at the time of the crime. But when ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Lee Marvin, Edward Binns, Robert F. Simon, Jean Carson

Votes: 13

93. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Crucible (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.6
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After being robbed in the desert, Adam stumbles onto a seemingly chivalrous prospector named Peter Kane, who offers him a mule and supplies for three days work. However, Kane is a demented ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Nickell | Stars: Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker

Votes: 60

94. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Frightened Wife (1958)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A man's aunt reports her nephew is missing. Ballinger investigates.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lee Marvin, Marian Seldes, Whitney Blake, Esther Dale

Votes: 8

95. M Squad (1957–1960)
Episode: The Twisted Way (1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A witness fingers the gangster who cut a rival in half with a shotgun blast, but the killer's alibied by a beautiful actress. The thesp is beloved in ChiTown and has a sterling rep that'll ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Joanna Barnes, Charles Cooper

Votes: 5

96. Ben Casey (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates, Harry Landers

Votes: 356

97. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Bill Wendell, Calvert DeForest

Votes: 3,047

98. Seven Men from Now (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Western

7.5
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A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Walter Reed

Votes: 3,559

99. Attack (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, War, Action

7.5
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In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post but tensions between captain Cooney and lieutenant Costa run high.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Votes: 3,728

100. The Big Story (1949–1959)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on a popular radio series, each show tells a different reporter's Big Story, a true story selected from newspapers across the United States. Comments from the actual reporter open and... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Sloane, Ernest Chappell, Ernest Chappell, Ben Grauer

Votes: 14