Highest Rated Titles With Jason Robards


1. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Hughie (1984)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Jason Robards, Jack Dodson

Votes: 15

2. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )
Episode: Part 2 (1977)

120 min | Drama

9.3
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 7

3. The Civil War (1990– )

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 7,729

4. Baseball (1994– )

TV-PG | 1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport

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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.

Stars: John Chancellor, Daniel Okrent, Ossie Davis, Paul Roebling

Votes: 2,897

5. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )
Episode: Part 4 (1977)

120 min | Drama

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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 9

6. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.9
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 110

7. The Case of the Dangerous Robin (1960– )

30 min | Mystery, Crime, Drama

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Robin Scott is a wealthy, Oxford-educated freelance insurance investigator, skilled in karate and judo, who travels all over the world investigating claims made against insurance companies,... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Blake Fleming, Rick Jason, Walter Reed, Merry Anders

Votes: 29

8. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )
Episode: Part 5 (1977)

120 min | Drama

8.9
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 7

9. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: You Can't Take It with You (1984)

Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

Directors: Kirk Browning, Ellis Rabb | Stars: Elizabeth Wilson, Carole Androsky, Rosetta LeNoire, Jack Dodson

Votes: 99

10. The 26th Annual Tony Awards (1972 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Paul Ainsley, Tom Aldredge, Jonelle Allen, Desi Arnaz

Votes: 5

11. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: A National Heirloom (1994)

TV-PG | 114 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.8
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The 1920s begin with America trying to recover from World War I and baseball trying to recover from the scandal of the 1919 World Series.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Grover Cleveland Alexander, Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Red Barber

Votes: 76

12. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )
Episode: Part 3 (1977)

120 min | Drama

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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 8

13. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (Part I) (1996)

110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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Director: David Grubin | Stars: John Morton Blum, John Milton Cooper, Edith Derby Williams, John Gable

Votes: 72

14. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,025

15. The World of Tomorrow (1984)

83 min | Documentary

8.7
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Documentary featuring original materials from the 1939 New York World's Fair.

Directors: Lance Bird, Tom Johnson | Stars: Jason Robards, Adora Andrews, King George VI, Fiorello LaGuardia

Votes: 57

16. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990)

TV-14 | 68 min | Documentary, History, War

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The North celebrated Lee's surrender and the end of the war. On April 14, Good Friday, John Wilkes Booth learned that President Lincoln, General Grant and others were to attend a play at ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, James Symington

Votes: 129

17. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990)

TV-14 | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

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In trying to draw Union troops away from the siege of Vicksburg, Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania and over three days 150,000 men would do battle at Gettysburg. Confederate soldiers had ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Daisy Turner

Votes: 137

18. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: War Is All Hell (1865) (1990)

TV-14 | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

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By the beginning of 1865, the Confederacy was coming to an end. Atlanta had been overrun and Sherman was marching to the sea. Lincoln approved Sherman's plan against the advice of those ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, James Symington

Votes: 125

19. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 164 min | Western

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A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 237,236

20. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990)

TV-14 | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

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By 1864, Union forces had the upper hand, though the end of war was not yet in sight. President Lincoln named U.S. Grant overall commander of the Union army, 533,000 strong and the largest ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Sam Waterston

Votes: 129

21. 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: 2,522

22. 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

23. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 61

24. A Moon for the Misbegotten (1975 TV Movie)

134 min | Drama

8.5
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In Connecticut in September 1923, the lives of three people collide: Josie, a domineering Irish woman with a quick tongue and a ruined reputation, her conniving father, tenant farmer Phil ... See full summary »

Directors: José Quintero, Gordon Rigsby | Stars: Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, Ed Flanders, Edwin McDonough

Votes: 115

25. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990)

TV-14 | 72 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By the summer of 1864, the Union push had been stopped. At Petersburg, Union troops had been entrenched in an intricate network trenches for two months. The key to victory lay in Sherman ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Ed Bearss, Stephen B. Oates

Votes: 129

26. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Simply Murder (1863) (1990)

TV-14 | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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By early 1863, Union soldiers with the Army of the Potomac had not been paid for 6 months and supplies were thin. Some 200 men were deserting every day and by January one-quarter of the men... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Barbara Fields, Paul Roebling, James Symington, Sam Waterston

Votes: 142

27. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (Part II) (1996)

Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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Director: David Grubin | Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 31

28. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: The Cause (1861) (1990)

TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary, History, War

8.5
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Slavery began to flourish in the U.S. at the end of the 18th century with Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin. Whereas it would take one person a day to produce a pound of clean ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields, Ed Bearss

Votes: 188

29. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The National Pastime (1994)

TV-PG | 148 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.5
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In Europe, in the Pacific, on the homefront, both African-Americans and whites fight to make the world safe for democracy. When the world ends, Major League Baseball becomes, in fact, what it has always claimed to be: the national pastime.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Arthur Ashe, Red Barber

Votes: 73

30. 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: 2,400

31. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,073

32. The West (1996– )

537 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.

Stars: Peter Coyote, N. Scott Momaday, Murphy Guyer, John Trudell

Votes: 918

33. 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: 278

34. Addie and the King of Hearts (1976 TV Movie)

Drama, Family

8.4
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A young teenage girl becomes jealous when her widowed father when he starts to woo a beautician.

Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Christina Hart, Richard Hatch, Diane Ladd, Lisa Lucas

Votes: 18

35. Star Tonight (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Nancy Coleman, Kathleen Comegys, Doreen Lang, Dennis Patrick

Votes: 15

36. Follow That Music (1947)

17 min | Short, Musical

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Two reel comedy starring Gene Krupa as an Orchestra leader trying to make it in New York.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Gene Krupa, Nan Leslie, Red Rodney, Tony Barrett

Votes: 5

37. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: Forever Free (1862) (1990)

TV-14 | 76 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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While Gen. McClellan sat outside Richmond, three Union armies were being kept occupied by Stonewall Jackson and J.E.B. Stuart in northwestern Virginia. Lee was named commander of the army ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Barbara Fields, Shelby Foote, William Safire

Votes: 149

38. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Our Game (1994)

TV-PG | 112 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.4
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In New York City, in the 1840s, people need a diversion from the "railroad pace" at which they work and live. They find it in a game of questionable origins.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Philip Bosco, Thomas Boswell

Votes: 107

39. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )
Episode: Part 1 (1977)

150 min | Drama

8.4
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 7

40. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: The Faith of Fifty Million People (1994)

TV-PG | 117 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.4
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Before and after World War I, a steady stream of immigrants lands on the shores of America. They want instantly to become American. To pursue the American dream. To play the American game.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Grover Cleveland Alexander, Adam Arkin, Red Barber, Keith Carradine

Votes: 77

41. Justice (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Dramatic show based on cases tried by lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

Stars: William Prince, Gary Merrill, Dane Clark, Ed Begley

Votes: 6

42. 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: 13

43. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: A Very Bloody Affair (1862) (1990)

TV-14 | 69 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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By 1862, both sides had 1 million men in uniform across a 1000 mile battle front ranging from Manassas, Virginia to Missouri. Battles had taken a horrendous toll in human lives on both ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris

Votes: 159

44. Baseball (1994– )
Episode: Something Like a War (1994)

TV-PG | 103 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.3
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In 1894, a sportwriter named Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson takes over a struggling minor league - the Western League - and turns it into a financial success.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Roger Angell, Adam Arkin, Philip Bosco, Thomas Boswell

Votes: 90

45. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Episode: The Iceman Cometh: Part 1 (1960)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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The denizens of Harry Hope's saloon are forced to face up to the uncomfortable realities of their lives.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Brooks Atkinson, Sorrell Booke, Julie Bovasso, James Broderick

Votes: 12

46. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Truman: Part I (1997)

139 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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Biography of U.S. President Harry S Truman.

Director: David Grubin | Stars: Charles Babcock, Winston Churchill, Robert Farren, Mike Fennelly

Votes: 81

47. The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946, wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jason Robards, Mildred Natwick, Lisa Lucas, Kathryn Walker

Votes: 531

48. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )

750 min | Drama

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The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men, with whom he surrounds himself, in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.

Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 148

49. Mr. Broadway (1964– )

60 min | Drama

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Life and times of a press agent and man-about-town.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Lani Miyazaki, Horace McMahon, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 14

50. Metallica: One (1989 Video)

8 min | Short, Music

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A music video for Metallica's song 'One'.

Directors: Bill Pope, Michael Salomon | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Metallica, Jason Robards

Votes: 235

51. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts (1986)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Perry Miller Adato | Stars: Jeffrey DeMunn, Zoe Caldwell, Colleen Dewhurst, Frances Conroy

Votes: 49

52. The West (1996– )
Episode: Fight No More Forever (1996)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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By the 1870s, only a few groups resisted the nation's push to conquer the West.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, N. Scott Momaday, Stephen Ambrose, Jo Allyn Archambault

Votes: 40

53. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 511

54. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 61

55. The Iceman Cometh (1960 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

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The chilling tale of a high-rolling gambler who changes his ways and is determind to help the drifters, alcoholics and prostitutes who have come to depend on his "generosity".

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Jason Robards, Myron McCormick, Tom Pedi, James Broderick

Votes: 252

56. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )

120 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials. In 2003, the show was re-branded National ... See full summary »

Stars: Salvatore Vecchio, Peter Coyote, Lisa Ling, Gerald Durrell

Votes: 218

57. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 41

58. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 60

59. Metallica: 2 of One (1989 Video)

Music

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Two versions of Metallica's 1989 video "One".

Directors: Steven Goldmann, Bill Pope, Michael Salomon, Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Metallica, Jason Newsted

Votes: 290

60. The Thanksgiving Treasure (1973 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama

8.1
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Addie tries to invite her father's sworn enemy over for Thanksgiving dinner in the hopes of ending their long-standing feud.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Jason Robards, Mildred Natwick, Barnard Hughes, Lisa Lucas

Votes: 62

61. The 53rd Annual Tony Awards (1999 TV Special)

Music

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Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Julie Andrews, Bea Arthur, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 49

62. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

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77 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 252,657 | Gross: $22.45M

63. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 80,938

64. 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

65. Burden of Dreams (1982)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 4,787

66. 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

67. 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: 199

68. Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960– )

60 min | Mystery

8.0
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Stars: Joseph N. Welch, Louis Edmonds, Robert Flemyng, Helen Hayes

Votes: 7

69. Heidi (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

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After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 5

70. Heidi (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

G | Drama, Family

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Director: Michael Ray Rhodes | Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 5

71. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors.

Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Votes: 12,792

72. Circle of Fear (1972–1973)

60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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An anthology of suspense dramas concentrating on individuals confronted with supernatural occurrences.

Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Sheila Larken, Meg Foster, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 239

73. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

Stars: Danny Kaye, Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 99

74. 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: 119

75. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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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: 122

76. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

7.9
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The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

Stars: The Bell Telephone Orchestra, Mel Brandt, The Buster Davis Singers, Edward Villella

Votes: 26

77. When It Was a Game 2 (1992 TV Movie)

Unrated | 58 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.9
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Film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1925 to 1961. All but approximately 6 minutes of the film is in color. Also includes literary passages, remembrances... See full summary »

Stars: Hank Aaron, Mel Allen, Elden Auker, Red Barber

Votes: 147

78. Rabbit Ears: Jonah and the Whale (1992 Video)

22 min | Animation, Short

7.9
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Stars: Jason Robards, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 8

79. The West (1996– )
Episode: Death Runs Riot (1996)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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The West had always symbolized hope and new beginnings, but in the 1850s, as more American pioneers poured west to start over, they brought with them the nation's oldest, most divisive issue -- slavery.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Dayton Duncan, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Martin Ridge

Votes: 35

80. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: The Death of Billy the Kid (1955)

Drama

7.9
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How Pat Garrett hunted down and killed the legendary outlaw Billy The Kid.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Joseph Anthony, Muriel Berkson, Michael Conrad, Matt Crowley

Votes: 7

81. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 437

82. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

174 min | Drama

7.8
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Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the illness of their youngest son Edmund and the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 3,761

83. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 149

84. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991)

113 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Jason Robards, Red Barber, Erik Barnouw, Ken Bilby

Votes: 343

85. The 28th Annual Tony Awards (1974 TV Special)

7.8
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Alan Alda, Jane Alexander, Maxene Andrews, Patty Andrews

Votes: 41

86. The 13th Annual Tony Awards (1959 TV Special)

7.8
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Director: Bud Collyer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Dana Andrews, Ina Balin, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 5

87. The West (1996– )
Episode: Speck of the Future (1996)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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In 1848, a sawmill worker named James Marshall reached down into the stream bed of the American River in California -- and came up with the future of the West in the palm of his hand. He had discovered gold.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, J.S. Holliday, T.H. Watkins, Richard White

Votes: 42

88. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Truman: Part II (1997)

112 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Director: David Grubin | Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 39

89. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Votes: 190,243 | Gross: $77.32M

90. Isadora (1968)

M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards, John Fraser

Votes: 1,777

91. 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

92. The West (1996– )
Episode: Empire Upon the Trails (1996)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Richard White, Fred Gowans, N. Scott Momaday

Votes: 45

93. A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.

Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks

Votes: 2,694

94. The Man Behind the Badge (1953–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stories taken from the files of various law-enforcement agencies, including city, county and state police, park rangers, military police, etc.

Stars: Charles Bickford, Joel Aldred, Norman Rose, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 33

95. The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (1988 TV Special)

Family

7.6
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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Kimberleigh Aarn, Joan Allen, Scott Bakula

Votes: 24

96. Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960– )
Episode: The Bat (1960)

54 min | Mystery

7.6
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A sinister criminal known only as "The Bat" attempts to locate a fortune in stolen securities supposedly hidden in the rambling mansion owned by spinster Cordelia Van Gorder.

Director: Paul Nickell | Stars: Helen Hayes, Jason Robards, Joseph N. Welch, Margaret Hamilton

Votes: 11

97. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Episode: The Iceman Cometh: Part 2 (1960)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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The denizens of Harry Hope's saloon are forced to face up to the uncomfortable realities of their lives.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sorrell Booke, Julie Bovasso, James Broderick, Hildy Brooks

Votes: 10

98. 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: 26,710 | Gross: $14.50M

99. 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, Ben Grauer, Ernest Chappell

Votes: 14

100. The Perfect Tribute (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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This is a period piece about how Lincoln came to write the Gettysburg Address. It's fictionalized to show the points of view of both North & South, and unlike most Civil War films, it ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Jason Robards, Lukas Haas, Campbell Scott, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 82