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: 14

2. The Civil War (1990 TV Mini-Series)

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

9.3
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

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

Votes: 6,109

3. Baseball (1994 TV Mini-Series)

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

9.2
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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: 2,671

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

120 min | Drama

9.0
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 5

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

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

9.0
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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: 101

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

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

9.0
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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: 108

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

Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

9.0
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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: 95

8. 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: 102

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

30 min | Mystery, Crime, Drama

8.9
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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

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

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

8.9
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Baseball in the 1920's can be described in two words: Babe Ruth. George Herman "Babe" Ruth dominated the game in almost every respect. An accomplished pitcher, he was also the greatest ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 68

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

120 min | Drama

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

Votes: 8

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

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

8.8
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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: 100

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: 64

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

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.8
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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: 9

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

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

8.8
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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: 100

16. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.7
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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: 899

17. 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

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

120 min | Drama

8.7
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 6

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

120 min | Drama

8.7
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 6

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

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

8.7
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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: 110

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

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

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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: 148

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

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

8.7
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The 1940s was a decade of huge change in America and in baseball. In the 1941 season, Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hit .406 and Joe DiMaggio had his record-setting 56 game hitting ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 66

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

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

8.7
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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: 97

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

PG-13 | 175 min | Romance, Western

8.6
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80 Metascore

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: 218,404

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

134 min | Drama

8.6
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Theatrical sparks flew when veteran Eugene O'Neill interpreters Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhurst joined forces in the celebrated 1973 revival of O'Neill's tender semi-autobiographical ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 114

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

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

8.6
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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: 118

27. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

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

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

Votes: 2,219

28. 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 oustanding 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: 190

29. 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: 56

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

Drama, Family

8.5
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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: 17

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

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

8.5
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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: 125

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

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

8.5
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The third episode of the series covers the period 1910-20. In this decade, the game went from it's zenith in popularity to the depths of betrayal and fan disillusionment. Ty Cobb dominated ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 71

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

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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

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

Votes: 2,148

34. 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: 918

35. 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: 766

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

Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport

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

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

Votes: 268

37. 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: 46

38. Follow That Music (1947)

17 min | Short, Musical

8.4
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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

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

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

8.4
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This second episode in the series covers the years 1900-10. The new century was a time of great change in the United States and around the world. Baseball was in decline generally but the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 84

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

Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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Director: David Grubin | Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 24

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. Rollin' on the River (1971–1973)

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Kenny Rogers along with stars of the 70's entertain the audience with Songs and Comedy on this variety series that takes place on a Mississippi Riverboat set.

Stars: Julie Amato, Kenny Rogers, Terry Jacks, Tobi Lark

Votes: 7

43. Star Tonight (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Nancy Coleman, Kathleen Comegys, Doreen Lang, Dennis Patrick

Votes: 14

44. 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: 73

45. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.2
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 391

46. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )

120 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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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: 197

47. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

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

Votes: 39

48. Mr. Broadway (1964– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 13

49. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 58

50. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977 TV Mini-Series)

750 min | Drama

8.2
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The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with 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: 141

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

60 min | Drama

8.2
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's 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: 55

52. Metallica: One (1989 TV Short)

Short, Music

8.2
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A music video for Metallica's song 'One'.

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

Votes: 161

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

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

Votes: 12

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

150 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Director: Perry Miller Adato | Stars: Jeffrey DeMunn, Zoe Caldwell, Colleen Dewhurst, Frances Conroy

Votes: 49

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

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

8.2
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The first episode in this documentary series covers the origins of baseball in the mid-19th century to the beginnings of the 20th century. Contrary to popular myth, Abner Doubleday did not ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 96

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

150 min | Drama

8.2
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 6

57. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

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

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

Votes: 434

58. The Iceman Cometh (1960 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 242

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

Unrated | 75 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 484

60. Night of 100 Stars (1982 TV Special)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.1
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson

Votes: 193

61. 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: 57

62. Metallica: 2 of One (1989 Video)

Music

8.1
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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: 285

63. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 242,505 | Gross: $22.45M

64. 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: 74,831

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: 4,331

66. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

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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: 153

67. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 113

68. 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: Lee Grant, Arthur Kennedy, Diahann Carroll, James Mason

Votes: 42

69. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

8.0
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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: 24

70. Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960– )

60 min | Mystery

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

Votes: 6

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: 11,974

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: 225

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: 92

74. 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

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

86 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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By the 1870s, only a few groups resisted the nation's push to conquer the West.

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

Votes: 32

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

174 min | Drama

7.8
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Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,528

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

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

7.8
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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: 106

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

Family

7.8
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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Kimberleigh Aarn, Joan Allen, Scott Bakula

Votes: 21

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

Unrated | 58 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.8
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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: 144

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

Drama

7.8
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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: 6

81. Philadelphia (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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When a man with AIDS 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: 180,111 | Gross: $77.32M

82. 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: 1,669

83. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 125

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

113 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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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: 314

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

7.7
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Alan Alda, Jane Alexander, Maxene Andrews, Patty Andrews

Votes: 39

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

54 min | Mystery

7.7
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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: 9

87. 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: 2,497

88. 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: 30

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

7.6
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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Elizabeth Ashley, Burt Bacharach

Votes: 90

90. That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000 Video)

73 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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A very in-depth documentary that follows the very over-worked director Paul Thomas Anderson through a gruelling 80+ days of shooting for the film Magnolia (1999). Very funny behind the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 304

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

85 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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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.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Dayton Duncan, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Martin Ridge

Votes: 27

92. ABC Stage 67 (1966– )
Episode: Noon Wine (1966)

51 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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Rough dairy farmer Royal Earle Thompson is trapped in a loveless marriage and tries to make amends for a past mistake.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Olivia de Havilland, Theodore Bikel, Per Oscarsson

Votes: 96

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

112 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Director: David Grubin | Star: Jason Robards

Votes: 33

94. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

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

Votes: 25,233 | Gross: $14.50M

95. 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

96. 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: 80

97. A Christmas to Remember (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Family, Drama

7.5
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A city-bred grandson moves to his grandparents' farm during the Great Depression and grows up enough under their tough care to help his grandfather deliver a surprise gift on Christmas Eve ... See full summary »

Director: George Englund | Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, George Parry, Joanne Woodward

Votes: 97

98. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1964 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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The life of Abraham Lincoln is traced from the 1830s when he was a struggling backwoods lawyer to winning the Presidency in 1860.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Jason Robards, Kate Reid, Jack Bittner, Burt Brinckerhoff

Votes: 11

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

86 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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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.

Stars: Peter Coyote, J.S. Holliday, T.H. Watkins, Richard White

Votes: 32

100. Circle of Fear (1972–1973)
Episode: The Dead We Leave Behind (1972)

60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.5
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When Ranger Elliott Brent's pretty young wife Joanna complains of boredom, he buys her a television set. Unfortunately, she starts spending all of her time watching television, to the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Stanley | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, Jack Kelly

Votes: 47