Highest Rated Titles With Robert Preston


1. An Evening with Carol Burnett (1963 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Comedy

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Director: Ernest Chambers | Stars: Carol Burnett, Robert Preston

Votes: 12

2. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

Votes: 175

3. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)

60 min | Music

8.9
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.

Stars: Dinah Shore, Janet Blair, John Raitt, Roy Rogers

Votes: 111

4. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | 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: 975

5. The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1983 TV Special)

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Julie Andrews, Susan Anton, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 6

6. 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: 136

7. 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: 195

8. 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: 2,295

9. 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: 101

10. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 62

11. 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

12. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 87

13. Looks Familiar (1970– )

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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

Votes: 11

14. 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

15. 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: 40

16. The 31st Annual Tony Awards (1977 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jack Albertson, Theoni V. Aldredge, Jane Alexander, Alan Arkin

Votes: 11

17. 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: 197

18. 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

19. 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: 119

20. 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: 25

21. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas and one of the first U.S. TV dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 42

22. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 19

23. 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: 805

24. Beau Geste (1939)

Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 4,482

25. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 68

26. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)

60 min | Music

7.8
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry Como, The Ray Charles Singers, Frank Gallop, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra

Votes: 63

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

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

Votes: 40

28. The Music Man (1962)

Approved | 151 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk.

Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold

Votes: 13,461

29. When I Grow Up (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Drama

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"When I Grow Up" is an uncharacteristically modest film from producer Sam Spiegel (during his "S. P. Eagle" years). Bobby Driscoll plays a young boy who feels neglected and misunderstood at... See full summary »

Director: Michael Kanin | Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Preston, Martha Scott, Sherry Jackson

Votes: 60

30. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 17 March 1957 (1957)

Family, Game-Show

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Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: Bennett Cerf, John Daly, Arlene Francis, Judy Holliday

Votes: 9

31. Victor Victoria (1982)

PG | 132 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

7.6
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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 15,934 | Gross: $21.93M

32. The Chisholms (1979– )

60 min | Romance, Western

7.6
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The adventures of the Chisholm family as they travel west in 1844.

Stars: Rosemary Harris, Ben Murphy, James Van Patten, Susan Swift

Votes: 76

33. My Father's House (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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While recuperating from a heart attack--brought about in part by his job as a hard-charging but highly paid executive--a man begins to reflect on his life and the simpler time when he was growing up.

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Robert Preston, Eileen Brennan, Rosemary Forsyth

Votes: 40

34. This Gun for Hire (1942)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar

Votes: 6,419

35. You Asked for It (1950–1959)

30 min | Family

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This show responded to requests from the viewer, e.g., a look into the vaults at Fort Knox, showing $1 million dollars in $1 bills, etc.

Stars: Art Baker, Jack Smith, Lon Chaney Jr., Jackie Coogan

Votes: 36

36. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

Approved | 124 min | Drama

7.4
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In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Robert Preston, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 584

37. Night of 100 Stars II (1985 TV Movie)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Peter Allen, Harry Anderson, Ann-Margret

Votes: 31

38. The Bells of St. Mary's (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Tom Donovan | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Marc Connelly, Glenda Farrell, Nancy Marchand

Votes: 29

39. The 23rd Annual Tony Awards (1969 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Alan King, Jack Albertson, Jane Alexander

Votes: 27

40. Man Against Crime (1949– )

30 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.3
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Mike Barnett is the title character, a bright and tough private detective in New York. This very violent show was broadcast live until 1952.

Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Nita Talbot, Henry Lascoe, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 53

41. All the Way Home (1963)

97 min | Drama

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In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Jean Simmons, Robert Preston, Pat Hingle, Aline MacMahon

Votes: 298

42. The Martha Raye Show (1954–1956)

60 min | Comedy

7.3
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The Martha Raye Show is an hour-long comedy/variety show which aired live on NBC. It actually began in 1951,under the umbrella title All-Star Revue. Raye began as a monthly replacement for ... See full summary »

Stars: Martha Raye, Rocky Graziano, Paul Lynde, Cesar Romero

Votes: 11

43. The Elgin Hour (1954–1955)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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A drama series that ran every other week, attracted top notch actors and was broadcast from New York City.

Stars: Gertrude Berg, Polly Bergen, Charles Dingle, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 22

44. Going Hollywood: The '30s (1984)

Documentary

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Director: Julian Schlossberg | Stars: Robert Preston, Gracie Allen, George Arliss, Jean Arthur

Votes: 43

45. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 12 January 1964 (1964)

Family, Game-Show

7.3
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Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf

Votes: 7

46. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 22 December 1957 (1957)

Family, Game-Show

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Robert Preston, just three days after his sensational opening of the Broadway smash, "The Music Man" appears tonight as a guest panelist. He joins regulars Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6

47. Union Pacific (1939)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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In 1862, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads compete westward across the wilderness toward California.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Preston

Votes: 1,767

48. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 125

49. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Robert Preston is retired and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Mary Tyler Moore who is ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Preston, Sam Waterston, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 341

50. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Ar Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little and befriends a "pookah" a 6 ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim O'Connor, James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Max Adrian

Votes: 29

51. The Night of January 16th (1941)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The story revolves around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner, who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane, his secretary who also has a ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Robert Preston, Ellen Drew, Nils Asther, Clarence Kolb

Votes: 57

52. The Plymouth Playhouse (1953– )

30 min | Drama

7.2
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ABC, which had a reputation for producing shows that were not as good as their competitors CBS and NBC, used this program to audtition possible series in the hope of gaining sponsorship for... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Cook, Wendell Corey, Wanda Hendrix, Murray Matheson

Votes: 10

53. The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards (1983 TV Special)

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Army Archerd, Bea Arthur, Barbara Babcock

Votes: 6

54. Wings Up (1943)

20 min | Documentary, War, Short

7.2
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The Officers Candidate School of the Army Air Forces is the subject of this documentary short film depicting the rigors of training cadets go through.

Stars: Clark Gable, William Holden, Brenda Marshall, E.R. Delano

Votes: 13

55. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 3 March 1963 (1963)

Family, Game-Show

7.2
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Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: John Daly, Dorothy Kilgallen, Allen Ludden, Arlene Francis

Votes: 5

56. How the West Was Won (1962)

Approved | 164 min | Western

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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 14,884 | Gross: $12.15M

57. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas but a few musicals also were presented. The show is ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 50

58. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Stars: Parker Fennelly, James Dean, Don Hanmer, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 11

59. Wake Island (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Votes: 1,420

60. Rehearsal for Murder (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Robert Preston, Lynn Redgrave, Patrick Macnee, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 430

61. Pacific Blackout (1941)

Passed | 76 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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While bombers roar overhead during a practice blackout in a large American West coast city, Robert Draper, is among the prisoners in a police van. The inventor of a new range finder for ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Robert Preston, Martha O'Driscoll, Philip Merivale, Eva Gabor

Votes: 22

62. King of Alcatraz (1938)

68 min | Drama

7.0
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A convict who has just escaped from Alcatraz Prison takes over a passenger ship. Two of the ship's crew hatch a plot to overpower him and rescue the ship's passengers.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Gail Patrick, Lloyd Nolan, Harry Carey, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 38

63. Blood on the Moon (1948)

Passed | 88 min | Western

6.9
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Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,512

64. Outrage! (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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After a technicality results in the release of a man being tried for the rape and murder of a young woman, her father murders the man. Admitting his guilt and refusing to use temporary ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Burgess Meredith, Linda Purl

Votes: 79

65. Moon Over Burma (1940)

76 min | Adventure

6.9
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The managers of a teak lumber camp in Burma compete for the affections of a beautiful American entertainer who gets stranded in Rangoon.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Preston Foster, Doris Nolan

Votes: 28

66. Junior Bonner (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

6.8
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Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino, Ben Johnson

Votes: 4,074

67. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Massey

Votes: 2,296

68. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's ... See full summary »

Directors: George Marshall, A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Franchot Tone

Votes: 397

69. Wild Harvest (1947)

Passed | 92 min | Drama

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Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He ... See full summary »

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Alan Ladd, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 89

70. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1980 TV Short)

37 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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A mysterious stranger descends on the small town of Hadleyburg to teach its deceitful residents a lesson. Inspired by writer Mark Twain's short story.

Director: Ralph Rosenblum | Stars: Robert Preston, Tom Aldredge, Fred Gwynne, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 37

71. Medallion Theatre (1953–1954)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Jackie Cooper, Claude Rains, Joseph Anthony, Lloyd Bochner

Votes: 17

72. The Last Starfighter (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test.He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Votes: 30,370

73. North West Mounted Police (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In 1885, a Texas Ranger travels to Canada to arrest a trapper who's wanted for murder and who's stirring up the Natives in a rebellion against the Canadian government.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard, Preston Foster

Votes: 1,129

74. Whispering Smith (1948)

Passed | 88 min | Western

6.7
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Legendary railroad detective Whispering Smith becomes convinced that old friend and colleague Murray Sinclair has joined a criminal band to loot the railroad.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Alan Ladd, Robert Preston, Brenda Marshall, Donald Crisp

Votes: 762

75. The Macomber Affair (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Adventure

6.7
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Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny

Votes: 658

76. The Lady Gambles (1949)

99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Preston, Stephen McNally, Edith Barrett

Votes: 390

77. Cloudburst (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Mystery

6.7
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A Canadian World War II veteran working for the British Foreign Office scours England for the killer who murdered his wife.

Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Robert Preston, Elizabeth Sellars, Colin Tapley, Sheila Burrell

Votes: 226

78. New York Town (1941)

94 min | Comedy

6.7
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Victor Ballard is a poor but happy-go-lucky New York sidewalk photographer who shares a studio apartment with a painter from Poland, Stefan Janowski. When Victor shoots a photo of Alexandra... See full summary »

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Mary Martin, Robert Preston, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 32

79. The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1982 TV Special)

Documentary

6.7
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Stars: Alan Alda, Debbie Allen, Susan Anspach, Susan Anton

Votes: 20

80. The Last Frontier (1955)

Approved | 98 min | History, Romance, Western

6.6
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Crude and uncivilized backwoods trapper Jed Cooper and his two partners sign up as scouts in a remote Oregon army fort, manned chiefly by untrained rookie soldiers. Jed, flirting with the ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Victor Mature, Guy Madison, Robert Preston, James Whitmore

Votes: 1,034

81. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 284

82. Password All-Stars (1961–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Game-Show

6.6
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Two celebrity-contestant teams compete to guess words by giving one-word clues in this all-time classic game show.

Stars: Allen Ludden, Elizabeth Montgomery, Carol Burnett, Betty White

Votes: 228

83. Variety Girl (1947)

93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, ... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Mary Hatcher, Olga San Juan, DeForest Kelley, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 223

84. S.O.B. (1981)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, William Holden, Marisa Berenson, Larry Hagman

Votes: 4,388

85. Big City (1948)

103 min | Drama

6.4
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An abandoned baby is raised by three men: the Rev. Andrews, cantor Feldman, and Officer O'Donnell. When Feldman and O'Donnell each find a woman to fall in love with, they both think of ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Robert Preston, Danny Thomas, George Murphy

Votes: 148

86. The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)

Approved | 88 min | Western, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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How a liberated teacher brought women's suffrage to Wyoming in 1869.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Loretta Young, Robert Preston, Edward Arnold, Frank Craven

Votes: 58

87. Tulsa (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, Pedro Armendáriz, Lloyd Gough

Votes: 749

88. Night Plane from Chungking (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Without lights and in a driving rain, a bus is lumbering along the muddy Assam Road en route from Chunking to the Indian border. Passengers include Albert Pasavy (Otto Kruger), a European ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Robert Preston, Ellen Drew, Otto Kruger, Steven Geray

Votes: 23

89. Typhoon (1940)

70 min | Adventure

6.2
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Two men searching for black pearls are marooned on an island when their crew mutinies. There they run into a beautiful girl who had been washed up on the island in her childhood. They must ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 67

90. Child's Play (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Ron Weyand

Votes: 673

91. Best of the Badmen (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Western

6.1
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The outlaws of the Clanton and Younger gangs are the heroes of this fictionalized biography.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor, Jack Buetel, Robert Preston

Votes: 411

92. The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983 TV Special)

6.1
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, Walter Matthau

Votes: 111

93. Face to Face (1952)

89 min | Western, Drama

6.1
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Two stories. In the first, a sea captain has to conceal a man's presence aboard ship from his crew. In the second, a Wild West lawman has to deal with a troublemaker bent on bloodshed before he can concentrate on matrimony.

Directors: John Brahm, Bretaigne Windust | Stars: James Mason, Gene Lockhart, Michael Pate, Albert Sharpe

Votes: 48

94. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: It Gives Me Great Pleasure (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Myrna Loy, Zachary Scott, Robert Preston, Harold J. Kennedy

Votes: 10

95. September Gun (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Western

6.0
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Ben Sunday, a long-in-tooth gunfighter forms an uneasy alliance with a Catholic nun. The single-minded sister wants to erect a sanctuary for a group of Apache orphans. Ben Sunday picks an ... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Robert Preston, Patty Duke, Geoffrey Lewis, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 47

96. Illegal Traffic (1938)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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G-Man Charles Bent Martin is sent out to break up a nationwide racket. A transport company is aiding fugitives making a getaway in exchange for the lion's share of their loot. Through an ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Mary Carlisle, Robert Preston, Judith Barrett

Votes: 10

97. Mame (1974)

PG | 132 min | Musical

5.9
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It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis becomes the ward of their only living relative, Edward's equally wealthy New ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Saks | Stars: Lucille Ball, Robert Preston, Bea Arthur, Bruce Davison

Votes: 2,154

98. Semi-Tough (1977)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.9
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A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Robert Preston

Votes: 1,978

99. Disbarred (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

5.9
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The Bar Association disbars attorney Tyler Cradon when it appears he was implicated in the murder of a prominent vice crusader. Cradon, not wishing to be without an income,is impressed by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Gail Patrick, Robert Preston, Otto Kruger, Sidney Toler

Votes: 10

100. The Sundowners (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Western

5.8
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Brother is pitted against brother in this tale of fueding ranchers in the old west.

Director: George Templeton | Stars: Robert Preston, Robert Sterling, Chill Wills, Cathy Downs

Votes: 309