Latest Titles With Arnold Johnson


1. 15 to Life (2002 Video)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama

2.4
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A mockumentary-drama about a couple friends from the hood who ended up in prison for 15 to Life. By Moon Jones (director of Voodoo Tailz and Strait Jacket) who also stars in the movie as 'Little Satan'.

Director: Moon Jones | Stars: Moon Jones, Stephanie Robin Tremblay, Daniel Zirilli, Kermit Smith

Votes: 44

2. Buddies (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Two friends decide to start up a film company.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Judith Ivey, Richard Roundtree, Tanya Wright

Votes: 22

3. Buddies (1996– )
Episode: Famous Last Words (1996)

Comedy

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Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Chris Gartin, Paula Cale, Judith Ivey

4. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Votes: 39,380 | Gross: $27.90M

5. Rio Diablo (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Western

5.5
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A groom and a bounty hunter go after his kidnapped bride.

Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Kenny Rogers, Travis Tritt, Naomi Judd, Brion James

Votes: 189

6. Homefront (1991–1993)
Episode: All Good Things (1993)

Drama, History, Romance

8.8
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Director: Sharron Miller | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 11

7. Family Matters (1989–1998)
Episode: Higher Anxiety (1993)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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Eddie becomes despondent when he learns that Oneshia is two-timing him. At a high-rise party, he goes onto the fire escape to sort his emotions out ... and considers suicide. Urkel and ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Correll | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary

Votes: 26

8. Family Matters (1989–1998)
Episode: It Didn't Happen One Night (1993)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Laura oversleeps on the morning of a huge cheerleading competition in Cincinnati and gets Urkel to drive her there. When Laura causes the nerd's BMW Isetta to break down, the two are forced... See full summary »

Director: Gary Menteer | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary

Votes: 25

9. Family Matters (1989–1998)
Episode: Mama's Wedding (1993)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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Carl and Fletcher quarrel over the wedding arrangements. Carl wants a big bash for his mother and future step-father, but he and Estelle wants a quiet wedding with just their closest ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Menteer | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary

Votes: 27

10. The Boys (1992 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.7
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Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Khiry Abdul-Samad, Hakeem Abdul-Samad, Tajh Abdul-Samad, Bilal Abdul-Samad

Votes: 10

11. Roc (1991–1994)
Episode: Joey's First Fan (1992)

Comedy

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Joey (Rocky Carroll)tries to save his talented protégé (T.E. Russell) from a life of crime after he discovers he's running with Andre (Clifton Powell).

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Charles S. Dutton, Ella Joyce, Rocky Carroll, Carl Gordon

12. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: Vying for Attention (1992)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.6
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Will's mom comes to visit with her new boyfriend and Will has problems with sharing his mom with another man.

Director: Malcolm-Jamal Warner | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 163

13. The Five Heartbeats (1991)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry Lennix

Votes: 2,631 | Gross: $8.75M

14. Roc (1991–1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Roc Emerson, a city garbage collector, balances the pressures of work with the everyday crises of family life in an effort to do what he thinks is best for his wife and kids. Most of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles S. Dutton, Ella Joyce, Rocky Carroll, Carl Gordon

Votes: 702

15. Homefront (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

9.0
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World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 831

16. Davis Rules (1991–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Dwight Davis, a widower and grammar school principal, has the task of raising his three sons, along with the help of his wacky father Gunny. After the series moved from ABC to CBS, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Randy Quaid, Luke Edwards, Tamayo Otsuki, Nathan Watt

Votes: 79

17. Ferris Bueller (1990–1991)
Episode: A Night in the Life (1991)

Comedy

8.2
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Ferris and Cameron survive an eventful night while trying to churn out an important class paper.

Director: Christopher T. Welch | Stars: Charlie Schlatter, Richard Riehle, Sam Freed, Jennifer Aniston

Votes: 5

18. Davis Rules (1991–1992)
Episode: Rules of the Game (1991)

Comedy

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Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Randy Quaid, Patricia Clarkson, Tamayo Otsuki, Trevor Bullock

19. Homefront (1991–1993)
Episode: S.N.A.F.U. (1991)

Drama, History, Romance

8.8
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Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 13

20. Davis Rules (1991–1992)
Episode: Soap (1991)

Comedy

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Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Randy Quaid, Patricia Clarkson, Tamayo Otsuki, Trevor Bullock

21. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.9
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The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...

Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali

Votes: 90,053

22. Ferris Bueller (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

5.6
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Based on the popular feature film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," this half hour situation comedy followed the high school adventures of Ferris Bueller and his friends.

Stars: Charlie Schlatter, Brandon Douglas, Ami Dolenz, Richard Riehle

Votes: 420

23. Lifestories (1990– )

60 min | Drama

6.9
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This series was a dramatic anthology realistically portraying the medical problems and crises of ordinary people.

Stars: Robert Prosky, Joe Howard, Abdul Salaam El Razzac, Michael Murphy

Votes: 10

24. Lifestories (1990– )
Episode: Don Chapin (1990)

Drama

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A construction executive rebuilds his life after learning he has colon cancer.

Director: John Patterson | Stars: Robert Prosky, Lisa Banes, Moore Brian, Michael Chieffo

25. Family Matters (1989–1998)
Episode: Requiem for an Urkel (1990)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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School bully Willie Fuffner has his eye on Laura, who wants nothing to do with the guy that is intimidating others, including Greg, the guy Laura really wants - to the dating sidelines. ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary

Votes: 31

26. Family Matters (1989–1998)

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

6.6
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Long-running Perfect Strangers (1986) spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.

Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Darius McCrary

Votes: 18,273

27. Piramiddo no kanata ni: White Lion densetsu (1989)

Family, Fantasy

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Director: Koichi Nakajima | Stars: Tracy Brooks Swope, Art Hindle, Arnold Johnson, Edwin Mahinda

28. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Buddies (1989)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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On his deathbed, an old friend of Ben's begs him to reopen a cold murder case, suspecting that another of their hunting buddies is the killer.

Director: Frank Thackery | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 28

29. The Seventh Sign (1988)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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In Haiti, the sea and the life-form die; in the Middle East, a town is frozen. These are signs of the Apocalypse and the Vatican is investigating, but Father Lucci advises that these omens ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

Votes: 10,442 | Gross: $18.88M

30. Sunset (1988)

R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell, Mariel Hemingway

Votes: 3,114 | Gross: $4.59M

31. Guns of Paradise (1988–1990)

60 min | Drama, Western

8.4
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Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise, but finds that his past continues to haunt him.

Stars: Lee Horsley, Jenny Beck, Matthew Newmark, Brian Lando

Votes: 248

32. Guns of Paradise (1988–1990)
Episode: The News from St. Louis (1988)

Drama, Western

8.7
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Director: David Jacobs | Stars: Lee Horsley, Jenny Beck, Matthew Newmark, Brian Lando

Votes: 9

33. My Demon Lover (1987)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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A homeless street musician becomes a demon when sexually aroused.

Director: Charlie Loventhal | Stars: Scott Valentine, Michele Little, Robert Trebor, Gina Gallego

Votes: 883 | Gross: $3.92M

34. Weeds (1987)

R | 115 min | Drama

5.9
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A San Quentin inmate, sentenced to life without parole, writes a play that catches the interest of a reporter.

Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Nick Nolte, Rita Taggart, Ernie Hudson, Mark Rolston

Votes: 686 | Gross: $2.33M

35. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Der Roachenkavalier (1987)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama

7.1
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Goldblume takes the blame when a drug addict who was released the day before runs down several people with a car. Buntz attempts to save the Furillo's marriage after overhearing a rumor ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, Betty Thomas

Votes: 14

36. Matlock (1986–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 4,285

37. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: A Case of Klapp (1986)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama

7.1
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Hunter shoots a boy caught robbing a convenience store, while Belker struggles to protect senior citizens from a violent mugger.

Director: Scott Brazil | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, Robert Prosky

Votes: 17

38. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Come and Get It (1986)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama

7.4
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The precinct reaches a crisis point after Hill and Renko rescue an escaped mass murderer from a vigilante mob.

Director: Scott Brazil | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, Robert Prosky

Votes: 18

39. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: Life on Death Row (1986)

PG | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Years before The Green Mile, a murderer on death row finds himself infused with the incredible power to heal by touch. A desperate race to halt his execution builds to a miraculous climax.

Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Patrick Swayze, James T. Callahan, Kevin Hagen, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 128

40. Deadly Nightmares (1983–1991)
Episode: The Curse (1986)

26 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A flashy businessman finds out he owns a slum apartment building, and is unwilling to make repairs until strange things begin to happen to him.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Deborah Lacey, Beah Richards, Page Fletcher

Votes: 24

41. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,555

42. Riptide (1984–1986)
Episode: Fuzzy Vision (1985)

60 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

7.1
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After the Riptide breaks down, the boys end up in a weird little town where a woman who can see into the future is suspected of murder and everybody thinks Cody is the infamous and very unpopular Jake Tyler.

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, William Boyett

Votes: 14

43. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: Mummy Daddy (1985)

PG-13 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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A dedicated actor in a realistic mummy costume that he can't take off is shooting a movie in a swamp. When he hears his wife is in labor, he runs towards the town but the local rednecks think he's the real deal and form a posse.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Tom Harrison, Bronson Pinchot, Brion James, Tracey Walter

Votes: 403

44. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Oh, You Kid (1985)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama

7.0
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Buntz catches a mugger who turns around and accuses him of police brutality. Washington is involved in a domestic dispute with near tragic results. Belker goes undercover as a vagrant to ... See full summary »

Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, Robert Prosky

Votes: 13

45. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: What Are Friends For? (1985)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama

8.8
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Buntz and Rodriguez are held hostage by a mental patient who wants revenge on Buntz for putting him away. Belker goes undercover at a dog pound. LaRue and Washington bring in a baseball ... See full summary »

Director: John Patterson | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, Robert Prosky

Votes: 26

46. Riptide (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

6.8
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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging

Votes: 1,537

47. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A probationary angel sent back to earth teams with an ex-cop to help people.

Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, James Troesh, Margie Impert

Votes: 2,718

48. Racing with the Moon (1984)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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In 1942 California, two young men await induction into the U.S. Marines and say goodbye to their girlfriends.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen

Votes: 3,277 | Gross: $5.40M

49. Oh, God! You Devil (1984)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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George Burns is back as God, but oops, here he is as Satan, too. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to Satan, and Satan is all too happy to oblige. Oops! Seems the fellow was ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: George Burns, Ted Wass, Ron Silver, Roxanne Hart

Votes: 1,854

50. Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
Episode: The Return of the Masked Rider (1984)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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The Satan's Helpers street gang terrorizes its neighborhood, bullying a young boxer to throw the big fight. Jonathan and Mark attempt to motivate aging Western movie stars the gang has ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Victor French, John Agar, Stoney Jackson

Votes: 31

51. Deadly Nightmares (1983–1991)

26 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller.

Stars: Page Fletcher, Nicholas Campbell, Vincent Grass, Kirstie Alley

Votes: 935

52. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)
Episode: Design for Killing (1983)

Action, Mystery, Drama

7.3
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A young super-model becomes infatuated with A.J. when Simon and Simon are hired to protect her new Fall fashions from being stolen by the competition.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Eddie Barth

Votes: 18

53. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Domestic Beef (1982)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

7.8
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Furillo risks a backlash after voting one of his peers guilty of improperly managing his precinct. Washington and LaRue both apply for same position outside the precinct. Belker and Goldblume go undercover as ice cream men.

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 27

54. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: The Shooter (1982)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

8.0
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Furillo, Goldblume, and Washington try to track down the owner of a gun that killed one officer and seriously injured another. Renko learns that his father only has days to live.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 32

55. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: The Spy Who Came in from Delgado (1982)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

8.0
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Hill, Renko, and Belker work undercover at a seedy downtown salon. Calletano becomes suspicious about a new attractive office assistant who is less than qualified for the position. ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

Votes: 33

56. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Votes: 4,820

57. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Drama

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 2,798

58. Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)

PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy

5.0
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Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town. The ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: David Rasche, Paul Jabara, Howard Hesseman, Teri Garr

Votes: 705

59. Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (1981)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

4.0
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Flash used to be a talented baseball player, but he took to drinking and now he sells stolen watches in the streets. One day he meets Chu Chu, who, before falling into alcoholism like him, ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Danny Aiello

Votes: 223

60. On the Nickel (1980)

R | 96 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Ralph Waite | Stars: Donald Moffat, Ralph Waite, Hal Williams, Penelope Allen

Votes: 38

61. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
Episode: Out at Home (1980)

Drama, Sport

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Coach urges players with the basketball season winding down, joining the baseball team is a good way to keep fit. A few guys agree particularly 'New York' but the baseball manager is burned out with the job and only remains for a paycheck.

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Ken Howard, Joan Pringle, Ed Bernard, Thomas Carter

62. The Duke (1979– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Ex-boxer Duke Ramsey becomes a Chicago private eye.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Daphne Reid, Michael Baseleon, Jack Brickhouse

Votes: 9

63. The Duke (1979– )
Episode: Blues for the Duke (1979)

60 min | Drama, Crime

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Stars: Robert Conrad, Arnold Johnson, Byrne Piven, Ira Rogers

64. The White Shadow (1978–1981)

60 min | Drama, Sport

8.0
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A white former NBA professional retires from the pro game and gets a job as a basketball coach in a predominantly black inner-city high school.

Stars: Ken Howard, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart, Timothy Van Patten

Votes: 770

65. American Hot Wax (1978)

PG | 91 min | Drama, History, Music

7.0
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This is the story loosely based on Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who introduced rock'n'roll to teenage American radio audiences in the 1950's. Freed was a source of great controversy: ... See full summary »

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tim McIntire, Fran Drescher, Jay Leno, Laraine Newman

Votes: 972

66. A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)

PG | 107 min | Drama

6.9
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Benjie is a troubled teen in Los Angeles, living with his grandmother, mother, and her new boyfriend. Traumatized by his father's desertion and the situation at home, Benjie gets introduced... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Larry B. Scott, Helen Martin

Votes: 139

67. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
Episode: George Finds a Father (1978)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.3
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George finds out a disturbing secret about his mother from his guardian during the Christmas holiday.

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

Votes: 22

68. The Richard Pryor Show (1977– )

60 min | Comedy

7.6
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An American comedy series hosted by comedian Richard Pryor

Stars: Richard Pryor, Jimmy Martinez, Edie McClurg, Robin Williams

Votes: 258

69. The Richard Pryor Special? (1977 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

7.0
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Richard Pryor wanders around the NBC Studio, encountering various eccentrics. Meanwhile, the Reverend James L. White, the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin Dada and others are taping their own segments.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Richard Pryor, Maya Angelou, Shirley Hemphill, LaWanda Page

Votes: 41

70. The Hostage Heart (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.0
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Terrorists overtake an operating room where a multimillionaire is undergoing heart surgery. Guns are drawn and blood is shed in the operating room as the terrorists stand firm in their ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Sharon Acker, Stephen Davies, George DiCenzo, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 23

71. The Richard Pryor Show (1977– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1977)

Comedy

8.1
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Richard Pryor is a Black samurai, a Mississippi prosecutor, the owner of a pet head, an archeologist in Egypt, a come-from man, and a rock-star from Black Death.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Richard Pryor, Jeff Corey, Charles Fleischer, Roger Jacobs

Votes: 14

72. Rocky (1976)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 373,714 | Gross: $117.24M

73. Pipe Dreams (1976)

PG | 89 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Stephen Verona | Stars: Sherry Bain, Kelly Britt, David Byrd, Robert Corso

Votes: 29

74. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Can You Chop This? (1976)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Fred plans to get rich quick by selling Whopper Chopper food processors, using Lamont's acting school tuition money to make his initial investment.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Nancy Kulp, Arnold Johnson

Votes: 26

75. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Escorts (1976)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.7
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When Fred's friend Elroy can't find a date, Fred's inspired to launch his latest get rich quick scheme: an escort service for seniors.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Arnold Johnson, George Wiltshire

Votes: 26

76. The Jeffersons (1975–1985)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.

Stars: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Roxie Roker

Votes: 4,884

77. Medical Story (1975– )

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Catherine Burns, Tony Musante, Meredith Baxter, Cliff Gorman

Votes: 24

78. Medical Story (1975– )
Episode: A Life in the Balance (1975)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Edward Albert, David Arkin, Desi Arnaz Jr., Meredith Baxter

79. Good Times (1974–1979)
Episode: A Place to Die (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.7
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An elderly man who knows Michael asks to spend New Years Eve at the Evans' house so that he can die surrounded by friends.

Director: Herbert Kenwith | Stars: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter

Votes: 18

80. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Della, Della, Della (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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When two competing politicians each seek to use Fred's junkyard for a campaign headquarters, Della Reese appeals to Fred to stand by her man.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Della Reese, Arnold Johnson

Votes: 23

81. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Sanford and Rising Son (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Fred and Ah Chew team up and turn the Sanford home into a Japanese restaurant.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Pat Morita, Don Bexley

Votes: 28

82. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Sanford Arms (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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With the bank ready to foreclose, Fred and Lamont desperately seek to find tenants for the Sanford Arms.

Director: Mark Warren | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Howard Platt

Votes: 29

83. Good Times (1974–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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A poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.

Stars: BernNadette Stanis, Ralph Carter, Jimmie Walker, Ja'net DuBois

Votes: 3,925

84. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 5,178

85. Shaft (1971)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Director: Gordon Parks | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John

Votes: 12,170

86. Putney Swope (1969)

R | 84 min | Comedy

6.9
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Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Arnold Johnson, Stan Gottlieb, Allen Garfield, Archie Russell

Votes: 1,954