Latest Titles With Leo Penn


1. Cement (2000)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Pasdar | Stars: Chris Penn, Jeffrey Wright, Anthony DeSando, Sherilyn Fenn

Votes: 361

2. The Crossing Guard (1995)

R | 111 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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46 Metascore

Freddy Gale is a seedy jeweller who has sworn to kill the drunk driver who killed his little girl.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Jack Nicholson, David Morse, Anjelica Huston, Robin Wright

Votes: 11,338 | Gross: $0.83M

3. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
Episode: All American Murder (1995)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.9
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While his blind beach-house neighbor Leo Pepper sees Vicki Fox just as a foxy jogger, Mark notices she seems to feel unsafe. Shortly after, Vicki makes an appointment to talk to Mark, but ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter, Michael Tucci

Votes: 30

4. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
Episode: How to Murder Your Lawyer (1995)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.8
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Arnold Baskin, Steve's timid evening law course professor, is suddenly the target of a hit and run. It's prevented by his law firm assistant and most zealous student Agnes Benedetto. At the... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Scott Baio, Victoria Rowell, Michael Tucci

Votes: 35

5. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Getaway (1995)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Matlock defends an ex-con in a bank robbery trial, which hinges on the testimony of a kid who claims he can identify the real bandits.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Daniel Roebuck, Carol Huston, Jay Acovone

Votes: 38

6. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Heist (1995)

TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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When Billy comes into money, he takes Ben on holiday - only to encounter agent Ed Wingate from the FBI on an undercover mission.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Carol Huston, Daniel Roebuck, J. Kenneth Campbell

Votes: 36

7. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Verdict (1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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When the new A.D.A. for Chattanooga is assigned to prosecute her former boyfriend (who has been indicted on a murder charge), she asks a reluctant Ben to defend him.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Daniel Roebuck, Carol Huston, Jane Sibbett

Votes: 25

8. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
Episode: Sister Michael Wants You (1994)

Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.1
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A cameraman doing work at a convent is killed trying to protect a videotape. The videotape is never recovered, and strangers start showing up in search of the tape. Mark poses as a priest to help locate the tape and identify the killer.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Scott Baio, Victoria Rowell, Barry Van Dyke

Votes: 48

9. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Crook (1994)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Matlock goes to work when a man accused of stealing a rare book also finds himself facing a murder charge.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Brynn Thayer, Daniel Roebuck, Richard Frank

Votes: 28

10. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Dare (1994)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Wealthy philanthropist Malcolm Engle reveals his plan to murder someone close to Ben Matlock at a certain time and place and challenges Matlock to try and prove he did it. When Lt. Bob ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Daniel Roebuck, Carol Huston, Marion Guyot

Votes: 60

11. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)

45 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.9
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Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter

Votes: 4,928

12. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Competition (1993)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The apparent suicide of a piano student doesn't ring true to Matlock.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Brynn Thayer, Daniel Roebuck, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 33

13. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Conspiracy (1993)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Matlock defends a young lawyer accused of murdering his old boss.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Brynn Thayer, Daniel Roebuck, Andrew Lauer

Votes: 28

14. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Defendant (1993)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Leanne falls for a client, a philanthropist accused of murdering his partner.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Brynn Thayer, Daniel Roebuck, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 35

15. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Divorce (1993)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Doctors Farmington want an amicable divorce and ask their friend Ben to handle the paperwork. Meanwhile, Ben is sued by a man who fell off Ben's porch and the divorce becomes less than amicable.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Brynn Thayer, Daniel Roebuck, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 32

16. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Fortune (1993)

TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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An eccentric millionaire seemingly commits suicide, but when the details don't add up, and too many women come forward as the heiress, executor Bens' job becomes a mess of finding the heir/heiress, and determining the true cause of death.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Brynn Thayer, Daniel Roebuck, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 60

17. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: Come Closer to Me (1992)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Some pickpockets snatch the wallet of a hit man which contained who his next target is. When one of them wants to tell the police, the leader nixes it. When the guy is killed, McCabe sends ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Thackery | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Brenda Bakke

Votes: 7

18. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Random's Child (1992)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.1
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Bill Gillespie makes peace with his estranged daughter after she comes to Sparta to settle her deceased mother's affairs.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 14

19. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Big Payoff (1992)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Michelle works with an insurance investigator to prove that a man killed his rich wife to collect on the insurance money.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 33

20. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Picture: Part 1 (1992)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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While looking for a cousins cheating husband, Ben finds a photo that may help solve a murder.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 59

21. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Picture: Part 2 (1992)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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While defending his hotheaded cousin, Ben stumbles onto more than just murder.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 35

22. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: An Execution of Trust (1991)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A psychiatrist, bound by her own rule of confidentiality, holds information proving that a man about to be executed for murder may actually be innocent.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 16

23. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: An Eye for an Eye (1991)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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D.A. Darnell's daughter is kidnapped by the father of a man Darnelle sent to prison, who committed suicide.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 21

24. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: I May Be Wrong (1991)

Crime, Drama

7.9
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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Antoinette Byron

Votes: 7

25. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Shine on Sparta Moon (1991)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A teenage girl is killed and her boyfriend blinded in a car accident caused by spiked moonshine.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 24

26. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Celebrity (1991)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Matlock defends cosmetics queen Catherine Welden who is accused of killing a former live-in lover who was blackmailing her for 4 million dollars.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 32

27. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Dame (1991)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Matlock tells a story to Julie about the time when he and his father were investigating the death of a friend, who may or may not have been killed by his widow.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 29

28. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Strangler (1991)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Matlock plays a game of cat and mouse with the real murderer when he defends his accountant.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 37

29. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Trial: Part 2 (1991)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Matlock is tapped as a special prosecutor in the murder of a crooked prosecutor.

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

Votes: 31

30. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Unfinished Business (1991)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Bubba returns to Los Angeles to tie up some loose ends from his last trip there.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 16

31. Nasty Boys (1990– )

60 min | Action, Crime

7.7
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The Nasty Boys are a special unit of the North Las Vegas Police Department. The unit consists of undercover cops and their identities are withheld, even from the department. They only ... See full summary »

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Don Franklin, Craig Hurley, Jeff Kaake

Votes: 95

32. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: A Final Arrangement (1990)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Wilson Sweet has a hard time believing that his good friend murdered his wife, who had been diagnosed with cancer.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 12

33. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Citizen Trundel: Part 1 (1990)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Harriet Delong's sister is killed in a murder ordered by her married lover, the wealthiest man in Sparta. Harriet accuses the police department of not properly bringing the mam to justice.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 17

34. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Home Is Where the Heart Is (1990)

Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A minister is killed when he attempts to close down a brothel in Sparta.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 16

35. Nasty Boys (1990– )
Episode: Kill or Be Killed: Part 2 (1990)

Action, Crime

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Don Franklin, Craig Hurley, Jeff Kaake

36. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Madam (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Ben finds himself enchanted by his latest client, a notorious madam accused of killing one of her hookers.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 33

37. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Secret: Part 1 (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A gambler is framed for the murder of his bookie, but Matlock believes the victim was murdered by his old college buddies, who was also being blackmailed by the victim.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 34

38. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Secret: Part 2 (1990)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 29

39. Christine Cromwell (1989–1990)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Ralph Bellamy, Mel Ferrer, Celeste Holm

Votes: 16

40. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Columbo Goes to the Guillotine (1989)

Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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An egocentric psychic murders his old mentor, a magician charged to expose him as fraud, by beheading him while he's rehearsing his guillotine trick.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Peter Falk, Anthony Andrews, Karen Austin, James Greene

Votes: 1,139

41. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Blues Singer (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A singer-composer finds an old blues musician living on the streets. He takes the old man to his home over the objections of everyone. Later the singer is found dead. The old man is arrested and Ben who is also a fan decides to defend him.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 56

42. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Clown (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Ben defends a professional circus clown accused of murdering his performing partner.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 39

43. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Con Man (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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When a client of Ben's is taken by some con artists, he decides to get back at them. When one of them is killed and when another one decides to testify against him Ben defends him. Michelle... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

Votes: 30

44. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: The Lady in Red (1989)

Crime, Drama

7.7
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When a friend of McCabe's who is an ex-cop who is now a P.I. is killed when it appeared he was driving while drunk. But McCabe notices some inconsistencies so he has Jake check it out. When... See full summary »

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 6

45. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Priest (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A former mobster, Nathan Carlino, is accused of murdering a priest. Alex Winthrop's firm represents the Carlino family and flies from New York to Atlanta to handle the case. Alex, who was ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 35

46. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Thoroughbred (1989)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Ben is hired to defend a special needs young man accused of murdering the adult daughter of a thoroughbred racehorse ranch owner.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 37

47. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)
Episode: The Way You Look Tonight (1989)

Crime, Drama

7.3
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A young lady is acquitted for killing her mother, and wants to hire Jake privately to find the killer. Jake turns it down because he's on his way to a vacation, but then McCabe refuses to ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, James Shigeta

Votes: 6

48. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 2,555

49. Judgment in Berlin (1988)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.9
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American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

Votes: 577 | Gross: $0.23M

50. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Road Kill (1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Despite compelling evidence, Gillespie refuses to believe that his best friend used another person's playful gunfire to cover up for the murder of his alcoholic wife.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 27

51. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Heiress (1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Ben and a friend defend a young heiress who is being tried for murdering the trustee of her trust.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Kene Holiday

Votes: 34

52. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Lemon (1988)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Don Knotts is introduced as Ben's new neighbor Les Calhoun. Les gets mixed up in a murder with two competing used car salesmen and Ben defends him.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Kene Holiday

Votes: 52

53. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)

120 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.

Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Olga Russell

Votes: 1,783

54. Matlock (1986–1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars 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: 4,856

55. The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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A young girl is kidnapped and there is an attempt on the daughter of an well-known actress. The kidnapper then turns up dead. Hammer is hired to protect the girl and travels to Los Angeles, where she is then kidnapped.

Director: Ray Danton | Stars: Stacy Keach, Emily Rose Chance, Don Stroud, Lindsay Bloom

Votes: 148

56. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: One for the Books (1986)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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An elderly college janitor amazes himself, his wife and the scientific community when his brain turns into a sponge that soaks up more and more incredible knowledge of every subject taught ... See full summary »

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Leo Penn, Joyce Van Patten, Nicholas Pryor, John Alvin

Votes: 121

57. Fame (1982–1987)
Episode: Such Good Friends (1986)

Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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After his niece, Tina, burns down his apartment, Leroy gets Tina to stay with Mrs. Berg while he stays with Miss Grant. Carl, Miss Grant's old boyfriend returns and as they get reacquainted... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Debbie Allen, Caryn Ward, Harrison Page, Takayo Fischer

Votes: 6

58. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Don: Part 1 (1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Ben and Charlene take the controversial case of a Mafia don accused of murdering a business rival; Charlene is attracted to the man's son.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, William Conrad

Votes: 65

59. Matlock (1986–1995)
Episode: The Don: Part 2 (1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Ben defends a organized-crime boss.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, William Conrad

Votes: 61

60. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
Episode: This Island Isn't Big Enough.... (1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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Rick is sailing a yacht with four male passengers when the boat is attacked by gunmen.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 89

61. 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: 4,005

62. North Beach and Rawhide (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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"Boys Town" drama about a man named Rawhide MacGregor, a one-time ex-convict who runs a cattle ranch as a correctional facility for urban juvenile delinquents where he tries through a ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Falk | Stars: William Shatner, Tate Donovan, James Olson, Ron O'Neal

Votes: 35

63. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Any Portrait in a Storm (1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

8.5
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Dean heads to Florida when Maddy goes into labor; a phone repairman gets shocked in the hospital; Auschlander cancels his own tribute.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr., Stephen Furst

Votes: 8

64. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: Friends and Lovers (1985)

60 min | Drama

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Libby is crushed to discover an old boyfriend is both homosexual and suffering from AIDS.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Brian Stokes Mitchell

65. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: Just Around the Coroner (1985)

60 min | Drama

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Trapper John thinks that the coroner is stalling in investigating the death of one of his patients.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Brian Stokes Mitchell

66. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: Santa Claus Is Dead (1985)

TV-PG | Drama

7.5
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Santa Claus comes to the hospital and collapses while meeting the children; the Craig hosts a Christmas party; Ehrlich is upset when no one buys him any gifts; Westphall has Lizzy and her boyfriend over for the holidays.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr., Stephen Furst

Votes: 19

67. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)
Episode: The Naked and the Dead (1985)

TV-PG | Drama

8.6
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The Craigs prepare for Stephen's funeral; Caldwell's sexual indiscretions lead to a practical joke being played on him; Westphall tries to sell the hospital board on increasing funding for ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr., Stephen Furst

Votes: 8

68. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: The Unholy Ghost (1985)

60 min | Drama

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A surgeon dies during a complicated operation. The procedure he used was known only to him. Unless his notes can be found, the patient will die. After seeing the ghost of the deceased doctor, Gonzo frantically tries to locate the notes.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Christopher Norris

69. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: The Wunderkind (1985)

60 min | Drama

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A female Nazi hunter thinks that one of the hospital's surgeons who is a friend of Trapper is a Nazi.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Brian Stokes Mitchell

70. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
Episode: Torah, Torah, Torah (1985)

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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A Torah is stolen from a rabbi who is Higgins' friend and Magnum volunteers to help recover it.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 95

71. The Wild Life (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.

Director: Art Linson | Stars: Chris Penn, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Eric Stoltz, Jenny Wright

Votes: 1,959 | Gross: $11.02M

72. The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

Votes: 715

73. Paper Dolls (1984– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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This series which was initially a television movie about modelling. The character of Racine, the modelling agent, is there. As are the two young models, Taryn Blake, who has been modelling ... See full summary »

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dack Rambo, Mimi Rogers, Richard Beymer

Votes: 132

74. The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)
Episode: Dead Card Down (1984)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A friend of Hammer's is killed in an airport terminal carrying 3 million dollars in diamonds to repay a gambling debt. When it turns out that the diamonds were fake Hammer needs to find out who stole them, as the bodies mount up.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

Votes: 8

75. Paper Dolls (1984– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (1984)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dack Rambo, Mimi Rogers, Richard Beymer

76. Paper Dolls (1984– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1984)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dack Rambo, Mimi Rogers, Richard Beymer

77. Paper Dolls (1984– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1984)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dack Rambo, Mimi Rogers, Richard Beymer

78. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: It's About Time (1984)

60 min | Drama

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Trapper lets his imagination run wild when vintage medical equipment stored in his office makes him wonder how doctors in 1917 dealt with issues considered routine in the 1980s.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Christopher Norris

79. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: My Son the Doctor (1984)

60 min | Drama

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Fired from an internship, Trapper's son, J.T., joins the staff at San Francisco Memorial.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Christopher Norris

80. The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)
Episode: Negative Image (1984)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A friend of Hammer's, a fashion photographer is murdered after doing a fashion shoot. It takes Hammer and the police officer he is working with a long time to find a motive. There's betrayal and double-cross before the mystery is solved.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

Votes: 8

81. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Number Eight (1984)

Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A driver picks up a hitch-hiker, perhaps not the wisest thing to do when the radio is full of the news of serial murderer the 'Will-o-the-Wisp' killer and the description given of him fits ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Brad Dourif, Dennis Christopher, Kathleen Doyle, Miriam Byrd-Nethery

Votes: 49

82. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)
Episode: Outlaw Champion (1984)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A race-car hero is under pressure: an amateur he was drag-racing lies critically injured, and the mob that finances him is upset at his lackluster racing record.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Larry Wilcox, Ray Girardin

Votes: 12

83. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Dirty Detail (1984)

Horror, Thriller

5.5
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When Fred Pearson was in the army during the Vietnam War his life was made a misery by hectoring Sergeant Guedo who repeatedly gave him 'dirty detail' punishments. As a result he has no ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Kevin Dobson, George Peppard, Jenny O'Hara, Ted Gehring

Votes: 37

84. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: The Fred Connection (1984)

60 min | Drama

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A patient at SFM who fancies himself a detective is determined to solve the mystery of missing medication, to the despair of the police working on the case.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Christopher Norris

85. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 1,680

86. The Horse Dealer's Daughter (1983)

30 min | Short

6.6
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A young woman named Mabel discovers that after the death of her parents, her family has lost all of its money. With no help from her brothers, Mabel is left to fend for herself. Only after ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Burgos | Stars: Richard Amend, Philip Anglim, Katherine Cannon, Patrick Culliton

Votes: 11

87. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: Cradle to Grave (1983)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Bill Bicksler

88. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: Forget Me Not (1983)

60 min | Drama

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A brilliant surgeon begins suffering from bouts of forgetful and disoriented behavior.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Christopher Norris

89. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: G.I. Blues (1983)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Mark Bell

90. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: Old Hatreds Never Die (1983)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Marco St. John

91. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: The Big Leagues (1983)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Paul Hecht

92. The Mississippi (1982–1984)
Episode: We Remember, We Revere (1983)

Drama

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Mark Fitzhugh

93. Remington Steele (1982–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, James Read

Votes: 5,610

94. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

Votes: 2,719

95. Fame (1982–1987)

60 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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The stories of the students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

Stars: Debbie Allen, Carlo Imperato, Gene Anthony Ray, Albert Hague

Votes: 2,356

96. The Mississippi (1982–1984)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Famed urban attorney Ben Walker leaves the fast paced world to buy a Mississippi tug boat and practice law from there. Cruising the river with help from Stella and Lafe, he finds difficult cases wherever he docks.

Stars: Ralph Waite, Linda Miller, Stan Shaw, Patrick Harrison

Votes: 22

97. Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)
Episode: Angel of Mercy (1982)

60 min | Drama

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Someone is killing terminally ill patients at San Francisco Memorial, and it appears to be an inside job. A young woman with chronic pain is learning how to deal with it, but maybe not soon enough.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Madge Sinclair, Christopher Norris

98. Bret Maverick (1981–1982)
Episode: Faith, Hope and Clarity: Part 1 (1982)

49 min | Drama, Western

8.7
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The founder of a religious sect cons the townsfolk out of their land and Bret uses his own talents to get it back.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: James Garner, Ed Bruce, Ramon Bieri, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 7

99. Bret Maverick (1981–1982)
Episode: Faith, Hope and Clarity: Part 2 (1982)

49 min | Drama, Western

9.2
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The founder of a religious sect cons the townsfolk out of their land and Bret uses his own talents to get it back.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: James Garner, Ed Bruce, Ramon Bieri, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 5

100. Mr. Merlin (1981–1982)
Episode: Getting to Know You (1982)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Barnard Hughes, Clark Brandon, Jonathan Prince, Elaine Joyce