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1. Quest (1961–1964)

8.8
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Stars: Robert Whitehead, Larry D. Mann, Len Birman, Mavor Moore

Votes: 5

2. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.5
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives on Prince Edward Island in the early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 3,635

3. Who's in Charge? (1983 TV Movie)

118 min | Comedy

8.5
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Ronn Lucas special filmed in Canada to a live audience starring Lucas' puppets including Buffalo Billy, Chuck the punk rocker, etc. He also shows the audience how to make puppets out of ... See full synopsis »

Director: Sig Gerber | Stars: Diana James, Richard Jamison, Ronn Lucas, Raf Mauro

Votes: 25

4. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Stranger in the Night (1994)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.4
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Alec struggles to finish harvesting the hay before the rain comes, and is assisted by a mysterious young stranger named Caleb. Other strangers enter the plot as the truth about Caleb's past unfolds.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Bruce Greenwood, Mag Ruffman, Gema Zamprogna

Votes: 27

5. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: The Possessed (1994)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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The Church is trying to exorcise a man who is possessed. However, something goes wrong and the demon starts to possess other people.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Geraint Wyn Davies, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 17

6. Dying at Grace (2003)

148 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director Allan King documents the final months of five terminally ill cancer patients at the Toronto Grace Health Centre.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Phyllis Bobbitt, Joyce Bone, Norman Collins, Lloyd Greenway

Votes: 325

7. Orson Welles: The Paris Interview (1960 TV Movie)

53 min | Documentary

8.3
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A vintage interview captures the artist reflecting on Citizen Kane and expounding on directing, acting and writing and his desire to bestow a valuable legacy upon his profession. The scene ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Bernard Braden, Orson Welles

Votes: 51

8. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Otherwise Engaged (1994)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.3
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Gus is promoted to assistant manager at the hotel, and asks Felicity to marry him. Felicity has just been accepted to medical school, and wants to wait until she is finished her studies, but Gus feels he's waited long enough already.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Mag Ruffman, Gema Zamprogna, Michael Mahonen

Votes: 23

9. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Out of the Ashes (1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.3
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When Felicity finds orphans living in an abandoned house, she petitions the town to establish a home for foundlings, which leads to the introduction of a new man in her life.

Directors: Allan King, Stefan Scaini | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Mag Ruffman, Gema Zamprogna, Zachary Bennett

Votes: 17

10. The Odyssey (1992–1994)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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Following an accident, young Jay Ziegler falls into a coma. While his family and friends must continue their lives in the Real World, Jay finds himself in the magical Downworld on a quest to return home.

Stars: Illya Woloshyn, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Tony Sampson, Janet Hodgkinson

Votes: 629

11. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Another Point of View (1992)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.2
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When Alec is elected to the School Board, Hetty quits teaching and Alastair Dimple,an out-of-work actor posing as a substitute teacher, is hired. His unorthodox teaching methods impress the children but bother Hetty.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Christopher Lloyd, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 31

12. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Dark Side of Chi (1996)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Kwai Chang Caine's chi is poisoned and Peter, Margaret, and the ancient must enter the bardo world to save him.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Pedro Salvín, Kim Chan

Votes: 11

13. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Eye Witness (1995)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Peter is assigned to protect Graham Corrigan, a man in the witness protection program. The mobsters want him dead, and nowhere seems to be safe. Caine knows Corrigan and believes him responsible for the death of a friend.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Nicholas Campbell, Carolyn Dunn

Votes: 11

14. Telescope (1963–1973)

30 min | Documentary

8.1
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Documentary and biography with interviews as the central element of the show.

Stars: Fletcher Markle, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Stanley Kramer

Votes: 17

15. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Davey and the Mermaid (1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.1
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When a carnival visits, Davey falls under the spell of the beautiful sideshow mermaid, Melusina, but soon realizes something fishy is going on with the double-dealing owner and his no-good chums.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Mag Ruffman, Lally Cadeau, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 33

16. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Sea Ghost (1991)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.1
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After dark one evening, Sara, Felicity, Felix and Gus see a clipper off shore with no flag identifying its origin. They aren't sure if it's real or a figment of their imagination. Initially... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Michael York, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 35

17. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: The Promise (1995)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Caine senses that a long lost love is in trouble. He finds her being pushed out of a small town as her husband is being blamed for the death of a child. Caine convinces her to stay while Peter investigates the mysterious death.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Jennifer Dale, Ben Masters

Votes: 11

18. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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Private detective Philip Marlowe solves many crimes in Los Angeles during the 1930s.

Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Ken Pogue

Votes: 326

19. Monkey House (1991– )

Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An anthology series focusing on various stories from Kurt Vonnegut's acclaimed collection "Welcome to the Monkey House". The stories blend elements of black humor, satire, and science fiction.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Teresa Woodham, Jeff Boyd, Malcolm Stewart

Votes: 59

20. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Citizen Caine (1995)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Kwai Chang Caine runs for office to prevent a greedy real estate tycoon from throwing the residents of an apartment building out on the street.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Camilla Scott, Robert Benson

Votes: 11

21. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Homecoming (1995)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.0
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As Cecily returns home from the sanitarium, she comes to feel that her family treats her like an invalid. Meanwhile, Felicity awaits news of Gus Pike's return from Jamaica.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Mag Ruffman, Gema Zamprogna, Zachary Bennett

Votes: 17

22. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: May I Talk with You (1997)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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After talking a man down from a hostage situation, Caine agrees to go on a radio show to take phone calls. A disturbed man, ready to kill his ex-wife and kids calls in and Caine must convince him to seek the light before it is too late.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Jeff MacKay, Valerie Buhagiar

Votes: 15

23. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Murder in Mind (1989)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A female mystery writer imagines murder next door.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Melissa Sue Anderson, Noel Harrison

Votes: 23

24. Twice in a Lifetime (1999–2001)
Episode: My Blue Heaven (2000)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.9
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Officer Danny Payello is a second generation police officer, his father, Russ, who still is on active duty. Danny is a dirty cop who has been taking kickbacks and falsifying evidence among ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Paul Popowich, Al Waxman, Ralph Macchio, Lori Nancy Kalamanski

Votes: 7

25. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 9,012

26. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962), originally produced by the Master of Suspense. His original opening bits are colorized for re-use here.

Stars: Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols, Kathleen Quinlan

Votes: 2,064

27. Dracula: The Series (1990– )

22 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Two children and their vampire-hunting uncle go up against Dracula, reborn as a modern-day businessman.

Stars: Bernard Behrens, Geordie Johnson, Mia Kirshner, Joe Roncetti

Votes: 212

28. Tucker and the Horse Thief (1985 TV Movie)

45 min | Western

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Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Boyd, Hadley Kay, Hrant Alianak, Ken Pogue

Votes: 13

29. Rickshaw (1960 TV Short)

28 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Allan King

Votes: 6

30. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Old Quarrels, Old Love (1991)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

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Hetty and Rachel recently reconciled after their thirty-six year old feud that started in the seventh grade over a boy named Romney Penhallow. Hetty broke up with Romney, the two having a ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Peter Coyote, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 32

31. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Temple (1994)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Caine and Peter return to the site where the Temple was. And they encounter some people who were involved with it's destruction.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Kerrie Keane, Kim Chan

Votes: 13

32. Warrendale (1967)

100 min | Documentary

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Chronicles 7-weeks in the lives of 12 emotionally disturbed children and their therapist's experimental method of treatment at the Toronto-area Warrendale facility.

Director: Allan King | Star: Martin Fischer

Votes: 471

33. Memory for Max, Claire, Ida and Company (2005)

112 min | Documentary

7.7
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Elderly residents of a Toronto nursing home cope with loss, loneliness and other heartbreaking challenges of growing old, as the home's staff work tirelessly to provide an environment of dignified, compassionate care.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Claire Mandell, Sherry Mandell, Jeff Glickman, Sonny Max Glickman

Votes: 136

34. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: The Specialty of the House (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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An arrogant food critic impressed by the mysterious house specialty meets his match in the southern belle who owns the restaurant and won't reveal her secret family recipe for the dish no matter what he tries.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Saxon, Neil Munro, Jennifer Dale

Votes: 35

35. Twice in a Lifetime (1999–2001)
Episode: What She Did for Love (1999)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.7
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A singer is sent back to discover what she really wanted out of life.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Gordie Brown, Al Waxman, Donna Mills, Kim Schraner

Votes: 6

36. Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)

60 min | Horror

7.6
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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

Stars: Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay, Steve Monarque

Votes: 2,906

37. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: A Dark and Stormy Night (1992)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.6
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Gus, Sara and the King children are drawn into a mystery involving a beautiful woman and her potentially evil pursuer.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Christopher Reeve, Mag Ruffman

Votes: 32

38. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Dreamer of Dreams (1991)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.6
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Jasper Dale's new-found but fragile sense of self confidence is rattled when his latest invention, a flying machine, fails miserably. It is further shattered when he overhears the town ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, R.H. Thomson, Mag Ruffman

Votes: 29

39. Ready or Not (1993–1997)
Episode: I Do, I Don't (1996)

Drama, Family

7.6
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The Ramone household is buzzing with the anticipation of Manny's wedding. Busy feels the stress of not only having to conform to certain feminine ideals but to also find a date so that she doesn't stand out.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Laura Bertram, Lani Billard, Gerry Mendicino, Diana Reis

Votes: 9

40. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)
Episode: Kung Fu Blues (1995)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Caine runs across an old friend and blues player Sugar Williams from his years of wandering. Sugar is trying to reconnect with his successful blues singing daughter but is being rebuffed by her unscrupulous and overbearing record producer.

Director: Allan King | Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Blu Mankuma, C. David Johnson

Votes: 11

41. A Married Couple (1969)

97 min | Documentary

7.5
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An "actuality drama" about a real-life marriage in crisis, in which the couple attempts to identify and resolve the conflicts and resentments that have driven them to the brink of separation.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Billy Edwards, Antoinette Edwards, Bogart Edwards, Merton

Votes: 476

42. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)
Episode: Blackmailers Don't Shoot (1986)

PG | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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The woman Marlowe was hired to protect and who happens to be the girlfriend of a notorious mobster has been kidnapped.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Powers Boothe, Melody Anderson, Allan Royal, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 37

43. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: If the Shoe Fits (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An unemployed actor kills his twin brother, an advertising agency executive, and then assumes his identity - along with his wealth and beautiful wife. However, his brother's complicated life is not all that It's cracked up to be.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Ted Shackelford, Lawrence Dane, Lori Hallier

Votes: 33

44. Danger Bay (1984–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Family

7.4
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The adventures of a marine biologist and his family as they fight environmental crimes and other problems.

Stars: Donnelly Rhodes, Christopher Crabb, Ocean Hellman, Hagan Beggs

Votes: 383

45. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 118

46. A Matter of Pride (1961 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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"When it was broadcast, it provoked a wave of audience response... the outcry went as far as Parliament where the minister of labour rose to claim that King has fabricated the family's ... See full synopsis »

Director: Allan King

Votes: 5

47. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Felix and Blackie (1992)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.4
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Felix starts a delivery business using a beat-up cart pulled by the family's old horse, Blackie.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Zachary Bennett, Gema Zamprogna

Votes: 26

48. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Killer Takes All (1988)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Two elderly men make a life-insurance pact.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Van Johnson, Rory Calhoun, Shelley Peterson

Votes: 27

49. Bordertown (1989–1991)

30 min | Adventure, Western

7.3
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The adventures of the inhabitants of a western town that straddles the Canadian-American border.

Stars: Richard Comar, John H. Brennan, Sophie Barjac, Beverley Elliott

Votes: 181

50. EMPz 4 Life (2006)

113 min | Documentary

7.3
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Youth life on the mean streets of Toronto's suburban areas is chronicled.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sadiki Clarke, Chris Ellis, Brian Henry, Jordan Mendez

Votes: 27



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