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2. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
R | 91 min | Horror
The monstrous spirit of a slain janitor seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.
Votes: 179,023 | Gross: $25.50M
5. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
7. Santa Barbara (1984–1993)
TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Romance
In Santa Barbara, California, the fascinating and tumultuous life of the rich Capwells around who gravitate other families, from the Lockridges, the rival family, to the Andrades or the ... See full summary »
8. Into the Night (1985)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Over the course of one night, a beaten down L.A. engineer accidentally meets, falls for and tries to help a beautiful jewel thief on the run from some extremely dangerous people.
Votes: 9,359 | Gross: $7.56M
10. Mr. Mom (1983)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce, and he becomes a stay-at-home dad, a job he has no clue how to do.
Votes: 18,528 | Gross: $64.80M
11. Runaway Train (1985)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.
Votes: 23,585 | Gross: $7.94M
12. Stir Crazy (1980)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime
Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit. However, no prison cell could keep them locked in.
Votes: 21,893 | Gross: $101.30M
13. The Sure Thing (1985)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...
Votes: 17,373 | Gross: $18.14M
15. About Last Night... (1986)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Votes: 12,937 | Gross: $38.70M
16. Wild Bill (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Biography, Western
The early career of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickock is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Votes: 5,672 | Gross: $2.17M
18. For the Boys (1991)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard, U.S. entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team, they tour from ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,638 | Gross: $17.86M
19. Supermarket Sweep (1990–2003)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
In this game show, contestants answer trivia questions and then compete in a timed race through the supermarket. The team that has the most valuable items in their shopping cart at the end of the race wins.
20. Little Britain USA (2008)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
The characters of the original 'Little Britain' and some new characters feature in this comedic exploration of the modern American society from, and starring, British comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
23. Hanky Panky (1982)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.
Votes: 2,015 | Gross: $9.82M
24. The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller
A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite ... See full summary »
Votes: 906 | Gross: $3.70M
25. Father Murphy (1981–1983)
Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, Family, Western
John Murphy leads a struggle against a mining boss causing some children to be orphaned. Assuming responsibility, he poses as a priest to circumvent authorities. He and schoolteacher Mae ... See full summary »
27. Buffalo Bill (1983–1984)
30 min | Comedy
Bill Bittinger is the egotistical host of a local daytime talk show on WBFL in Buffalo, NY., unhappy at being a big fish in a small pond (but unable to break into the big leagues). Bill ... See full summary »
28. The Cartier Affair (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Curt Taylor is a convict and owes Phil Drexler the number 1 convict in the prison. Now to settle his debt Drexler sends Curt to be the secretary for Cartier Rand so that he can steal her ... See full summary »
29. Space Rage (1985)
R | 77 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Western
In this sci-fi/western film set two hundred years from now, a bank robber, Grange is captured and sentenced to the penal colony on the mining planet Proxima Centauri 3 where he meets ... See full summary »
30. Torchlight (1985)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
The marriage of a young and successful couple is jeopardized when he becomes heavily addicted to cocaine. Her inability to help him and his inability to stop are leading them both into a downward spiral.
31. Lovelines (1984)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Greed, lust, dirty tricks and bloody fist fights... All those things that make life worth living. When Piper and Rick, the two hottest properties in the Battle of the Bands want to make it,... See full summary »
Votes: 205 | Gross: $0.29M
32. The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Comedy
D.C. is a dreamer who can't keep in the real world longer than a few minutes. After a top secret disk finds its way in his backpack, he finds himself right in the middle of a big spy ... See full summary »
34. Sweet Revenge (1984 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The ... See full summary »
36. Sins of the Past (1984 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama
A ring of call girls leaves the "business" when one of them is murdered. The survivors change their names and leave town. However, they are reunited 15 years later when another one of them ... See full summary »
37. My Life and Times (1991– )
30 min | Drama, History, Sci-Fi
Ben Miller was an elderly man living in a nursing home in the year 2035, who frequently reminisced about his past life in this critically acclaimed series. Each episode was set in a ... See full summary »
38. The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years (2004 TV Movie)
The Brady family is having dinner and their long missing beloved dog Tiger appears, but something is diffrent about him. He tries to attack the family but Mike defends them and is bitten in... See full summary »
40. Happy (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A former child show host misses the good old days. He and his sidekick from the show are doing a gig when the place gets robbed and the sidekick murdered. The host is the only one who saw the robber well so the robber goes after him.
41. Freak Out (2014– )
30 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
This hidden-camera show features unsuspecting people, whose fears come to life before their eyes with elaborate special effects, intricate makeup, twisted actors and multiple cameras capturing the scenario from every angle.
42. Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is showcased both on and off stage via rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité.
Votes: 842 | Gross: $0.30M
44. The Go-Go's: Turn to You (1984 Video)
5 min | Short, Music
The Go-Go's perform in the music video for the song "Turn to You" from their album "Talk Show" recorded for I.R.S. Records. Belinda Carlisle and several members of the band are dressed in ... See full summary »
45. Kissing School for Losers (2011)
24 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
Two stoner brothers try to save their mother's house from foreclosure by opening up the very first 'Kissing School for Losers', where they hire hot girls to teach geeks/nerds/anyone who will pay how to be cool.
46. This Is a Business (2006)
103 min | Comedy
Resolved to become a "somebody," a shipping clerk starts his own business knowing only that he intends either to create a product or to provide a service, and whichever one it is, he pledges, it will be good, for everyone.
50. Harmony Heights (2006)
30 min | Short, Comedy
Everyone lives comfortable, predictable lives. Everyone except the four residents of 734 Leary Way. Hunter is a young man living on his own for the first time and trying to live a life ... See full summary »