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1. Wonderful Town (1958 TV Movie)

120 min | Musical

8.7
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As stated in Matthew Algeo's book "Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Roadtrip", "Harry and Bess Truman saw this stage play in New York in 1953 at the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mel Ferber, Herbert Ross | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Sydney Chaplin, Jacquelyn McKeever, Joseph Buloff

Votes: 50

2. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Louis Nye

Votes: 177

3. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

8.4
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

Votes: 204

4. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Follies in Concert (1986)

90 min | Music

8.4
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Film of the legendary 1985 concert performance presented by the New York Philharmonic of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The plot of the musical ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Houldey | Stars: Andre Gregory, Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Rubin, Barbara Cook

Votes: 148

5. All Star Revue (1950– )

60 min | Comedy

8.3
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This early comedy program started off with a rotating cast of four famous comedians, each of whom would take turns hosting the show. The program format was similar to that of a Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Danny Thomas

Votes: 79

6. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

8.1
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A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Votes: 61,317

7. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

8.0
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The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

Stars: The Bell Telephone Orchestra, Mel Brandt, The Buster Davis Singers, Edward Villella

Votes: 27

8. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 138

9. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

7.8
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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 462

10. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Sid Stone, Jimmy Nelson, Hal Sawyer

Votes: 85

11. Shirley MacLaine: Kicking Up Her Heels (1996 Video)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1934, Shirley MacLaine was the product of a strict middle-class background from which she and her brother, the future actor Warren Beatty, escaped into the ... See full summary »

Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Forsythe, Robert Harling, Charlton Heston

Votes: 22

12. Play It Again, Sam (1972)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A neurotic film critic obsessed with the movie Casablanca (1942) attempts to get over his wife leaving him by dating again with the help of a married couple and his illusory idol, Humphrey Bogart.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Jerry Lacy

Votes: 21,882

13. Intimate Portrait (1993–2005)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 173

14. Funny Girl (1968)

G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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89 Metascore

The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Votes: 15,262 | Gross: $0.22M

15. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 391

16. Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1973–1981)

60 min | Talk-Show

7.5
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Stars: Tom Snyder, Clare Boothe Luce, Kelly Lange, Sterling Hayden

Votes: 74

17. Intimate Portrait (1993–2005)
Episode: Marsha Mason (1998)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Clint Eastwood, Kelsey Grammer, Marsha Mason

Votes: 49

18. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

Votes: 10,459 | Gross: $102.00M

19. The Last of Sheila (1973)

PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multi-millionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Benjamin, James Coburn, James Mason, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 4,126

20. Meet Me in St. Louis (1959 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Tab Hunter, Jane Powell, Walter Pidgeon, Jeanne Crain

Votes: 78

21. Steel Magnolias (1989)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Julia Roberts

Votes: 38,621 | Gross: $83.76M

22. The Sunshine Boys (I) (1975)

PG | 111 min | Comedy

7.2
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A vaudeville duo agree to reunite for a television special, but it turns out that they can't stand each other.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Walter Matthau, George Burns, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith

Votes: 4,676

23. The Nut House!! (1964 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Ceil Cabot, Jane Connell, Fay DeWitt, Andrew Duncan

Votes: 8

24. This Is Streisand (1968)

5 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Short documentary profiling Barbra Streisand. Explaining her background and introducing her to the world of cinema.

Stars: Herbert Ross, Omar Sharif, Ray Stark, Barbra Streisand

Votes: 25

25. In Full Bloom (2002 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Michael Gillis | Stars: Robert Harling, Herbert Ross, Shirley MacLaine

Votes: 7

26. The Turning Point (1977)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tom Skerritt

Votes: 3,612 | Gross: $33.60M

27. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)

G | 155 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave, George Baker

Votes: 2,680

28. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Votes: 3,737

29. Nijinsky (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne, Alan Badel

Votes: 564

30. The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.8
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A stuffy author enters into an explosive relationship with his neighbor, a foul-mouthed, freewheeling prostitute.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Barbra Streisand, George Segal, Robert Klein, Allen Garfield

Votes: 2,625 | Gross: $23.68M

31. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Votes: 3,675

32. The Fantasticks (1964 TV Movie)

Musical

6.8
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Neighboring widowers plot to romantically unite their son and daughter by pretending to feud and forbidding the two children to associate with each other. Their scheme works and the two ... See full summary »

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Bert Lahr, Stanley Holloway, Susan Watson

Votes: 23

33. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 713

34. Max Dugan Returns (1983)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jason Robards, Marsha Mason, Donald Sutherland, Matthew Broderick

Votes: 2,932 | Gross: $17.61M

35. Walter Matthau: Diamond in the Rough (1997 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.6
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A profile of the life of actor Walter Matthau.

Stars: Michael Caine, Ossie Davis, Edward Dmytryk, Julie Harris

Votes: 7

36. Footloose (1984)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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42 Metascore

A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 59,387 | Gross: $80.04M

37. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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36 Metascore

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 25,340 | Gross: $67.00M

38. Soapdish (1991)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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65 Metascore

An ambitious television soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty

Votes: 12,623 | Gross: $36.49M

39. Pennies from Heaven (1981)

R | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.5
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During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper, Vernel Bagneris

Votes: 4,587 | Gross: $9.18M

40. Boys on the Side (1995)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 10,499 | Gross: $23.45M

41. Funny Lady (1975)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 4,176 | Gross: $40.06M

42. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)
Episode: Episode #6.3 (1953)

60 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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Berle's guests include actor Jackie Cooper, singer Eddie Fisher, and comedienne Dagmar. Milton demonstrates the trials and tribulations of hosting a variety television show, complete with ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Milton Berle, Jackie Cooper, Dagmar, Vic Damone

Votes: 5

43. Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.3
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A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 2,703

44. True Colors (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.3
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Best friends from law school to election night, their friendship is sorely tested when one learns of another's betrayal.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: John Cusack, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 4,301 | Gross: $0.42M

45. T.R. Baskin (1971)

GP | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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An enthusiastic young woman runs away to Chicago to start a new life. She is soon confronted with the emotional coldness of the big city, and has to search for her place in the scheme of things.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Candice Bergen, Peter Boyle, James Caan, Marcia Rodd

Votes: 211

46. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 7,071 | Gross: $9.00M

47. My Blue Heaven (I) (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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35 Metascore

An all too uptight FBI agent must protect a larger than life mobster with a heart of gold, currently under witness protection in the suburbs.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, Joan Cusack, Melanie Mayron

Votes: 16,672 | Gross: $23.59M

48. California Suite (1978)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jane Fonda, Alan Alda, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine

Votes: 5,547

49. Poster Boy (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.2
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36 Metascore

With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintence (Noseworthy), the closeted son (Newton) of a conservative U.S. Senator (Lerner) puts a shocking spin on his dad's re-election campaign.

Director: Zak Tucker | Stars: Matt Newton, Michael Lerner, Karen Allen, Jack Noseworthy

Votes: 1,229 | Gross: $0.06M

50. I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Dinah Manoff, Lance Guest

Votes: 794 | Gross: $6.97M