Most Popular Titles With John Houseman


1. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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100 Metascore

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 340,852 | Gross: $1.59M

2. The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978)

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

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After a crippled test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear powered limbs and implants, he serves as a unique intelligence agent.

Stars: Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Lindsay Wagner

Votes: 6,939

3. Silver Spoons (1982–1987)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Ricky Stratton is a spoiled rich kid who lives the life that many kids dream of, but he still suffers from the problems that many teens do.

Stars: Ricky Schroder, Erin Gray, Joel Higgins, Franklyn Seales

Votes: 2,859

4. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 128,686 | Gross: $78.04M

5. The Fog (1980)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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52 Metascore

An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Houseman

Votes: 52,647 | Gross: $21.38M

6. 227 (1985–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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This series took place in an apartment building, numbered 227. The cast would frequently be found sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plot line.

Stars: Helen Martin, Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall

Votes: 2,079

7. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James, Conrad Janis

Votes: 7,715

8. Ghost Story (1981)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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Two generations of men find themselves haunted by the presence of a spectral woman. When the son of one of the elderly men returns to his hometown after his brother's mysterious death, they attempt to unravel her story.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Craig Wasson, Alice Krige, Fred Astaire, John Houseman

Votes: 6,421 | Gross: $23.37M

9. Three Days of the Condor (1975)

R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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63 Metascore

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Votes: 39,809 | Gross: $41.51M

10. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

R | 107 min | Drama

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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 6,313 | Gross: $16.12M

11. My Bodyguard (1980)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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67 Metascore

When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Paul Quandt

Votes: 7,619 | Gross: $22.48M

12. The Bionic Woman (1976–1978)

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

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After fully recovering from her nearly fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.

Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Ford Rainey

Votes: 4,544

13. Rollerball (1975)

R | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

6.6
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In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck

Votes: 19,361 | Gross: $30.00M

14. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 72,003 | Gross: $60.33M

15. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,098

16. Lust for Life (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald, Pamela Brown

Votes: 8,724

17. Julius Caesar (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud

Votes: 8,863

18. Good Morning America (1975– )

TV-G | 120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.1
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Amy Robach, Robin Roberts

Votes: 1,028

19. Seven Days in May (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.9
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United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner

Votes: 10,609

20. The Winds of War (1983– )

883 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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The trials of the Henry and Jastrow families in the early years of World War II.

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ali MacGraw, Jan-Michael Vincent, John Houseman

Votes: 3,104

21. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

Votes: 11,038

22. The Paper Chase (1973)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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65 Metascore

A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel

Votes: 6,310

23. This Property Is Condemned (1966)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

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The dramatic love story of small-town Mississippi girl Alva Starr and railroad official Owen Legate, set during the Great Depression.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid

Votes: 4,330

24. On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond, Charles Kemper

Votes: 4,940

25. Executive Suite (1954)

Passed | 104 min | Drama

7.4
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When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice presidents vie to see who will replace him.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, June Allyson, Fredric March

Votes: 2,942

26. Jane Eyre (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner

Votes: 6,802 | Gross: $3.82M

27. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

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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

28. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 224

29. The Cheap Detective (1978)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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San Francisco, 1940, detectives, dames, documents, Nazis, and a treasure.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar

Votes: 3,381

30. The Blue Dahlia (1946)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.2
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An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 6,269 | Gross: $2.70M

31. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 160

32. They Live by Night (1948)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

7.6
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An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 5,428

33. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Bill Wendell, Calvert DeForest

Votes: 3,342

34. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet

Votes: 9,287

35. The Paper Chase (1978–1986)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The trials of a group of law students under the tutelage of a strict professor.

Stars: John Houseman, James Stephens, Tom Fitzsimmons, James Keane

Votes: 638

36. Another Woman (1988)

PG | 81 min | Drama

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Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist's office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor's help.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

Votes: 11,225 | Gross: $1.56M

37. The Cobweb (1955)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama

6.4
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At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head, Dr. Stewart McIver, thinks that it would be good therapy for his patients to ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Charles Boyer, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 1,205

38. Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

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After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse, George Hamilton

Votes: 1,593

39. Wholly Moses! (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Dudley Moore, Laraine Newman, James Coco, Paul Sand

Votes: 1,574 | Gross: $14.16M

40. All Fall Down (1962)

Approved | 111 min | Drama

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Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry. When Berry-Berry begins yet another meaningless love ... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Warren Beatty, Karl Malden, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 1,451

41. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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Mike Douglas, aided by a different celebrity co-host every week, interviews a variety of figures from the world of entertainment.

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Ellie Frankel Sextet, Stan Kann

Votes: 312

42. A.D. (1985– )

600 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.

Stars: Anthony Andrews, Colleen Dewhurst, Ava Gardner, David Hedison

Votes: 347

43. Gideon's Trumpet (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Clarence Earl Gideon and his fight for the right to have publicly funded legal counsel for the needy.

Director: Robert L. Collins | Stars: Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, John Houseman, Fay Wray

Votes: 862

44. Noble House (1988– )

TV-14 | 355 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Company, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of ... See full summary »

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,089

45. St. Ives (1976)

PG | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A crime novelist is hired by a shady character to negotiate the return of stolen confidential documents.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jacqueline Bisset, John Houseman, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 1,602

46. Moonfleet (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Moonfleet is set in Dorset, England. The Fleet refers to the land just west of Portland, England.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Stewart Granger, George Sanders, Joan Greenwood, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 2,753

47. In the Cool of the Day (1963)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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After he mends a marital rift between a vacationing young couple, the bored, fragile wife falls hopelessly in love with the husband's ex-colleague who is married to a long suffering and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Peter Finch, Jane Fonda, Angela Lansbury, Arthur Hill

Votes: 383

48. Old Boyfriends (1979)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.2
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When her marriage falls apart, a psychiatrist seeks out those of her former boyfriends who left the biggest impact on her life, mostly in a bad way.

Director: Joan Tewkesbury | Stars: Talia Shire, Richard Jordan, Keith Carradine, John Belushi

Votes: 183

49. Murder by Phone (1982)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

5.5
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A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, John Houseman, Sara Botsford, Robin Gammell

Votes: 494

50. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 314

51. The Company She Keeps (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.4
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Follows the progress of a female ex-convict as she tries to rebuild her life after being released from prison.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Lizabeth Scott, Jane Greer, Dennis O'Keefe, Fay Baker

Votes: 383

52. Too Much Johnson (1938)

Not Rated | 67 min | Comedy

6.2
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A woman has two lovers. When one man finds out about the other, he acts as a villain and chases after the protagonist.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Virginia Nicolson, Edgar Barrier, Arlene Francis

Votes: 389

53. Our Town (1977 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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The story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robby Benson

Votes: 176

54. Captains and the Kings (1976– )

540 min | Drama

8.0
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Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s.

Stars: Richard Jordan, Harvey Jason, Patty Duke, Blair Brown

Votes: 339

55. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Wilson, Michael O'Hare, Wesley Addy, David Birney

Votes: 149

56. Marco Polo (1982–1983)

504 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, David Warner

Votes: 935

57. The Babysitter (1980 TV Movie)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Spoiled twelve-year-old Tara's new best friend from next-door gets hired as a live-in babysitter, but things soon go horribly wrong when Tara's mom starts hitting the bottle and fighting with her dad.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Patty Duke, William Shatner, Quinn Cummings, David Wysocki

Votes: 502

58. Lincoln (1988– )

188 min | Drama, History, War

7.3
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After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency.

Stars: Richard Mulligan, Deborah Adair, Tom Brennan, Gregory Cooke

Votes: 338

59. A Rose for Emily (1983)

27 min | Short

6.7
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Townsfolk discover a warped secret while clearing out the house of a recently deceased, aristocratic spinster.

Director: Lyndon Chubbuck | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Carradine, John Randolph, Jared Martin

Votes: 164

60. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )

750 min | Drama

8.2
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The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men, with whom he surrounds himself, in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.

Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 153

61. The Last Convertible (1979– )

360 min | Drama

8.5
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A World War II coming-of-age drama about five men who meet in the fall of 1940 at Harvard. The war affects all of them, each in different ways. A green 1939 Packard convertible is at the ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Albert, Bruce Boxleitner, Tracy Brooks Swope, James Casey

Votes: 119

62. The Great Adventure (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical people, as well as important historical events.

Stars: Russell Johnson, Van Heflin, Kent Smith, Eddie Little Sky

Votes: 83

63. Evening Primrose (1966 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical

7.7
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A man becomes part of a secret society of people who live in a department store and quickly falls in love with their leader's young maid.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Dorothy Stickney, Larry Gates, Charmian Carr

Votes: 204

64. Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

Votes: 293

65. Aspen (1977)

288 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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The trial of an Aspen man accused of the rape and murder of a teenager.

Stars: Sam Elliott, Perry King, Gene Barry, Roger Davis

Votes: 73

66. The Unseen (1945)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.1
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A secretive widower hires a governess for his children, a willful boy and impressionable girl. Strange occurrences and the governess's curiosity lead her to unlock the secrets of the mysterious and uninhabited brownstone next door.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Joel McCrea, Gail Russell, Herbert Marshall, Phyllis Brooks

Votes: 206

67. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

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

Votes: 116

68. The Associates (1979–1980)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The working lives of three neophyte lawyers.

Stars: Wilfrid Hyde-White, Martin Short, Alley Mills, Joe Regalbuto

Votes: 47

69. Her Twelve Men (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Jan Stewart, a new teacher at The Oaks, a boys' boarding school, becomes instructor and mother-figure to a class of twelve. She must overcome the disapproval of Joe Hargrave, head of the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greer Garson, Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan, Richard Haydn

Votes: 302

70. The 46th Annual Academy Awards (1974 TV Special)

Family

6.2
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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: Ann-Margret, Burt Bacharach, Richard Benjamin, Candice Bergen

Votes: 105

71. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 43

72. Choices of the Heart (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.6
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The film tells the story of a young missionary girl from the United States who was killed in 1980 in El Salvador together with two other missionaries.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Peter Horton, Helen Hunt, Mary McCusker

Votes: 190

73. The Displaced Person (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 58 min | Drama

6.4
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A conscientious but driven Polish refugee disrupts the hierarchy of power on a Georgia farm in the 1940s.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Irene Worth, Shirley Stoler, Lane Smith, John Houseman

Votes: 74

74. The New Steve Allen Show (1961–1965)

48 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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It was a show basically about laughing until you were in tears, or just falling down, doubling over with laughter...a show for the whole family, with some of the funniest comic people on ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Allen, Johnny Jacobs, Louis Nye, Les Brown and His Band of Renown

Votes: 54

75. The Late Show (1986–1988)

Comedy, Talk-Show

6.2
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Stars: Joan Rivers, Clint Holmes, Arsenio Hall, Daniel Rosen

Votes: 43

76. Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

7.3
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A student nurse falls in love with a young intern in 1910 Baltimore, but tragedy ensues when he contracts a fatal disease.

Director: John Berry | Stars: Veronica Lake, Sonny Tufts, Joan Caulfield, Ray Collins

Votes: 51

77. A Christmas Without Snow (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music

6.0
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A divorced woman moves to a new city with her child, trying to build her life again. She joins the choir of a local church but has some personality conflicts with the choirmaster, a ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: Michael Learned, John Houseman, Ramon Bieri, James Cromwell

Votes: 296

78. The French Atlantic Affair (1979– )

278 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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A luxury liner is hijacked by terrorists.

Stars: José Ferrer, John Houseman, Carolyn Jones, Richard Jordan

Votes: 72

79. The Time of Your Life (1976 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama

7.6
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William Saroyan's Pulitzer Prize-winning play revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary or cynical, the characters drift in and out of the bar and... See full summary »

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Benjamin Hendrickson, Richard Ooms, Nicolas Surovy, Sam Tsoutsouvas

Votes: 45

80. The Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War (1984)

98 min | Documentary

8.3
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The story of an American Communist militia that fought for the Spanish Republicans in the 1936-39 Civil War.

Directors: Noel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills | Stars: Ruth Davidow, Colleen Dewhurst, John Houseman, Studs Terkel

Votes: 102

81. The Best of Families (1977– )

Drama

7.4
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Drama set in late 19th-century America, following the lives of three families - one wealthy, one middle-class, and a family of poor Irish immigrants.

Stars: Guy Boyd, William Carden, Alice Drummond, George Ede

Votes: 31

82. Six Characters in Search of an Author (1976 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.5
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During a busy live taping of a TV program, a group of mysterious people show up with a strange demand..

Director: Stacy Keach | Stars: Julie Adams, Wil Albert, Pat Ast, H.B. Barnum III

Votes: 68

83. Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987– )

360 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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The history of the major Golden Age of Hollywood film company, RKO Pictures.

Stars: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Votes: 111

84. Clarence Darrow (1974 TV Movie)

81 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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The taped performance of Henry Fonda's one-man show was aired as "IBM Presents Clarence Darrow" on September 4, 1974, on NBC.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Henry Fonda, John Houseman

Votes: 92

85. I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1975)

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: David Helpern | Stars: Natalie Wood, John Houseman, François Truffaut, Nicholas Ray

Votes: 58

86. Fear on Trial (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.8
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The story of John Henry Faulk, a radio/TV personality of the 1950s, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Faulk sued the organization that was behind the blacklisting, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: William Devane, George C. Scott, Dorothy Tristan, William Redfield

Votes: 90

87. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 13

88. The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1980 TV Special)

7.4
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Golden Globe Award - American award awarded by the Hollywood association of the foreign press from 1944 for works in movies and television's pictures.

Director: Gene Weed | Stars: Alan Alda, Jane Alexander, Melissa Sue Anderson, Julie Andrews

Votes: 14

89. Holiday for Sinners (1952)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.0
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Three men, reared together in New Orleans, but whose paths have drifted apart, each face a crisis during the last weekend of Mardi Gras: Dr. Jason Kent must decide between accepting a ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Gig Young, Keenan Wynn, Janice Rule, William Campbell

Votes: 90

90. The Paul Ryan Show (1977–1992)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Paul Ryan, Gilbert Cates, Lainie Kazan, Jim Bailey

91. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

7.1
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On March 7, 1979, Alfred Hitchcock becomes the seventh recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievment Award. Hostess Ingrid Bergman introduces an array of actors and writers and... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Judith Anderson, Ned Beatty, Ingrid Bergman, Mel Brooks

Votes: 191

92. The Country Girl (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: George Grizzard, Larry Haines, Shirley Knight, John Lithgow

Votes: 10

93. Sorry, Wrong Number (1946 TV Short)

30 min | Drama, Short, Thriller

7.7
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A bedridden invalid gets a crossed line when telephoning, and realizes that the two men she overhears are planning to kill her.

Directors: Frances Buss, John Houseman | Stars: Mildred Natwick, G. Swayne Gordon, Esther Somers, Gilbert Mack

Votes: 9

94. Dillinger (1960 TV Movie)

Drama

7.5
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The story of John Dillinger, "Public Enemy Number One", up to his violent death outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.

Director: Mel Ferber | Stars: Philip Abbott, Steven Hill, Ralph Meeker, Jane Rose

Votes: 8

95. The Merry Wives of Windsor (1980 TV Movie)

140 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Director: Jack Manning | Stars: Gloria Grahame, Leon Charles, Valerie Seelie-Snyder, Dixie Tymitz

Votes: 21

96. Our Planet Tonight (1987 TV Movie)

Comedy

4.7
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Stars: John Houseman, Morgan Fairchild, Rich Hall, Mitchell Laurance

Votes: 7

97. Olympic Gala (1984 TV Special)

Documentary, Music, Sport

5.3
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Stars: Jane Fonda, Robert Wagner, The Beach Boys, Neil Diamond

Votes: 24

98. Hazard's People (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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The story of John Hazard, a criminal attorney whose style and flair sets him apart from his peers in the legal profession. In the pilot episode, Hazard and his three associates seek to help... See full synopsis »

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: John Elerick, Cliff Emmich, Stefan Gierasch, Richard Herd

Votes: 32

99. Une légende une vie: Citizen Welles (1974 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.3
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Director: Maurice Frydland | Stars: Orson Welles, John Houseman, Richard Barr, Hilman Brown

Votes: 6

100. The Seven Lively Arts (1957– )

60 min | Music

6.7
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Stars: John Crosby, Red Allen, Steven Hill, Danny Barker

Votes: 6