Most Popular Titles With Larry Gates


1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 54,706

2. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 6,480

3. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 11,874

4. Rawhide (1959–1965)

TV-PG | 50 min | Western

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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive. He is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,564

5. In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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75 Metascore

An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Votes: 56,929 | Gross: $24.38M

6. The Sand Pebbles (1966)

PG-13 | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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In 1926, an US naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat on a rescue mission in war-torn China.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen

Votes: 11,505

7. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin

Votes: 1,442

8. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Votes: 38,239 | Gross: $17.57M

9. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 38,689

10. Guiding Light (1952–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Zimmer, Beth Chamberlin, Maureen Garrett, Robert Newman

Votes: 1,278

11. Hazel (1961–1966)

30 min | Comedy

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George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to... See full summary »

Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake

Votes: 1,119

12. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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42 Metascore

A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

Votes: 14,943 | Gross: $100.49M

13. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

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The adventures of two young drifters across America.

Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

Votes: 1,075

14. One Step Beyond (1959–1961)

Approved | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »

Stars: John Newland, Robert Douglas, Olan Soule, Will J. White

Votes: 933

15. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Max Kleven, William Windom

Votes: 1,849

16. Lou Grant (1977–1982)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

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The trials of a former television station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams, Jack Bannon

Votes: 1,349

17. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 1,875

18. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The cases of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Stephen Brooks

Votes: 705

19. Leonard Part 6 (1987)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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A secret agent is called out of retirement to save the world from an evil genius.

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Bill Cosby, Tom Courtenay, Joe Don Baker, Moses Gunn

Votes: 7,536 | Gross: $4.92M

20. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)

60 min | Drama, War

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This series chronicled the adventures, in the air and on the ground, of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Votes: 756

21. 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: 468

22. Then Came Bronson (1969–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Drama

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A disillusioned reporter, James "Jim" Bronson, quits his job and starts wandering the road on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as a form of soul-searching. He meets various characters. Some he helps, others he educates.

Stars: Michael Parks, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Dern, Robert Hooks

Votes: 360

23. 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: 4,223 | Gross: $40.06M

24. 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: 230

25. Some Came Running (1958)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Dave Hirsch, a writer and an army veteran winds up in his small Indiana hometown, to the dismay of his respectable older brother. He meets and befriends various different characters and tries to figure out what to do with his life.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer

Votes: 4,718

26. The Defenders (1961–1965)

60 min | Drama

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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles, Ossie Davis

Votes: 279

27. The Americans (1961– )

60 min | Action, War

7.9
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Inspired by James Warner Bellah's "The Valiant Virginians", a 1953 book that had previously been serialized in "The Saturday Evening Post", this series focused on the impact war has on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire, John Doucette

Votes: 49

28. Death of a Gunfighter (1969)

M | 94 min | Western

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A Texas town's council fires the town's old-fashioned marshal who refuses to resign, thus leading to violence from both sides.

Directors: Don Siegel, Robert Totten | Stars: Richard Widmark, Lena Horne, Carroll O'Connor, David Opatoshu

Votes: 902

29. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 145

30. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brinson, Paul Branson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 178

31. Toys in the Attic (1963)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.9
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Julian Berniers and Lily Prine have just gotten married. They have been in Chicago on business before returning to their home town of New Orleans, where they will meet with Julian's older ... See full summary »

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 815

32. Cimarron Strip (1967–1968)

TV-PG | 90 min | Western

7.5
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The western adventures of tough, but fair, Marshal Jim Crown.

Stars: Stuart Whitman, Percy Herbert, Randy Boone, Jill Townsend

Votes: 286

33. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 108

34. Hour of the Gun (1967)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.7
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Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton gang in a fight. In revenge, Clanton's thugs kill the Marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: James Garner, Jason Robards, Robert Ryan, Albert Salmi

Votes: 2,861

35. Lucky Luciano (1973)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Biopic of Mafia boss Lucky Luciano, covering his life from 1946 to 1962 with occasional flashbacks.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Vincent Gardenia, Silverio Blasi, Charles Cioffi

Votes: 945

36. The Young Savages (1961)

Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A D.A. investigates 3 white teenagers accused of murdering a blind Puerto Rican kid.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dina Merrill, Edward Andrews, Vivian Nathan

Votes: 1,711

37. The Missiles of October (1974 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.3
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In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: William Devane, Ralph Bellamy, Howard Da Silva, James Hong

Votes: 845

38. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 95

39. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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The show follows the adventures of two free-lance magazine writers based in Hawaii.

Stars: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Jay Lanin, Gary Lockwood

Votes: 40

40. Judd for the Defense (1967–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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High-priced Houston lawyer Clinton Judd, and his assistant Ben Caldwell, take cases throughout the U.S. The program dealt with then-taboo subjects.

Stars: Carl Betz, Stephen Young, Walter Brooke, John Dehner

Votes: 146

41. Above and Beyond (1952)

Approved | 122 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Col. Paul Tibbetts piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2.

Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating

Votes: 909

42. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

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An aging heir-less millionaire wants to leave his fortune to the unsuspecting family of his first love but not before testing his prospective heirs by living with them under the guise of a poor boarder.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau

Votes: 1,056

43. Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A teenager who witnesses the murder of his father vows to exact revenge on the four mobsters involved in the killing.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay, Paul Dubov

Votes: 2,096

44. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 203

45. The Outcasts (1968–1969)

60 min | Western

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A bounty hunter who was a Confederate Officer teams up with an ex-slave who was a Union Soldier during the Civil War. They are the Outcasts.

Stars: Don Murray, Otis Young, Art Metrano, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 83

46. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 70

47. The Strange One (1957)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir

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Jocko De Paris, cadet leader in a Southern military academy, so manipulates events that George Avery, Jr., son of the school's executive officer, is found drunk and expelled. Through ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Garfein | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Pat Hingle, Peter Mark Richman, Arthur Storch

Votes: 505

48. Jeanne Eagels (1957)

Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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The life of 1920s actress Jeanne Eagels.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kim Novak, Jeff Chandler, Agnes Moorehead, Charles Drake

Votes: 554

49. The Great Impostor (1961)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. is a versatile man who gets his kicks out of impersonating a marine, a monk, a navy surgeon and a prison warden, eventually getting in trouble with the law for it.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Karl Malden, Edmond O'Brien, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 920

50. Backstairs at the White House (1979)

540 min | Drama, History

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Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.

Stars: Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks

Votes: 370

51. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Martin Gabel

Votes: 117

52. Stoney Burke (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

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Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it, but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell, Bill Hart

Votes: 119

53. The Spiral Road (1962)

Approved | 139 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1936, a Dutch physician who treats leprosy patients in the jungles of Indonesia has a dangerous run-in with a local witch-doctor who uses black magic to kill his enemies.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Rock Hudson, Burl Ives, Gena Rowlands, Geoffrey Keen

Votes: 368

54. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)

60 min | Drama

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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

Stars: Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Michael Tolan, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 56

55. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, et cetera during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 66

56. Pueblo (1973 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, War

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A Cold War incident, told in flashbacks, regarding the capture of the American spy ship, U.S.S. Pueblo and its crew by North Korean naval units off the North Korean coast on January 23, 1968.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ronny Cox, Andrew Duggan, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 108

57. Banyon (1971–1973)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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The adventures of 1930's Los Angeles private eye Miles Banyon.

Stars: Robert Forster, Joan Blondell, Richard Jaeckel, Julie Gregg

Votes: 94

58. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres, dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al, utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Tim O'Connor

Votes: 36

59. Take Me to Town (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

6.8
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A pretty saloon entertainer escapes the marshal's custody and hides in a small town where she unexpectedly becomes surrogate mother to three motherless boys who wish to see their father re-married.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Sterling Hayden, Phillip Reed, Lee Patrick

Votes: 207

60. One Foot in Hell (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Western

6.2
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In this Western, Alan Ladd exacts revenge on a small town the best way he knows how -- by becoming sheriff.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy, Dolores Michaels

Votes: 358

61. Outlaws (1960–1962)

60 min | Western

7.6
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The adventures of a Marshal and his young Deputies in a section of Oklahoma infested with bandit gangs, gunmen, and robbers.

Stars: Don Collier, Barton MacLane, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens

Votes: 45

62. Evening Primrose (1966 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical

7.6
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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: 206

63. Mr. Broadway (1964– )

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Life and times of a press agent and man-about-town.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Lani Miyazaki, Horace McMahon, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 16

64. ABC Stage 67 (1966– )

51 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
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A weekly anthology of one-hour plays, both original and adapted from literary sources.

Stars: The Doodletown Pipers, Lee Grant, Arthur Kennedy, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 47

65. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

Votes: 48

66. Ada (1961)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Bo Gillis is running for Governor. Steve writes the speeches, Sylvester runs the campaign and Bo plays the guitar. Everything is going according to the plan until a hooker named Ada is ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 734

67. For the People (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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David Koster is an obsessive New York City assistant district attorney who gets into trouble because of his passion for justice. His boss, Anthony Celese, tries to keep him under control ... See full summary »

Stars: William Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Lonny Chapman, Jessica Walter

Votes: 21

68. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas, plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 66

69. The Brothers Rico (1957)

Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, Kathryn Grant, Larry Gates

Votes: 618

70. Saints and Sinners (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama

5.6
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Nick Alexander works for the New York Bulletin as an investgative reporter and is willing to go to great lengths for a story. His colleagues are supportive and take the place of any family or social life.

Stars: Nick Adams, John Larkin, Richard Erdman, Nicky Blair

Votes: 81

71. The Hoodlum Priest (1961)

101 min | Drama

6.6
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Based on the life of Fr. Charles Clark, a minister to street gangs.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Don Murray, Larry Gates, Cindi Wood, Keir Dullea

Votes: 330

72. Sarge (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Samuel "Sarge" Cavanaugh is a priest at the St. Aloysius Parish in San Diego, California. He is known as Sarge because of his police background of working for nine years as a homicide ... See full summary »

Stars: George Kennedy, Ramon Bieri, Sallie Shockley, Harold Sakata

Votes: 39

73. The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959)

87 min | Comedy

6.7
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In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Charles Coburn, Jill St. John

Votes: 222

74. Glory Alley (1952)

79 min | Drama, Music

6.1
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In New Orleans, prizefighter Socks Barbarrosa suddenly runs out of the ring before his title bout, and swears he'll never fight again. He gives no reason for his strange actions. His girl ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Leslie Caron, Kurt Kasznar, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 320

75. Cattle King (1963)

Approved | 88 min | Western

5.7
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A rich landowner of Wyoming fights to prevent the Texas herds from trampling his rich meadows.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Robert Taylor, Robert Loggia, Joan Caulfield, Robert Middleton

Votes: 296

76. Slattery's People (1964–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Jim Slattery enters the state legislature, hopeful that he can make a difference. He finds dealing with endless rules and the majority opposition party frustrates any meaningful change but he stubbornly perseveres.

Stars: Richard Crenna, Paul Geary, Tol Avery, Robert Stevenson

Votes: 65

77. Kraft Mystery Theater (1959– )

60 min | Mystery

8.2
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A successor to Kraft Television Theater with a change of focus away from straight drama. The high productions remained along with the ability to attract well known talent.

Stars: Frank Gallop, Conrad Phillips, Lee Patterson, S. John Launer

Votes: 36

78. Espionage (1963–1964)

48 min | Drama, War

7.9
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An anthology series telling different and unrelated stories of espionage set in many countries and historical periods.

Stars: Victor Platt, Maxwell Shaw, Alan Tilvern, Gertan Klauber

Votes: 37

79. Caribe (1975– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two Miami-based cops battle crime in the Caribbean.

Stars: Stacy Keach, Carl Franklin, Robert Mandan, Joanna Pettet

Votes: 28

80. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring one hundred top criminals to justice.

Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gene Coogan, Eddie Hice, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 51

81. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 47

82. The Girl Rush (1955)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

5.2
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In this comedy sequel to Wonderful Town, Kim, a museum worker from Providence, Rhode Island, inherits half ownership of a Las Vegas hotel when her father dies.

Director: Robert Pirosh | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Fernando Lamas, Eddie Albert, Gloria DeHaven

Votes: 97

83. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, et cetera) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas, but a few musicals also were presented. The show ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 54

84. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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American television anthology series of wide range of genres, from history and drama, to fantasy and science fiction. Fiction novels, stories, stage-plays, fairytales, and historic events are dramatized in each episode.

Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Irene Dailey, George Voskovec, Richard Dysart

Votes: 19

85. Channing (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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The series depicted life at fictitious Channing College.

Stars: Henry Jones, Jason Evers, Tyler McVey, Ed Nelson

Votes: 28

86. Ponds Theater (1953– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews

Votes: 28

87. The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses.

Stars: Alexander Scourby, William Shatner, Larry Gates, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 30

88. The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Abraham Lincoln Jones is a lawyer assisted by his law clerk, young C.E. Carruthers, and his secretary Marsha Spear. His cases usually did not involve violence but rather "white collar" ... See full summary »

Stars: James Whitmore, Janet De Gore, Conlan Carter, Russ Brown

Votes: 28

89. Maximum Security (1984– )

60 min

5.8
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Prisoners and a prison psychiatrist struggle with life in maximum security.

Stars: Robert Desiderio, Geoffrey Lewis, Jean Smart, Stan Shaw

Votes: 16

90. Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (1976– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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The action-packed cases of maverick San Francisco cop Bert D'Angelo.

Stars: Paul Sorvino, Allison Giannini, Robert Pine, Dennis Patrick

Votes: 17

91. Francis Covers the Big Town (1953)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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A man who has a talking mule gets a job on a newspaper, and both get mixed up in a murder trial.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Yvette Duguay, Gene Lockhart, Nancy Guild

Votes: 231

92. F.D.R.: The Last Year (1980 TV Movie)

180 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Jason Robards, Laurinda Barrett, Edward Binns, Augusta Dabney

Votes: 31

93. Kate McShane (1975– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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The trials of Kate McShane, a middle-aged attorney who often became emotionally involved in her clients.

Stars: Anne Meara, Sean McClory, Charles Haid, Cal Bellini

Votes: 17

94. The Henderson Monster (1980 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A famous scientist, while performing experiments involving DNA, accidentally creates a monster.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Stephen Collins, Larry Gates, Christine Lahti, Jason Miller

Votes: 46

95. Aloha Means Goodbye (1974 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.1
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A young woman who is battling a rare blood disease must also fight against a greedy doctor who needs a heart-transplant donor, and has her in mind.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Sally Struthers, Joanna Miles, Henry Darrow, James Franciscus

Votes: 37

96. Justice (1954–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Dramatic show based on cases tried by lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

Stars: William Prince, Gary Merrill, Dane Clark, Ed Begley

Votes: 6

97. The Citadel (1960 TV Movie)

Drama

9.0
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The good doctor is on trial before the British Medical Association Council, if he is found guilty, he will no longer be allowed to practice medicine. The story unfolds through flashbacks which depict his career and his subsequent downfall.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Ann Blyth, Lloyd Bochner, James Donald, Larry Gates

Votes: 16

98. On Borrowed Time (1957 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Mr. Brink seems to bring death with him wherever he goes. But can a young boy and his grandfather change this dire situation?

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Beulah Bondi, Dorothy Eaton, Larry Gates, Margaret Hamilton

99. Playboy of the Western World (1983 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 118 min

4.6
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A man comes into a pub and boasts that he has just killed his father. Instead of condemning him for the crime, the locals revel in his story and praise him for his deed, with the daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Dowling | Stars: John Q. Bruce, Bairbre Dowling, Larry Gates, John Greenleaf

Votes: 7

100. Dateline: San Francisco (1962 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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In this pilot for an unsold series, Rod Taylor stars as a newspaper columnist trying to help the daughter (Barbara Rush) of his publisher (Larry Gates) after she tells him she thinks she's killed someone.

Director: Jules Bricken | Stars: Rod Taylor, Willis Bouchey, Larry Gates, Roy Jensen