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1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Votes: 4,604

2. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his son Opie, live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney Fife.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 11,018

3. The Black Hole (1979)

PG | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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52 Metascore

A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms

Votes: 21,566

4. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Votes: 77,704

5. Gilligan's Island (1964–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Seven men and women are stranded on an uncharted island following a torrential storm.

Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer

Votes: 11,607

6. The Searchers (1956)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.9
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94 Metascore

An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 74,719

7. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,504

8. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends.

Stars: Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow

Votes: 6,079

9. Freaky Friday (1976)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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51 Metascore

A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 10,862 | Gross: $25.94M

10. Get Smart (1965–1970)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual but bumbling spy working for the CONTROL agency, battles the evil forces of rival spy agency KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99.

Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Votes: 10,094

11. Kojak (1973–1978)

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

7.1
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 5,946

12. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.4
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 2,111

13. Guys and Dolls (1955)

Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.2
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In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine

Votes: 14,401 | Gross: $13.00M

14. Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964–1969)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.0
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The misadventures of a bumbling U.S. Marine named Gomer Pyle.

Stars: Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Ronnie Schell, Roy Stuart

Votes: 2,520

15. Funny Face (1957)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Votes: 24,660

16. Early Edition (1996–2000)

TV-PG | 41 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens, Billie Worley

Votes: 10,711

17. Nighthawks (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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56 Metascore

Conservative street cop DaSilva reluctantly agrees to terminate an international terrorist who has demanded media attention. But DaSilva's "at-home" tactics are very much put to the challenge.

Directors: Bruce Malmuth, Gary Nelson | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner

Votes: 15,796 | Gross: $14.91M

18. McMillan & Wife (1971–1977)

TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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San Francisco Police Commissioner Stewart "Mac" McMillan and his amateur detective wife keep their marriage unpredictable while solving the city's most baffling crimes.

Stars: Rock Hudson, John Schuck, Susan Saint James, Nancy Walker

Votes: 1,838

19. F Troop (1965–1967)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Western

7.3
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The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote U.S. Army outpost in the Wild West.

Stars: Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch, Ken Berry, Melody Patterson

Votes: 2,241

20. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,646

21. Room 222 (1969–1974)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He's assisted by girlfriend and school counselor, Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him.

Stars: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine

Votes: 748

22. Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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Allan Quatermain once again teams up with Jesse Huston where the discovery of a mysterious old gold piece sends Quatermain looking for his long-lost brother, missing in the wilds of Africa after seeking a lost white race.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva

Votes: 8,334 | Gross: $3.75M

23. Police Story (1973–1987)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith, Joe Santos

Votes: 721

24. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

7.6
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Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

Votes: 634

25. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Passed | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western

7.2
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Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 12,783 | Gross: $11.75M

26. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named ... See full summary »

Stars: Hope Lange, Edward Mulhare, Reta Shaw, Harlen Carraher

Votes: 980

27. The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969–1972)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Brandon Cruz, Miyoshi Umeki, Kristina Holland

Votes: 1,020

28. The Doris Day Show (1968–1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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After spending most of her life in big cities, widow Doris Martin decides to move back to the family ranch.

Stars: Doris Day, Philip Brown, Todd Starke, Denver Pyle

Votes: 527

29. The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.2
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Patty Duke, Jean Byron, William Schallert, Paul O'Keefe

Votes: 1,065

30. Nanny and the Professor (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.

Stars: Juliet Mills, Richard Long, David Doremus, Trent Lehman

Votes: 564

31. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure

6.7
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A drama series, based on the classic musical film of the same name.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

Votes: 241

32. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

Votes: 406

33. Shane (1966)

60 min | Western

7.3
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Shane works for the Starett family, a young widow, her son, and her aging father-in-law, protecting them against the anti-sodbuster rancher Ryker and other perils plaguing the Old West.

Stars: David Carradine, Jill Ireland, Tom Tully, Christopher Shea

Votes: 115

34. Noble House (1988)

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

7.7
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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: 1,176

35. It's About Time (1966–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Two astronauts, traveling faster than light, go back in time to prehistoric Earth. Unable to return, they make friends with the "natives."

Stars: Frank Aletter, Jack Mullaney, Imogene Coca, Joe E. Ross

Votes: 409

36. Good Morning World (1967–1968)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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David Lewis and Larry Clarke are early morning disc jockeys in Los Angeles. Dave is happily married, while Larry thinks of himself as a ladies' man and "swinger." Billy deWolfe's ... See full summary »

Stars: Joby Baker, Ronnie Schell, Julie Parrish, Billy De Wolfe

Votes: 121

37. Crazy Like a Fox (1984–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Rough-and-tumble private Investigator Harry Fox, Sr. solves crimes with the reluctant help of his son, respected San Francisco lawyer Harrison Fox, Jr.

Stars: Jack Warden, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser, Robby Kiger

Votes: 465

38. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Based on the best-selling book and movie of the same name (Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)). Set in Ridgemont, New York, the Nashes are an unusual suburban family. Jim Nash, a college ... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Crowley, Mark Miller, Kim Tyler, Brian Nash

Votes: 271

39. Hollywood or Bust (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom

Votes: 1,712

40. The Silent Service (1957– )

30 min | Action, War

8.5
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Documentary dramatic anthology about the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet. All stories were based on fact and the realism was heightened by actual use of combat footage from the files of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris, Robert Knapp, Ron Foster

Votes: 91

41. Santee (1973)

PG | 93 min | Western

5.8
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A bounty hunter takes in the son of a man he killed.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Glenn Ford, Michael Burns, Dana Wynter, Jay Silverheels

Votes: 424

42. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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The history of the independent film company, The Cannon Film Group, Inc..

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Sam Firstenberg, David Paulsen, Luigi Cozzi, Menahem Golan

Votes: 4,752

43. Bracken's World (1969–1970)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Behind the scenes at the fictitious Century Studios in Hollywood, headed by the (initially) unseen John Bracken.

Stars: Elizabeth Allen, Peter Haskell, Linda Harrison, Laraine Stephens

Votes: 101

44. Murder in Three Acts (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The cause seems to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Tony Curtis, Emma Samms, Jonathan Cecil

Votes: 1,466

45. The Brian Keith Show (1972–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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In its first season, father and daughter pediatricians, Dr. Sean Jamison and Dr. Anne Jamison, run a free clinic in Oahu, Hawaii. Starting in the second season, very proper Dr. Austin ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Keith, Shelley Fabares, Victoria Young, Roger Bowen

Votes: 40

46. Get Smart, Again! (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Smart is called back to duty as KAOS is back causing trouble again with a 'weather machine'.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Bernie Kopell, Dick Gautier

Votes: 1,121

47. Lady Blue (1985–1991)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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Katy Mahoney patrols the grittier streets of Chicago, dispatching the seamier elements before reporting to her boss Terry McNichol. Katy's intensity about her job interfered with her social life.

Stars: Jamie Rose, Danny Aiello, Robert Kurcz, Dennis Kelly

Votes: 213

48. Captain Nice (1967)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Carter Nash was a chemist in a police department who discovered a liquid which could turn him into Captain Nice, an odd sort of superhero: very shy and dominated by his mother. Captain Nice... See full summary »

Stars: William Daniels, Alice Ghostley, Ann Prentiss, Liam Dunn

Votes: 110

49. Memories of Midnight (1991 TV Movie)

183 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A beautiful amnesiac struggles to regain her memory, unaware of the danger she will face because of it.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Jane Seymour, Omar Sharif, Theodore Bikel, Joseph Campanella

Votes: 227

50. Molly and Lawless John (1972)

PG | 98 min | Western

5.4
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In New Mexico, a sheriff's unhappy mid-aged wife aids a condemned prisoner escape her husband's jail and elopes with the young and attractive outlaw to Mexico, pursued by the sheriff's posse.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Vera Miles, Sam Elliott, Clu Gulager, John Anderson

Votes: 211



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