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1. How Shakespeare Changed My Life (2016 Video)

Short

10.0
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How Shakespeare Changed My Life is an online series featuring interviews with many notable actors/artists describing a pivotal moment when Shakespeare literally changed their lives.

Director: Melinda Hall | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Jim Beaver, Ray Bradbury, David Crystal

Votes: 5

2. The Best of the Bloodhounds (2008 Video)

100 min | Comedy

9.4
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The best capers from the young detectives, Sean and Melissa, who crack crime cases.

Director: Tom Logan | Stars: Craig Hauer, Antonia Jones, Kendra Thomas, Richard Thomas

Votes: 80

3. Billions (2016– )
Episode: Extreme Sandbox (2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

9.3
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Axe makes a big decision. Connerty gets closer to the truth. Tensions rise, and dynamics shift.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Toby Leonard Moore

Votes: 1,114

4. A Walton's Family Reunion (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary, Family

9.2
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The surviving cast members of the American television classic will journey back to "Walton's Mountain" almost 30 years after the series ended its iconic run. Hosted by Mary Beth McDonough (... See full summary »

Stars: Mary Beth McDonough, Kami Cotler, Earl Hamner Jr., David W. Harper

Votes: 22

5. Earl Hamner Storyteller (2015)

95 min | Documentary

9.2
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This is a wonderful documentary, that shows the full scope of Earl Hamner Jr's talent. Most people know him as the real life "John Boy," but do not realize that he wrote for shows such as ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Castro Jr. | Stars: Phillip Alford, Mary Badham, James Best, Robert Butler

Votes: 37

6. The Making of Bloodhounds, Inc. (2011 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Family

9.2
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Director: Tom Logan | Stars: Billy Forester, Craig Hauer, Kendra Thomas, Richard Thomas

Votes: 69

7. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Stingers (2015)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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Philip and Elizabeth deploy a plan for the C.I.A.'s Mujahideen visitors.

Director: Larysa Kondracki | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 1,212

8. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: The Colonel (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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Elizabeth and Phillip are at risk of getting caught when they fear their assignments may be a set-up. Stan is convinced he'll find Nina a way out.

Director: Adam Arkin | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor, Keidrich Sellati

Votes: 1,686

9. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Achievement (1977)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.1
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John-Boy sent his novel to a publisher and does not hear anything. He travels to New York to get an update. They like his novel and will publish it.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 73

10. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Pony Cart (1976)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.1
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Martha Corrine, Grandpa's sister in law, comes to the mountain to visit. She helps Ben build a pony cart.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 114

11. BloodHounds, Inc. #5: Fangs for the Memories (2000 Video)

Family

9.0
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Giants, bats, late-night robberies, black capes - could it really be a vampire?

Director: Tom Logan | Stars: Billy Forester, Brandon Gilberstadt, Harlan Glenn, Craig Hauer

Votes: 85

12. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Chloramphenicol (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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A devastating flaw during a mission forces Philip, Elizabeth, William, and Gabriel to confront the depths of their patriotism... and their mortality. In Russia, in striving to be a better person, has Nina put her life on the line?

Director: Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Dylan Baker, Lev Gorn

Votes: 1,062

13. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep? (2015)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Philip and Elizabeth struggle with the gravity of unexpected collateral damage.

Director: Stephen Williams | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 1,186

14. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Echo (2014)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Nina finds that her future is Stan's hands. Meanwhile, Paige and Henry are moved to safety as their parents attempt to complete their assignment.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Annet Mahendru, Susan Misner

Votes: 1,201

15. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Choice (1975)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.0
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John wants to expand the mill and call it Walton and Sons, but Jason wants to study music. He tries to get a scholarship. John-Boy is told he should write a novel.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 58

16. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Firestorm (1976)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.0
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John Boy publishes excerpts from Hitler's writing in his newspaper and the town is upset. The town wants to hold a burn book party, but John-Boy makes them realize how wrong they are.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 81

17. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Secret (1976)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.0
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Jim-Bob wonders if he is adopted because he does not look like other family members. No one wants to talk about his birth. Eventually the truth comes out as to what happened when he was born.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 60

18. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Travel Agents (2016)

TV-MA | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Martha must finally face the truth she has denied - and her life may never be the same. Plus, a chilling new development in William's work forces the Jennings to face the realities of what a biological war would mean.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Dylan Baker, Brandon J. Dirden

Votes: 978

19. Nature (1982– )

60 min | Documentary, Family

8.9
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page, David Attenborough

Votes: 513

20. Bloodhounds, Inc. #4: Invasion of the UFO's (2000)

G | 40 min | Short, Family

8.9
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The town of Midvale is suddenly plagued by strange sightings in the night sky.

Director: Tom Logan | Stars: Stuart Charno, Craig Hauer, Antonia Jones, Bob Murdy

Votes: 86

21. Pershing's Last Patriot (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.9
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Frank Buckles, a humble man who found himself in extraordinary places. He fought during WWI. In the 20's and 30's, he sailed the world. In the 40's, he was a prisoner during WWII. In the 50... See full summary »

Director: David Dejonge | Stars: David Dejonge, Joshua Stewart, Richard Thomas

Votes: 10

22. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: March 8, 1983 (2015)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Elizabeth and Paige take a trip that lands them in treacherous territory.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 1,082

23. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: Saving Grace: Part 1 (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.9
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After Russell Greene's brother Joe caused the death of a father and son, the widow started to drink, neglect her living son, and send threatening letters to Joe. Joe leaves town to work on ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 24

24. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Scourge (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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A disturbed man is arrested after a murder spree. Alexandra Cabot comes under fire for seeking the death penalty.

Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 791

25. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Burnout (1976)

TV-G | 100 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.9
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John-Boy smokes a pipe and Grandpa leaves a heater plugged in and turned on. A fire breaks out, burns most of the house. John-Boy loses his completed novel to save Erin. John-Boy, Grandpa, and Erin all feel miserable.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 72

26. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Fledgling (1976)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.9
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John-Boy wants to buy a printing press to start his own newspaper. Works hard to earn money for the down payment.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 57

27. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears (2016)

TV-14 | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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The Jennings hit their breaking points as they try to handle their local agents such as Martha.

Director: Matthew Rhys | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Dylan Baker, Brandon J. Dirden

Votes: 994

28. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Vigil (1976)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.9
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Grandma is sick and Mary Ellen misdiagnosis the ailment. Grandma has to go to the hospital and Mary Ellen realizes she has a lot to learn.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 53

29. Sacred Stage: The Mariinsky Theater (2005)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary

8.8
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Set against the backdrop of the magical White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, Sacred Stage features the best in Russian symphonic music, ballet and opera at Russia's premier theater--the Mariinsky, also known as the Kirov.

Director: Joshua Waletzky | Stars: Valery Gergiev, Yulia Makhalina, Evgeniy Nikitin, Richard Thomas

Votes: 10

30. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: An Easter Story (1973)

TV-G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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When Olivia is stricken with polio, John-Boy refuses to accept the doctor's prognosis that she may never walk again.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 100

31. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The First Edition (1976)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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John-Boy publishes his first newspaper. It includes a story about Ben's troubles. Olivia is mad. But John-Boy has to publish the story to follow his convictions.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 52

32. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The System (1974)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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John Boy tutors another person on a scholarship. He cheats during test and has to be turned in. John Boy acts as his lawyer to keep him in college rather than be expelled.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 58

33. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Thanksgiving Story (1973)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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Thanksgiving time on Walton's Mountain means a turkey shoot, a school play about early settlers, and the big meal. One year it also included a rekindled love affair and a life-threatening accident.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 75

34. The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson (1998– )
Episode: Boston: Part 3 (1998)

30 min | Adventure, Family

8.7
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After the trial the family expect life to return to normal, but they feel uncomfortable having been used to the freedom of the island. Billy, as an orphaned black boy is looked down by ... See full summary »

Director: John Laing | Stars: Ken Blackburn, Jed Brophy, Matthew Chamberlain, Junior Chile

Votes: 6

35. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: I Am Abassin Zadran (2015)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Martha hosts an unexpected guest; Philip and Elizabeth must work a formidable Mujahideen commander.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 905

36. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Martial Eagle (2014)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Philip and Elizabeth's long-planned mission turns ugly, impacting each of them in different ways. Stan digs in deeper at work as his personal life continues to unravel.

Director: Alik Sakharov | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Annet Mahendru, Susan Misner

Votes: 1,127

37. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Book (1974)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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John Boy gets his book of short stories published. Everyone happy - until the bill comes. Turns out it is a vanity press that just prints books but you pay for it.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 59

38. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Gift (1974)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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Jason and John Boy's friend Seth is diagnosed with leukemia. Seth wants to teach Jason how to play a recorder he made for him before he dies.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 70

39. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Graduation (1974)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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John Boy graduates from school. Needs a suit. Ends up with grandpa's suit.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 60

40. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Hero (1977)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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The Waltons find out Sheriff Ep is a decorated war hero and John-Boy wants to write about it. Ep wants to keep it quiet. Also, an old friend of Ep's comes to visit. Jim-Boy likes to talk to her about cars and war.

Director: Anthony Brand | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 55

41. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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On Christmas Eve 1933, the Waltons prepare for the holiday. However, John Walton, who was forced to take work in another part of the state, has not returned home yet, and his family are becoming increasingly worried.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Patricia Neal, Richard Thomas, Edgar Bergen, Ellen Corby

Votes: 793

42. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Last Mustang (1976)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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A wild mustang is captured on Walton land and Grandpa wants it to remain be and remain free. Meanwhile, it is sheriff election time and John-Boy writes about the candidates. Ep is up for re-election.

Director: Walter Alzmann | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 43

43. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Long Night (1977)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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Grandma is in the hospital and Grandpa wants to bring her home. He is forbidden to visit in the hospital because she needs her rest.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 54

44. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: The Rat (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Martha must finally face the truth she has denied - and her life may never be the same. Plus, a chilling new development in William's work forces the Jennings to face the realities of what a biological war would mean.

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Dylan Baker, Brandon J. Dirden

Votes: 897

45. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: The Road Home: Part 1 (1997)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Joe Greene returns to his brother Russell's home where his son is living. On the drive, he causes an accident that kills two people and puts a child in the hospital. He does not tell anyone. Part 2 is finished on The Promised Land.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Roma Downey, John Dye, Della Reese, Ossie Davis

Votes: 27

46. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Runaway (1974)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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Everyone in the Walton house is too busy to pay attention Jim Bob so he takes matters into his own hands.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 57

47. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Venture (1975)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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John takes on a loan to improve the business and he gets a big order. Grandpa gets sick and cannot help at the mill. John gets sick and cannot do it. The neighbors pull together to help build the new improved mill.

Director: Ralph Waite | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 46

48. The Americans (2013–2018)
Episode: Trust Me (2013)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A mole hunt within the KGB causes suspicion amongst allies and shatters trust within the Jennings' marriage. Meanwhile, Stan's plan to keep his mole safe puts her at even greater risk of discovery.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Maximiliano Hernández, Holly Taylor

Votes: 1,540

49. Incident at Vichy (2016 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

8.6
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Director: David Horn | Stars: Jonathan Hadary, Jon Orsini, Darren Pettie, Richard Thomas

Votes: 5

50. West Virginia (1996– )

8.6
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Star: Richard Thomas

Votes: 20



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