Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Jessie Royce Landis
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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
Why the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club Met on Thursday
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ironside's Aunt Victoria suspects foul play when one of her card-playing friends vanishes. Despite her nephew's admonitions, Victoria and her bridge partners shadow their missing friend's husband, who insists his wife left him.
6. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.
Votes: 282,346 | Gross: $13.28M
7. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)
60 min | Adventure
Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »
9. Thriller (1960–1962)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »
11. The Jim Backus Show (1960–1961)
30 min | Comedy
Mike O 'Toole owns and runs a second rate news service that he struggles to keep aflloat financially. His employees include the attractive Dora and Dave as reporters. Sidney is the office boy who often gets into misadventures.
15. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
16. Valentine's Day (1964–1965)
30 min | Comedy
Valentine Farrow works for O.D. Dunstall in a New York publishing house. He is young and single and constantly chased by women. While in the Army, he was saved by "Rocky" Sin, a ... See full summary »
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
The Adriatic Express Affair
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Solo and Kuryakin, aboard the Adriatic Express from Vienna to Venice, are seeking a Thrush chemical that can end the reproductive process in life forms. We meet Madame Nemirovitch, who claims to be the founder of Thrush.
18. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The two top Agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.) fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of T.H.R.U.S.H.
20. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation.
Votes: 59,487 | Gross: $8.75M
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Mother, May I Go Out to Swim?
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
John Crane is attending a coroner's inquiry and remembers the events that brought him there. John lives with his mother Claire and they are obviously very close. While on holiday, he meets ... See full summary »
23. Actor's Studio (1948–1950)
30 min | Drama
Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. ... See full summary »
Lady in Waiting
TV-PG | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A mousy heiress murders her brother, pretending she thought he was a burglar. Lt. Columbo unravels her alibi.
29. Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Clifton Webb recreates his Sitting Pretty role as Mr. Lynn Belvedere, the World's Greatest Genius. Belvedere discovers that he is ineligible for an honorary award because he never attended ... See full summary »
30. Climax! (1954–1958)
60 min | Drama
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, which led to two theatrical movies of the same name.
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ironside investigates a purse-snatching, but not just the usual petty crime: the victim is the widow of the former head of the Police Commission, and the purse contained a little cash . . . and $200,000 in jewelry.
33. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 16,504 | Gross: $100.49M
34. Boys' Night Out (1962)
Unrated | 115 min | Comedy
Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children... See full summary »
35. The Swan (1956)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to ... See full summary »
37. My Man Godfrey (1957)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy
The spoiled daughter of a rich American family hires as butler an Austrian vagrant she finds on a pier, without knowing that he illegally jumped ship.
39. Main Street to Broadway (1953)
Approved | 103 min | Music, Romance
In New York City, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a ... See full summary »
40. Tonight at 8:30 (1952)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy
An omnibus of three Noel Coward tales: the first, "The Red Peppers" (featuring Kay Walsh, Ted Ray, Martita Hunt, Frank Pettingell and Bill Fraser) about a bickering vaudeville couple who ... See full summary »
41. Critic's Choice (1963)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy
Parker Ballantine is a New York theater critic and his wife writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Parker must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage.
43. Bon Voyage! (1962)
Not Rated | 130 min | Family, Comedy, Adventure
The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana, travels abroad for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but ... See full summary »
45. The Girl He Left Behind (1956)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.
47. Gidget Goes to Rome (1963)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Frances, now 17, is still in love with Moondoggy. She can persuade her parents to allow them a journey to Rome, together with two of her and two of his friends. However they have to take an... See full summary »