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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

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

8.5
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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: 13,795

2. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

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

Votes: 125

3. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.5
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 78

4. The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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This was an anthology series which aired live. It often featured adaptations of one-act stage plays.

Stars: Guy Kibbee, Faye Emerson, John Conte, Vicki Cummings

Votes: 24

5. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Why the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club Met on Thursday (1969)

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

8.4
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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.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Raymond Burr, Arthur O'Connell, Jessie Royce Landis, Gail Kobe

Votes: 46

6. North by Northwest (1959)

Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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98 Metascore

A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 282,346 | Gross: $13.28M

7. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 258

8. Columbo (1971–2003)

TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 25,050

9. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.2
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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 »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, Lillian O'Malley

Votes: 1,162

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

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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In this live drama series, over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Mona Freeman, Hans Conried

Votes: 109

11. The Jim Backus Show (1960–1961)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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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.

Stars: Jim Backus, Nita Talbot, Bobs Watson, Bill McLean

Votes: 24

12. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 65

13. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

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

Votes: 55

14. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 70

15. 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: 20

16. Valentine's Day (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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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 »

Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Janet Waldo, Jack Soo, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 40

17. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
Episode: The Adriatic Express Affair (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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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.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 62

18. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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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.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, John Herman Shaner

Votes: 4,451

19. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
Episode: The Ceremony of Innocence (1970)

88 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Directors: Ken Rockefeller, Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Richard Kiley, James Broderick, Larry Gates, Robert Gerringer

Votes: 26

20. To Catch a Thief (1955)

PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Votes: 59,487 | Gross: $8.75M

21. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Mother, May I Go Out to Swim? (1960)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, William Shatner, Jessie Royce Landis, Gia Scala

Votes: 189

22. Art Carney Special (1959– )

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Stars: Art Carney, Elaine Stritch, David Doyle, Betty Garrett

Votes: 13

23. Actor's Studio (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

Stars: Marc Connelly, George Keane, Don Hanmer, Nancy Franklin

Votes: 52

24. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Lady in Waiting (1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A mousy heiress murders her brother, pretending she thought he was a burglar. Lt. Columbo unravels her alibi.

Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Peter Falk, Susan Clark, Jessie Royce Landis, Richard Anderson

Votes: 1,937

25. Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

7.1
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A high-school senior and his girlfriend get married when they find out she's pregnant.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Christopher Norris, Dan Dailey, Dina Merrill

Votes: 74

26. Goodbye Again (1961)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A successful business woman, dissatisfied with her current, philandering lover, starts an affair with a much younger man.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 2,238

27. Ironside (1967–1975)

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

6.9
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 2,857

28. My Foolish Heart (1949)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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After being visited by an old friend, a woman recalls her true love, the man she met and lost years ago.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward, Kent Smith, Lois Wheeler

Votes: 766

29. Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.9
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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 »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Tom Drake, Alan Young

Votes: 511

30. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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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, which led to two theatrical movies of the same name.

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

Votes: 159

31. It Happens Every Spring (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport

6.8
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A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley

Votes: 1,486

32. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Grandmother's House (1971)

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

6.8
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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.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson, Don Mitchell

Votes: 26

33. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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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: 16,504 | Gross: $100.49M

34. Boys' Night Out (1962)

Unrated | 115 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Duff

Votes: 1,727

35. The Swan (1956)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.5
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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 »

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 2,166

36. Derelict (1930)

75 min | Adventure

6.4
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Adventure follows a ship on its watery course between Latin America and the United States.

Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: George Bancroft, Jessie Royce Landis, William 'Stage' Boyd, Donald Stuart

Votes: 38

37. My Man Godfrey (1957)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy

6.3
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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.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: June Allyson, David Niven, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith

Votes: 751

38. Thriller (1960–1962)
Episode: The Mark of the Hand (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.3
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A young girl is accused of murder and refuses to speak to anyone ever again.

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Boris Karloff, Mona Freeman, Jessie Royce Landis, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 138

39. Main Street to Broadway (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Music, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tommy Morton, Mary Murphy, Agnes Moorehead, Herb Shriner

Votes: 60

40. Tonight at 8:30 (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.2
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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 »

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Ted Ray, Kay Walsh, Martita Hunt, Bill Fraser

Votes: 148

41. Critic's Choice (1963)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy

5.9
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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.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Maxwell, Rip Torn

Votes: 778

42. Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

5.9
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A woman learns how to deal with the difficulties of being a doctor's wife and an interfering mother in law.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, William Lundigan, June Havoc, Gary Merrill

Votes: 95

43. Bon Voyage! (1962)

Not Rated | 130 min | Family, Comedy, Adventure

5.8
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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 »

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jane Wyman, Michael Callan, Deborah Walley

Votes: 538

44. A Private's Affair (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Music

5.8
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Three U.S. Army recruits have various romantic adventures while preparing to appear on a televised talent show.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Sal Mineo, Christine Carère, Barry Coe, Barbara Eden

Votes: 91

45. The Girl He Left Behind (1956)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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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.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus

Votes: 339

46. I Married a Woman (1958)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Advertising executive Marshall Briggs finds his work in conflict with his love-life with fashion model Janice Blake.

Director: Hal Kanter | Stars: George Gobel, Diana Dors, Adolphe Menjou, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 303

47. Gidget Goes to Rome (1963)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.2
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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 »

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: James Darren, Cindy Carol, Jessie Royce Landis, Cesare Danova

Votes: 585

48. The Gulf Playhouse (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama

3.9
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This live show was seen through the "eye" of the camera. The actors in each episode would talk to the camera as if it were a person.

Stars: Mildred Dunnock, James Westerfield, Eddie Bracken, Henry Jones

Votes: 23

49. Larger Than Life (1952 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Stars: Christine Finn, Ian Fleming, Hugh Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis

50. A Night with the Stars (1950)

33 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Stars: Afrique, Daphne Barker, Jack Barker, Bert Bernard



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