Primetime Emmy: TV Movie & Limited Series

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1. Ages of Man (1966 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

Performance of extracts from Shakespeare's plays.

Director: Paul Bogart | Star: John Gielgud

Votes: 21

2. Death of a Salesman (1966 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

An abridged award-winning television adaptation of a famous play about an aging travelling salesman who's on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His job is gone, and his family hates him for never being there. He tries mending things with them.

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Stanley Adams, Edward Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, Albert Dekker

Votes: 516

3. Elizabeth the Queen (1968 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

In the sixteenth century, Queen Elizabeth I (Dame Judith Anderson) is the ruler of England. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (Charlton Heston) is her lover, best friend, and worst enemy.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Judith Anderson, Charlton Heston, Michael Allinson, Alan Caillou

Votes: 36

4. Teacher, Teacher (1969 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Hamilton Cade is an alcoholic teacher striving to put his life back together. He accepts a job tutoring an "exceptional child" only to find that young Freddie is mentally retarded (an ... See full summary »

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: David McCallum, Ossie Davis, George Grizzard, Billy Schulman

Votes: 37

6. The Andersonville Trial (1970 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.

Director: George C. Scott | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, William Shatner, Jack Cassidy, Wright King

Votes: 399

7. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)

G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

62 Metascore

Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Bernie Casey

Votes: 6,765

8. A War of Children (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

Two families in Belfast, one Protestant and one Catholic, find that their long-standing friendship is threatened by the escalating sectarian violence that surrounds them.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Vivien Merchant, Jenny Agutter, John Ronane, Anthony Andrews

Votes: 120

9. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama

Story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Eric Brown, Richard Dysart, Joel Fluellen

Votes: 1,569

11. Eleanor and Franklin (1976)

203 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.

Stars: David Huffman, Mackenzie Phillips, Lilia Skala, Ed Flanders

Votes: 301

12. Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977 TV Movie)

155 min | Biography, Drama

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Priscilla Pointer, Walter McGinn

Votes: 257

13. Sybil (1976)

198 min | Biography, Drama

A young woman whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed sixteen different personalities is treated by a doctor.

Stars: Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Martine Bartlett

Votes: 6,179

14. The Gathering (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

Dying father pulls his torn family together for a last Christmas.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Edward Asner, Maureen Stapleton, Rebecca Balding, Sarah Cunningham

Votes: 575

15. Friendly Fire (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, War

When they try to learn how how their son died in Vietnam, the Mullens meet lies and evasion on all sides.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Carol Burnett, Ned Beatty, Sam Waterston, Dennis Erdman

Votes: 356

16. The Miracle Worker (1979 TV Movie)

Unrated | 98 min | Biography, Drama

Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan leads deaf and blind Helen Keller into the light of learnedness.

Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Patty Duke, Diana Muldaur, Charles Siebert, Anne Seymour

Votes: 506

17. Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, Music

Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.

Directors: Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams, Christine Baranski

Votes: 2,027

18. A Woman Called Golda (1982 TV Movie)

191 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Ned Beatty, Franklin Cover, Judy Davis

Votes: 734

19. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC... See full summary »

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Ed Flanders, Kathryn Walker, Roxanne Hart, Christopher Allport

Votes: 946

20. Something About Amelia (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Counseling helps family deal with the discovery that their child was sexually abused by the closest relative.

Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Olivia Cole, Roxana Zal

Votes: 497

21. Do You Remember Love (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Barbara Wyatt-Hollis is an English professor who begins to fall under the effects of Alzheimer's. The film documents her decline and the emotional turmoil it causes for her. It also show ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Richard Kiley, Andrea Barber, Judith Barsi

Votes: 153

22. Love Is Never Silent (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Margaret Ryder has always looked after her deaf parents, Janice and Abel. Long the only contact her folks have had with the speaking world, Margaret struggles with whether she should strike... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Mare Winningham, Cloris Leachman, Sid Caesar, Phyllis Frelich

Votes: 273

23. Promise (1986 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Family

When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, James Woods, Piper Laurie, Peter Michael Goetz

Votes: 373

24. Inherit the Wind (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History

A biblical orator opposes a liberal lawyer defending a man for teaching Darwinism in the 1920s South.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jason Robards, Darren McGavin, John Harkins

Votes: 442

25. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History

The complicated relationship between physicist Leo Szilard, scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves. Assigned to oversee the project, Groves chooses Oppenheimer to build ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 353

26. Roe vs. Wade (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama

Ellen Russell is a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Holly Hunter, Amy Madigan, James Gammon, Terry O'Quinn

Votes: 274

27. Caroline? (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

A mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands in her way: is she really Caroline?

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pamela Reed, George Grizzard, Patricia Neal

Votes: 375

28. The Incident (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Susan Blakely, Robert Carradine, Peter Firth

Votes: 443

29. Separate But Equal (1991)

PG | 190 min | Drama, History

A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.

Stars: Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Richard Kiley, Cleavon Little

Votes: 616

30. Miss Rose White (1992 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

Sister given up by Italian family only to be reunited 22 years later.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Kyra Sedgwick, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern

Votes: 217

31. Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)

R | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: James Garner, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Riegert, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 2,701

32. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 2,209

33. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History

The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,986

34. Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995 TV Movie)

R | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

Based on a real-life court case, the film finds members of the McMartin family on trial for alleged sexual molestation and abuse of children at their well-regarded preschool. ... See full summary »

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: James Woods, Mercedes Ruehl, Lolita Davidovich, Sada Thompson

Votes: 2,765

35. Truman (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama

Though considered unqualified, Harry S. Truman becomes the 33rd president following the April 1945 death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Gary Sinise, Diana Scarwid, Richard Dysart, Colm Feore

Votes: 2,119

36. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 973

37. Don King: Only in America (1997 TV Movie)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

A cinematic portrait of the famous fight promoter and boxing manager.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Ving Rhames, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jeremy Piven, Darius McCrary

Votes: 1,194

38. A Lesson Before Dying (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

In the 1940s South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing of a white store owner. In his defense, his white attorney equates him with a lowly hog, to indicate that he ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer, Irma P. Hall

Votes: 936

39. Tuesdays with Morrie (1999 TV Movie)

89 min | Biography, Drama

A journalist finds himself questioning his own life when his best friend, a dying man, offers him some very powerful wisdom and advice for coping in relationships, careers and society.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Hank Azaria, Wendy Moniz-Grillo, Caroline Aaron

Votes: 4,122

40. Wit (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald

Votes: 8,545

41. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)

G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

Winston Churchill's wilderness years prior to World War II, when only he could see the threat that Adolf Hitler and a rearmed Germany posed to Europe.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Linus Roache

Votes: 5,301

42. Door to Door (2002 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Drama

A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman.

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Joel Brooks

Votes: 3,837

43. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 11,536

44. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 121 min | Biography, Drama

The stirring true story of Franklin D. Roosevelt's battle with polio in 1921.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 2,524

45. The Girl in the Café (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Romance

Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald, Meneka Das, Anton Lesser

Votes: 8,034

46. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 133 min | Drama, History, Western