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1. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 7,759

2. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,835

3. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.4
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Combat!, a one-hour World War II drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 2,018

4. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 669

5. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 1,030

6. The Good Earth (1937)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Although married Chinese farmers Wang and O-Lan initially experience success, their lives are complicated by declining fortunes and lean times, as well as the arrival of the beautiful young Lotus.

Directors: Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý, Sam Wood | Stars: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch

Votes: 4,161

7. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.8
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The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

Votes: 6,429

8. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 145

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

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 64

10. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 181

11. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 84

12. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

6.8
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ITV's long-running arts series presented by Melvyn Bragg.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Lenny Henry, Alan Bennett

Votes: 112

13. The Great Waltz (1938)

Passed | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauss II - Schani to his friends - would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. ... See full summary »

Directors: Julien Duvivier, Victor Fleming, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Luise Rainer, Fernand Gravey, Miliza Korjus, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 957

14. The Gambler (1997)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a novel in 27 days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel 'The Gambler'.

Director: Károly Makk | Stars: Michael Gambon, Jodhi May, Polly Walker, Dominic West

Votes: 327 | Gross: $0.01M

15. The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003 TV Special)

210 min | News

6.3
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Affleck, John Agar, Wayne Allwine

Votes: 937

16. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)

TV-PG | News

6.3
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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Billy Crystal, Aaliyah, Ben Affleck, David LeRoy Anderson

Votes: 677

17. MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992– )

Unrated | 360 min | Documentary

7.5
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The history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Samuel Marx, June Allyson, Lew Ayres

Votes: 501

18. The Ken Murray Show (1950– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Stars: Ken Murray, Darla Hood, Jack Mulhall, Betty Lou Walters

Votes: 12

19. Big City (1937)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

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To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for... See full summary »

Directors: Frank Borzage, George B. Seitz | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Luise Rainer, Charley Grapewin, Janet Beecher

Votes: 454

20. Escapade (1935)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Escapade is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring William Powell and Luise Rainer. It is a remake of Maskerade (1934).

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 30

21. The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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A male Polish secret agent and a female Russian secret-police spy smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. While chasing after stolen candlesticks they discover each other's identity and fall in love.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: William Powell, Luise Rainer, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 499

22. The 25th Annual Academy Awards (1953 TV Special)

News

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The first television broadcast of the annual motion picture awards ceremony.

Director: Bill Bennington | Stars: Bob Hope, Anne Baxter, Edgar Bergen, Jacques Bergerac

Votes: 117

23. The Toy Wife (1938)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.9
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The beautiful and frivolous wife of a plantation owner in antebellum Louisiana proves unsatisfactory at running the household, leading her serious-minded husband to enlist the help of her unmarried sister.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Luise Rainer, Melvyn Douglas, Robert Young, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 284

24. Hostages (1943)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

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A group of twenty-six Czechoslovakian citizens are jailed until a 50,000 crown reward by the Gestapo uncovers the supposed killer of a Nazi officer whom virtually everyone suspects committed suicide.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Luise Rainer, Arturo de Córdova, William Bendix, Paul Lukas

Votes: 43

25. Dramatic School (1938)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day and works at a dreary factory assembling gas meters at night. She daydreams and "acts" her way ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Luise Rainer, Paulette Goddard, Alan Marshal, Lana Turner

Votes: 320

26. Girl Talk (1963–1970)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Virginia Graham, Joan Crawford, Dody Goodman, Gloria Swanson

Votes: 80

27. Boulevard Bio (1991–2003)

60 min | Talk-Show

5.8
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Boulevard Bio was a talk show hosted by Alfred Biolek on public television, where guests were invited to specific topics.

Stars: Alfred Biolek, Elke Heidenreich, Harald Schmidt, Gottfried Helnwein

Votes: 37

28. Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood (1987 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary

6.9
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A celebration of Hollywood featuring some of America's biggest stars.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Barbara Eden, Debbie Allen, June Allyson, Bea Arthur

Votes: 73

29. The Arthur Murray Party (1950–1960)

30 min | Family, Music

5.3
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Ballroom dancing, plus comedy, songs and dance contests on one of the few programs to air over all four major commercial networks. ABC premiered it on July 20, 1950 and it closed on NBC on ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathryn Murray, William H. Vaux, Arthur Murray, Ray Carter Orchestra

Votes: 11

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

30 min | Drama

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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

31. Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003)

95 min | Drama

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Director: Ralf Schmerberg | Stars: Carmen Simone Birk, Lars Rudolph, Isabel Tuengerthal, Herbert Fritsch

Votes: 102

32. The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983 TV Special)

News

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, Walter Matthau

Votes: 116

33. Hollywood Chinese (2007)

90 min | Documentary

8.4
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Hollywood Chinese is a captivating look at cinema history through the lens of the Chinese American experience. Directed by triple Sundance award-winning filmmaker, Arthur Dong, this ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dong | Stars: Turhan Bey, Joan Chen, Tsai Chin, Stephen Gong

Votes: 99

34. Brisant (1994– )

30 min | Documentary

4.3
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Brisant the magazine.

Stars: Axel Bulthaupt, Mareile Höppner, Griseldis Wenner, Kirk Douglas

Votes: 27

35. Greta Garbo: A Lone Star (2001 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Director: Steve Cole | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Ty Burr, Kitty Carlisle, Greta Garbo

Votes: 56

36. Heut' kommt's drauf an (1933)

86 min

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Director: Kurt Gerron | Stars: Hans Albers, Luise Rainer, Oskar Karlweis, Oskar Sima

37. The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1937)

Approved | 17 min | Documentary, Short

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This short chronicles, in a semihumorous way, events associated with MGM's 1937 convention for the studio's national sales and distribution staff. First the delegates arrive by train in San... See full summary »

Stars: Louis B. Mayer, Al Lichtman, William F. Rodgers, James E. Davis

Votes: 25

38. TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014 TV Movie)

34 min | Documentary

7.2
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Ben Mankiewicz recounts great moments and memories, on-screen and off, from the twenty-year history of Turner Classic Movies.

Stars: Ben Mankiewicz, Alec Baldwin, Ned Beatty, John Boorman

Votes: 15

39. Sehnsucht 202 (1932)

79 min | Comedy, Musical

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A musical comedy set in Vienna. The title refers to the name of a perfume. Two young women reply to newspaper advertisements but their replies are confused. The two young directors of the ... See full summary »

Director: Max Neufeld | Stars: Magda Schneider, Fritz Schulz, Luise Rainer, Rolf von Goth

Votes: 15

40. Another Romance of Celluloid (1938)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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This second entry in MGM's "Romance of Film" series documents how celluloid movie film is processed and features behind-the-scenes glimpses of current MGM productions.

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Frank Capra, Betty Ross Clarke, William H. Daniels

Votes: 57

41. Luise Rainer: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2011 TV Special)

29 min | Documentary

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100-year-old Oscar-winning actress Luise Rainer sits down with Robert Osborne at the 2010 TCM Classic Film Festival.

Director: Sean Cameron | Stars: Robert Osborne, Luise Rainer, Mikael Sharafyan

Votes: 20

42. Filmemigration aus Nazideutschland (1975)

287 min | Documentary

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Stars: Gitta Alpar, Felix Basch, Curt Bois, John Brahm

43. The British Academy Awards (1977 TV Special)

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Stars: Peter Barkworth, Michael Caine, Annette Crosbie, Lynsey de Paul

44. Prominent! (2006– )

45 min | News

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Stars: Constanze Rick, Damien Puckler, Laura Dahm, Pamela Anderson

Votes: 26

45. By Candlelight (1949 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Luise Rainer, Robert Flemyng, Clive Morton, Peter Butterworth

46. Noi che abbiamo fatto la dolce vita (2009)

85 min | Documentary

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Director: Gianfranco Mingozzi | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Adriano Celentano, Valeria Ciangottini, Dino De Laurentiis

47. A Dancer (1991 TV Movie)

30 min

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Part of the By Herself series of individual dramas created for Channel 4, A dancer explores the emotional moment when two former lovers, separated by their profession, meet again.

Director: Doris Totten Chase | Stars: Luise Rainer, Thomas Desny

Votes: 6

48. Madame hat Besuch (1932)

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Director: Carl Boese | Stars: Attila Hörbiger, Herbert Hübner, Hans Olden, Luise Rainer

49. Die kleinen Füchse (1963 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Director: Heinrich Schnitzler | Stars: Ursula Schult, Leopold Rudolf, Sieghardt Rupp, Michael Toost

50. Behind Poem (2004 Video)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Tom Henze | Stars: Anna Thalbach, Ralf Schmerberg, John Gassmann, Larry Gassmann



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