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1. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his son Opie, live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney Fife.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 10,750

2. North to Alaska (1960)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

7.0
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During the Alaska gold rush, prospector George sends partner Sam to Seattle to bring his fiancée but when it turns out that she married another man, Sam returns with a pretty substitute, the hostess of the Henhouse dance hall.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian

Votes: 6,404

3. Destry Rides Again (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger

Votes: 9,199 | Gross: $0.35M

4. The Night of the Grizzly (1966)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Western

6.6
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Ex-lawman Jim Cole retires to Wyoming to farm his land, but a land-greedy neighbor, an ex-con turned bounty hunter, and a vicious grizzly bear upset his retirement plans.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Clint Walker, Martha Hyer, Keenan Wynn, Nancy Kulp

Votes: 962

5. Destry (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.7
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In his desire to control a frontier town, ruthless town boss Decker appoints the town drunk as sheriff who, in return, hires gunfighter Destry as his deputy.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,030

6. The Proud Ones (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Western

7.0
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Marshal Cass Silver has to deal with his old nemesis, a corrupt gambler, and his hired guns come to town as well as recurring bouts of blindness.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

Votes: 975

7. The Man from Galveston (1963)

57 min | Western

6.3
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In 1800s Texas, during the early days of circuit-courts, lawyers had to be handy with their guns as well as with their law books when facing lynch mobs bent on administering frontier justice.

Director: William Conrad | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Preston Foster, James Coburn, Joanna Moore

Votes: 83

8. Man in the Shadow (I) (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go too far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander

Votes: 712

9. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970 TV Movie)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Family, Western

5.6
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Retired Texas Ranger Nash Crawford re-assembles his former Ranger outfit from the old days to fight crime in his hometown.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Walter Brennan, Fred Astaire, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine

Votes: 321

10. The Gun Hawk (1963)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.0
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When his town-drunk father is killed by the Sully brothers, gunfighter Blaine Madden exacts his revenge but has to flee, aided by a young aspiring gunslinger, when the sheriff tries to arrest him.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Rod Cameron, Ruta Lee, Rod Lauren

Votes: 225

11. The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1952)

TV-PG | 81 min | Western

6.6
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Trapped in a snowbound mountain cabin, an assortment of travelers receives the unwelcome visit of a wanted outlaw.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Anne Baxter, Dale Robertson, Miriam Hopkins, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 176

12. Like Father, Like Son (1961)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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The story of a small-town football star, Chris Wotan, who defies society, morals and his God and gets into so much trouble that he is expelled from school. Told in flashbacks, usually in ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Stefanie Powers, William Wellman Jr., Robert Fuca

Votes: 46

13. Speedy Gonzales - noin 7 veljeksen poika (1970)

85 min | Comedy, Western

6.5
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Lonely rider Speedy Gonzales (Spede Pasanen) arrives to small town of New York to revenge the murder of his brother. Who shot Moses Gonzales? Was it the dishonest sheriff (Leo Jokela), ... See full summary »

Director: Ere Kokkonen | Stars: Spede Pasanen, Tarja Markus, Olavi Ahonen, Esko Salminen

Votes: 422

14. Me and My Gal (1932)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Marion Burns, George Walsh

Votes: 755

15. Badlands of Dakota (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Indian raids are being perpetrated by an outlaw gang in disguise.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Robert Stack, Ann Rutherford, Richard Dix, Frances Farmer

Votes: 126

16. Singing Guns (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.4
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Notorious stagecoach robber Rhiannon is unintentionally appointed as deputy when he saves the sheriff's life and must wear two hats between his new job that he enjoys and his old occupation that he misses.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Vaughn Monroe, Ella Raines, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

Votes: 182

17. Devil's Partner (1961)

Not Rated | 73 min | Horror

5.0
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An old man sells his soul to the devil, and turns into a young man. He then uses witchcraft and black magic to win a woman from his rival.

Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Edgar Buchanan, Jean Allison, Richard Crane, Spencer Carlisle

Votes: 319

18. Shadows of Death (1945)

Not Rated | 59 min | Western

6.1
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With the railroad coming to Red Rock, trouble is expected and Billy has been sent ot help his friend Fuzzy who is the town's Sheriff, Judge, and barber. When the man that sent Billy is ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Dona Dax, Charles King

Votes: 57

19. Jesse James at Bay (1941)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.2
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Jesse James joins with Missouri settlers in their battle with rich, land-grabbing railroad tycoons.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally Payne, Pierre Watkin

Votes: 118

20. Gold Raiders (1951)

Passed | 56 min | Comedy, Western

5.8
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On his way to Red Mesa to insure mine owners against loss from raids on their ore shipments, George O'Brien is ambushed by the raiders, and is accidentally saved by the Three Stooges who ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: George O'Brien, Moe Howard, Shemp Howard, Larry Fine

Votes: 145

21. Lightnin' (1925)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Lightnin' Bill Jones, a man partial to the bottle, does chores and odd jobs around the Calivada Hotel, which is run by his wife and their adopted daughter, Millie. Real estate hucksters, ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Jay Hunt, Madge Bellamy, Ethel Clayton, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 85

22. The Arkansas Traveler (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A folksy drifter (Bob Burns) helps an old friend's widow (Fay Bainter) and daughter (Jean Parker) save their newspaper.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Bob Burns, Fay Bainter, John Beal, Jean Parker

Votes: 20

23. Riders of the Lone Star (1947)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Music, Western

6.5
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An outlaw band is searching for the hidden loot of notorious outlaw Dusty Morgan who's whereabouts is a mystery to everyone including his thirteen year old son whose guardian is the town drunk.

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Charles Starrett, Virginia Hunter, Curly Williams, Georgia Peach Pickers

Votes: 10

24. Shark (1998 Video)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Horror

4.3
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Marine biologist Steven Miller investigates a string of animal attacks near the waters of Laughlin, Nevada. The local sheriff blames cougars, but Miller knows it's something much bigger - and whiter. Based on the 1916 Jersey Shore attacks.

Director: Zac Reeder | Stars: Richard Keats, Terry Arrowsmith, Stephanie Rose Allen, R.J. Collins

Votes: 73

25. Gunfire (1950)

Approved | 59 min | Western

5.2
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Tubercular Frank James has become a born again and retired from his career as an outlaw with his family but a look-a-like out;aw causes suspicion to fall back on him.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Robert Lowery, Wally Vernon, Pamela Blake

Votes: 23

26. The Avenging Rider (1943)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.2
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On his way to help his ex-partner, miner Sam Trotter, Brit Marshall is tricked into helping Trotter's murderers get away with Trotter's gold bullion. Arrested for Trotter's murder, Brit and... See full summary »

Director: Sam Nelson | Stars: Tim Holt, Cliff Edwards, Ann Summers, Davison Clark

Votes: 53

27. Prairie Chickens (1943)

Approved | 48 min | Action, Comedy, Western

6.0
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Another in the Roach "streamliner" series of semi-westerns top-billing Jimmy Rogers (Jimmy) and Noah Beery, Jr. (Pidge) as out-of-work cowhands. This one is a showcase - in some instances ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Roach Jr. | Stars: Jimmy Rogers, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Sawyer, Marjorie Woodworth

Votes: 29

28. Come to Stay (2015)

17 min | Short, Mystery

9.1
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60s style black & white chiller about the unhappily married Cliff and Emily Walker, who are on the way to their vacation, when their car breaks down in a creepy small town named Saxby...

Director: Dennis Vehlen | Stars: René de la Vigne, Katharina Rübertus, Stephan Franz, Heike Werntgen

Votes: 10

29. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: A Bell for Volcano (1965)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

8.2
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A town drunk and a businessman from a small town make a trip to San Francisco to buy a bell for the new Church In Volcano, California. While on the way back the businessman gets sick in ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Jay Novello, Dick Simmons, Robert Carricart, Jean Willes

Votes: 20

30. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: A Deadly Quiet Town (1972)

Not Rated | 51 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Cannon is hired by a man concerned that his daughter is involved with a cult of college-age kids.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: William Conrad, John Larch, John Rubinstein, Louise Latham

Votes: 47

31. The Texan (1958–1960)
Episode: A Quart of Law (1959)

25 min | Western

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A crooked sheriff and his henchmen are attempting to continue their reign of terror by running a crooked election. Longley persuades an alcoholic former Harvard law professor to stand-up to... See full summary »

Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Edgar Stehli, Robert Lowery, Charles Cooper

32. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Barney and the Governor (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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After Barney tickets the governor's car for illegal parking, the governor is impressed and comes to Mayberry to congratulate him for doing a good job. Barney doesn't realize this and thinks he is going to lose his job instead.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Parley Baer

Votes: 183

33. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Call Your Shot (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

8.3
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A grieving father who is the town drunk hires Josh Randall with his last $30 to find his murdered son's body, but Josh's search for clues runs up against a cowardly conspiracy of silence. Josh isn't sure anyone is missing at all.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Dunn, Steve Brodie, Luana Patten

Votes: 69

34. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.7
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Sam and Dean investigate Bobby's home town where the dead are rising from the grave but instead of attacking humans, they are happily reuniting with their families. The brothers turn to ... See full summary »

Director: John F. Showalter | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Kim Rhodes

Votes: 2,626

35. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Eight Cent Reward (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

7.8
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On Christmas Eve Randall receives his most daunting assignment yet from a young boy who has eight cents to pay: bring in Santa Claus. Tricked into the job, Randall tries to make the best of a bad situation for the boy's family.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Mort Mills, Virginia Gregg, Lloyd Corrigan

Votes: 97

36. Jamestown (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, History

7.2
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A shipload of women arrive at the fledgling colony, Alice, Verity and Jocelyn are among those who colonists have bought to be 'maids to make wives'. The women get a first look at their new husbands.

Director: John Alexander | Stars: Naomi Battrick, Max Beesley, Claire Cox, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 143

37. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Hot Rod Otis (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Otis has Andy and Barney worried when he buys a car.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Hal Smith

Votes: 149

38. Tales of the South Seas (1998–2000)
Episode: Lessons for a Warrior (2000)

Adventure

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After two villains steal artifacts from a church and kill a priest (a friend of Grief), Grief sets off to avenge his death. Mauriti offers his help - he is taking his reluctant teenage ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hartford-Davis | Stars: William Snow, Rene Naufahu, Rachel Blakely, Rowena King

39. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)
Episode: Now, You Take Your Average Rock... (1962)

30 min | Drama

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While his car is being repaired at a garage bordering an Arizona ghost town, Adam learns that a large rock falling off a mountain onto Main Street caused its demise. He imagines the steps ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Paul Ford, Marie Windsor, Guy Raymond

40. Hec Ramsey (1972–1974)
Episode: Only Birds and Fools (1974)

74 min | Western

7.9
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New Prospect hosts the first flight by two airplane inventors, but a cloud hanging over the celebrated exhibition is Hec's investigation of a mysterious murder. Doc Coogan attempts to heal a family torn asunder by alcoholism.

Director: Harry Morgan | Stars: Richard Boone, Rick Lenz, Harry Morgan, Robert Foxworth

Votes: 12

41. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Peter's Two Dads (2007)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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After Francis dies, Peter learns his real father lives in Ireland, so he and Brian set out to find him.

Directors: Cyndi Tang, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 1,084

42. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Prisoner of Love (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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A beautiful young prisoner manages to charm both Barney and Andy.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 196

43. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)
Episode: Quiet City (1958)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

7.1
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Bonner rides into Quiet City, a town that was once wild but is now peaceful. The sheriff of more than thirty years, an old friend of Bonner's, feels as if he's no longer needed and misses ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, John Dehner, William Joyce, Reed Howes

Votes: 8

44. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: Sheriff Barney (1961)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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When Barney is offered the job of sheriff in a nearby town, he and Andy trade jobs for a day to see what kind of sheriff he would be.

Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 174

45. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Sweet Sam (1962)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Sam is a friend to everyone in town. When offering to help little Billy who has a crippled leg, he works night and day in Eli's shop to create a miracle for the boy. But is he working feverishly on that or something else.

Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: Clint Walker, Ronnie Haran, Roger Mobley, Denver Pyle

Votes: 36

46. Johnny Ringo (1959–1960)
Episode: The Arrival (1959)

25 min | Western

7.9
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Johnny Ringo, a notorious gunslinger, is hired as the sheriff of Velardi, Arizona, a wide-open frontier town. His first act as the Velardi's lawman is to hire the town drunk, Case Thomas, ... See full summary »

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Don Durant, Karen Sharpe, Mark Goddard, Terence de Marney

Votes: 14

47. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Gunmen (1960)

TV-G | 49 min | Western

7.3
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Hoss and Little Joe are mistaken for bloodthirsty hired killers in a small Texas town dominated by two feuding families.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 119

48. The Rifleman (1958–1963)
Episode: The Legacy (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Western

7.8
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Lucas tries to do a good turn for the town drunk, but things go awry when the man's son mistakenly believes that he is now the owner of Lucas' ranch.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Denver Pyle

Votes: 49

49. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Mission (1960)

TV-G | 60 min | Western

7.8
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Charlie Trent used to be an Army scout. Now he's the town drunk. Hoss helps him regain his self-esteem when he has him volunteer to lead a gold-bearing troop through the desert where there's very little water.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 83

50. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Sisters (1959)

TV-G | 60 min | Western

7.1
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Adam has a duel with someone who insulted a saloon girl he likes. Ben is concerned that his son is getting involved with a girl who's past hasn't been very rosy. When she is shot and killed... See full summary »

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

Votes: 63



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