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1. Chiefs (1983)
Episode: Part 1 (1983)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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The new police chief of the young, thriving 1920's southern city of Delano is confronted with petty theft, Klan activities and, above all, the deaths of a number of young boys which lead him to suspect the doings of a serial killer.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Brad Davis

Votes: 24

2. Chiefs (1983)
Episode: Part 3 (1983)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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While Kennedy liberalism in the early 1960's offers new challenges and possibilities, the courageous appointment of a new sheriff and the resolution of a decades long hunt for a serial killer bring closure and new hope to Delano.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Brad Davis

Votes: 20

3. Chiefs (1983)
Episode: Part 2 (1983)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The baby-boom years in Delano after World War II see the appointment of an ill-suited veteran to the sheriff's office, resulting in graft, police brutality and racial discrimination, while the crimes of a serial killer remain unsolved.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Brad Davis

Votes: 19

4. Chiefs (1983)

200 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.

Stars: Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Brad Davis

Votes: 1,431

5. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: What If I'm Gay? (1987)

45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The popular and macho captain of the high-school soccer team is forced to confront his homosexuality, after his buddies discover a male-pornography magazine in his bedroom.

Director: Jeffrey D. Brown | Stars: Richard Joseph Paul, Evan Handler, Manfred Melcher, Gabrielle Carteris

Votes: 94

6. The Electric Grandmother (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A trio of children and their father, get a very special robot grandmother to assist them.

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Edward Herrmann, Paul Benedict, Tara Kennedy

Votes: 505

7. Summer of My German Soldier (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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A young American girl meets a German prisoner of war.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Bruce Davison, Esther Rolle, Michael Constantine

Votes: 367

8. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: The Day the Senior Class Got Married (1985)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Students are paired off in a make-believe marriage class, so they can learn how money problems can affect a marriage.

Director: Sandy Tung | Stars: Paul Dooley, Robin Morse, Steve Monarque, Johann Carlo

Votes: 12

9. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: Out of Step (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Teenage girl wants to be a successful dancer, and has a chance to try out for a dance troupe. But fear of failure may keep her from auditioning.

Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: Terry Donahoe, Johann Carlo, Laura Dean, Charles McGowan

Votes: 10

10. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Gold Bug (1980)

Not Rated | 45 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Shortly after the Civil War, while exploring the long deserted and reputedly haunted Sullivan's Island off Charleston S.C., a boy encounters two obsessed eccentrics living there. These men ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Roberts Blossom, Geoffrey Holder, Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Moberly

Votes: 67

11. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Columbus Circle (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Director: Claude Kerven | Stars: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pam Potillo, Peter Smith, Jason Late

Votes: 6

12. How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days (1983 TV Movie)

58 min | Comedy

7.1
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A kid strives to be perfect, and in the end realizes that individuality is more fun.

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Wallace Shawn, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Hermione Gingold, Sarah Boyd

Votes: 61

13. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: It's No Crush, I'm in Love (1983)

46 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A high school girl has a crush on a soap-opera star but she thinks she is in love with him. At school she meets her new English teacher who looks closely like the soap-opera star. Partly filmed at Lyndhurst Library

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Cynthia Nixon, Mark La Mura, Julie Cohen, Todd Graff

Votes: 8

14. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: A Movie Star's Daughter (1979)

46 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Shy teen enrolls in a new school and doesn't make friends easily. Then overnight everyone wants to be her friend, once it is discovered that her father is a famous movie star.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Trini Alvarado, Frank Converse, Marcia Rodd, Laura Dean

Votes: 10

15. Queenie (1987– )

233 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.

Stars: Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady

Votes: 368

16. The Mating Season (1980 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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They say opposites attract, but could a romance possibly develop between a attorney, successful at work but unlucky in love, and a divorced man whose main interest is birdwatching?

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Laurence Luckinbill, Swoosie Kurtz, Diane Stilwell

Votes: 36

17. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: The War Between the Classes (1985)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Racial discrimination is examined when a social studies teacher assigns his students to play 'The Color Game', which divides the class into different social classes.

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno | Stars: Kale Browne, Jan Gan Boyd, Don Michael Paul, Robert Ito

Votes: 23

18. We're Fighting Back (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Drama

6.5
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A group of city youth decide to form a neighborhood watch and clean their streets and the subway from criminals who rob and abuse the good people every night and day.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Paul Austin, Ellen Barkin, Doris Belack, Jewel Brimage

Votes: 64

19. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: The Alfred G. Graebner Memorial High School Handbook of Rules and Regulations (1984)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Teenagers from diverse backgrounds experience their freshman year in High School.

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Kelly Wolf, Fisher Stevens, Elizabeth Halvorsen, Martha Gehman

Votes: 5

20. Courage (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama

6.4
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A mother in Queens, New York, outraged when she discovers that her son is a drug addict, becomes an undercover agent for the DEA to clean up the drug trade in her neighborhood. Based on a true story.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Sophia Loren, Billy Dee Williams, Hector Elizondo, Val Avery

Votes: 124

21. Harem (1986 TV Movie)

Unrated | 190 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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Jessica, a young British girl, goes off to Arabia with her father to be with her fiancé when he's called there suddenly on diplomatic duty. On a tourist journey she's kidnapped by what ... See full summary »

Director: William Hale | Stars: Nancy Travis, Art Malik, Sarah Miles, Yaphet Kotto

Votes: 448

22. Monte Carlo (1986)

200 min | Drama

5.9
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A two-part mini-series set on the eve of World War II in Monte Carlo and focusing on the adventures and love-life of Katrina Petrovna (Dame Joan Collins), a Russian singer and double agent,... See full summary »

Stars: Joan Collins, George Hamilton, Lisa Eilbacher, Lauren Hutton

Votes: 115

23. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Jeeter Mason and the Magic Headset (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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Director: Claude Kerven | Stars: Kim Hauser, Lily Nell Warren, Sally Stark, Jimmy Shea

Votes: 6

24. The Gentleman Bandit (1981 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

5.7
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Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was fingered by a witness as a holdup man. During a lineup, several other witnesses confirm this.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Ralph Waite, Julie Bovasso, Jerry Zaks, Joe Grifasi

Votes: 42

25. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Day the Kids Took Over (1986)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Director: John Fox | Stars: Lou Jacobi, Eddie Barth, Pierre Epstein, Carol Jean Lewis

Votes: 11

26. Three Dangerous Ladies (1977)

88 min | Horror, Mystery

4.9
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Three unrelated horror shorts from 1975 UK horror anthology series "Classics Dark and Dangerous" edited together into one horror film anthology with three segments. Each story features a woman who willingly or unwillingly spreads evil.

Directors: Robert Fuest, Alvin Rakoff, Don Thompson | Stars: Ronee Blakley, Graham Crowden, Ed Devereaux, Keir Dullea

Votes: 46

27. CBS Library (1979–1983)
Episode: Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982)

45 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

3.6
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Three adaptations of short stories: "The Chaparral Prince" by O. Henry, "Antaeus" by Borden Deal, and "The Invisible Boy" by Ray Bradbury.

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Tom Aldredge, Jonathan Ward, Kelly Pease, Elizabeth Ward

Votes: 9

28. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)
Episode: Sunshine's on the Way (1980)

Family

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Nursing home volunteer tries to boost the spirits of a legendary jazz musician.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Scatman Crothers, Amy Wright, Theresa Merritt, Susan Kingsley

29. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)
Episode: The Tap Dance Kid (1978)

Family

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Eight year old wants to be a tap dancer like his uncle.

Director: Barra Grant | Stars: James Pelham, Charles 'Honi' Coles, Danielle Spencer, Charles Blackwell

30. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)
Episode: Rodeo Red and the Runaway (1978)

60 min | Family

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Young girl bonds with a former rodeo horse who becomes her companion.

Director: Bert Salzman | Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Marta Kober, Robert Donley, Marlena Lustik

31. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: The Hand Me Down Kid (1983)

47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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Tired of receiving hand me downs from her sister, an 11-year-old girl borrows her bike. When the bike gets stolen, she tries to find it before her sister finds out.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Tracey Gold, Cheryl Arutt, Elizabeth Ward, Sara Botsford


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