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1. Wonder Woman (1975–1979)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes.

Stars: Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil, Richard Eastham

Votes: 6,138

2. CHiPs (1977–1983)

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

6.4
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Paul Linke

Votes: 7,095

3. 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: 13,507

4. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 5,219

5. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.7
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Stars: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn

Votes: 4,828

6. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.7
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,360

7. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,976

8. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

TV-PG | 51 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A newspaper reporter investigates strange supernatural occurrences in Chicago.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 3,770

9. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

G | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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Sinbad and the vizier of Marabia, followed by evil magician Koura, seek the three golden tablets that can gain them access to the ancient temple of the Oracle of All Knowledge.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer

Votes: 7,600

10. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by the Master of Suspense and Mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 3,513

11. Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror, Music

4.8
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KISS, a rock band made up of superheroes, battles an evil inventor who has plans for destruction at a California amusement park.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

Votes: 2,659

12. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,520

13. The Master (1984)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

4.5
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter.

Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Timothy Van Patten, Shô Kosugi, Cynthia Lea Clark

Votes: 1,198

14. Scream and Scream Again (1970)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London. The police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Judy Huxtable

Votes: 3,062

15. Cry of the Banshee (1970)

GP | 91 min | Horror

5.6
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In 1500s England, a cruel witch-hunting magistrate, who often tortures innocent villagers for his entertainment, runs afoul of a witch who conjures a banshee to kill the magistrate and his family.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Essy Persson, Hilary Heath, Carl Rigg

Votes: 1,770

16. Pray for Death (1985)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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After a peace loving Japanese immigrant and his family become victims of a crime syndicate, a master ninja emerges.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Shô Kosugi, James Booth, Donna Kei Benz, Norman Burton

Votes: 1,563

17. The Oblong Box (1969)

R | 96 min | Horror

6.1
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Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Alister Williamson, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies

Votes: 2,732

18. Switch (1975–1978)

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Ex-cop Frank McBride (Eddie Albert) and ex-con Pete Ryan (Robert Wagner) start their own detective agency.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Sharon Gless

Votes: 337

19. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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A successful lawyer (Ben Gazzara) is told by his doctor he's terminally ill, and will be dead in less than two years. He decides to do all of the things for which he never had time. Each ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 279

20. Little Women (1978)

194 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.6
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg... See full summary »

Stars: Meredith Baxter, Susan Dey, Ann Dusenberry, Eve Plumb

Votes: 168

21. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 1,049

22. De Sade (1969)

X | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

3.9
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Hounded by the police on charges of inflammatory writing, the once handsome Marquis De Sade seeks refuge in an abandoned family mansion. This colorful movie depicts DeSade's life from ... See full summary »

Directors: Cy Endfield, Roger Corman, Gordon Hessler | Stars: Keir Dullea, Senta Berger, Lilli Palmer, Anna Massey

Votes: 478 | Gross: $1.25M

23. Lucas Tanner (1974–1975)

60 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

Stars: David Hartman, Rosemary Murphy, Robbie Rist, Tom Middleton

Votes: 80

24. The Girl in a Swing (1988)

R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.4
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A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German. He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Meg Tilly, Rupert Frazer, Nicholas Le Prevost, Elspet Gray

Votes: 526 | Gross: $0.75M

25. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network television. Dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Weston, Jack Kelly, George N. Neise

Votes: 139

26. The Misfit Brigade (1987)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners. In 1943, this motley tank crew is sent on a suicide mission behind enemy lines to destroy a Soviet train that's carrying fuel for the Red Army.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Bruce Davison, David Patrick Kelly, D.W. Moffett, Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 1,750

27. Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Ted Bessell, Bette Davis, Sian Barbara Allen, Charles Drake

Votes: 718

28. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )

Unrated | 343 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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Clips from Horror Films.

Stars: Christopher Lee, Roger Corman, Hugh Hefner, Fred Olen Ray

Votes: 313

29. The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (1965)

84 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

6.3
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An astute businesswoman is completely devoted to her faithless husband, who must kill her to carry on with her pretty young niece. It turns out that the dead don't die so easily.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Gary Merrill, Jane Merrow, Georgina Cookson, Neil McCallum

Votes: 190

30. Rage of Honor (1987)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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Tanaka, a DEA agent, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Tanaka follows the culprit, a sadistic drug lord, down to Argentina.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Shô Kosugi, Lewis Van Bergen, Robin Evans, Gerry Gibson

Votes: 626

31. The Blue Knight (1975–1976)

60 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.9
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The exploits of Los Angeles beat cop Bumper Morgan.

Stars: George Kennedy, John Steadman, Barbara Rhoades, Lee Weaver

Votes: 149

32. Journey of Honor (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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In the seventeenth century, Japan is divided between two forces. The Eastern Army, lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu, and the Western Army, which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Shô Kosugi, David Essex, Kane Kosugi, Christopher Lee

Votes: 323

33. Bad Blood (1994)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

4.7
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A trucker (Lamas) has to come home to help fight mobsters after his brother who embezzled $5,000,000 from them.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Frankie Thorn, Hank Cheyne, Joe Son

Votes: 432

34. Embassy (1972)

PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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A Russian spy penetrates into the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon to try to kill a Soviet defector under asylum there.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Chuck Connors, Marie-José Nat, Ray Milland

Votes: 95

35. A Cry in the Wilderness (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Thriller

5.9
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The father of a wilderness family gets bitten by a skunk, and fearing rabies, chains himself to a barn to protect his family should he go mad. He orders his son not to come near him no ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: George Kennedy, Joanna Pettet, Lee Montgomery, Collin Wilcox Paxton

Votes: 120

36. Spencer's Pilots (1976– )

49 min | Adventure

8.0
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This series centers on the lives of Cass Garrett and Stan Lewis who are pilots, and they work for Spencer Parish. Every now and then, they get into all sorts of misadventures, cause one of ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Margie Impert, Britt Leach

Votes: 24

37. The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (1977 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A houswife, tired of her everyday routine, makes changes in her hair, her wardrobe and her makeup, and begins to take on the personality of a woman who had died five years earlier.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Karen Black, George Hamilton, Robert F. Lyons, Lucille Benson

Votes: 185

38. Amy Prentiss (1974–1975)

120 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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San Francisco's first female Chief of Detectives!

Stars: Jessica Walter, Art Metrano, Johnny Seven, Steve Sandor

Votes: 34

39. The Eddie Capra Mysteries (1978–1979)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.2
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The mysteries of headstrong attorney Eddie Capra.

Stars: Vincent Baggetta, Wendy Phillips, Ken Swofford, Seven McDonald

Votes: 39

40. Medusa (1973)

Unrated | 103 min | Mystery

2.4
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In Greece, a stewardess is murdered by a masked maniac. Suspicion falls on a drunken American playboy (George Hamilton) and a murderous gangster (Cameron Mitchell).

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: George Hamilton, Luciana Paluzzi, Cameron Mitchell, Thodoros Roubanis

Votes: 310

41. Betrayal (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Amanda Blake, Tisha Sterling, Dick Haymes, Sam Groom

Votes: 59

42. Skyway to Death (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Adventure, Thriller

5.6
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The passengers in an aerial tramway are trapped when the tramway breaks down 8500 feet in the air.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Ross Martin, Stefanie Powers, Bobby Sherman, Tige Andrews

Votes: 119

43. California Cowboys (1983)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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A young American is framed and thrown into a Mexican prison. His friends journey to Mexico to break him out.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Timothy Van Patten, Jimmy McNichol, Ethan Wayne, Marilyn Burns

Votes: 36

44. Tales of the Haunted (1981 TV Movie)

96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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This is a story about an old dark house and a family curse.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jack Palance, Cindy Hinds, Helen Hughes, Frances Hyland

Votes: 56

45. Secrets of Three Hungry Wives (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

4.7
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When a millionaire playboy is murdered, suspicion falls on three married women, each of whom had an affair with him.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jessica Walter, Gretchen Corbett, Eve Plumb, Heather MacRae

Votes: 28

46. Out on Bail (1989)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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A Tennessee sheriff and lawyer want a jailed drifter to assassinate a mayoral candidate.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Robert Ginty, Kathy Shower, Tom Badal, Sydney Lassick

Votes: 97

47. The Secret War of Jackie's Girls (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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During WW2, 6. female helicopter pilots are recruited for a secret mission in England. They will bring spies, refugees and weapons back and forth from the behind enemy lines.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Lee Purcell, Ann Dusenberry, Tracy Brooks Swope, Dee Wallace

Votes: 53

48. Hitchhike! (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Thriller

6.2
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A Los Angeles woman, on her way to visit her sister in San Fransisco, picks up a hitchhiker who has just killed his stepmother. Charmed by him, she fails to notice his strange behavior ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Michael Brandon, Henry Darrow, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 91

49. Shannon (1981–1982)

60 min | Drama, Crime

5.9
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Jack Shannon is a New York cop and a single father. He decides to move to San Francisco so that his late wife's parents can help him take care of his son. So he calls in a few favors to get... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Dobson, Michael Durrell, Charles Fields, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 14

50. Atraco en la jungla (1976)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Crime

3.6
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Tony Pintana, an art collector, and his wife are contacted by Martin, who is short on cash and proposes to rob a museum of a Indian golden mask that's worth 10 million dollar. When their ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Simón Andreu, Katia Christine, Aldo Sambrell

Votes: 39



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