Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Gene Barry
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1. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher (Dame Angela Lansbury) uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
2. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
3. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival in this sci-fi action film.
Votes: 399,141 | Gross: $234.28M
4. Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A wealthy mystery man named Charlie runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in a variety of difficult situations.
6. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
13. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
15. Sahara (1983)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Votes: 1,313 | Gross: $1.40M
16. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Of the many anthology series, this is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts, it was often filmed live including the entire first season.
18. Tattletales (1974–1977)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Three celebrity couples were panelists. First, either the wives or husbands would go offstage and wear headphones; their spouses would remain on stage. Via closed circuit TV, the ... See full summary »
19. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
20. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. This series was noted for its ... See full summary »
21. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
This groundbreaking series had 3 rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme; Howard Publications, the publishing empire of Glenn Howard.... See full summary »
24. Thunder Road (1958)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison.
25. These Old Broads (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy
After a re-release of their 60's movie hit "Boy Crazy" becomes a smash, three actresses, Piper Grayson (Debbie Reynolds), Kate Westbourne (Shirley MacLaine), and Addie Holden (Dame Joan ... See full summary »
26. Burke's Law (1994–1995)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This brief revival of the 1960s cop thriller continued the adventures of Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire. By now, Burke was a widower with a son, Peter, who ... See full summary »
27. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music
Dean Martin hosts, with several celebrities as guests. There are musical acts and comedy sketches that break down comedy, racial, and sexual barriers all at the same time.
29. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
30. American Bandstand (1952–1989)
TV-G | 90 min | Music
Dick Clark hosts a daily to weekly dance show that features the latest hit music for the attending teens to dance to. In addition, the show has performances by popular musicians and audience members rate songs.
31. Forty Guns (1957)
Not Rated | 80 min | Romance, Western
Showdown in Arizona between the Bonnell brothers, U.S.Marshals, and Jessica Drummond, the iron-fist rancher who controls the territory.
32. Our Miss Brooks (1952–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »
35. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
36. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »
41. The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 240 min | Western
The Gambler Brady Hawkes is back and he's about to lose his primary means of livelihood, when a law banning gambling is about to be passed. But in honor of that there's going to be one last... See full summary »
42. Back from Eternity (1956)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama
When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.
44. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »
46. Soldier of Fortune (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
When Jane Hoyt's journalist husband disappears, she arrives in Hong Kong determined to find him but instead meets shady shipping magnate Hank Lee.
47. China Gate (1957)
Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.
48. The Adventurer (1972–1974)
30 min | Adventure
Basically an updating of Gene Barry's "Amos Burke, Secret Agent" character, Gene Bradley is a wealthy government agent, who, posing as an American movie star, travels the globe in search of adventure, intrigue and danger.
50. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »