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1. Godzilla Island (1997– )

Sci-Fi

Godzilla and friends have been rounded up on monster island. They protect the island from evil monsters such as King Ghidorah and aliens.

Stars: Yutaka Aoyama, Jiro Dan, Maimi Okuwa

Votes: 18

2. Godzilla: The Series (1998–2001)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

In this direct sequel to the 1998 Godzilla movie, Dr. Nico Tatopoulos leads a team, known as H.E.A.T, to battle giant monsters with the help of Godzilla's only living offspring.

Stars: Ian Ziering, Malcolm Danare, Rino Romano, Charity James

Votes: 1,859

3. Godzilla (1978–1980)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

The crew of the research vessel, The Calico, investigate strange phenomena and often meet menaces that force them to summon Godzilla to help.

Stars: Ted Cassidy, Jeff David, Al Eisenmann, Hilly Hicks

Votes: 490

4. King Kong (1966– )

30 min | Animation

An animated series about the adventures of King Kong and his young pal Bobby Bond. Also featured were the adventures of "Tom of T.H.U.M.B.", a 6" tall secret agent.

Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Carl Banas, Susan Conway, John Drainie

Votes: 123

5. Kong: The Animated Series (2000–2001)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When King Kong fell to his tragic death off the Empire State Building, there was a young scientist Dr. Lorna Jenkins who cloned him and took him back to Kong Island so he could finally be ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Morrow, Saffron Henderson, Daphne Goldrick, David Kaye

Votes: 106

6. Kong: King of the Apes (2016– )

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

Kong is saved as a young ape by a young boy, Lucas. Lucas and his family raise kong but Lucas' twin brother is jealous and tries to get rid of Kong.

Stars: Viv Leacock, Lee Tockar, Vincent Tong, Kathleen Barr

Votes: 243

7. RoboCop (1988)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Crime

Alex Murphy, a police officer, mortally wounded in the line of duty, is turned into a powerful cyborg and continues to serve the public trust, protect the innocent and uphold the law.

Stars: Robert Bockstael, Barbara Budd, Len Carlson, Allen Stewart-Coates

Votes: 778

8. RoboCop (1994)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Alex Murphy is RoboCop, a cybernetic policeman. A creation of a vast corporation, he fights crime and occasional corporate conspiracy in the near-future of Old Detroit.

Stars: Richard Eden, Yvette Nipar, Blu Mankuma, Andrea Roth

Votes: 1,784

9. RoboCop: Alpha Commando (1998–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

After being offline for five years, RoboCop is reactivated in 2030 to help a federal agency called Alpha Division fight a high tech terrorist organization known as DARC, short for Directorate for Anarchy, Revenge, and Chaos.

Stars: David Sobolov, Neil Denis, Dean Haglund, Campbell Lane

Votes: 281

10. RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)

R | 375 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has ... See full summary »

Stars: Page Fletcher, Maurice Dean Wint, Maria del Mar, Anthony Lemke

Votes: 2,219

11. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Set after the events in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Richard T. Jones

Votes: 55,438

12. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

TV-G | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 6,681

13. James Bond Jr. (1991–1992)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of the nephew of the greatest of the spies.

Stars: Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett, Jan Rabson, Mari Devon

Votes: 527

14. The Mummy (2001–2003)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Set one year after The Mummy Returns, this series follows the adventures of Alex O'Connell and his archaeologist parents, as The Mummy tracks them down.

Stars: Chris Marquette, John Schneider, Jim Cummings, Grey Griffin

Votes: 727

15. Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)

Animation, Adventure, Family

The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO years before serving the Rebel Alliance.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Dan Hennessey, John Stocker, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 1,249

16. Rambo (1986)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action

On Colonel Trautman's request, John Rambo leads special unit The Force of Freedom against paramilitary terrorist organization S.A.V.A.G.E. (Specialist-Administrators of Vengeance, Anarchy and Global Extortion) all over the globe.

Stars: Neil Ross, Alan Oppenheimer, Mona Marshall, James Avery

Votes: 557

17. Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Ash has spent the last thirty years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Lucy Lawless

Votes: 59,094

18. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

Freddy, the dream serial killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman, Anne E. Curry

Votes: 2,473

19. Hannibal (2013–2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 207,358

20. Extreme Ghostbusters (1997)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Follow-up series that expands on the Ghostbuster empire by recruiting new characters.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Tara Strong, Pat Musick, Jason Marsden

Votes: 2,444

21. Back to the Future (1991–1993)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

The time travelling adventures of Doc Brown, his family, and his friend, Marty McFly.

Stars: David Kaufman, Dan Castellaneta, Bill Nye, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 1,251

22. Bates Motel (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.

Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

Votes: 89,406

23. The Exorcist (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Follows three priests dealing with cases of a demonic presence targeting a family and a foster home.

Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan, Hannah Kasulka

Votes: 22,801

24. Planet of the Apes (1974)

47 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.

Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton, Mark Lenard

Votes: 3,776

25. Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975–1976)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

While on a mission, three astronauts in their spaceship get caught in a time vortex. They return to Earth in the year 3979 A.D. and discover that intelligent apes are now the highest form of life.

Stars: Austin Stoker, Philippa Harris, Henry Corden, Richard Blackburn

Votes: 1,346

26. Men in Black: The Series (1997–2001)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The continuing adventures of Agents K and J as they deal with problems with extraterrestrials in New York City.

Stars: Keith Diamond, Charles Napier, Patrick Pinney, Pat Fraley

Votes: 2,949

27. Starman (1986–1987)

60 min | Sci-Fi

An alien returns to Earth years after an earlier visit to reunite with his Earth son and together, they search for the alien's human wife.

Stars: Robert Hays, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Michael Cavanaugh, Patrick Culliton

Votes: 666

28. Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996–1999)

Unrated | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »

Stars: Derek de Lint, Martin Cummins, Robbi Chong, Helen Shaver

Votes: 1,483

29. Damien (2016)

60 min | Drama, Horror

After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.

Stars: Bradley James, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Omid Abtahi, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 6,977

30. The Karate Kid (1989– )

Animation, Short, Action

Animated series (loosely) based on the film series, in which Daniel, Miyagi and new friend Taki travel the world in search of an ancient Japanese talisman.

Stars: Joey Dedio, Robert Ito, Janice Kawaye, Pat Morita

Votes: 147



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