IMDB - (100 to 500 Votes) (USA) (7.5 to 7.9) (year 1970 - 1979)

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1. The Blue Knight (1973 TV Movie)

240 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after twenty years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: William Holden, Lee Remick, Joe Santos, Sam Elliott

Votes: 337

2. Sooner or Later (1979 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Romance

Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Hart | Stars: Denise Miller, Rex Smith, Barbara Feldon, Judd Hirsch

Votes: 408

3. A Case of Rape (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system when she reported it, and... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, William Daniels, Cliff Potts, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 293

4. Kenny & Company (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

In the days leading up to Halloween in a Southern California suburb, 11-year-old Kenny and his best friend, Doug, play flag football, ride skateboards, get into mischief, and fend off the ... See full summary »

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Dan McCann, A. Michael Baldwin, Jeff Roth, Ralph Richmond

Votes: 567

5. Death Takes a Holiday (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Death takes a human form and visits Earth to try to find out why humans want so desperately to cling to life. He unexpectedly falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Yvette Mimieux, Monte Markham, Myrna Loy, Bert Convy

Votes: 205

6. That Certain Summer (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

A teenager must deal with his divorced father's homosexuality.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Martin Sheen, Joe Don Baker, Marlyn Mason

Votes: 343

7. Murder by Natural Causes (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Mystery

Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, wants her lover to try to kill her husband by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Richard Anderson, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook, Barry Bostwick

Votes: 526

8. The Morning After (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

A successful public relations man's refusal to admit his alcoholism jeopardizes his career, his family and his life.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Lynn Carlin, Don Porter, Linda Lavin

Votes: 166

9. A Girl Named Sooner (1975 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

A young girl in the hills of Indiana, who had been abandoned by her family and raised by a bootlegging old woman, is taken by the authorities and made the ward of a childless couple.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Lee Remick, Richard Crenna, Don Murray, Anne Francis

Votes: 210

10. One of My Wives Is Missing (1976 TV Movie)

93 min | Thriller

Daniel Corban's wife Elizabeth disappeared after they had a fight. Then she shows up, yet he insists that the woman isn't actually his wife.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Jack Klugman, Elizabeth Ashley, James Franciscus, Joel Fabiani

Votes: 378

11. Friendly Fire (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, War

When they try to learn how how their son died in Vietnam, the Mullens meet lies and evasion on all sides.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Carol Burnett, Ned Beatty, Dennis Erdman, Sherry Hursey

Votes: 361

12. Something for Joey (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sport

This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti, Jr. and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Geraldine Page, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Marc Singer, Jeff Lynas

Votes: 470

13. Our Town (1977 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Romance

The story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robby Benson

Votes: 199

14. Ringo (1978 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

Ringo, stressed out by fame, trades places with a schmuck who looks exactly like him. Then the problems start.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Ringo Starr, Art Carney, Angie Dickinson, Mike Douglas

Votes: 146

15. The Andersonville Trial (1970 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.

Director: George C. Scott | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, William Shatner, Jack Cassidy, Wright King

Votes: 405

16. Cannon (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Cannon investigates the murder of a war-buddy to clear the man's wife of suspicion in his death.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, J.D. Cannon, Lynda Day George, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 227

17. The Gathering Storm (1974 TV Movie)

75 min | Biography, Drama

The story of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Burton, Virginia McKenna, Angharad Rees, Lesley Dunlop

Votes: 168

18. My Sweet Charlie (1970 TV Movie)

G | 97 min | Drama

A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to ... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Patty Duke, Al Freeman Jr., Ford Rainey, William Hardy

Votes: 215

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

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

A young American girl meets a German prisoner of war.

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

Votes: 366

20. Lisa, Bright and Dark (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Three teenage girls try to help their friend, who is having a nervous breakdown that conventional therapy seems to be failing to remedy.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Anne Baxter, John Forsythe, Kay Lenz, Anne Lockhart

Votes: 102

21. Free to Be... You & Me (1974 TV Movie)

48 min | Animation, Family, Musical

Based on the beloved children's album that helped challenge gender stereotypes, this 1974 TV special brings a selection of songs from Marlo Thomas's record and book to the small screen via live-action, puppetry and animation.

Directors: Bill Davis, Len Steckler, Fred Wolf | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks

Votes: 331

22. I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

Young Priest Mark Brian is sent as a vicar to a native American village in British Columbia. There, he learns of faith and humanity, as he watches their culture being torn to shreds.

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Dean Jagger, Paul Stanley, Marianne Jones

Votes: 175

23. Champions: A Love Story (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sport

Two teens become romantically involved as they train for a skating championship.

Director: John A. Alonzo | Stars: Shirley Knight, Tony Lo Bianco, Jimmy McNichol, Joy LeDuc

Votes: 164

24. Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (1975 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama, Romance

A lonely widow and a postman find romance late in life at the local dance hall.

Director: Sam O'Steen | Stars: Maureen Stapleton, Charles Durning, Michael Brandon, Michael Strong

Votes: 332

25. Applause (1973 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Musical

An aspiring actress, whose sugar-coated appearance belies her ruthless drive, worms herself into the life of an aging star and schemes to replace her on the stage as the star of a new play.

Directors: Ron Field, Bill Foster | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Larry Hagman, Penny Fuller, Sarah Marshall

Votes: 105

26. The 2000 Year Old Man (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 24 min | Animation, Comedy

2000 Year Old Man is an old Brooks-Reiner comedy routine turned into a half-hour animated TV special. Reiner, a TV reporter, interviews Brooks, a man claiming to be 2000 years old. The ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Salkin | Stars: Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner

Votes: 286

27. Eric (1975 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

Athletic youth, aware of his terminal illness, refuses to give up.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Patricia Neal, Claude Akins, Sian Barbara Allen, Mark Hamill

Votes: 107

28. Between Time and Timbuktu (1972 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A poet-astronaut is shot through an area of space called the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum. He is duplicated into infinite copies of himself, each of whom finds himself in a bizarre ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Barzyk | Stars: 'Cousin Brucie' Morrow, Dortha Duckworth, William Hickey, Ray Goulding

Votes: 146

29. Outrage (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

One man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent California community. Based on a true incident.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Robert Culp, Marlyn Mason, Beah Richards, Jacqueline Scott

Votes: 276

30. Dr. Cook's Garden (1971 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, Thriller

A young doctor returns to his New England home town after a long absence. He visits with the town's kindly old physician, Dr. Cook, a man he has admired since childhood. However, he soon ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Bing Crosby, Frank Converse, Blythe Danner, Thomas Barbour

Votes: 159

31. Griffin and Phoenix (1976 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

Geoffrey Griffin who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in his chest, meets Sarah Phoenix as they both attend a university lecture on the psychology of dying. Sarah Phoenix has got ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Peter Falk, Jill Clayburgh, John Lehne, Dorothy Tristan

Votes: 346

32. Julius Caesar (1979 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 161 min | Drama, History

The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, Keith Michell, David Collings

Votes: 201

33. Farewell to Manzanar (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, History, War

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki, her family and 11,000 other Americans of Japanese descent and their immigrant parents are imprisoned in the internment camp Manzanar in California.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Yuki Shimoda, Nobu McCarthy, Dori Takeshita, Akemi Kikumura

Votes: 119

34. Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare (1975)

PG | 84 min | Horror, Music

A 1975 Alice Cooper concert hosted by Vincent Price, with Alice Cooper's trademark "horror" stage act, and performances of some of his hit songs, including "Only Women Bleed", "School's Out" and "Steven".

Director: David Winters | Stars: Alice Cooper, Vincent Price, Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter

Votes: 413

35. When Hell Was in Session (1979 TV Movie)

98 min | Biography, Drama, War

In 1965, Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton's jet is shot down over North Vietnam and he is captured by the enemy who holds him in various brutal POW camps for more than seven years.

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Eva Marie Saint, Mako, Ronny Cox

Votes: 113

36. Henry V (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 170 min | Biography, Drama, War

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Director: David Giles | Stars: John Abineri, Robert Ashby, Trevor Baxter, Rod Beacham

Votes: 120

37. Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 73 min | Drama

A recently widowed research doctor is convinced by a colleague to join him in an inner-city clinic.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Susan Hayward, Darren McGavin, Michael Constantine, Michele Nichols

Votes: 118

38. A War of Children (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

Two families in Belfast, one Protestant and one Catholic, find that their long-standing friendship is threatened by the escalating sectarian violence that surrounds them.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Vivien Merchant, Jenny Agutter, John Ronane, Anthony Andrews

Votes: 123

39. Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

Psychological drama about a convalescing Vietnam War army captain who goes AWOL but cannot re-connect with his past.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Martin Landau, Jane Alexander, Brock Peters, Martin Sheen

Votes: 132

40. Alice Cooper: The Nightmare (1975 TV Movie)

Unrated | 66 min | Horror, Musical

Steven, a character from Alice Cooper's album "Welcome to My Nightmare", encounters a surreal dream fantasy, guided by the spirit of the nightmare.

Director: Jorn H. Winther | Stars: Alice Cooper, Vincent Price, Linda Googh, Robyn Blythe

Votes: 236

41. Green Eyes (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, War

Disillusioned Vietnam veteran Lloyd Dubeck travels back to Southeast Asia in search among thousands of war orphans for the son he left behind.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Paul Winfield, Rita Tushingham, Jonathan Goldsmith, Victoria Racimo

Votes: 157

42. John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979 TV Special)

50 min | Family, Comedy, Music

In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.

Director: Tony Charmoli | Stars: John Denver, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 519

43. You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1973 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

A lot of shorts, friends, and music make Charlie Brown and friends very happy to see what happens with Charlie Brown in this fruitbowl of a show called, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown".

Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Wendell Burton, William Hinnant, Barry Livingston, Noelle Matlovsky

Votes: 247

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