Movies & TV Series That Should on DVD

by BatBanks | created - 17 May 2016 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

Movies (also TV & mini-series) and TV Series that should be release on DVD.

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1. Something About Amelia (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Counseling helps family deal with the discovery that their child was sexually abused by the closest relative.

Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Olivia Cole, Roxana Zal

Votes: 486

2. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 367

3. The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Family

Upset by rumors that Halloween may end, Dracula calls his mild-mannered monsters together and delivers an ultimatum - either regain their frightening image, or leave his Transylvania castle forever.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Mariette Hartley, Henry Gibson, Jack Riley

Votes: 375

4. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

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

Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Votes: 1,102

5. CBS Library (1979–1983)
Episode: Once Upon a Midnight Scary (1979)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Vincent Price narrates three tales of terror: "The Ghost Belonged To Me," "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "The House With A Clock In Its Walls".

Director: Nell Cox | Stars: Vincent Price, Rene Auberjonois, Severn Darden, Mike Brick

Votes: 54

6. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)

60 min | Drama

Ken, Dave, and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on, and working out of, a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their ... See full summary »

Stars: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

Votes: 204

7. Arnold (1973)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

Upon his death, Arnold marries his lover, Karen, in spite of his widow, and leaves deathtraps accompanied by audiotapes and his preserved and articulate corpse for those who cared only for his money.

Director: Georg Fenady | Stars: Stella Stevens, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester, Shani Wallis

Votes: 339

8. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962), originally produced by the Master of Suspense. His original opening bits are colorized for re-use here.

Stars: Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols, Kathleen Quinlan

Votes: 2,045

9. Song of the South (1946)

Approved | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

54 Metascore

The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear.

Directors: Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett, Luana Patten

Votes: 10,273 | Gross: $63.72M

10. Aladdin (1994–1995)

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

Aladdin, the clever hero of Agrabah, continues his adventures with the help of his fiancee Princess Jasmine, his pet monkey Abu, Magic Carpet, Iago the greedy parrot, and of course his best friend the semi-cosmic Genie.

Stars: Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Dan Castellaneta, Frank Welker

Votes: 8,688

11. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall, Elayne Boosler

Votes: 698

12. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,682

13. Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977 TV Movie)

74 min | Comedy, Horror

A revival of the popular '60s TV comedy series "The Addams Family" has them preparing for Halloween in their own inimitable way.

Director: David Steinmetz | Stars: John Astin, Jackie Coogan, Carolyn Jones, Henry Darrow

Votes: 352

14. Recess (1997–2001)

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

Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.

Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis, Rickey D'Shon Collins

Votes: 20,322

15. The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

G | 135 min | Animation, Adventure, Biography

The story of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, and three of their stories...

Directors: Henry Levin, George Pal | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Karlheinz Böhm, Walter Slezak

Votes: 1,358 | Gross: $14.17M

16. Paradise (1988–1990)

60 min | Drama, Western

Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise, but finds that his past continues to haunt him.

Stars: Lee Horsley, Jenny Beck, Matthew Newmark, Brian Lando

Votes: 314

17. The Face of Fear (1990 TV Movie)

120 min | Thriller

A killer traps an unarmed police detective and her husband, a former mountaineer with psychic powers, in a Manhattan office building.

Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Pam Dawber, Lee Horsley, Walter Addison, Bob Balaban

Votes: 190

18. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family

Based on the best-selling book and movie of the same name (Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)). Set in Ridgemont, New York, the Nashes are an unusual suburban family. Jim Nash, a college ... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Crowley, Mark Miller, Kim Tyler, Brian Nash

Votes: 269

19. Dark Victory (1976 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 150 min | Drama, Romance

A television producer (Elizabeth Montgomery) with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor (Sir Anthony Hopkins).

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Anthony Hopkins, Michele Lee, Janet MacLachlan

Votes: 183

20. Flash Forward (1995–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Family

Two best friends narrate the ups and downs of middle school while comparing it to moments from when they were little.

Stars: Ben Foster, Jewel Staite, Asia Vieira, Theodore Borders

Votes: 1,513

21. Mayerling (1968)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Romance

Based on real life events that led to tragic deaths of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason, Ava Gardner

Votes: 1,254

22. The Secret Circle (2011–2012)

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

16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens.

Stars: Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin, Shelley Hennig

Votes: 43,581

23. Harem (1986 TV Movie)

Unrated | 190 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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: 443

24. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 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.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 243

25. Blood and Roses (1960)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A lonely and bitter young heiress - jealous of her cousin's engagement to another woman - becomes dangerously obsessed with legends surrounding a vampire ancestor, who supposedly murdered the young brides of the man she loved.

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Elsa Martinelli, Annette Stroyberg, Alberto Bonucci

Votes: 1,013

26. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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: 3,477

27. Peter the Great (1986)

371 min | Biography, Drama, History

Biopic of Peter I, Czar of Russia, from childhood in 1682 to the Great Northern War against Sweden during the 1700s.

Stars: Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Omar Sharif, Trevor Howard

Votes: 569

28. Nightmare Classics (1989)

Horror

A short-lived anthology series featuring adaptations of well-known horror stories.

Stars: Linda Hunt, Anthony Andrews, Roy Dotrice, C. Thomas Howell

Votes: 51

29. The Sheriff (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Crime, Drama

A rape case opens racial divisions in a small town. A black sheriff and his white deputy investigate allegations that a wealthy white businessman raped a black college student.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Ossie Davis, Kaz Garas, Kyle Johnson, Edward Binns

Votes: 53

30. Space Cases (1996–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

One day at an academy, 7 people sneak aboard a mysterious spaceship. The people consist of 5 students, who are Harlan, the athletic leader from earth; Catalina, the Saturnian rainbow-head ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Jones, Kristian Ayre, Rahi Azizi, Paige Christina

Votes: 685

31. Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

This movie is a teaching tool about a teenage girl struggling with alcoholism to cope with her feelings of insecurity and usual problems of adolescence.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Linda Blair, Larry Hagman, Verna Bloom, William Daniels

Votes: 421

32. Kenan & Kel (1996–2000)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Kenan and Kel. Two best friends who live in Chicago are always dragged down by Kenan's get rich quick schemes while orange soda loving buddy Kel is dragged along but tends to mess things up

Stars: Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Ken Foree, Teal Marchande

Votes: 13,173

33. Switched at Birth (1991)

PG | 176 min | Drama

This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick, tests reveal that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Kerwin, John M. Jackson, Eve Gordon

Votes: 636

34. All That (1994–2016)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

A zany sketch comedy featuring many wacky characters hosted for kids and by kids.

Stars: Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson, Soup

Votes: 6,310

35. Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980 TV Movie)

156 min | Biography, Drama

The story of how Norma Jean, once an orphan in Hollywood, becomes Marilyn Monroe, the movie star and celebrity. The movie begins with her as a child and ends with the mysterious way she ... See full summary »

Directors: Jack Arnold, John Flynn, Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Richard Basehart, Frank Converse, John Ireland

Votes: 186

36. Bonkers (1993–1994)

TV-Y | 27 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

Bonkers, an out of work cartoon, joins the Hollywood PD and helps his partners (first a doughnut munching stressbomb, then a beautiful blonde) catch cartoon criminals.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Earl Boen, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 1,138

37. Totally Minnie (1988 TV Movie)

Family, Musical

This live action film features a Nerd who, in desperation, goes to the "Minnie Mouse Center for the totally un-hip". There he learns how to dress, dance, and most importantly - be himself. ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Garen | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Robert Carradine, Don Pardo, Tina Caspary

Votes: 95

38. Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1994)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A young girl named Alice has many zany adventures with her friends in a magical world on the other side of her looking glass.

Stars: Robert Barry Fleming, Elisabeth Harnois, John Hoffman, Richard Kuhlman

Votes: 503

39. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

This highly-rated television film covers the life of American movie/TV/pop music idol Annette Funicello. The movie starts with the move of her family from New York to California, where in ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Eva LaRue, Len Cariou, Frank Crudele, Jack Gilardi

Votes: 230

40. The Little Mermaid (1992–1994)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

The 1989 animated feature adapted by Disney for TV in a prequel that leads up to the events of the film.

Stars: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Edan Gross, Kenneth Mars

Votes: 3,306

41. Cast a Deadly Spell (1991 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

In a fantastical 40's where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Fred Ward, David Warner, Julianne Moore, Clancy Brown

Votes: 2,508

42. Peter Pan and the Pirates (1990–1991)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Peter Pan lives in the Neverland with a gang of orphan boys, fairy Tinkerbell, and friends Wendy, John, and Michael Darling. Amid numerous adventures, the children are constantly menaced by... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Bacall, Debi Derryberry, Jason Marsden, Christina Lange

Votes: 554

43. Young Dillinger (1965)

102 min | Crime, Drama

John Dillinger first goes to jail after attempting to rob his girlfriend's father at her suggestion. Falling in with the likes of "Baby Face" Nelson and "Pretty Boy" Floyd, he arranges ... See full summary »

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Nick Adams, Robert Conrad, John Ashley, Dan Terranova

Votes: 93

44. Fangface (1978– )

G | 30 min | Action, Animation, Family

A teenage werewolf and his friends investigate mysteries.

Stars: Frank Welker, Bart Braverman, Susan Blu, Jerry Dexter

Votes: 102

45. The Return of Charlie Chan (1973 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Charlie Chan investigates a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.

Directors: Daryl Duke, Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Ross Martin, Richard Haydn, Louise Sorel, Joseph Hindy

Votes: 107

46. The Immortal (1969–1971)

60 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

An immortal man whose blood can have miraculous health benefits is a fugitive from those who would exploit both him and his brother he seeks.

Stars: Christopher George, Don Knight, Barry Sullivan, Carol Lynley

Votes: 160

47. Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996– )

R | 200 min | Thriller, Drama, Crime

True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.

Stars: Ann-Margret, Peter Coyote, Leslie Hope, Christian Campbell

Votes: 330

48. Julia (1968–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone.

Stars: Diahann Carroll, Lloyd Nolan, Marc Copage, Michael Link

Votes: 376