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Top 20 Feel-Good Movies
 [Listed in alphabetical order by title.]

Sentimental but not sappy, these films will be treasured by good-hearted folks of either gender. Most have an element of fantasy.

• Back To The Future- Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd - 1985
• Big - Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins - 1988
• The Bridges of Madison County - Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood - 1995
• Close Encounters Of The Third Kind - Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon - 1977
• E.T. — The Extra-Terrestrial - Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore - 1982
• Field Of Dreams - Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones - 1989
• Forrest Gump - James Stewart & Donna Reed, 1947
• Forever Young - Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis - 1992
• Frequency - Dennis Quaid, James Caviezel - 2000
• Ghost - Whoopi Goldberg, Demi Moore - 1990
• Harry Potter - Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson - 2001-2008
• It's A Wonderful Life - James Stewart & Donna Reed, 1947
• Jumanji - Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde - 1995
• Kate & Leopold - Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman - 2001
• Mr. Holland's Opus - Richard Dreyfuss, Olympia Dukakis - 1999
• Oh God! - John Denver, George Burns - 1977
• Peggy Sue Got Married - Nicholas Cage, Kathleen Turner, 1986
• The Sting - Paul Newman, Robert Redford - 1973
• Time Bandits - Terry Gilliam, Katherine Helmond - 1981
• When Harry Met Sally - Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan - 1989

Top 20 Music and Dance Movies
 [Listed in alphabetical order by title.]

Some are fun, some are serious, some are both — all are great entertainment.

•  All That Jazz - Roy Scheider, Ann Reinking - 1979
•  Annie Get Your Gun - Betty Hutton, Howard Keel - 1950
•  Cabaret - Joel Grey, Liza Minnelli - 1972
• Chicago - Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones - 2002
•  Evita - Madonna, Antonio Banderas - 1997
•  Fiddler On The Roof - Topol, Norma Crane - 1971
•  Flashdance - Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri - 1983
•  A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum - Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers - 1966
•  How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying - Robert Morse, Michele Lee - 1967
•  Jesus Christ Superstar - Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson - 1973
•  Meet Me In St. Louis - Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien - 1945
•  The Music Man - Robert Preston, Shirley Jones - 1962
•  My Fair Lady - Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison - 1964
•  Oklahoma! - Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame - 1955
•  The Phantom of the Opera - Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum - 2005
•  The Rose - Bette Midler, Alan Bates - 1979
•  The Sound of Music - Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer - 1965
•  South Pacific - Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor - 1958
•  West Side Story - Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer - 1961
•  The Wizard Of Oz - Judy Garland, Ray Bolger - 1939

Top 20 Adventures and Thrillers
[Listed in alphabetical order by title.]

Edge-of-your-seat, heart-in-your throat films of exceptional quality.

•  Air Force One - Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman - 1997
•  Alien - Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt - 1979
• Casino Royale - Daniel Craig, Eva Green - 2006
•  The Counterfeit Traitor - William Holden, Lilli Palmer - 1962
•  Dante's Peak - Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton - 1997
•  Die Hard - Bruce Willis, Alexander Godunov - 1988
•  The Dirty Dozen - Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine - 1967
•  Entrapment - Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta-Jones - 1999
•  Face Off - John Travolta, Nicolas Cage - 1997
•  For Your Eyes Only - Roger Moore, Topol - 1981
•  From Russia With Love - Sean Connery, Robert Shaw - 1964
•  Jaws - Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider - 1975
•  Lethal Weapon - Mel Gibson, Danny Glover - 1987
• The Magnificent Seven - Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen - 1960
• Mission Impossible - Tom Cruise, Jon Voight - 1996
•  On Her Majesty's Secret Service - George Lazenby, Telly Savalas - 1969
• Raiders Of The Lost Ark - Harrison Ford - 1981
• Star Wars - Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill - 1977-1983
•  True Lies - Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis - 1994
•  Twister - Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton - 1996

Top 20 Dramas
 [Listed in alphabetical order by title.]

Sometimes gut-wrenching, sometimes awe-inspiring, always unforgettable.

• Basic Instinct - Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone - 1992
• The Best Years of Our Lives - Fredric March, Dana Andrews - 1946
• Casablanca - Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman - 1943

• Cool Hand Luke - Paul Newman, George Kennedy - 1967
• Giant - Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean - 1956
• The Green Mile - Tom Hanks, Michael Duncan 1999
• Dr. Zhivago [currently not available at a reasonable price.]
• The Godfather - Marlon Brando, Al Pacino - 1972
• Gone With The Wind - Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh - 1939
• Lawrence Of Arabia - Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness - 1962
• Mr. Smith Goes to Washington - James Stewart, Jean Arthur - 1939
• One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher - 1975
• On Golden Pond - Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda - 1982
• The Shawshank Redemption - Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman - 1994
• The Sixth Sense - Bruce Willis. Haley Joel Osment - 1999
• Seance on a Wet Afternoon - Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough - 1964
• The Verdict - Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling - 1982
• Vertigo - James Stewart, Kim Novak - 1958
• What Dreams May Come - Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr. - 1998
• The Witches of Eastwick - Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer - 1987

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Classic Television on DVD
[Listed in alphabetical order by key word in title.]

There are over 42,000 releases of television shows listed at Amazon.com. Wander among them as you will; but we've saved you a lot of effort by listing here those shows of yesteryear that have proved themselves of lasting value to discerning viewers.
     If you are wondering why your favorite show (perhaps Laugh-In, Dragnet, Star Trek, or Maverick) is not among those listed, it might be simply a matter of taste, but – as with the four just mentioned – it is more likely because of poor quality or value of the currently available DVD offerings.
      All shows listed premiered more than a decade ago.

Prime-Time Series

• Alf - 4 seasons available
• Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 3 seasons available
• All in the Family - 6 seasons available
• The Avengers The Complete Emma Peel Megaset - 17 disks, 51 episodes
• Banacek - both seasons + pilot, 5 disks
• Battlestar Galactica - original season, 6 disks
• Bewitched - 7 seasons available
• Buffy The Vampire Slayer - entire series, 40 disks
• Charlie's Angels - 3 seasons available
• Cheers - 11 seasons available
• Columbo - 7 seasons available
•  Combat - all episodes, 40 disks
• The Cosby Show - entire series, 26 disks
• Dallas - 11 seasons available
• The Dick Van Dyke Show - 4 seasons available
• Diff'rent Strokes - 2 seasons available
• ER - 10 seasons available
• Friends - 10 seasons available
• Full House - 8 seasons available
• The Fugitive - 2 seasons available
• Gilligan's Island - all episodess
• The Greatest American Hero - entire series, 13 disks
• Happy Days - 4 seasons available
• Hart to Hart - 2 seasons available
• Have Gun Will Travel - 3 seasons available
• Hill Street Blues - 3 seasons available
• Home Improvement - 8 seasons available
• The Honeymooners - 39 episodes
• I Love Lucy - 194 episodes
• Ironside - 2 seasons available
• I Spy - 3 seasons available
• The Jeffersons - 6 seasons available
• Kojak - first season
• Kung Fu - all episodes +movie, 11 disks
• MacGyver - 6 seasons available
• Magnum, P.I. - 8 seasons available
• The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - all episodes, 41 disks
• Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - first 25 episodes
• M*A*S*H. - all episodes + movie, 36 disks
• McCloud - seasons 1 and 2
• Miami Vice - entire series
• Mission Impossible - 7 seasons available
• Mister Peepers - first season on 4 disks
• Moonlighting - 5 seasons available
• Mork & Mindy - 3 seasons available
• The Muppet Show - 3 seasons available
• Murder, She Wrote - 8 seasons available
• Murphy Brown - first season on 4 disks
• The Odd Couple - 4 seasons available
• The Essential Ozzie & Harriet Collection - 12 disks, 57 hours
• Remington Steele - seasons 1 thru 5
• The Rockford Files - 5 seasons available
• Rocky & Bullwinkle - 3 seasons available
• Sanford and Son - entire series, 17 disks
• Seinfeld - 7 seasons available
• Sex and the City - 6 seasons available
• Sherlock Holmes - several collections available
• Simon & Simon - first season, 4 disks



• The Simpsons - 11 seasons available
• St. Elsewhere - 1st season, 4 disks
• Tales from the Crypt - 6 seasons available
• Taxi - 3 seasons available
• The Twilight Zone - 156 episodes
• The Untouchables - season one on 8 disks
• Unsolved Mysteries - entire series, 25 disks
• Upstairs, Downstairs - entire series, 24 disks
• The Waltons - 9 seasons available
• Welcome Back, Kotter - 1st season, 4 disks
• The West Wing - 7 seasons available
• Who's the Boss? - 1st season, 3 disks
• The Wild Wild West - all episodes, 27 disks
• The X-Files - all episodes, 61 disks

TV Movies & Mini-Series

• Anna Karenina - BBC mini-series, 3 disks
• The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - TV movie, 2 disks
• The Civil War - PBS, 11 hours
• David Copperfield - BBC, 5.4 hours
• I, Claudius - BBC mini-series, 4 disks
• John Adams - HBO mini-series, 3 disks
• Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth - 6 hours
• The Last of the Mohicans - BBC mini-series, 2 disks
• Pride and Prejudice - A&E mini-series, 5 hours
• Roots - mini-series, 4 disks
• Salem's Lot - mini-series, 183 minutes
• The Adventures of Spin & Marty - Mickey Mouse Club - 2 disks, 4.5 hours
• The Stand - mini-series
• The Winds of War - mini-series, 6 disks

Talk & Variety Shows

• Benny Hill - Complete & Unadulterated 1969-1989 - 18 disks
• Bob Hope - Ultimate Collection - 4 disks of highlights
• The Best of Ernie Kovacs - 6-hours of highlights
• The Best of the Flip Wilson Show - 6 episodes
• Best of Jack Benny - 4 disks, 21 hours
• The Jack Paar Collection - 3 disks of highlights
• The Ultimate Johnny Carson Collection - 3 disks, 7 hours
• The Oprah Winfrey Show - 6 disks of highlights
• Red Skelton - America's Clown Prince - 3 disks of highlights
• Saturday Night Live - 4 seasons available
• Sid Caesar - Fan Favorites - 3 disks of highlights

Special Collections

• Detectives, Best of TV - 150 episodes from 33 different series
• The Greatest '70s Cop Shows (Charlie's Angels, Starsky and Hutch, S.W.A.T., Police Woman, and The Rookies) - initial episodes, 1 disk
• Westerns, Ultimate TV - 150 episodes of 29 different series

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