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1. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

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

8.1
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 4,627

2. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.6
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,269

3. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame, which led to two theatrical movies of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 162

4. Perry Mason Returns (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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When his former secretary Della Street is accused of murder, Perry Mason gives up a judgeship to defend her.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Holland Taylor

Votes: 606

5. Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Stuart Damon

Votes: 310

6. The New Perry Mason (1973–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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Revival of the long-running hit television series of the 1950s and '60s about Erle Stanley Gardner's brilliant defense attorney.

Stars: Monte Markham, Sharon Acker, Albert Stratton, Harry Guardino

Votes: 63

7. Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Dr Sheila Carlin is good friends with Della who calls Perry in when she is being pestered by someone. On the theory that it could be somebody that she works with at a radio stations she ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Regis Philbin

Votes: 280

8. Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A priest is murdered and the suspect is a nun. And it's been rumored that the two of them are having an affair.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Timothy Bottoms

Votes: 406

9. The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Perry interrupts his vacation plans when an ex-girlfriend, now newly married, asks him to help her with murder and bigamy charges.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Warren William, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Woods, Claire Dodd

Votes: 732

10. The Case of the Black Cat (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.5
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An bedridden eccentric millionaire, anticipating his own murder, hires Mason to help him rewrite his will, and the lawyer ends up defending the caretaker's cat.

Directors: William C. McGann, Alan Crosland | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, June Travis, Jane Bryan, Craig Reynolds

Votes: 487

11. The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.0
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An agitated and desperate man spares no expense in insisting that Mason represent him against a neighbor's howling dog and act as executor of his will.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Warren William, Mary Astor, Allen Jenkins, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 645

12. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Bill McKenzie's niece works as a production assistant for controversial television personality Josie Joplin, who publicly accuses her of having an affair with her husband. One night ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Tony Roberts

Votes: 207

13. Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo (1992 TV Movie)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Sleazy talk show host Ted Mayne writes a tell-all book, which enrages and embarrasses several very prominent women. One of them, actress Roxanne Shield, loses her composure during an ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Geraldo Rivera

Votes: 293

14. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Anthony Caruso, an old friend of Perry Mason, comes to Denver on the request of Dee Morrison. She's married to famed photographer David Morrison, who wants to shoot a photo featuring his ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Maud Adams

Votes: 236

15. Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Perry is suing a gutter-trash newspaper that is running a story about a love affair between him and Della. The editor also has "dirt" files on an Army General, his banker, and other "... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Robert Guillaume

Votes: 285

16. Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Dyan Draper, editor of a well-known fashion magazine, is infamous for writing columns that destroy other people's careers; she also drives her employees to near-madness with her orders. ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Valerie Harper

Votes: 303

17. Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A tennis player is accused to having killed his wife, a rich heiress. The facts are against him as he was seen in the arms of his former girlfriend in the night before the murder. This is a case for Perry Mason.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, David Hasselhoff

Votes: 378

18. Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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An old flame of Mason's is one of those being considered to fill a vacated government position. Now, her husband's approached by a man who says he knows his wife's secret and that if this ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Jean Simmons

Votes: 351

19. Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A teenager from Las Vegas asks Perry Mason to defend her father who is accused of killing a notorius blackmailer who drove her uncle to suicide.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Jere Burns

Votes: 313

20. Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Parks was arrested and convicted for a murder of a woman and is trying to appeal for the second time when one of the first appeal lawyers, Perry, finds a new ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Erin Gray

Votes: 298

21. Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Mason Adams

Votes: 249

22. Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Nancy Lee Grahn

Votes: 293

23. The Case of the Velvet Claws (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Perry marries Della but a beautiful woman interrupts their honeymoon night and demands Perry take her case at gunpoint.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Warren William, Claire Dodd, Wini Shaw, Bill Elliott

Votes: 427

24. Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Perry Mason must defend the son of an old friend who is accused of killing an ex-officer of the Nazi-SS.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Ian Bannen

Votes: 323

25. Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 315

26. Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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An actor rigs a fake on-air shooting with the connivance of his friend, the show's host, but the practical joke goes horribly wrong when the gun, which he'd loaded with blanks, turns out to contain a live round.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Joe Penny

Votes: 377

27. Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Cindy Williams

Votes: 291

28. The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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An improbable stuttering bishop from Australia asks for Perry's help in proving the identity of the legitimate heir to a millionaire.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Donald Woods, Ann Dvorak, Anne Nagel, Linda Perry

Votes: 361

29. Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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In this episode Perry Mason defends a young theatre director who is accused to have killed a famous director of a Broadway musical.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Alexandra Paul, William R. Moses

Votes: 307

30. The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 561

31. Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Della meets up with an old friend, a child that she used to babysit, and she and Perry are invited to meet the friend's new wife, Suzanne. Meanwhile, Suzanne rents out her house to four ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 304

32. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle (1994 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Bill McKenzie is a retired lawyer who prefers to spend time working on his ranch. But he occasionally takes on a case wherein the defendant is wrongfully convicted or falsely accused, and ... See full summary »

Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Dixie Carter

Votes: 203

33. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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When gubernatorial candidate Harlan Richards is murdered, the suspicions fall on the incumbent Governor Ryan Allison but when he, too, is murdered the plot thickens.

Director: Max Tash | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, John Spencer

Votes: 220

34. Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous pop singer who was found shot to death after having had an argument with her husband who was also her manager.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Tim Reid

Votes: 304

35. Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Perry's publisher friend Jordan White is called to a hotel that famous horror writer David Hall has cleared out for a weekend and called his "friends"--his private assistant, an actress, a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lang | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Robert Stack

Votes: 356

36. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

8.3
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Interviews with figures from public life.

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Jayne Meadows, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 116

37. Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (1992 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But before the end of the ceremony, the uncle of the groom is found dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Ronny Cox

Votes: 274

38. Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Perry is at TV station "KGGY" to be interviewed but thanks to the interference of main anchor-person Brett Huston the interview is pulled. Mostly everybody hates Brett as Brett knows all ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, John James

Votes: 247

39. Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A painter fakes his death, in order to gain some additional money, because his works would revaluate with his death. But, unfortunately, he is killed a few hours after having "returned to ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Jane Carr

Votes: 262

40. They Call It Murder (1971 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 95 min | Drama, Mystery

5.4
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A small-town district attorney is saddled with several major investigations, including a gambler's murder and a possible insurance scam.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Jim Hutton, Lloyd Bochner, Jo Ann Pflug, Robert J. Wilke

Votes: 164

41. We, the People (1948–1952)

30 min | Talk-Show

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The host interviewed entertainers, politicians and average Americans to discuss important events in their lives.

Stars: The Oscar Bradley Orchestra, Lee Vines, Dan Seymour, Dwight Weist

42. Cool and Lam (1958 TV Movie)

30 min | Mystery

6.8
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Light-hearted pilot for a proposed CBS detective series featuring characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner (under the pseudonym of A.A. Fair). Penny-pinching, rotund Bertha Cool runs a ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Billy Pearson, Benay Venuta, Maurice Manson, Margaret Field

Votes: 13

43. The Court of Last Resort (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The Court of Last Resort was founded by Erle Stanley Gardner in the 1950s. The team sought to reveal whether someone already found guilty might really be innocent. The show dramatized the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle Bettger, Carleton G. Young, Robert H. Harris, S. John Launer

Votes: 34

44. Granny Get Your Gun (1940)

Approved | 56 min | Comedy, Western

6.3
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Minerva Hatton is back in Nevada, where she grubstaked her fortune years ago. Her granddaughter Julie Westcott is visiting while getting a divorce. They are blackmailed by Julie's husband, ... See full summary »

Director: George Amy | Stars: May Robson, Harry Davenport, Margot Stevenson, Hardie Albright

Votes: 154

45. Special Investigator (1936)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Criminal lawyer Bill Fenwick goes undercover in Nevada to catch gold thieves when the gang kills his brother.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Richard Dix, Margaret Callahan, Erik Rhodes, Owen Davis Jr.

Votes: 119

46. Gladiator po naymu (1993)

87 min | Action

5.0
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A detective/crime drama based on the novel "The Case of the Velvet Claws" by Erle Stanley Gardner.

Director: Dmitriy Zaytsev | Stars: Marina Mogilevskaya, Aleksandr Peskov, Vladas Bagdonas, Sergey Gazarov

Votes: 27

47. Visi pries viena (1986)

141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Director: Arturas Pozdniakovas | Stars: Juozas Budraitis, Olegas Ditkovskis, Virginia Kohanskite, Irena Kuksenaite

48. Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder (1985 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Mystery

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Text adventure based on the stories about fictional criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason. Mason investigates the murder of a rich man to find the real culprit and get his client, the dead man's wife and main suspect, out of jail.mm.

Star: Raymond Burr

49. Person to Person (1953–1961)
Episode: Episode #7.4 (1959)

Documentary, News

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Director: Bob Daily | Stars: Gower Champion, Marge Champion, Charles Collingwood, Erle Stanley Gardner

50. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Erle Stanley Gardner & George Sanders (1957)

Family, Game-Show

7.6
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Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: Dorothy Kilgallen, Jim Backus, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf

Votes: 11



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