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1. Higher Ground (2000– )

60 min | Drama, Family

Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.

Stars: Joe Lando, Hayden Christensen, A.J. Cook, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 1,321

2. The Kiss (1988)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

After the death of her mother, a teenage girl is faced with bizarre supernatural occurrences when her mother's estranged sister arrives and begins to infiltrate her and her father's lives.

Director: Pen Densham | Stars: Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger, Mimi Kuzyk, Nicholas Kilbertus

Votes: 1,437 | Gross: $1.87M

3. The Tomorrow People (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Sci-Fi

The Tomorrow People are the next stage of human evolution. They can teleport, communicate by telepathy, heal with the power of thought and they are unable to kill or harm any living ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristian Schmid, Christian Tessier, Naomie Harris, Jeff Harding

Votes: 324

4. Head of the Class (1986–1991)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students.

Stars: William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Dan Frischman, Robin Givens

Votes: 1,999

5. Seduced by Evil (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

New Mexican warlock Cerio goads working mother Leigh Lindsey into a sexual affair.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Suzanne Somers, James Sikking, John Vargas, Mindy Spence

Votes: 134

6. Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Drama

The captain of a crippled jet steers toward tri-state rescue-team experts waiting in Sioux City, Iowa.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Richard Thomas, Leon Russom

Votes: 615

I saw this movie on HBO under the name 1000 Heros. It's avalible on Amazon on DVD but only for Region 2.

7. Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000–2001)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Family

An FBI Agent solves cases and goes undercover with his wife and kids as his partners and backup.

Stars: Peter Dobson, Melora Hardin, Cameron Richardson, Antoinette Picatto

Votes: 158

I think this show might have lasted more than 1 season if USA Network hadn't continually pre-empted it.

8. Sister Island (1996)

109 min | Drama

After a hurricane reeks havoc on Sister Island, Mississippi, rescue parties find a young girl on the shore. The girl is alive and soon opens her eyes, but she is non responsive. Dorrie ... See full summary »

Director: Avery Crounse | Stars: Kathleen York, Karen Black, Ed Nelson, Ellen Crawford

Votes: 138

I saw this under the name Cries of Silence

9. In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama

Bob Bryant, F.B.I. agent in charge of an operation to arrest Adam Swapp and his brother Jonathan are suspects in the bombing of Mormon Center in Utah. The brothers and their families ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Dennis Franz, Tess Harper, Paul Le Mat

Votes: 120

10. Dear America: A Journey to the New World (1999 TV Short)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Short, Drama, Family

The story of a twelve-year-old Pilgrim girl's first few months at Plymouth Colony.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Alison Pill, Andrew Airlie, Brenda Bazinet, Susannah Hoffmann

Votes: 38

Also all the other episodes in the series. The Royal Diaries have been released on DVD. But this series are still only avalible on VHS.

11. Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 85 min | Horror

A catholic priest is sent out to investigate two alleged virgin births, one is about to give birth to the son of God, the other the son of the devil.

Director: Marina Sargenti | Stars: Tony Denison, Brad Davis, Paxton Whitehead, Claudette Nevins

Votes: 418

This was an odd movie. But good.

12. The Lookalike (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller

A mentally disturbed woman is further tormented after discovering a girl who closely resembles her recently deceased daughter.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Diane Ladd, Frances Lee McCain, Jason Scott Lee

Votes: 136

13. 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: 645

14. Firstborn (1984)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

56 Metascore

A teen must protect his family when his mother's sinister new boyfriend begins exerting his authority in their home.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim

Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $6.25M

15. Miracle Landing (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

A passenger jet loses a portion of its fuselage in flight over Hawaii and is forced to make an emergency landing.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Wayne Rogers, Ana Alicia, Nancy Kwan

Votes: 498

Again another movie avalible on DVD but only for Region 2.

16. Ghost Town (2009 TV Movie)

85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

A bus full of college students stumble across an abandoned western town and realize it is haunted by the ghosts of outlaws who brutally killed the residents and now kill visitors every 13 years on Friday the 13th to become stronger.

Director: Todor Chapkanov | Stars: Jessica Rose, Randy Wayne, Gil Gerard, Billy Drago

Votes: 700

17. 14 Hours (2005 TV Movie)

88 min | Action, Biography, Drama

While Tropical Storm Allison brings one of the worst floods to hit Houston rages outside, the staff of Hermann hospital races against time to ensure hundreds of patients are evacuated safely.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Kirsten Robek, Kevin McNulty

Votes: 278

18. Escape to Witch Mountain (1995 TV Movie)

87 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A brother-sister duo possessing psychic powers are pursued by a millionaire who intends to use them for his gain.

Director: Peter Rader | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Elisabeth Moss, Erik von Detten, Sam Horrigan

Votes: 1,278

As far as remakes go this was very good.

19. Family Reunion: A Relative Nightmare (1995 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy

It's time for the annual Dooley family reunion and Dooley matriarch Meemaw's 100th birthday celebration. But teenaged Billy is welcomingly distracted from wacky relatives and the ... See full summary »

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Marsden, David L. Lander, Romy Windsor

Votes: 208

20. The Whereabouts of Jenny (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

The government relocates a man's ex-wife and daughter.

Director: Gene Reynolds | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Debrah Farentino, Eve Gordon, David Graf

Votes: 131

21. Seduction in a Small Town (1997 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 105 min | Drama

Sarah Jenks, a small town mom, is falsely accused of abusing her children.

Director: Charles Wilkinson | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Dennis Weaver, G.W. Bailey, Brian McNamara

Votes: 205

22. Childhood Sweetheart? (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

Karen and Greg were childhood sweethearts. Twelve-year-old Karen mysteriously disappears on her way to Greg's house. Seventeen years later, a woman claiming to be Karen shows up outside ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Michael Reilly Burke, Ed Lauter, Leon Russom

Votes: 117

23. Locked Away (2010)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A high school senior seeks help from a pregnancy counselor who exploits the situation for her own gain.

Director: Doug Campbell | Stars: Jean Louisa Kelly, Kirsten Zien, Paula Trickey, Jake Thomas

Votes: 216

24. Fast Getaway (1991 Video)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A lighthearted tale about a gang of bank robbers who fall out and split up. The brains of the gang is a boy who, with his father, successfully continue their crime spree. Annoyed at this, ... See full summary »

Director: Spiro Razatos | Stars: Corey Haim, Cynthia Rothrock, Leo Rossi, Ken Lerner

Votes: 1,242

26. Sisters (1991–1996)

60 min | Drama

Follows the lives and loves of four close, but very different, sisters of the Reed family living in Winnetka, Illinois.

Stars: Swoosie Kurtz, Patricia Kalember, Sela Ward, Elizabeth Hoffman

Votes: 1,730

27. Step by Step (1991–1998)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

Two families become one, step by step.

Stars: Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers, Brandon Call, Staci Keanan

Votes: 11,863

28. Dying to Remember (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A woman goes to a psychiatrist because she is plagued by recurring nightmares. The psychiatrist tells her that she was involved in a murder in San Francisco in a past life, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Scott Plank, Christopher Stone, Jay Robinson

Votes: 144

30. There Was a Little Boy (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Wealthy Gregg and his wife, English teacher Julie, were happy parents until their little boy Robby was stolen while she took a bath. Their lives have taken off again, but they keep hoping ... See full summary »

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, John Heard, Scott Bairstow, Elaine Kagan

Votes: 246

31. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997–2002)

PG | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy

Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Frakes, Don LaFontaine, James Brolin, Gary Imhoff

Votes: 3,778

32. A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story (1994 TV Movie)

G | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Based on the life of the Olympic figure skater.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Sonja Lanzener, Susanna Thompson, Leeza Vinnichenko

Votes: 177

33. First Daughter (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a ... See full summary »

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Doug Savant, Monica Keena, Dallas Page

Votes: 882

34. Panic Button (2011)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

Jo, Max, Gwen and Dave win the competition.Then they head off on an all expenses paid trip to New York, courtesy of the social network. As they board the private jet, they are asked to ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Crow | Stars: Scarlett Alice Johnson, Jack Gordon, Michael Jibson, Elen Rhys

Votes: 6,541

35. Tainted Blood (1993 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller

Raquel Welch is an author researching a new book, when she comes across the story of a surprising double murder-suicide. A smart, young, athletic high school student adopted by his parents ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Raquel Welch, Alley Mills, Kerri Green, Natasha Gregson Wagner

Votes: 252

36. Something So Right (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy

Oh, this marriage thing. There's no fooling around, this time. Jack and Carly have both done this, before. He's done it once; she's been through it twice. This time is different, though. ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Harris, Jere Burns, Marnette Patterson, Billy L. Sullivan

Votes: 109

37. The Crying Child (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

After the death of their child a couple go to stay in an island home. The woman starts to hear the noise of a baby crying and is followed by an old blind women who warns her to get out of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Finola Hughes, George DelHoyo, Kin Shriner

Votes: 163

38. Sister Kate (1989–1990)

30 min | Comedy, Family

A nun, whose vocation has traditionally provided assignments to cultured settings, is assigned to an orphanage inhabited by a motley group of children.

Stars: Stephanie Beacham, Harley Cross, Hannah Cutrona, Jason Priestley

Votes: 103

39. Beyond Reality (1991–1993)

TV-G | 30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

University parapsychologists Laura Wingate and J.J. Stillman investigate reports of ghosts, out-of-body experiences, telekinesis and other unexplained phenomena that occur in ordinary people's lives. Young Celia later joins them.

Stars: Shari Belafonte, Carl Marotte, Nicole de Boer, David Nerman

Votes: 99

40. Night Visions (2001–2002)

43 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Night Visions is an anthology series similar to The Twilight Zone - some tales are supernatural, others are just commentaries on twisted human nature. Each hour episode is made up of two half-hour episodes aired back-to-back.

Stars: Henry Rollins, Emily Holmes, Dion Luther, Ty Olsson

Votes: 778

41. The People Across the Lake (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

A city-slicker family, tired of the urban grime and crime, moves to a quaint little lakeside village. All seems like paradise - until corpses start showing up in the water. Will the family be the new victims?

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Valerie Harper, Gerald McRaney, Barry Corbin, Tammy Lauren

Votes: 388

42. The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

In rural Comfort, Texas, the protestant Horizon Bible church community holds its annual, supervised summer camp, with mandatory prayer sessions, for teens from all over the States. The day ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: Joe Spano, David Lascher, Michael A. Goorjian, Amy Van Nostrand

Votes: 454

43. Jake 2.0 (2003–2004)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Jake Foley is a computer technician for the N.S.A., who secretly longs for a chance to work in the field. Circumstance puts him in a top secret laboratory, in the middle of a shoot-out ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Gorham, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Judith Scott, Keegan Connor Tracy

Votes: 3,276

44. Rivals (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

A teenage girl becomes entangled in a volatile relationship with a pair of high-school lovers.

Director: Norma Bailey | Stars: Mary-Margaret Humes, Jennifer Finnigan, Marnette Patterson, Rel Hunt

Votes: 516

45. Quintuplets (2004–2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Parents Bob (Andy Richter) and Carol (Rebecca Creskoff) work hard to raise their very different teenage quintuplets.

Stars: Andy Richter, Rebecca Creskoff, Ryan Pinkston, Johnny Lewis

Votes: 1,003