Filming Location Matching "Colonial Street, Backlot, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head

Votes: 138,901

2. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor.

Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

Votes: 122,537

3. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.

Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

Votes: 21,890

4. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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70 Metascore

A young man inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Votes: 210,399 | Gross: $148.17M

5. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends.

Stars: Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow

Votes: 7,563

6. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.6
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Personable Western series based in Wyoming from the 1890s onward.

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 2,397

7. Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.

Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim, Christoph Sanders

Votes: 44,513

8. Deep Impact (1998)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.2
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40 Metascore

A comet is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. As doomsday nears, the human race prepares for the worst.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 172,515 | Gross: $140.46M

9. Beethoven (1992)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Nicholle Tom

Votes: 69,713 | Gross: $57.11M

10. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 16,255

11. The Munsters (1964–1966)

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

7.8
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A family of friendly monsters have misadventures, never quite understanding why people react to them so strangely.

Stars: Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo, Butch Patrick

Votes: 13,930

12. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of a virtually indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

Votes: 32,141

13. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The cases of an easy-going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 7,903

14. Emergency! (1972–1979)

TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

Votes: 4,315

15. Adam-12 (1968–1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Two regular police officers patrol Los Angeles.

Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Shaaron Claridge, William Boyett

Votes: 3,638

16. The 'Burbs (1989)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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45 Metascore

An overstressed suburbanite and his neighbors are convinced that the new family on the block are part of a murderous Satanic cult.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Votes: 72,696 | Gross: $36.60M

17. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

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

7.3
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The cases of a brilliant, if Irascible, coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 5,935

18. Kojak (1973–1978)

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

7.1
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 7,327

19. Airwolf (1984–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter.

Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine, Jean Bruce Scott

Votes: 10,957

20. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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40 Metascore

A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.

Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

Votes: 11,846 | Gross: $69.70M

21. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Police Detective Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Don Ross, Marco Lopez

Votes: 2,619

22. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

Votes: 5,268

23. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

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

7.1
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Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 5,065

24. The Ladykillers (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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56 Metascore

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tom Hanks, Marlon Wayans, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 102,636 | Gross: $39.80M

25. Psycho (1998)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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47 Metascore

A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

Votes: 47,413 | Gross: $21.46M

26. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)

TV-PG | 51 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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Carl Kolchak is a reporter for a Chicago newspaper. Through more accident than design he ends up investigating homicides, many of which involve supernatural forces. Ultimately, rather than reporting on the crimes, he solves them.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 4,817

27. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

7.4
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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Ed Gilbert, Pamela Sue Martin

Votes: 1,546

28. Kicking & Screaming (2005)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.6
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45 Metascore

Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating.

Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Josh Hutcherson, Mike Ditka

Votes: 37,413 | Gross: $52.58M

29. Rush Hour (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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TV show based on the action-comedy 'Rush Hour' films about an L.A. cop who teams up with a detective from Hong Kong.

Stars: Justin Hires, Jonathan Patrick Foo, Aimee Garcia, Page Kennedy

Votes: 3,660

30. Harvey (1950)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Votes: 54,367

31. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 5,589

32. Providence (1999–2002)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Successful Hollywood plastic surgeon Sydney Hansen returns home to Providence, Rhode Island to try to keep her dysfunctional family together with the help of her mother's friendly ghost. She also finds work with the local free clinic.

Stars: Melina Kanakaredes, Mike Farrell, Paula Cale, Seth Peterson

Votes: 1,945

33. Ironside (1967–1975)

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

6.9
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 3,400

34. Leave It to Beaver (1997)

PG | 84 min | Comedy, Family

5.2
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42 Metascore

The several misadventures and life-lessons learned by 8-year-old Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver in an entertaining and hilarious tale of a small-town Ohio family and the daily trials and tribunes of life.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner, Cameron Finley, Erik von Detten

Votes: 4,213 | Gross: $10.71M

35. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.0
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 1,522

36. Wakefield (2016)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.3
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62 Metascore

Bryan Cranston gives the performance of a lifetime as Howard Wakefield, a lawyer on the edge of madness who has decided to disassociate himself from his own life.

Director: Robin Swicord | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Bruno, Ellery Sprayberry

Votes: 16,317 | Gross: $0.26M

37. Voyagers! (1982–1983)

TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A member of a league of time travelers and a boy travel through time repairing errors in world history.

Stars: Jon-Erik Hexum, Meeno Peluce, David Cadiente, Stephen Liska

Votes: 1,501

38. The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014 Video)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family

5.1
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The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Doris Roberts, Greg Germann, Lex Medlin, Valerie Azlynn

Votes: 1,623

39. All That Heaven Allows (1955)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel

Votes: 14,174

40. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery

7.3
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A timid typesetter hasn't a ghost of a chance of becoming a reporter - until he decides to solve a murder mystery and ends up spending a fright-filled night in a haunted house.

Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond, Dick Sargent

Votes: 6,374

41. The New Leave It to Beaver (1983–1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.0
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The continuing adventures of the "now adult" Beaver Cleaver, his family, and their friends.

Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers, Kipp Marcus

Votes: 439

42. Get a Life (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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A 30-something guy still lives with his parents and works as a paperboy and tries to avoid growing up and being responsible at all costs.

Stars: Chris Elliott, Bob Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue

Votes: 2,653

43. Delta House (1979– )

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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The raucous exploits of Faber College's Delta House Fraternity in 1962.

Stars: John Vernon, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, James Widdoes

Votes: 140

44. The Shaggy Dog (1959)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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45 Metascore

A teenage boy is cursed with periodically turning into an sheepdog.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello

Votes: 4,836 | Gross: $0.10M

45. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.2
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Now available for the first time, experience the complete series hailed as the most frightening ever created for television.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, Lillian O'Malley

Votes: 1,360

46. Send Me No Flowers (1964)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A hypochondriac believes he is dying and makes plans for his wife which she discovers and misunderstands.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Paul Lynde

Votes: 6,456 | Gross: $9.13M

47. The Desperate Hours (1955)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott

Votes: 9,506

48. The Thrill of It All (1963)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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58 Metascore

A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews

Votes: 5,244 | Gross: $11.78M

49. So Goes My Love (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Country girl Jane Budden goes to the big city determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead, she meets and marries Hiram Maxim, a struggling inventor. After their marriage, his ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Ryan | Stars: Myrna Loy, Don Ameche, Rhys Williams, Bobby Driscoll

Votes: 407

50. Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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A TV repair man must care for the newborn triplets of his former hometown sweetheart, now a famous movie star, so her career will not suffer.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell, Connie Stevens, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 1,959


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