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The Best Classic Movies and TV Shows on CBS All Access

The Best Classic Movies and TV Shows on CBS All Access

Finding a good Classic movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Classic movies and TV shows of all time streaming on CBS All Access.

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1. The Godfather

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9.2/10
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88/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Chinatown

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8.1/10
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79/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex, PopcornFlix & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Raiders of the Lost Ark

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8.4/10
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83/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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8.1/10
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74/100
Released: 1962Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Roman Holiday

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8.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1953Rated: G
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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7.7/10
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70/100
Released: 1956
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. The War of the Worlds

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1953Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Kanopy & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. The Godfather: Part II

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9.0/10
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85/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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8.2/10
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81/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG-13
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. To Catch a Thief

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 1955Rated: PG
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: An ex-thief is accused of enacting a new crime spree, so to clear his name he sets off to catch the new thief, who’s imitating his signature style.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. A New Leaf

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7.4/10
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61/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. El Dorado

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7.6/10
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67/100
Released: 1966Rated: G
Drama

What it's about: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Up in Smoke

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7.0/10
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66/100
Released: 1978Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony and Pedro get released on a technicality, allowing them to continue their many misadventures and ultimately compete in a rock band contest, where they perform the raucous tune "Earache My Eye."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Top Secret!

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces with Agent Cedric and Flammond to attempt the rescue of her father, Dr. Paul, from the Germans, who have captured the scientist in hopes of coercing him into building a new naval mine.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Fist of Fury

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7.4/10
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67/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on with his mastery of martial arts while investigating his teacher's murder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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17. The Nutty Professor

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6.7/10
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62/100
Released: 1963
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him into a suave and handsome Romeo. The Jekyll and Hyde game works well enough until the concoction starts to wear off at the most embarrassing times.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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