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The Best Classic Movies and TV Shows on Starz

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 Starz.

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1. Lonesome Dove

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8.7/10
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73/100
Year: 1989-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A pair of longtime friends and former Texas Rangers crave one last adventure before hanging-up their spurs. After stealing over a thousand head of cattle from rustlers south of the border, they recruit an unlikely crew of hands to drive the herd 3,000 miles north to the grasslands of Montana.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & Hoopla). 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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2. Predator

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7.8/10
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78/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of its victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through its eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for sport, killing them off one at a time.

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

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3. The Magnificent Seven

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7.7/10
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71/100
Released: 1960Rated: PG
Action & Adventure

What it's about: An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Airplane!

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7.7/10
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76/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: The persons and events in this film are fictitious - fortunately! A masterpiece of off-the-wall comedy, Airplane! features Robert Hays as an ex-fighter pilot forced to take over the controls of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning; Julie Hagerty as his girlfriend/stewardess/co-pilot; and a cast of all-stars including Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar... and more. Their hilarious high jinks spoof airplane disaster flicks, religious zealots, television commercials, romantic love... the list whirls by in rapid succession. And the story races from one moment of zany fun to the next.

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

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5. Trading Places

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7.5/10
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74/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

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

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6. Night of the Living Dead

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7.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1968Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO MAX, fuboTV & 7 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz, Epix & Syfy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. The Gunfighter

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7.7/10
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62/100
Released: 1950
Drama

What it's about: The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. Stand by Me

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8.1/10
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78/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Starz & Sundance Now), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. And Now for Something Completely Different

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64/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A collection of Monty Python's Flying Circus skits from the first two seasons of their British TV series.

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

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10. L.A. Confidential

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8.2/10
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80/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. Good Will Hunting

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8.3/10
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83/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

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

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12. Groundhog Day

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8.0/10
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80/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG
Romance, Fantasy

What it's about: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. Stripes

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

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

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14. Roxanne

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6.6/10
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64/100
Released: 1987Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Based on the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac', large-nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne—while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.

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

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15. Friday the 13th

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6.5/10
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68/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.

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

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16. The Fly

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

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

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17. Annie Hall

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8.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Glory

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72/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

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

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19. Real Genius

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7.0/10
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66/100
Released: 1985
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.

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

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20. Miller's Crossing

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7.7/10
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73/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

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

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21. The Dark Crystal

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7.2/10
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69/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Fantasy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.

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

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22. Tootsie

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 1982Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

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

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23. Silver Streak

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6.9/10
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62/100
Released: 1976Rated: PG
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes is to get the killer after him.

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

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24. Two Mules for Sister Sara

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62/100
Released: 1970Rated: PG
Comedy

What it's about: Hogan, on his way to do some reconnaissance for a future mission to capture a French fort, encounters Sister Sara, a nun in trouble. Before he knows it, Hogan is accompanying Sister Sara in the dangerous frontier while she seeks to achieve a hidden goal.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. The Long Riders

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59/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Biography

What it's about: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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26. Return of the Seven

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5.6/10
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51/100
Released: 1966
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets Vin another member of The Seven. They find four other men and they go to help Chico.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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