Tv series pilot movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tv series pilot movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tv series pilot, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic and clever films and TV shows about / with danger, rivalry, adventure, family relations, failed pilot, escapades, friendship, heroes, chase and murder plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tv series pilot: Badlands 2005 (1988), Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier (1989), Gidget's Summer Reunion (1985), The Quest (1976), The Hollywood Detective (1989), Young Pioneers (1976), Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974), Power Pack (1991), Northstar (1986), That 70's Girl (2004).

List of tv series pilot movies

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the African savannah, the film follows Kion as he assembles the members of the 'Lion Guard'. Throughout the film, the diverse team of young animals will learn how to utilize each of their unique abilities to solve problems and ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, light, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, hyena, animals, talking animals, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family relations, royal family, friends, animal life, family ...
Place: africa
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Badlands 2005 (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In 1995, a severe drought forced Americans to flee the West for the cities. Water became more precious than gold. Now in 2005, settlers are coming back, meeting new challenges, and age-old adversaries. A U.S. Marshal and his cyborg partner patrol ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, failed pilot, police protagonist, armored truck, u.s. marshal, female boss, gunfight, impersonation, global warming, climate change, armored car ...
Time: future, year 2005
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Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Welcome to the bay... Mitch and his friends enter the sink or swim world that is BAYWATCH.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: beach, employer employee relationship, female nudity, mentor protege relationship, rescue, custody battle, ex husband ex wife relationship, captain, mysterious past, fatal attraction, husband wife relationship, loner ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Gidget's Summer Reunion (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gidget's Summer Reunion is a 1985 television film produced by Columbia Pictures Television for television syndication. It was written by Robert Blees and George Zateslo and directed by Bruce Bilson and starred Caryn Richman as Gidget.
Style: psychotronic, tv series pilot
Plot: surfer, beach, birthday, surfing
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 6.1
 294
The Quest (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eight years ago, Cheyenne Indians attacked the Baudine Family wagon and captured Morgan (Kurt Russell), whom they renamed Two Persons. Now Two Persons, raised in the ways of the Indians, has been reunited with his brother Quentin (Tim Matheson), a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: hanging, society, escapades, americana, siblings relations, adventure, misfit, family relations, obsessive quest, friendship, fish out of water, rescue ...
Time: 70s
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The Hollywood Detective (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An actor at the end of the line who used to play a PI on TV turns to real detective work when a fan of his begs him to help her.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: false accusation, actor, washed up star, murder investigation, suicidal, private investigator, alcohol abuse, hollywood
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 6.9
 121
Young Pioneers (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pilot for TV series of the same name released in 1978. The film told the tale of Molly and David Beaton, two teenage newlyweds, in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: grasshopper, childbirth, letter, diary, newlyweds, prairie, teenager, blizzard, wedding, baby
Time: 1870s
Place: iowa
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Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Orwell has been retired from the force ever since he caught a bullet that lodged inoperably in his back. But that doesn’t mean the man called Harry O is out of the action. Moonlighting as a private sleuth, fighting off daily back pain and ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: murder, private investigator, obsessed fan, psychopath, stalker, modeling, photographer, divorce, insanity, lovers, retired cop, deranged ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, san diego california
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 3.8
 253
Power Pack (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 27 min.
Story: he Marvel Comics super team comes to life in this un-aired pilot. This live action feature has our young heroes tackling the evil DR.MOBIUS and still getting home in time to do their chores & homework before mom & dad get home.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: superhero, exploitation, supernatural power, family relations, moving, super speed, skeleton, haunted house, superhero team, teenage superhero
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 5.0
 179
Northstar (1986)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An astronaut's ship passes through a strange magnetic field on its way back to Earth, and when he emerges from it after landing, he finds he has acquired superhuman powers and a super-genius IQ.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: super powers, new world, superhero, failed pilot, astronaut, genius, superhuman, transformation, supernatural power, super strength, scientist, contact lens
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 4.6
 110
That 70's Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Two sisters, Ashleigh and Jennifer, have been conned out of their money. They need a house-mate to share living costs. They get more than they bargained for with cute hippie chick Petal and her lesbian lover Mandy.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: masturbation, hippie, lesbian sex, drugs, marijuana, sex, lesbian, lesbianism, female nudity, female masturbation, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower ...
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 6.4
 86
The Covenant (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A powerful family that controls the world's banks has made a deal with Satan to help the forces of evil take over the world. An underground group named The Judges bands together to try to stop them.
Style: psychotronic, tv series pilot
Plot: deal with the devil, occult, world domination, illuminati, virgin sacrifice, supernatural power, gold, satanism, nazi, supernatural, devil, power ...
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Code Name: Diamond Head (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A failed Quinn Martin pilot for a series starring a Hawaii-based government counter intelligence agency run by the indomitable Aunt Mary. In this, his only adventure, Diamond Head has to prevent the evil Tree from stealing a deadly nerve toxin gas ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: bio weapon, spy, fistfight, hanging, kidnapping, disguise, attempted murder, gambling, serial killer, boat chase
Place: hawaii
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Remo Williams: The Prophecy (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This unsold television pilot was a sequel to the 1985 movie "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins." Set one year after the events of that film (and loosely based on the plot of the novella "The Day Remo Died"), this TV pilot not ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: failed pilot, golf, training, hitman, assassin, martial arts, golf ball
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Pretty/Handsome (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A married father of two tells his wife and teenage sons that he is transsexual.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: lgbt, transsexual, gay, older woman younger man relationship, transsexuality, trans woman, family relations, flashback, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, hallucination ...
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 5.9
 259
Happy Hour (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Hour is a sitcom that debuted on Fox in the United States and on CTV in Canada on September 7, 2006. The show starred John Sloan as Henry Beckman, a young man rebuilding his life after losing his girlfriend, his job, and his apartment. The ...
Style: sitcom, tv series pilot
Plot: roommate, castration, bitch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blonde, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, party, beer, male protagonist, martini, drinking alcohol
Place: chicago illinois
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Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: futuristic, light, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, space battle, adventure, save the world, parallel universe, alien, fantasy world, space wars, society, supernatural, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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 6.6
 5K
Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, battles, police, spy, military, co pilot, flying, super weapon, heroes, mad scientist, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, libya, california, paris france
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No Place Like Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his brother but that doesn't last for long due to the two ...
Style: inspirational, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, unemployment, youth, family relations, fire, girl, boy, little boy, children, daughter, son, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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The Gunfighters (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this pilot Western produced for Canadian television, two brothers and their cousin become bandits to rescue their ranch from a greedy land developer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tv series pilot
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ranch, criminal, vigilantism, siblings relations, family life, vengeance, farm, family relations, tough heroes, injustice, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, texas, wyoming
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 4.9
 282
ATF (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of the tragic events at Waco, Texas where an armed conflict with armed militiamen broke out, agents of the federal government's Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) carry out a clandestine mission within another militia operation ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: nypd, militia, car bomb, law enforcement, federal agent, religious cult, government, hostage situation, reporter, dog, arms dealer, hotel room ...
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The Brady Girls Get Married (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Made-for-tv movie, the pilot for a "Brady Bunch" revival series, "The Brady Brides." Jan and Marcia have met the men of their dreams and decide to tie the knot. They agree to hold the weddings together in the family's back ...
Style: sitcom, tv series pilot
Plot: wedding, double wedding, failed pilot, reunion
Time: 80s
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, surreal, neo noir, mind bending, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, twists and turns, lesbian, amnesia, hollywood, alternate reality, mystery, hallucination, nightmare, obsession, doppelganger, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, military, survival, save the world, adventure, rescue, man versus machine, good versus evil, against the odds, apocalypse, space travel ...
Time: future
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 3.8
 2K
Bates Motel (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex West is a man who roomed with Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum for nearly 20 years. After Bates' death, Alex finds that he is in Norman's will as the inheritor of the Bates Motel, which has been vacant since Norman's ...
Style: slasher, anthology, tv series pilot
Plot: serial killer, failed pilot, motel, electrocution, last will and testament, ghost, church, satire, mental institution, renovation, weirdo, mental disorder ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s
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Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to ...
Style: exciting, sexy, enigmatic, talky, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, alien, military, space wars, space travel, catastrophe, brutality, vengeance, transformation, culture clash, chase, doctors ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Three different stories come to life in this sequel to the hit animated Disney adventure. Explorer Milo Thatch, his new sweetheart, Queen Kida, and the rest of the team are preparing to rebuild the underwater city. But trouble crops up. Harnessing ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, sea monster, catastrophe, steampunk, adventure, family, adventurer, giant squid, submarine, heroes, atlantis, superhero ...
Time: 1910s
Place: arizona
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 7.5
 10K
Life on Mars (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was ...
Style: serious, captivating, surreal, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, disorder, power relations, fighting crime, law enforcement, fish out of water, uncover truth, police brutality, mystery, partners ...
Time: 70s, future, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 1K
Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized ...
Plot: family business, family values, business venture, lust, family tradition, success, family problems, intrigue, rise to the top, blind ambition, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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 7.4
 2K
Big Shots (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four friends are at the top of their game...until the women in their lives enter the room. Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, light, sexy ...
Plot: business, friendship, ceo, infidelity, boss, workplace intrigue, corporate world, buddies, mistress, power relations, success, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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