Most Popular Telethon Movies and TV Shows
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1. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
2. Valley of the Dolls (1967)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business.
Votes: 6,969 | Gross: $44.43M
3. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Votes: 84,336 | Gross: $88.63M
4. Where the Truth Lies (2005)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Karen O'Connor, a young journalist known for her celebrity profiles, is consumed with discovering the truth behind a long-buried incident that affected the lives and careers of showbiz team Vince Collins and Lanny Morris.
Votes: 16,565 | Gross: $0.87M
5. UHF (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
An unemployed visionary becomes the manager of a local public station. The station becomes a success, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.
Votes: 24,719 | Gross: $6.16M
8. Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special (2017 TV Special)
TV-MA | 54 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
After Santa tells Michael Bolton that he needs 75,000 new babies by Christmas to meet toy supply, Michael Bolton hosts a sexy telethon to get the world to start making love.
9. La Cérémonie (1995)
Not Rated | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A newly hired maid for a rich countryside family befriends a post-office clerk who encourages her to rebel against her employers.
Votes: 9,243 | Gross: $0.08M
10. Children in Need (1980– )
The annual BBC telethon, for its own charity for children. Every BBC local and national radio and television station gets involved. Your only chance to see Auntie Beeb's top newsreaders and... See full summary »
12. Americathon (1979)
PG | 86 min | Comedy
In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.
Votes: 735 | Gross: $6.17M
13. Girls Will Be Girls (2003)
R | 79 min | Comedy, Romance
Three actresses at various places on the Hollywood food chain navigate the minefield of love, aging, and ambition. Oh, and they're all played by men!
Votes: 1,333 | Gross: $0.15M
15. Prime Time (1977)
R | 75 min | Comedy
Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been ... See full summary »
17. Broadcast Bombshells (1995)
R | 80 min | Comedy
An ambitious brunette associate producer at a local New Jersey TV station uses her seductive charms to compete against a sexy blond anchorwoman to further her career.
20. Comic Relief (1988 TV Special)
450 min | Comedy
The first night of Comic Relief on Red Nose day 1988 hosted by Lenny 'Nice Suit' Henry and Griff 'Stupid Hat' Rhys Jones. Participants managed to raise over 15 million pounds for charity projects in Britain and Africa.
21. Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (2010 TV Special)
120 min | Documentary, Music
Telethon in support of relief organizations dedicated to assisting victims of the earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010.
22. Comic Relief (1991 TV Special)
395 min | Comedy
Having taken a year off to spend all the money from the previous two Red Nose Days, Comic Relief returns with 'The Stonker', the biggest and baddest fund raising night of comedy yet, helped... See full summary »
24. Olympic Fund Telethon (1952 TV Special)
1,470 min | Comedy, Music, Sport
An all-star telethon put together to raise funds for the United States Olympic Team, featuring such stars as Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford and The Three Stooges.
25. Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (1993 TV Special)
425 min | Comedy
Top telly included Mr Bean in a 'Blind Date' spectacular, Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton taking on assorted sporty celebs in "Have I Got A Question Of Sport For You". More ... See full summary »
29. A Night of Comic Relief 2 (1989 TV Special)
390 min | Comedy
20 million people across the UK helped to raise £26.9 million on the second Red Nose Day. At night, the BBC once again gave over their studio's to Lenny Henry, Griff Rhys Jones and Jonathan... See full summary »
31. Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal (2009 TV Special)
242 min | Music
Hosted by Eddie McGuire, Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal is a live telethon, where entertainers, athletes and personalities gather to help raise funds for the victims of ... See full summary »
34. Edward Flemmings' Please Enjoy Segment (2007)
Unrated | 103 min | Comedy
The ruin of Edward P. Flemmings' life is shown through his four public-access television segments.
36. Lofty (2005)
When legendary TV telethon host Joseph Ludgren Jr. hits the skids, his colleagues rally to his aid; but, it takes a tragedy to get him back on the air.
38. Zulu Royal 2: The Wedding (2004 TV Special)
579 min | Comedy
Worlds first "Royality Comedy Event". In an unprecedenced 9 hour live "piggyback" transmission, comedian quartet Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam, Lars Hjortshøj and Lasse Rimmer of Casper &... See full summary »
39. ToeJam & Earl's Super Funky Telethon (2019 Video)
240 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Prepare for four hours of groovy nostalgia with prizes to be won, announcements to be made, games to be played, wacky surprises, and so much more funky stuff.
42. DM i indsamling 2005 - Forældreløse børn i Afrika (2005 TV Special)
All-day charity telethon in benefit of African orphans. Five regions of Denmark race against time, in competition of collecting the most money per citizen. Broadcast live from TV-Byen (Danmarks Radio) and numerous sites all over Denmark.
44. Haiti Earthquake Relief Telethon (2010 Video)
This three-part event represents Access Sacramento's effort to call attention to, and raise awareness of, the relief efforts for the devastating Haiti Earthquake in 2010. These collected ... See full summary »
46. Sport Relief 2018 (2018 TV Special)
Davina McCall and Freddie Flintoff present live coverage of the BBC's biannual charity fund-raising event in which the world's of sport and entertainment combine to raise money for good causes.